Local News Headlines 8/15/19

Here’s your THURSDAY morning 8/15 local headlines:

The suspect involved in an 8-hour standoff and shooting that left six Philadelphia police officers hurt is now in custody.

For the second time in two days, an Altoona man has been sentenced to prison time.

Police in two Blair County communities made arrests for persons using counterfeit money.

Logan Township Police are looking for a man who tried to break in to the Juniata VFW Post.

Police and the FBI are investigating after a man in a wheel chair tried to rob a bank in Pittsburgh.

It looks light the long fight over a Pizza Shop wall mural might finally be over.

Governor Tom Wolf is set to sign an executive order today introducing about two dozen reforms to cut gun violence.

Two more care centers for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities are being closed while the Ebensburg Center appears safe for now.

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