Local News Headlines 9/26/19

Here’s your THURSDAY morning 9/26 local headlines:

Governor Tom Wolf is now in favor of legalizing marijuana for recreational use, making the announcement yesterday.

A local teenage facing murder charges is claiming he was justified in killing his stepfather.

An Altoona man has been charged with the sexual abuse of two young girls and the attempted abuse of a third.

Pirate’s pitcher Felipe Vasquez has been ordered held without bail following his arrest on multiple felonies including sexual assault of a minor.

A bill to reform Pennsylvania’s probation and parole system is now before the state senate.

The State Senate has approved a bill that would raise the minimum age to buy tobacco and vape products to twenty-one.

A state hearing will be held today in Altoona to discuss the ongoing problem of dealing with blight.

A bill that would make a change to the state lottery law has been advanced by the Senate Aging and Youth Committee.

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