Local News Headlines 5/14/20

Here’s your THURSDAY morning 5/14 local headlines:

The State Department of Health is reporting 707 new cases of COVID-19 bringing the total to 58,698 with the death toll reaching 3,943. The number of confirmed cases in Blair County has risen by one to 31 with no deaths.

PA State Police say they will be making sure the public is carrying out the Governor’s coronavirus-related orders.

Several Pennsylvania counties signaled yesterday they are moving ahead with plans to defy the Governor and will re-open on Friday.

A poll released this week shows more than 70 percent of Pennsylvania adults approve of the way Wolf is handling the pandemic.

President Trump will visit a medical equipment company in Allentown later today.

The state has received its first shipment of an antiviral drug recently authorized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat COVID-19 patients.

A bill that would provide a waiver to allow Pennsylvania’s real estate industry to resume services has passed the State Senate.

A pair of Martinsburg men has been lassoed by cops for cattle rustling.

An Altoona woman has been accused of stealing some jewelry from a nursing home patient.

A March automobile crash has landed an Altoona man in jail for being high on drugs.

An Altoona man is facing more charges related to a stabbing incident last week.

A Bellwood man is facing charges of stalking another man with a baseball bat.

School districts are beginning to look at next year’s budget and the Bellwood-Antis District has a preliminary spending plan ready.

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