Local News Headlines 6/9/20

Here’s your TUESDAY morning 6/9 local headlines:

State Attorney General Josh Shapiro says reform of local police departments in Pennsylvania is a major objective.

Black Democrats in the State House commandeered the podium at the start of Monday’s session disrupting the day’s business to argue for action on police reform.

The State Department of Health yesterday confirmed 351 additional cases of COVID-19 bringing the total to 75,943 with 10 new deaths totaling 5,953. The number of confirmed cases in Blair County remained steady at 53 with one death.

Governor Wolf yesterday announced a $225 million statewide grant program to support small businesses hurt by COVID-19.

The Wolf administration issued an order yesterday requiring all Pennsylvania nursing homes to complete initial baseline testing no later than July 24th.

Even though PennDOT Drivers License Centers are reopening, the restart of the REAL ID process will be delayed.

An Altoona man is facing charges after he reportedly tried to defraud his girlfriend’s insurance company.

A woman, charged with taking care of a patient, was charged with using his bank card to order merchandise.

A freak accident yesterday on East Pleasant Valley Boulevard occurred when a man crashed his car into the marijuana dispensary.

A woman who stopped to help someone lying on the ground near Tipton road ended up having her vehicle stolen.

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