Local News Headlines 6/24/20

Here’s your WEDNESDAY morning 6/24 local headlines:

The State Department of Health yesterday confirmed there are 510 additional positive cases of COVID-19 bringing the total to 82,696 with 38 new deaths totaling 6,464. The number of cases in Blair County went up by three to 61 with one death.

The State Department of Labor and Industry continues to make progress in processing unemployment compensation claims.

The State Superior Court has upheld the sentence for Jacob Helsel for his role in the death of a Hollidaysburg High student in 2017.

A Blair County Judge is now looking at electronic data to determine how to proceed in the Michael Copley murder trial.

The Cambria County Coroner has now identified the two men who drowned earlier this month at the Wilmore Dam.

The search is underway for a Cambria County teen who disappeared more than a week ago.

Logan Township Police are looking for a drug suspect that had a lot of drugs and cash stashed at his Altoona home.

A bill is now before the state Senate that is in direct response to high profile incidents involving the deaths of African Americans in police custody.

A bill which would make it easier for child victims of certain crimes to testify has been passed by the state House.

In a stunning decision, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court will review Bill Cosby’s appeal of his sexual assault trial in 2018.

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