Local News Headlines 7/14/20

Here’s your TUESDAY morning 7/14 local headlines:

The State Department of Health yesterday confirmed 328 new cases of COVID-19 bringing the total to 95,742 with 7 new deaths totaling 6,911. The number of cases in Blair County stands at 94 confirmed and 11 probable with one death.

The State hospital system is not challenged at this point due to COVID-19 says State Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine.

With COVID-19 cases on the rise, State and Administration officials continue to push the importance of wearing masks.

The State Labor and Industry Secretary is defending the department even though some persons still have not received their unemployment compensation.

A two vehicle crash in Pine Township Clearfield County claimed the life of the passenger on a motorcycle.

An Ashville man is facing federal charges of possessing child pornography and sexual assault.

An Altoona man has been charged with assaulting and strangling his girlfriend over the weekend.

An Altoona man has been charged with stealing money from the office of a local motel.

Protesters are continuing to rally in response to a video of Allentown police restraining a man, which they call excessive force.

An Altoona couple will close on the sale of the Tyrone Armory Building next week.

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