Local News Headlines 7/21/20

Here’s your TUESDAY morning 7/21 local headlines:

The State Department of Health yesterday confirmed 711 additional cases of COVID-19 bringing the total to 101,738 with three new deaths totaling 7,018. The number of cases in Blair County stands at 131 confirmed and 11 probable with one death.

Officials with the Department of Health and the Governor’s Office are calling a rumor that the Governor is intending to move local counties back into the red phase are blatantly false.

The state Department of Labor and Industry is reporting a snafu regarding Pandemic Unemployment Assistance.

Governor Wolf is planning to veto a bill that passed the general assembly unanimously, that would strengthen the state’s right to know law.

Officials at Pitt say students coming back to campus must shelter-in-place when they arrive.

An Altoona couple facing trial on a number of child porn and sex trafficking charges have entered guilty pleas in Blair County Court.

An Altoona man is charged with assaulting his girlfriend and accusing her of trying to kill him.

An Altoona man is facing charges of assaulting his girlfriend after a domestic dispute turned violent.

Logan Township Police arrested a Michigan man for trespassing on Railroad property last week.

The State Senate has unanimously passed a bill that would make major changes to the state’s probation system.