Local News Headlines 7/27/20

Here’s your MONDAY morning 7/27 local headlines:

The State Department of Health yesterday confirmed 800 additional positive cases of COVID-19 bringing the total to 107,425 with four new deaths totaling 7,118. The total number of cases in Blair County stands at 163 confirmed and 13 probable with one death.

Governor Wolf isn’t happy with the number of coronavirus tests so he’s calling for more testing.

State Senate Committee is looking at last month’s primary election in the state trying to figure out how to work the general election in the fall.

Both drivers involved in a fatal two vehicle crash last week on Route 36 near Skyline Drive have now succumbed to their injuries.

An Altoona man pleaded guilty last week to kidnapping charges and is now headed for state prison.

A Blair County man is headed to prison after he pleaded guilty to rape and other sex charges after attacking three underage girls.

An Antis Township teen is facing charges of having a rifle discharge in a car and injuring another person back in March.

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf is allowing a public records bill to become law after over a week of threatening to veto it.

Governor Wolf signed a bill into law that will make it easier for military veterans to obtain a veteran’s license plate.

Vice President Mike Pence is expected to make a campaign stop in Greensburg this Thursday.