Local News Headlines 8/28/20

It’s FRIDAY!!! Woo Hoo!! Here’s your FRIDAY morning 8/28 local headlines:

The State Department of Health yesterday confirmed 620 additional cases of COVID-19 bringing the total to 131,156 with 11 new deaths totaling 7,635. The number of Blair County cases stands at 409 confirmed and 18 probable with 11 deaths.

Any further economic reopening is not coming any time soon according to a statement from the State Health Department.

Governor Wolf says he may have been wrong to allow Carlisle Events to move forward with thousands of persons attending their auto shows.

The World’s largest Corvette Show is now underway in Carlisle with five thousand Corvettes on display and thousands of spectators expected.

It looks like Altoona Police may have their suspect in a double murder in the city from earlier this year.

An Altoona man was arrested this week for selling meth out of his apartment on Maple Avenue.

A Chambersburg man has been arrested for selling drugs in two counties and using his 9 year old son to pick up drugs.

Two more drug arrests in Logan Township landed two Blair County residents in hot water.

The State Department of Labor and Industry continues to add staff to try and catch up on unemployment compensation claims.

Governor Wolf is urging the legislature to pass his voter initiative plan while GOP lawmakers resist.

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