Local News Headlines 9/29/20

Here’s your TUESDAY morning 9/29 local headlines.

An Altoona mother faces a number of surgeries after allegedly being stabbed by her son on Sunday morning.

A couple in Clearfield County is facing charges of killing the woman’s infant daughter.

Authorities in Huntingdon County are investigating the death of a state prison inmate.

A mother and her daughter were sentenced yesterday for life for murdering five close relatives including three children near Doylestown last year.

There could be a smaller group of borough council members in Bellwood by 2022.

The State DEP identified an accidental spill at the Roaring Spring Apvion plant as the cause of a large fish kill in the Frankstown Branch of the Juniata River last month.

GOP lawmakers in PA yesterday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to put a hold on a lower court ruling extending the deadline to receive and count mail-in ballots.

The State Department of Health yesterday confirmed a two-day total of 1,594 additional cases of COVID-19 bringing the total to 156,826 with 7 new deaths totaling 8,107. The number of Blair County cases stands at 666 confirmed with 23 probable and 18 deaths.

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled a 2018 lawsuit against a gun manufacturer in the shooting death of a 13-year-old Mount Pleasant boy can move forward.

Dairy farmers have only a few days left to seek relief from economic losses caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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