Local News Headlines 10/02/20

It’s FRIDAY!!! Woo Hoo!! Here’s your FRIDAY morning 10/2 local headlines:

President Trump and the First Lady have tested positive for COVID-19 with the announcement coming overnight.

The Governor can restore pandemic restrictions on indoor and outdoor gatherings a federal appeals court ruled yesterday.

Governor Tom Wolf is weighing in on the decision by a federal appeals court on his coronavirus restrictions.

A Republican State lawmaker’s positive test for COVID-19 yesterday prompted the shutdown of the legislative activities.

The State Department of Health yesterday confirmed 1,156 additional cases of COVID-19 bringing the total to 160,123 with 18 new deaths totaling 8,160. The number of Blair County cases now stands at 704 confirmed with 24 probable and 18 deaths.

A State prison inmate from Altoona has lost perhaps his last appeal for a reduced sentence.

A doctor testified yesterday a 3-year old Altoona child was the victim of shaken baby syndrome.

An Altoona woman has been charged for trying to strangle her girlfriend after asking for help.

A Mifflin County woman decided to go shopping in a local department store without money and was caught.

Altoona Mayor Matt Pacifico has issued a proclamation declaring next week as Fire Safety Week.

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