Local News Headlines 10/21/20

Here’s your WEDNESDAY morning 10/21 local headlines:

The State Department of Health yesterday confirmed 1,557 additional cases of COVID-19 bringing eh total to 184,872 with 33 new deaths totaling 8,533. The number of Blair County cases stands at 1,011 confirmed with 47 probable and 25 deaths.

An attempt to override Governor Tom Wolf’s veto of a bill which sought to relax coronavirus-related restrictions on restaurants failed in the state House yesterday.

Pennsylvania’s highest court yesterday grappled with whether a woman’s lawsuit on claims of sexual abuse by a priest decades ago in Altoona should be allowed to proceed.

Altoona Police are investigating a shooting on 3rd Avenue Monday where a teen was injured.

Logan Township police responded to a hit and run at 12th Street and 6th Avenue where a pedestrian was hurt.

President Trump and his son were campaigning in Pennsylvania yesterday hoping to keep the state red.

A new poll shows the President gaining on Joe Biden in Pennsylvania, cutting the Democrat’s lead in half.

If you travel Interstate 80 near or East of Bellefonte, get ready for some heavy duty road work there.

A comprehensive bill aimed at improving fire and emergency medical services in Pennsylvania has been approved by the State Senate.

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