Local News Headlines 11/05/20

Here’s your THURSDAY morning 11/5 local headlines:

Ballots are still being counted in Pennsylvania for the presidential election, and results may take another day as at least 80-percent of the state’s precincts have been counted.

The Blair County Board of Elections issued a news release saying they will resume the vote count today at about 8am.

President Trump’s campaign said yesterday that it is suing to temporarily stop the count in Pennsylvania claiming lack of transparency.

Governor Wolf condemned the Trump campaign yesterday for filing that lawsuit.

A top State Senate Republican is reiterating his call for the State’s top election official to resign.

The State Department of Health yesterday confirmed 2,795 additional cases of COVID-19 bringing the total to 217,666 with 35 new deaths. The number of Blair County cases stands at 1,484 confirmed with 170 probable and 33 deaths.

A motorcycle crash along I-99 in September has claimed the life of the rider.

Charges of Child porn have been filed against an Ashville man, who could face up to 120 years in prison if found guilty on all charges.

Police arrested a man on Halloween morning for an assault at a local motel.

An Altoona woman has been arrested and charged with not returning a rented U-Haul truck for more than a month.

Applications are now being accepted for utility assistance under the LIHEAP program.

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