Local News 11/23/21

News 11-23-21 AK

Television news reports say a man is accused of felony assault he hit a man with a cane. Casey David Anthony faces charges of aggravated assault, simple assault and harassment. A man told police he and Anthony got into a physical altercation. The man said he went upstairs to pack his belongings and when he came downstairs, Anthony hit him in the head with a wooden cane.

A Huntingdon County man was placed under arrest after police arrived at a Dollar General in Saxton to find him behind the counter where he was trying to open the safe. Carl Kylor attempted to buy a money card and when the cashier opened the register, he demanded the money from the drawer, telling the cashier “I’m not kidding.” Kylor was arrested and charged with attempted robbery, possession of a controlled substance and other related charges.

Pennsylvanians can expect to pay more to travel this Thanksgiving holiday.  According to Triple-A, the average for a gallon of unleaded gas in Pennsylvania is three-60.  That’s well over a dollar more than last fall but holding steady from a week ago.

More charges have been filed in a case where a Richland Township man and his two sons are accused of sexually assaulting a young girl. WJAC reports additional charges have been filed against Daniel Shaulis, including rape of a child. Shaulis had already faced multiple counts of numerous crimes related to the rape and sexual abuse of a child less than 13 years of age following his Nov. 5 arrest, investigators said.

State police are continuing to search for answers after finding two Harley Davidson motorcycles on a trailer abandoned in a wooded area of Cambria County in early November. The motorcycles, possibly from the 1970s, were found with a utility trailer. State troopers believe now that the bikes were stolen and it’s part of a string of thefts that have occurred in the area. Anyone having information on this incident is asked to anonymously contact the Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers Toll Free at 1-800-4PA-TIPS (8477).

Governor Wolf has decided how Pennsylvania’s spending of funds from the American Rescue Plan Act will be directed. The majority will go toward Medicaid-funded essential care services.  The programs include services for seniors, adults with disabilities, adults with behavioral health needs and children with chronic, complex medical needs.  The plan is pending full approval from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.