Local News 5/25/22

News 5-25-22 AK

State police are investigating after two people were found dead in a home Tuesday afternoon. Police were called to a home on Polecat Road in Greenfield Township in the late morning of May 24 for a death investigation after two were found dead. Details are limited at this time, but troopers said there isn’t any danger to anyone in the community.

The State College Police Department is looking to identify a woman for her alleged involvement in a theft. On Friday, May 14, police said the woman is believed to have stolen a wallet from a vehicle in the State College area. Anyone with information regarding the incident should contact the police department at 814-234-7150.

COVID-19 case are rising again at the highest rate in two months.  On Monday, state officials say Pennsylvania recorded nearly 22-hundred new cases, the largest increase since late February. The officials add that the state’s rolling seven-day average is at almost 16-hundred cases.

Police are looking for answers, and the culprit, after a man allegedly exposed himself toward a park visitor at Shawnee State Park on May 20. The man reportedly committed the act and then fled the area in a dark gray or black Ford Ranger pickup truck. The suspect is described as a male in his 50s, heavy-set, unkempt, and wearing a tan fishing hat. Anyone with any information is asked to anonymously contact the Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers Toll Free at 1-800-4PA-TIPS.

An Emporium man is facing charges after troopers said they found him with drugs, brass knuckles, and a knife in a Sheetz parking lot. Brandon Catalone is facing weapons, drugs, and resisting arrest charges. He was placed in McKean County prison on $35,000 bail.

New developments are unfolding today in the nationwide baby formula shortage.  A second shipment of formula is being flown in from Europe and will arrive in the U.S. to help fill store shelves.  A House committee will also hear from FDA officials about the shortage as well as executives from three companies that make baby formula.