Local News 6/2/22

News 6-2-22 AK

A person was taken to the hospital and another is facing charges after a shooting occurred in Centre County on Wednesday. Details are currently limited but state police said that, two men got into a domestic altercation in the Port Matilda area that ended up with one of them getting a gunshot wound. The other man was taken into custody without incident after police arrived.

An Altoona woman is behind bars after allegedly attacking a man while dual-wielding a stun gun and knife. Antonella Hairston was charged after police said she chased a man around an apartment, with a knife and stun gun after the two began arguing. She’s being held in Blair County Prison.

All 67 Pennsylvania counties are required to start their recounts in the Republican primary for the nomination of a U.S. Senate seat.  Dr. Mehmet Oz had about a 900-vote lead over former hedge fund CEO Dave McCormick following the May 17th primary.  The small lead triggered a recount.  The recounts must be done by June 7th and the results reported the next day.

Attempted murder charges have been filed and a woman has been arrested for a stabbing that took place at Logan Hills apartment complex that almost killed a woman. An Altoona woman was stabbed in the abdomen three different times and once in the arm. Jennifer Teeter was arrested and brought back to Blair County where she was placed in Blair County Prison on $100,000 bail. She now faces charges including attempted murder.

 A man is facing charges after state police said that he stole two dirt bikes in Blair County and planned to sell them. Dylon Gardner stole a Kawasaki KX100 and a Yamaha PW80 from a garage in the Duncansville Borough. Gardner faces felony burglary and theft charges.

Governor Tom Wolf has again urged state lawmakers to support sending two-thousand-dollar checks to some state residents.  He wants to use 500-million-dollars of funds from the American Rescue Plan Act to pay households whose income is 80-thousand dollars or less to help with their expenses from COVID.