Local News 7/20/22

News 7-20-22 AK

A Bedford County man was arrested after police arrived at a burglary that ended up being the owner’s relative. After entering the residence, they found Tyler Stair coming out of a bedroom. Stair began to resist officers briefly before being detained and handcuffed. He was taken into custody and placed in Bedford County Prison.

A woman faces felony charges for resisting arrest, and scratching and kicking at officers while trying to escape restraints. Juliet Renee Hampton was remanded to the Blair County Prison. She faces two counts of felony aggravated assault of designated individuals, three misdemeanor charges of simple assault, two misdemeanor drug charges and a summary charge of harassment.

Governor Tom Wolf’s administration has announced a new initiative to train and retain more teachers in Pennsylvania. The state department of education has released plans for the program that will use 50 steps to address the teacher shortage. One of those ideas is to make it easier for out-of-state candidates to get their licenses in Pennsylvania and waive their basic skills assessment for three years.

A Mount Union man is facing charges after an alleged argument over going to McDonald’s led to him being accused of strangling a woman. Chester Heck III was drinking all day and wanted to take her car to go to McDonald’s but she said no.

Heck wrapped his hands around her throat and started banging her head against the front door. He also punched her in the side of the face. Heck was taken into custody and placed in Huntingdon County Prison.

Cambria County officials say a three-vehicle crash shut down Scalp Ave. Tuesday night in Richland Township. Details are limited at this time, but multiple injuries and entrapment have been reported.

Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency is issuing a weather warning.  The agency says the state is facing an extended period of heat and humidity this week.  It’s asking Pennsylvanians to know the signs of heat illness.  The agency is asking Pennsylvanians to watch out for their family, friends and neighbors.