Local News 8/10/22

News 8-10-22 AK

A man who shot and killed a 21-year-old in Johnstown in May of 2017 was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison without parole. Mizzon Unique Grandinetti, who was 16 at the time, shot and killed Barron Thomas Grumbling on May 1 in the West End area of Johnstown. He was found guilty of first-degree murder in June during his re-trial.
A Duncansville man was put behind bars after being accused of hitting a kid who tried to stop him from strangling a woman. Joshua Guyer is facing a slew of charges including strangulation, endangering the welfare of a child, and reckless endangerment. He was placed in Blair County Prison on $75,000 and has since bailed out through a bondsman.
Pennsylvania reportedly has one of the highest case counts in the nation for identity theft. The Federal Trade Commission says more than 27-thousand residents have filed identity theft reports since the start of the year. People between the ages of 30 and 54 are the prime targets for bank fraud and credit card fraud.
Police say a Somerset County woman is accused of using pages from a spell book to set a vehicle on fire. Kristy Malzi is facing charges related to reckless burning, terroristic threats and simple assault. Malzi is now being held in the Cambria Count Prison.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health has announced the creation of an advisory group to improve pregnancy and postpartum care in the commonwealth. The department says it will be called the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Advisory Group. It will make recommendations to connect resources to eligible women, infants and children and make sure they’re aware of the services available to them.
Gas prices in Pennsylvania have went down slightly. The average for a gallon of regular gas in Pennsylvania is currently four dollars and 33 cents, while the national average is a little over four dollars.