News 8-19-22

News 8-19-22 AK

State police are searching for a mother and her 10-year-old daughter who were reported missing from their home in Blanchard. Crystal Oburn was reported missing with her child from their home on Bald Eagle Street. She was reportedly last seen on Aug. 5. It’s believed she’s driving a light blue Chevrolet. Oburn is described as being 5 feet 5 inches tall, roughly 120 pounds, and has brown hair and blue eyes. Anyone with information is asked to call Pennsylvania State Police at 814-355-7545.

Officials with the Pennsylvania Department of Health have confirmed the first case of monkeypox at Penn State’s University Park campus. A student tested positive for the virus on Aug. 13. University officials say the student lives off-campus and is isolating and recovering.

An Altoona teen is facing charges after police said he rammed a man and his girlfriend’s car with his Dodge truck. The man was then driven to UPMC Altoona for his injuries. Kyle Kimberling faces aggravated assault, recklessly endangering another person, reckless driving, and other charges.

Pennsylvania state champion Hollidaysburg has played its first game in the Little League World Series in Williamsport.  Hollidaysburg lost three to eight in the competition against the Southwest region, represented by the team from Pearland, Texas, on Thursday. The tournament is played in a double-elimination format, so Hollidaysburg will play the team from Massachusetts Middleboro, the winner of the New England Region Championship, Saturday at 7 p.m. at Lamade [[LAM-a-dee ]] Stadium.

Pennsylvania is listed as fourth on Forbes’ new ‘Most Spoiled Dogs’ list. The national survey used metrics such as money spent on care, vacation inclusion, and clothing and accessories to determine rankings.  New York was number one on the list in the U.S.  New Jersey, California and Washington round out the other top five states.

The average price for a gallon of regular gasoline in Pennsylvania is currently four dollars and 24 cents, while the national average is three dollars and 91 cents.