Today's News - Monday, October 20, 2014

A deadly wreck in Conemaugh Township, Somerset County, last evening. Police believe 81-year-old James Larison of Johnstown may have had a medical emergency when he crashed his car head-on into a tree along Route 403. His wife, 70-year-old Maryanne, died in the wreck. James was taken to Johnstown’s Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.

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Governor Tom Corbett is confirming that three Pennsylvanians were on the flight from Cleveland to Dallas with the nurse who now has Ebola. Corbett says they are not showing symptoms of the disease and have not been quarantined but will be monitored for three weeks. According to the governor, there are no confirmed Ebola cases in Pennsylvania, and the risk to the public is low.

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Today's News - Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Police say 32-year-old Michael Kunowsky of Cresson is due at a preliminary hearing today after assaulting a police officer at the Penn Avenue Bar in Sankertown Saturday night. Cops eventually had to taser Kunowsky, who is also accused of breaking windows, making threats, and assaulting a bartender. Damages are estimated at several hundred dollars. Kunowsky remains in the Cambria County Jail.

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Johnstown police are trying to find three men who have been targeting the elderly. They pose as contractors – two of the men distract the homeowner while the third sneaks into the house stealing cash, jewelry, and other valuable items. The suspects are believed to be driving a newer, possibly brown, four-door pick-up truck. Anyone with information is asked to call police.

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Today's News - Friday, October 10, 2014

In Cambria County Court Thursday, 25-year-old Kyle Rodgers waived his preliminary hearing on murder charges. He’s accused of shooting his live-in girlfriend, 20-year-old Linsey Wolfe, during an argument at their Johnstown apartment. Defense attorney Tom Dickey says this was an accidental shooting. The trial is expected to be held next year.

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In Cambria County Court yesterday, James Maines’ wife and aunt testified that he was home at his daughter’s birthday party the night three men forced their way into a Moxham home to retrieve a package of marijuana that was accidentally delivered there. A co-defendant, James Schroll, and the homeowner were both shot and Schroll has entered into a plea agreement. The third suspect, Charles Meyers, has a case still pending. The jury returns this morning for closing arguments, then deliberations will begin.

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Today's News - Monday, September 29, 2014

Governor Tom Corbett wants more information regarding old emails of current and former state officials that contained sexual images and videos. Philly.com reports Corbett has asked Attorney General Kathleen Kane for the contents of the emails. Yesterday, Kane allowed reporters to see a sample of the photos and videos. Philly.com also reports a spokeswoman for Kane says the AG is reviewing the request, while a spokesman for Corbett says the governor wants all the facts before deciding how to handle the situation.

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TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 16 2014

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2014

POLICE HAVE RELEASED A PROFILE OF THE SUSPECT WANTED FOR AMBUSHING 2 STATE TROOPERS AT A BARRACKS IN PIKE COUNTY FRIDAY NIGHT. EXPERTS SAY THE GUNMAN USED A RIFLE AND MAY HAVE HAD FORMAL FIREARM TRAINING. THEY ALSO BELIEVE HE SPECIFICALLY TARGETED THE BLOOMING GROVE BARRACKS AND MAY HAVE HAD SOME KIND OF ONGOING ISSUE WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT. CORPORAL BRYON DICKSON THE SECOND WAS KILLED AND TROOPER ALEX DOUGLASS WAS CRITICALLY WOUNDED. A 75-THOUSAND DOLLAR REWARD IS BEING OFFERED FOR INFORMATION LEADING TO AN ARREST.

SCAM ARTISTS ARE TRYING TO CAPITALIZE ON THE TRAGEDY. TROOPERS IN LAMAR SAY AN ORGANIZATION CALLED “THE STATE POLICE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM” IS MAKING CALLS FROM A PHONE NUMBER WITH A 570 AREA CODE. A COMPUTER ANIMATED VOICE ASKS FOR DONATIONS OF 50 OR 100-DOLLARS. ANYONE WHO GETS ONE OF THESE CALLS SHOULD CALL STATE POLICE IN LAMAR.

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