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JURY SELECTION SCHEDULED FOR DISTEFANO CASE
Jury selection is scheduled for today for three cases in Indiana County’s court of common pleas, including a man charged in connection with the death of a fellow IUP fraternity brother in 2017. 25-year-old Brady DiStefano of Johnstown is charged with aggravated assault in connection with the death of...
BLAIRSVILLE BOROUGH POLICE REPORT DUI, DRUG SEIZURE
Blairsville Borough Police have released details on two traffic stops that happened on Saturday. The first was conducted on a Subaru along North Walnut Street around 3 a.m., and police say the driver, identified as 30-year-old Joshua Tutt of Blairsville, was under the influence of alcohol. He was charged with driving under the influence and a summary vehicle code violation.
A warm-up is in the forecast, but is winter over?
With temperatures rising into the 60s this week, it may seem like winter is over and spring is finally here, but that's not entirely the case. AccuWeather Sr. Meteorologist Paul Pastelok said the start of spring will be full of ups and downs with possible snow and varying temperatures. When...
Suspended PA District Attorney Found Guilty of Assault, Strangulation, and Related Charges
SOMERSET COUNTY, PA – Attorney General Michelle Henry announced yesterday the guilty verdict of six charges against suspended Somerset County District Attorney Jeffrey L. Thomas, including assault and strangulation, for a September 2021 incident. Senior Judge Timothy P. Creany will sentence Thomas on May 16, 2023, and he was remanded to the Somerset County Jail following the verdict. The victim testified that Thomas entered her home, refused to leave, and ultimately beat and sexually assaulted her. Thomas had previously contacted the victim for months, sending inappropriate messages and images. The Office of the Attorney General is also prosecuting a separate The post Suspended PA District Attorney Found Guilty of Assault, Strangulation, and Related Charges appeared first on Shore News Network.
One killed in ATV accident in Cambria County
CAMBRIA COUNTY, Pa (WTAJ) — One person is dead after an ATV accident in Cambria County, according to Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) PSP confirmed that the accident took place in Blacklick Township. Additional details are currently limited as an investigation is ongoing. Nancy Glo Fire Department is also assisting state police. Stick with WTAJ on-air […]
INDIANA, BLAIRSVILLE, BLACK LICK FIREFIGHTERS RESPOND TO CALLS SATURDAY
It was a relatively quiet Saturday for Indiana County’s first responders. Indiana firefighters were dispatched in the early afternoon for two automatic fire alarms in White Township. Blairsville and Black Lick firefighters were sent twice last night for utility lines down along Chestnut Ridge Road, once in Burrell Township and once in Blairsville Borough.
Coroner, PSP investigating after man found dead underneath ATV in Blacklick Township
Cambria Co., PA (WJAC) — Authorities say the Cambria County Coroner's office, along with state police, is investigating the death of a man who was found underneath an ATV at a property in Blacklick Township. Officials say 911 dispatchers received a call Friday afternoon to report that a man...
Cambria County (PA) Fire Departments to Receive Grants for New Station, Equipment
The Tribune-Democrat, Johnstown, Pa. Mar. 17—JOHNSTOWN, Pa. — State officials announced Thursday that 39 projects in Cambria, Somerset and Bedford counties will receive a total of more than $7 million in the latest round of Commonwealth Financing Authority funding. “The approval of these grants by the CFA will...
Two lunch & learn sessions to be held in Johnstown
CAMBRIA COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) – Corey Christman of Vethos LLC will be presenting a two-part series on hiring and employee engagement in Johnstown. The cost to register is $5 per person for each session and lunch will be provided. Those interested in attending can register for one or both sessions. To register please visit www.jari.com […]
Style & Grace showcase celebrates mothers, workers, volunteers
Mar. 19—JOHNSTOWN, Pa. — Mothers, small business owners and volunteers who have paved the way for younger generations were the women celebrated on Saturday at the inaugural Style and Grace Women's Showcase in Johnstown. The event at Bottle Works, 411 Third Ave., especially recognized women of color and...
Richland grad has 'experience of a lifetime' presenting Oscars at 95th Academy Awards
JOHNSTOWN NATIVE - ADITI SRIDHAR - AT THE 95th ACADEMY AWARDS. (PHOTO COURTESY OF ADITI SRIDHAR) Johnstown, Pa — A Johnstown native had the experience of a lifetime at the 95th Academy Awards as she got to present the Oscars to Hollywood's biggest stars. Aditi Sridhar is currently a...
Real estate transfers: Two Jackson Township homes sell for more than $500,000
Two Jackson Township homes recently sold for more than $500,000, according to the latest real estate filings with the Stark County Auditor's Office. They are:. A 2,989-square-foot, four-bedroom home at 7494 Rolling Green Ave. NW, which sold for $510,000. A 3,088-square-foot, four-bedroom home at 5983 Thames Court NW, which sold...
3 facing charges for possessing crystal meth in Johnstown
CAMBRIA COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ – Three people are facing charges after they were accused of having over 55 grams of meth. On Thursday, Feb. 23, the Cambria County Drug Force responded to a home on Wood Street in Johnstown after the US Marshalls Fugitive Apprehension Task Force was tipped off about a man with an […]
Johnstown man arrested for selling drugs to informant
CAMBRIA COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) – A Johnstown man has been accused of selling methamphetamine, fentanyl and crack cocaine to a confidential informant (CI). Rasheen T. Edwards, 28, has been accused of selling drugs to a CI on multiple occasions between February and March. On Tuesday, Feb. 7 Edwards sold $240 worth of heroin, fentanyl and […]
Pa. prosecutor jailed after conviction in attack on woman
The verdict against suspended Somerset County District Attorney Jeffrey L. Thomas was issued Thursday after less than three hours of deliberations.
Prospect Homes Update
25 Days. That’s the time left for people living in the Prospect community of Johnstown to get out of their homes. However as our McKenzie Jarrell reports relocation plans remain unclear. “This is a community; this is a beautiful community that was here. It’s a small one, but it’s...
Prospect Relocation Update
We have more on the upcoming relocation of Residents from the Prospect community in Johnstown. It was just last week that Residents were told they had 30-days to leave. We got some answers about the reason Residents are being told to leave. Originally, the letters they got in the mail...
Johnstown Police Shortage
The Johnstown Police Department is looking to fill eight officer positions but have only received six applicants with just over a week before applications are closing. “Nationally the interest in police work is down based on the current events and the defund the police things that are going on.”. But...
Coroner called to deadly crash scene on Pa. highway: reports
A deadly crash scene in Cambria County Wednesday evening required the assistance of Cambria County coroner Jeff Lees, who confirmed one fatality, according to a report from WJAC and WTAJ. The incident occurred in Adams Township where Lees was called to the crash scene on Rt. 869 on Locust Street...
Philadelphia man charged with scamming Jackson Township couple
JACKSON TWP. — A man from Philadelphia was arraigned Friday on allegations of a “grandparent” scam involving an elderly coup
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