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Stories with place: Altoona
  • Former Pa. officer's assault conviction upheld 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 6:14 am
  • HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - An appeals court has rejected the appeal of a former central Pennsylvania police officer convicted of assaulting two men and then trying to cover up his involvement.

  • 3 Penn State students facing charges in stabbing 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 4:07 pm
  • STATE COLLEGE, Pennsylvania - Three Penn State University students were facing charges in a stabbing incident over the weekend that injured two students from another school as they were trying to visit a woman's apartment, police said.

  • Direct-mail firm adding 100 Pennsylvania jobs 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 9:02 am
  • DUNCANSVILLE, Pennsylvania - A direct-mail marking firm based in central Pennsylvania plans to add up to 100 jobs this year.

  • Pa. swim coach resigning after strip club job flap 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 9:55 am
  • HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pennsylvania - A popular assistant high school swimming coach has resigned after someone anonymously complained that he also worked as a bartender at a central Pennsylvania strip club.

  • Volunteering turns into life's work for retiree 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 10:45 am
  • ALTOONA, Pennsylvania - Fred Buckreis' retirement in September gave him more time to help others.

  • Pa. frat seeks legal advice after member's suicide 
    Updated: Mar-23-14 3:44 pm
  • ALTOONA, Pennsylvania - The president and several members of a suspended Penn State-Altoona fraternity have sought legal advice after a former member's family blamed an alleged hazing ritual for the young man's suicide.