|Troopers Ambushed, One Dead, One Critical|
NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA - A late-night
ambush outside a State Police barracks in Pennsylvania's rural northeastern
corner left one trooper dead and another critically wounded Saturday
|Downtown DuBois Revitalization Group Achieves Accreditation|
DUBOIS - Downtown DuBois
Revitalization Group (DDRG) has achieved accreditation as a 2014 National Main
Street program by meeting or exceeding revitalization performance standards set
by the National Main Street Center (NMSC).
|Train Hits Vehicles|
PHILIPSBURG - A train struck 2 vehicles near Phillipsburg
over the weekend.
|Vehicle Crash on Kersey Road|
PUNXSUTAWNEY - A Punxsutawney man sustained moderate injuries in a
two-vehicle crash yesterday in Elk County.
|Woman Charged With Conversion Of Government Funds|
A 44-year-old Somerset County woman
has been charged with conversion of government funds after she allegedly
received and cashed Social Security checks to which she was not entitled.
|GE HIRING IN WESTERN PA|
GE Transportation says it's hiring 50 machinists to for a diesel engine
plant in western Pennsylvania.
|Audio Recordings To Be Used On State College School District|
STATE COLLEGE-The State College Area
School District’s board approved a proposal to allow audio recordings on school
buses and school vehicles.
|Brockway Area School District Meets|
BROCKWAY - Brockway Area School District is making a
change to its Open House for parents this year.
|House Fire in Bradford|
BRADFORD - The New York State Fire Marshall and Bradford police and fire
departments are investigating the cause of a fire Thursday morning in Bradford.
|New Information on Alleged Kidnapping|
LUTHERSBURG - New information
from the Pennsylvania State Police in the alleged Luthersburg Elementary
|Sunny Jar of Money Donated|
DUBOIS – With no
correct guess, the Sunny Jar of Money was donated to Make-A-Wish.
|Local Author to Speak|
BROCKWAY - A New York Times best-selling author and DuBois
native is coming to Brockway to speak.
SANDY TOWNSHIP - Strong storms in Jefferson and Clearfield County
knocked down trees and power lines in the area last night. Sandy Township
reported several trees down that created some damage.
|Kid Reports False School Shooting|
ST. MARYS - St. Marys Police Department and the State Police,
say the individual who placed the 911 calls reporting people being killed at
the St. Marys Area High School was identified as a 9 year old juvenile from Elk
|Pickup Truck Destroys House|
RIDGWAY- A pickup truck crashed into a house Tuesday in Elk County.
The crash happened around 11 a.m. along North Broad Street in Ridgway.
|Baseball and Softball Return to Campus|
– For the first time in two decades, Penn State DuBois students will have the
opportunity to participate in America's pastime as an official campus
activity. Chancellor Melanie Hatch has
announced that both baseball and softball programs will be resurrected, and the
first Penn State DuBois teams will take to the diamond in the Spring of
|Updated 12-Year Transportation Program|
HARRISBURG - Governor Tom Corbett announced today that the
State Transportation Commission, building on the Act 89 transportation plan,
has updated Pennsylvania’s 12-Year Transportation Program with a sizeable boost
in much needed transportation improvements.
|Brockway Man Shot Bartender|
BROCKWAY- There was a
shooting over night at the Army Navy Club in Brockway. Police say 31 year old Eric Carlson shot the 20 year old bartender when she tried
to get him to leave so she could close up.
|Williams’ Death Stirs Dialogue|
PHILADELPHIA - We are learning more
about the demons comedian and actor Robin Williams faced in the forms of
depression and addiction prior to his death earlier this week.
|Corbett: End 'bigoted' TV series 'Amish Mafia'|
HARRISBURG (AP) - Gov. Tom Corbett and other
Pennsylvania politicians have signed a statement calling for the Discovery
Channel to drop the show "Amish Mafia."
|Brockway Prepares for School|
BROCKWAY- Brockway Area school
directors last night reviewed some of the upcoming changes planned for the
start of the new school.
|Speed Limit Increases to 70 MPH on I-80|
CLEARFIELD – The maximum speed limit has been raised to 70 mph on two
roadways. Sign installations began on Monday, Aug. 11. Following engineering
analysis, PennDOT is piloting the 70-mph maximum speed limit on two interstates:
- 88 miles of Interstate 80 from
Exit 101 (DuBois) in Clearfield County to mile marker 189 in Clinton
- 16 miles of Interstate 380 from
Interstate 84 to north of Exit 8 (Tobyhanna Interchange) in Monroe County.
|First West Nile Virus Human Case of 2014|
HARRISBRG- Pennsylvania’s first probable human case of
West Nile Virus (WNV) infection in 2014 has been detected. A Philadelphia
County man was hospitalized due to WNV. He has since recovered.
|Penn Highlands Hires COO|
DuBOIS- Penn Highlands
Healthcare announced today that Steven M. Fontaine has been named the system's
Chief Operating Officer (COO), a new position created to guide the development
of high quality, cost effective and integrated clinical programs across the
system. Fontaine comes to Penn Highlands from Pioneer Health Services in Magee,
Miss., where he served as the Vice President of Hospital Operations for the
rural 10-hospital system.
|FOW - Brandon Runyon|
CLEARFIELD – Clearfield County District Attorney, William A. Shaw,
Jr., announced Clearfield County's Fugitive of the Week for the week of August
4, 2014. Shaw identified the Fugitive as Brandon Ryan Runyon, age 19, of West
Weber Avenue, DuBois, Pennsylvania.Shaw stated that Runyon is wanted for
failure to appear at Plea and Sentencing Court on July 22, 2014.