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Monday June 23 2014

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MONDAY, june 23, 2014

 

A report regarding the handling of the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse case is scheduled to be released today. Attorney General Kathleen Kane said Friday that the report will cover how police and prosecutors responded to the accusations and conducted the investigation. Sandusky is currently serving a 30 to 60 year sentence.

 

2 people suffered critical injuries in A crash saturday morning at the intersection of Main and Walnut streets in Coalport, clearfield county. state Police say 22-year-old taylor sacolic was trying to make a left hand turn when she pulled out in front of a motorcycle driven by 23 year old nathanial keith. Both drivers were taken to UPMC Altoona.

 

A MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT SUNDAY AFTERNOON ALONG I-99 SOUTHBOUND IN TAYLOR TOWNSHIP, CENTRE COUNTY. STATE POLICE SAY 72 YEAR OLD SANDRA STRUZINSKY OF NEW YORK HAD A MEDICAL EMERGENCY WHILE RIDING ON THE BACK OF A BIKE DRIVEN BY 69 YEAR OLD KAREL STUZINSKY. SHE FELL OFF AND SUFFERED MODERATE INJURIES.THE WOMAN WAS TAKEN TO UPMC ALTOONA. SHE WAS WEARING A HELMET AND OTHER PROTECTIVE GEAR.

 

25 YEAR OLD DENVER BLOUGH OF SOMERSET IS NOW EXPECTED TO BE CHARGED WITH HOMICIDE IN THE DEATH OF HIS infant daUGHTER. BLOUGH WAS ALREADY CHARGED WIth SHOOTING HIS GIRLFRIEND, CARESSA KOVALCIK, TO DEATH ON MAY 31ST WHILE SHE WAS 9 MONTHS PREGNANT. LITTLE ABRIANNA KOVALCIK DIED FRIDAY MORNING AT CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL IN PITTSBURGH. Blough REMAINSs in the Somerset County Prison WITH A PRELIMINARY hearing set for NEXT MONTH.

 

GUNFIRE IN Johnstown EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.

 

Police SAY BULLET HOLES WERE FOUND ON THE OUTSIDE DOOR OF AN ASH STREET HOME IN THE HORNERSTOWN SECTION. a small amount of blood WAS ALSO DISCOVERED inside AND A 23 YEAR OLD MAN LATER showed Up at Conemaugh Hospital WITH GUNSHOT WOUNDS TO THE HEAD AND BACK. the victim's injuries are not considered to be life threatening.

State police in Somerset are asking for help finding an Acosta area man who left his home a week ago and has not returned. 19 YEAR OLD Zachary Updyke of Jenner Township is now considered a missing person. Anyone with information SHOULD call TROOPERS at 445-4105.

IN JOHNSTOWN’S FEDERAL COURT, today SENTENCING iS SCHEDULED FOR CONVICTED DRUG KINGPIN GEORGE LOWMASTER OF CARROLLTOWN. HIS MOTHER, DOLLY, pleaded guilty to marijuana possession and distribution conspiracy AND was PREVIOUSLY SENTENCED TO 5 years probation, including a year on house arrest. her husband, Gerald, pleaded to money laundering-related charges and RECEIVED 46 MONTHS BEHIND BARS. Dozens of OTHER members OF the oPERATION were ALSO arrested. George LOWMASTER COULD GET UP TO 20 YEARS.

FORMER GOVERNOR AND FORMER US ATTORNEY GENERAL DICK THORNBURGH HAS BEEN HOSPITALIZED IN PITTSBURGH AFTER SUFFERING A MILD STROKE. HIS WIFE TELLS A NEWSPAPER IT HAPPENED SATURDAY AT THE COUPLE’S WEEKEND HOME IN LIGONIER. THE DOCTOR TOLD HER THAT THE 81 YEAR OLD THORNBURGH WILL – QUOTE – “DO WELL FROM A RECOVERY POINT OF VIEW.”