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Monday November 4 2013

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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2013

4 DEAD IN 3 CRASHES

2 DIED IN A CRASH IN ALTOONA ABOUT 1:30 SUNDAY MORNING AND POLICE BELIEVE ALCOHOL AND SPEED WERE FACTORS. 29 YEAR OLD HEATHER MOZLEY AND HER PASSENGER, 22 YEAR OLD ZACHARY REED, WERE PRONOUNCED DEAD AT THE SCENE AFTER MOZLEY’S CAR SLAMMED INTO A PARKED CAR…PUSHING IT MORE THAN 20 FEET…THEN THE CAR HIT A HOUSE, A UTILITY POLE, AND A SHED BEFORE FLIPPING AND LANDING ON ITS ROOF AT THE INTERSECTION OF 12TH STREET AND 6TH AVENUE.

ALCOHOL IS BELIEVED TO BE A FACTOR IN 2 FATAL WRECKS IN SUMMERHILL TOWNSHIP, CAMBRIA COUNTY….AND JENNER TOWNSHIP, SOMERSET COUNTY. SHORTLY BEFORE 3AM SUNDAY, 21 YEAR OLD LYLE POPISH OF BEAVERDALE WAS KILLED WHEN THE S-U-V HE WAS RIDING IN STRUCK AN EMBANKMENT ALONG ROUTE 53 AND THEN ROLLED OVER. THE DRIVER, 20 YEAR OLD ZETH MARKEL OF BEAVERDALE, WAS TAKEN TO JOHNSTOWN’S MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER WITH MODERATE INJURIES. NEITHER MAN WAS WEARING A SEATBELT. SATURDAY EVENING, 21 YEAR OLD CODY JERIN OF HOOVERSVILLE WAS KILLED WHEN HIS CAR DROPPED 25 FEET DOWN AN EMBANKMENT ALONG GREEN BRIDGE ROAD. JERIN WAS EJECTED. HIS BLOOD ALCOHOL WAS BELOW THE LEGAL LIMIT.

ROVING PATROLS

IT WAS A FOOTBALL WEEKEND IN HAPPY VALLEY AND THE CENTRE COUNTY D-U-I TASK FORCE CONDUCTED ROVING PATROLS…ARRESTING 7 PEOPLE ON SUSPICION OF DRUNK DRIVING. ONE PERSON WAS BUSTED FOR UNDERAGE DRINKING AND 4 FOR DISORDERLY CONDUCT. POLICE ISSUED 21 TRAFFIC CITATIONS AND 80 WARNINGS FOR VARIOUS VIOLATIONS.

MOTHER TO GO ON TRIAL

JURY SELECTION IS SCHEDULED TO BEGIN TODAY IN HUNTINGDON COUNTY FOR THE MURDER TRIAL OF MARIA BOYD. IN 2010, HER 6-WEEK-OLD SON, ANDREW, DIED WITH NUMEROUS BROKEN BONES, INTERNAL INJURIES, AND ALCOHOL IN HIS SYSTEM.

HOUSE DESTROYED

FIRE DESTROYED A HOME IN WARRIORS MARK, HUNTINGDON COUNTY, SUNDAY MORNING. THE BLAZE BROKE OUT ON THE BACK PORCH AND EVERYONE WHO LIVED THERE MADE IT OUT SAFELY, BUT 2 FIREFIGHTERS WERE TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL WITH MINOR INJURIES. THE INVESTIGATION CONTINUES.

LIHEAP IS NOW IN BUSINESS

ELIGIBLE PENNSYLVANIA RESIDENTS CAN APPLY FOR THE LOW-INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM BEGINNING TODAY. LIHEAP IS A GRANT THAT OFFERS ASSISTANCE IN THE FORM OF A CASH GRANT, SENT DIRECTLY TO THE UTILITY COMPANY, OR A CRISIS GRANT FOR HOUSEHOLDS IN IMMEDIATE DANGER OF BEING WITHOUT HEAT. IN SOME CASES, THE INCOME LIMITS FOR LIHEAP HAVE BEEN RAISED FROM LAST YEAR.