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teenager drowns

STATE POLICE IN CLEARFIELD COUNTY SAY 18 YEAR OLD NATHANIAL LOGAN OF CLEARFIELD DROWNED WHILE SWIMMING AT THE SHAWVILLE DAM SUNDAY NIGHT. A DIVER FOUND LOGAN’S BODY MONDAY. HE HAD BEEN FISHING WITH 2 OTHER TEENS WHEN THEY DECIDED TO GO SWIMMING.

HUSBAND KILLED/WIFE HOSPITALIZED

A STATE POLICE ACCIDENT RECONSTRUCTIONIST IS STILL INVESTIGATING A fatal weekend crash in Westmont, cambria county. 44 YEAR OLD JAMEY PETRICK DIED AFTER THE CAR HE WAS RIDING IN SLAMMED INTO A TREE ALONG EMMETT DRIVE EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. PETRICK’S WIFE, MISTY, WAS DRIVING. SHE’S LISTED IN FAIR CONDITION AT MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER.

SON CHARGED WITH KILLING DAD

Johnstown police say 31 year old jonathan kuzma is charged with homicide for beating his father to death with a hammer friday. 52 year old john kuzma was found dead inside his BOND street home. Jonathan Kuzma allegedly raided his father’s safe for drug money…and after the hammer attack…stabbed the other man several times then dumped the body in the basement. Jonathan Kuzma remains in the Cambria County Prison.

hearing today for accused killers

Preliminary hearings aRe scheduled TODAY FOR 2 MEN FROM GLEN CAMPBELL, INDIANA COUNTY, WHO ARE accused of gunning down a Clymer area man on a hiking trail last MONTH. 22 YEAR OLD Christopher Salsgiver IS CHARGED WITH SHOOTING 46 YEAR OLD JAMES ALEXANDER OF ERNEST PA. 33 YEAR OLD Greg Patterson WAS HIS ALLEGED ACCOMPLICE. the men ADMIT killING Alexander because he HAD BEEN ripping them off on drug sales. THEY ALSO STOLE Heroin and cash FROM Alexander.

TEEN CHARGED WITH ARSONS

A 16-year-old Johnstown boy is facing arson-related charges following 3 structure fires at a Christian camp near Warren early Saturday morning. The WARREN Times Observer SAYS Damage estimates are into the 6 figures AFTER a livery stable for horses AND 2 OTHER BUILDINGS were burned. The name of the teen was not released. 5 GOATS AND SOME OTHER small animals WERE KILLED.

FORMER PENN STATE OFFICIALS PLEAD NOT GUILTY

GRAHAM SPANIER, TIM CURLEY, AND GARY SCHULTZ HAVE PLEADED NOT GUILTY AND WAIVED THEIR FORMAL ARRAIGNMENT ON CHARGES INCLUDING PERJURY, OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE, AND CHILD ENDANGERMENT. THEY WERE ORDERED TO STAND TRIAL LAST WEEK IN Dauphin County Court. A trial date has NOT been set.

CONTAMINATED SOIL IN GAYSPORT

Department of Environmental Protection CREWS WERE IN THE GAYSPORT AREA OF HOLLIDAYSBURG Monday LOOKING FOR THE SOURCE OF PETROLEUM-RELATED CHEMICALS THAT HAVE CONTAMINATED SOME SOIL along Bedford Street. A SPOKESPERSON SAYS RESIDENTS are not at risk from this contamination. ONE POSSIBILITY IS THE UNDERGROUND TANKS AT THE FORMER b-c-O MART, BUT NO LEAKS WERE FOUND IN 2012 WHEN THE contamination was first reported.

MORE BOOZE

LAST YEAR’S LIQUOR SALES IN PENNSYLVANIA REACHED AN ALL-TIME HIGH. THE LIQUOR CONTROL BOARD REPORTS 128-MILLION DOLLARS IN NET INCOME, A JUMP OF 24 PERCENT FROM THE PREVIOUS YEAR. AN ATTEMPT BY REPUBLICANS TO PRIVATIZE THE STATE’S LIQUOR AND WINE SALES FAILED EARLIER THIS YEAR.

National night out

the 2013 blair county night out against crime is toNIGHT at the antique depot in duncansville. the parade starts at 6…then various vendors and law enforcement agencies will be set up at the depot. fingerprinting will be available for KIDS, plus a car show and fireworks.

penn state rankings

PENN STATE IS AMERICA’S 93RD BEST COLLEGE ACCORDING TO A FORBES SURVEY. THE RANKINGS ONLY EVALUATE PENN STATE’S UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS. LAST YEAR, THE NITTANY LIONS FINISHED 184TH OVERALL. STANFORD, POMONA COLLEGE, AND PRINCETON CAPTURED THE TOP 3 SPOTS.

THE PRINCETON REVIEW RANKS PENN STATE AS THE NATION’S 9TH BEST PARTY SCHOOL IN ITS ANNUAL SURVEY. THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA COMES IN FIRST FOR 2013. CALIFORNIA-SANTA BARBARA, ILLINOIS, WEST VIRGINIA, AND SYRACUSE ROUND OUT the TOP 5.