Monday May 20 2013

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monDAY, may 20, 2013

serious accidents

Kaleb Rightenour of martinsburg WOULD HAVE TURNED 16 IN ABOUT 2 WEEKS. HE WAS KILLED SATURDAY NIGHT after crashing his A-T-V during a race on The Blair-Bedford Dirt Track in New Enterprise. his tires hit the side of the track and HE SLAMMED Into a telephone pole. KALEB was a sophomore at Northern Bedford High School. GRIEF COUNSELORS AND LOCAL MINISTERS WILL BE AVAILABLE TO OTHER STUDENTS TODAY.

2 CENTRE COUNTY WOMEN were seriously hurt in an A-T-V CRASH just after midnight Sunday. THE 20 YEAR OLDS WERE RIDING thE quad on a private road in Walker Township WHEN the driver lost control and struck a tree, THROWING OFF BOTH WOMEN. THE DRIVER HAD SERIOUS HEAD INJURIES AND WAS TAKEN TO ALTOONA REGIONAL TRAUMA CENTER. the passenger weNT TO MOUNT NITTANY MEDICAL CENTER WITH MODERATE injuries. neither was wearing a helmet, and POLICE believe alcohol may HAVE BEEN involved.

A 12-year-old Somerset area boy was seriously injured Saturday after crashing his dirt bike in Somerset Township. state police saY the boy LOST CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE ALONG Trolls Lake Road. he CRashed and lost his helmet. THe VICTIM WAS flown to JOHNSTOWN’S Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.

88 YEAR OLD WILLIAM BOOKWALTER OF MILL CREEK SUFFERED MAJOR INJURIES SATURDAY AFTERNOON WHEN HIS MOTORCYCLE CRASHED ALONG FAIRGROUNDS ROAD IN WALKER TOWNSHIP, huntingdon county. STATE POLICE SAY BOOKWALTER WAS TAKEN TO ALTOONA REGIONAL HEALTH SYSTEM. HE WAS WEARING A HELMET.

weekend stabbing in johnstown

Johnstown police say Anthony EDWARDS has been charged in CONNECTION WITH a stabbing that happened AROUND 11:30 Saturday MORNING. Edwards ALLEGEDLY stabbED another man IN THE STOMACH at building 2 at the Solomon Homes. The victim was taken to the hospital.

2 FIRES

LUCKILY, NO ONE WAS HURT WHEN 2 fires BROKE OUT in Bedford County SAturday night. THE FIRST DESTROYED A HOUSE on East John Street IN BEDFORD just before midnight. The second BLAZE broke out at a halfway house at Chalybeate Springs Ministry on Chalybeate Road. damage WAS CONFINED to the back of the building. A STATE POLICE FIRE MARSHAL IS INVESTIGATING.

HEARING IN GOVERNOR’S LAWSUIT

Oral arguments Are SCHEDULED TODAY IN FEDERAL COURT AS THE NCAA IS ASKING A JUDGE TO DISMISS GOVERNOR TOM CORBETT’S ANTI-TRUST LAWSUIT AGAINST THE ORGANIZATION IN CONNECTION WITH THE PENN STATE SANCTIONS. THE UNIVERSITY is not a party in the lawsuit. corbett says the sanctions violate anti-trust laws and the fines have a negative effect on the pennsylvania economy. the ncaa says corbett has no business intervening in a settled agreement between the association and the university.

LOCAL GAS PRICES BELOW AVERAGE

THOUGH THE PRICE OF GAS HAS BEEN RELATIVELY STABLE STATEWIDE, OTHER PARTS OF THE COUNTRY ARE SEEING AN INCREASE. ACCORDING TO THE LATEST LUNDBERG SURVEY, THE AVERAGE JUMPED 11 CENTS OVER THE PAST 2 WEEKS TO STAND AT $3.66. IN PENNSYLVANIA, THE AVERAGE IS JUST UNDER $3.48 AND IN BLAIR COUNTY, MOST DRIVERS ARE PAYING $3.45.

click it or ticket

STATE POLICE WILL BE OUT IN FULL FORCE AS THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S “CLICK IT OR TICKET” CAMPAIGN BEGINS TODAY. ACCORDING TO THE ADMINISTRATION, THE ANNUAL 2 WEEK CRACKDOWN HAS RESULTED IN MORE THAN 3 MILLION SEATBELT CITATIONS IN THE LAST 5 YEARS. A NUMBER OF CHILD SAFETY SEAT INSPECTIONS ARE ALSO SCHEDULED IN OUR AREA. YOU CAN GET THE DETAILS ON THE STATE POLICE WEBSITE.