Prison Opening Nears
Public tours will continue at the new 2,000-inmate prison in
MONDAY, APRIL 1, 2013
ARSON SUSPECT ARRESTED
POLICE SAY EDWARD HOUCK OF FRANKSTOWN ROAD SET HIS HOUSE ON FIRE YESTERDAY AFTERNOON AND ALSO TRIED TO BARRICADE HIS PROPERTY TO KEEP EMERGENCY CREWS OUT. HOUCK WAS IN POSSESSION OF A 38 CALIBER WEAPON WHEN HE WAS ARRESTED. THE HOME’S HEATING TANKS WERE PUNCTURED AND HEATING OIL WAS DUMPED ALL OVER THE PLACE. THE FIRE GUTTED MOST OF THE GARAGE AND HEAVILY DAMAGED THE SECOND FLOOR OF THE HOUSE. HOUCK WAS TAKEN TO ALTOONA REGIONAL HEALTH SYSTEM.
HUNTINGDON APARTMENTS BURN
8 PEOPLE ARE HOMELESS AND A STATE POLICE FIRE MARSHAL IS INVESTIGATING AFTER A FIRE BROKE OUT SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT AN APARTMENT BUILDING AT 300 MIFFLIN STREET IN HUNTINGDON BORO. THERE WERE NO INJURIES.
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Student Charged for Child Pornography
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Details continue to emerge about the murder-suicide that occurred inside the County Market Grocery store outside Philipsburg yesterday morning.
State police identified the two people killed as former Pennsylvania State Trooper Mark Miscavish and his estranged wife Traci Miscavish. Police said Mark Miscvavish entered the store at around 10am looking for Traci and allegedly shot and killed her in an upstairs office of the store before turning the shotgun on himself.
According to court documents obtained by WTAJ-TV, Mark Miscavish was arrested earlier this year for terroristic threats with intent to terrorize another and harassment. Police confirmed that Tracy Miscavish had a Protection from Abuse order against her estranged husband.
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The lawsuit filed by victim 6 in the Jerry Sandusky case will go on as scheduled. In a court order on Monday, Federal Judge Anita Brody denied Penn State and The Second Mile’s request to stay the lawsuit because the “young man has already waited a long time for justice and would be burdened with further delay.”
In the order, Brody did say that
Lawyers for the university asked to delay the case because they felt their defense would be hurt without the testimonies of Tim Curley and Gary Schultz, while the Second Mile asked the case to be delayed until the prosecutions were done.
In snippets of a jailhouse interview conducted by filmmaker John Ziegler that aired on yesterday’s Today Show, Jerry Sandusky laughed while disputing Mike McQueary’s contention that