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Sunday Nov 23 | via Altoona Mirror
Tom Shea of Hollidaysburg is about to end a long career in law enforcement, but how he got into that line of work is a story he doesn't often talk about. Shea was a 19-year-old plane captain on the aircraft carrier USS Forrestal, which was operating in the Gulf of Tonkin, Vietnam, in the summer of 1967 when a rocket accidentally discharged and struck a fuel tank on another aircraft. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 18 | via Altoona Mirror
A state prison inmate's petition claiming conditions at the Blair County Prison do not meet Pennsylvania standards has been dismissed because he has been returned to state custody. Christopher M. Rodland, 37, formerly of Hollidaysburg, spent several days in the Blair County Prison after a hearing on one of his cases and filed a petition contending conditions there did not meet state standards. Comment?
Monday Nov 17 | via Altoona Mirror
An 37-year-old man is in stable condition in an Altoona hospital and his wife is charged with shooting him in the abdomen during an argument. It happened about 2:30 p.m. Monday at the couple's home at 115 E. Walnut Ave., where police say Jessica Reed, 36, shot her husband, Gary Reed Jr., 37, as the two struggled over a handgun. Comment?
Monday Oct 27 | via Altoona Mirror
A suspected drug dealer could soon be free pending trial after a Blair County judge changed his bail requirement from straight cash to 10 percent of $225,000. Maurice Golden, 33, of Bellefonte appeared Monday morning before Judge Elizabeth Doyle to request a bail reduction. Comment?
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