wednesDAY, aUgust 7, 2013
SANDUSKY’S LETTERS FROM PRISON
THE celebrity news site T-M-Z YESTERDAY postED 2 LEtters written by Jerry Sandusky TO HIS PEN PALS. he sayS HE is having a “challenging” time in prisON…AND FOR NOW HIS MAIN PURPOSE IS TO ENDURE, TO LEARN FROM, AND TO GROW FROM THIS EXPERIENCE. HE SPENDS HIS TIME EXERCISING, READING, MEDITATING, AND WRITING. ONE LETTER SAYS HE WOULD FEEL BETTER IF HE COULD REVEAL ALL THE INFORMATION AND UNFAIRNESS. SANDUSKY IS APPEALING HIS 30 TO 60 YEAR PRISON SENTENCE. HIS LAWYER COULD NOT CONFIRM WHETHER THE LETTERS WERE ACTUALLY WRITTEN BY THE FORMER COACH.
ANOTHER MURDER IN JOHNSTOWN
Johnstown Police are LOOKing FOR a homicide SUSPECT. SHORTLY BEFORE 5AM TUESDAY, 21 YEAR OLD DEMETRIUS GIBSON OF TIRE HILL ALLEGEDLY STABBED HIS LIVE-IN GIRLFRIEND AT THE CAR WASH ACROSS FROM THE DOLLAR GENERAL STORE in THE Moxham neighborhood. 21 YEAR OLD Elizabeth Miller was stabbed ONCE in the SIDE WITH A SURVIVAL KNIFE WHICH HIT A MAIN ARTERY TO HER HEART. SHE DIED LATER AT Memorial Medical CENTER. The victim’s brother witnessed the attack AND TOLD Police IT STARTED WITH a domestic situation. GIBSON FLED THE SCENE AND HIS VEHICLE WAS LATER FOUND ABANDONED.
young man killed
A DEADLY WRECK TUESDAY AFTERNOON IN BEDFORD COUNTY. POLICE SAY 21 year old LUKE WEICHT OF CLEARville crashed his car along Route 96 in Londonderry Township. THE VEHICLE hit a guard rail THEN flipped intO a bridge and landed in the creek below.
car versus post office
the altoona mirror says 25 year old patrick leeper junior of tipton has been ordered to pay 45-thousand dollars for the damage he caused when he crashed his car into the tipton post office in march. leeper must also spend 6 to 23-and-a-half months in the county prison. police say the incident began after an argument with his girlfriend…and leeper told cops he was driving to the tipton reservoir to kill himself. he had recently been released from a state prison after serving time for robbery.
altoona drug raid
the blair county drug task force raided the home of leslie brickhouse on kettle street in altoona monday and seized 165 bags of heroin with a street value of 5-thousand dollars. they also found 2 ounces of cocaine worth 5-grand…a half pound of marijuana valued at 1-thousand dollars…and 863-dollars in cash. brickhouse is in the blair county prison.
lower gas prices
Triple A FUEL GAUGE SAYS Western Pa gas prices fell one cent to $3.65 this week. IN THE ALTOONA AREA, THE PRICE FELL FROM $3.69 TO $3.65. Today's national average for regular unleaded is $3.61, 2 cents less than a week ago and a penny less than a year ago.
Tonight’s Powerball Jackpot has soared to more than 425 million dollars. it’s THE 3rd-largest ever and the 4th-largest in the United States. the odds of matching all 6 numbers are 175-point-2 million to 1.