|MERF RADIO/WIEZ NEWS 4-23-15
A Lewistown family was displaced when fire broke out in their Franklin Street home yesterday afternoon. The home suffered extensive damage to the kitchen and bedroom areas. The cause is under investigation.
A passenger in a car stopped on... more >>
|MERF RADIO/WIEZ NEWS 4-22-15
Police are searching for a suspect in a bank robbery. It happened yesterday afternoon at the Community State Bank along East Shirley Street in Mount Union. The man walked into the bank, handed the teller a note demanding large bills, then took off... more >>
|MERF RADIO/WIEZ NEWS 4-21-15
Much of the midstate was under a tornado watch until 10 o’clock last night. While no tornadic activity was reported, there was lots of lightening and hail. Cooler air will move into the region tonight. There could even be some frost later this... more >>
|MERF RADIO/WIEZ NEWS 4-20-15
A Huntingdon County man was killed in a fire. Investigators say 53-year-old Franklin Heaton died in a fire at his Broad Top City home yesterday. The State Police Fire Marshal is investigating that fatal fire.
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|MERF RADIO/WIEZ NEWS 4-17-15
One man was injured when his motorcycle crashed in Oliver Township, Mifflin County. Police said the unidentified man was taken to Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital for treatment.
Police are looking for the man who used six counterfeit 10-dollar... more >>
|MERF RADIO/WIEZ NEWS 4-16-15
The gyrocopter that landed on the Capitol land yesterday reportedly took off from Gettysburg Airport. The small aircraft landed on the Capitol’s west lawn. Police quickly arrested the pilot who has been identified as a 61-year-old Florida... more >>
|MERF RADIO/WIEZ NEWS 4-15-15
Taxpayers can’t use the weather as an excuse to mail off that tax return. But if you’re not ready to file your taxes today, don’t worry. You can ask the IRS to extend your filing deadline by up to six months. But that’s just a filing... more >>
|MERF RADIO/WIEZ NEWS 4-13-15
More than 30 acres of land burned in Potter Township, Centre County during a wildfire Saturday. The fire broke out near the area of Colyer Lake. Firefighters were assisted by the Bureau of Forestry’s Water Bomber airplanes. The windy conditions... more >>
|MERF RADIO/WIEZ NEWS 4-10-15
Lewistown Police are looking for a man who strong-armed the attendant and robbed the Minit Mart on West Fourth Street. Officers said the suspect is a white male who was wearing a tan Carhart jacket with a hood and a camouflage make covering part of... more >>
|MERF RADIO/WIEZ NEWS 4-9-15
Lewistown Police are investigating an armed robbery at the Minit-Mart Gas station on West Fourth Street. The robbery happened last night. Police are continuing the investigation.
The number of traffic deaths in Pennsylvania has reached an... more >>
|MERF RADIO/WIEZ NEWS 4-8-15
Rep. Scott Conklin, of Centre County, plans to introduce legislation that would reform Pennsylvania’s voter registration system. Under the proposal, the responsibility of voter registration would be passed from eligible voters onto the... more >>
|MERF RADIO/WIEZ NEWS 4-7-15
An accident yesterday morning on the Back Maitland Road sent a man to Geisinger Lewistown Hospital. State Police said Dave Sigler crashed his van into a ditch. The vehicle hit a mailbox and rolled over, trapping Sigler inside. He was taken to the... more >>
|MERF RADIO/WIEZ NEWS 4-6-15
Road construction is popping up all across the region. PennDot announced a six-mile stretch of Route 22, from Water Street to just west of Lincoln Caverns will begin today. Paving projects are also scheduled in parts of Blair and Cambria counties... more >>