Today's News - Monday, April 7, 2014

U.S. Marshals say 48-year-old James Barclay was on the run for 23 years before he was arrested Saturday in Boswell, Somerset County. Barclay was on the top 12 wanted listed in New Jersey on charges of aggravated child sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child. Barclay is now in the Somerset County Jail.

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A third person has now been charged in connection with last Sunday’s fatal shooting outside the Edder’s Den Bar in the Oakhurst section of Johnstown. Police tell “The Tribune-Democrat” 32-year-old Keith Reed is facing criminal homicide charges because he was there when 33-year-old Joshua Cambric gunned down 32-year-old Tony Phillips who was sitting in a car. The weapon was a stolen handgun. Cambric fled in an SUV driven by 34-year-old Jeremy Woodard. Reed is still on the loose, but Cambric and Woodard are in the Cambria County Prison.

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In Cambria County, Earthwork is scheduled to begin today for Route 219, which will mean a detour on Route 382, known locally as Pony Farm Road, through May 1. PennDOT says the realignment of Pony Farm Road will allow room for the new interchange at the northern end of the current Meyersdale bypass. This is part of the first phase of construction of a new, four-lane, limited access highway between Somerset and Meyersdale.

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Two armed robberies in Cambria County Saturday night. About 8:45, a man with a knife held up Gander Mountain in Richland Township. He got away with an undetermined amount of cash. Last week, the store was also robbed and police believe the same suspect is responsible. Also, Summerhill Township Police say two men with guns robbed the EZ Shopper along Cedar Street in the Beaverdale area around 9 p.m. They are described as tall white men who were wearing ski masks and gloves.

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A new PIAA rule is going into effect for the upcoming football season. The board of directors recently passed the regulation, which will limit the amount of time players can participate in full contact practice during the regular and post seasons to no more than 90 minutes. Officials say the new rule will help reduce head injuries in young athletes.

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Former Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mike Tomczak will be the keynote speaker at tonight’s Boy Scout fundraising dinner in Johnstown. The 44th Annual Harry E. Mangle Memorial Dinner begins with a reception at 6 p.m. at the Pasquerilla Conference Center. Tomczak spent seven years with the Steelers in the 1990s and is now the offensive coordinator for the Pittsburgh Power of the Arena Football League.

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Australian officials say there is another ping coming from the search area for the missing Malaysian airliner. Retired Air Chief Marshal Angus Houston says the Australian ship Ocean Shield has detected signals consistent with black boxes.

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Track star Oscar Pistorius is about to give a South African courtroom his side of the story. The Olympic and Paralympic hero is expected to take the stand today now that his murder trial has resumed after a week-long break. Pistorius is accused of killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in a fit of rage on Valentine's Day last year.

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The U.S. House Minority Leader says seven-million signups prove the public approves of Obamacare. Nancy Pelosi told CNN's "State of the Union" that approval will help the Democrats sweep the midterm elections.

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Microsoft is ending security updates for Windows XP. The company will stop the updates and user support Tuesday as it rolls out Windows 8. This means computers running on the older operating system will become vulnerable to hackers and online threats.

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Residents of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama are keeping an eye on the sky this morning. The National Weather Service issued tornado warnings for several Mississippi counties overnight, with corresponding tornado watches issued in Louisiana, Alabama and parts of Florida.

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A California family rescued hundreds of miles out at sea is defending their decision to go boating with a sick child. Two weeks ago, Eric and Charlotte Kaufman and their one and three-year-old daughters set sail on a new leg of their around-the-world journey. They sent out a satellite distress call over the weekend, saying one of their daughters had become violently sick.

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It's going to be a stormy night for people in the southern U.S. Moisture from the Gulf of Mexico is combining with a cold front to produce several inches of rain, gusty winds and the potential for tornadoes. Affected states include southeast Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia.

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Two New York City police officers are critically injured after they responded to a high rise fire in Coney Island Sunday afternoon. Police Commissioner Bill Bratton says 36-year-old Rosa Rodriguez and 38-year-old Dennis Guerra are being treated in the burn units of two different hospitals.

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General Motors is being accused of covering up ignition-switch problems. That's according to Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill of Missouri, who also hinted to ABC's "This Week" about possible criminal proceedings in the future. Last week GM CEO Mary Barra apologized at a Senate hearing for the company not taking action on faulty ignition switches.

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A riot that broke out at a massive college party in Southern California over the weekend may end with up to 100 people facing charges. Authorities say some members of the crowd threw bottles, bricks and rocks at police, injuring six officers. Dozens of party-goers were taken to the hospital.

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Three cities in Colorado are among the ten cities with America's lowest levels of obesity. Gallup says those cities are Boulder, Denver and Fort Collins. Other cities with low obesity rates include Naples, Florida; Charlottesville, Virginia; and Bellingham, Washington.

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Hollywood legend Mickey Rooney is dead. Multiple sources confirm that the 93-year-old passed away Sunday. TMZ notes that Rooney was ill for some time, and says his death was attributed to natural causes.

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Samsung is in trouble with the White House over a Red Sox player's selfie. Senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer told CBS' "Face The Nation" White House lawyers are pressuring Samsung to stop using David Ortiz' snapshot with the President in marketing campaigns. He also noted the White House didn't know about Ortiz's endorsement deal with the company.

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Some "Game of Thrones" fans are disappointed after the show's anticipated season four premiere. HBO is apologizing for problems with its streaming site HBO GO, which crashed Sunday. The "Hollywood Reporter" says that subscribers met with a "Fatal error" message when they tried to access the show online.

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