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Ohio House to consider lethal injection drug bill

JackFM Local News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 2:14am
The Ohio House is expected to consider a bill that would shield the names of companies that provide the state with lethal injection drugs.
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Caterpillar moving call center from Va. to WV

JackFM Local News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 2:10am
Caterpillar Inc. says it is moving a call center from Pearisburg, Virginia, to Bluefield, West Virginia.
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Ex-Marine's suicide ends rampage, manhunt

JackFM Local News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 1:58am
An ex-Marine's suicide has ended a rampage that left his ex-wife and five of her relatives dead a week after he lost a custody battle.
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2 killed in northern Ohio crash, alcohol suspected

JackFM Local News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 12:06am
The Ohio State Highway Patrol says alcohol is suspected in a two-car crash that killed two people in northern Ohio.
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Wheeling City Council Votes to Raise Sales Tax to Fund Police and Fire Pensions

JackFM Local News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 8:56pm
Tuesday night Wheeling City Council approved the plan that will raise the sales tax within the city by half a percent in order to fund the Wheeling Police and Fire Departments' pensions.The optional funding method, as the plan is being called, will cover the additional $1.5 million or so a year the city needs to contribute to fund the pensions.The current tax is at half a percent so Tuesday's decision would raise it to one percent."That'll generate about 2.8 million," said Bob Herron, Wheelin...
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Local Students Hear Important Message About Drug Addiction

JackFM Local News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 8:48pm
A group of high school students got an important lesson on Tuesday. Wayne Campbell established the organization "Tyler's Light" after his son died from a heroin overdose. Tyler's addiction to heroin began when he became addicted to the prescription pills he was taking to cope with football injuries.
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Tiltonsville Doctor Sentenced to Jail Time

JackFM Local News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 8:36pm
A local doctor will be serving jail time and has surrendered his medical license after pleading guilty to trafficking narcotics in Jefferson County.
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Lawrencefield Bed and Breakfast: A Hidden Treasure

JackFM Local News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 8:17pm
It's an elegant, rambling mansion tucked away in the hills of Ohio County, and most people don't even know it's there. The Lawrencefield Bed and Breakfast is the first thing that comes up if you search online for "bed and breakfast in Wheeling, West Virginia."
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New trial denied for man convicted of wife's murder

JackFM Local News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 7:42pm
A western Pennsylvania judge has denied a new trial for a man serving a life term in the strangulation murder of his wife.
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Residency questions for Chicago Little League team

JackFM Local News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 7:38pm
Little League International says it has investigated allegations that some members of Chicago's national championship Little League team didn't live in the city and is confident the league "meets residency...
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Ex-teacher gets probation after plea in sex case

JackFM Local News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 7:30pm
A former central Pennsylvania high school teacher accused of sexual contact with a student has been ordered to spend four years on probation.
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State approves grants for pork processing plant

JackFM Local News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 6:46pm
The Michigan Strategic Fund has approved $12.5 million in grants to support the construction of a 550,000-square-foot pork processing facility.
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3 more ironworkers plead in intimidation case

JackFM Local News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 6:30pm
Three more members of a Philadelphia-area ironworkers union have pleaded guilty to charges in an alleged campaign to coerce building contractors into hiring union members over non-union competition.
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Ex-officer charged in woman's shooting death

JackFM Local News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 5:46pm
A former southeastern Pennsylvania police officer has been charged with murder in a shooting that killed one woman and injured her teenage daughter.
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Pa. justices uphold $151 million Wal-Mart verdict

JackFM Local News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 5:13pm
Pennsylvania's highest court is upholding a $151 million verdict in favor of workers at Wal-Mart and Sam's Club stores in the state.
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Judge Orders Continuance in Kidnapping, Sexual Assault Case

JackFM Local News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 4:54pm
A Brooke County man accused of abducting one woman sexually assaulting her appeared in court Tuesday for a preliminary hearing in Brooke County. Stephen Dwayne Henderson is charged with kidnapping, sexual assault in the second degree and domestic battery.
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Sex Offender Found Hiding in the Woods Back in Court

JackFM Local News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 4:34pm
David D. David, 51, of Pennsylvania appeared back in Brooke County Magistrate Court where Magistrate Viderman found probable cause in his case. 
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Pittsburgh Will Test Gunshot Locating System

JackFM Local News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 4:32pm
Pittsburgh police plan to test an electronic gunshot-detection system later this month in the city's crime-ridden East End neighborhoods.Police don't want to say exactly when they'll test the system with live gunfire, however, because they don't want to discourage residents from reporting the shots.
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News Minute: Latest Pennsylvania news from The Associated Press

JackFM Local News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 4:30pm
A prosecutor says a body found in woods in suburban Philadelphia is that of an ex-Marine suspected of killing his ex-wife and five of her relatives. Montgomery County prosecutor Risa Vetri Ferman says police found...
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News Minute: Latest Ohio news from The Associated Press

JackFM Local News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 4:13pm
Ohio's health department is confirming the first flu-related pediatric death of the flu season. The department says a 15-year-old girl from Ironton in southern Ohio died Nov. 29 after being admitted to a hospital....
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