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'Over the Edge' Brings in Big Bucks for YWCA

JackFM Local News - Mon, 08/24/2015 - 12:31pm
The numbers are in for the amount of money raised to go to the YWCA for the 2nd year of 'Over the Edge' that sent 67 people repelling some 126 feet down the side of the Stone Center. 
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Police: Ashley Madison hack might have led to suicides

JackFM Local News - Mon, 08/24/2015 - 12:29pm
The hack of the cheating website Ashley Madison has triggered extortion crimes and led to two unconfirmed reports of suicides, Canadian police said Monday.
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Man allegedly robs Warwood Kroger for Beer and Cigarettes

JackFM Local News - Mon, 08/24/2015 - 11:40am
Adam Dwight Bittner, 31, was allegedly involved in robbery at the Kroger in Warwood just after 8:00 p.m. Sunday night.According to a criminal complaint Bittner attempted to steal four Bud Light Lime beers, and jumped over the customer service counter in an effort to take a carton of cigarettes, all the while putting two female in employees in fear of being harmed.Bittner has been placed in the Northern Regional Jail under a $25,000 bond by Ohio County Magistrate Harry Radcliffe.
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PennDOT plans to temporarily move headstones for roadwork

JackFM Local News - Mon, 08/24/2015 - 11:05am
The state Department of Transportation says highway work will require temporary relocation of at least 31 headstones and grave markers from a central Pennsylvania cemetery.
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Cheating site Ashley Madison offers reward for info on hack

JackFM Local News - Mon, 08/24/2015 - 10:44am
The company behind the adultery website Ashley Madison is offering a $500,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a group that hacked the site.Hackers last week released detailed records on millions of people registered with the website, one month after a break-in at Ashley Madison's parent company, Toronto-based Avid Life Media Inc. The website, whose slogan is, "Life is short. Have an affair," is marketed to facilitate extramarital affairs.Toronto...
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US stocks plunge in early trading after Chinese stock rout

JackFM Local News - Mon, 08/24/2015 - 10:19am
U.S. stock markets plunged in early trading Monday following a big drop in Chinese stocks.
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State police investigate after cart hit, 1 dead, 1 injured

JackFM Local News - Mon, 08/24/2015 - 10:17am
State police are investigating and may charge a man with drunken driving after his pickup rear-ended a horse-drawn cart, killing one Amish man and injuring another.
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Ohio student hit by lightning on campus, plans to graduate

JackFM Local News - Mon, 08/24/2015 - 10:13am
A college student who was struck by lightning last spring has returned to campus in southwestern Ohio with a new outlook on life.
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Defense lawyer skips hearing so wife in labor won't kill him

JackFM Local News - Mon, 08/24/2015 - 10:02am
A Pittsburgh defense attorney got a hearing postponed at the last minute after convincing a judge that his wife's labor was a matter of life - or his death.The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (http://bit.ly/1hQ0LJm) reports Marc Daffner was granted a continuance Thursday after filing a blunt request with a Pittsburgh City Court magistrate.It read: "Defense counsel's wife went into labor at approximately 11:15 a.m. today, and defense counsel will be killed by his wife i...
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2 women jailed on charges they shoplifted with kids in tow

JackFM Local News - Mon, 08/24/2015 - 10:01am
Two women are jailed on charges they shoplifted at a Pittsburgh Target store with two kids in tow, and police say one woman was so intoxicated she didn't even know what store she was in.
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Coroner says Amish logger killed when tree limb falls on him

JackFM Local News - Mon, 08/24/2015 - 9:33am
The funeral was set for an Old Order Amish logger killed by a falling tree limb in western Pennsylvania.
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Geese, their waste, invade Pennsylvania football field

JackFM Local News - Mon, 08/24/2015 - 9:25am
A western Pennsylvania high school football team had to move its scrimmage after geese - and the waste they leave behind - invaded a local stadium.
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Prison guard gunman's divorce almost final before shooting

JackFM Local News - Mon, 08/24/2015 - 9:13am
The family of a Pennsylvania prison guard says his divorce was nearly finalized before he entered a home and fatally shot another man then returned home and killing himself.
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Things to know for Monday in Pennsylvania

JackFM Local News - Mon, 08/24/2015 - 9:05am
A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Monday.
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Police: Woman found intruder taking shower, doing laundry

JackFM Local News - Mon, 08/24/2015 - 9:01am
State police say a northwestern Pennsylvania woman found an intruder taking a shower and doing his laundry when she woke up Saturday.
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More Legionnaires' bacteria at Philadelphia-area university

JackFM Local News - Mon, 08/24/2015 - 8:21am
Legionnaires' disease bacteria have been discovered in hot water systems at a suburban Philadelphia university, but officials say the levels detected are not cause for immediate concern.
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Bluefield citizens' input sought on growth planning

JackFM Local News - Mon, 08/24/2015 - 7:49am
Bluefield officials are asking citizens to weigh in on the city's planning for community and economic growth.
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Police: Woman faked death in domestic violence case

JackFM Local News - Mon, 08/24/2015 - 6:57am
Police say a Pennsylvania woman played dead to avoid being killed by her boyfriend.
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Officials: 24-year-old man fatally shot on the Parkway East

JackFM Local News - Mon, 08/24/2015 - 6:33am
Pennsylvania State Police and the Pittsburgh Police Department are investigating a fatal shooting on the Parkway East that claimed the life of a 24-year-old man.
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Kutztown University freshman dorm evacuated for fumes

JackFM Local News - Mon, 08/24/2015 - 6:13am
A freshman dormitory at Kutztown University was evacuated after 19 people became sick from fumes that rose from the building's basement.
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