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Jury orders Children's Hospital of Philadelphia to pay $10M

JackFM Local News - Wed, 11/18/2015 - 10:42am
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has been ordered to pay $10 million to the mother of a boy whose bacterial meningitis wasn't promptly diagnosed despite multiple emergency room visits.
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Corry Memorial Hospital to merge with LECOM health group

JackFM Local News - Wed, 11/18/2015 - 10:22am
The two smallest acute-care hospitals in Pennsylvania's most northwestern county are merging.
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Man gets 30 to 80 years for killing pregnant woman, baby

JackFM Local News - Wed, 11/18/2015 - 10:03am
A western Pennsylvania man will spend 30 to 80 years in prison for killing his pregnant girlfriend and her unborn child last year.
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Soccer star David Beckham is People's Sexiest Man Alive

JackFM Local News - Wed, 11/18/2015 - 9:31am
British soccer star David Beckham has been an international sex symbol for nearly two decades, but he says he's still flattered to be named People magazine's 30th-anniversary Sexiest Man Alive.
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New parking app to debut in Philadelphia

JackFM Local News - Wed, 11/18/2015 - 9:10am
Drivers in some parts of Philadelphia will soon be able to pay for parking using a new mobile app.
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DA: 16-year-old junior attacked teacher at school pep rally

JackFM Local News - Wed, 11/18/2015 - 8:34am
A 16-year-old junior has been suspended from school for 10 days and is on house arrest on charges she assaulted a teacher and pushed the woman down some bleacher steps during a Pennsylvania high school pep rally.
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Shotgun deer hunt set for Dec. 2 at Tyler State Park

JackFM Local News - Wed, 11/18/2015 - 8:34am
Tyler State Park in eastern Pennsylvania will be closed to the public on Dec. 2 so hunters can thin its deer herd.
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12 convicted of federal racketeering in York Southside gang

JackFM Local News - Wed, 11/18/2015 - 8:18am
A federal court jury has convicted 12 men on men on racketeering and drug charges as alleged members of a violent gang in York.
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Police probing carcasses left near teachers' picket line

JackFM Local News - Wed, 11/18/2015 - 8:10am
Police are trying to figure out who has left animal carcasses near the picket line of striking teachers in one of western Pennsylvania's most affluent school districts.
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Police cite women for zapping stun guns in restaurant

JackFM Local News - Wed, 11/18/2015 - 7:58am
State police have cited two women for disorderly conduct for using stun guns like "toys" - and unnerving other customers of a Pennsylvania restaurant in the process.
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Philadelphia may condemn property for riverfront trail

JackFM Local News - Wed, 11/18/2015 - 7:46am
The city of Philadelphia may try to condemn a piece of property along the Delaware River for part of a planned 3.3 mile bicycle and walking trail.
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Philly officer suspended, charged in doughnut shop lot fight

JackFM Local News - Wed, 11/18/2015 - 7:38am
A Philadelphia police officer has been suspended and charged with assault for allegedly attacking a doughnut shop employee who accidentally hit his car with a shopping cart.
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Woman burned in house fire, family says she's critical

JackFM Local News - Wed, 11/18/2015 - 7:30am
Emergency crews have pulled a woman from a burning home near Pittsburgh, and her family says the woman has been critically injured.
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Penn State beefing up football game security as precaution

JackFM Local News - Wed, 11/18/2015 - 7:30am
Penn State officials are beefing up security at Saturday's football game and other larger events in the wake of the terror attacks in Paris.
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Benefit changes prompt SEPTA retirements

JackFM Local News - Wed, 11/18/2015 - 7:05am
Benefit changes for non-union employees have led more managers than usual to retire from the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority.
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Ohio bill would require coverage of tamper-resistant drugs

JackFM Local News - Wed, 11/18/2015 - 6:49am
A bill before Ohio lawmakers would require insurance companies and the state Medicaid program to provide coverage for tamper-resistant drugs that are more difficult to abuse.
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Nephew rescues aunt from house fire

JackFM Local News - Wed, 11/18/2015 - 6:33am
A woman is crediting her nephew with saving her from a fire that gutted her home and damaged another in West Philadelphia.
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Police: Man charged in crash that killed Philadelphia woman

JackFM Local News - Wed, 11/18/2015 - 5:29am
Police have charged a 23-year-old who they say was behind the wheel of a car that fatally struck a woman while she was trying to cross a southwest Philadelphia street.
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Law firm: FBI agents raid headquarters, detain personnel

JackFM Local News - Wed, 11/18/2015 - 4:53am
A Martinsburg-based law firm says the FBI raided its headquarters, seizing property and detaining personnel.
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Woman stands trial on charges in fire at neighbor's home

JackFM Local News - Wed, 11/18/2015 - 4:17am
A suburban Philadelphia woman says a neighbor accused of burning down her home last year spiraled out of control in the months leading up to the fire.
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