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Police Investigate Armed Home Invasion in Wheeling

JackFM Local News - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 10:38am
Wheeling police responded to a call around 11:25 Monday night of a armed home invasion at a house on South Penn Street on Wheeling Island.According to officers, four men armed with baseball bats and a pistol forced entry into an apartment. Police say the men held the residents at gunpoint and stole money from the apartment.No injuries were reported and officers interviewed the witnesses and collected evidence. The incident is under investigation.
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Kentucky clerk still won't issue same-sex marriage licenses

JackFM Local News - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 10:14am
A county clerk in Kentucky has again refused to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, invoking her religious beliefs and "God's authority" - this time in defiance of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling against her.
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Honored youth counselor charged with stealing from clients

JackFM Local News - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 10:04am
A youth counselor honored by a western Pennsylvania county last year is being sought by authorities on charges he stole $26,000 from his clients.
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1 teen ruled 'adult' in homicide, other decision delayed

JackFM Local News - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 9:56am
A judge says a 16-year-old charged in the drug-related killing of a western Pennsylvania woman should be tried as an adult, but delayed a decision on his 17-year-old co-defendant.
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Contract talks to resume in Allegheny Technologies lockout

JackFM Local News - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 9:40am
Contract talks will resume later this month between the United Steelworkers union and Allegheny Technologies Inc.
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Rowan County clerk continues to deny marriage licenses

JackFM Local News - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 9:32am
Kim Davis continuing to deny marriage licenses to gay couples says she's doing so "under God's authority."    
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Ex-ATI CEO Richard Simmons leaving Pittsburgh Symphony

JackFM Local News - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 9:28am
The former chief executive officer of specialty steelmaker Allegheny Technologies Inc. is resigning as chairman of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra board later this month.
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Pittsburgh high school coach on leave after student injury

JackFM Local News - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 9:16am
An assistant football coach at Westinghouse High School in Pittsburgh has been placed on leave after a student reported being injured by the coach during football practice last month.
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Thieves steal flag at former school, fly Nazi flag instead

JackFM Local News - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 9:08am
State police are trying to figure out who stole an American flag flying outside a former Pennsylvania elementary school and replaced it with a Nazi swastika banner.
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Animal activists targeting Vick at Steelers preseason game

JackFM Local News - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 9:00am
Animal activists are planning a candlelight vigil outside the Pittsburgh Steelers last preseason game on Thursday to protest the signing of quarterback Michael Vick.
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Authorities ID woman killed in Pennsylvania home, no arrests

JackFM Local News - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 8:52am
Authorities have released the name of a woman fatally shot in the head in her central Pennsylvania home, but have yet to arrest anyone in what's been called a domestic disturbance.
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Firefighter suspected of DUI in crash that killed colleague

JackFM Local News - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 8:36am
Prosecutors have filed homicide by vehicle charges against a western Pennsylvania firefighter who's suspected of driving under the influence in a February crash that killed a fellow firefighter.
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Welch police begin carrying body cameras

JackFM Local News - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 8:24am
Welch police officers have begun carrying body cameras to record all contact with the public.
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Police: Maryland fair worker found dead in trailer

JackFM Local News - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 7:44am
Police say a ride operator at the Maryland State Fair has been found dead in her trailer at the fairgrounds in Baltimore County.
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Fans to remember former NBA great Darryl Dawkins

JackFM Local News - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 7:08am
Fans will get their chance to remember former NBA great Darryl Dawkins.
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Murder conviction upheld for former western PA councilman

JackFM Local News - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 7:08am
The Pennsylvania Superior Court has upheld the third-degree murder conviction of a former borough councilman who killed a woman in 1979.
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Body of missing Ohio man found in W.Va

JackFM Local News - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 6:56am
West Virginia State Police say the body of a missing Ohio man has been found in Ritchie County.
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Farm fire causes $1.7M in damage

JackFM Local News - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 6:56am
Investigators are trying to determine what sparked a Pennsylvania chicken farm fire in which 70,000 birds were saved.
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Police: Funeral home had no license, mishandled bodies

JackFM Local News - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 6:44am
Police are investigating a Philadelphia funeral home for operating without a license and improper handling of bodies and organs.
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W.Va. ginseng digging season begins

JackFM Local News - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 6:36am
Forestry officials are reminding ginseng diggers to abide by state laws as the season opens in West Virginia.
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