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Police Arrest Man Wanted on Three Outstanding Warrants

JackFM Local News - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 7:26pm
A man wanted by police for years is now behind bars.Bellaire Police Chief Mike Kovalyck arrested Ron Asher on Tuesday morning.The fugitive was previously convicted of Aggravated Murder in Belmont County 30 years ago.Asher had three outstanding warrants in Belmont County Eastern and Western Court. All three were for Failure to Appear from 2012 for charges of Menacing, Obstructing Justice, and Conveyance of Weapons into a Courtroom.This incident stems from Asher having a fillet knife and...
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Two former labor union officials charged with embezzlement

JackFM Local News - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 7:11pm
WHEELING, WV – A federal grand jury returned indictments on Tuesday that charged two former labor union officials with embezzlement, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced.Former President of the United Steelworkers Local Union 05-887, James Coffey, Jr., 54, of Bergholz, Ohio, allegedly utilized a business debit card to pay for personal expenses and wrote unauthorized checks to himself from a business bank account.Coffey is charged with two counts of “Em...
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Police arrest man who posed as Mormon 'pastor' to cash check

JackFM Local News - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 6:49pm
Authorities say a Philadelphia man has been arrested on charges that he posed as a so-called Mormon "pastor" to cash a refund check intended for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
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Transgender woman beaten, shot dead in north Philadelphia

JackFM Local News - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 6:17pm
Authorities are seeking help from the public in finding suspects in the death of a transgender woman beaten and shot in north Philadelphia.
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Wheeling Nailers Check Out New Home in Stone Center Apartments

JackFM Local News - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 5:57pm
Tuesday marked an exciting afternoon in Downtown Wheeling, as over two dozen hockey players checked out their new living space, the Stone Center Apartments on Market Street. 
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Doctor convicted on 8 of 12 counts; acquitted of smuggling

JackFM Local News - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 5:41pm
A northeastern Pennsylvania doctor has been acquitted of smuggling drugs into a northeastern Pennsylvania county jail but convicted on eight other counts including drug delivery resulting in death and insurance fraud.
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Panel overrules judge's tossing of mine violation notice

JackFM Local News - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 5:38pm
An administrative law judge has been ordered to revisit a finding that a Patriot Coal subsidiary displayed a "pattern of violations."
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Police Arrest Two Considered Armed and Dangerous In Shadyside

JackFM Local News - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 5:14pm
A man and woman wanted out of Marshall County on a warrant for a stolen car were both arrested in Shadyside, Ohio around 5:00 p.m. Tuesday.Police considered the two to be armed and dangerous. 
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Man wanted in slaying of brother arrested near Pittsburgh

JackFM Local News - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 4:45pm
Authorities say a man wanted in the murder of his brother last month in Philadelphia has been arrested in western Pennsylvania.
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Local Leaders Collaborate To Revitalize Steubenville

JackFM Local News - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 4:37pm
Local leaders are collaborating to bring long term revitalization and development to the city of Steubenville. 
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Police: 2 dead after car plunges into Schuylkill River canal

JackFM Local News - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 4:25pm
Authorities say they are investigating an accident in which a car plunged into an eastern Pennsylvania canal, killing two of the four people inside.
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Weirton Elementary Student Diagnosed With Whooping Cough

JackFM Local News - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 4:09pm
A student at Weirton Elementary School has been diagnosed with whooping cough. 
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"Possible Homeland Security Situation" Sends Wheeling Police And FBI to Pike Island Locks & Dam

JackFM Local News - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 3:55pm
Wheeling Police and the FBI rushed to the Pike Island Locks and Dam, when four men were seen taking pictures of critical infrastructure.They were on the Ohio River, taking pictures of the Cardinal Power Plant and the Tunnel Ridge coal tipple.Witnesses said the registration number on the side of their boat was faded and hard to read.And when the power plant sent a tug boat out to talk to the men, they took off.
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West Virginia gets retraining grant for laid-off coal miners

JackFM Local News - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 3:54pm
West Virginia will receive another funding boost from the federal government to help with job training and career services for laid-off coal miners.
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Ohio man calls cops to complain he got too high on marijuana

JackFM Local News - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 3:43pm
Police in Ohio say they were called to a house by a man who complained he'd gotten too high smoking marijuana.
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Deputy comforts baby at the scene of accident

JackFM Local News - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 3:29pm
A photo of an Alabama deputy comforting a baby at the scene of a traffic accident on I-20 near Leeds, is being shared all over social media Tuesday afternoon.
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Official: Ex-employee's car triggers school lockdowns

JackFM Local News - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 3:09pm
Officials say discovery of a former employee's car at an eastern Pennsylvania middle school triggered a brief lockdown at that school and three others.
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Delays Expected on I-70 Beginning Wednesday Morning

JackFM Local News - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 2:37pm
Drivers who travel on Interstate 70 are being told to expect delays beginning Wednesday morning, near Bridgeport. The delays are expected as a result of the bridge replacement project at Marion Street in Bridgeport. 
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Pennsylvania's new online voter registration draws thousands

JackFM Local News - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 12:53pm
Thousands of Pennsylvanians went online to register to vote or changed their registrations in the first year of the new system.
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Woman Allegedly Steals Friends Car After Night of Drinking

JackFM Local News - Tue, 10/06/2015 - 12:41pm
Police say a Marshall County woman allegedly stole a car from a residence on Wheeling Island after the owner let her stay over night after a night of heavy drinking. 
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