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Boyfriend of alleged drug robbery victim waives hearing

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 10:48am
A western Pennsylvania man waived his right to a preliminary hearing on charges he set up a drug deal at which his girlfriend was robbed and killed.
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City, sponsors to have big screen for Penguins' home games

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 10:36am
The city of Pittsburgh and several sponsors have stepped up to give fans who can't get tickets a way to watch the Pittsburgh Penguins' home Stanley Cup playoff games.
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Police find body in burning car near Philadelphia airport

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 10:32am
Police say a man was found dead inside of a burning car near Philadelphia International Airport.
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Manufacturing in Philadelphia area rises slightly in April

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 10:28am
Factories in the Philadelphia region got a bit busier in April compared to March. But the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia says production and shipments are still at low levels.
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Another contractor charged in PennDOT corruption case

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 10:28am
Pennsylvania state prosecutors have charged another person in a corruption investigation into contracts awarded in the transportation department's southeastern region.
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Judge nixes 2 of 3 charges against Pittsburgh police recruit

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 10:08am
A district judge has dismissed two of three charges against a Pittsburgh police recruit accused of providing alcohol to an 18-year-old college student in exchange for sex, and intimidating her as a witness.
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Man charged with killing wife, calling 911, waives hearing

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 9:48am
A northwestern Pennsylvania jailed on charges he fatally shot his wife then called 911 to report it has waived his preliminary hearing.
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2 dead in Pittsburgh overdoses that began with 5 in 5 hours

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 9:33am
Pittsburgh-area police say two people have died among 11 that have overdosed on heroin since Tuesday, a rash of cases punctuated by five overdoses in five hours on Tuesday.
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Reactor down at Pennsylvania nuke plant after pump fails

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 9:21am
One of two reactors has been shut down at a nuclear power plant in western Pennsylvania after a pump that supplies nonradioactive water to steam generators shut down.
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Corrupt officer says drug squad lied, stole, beat people

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 9:21am
A Justice Department probe of an aggressive drug squad within the Philadelphia Police Department will likely hinge on the testimony this week from a corrupt officer-turned-informant.
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Agency guarantees loan for Battleship New Jersey

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 9:16am
The Delaware River Port Authority is guaranteeing a loan to help keep the Battleship New Jersey afloat as a tourist attraction on the Camden waterfront.
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5 things to know for Thursday in Pennsylvania

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 9:01am
By The Associated Press A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Thursday.
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West Liberty University names presidential search committee after Capehart resignation

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 8:31am
The committee tasked with selecting the next president of West Liberty University will begin its search April 28.
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Pa. police search for suspect after man fatally shot in car

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 8:04am
Police are searching for a suspect in the death of a man shot multiple times in a car in western Pennsylvania.
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Huntington police ID homeless man struck and killed by train

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 7:52am
Huntington police have identified a homeless man who was struck and killed by a train.
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West Liberty board appoints presidential search committee

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 7:36am
West Liberty University's board has appointed a committee to conduct a search for the school's next president.
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Indictment: Pennsylvania officer lied about slugging suspect

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 7:32am
A Pennsylvania police officer has been indicted on charges he deprived a suspect's civil rights by slugging the man in the face and lying in an attempt to justify his actions.
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2nd Philadelphia boy in week dies from hit-and-run injuries

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 6:16am
Police say a 2-year-old boy has died days after a hit-and-run driver struck him and his mother as they crossed a Philadelphia street.
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Mohegan Sun discusses possible expansion in South Korea

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 6:08am
The president of the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority says tribal officials have met with Korean interests to discuss the possibility of operating a casino near Seoul, South Korea.
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Eagles fans remind Chris Christie he's not in Dallas

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 6:04am
Boo birds squawked as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie celebrated the opening of Bass Pro Shops in Atlantic City.
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