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Patrol OVI Checkpoint on SR-7 Saturday Evening

JackFM Local News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 2:26pm
The Ohio State Highway Patrol announced that there will be an OVI checkpoint held from 11:00 Saturday evening on Route 7 at Aetna Street in Belmont County.The OVI checkpoint, funded by federal grant funds, is planned to deter and intercept impaired drivers.The checkpoint will also be held in conjunction with nearby saturation patrols to aggressively combat alcohol-related injury and fatal crashes.If you plan to consume alcohol, designate a driver or make other travel arrangements befor...
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Ex-Berkeley County captain convicted of embezzlement

JackFM Local News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 2:24pm
A former Berkeley County sheriff's captain has been convicted in a gun embezzlement case.
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Local Dentists Provide Free Care for Vets

JackFM Local News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 1:21pm
Dr. Rick Zambito and his son Chris saw a growing problem with a number of local veterans that they believe is happening nationwide: there's not enough affordable dental care for those returning from the armed forces.On Saturday, Zambito Family Dentistry in Wheeling offered free care to all veterans to help improve the problems that they've seen, an event they called Serve the Service.The staff, doctors, and even some retired employees volunteered their time to help out those who served...
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Man to argue self-defense in slaying of romantic rival

JackFM Local News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 1:16pm
A defense attorney says his client will argue self-defense in his upcoming trial in the stabbing death of a friend who was dating his ex-girlfriend.
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Ex-treasurer admits to stealing $65,000 from teachers union

JackFM Local News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 1:08pm
The former treasurer of a western Pennsylvania teachers union has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $65,000 from the organization's emergency strike fund.
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Man Accused of Killing Girlfriend Burying Her in Yard

JackFM Local News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 12:27pm
A man has been charged with criminal homicide in the death of his girlfriend, who authorities allege was killed in a drunken fight and then buried in his yard.    Fifty-seven-year-old George Biegenwald of Glenshaw is charged in Allegheny County with homicide, evidence-tampering and abuse of a corpse in the death of 50-year-old Donna See of McKeesport, who had been missing since Aug. 14.    Authorities allege that after her head struck a dresser in his Shal...
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New York State Fair has a new mobile app

JackFM Local News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 12:08pm
The New York State Fair has a new mobile app.
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Algae in western Lake Erie eats into fishing business

JackFM Local News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 11:48am
Fishing guides in western Lake Erie say the algae spreading across that end of the lake is driving away fish and their customers.
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Trial to open in November shooting in downtown Erie

JackFM Local News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 11:44am
Opening statements are scheduled Monday in the northwestern Pennsylvania trial of two men accused of having killed another man in downtown Erie last fall.
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Man who fled halfway house convicted of 3rd-degree murder

JackFM Local News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 11:16am
A man who escaped from a halfway house while serving a drunken driving sentence has been convicted of third-degree murder in a stabbing death outside a bar last summer.
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Senator: W.Va. gov. wants to keep female prisoners at Lakin

JackFM Local News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 10:28am
A state senator says an all-female prison in Mason County likely won't be converted into a prison for men.
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WVU to discuss future of 2 southern W.Va. campuses

JackFM Local News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 10:04am
A meeting has been scheduled to discuss the future of West Virginia University Institute of Technology in Montgomery and WVU's new satellite campus in Beckley.
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Man accused of killing girlfriend, burying her in yard

JackFM Local News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 10:04am
A man has been charged with criminal homicide in the death of his girlfriend, who authorities allege was killed in a drunken fight and then buried in his yard.
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Kings Island in Ohio Offers Free Entry to Firemen, Police

JackFM Local News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 9:41am
MASON, Ohio (AP) - A southwest Ohio amusement park will give free admission to active fire and police personnel August 29 and 30.Kings Island says they can also buy discounted tickets for family members. The park in the northeast Cincinnati suburb of Mason says the offer includes firefighters, EMTs, police and state troopers, correction officers, 911 dispatchers and others involved in law enforcement, investigations and emergency response.A photo ID is required.The Cedar Fair Entertain...
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Trial date set for teacher charged with witness intimidation

JackFM Local News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 9:40am
Trial is scheduled Oct. 22 for a western Pennsylvania teacher accused of having intimidated a student who alleged that another teacher had sex with her.
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Avenue to suspend Kane's law license could spark legal fight

JackFM Local News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 9:16am
With Attorney General Kathleen Kane battling criminal charges and increasingly isolated from Pennsylvania's legal and law enforcement communities, many eyes have turned to whether the state's highest court will...
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Armed suspect, officer identified in police shooting

JackFM Local News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 2:39am
Police have identified the suspect and the officer who shot him following an armed robbery.
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Martins Ferry Rolls Buckeye Local

JackFM Local News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 12:54am
Martins Ferry 60 Buckeye Local 7 
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Quarterback Martin Leads Bishop Donahue Past Weir Maddona

JackFM Local News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 12:50am
The Blue Dons of Weirton Madonna held a 7-0 halftime lead over Bishop Donahue Friday night at Jimmy Carey Stadium then quarterback Noah Martin and the Bishops woke up to start the second half.After finding Trey Miller inside the 30 yard line, Martin was able to use his legs to score at the end of third quarter and cut the Madonna lead to 7-6 after a failed 2 point conversion.At the start of the fourth it was once again Miller, this time with his arm, who was able to...
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Magnolia Snaps Shadyside's Win Streak

JackFM Local News - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 12:46am
Magnolia 40 Shadyside 0 
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