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Defense wants statements tossed in casino worker slaying

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 1:51pm
The attorney representing a man charged in the shooting death of his girlfriend as she drove to work at a Pennsylvania casino says his client's statements to police should be tossed out because he was too sick to...
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Trial ordered for teacher accused of intimidating witness

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 1:31pm
A suspended western Pennsylvania English teacher accused of having had sex with a student has been ordered to stand trial on charges that he tried to intimidate the girl by contacting her with a school-issued laptop.
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Local mother accused of killing newborn enters plea

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 1:18pm
A mother accused of killed her one-day-old baby at Muskingum University in April has pled not guilty by reason of insanity.Emile Weaver, 20, of Clairington, OH, entered the plea on Wednesday after being charged with aggravated murder, abuse of a corpse, and two counts of tampering with evidence.
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The Latest: Indicted congressman leaves committee post

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 1:15pm
The latest developments surrounding the indictment of U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah, a Democrat from Philadelphia (all times local):
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Man gets life plus 16 years in woman's strangulation death

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 12:42pm
An eastern Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to life in prison plus 16 years in the strangulation death of his girlfriend last year.
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Boy who lost hands to infection gets double-hand transplant

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 12:39pm
An 8-year-old boy who lost his hands and feet to a serious infection has become the youngest patient to receive a double-hand transplant, surgeons said Tuesday.
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Weirton Police Arrest Man in Connection with Found Body

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 12:21pm
Weirton police have arrested a man in connection with the death of Darrell Daugherty whose body was found in Harmon Creek last week. Carl Chain, 47, is facing second degree murder for the incident that occurred Monday, July 20th. Chief Rob Alexander says the second degree murder charge comes after reviewing Chain's statements with Hancock County Prosecutor Jim Davis.
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Philadelphia museum seeking nominees for award ceremony

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 12:18pm
A Philadelphia museum is seeking nominations for its annual Awards of Valor ceremony honoring living police officers, correctional officers and firefighters in the region.
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Steubenville Police Make Three Drug Busts

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 11:44am
A total of 10 guns, heroin, crack cocaine and drug paraphernalia are off the streets after numerous law enforcement agencies make three drug busts in Steubenville. The first two busts happened around 9:00 p.m. Tuesday at 438 and 440 South 5th Street. Authorities say 25 people ran out of the first apartment including Juwan Williams and Quantrell Haywood who were arrested for Obstructing Official Business. Police say they found three handguns in the area where everyone ran.
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Save money for back-to-school with extra Kroger fuel points

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 11:29am
Kroger is making back to school savings easy by offering customers the chance to earn extra fuel points.
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Cost-cutting, gambling rise boost Mohegan Sun 3Q profit

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 11:18am
A spike in in slot machine and table game use and cost-cutting are credited for a significant third-quarter increase in profit at the Mohegan Sun casinos in Connecticut and Pennsylvania.
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Jeffery Spring Sentenced To 18 Years to Life

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 9:52am
Jeffery Spring, 53, was found guilty of murder with a firearm specification and tampering with evidence and sentenced to 18 years to life in prison.Spring shot and killed Stephen Boyer, 47, at his home near Austin Lake in December 2014.He originally told authorities he believed Boyer was an armed with a knife and broke into his home, shooting him in self defense.Evidence later showed that was not the case.(Related Story: Spring Indicted by Grand Jury for Township Road Murder)
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Fire damages room at Penn State engineering building

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 8:46am
Penn State says a late-night fire caused damaged a classroom and left the building smelling like smoke.
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Man found shot on Pittsburgh porch won't cooperate with cops

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 8:18am
Police say a man found shot multiple times on a Pittsburgh porch is refusing to cooperate with investigators.
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Bridgeport seeks federal drug unit for northern W.Va.

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 8:06am
Bridgeport's City Council is seeking a federal narcotics investigation unit for the Northern District of West Virginia.
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US Airways closing flight operations center near Pittsburgh

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 8:02am
US Airways is closing its Pittsburgh area flight operations control center as part of its merger with American Airlines.
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National Chicken Wing Day Filling More Than Your Stomach at QSL

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 6:33am
Ten percent of all wing sales Wednesday at the Lube will be donated to the Augusta Levy Learning Center in Wheeling to help local children with Autism. 
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Grecian Food Fest Starts Wednesday in Wheeling

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 6:29am
The Wheeling Grecian Festival begins at St. John the Divine Greek Orthodox Church Wednesday at 11 am.
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Heat warning issued for Philadelphia, suburbs

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 6:22am
Hazy, hot and humid conditions are blanketing Philadelphia and its suburbs.
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Great Stone Viaduct Being Purchased for $83k

JackFM Local News - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 6:18am
The society and current owner, CSX transportation, have been in negotiations for more than a year now settling on a price of $83,000 for the five and half acres on which the arches and bridge sit.
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