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Groups say W.Va. a mixed bag on domestic violence gun laws

JackFM Local News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 12:04pm
West Virginia law bars domestic abusers from having guns, but gun safety groups say more can be done. In 2000, West Virginia made it illegal for people convicted of misdemeanor domestic abuse to have a gun.
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Defense to seek federal review of ruling in 2004 slaying

JackFM Local News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 11:37am
A defense attorney says he will ask a federal judge to review a state Supreme Court ruling allowing prosecutors to seek the death penalty in the retrial of a man charged in the murder of a woman in central Pennsylvania...
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Pennsylvania federal judge rejects bid for leniency in child porn case

JackFM Local News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 11:36am
A federal judge in western Pennsylvania has rejected a former Allegheny College professor's bid for leniency in a child pornography case. 
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3 sought in Philadelphia shooting that injured taxi driver

JackFM Local News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 11:09am
Authorities are looking for three suspects in a shooting that injured a taxi driver in south Philadelphia.
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Late night fire in Powhatan Point now under investigation

JackFM Local News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 10:59am
Around 11:30 p.m. Friday evening, Powhatan fire crews were called to 102 3rd St. behind the old grade school. When they arrived on scene, they found a fully involved house fire.
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Federal judge rejects bid for leniency in child porn case

JackFM Local News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 10:53am
A federal judge in western Pennsylvania has rejected a former Allegheny College professor's bid for leniency in a child pornography case.
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Coroner rules 3 fire deaths in 2015 blaze accidental

JackFM Local News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 10:17am
A coroner has ruled the deaths of three people in a central Pennsylvania house fire more than a year ago accidental although police say they are still investigating the blaze.
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Groups say W.Va. a mixed bag on domestic violence gun laws

JackFM Local News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 10:11am
West Virginia law bars domestic abusers from having guns, but gun safety groups say more can be done.
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Former councilman allowed to remain free pending appeal

JackFM Local News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 9:53am
A former western Pennsylvania councilman convicted of improperly using $50,000 from the trust fund of an elderly widow with dementia has been allowed to remain free on bail pending his appeal.
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Wolf to float new budget plan amid fight over current one

JackFM Local News - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 9:09am
Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf will release his 2016-17 budget plan even as he fights to get his major priorities into this year's budget.
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