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McDowell County assistant prosecutor admits to tax crime

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 3:38am
An assistant prosecutor in McDowell County has pleaded guilty to a federal tax crime committed while working in private practice.
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Parts of Eastern Panhandle under warning for minor flooding

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 3:18am
Parts of West Virginia's Eastern Panhandle are under a flood warning amid a combination of snowmelt and rainfall.
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3 law enforcement agencies get cash forfeited in pill case

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 3:18am
Law enforcement agencies have received more than $1 million in forfeited cash for their participation in an investigation of a Barboursville pharmacy owner.
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36th annual Empire State Winter Games begin Friday

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 3:10am
The 36th edition of the Empire State Winter Games is set to get underway.
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Ex-official's sentencing set in West Virginia chemical spill

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 3:06am
A former plant manager at Freedom Industries is due in court for sentencing in a 2014 chemical spill that fouled the drinking water supply of 300,000 West Virginians.
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Columbus joins airports boosting human trafficking awareness

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 1:14am
The Columbus airport is joining its counterparts nationwide in training employees to recognize signs of human trafficking.
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Cosby case moves forward; deposition a key trial question

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 12:58am
A key battle will be waged over deposition testimony by actor Bill Cosby as a sexual assault case against him moves forward.
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Cleric's lawyers want US suit backed by Turkey tossed

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 10:02pm
By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press Attorneys for a reclusive Muslim cleric in Pennsylvania are asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit that claims he orchestrated human rights abuses in his native...
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Parents: Drop wrongful-death judgment over missing NYC boy

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 8:02pm
The parents of a 6-year-old New York City boy who disappeared decades ago and was declared dead have asked a court to throw out a wrongful-death judgment against a longtime suspect.
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Long Time Wheeling Police Officer Eyeing Sheriff Job

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 7:54pm
Wheeling Police Deputy Chief Martin Kimball has officially filed as a candidate for Ohio County Sheriff.
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Rick Santorum ends bid for the White House, backs Rubio

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 7:41pm
Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum says he is ending his bid for the White House and will support Republican candidate Marco Rubio.
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Mary Fiumara, mother from classic Prince pasta TV ad, dies

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 7:19pm
A Boston woman best known as the mother who called for her son to come home for dinner in a classic Prince pasta television commercial of the 1960s has died. Mary Fiumara (fyoo-MAH'-ruh) was 88.
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Man convicted in slaying now charged with assaulting guard

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 6:46pm
A man convicted in a shooting death outside an eastern Pennsylvania strip club three years ago has now been charged with assaulting a guard as he was awaiting sentencing.
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Wetzel County man convicted of unlawful possession of firearms

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 5:37pm
A Wetzel County man has been convicted of unlawful possession of firearms, according to United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II.
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Man convicted of 2 slayings gets life without parole

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 5:34pm
A western Pennsylvania man convicted in a pair of shooting deaths over a few days three years ago has been sentenced to life in prison without possibility of parole.
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Mingo Junction Man Faces 2 Counts of Felony Rape

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 5:11pm
A Mingo Junction man has been indicted on Wednesday by a Jefferson County Grand Jury.
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AP sources: Toomey endorsing Rubio in presidential race

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 4:58pm
Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey is set to endorse Florida Sen. Marco Rubio for the Republican presidential nomination.
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Steubenville Man Charged With Aggravated Murder

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 4:43pm
A Steubenville man has been charged with aggravated murder. 
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Lawmakers seek $1 billion for struggling coal states

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 4:42pm
Lawmakers from Appalachian states hit hard by a downturn in the coal industry proposed a bill Wednesday that would set aside $1 billion from a federal fund to use for economic development.
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U.S. Marshals, Local Law Enforcement Arrest Sex Offender In Follansbee

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 4:28pm
According to U.S. Marshals, the Wheeling panhandle of the Mountain State Fugitive Task Force tracked down a sex offender in Follansbee, WV. 
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