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7-vehicle crash closes I-70 east in western Pennsylvania

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 8:50am
State police say a seven-vehicle crash involving three-tractor trailers has closed eastbound Interstate 70 in western Pennsylvania.
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Frontier adding Pittsburgh nonstop flights to 5 cities

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 8:34am
Frontier Airlines plans to add nonstop flights to five cities from Pittsburgh International Airport starting in June.
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Pittsburgh man caught on fire in wheelchair dies in hospital

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 8:18am
Pittsburgh police say a man who was found on fire in his wheelchair at home has now died.
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Both Lanes of I-70 Near Welcome Center OPEN Following Accident

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 8:12am
One lane of Interstate 70 WB, near the WV/PA Line Welcome Center is CLOSED due to an overturned tractor trailer. This is according to Ohio County Sheriff Pat Butler. Sheriff Butler is also reporting several other minor accidents due to road conditions. Use caution if heading out this morning.
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Sheetz convenience store chain spending $15M to raise wages

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 8:06am
The Pennsylvania-based Sheetz convenience store chain says it will spend $15 million this year to raise its workers' pay across the company.
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Police: Ex-pastor to surrender on charges he raped teen girl

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 7:58am
Police say an eastern Pennsylvania pastor wanted on charges he raped and impregnated a teen girl is out of the country but expected to return and surrender to police by week's end.
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Autopsy set on Pennsylvania girl, 12, shot during eviction

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 7:42am
An autopsy has been set on a 12-year-old Pennsylvania girl who state police believe was accidentally shot by a constable serving her father with an eviction notice.
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Police: Man sought in fire, domestic dispute killed himself

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 7:26am
A man police were searching for after he was suspected of setting his house on fire after a domestic dispute in a Pittsburgh suburb has shot himself.
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Retrial underway for man charged with murdering drug dealer

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 6:49am
A retrial is underway for a 19-year-old central Pennsylvania man accused of fatally shooting and trying to rob a drug dealer.
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West Virginia man admits role in dog fighting operation

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 6:46am
A Kearneysville man has admitted his role in a dog fighting operation.
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Bitter cold and slick driving conditions across Pennsylvania

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 6:37am
People are facing bitter wind chills and slick driving conditions across Pennsylvania.
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Wife of ex-Delegate Harry Keith White replaces him in House

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 6:35am
The wife of former Mingo County Delegate Harry Keith White has been appointed to replace him in the House of Delegates.
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BREAKING RIGHT NOW: Major Gas Line Break in Steubenville, Sunset Blvd CLOSED

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 6:18am
Wednesday, 6:00 am According to Steubenville Police, there is a major gas line break happening right now in the city.
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Man admits to burglaries that netted over $2M in goods

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 5:54am
A central New Jersey man has pleaded guilty to a slew of 2012 burglaries that netted more than $2 million in goods.
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Authorities rule man's death a homicide following bar fight

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 5:46am
Authorities have ruled a 61-year-old man's death a homicide following a bar fight in central Pennsylvania.
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State panel upholds sentence of ex-coach who molested child

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 4:21am
A Pennsylvania court has rejected an excessive punishment appeal from a former junior high school basketball coach who filmed himself sexually assaulting a 13-year-old boy.
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Tomblin appoints Mineral prosecutor to bench

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 3:01am
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has appointed the Mineral County prosecuting attorney to a circuit court judgeship.
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Ohio County sheriffs department to take over home confinement program

Tue, 01/12/2016 - 11:44pm
For the first time in years, Ohio County sheriffs will now oversee the home confinement program. The Ohio county commission voted to allow the Ohio County sheriffs to take over the home confinement program.  The president of the county commission Tim McCormick says the new leadership will benefit the community in several ways. For years the house arrest program was controlled by the regional jail board.  After some disagreements about money owed between Ohio county and the ...
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