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Pa. court says judge miscalculated restitution in Veon case

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 7:22pm
A former state House Democratic leader serving a prison term for corruption lost his latest appeal, but may have a won a reduction in the $136,000 he's supposed to pay in restitution.
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First Federal Drug Court in West Virginia "Open for Business" in Wheeling

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 6:49pm
It's the first of it's kind of in the Mountain State and could save tax payers more than a million dollars every year. More importantly, it could save hundreds of lives. The first federal drug court in West Virginia opened Friday in Wheeling.A special ceremony was held in the courtroom at the Federal Building in Wheeling featuring a who's who in the criminal justice system of West Virginia and actress Melissa Fitzgerald.The most powerful speaker though was Linda Bish, a graduate of Hancock Co...
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Ohio officer hits suspect while shooting at menacing dogs

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 6:42pm
Columbus police say a suspect was shot when an officer fired at aggressive dogs while trying to arrest the man at his home.
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West Virginia GOP leader: reserves needed for next budget

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 5:48pm
Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch Carmichael says he recognizes that lawmakers have to tap reserves in the difficult upcoming budget.
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Man tied to alleged insurance scam commits suicide, DA says

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 5:42pm
Authorities say the death of a Doylestown man charged with his wife in an alleged multimillion-dollar insurance scam was a suicide.
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Budget meetings, Obama and more: Wolf posts calendars

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 5:34pm
Gov. Tom Wolf's administration has posted his first work calendars online as part of his efforts to provide transparency in state government.
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Showing Up For Jury Duty Is Not Optional

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 5:11pm
It's the summons that Americans love to hate.It seems nobody likes to be called for jury duty.And some people just don't show up.But now, one judge in Belmont County says that's unacceptable.Judge Frank Fregiato says if you're called for jury duty in Belmont County, you'll either come in now, or come in later."If they don't appear, I have started a new system where they're ordered to appear before the court to explain exactly why," says Judge Fregiato.He understands that emergencies arise.But...
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