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Fire Investigators Looking Into Suspicious Fires at South Wheeling Apartment Complex

JackFM Local News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 8:42am
A string of fires at a vacant South Wheeling apartment complex has the fire department looking for answers.Crews were able to put out the latest fire Tuesday night at the 31st Street address but it was the third time since May that the apartments have sparked up.Investigators deemed the first fire an accident but after the second fire and now third fire, Fire Chief Larry Helms and the rest of the department are looking further into the case."The first fire at that address was ruled an electri...
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Fire Investigators Looking Into Suspicious Fires at South Wheeling Apartment Complex

JackFM Local News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 8:42am
A string of fires at a vacant South Wheeling apartment complex has the fire department looking for answers.Crews were able to put out the latest fire Tuesday night at the 31st Street address but it was the third time since May that the apartments have sparked up.Investigators deemed the first fire an accident but after the second fire and now third fire, Fire Chief Larry Helms and the rest of the department are looking further into the case."The first fire at that address was ruled an electri...
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Steubenville Man Allegedly Swallowed Crack Cocaine During Booking Process at Jail

JackFM Local News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 8:42am
Two men were arrested after a traffic stop resulted in cocaine reportedly being found, but it's what one man allegedly did during the booking process that resulted in more charges being filed.
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UPDATE: Names Released in Fatal Crash Near Tappan Lake

JackFM Local News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 8:40am
Two trucks collided on U.S. 250 early Wednesday morning, killing two people.
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UPDATE: Names Released in Fatal Crash Near Tappan Lake

JackFM Local News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 8:40am
Two trucks collided on U.S. 250 early Wednesday morning, killing two people.
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New Martinsville Police Chief Warns of IRS Scam

JackFM Local News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 8:35am
The New Martinsville Police Department is asking residents to be on the lookout for a scam circulating across the area.Police Chief Tim Cecil said several residents have received calls telling them they are entitled to "big refunds," or that they owe money that must be immediately paid to the IRS. Scammers may even be able to recite the last four digits of a victim's social security number.Cecil wants people to be aware that the IRS will not call you, they would send a letter if there was an ...
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News Minute: Here is the latest Pennsylvania news from The Associated Press

JackFM Local News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 8:32am
Governor Tom Corbett has yet to sign the budget that lawmakers sent him more than a week ago, with top administration officials today planning to update the Republican's stance on the spending plan. Corbett has pressed...
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Russian-born student set for federal bomb plea

JackFM Local News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 8:32am
A Russian-born college student has been scheduled to plead guilty to charges that he built bombs without a license in his central Pennsylvania apartment.
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Geese caused crash that killed Pennsylvania airman

JackFM Local News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 8:28am
An Air Force helicopter crash in England that killed a western Pennsylvania crew member and three others was caused by geese hitting aircraft.
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Weather Service Confirms Tornado Touch-Down in West Virginia

JackFM Local News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 8:25am
FAIRMONT, W.Va. (AP) - The National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado touched down near Fairmont this week during a summer storm. The weather service says the EF-1 tornado traveled about 2 miles along a narrow path between the communities of Smithtown and Opekiska on Tuesday afternoon. The tornado carried winds of up to 100 miles per hour and snapped or uprooted numerous hardwood trees. A tree fell through the roof of a garage, causing minor damage. No injuries were reported. Copyright...
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Nine People Arrested in Slaying of Ohio Man

JackFM Local News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 8:22am
ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) - Police in northeast Ohio say nine people have been arrested in connection with an incident last week that left a 24-year-old man shot to death. Elyria police say Davion Strupe was shot in the back July 1 as he tried to flee a home after being dragged outside by three people. On Wednesday police announced the arrest of one man on charges that include murder, kidnapping and aggravated rioting. Eight others also were arrested and charged with aggravated rioting. A police spo...
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Family of Five Loses Home to Fire in West Liberty

JackFM Local News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 8:17am
A home in West Liberty appears to be a total loss after a fire on Wednesday evening.
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Panel OKs plan to renovate historic W.Va. mansion

JackFM Local News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 8:12am
The state is moving forward with a project to renovate a historic mansion on the West Virginia Capitol grounds.
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Missing Washington County Pa. Man Found Dead

JackFM Local News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 8:09am
An elderly man who has been missing for a month has been found dead.Authorities believe they have found the body of 88-year-old George Pochiba, who went missing from his Washington County home back on June 10. Pennsylvania State Police say Pochiba's body was found in a field in North Bethlehem Township.Pochiba, suffered from dementia. The cause of his death is still under investigation
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W.Va. deaf, blind schools workers fight for jobs

JackFM Local News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 8:04am
Child care workers at the West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and Blind are asking the state Board of Education to reconsider a new policy requiring them to obtain an associate's degree.
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9 arrested in slaying of northeast Ohio man

JackFM Local News - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 8:04am
Police in northeast Ohio say nine people have been arrested in connection with an incident last week that left a 24-year-old man shot to death.
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