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DA: Couple won't face charges in deaths of 3 children

JackFM Local News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 6:27pm
An eastern Pennsylvania prosecutor says a couple charged with letting their daughter's teeth rot so badly it endangered her life won't face charges over the deaths of three other children.
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Police ID 2 found dead in vehicle near fire

JackFM Local News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 5:35pm
Police say a Brunswick woman and her estranged husband were found shot to death in a car as fire damaged several nearby homes. Authorities say the events are related.
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Pennsylvania man dead in crash on interstate outside Vegas

JackFM Local News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 5:02pm
Authorities say a 77-year-old Pennsylvania man died and a woman was injured in a fiery weekend crash involving their 2005 Jaguar sedan and a truck hauling pork products on an interstate highway about 70 miles northeast of...
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Local Students Pass Along Importance of Higher Education

JackFM Local News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 4:58pm
A group of local students are ready to tackle the new school year and pass along the importance of higher education. Higher Education Readiness Officers (HEROs) is a relatively new program happening at some high schools in West Virginia. The goal is to educate high school students about the importance of higher education, whether it's a four year degree or a technical school.Starting early is essential, according to incoming Sophmore Alec Kuskey."I learned that it really is a ...
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Judge rules against ex-coal CEO in several document motions

JackFM Local News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 4:30pm
A judge has ruled against ex-Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship in motions over documents in his criminal case.
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City of Wheeling Issues Boil Order for Parts of Warwood

JackFM Local News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 4:25pm
The City of Wheeling Water Department has issued the attached Boil Order on Monday in the Warwood area. Affected addresses are: 406-498 Hazlette Ave (Even side only) and 401-523 Richland Ave (Odd side only).Customers should boil water for 48 hours after service is restored.
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Michigan senator seeks study on Canadian nuclear waste plan

JackFM Local News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 4:22pm
U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow wants to invoke a treaty with Canada to prevent construction of a nuclear waste disposal facility than a mile from Lake Huron.
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Temple University presenting media award to Wolf Blitzer

JackFM Local News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 4:10pm
Temple University is presenting its Lew Klein Excellence in the Media Award to CNN's Wolf Blitzer.
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Immigrant women file tort claim alleging harm from detention

JackFM Local News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 3:54pm
Five immigrant women are seeking millions of dollars in damages from the federal government for what they contend is psychological and physical harm as a result of being held in detention.
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AEP Announces Planned Power Outage

JackFM Local News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 3:53pm
Nearly 1,200 AEP customers in Marshall County will experience a planned power outage as crews perform work on Wednesday between 7:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.Customers in the area of 12th Street through Campbell Hill will be affected.The light at the intersection of 12th Street and Lafayette Avenue will be maintained by police during those hours.
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Jury Selection Held In Michael LaMotte Trial

JackFM Local News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 3:49pm
Jury selection is being held today in the Michael LaMotte trial.He's accused of shooting and killing his wife, 60 year old Beverly LaMotte, last fall. The 63-year-old changed his plea from not guilty by reason of insanity just not guilty not too long ago. 
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W.Va. Delegate McCuskey to make political announcement Tues

JackFM Local News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 3:27pm
Republican state Del. JB McCuskey is planning an announcement about his political future.
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Card-skimmer zaps WesBanco ATM for more than a week

JackFM Local News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 2:58pm
WesBanco officials released a statement Monday afternoon regarding an ATM card-skimming incident that affected many customers in the Ohio Valley. 
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Dad of dead baby in crib pleads insanity to corpse abuse

JackFM Local News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 2:00pm
An Ohio man charged with corpse abuse after a cable technician found his young daughter's decomposed body in a crib has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity.Eric Warfel, of suburban Cleveland, entered the plea Monday in Medina County. He's also charged with evidence-tampering and is being held on a $1 million bond.The 34-year-old Warfel is expected to undergo a psychological evaluation before a Nov. 5 pretrial hearing. 
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Slight to marginal risk of severe storms exists through tonight

JackFM Local News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 12:50pm
A slight to marginal risk of severe storms exists today and tonight. The air is very humid and primed for storms this evening. In addition, a disturbance and cold front are approaching the area. Right now, it looks like the best chance of storms will be late day and overnight with a few pop up scattered storms earlier. Stay with 7 News and WTRF.COM or download our WTRF mobile app. 
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Philadelphia colleges closing ahead of Pope Francis' arrival

JackFM Local News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 12:42pm
Temple University and four other Philadelphia-area colleges are closing ahead of Pope Francis' arrival in the city next month.
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US attorney general praises police officers as "peacemakers"

JackFM Local News - Mon, 08/10/2015 - 12:22pm
Attorney General Loretta Lynch is voicing her support for police officers in a speech before the National Fraternal Order of Police.
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