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Investigators Release Timeline After Teen Girl’s Body Found In Landfill

Authorities in Ohio released details in the case of a teenager whose body was found in a landfill in Mercer County.

07/03/2014

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Police Arrest Murder Suspect Accused Of Stabbing Ohio Girl

Police have arrested an 18-year old suspect in the stabbing death of an Ohio girl found at a Mercer County dump.

07/01/2014

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Body Found At Mercer Co. Landfill IDed As Missing Ohio Teenager

Authorities have now identified the young woman’s body found Wednesday at a Mercer County waste disposal site in Mercer County.

06/27/2014

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Nationwide Crackdown On Sex Trafficking Leads To Local Arrests

In the past few weeks, there’s been a nationwide crackdown on sex trafficking, especially child sex trafficking.

06/23/2014

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Greyhound Bus Driver Caught On Video Texting While Driving

A Greyhound driver has been put on leave after a passenger near the front of the bus filmed him texting while driving.

06/09/2014

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Suspected Con Man In Jail, Accused Of Pretending To Be Blind To Steal Diamond

Police are investigating after a suspected con man, who they say was pretending to be blind, ripped off victims in seven states, including a local jewelry store where a pricey diamond was stolen.

05/15/2014

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Correction Officer Held Hostage At Ohio Jail Released

A correction officer taken hostage by three inmates at an Ohio county jail has been released unharmed, and the inmates have been taken to a maximum-security facility.

04/23/2014

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Smithton Native Claiming Life-Threatening Illness Charged With Hoax

It’s a little town filled with big-hearted people. Smithton, Westmoreland County has a population just fewer than 400 people.

04/16/2014

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Ohio Geologists Link Earthquake Activity To Fracking

State geologists in Ohio have for the first time linked earthquake activity in the Marcellus Shale basin to hydraulic fracturing, confirming the suspicions of activists pushing for drilling limits in the interest of public health.

04/11/2014

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Judge To End Part Of Ohio Ban On Recognizing Gay Marriage

A federal judge says he will strike down part of Ohio’s voter-approved ban on gay marriage, meaning the state must recognize marriages of gay couples who legally wed elsewhere.

04/04/2014

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Slots Revenue Down Statewide For 5th Straight Month

It’s a day for celebrating at The Meadows. It’s the opening of a new dining attraction, The Carvery.”

04/03/2014

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Missing Westmoreland Co. Girl Found On Her Way To Kansas

Pittsburghers are being credited with solving the mystery of a missing teenager.

04/02/2014

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Verizon Closing 2 Area Customer Contact Centers

About 1,000 employees from Verizon Wireless in Cranberry and Warrendale have learned they have to move in order to keep their current jobs.

02/12/2014

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Power Grid Seeing Record Demand Due To Cold

Electricity demand has spiked across central and eastern states hit by severe cold, and power grid authorities are asking people to conserve energy when possible.

01/07/2014

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Steubenville School Workers Plead Not Guilty

Four eastern Ohio school workers have entered not guilty pleas to charges stemming from a grand jury investigation into other alleged crimes spurred by the rape of a 16-year-old girl.

12/13/2013

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