Today's News - Monday, March 10, 2014

A crash in Somerset County Saturday afternoon left two people dead. Police say the incident happened between a car and an SUV at the intersection of Copper Kettle Highway and Cross Road in Milford Township just after noon. The driver of the SUV and a passenger in the car were both killed.

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If you have not purchased a 2014 license for your dog, now’s the time to do so. Dog wardens throughout the region will be checking for licenses. All Pennsylvania dogs older than three months are required to have a license and a current rabies vaccination. To get a license, contact your country treasurer’s office.

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Police say a juvenile reported an incident of inappropriate touching Friday night at the Somerset Walmart. The incident happened multiple times in the electronics department of the store. The suspect is a white male in his 40s, 6 feet tall with a chubby build and possibly has a speech impediment and abnormality in his right hand.

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A domestic dispute in Bedford County escalated Friday night until police say a man tried to run over a woman with his truck. Zachary Simmons also allegedly threatened the woman and sprayed her in the chest and face with pepper spray. When police responded, they found him hiding under a trailer. Simmons is in the Bedford County Jail in lieu of $30,000 bond.

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Parts of Northern California got a bit of a jolt late last night when a powerful earthquake struck just off the coast. The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude 6.9 quake was centered about 50 miles west of Eureka. There have been no reports of injuries or major damage and no tsunami warning was issued.

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It's been days and there's still no word on what happened to a missing Malaysian airliner. Malaysia Airlines flight 370 vanished from radar Saturday after leaving Kuala Lumpur en route to Beijing. More than 30 aircraft and 40 ships from various countries are searching for any sign of the plane. Two-hundred-39 passengers and crew are feared lost. Some are asking how four passengers with stolen passports were able to board the flight. Republican Representative Mike Rogers chairs the House Intelligence Committee and tells ABC's "This Week" it's unfortunate but not uncommon.

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The prime suspect in the 2005 disappearance of Natalee Holloway is going to be extradited to the United States. Officials in Peru announced Sunday that Joran Van der Sloot would be sent to the states in 2038 after serving the majority of his sentence for the 2010 murder of a young Peruvian woman. Once here, he'll have to answer to allegations that he extorted 25-thousand dollars from the Holloway family by promising them information on their daughter who vanished while on vacation in Aruba.

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Your personal information is probably being tracked and collected every time you use the Internet. In an interview with CBS' "60 Minutes," Federal Trade Commissioner Julie Brill says shadowy marketing companies are collecting files on well over 200 million Americans.

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A new poll finds a majority of Southerners support gay marriage. The survey from ABC News and the "Washington Post" says 50 percent of Southerners support it and 42 percent are opposed. The national average is 59 percent in favor. But as a region, the South remains the most opposed to gay marriage while the Northeast and Midwest are most supportive.

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Former Vice President Dick Cheney says President Obama should consider military force in Ukraine. He told CBS' "Face The Nation" reinstating the missile-defense program and offering support to Ukraine's military is a good start. Cheney explained a show of military force will force Russian President Vladimir Putin to abide by treaties ending the Cold War.

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The deadline to sign up for heath insurance is fast approaching. Americans who are uninsured after March 31st will face a penalty next April when they file their 2014 taxes. A survey by Urban Institute shows that one in four uninsured people haven't heard about the healthcare exchanges.

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Fans of the HBO show "True Detective" who watch it online got an unwelcome surprise Sunday night. So many people were logging in at the same time for the show's highly anticipated finale that HBO GO, the cable network's streaming service, simply crashed. HBO GO sent a tweet acknowledging the problem and suggested users try again soon.

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Lindsay Lohan is letting viewers into her chaotic life with a new docu-series called "Lindsay." The show premiered on the Oprah Winfrey Network Sunday night, showing the actress reuniting with loved ones just days after coming out of rehab. "Lindsay" will continue with a new episode next Sunday on OWN.

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Mega Millions jackpot keeps growing and tomorrow it could be in the hands of someone in the Pittsburgh area. The estimated jackpot for tomorrow's drawing is $309 million with a cash option of $169 million.

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