JackFM Local News

Subscribe to JackFM Local News feed
Updated: 14 min 27 sec ago

Former Bridgeport Homecoming Queen Surprised by Famous Pitcher Brother

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 3:43pm
One local high school celebrated their homecoming this weekend by welcoming a very special guest. 
Categories: JackFM News

Belmont County Firefighters Undergo Search and Rescue Training

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 3:42pm
On Sunday, firefighters in Belmont County gathered for a day of important training. Firefighters from Wolfhurst, Bridgeport and Brookside went through search and rescue training. During the training, fire crews used smoke machines to fill a house, and had to go through the home to save anyone still inside. Wolfhurt Fire Chief Matt Otto said that aspect of the job is by far the most important. "This is the part of what we do that nobody ever sees. It takes a lot of training to do what we do, a...
Categories: JackFM News

Belmont County Court-Orders Divorce Program for Parents with Kids

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 3:41pm
Every person getting a divorce in Belmont County who has a child under the age of 18 is now court-ordered to take a course. "Helping Children Cope with Divorce" is a one-time class that takes about two-and-a-half-hours to complete.
Categories: JackFM News

Belmont County Sees Large Business Expansion

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 3:40pm
Businesses are rapidly expanding in Belmont County, with new stores and hotels popping up all over the place. County officials said it is just the tip of the iceberg of things to come.
Categories: JackFM News

Kanawha Delegate Doug Skaff Arrested in Monongalia County

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 3:39pm
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - A West Virginia state lawmaker has been arrested for driving under the influence.
Categories: JackFM News

Wetzel County Couple Convicted of Stealing Nearly $400,000 from Elderly Man

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 3:38pm
A Wetzel County couple were found guilty of stealing nearly $400,000 from a 90-year-old man in order to buy a vacation home in the Outer Banks. Timothy and Lea Ann Summers of Proctor were convicted after a three day trial in federal court last week.The Summers' were found guilty of one count of conspiracy to commit mail fraud, four counts of mail fraud, one count of securities fraud, and one count of interstate transportation of stolen property.Evidence showed the couple liquidated a signific...
Categories: JackFM News

Ohio Senator Calls on Federal Government to Step Up Involvement to Stem the Spread of Ebola

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 3:37pm
 Democratic Senator Sherrod Brown wants the  federal government to work with Ohio Health officials to step the spread of Ebola.


Categories: JackFM News

Two Belmont County Residents Being Watched for Ebola Symptoms

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 3:36pm
Two people in Belmont County are being monitored for Ebola-like symptoms, according to the Toledo Blade. This comes as the number of people being monitored for possible Ebola exposure grew from 16 people on Thursday to 87 on Saturday. It includes primarily reside in the Akron or Cleveland areas. Fourteen are from Summit County, seven from Cuyahoga County, three from Medina County, two from Belmont County, and one from Portage County.Over the weekend, the family of a Dallas nurse who tested po...
Categories: JackFM News

School meets with duct-taped player's attorney

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 3:31pm
The parents of an autistic high school soccer player and their attorney have met with western Pennsylvania school officials about a prank in which the boy was duct-taped to a goal post earlier this month.
Categories: JackFM News

Wolf reports $1.3M in 2013 income

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 3:27pm
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf is reporting $1.3 million in adjusted gross income in 2013.
Categories: JackFM News

Man admits killing woman, 95, in Pa. break-in

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 3:27pm
A Philadelphia man will serve several decades in prison for the death of a 95-year-old woman killed by a man who demanded sex from her.
Categories: JackFM News

4 cruisers damaged in chase by Pa. troopers

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 3:19pm
Four Pennsylvania state police cars were damaged during a car chase that prompted one trooper to fire multiple shots at a fleeing vehicle in the Gettysburg area.
Categories: JackFM News

This Hour: Latest Ohio news, sports, business and entertainment

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 3:18pm
The state says it's continuing to monitor dozens of people who had contact with a nurse who tested positive for the Ebola virus.
Categories: JackFM News

This Hour: Latest Ohio news, sports, business and entertainment

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 3:18pm
The state says it's continuing to monitor dozens of people who had contact with a nurse who tested positive for the Ebola virus.
Categories: JackFM News

This Hour: Latest Ohio news, sports, business and entertainment

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 3:18pm
The state says it's continuing to monitor dozens of people who had contact with a nurse who tested positive for the Ebola virus.
Categories: JackFM News

This Hour: Latest Ohio news, sports, business and entertainment

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 3:18pm
The state says it's continuing to monitor dozens of people who had contact with a nurse who tested positive for the Ebola virus.
Categories: JackFM News

This Hour: Latest Ohio news, sports, business and entertainment

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 3:18pm
The state says it's continuing to monitor dozens of people who had contact with a nurse who tested positive for the Ebola virus.
Categories: JackFM News

Penn State board to meet on disputed Freeh Report

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 3:16pm
Penn State's board plans next week to discuss the Freeh Report, a document regarding the school's response to the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal that has divided the university and its alumni since it was...
Categories: JackFM News

News Minute: Here is the latest West Virginia news from The Associated Press

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 3:03pm
U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia is giving a boost to Democratic Senate colleague Kay Hagan, who is facing a difficult re-election fight in North Carolina. Manchin is visiting several North Carolina cities this...
Categories: JackFM News

News Minute: Here is the latest West Virginia news from The Associated Press

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 3:03pm
U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia is giving a boost to Democratic Senate colleague Kay Hagan, who is facing a difficult re-election fight in North Carolina. Manchin is visiting several North Carolina cities this...
Categories: JackFM News

Pages