JackFM Local News

Subscribe to JackFM Local News feed
Updated: 11 min 16 sec ago

High court race overshadows competition for 2 lower courts

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 11:21am
The crowded contests for Pennsylvania's highest court get more attention, but Democratic nomination races also are underway for one open seat each on the state's two intermediate appellate courts.
Categories: JackFM News

Ohio asks neighboring states to help fight Lake Erie's algae

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 11:05am
Ohio's governor and environmental chief are asking leaders in some neighboring states to look at taking new steps at fighting the toxic algae blooms that have turned Lake Erie green in recent summers.
Categories: JackFM News

Deaths of woman, grandmother in Pennsylvania ruled homicide

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 11:01am
Authorities say the deaths of a woman and her grandmother found in a western Pennsylvania home last week have both been ruled homicides.
Categories: JackFM News

DA: Man responsible for not taking medication before crash

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 10:21am
Prosecutors say a man should be held criminally responsible for the deaths of his mother, another woman and her teenage son in a traffic accident two years ago.
Categories: JackFM News

Involuntary manslaughter conviction in teenager's death

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 10:05am
A Philadelphia man has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of a standout high school athlete in western Pennsylvania.
Categories: JackFM News

A Keurig for food? Machine makes meals in 30 seconds

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 10:00am

If it's always been your dream have that Star Trek tech in your home, the Genie may make you salivate.

Categories: JackFM News

WV health centers to receive nearly $10 million

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 6:14am
Four West Virginia health centers will receive a total of nearly $10 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Categories: JackFM News

Funeral for Pennsylvania officer killed in wrong-way crash

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 3:04am
Hundreds of mourners, including fellow police officers, are expected at the funeral of a western Pennsylvania officer killed in a wrong-way crash.
Categories: JackFM News

Summer-Like Feel to the Weekend

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 11:01pm
Thermometers will be, at least, ten degrees warmer than average this weekend.
Categories: JackFM News

Pittsburgh Steelers Hooping It Up for a Great Cause

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 10:53pm
The Terrible Towels were out in full force Friday night at Wheeling Park High School.
Categories: JackFM News

450 Degrees Handed Out at WVNCC

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 9:16pm
Hundreds of students became graduates of West Virginia Northern Community College, Friday night at Wesbanco Arena.A total of 450 degrees were awarded, with some graduates earning more than one degree.Their commencement speaker was Gail Adams who received the Distinguished Alumnus Award. She is the 2015 West Virginia Teacher of the year who began her college career at WVNCC.Adams began her teaching career at Wheeling Park High School in 2004.
Categories: JackFM News

New CEO for Boscov's

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 9:06pm
A third generation of the Boscov family is taking over as CEO of the 43-store retail chain. The Reading-based company said Friday that Jim Boscov is taking over as CEO. He is succeeding his uncle, Albert Boscov, who will remain as chairman of the 97-year-old company. Boscov's has stores in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania. It has announced plans to open a story in Connecticut later this year. It celebrated its 100th anniversary last year.(Copyright 2015 The Asso...
Categories: JackFM News

Pages