JackFM Local News

Subscribe to JackFM Local News feed
Updated: 29 min 37 sec ago

NY energy plan released; doesn't include fracking

Wed, 01/08/2014 - 1:04pm
A long-awaited update to New York's long-term state energy plan calls for expanding use of natural gas as fuel and less reliance on oil, but doesn't include expanding in-state gas production through hydraulic...
Categories: JackFM News

Retired Pa. police detective facing more charges

Wed, 01/08/2014 - 12:53pm
A retired southeastern Pennsylvania police detective charged earlier in the theft of tens of thousands of dollars from a police union is facing additional charges.
Categories: JackFM News

AAA reports doubled call volume from cold weather

Wed, 01/08/2014 - 12:44pm
The bone-chilling cold that descended on the region also caused a wave of car problems.
Categories: JackFM News

2 US climbers presumed dead on Argentina mountain

Wed, 01/08/2014 - 12:20pm
A Wisconsin man's family says he's one of two men presumed to have died while climbing an Argentinian peak last week.
Categories: JackFM News

Head of science at Smithsonian to step down

Wed, 01/08/2014 - 12:16pm
The head of science research at the Smithsonian Institution has announced she is stepping down after four years in the post.
Categories: JackFM News

Pa. court says paper can't get police officer list

Wed, 01/08/2014 - 12:08pm
A Pennsylvania court says a newspaper can't get a list of the state's accredited municipal and state police officers because of concerns that officials wouldn't be able to prevent the release of the names of...
Categories: JackFM News

Marshall County Man's Car Freezes to the Road

Wed, 01/08/2014 - 12:07pm
Freezing temperatures caused a Marshall County driver quite a headache on Tuesday.
Categories: JackFM News

Charge Dismissed Against Principal Indicted by Grand Jury in Steubenville Rape Case

Wed, 01/08/2014 - 12:03pm
The principal was indicted on charges of failing to report child abuse or neglect after allegedly receiving information about a party in April 2012, where the rape took place and went unreported until September 2012.
Categories: JackFM News

Charge Dismissed Against Principal Indicted by Grand Jury in Steubenville Rape Case

Wed, 01/08/2014 - 12:03pm
The principal was indicted on charges of failing to report child abuse or neglect after allegedly receiving information about a party in April 2012, where the rape took place and went unreported until September 2012.
Categories: JackFM News

Some Wheeling Neighborhood Residents Still Unhappy With Plans to Relocate Access Road

Wed, 01/08/2014 - 12:02pm
After a vote by city council, the second reading of an ordinance passed, moving forward with the abandonment and relocation of Corliss Terrace, a road next to the Hampton Inn along National Road. It's the only access road to the homes on Corliss Avenue.
Categories: JackFM News

Search on for Man Who Stole Shotgun From Cabela's

Wed, 01/08/2014 - 12:02pm
The Ohio County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in finding a man accused of stealing a shotgun from Cabela's last month.Detectives say the shotgun has been entered into the National Crime
Categories: JackFM News

Ormet Workers to Picket Outside AEP on Wednesday

Wed, 01/08/2014 - 12:00pm
The fight for jobs at Ormet continues with a bus trip on Wednesday.
Categories: JackFM News

Charge Dismissed Against Principal Indicted by Grand Jury in Steubenville Rape Case

Wed, 01/08/2014 - 11:59am
The West Elementary principal was originally indicted on charges of failing to report child abuse or neglect after allegedly receiving information about a party in April 2012, where the rape took place and went unreported until September 2012.
Categories: JackFM News

Some Wheeling Neighborhood Residents Still Unhappy With Plans to Relocate Access Road

Wed, 01/08/2014 - 11:37am
After a vote by city council, the second reading of an ordinance passed, moving forward with the abandonment and relocation of Corliss Terrace, a road next to the Hampton Inn along National Road. It's the only access road to the homes on Corliss Avenue.
Categories: JackFM News

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

Wed, 01/08/2014 - 11:32am
The worst of Ohio's big freeze has lifted after two days of dangerously cold weather that closed schools, broke water pipes and caused sporadic power outages. Much of the state will see temperatures slide up into the...
Categories: JackFM News

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

Wed, 01/08/2014 - 11:32am
The worst of Ohio's big freeze has lifted after two days of dangerously cold weather that closed schools, broke water pipes and caused sporadic power outages. Much of the state will see temperatures slide up into the...
Categories: JackFM News

Deal made in Ohio lawsuit over mug shot websites

Wed, 01/08/2014 - 11:28am
A settlement has been reached in a federal lawsuit in Ohio against two Internet sites that make money by posting mug shots of people who've been arrested.
Categories: JackFM News

New mayor wants Pittsburgh to stay under Act 47

Wed, 01/08/2014 - 11:28am
Pittsburgh's new mayor has asked Gov. Tom Corbett to keep the city under Act 47 state oversight, saying while the city's finances have improved, more economic recovery and reforms are needed.
Categories: JackFM News

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

Wed, 01/08/2014 - 11:24am
A plea deal reportedly has been struck to avert a trial for an Oil City boy in the fatal shootings of his grandparents when he was just 13. The (Oil City) Derrick reports that under the deal reached this morning, Zachary...
Categories: JackFM News

Former W.Va. bank executive charged with fraud

Wed, 01/08/2014 - 11:20am
A former bank executive faces charges of using an elderly in-law's power of attorney to fraudulently obtain loans.
Categories: JackFM News

Pages