JackFM Local News

Subscribe to JackFM Local News feed
Updated: 49 sec ago

Ohio River crests at highest level since '97, hazards remain

Sun, 03/15/2015 - 10:07am
The Ohio River has begun receding after cresting at its highest level in two decades, but forecasters warn that the weekend's flooding problems will linger.
Categories: JackFM News

Layoffs at central Pennsylvania ignition wire plant on hold

Sun, 03/15/2015 - 9:59am
Officials say planned layoffs at a central Pennsylvania ignition wire plant have been put on hold for the moment.
Categories: JackFM News

South African woman celebrates 100th birthday with a skydive

Sun, 03/15/2015 - 9:45am
Celebrating her 100th birthday with a parachute jump is not enough for South African Georgina Harwood. She plans to make her centenary even more exciting by doing a shark cage dive on Monday.
Categories: JackFM News

Slain Philadelphia officer 'redefined what valor means'

Sun, 03/15/2015 - 6:43am
Philadelphia police Commissioner Charles Ramsey says Officer Robert Wilson III's final act of bravery was so noble that the police department will rename its valor medal in his honor.
Categories: JackFM News

Scam calls appear to come from Cincinnati area code number

Sun, 03/15/2015 - 4:07am
Consumers in Ohio and other states are reporting scam calls appearing to come from the 513 area code in Cincinnati.
Categories: JackFM News

Ohio city says over $2M in loans it made were never repaid

Sun, 03/15/2015 - 4:07am
Toledo officials are looking to expand a loan program even though it has given out nearly $2.4 million in loans over the last 25 years that have not been repaid.
Categories: JackFM News

2015 legislative session ends with mixed reviews

Sun, 03/15/2015 - 12:48am
Members of the WV House of Delegates and WV Senate seemed like they were reaching compromises on several controversial bills, including one that contained language about fireworks, cigarette taxes and veterans.
Categories: JackFM News

Man arrested in 2008 death of woman found in wishing well

Sun, 03/15/2015 - 12:10am
Columbus police have made an arrest in the 2008 slaying of an 81-year-old landlady whose body was found in a wooden wishing well behind a home she owned.
Categories: JackFM News

36 Straight Championship Wins for Wheeling Park Speech Team

Sat, 03/14/2015 - 11:34pm
It's almost become an unofficial spring tradition in the Friendly City as the Wheeling Park Speech Team won the state championship for the 36th straight year.
Categories: JackFM News

W.Va. Legislature wrapping 1st GOP-led session in 8 decades

Sat, 03/14/2015 - 9:19pm
Lawmakers are concluding a 60-day session with Republican leadership for the first time in more than eight decades.
Categories: JackFM News

Rev. Darrell Cummings Honored At WVNCC

Sat, 03/14/2015 - 8:47pm
One local college recognized a Wheeling man who has given back to the Ohio Valley community for more than a quarter century.
Categories: JackFM News

30 Hour Fast to Raise Global Hunger Awareness

Sat, 03/14/2015 - 7:48pm
In an effort to teach kids about local and global hunger, nearly 40 students from local churches participated in a 30 hour fast.
Categories: JackFM News

One Injured in Wheeling Hotel Robbery

Sat, 03/14/2015 - 7:26pm
A woman is recovering after Wheeling Police say a Columbus man robbed her and cut her face This all happened late Friday night at the Wheeling Inn.
Categories: JackFM News

Bald eagles nesting in Pittsburgh lose 1 of 2 eggs

Sat, 03/14/2015 - 5:46pm
One of two eggs in a widely viewed bald eagle nest in western Pennsylvania has cracked and is no longer viable.
Categories: JackFM News

Cleveland police say fleeing youth's gun fired

Sat, 03/14/2015 - 5:22pm
Cleveland police say they have arrested a juvenile male after his gun fired while he was fleeing an officer.
Categories: JackFM News

Mental evaluation ordered in 2013 slaying case

Sat, 03/14/2015 - 5:14pm
A judge has ordered a mental evaluation of a man accused of having shot a man to death in his friend's driveway a year and a half ago.
Categories: JackFM News

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

Sat, 03/14/2015 - 4:34pm
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan says Pennsylvania has the largest spending gap between rich and poor school districts - and that must change. Data from the National Center for Education Statistics shows that...
Categories: JackFM News

West Virginia lawmakers clear legal reform compromise

Sat, 03/14/2015 - 3:42pm
The Republican-led Legislature has cleared a legal reform proposal compromise.
Categories: JackFM News

PIAA Class AAA swimming and diving championships

Sat, 03/14/2015 - 3:22pm
Saturday's PIAA Class AAA Preliminary Swimming Results
Categories: JackFM News

Pages