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American doctor defends lion hunt, says he followed rules

JackFM Local News - 7 hours 46 min ago
An American doctor accused of killing a lion in an illegal hunt in Zimbabwe says he did nothing wrong.
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Yankee Candle reveals new Luke Bryan scented candle

JackFM Local News - 7 hours 47 min ago
The Yankee Candle Company is well known for its lavender and apple cinnamon scented candles, but this summer's must-have candle is based off country music singer Luke Bryan's scent.The candle is called “Kill The Lights,” and it's part of Bryan’s marketing push behind his new album which bares the same name.If you're not into the scent of a "person" filling your home, Yankee Candle describes the scent as more of a 
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Man sentenced to life term in Craigslist murder case

JackFM Local News - 7 hours 50 min ago
A suburban Philadelphia man has been convicted of first-degree murder in the shooting death of a man authorities said was killed after answering an ad on a social media site for sale of an all-terrain vehicle.
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Philanthropist, GOP power broker Elsie Hillman dead at 89

JackFM Local News - 8 hours 14 min ago
Elsie Hillman, a philanthropist and political activist who helped propel moderate Republicans to state and national offices, has died at her Pittsburgh home. She was 89.
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Boil Order Issued for Barnesville

JackFM Local News - 8 hours 40 min ago
The Barnesville Water Department has issued a precautionary boil advisory due to emergency water line repairs for all residents and service connections west of the first block of North Broadway Street and South Broadway Street, as-well-as south of West Church Street covering the entire southwest quarter of the Village of Barnesville and any others suffering a lack of water pressure community wide.The boil order will remain in effect until further notice.
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Governor orders flags at half-staff to honor Schweiker

JackFM Local News - 10 hours 10 min ago
Governor Tom Wolf has ordered flags at Pennsylvania's Capitol in Harrisburg and at all commonwealth facilities to fly at half-staff in honor of former U.S. Senator Richard Schweiker.
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Fayette, Mineral receive federal funding for Head Start

JackFM Local News - 10 hours 18 min ago
Fayette and Mineral counties have been awarded federal funding for Head Start and Early Head Start programs.
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Changes in West Virginia Vaccinations for Kids Heading back to School

JackFM Local News - 10 hours 45 min ago
Along with making sure your kids have all of the essentials to head back to school this year, you also need to consult your child's doctor to make sure they have all of their immunizations, but don't be shocked if your doctor tells you there are some changes you may need to be aware of.
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Mom of battered autistic boy arrested; abuse charges pending

JackFM Local News - 10 hours 58 min ago
The Washington County Sheriff's Office says the mother of a badly beaten autistic boy has been arrested on a fugitive warrant in Pennsylvania and will be charged with child abuse upon her return to Maryland.
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Parents sue after children with disabilities allegedly handcuffed at school

JackFM Local News - 11 hours 12 min ago
A school resource officer placed two disabled elementary school students in handcuffs because they were acting out, causing physical and emotional pain to the children, their mothers say in a federal lawsuit filed against the official and his boss, the county sheriff.In a video of one of the incidents 
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'Real Housewives' star Kim Richards accused of shoplifting

JackFM Local News - 11 hours 45 min ago
"Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" cast member Kim Richards is out on bail after she was arrested on suspicion of shoplifting in Los Angeles.
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UPMC to post satisfaction surveys, star ratings of doctors

JackFM Local News - 11 hours 46 min ago
A Pittsburgh-based health care system wants patients to choose the right doctor and it's posting online satisfaction surveys to help them do that.
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DA confirms fired jail guard target of inmate sex probe

JackFM Local News - 11 hours 50 min ago
A prosecutor says a western Pennsylvania county jail guard fired last month is being investigated for allegations that he had sex with a female inmate.
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Former Wolf aide Katie McGinty running for US Senate

JackFM Local News - 12 hours 2 min ago
The former top aide to Gov. Tom Wolf confirms she'll seek the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate next year.
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Bridge commission planning 1st toll hikes in 15 years

JackFM Local News - 12 hours 6 min ago
Tolls could rise soon for drivers crossing two bridges connecting southern New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
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Conneaut Lake Park bankruptcy plan hearing set for Sept. 1

JackFM Local News - 12 hours 26 min ago
A federal bankruptcy judge has set a Sept. 1 hearing on a plan by a 123-year-old amusement park in northwestern Pennsylvania to exit Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
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Police: Ex-store clerk stole $50K worth of lottery tickets

JackFM Local News - 12 hours 42 min ago
Police have charged a former cigarette store clerk with stealing nearly $50,000 worth of Pennsylvania lottery scratch-off tickets while she worked.
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Man questioned in 2 killings returned to Pittsburgh jail

JackFM Local News - 12 hours 59 min ago
The former boyfriend of a woman found slain along with her grandmother in western Pennsylvania has been returned to a Pittsburgh jail after he was first taken into custody in New Jersey.
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Things to know for Tuesday in Pennsylvania

JackFM Local News - 13 hours 11 min ago
By The Associated Press A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Tuesday.
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Stonerise Healthcare buys Heartland of Clarksburg

JackFM Local News - 13 hours 43 min ago
Heartland of Clarksburg has been acquired by Stonerise Healthcare.
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