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Prison garb mix-up means more coats for the homeless

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/09/2015 - 7:22pm
Hundreds of winter coats earmarked for inmates near Philadelphia will instead warm the homeless because they arrived in a too-familiar shade of prison blue.
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Ex-West Virginia congressman says his health is improving

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/09/2015 - 7:10pm
Former West Virginia Secretary of State and U.S. Rep. Ken Hechler says his health is improving and he hopes that he will soon be released from the hospital.
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Prosecutors play back ex-coal CEO's phone calls at trial

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/09/2015 - 6:07pm
In ex-Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship's criminal trial, prosecutors have started replaying phone calls that the executive secretly recorded in his office.
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Ethics inquiry into justice's emails cites new revelations

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/09/2015 - 5:29pm
The Pennsylvania agency that prosecutes allegations of judicial misconduct says it's opened another investigation into the role of a sitting state Supreme Court justice in the exchange of explicit or otherwise...
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Report: Federal Government Officials Receive Deal on Vacation Getaway

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/09/2015 - 5:17pm
A federal inspector general's report has found that the National Park Service improperly rented out a cabin in Grand Teton National Park in northwest Wyoming.    The report by the U.S. Interior Department's Inspector General's Office says the Brinkerhoff Lodge is supposed to be used only for official government business.
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St. John Central In Bellaire Must Forfeit Four Games Due To Rules Violations

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/09/2015 - 5:14pm
St. John Central Is being forced to forfeit their first four football games.According to a letter to parents from the principal, Dr. Thomas Graham, it is "due to the fact that the Ohio High School Athletic Association ruled that an ineligible student played in those games."The letter says that was against the bylaws.
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Wheeling Woman Gets Second Chance At Life

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/09/2015 - 4:33pm
A Wheeling woman gets a second chance at life after she loses her job and all the benefits that went with it .
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Lawyer guilty of bank fraud conspiracy in Deep Creek deals

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/09/2015 - 4:26pm
A federal jury in Baltimore has convicted a western Maryland lawyer of bank fraud, conspiracy and making false statements about property deals in the Deep Creek Lake resort area.
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Sleep Out Planned to Coincide With National Runaway Prevention Month

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/09/2015 - 4:13pm
This year's Wheeling Sleep Out, set for November 6, 2015 at the JB Chambers Sports Complex, has the theme "Freezing For a Reason."
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Walmart remains West Virginia's largest private employer

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/09/2015 - 3:49pm
Walmart continues to be the largest private employer in West Virginia.
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Ohio company buying Pennsylvania chip plant

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/09/2015 - 3:21pm
An Ohio snack food company has agreed to a deal that includes majority ownership of a potato chip plant in northwestern Pennsylvania.
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Transit official pleads guilty in 'ghost rider' scandal

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/09/2015 - 2:53pm
A Pennsylvania transit official has been spared jail time after admitting he had bus drivers inflate ridership figures to boost state funding.
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WVU Marching Band to Wear New Uniforms

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/09/2015 - 2:45pm
West Virginia University's marching band will soon be wearing new uniforms.The uniforms will make their debut on Saturday during the football team's homecoming game against Oklahoma State.
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Campaign donor backed company vying for Allentown contract

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/09/2015 - 2:45pm
Records show the city of Allentown planned to award a no-bid contract to a company whose main investor contributed to the mayor's Senate campaign.
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Community Reacts After Early Morning Homicide in East Wheeling

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/09/2015 - 1:43pm
People who live in East Wheeling are saying this is a sad day for their community, because it's a good community filled with good people.Those people also say it was a scary situation just after 1:00 Friday morning.
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Police Release Name of Victim Murdered Overnight in Wheeling

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/09/2015 - 1:19pm
The name of the man who was murdered early Friday morning has been released by Wheeling Police. Lemroy Coleman, also known as B.G.Coleman, was shot and killed around 1:00 a.m. Friday morning in the 100 Block of 15th Street in East Wheeling.
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Macy's agrees to donate items from former Pittsburgh home

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/09/2015 - 1:09pm
Macy's has agreed to donate dozens of artifacts from the iconic 13-story building that housed its shuttered downtown Pittsburgh department store to several history groups.
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Investigators Frustrated With Lack of Community Cooperation in Homicide of Marshall County Man

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/09/2015 - 12:48pm
West Virginia State Police are continuing to investigate the homocide of Carl Michael Thompson, but are growing frustrated by the lack of cooperation from the community.Police believe the lack of cooperation may stem from fear of those involved.  
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Officials hope to reopen part of Susquehanna River bridge

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/09/2015 - 11:01am
Pennsylvania highway officials hope to soon reopen a part of a bridge over the Susquehanna River that's been closed since an 8-foot-long crack was discovered in a steel girder.
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Bellaire St. John Central Under Investigation For Violations, Forfeits Four Victories

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/09/2015 - 10:25am
Bellaire St. John Central will forfeit its first four varsity football victories this season for using an ineligible player. 
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