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Safety board: Systemic flaws in gas pipelines oversight

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 1:14pm
Accident investigators say there are systemic weaknesses in the way natural gas providers protect against the rupture of major, high-pressure pipelines in populated areas. They are pointing to three powerful accidents in...
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West Virginia lawmakers send energy act repeal to governor

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 12:36pm
The Republican-run Legislature is sending a repeal of an energy portfolio to Democratic Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin.
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New Details Emerge During Investigation of WVU Student's Death

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 12:35pm
Further investigation by the Morgantown Police Department involving the death of West Virginia University student Nolan Burch has revealed that Burch, along with 19 other fraternity pledges of Kappa Sigma, were participating in an initiation function referred to as "Big-Little" the night of the incident, according to Morgantown Chief of Police Ed Preston.
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Sheriff: Bodies Found in Car of Missing Georgia Couple

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 12:17pm
The car belonging to a Georgia couple who disappeared after traveling to meet a man claiming to sell a classic auto has been found in a lake with two bodies inside.
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Education, health care access on House Democrats' agenda

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 12:12pm
Democrats in the Ohio House are calling for a fair tax structure, investments in education, health care access and increased support for local governments.
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Escaped murder suspect faces new charges after capture

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 12:07pm
Authorities say a teenage murder suspect who escaped from police custody at a western Ohio hospital and allegedly kidnapped a 70-year-old woman before his capture has been charged with new counts.
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Ohio man says dog got the best of would-be burglar

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 11:59am
A family in northern Ohio says a man trying to break into their home left behind a trail of blood after meeting their dog at the front door.
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Wolf vows to support Senate's medical marijuana bill

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 11:56am
Gov. Tom Wolf gave an impromptu audience to parents of children who are suffering daily from debilitating seizures and is vowing to sign a medical marijuana bill that senators are writing.
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House GOP moves toward possible lawsuit on immigration

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 11:52am
House Republicans plan to vote to authorize legal action against President Barack Obama over his executive actions on immigration.
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Youth Services System Receives Donation From Long-Time Supporter

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 11:42am
Youth Services System received a $25,000 donation from a long-time board member who is now board president of YSS.Marc Abraham, owner of the CPA firm of Abraham and Company, along with his son Michael Abraham, presented the check at a news conference at the YSS office in East Wheeling.YSS was founded 40 years ago by the late Ron Mulholland.The current executive director, John Moses, recalls that Mulholland always said they should never become complacent.And Moses says they haven't.They have c...
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Confessed killer testifying against man with bodies in yard

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 11:40am
A key prosecution witness has taken the stand against a northeastern Pennsylvania man charged in the 2002 strangulation deaths of a pharmacist and the pharmacist's girlfriend.
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Shoe prints lead to suburban Philadelphia burglary suspects

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 11:28am
Shoe prints in snow helped police outside Philadelphia catch a pair of burglary suspects they've been calling a suburban Bonnie and Clyde.
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Northeast blizzard wasn't a bust, but it was a miss for many

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 11:28am
By SETH BORENSTEIN and GEOFF MULVIHILL Associated Press In the wild world of winter weather, location is everything. So small last minute changes in the air morphed what was supposed to be crippling feet...
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A sampling of snowfall totals across the Northeast

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 11:24am
By The Associated Press A look at some snowfall totals across the Northeast as of Tuesday morning after a massive winter storm:
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Boehner acknowledges 'stumbles' in Congress' opening weeks

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 11:15am
House Speaker John Boehner (BAY'-nuhr) acknowledges that there've been "a couple of stumbles" in the opening weeks of the new Republican-run Congress.
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W.Va. bill requires lawmakers to OK state carbon plan

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 11:02am
A West Virginia Senate panel is considering requiring lawmakers to approve state plans to comply with proposed federal carbon emission standards for coal-fired power plants.
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US consumer confidence jumps to 7 year high in January

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 10:54am
U.S. consumer confidence shot up in January to the highest level since August 2007.
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YSS Receives Generous Gift from Local Accounting Firm

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 10:53am
Abraham Company PLLC, Certified Public Accountants donated $25,000 to Youth Services System in Wheeling to assist in their role of working with young people.
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Charles Town company to pay fine for pollution violations

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 10:32am
A Charles Town company and state regulators have agreed to resolve pollution violations at construction sites in Hardy and Jefferson counties.
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Report says 98 arrested last year for Ohio human trafficking

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 10:30am
A report says police departments made 98 arrests last year during human trafficking investigations in Ohio, identifying 181 potential victims.
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