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House debates GOP bid to override parts of Wolf budget veto

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 2:51pm
Pennsylvania state representatives are starting to debate a Republican-led effort to override parts of Gov. Tom Wolf's budget veto, one line item at a time.
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Kane won't suspend aide Reese, who is charged along with her

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 2:47pm
Attorney General Kathleen Kane won't suspend an aide who is charged with illegally trying to monitor a criminal investigation into her.
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Hospital wants confiscated wine slated for destruction

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 2:43pm
A suburban Philadelphia hospital wants to save more than 1,000 bottles of expensive wine that the state plans to dump.
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IndyCar fans remember Wilson with tributes at Speedway

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 2:31pm
A memorial to late IndyCar driver Justin Wilson is growing outside the main gate of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
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3 decomposing bodies found near funeral home

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 2:15pm
Police and city health officials are investigating the discovery of three decomposing bodies in a building associated with a nearby funeral home in north Philadelphia.
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Game Commission proposes increasing hunting license fees

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 2:03pm
The Pennsylvania Game Commission is seeking approval for what would be the first increase in hunting license fees in 16 years.
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Pouliot, Rust, Wilson Headline Penguins’ Rookie Tournament Roster

Pittsburgh Penguins - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 2:00pm
Defenseman Derrick Pouliot and forwards Bryan Rust and Scott Wilson – each of whom saw NHL action last season – headline the list of 26 prospects the Penguins have invited to the rookie tournament in London, Ontario from Sept. 10-13, it was announ...

Concord University designates 8 restrooms as 'all-gender'

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 1:31pm
Concord University has designated eight restrooms in six buildings as "all-gender."
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Shots reported at suburban Philadelphia courthouse

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 12:55pm
At least one person was reportedly injured in a shooting in the first-floor lobby of a suburban Philadelphia courthouse.
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Concord University designates eight restrooms "all-gender"

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 12:51pm
Concord University recently designated eight restrooms on campus "all-gender." 
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Centre Market Welcomes New Business and Continued Expansion

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 12:07pm
More and more people are looking to invest in the future or Wheeling, with that an increase in locally owned businesses are moving in and opening up.
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Police: 200 Marijuana Plants Discovered in Belmont County

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 12:06pm
The Belmont County Major Crimes Task Force discovered more than 200 large marijuana plants growing in Belmont County.The plants were spotted from Bureau of Criminal Investigations helicopter and many of the plants were over six feet tall.As of Tuesday at noon, the location of where the plants were found is not being released, but evidence linking the plants to the owner and charges will likely be filed.Police departments from Martins Ferry, Shadyside, and St. Clairsville also assisted ...
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Armed Robbery Suspect Comes Forward

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 12:00pm
Monday, Wheeling Police got an arrest warrant for the suspect they said is responsible for an armed robbery in North Wheeling Saturday. 
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Police: Drunk man falls on infant daughter while holding her

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 11:39am
Police say a Pennsylvania man was so drunk he fell through his screen-less storm door while holding his 3-week old daughter.Twenty-two-year-old Leonard Tigney III remained in the Westmoreland County Prison on Tuesday, awaiting a preliminary hearing Sept. 9 on aggravated assault, public drunkenness and other charges.Derry police say Tigney claimed he fell only after someone punched him Saturday night. But witnesses tell police Tigney wasn't punched until after he fell ...
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Pittsburgh Zoo loses sea turtles in dispute over elephants

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 11:35am
The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium is losing its sea turtle program and money for a playground after dropping accreditation with a major organization over its elephant contact policy.
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Ohio man gets 20 years in death of girlfriend's daughter

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 11:12am
Court officials say an Ohio man convicted in the 2013 beating death of his girlfriend's 4-year-old daughter has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.The Columbus Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/1ESq5mQ ) 30-year-old Michael McDaniel was sentenced Monday in a Franklin County court after entering an Alford plea to charges of involuntary manslaughter, felonious assault and child endangering in Layla Malone's death.McDaniel's plea doesn't admit guilt but acknowle...
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Cheney to headline West Virginia chamber annual meeting

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 11:03am
Former Vice President Dick Cheney will give the keynote speech at the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce's annual meeting and business summit.
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8 recipients awarded Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 10:27am
Eight recipients have been awarded the 2015 Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy.
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Police: Drunk man falls on infant daughter while holding her

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 10:27am
Police say a Pennsylvania man was so drunk he fell through his screen-less storm door while holding his 3-week old daughter.
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Two men get prison time for selling drugs near playgrounds in the Ohio Valley

JackFM Local News - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 10:13am
Two men will be spending at least the next three-and-a-half years behind bars after selling drugs near playgrounds in the Ohio Valley. Shannon Jerome Hinton, 25, of Cleveland, was sentence to more than five years in prison after selling heroin within 1,000 feet of Clark Field Playground in Hancock County. Gregory Edward Allen, 28, of Bridgeport, Ohio, was sentenced to more than three years in prison after he had crack cocaine near Bridge Park on Wheeling Island. Both investigations wer...
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