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Hospital water line bursts, flooding shafts, stairwell

JackFM Local News - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 5:24pm
Officials in western Pennsylvania say a water line ruptured at Allegheny General Hospital, flooding several elevator shafts and a stairwell.
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Jury decides Rocco Zuccaro should serve life in prison without mercy

JackFM Local News - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 4:50pm
He murdered Jason Lee Pratz in his home two-and-a-half years ago. Monday, a jury has decided that Rocco Zuccaro should serve the rest of his life in prison without mercy.Despite desperate pleas from Zuccaro's family, friends and acquaintances, the jury decided Zuccaro will not be eligible for parole and that he must serve the rest of his life behind bars."Murder in the First Degree" carries a life sentence in the West Virginia State Penitentiary which is why the jury was ...
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Man convicted of third-degree murder in bystander shooting

JackFM Local News - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 4:48pm
Jurors have convicted a central Pennsylvania man of third-degree murder in the death of a woman described as an innocent bystander.
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Police Department's Notified After Attempted Abduction

JackFM Local News - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 4:39pm
Police departments around the Ohio Valley were alerted early Monday about an attempted abduction.
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Proctor Man Faces Charges After Police Chase

JackFM Local News - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 4:33pm
A Proctor, West Virginia man is facing charges after he allegedly led police on a high speed chase and rammed a police cruiser multiple times.Officers say 46-year-old Franklin Burdett of Proctor swerved in front of an officer on patrol last night on 12th Street in Moundsville. 
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Hispanics energized by Argentinian pope's first visit to US

JackFM Local News - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 4:32pm
Enthusiasm is growing among Hispanic Catholics in New York, Washington and Philadelphia over the first U.S. visit by Argentine-born Pope Francis in September.
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Woman gets stuck after climbing tree to escape coyotes

JackFM Local News - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 4:20pm
A Pennsylvania hiker was stuck in a tree for nearly five hours after trying to escape from coyotes in a wooded area of southern New Jersey.
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Kroger recalls four seasonings due to possible Salmonella contamination

JackFM Local News - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 4:05pm
Kroger has announced it is recalling several items from store shelves due to possible contamination with Salmonella.
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Involuntary manslaughter plea in 2013 slaying outside bar

JackFM Local News - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 3:27pm
A man has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in a shooting death that authorities said followed an argument outside a bar.
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Philadelphia judge seeks state Supreme Court as independent

JackFM Local News - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 3:23pm
A Philadelphia judge who is running for the state's highest court as an independent candidate expects to file more than enough signatures of registered voters to quality for the Nov. 3 ballot.
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Cosby appeals ruling that unsealed deposition excerpts

JackFM Local News - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 3:19pm
Bill Cosby's lawyers are appealing a judge's decision to unseal court filings that quote him saying he obtained quaaludes to give women before sexual encounters.
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Ex-leasing company official sentenced for cheating clients

JackFM Local News - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 3:19pm
A Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to 30 months in prison for using his position at a New Jersey office equipment leasing company to cheat clients out of more than $600,000.
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Wheeling Police Investigate Robbery On Market Street

JackFM Local News - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 3:15pm
Wheeling police are investigating a robbery that allegedly occurred on Market Street just before noon on Monday.Police say a female was robbed around 11:30 in the 1300 block on Market Street. The suspect allegedly grabbed a paper bag containing cash for deposit and ran west towards Main Street, north on Main Street and then west again towards the jogging trail, through the BB&T drive thru area.Police say the suspect was described by the victim as a black male, approximat...
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City officials still mum on pope visit transportation plans

JackFM Local News - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 3:00pm
Two months before the pope visits Philadelphia, city officials are still mum on plans for getting around while he's in town.
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Police seek information linking dead man to missing women

JackFM Local News - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 2:44pm
A detective says a man killed by a West Virginia woman who said he attacked her after they met through an online site had encounters with police in as many as 20 other states.
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University auditorium balcony plaster falls, injuring 1

JackFM Local News - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 2:32pm
Penn State officials say a section of plaster fell from an overhanging balcony in an auditorium during a program for prospective engineering students, injuring at least one person.
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Officer Praised For Kind Gesture to Homeless Man

JackFM Local News - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 2:26pm
An officer in Florida is being praised for an impromptu act of kindness after pictures of her eating with a homeless man go viral.Sergeant Erica Hay was going about her day when she saw a homeless man in need. So she decided to do something about it. 
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Penguins to Play in 12 Nationally Exclusive Games on NBC and NBC Sports Network in 2015-16

Pittsburgh Penguins - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 2:25pm
The Pittsburgh Penguins are one of seven NHL teams that will play the maximum of 12 nationally exclusive games on either NBC or NBC Sports Network during the 2015-16 season, beginning on Wednesday, Oct. 28 when the Penguins visit the division-riva...

House speaker links liquor overhaul to new taxes for budget

JackFM Local News - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 2:24pm
The Republican speaker of the Pennsylvania House says his members won't vote for any sort of tax increase without privatization of the state liquor system, and that lawmakers may eventually override the Democratic...
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More Illinois residents feel pain as budget impasse drags on

JackFM Local News - Mon, 07/27/2015 - 12:24pm
Almost a month after Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democrats who run the Illinois Legislature entered a new fiscal year without a state budget, Illinois in many ways is still chugging along.
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