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Wolf starts first day with ethics, open government training

JackFM Local News - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 2:37pm
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf's first day on the first job includes a few hours of training on ethics and making government open to the public.
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Fleeing suspect drives right into Ohio prison's parking lot

JackFM Local News - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 2:33pm
Police in Ohio say a Michigan man who drove away from a traffic stop smashed through a gate and landed right in a prison parking lot.
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Grand jury indicts Ohio man held in Capitol terror plot

JackFM Local News - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 2:29pm
Federal authorities say a grand jury has indicted the 20-year-old Ohio man accused of plotting an attack at the U.S. Capitol.
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Police Searching for Missing Elderly Couple; Family Suspects Kidnapping

JackFM Local News - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 2:24pm
Police have are looking for a missing and possibly endangered elderly couple out of Tuscarawas County, media outlets report.
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Infrastructure, job training on Senate Democrats' agenda

JackFM Local News - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 2:05pm
Democratic state senators are making their pitch for raising Ohio's minimum wage and ensuring that an expansion of the Medicaid health program remains in place.
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New system gives Cleveland kids better chance at diversion

JackFM Local News - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 2:01pm
A program that starts this this week aims at giving juveniles in Cleveland a better chance of entering diversion programs instead of being charged with crimes in juvenile court.
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Trujillo drops out of Philadelphia mayor's race

JackFM Local News - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 2:01pm
Another candidate has dropped out of the race to be Philadelphia's next mayor.
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Pa. man, 77, gets 4 months for aiding son's escape plan

JackFM Local News - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 1:13pm
A central Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to four months in prison for planning his son's attempted prison escape so he could avoid a murder charge in Peru.
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Chapmanville council members ask mayor to resign, he refuses

JackFM Local News - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 1:05pm
Chapmanville Mayor Jerry Price Jr. has rejected a request from several Town Council members to resign.
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US Steel says its closing Illinois plant, laying off 176

JackFM Local News - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 12:53pm
U.S. Steel says it is closing its plant in southern Illinois and laying off 176 workers.
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Fired township treasurer waives hearing in $800K theft case

JackFM Local News - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 12:05pm
The fired treasurer of a western Pennsylvania township has waived his right to a preliminary hearing on charges he stole nearly $800,000 from taxpayers during his 14 years in office.
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Sheriff's Investigation Results in Arrest of Alleged Meth Trafficker

JackFM Local News - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 11:50am
An investigation by Monroe County Sheriff's deputies resulted in the arrest of an Ohio man for the manufacturing of meth.
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Molten steel explosion rattles homes near Pennsylvania plant

JackFM Local News - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 11:45am
Officials with the ATI Flat Rolled Products plant in western Pennsylvania are investigating a molten steel explosion that rattled nearby homes and could be heard 10 miles away.
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Man gets prison for fatal pedestrian DUI with 3 kids in car

JackFM Local News - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 11:33am
A man will spend five to 11 years in state prison for killing a pedestrian while driving drunk with a suspended license, and with three children in his car.
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State police: High school teacher had sex with student, 17

JackFM Local News - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 11:17am
State police say a science teacher at a northwestern Pennsylvania high school had sex with a 17-year-old student at his home.
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Ohio mom who lost 5 kids in fire sentenced on drug charges

JackFM Local News - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 11:16am
An Ohio woman whose five children died in a fire more than a year ago has been ordered to undergo substance abuse rehabilitation after pleading guilty to heroin trafficking.
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Police Arrest Bellaire Man for Allegedly Harassing Customers

JackFM Local News - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 11:14am
Bellaire Police arrested Brandon Mathew McGuire, 29, after repeated numerous incidents of McGuire allegedly harassing elderly customers at local businesses.
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Grand jury: Pennsylvania attorney general could face charges

JackFM Local News - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 11:05am
A grand jury says there are reasonable grounds to charge Pennsylvania's attorney general with perjury, false swearing, official oppression and obstruction after an investigation into leaks of secret grand jury material.
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Penguins Recall Pouliot; Re-Assign Farnham to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton

Pittsburgh Penguins - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 11:00am
The Pittsburgh Penguins have recalled defenseman Derrick Pouliot from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford. The Penguins also announced that...

Coroner to hold inquest into 2013 armed robbery standoff

JackFM Local News - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 10:57am
A coroner plans an inquest into the death of a western Pennsylvania man in an armed standoff at his western Pennsylvania home following a pharmacy robbery.
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