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Redistricting Will Be Left Up To Ohio Voters

JackFM Local News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 10:15pm
A bipartisan agreement to overhaul the way Ohio draws its legislative districts now goes to the voters.
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Winter Clothes Closet Helps Hundreds in Ohio Valley

JackFM Local News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 10:06pm
More than 300 people have already walked through the doors of a local charity focused on getting people jackets, clothes, toys and much more before Christmas.
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Belmont County Plans to Donate Property to Allow Interchange Project to Move Forward

JackFM Local News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 9:59pm
Last August, members of the Ohio Department of Transportation, and state and local elected officials met in Belmont County to announce a $24.1 million road project to upgrade the existing interchange from Interstate 70 to State Route 331 near Belmont College.
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The Best Singers Around Compete at the Finals for Lube Idol Contest

JackFM Local News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 9:20pm
It was a busy Wednesday night at Quaker Steak and Lube at the Highlands, where the best of the best took to the microphone for the finals of the Lube Idol Contest.
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Volunteer coach in rape case admits violating probation

JackFM Local News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 6:59pm
A volunteer football coach whose Ohio house was the scene of a party that preceded the rape of a girl by two high school football players has pleaded guilty to violating probation.
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Trial ordered for truck driver in fatal crash

JackFM Local News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 6:03pm
The driver of a tractor-trailer that slammed into a line of stopped cars on an eastern Pennsylvania highway last month, killing two people, has been ordered to stand trial on vehicular homicide charges.
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Biographical information of men charged in Freedom case

JackFM Local News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 5:47pm
By The Associated Press Snapshots of the men charged with Clean Water Act violations at the Freedom Industries site in Charleston:
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Penguins Recall Goaltender Jeff Zatkoff

Pittsburgh Penguins - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 5:30pm
The Pittsburgh Penguins have recalled goaltender Jeff Zatkoff from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford. Zatkoff, 27, has played in 15 AHL ga...

Timeline of chemical spill at Freedom Industries in W.Va.

JackFM Local News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 5:25pm
By The Associated Press A timeline of the Freedom Industries chemical spill in West Virginia:
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Justices to discuss Louisiana gay marriage case

JackFM Local News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 5:23pm
The Supreme Court has added the challenge to Louisiana's same-sex marriage ban to the agenda for the justices' closed-door conference on Jan. 9.
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$300 million Great Lakes bill stalls in Senate

JackFM Local News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 5:23pm
A bill that would have continued a Great Lakes environmental cleanup program for five more years has stalled in Congress.
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Teen tanning restrictions head to Ohio governor

JackFM Local News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 5:15pm
Minors would need to get their parents' permission to use tanning beds under a bill that's headed to Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik).
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Corbett weighs options in final weeks as governor

JackFM Local News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 5:11pm
His days as Pennsylvania governor numbered, Gov. Tom Corbett says his options for life outside of government could include working on a 2016 presidential campaign.
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Belardine Pleads Guilty to Violating Parole During Arizona Trip

JackFM Local News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 4:32pm
One of the people indicted by the special grand jury investigating the Steubenville Rape Case appeared in a Jefferson County courtroom Wednesday for allegedly violating probation after traveling out of state and getting into a fight.
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Testing Talks Bring Gentile to BLHS

JackFM Local News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 4:08pm
On Monday, Ohio Senator Lou Gentile was invited to Buckeye Local High School to view school computer labs and discuss issues with new school testing.
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Top theater chains cancel 'The Interview' showings

JackFM Local News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 4:03pm
The top theater chains in North America have dropped "The Interview" after hackers threatened terrorist attacks at theaters showing the comedy, effectively squashing the Christmas Day release of the film.
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Ohio Bill Legalizing Fireworks Clears House Panel

JackFM Local News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 3:58pm
Consumer grade fireworks would be legal to use in Ohio under legislation that barely cleared a House committee over the objections of opponents.
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Man charged in SUV crash that killed 3 teenagers

JackFM Local News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 3:51pm
A man accused of having let an unlicensed teenager drive a sport utility vehicle that crashed in northeastern Pennsylvania last summer, killing three other teens, has been charged with endangering the welfare of children...
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Map-making overhaul goes to Ohio voters next year

JackFM Local News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 3:47pm
A bipartisan agreement to overhaul the way Ohio draws its legislative districts now goes to the voters.
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School locked down after man found shot in car

JackFM Local News - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 3:43pm
A Pittsburgh Public Schools spokeswoman says an elementary school has been locked down as a precaution after a man was found dead in a car parked in the school's lot.
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