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Coroner: Man's hypothermia death followed fall in garage

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 7:31pm
Authorities in central Pennsylvania say an elderly man died of complications related to hypothermia after a fall in his unheated garage.
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Ohio Officials Tweak Questions on Tax Return Quiz

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 7:16pm
Officials have tweaked questions on a new quiz used by the state of Ohio to catch phony income-tax returns.
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Pittsburgh classes to be delayed 2 hours amid frigid weather

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 7:15pm
Public schools in Pittsburgh will be starting two hours later than usual Tuesday with frigid temperatures again descending on the commonwealth.
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U.S. Congressman Bill Johnson Visits Local Classrooms

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 7:08pm
United States Congressman Bill Johnson paid a visit to three local schools on Monday to find out what is on the mind of today's youth.
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Proposed W.Va. charter school bill appears dead

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 6:47pm
A bill that would clear the way for charter schools in West Virginia has died in the Legislature.
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WVa panel OKs bill not to require concealed handgun permits

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 6:11pm
West Virginia would become the fifth state not to require concealed handgun permits under a legislative proposal.
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Man runs from home as train derails nearby, engulfs property

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 6:03pm
A West Virginia man is thankful to be alive after fleeing his home seconds before it was destroyed by an oil train that left the tracks.
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Pennsylvania House passes bill on cyber bullying

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 5:43pm
A bill creating the offense of cyber harassment of a child in Pennsylvania has the overwhelming approval of the state House of Representatives.
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Man gets 15 to 30 years after plea in teen's shooting death

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 5:35pm
A western Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to 15 to 30 years in prison after pleading guilty in the shooting death of a teenager more than two years ago.
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Schools Have Had More Snow Days Than Instructional Days Lately

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 5:28pm
Kids are back in school for the first time in a week.And now school administrators are trying to decide how to make up for all the lost time.In Bellaire, they might go to school on the Thursday before Easter and the Tuesday after Easter.And they might extend each school day by 30 minutes.Almost every district has some flexibility built in.In St. Clairsville, they made up for three of the snow days already by sending home "blizzard bags."And they have some other options left."We have four days...
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Pennsylvania AG says judge should be taken off her leak case

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 5:07pm
Lawyers for Pennsylvania's attorney general say the judge who supervised a grand jury that's recommended charges against her should be removed from any future proceedings in the matter.
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Police: Suspect shot and killed after stabbing officer

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 4:47pm
Police in eastern Pennsylvania shot say they shot and killed a man after he attacked a woman, led them on a car chase and then pushed an officer into a snowbank and began stabbing him.
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Murder Trial Delayed Again

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 4:05pm
The trial for the man accused of murdering a Brooke County two years ago hits another snag and is once again continued. Rocco Zuccaro is accused of shooting Jason Pratz at his home in McKinleyville back in February 2013. Zuccaro's trial was scheduled to begin Monday morning, however, Prosecutor Joe Barki says Zuccaro was found incompetent to stand trial due to being unable to assist his attorney.
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Elderly woman killed in house fire identified

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 3:55pm
Authorities in eastern Pennsylvania have released the name of an elderly woman killed in a fire in her home over the weekend.
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Wheeling Suspension Bridge reopens after repairs

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 3:51pm
The Wheeling Suspension Bridge has reopened to traffic after it was closed over the weekend because a sway cable had separated from the bridge deck.
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Monroe County Sheriff's Office Needs Help Locating Missing Woman

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 3:15pm
Tracy M. Heskett, 48, of Lewisville was reported missing on Monday, February 16. Heskett was last seen on Saturday, February 14 at 9 a.m. 
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Death penalty to be sought against man in wife's fire death

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 3:07pm
Prosecutors in western Pennsylvania say they plan to seek the death penalty against a man accused of having set a fire that killed his estranged wife.
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Geisinger Health names UCLA administrator as chief executive

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 2:51pm
Geisinger Health System is hiring a UCLA medical administrator as its new president and chief executive.
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Molester to plead to wrongly addressed threat to president

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 2:31pm
A convicted child molester has agreed to plead guilty to mailing a threatening letter from jail to President Barack Obama - albeit to the wrong address.
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DA drops homicide charges against buried bodies co-defendant

JackFM Local News - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 2:31pm
Prosecutors have made good on a deal to drop state homicide charges against a co-defendant who testified at the trial of a northeastern Pennsylvania man convicted of strangling two people and burying their bodies in his yard.
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