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Marshall County Christmas Parade Spreads Holiday Cheer

JackFM Local News - Sat, 11/21/2015 - 9:11pm

Holiday cheer was in the air Saturday afternoon in Moundsville as hundreds of families lined the streets for the annual Marshall County Christmas Parade.

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Maryland student who prompted closure of campus found dead

JackFM Local News - Sat, 11/21/2015 - 7:28pm
Police say the student whose disappearance prompted the closure of the Washington College campus in Maryland has been found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
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Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive Puts Food on the Table this Holiday

JackFM Local News - Sat, 11/21/2015 - 6:40pm

Today 1,000 people came to the North Wheeling Community Youth center to fill their pantries for Thanksgiving.

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Police: 4 teens left deer carcass near teachers' picket line

JackFM Local News - Sat, 11/21/2015 - 5:24pm
Police say four teenage boys were responsible for leaving a deer carcass near a western Pennsylvania high school where teachers have been picketing since late last month.
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West Virginia Robotics LEGO Tournament Held at Wheeling Jesuit

JackFM Local News - Sat, 11/21/2015 - 4:57pm
The West Virginia Statewide FIRST LEGO League robotics competition was held at Wheeling Jesuit University on Saturday.FIRST LEGO League (FLL) is an international robotics program where teams of young people, ages 9 to 14, assemble and compete with robots designed to accomplish tasks associated with a real-world challenge.Competitors used LEGO building blocks and a special programmable brick to constructs the core of the robot. Moving parts are added with LEGO's MindStorms robotics kits...
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Fifth Annual Ho, Ho, Hope for a Cure Raises Money for Juvenile Diabetes

JackFM Local News - Sat, 11/21/2015 - 3:52pm
The fifth annual "Ho, Ho, Hope for a Cure!" event was held Saturday at River City Ale Works to promote awareness and offer support to children with Type 1 Diabetes and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.Santa Claus made a trip from the North Pole to hear children's wish lists, offer words of encouragement, and remind children about the true spirit of Christmas.There were also crafts for children of all ages, including face painting, tree ornament creations, cookie deco...
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Fire kills man in western Pennsylvania home

JackFM Local News - Sat, 11/21/2015 - 3:52pm
Authorities say fire has claimed the life of a man in a western Pennsylvania home.
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Judge: Girl, 14, 'active' participant' in mother's murder

JackFM Local News - Sat, 11/21/2015 - 2:24pm
A judge says a 14-year-old eastern Pennsylvania girl's "intelligence and manipulation" were crucial to the plot to have her soldier boyfriend kill her mother, which the judge called a "vicious and monstrous crime."
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Chipotle E. coli Case Reported in Akron

JackFM Local News - Sat, 11/21/2015 - 1:59pm

An outbreak of E. coli at Chipotle restaurants in the Pacific Northwest has now infected people in six different states.

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Utah School Apologizes for Asking Students to Create ISIS Propaganda Poster

JackFM Local News - Sat, 11/21/2015 - 1:26pm

Parents were appalled after one Utah High School teacher allegedly instructed a 9th grade class to draw a propaganda poster for ISIS.

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Mountaineer Casino Gives Back to Community for Thanksgiving

JackFM Local News - Sat, 11/21/2015 - 12:18pm

Mountaineer Casio is giving back in a big way this holiday season.

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"Home for the Holidays" Tour Returns to Moundsville

JackFM Local News - Sat, 11/21/2015 - 12:16pm
Landau Eugene Murphy Junior is headed back to Moundsville's Strand Theater for his "Home for the Holidays" Tour.The show is Monday, December 7th at 7:00 p.m., but tickets are on sale now for $35 each.You can get them online at LandauMurphyJunior.com.
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Death penalty to be sought in bi-state slaying spree

JackFM Local News - Sat, 11/21/2015 - 12:07pm
Prosecutors in eastern Pennsylvania say they plan to seek the death penalty against a man accused of having killed seven people in the commonwealth and New Jersey over a seven-week period.
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Wheeling Christmas Parade Celebrates 30th Year with Record Attendance

JackFM Local News - Sat, 11/21/2015 - 11:57am

Christmas came to Wheeling Saturday evening as the annual Christmas Parade lit the streets and filled residents' hearts with holiday cheer.

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Man convicted of charges in 2 murder-for-hire plots

JackFM Local News - Sat, 11/21/2015 - 11:47am
A central Pennsylvania man accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill a police informant - and then trying to hire someone else to kill that man, too - has been convicted of charges in both cases.
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Mount Zion Baptist Church Hosts Free Thanksgiving Dinner

JackFM Local News - Sat, 11/21/2015 - 11:31am
The Mount Zion Baptist Church will be hosting a Thanksgiving dinner Saturday November 21 from 12-3:00 p.m.All are welcome to this free dinner.The church is located in Bridgeport, Ohio, right across from the Post Office.
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Patrols upped along Huntington-Charleston stretch of I-64

JackFM Local News - Sat, 11/21/2015 - 10:52am
Increased police patrols along Interstate 64 from Huntington to Charleston are aimed at reducing what law enforcement officials call a spike in traffic crashes and unsafe driving.
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US Rep. Clark pushing bill to combat "swatting" attacks

JackFM Local News - Sat, 11/21/2015 - 10:52am
U.S. Rep. Katherine Clark is pushing legislation aimed at combatting so-called "swatting" attacks.
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3 justices-elect assess high court's tarnished public image

JackFM Local News - Sat, 11/21/2015 - 10:47am
The newly elected justices who will fill an unprecedented three vacant seats on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court say they're confident the court can work past its problems.
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Police Investigate Fatal Crash in Colerain, Two Others Injured

JackFM Local News - Sat, 11/21/2015 - 10:37am

Authorities with the St. Clairsville Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol are currently investigating a one car fatal crash.

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