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Superintendent named for W.Va. Schools for Deaf and Blind

JackFM Local News - Sat, 08/22/2015 - 10:06am
Martin Keller Jr. has been named superintendent for the West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and the Blind.
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I-70 Crash In Ohio County Kills One, Sends Two To Hospital By Medical Helicopter

JackFM Local News - Sat, 08/22/2015 - 9:42am
Ohio County Sheriff Pat Butler confirms that one person is dead and two others are seriously injured after a crash on the section of I-70 known as Two Mile Hill.Sheriff Butler said the crash occurred between 12:30 and 1:30 Saturday morning, involving both the eastbound and westbound lanes.
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Girl killed in Pittsburgh fire died of burns, smoke

JackFM Local News - Sat, 08/22/2015 - 9:42am
Authorities in western Pennsylvania say an 18-month-old girl killed in a fire in Pittsburgh died of burns and smoke inhalation.
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Car races returning to western Maryland airport

JackFM Local News - Sat, 08/22/2015 - 4:22am
Timed automobile races are resuming at the Greater Cumberland Regional Airport after a one-year break to address safety concerns.
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Rebel Flag Shirts at the Center of School Dress Code Debate

JackFM Local News - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 9:26pm
After a summer of controversy surrounding the flying of the Rebel Flag over the statehouse in South Carolina, a dispute of a different kind in a West Virginia High School.
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Crews Working to Repair Leaking Natural Gas Pipeline

JackFM Local News - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 9:11pm
New information has been released about a leaking natural gas pipeline in Monroe County.
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American Airlines Skips Pittsburgh For Last US Airways Flight

JackFM Local News - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 6:34pm
A former Pittsburgh county executive says US Airways is insulting the city that helped give it its start.    A ceremonial flight for US Airways Flight 1939 is slated for Oct. 16 and will land in Philadelphia, Charlotte, Phoenix and San Francisco, notably ignoring the city where the airline began.
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Pregnant TV meteorologist fights foes of her appearance

JackFM Local News - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 5:45pm
A Philadelphia meteorologist pregnant with twins is fighting back against "haters" critical of her appearance.
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Police: Video shows officer pressuring driver for donation

JackFM Local News - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 4:33pm
A Philadelphia patrolman is on desk duty after a videotape appears to show him pressuring a driver to support a police fundraiser or have his car towed.
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Police shooting of driver found justified; lawyer disagrees

JackFM Local News - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 4:13pm
A prosecutor says a police officer was justified in shooting an alleged drunken driver during a February chase in central Pennsylvania.
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Lyme Disease Epidemic Spreading in West Virginia

JackFM Local News - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 4:07pm
Four West Virginia counties have been added to the list of declared endemic for Lyme disease. Two of the counties added Friday are right here in our area.Marshall & Wetzel counties were added to the list of 11. Kanawha and Roane counties also made the list.A county is considered endemic for Lyme disease if it has at least two confirmed cases in patients who had not traveled recently and could only have been bitten by a tick within that county.Marshall County boa...
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US Airways to skip Pittsburgh for ceremonial final flight

JackFM Local News - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 4:05pm
A former Pittsburgh county executive says US Airways is insulting the city that helped give it its start.
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Camden man sentenced to 124 years in bakery shooting

JackFM Local News - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 4:05pm
A Camden man has been sentenced to 124 years in prison after he was convicted of killing a Woodlynne bakery owner during a botched robbery.
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Complaint against Kane is in motion at state ethics board

JackFM Local News - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 3:37pm
A citizen activist's ethics complaint regarding Attorney General Kathleen Kane has been received by a state disciplinary board and assigned to a lawyer there.
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West Virginia man gets prison time for pot shipment

JackFM Local News - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 3:25pm
A West Virginia man is going to prison in Maryland for shipping himself 60 pounds of marijuana from California.
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Man Arrested For Exposing Himself At Sheetz

JackFM Local News - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 3:13pm
Police received a call around 2:00 a.m. Friday morning, after employees at a Sheetz gas station in Uniontown, PA noticed a young male allegedly masturbating inside the store.The incident started when employees saw Drake Bucci, 18, walk into the store, and noticed he was behaving rather suspiciously. Employees initially thought that he might be trying to shoplift. Shortly after entering the store, employees noticed Bucci's genitals were exposed and he was reportedly masturbating in...
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The YWCA Holds Second Annual "Over The Edge" Fundraiser

JackFM Local News - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 2:45pm
The YWCA of Wheeling held its second annual "Over the Edge" fundraiser Friday. The event is very unique in the Ohio Valley. People raise money to repel down seven stories off the top of the Stone Center in downtown Wheeling.Last year they raised more than $40,000 to help fight domestic violence and all the work the YWCA does.Tate Blanchard represented WTRF as he went over the edge Friday afternoon.
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Amtrak adding trains, cars for Pope Francis' US visit

JackFM Local News - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 2:21pm
Amtrak says it's adding extra trains and cars to help travelers get around during Pope Francis' U.S. visit next month.
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Wolf to appeal ballot-access victory for minor parties

JackFM Local News - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 1:33pm
The Wolf administration says it will appeal a federal judge's decision to strike down provisions in Pennsylvania law that minor political parties say creates an unconstitutional barrier to their candidates seeking to...
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Former NFL cheerleader sentenced to probation for rape of 15-year-old

JackFM Local News - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 1:23pm
Former Baltimore Ravens cheerleader Molly Shattuck has been sentenced to two years of probation after pleading guilty to raping a 15-year-old boy at a vacation rental home in Delaware. The 48-year-old collapsed to her knees after she was sentenced Friday morning and wept as she apologized.
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