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Top Students in the Ohio Valley Visit WTRF

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 3:47pm
Some of the brightest students in the Ohio Valley made their way through WTRF today as part of our yearly "Class of the Valley." 
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Cicadas out in full force in the Ohio Valley

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 3:25pm
We've been talking about them for weeks but it appears the Cicadas are out in full force Friday! Several pictures and videos have been sent to us by viewers over the past 24. Remember, although these pesky insects can be a nuisance, they are harmless.
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Woman Sentenced For Stealing Dying Ohio County Woman's Jewelry

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 3:11pm
A healthcare worker has been sentenced to one-to-ten years after admitting to stealing a dying woman's jewelry and selling it. 
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Man found guilty of transporting horse shot with paintballs

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 1:53pm
A Rhode Island man who authorities say transported a horse later found shot more than 100 times with paintballs in central Pennsylvania has been found guilty of animal cruelty.
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Court hands gun permit holders win in privacy violation suit

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 1:53pm
A Pennsylvania appeals court is reviving a lawsuit by four people with permits to carry concealed weapons who argue the sheriff shouldn't be sending notices about their permits by postcards without envelopes.
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State Police Issue Silver Alert for Missing WV Man

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 1:49pm
West Virginia State police have issued a Silver Alert for a missing elderly man.
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Ohio elections chief, voter prevail in Libertarian challenge

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 12:45pm
A federal judge has delivered a legal victory to Ohio's elections chief and a voter sued by Libertarians for their roles in disqualifying the party's gubernatorial candidate from 2014 fall ballots.
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WATCH: Father Stands Guard at Door While Daughter Uses Target Restroom

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 12:28pm
After Target issued a statement in April allowing people to choose the restroom that corresponds with their gender identity, one father took a stand against the policy by standing guard while his daughter used the restroom at Target. 
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Student with Leukemia Receives Pre-School Diploma in Bridgeport

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 12:14pm
It's an exciting day for some students here at Bridgeport as students are graduating from pre-school, although not all of them could be in attendance Friday, one little guy certainly wasn't left out.
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Man announces Pennsylvania House bid after prison release

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 12:13pm
A Pennsylvania man has announced his candidacy for state representative just hours after being released from a county prison.
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Court asked to bring Ten Commandments suit back to trial

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 12:09pm
A Pennsylvania student's mother and atheists' group who sued a school district over a Ten Commandments display are asking a federal appeals court to send the 2012 lawsuit back for trial.
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Family settles alleged mold death lawsuit against UPMC

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 11:37am
An attorney says the family of a woman who died during a mold outbreak at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center has settled their lawsuit with the hospital network.
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Remains on Pennsylvania llama farm ID'd as missing girl

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 11:21am
State police say remains found on a llama farm in northeastern Pennsylvania have been identified as a 17-year-old girl reported missing last month.
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Kentucky sees big unemployment drop in April

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 11:17am
Unemployment rates were significantly lower in five states in April, led by a big drop in Kentucky.
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University of Cincinnati says 3 finalists for police chief

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 11:01am
The University of Cincinnati says it has narrowed its search for a new police chief to three finalists less than a year after a former campus police officer was charged with murder in the fatal shooting of motorist during...
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Man Arrested, Kidnapped Tiltonsville Woman Returns Home

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 11:00am
A Tiltonsville woman who had been kidnapped is back home and safe Friday morning. 
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Refugee resettlement program in Pennsylvania to close

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 10:57am
Pennsylvania's largest refugee resettlement program is slated to close next month, and efforts are underway to find a replacement.
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Pennsylvania jobless rate sees biggest setback since 2009

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 10:29am
Pennsylvania's unemployment rate shot up in April for the biggest one-month increase since 2009. Payrolls also showed the biggest one-month drop since 2009.
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State: Ohio unemployment rate rises to 5.2 in April

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 10:29am
Officials say Ohio's unemployment rate rose again in April as 13,600 jobs were lost over the month.
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Samaritans thwart man trying to carjack mom, 4-year-old son

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 10:09am
Several good Samaritans stepped in to help after police say a man tried to carjack a woman and her 4-year-old son at knifepoint in a Pennsylvania parking lot.
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