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Man Wielding Meat Clever Breaks into Home

JackFM Local News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 12:52pm
Police arrested a Martins Ferry man who they say broke into a home and threatened the resident with a meat cleaver Monday night in Wheeling. Officers responded about 8:20 p.m. to a home on Georgia Street in regards to a breaking and entering. 
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Tenn. opposes Supreme Court gay marriage hearing

JackFM Local News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 12:45pm
The Tennessee attorney general is asking the U.S. Supreme Court not to hear an appeal of a ruling last month that upheld the state's ban on same-sex marriage. Instead, it wants the high court to let that favorable...
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Family files lawsuit over fatal shooting at Ohio Wal-Mart

JackFM Local News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 12:25pm
The family of a black man fatally shot by a white police officer as he held an air rifle inside an Ohio Wal-Mart has sued the officers involved, the police chief, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and the city.
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Christmas Eve Mass at Wheeling Jesuit Open to Community

JackFM Local News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 12:24pm
Wheeling Jesuit University will hold a Christmas Eve Mass at 4;30 p.m., Dec. 24, at the Chapel of Mary Joseph on the university's campus and invites the community to attend.
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Wheeling Businessman Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Mortgage Customers

JackFM Local News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 12:16pm
A Wheeling businessman accused of defrauding customers of his mortgage brokerage business, by making numerous fraudulent charges to their credit and debit accounts, was convicted Tuesday in federal court. 
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Altoona General Cable layoffs likely in March

JackFM Local News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 12:13pm
A central Pennsylvania ignition wire plant expects to begin cutting as many as 180 jobs in March, though notice filed with state regulators would allow it to begin as early as Feb. 20.
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C-SPAN to Feature Wheeling's Rich History in TV Special

JackFM Local News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 12:00pm
The City of Wheeling welcomed some special guests Tuesday who have chosen to showcase the rich history of the Friendly City in a special way.
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16-year-old charged in death of Lancaster teacher

JackFM Local News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:53am
A 16-year-old Lancaster boy is in custody for the death of a sixth-grade teacher in what police say began as a burglary.
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Pittsburgh testing gunshot locating system soon

JackFM Local News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:53am
Pittsburgh police plan to test an electronic gunshot-detection system later this month in the city's crime-ridden East End neighborhoods.
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Gas Station Held Up at Knife Point, Suspect Gets Away Empty Handed

JackFM Local News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:42am
Bellaire police continue their search for the suspect in an attempted robbery at a Marathon gas station over the weekend. The incident happened just before 9:00 p.m. Saturday.
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Penelec to team with Edinboro's Porreco College

JackFM Local News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:29am
Penelec is teaming up with Edinboro University's Porreco College in Erie to offer a two-year program to train students to work on electrical utility lines and substations.
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DA: Constables assaulted woman over parking ticket

JackFM Local News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 11:17am
The district attorney's office has charged two Pittsburgh constables with assault and related charges saying the lawmen refused to accept a woman's offer to pay off a $104 warrant for an outstanding traffic ticket...
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Teen resentenced to 45 to life in triple killing

JackFM Local News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 10:49am
A western Pennsylvania man has been resentenced to 45 years to life in prison for the fatal shootings of three people at a birthday party when the gunman was only 17.
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Court upholds death sentence for Cincinnati man

JackFM Local News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 10:25am
The Ohio Supreme Court has upheld a death sentence for a Cincinnati man convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend and two young children.
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DA: Contractor took bribes for 'clean' drug tests

JackFM Local News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 10:13am
A contractor who reported the results of court-ordered drug screenings has been charged with taking a bribe to report "clean" test results for criminal defendants in the Pittsburgh area.
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Philadelphia prosecutor to discuss sting

JackFM Local News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 10:13am
Philadelphia's district attorney is preparing an announcement about his investigation into Pennsylvania state lawmakers in connection with an undercover state sting investigation involving cash and gifts.
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Woman to jail for downloading porn to frame hubby

JackFM Local News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 9:45am
A woman convicted of downloading child pornography in a failed attempt to frame her estranged husband must spend six months to two years in county jail.
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4 charged in W.Va. with failing to report abuse at center

JackFM Local News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 9:42am
Four people face charges stemming from an investigation of abuse allegations at a center for developmentally disabled adults and children in Romney.
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Cam captures penguin hatching at Pittsburgh aviary

JackFM Local News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 9:21am
A web camera has captured images of the first of 2 African penguins hatching at the National Aviary in Pittsburgh.
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Twitter ends account that targeted school district

JackFM Local News - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 9:17am
Social media site Twitter has suspended an account that was being used to criticize student and administrators in a central Pennsylvania school district.
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