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West Virginia governor vetoes 2 bills over technical issues

JackFM Local News - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 6:36pm
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has vetoed two bills over technical issues.
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Man serving life in home invasion slaying appeals

JackFM Local News - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 6:16pm
One of two brothers convicted in the home invasion slaying of an eastern Pennsylvania widower says he misunderstood the charge when he entered a guilty plea.
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WV gun bill would strip concealed carry permits

JackFM Local News - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 5:58pm
State lawmakers are pushing a bill that would eliminate concealed carry permits in the state, passing it out of committee Monday and onto the Senate Floor.
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Wheeling's State Of The City Address Covers Entertainment to Education, Hockey To Health Care

JackFM Local News - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 5:34pm
Wheeling Mayor Andy McKenzie said the city's safety forces have a tougher job than ever. He said after right-sizing city government last year, their retirement will now be secure.
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Amber Alert canceled, missing Del. girl found safe

JackFM Local News - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 5:28pm
An Amber Alert for a three-year-old Delaware girl has been canceled after authorities say she was found safe in Massachusetts with her father, reports CBS Philly.
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Jury being picked for Philadelphia priest's retrial

JackFM Local News - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 5:24pm
Jury selection is under way for a suspended Philadelphia priest after a jury deadlocked over charges he molested a young boy.
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W.Va. man admits threats against US Sen. Manchin

JackFM Local News - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 5:16pm
A 50-year-old West Virginia man has pleaded guilty to threatening to kill U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin.
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Doctor says he had affair, was blackmailed by 'Black Madam'

JackFM Local News - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 5:04pm
A Philadelphia-area doctor says he was blackmailed after an affair with a hip-hop artist on trial in a buttocks-injection death.
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Jury Finds Jerek Wesley Guilty on all Charges

JackFM Local News - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 4:54pm
A jury has found Jerek Wesley guilty on all charges related to a shooting on North 6th Street back in September of last year.
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Brooke County Land at a Premium Thanks to Business Boom

JackFM Local News - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 4:50pm
$800 million worth of prospects are looking to find a home in Brooke County but due to the recent business boom the county is seeing, they're running out of land to accommodate the growing need. So now, Business Development Corporation Executive Director, Pat Ford, says they only have two options. "We either re-purpose our underused or abandoned factories or we create new opportunities for greenfield development for these prospects," said Ford.This means taking old factories and mills such as...
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Newell, WV Man Pleads Not Guilty to Helping Son Sexually Assault 9-year-old

JackFM Local News - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 4:40pm
Karl Halstead, 71, pleaded guilty to conspiracy and aiding and abetting first degree sexual assault. 
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Public Safety Officials Reminding You to Be Prepared, Check on Elderly during Winter Weather

JackFM Local News - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 4:29pm
Public safety officials are reminding everyone how important it is to be prepared when it comes to harsh winter weather, especially when it concerns senior citizens.
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U.S. Marshals Arrest Ohio Man Wanted for Columbus Armed Robbery

JackFM Local News - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 4:13pm
U.S. Marshals with the Mountain State Fugitive Task Force arrested Martel White at 2809 Sunset Blvd Apt 2. White was wanted for Armed Robbery due to an investigation conducted by the Columbus Police Department.
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Water main break prompts school, business closures

JackFM Local News - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 3:56pm
A water main break that has virtually cut off water to the northwestern Pennsylvania city of Bradford has prompted school and business closures - and officials say the problems will not be going away soon.
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Homicide charge dismissed in shooting behind restaurant

JackFM Local News - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 3:16pm
A judge has dismissed a homicide charge against a man accused of having shot his son-in-law to death behind the northwestern Pennsylvania restaurant both men used to own.
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Conviction, sentence in 2013 public housing slaying upheld

JackFM Local News - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 2:48pm
An eastern Pennsylvania judge has upheld a murder conviction in a slaying at a public housing complex as well as the decades-long sentence he imposed on the defendant.
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Mayor McKenzie: Going to Keep Wheeling Moving Forward

JackFM Local News - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 2:44pm
In his State of the City address Tuesday, Wheeling Mayor Andy McKenzie outlined significant and necessary advancements the city has made and stressed the importance of keeping Wheeling moving forward.
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Police: Church bandit stole $11,500 in copper pipe, fixtures

JackFM Local News - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 1:56pm
Police say they've finally caught up with a man who stole $11,500 worth of copper during a pair of break-ins at a Northeast Philadelphia church.
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W.Va. GOP resurrects charter school bill killed by Dems

JackFM Local News - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 1:55pm
West Virginia Republican senators have resurrected a charter school bill, sparking outcry from Democrats who say the bill should be dead.
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WV Senate brings back charter schools bill during floor session

JackFM Local News - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 1:47pm
“It's simply what's correct from a parliamentary perspective,” Senate Majority Leader Mitch Carmichael, R-Jackson, said after the session.
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