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WATCH: Man's Attempt to Kill Bedbugs Goes Horribly Wrong

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 4:16pm
Police say a Long Island man set his rental car ablaze while trying to kill bedbugs inside the vehicle.
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White House promotes deputy social secretary to top job

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 4:09pm
There's a new social director at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
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Judge rejects motions to downgrade charges in gay beating

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 4:01pm
A judge has refused to downgrade charges against three people accused of beating a gay couple on a Philadelphia street in September.
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New 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Trailer is Out, Watch Here

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 3:35pm
A new trailer for"Star Wars: The Force Awakens"debuted Thursday as thousands of fans flooded Anaheim, California, for the annual Star Wars Celebration. See it here.
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GlaxoSmithKline closing Pittsburgh-area office, cutting 274

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 3:33pm
The company that makes Aquafresh toothpaste and Tums antacid tablets is closing its Pittsburgh-area operations and cutting 274 jobs by year's end.
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Allentown mayor to run for US Senate in Pennsylvania

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 3:29pm
Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski is expected to announce that he's running to challenge U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey's re-election bid, creating the potential for a contested Democratic Party primary in 2016.
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Drug Raid Results in Arrest of Bellaire, OH Man

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 3:17pm
The Belmont County Drug Task Force started their day with a raid of an alleged drug house, at a home on Dorer Street in West Bellaire. 
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Florida man freed after paying reduced overweight truck fine

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 3:01pm
A Florida truck driver has been released from jail after paying an $8,500 fine for driving an overweight rig onto a narrow Pennsylvania street.
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Murray Named Winner of Baz Bastien Award

Pittsburgh Penguins - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 3:00pm
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, in conjunction with American Hockey League, announced today that goaltender Matt Murray has been voted the winner of the Aldege “Baz” Bastien Memorial Award as the AHL’s outstanding goaltende...

Water for McMechen, WV to be Shut Off

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 2:50pm
Water in the City of McMechen will be shut off at 3:15 p.m. Thursday in order to repair a water line break.
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NFL reinstates Adrian Peterson from suspension

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 2:45pm
The NFL has reinstated Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, clearing the way for him to return after missing most of last season while facing child abuse charges in Texas.
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Ohio man accused of traveling to Syria, plotting terror act

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 2:18pm
An Ohio man is accused of plotting to commit terrorism in the U.S. after traveling to Syria for terrorist training.
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Teen siblings recall rescue after tumbling over W.Va. gorge

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 2:17pm
A walk along a mountain trail in a national park in southern West Virginia turned harrowing for two teen siblings who were injured after tumbling down a cliff.
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Kanawha man pleads guilty to killing daughter, wounding son

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 1:02pm
A Kanawha County man faces up to 40 years in prison after pleading guilty to charges of killing his daughter and wounding his son.
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Worker dies from electrical shock at suburban Philly mall

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 12:52pm
A construction worker has died days after he was shocked by a 30,000-volt cable at a suburban Philadelphia shopping mall that's one of the largest in the U.S.
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No longer handcuffed, ex-judge mails out apology letters

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 12:40pm
A former Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice has finally mailed apology letters to every other judge in the state as part of her criminal sentence for using her state-paid staff to run her political campaigns.
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McKinley raises $154k in campaign cash, gov question looms

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 12:36pm
While considering a bid for governor, Republican Congressman David McKinley added almost $154,000 to his federal campaign account to start the year.
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W.Va. council OKs 4 new community college technical programs

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 12:29pm
Three community and technical colleges have received state approval to develop new technical programs.
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High court hopeful says $500,000 should level playing field

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 12:24pm
A candidate who received the largest single campaign contribution reported so far in Pennsylvania's Supreme Court race says the $500,000 will allow him to compete in the May 19 Republican primary.
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Out with the Old: Reutilization Corp. Clearing Out Eyesores in Belmont County

JackFM Local News - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 12:11pm
One organization is hoping to bring more beauty to the community, through the Belmont County Reutilization Corporation.
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