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Ebola: A crash course in fear and how it hurts us

JackFM Local News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 2:11pm
Ebola is giving Americans a crash course in fear.
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Titans' Lewan expected to avoid assault case trial

JackFM Local News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 1:59pm
A lawyer for Tennessee Titans rookie Taylor Lewan says he expects to reach a deal with prosecutors that would allow his client to avoid trial in a Michigan assault case.
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Ohio man charged in $1.5 million health plan theft

JackFM Local News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 1:51pm
The owner of a northeast Ohio business that managed health care plans has been charged in federal court with stealing $1.5 million from several companies, a hospital, a non-profit agency and two school districts.
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Bethany College Sues U.S. for $262,000 in Thefts

JackFM Local News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 1:27pm
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - A private West Virginia college is suing the U.S. government over funds seized during a theft investigation.Bethany College is seeking $262,020 in a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday in West Virginia's Northern District. The complaint alleges the cash was forfeited to investigators from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency.The complaint says the money should be set aside for the college.Between 2011 and 2013, Shelly Lough stole more than $1 million from the college, where she...
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Bethany College Sues U.S. for $262,000 in Thefts

JackFM Local News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 1:27pm
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - A private West Virginia college is suing the U.S. government over funds seized during a theft investigation.Bethany College is seeking $262,020 in a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday in West Virginia's Northern District. The complaint alleges the cash was forfeited to investigators from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency.The complaint says the money should be set aside for the college.Between 2011 and 2013, Shelly Lough stole more than $1 million from the college, where she...
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Officials Warn Ohioans of Unclaimed Funds Scam

JackFM Local News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 1:26pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - State officials are warning Ohioans about an unclaimed funds scam.The Ohio Department of Commerce says a company is mailing postcards throughout the state asking residents to call and search for unclaimed funds. Callers are then prompted to give their Social Security number and visit the official website for the National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators, which officials say makes the search seem legitimate.Officials said in a statement Wednesday the postc...
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Unemployment Rates Drop in West Virginia

JackFM Local News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 1:18pm
Unemployment rates fell in all 55 of West Virginia's counties in September. WorkForce West Virginia says that at 11 percent, Mingo County was the only one with a jobless rate in the double digits. Counties with an unemployment rate below 5 percent included Harrison , Putnam , Preston , Jefferson,Pendleton ,and Monongalia . The state's seasonally adjusted jobless rate in September was 6.6 percent.(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, bro...
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WVU expels 3 students for post-game misconduct

JackFM Local News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 1:16pm
West Virginia University says it has expelled three students for misconduct following the Mountaineers' win over Baylor.
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WVU Expels 3 Students After Post Game Disturbances

JackFM Local News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 1:05pm
West Virginia University announced Thursday afternoon that it had expelled three students for "acts of misconduct," following last Saturday's WVU-Baylor football game. 
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Races for governor carry 2016 implications

JackFM Local News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 1:03pm
Republicans looking for early clues to the 2016 elections might find some in this year's governor races.
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Races for governor carry 2016 implications

JackFM Local News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 1:03pm
Republicans looking for early clues to the 2016 elections might find some in this year's governor races.
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Bethany College sues US for $262,000 in thefts

JackFM Local News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 12:52pm
A private West Virginia college is suing the U.S. government over funds seized during a theft investigation.
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Pennsylvania town can keep Jim Thorpe's body

JackFM Local News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 12:40pm
The remains of famed athlete Jim Thorpe will remain in the Pennsylvania town where he was laid to rest six decades ago.
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Feds end probe into fees paid to Pa. judge's wife

JackFM Local News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 12:40pm
Federal authorities in Philadelphia say they won't file charges after investigating referral fees paid by law firms to the wife of suspended Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Seamus McCaffery.
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1st W.Va. coalfields Senate panel meeting set

JackFM Local News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 12:15pm
A state Senate panel studying how to revitalize West Virginia's struggling southern coalfields has scheduled its first meeting.
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Ohio State: Fired band director was dishonest

JackFM Local News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 11:59am
Ohio State University says its fired band director witnessed more sexually charged incidents than previously reported, once proposed punishing a band member who reported sexual assault and kept a calendar of nearly nude...
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Eric Frein lookalike: I've been stopped repeatedly

JackFM Local News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 11:47am
A northeastern Pennsylvania man says he's been stopped at least 20 times by authorities who have mistaken him for the suspect in a trooper's killing.
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AG to prosecute abuse case against DA's boyfriend

JackFM Local News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 11:43am
The state attorney general's office will handle the domestic violence case against the boyfriend of an assistant Allegheny County prosecutor who's handling the homicide trial of a medical researcher accused of...
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News Minute: Here is the latest Ohio news from The Associated Press

JackFM Local News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 11:35am
North Korean legal experts say the U.S. government must make a formal apology to secure the freedom of two Americans who remain imprisoned in North Korea after the release this week of Ohioan Jeffrey Fowle. The two North...
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Ex-W.Va. sheriff's deputy charged with embezzling

JackFM Local News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 11:27am
A former Berkeley County sheriff's deputy has been indicted on charges of embezzling guns.
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