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WVU Mountaineer Mascot Featured in Brad Paisley's Music Video

JackFM Local News - Thu, 09/03/2015 - 2:17pm
WVU's Mountaineer Mascot, Michael Garcia, is featured in Brad Paisley's latest music video for "Country Nation."
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UPDATE: Judge orders Rowan County Clerk to jail

JackFM Local News - Thu, 09/03/2015 - 1:44pm
A federal judge has ordered a defiant Kentucky clerk to jail after she refused to issue marriage licenses to gay couples.
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Former sports gear execs sentenced in school fraud scheme

JackFM Local News - Thu, 09/03/2015 - 1:33pm
Two former executives of a sports gear company have been sentenced in federal court for a scheme to defraud high schools in New Jersey and elsewhere.
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KY clerk goes to jail over gay marriage licenses

JackFM Local News - Thu, 09/03/2015 - 1:22pm
The latest on the county clerk in Kentucky who has refused to issue marriage licenses since the Supreme Court legalized gay marriage (all times local):    1:05 p.m.    A federal judge has ordered a defiant Kentucky clerk to jail after she refused to issue marriage licenses to gay couples.    U.S. District Judge David Bunning told Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis she would be jailed until she complied with his order to issue the licenses. Davis s...
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Trio charged with running $54M green-energy Ponzi scheme

JackFM Local News - Thu, 09/03/2015 - 12:53pm
Prosecutors have charged three people with running a $54 million Ponzi scheme they say was built on promises of a green energy technology that would turn trash into fuel that they never developed.
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Major Update For Potential Multi-Million Dollar Cracker Plant In Belmont County

JackFM Local News - Thu, 09/03/2015 - 12:00pm
A major announcement is expected today in Columbus from Governor John Kasich. The announcement is expected to do with a multi-million dollar cracker plant that could be coming to Belmont County and would bring hundreds of jobs to the Ohio Valley.The plant is expected to be built near the old Burger Plant in Shadyside, Ohio.7News will be in Columbus for the announcement and we'll bring it to you as soon as it's official.
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Pittsburgh offer leaves Chrysler alone in flash-flood suit

JackFM Local News - Thu, 09/03/2015 - 11:49am
The city of Pittsburgh's recent decision to pay $375,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by families of four people killed in flash flooding leaves Chrysler as the remaining defendant.
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Police search for suspect who threw officer down embankment

JackFM Local News - Thu, 09/03/2015 - 11:13am
Authorities are looking for the man who assaulted a police officer in eastern Pennsylvania, leaving her injured and hospitalized.
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Tom Brady beats the NFL in the ??deflategate? court case, judge nullifies the league’s four-game suspension

JackFM Local News - Thu, 09/03/2015 - 10:21am
Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated.By LARRY NEUMEISTER and TOM HAYSAssociated Press    NEW YORK (AP) - New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady can suit up for his team's season opener after a judge erased his four-game suspension for "Deflategate."    The surprise ruling by U.S. District Judge Richard Berman came Thursday after more than one month of failed settlement talks between the NFL and its players' union.
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Man, 82, waives hearing, offered deal in health aide attack

JackFM Local News - Thu, 09/03/2015 - 10:13am
An 82-year-old Pennsylvania man has been offered a plea bargain on charges he molested and tried to rape a 21-year-old health care aide who was trying to help him shower at home.
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Pope visit this month presents unprecedented security issues

JackFM Local News - Thu, 09/03/2015 - 10:01am
The pope's visit to New York City later this month will likely raise security issues and costs to new heights in a city where protecting a dignitary is an art and a point of pride.
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Pittsburgh-area roofers sue over school background checks

JackFM Local News - Thu, 09/03/2015 - 9:57am
A Pittsburgh-area union is suing three school districts on behalf of 21 roofers who failed criminal background checks meant to keep sexual offenders away from children.
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Alcoa plans $60M 3D manufacturing expansion in Pennsylvania

JackFM Local News - Thu, 09/03/2015 - 9:42am
Alcoa is spending $60 million to expand the company's three-dimensional manufacturing capabilities at its technical center in the Pittsburgh suburbs.
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Tickets now required to get within 5 blocks of pope's Mass

JackFM Local News - Thu, 09/03/2015 - 9:37am
Want a close-up view of Pope Francis celebrating Mass in Philadelphia? Three weeks before his visit, planners have announced you'll need a ticket to do so.
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Potential jurors asked about opinions of ex-Massey CEO

JackFM Local News - Thu, 09/03/2015 - 9:29am
A questionnaire distributed to potential jurors asks whether they have formed any opinions about former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship.
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American cutting Pittsburgh flights to St. Louis, Hartford

JackFM Local News - Thu, 09/03/2015 - 9:25am
American Airlines is cutting flights from Pittsburgh International Airport to St. Louis and Hartford, Connecticut starting in November.
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Cops: Woman who claimed to be robbed was selling drugs

JackFM Local News - Thu, 09/03/2015 - 9:21am
Police say a western Pennsylvania woman who claimed she was robbed of $70 made up part of the story to cover up a drug deal gone bad that was witnessed by her 12-year-old daughter.
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Students ask Education Department to discharge college debt

JackFM Local News - Thu, 09/03/2015 - 9:19am
Almost 12,000 students are asking the federal government to discharge their college loan debt, asserting that their school either closed or lied to them about job prospects, according to government data released Thursday.
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Federal judge to decide whether Facebook suspect to be freed

JackFM Local News - Thu, 09/03/2015 - 9:09am
A federal judge is set to decide whether a 19-year-old Pennsylvania man will be released from jail while he awaits trial on charges that he made Facebook threats to kill preschool children.
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New Jersey pizzeria owner rejects pope pizza boxes

JackFM Local News - Thu, 09/03/2015 - 9:05am
A southern New Jersey pizzeria owner finds pizza boxes that depict Pope Francis and welcome him to Philadelphia in poor taste.
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