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Republican attorneys general gathering in W.Va. this weekend

JackFM Local News - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 3:13am
Republican attorneys general from across the county are meeting this weekend at The Greenbrier resort.
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New Logan County judge set to be sworn in

JackFM Local News - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 3:09am
A new circuit judge in Logan County is due to start work.
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Report: Ohio State Band Song Made Fun of Holocaust Victims

JackFM Local News - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 10:26pm
Ohio State University says an unofficial marching band song that made fun of Holocaust victims is the type of thing the university has pledged to eradicate from the band program.    The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday the lyrics were contained in a 2012 version of the band's unofficial songbook.
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Wheeling Police patrolling size of vehicles on Suspension Bridge

JackFM Local News - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 9:15pm
You could be violating the Suspension Bridge's weight limit, and not even know it.Right now -- Wheeling Police Department is focusing on excessively overweight vehicles that could cause damage to the bridge.So -- does your car make the cut?When you think of two tons, the first thing that comes to mind probably isn't your own vehicle. If it weighs 4,000 pounds, that's equal to two tons, and that exceeds the weight limit on the Suspension Bridge.Unfortunately, some have found...
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Three people plead guilty to charges in multi-state heroin trafficking operation

JackFM Local News - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 8:37pm
Three people have pleaded guilty to charges stemming from a multi-state heroin trafficking operation. 46-year-old Craig Rhodes of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania faces up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to conspiracy to distribute heroin. 35-old James Wesley Faircloth and 37-year-old Roma Michelle Bland each face up to five years in prison.
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Easter Seals Rehabilitation Center raises money during golf scramble

JackFM Local News - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 8:21pm
Knocking a little white ball around acres of grass can drive people crazy, or help raise money for special needs children and adults.Wheeling's "Third Alarm Bar" organizes and runs a golf scramble for charity.
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Annual Municipal League Meeting to be held in Wheeling

JackFM Local News - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 7:57pm
More than 400 city leaders from across the Mountain State will be traveling to Wheeling for the annual Municipal League Meeting. The group of city councilmen and mayors come together multiple times per year, but have their massive annual meeting each year in a different city.
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Wheeling Police Department to continue conducting WOLFPACK operations

JackFM Local News - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 7:43pm
In just three hours, Wheeling Police handed out 47 citations to people going too fast.Yesterday, they conducted what's called a ''WOLFPACK'' operation, where an officer is in a specific location shooting a stationary radar.When someone speeds, the car's description is called out to police cars waiting in the area to make the stopThree areas were targeted and in several cases -- cars almost went 20 miles per hour OVER the limit."I have found it, personally, ...
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White House nominates 4 for US judgeships in Pennsylvania

JackFM Local News - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 5:41pm
President Obama has nominated four veteran judges to serve on the federal bench in Pennsylvania.
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Escaped Pennsylvania inmate suspected in killing

JackFM Local News - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 5:29pm
Pennsylvania police are searching for an escaped jail inmate they say may have killed someone after walking away from a work-release program.
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New grave marker for Pa. baby who inspired Safe Haven Law

JackFM Local News - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 4:48pm
A new bronze plaque has been installed with the help of dozens of donations seven months after one was stolen from the grave of a Pennsylvania infant who was killed in 2000.
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Anchor denies sham Porsche sale; congressman husband charged

JackFM Local News - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 4:48pm
A Philadelphia news anchor says authorities were wrong to cite the sale of her Porsche as evidence of wrongdoing in the indictment of her congressman husband.
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Pope's upcoming visit inspires anxiety in Philadelphia

JackFM Local News - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 4:32pm
Eight weeks before Pope Francis arrives in Philadelphia as the centerpiece of his U.S. visit, it's still unclear how much he'll disrupt traffic, business and daily life.
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Sheetz: Looking for best WV based pepperoni roll vendor to service the state

JackFM Local News - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 4:08pm
Sheetz says it is working to find one vendor in West Virginia to provide pepperoni rolls to all of its stores in the state.
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8 states probe slain man's possible serial killer ties

JackFM Local News - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 3:25pm
Authorities say police in at least eight states are investigating unsolved cases that may be linked to an Oregon man who was recently killed by an escort in West Virginia.
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North Wheeling Business Raided By SWAT Team and Ohio County Drug Task Force

JackFM Local News - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 3:25pm
Two people are in custody after the SWAT Team and the Ohio County Drug Task Force raided RedBoyz business in North Wheeling around 3:00 p.m Thursday. This is part of an operation after a search warrant was obtained by the Ohio County Drug Task Force.Stay with 7News and WTRF.com for updates.
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Sheetz to Select Only One Local Bakery to Supply Pepperoni Rolls

JackFM Local News - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 2:42pm
After an interview with Ryan Sheetz, a director of Sheetz, we have confirmed that Sheetz will continue to sell West Virginia pepperoni rolls in West Virginia. But, they will choose only one bakery to supply all of their pepperoni rolls in the West Virginia stores.
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Police: Girl, 5, taken from home, beaten, left in yard

JackFM Local News - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 1:32pm
Police believe an intruder took a 5-year-old girl from her north Philadelphia home overnight and kicked her until she was semiconscious.
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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette offering newsroom buyouts

JackFM Local News - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 12:56pm
A union at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette says some newsroom employees are being offered buyouts.
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Pittsburgh trying to keep 2 eateries after Macy's closure

JackFM Local News - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 12:36pm
The city of Pittsburgh is trying to secure the naming rights of a restaurant and cafe from Macy's in hopes that both will live on after the landmark store is closed.
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