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News Guide: Sen. Joe Manchin on coal, guns, governorship

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 6:09pm
U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin says it's "about a 50-50 toss-up" whether he will make a return bid at governor next year.
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3 sentencing hearings in W.Va. spill case moved to December

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 5:57pm
Three Freedom Industries officials are scheduled for December sentencing hearings for charges in a massive chemical spill last year.
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Citizens Group Takes School Board To Court To Save Beallsville High School

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 5:46pm
The Keystone Committee has filed a complaint for injunctive relief, to overturn the Switzerland of Ohio Board of Education's decision to close Beallsville High School.They say, first of all, that the board violated the state's open meetings law."So from a procedural standpoint, we think there's a problem." said Michael Shaheen. attorney for The Keystone Committee. They want the judge to declare that it violated Ohio law.And then they want her to stop them from carrying out the decision they m...
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Ralph Ash Psych Evaluation Continued Until Wednesday

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 5:35pm
The hearing for a man accused of murdering his girlfriend in Monroe County has been continued until Wednesday, April 7 due to travel issues. Ralph Ash is being charged with aggravated murder of Tracy Heskett, abuse of a corpse, and having weapons under disability. 
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Wolf nominates venture capitalist to complete treasury term

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 5:09pm
Gov. Tom Wolf is nominating a venture capitalist who started six businesses and has sought to boost the entrepreneurial fortunes of others to complete the state treasurer's term.
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Should County and City Health Departments Combine? Jefferson County Finds Out

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 5:07pm
A $50,000 grant is giving Jefferson County the opportunity to explore whether or not to combine the county health department with the City of Steubenville Health Department.  
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Ex-firefighter charged in firehouse hostage case

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 4:49pm
Authorities in suburban Philadelphia have filed charges against a just-terminated volunteer firefighter who they said held four firefighters hostage at gunpoint last week, firing one shot into a wall before surrendering an...
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Infrastructure and Economy Topics for Steubenville's State of City Address

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 4:33pm
Steubenville Mayor Domenick Mucci Jr. is preparing for Tuesday night's State of the City address. The mayor says he plans on discussing the policies and procedures that were created in 2014 and what residents can expect in 2015. 
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Fugitive treasure hunter expected to change plea

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 3:44pm
A deep-sea treasure hunter charged with contempt of court after refusing to testify about gold he discovered from a historic shipwreck is expected to change his plea Wednesday.
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Man convicted of double murder challenges restitution costs

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 3:41pm
A man convicted of having strangled pharmacist and his girlfriend in northeast Pennsylvania more than a dozen years ago is challenging the amount of restitution he has been ordered to pay.
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