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Manchin "very much concerned" about law trimming mine safety

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 2:03pm
U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin says he is "very much concerned" about a new state law scaling back coal mine safety regulations.
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17-year-old NY student accepted at all 8 Ivy League schools

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 1:32pm
A suburban New York teenager, accepted at all 13 colleges to which he applied, including the eight Ivy League schools, now faces his next big test: deciding where to go.
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Man, woman charged with leaving infant at Ohio McDonald's

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 1:16pm
An infant's parents have been charged with child endangering after police say both refused to take custody of their 3-month-old daughter last week and the father then left her at a McDonald's outside Cleveland.
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Portman pollution amendment criticized in $500K Ohio ad buy

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 1:04pm
A national environmental group has launched a $500,000 ad campaign against U.S. Sen. Rob Portman in Ohio claiming a federal budget amendment he introduced could undercut the enforceability of the federal Clean Air Act.
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Equipment Failure Causes Power Outage in East Wheeling

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 1:03pm
According to AEP a power outage Tuesday morning was due to an equipment failure just behind Neely's Grocery in East Wheeling.
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Manchin: "50-50 toss-up" on possible return run for governor

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 12:50pm
U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin says it's "about a 50-50 toss-up" whether he'll run for governor next year.
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Schools participating in Ohio testing pilot

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 12:41pm
By The Associated Press The following schools would be cleared to develop and administer their own standardized tests beginning in the 2016-2017 school year under a pilot program for which Ohio is...
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Environmental groups sue Patriot Coal, allege pollution

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 12:14pm
Patriot Coal is being sued by environmental groups who say the company's Hobet 21 mountaintop removal mine in Southern West Virginia is polluting the Mud River watershed.
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Helicopter owner reports that chopper crashed in river

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 12:12pm
Federal aviation authorities say the owner of a helicopter has reported that it crashed in the Tennessee River in northern Alabama.
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Autopsy pending in Florida Keys for Pittsburgh scuba diver

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 12:08pm
An autopsy is pending for a Pittsburgh man who died while scuba diving in the Florida Keys.
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Ohio police arrest suspect in Chuck E. Cheese's assault

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 12:04pm
A 22-year-old Cleveland man has been charged with felonious assault and aggravated rioting in connection with an assault on six employees during a children's birthday party at a Chuck E. Cheese's restaurant in March.
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Cincinnati 18-year-old faces 3 charges in Nebraska stabbing

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 12:00pm
An 18-year-old from Cincinnati has been charged with three felonies, accused of stabbing another man several times in south-central Nebraska.
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Authorities say 2-year-old found in pond near home drowned

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 11:52am
Authorities say a missing 2-year-old boy found in a pond near his home over the weekend drowned.
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Mingo Man Facing Assault Charge After Stabbing

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 11:46am
A Mingo Junction man is facing assault charges after stabbing his mother's caretaker. According to Sheriff Fred Abdalla, the man apparently became distraught and began firing a shotgun into the ground, that's when the caretaker tried to stop the man. The caretaker was then stabbed several times by the other man. Abdalla says that the caretaker was taken to a Pittsburgh area hospital with non-life threatening injuries. No names have been released at this time. Stay tuned to 7 News and WTRF.com...
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Injunction Filed to Stop Closing of Beallsville High School

JackFM Local News - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 11:40am
An injunction has been filed against the Switzerland of Ohio School Board to stop the closing of Beallsville High School.The document, filed in Monroe County Court of Common Pleas on April 6, alleges that the school board failed to comply with the Ohio's Public Meetings Law. 
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