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Alderson Broaddus president resigning effective Dec. 18

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/23/2015 - 6:46pm
Richard Creehan is stepping down as president of Alderson Broaddus University.
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Wandering cows cost owner more than $5,000 in fines

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/23/2015 - 6:33pm
Christine Hess's cows are milking her.
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Wheeling team wins Pumpkin Drop competition

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/23/2015 - 5:59pm
A team from Wheeling Catholic Central High School won the annual Pumpkin Drop competition at West Virginia University.
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Helping Heroes Offering Homeless Veterans Transitional Housing

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/23/2015 - 5:21pm
Helping Heroes, the agency that reaches out to combat veterans, unveiled a new portion of their outreach today.
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Mexico braces for strongest hurricane in Western hemisphere

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/23/2015 - 4:46pm
Hurricane Patricia barreled toward southwestern Mexico Friday as a monster Category 5 storm, the strongest ever in the Western Hemisphere. Residents and tourists were hunkering down or trying to make last-minute escapes...
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Weirton Woman Hopes to Organize Town Hall Meeting on Affects of Drug Addiction

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/23/2015 - 4:06pm
The founder of the drug addiction support group Never Alone got to make the trip to Charleston this week while President Obama was in town. 
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Infant dies in eastern Pennsylvania fire

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/23/2015 - 3:53pm
A 7-month-old girl has died in a house fire in eastern Pennsylvania.
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Doors may close at pre-kindergartens because of budget fight

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/23/2015 - 3:41pm
Some child care providers certified under Pennsylvania's state-subsidized pre-kindergarten program are starting to tell parents that they are closing after next week because of the state's four-month-old budget...
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Bridge in Ohio is infested with thousands of spiders

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/23/2015 - 3:37pm
The Main Street bridge in Ohio's capital might appear to be decked out for Halloween, but officials say the extensive webs spotted by motorists at night are real.
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Klondike, Philadelphia Zoo's popular polar bear, dies at 34

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/23/2015 - 3:23pm
The Philadelphia Zoo says one of its two polar bears has died.
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DA withdraws 'adult' charges in teen's gas attack on guard

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/23/2015 - 3:17pm
The district attorney has withdrawn "adult" charges against a 16-year-old girl accused of throwing gasoline on a high school security guard, and will move the case to juvenile court.
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Temple mulling $100 million football stadium

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/23/2015 - 2:53pm
Temple University wants to build a 35,000-seat football stadium on campus.
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Phillie Phanatic, 76ers mascot rappel down city skyscraper

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/23/2015 - 2:41pm
The Philadelphia Phillies finished the season in the cellar. But that didn't keep the Phanatic from engaging in some rooftop shenanigans.
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Pennsylvania inmate convicted in email water scare

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/23/2015 - 2:29pm
A jury has convicted a Pennsylvania inmate on charges he caused a scare by sending an email from a prison computer saying the area's water system was poisoned.
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Man who shot at Pennsylvania troopers gets 13 to 30 years

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/23/2015 - 2:25pm
A western Pennsylvania man is heading to prison for shooting at two state troopers earlier this year.
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School agrees to probation for physician assistant program

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/23/2015 - 2:17pm
Some students at a northeastern Pennsylvania university will have to continue their education elsewhere after the school's physician assistant program failed to meet state accreditation standards.
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America's Favorite Halloween Candy By State

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/23/2015 - 1:57pm
According to a study by Time Magazine, Americans will spend more than $2-billion on candy in 2015 for Halloween. 
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