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Russell Stover Candies Holds Annual Charity Candy Sale

JackFM Local News - Sun, 12/07/2014 - 12:02pm
Russel Stover Candies at the Highlands is holding their annual candy sale Sunday.
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Statistics lacking in debate over police behavior

JackFM Local News - Sun, 12/07/2014 - 11:47am
By ALLEN G. BREED AP National Writer The deadly police encounters in Missouri, Ohio, South Carolina and New York may make it feel like there's a tidal wave of cases sweeping the country. But there are...
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Philly mayor: Killings hurt citizen trust of police

JackFM Local News - Sun, 12/07/2014 - 11:19am
Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter says action is needed to bolster public trust in the police in the aftermath of the killings of two unarmed black men by white police officers.
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$10M available for Ohio school mentorship program

JackFM Local News - Sun, 12/07/2014 - 10:59am
Ohio education officials say $10 million is available for a new school mentorship program.
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Newly insured struggle to find primary physicians

JackFM Local News - Sun, 12/07/2014 - 10:59am
Primary care doctors might be working longer hours, hiring more staff and relying on nurse practitioners, but the majority seem to be finding a way to keep up with the 6.7 million new patients under the Affordable Care Act.
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Ohio deaths renew calls for lookalike guns action

JackFM Local News - Sun, 12/07/2014 - 10:55am
Two fatal police shootings in less than four months of young people holding lookalike guns in Ohio have raised calls for action to prevent such tragedies.
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Ohio governor says leaders must work to unite

JackFM Local News - Sun, 12/07/2014 - 10:51am
Ohio's governor says unrest across the nation over police-involved killings underscores the need for political leaders to focus on being inclusive.
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Police: Weather likely factor in fatal W.Va. wreck

JackFM Local News - Sun, 12/07/2014 - 10:27am
Police say investigators believe weather played a role in a fiery accident that killed five people on Interstate 77.
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Wolf's $1B drilling tax prediction might be high

JackFM Local News - Sun, 12/07/2014 - 9:51am
By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press Pennsylvania's incoming governor might have been off the mark by hundreds of millions of dollars when he said during his campaign that a new severance tax on...
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News Minute: Here is the latest New York news from The Associated Press

JackFM Local News - Sun, 12/07/2014 - 6:18am
Governor Andrew Cuomo says two people returning to New York from West Africa where they were exposed to Ebola have agreed to a 21-day home quarantine but show no symptoms of the virus. Cuomo says the state is exercising...
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WVU Delays Decision on New Campus

JackFM Local News - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 9:07pm
West Virginia University's board will take two more weeks to decide whether to retain exclusive rights to purchase Mountain State University's campus in Beckley.The board delayed its decision until Dec. 22 at a meeting Friday in Morgantown. The university says the board will continue its analysis of academic possibilities and economic factors associated with the deal.WVU President Gordon Gee announced last month that the schools had entered into an exclusive agreement to evaluate the possible...
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Ohio Abuse Statistics Released

JackFM Local News - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 9:00pm
An Ohio Family Violence Prevention Project report says more than 30,000 children and 105,000 elderly people are abused or neglected each year and more than 82,000 women are physically assaulted by their intimate partners.Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine said at a conference on Friday that state officials must work on prevention and identification of family abuse situations.The head of the Family Violence Prevention Project says the statistics were drawn from reporting by victim-services orga...
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WJU Students Gather to Attempt Three World Records

JackFM Local News - Sat, 12/06/2014 - 8:19pm
One local university came together to break a world record on Saturday, and it raised money for a great cause.
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