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3rd trial opens in death of woman found in basement in 2004

JackFM Local News - Mon, 10/19/2015 - 4:20pm
The third trial is underway for a 43-year-old man charged with killing a woman found dead in the basement of a Pittsburgh house more than a decade ago.
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Mother of 4 young kids heading to prison for dealing pills

JackFM Local News - Mon, 10/19/2015 - 4:12pm
A 34-year-old mother of four young children is heading to prison for dealing thousands of pills supplied from Detroit for her husband while he was in jail.
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State justices refuse petition calling Common Core illegal

JackFM Local News - Mon, 10/19/2015 - 3:56pm
The West Virginia Supreme Court has refused a petition in which a Republican lawmaker contended that the Common Core educational standards are illegal.
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Most states show increase in high school graduation rates

JackFM Local News - Mon, 10/19/2015 - 3:40pm
The Education Department says high school graduation rates for most states continue to improve.
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Temple University project speeding digital-first journalism

JackFM Local News - Mon, 10/19/2015 - 3:20pm
Temple University is partnering with newspapers in Philadelphia, Dallas and Miami on a project designed to help traditional newsrooms speed their adoption of mobile and digital-first practices.
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Lawyer: Authorities 'overreacted' in issuing Amber Alert

JackFM Local News - Mon, 10/19/2015 - 2:36pm
The lawyer for a Pennsylvania woman who sparked an Amber Alert when she drove her 2-month-old son to Boston for medical treatment says authorities "overreacted."
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Judicial ethics panel says why it cleared Eakin last year

JackFM Local News - Mon, 10/19/2015 - 2:25pm
The agency investigating state Supreme Court Justice Michael Eakin's emails says it dismissed two complaints last year after concluding he didn't send pornographic material to any state government employee.
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Police: Girl found dead in freezer had been missing for year

JackFM Local News - Mon, 10/19/2015 - 2:20pm
The body of an 11-year-old girl who had apparently been missing for more than a year - though authorities say no one reported her disappearance or questioned her whereabouts - was found in a freezer that her mother left at the home of some family members, police said Monday.
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Ohio River's huge algae bloom a warning for water suppliers

JackFM Local News - Mon, 10/19/2015 - 2:08pm
By JOHN SEEWER Associated Press A rare outbreak of toxic algae on the Ohio River that has stretched more than 600 miles is starting to wind down.
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Hess truck's back even though gas stations are no more

JackFM Local News - Mon, 10/19/2015 - 2:08pm
Hess gas stations are no more, but the annual toy truck is back.
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Ohio River's huge algae bloom a warning for water suppliers

JackFM Local News - Mon, 10/19/2015 - 2:08pm
By JOHN SEEWER Associated Press A rare outbreak of toxic algae on the Ohio River that has stretched more than 600 miles is starting to wind down.
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Belmont County Man Forfeits $400K in Profits

JackFM Local News - Mon, 10/19/2015 - 2:05pm
The man who owned two party centers in Belmont County is expected to be sentenced for trafficking synthetic marijuana.
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Philadelphia Orchestra approves 1-year musicians contract

JackFM Local News - Mon, 10/19/2015 - 1:48pm
The Philadelphia Orchestra has approved a one-year contract that gives its musicians a 3 percent raise.
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Latest Pennsylvania sports

JackFM Local News - Mon, 10/19/2015 - 1:48pm
The NFL Monday Night game features an NFC East matchup as the Eagles are home to the Giants. Record-wise, New York tops the division with a record of 3-2 while the Eagles are tied with Dallas at 2-3 with Washington last at...
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Marshall selects next president pending commission OK

JackFM Local News - Mon, 10/19/2015 - 1:12pm
Marshall University's Board of Governors has selected the university's next president.
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Authorities: Suspect of fatal home invasion turns himself in

JackFM Local News - Mon, 10/19/2015 - 12:47pm
A man wanted in connection to a fatal Delaware home invasion surrendered to police in Pennsylvania.
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