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Ohio attorney gets prison for stealing from vet's estate

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/06/2015 - 6:22pm
A judge in northeast Ohio has sentenced an attorney to 16 months in prison for stealing $262,000 from the estate of a disabled Army veteran.
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W.Va. Vietnam vet gets prison for false benefit claims

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/06/2015 - 5:54pm
A Bridgeport man has been sentenced to two years in prison for unlawfully obtaining more than $500,000 in veterans' benefits based on false claims he received the Bronze Star and Purple Heart.
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Dog Dumped at Train Station with Suitcase

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/06/2015 - 4:43pm
The Scottish SPCA is seeking information after a dog was dumped at Ayr railway station with nothing but a suitcase.
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Ex-sportscaster on trial, denies $340k charity-fraud charges

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/06/2015 - 3:58pm
A former Philadelphia sportscaster on trial in an alleged charity scam says he is a bad businessman but not a thief.
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Pouliot and Zatkoff Named to AHL Eastern Conference All-Star Team

Pittsburgh Penguins - Tue, 01/06/2015 - 3:27pm
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, in conjunction with the American Hockey League, announced today that defenseman Derrick Pouliot and goaltender Jeff Zatkoff have been named to the Eastern Conference team at the 2015 AHL All-...

Deputies Exposed to Toxic Fumes While Investigating Meth Lab

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/06/2015 - 3:14pm
Two sheriff deputies were injured after being exposed to toxic fumes while investigating a methamphetamine drug lab Monday in Hancock County.
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CFP, NCAA will reimburse athletes' families for travel

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/06/2015 - 2:58pm
The College Football Playoff says it will help pay for the parents and guardians of Ohio State and Oregon players to travel to the national championship game in North Texas on Monday.
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APNewsBreak: Ohio sheriff: 5th body found from trailer fire

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/06/2015 - 2:46pm
A southeast Ohio sheriff says a fifth body has been recovered from the site of an early morning trailer home fire.
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Boehner calls on Obama to back GOP on energy, job bills

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/06/2015 - 2:26pm
Newly re-elected House Speaker John Boehner says he wants President Barack Obama to back Republican bills on energy and jobs as a way to break the partisan logjam that has stalled legislation in recent years.
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Philly mayor: Board enhancing building, demolition oversight

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/06/2015 - 2:26pm
Philadelphia's mayor has formed an oversight board to shepherd changes to licensing and inspection practices recommended after a demolition accident and building collapse that killed six people at a Salvation Army...
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Scientists: Weather plays big role in Lake Erie 'dead zones'

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/06/2015 - 2:10pm
A newly released study says cutting phosphorus levels is important for Lake Erie but isn't a cure-all for one of its biggest environmental hazards: "dead zones" where fish can't survive.
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What's in a hug? Good friends or good chemistry

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/06/2015 - 2:02pm
You'll get no argument from most people ? especially on a cold winter's night ? that hugs make you feel warm inside.
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Rodin Museum in Philly closing to create new installation

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/06/2015 - 1:54pm
The Rodin (roh-DAN') Museum in Philadelphia is temporarily shutting its doors to create a new installation of the artist's work.
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Capito Takes Oath of Office as First Female U.S. Senator for WV

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/06/2015 - 1:27pm
U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) was sworn in to the 114th Congress today by Vice President Joe Biden in the U.S. Capitol.
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Icy Conditions Sends Car into Creek

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/06/2015 - 1:16pm
Police said icy road conditions and high speeds were the cause of an accident that sent one car into a creek Tuesday afternoon in Marshall County.
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Shippers: Last year's Great Lakes freeze cost $705 million

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/06/2015 - 1:14pm
An organization representing U.S. cargo shippers on the Great Lakes says last year's deep freeze cost the economy an estimated $705 million and shows the need for another heavy icebreaking vessel.
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Abortion rights group sues Ohio health agency for records

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/06/2015 - 1:10pm
An abortion rights group wants the Ohio Supreme Court to order the state's health department to release public records detailing certain communication between the agency and an anti-abortion organization.
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Pa. woman leaves comment, inspires Facebook's book club

JackFM Local News - Tue, 01/06/2015 - 1:07pm
Like lots of social media users, Cynthia Greco underestimated the power of her own words.
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