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Drug officers want racketeering case tossed on eve of trial

JackFM Local News - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 3:09am
Defense lawyers for six Philadelphia narcotics officers charged with robbing and beating drug dealers say the government is trying to "whitewash" problems with their case on the eve of trial.
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Ohio doctor gets 5 years for painkiller distribution

JackFM Local News - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 3:05am
An Akron family physician has been given five years and three months in federal prison for illegally distributing more than 30,000 doses of prescription painkillers from August 2011 through October 2012.
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Biden to headline St. Patrick's event near Pa. hometown

JackFM Local News - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 3:05am
Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to mark St. Patrick's Day near the northeastern Pennsylvania city where he spent his childhood.
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W.Va. Poetry Out Loud winner heading to DC for finals

JackFM Local News - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 2:37am
A Greenbrier High School student will represent West Virginia in Washington next month at the national finals of Poetry Out Loud, a competition to encourage more interest in poetry among young people.
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Registration open for Governor's Internship Program

JackFM Local News - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 2:37am
Registration is open to the Governor's Internship Program, which assists college students snare summer jobs.
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Ice jams on northern Ohio rivers leave behind mess

JackFM Local News - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 2:33am
Chunks of ice that have pushed up into low-lying areas have damaged fences, kiosks and other structures in at least two parks along the Maumee (maw-MEE') River near Toledo.
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W.Va. water company, EPA promoting 'Fix a Leak Week'

JackFM Local News - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 2:21am
A leak here, a drippy faucet there - it all adds up to more than 1 trillion gallons of water lost annually in the U.S.
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Marshall, WVU to hold separate scrimmages at The Greenbrier

JackFM Local News - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 2:07am
The football teams at Marshall and West Virginia will be holding separate spring workouts at The Greenbrier resort next month.
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Federal prosecutor teaming up with DAs to choke guns, drugs

JackFM Local News - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 1:13am
Pittsburgh's top federal prosecutor is teaming up with district attorneys in four counties in hopes of "choking" the flow of guns and drugs into western Pennsylvania.
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False alarm for FedEx plane with fire indicator light on

JackFM Local News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 11:53pm
A FedEX plane has landed safely at Philadelphia International Airport after a fire indicator light went on but no fire was found.
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Ohio Death Row Inmates Appeal Lethal Injection Drug Shield Law

JackFM Local News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 9:54pm
Four death row inmates challenging an Ohio law that shields the names of companies providing lethal injection drugs have appealed a judge's dismissal of their lawsuit.  The inmates argue the new law violates free speech rights.
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Police: Man Spray-paints Face to Avoid Identification

JackFM Local News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 9:41pm
A man suspected of stealing a car spray-painted his face black in an attempt to evade police in Central California. The Fresno Bee reports Monday (http://bit.ly/1NZG1dP ) that 23-year-old Jose Espinoza ran from police after being caught with a stolen car.
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Ohio County Magistrate Weighs In On Controversial Gun Bill

JackFM Local News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 9:12pm
"You're putting firearms in the hands of people out there that again haven't demonstrated any competence with them," said Ohio County Magistrate Joe Roxby.
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McMechen Man Sentenced for Cocaine Trafficking

JackFM Local News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 7:57pm
A McMechen man was convicted in Federal Court on Monday for crack cocaine trafficking in Ohio County.
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Meeting in Beech Bottom Will Discuss Possibility of Power Plants

JackFM Local News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 7:35pm
A major town hall meeting on Tuesday night in Beech Bottom will give more information about the new power plants in the works.
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AT&T Unveils Upgrades in West Virginia

JackFM Local News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 7:29pm
ATT says it has upgraded its wireless and wired networks in West Virginia to improve reliability, coverage, speed and performance.
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Ice Cream Delivery Man Stabbed in University Dining Hall Bathroom in Pennsylvania

JackFM Local News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 7:26pm
A Philadelphia university says an ice cream deliveryman has been stabbed in the bathroom at a campus dining hall, putting the school on lockdown for 45 minutes.
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Small plane slides off airport runway; no injuries reported

JackFM Local News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 7:21pm
Authorities say a small plane slid off the runway at a western Pennsylvania airport, but no one was injured.
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Ohio inmates appeal in 1st Amendment lethal injection case

JackFM Local News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 6:28pm
Four death row inmates challenging an Ohio law that shields the names of companies providing lethal injection drugs have appealed a judge's dismissal of their lawsuit.
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