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Cortes' return as head of Pa. State Department gets hearing

JackFM Local News - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 3:11am
A Senate hearing is set for Gov. Tom Wolf's nomination of Pedro Cortes for a second stint as Pennsylvania's secretary of state.
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Mom accused of contaminating son's IV to have trial date set

JackFM Local News - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 3:09am
A West Virginia woman accused of deliberately making her 9-year-old son sick by contaminating his IV with fecal matter at a Cincinnati hospital is set to have a trial date scheduled after she rejected a proposed plea deal.
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Police: Man found dead after 5-hour standoff with officers

JackFM Local News - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 3:07am
A man has been found dead after a five-hour standoff with police in eastern Pennsylvania.
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Gun rights activists head to rally at Pennsylvania Capitol

JackFM Local News - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 3:03am
Hundreds of gun-rights supporters are set to converge on the steps of the Pennsylvania Capitol for the annual Second Amendment Action Day.
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Lobbyist expenditure report deadline nearing

JackFM Local News - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 1:47am
The deadline for West Virginia lobbyists to file their lobbyist activity reports is nearing.
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Woman freed from prison after 42 years, awaits new trial

JackFM Local News - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 1:35am
After 42 years behind bars, a central Pennsylvania woman has been released from prison, pending a new trial in a double-murder arson case.
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TSA to conduct night training at Yeager Airport

JackFM Local News - Tue, 05/12/2015 - 1:03am
The Transportation Security Administration will conduct several full-scale training exercises at Yeager Airport in the middle-of-the-night.
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Commercial Truck Driver Convicted of Stealing Merchandise During Shipment

JackFM Local News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 9:12pm
The United States Attorney's Office announced that Bruce Silver, 55, was convicted in federal court on Monday after he admitted to using his position to steal merchandise.
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Steenrod Elementary Recognized as School of Excellence

JackFM Local News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 7:54pm
It was one of only seven across West Virginia to receive the recognition.
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Jefferson County Man Charged in Child Pornography Case Appears in Court

JackFM Local News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 7:47pm
A Jefferson County man charged with pandering sexually oriented material involving a minor and illegal use of a minor in nudity-oriented material or performance made his first appearance in court on Monday afternoon.
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Belmont County Man Jailed on Domestic Violence Charges After Incident That Sends Wife to Hospital

JackFM Local News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 7:39pm
A Belmont County woman was rushed to the hospital, and her husband was taken to jail after an incident early Monday morning.
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Experts Warn to Look Over Safety Checklist Before Taking Bike Out this Summer

JackFM Local News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 7:30pm
A bill in the Ohio Legislature would make it mandatory for all bicyclists 16 and younger to wear a helmet. It's backed by the American Academy of Pediatrics, which says that 75 percent of all bike fatalities could have been prevented by wearing one.
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Man in Critical Condition, Another Arrested After Late Night Incident on Dallas Pike

JackFM Local News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 7:12pm
A Pennsylvania man is fighting for his life after falling from a tractor trailer in Ohio County.Police said the incident unfolded when 21-year-old Darren Decker was thrown out of Jill's Lounge in Dallas Pike. 
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SPECIAL REPORT: Addictions to Cell Phones and Social Media and How to Break Them

JackFM Local News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 7:01pm
Every year, 2.2 trillion text messages are sent by cell phone customers in the United States. People take their cell phones everywhere, to work, school, on errands, to bed, and even to the bathroom. But what qualifies as addiction?
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JackFM Local News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 5:52pm
Showers and thunderstorms heading into our viewing area. Maybe after 6:30 pm along Interstate-77 and before 8 pm along the Ohio River.
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Medical marijuana bill heads for Pennsylvania Senate vote

JackFM Local News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 5:40pm
A newly expanded medical marijuana bill is expected to pass the Pennsylvania Senate, although its prospects remain unclear in the House.
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Final Civil War Battle Commemoration -- in Texas

JackFM Local News - Mon, 05/11/2015 - 5:34pm
It's common knowledge that the four bloody years of the American Civil War came to an end when Southern Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered to Union Gen. Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox - but it's not true. The final land battle of the war wasn't fought until more than a month later, 
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