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Hurricane Joaquin stays Far From The Ohio Valley

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 11:38pm
Gloomy weather with rain on Saturday. Partly sunny skies and warmer on Sunday.
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Gov. Kasich Orders Flags to be Flown at Half-Staff for Oregon Victims

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 10:35pm
In honor of the lives lost in Roseburg, Oregon, Governor John R. Kasich has ordered that flags be flown at half-staff upon all public buildings and grounds throughout the state of Ohio effective immediately until Tuesday, Oct. 6.Kasich's official order reads:"In honor of the lives lost in the senseless act of violence perpetrated on October 1, 2015 in Roseburg, Oregon, and in accordance with orders from the President of the United States of America, I hereby proclaim, by the autho...
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Bill Clinton targets rural, energy issues in West Virginia

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 9:51pm
Former President Bill Clinton said struggling rural regions like coal-dependent southern West Virginia should be the focus of new energy investments and infrastructure improvement.
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Jury Selection Continues for Blankenship Trial

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 9:51pm
Day 2 of jury selection in the Don Blankenship trial ended Friday.The 65-year-old faces up to three decades in prison if convicted over how he ran the Upper Big Branch Mine, which exploded in 2010, killing 29 miners.On Thursday, one person who called Blankenship a 'scapegoat' was excused.Another was dismissed after saying nothing she read painted Blankenship in a good light.Jury selection could wrap up on Monday.
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Former President Bill Clinton to WV Dems: I want to talk to you

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 9:27pm
Sticking together seemed to be the theme of the West Virginia Democratic Party’s 2015 annual dinner in Charleston.
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Marshall County Man Among 11 Killed in Afghanistan Plane Crash

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 6:00pm
It was a sad day for many people across the Ohio Valley and Moundsville in particular; after learning that one of the soldiers killed in the Afghanistan plane crash is someone they know well and love dearly.
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More than 100 workers laid off at Art Institutes

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 5:27pm
Education Management Corp. has laid off 115 employees at its Art Institute schools across the country, including 10 from its Pittsburgh location.
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Man get long prison term, then ties knot in courthouse

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 5:19pm
A western Pennsylvania man sentenced to at least 20 years in prison in one courtroom followed up by walking into another courtroom to marry his girlfriend.
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Two Moundsville women sentenced for prescription painkiller trafficking

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 4:51pm
Two Moundsville women were sentenced in Federal court on Friday for their roles in trafficking prescription painkillers in the Ohio Valley. 
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Ex-football star Irving Fryar sentenced to 5 years in prison

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 4:35pm
Former NFL star Irving Fryar has been sentenced to five years in a New Jersey prison for his role in a mortgage scam.
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Local Organization Helps Former WWE Wrestler In Fight Against Cancer

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 4:12pm
The Ryan Ferns Healthplex is raising money for former WWE Wrestler, Nick "Big Bully Bob" Busick, who is currently fighting esophageal cancer. 
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The Latest: Justice says he'll cooperate in email inquiry

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 3:43pm
The latest developments in the Pennsylvania attorney general's allegations that a state Supreme Court justice may have violated conduct rules because of racially offensive or misogynistic emails that were sent to him....
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Getzoff Joins Penguins as Radio Host, PensTV Reporter

Pittsburgh Penguins - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 3:07pm
Josh Getzoff has joined the Pittsburgh Penguins as host of the team’s pre-game and post-game radio shows, it was announced today by Terry Kalna, the Penguins’ senior vice president of sales and broadcasting. In his new full-time role, Getzoff ...

W.Va. officials: social media key in albino deer kill case

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 3:03pm
West Virginia wildlife officials are crediting social media for helping them crack the case of an albino deer that was killed out of season.
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Punitive damages possible in suit against DuPont over C8

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 2:52pm
A federal judge has rejected a motion arguing that evidence doesn't support punitive damages for an Ohio woman who says she got cancer after drinking water contaminated by a chemical discharged from a DuPont plant.
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Students Raise More Than Awareness for Local Cancer Patients

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 2:05pm
If you're a person battling cancer; that's hard enough, but if you also struggle to find a way to and from your treatments or find it difficult to keep gas in your tank to get there and back one local school has been celebrating Cancer Awareness all week and they're trying to help alleviate those added stressors. 
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Police: Fairmont Man Arrested In Wheeling For Cooking Meth

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 1:37pm
Police say Evan Tonkery, 28, of Fairmont is behind bars after finding him cooking meth at a friend's house. Officers also found a backpack in the woods behind the Nelson Jordan Center, and believe it was placed there by Tonkery. 
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Highmark says Allegheny Health Network to lose $48M in 2015

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 1:31pm
Pittsburgh-based health insurance giant Highmark Inc. says its western Pennsylvania hospital network will lose $48 million this year, but hopes to cut that annual loss to $8 million by 2017.
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West Virginia highways officials to hold project meetings

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 12:54pm
West Virginia highways officials are planning 11 informational meetings around the state to seek input about potential future projects.
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Kane says high court justice may have violated conduct rules

JackFM Local News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 11:50am
Pennsylvania's attorney general is telling state ethics agencies that a state Supreme Court justice may have violated judicial conduct rules, citing emails he received that she's recovered from her office's...
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