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Mayors to talk government and families ahead of papal visit

JackFM Local News - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 3:01pm
The mayors of Rome, New Orleans and Puebla, Mexico are headed to Philadelphia for an event tied to Pope Francis' visit that'll focus on the role of local governments in strengthening and sustaining families.
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Police identify pedestrian struck and killed in January

JackFM Local News - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 2:53pm
Delaware State Police have identified a man who was struck by several cars and killed in January while trying to cross Interstate 495 in Edgemoor, Delaware.
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Governor board OKs shift of WVU Tech campus to Beckley

JackFM Local News - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 2:37pm
West Virginia University's Board of Governors is giving the green light to move the WVU Institute of Technology campus from Montgomery to Beckley.
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USS LST-325 Sails Through Ohio Valley

JackFM Local News - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 2:10pm
People from around the Ohio Valley gathered along the banks of the Ohio River Monday to catch a glimpse of the old USS LST-325. The ship was designed in 1942 to land battle ready tanks, vehicles, soldiers, and supplies directly onto enemy beaches and was once used in the waters of the D-Day invasion in Normandy back in 1944. This floating landmark is the last fully-operational WWII LST. It left Cincinnati last week and traveled up river to Pittsburgh where it will stay docked on the No...
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Wolf tries new budget talks tactic: smaller, quiet meetings

JackFM Local News - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 1:09pm
Gov. Tom Wolf is shifting strategy in his talks with lawmakers as a state government budget stalemate stretches into a third month.
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Pa. man sentenced to life with no mercy in W.Va. slaying

JackFM Local News - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 1:05pm
A Pennsylvania man convicted of killing a West Virginia man has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance for parole.
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Pope: Priests in Holy Year can absolve 'sin of abortion'

JackFM Local News - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 12:24pm
Pope Francis declared on Tuesday he is allowing all priests in the church's upcoming Year of Mercy to absolve women of the "sin of abortion" if they repent with a "contrite heart," saying he is acutely aware some feel...
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Creepy 'free candy' van making parents nervous

JackFM Local News - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 11:52am
When a white van with the words "Free Candy" painted in red was spotted rolling through Sacramento, it put many parents on edge.
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Chief: Officers kill robbery suspect in gunfire exchange

JackFM Local News - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 11:16am
Bluefield's police chief says a bank robbery suspect is dead following an exchange of gunfire with officers.
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Auditor general: school audits will reflect budget impasse

JackFM Local News - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 11:12am
Pennsylvania's elected fiscal watchdog says his department's audits of school districts will now include costs resulting from the state government's budget impasse.
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Things to know for Tuesday in Pennsylvania

JackFM Local News - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 10:48am
By The Associated Press A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Tuesday.
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Police Investigate Armed Home Invasion in Wheeling

JackFM Local News - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 10:38am
Wheeling police responded to a call around 11:25 Monday night of a armed home invasion at a house on South Penn Street on Wheeling Island.According to officers, four men armed with baseball bats and a pistol forced entry into an apartment. Police say the men held the residents at gunpoint and stole money from the apartment.No injuries were reported and officers interviewed the witnesses and collected evidence. The incident is under investigation.
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Kentucky clerk still won't issue same-sex marriage licenses

JackFM Local News - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 10:14am
A county clerk in Kentucky has again refused to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, invoking her religious beliefs and "God's authority" - this time in defiance of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling against her.
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Honored youth counselor charged with stealing from clients

JackFM Local News - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 10:04am
A youth counselor honored by a western Pennsylvania county last year is being sought by authorities on charges he stole $26,000 from his clients.
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1 teen ruled 'adult' in homicide, other decision delayed

JackFM Local News - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 9:56am
A judge says a 16-year-old charged in the drug-related killing of a western Pennsylvania woman should be tried as an adult, but delayed a decision on his 17-year-old co-defendant.
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Contract talks to resume in Allegheny Technologies lockout

JackFM Local News - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 9:40am
Contract talks will resume later this month between the United Steelworkers union and Allegheny Technologies Inc.
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Rowan County clerk continues to deny marriage licenses

JackFM Local News - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 9:32am
Kim Davis continuing to deny marriage licenses to gay couples says she's doing so "under God's authority."    
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Ex-ATI CEO Richard Simmons leaving Pittsburgh Symphony

JackFM Local News - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 9:28am
The former chief executive officer of specialty steelmaker Allegheny Technologies Inc. is resigning as chairman of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra board later this month.
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Pittsburgh high school coach on leave after student injury

JackFM Local News - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 9:16am
An assistant football coach at Westinghouse High School in Pittsburgh has been placed on leave after a student reported being injured by the coach during football practice last month.
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Thieves steal flag at former school, fly Nazi flag instead

JackFM Local News - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 9:08am
State police are trying to figure out who stole an American flag flying outside a former Pennsylvania elementary school and replaced it with a Nazi swastika banner.
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