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2nd man sentenced to life in deaths of 2 teens

JackFM Local News - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 11:25am
A second man has been sentenced to life in prison without possibility of parole in the deaths of two teenage cousins gunned down as they rode an all-terrain vehicle on a north Philadelphia street almost three years ago.
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Large pipelines proposed to carry gas from shale formations

JackFM Local News - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 11:16am
The growing supply of natural gas being pulled from the Marcellus and Utica shale has become a potential boon for businesses that build large interstate pipelines and a potential nightmare for people who don't want...
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A look at proposed natural gas pipeline projects in Ohio

JackFM Local News - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 11:16am
By The Associated Press Natural gas producers in the Utica and Marcellus shale regions need pipelines to carry natural gas to market. Here is a quick look at four proposed projects that would run through...
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Coroner: Researcher's cyanide death was suicide

JackFM Local News - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 11:05am
A coroner has concluded that the death of a western Pennsylvania medical researcher found to have cyanide in her body last fall was a suicide.
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Andrew Ebbett Re-Assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton

Pittsburgh Penguins - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 11:00am
The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-assigned forward Andrew Ebbett to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford. Ebbett, 32, has played in 21 games for...

Hatfields, McCoys make moonshine legally in southern W.Va.

JackFM Local News - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 10:53am
Direct descendants of the Hatfields and McCoys are producing legal moonshine, the start of a new legacy for the families made famous for their 19th-century feud.
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Single Mother Denied by PTO to Take Daughter to Father-Daughter Dance

JackFM Local News - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 10:43am
One single mother was denied by PTO officials to be her daughter's date at the father-daughter dance, according to ABC News.
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Revel sale put on hold while nightclub appeals terms

JackFM Local News - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 10:13am
A federal judge has put the sale of Atlantic City's former Revel casino on hold while the company that ran its nightclub appeals.
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National groups ask states to follow W.Va. energy law repeal

JackFM Local News - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 10:06am
After the GOP-led West Virginia Legislature voted to repeal an environmental energy standard, national small government groups are turning the action into a rallying cry for other states to do the same.
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Warden assigned to Ohio prison where school shooter escaped

JackFM Local News - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 9:56am
A new warden has been assigned to take over at an Ohio prison where a convicted school shooter and two other Ohio inmates managed to escape last September.
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Trooper hurt in Ohio Turnpike pileup plans to return to job

JackFM Local News - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 9:56am
A state trooper who was badly hurt in a pileup that killed three people on the Ohio Turnpike last winter says he's almost ready to get back on patrol.
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Ohio officials urge precautions for older residents

JackFM Local News - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 9:52am
With harsh cold and snow forecast for much of the state in the next few days, officials in Ohio's Department of Aging are urging precautions for older people who could be at increased risk of weather-related problems.
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10 Super Bowl ads that everyone will be talking about

JackFM Local News - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 8:51am
NEW YORK (AP) - It's almost show time.When the Super Bowl kicks off on Sunday, 40-plus advertisers will be hoping to win over the more than 110 million viewers tuning in. 
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Boy Battling Cancer Send Best Friend on a Trip of a Lifetime

JackFM Local News - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 7:50am
One boy was too sick to travel for his Make-A-Wish Foundation trip that he decided to instead send his best friend on a trip of a lifetime, according to ABC News.
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Belmont County Employees Begin Phase 2 of "Fit in '15"

JackFM Local News - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 7:30am
Belmont County Commissioner Ginny Favede and Source Fitness will be hosting phase two of "Fit in '15,"a Belmont County Living Well Employee Wellness Program, Saturday at 11:30 a.m.
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Ohio Army National Guard unit deploying to Kuwait

JackFM Local News - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 4:08am
About 150 soldiers from an Army National Guard unit in Ohio are deploying to Kuwait in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
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President's policing task force continues Ohio sessions

JackFM Local News - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 3:40am
A presidential task force examining ways to improve police-community relations is in Cincinnati listening to law enforcement representatives, researchers and others on policing practices and other issues.
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Ohio man accused of threatening 'white cops' faces charges

JackFM Local News - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 3:08am
A 28-year-old man jailed in southwest Ohio and accused of threatening to kill "white cops" has been indicted on four counts of ethnic intimidation.
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Pa. GOP to consider endorsements for 3 high court openings

JackFM Local News - Sat, 01/31/2015 - 3:04am
Pennsylvania Republican Party leaders are weighing whether to take sides in a potentially crowded race for an unprecedented three openings on the state Supreme Court.
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