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UPDATE: Bellaire Schools Levy Fails for Eighth Time

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/07/2014 - 8:17am
As Ohio's primary election unfolds on Tuesday night, one of the biggest issues that Belmont County voters faced at the polls was the Bellaire Schools levy. It's the eighth time that Bellaire schools have gone to the voters for funding.
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UPDATE: Bellaire Schools Levy Fails for Eighth Time

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/07/2014 - 8:17am
As Ohio's primary election unfolds on Tuesday night, one of the biggest issues that Belmont County voters faced at the polls was the Bellaire Schools levy. It's the eighth time that Bellaire schools have gone to the voters for funding.
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Philly zoo lets tigers stretch their legs on trail

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/07/2014 - 8:16am
Beware of stray cats at the Philadelphia Zoo.
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West Virginia Woman Who Vanished in 1993 Declared Dead

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/07/2014 - 8:15am
BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) - Raleigh County officials have declared a woman who vanished in 1993 as dead. The Register-Herald (http://bit.ly/Szug5M ) reports that the County Commission signed a petition on Tuesday that presumes the death of Angela Cherice Gwinn Stephens. Commission president Dave Tolliver says West Virginia State Police have exhausted leads in the search for Stephens. Stephens was last seen on the morning of Oct. 1, 1993. She wasn't reported missing until nearly a year later, on Se...
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Police identify dead body in car in central Ohio

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/07/2014 - 8:12am
Authorities say a 25-year-old woman was found shot to death in a car on a rural central Ohio road.
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UPDATE: $357,000 Raised for Ohio Valley Non-Profits During the "Amazing Raise"

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/07/2014 - 8:11am
"The Amazing Raise," a 24-hour challenge to raise funds for the nonprofits of the Ohio Valley, has raised $200,000 as of Tuesday afternoon.The one-day event includes 24 hours of fund-raising with 92 organizations to choose from, ranging from the Underground Railroad Museum to Harmony House. Your donation can also help restore Mount Wood Cemetery or build a statue of Francis Pierpont.The Community Foundation of the Ohio Valley gives $5,000 to the winning organization, $2,500 to the runner-up, ...
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W.Va. woman who vanished in 1993 declared dead

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/07/2014 - 7:52am
Raleigh County officials have declared a woman who vanished in 1993 as dead.
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Missing data cards delay election totals in Toledo

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/07/2014 - 7:48am
Officials say missing data cards and other unspecified problems delayed primary election results in one northwest Ohio county.
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NE Pa. man testifies in own defense in murder case

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/07/2014 - 7:48am
A defendant charged in the murder of a man whose body was found in a northeastern Pennsylvania ravine last summer says he saw his co-defendant commit the murder and feared he would be next.
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Berkeley board bans smoking in bars, private clubs

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/07/2014 - 7:36am
Beginning July 1, smokers in Berkeley County won't be able to light up in bars and private clubs.
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Youngstown voters reject fracking ban again

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/07/2014 - 7:28am
Voters in Youngstown have rejected a ban on fracking in the city for the third time in a year.
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Pedestrian dies after 60-foot fall in Philly crash

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/07/2014 - 7:12am
Police say a pedestrian sent plunging from an elevated roadway in Philadelphia after a car crash has died.
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Tolls proposed for Ohio River bridge

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/07/2014 - 7:08am
The Ohio Department of Transportation is supporting a legislative proposal that would require motorists to pay a toll to cross a major Ohio River bridge.
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2 West Virginia water projects receive funding

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/07/2014 - 7:00am
Two water projects in southern West Virginia are getting financial help from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
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Ohio's largest counties split on taxes for leisure

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/07/2014 - 6:44am
Voters in Ohio's two largest counties have gone in opposite directions on using taxpayers' money for leisure pursuits.
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News Minute: Here is the latest Ohio news from The Associated Press

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/07/2014 - 6:32am
The field is set for this fall's race for Governor with incumbent John Kasich facing Cleveland Democrat Ed FitzGerald after yesterday's primary. State voters also approved a public works measure authorizing nearly...
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News Minute: Here is the latest Ohio news from The Associated Press

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/07/2014 - 6:32am
The field is set for this fall's race for Governor with incumbent John Kasich facing Cleveland Democrat Ed FitzGerald after yesterday's primary. State voters also approved a public works measure authorizing nearly...
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News Minute: Here is the latest Pennsylvania news from The Associated Press

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/07/2014 - 6:28am
Governor Tom Corbett says he will sign a measure given final approval in the House yesterday mandating the reporting of school employees suspected of child abuse. Berks County Representative David Maloney says the measure...
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SW Pa. man convicted of assault in toddler beating

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/07/2014 - 6:20am
A southwestern Pennsylvania man has been convicted of aggravated assault and other charges in a beating that left a toddler critically injured.
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Columbus school board eliminates 200 positions

JackFM Local News - Wed, 05/07/2014 - 6:16am
Ohio's largest school district plans to cut about 200 positions under nearly $23 million in planned budget cuts.
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