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Wheeling Police Department Seeks Funding for Crisis Intervention Tactical Training and Team

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 2:12pm
When it comes to emergency situations of a more delicate nature, the Wheeling Police Department is working to put together a specialized team to move in and keep the situation from escalating.
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Pittsburgh governing body votes to endorse gay marriage

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 2:12pm
A regional governing body serving Presbyterian congregations in the Pittsburgh-area has voted to endorse same-sex marriage in church life.
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Child welfare workers go on strike in NE Pennsylvania

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 1:31pm
Workers with a child welfare agency in northeastern Pennsylvania went on strike Friday amid a showdown over their contract.
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Penn State says College of Engineering hit in cyberattacks

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 1:07pm
Penn State University says it was the victim of a cyberattack in which hackers stole usernames and passwords issued by its College of Engineering.
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Caretaker charged in death of 92-year-old man

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 12:15pm
A caretaker in northeastern Pennsylvania has been charged with killing her 92-year-old ward.
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Quick Action Prevents Fire From Spreading at ArcelorMittal Tin Mill in Weirton, WV

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 11:53am
The Weirton Fire Department is investigating a fire Friday morning at the Arcelor Mittal tin mill. The first started before 9 a.m. in the strip steel section of the mill at Main Street and Virginia Avenue.
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Police: New Jersey man pushes wife to death in Pennsylvania

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 11:39am
Pennsylvania State Police say a New Jersey man killed his wife by pushing her off a 100-foot cliff in the Pocono Mountains.
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Elementary Students Care for Momma and Ducklings

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 11:01am
A mother and her ducklings have left the pond and are calling "Middle Creek" home. Students at Middle Creek Elementary School watched in anticipation on Thursday as mallard ducklings began to hatch.
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Pittsburgh police commander new George Washington U. chief

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 10:31am
Pittsburgh police major crimes Cmdr. RaShall Brackney has been named the new police chief at George Washington University in Washington, D.C.
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Dems pushing votes for dead councilwoman still on ballot

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 10:19am
Supporters of a Democratic Allegheny County councilwoman who died earlier this month are still touting her in next week's primary as a tribute to her - and a rebuke to County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, who has been...
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Corman defends pension bill, says Wolf's budget lacks votes

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 10:07am
Gov. Tom Wolf may not like a Senate GOP plan to overhaul pension benefits for public school and state government employees, but Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman warns that Wolf's budget plan has zero votes among the...
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EPA says Ohio incinerator released dangerous toxins into air

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 9:03am
The Environmental Protection Agency says a hazardous-waste incinerator in eastern Ohio released dangerous toxins into the air over the past four years, exposing those nearby to chemicals that can cause cancer, miscarriages...
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EPA says Ohio incinerator released dangerous toxins into air

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 9:03am
The Environmental Protection Agency says a hazardous-waste incinerator in eastern Ohio released dangerous toxins into the air over the past four years, exposing those nearby to chemicals that can cause cancer, miscarriages...
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EPA says Ohio incinerator released dangerous toxins into air

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 9:03am
The Environmental Protection Agency says a hazardous-waste incinerator in eastern Ohio released dangerous toxins into the air over the past four years, exposing those nearby to chemicals that can cause cancer, miscarriages...
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DA: Police not to blame for man's suicide after stun gun use

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 8:35am
A district attorney says two police officers did nothing wrong when they sued a stun gun on Pennsylvania man who shot himself in the head when electrically shocked.
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The Latest on Amtrak crash: Last 2 mangled cars removed

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 8:31am
By The Associated Press 8:25 a.m.
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Softball coach facing underage drinking charges now fired

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 8:23am
A central Pennsylvania high school softball coach facing criminal charges that she played drinking games with students and belittled those who wouldn't drink has been fired.
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Woman faces sentencing for school abduction, sexual assault

JackFM Local News - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 8:15am
Sentencing was expected for a former day care worker convicted of abducting a 5-year-old girl from her school classroom and sexually assaulting her during a 19-hour ordeal.
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