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Applebee's to pay autistic worker in full after he never got checks

JackFM Local News - Sun, 10/25/2015 - 2:48pm
Applebee's officials say they will make things right after finding out that an autistic Portsmouth, Rhode Island employee went unpaid for about a year.
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Obama Wants Limit on Class Time Devoted to Standardized Tests

JackFM Local News - Sun, 10/25/2015 - 2:02pm
Targeting one of education's most divisive issues, President Barack Obama on Saturday called for capping standardized testing at 2 percent of classroom time and said the government shares responsibility for turning tests into the be-all and end-all of American schools.Students spend about 20 to 25 hours a school year taking standardized tests.
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WVU to shut down PRT monorail for testing on some Saturdays

JackFM Local News - Sun, 10/25/2015 - 2:00pm
West Virginia University's Personal Rapid Transit monorail system is scheduled to be shut down for software upgrade tests on some Saturdays over the next two months.
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Amish man challenges photo ID requirement to buy firearms

JackFM Local News - Sun, 10/25/2015 - 2:00pm
An Amish resident of central Pennsylvania is challenging the photo identification requirement to purchase a firearm, saying his religious beliefs prevent him from being photographed.
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Hearing set in Charleston on proposed water rate increase

JackFM Local News - Sun, 10/25/2015 - 12:20pm
The state Public Service Commission will hold the last of nine public hearings on West Virginia American Water Company's $35 million rate increase request.
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Child, 4, killed in single-vehicle crash

JackFM Local News - Sun, 10/25/2015 - 11:44am
State police say a 4-year-old boy died after he was thrown from a vehicle during a crash in central Pennsylvania.
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Early prison release will test drug felons, re-entry groups

JackFM Local News - Sun, 10/25/2015 - 11:36am
Thousands of federal drug inmates are returning home to communities across the U.S. through an early-release program, and experts say they could find the adjustment difficult.
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Early release: Who the drug felons are and where they'll go

JackFM Local News - Sun, 10/25/2015 - 11:36am
By The Associated Press Six thousand drug felons are set for release around Nov. 1 as part of a national effort to reduce what have now been deemed too-harsh drug laws. All participants being released...
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Teen pleads to homicide by vehicle in crash that killed 2

JackFM Local News - Sun, 10/25/2015 - 10:19am
A man accused of driving while under the influence of synthetic marijuana and a heavy dose of cough syrup before a crash that killed two people has pleaded guilty to homicide by vehicle charges.
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Kids Pledge to Be a Buddy Not a Bully at Ohio Valley Mall

JackFM Local News - Sun, 10/25/2015 - 10:13am
"Be a Buddy not a Bully" was heard all over the Ohio Valley mall Saturday afternoon as families brought their kids dressed in their Halloween best to sign a pledge to be good friend.
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Local Businesses Team Up to Keep Children Warm

JackFM Local News - Sun, 10/25/2015 - 10:06am
Twenty-four local business teamed up to help children right here at home stay warm this winter.
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Police: Man facing charges after pursuit, crash that hurt 2

JackFM Local News - Sun, 10/25/2015 - 10:03am
State police say a man is facing charges in a police chase that resulted in a collision that injured another driver and a state trooper.
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Monster Mash Bash Raises Money for Harmony House

JackFM Local News - Sun, 10/25/2015 - 9:59am
Saturday was all about adults acting like kids to help out children in need in our area. The 4th annual Monster Mash Bash was held at the Saint Clairsville Rec Center.
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Nailers Open Newly Renovated Wesbanco Arena with Win

JackFM Local News - Sat, 10/24/2015 - 10:49pm
Saturday was a hockey night in Wheeling, man that feels good to say for the first time this season.The Nailers welcomed the Brampton Beast to the newly renovated Wesbanco Arena. Wheeling took the ice in front of a packed house at the Bank after splitting their first two of the season with Norfolk.
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Notre Dame Students Visit the Friendly City to Work with Grow Ohio Valley

JackFM Local News - Sat, 10/24/2015 - 9:37pm
Eighteen students from Notre Dame spent the week in Wheeling, working with Grow Ohio Valley.
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