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West Virginia Senate OKs raw milk bill after veto last year

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 1:01pm
After a veto last year, the push to let West Virginians drink raw milk through animal-sharing agreements is regaining steam.
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Pennsylvania's insurance sign-ups dip after Medicaid expands

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 12:52pm
Officials say the number of Pennsylvanians enrolled in insurance plans sold through the federal marketplace shrank from a year ago as some people migrated to Medicaid after the program's eligibility guidelines expanded.
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Suburban Philadelphia house fire leaves 1 person dead

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 12:20pm
A fire official says one person is dead after an early morning fire tore through a town house in suburban Philadelphia.
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Snow can't stop presidential campaigning in New Hampshire

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 11:56am
The Latest on a winter storm that is expected to drop as much as 10 inches of snow on some areas of the Northeast (all times local):
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'Touching therapy' doc gets prison, labeled sexual predator

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 11:49am
A central Pennsylvania psychologist who used "touching therapy" on two female sexual trauma patients will spend three to six years in prison.
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Panhandlers in the Ohio Valley: Their Stories

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 10:59am
Stuck at the red light, you look over and see a Panhandler with a sign that reads "Hungry, Anything Helps." Most people hurry past, but have you ever wondered what brought them there? What is their story?
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Apple now accepting your banged-up iPhone

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 10:44am
Apple for the first time is accepting banged up iPhones as a trade-in from people wanting to upgrade. Until now, Apple offered credit to iPhone owners only if the device had an intact screen and working buttons. 
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Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation Donates More Than $350,000 From Game Day 50/50 Raffles To Local Charities

Pittsburgh Penguins - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 10:00am
PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation has donated over $350,000 raised from its 50/50 Raffles held on game days this season to local charities. The donations were awarded to local charities in Phase One of the Penguins Foundation’s gr...

News Minute: Here is the latest news from The Associated Press

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 9:51am
A Harrison commissioner has died nearly two weeks after suffering a heart attack while helping shovel snow. Commissioner Ron Watson says 67-year-old Commissioner Frank Angotti died yesterday at Ruby Memorial in Morgantown....
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Retired Ohio police officer gets to buy K-9 partner for $1

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 9:21am
A recently retired Ohio police officer has been allowed to buy his K-9 partner for $1. Officials in Marietta had created a social-media stir when they said Matt Hickey's police dog, Ajax, had to be sold at auction because it was city property and could still work. Hickey and Ajax worked together for three years, and the dog lived with him. Hickey was allowed to buy Ajax from the city on Thursday. Earlier this week, the city had said it would allow Hickey to keep the dog if Hickey co...
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Wing Bowl takes flight as Philadelphia preps for Super Bowl

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 6:59am
It's all about the chicken as the NFL city that is home to the Eagles marks another year without making the Super Bowl.
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Commissioner dies after heart attack during snowstorm

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 4:39am
A Harrison commissioner has died nearly two weeks after suffering a heart attack while helping shovel snow.
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Rapper Meek Mill facing jail term over parole violations

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 3:59am
Philadelphia rapper Meek Mill could be heading back to jail for parole violations that he blames on his erratic concert schedule but prosecutors link to his romance with girlfriend Nicki Minaj.
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West Virginia counties to submit teacher certification plans

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 3:15am
State education officials say 25 counties plan to submit proposals this month for certifying teachers who don't have a formal education background.
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Pennsylvania man pleads guilty to role in drug ring

JackFM Local News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 3:11am
A Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to participating in a ring that sold heroin and prescription drugs in West Virginia.
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Broncos' Smith preparing to play Super Bowl with heavy heart

JackFM Local News - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 9:18pm
At first, Antonio Smith thought about running out of the team hotel and catching the first flight home after his mother awakened him with news of his father's death following heart surgery.
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