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Students and Staff Adjusting to Construction at JMHS Video included


We've all seen students getting back into their school schedules, but one local school is not only working out their lesson plans, but adjusting to torn open ceilings with stairways, classrooms and entrances completely blocked off.

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UPDATE: Tentative Agreement Made at Buckeye Local Days Before Employees Were Set To Go on Strike Video included


Almost one week from the start of school, a tentative agreement has been made at the bargaining table in the Buckeye Local school district.

Steubenville Councilman Makes Statement Regarding Richmond Returning to Football Team Video included


A statement has been made by a city official in a community plagued with national and international media attention stemming from an infamous rape case. More>>

Victim in Jefferson County Motorcycle Crash Dies at Hospital


A man who was injured in a motorcycle crash in the village of Richmond in Jefferson County earlier this month, died from his injuries on Tuesday. More>>

Torrential Rains Cause Flooding Across the Ohio Valley Video included

National Road in Wheeling was shut down due to flooding Wednesday morning. National Road in Wheeling was shut down due to flooding Wednesday morning.

Torrential rain that began early Wednesday morning led to flooding across the Ohio Valley. More>>

Ohioan Gets Life in Prison for Killing Grandfather

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CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio (AP) - A 30-year-old Ohio man convicted of fatally shooting his grandfather in the face has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. Shaun Lawson was sentenced Wednesday in Pickaway County court. Prosecutors say Lawson went to his grandfather's rural home March 29 to steal guns and admitted he would have killed his own father, too, if he'd been there. The Columbus Dispatch (http://bit.ly/VFLleO ) reports the judge told Lawson that his well-loved grandfather didn't d... More>>

Jefferson County Resident Says Sewer Project Ruined Her Front Yard Video included


She's been a resident of Jefferson County for over 43 years, but a says recent sewage construction project ruined her yard and made it dangerous for her to mow.Now she's asking local authorities if they can restore it to its previous condition. More>>

Man Pleads Guilty After Theft Incident at Assisted-Living Apartments in Wheeling


A Wheeling man will spend at least one year behind bars after pleading guilty to charges in relation to a theft at the Booker T. Washington Apartments. Randolph Smith pleaded guilty in court on Tuesday to charges of entering without breaking and agreed to 1-10 years in prison. He was arrested along with Lauren Jenkins in April for allegedly stealing from the assisted living apartment complex in downtown Wheeling. Both were originally charged with conspiracy to commit robbery.The incident came... More>>

Waters Rise in Harrison County, as do Concerns for Residents


Heavy rainfall from Tuesday night into Wednesday morning closed portions of roadways in Harrison County, and flooded neighborhoods.Four inches of rainfall in total, is what Lorna Bower, Harrison County EMA Director said she recorded. More>>

Brine Firm Sues Over Bible-Quoting Billboard


COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - An eastern Ohio man who uses a biblical reference and a statement against "poisoned waters" on billboards opposing gas-drilling wastewater wells faces a legal threat from the wells' operator. Austin, Texas-based Buckeye Brine alleges in a July lawsuit that billboards paid for by Michael Boals of Coshocton contain false and defamatory attacks against its deep-injection sites.

"Twisted Sisters" Exercise Group in Shadyside Serves as Inspiration Video included


The "Twisted Sisters" is an exercise group that meets every night, rain or shine, except on Sunday. They are made up of all ages and athletic abilities. The group was co-founded by Shadyside-native, Melissa Karkowski, who appeared on ABC's "Extreme Weight Loss" earlier this year. As a part of a pay it forward initiative, Melissa and her friend Deanna Merryman started with just a few women in mid-July, but in just one month, the group has grown to over 60 women.Every night they do different ac... More>>

Two Charged in Wetzel County Murders Due in Court Wednesday


The two people charged with the murders of three people in Wetzel County are expected to be back in court on Thursday. More>>

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