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A fugitive wanted in the Columbus area for the sexual assault of a 13-year-old girl was arrested after tips led police to a Weirton address. More>>
Two women have been arrested as suspects in the beating of 71-year-old man during a home invasion in Jewett on Tuesday. A third suspect remains on the run. More>>
Boulders of all sizes have been tumbling down a hillside and lying along Route 7 and also along a pedestrian walkway in the Aetnaville area of Bridgeport. So far, no one has been hit, but the sight of them makes residents uneasy. More>>
Employees at a local school district are planning on going on strike in just a matter of weeks. Ohio Association of Public School Employees who work at the Buckeye Local School District say they are unhappy with the health insurance cost that they will have to pay for the 2014-2015 school year and the 2015 and 2016 school year. They've been in negotiations with the school board since March of last year, but neither side has been willing to budge. OEPSE turned down the school board's best and ... More>>
A proposed fracking waste site will not be coming to Barnesville after the company in charge of the project pulled out, citing costs. More>>
A New Martinsville Police Officer is being credited with going above and beyond the call of duty after rescuing an 87 year-old Harrison County man who was found unresponsive in a disabled vehicle that was filling with toxic fumes after the radiator busted. More>>
A fire equipment manufacturer's recall has caused one local fire department to activate contingency plans.The Wheeling Fire Department received news this week that their Sutphin ladder truck needed taken out of service due to a problem with its ladder. Dublin, Ohio-based Sutphen Corporation recalled certain ladder truck models with five-stage ladders due to a potential safety issue.Wheeling's chief firefighter said he appreciates their approach to that safety issue. "The company's been very o... More>>
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A man in Florida apparently got a dose of road rage karma when police say he was run over by his own pickup truck after getting out to bang on another driver's window. It happened Tuesday evening in Gainesville, Florida. More>>
It's a nightmare for any family, but one local woman woke Wednesday morning to find it a reality: their house had been broken into overnight while they were sleeping upstairs. More>>
The 2014 Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival officially kicked off Wednesday evening with the annual dinner at the McClure Hotel Ballroom in Downtown Wheeling.In addition to good conversation, excitement about the upcoming festival and great food, this year's Italian-American of the year, Robert Gaudio, was honored.Gaudio spent 12 years on the board of the Italian Festival, six of them serving as the chair. He hung up his hat in 2012, but said he is honored to receive the award. "It's... More>>
Thefts are on the rise in the Friendly City, according to detectives with the Wheeling Police Department.In the last week numerous reports of thefts from vehicles and multiple breaking and entering cases have been reported.
If you plan on attending the Italian Festival this weekend, beware of some traffic backups as hundreds of people flood into downtown Wheeling to celebrate the 32nd Annual festival to showcase Italian-American Heritage in the Ohio Valley. More>>