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Police Find Woman Dead After Pulling Over Car in Marshall County

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Police in Marshall County are investigating a death that happened early Sunday morning. More>>

Ex-treasurer Admits to Stealing Thousands from Teachers Union

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The former treasurer of a western Pennsylvania teachers union has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $65,000 from the organization's emergency strike fund. The (Washington) Observer-Reporter (http://bit.ly/1NFSBjS ) reports that 55-year-old Rae Dawn Grillo of Fallowfield Township was sentenced Thursday to five years in an intermediate punishment program, with the first five months to be served on electronic monitoring. Authorities say she agreed to return more than $57,000 ... More>>

Ruptured Oil Gathering Line Spills into Creek

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HARRISVILLE, W.Va. (AP) - The Department of Environmental Protection says a ruptured oil gathering line caused a spill into a creek in Ritchie County.    Department spokeswoman Kelley Gillenwater tells the Parkersburg News and Sentinel (http://bit.ly/1JFbQD8 ) that a cleanup could take several weeks.    Gillenwater says about 1,200 barrels of oil leaked from the line owned by West Virginia Oil Gathering on Thursday. Officials haven't determined how much oi... More>>

Man Falls From Deck at Baseball Game, Dies

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ATLANTA (AP) - The U.S. flag flew at half-staff at Turner Field on Sunday, one day after a fan died following his fall from the upper deck into the lower-level stands during a game between the Atlanta Braves and New York Yankees.Mary Beth Hauptle, an investigator with the Fulton County Medical Examiner, identified the victim as Gregory K. Murrey, 60, of Alpharetta, Georgia. Murrey was pronounced dead at Grady Memorial Hospital.The Braves said Sunday they are "deeply saddened"... More>>

Charity Bike Rides Turns Out Dozens of Riders Video included

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What started as a small group of motorcycle riders hoping to raise money for a good cause grew to include dozens of local bikers.  More>>

Spaghetti Dinner Held for Woman Battling Severe Illness Video included

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A spaghetti dinner was held on Sunday for a woman battling chronic pancreatitis.Laura Beth Kulpa has been suffering from the disease for the past 15 years, which means trips to the hospital every couple months for treatment. Kulpa has to spend a lot of time away from her family to receive the treatments. The mother of three plans to have her pancreas removed to help improve her health. After the surgery, she will face a long period of recovery and be insulin dependent so her ... More>>

Demolition of Former Jefferson County Annex Building Moving Forward Video included

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Demolition plans are moving forward for the former Jefferson County Annex Building.  More>>

Thousands of Steelworkers Plan Tuesday Rally

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This week hundreds of steelworkers, retirees, and supporters will rally and ask for fair contracts across the entire steel industry. More>>

Correctional Officer Pleads Guilty to Sex With Inmate Video included

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) - A former correctional officer who pleaded guilty to having sex with an inmate will spend three years on probation.The Herald-Dispatch reports that 33-year-old Jason M. McComas of Lesage also must register as a sex offender for 10 years.McComas had pleaded guilty in April to imposition of a sexual act upon an incarcerated person. He recently was sentenced in Cabell County Circuit Court. Judge Paul T. Farrell suspended a one- to five-year prison sentence.McC... More>>

Garden Brings Opportunities for Blind and Visually Impaired

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Thanks to some generous donations and the hard work of several volunteers, a great opportunity is now available for some area folks.Aaron and Rhoda Edelman have donated land to the Seeing Hand Association for a garden.The Seeing Hand Association is a group that offers a wide variety of specialized services to the blind and visually impaired."It was just a piece of property overgrown with grass, although there was a community service that kept mowing it. But I never envisioned that... More>>

Back to School Celebrity Event at Ohio Valley Mall

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As the school year begins, some students and parents are still scrambling to get everything they need on their shopping lists. To help ease the stress, a couple of TV stars will be at the Ohio Valley mall on Saturday and Sunday.  More>>

Thousands Show Support For Former Coach Battling ALS

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People all over the Ohio Valley came together to rally behind former football coach and teacher, Mark Nardone, as he battles ALS. More>>

Local Dentists Provide Free Care for Vets

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Dr. Rick Zambito and his son Chris saw a growing problem with a number of local veterans that they believe is happening nationwide: there's not enough affordable dental care for those returning from the armed forces.On Saturday, Zambito Family Dentistry in Wheeling offered free care to all veterans to help improve the problems that they've seen, an event they called Serve the Service.The staff, doctors, and even some retired employees volunteered their time to help out those who served... More>>

Dragon Boat Wheeling Event to Go On Despite River Concerns Video included

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The Dragon Boat Wheeling event will be held despite public concern of blue-green algae blooms in the Ohio River.Health officials warn participants to be careful when swimming in the river.Organizers of the races said that they are working closely with the health department to keep everyone safe."We'll have a hose here for people to rinse off when they get out. We'll have hand sanitizer in several locations and we are asking people to wash their hands. We'll have the rest rooms ope... More>>

Mingo Junction Woman In Jail After Being Revived

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A woman from Mingo Junction is in jail after being revived with Narcan by the Steubenville Fire Department. Police say they responded to call at a home on Pennsylvania Avenue for a possible overdose. A man told police he was leaving the shower when he found Jolene Gaffoli unresponsive on the hallway floor.Gaffoli denied using heroin. However, ASI personnel advised officers that her physical state and the result of the Narcan injection indicated opiate use. More>>

Finding a Home: The Story of Scottie and Sabrina's Adoption Video included

Scotty and Sabrina are re-united with Noah as one happy family. Scotty and Sabrina are re-united with Noah as one happy family.
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After four years and two months, the wait is finally over for the Davis family. They have officially adopted the brother and sister of their adoptive son Noah, Friday morning. Nine-year-old Scottie and five-year-old Sabrina had a lively adoption ceremony, with everyone helping Judge Mark Costine to bang the gavel to make it official!Brian's wife Dana believes it was meant to be."We feel that when these kids were born, that God picked us for them.  More>>

DUI Sobriety Checkpoint Scheduled in Greene County

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The Pennsylvania State Police and its members have issued a DUI Sobriety Checkpoint during the week of August 31st to September 6th.This checkpoint will be used to detect and arrest individuals who are impaired by alcohol or drugs, and are traveling on the high way through Greene County.An exact location has not been disclosed. More>>

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  • Senators applaud federal drug control funding for WV

    Senators applaud federal drug control funding for WV

    Monday, August 17 2015 10:33 AM EDT2015-08-17 14:33:03 GMT
    The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) granted additional funding for West Virginia’s designated High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas to address recent surges in heroin trafficking and overdoses in the Mountain State. 
    The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) granted additional funding for West Virginia’s designated High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas to address recent surges in heroin trafficking and overdoses in the Mountain State. 
  • Local High School Students Unveil Newest Heroin Awareness PSA

    Local High School Students Unveil Newest Heroin Awareness PSA

    Tuesday, June 16 2015 3:31 PM EDT2015-06-16 19:31:21 GMT
    Students from local high schools created a public service announcement to raise awareness for negative heroin effects.Students from local high schools created a public service announcement to raise awareness for negative heroin effects.
    Students from various local schools are ready to unveil their work on the latest public service announcement Tuesday night.
    Students from various local schools are ready to unveil their work on the latest public service announcement Tuesday night.
  • New Drug Addiction Resource Website Now Available

    New Drug Addiction Resource Website Now Available

    Monday, March 2 2015 12:26 PM EST2015-03-02 17:26:12 GMT
    A new resource in the fight against the drug problem in the Ohio Valley is officially going to launch on Tuesday. The web site, www.drugfreeov.com is the next step in getting information out to the community, allowing anyone to log on and find addiction and treatment resources.
    A new resource in the fight against the drug problem in the Ohio Valley is officially going to launch on Tuesday. The web site, www.drugfreeov.com is the next step in getting information out to the community, allowing anyone to log on and find addiction and treatment resources.





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  • Police Find Woman Dead After Pulling Over Car in Marshall County

    Police Find Woman Dead After Pulling Over Car in Marshall County

    Monday, August 31 2015 4:30 AM EDT2015-08-31 08:30:09 GMT
    Police in Marshall County are investigating a death that happened early Sunday morning.
    Police in Marshall County are investigating a death that happened early Sunday morning.
  • Finding a Home: The Story of Scottie and Sabrina's Adoption

    Finding a Home: The Story of Scottie and Sabrina's Adoption

    Friday, August 28 2015 5:20 PM EDT2015-08-28 21:20:44 GMT
    Scotty and Sabrina are re-united with Noah as one happy family.Scotty and Sabrina are re-united with Noah as one happy family.
    After four years and two months, the wait is finally over for the Davis family. They have officially adopted the brother and sister of their adoptive son Noah, Friday morning. Nine-year-old Scottie and five-year-old Sabrina had a lively adoption ceremony, with everyone helping Judge Mark Costine to bang the gavel to make it official!Brian's wife Dana believes it was meant to be."We feel that when these kids were born, that God picked us for them. 
    After four years and two months, the wait is finally over for the Davis family. They have officially adopted the brother and sister of their adoptive son Noah, Friday morning. Nine-year-old Scottie and five-year-old Sabrina had a lively adoption ceremony, with everyone helping Judge Mark Costine to bang the gavel to make it official!Brian's wife Dana believes it was meant to be."We feel that when these kids were born, that God picked us for them. 
  • Correctional Officer Pleads Guilty to Sex With Inmate

    Correctional Officer Pleads Guilty to Sex With Inmate

    Sunday, August 30 2015 11:24 AM EDT2015-08-30 15:24:08 GMT
    HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) - A former correctional officer who pleaded guilty to having sex with an inmate will spend three years on probation.The Herald-Dispatch reports that 33-year-old Jason M. McComas of Lesage also must register as a sex offender for 10 years.McComas had pleaded guilty in April to imposition of a sexual act upon an incarcerated person. He recently was sentenced in Cabell County Circuit Court. Judge Paul T. Farrell suspended a one- to five-year prison sentence.McC...
    HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) - A former correctional officer who pleaded guilty to having sex with an inmate will spend three years on probation.The Herald-Dispatch reports that 33-year-old Jason M. McComas of Lesage also must register as a sex offender for 10 years.McComas had pleaded guilty in April to imposition of a sexual act upon an incarcerated person. He recently was sentenced in Cabell County Circuit Court. Judge Paul T. Farrell suspended a one- to five-year prison sentence.McC...
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