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Surveillance Images of Bethlehem United Bank Robbery Suspect Released


The Ohio County Sheriff's Department on Thursday released surveillance images of the suspect in the Bethlehem United Bank robbery. More>>

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UPDATE: Wheeling Man Accused of Sexual Abuse Sentenced to Prison


A Wheeling man accused of sexual abuse by a parent or guardian will spend the next 5-25 years in prison. More>>

Company Won't Be Cited for Marshall County Pipeline Blast Video included


Williams Energy will not be cited by state environmental regulators for a natural gas pipeline explosion in Marshall County on April 5 of this year that resulted in the evacuation of multiple homes. More>>

Two Charges Dismissed Against Men Involved in Police Chase in Jefferson County


The two men involved in a police chase that allegedly ended with a loaded gun being thrown out of a car window in Steubenville made their second court appearance on Wednesday. More>>

Man Who Allegedly Stole Steubenville Water Department Van, Seven Handguns Appears in Court Video included


The man police say is responsible for a string of burglaries in Harrison and Jefferson Counties appeared in court on Wednesday, where he was officially charged with resisting arrest and receiving stolen property. More>>

Wheeling Banks Meet With Police After Recent Rash of Bank Robberies Video included


Rich Lucas, the President and CEO of Main Street Bank, along with other representatives from every bank with a branch in Wheeling, met with Chief Shawn Schwertfeger this week about the recent rash of bank robberies. More>>

Girl, 14, Killed in Ohio Tractor Crash


COVINGTON, Ohio (AP) - Authorities say a 14-year-old girl was killed and four members of her family injured when an agricultural tractor they were riding on went out of control and flipped in a western Ohio village. The Miami County Sheriff's Office identified the girl killed in the Wednesday afternoon crash in Covington as Michelle Burns. The Dayton Daily News (http://bit.ly/1hrbBNP ) reports the tractor was pulling a trailer filled with animal feed and some hand tools when the driver, Mich... More>>

Wheeling Jesuit University Announces Partnership With City's Recreation Department to Maintain Area Parks


The Wheeling Recreation Department and Wheeling Jesuit University will work hand in hand to care for the parks around the college's campus. More>>

UPDATE: Officers Bringing Cadiz Murder Suspects Back to the Ohio Valley Video included


Two murder suspects will soon be making a trip back to the Ohio Valley. More>>

New River Gorge Fire Blamed on Human Activity


GLEN JEAN, W.Va. (AP) - The National Park Service says a wildfire in the New River Gorge National River is 75 percent contained. Park ranger Lean Perkowski-Sisk says favorable weather conditions have enabled firefighting crews to make significant progress on the fire, which was reported Sunday in the Endless Wall portion of the gorge. It has burned about 130 acres. Perkowski-Sisk says crews completed containment lines on the north and south sides of the fire and will ensure that remaining ho... More>>

Annual Easter Seals Telethon Sunday


The annual WTRF Easter Seals Telethon is set for Sunday, April 27, from a.m. until 6 p.m.The telethon is hosted by WTRF's Brenda Danehart and Scott Nolte along with Jim Conner. Pledges can be called into to 304 233 7100. It will be aired live on Fox Ohio Valley and live-streamed here on wtrf.comResidents are encouraged to spread the word about the Easter Seals Telethon by going to the 7 News Facebook page. For every "share" the Telethon post gets, $1 will go to Easter Seals, up to $1,000, tha... More>>

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