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  • Ford Recalls More Than 160,000 Vehicles

    Ford Recalls More Than 160,000 Vehicles

    Thursday, August 21 2014 5:49 PM EDT2014-08-21 21:49:19 GMT
    DETROIT (AP) - Ford is recalling more than 160,000 vehicles in North America for two safety issues. The largest recall involves 159,395 Focus ST and Escape vehicles from the 2013 and 2014 model years. Ford says their engines could hesitate or stall because of a wiring problem.
    DETROIT (AP) - Ford is recalling more than 160,000 vehicles in North America for two safety issues. The largest recall involves 159,395 Focus ST and Escape vehicles from the 2013 and 2014 model years. Ford says their engines could hesitate or stall because of a wiring problem.
  • 'Downtown Wheeling Inc.' Changes Name, Still Has Same Goals

    'Downtown Wheeling Inc.' Changes Name, Still Has Same Goals

    Thursday, August 21 2014 3:16 PM EDT2014-08-21 19:16:18 GMT
    One popular organization in Wheeling has changed their name. "Downtown Wheeling Inc.," will now be known as "Reinvent Wheeling." The group hosts many events in the Wheeling area such as the Wine and Jazz Festival, the Big Ideas Speaker series, and First Fridays. According to Reinvent Wheeling member Jake Dougherty, the name change is intended to reflect the organizations efforts to revitalize the downtown area. He said, "We were looking for a name that really expresses what was happening in d...
    One popular organization in Wheeling has changed their name. "Downtown Wheeling Inc.," will now be known as "Reinvent Wheeling." The group hosts many events in the Wheeling area such as the Wine and Jazz Festival, the Big Ideas Speaker series, and First Fridays. According to Reinvent Wheeling member Jake Dougherty, the name change is intended to reflect the organizations efforts to revitalize the downtown area. He said, "We were looking for a name that really expresses what was happening in d...
  • Man Pleads Guilty After Theft Incident at Assisted-Living Apartments in Wheeling

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

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 3:30 PM EDT2014-08-20 19:30:55 GMT
    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...
    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...
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  • Brooke County Car Chase Ends in Arrest of Weirton Man

    Brooke County Car Chase Ends in Arrest of Weirton Man

    Thursday, August 14 2014 3:27 PM EDT2014-08-14 19:27:29 GMT
    Officers in Brooke County were led on a chase Thursday morning that ended in the arrest of a Weirton man.
    Officers in Brooke County were led on a chase Thursday morning that ended in the arrest of a Weirton man.
  • Correctional Center Provides 18 Doghouses for Brooke County Animal Shelter

    Correctional Center Provides 18 Doghouses for Brooke County Animal Shelter

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 3:56 PM EDT2014-08-12 19:56:12 GMT
    One local animal shelter has been provided with dozens of boxes for dogs to sleep in when they're outside, thanks to the Northeast Ohio Correctional Center. PETA member Jim Conroy is the special investigative supervisor at the Northeast Ohio Correctional Center and he started a doghouse delivery program which the Brooke County Animal Shelter is now taking full advantage of. Shelter volunteer Steve Tenant and Brooke County Dog Warden drove to Youngstown last week to pick up the 18 dog boxes to...
    One local animal shelter has been provided with dozens of boxes for dogs to sleep in when they're outside, thanks to the Northeast Ohio Correctional Center. PETA member Jim Conroy is the special investigative supervisor at the Northeast Ohio Correctional Center and he started a doghouse delivery program which the Brooke County Animal Shelter is now taking full advantage of. Shelter volunteer Steve Tenant and Brooke County Dog Warden drove to Youngstown last week to pick up the 18 dog boxes to...
  • Goal Posts Erected at Busy Weirton Intersection to Honor Athletes

    Goal Posts Erected at Busy Weirton Intersection to Honor Athletes

    Friday, August 8 2014 11:47 AM EDT2014-08-08 15:47:04 GMT
    There's been a lot of talk recently in one local community about field goal posts that have popped up at the corner of a busy intersection in Weirton. Just this week, one of the goal posts from the old Jimmy Carey Stadium showed up on the corner of Weir Avenue and Cove Road. This has everyone asking causing - why? Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce President Brenda Mull says the idea is to honor former Weirton athletes who have made it professionally. She said, "Once we realized the goal posts ...
    There's been a lot of talk recently in one local community about field goal posts that have popped up at the corner of a busy intersection in Weirton. Just this week, one of the goal posts from the old Jimmy Carey Stadium showed up on the corner of Weir Avenue and Cove Road. This has everyone asking causing - why? Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce President Brenda Mull says the idea is to honor former Weirton athletes who have made it professionally. She said, "Once we realized the goal posts ...
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  • Ford Recalls More Than 160,000 Vehicles

    Ford Recalls More Than 160,000 Vehicles

    Thursday, August 21 2014 5:49 PM EDT2014-08-21 21:49:19 GMT
    DETROIT (AP) - Ford is recalling more than 160,000 vehicles in North America for two safety issues. The largest recall involves 159,395 Focus ST and Escape vehicles from the 2013 and 2014 model years. Ford says their engines could hesitate or stall because of a wiring problem.
    DETROIT (AP) - Ford is recalling more than 160,000 vehicles in North America for two safety issues. The largest recall involves 159,395 Focus ST and Escape vehicles from the 2013 and 2014 model years. Ford says their engines could hesitate or stall because of a wiring problem.
  • Multiple Departments Respond to Bellaire House Fire

    Multiple Departments Respond to Bellaire House Fire

    Thursday, August 21 2014 3:14 PM EDT2014-08-21 19:14:16 GMT
    Multiple fire departments in Belmont County responded to a house fire Wednesday night on the corner of 43rd and Harrison Streets in Bellaire. It happened around 7:30 p.m.Bellaire Fire Chief Bill Swoyer said his department was nearby on another call when they received the alert of a structure fire. Swoyer said the fire started in the attic from an exhaust fan, and most of the damage was contained to that part of the home.The damage throughout the rest of the home was very minor and the Bellair...
    Multiple fire departments in Belmont County responded to a house fire Wednesday night on the corner of 43rd and Harrison Streets in Bellaire. It happened around 7:30 p.m.Bellaire Fire Chief Bill Swoyer said his department was nearby on another call when they received the alert of a structure fire. Swoyer said the fire started in the attic from an exhaust fan, and most of the damage was contained to that part of the home.The damage throughout the rest of the home was very minor and the Bellair...
  • Martins Ferry Man Arrested on Fugitive From Justice Warrant

    Martins Ferry Man Arrested on Fugitive From Justice Warrant

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:28 AM EDT2014-08-21 15:28:56 GMT
    36-year-old William Bender was the subject of a warrant by Moundsville Police for allegedly soliciting a 14-year-old girl.
    36-year-old William Bender was the subject of a warrant by Moundsville Police for allegedly soliciting a 14-year-old girl.
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  • Brine Firm Sues Over Bible-Quoting Billboard

    Brine Firm Sues Over Bible-Quoting Billboard

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 3:49 PM EDT2014-08-20 19:49:46 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Senator from Ohio Wants Answers About IRS Scandal

    Senator from Ohio Wants Answers About IRS Scandal

    Friday, May 17 2013 6:17 PM EDT2013-05-17 22:17:08 GMT
    U.S. Senator Rob Portman is skeptical about President Barack Obama's suggestion that he hadn't been aware of IRS targeting of conservative groups.
    Sen. Rob Portman told Ohio reporters in a conference call Thursday that questions had been raised more than a year ago.
  • Williams Energy Suspends Bluegrass Pipeline, Was Set to Run Through Six Local Counties

    Williams Energy Suspends Bluegrass Pipeline, Was Set to Run Through Six Local Counties

    Wednesday, April 30 2014 8:37 AM EDT2014-04-30 12:37:41 GMT
    Williams Energy has suspended investments in the Bluegrass Pipeline, which would have brought Marcellus and Utica natural gas liquids to the Gulf Coast for export, due to what the company called an insufficient level of customer commitments.
    Williams Energy has suspended investments in the Bluegrass Pipeline, which would have brought Marcellus and Utica natural gas liquids to the Gulf Coast for export, due to what the company called an insufficient level of customer commitments.