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  • Meet Me In The Alley Gallery Opens to the Public in Wheeling

    Meet Me In The Alley Gallery Opens to the Public in Wheeling

    Thursday, July 31 2014 8:58 PM EDT2014-08-01 00:58:36 GMT
    Over 100 people gathered in Downtown Wheeling Thursday night for the unveiling of a special photography series. Bennett McKinley started his "Meet Me In The Alley" project back in March 2014, and unveiled his first 312 photographs to the public in a gallery set up on the third floor of the Artisan Center at River City.
    Over 100 people gathered in Downtown Wheeling Thursday night for the unveiling of a special photography series. Bennett McKinley started his "Meet Me In The Alley" project back in March 2014, and unveiled his first 312 photographs to the public in a gallery set up on the third floor of the Artisan Center at River City.
  • THROWBACK THURSDAY: The Pat Clutter Memorial Golf Scramble

    THROWBACK THURSDAY: The Pat Clutter Memorial Golf Scramble

    Thursday, July 31 2014 7:04 PM EDT2014-07-31 23:04:17 GMT
    The Pat Clutter Memorial Golf Scramble has attracted hundreds of participants over the years and raises thousands of dollars for college students.In this week's "Throwback Thursday" presented by the Highlands, we explore the significance of this worthwhile event.
    The Pat Clutter Memorial Golf Scramble has attracted hundreds of participants over the years and raises thousands of dollars for college students.In this week's "Throwback Thursday" presented by the Highlands, we explore the significance of this worthwhile event.
  • Greek Festival is in Full Swing

    Greek Festival is in Full Swing

    Thursday, July 31 2014 5:55 PM EDT2014-07-31 21:55:39 GMT
    The 14th annual Greek Festival is in full swing with tents and vendors set up at the Greek Orthodox church near Centre Market in Wheeling.Guests began filing in on Wednesday afternoon to enjoy the dancing, shopping and of course, delicious food. This year, organizers added a few things such as a new olive oil vendor, considered one of the best in the world, and expanded seating.The festival runs through Friday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    The 14th annual Greek Festival is in full swing with tents and vendors set up at the Greek Orthodox church near Centre Market in Wheeling.Guests began filing in on Wednesday afternoon to enjoy the dancing, shopping and of course, delicious food. This year, organizers added a few things such as a new olive oil vendor, considered one of the best in the world, and expanded seating.The festival runs through Friday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Join in to 'Stuff the Bus' for Our Students

    Join in to 'Stuff the Bus' for Our Students

    Thursday, July 31 2014 4:27 PM EDT2014-07-31 20:27:12 GMT
    Thursday marked the last day of July, which means school will be starting for most students in the next few weeks and one local organization is helping your students to head back to school prepared.
    Thursday marked the last day of July, which means school will be starting for most students in the next few weeks and one local organization is helping your students to head back to school prepared.
  • Local Restaurant Hosts 'Welcome Home' Party for Wheeling Boy Batting Cancer

    Local Restaurant Hosts 'Welcome Home' Party for Wheeling Boy Batting Cancer

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:19 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:19:11 GMT
    While most children spend their summer swimming or playing with friends, one local boy has spent the last two months undergoing treatment for a rare disease. 2-year-old Hines Rotriga was diagnosed with stage four neuroblastoma, and his family recently returned home from a cancer treatment facility in New York. They were greeted with a warm welcome from the folks at Quaker Steak and Lube at the Highlands on Wednesday afternoon. The family was treated to a welcome home luncheon complete with si...
    While most children spend their summer swimming or playing with friends, one local boy has spent the last two months undergoing treatment for a rare disease. 2-year-old Hines Rotriga was diagnosed with stage four neuroblastoma, and his family recently returned home from a cancer treatment facility in New York. They were greeted with a warm welcome from the folks at Quaker Steak and Lube at the Highlands on Wednesday afternoon. The family was treated to a welcome home luncheon complete with si...
  • Wheeling Man Charged in Stabbing

    Wheeling Man Charged in Stabbing

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:14 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:14:11 GMT
    A Wheeling resident has been charged with malicious wounding after allegedly stabbing a man near 17th and Jacob streets in Wheeling late Wednesday night.
    A Wheeling resident has been charged with malicious wounding after allegedly stabbing a man near 17th and Jacob streets in Wheeling late Wednesday night.
  • Man Questioned Over Attempted Alleged Abduction Attempt on Wheeling Island

    Man Questioned Over Attempted Alleged Abduction Attempt on Wheeling Island

    Thursday, July 31 2014 4:46 AM EDT2014-07-31 08:46:27 GMT
    An Ohio Valley resident chased down a man many claim was attempting to lure a child into an abandoned house on Tuesday night.
    An Ohio Valley resident chased down a man many claim was attempting to lure a child into an abandoned house on Tuesday night.
  • Ohio County Schools Appoint First-Ever Vice President

    Ohio County Schools Appoint First-Ever Vice President

    Thursday, July 31 2014 4:43 AM EDT2014-07-31 08:43:57 GMT
    For the first time in school board history, Ohio County has selected a vice president to serve on the board.
    For the first time in school board history, Ohio County has selected a vice president to serve on the board.
  • Wheeling Native Competing in National 'Miss Outstanding Teen' Pageant This Week

    Wheeling Native Competing in National 'Miss Outstanding Teen' Pageant This Week

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 6:44 PM EDT2014-07-30 22:44:53 GMT
    On Wednesday night, Miss America's Outstanding Teen competition kicks off in Orlando and the Mountain State will be represented by Wheeling's June Braunlich. June won the Miss Outstanding Teen West Virginia title at the end of June at Fairmont State University. She will be going into her senior year at Wheeling Park High School this August. The competition runs for the next four days before Miss Outstanding Teen is crowned on Saturday
    On Wednesday night, Miss America's Outstanding Teen competition kicks off in Orlando and the Mountain State will be represented by Wheeling's June Braunlich. June won the Miss Outstanding Teen West Virginia title at the end of June at Fairmont State University. She will be going into her senior year at Wheeling Park High School this August. The competition runs for the next four days before Miss Outstanding Teen is crowned on Saturday
  • Ritchie Elementary School to Undergo $7 Million Renovation

    Ritchie Elementary School to Undergo $7 Million Renovation

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:00 PM EDT2014-07-29 20:00:45 GMT
    Ritchie Elementary School in South Wheeling will soon undergo some serious renovation costing between $7 and $8 million.
    Ritchie Elementary School in South Wheeling will soon undergo some serious renovation costing between $7 and $8 million.
  • Winners Announced in Wine, Sauce Competitions as the Italian Festival Winds Down

    Winners Announced in Wine, Sauce Competitions as the Italian Festival Winds Down

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:26 AM EDT2014-07-28 08:26:25 GMT
    As the Italian Festival comes to a close, the winners of the wine and sauce contest were announced and awarded their medals and trophies.
    As the Italian Festival comes to a close, the winners of the wine and sauce contest were announced and awarded their medals and trophies.
  • Community Hits the Links for the Annual Heather Miller Golf Tournament

    Community Hits the Links for the Annual Heather Miller Golf Tournament

    Saturday, July 26 2014 10:12 AM EDT2014-07-26 14:12:26 GMT
    The annual Heather Miller Golf Scramble was held Friday at Crispin Golf Course at Oglebay Park.
    The annual Heather Miller Golf Scramble was held Friday at Crispin Golf Course at Oglebay Park.
  • Wheeling Fire Truck Out Commission Due to Recall

    Wheeling Fire Truck Out Commission Due to Recall

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:19 AM EDT2014-07-24 15:19:06 GMT
    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...
    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...
  • Crittenton Services President Looks to Change Grim Statistic

    Crittenton Services President Looks to Change Grim Statistic

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:26 AM EDT2014-07-23 15:26:59 GMT
    For the the second year in a row, West Virginia ranks 37th in the nation in child well-being, according to the 2014 national 'Kids Count Data Book.' The good news, one local woman is looking to change that.Kathy Szafran, President and CEO of Crittenton Services, in Wheeling, has been selected as a new member of the Center for Juvenile Justice Reform Fellows Network at Georgetown University. Szafran's project: 'Improving the Treatment of System Involved Girls with Complex Trauma,' focuses on t...
    For the the second year in a row, West Virginia ranks 37th in the nation in child well-being, according to the 2014 national 'Kids Count Data Book.' The good news, one local woman is looking to change that.Kathy Szafran, President and CEO of Crittenton Services, in Wheeling, has been selected as a new member of the Center for Juvenile Justice Reform Fellows Network at Georgetown University. Szafran's project: 'Improving the Treatment of System Involved Girls with Complex Trauma,' focuses on t...
  • Sons of Italy Tradition Alive and Well as Festival Preparations Begin

    Sons of Italy Tradition Alive and Well as Festival Preparations Begin

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:15 AM EDT2014-07-23 15:15:53 GMT
    It's that time again when the Sons of Italy in Bellaire are doing what they do best - making sausage.They've been hard at work all week, getting ready to serve grilled sausage sandwiches all weekend at the Upper Ohio Valley Italian Festival. They've been doing this for the entire 32 years of the Italian Festival and this week, they have cut up 850 pounds of onions and 700 pounds of meat.And that's just the beginning.They will make 3,000 pounds of sausage - that's a a ton and a half.But this y...
    It's that time again when the Sons of Italy in Bellaire are doing what they do best - making sausage.They've been hard at work all week, getting ready to serve grilled sausage sandwiches all weekend at the Upper Ohio Valley Italian Festival. They've been doing this for the entire 32 years of the Italian Festival and this week, they have cut up 850 pounds of onions and 700 pounds of meat.And that's just the beginning.They will make 3,000 pounds of sausage - that's a a ton and a half.But this y...
  • Man Pistol-Whipped Outside American Legion in Wheeling

    Man Pistol-Whipped Outside American Legion in Wheeling

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 4:42 AM EDT2014-07-23 08:42:07 GMT
    One man was reportedly pistol-whipped in Wheeling early Tuesday morning, and police say they have a suspect in mind.
    One man was reportedly pistol-whipped in Wheeling early Tuesday morning, and police say they have a suspect in mind.
  • UPDATE: Youth Services Systems Responds After Corrections Officer Accused of Sex Crime

    UPDATE: Youth Services Systems Responds After Corrections Officer Accused of Sex Crime

    Monday, July 21 2014 12:02 PM EDT2014-07-21 16:02:24 GMT
    A West Virginia Division of Corrections officer has been charged with having sexual contact with a female juvenile inmate at the Lincoln Detention Center in Wheeling.
    A West Virginia Division of Corrections officer has been charged with having sexual contact with a female juvenile inmate at the Lincoln Detention Center in Wheeling.
  • Wheeling Man Accused of Beating Woman Receives Maximum Sentence

    Wheeling Man Accused of Beating Woman Receives Maximum Sentence

    Sunday, July 20 2014 4:15 PM EDT2014-07-20 20:15:20 GMT
    A Wheeling man accused of repeatedly beating a woman in the head received the maximum sentence possible on Thursday.
    A Wheeling man accused of repeatedly beating a woman in the head received the maximum sentence possible on Thursday.
  • Heather Miller Memorial Golf Tournament Seeks Participants

    Heather Miller Memorial Golf Tournament Seeks Participants

    Saturday, July 19 2014 3:45 PM EDT2014-07-19 19:45:52 GMT
    The phrase says it all: ''It's not about the golf," and organizers say what it is about is the lasting legacy left by Wheeling's Heather Miller.Miller died in a tragic car accident six years ago, and every year, her family holds a memorial golf scramble to remember her. It is set for next Friday, July 25, at Oglebay Park's Crispin course.There are still openings if you would like to play and support one of three important areas where Heather left her mark. "We promote Mothers Against Drunk Dr...
    The phrase says it all: ''It's not about the golf," and organizers say what it is about is the lasting legacy left by Wheeling's Heather Miller.Miller died in a tragic car accident six years ago, and every year, her family holds a memorial golf scramble to remember her. It is set for next Friday, July 25, at Oglebay Park's Crispin course.There are still openings if you would like to play and support one of three important areas where Heather left her mark. "We promote Mothers Against Drunk Dr...
  • UPDATE: Wheeling Police, Fire Departments Speak Out on Proposed Budget Cuts

    UPDATE: Wheeling Police, Fire Departments Speak Out on Proposed Budget Cuts

    Friday, July 18 2014 4:21 AM EDT2014-07-18 08:21:15 GMT
    On Wednesday, Wheeling Council members and concerned residents were in chambers once again as council reviewed proposed budget cuts for the city.
    On Wednesday, Wheeling Council members and concerned residents were in chambers once again as council reviewed proposed budget cuts for the city.
  • Wheeling Police Searching for Woman Who Robbed Driver on Wheeling Island

    Wheeling Police Searching for Woman Who Robbed Driver on Wheeling Island

    Thursday, July 17 2014 12:06 PM EDT2014-07-17 16:06:50 GMT
    Wheeling Police continued the search on Wednesday for a woman who allegedly hopped into a driver's car at an intersection on Wheeling Island and stole several items before being forced out of the car by the driver.
    Wheeling Police continued the search on Wednesday for a woman who allegedly hopped into a driver's car at an intersection on Wheeling Island and stole several items before being forced out of the car by the driver.
  • Only Open for a Short Time, Employees Say J.B. Chambers Performance Arts Center Needs Upgrades

    Only Open for a Short Time, Employees Say J.B. Chambers Performance Arts Center Needs Upgrades

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 3:22 PM EDT2014-07-15 19:22:02 GMT
    Concerns were raised at Monday night's Ohio County Board of Education meeting about a new facility at Wheeling Park High School.
    Concerns were raised at Monday night's Ohio County Board of Education meeting about a new facility at Wheeling Park High School.
  • Truck Accident Shuts Down Stone Church Road

    Truck Accident Shuts Down Stone Church Road

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 4:19 AM EDT2014-07-15 08:19:48 GMT
    Stone Church Road near the Marshall-Ohio County line was shut down on Monday afternoon after a truck accident.
    Stone Church Road near the Marshall-Ohio County line was shut down on Monday afternoon after a truck accident.
  • Vandals Strike at J.B. Chambers Complex in East Wheeling

    Vandals Strike at J.B. Chambers Complex in East Wheeling

    Monday, July 14 2014 3:45 PM EDT2014-07-14 19:45:20 GMT
    The new J.B. Chambers Sports Complex in East Wheeling has not been officially dedicated, and vandals have already damaged one building.The building serves as a storage unit and houses restrooms. There was no major damage, but police said a window was broken out. A project four years in the making, the complex recognizes the J.B. Chambers Memorial Foundation's donation of $750,000 to the project. The J.B. Chambers Foundation has supported many organizations in the Ohio Valley over the years, i...
    The new J.B. Chambers Sports Complex in East Wheeling has not been officially dedicated, and vandals have already damaged one building.The building serves as a storage unit and houses restrooms. There was no major damage, but police said a window was broken out. A project four years in the making, the complex recognizes the J.B. Chambers Memorial Foundation's donation of $750,000 to the project. The J.B. Chambers Foundation has supported many organizations in the Ohio Valley over the years, i...
  • Tires Flattened, Cars Vandalized in Wheeling Neighborhood

    Tires Flattened, Cars Vandalized in Wheeling Neighborhood

    Monday, July 14 2014 11:58 AM EDT2014-07-14 15:58:11 GMT
    Several cars were vandalized Friday night in a neighborhood in Wheeling.
    Several cars were vandalized Friday night in a neighborhood in Wheeling.
  • 'Battle of the Bands' Held to Benefit Harmony House

    'Battle of the Bands' Held to Benefit Harmony House

    Monday, July 14 2014 8:42 AM EDT2014-07-14 12:42:36 GMT
    The whole block was packed Saturday on 14th Street in Wheeling for a Battle of the Bands Concert.
    The whole block was packed Saturday on 14th Street in Wheeling for a Battle of the Bands Concert.
  • DEVELOPING NEWS: Ohio County Woman Behind Bars After Meth Lab Discovery

    DEVELOPING NEWS: Ohio County Woman Behind Bars After Meth Lab Discovery

    Monday, July 14 2014 4:24 AM EDT2014-07-14 08:24:05 GMT
    Around 11:00 p.m. Friday, the Ohio County Sheriff's Department conducted a welfare check at a residence.
    Around 11:00 p.m. Friday, the Ohio County Sheriff's Department conducted a welfare check at a residence.
  • Wheeling Park Hosts Free Gospel Concert

    Wheeling Park Hosts Free Gospel Concert

    Sunday, July 13 2014 3:09 PM EDT2014-07-13 19:09:25 GMT
    The beautiful weather we have been experiencing has many people gathering at local parks.
    The beautiful weather we have been experiencing has many people gathering at local parks.
  • Possible Deadly Situation in Ohio County Defused by Wheeling Police

    Possible Deadly Situation in Ohio County Defused by Wheeling Police

    Sunday, July 13 2014 3:08 PM EDT2014-07-13 19:08:39 GMT
    Wheeling Police officers defused what could have been a deadly situation in Ohio County early Friday morning.
    Wheeling Police officers defused what could have been a deadly situation in Ohio County early Friday morning.
  • Fugitive Who Crashed Plane Near Wheeling Appears in Court

    Fugitive Who Crashed Plane Near Wheeling Appears in Court

    Friday, July 11 2014 3:08 PM EDT2014-07-11 19:08:48 GMT
    More than a decade after Eugene Cobb allegedly crash-landed a plane in Wheeling that had a quarter ton of cocaine on board, he's now facing more charges.Cobb escaped from a Morgantown prison in April of last year but was found in Mexico a few weeks ago.On Friday, he was back in Federal court and pleaded not guilty to one count of escape. If convicted, Cobb faces an additional five years in prison adding to his existing sentence of 12 years.(Related Story: Morgantown Escapee Cobbs Arrested by ...
    More than a decade after Eugene Cobb allegedly crash-landed a plane in Wheeling that had a quarter ton of cocaine on board, he's now facing more charges.Cobb escaped from a Morgantown prison in April of last year but was found in Mexico a few weeks ago.On Friday, he was back in Federal court and pleaded not guilty to one count of escape. If convicted, Cobb faces an additional five years in prison adding to his existing sentence of 12 years.(Related Story: Morgantown Escapee Cobbs Arrested by ...
  • Two Boys on Bicycle Injured After Riding Into Side of Moving Vehicle in Wheeling

    Two Boys on Bicycle Injured After Riding Into Side of Moving Vehicle in Wheeling

    Friday, July 11 2014 8:34 AM EDT2014-07-11 12:34:54 GMT
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    Two boys riding on one bicycle were injured after riding into the side of a car on Main St. in Wheeling on Thursday afternoon.
    Two boys riding on one bicycle were injured after riding into the side of a car on Main St. in Wheeling on Thursday afternoon.
  • TRAFFIC ALERT: Lane Restrictions on Interstate 70 in Wheeling as Resurfacing Project Begins

    TRAFFIC ALERT: Lane Restrictions on Interstate 70 in Wheeling as Resurfacing Project Begins

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 3:47 PM EDT2014-07-08 19:47:51 GMT
    Drivers traveling through Ohio County on Tuesday may run into some delays.
    Drivers traveling through Ohio County on Tuesday may run into some delays.
  • Volunteer Group Takes on Restoration of Oldest Cemetery in Wheeling

    Volunteer Group Takes on Restoration of Oldest Cemetery in Wheeling

    Monday, July 7 2014 4:18 PM EDT2014-07-07 20:18:52 GMT
    This weekend marked one of many volunteer days at the Mt. Wood Cemetery in Wheeling.
    This weekend marked one of many volunteer days at the Mt. Wood Cemetery in Wheeling.
  • Local Teen Who Created "Michael's Meanies" Loses Courageous Battle Against Cancer

    Local Teen Who Created "Michael's Meanies" Loses Courageous Battle Against Cancer

    Thursday, July 3 2014 6:42 PM EDT2014-07-03 22:42:55 GMT
    Michael Carroll, a local teenager who created "Michael's Meanies," lost his courageous battle against cancer early Thursday morning.
    Michael Carroll, a local teenager who created "Michael's Meanies," lost his courageous battle against cancer early Thursday morning.
  • Mechanical Trouble Keeps Riverboat American Queen From Making Stop in Wheeling

    Mechanical Trouble Keeps Riverboat American Queen From Making Stop in Wheeling

    Thursday, July 3 2014 11:43 AM EDT2014-07-03 15:43:40 GMT
    A popular summertime attraction will not be making a stop in Wheeling this year.
    A popular summertime attraction will not be making a stop in Wheeling this year.
  • Wheeling Island Casino Donates Money to Michael's Meanies

    Wheeling Island Casino Donates Money to Michael's Meanies

    Thursday, July 3 2014 10:00 AM EDT2014-07-03 14:00:10 GMT
    Wheeling Island Hotel, Casino and Racetrack made a contribution to Michael's Meanies on Tuesday night.
    Wheeling Island Hotel, Casino and Racetrack made a contribution to Michael's Meanies on Tuesday night.
  • Red Cross, Wheeling Nailers Team Up for Blood Drive

    Red Cross, Wheeling Nailers Team Up for Blood Drive

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 3:50 PM EDT2014-07-02 19:50:10 GMT
    The Wheeling Nailers are teaming up with the American Red Cross for the "Blades and Badges Blood Drive," on July 7 at WesBanco Arena. According to the Red Cross, someone needs a blood transfusion every two seconds in the United States and there's a 97 percent chance that either you or someone you know will need a blood transfusion in their life.
    The Wheeling Nailers are teaming up with the American Red Cross for the "Blades and Badges Blood Drive," on July 7 at WesBanco Arena. According to the Red Cross, someone needs a blood transfusion every two seconds in the United States and there's a 97 percent chance that either you or someone you know will need a blood transfusion in their life.
  • Interstate 70 Lane Closures Begin, Will Last Until End of July

    Interstate 70 Lane Closures Begin, Will Last Until End of July

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 5:00 AM EDT2014-07-01 09:00:46 GMT
    The West Virginia Division of Highways has announced that they have plans to close lanes for reconstruction.
    The West Virginia Division of Highways has announced that they have plans to close lanes for reconstruction.
  • Wheeling Mother and Two Children Escape House Fire

    Wheeling Mother and Two Children Escape House Fire

    Monday, June 30 2014 11:58 AM EDT2014-06-30 15:58:42 GMT
    Crews battled a house fire in Wheeling late Saturday night.When crews got to a home on 31st street, two rooms in the back of the house were fully engulfed in flames. The house was occupied by a woman and her two kids. No one was injured in the fire. There were also 2 power lines down in that area due to the fire. All of 31st is blocked was off to traffic for several hours. Stay with 7 News for updates on the cause of the fire.
    Crews battled a house fire in Wheeling late Saturday night.When crews got to a home on 31st street, two rooms in the back of the house were fully engulfed in flames. The house was occupied by a woman and her two kids. No one was injured in the fire. There were also 2 power lines down in that area due to the fire. All of 31st is blocked was off to traffic for several hours. Stay with 7 News for updates on the cause of the fire.
  • Multicultural Festival Displays Ohio Valley's Diversity

    Multicultural Festival Displays Ohio Valley's Diversity

    Monday, June 30 2014 8:29 AM EDT2014-06-30 12:29:53 GMT
    The waterfront in Wheeling will be a sight to see today when the Multicultural Festival begins.
    The waterfront in Wheeling will be a sight to see today when the Multicultural Festival begins.
  • Wheeling Resident Wins "The Next Big Voice" Contest

    Wheeling Resident Wins "The Next Big Voice" Contest

    Monday, June 30 2014 8:28 AM EDT2014-06-30 12:28:35 GMT
    The Next Big Voice held its finals Saturday night at the Wheeling Island Casino and Race Track.
    The Next Big Voice held its finals Saturday night at the Wheeling Island Casino and Race Track.
  • Local Law Firms Join Forces in Effort to Protect Residents' Mineral Rights

    Local Law Firms Join Forces in Effort to Protect Residents' Mineral Rights

    Saturday, June 28 2014 8:24 AM EDT2014-06-28 12:24:56 GMT
    Two local law firms have joined forces with residents in Ohio and Marshall County to make sure they get their fair share for mineral rights when they seal the deal.
    Two local law firms have joined forces with residents in Ohio and Marshall County to make sure they get their fair share for mineral rights when they seal the deal.
  • Wheeling Jesuit University Class of 1964 Presents School With $250,000 Check

    Wheeling Jesuit University Class of 1964 Presents School With $250,000 Check

    Saturday, June 28 2014 8:19 AM EDT2014-06-28 12:19:50 GMT
    The Wheeling Jesuit University class of 1964 has presented the school with a check for $250,000 to be used as a scholarship fund.The presentation was made during the university’s annual alumni weekend held June 20-22. The money will be used to establish the Class of 1964 Ignatius Scholarship fund, which will provide a four-year scholarship to one entering freshman each year. This year’s recipient is senior Dylan Hunter Onderko, a philosophy major from Fairmont, West Virginia.“In 2009, during ...
    The Wheeling Jesuit University class of 1964 has presented the school with a check for $250,000 to be used as a scholarship fund.The presentation was made during the university’s annual alumni weekend held June 20-22. The money will be used to establish the Class of 1964 Ignatius Scholarship fund, which will provide a four-year scholarship to one entering freshman each year. This year’s recipient is senior Dylan Hunter Onderko, a philosophy major from Fairmont, West Virginia.“In 2009, during ...
  • Semifinals for 'Next Big Voice' Contest Under Way

    Semifinals for 'Next Big Voice' Contest Under Way

    Friday, June 27 2014 2:51 PM EDT2014-06-27 18:51:07 GMT
    On Friday, the semifinals of the 'Next Big Voice' contest are under way at the Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack 20 semifinalists have been chosen from video submissions posted on social media, and will perform live on Friday in front of a panel of celebrity judges. The top 5 finalists will be announced and asked to return for the final performance Saturday evening at 7 p.m. The top three will be awarded.First place receives 5,000 cash, a two-song demo with a music producer with Sony mus...
    On Friday, the semifinals of the 'Next Big Voice' contest are under way at the Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack 20 semifinalists have been chosen from video submissions posted on social media, and will perform live on Friday in front of a panel of celebrity judges. The top 5 finalists will be announced and asked to return for the final performance Saturday evening at 7 p.m. The top three will be awarded.First place receives 5,000 cash, a two-song demo with a music producer with Sony mus...
  • Firefighters Union Speaks Out Against Proposed Cuts to Wheeling City Budget

    Firefighters Union Speaks Out Against Proposed Cuts to Wheeling City Budget

    Friday, June 27 2014 8:12 AM EDT2014-06-27 12:12:59 GMT
    The city of Wheeling recently stated the need for possible cuts to the city budget, and that news has one group of city employees are concerned the potential cuts may affect the safety of city residents.
    The city of Wheeling recently stated the need for possible cuts to the city budget, and that news has one group of city employees are concerned the potential cuts may affect the safety of city residents.
  • Congressman Honors Linsly School on House Floor

    Congressman Honors Linsly School on House Floor

    Thursday, June 26 2014 3:35 PM EDT2014-06-26 19:35:29 GMT
    Congressman David McKinley is celebrating the 200th Anniversary of the Linsly School.McKinley honored the 25th oldest boarding school in the United States on the House floor on Wednesday morning, where he said, "After 200 years, Linsly has already influenced the lives of hundreds of young people, and now it is ready for another 200. Mr. Speaker, I ask that we honor this momentous anniversary. Happy 200th Birthday, Linsly School."He said the school continues the same principles it was founded ...
    Congressman David McKinley is celebrating the 200th Anniversary of the Linsly School.McKinley honored the 25th oldest boarding school in the United States on the House floor on Wednesday morning, where he said, "After 200 years, Linsly has already influenced the lives of hundreds of young people, and now it is ready for another 200. Mr. Speaker, I ask that we honor this momentous anniversary. Happy 200th Birthday, Linsly School."He said the school continues the same principles it was founded ...
  • West Liberty University Hosting Active Shooter Response Training Course

    West Liberty University Hosting Active Shooter Response Training Course

    Thursday, June 26 2014 3:34 PM EDT2014-06-26 19:34:04 GMT
    It's every teachers worst nightmare to have an active shooter in their school. In response, West Liberty University and the Wheeling-Ohio County Office of Homeland Security will host an active shooter response training course next month. Organizers said it provides training that will bridge the gap between the time the violence begins and when law enforcement arrives. "This course provides training that will bridge the gap between the time a violent event begins and the law enforcement arrive...
    It's every teachers worst nightmare to have an active shooter in their school. In response, West Liberty University and the Wheeling-Ohio County Office of Homeland Security will host an active shooter response training course next month. Organizers said it provides training that will bridge the gap between the time the violence begins and when law enforcement arrives. "This course provides training that will bridge the gap between the time a violent event begins and the law enforcement arrive...
  • OVMC Unveils Programs for Patients Battling Cancer

    OVMC Unveils Programs for Patients Battling Cancer

    Thursday, June 26 2014 8:21 AM EDT2014-06-26 12:21:19 GMT
    On Wednesday, the Ohio Valley Medical Center has unveiled some new programs that help in the treatment and recovery of patients battling cancer.The hospital started introducing programs last spring that not only focus on the physical treatment of the disease, but also focus on the patients mental well-being. Patients who are diagnosed with breast cancer receive a bear named 'HOPE.' 'HOPE' stands for Healing, Optimism, Power, and Escape. Patients are also able to join support groups to share t...
    On Wednesday, the Ohio Valley Medical Center has unveiled some new programs that help in the treatment and recovery of patients battling cancer.The hospital started introducing programs last spring that not only focus on the physical treatment of the disease, but also focus on the patients mental well-being. Patients who are diagnosed with breast cancer receive a bear named 'HOPE.' 'HOPE' stands for Healing, Optimism, Power, and Escape. Patients are also able to join support groups to share t...
  • Local Children Graduate From 'Ride With Pride' Program

    Local Children Graduate From 'Ride With Pride' Program

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 9:10 AM EDT2014-06-25 13:10:24 GMT
    A graduation ceremony took place for some local children who are part of the "Ride with Pride" program on Tuesday evening. The program is a therapeutic horseback riding program for children with disabilities and allows children to take advantage of therapeutic benefits such as improved balance and muscle control. Five local children with various special needs took part in this latest session, which was held at the EJ Joseph Farm in Wheeling. The program is led by a committee of volunteers tha...
    A graduation ceremony took place for some local children who are part of the "Ride with Pride" program on Tuesday evening. The program is a therapeutic horseback riding program for children with disabilities and allows children to take advantage of therapeutic benefits such as improved balance and muscle control. Five local children with various special needs took part in this latest session, which was held at the EJ Joseph Farm in Wheeling. The program is led by a committee of volunteers tha...
  • McKinley Representative in Marshall, Ohio Counties This Week

    McKinley Representative in Marshall, Ohio Counties This Week

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 8:41 AM EDT2014-06-25 12:41:08 GMT
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    Representative David B. McKinley, R-WV, has announced mobile office hours for Marshall and Ohio counties.McKinley’s Field Representative Lianna Phillips will be at the following locations for those who have questions about issues or any other concerns. All constituents are welcome.The locations are: Marshall County, Friday, June 27:Marshall County Public Library, 700 5th Street, Moundsville, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Ohio County, Friday, June 27, Ohio County Public Library, 52 16th Street, Wheeling,...
    Representative David B. McKinley, R-WV, has announced mobile office hours for Marshall and Ohio counties.McKinley’s Field Representative Lianna Phillips will be at the following locations for those who have questions about issues or any other concerns. All constituents are welcome.The locations are: Marshall County, Friday, June 27:Marshall County Public Library, 700 5th Street, Moundsville, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Ohio County, Friday, June 27, Ohio County Public Library, 52 16th Street, Wheeling,...
  • After 40 Years, Capitol Theatre's Original Pipe Organ Returns From Connecticut

    After 40 Years, Capitol Theatre's Original Pipe Organ Returns From Connecticut

    Tuesday, June 24 2014 7:34 PM EDT2014-06-24 23:34:01 GMT
    A piece of Wheeling's history has come home to the Capitol Theatre.
    A piece of Wheeling's history has come home to the Capitol Theatre.
  • Case of Wheeling Man Accused of Sexual Assault Ends in Plea Deal for Probation

    Case of Wheeling Man Accused of Sexual Assault Ends in Plea Deal for Probation

    Tuesday, June 24 2014 11:54 AM EDT2014-06-24 15:54:30 GMT
    A Wheeling man accused of sexually assaulting a woman after a night of drinking will spend two years on probation after agreeing to a plea deal.
    A Wheeling man accused of sexually assaulting a woman after a night of drinking will spend two years on probation after agreeing to a plea deal.
  • I-70 Shut Down for 20 Minutes After Car Rear-Ends Another Car at Nearly 55 Miles-Per-Hour

    I-70 Shut Down for 20 Minutes After Car Rear-Ends Another Car at Nearly 55 Miles-Per-Hour

    Tuesday, June 24 2014 4:17 AM EDT2014-06-24 08:17:00 GMT
    Interstate 70 between the Oglebay exit and the Washington Avenue exit was shut down for 20 minutes after a car reportedly rear-ended another car at nearly 55 miles per hour on Monday.
    Interstate 70 between the Oglebay exit and the Washington Avenue exit was shut down for 20 minutes after a car reportedly rear-ended another car at nearly 55 miles per hour on Monday.
  • Former Addict Turns Life Around With Help From Wheeling Salvation Army

    Former Addict Turns Life Around With Help From Wheeling Salvation Army

    Monday, June 23 2014 3:52 PM EDT2014-06-23 19:52:17 GMT
    Ken Griffey Junior is spending the summer learning the ropes at the Wheeling Salvation Army.
    Ken Griffey Junior is spending the summer learning the ropes at the Wheeling Salvation Army.
  • Kalkrueth Roofing Makes Donation to Wheeling Rehab Center

    Kalkrueth Roofing Makes Donation to Wheeling Rehab Center

    Monday, June 23 2014 8:26 AM EDT2014-06-23 12:26:39 GMT
    Kalkrueth made their annual donation to the Wheeling Rehabilitation Center Friday.
    Kalkrueth made their annual donation to the Wheeling Rehabilitation Center Friday.
  • Boil Order Issued for Wheeling Areas

    Boil Order Issued for Wheeling Areas

    Sunday, June 22 2014 4:10 PM EDT2014-06-22 20:10:46 GMT
    The City of Wheeling Water Department has issued a boil order.
    The City of Wheeling Water Department has issued a boil order.
  • West Virginia Enters the Union 151 Years Ago

    West Virginia Enters the Union 151 Years Ago

    Saturday, June 21 2014 3:39 PM EDT2014-06-21 19:39:41 GMT
    June 20th marks the 151st birthday of the State of West Virginia.
    June 20th marks the 151st birthday of the State of West Virginia.
  • Guilty Plea Entered for Two East Liverpool Suspects in Extortion Case

    Guilty Plea Entered for Two East Liverpool Suspects in Extortion Case

    Thursday, June 19 2014 10:33 AM EDT2014-06-19 14:33:35 GMT
    In Federal Court Wednesday, two East Liverpool suspects involved in an unusual extortion case plead guilty.
    In Federal Court Wednesday, two East Liverpool suspects involved in an unusual extortion case plead guilty.
  • Wheeling Water Conservation Order Lifted

    Wheeling Water Conservation Order Lifted

    Wednesday, June 18 2014 4:12 PM EDT2014-06-18 20:12:40 GMT
    The conservation request issued last week by the City of Wheeling has now ended.
    The conservation request issued last week by the City of Wheeling has now ended.
  • UPDATE: Pre-Trial Hearing Continued for Wheeling Man Facing Sexual Assault Charges

    UPDATE: Pre-Trial Hearing Continued for Wheeling Man Facing Sexual Assault Charges

    Wednesday, June 18 2014 4:09 PM EDT2014-06-18 20:09:45 GMT
    A Wheeling man was arrested on Friday morning and is now facing some serious charges.
    A Wheeling man was arrested on Friday morning and is now facing some serious charges.
  • Laughlin Chapel Summer Program in Full Swing

    Laughlin Chapel Summer Program in Full Swing

    Wednesday, June 18 2014 11:48 AM EDT2014-06-18 15:48:16 GMT
    We move to another program that's also helping Ohio County kids this summer with staying active and continuing their education.Kids from kindergarten through 8th grade arrived Monday for the first day of a 7-week 'Summer Jam' at Laughlin Memorial Chapel and the kids couldn't be more excited about being at summer camp. But it's not just the kids who love this camp. Camp leader Shay Mayfield believes very strongly in continuing the program that she grew up in. She said, "I love the message and ...
    We move to another program that's also helping Ohio County kids this summer with staying active and continuing their education.Kids from kindergarten through 8th grade arrived Monday for the first day of a 7-week 'Summer Jam' at Laughlin Memorial Chapel and the kids couldn't be more excited about being at summer camp. But it's not just the kids who love this camp. Camp leader Shay Mayfield believes very strongly in continuing the program that she grew up in. She said, "I love the message and ...
  • UPDATE: Governor on Hand for Grand Opening of $15 Million Sledd Facility in Wheeling

    UPDATE: Governor on Hand for Grand Opening of $15 Million Sledd Facility in Wheeling

    Wednesday, June 18 2014 11:46 AM EDT2014-06-18 15:46:59 GMT
    After two-and-a-half years, and $15 million, a state-of-the-art facility is ready for business in Wheeling.
    After two-and-a-half years, and $15 million, a state-of-the-art facility is ready for business in Wheeling.
  • Large Number of Children, and Their Parents, Turn Out Wheeling Island Summer Lunch Program

    Large Number of Children, and Their Parents, Turn Out Wheeling Island Summer Lunch Program

    Wednesday, June 18 2014 8:38 AM EDT2014-06-18 12:38:11 GMT
    St. Luke's Episcopal Church on Wheeling Island has a summer tradition of feeding hungry children, and on Monday, even with no prior publicity, they had a large number of children - and their parents- show up for lunch.The St. Luke's Summer Lunch program has become an ingrained part of people's lives, and on Monday, the church opened its doors to the community. Director Judy Rebich was pleased to see a long line of both kids and their parents. She started this program 15 years ago when she saw...
    St. Luke's Episcopal Church on Wheeling Island has a summer tradition of feeding hungry children, and on Monday, even with no prior publicity, they had a large number of children - and their parents- show up for lunch.The St. Luke's Summer Lunch program has become an ingrained part of people's lives, and on Monday, the church opened its doors to the community. Director Judy Rebich was pleased to see a long line of both kids and their parents. She started this program 15 years ago when she saw...
  • Five Local Attorneys Named to 'Super Lawyers' List

    Five Local Attorneys Named to 'Super Lawyers' List

    Tuesday, June 17 2014 8:24 AM EDT2014-06-17 12:24:42 GMT
    Five local attorneys from the firm of Bordas Bordas have been selected to the 2014 West Virginia 'Super Lawyers' list.Bordas Bordas attorneys Jim Bordas, Jamie Bordas, Scott Blass, Geoff Brown, and Christopher Regan were selected as 2014 West Virginia Super Lawyers along with attorney Jeremy McGraw being selected as 2014 West Virginia Rising Star. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in West Virginia are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Su...
    Five local attorneys from the firm of Bordas Bordas have been selected to the 2014 West Virginia 'Super Lawyers' list.Bordas Bordas attorneys Jim Bordas, Jamie Bordas, Scott Blass, Geoff Brown, and Christopher Regan were selected as 2014 West Virginia Super Lawyers along with attorney Jeremy McGraw being selected as 2014 West Virginia Rising Star. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in West Virginia are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Su...
  • City Plans Work for New Water Plant in Wheeling Monday Night

    City Plans Work for New Water Plant in Wheeling Monday Night

    Sunday, June 15 2014 2:56 PM EDT2014-06-15 18:56:19 GMT
    Wheeling is currently in the middle of constructing a new water plant, and access to some of the reservoirs need to be switched over to the new facility.
    Wheeling is currently in the middle of constructing a new water plant, and access to some of the reservoirs need to be switched over to the new facility.
  • 2nd Annual Centre Market Wing Festival Going on Now

    2nd Annual Centre Market Wing Festival Going on Now

    Saturday, June 14 2014 3:29 PM EDT2014-06-14 19:29:19 GMT
    Saturday marks the 2nd Annual Centre Market Wing Festival and they have teamed up with Big Brothers and Big Sisters for the all day event.
    Saturday marks the 2nd Annual Centre Market Wing Festival and they have teamed up with Big Brothers and Big Sisters for the all day event.
  • Wheeling Water Customers Being Asked to Conserve Water

    Wheeling Water Customers Being Asked to Conserve Water

    Friday, June 13 2014 8:23 AM EDT2014-06-13 12:23:06 GMT
    Starting Thursday morning, the Wheeling Water Department is requesting that all customers conserve water until further notice.
    Starting Thursday morning, the Wheeling Water Department is requesting that all customers conserve water until further notice.
  • OVMC, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Create New Affiliation

    OVMC, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Create New Affiliation

    Friday, June 13 2014 8:22 AM EDT2014-06-13 12:22:31 GMT
    The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and Ohio Valley Health Services and Education Corp. are joining forces to offer area residents an option closer to home for their health care needs.Ohio Valley Health Services and Education Corp. is the parent company of Ohio Valley Medical Center (OVMC) in Wheeling and East Ohio Regional Hospital (EORH) in Martins Ferry. Under the agreement, the two health systems will remain independent but work together to develop close-to-home care options f...
    The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and Ohio Valley Health Services and Education Corp. are joining forces to offer area residents an option closer to home for their health care needs.Ohio Valley Health Services and Education Corp. is the parent company of Ohio Valley Medical Center (OVMC) in Wheeling and East Ohio Regional Hospital (EORH) in Martins Ferry. Under the agreement, the two health systems will remain independent but work together to develop close-to-home care options f...
  • Ohio County Schools Names Teacher of the Year, Service Personnel of the Year

    Ohio County Schools Names Teacher of the Year, Service Personnel of the Year

    Friday, June 13 2014 5:10 AM EDT2014-06-13 09:10:22 GMT
    Ohio County Schools honored two of their best this week.Wheeling Park High School teacher Gail Adams was named 2014 -15 Teacher of the year. Adams is an English/Language Arts and Speech teacher who also serves as a theater coach. Board members also recognized Service Personnel Employee of the year, Dottie Boyd, who has 26 years of service under her belt. Adams and Boyd said the awards are truly an honor. Adams said, "The mission statement of Ohio County Schools is to inspire dreams and truthf...
    Ohio County Schools honored two of their best this week.Wheeling Park High School teacher Gail Adams was named 2014 -15 Teacher of the year. Adams is an English/Language Arts and Speech teacher who also serves as a theater coach. Board members also recognized Service Personnel Employee of the year, Dottie Boyd, who has 26 years of service under her belt. Adams and Boyd said the awards are truly an honor. Adams said, "The mission statement of Ohio County Schools is to inspire dreams and truthf...
  • Emotional Moments Fill Courtroom at Peacock Murder Trial

    Emotional Moments Fill Courtroom at Peacock Murder Trial

    Thursday, June 12 2014 4:58 AM EDT2014-06-12 08:58:58 GMT
    On Wednesday morning, day three of the Craig Peacock murder trial resumes with more witnesses taking the stand.
    On Wednesday morning, day three of the Craig Peacock murder trial resumes with more witnesses taking the stand.
  • Wheeling Hospital Receives 'A' Grade for Patient Safety, Second Award This Year

    Wheeling Hospital Receives 'A' Grade for Patient Safety, Second Award This Year

    Wednesday, June 11 2014 8:33 AM EDT2014-06-11 12:33:10 GMT
    On Tuesday, it was announced that Wheeling Hospital had been ranked among the best in the country for patient safety.The Leapfrog Group has awarded Wheeling Hospital an A grade, its highest score, for safety in treating patients. The grade was issued as part of the organization’s annual Hospital Safety Earlier this year, Wheeling Hospital was named one of the nation’s 100 safest by The SafeCare Group, a national health care rating organization. (Related Story: Wheeling Hospital Named One of t...
    On Tuesday, it was announced that Wheeling Hospital had been ranked among the best in the country for patient safety.The Leapfrog Group has awarded Wheeling Hospital an A grade, its highest score, for safety in treating patients. The grade was issued as part of the organization’s annual Hospital Safety Earlier this year, Wheeling Hospital was named one of the nation’s 100 safest by The SafeCare Group, a national health care rating organization. (Related Story: Wheeling Hospital Named One of t...
  • Secretary of State in Wheeling to Examine Gas Industry Job Market

    Secretary of State in Wheeling to Examine Gas Industry Job Market

    Monday, June 9 2014 11:58 AM EDT2014-06-09 15:58:07 GMT
    A statewide tour for West Virginia Secretary of Stat Natalie Tennant continued on Monday in Wheeling as she examined jobs created by the natural gas boom in the area. On Tuesday afternoon, Tennant was set to visit the Iron Workers Training center, where she planned to speak with the director of the facility.The trip marks her fourth stop in promoting her coal and energy jobs agenda. She said West Virginia can create good-paying jobs through a true "all-of-the-above" approach that includes adv...
    A statewide tour for West Virginia Secretary of Stat Natalie Tennant continued on Monday in Wheeling as she examined jobs created by the natural gas boom in the area. On Tuesday afternoon, Tennant was set to visit the Iron Workers Training center, where she planned to speak with the director of the facility.The trip marks her fourth stop in promoting her coal and energy jobs agenda. She said West Virginia can create good-paying jobs through a true "all-of-the-above" approach that includes adv...
  • "Miracle for Maddox" Steakfry a Success

    "Miracle for Maddox" Steakfry a Success

    Monday, June 9 2014 4:22 AM EDT2014-06-09 08:22:37 GMT
    A steak fry was held Saturday at the Italian American Club in Elm Grove to benefit Miracle for Maddox.
    A steak fry was held Saturday at the Italian American Club in Elm Grove to benefit Miracle for Maddox.
  • Oglebay Institute Hosts "LoveKill" Music Video Premiere

    Oglebay Institute Hosts "LoveKill" Music Video Premiere

    Sunday, June 8 2014 4:07 PM EDT2014-06-08 20:07:46 GMT
    Wheeling Native and recording artist Justin Mise was all smiles Saturday night after his red carpet premiere.
    Wheeling Native and recording artist Justin Mise was all smiles Saturday night after his red carpet premiere.
  • Wheeling's Annual Chili Cook-off Has Great Turnout for 13th Year

    Wheeling's Annual Chili Cook-off Has Great Turnout for 13th Year

    Sunday, June 8 2014 1:32 PM EDT2014-06-08 17:32:12 GMT
    The Annual Chili Cook-off took place at Heritage Port Saturday and is still one of the biggest events of the summer.
    The Annual Chili Cook-off took place at Heritage Port Saturday and is still one of the biggest events of the summer.
  • Bridgeport Man in Court on Conspiracy Charges

    Bridgeport Man in Court on Conspiracy Charges

    Saturday, June 7 2014 3:53 PM EDT2014-06-07 19:53:50 GMT
    Ohio County Magistrate Joe Roxby found probable cause in the case against a Bridgeport man Friday.
    Ohio County Magistrate Joe Roxby found probable cause in the case against a Bridgeport man Friday.
  • Local Veterans' Stories Sought for Upcoming Book

    Local Veterans' Stories Sought for Upcoming Book

    Friday, June 6 2014 10:44 AM EDT2014-06-06 14:44:06 GMT
    The Ohio Valley has one of the largest populations of military veterans throughout the country, and now, one local museum wants to remember those veterans and tell their stories by making a book.It's called the Military Heroes Project, and Ruby Greathouse, Director of the Brooke County Museum and Cultural Center, wants to hear from veterans in Brooke, Hancock and Ohio Counties who have served or are currently serving in any branch of the military.Forms are available at the various libraries a...
    The Ohio Valley has one of the largest populations of military veterans throughout the country, and now, one local museum wants to remember those veterans and tell their stories by making a book.It's called the Military Heroes Project, and Ruby Greathouse, Director of the Brooke County Museum and Cultural Center, wants to hear from veterans in Brooke, Hancock and Ohio Counties who have served or are currently serving in any branch of the military.Forms are available at the various libraries a...
  • Bellaire Cuts Ties With Neffs Fire Department, Plans to Create Own Volunteer Squad

    Bellaire Cuts Ties With Neffs Fire Department, Plans to Create Own Volunteer Squad

    Wednesday, June 4 2014 4:49 AM EDT2014-06-04 08:49:59 GMT
    Bellaire council on Monday night took a surprising vote - to fire the Neffs Fire Department.
    Bellaire council on Monday night took a surprising vote - to fire the Neffs Fire Department.
  • Wheeling Man Accused of Attacking Wife, Another Man at Station Lane Home

    Wheeling Man Accused of Attacking Wife, Another Man at Station Lane Home

    Tuesday, June 3 2014 3:45 PM EDT2014-06-03 19:45:30 GMT
    A Wheeling man is facing charges after he allegedly broke into a woman's home over the weekend and attacked two people. Police said 47-year-old Lester Charles Pelkey entered the home at 119 Station Lane on Saturday night and beat up his wife and another man. He was arrested, but has since been released on bond. He's scheduled to appear in court in front of Magistrate Joe Roxby on June 12.
    A Wheeling man is facing charges after he allegedly broke into a woman's home over the weekend and attacked two people. Police said 47-year-old Lester Charles Pelkey entered the home at 119 Station Lane on Saturday night and beat up his wife and another man. He was arrested, but has since been released on bond. He's scheduled to appear in court in front of Magistrate Joe Roxby on June 12.
  • Pedestrian Hospitalized After Being Struck on Wheeling Island

    Pedestrian Hospitalized After Being Struck on Wheeling Island

    Monday, June 2 2014 3:39 PM EDT2014-06-02 19:39:50 GMT
    One man is in the hospital after being struck by a car on Wheeling Island on Sunday afternoon. According to police the accident happened just before 5 p.m. near the Marathon Gas Station.
     One man is in the hospital after being struck by a car on Wheeling Island on Sunday afternoon.
  • Cancer Survivors Gather at Wheeling Park for Special Event

    Cancer Survivors Gather at Wheeling Park for Special Event

    Monday, June 2 2014 8:17 AM EDT2014-06-02 12:17:58 GMT
    Sunday was National Cancer Survivors Day, and survivors from across the Ohio Valley, gathered at Wheeling Park this afternoon for a very special picnic.
    Sunday was National Cancer Survivors Day, and survivors from across the Ohio Valley, gathered at Wheeling Park this afternoon for a very special picnic.
  • Ex-West Virginia Bank Official Pleads Guilty to Fraud

    Ex-West Virginia Bank Official Pleads Guilty to Fraud

    Monday, June 2 2014 4:35 AM EDT2014-06-02 08:35:32 GMT
    WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) - A former bank executive is awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty to bank fraud.
    WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) - A former bank executive is awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty to bank fraud.
  • Resident's Take Advantage of Nice Weather to Shop at Farmer's Market

    Resident's Take Advantage of Nice Weather to Shop at Farmer's Market

    Sunday, June 1 2014 3:34 PM EDT2014-06-01 19:34:40 GMT
    A sure sign of summer springs into action this weekend in Wheeling as the Wheeling Farmer's Market opens for the first time.
    A sure sign of summer springs into action this weekend in Wheeling as the Wheeling Farmer's Market opens for the first time.
  • Group Has 'Big Ideas' to Revitalize Downtown Wheeling

    Group Has 'Big Ideas' to Revitalize Downtown Wheeling

    Friday, May 30 2014 7:04 PM EDT2014-05-30 23:04:57 GMT
    Big things are coming to Wheeling, and on Thursday night, about 30 people gathered to listen to ways to expand and revitalize the downtown area.
    Big things are coming to Wheeling, and on Thursday night, about 30 people gathered to listen to ways to expand and revitalize the downtown area.
  • Ohio County Schools Passes $60 Million Budget

    Ohio County Schools Passes $60 Million Budget

    Thursday, May 29 2014 11:59 AM EDT2014-05-29 15:59:49 GMT
    Ohio County Schools will spend more than $60 million to educate students in the next school year.Without much discussion, and no comments during a public hearing, Ohio County's Board of Education passed a budget of about $60.7 million. That budget reflects an increase of about $1.9 million from the previous year.Board President James Jordan also addressed a recent issue of controversy over Superintendent Dianna Vargo's contract. He said, "It did not go on the agenda. That matter will not go o...
    Ohio County Schools will spend more than $60 million to educate students in the next school year.Without much discussion, and no comments during a public hearing, Ohio County's Board of Education passed a budget of about $60.7 million. That budget reflects an increase of about $1.9 million from the previous year.Board President James Jordan also addressed a recent issue of controversy over Superintendent Dianna Vargo's contract. He said, "It did not go on the agenda. That matter will not go o...
  • UPDATE: Wheeling Man Accused of the Sexual Assault of a Minor Held on $1 Million Bond

    UPDATE: Wheeling Man Accused of the Sexual Assault of a Minor Held on $1 Million Bond

    Wednesday, May 28 2014 3:46 PM EDT2014-05-28 19:46:27 GMT
    A Wheeling man facing a first-degree felony charge of sexual assault of a minor was back in court on Wednesday.
    A Wheeling man facing a first-degree felony charge of sexual assault of a minor was back in court on Wednesday.
  • 49 Felony, Misdemeanor Drug Arrests Made in Five-Day Patrol of Wheeling Area

    49 Felony, Misdemeanor Drug Arrests Made in Five-Day Patrol of Wheeling Area

    Wednesday, May 28 2014 8:26 AM EDT2014-05-28 12:26:18 GMT
    During a Tuesday press conference, local authorities reported that after a five-day saturated patrol to specific areas in Wheeling, the "M-HIT North" team made 49 felony drug and misdemeanor arrests, and 82 citations.
    During a Tuesday press conference, local authorities reported that after a five-day saturated patrol to specific areas in Wheeling, the "M-HIT North" team made 49 felony drug and misdemeanor arrests, and 82 citations.
  • Wheeling Residents Named 2014 Good Samaritans

    Wheeling Residents Named 2014 Good Samaritans

    Wednesday, May 28 2014 4:15 AM EDT2014-05-28 08:15:43 GMT
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    On Tuesday, two Wheeling residents were named by the Youth Services System Board of Directors as the as the 2014 "Good Samaritans."James G. and Linda Bordas will be honored at the agency’s Good Samaritan tribute dinner on Thursday, August 7 at the White Palace, Wheeling Park. John Moses, YSS executive director, said,“Jim and Linda Bordas have been caring and generous neighbors in our community. They are examples of the parable of the Good Samaritan. They have been important in the lives of ma...
    On Tuesday, two Wheeling residents were named by the Youth Services System Board of Directors as the as the 2014 "Good Samaritans."James G. and Linda Bordas will be honored at the agency’s Good Samaritan tribute dinner on Thursday, August 7 at the White Palace, Wheeling Park. John Moses, YSS executive director, said,“Jim and Linda Bordas have been caring and generous neighbors in our community. They are examples of the parable of the Good Samaritan. They have been important in the lives of ma...
  • Ohio County Man Stakes Out His Own Property, Catches Alleged Copper Thief in the Act

    Ohio County Man Stakes Out His Own Property, Catches Alleged Copper Thief in the Act

    Tuesday, May 27 2014 8:19 AM EDT2014-05-27 12:19:52 GMT
    A local man and his girlfriend, fed up with copper thefts on their property, staked out the property and alerted police when the alleged thief arrived.
    A local man and his girlfriend, fed up with copper thefts on their property, staked out the property and alerted police when the alleged thief arrived.
  • Man Killed in Weekend Motorcycle Crash

    Man Killed in Weekend Motorcycle Crash

    Monday, May 26 2014 11:39 AM EDT2014-05-26 15:39:26 GMT
    One man is dead after a motorcycle crash Saturday.
    One man is dead after a motorcycle crash Saturday.
  • Wheeling Bridges Named After Fallen Soldiers

    Wheeling Bridges Named After Fallen Soldiers

    Monday, May 26 2014 11:37 AM EDT2014-05-26 15:37:52 GMT
    A huge crowd turned out in Wheeling over the weekend to honor two local fallen soldiers.
    A huge crowd turned out in Wheeling over the weekend to honor two local fallen soldiers.
  • Oglebay Gears Up For Memorial Day Weekend with Many Activities

    Oglebay Gears Up For Memorial Day Weekend with Many Activities

    Saturday, May 24 2014 4:06 PM EDT2014-05-24 20:06:06 GMT
    Oglebay Park has many activities planned for this Memorial Day weekend.
    Oglebay Park has many activities planned for this Memorial Day weekend.
  • Wheeling Park Students Recognized for Drug Free Clubs of America Contest

    Wheeling Park Students Recognized for Drug Free Clubs of America Contest

    Saturday, May 24 2014 2:53 PM EDT2014-05-24 18:53:28 GMT
    Two Wheeling Park High School students were recognized Friday as the winners of the annual Drug Free Clubs of America essay contest.
    Two Wheeling Park High School students were recognized Friday as the winners of the annual Drug Free Clubs of America essay contest.
  • Ohio County Board of Education President Speaks Out on Contract Controversy

    Ohio County Board of Education President Speaks Out on Contract Controversy

    Saturday, May 24 2014 1:37 PM EDT2014-05-24 17:37:59 GMT
    For the first time, Ohio County Board of Education President Jim Jorden is speaking out about what happened last week during a special meeting that turned into a storm of controversy.
    For the first time, Ohio County Board of Education President Jim Jorden is speaking out about what happened last week during a special meeting that turned into a storm of controversy.
  • Our Lady of Peace Principal Given Emotional Farewell

    Our Lady of Peace Principal Given Emotional Farewell

    Saturday, May 24 2014 8:27 AM EDT2014-05-24 12:27:04 GMT
    On Thursday, it was a fond farewell in the form of a surprise tribute for retiring Our Lady of Peace principal C'Ann Reilly.
    On Thursday, it was a fond farewell in the form of a surprise tribute for retiring Our Lady of Peace principal C'Ann Reilly.
  • Memorial Day Weekend Kicks Off Summer Activities at Oglebay

    Memorial Day Weekend Kicks Off Summer Activities at Oglebay

    Friday, May 23 2014 11:24 AM EDT2014-05-23 15:24:15 GMT
    There's some good news for those still looking for plans this weekend and through out the rest of summer.Memorial Day weekend kicks off summer activities at Oglebay Park, and starting Friday, wristbands will be available to purchase at the Good Zoo.The wristbands are $16 and include all-day use of the Good Zoo, miniature golf, pedal boats, and the pool, just to name a few. Those who purchase their bands on Friday will also get admission to the inflatable rides all this weekend.The rides will ...
    There's some good news for those still looking for plans this weekend and through out the rest of summer.Memorial Day weekend kicks off summer activities at Oglebay Park, and starting Friday, wristbands will be available to purchase at the Good Zoo.The wristbands are $16 and include all-day use of the Good Zoo, miniature golf, pedal boats, and the pool, just to name a few. Those who purchase their bands on Friday will also get admission to the inflatable rides all this weekend.The rides will ...
  • Straub Nissan Receives National Award

    Straub Nissan Receives National Award

    Thursday, May 22 2014 4:13 PM EDT2014-05-22 20:13:50 GMT
    An Ohio Valley business has been recognized for its outstanding work, and it's the second year the business has received the honor.Straub Nissan in Triadelphia was given the "Owner First Award of Excellence." Nissan recognizes dealerships who deliver outstanding results and performances in sales. Bryan Fato, Executive Manager at Straub, said, "One of the key things is that we do put our customers first. That's the whole basis behind it, is our employees putting our customers first and giving ...
    An Ohio Valley business has been recognized for its outstanding work, and it's the second year the business has received the honor.Straub Nissan in Triadelphia was given the "Owner First Award of Excellence." Nissan recognizes dealerships who deliver outstanding results and performances in sales. Bryan Fato, Executive Manager at Straub, said, "One of the key things is that we do put our customers first. That's the whole basis behind it, is our employees putting our customers first and giving ...
  • Oglebay Institute, Other West Virginia Museums to Let Military in For Free

    Oglebay Institute, Other West Virginia Museums to Let Military in For Free

    Thursday, May 22 2014 12:00 PM EDT2014-05-22 16:00:22 GMT
    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Several West Virginia attractions are participating in the National Endowment for the Arts initiative to offer free admission to active-duty military members and their families. The Blue Star Museums program includes more than 2,000 museums across the country offering the deal starting next week through Labor Day. Next Tuesday, the Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences will begin offering free gallery admission to military families. Other participating state attracti...
    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Several West Virginia attractions are participating in the National Endowment for the Arts initiative to offer free admission to active-duty military members and their families. The Blue Star Museums program includes more than 2,000 museums across the country offering the deal starting next week through Labor Day. Next Tuesday, the Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences will begin offering free gallery admission to military families. Other participating state attracti...
  • Owners of Dog Shot by Wheeling Police Protest Outside City Building

    Owners of Dog Shot by Wheeling Police Protest Outside City Building

    Tuesday, May 20 2014 3:33 PM EDT2014-05-20 19:33:47 GMT
    When a Wheeling Police officer shot and killed a family's dog on April 30, it set off a firestorm of controversy. Now, thousands of people are viewing the "Justice For Shadow website," and signing an online petition to have that officer removed from the force.On Monday, Shadow's owners held signs outside the Wheeling City-County building. Donna Terry's family admits that their dog was an escape artist, and the five-year-old black German Shepherd loved to get out and run, and they had been to ...
    When a Wheeling Police officer shot and killed a family's dog on April 30, it set off a firestorm of controversy. Now, thousands of people are viewing the "Justice For Shadow website," and signing an online petition to have that officer removed from the force.On Monday, Shadow's owners held signs outside the Wheeling City-County building. Donna Terry's family admits that their dog was an escape artist, and the five-year-old black German Shepherd loved to get out and run, and they had been to ...
  • Wheeling Jesuit Holds Commencement Ceremony

    Wheeling Jesuit Holds Commencement Ceremony

    Sunday, May 18 2014 4:14 PM EDT2014-05-18 20:14:06 GMT
    Over 400 students received degrees at Wheeling Jesuit University's commencement ceremony Saturday.
    Over 400 students received degrees at Wheeling Jesuit University's commencement ceremony Saturday.
  • Wheeling Country Club Holds Military Tribute

    Wheeling Country Club Holds Military Tribute

    Sunday, May 18 2014 3:56 PM EDT2014-05-18 19:56:50 GMT
    In Wheeling Saturday, residents from all over the valley gathered for a military tribute to the fine men and women who have sacrificed so much for this country.
    In Wheeling Saturday, residents from all over the valley gathered for a military tribute to the fine men and women who have sacrificed so much for this country.
  • West Virginia Division of Energy Offers Energy Efficiency Workshop at Cabela's

    West Virginia Division of Energy Offers Energy Efficiency Workshop at Cabela's

    Saturday, May 17 2014 4:09 PM EDT2014-05-17 20:09:56 GMT
    Members of the energy community gathered at Cabela's Conference Center at the Highlands for a workshop on energy efficiency Friday evening.
    Members of the energy community gathered at Cabela's Conference Center at the Highlands for a workshop on energy efficiency Friday evening.
  • TODAY: Wheeling Firefighters Begin "Fill the Boot" Drive for Muscular Dystrophy Association

    TODAY: Wheeling Firefighters Begin "Fill the Boot" Drive for Muscular Dystrophy Association

    Friday, May 16 2014 3:54 PM EDT2014-05-16 19:54:54 GMT
    From fighting fires to fighting muscular dystrophy, Wheeling firefighters are on National Road near Perkins on Friday for their annual "Fill the Boot" drive. You'll see them holding their boots looking for your donations and loose change to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Wheeling has been more than generous in the past, helping the department raise more money than any other city in the state. All of the proceeds go to fight and find the cure for muscular dystrophy.Firefig...
    From fighting fires to fighting muscular dystrophy, Wheeling firefighters are on National Road near Perkins on Friday for their annual "Fill the Boot" drive. You'll see them holding their boots looking for your donations and loose change to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Wheeling has been more than generous in the past, helping the department raise more money than any other city in the state. All of the proceeds go to fight and find the cure for muscular dystrophy.Firefig...
  • OVMC Helping Employers Spot Drug Abuse in the Workplace

    OVMC Helping Employers Spot Drug Abuse in the Workplace

    Thursday, May 15 2014 2:26 PM EDT2014-05-15 18:26:56 GMT
    It's a national problem growing across the nation and right here in our community.There have been multiple robberies, car accidents and life-threatening fights all linked to drug abuse right here in the Ohio Valley, and what many do not realize is how much this affects the workplace. Now, one local hospital is offering help to employers to try and combat the growing problem. OVMC is holding a class called "reasonable suspicion for supervisors," a three-hour presentation that will be offered n...
    It's a national problem growing across the nation and right here in our community.There have been multiple robberies, car accidents and life-threatening fights all linked to drug abuse right here in the Ohio Valley, and what many do not realize is how much this affects the workplace. Now, one local hospital is offering help to employers to try and combat the growing problem. OVMC is holding a class called "reasonable suspicion for supervisors," a three-hour presentation that will be offered n...
  • Tesla Motors Opens First 'Supercharger' in the State of West Virginia at The Highlands

    Tesla Motors Opens First 'Supercharger' in the State of West Virginia at The Highlands

    Wednesday, May 14 2014 6:50 PM EDT2014-05-14 22:50:04 GMT
    Electric car maker Tesla Motors has opened its first supercharger station in the state of West Virginia at The Highlands.
    Electric car maker Tesla Motors has opened its first supercharger station in the state of West Virginia at The Highlands.
  • Wheeling Man Will Spend More Than Eight Years in Prison on Gun, Drug Charges

    Wheeling Man Will Spend More Than Eight Years in Prison on Gun, Drug Charges

    Wednesday, May 14 2014 8:24 AM EDT2014-05-14 12:24:01 GMT
    A Wheeling man has been sentenced to 101 months in prison for selling cocaine and heroin out of a local hotel.On Tuesday, Dale A. Davis, 36, was sentenced by Judge Frederick P. Stamp, Jr. for possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine and "possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking offense." Davis was arrested after the Ohio Valley Drug Task Force used an informant to make a purchase of cocaine and heroin from Davis at the Knight's Inn in Wheeling in August of 2013. ...
    A Wheeling man has been sentenced to 101 months in prison for selling cocaine and heroin out of a local hotel.On Tuesday, Dale A. Davis, 36, was sentenced by Judge Frederick P. Stamp, Jr. for possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine and "possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking offense." Davis was arrested after the Ohio Valley Drug Task Force used an informant to make a purchase of cocaine and heroin from Davis at the Knight's Inn in Wheeling in August of 2013. ...
  • Gas Companies Turning Attention to Utica Shale in Marshall, Wetzel and Ohio Counties

    Gas Companies Turning Attention to Utica Shale in Marshall, Wetzel and Ohio Counties

    Tuesday, May 13 2014 5:29 AM EDT2014-05-13 09:29:01 GMT
    Oil and natural gas companies in the northern panhandle are now turning their focus to Utica Shale.
    Oil and natural gas companies in the northern panhandle are now turning their focus to Utica Shale.
  • Low Voter Turnout Anticipated, Worries Some in Ohio County

    Low Voter Turnout Anticipated, Worries Some in Ohio County

    Sunday, May 11 2014 4:04 PM EDT2014-05-11 20:04:58 GMT
    West Virginia is worrying about their voter turnout after ballots counted across Eastern Ohio showed a lack of voters.
    West Virginia is worrying about their voter turnout after ballots counted across Eastern Ohio showed a lack of voters.
  • Second Annual Mother Son Dance Held Saturday

    Second Annual Mother Son Dance Held Saturday

    Sunday, May 11 2014 4:02 PM EDT2014-05-11 20:02:08 GMT
    The Ohio County Family Resource Network held their second Annual Mother Son Dance Saturday.
    The Ohio County Family Resource Network held their second Annual Mother Son Dance Saturday.
  • Wellness Walk Encourages Kids to Be More Active

    Wellness Walk Encourages Kids to Be More Active

    Sunday, May 11 2014 10:25 AM EDT2014-05-11 14:25:14 GMT
    Ohio County teachers, students, and community members gathered at the Wheeling Park High School track Saturday for the Steenrod-Triadelphia Wellness Walk.
    Ohio County teachers, students, and community members gathered at the Wheeling Park High School track Saturday for the Steenrod-Triadelphia Wellness Walk.
  • 8th Annual Bicycle Tour To Take Place at the End of May

    Saturday, May 10 2014 4:14 PM EDT2014-05-10 20:14:01 GMT
    The Ohio Valley Trail Partners are holding their 8th Annual Bicycle Tour on Sunday, May 25th.
    The Ohio Valley Trail Partners are holding their 8th Annual Bicycle Tour on Sunday, May 25th.
  • First Confirmed Case of Rabies in Ohio County

    First Confirmed Case of Rabies in Ohio County

    Saturday, May 10 2014 4:02 PM EDT2014-05-10 20:02:13 GMT
    The health department has confirmed a case of rabies in Ohio County.
    The health department has confirmed a case of rabies in Ohio County.
  • Local Physician Named Family Doctor of the Year

    Local Physician Named Family Doctor of the Year

    Saturday, May 10 2014 11:00 AM EDT2014-05-10 15:00:40 GMT
    Local physician Dr. Catherine Evans has been named Family Doctor of the Year by the West Virginia Academy of Family Physicians. Evans is a family physician and director of the Family Medicine Center at Wheeling Hospital. She was presented the award during the West Virginia Academy of Family Physicians’ Annual Scientific Assembly, held in April in Charleston, West Virginia. The Family Doctor of the Year Award honors an outstanding, community-minded family physician who provides compassionate,...
    Local physician Dr. Catherine Evans has been named Family Doctor of the Year by the West Virginia Academy of Family Physicians. Evans is a family physician and director of the Family Medicine Center at Wheeling Hospital. She was presented the award during the West Virginia Academy of Family Physicians’ Annual Scientific Assembly, held in April in Charleston, West Virginia. The Family Doctor of the Year Award honors an outstanding, community-minded family physician who provides compassionate,...
  • WEB EXTRA: Raw Video: Car Catches Fire in Best Buy Parking Lot at The Highlands

    WEB EXTRA: Raw Video: Car Catches Fire in Best Buy Parking Lot at The Highlands

    Friday, May 9 2014 11:35 AM EDT2014-05-09 15:35:13 GMT
    Photo by Kyle KrajnyakPhoto by Kyle Krajnyak
    A fiery scene developed on Thursday evening around 8:30 p.m. at the Highlands when a vehicle caught fire in the Best Buy parking lot.
    A fiery scene developed on Thursday evening around 8:30 p.m. at the Highlands when a vehicle caught fire in the Best Buy parking lot.
  • Wheeling Businesses Join Forces in Weekend Fundraiser for Crittenton Services

    Wheeling Businesses Join Forces in Weekend Fundraiser for Crittenton Services

    Friday, May 9 2014 11:12 AM EDT2014-05-09 15:12:51 GMT
    Mothers' Day weekend has arrived, and Ohio Valley residents can help one local organization dedicated to serving young women by simply purchasing a flower.
    Mothers' Day weekend has arrived, and Ohio Valley residents can help one local organization dedicated to serving young women by simply purchasing a flower.
  • Graduation Day Arrives for West Virginia Northern Students

    Graduation Day Arrives for West Virginia Northern Students

    Friday, May 9 2014 8:08 AM EDT2014-05-09 12:08:40 GMT
    Graduation day has arrived for students at West Virginia Northern Community College.
    Graduation day has arrived for students at West Virginia Northern Community College.
  • Ohio County Sheriff Warns of Jury Duty Scam

    Ohio County Sheriff Warns of Jury Duty Scam

    Thursday, May 8 2014 1:55 PM EDT2014-05-08 17:55:37 GMT
    The Ohio County Sheriff issued a warning to Ohio Valley residents on Wednesday to be on the lookout for a telephone scam in which the caller claims the victim has missed jury duty and demands money to stop a bench warrant from being issued.Several residents have reported receiving calls in which the caller identifies himself as a bailiff for area courts. The caller then states that the resident has failed to show up for jury duty, and to prevent a bench warrant from being issued, the resident...
    The Ohio County Sheriff issued a warning to Ohio Valley residents on Wednesday to be on the lookout for a telephone scam in which the caller claims the victim has missed jury duty and demands money to stop a bench warrant from being issued.Several residents have reported receiving calls in which the caller identifies himself as a bailiff for area courts. The caller then states that the resident has failed to show up for jury duty, and to prevent a bench warrant from being issued, the resident...
  • Wheeling Jesuit University Hosts Special Olympics

    Wheeling Jesuit University Hosts Special Olympics

    Monday, May 5 2014 8:42 PM EDT2014-05-06 00:42:11 GMT
    Wheeling Jesuit University will host the Area One Special Olympics Sunday, May 14.
    Wheeling Jesuit University will host the Area One Special Olympics Sunday, May 14.
  • Pro Life West Virginians Hold Annual Walk-for-Life

    Pro Life West Virginians Hold Annual Walk-for-Life

    Monday, May 5 2014 4:16 AM EDT2014-05-05 08:16:04 GMT
    The Ohio County Chapter of the West Virginians for Life held their 4th Annual Mother's Day Walk on Saturday. Members of local churches came together at the Ohio Valley Christian Center today. They lined up holding signs and spreading their Pro-Life message along National Road from the Christian Center to St. Michael's Parish, before ending at the McDonough Center at Wheeling Jesuit University. Reverend Tom Rentfrow of the Abundant Life Baptist Church in Triadelphia, says the walk is a way to ...
    The Ohio County Chapter of the West Virginians for Life held their 4th Annual Mother's Day Walk on Saturday. Members of local churches came together at the Ohio Valley Christian Center today. They lined up holding signs and spreading their Pro-Life message along National Road from the Christian Center to St. Michael's Parish, before ending at the McDonough Center at Wheeling Jesuit University. Reverend Tom Rentfrow of the Abundant Life Baptist Church in Triadelphia, says the walk is a way to ...
  • UPDATE: Man Who Allegedly Fired Gun in Jill's Parking Lot to Appear in Court

    UPDATE: Man Who Allegedly Fired Gun in Jill's Parking Lot to Appear in Court

    Thursday, May 1 2014 8:12 AM EDT2014-05-01 12:12:35 GMT
    A man who was arrested after allegedly firing shots in the Jill's Gentleman's Club parking lot will be in court on Thursday morning.James Crumpler was arrested after the Ohio County Sheriff's Department received a call that he had allegedly been kicked out of Jill's and went to his car where he pulled out a 9 millimeter handgun, fired a few shots in the air and drove away, heading west on I-70. Wheeling police and Ohio County sheriff's deputies were able to arrest Crumpler at Exit 1 on I-470....
    A man who was arrested after allegedly firing shots in the Jill's Gentleman's Club parking lot will be in court on Thursday morning.James Crumpler was arrested after the Ohio County Sheriff's Department received a call that he had allegedly been kicked out of Jill's and went to his car where he pulled out a 9 millimeter handgun, fired a few shots in the air and drove away, heading west on I-70. Wheeling police and Ohio County sheriff's deputies were able to arrest Crumpler at Exit 1 on I-470....
  • President of Wheeling Branch of NAACP Reacts to Lifetime Ban for NBA Owner

    President of Wheeling Branch of NAACP Reacts to Lifetime Ban for NBA Owner

    Thursday, May 1 2014 6:13 AM EDT2014-05-01 10:13:27 GMT
    On Tuesday, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling was banned for life by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver for making racist comments that hurt the league.
    On Tuesday, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling was banned for life by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver for making racist comments that hurt the league.
  • Ohio County Board of Education Candidate Says Someone is Torching His Campaign Signs

    Ohio County Board of Education Candidate Says Someone is Torching His Campaign Signs

    Monday, April 28 2014 2:52 PM EDT2014-04-28 18:52:46 GMT
    WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) - An Ohio County Board of Education candidate says one of his campaign signs has been torched four times. But it's still standing. Tim Burch is puzzled by the repeated vandalism of the sign. He tells The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register (http://bit.ly/1rwHYCo ) that other candidates' signs nearby haven't been touched. Burch says the first fire occurred about two weeks ago. Someone sprayed an accelerant on grass and weeds under the sign and ignited it. He says the ...
    WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) - An Ohio County Board of Education candidate says one of his campaign signs has been torched four times. But it's still standing. Tim Burch is puzzled by the repeated vandalism of the sign. He tells The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register (http://bit.ly/1rwHYCo ) that other candidates' signs nearby haven't been touched. Burch says the first fire occurred about two weeks ago. Someone sprayed an accelerant on grass and weeds under the sign and ignited it. He says the ...
  • The Wheeling Symphony Announces Details of Upcoming Season

    The Wheeling Symphony Announces Details of Upcoming Season

    Saturday, April 26 2014 12:11 PM EDT2014-04-26 16:11:56 GMT
    The Wheeling Symphony announced the details of the 2014-15 season Friday.
    The Wheeling Symphony announced the details of the 2014-15 season Friday.
  • National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Saturday, Local Location Announced

    National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Saturday, Local Location Announced

    Saturday, April 26 2014 8:32 AM EDT2014-04-26 12:32:44 GMT
    National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day will be held on Saturday.Locally, the Ohio County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition is partnering with the Wheeling Police Department for the event, which gives residents the opportunity to drop off any old prescription and over-the-counter medications that have expired or are no longer need.Residents can drop off drugs between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Elm Grove Pharmacy located at 102 E. Bethlehem Blvd., Wheeling
    National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day will be held on Saturday.Locally, the Ohio County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition is partnering with the Wheeling Police Department for the event, which gives residents the opportunity to drop off any old prescription and over-the-counter medications that have expired or are no longer need.Residents can drop off drugs between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Elm Grove Pharmacy located at 102 E. Bethlehem Blvd., Wheeling
  • UPDATE: Wheeling Man Accused of Sexual Abuse Sentenced to Prison

    UPDATE: Wheeling Man Accused of Sexual Abuse Sentenced to Prison

    Friday, April 25 2014 4:27 AM EDT2014-04-25 08:27:36 GMT
    A Wheeling man accused of sexual abuse by a parent or guardian will spend the next 5-25 years in prison.
    A Wheeling man accused of sexual abuse by a parent or guardian will spend the next 5-25 years in prison.
  • Extradition Ordered for Man Arrested in Wheeling and Linked to Virginia Murders

    Extradition Ordered for Man Arrested in Wheeling and Linked to Virginia Murders

    Thursday, April 24 2014 8:50 AM EDT2014-04-24 12:50:50 GMT
    Charles Standard Severance, the man arrested at the Ohio County Library on weapons charges and allegedly linked to three murders in Virginia, will  be extradited back to Louden County, Virginia, after fighting the process for nearly a month.
    Charles Standard Severance, the man arrested at the Ohio County Library on weapons charges and allegedly linked to three murders in Virginia, will  be extradited back to Louden County, Virginia, after fighting the process for nearly a month.
  • Dallas Pike Road Shut Down After Semi Gets Stuck Under Overpass

    Dallas Pike Road Shut Down After Semi Gets Stuck Under Overpass

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 5:41 AM EDT2014-04-23 09:41:47 GMT
    Dallas Pike road was shut down for a short time on Tuesday afternoon after a semi became lodged underneath the I-70 overpass.The Ohio County Sheriff's Department responded to the scene shortly after 1 p.m. Tuesday and blocked the road while crews attempted to dislodge the truck. Drivers were advised to avoid the scene by using McCutcheon Road or Ft. Henry Road as a detour.The condition of the driver of the truck remains unknown.
    Dallas Pike road was shut down for a short time on Tuesday afternoon after a semi became lodged underneath the I-70 overpass.The Ohio County Sheriff's Department responded to the scene shortly after 1 p.m. Tuesday and blocked the road while crews attempted to dislodge the truck. Drivers were advised to avoid the scene by using McCutcheon Road or Ft. Henry Road as a detour.The condition of the driver of the truck remains unknown.
  • Man Charged in Wheeling Island Robbery Due in Court

    Man Charged in Wheeling Island Robbery Due in Court

    Monday, April 21 2014 9:48 AM EDT2014-04-21 13:48:49 GMT
    A man facing robbery charges after an incident that left one man with a gunshot wound to the head on Wheeling Island earlier this month will be in court on Monday morning.
    A man facing robbery charges after an incident that left one man with a gunshot wound to the head on Wheeling Island earlier this month will be in court on Monday morning.
  • Bethlehem Apostolic Temple Annual Easter Basket Giveaway Brings Out Hundreds

    Bethlehem Apostolic Temple Annual Easter Basket Giveaway Brings Out Hundreds

    Saturday, April 19 2014 3:54 PM EDT2014-04-19 19:54:48 GMT
    The Bethlehem Apostolic Temple is holding their annual Easter basket giveaway this weekend.Church officials said the baskets will hold enough food to help families get through the net few weeks, not just
    The Bethlehem Apostolic Temple is holding their annual Easter basket giveaway this weekend.
  • West Liberty University's Great Gala Approaches

    West Liberty University's Great Gala Approaches

    Friday, April 11 2014 10:25 AM EDT2014-04-11 14:25:43 GMT
    There are now only a few days left until West Liberty University's annual Great Gala on April 12, but there are still some tickets available.The fourth annual gala will help raise money for West Liberty's
    There are now only a few days left until West Liberty University's annual Great Gala on April 12, but there are still some tickets available.
  • Wheeling Park Student to Take Part in National Poetry Contest

    Wheeling Park Student to Take Part in National Poetry Contest

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 6:54 PM EDT2014-04-08 22:54:17 GMT
    One local high school student will soon be representing his school on a national stage. Wheeling Park High School senior Austin Gage will compete in the Poetry Out Loud; National Recitation Contest
    One local high school student will soon be representing his school on a national stage. Wheeling Park High School senior Austin Gage will compete in the Poetry Out Loud; National Recitation Contest
  • Queen of Queens Crowned at Wheeling Park

    Queen of Queens Crowned at Wheeling Park

    Thursday, March 27 2014 9:59 AM EDT2014-03-27 13:59:02 GMT
    The new Queen of Queens at Wheeling Park High School has been crowned.Carly Greer was will represent the school in the OVAC Queen of Queens competition this summer. Wheeling Park has won the last two OVAC
    The new Queen of Queens at Wheeling Park High School has been crowned.Carly Greer was will represent the school in the OVAC Queen of Queens competition this summer. Wheeling Park has won the last two OVAC
  • Schedule and Route for Second Superload in Marshall County Starting Sunday

    Schedule and Route for Second Superload Through Marshall County Starting Sunday

    Sunday, March 23 2014 10:27 AM EDT2014-03-23 14:27:51 GMT
    For the second time in just over a month Williams energy will move a de-ethanizer tower from the CSX rail yard in Benwood to their facility in rural Marshall County.
    SUNDAY March 23:

    The Superload is scheduled to leave Benwood Rail Yard at 8 am and head south on WV 2 to WV 86 in Glen Dale.
  • PBR Velocity Tour Pulls into Wheeling

    PBR Velocity Tour Pulls into Wheeling PBR Velocity Tour Pulls into Wheeling

    Saturday, March 22 2014 10:53 AM EDT2014-03-22 14:53:50 GMT
    The PBR, or professional bull riders, Velocity Tour has pulled into Wheeling to present two huge competitions at Wesbanco Arena on Friday and Saturday.35 to 40 riders will compete in the first round, then
    The PBR, or professional bull riders, Velocity Tour has pulled into Wheeling to present two huge competitions at Wesbanco Arena on Friday and Saturday.
  • Mobile Water Lab Arrives to Teach Local Water Plant Employees

    Mobile Water Lab Arrives to Teach Local Water Plant Employees

    Tuesday, March 4 2014 6:54 PM EST2014-03-04 23:54:17 GMT
    After the water crisis in Charleston, residents are even more aware of the water they drink. On Tuesday a mobile water testing lab rolled into Wheeling and gave local water treatment employees training
    After the water crisis in Charleston, residents are even more aware of the water they drink. On Tuesday a mobile water testing lab rolled into Wheeling and gave local water treatment employees training
  • Woodsdale Spelling Bee Lasts 12 Rounds

    Woodsdale Spelling Bee Lasts 12 Rounds

    Wednesday, February 12 2014 4:02 PM EST2014-02-12 21:02:04 GMT
    There was some fierce competition at the Woodsdale Spelling Bee on Wednesday afternoon, so much so, that it was 12 rounds before a champion was named.Finally, Zac Taylor emerged as the winner. Taylor has
    There was some fierce competition at the Woodsdale Spelling Bee on Wednesday afternoon, so much so, that it was 12 rounds before a champion was named.Finally, Zac Taylor emerged as the winner. Taylor has
  • UPDATE: Cat Found Frozen to Ohio County Bridge Recovering Quickly, Will Be Fitted With Prosthetic

    UPDATE: Cat Found Frozen to Ohio County Bridge Recovering Quickly, Will Be Fitted With Prosthetic

    Tuesday, February 11 2014 7:54 PM EST2014-02-12 00:54:52 GMT
    The cat is now in the care of Dr. Yurko and his wife Jennifer, of K.E.Y. Animal Hospital in Wheeling. She's staying at their home where Jennifer can care for her around the clock. She's improving every
    She's improving every day, and is now able to use the litter box and eat and drink on her own.
  • Wheeling Attorney Breaks Down Water Contamination Lawsuits

    Wheeling Attorney Breaks Down Water Contamination Lawsuits

    Monday, January 13 2014 8:17 AM EST2014-01-13 13:17:04 GMT
    The water contamination has devastated thousands of people and businesses in the Charleston area and now they're trying to strike back in court. At least three class action lawsuits have been filed against
    The water contamination has devastated thousands of people and businesses in the Charleston area and now they're trying to strike back in court.
  • Operation Christmas Child Begins in Wheeling, St. Clairsville

    Operation Christmas Child Begins in Wheeling, St. Clairsville

    Monday, November 18 2013 2:30 PM EST2013-11-18 19:30:52 GMT
    On Monday, collection sites will begin in the Wheeling area for the Global Christmas Project.  Wheeling area families, churches and groups are working to make Christmas a reality for needy kids around
    Wheeling area families, churches and groups are working to make Christmas a reality for needy kids around the world by filling shoeboxes with toys, school supplies and notes of encouragement.
  • Elm Grove Pharmacy Technician Who Was Held at Gunpoint Works to Change Workers Comp Benefits

    Elm Grove Pharmacy Technician Who Was Held at Gunpoint Works to Change Workers Comp Benefits

    Wednesday, November 6 2013 4:45 PM EST2013-11-06 21:45:21 GMT
    Stacee Hess is a pharmacy technician who was held at gunpoint during an attempted armed robbery last year.  That robber was shot and killed by the owner of the pharmacy that day, but the experience affected
    Stacee Hess is a pharmacy technician who was held at gunpoint during an attempted armed robbery last year.  That robber was shot and killed by the owner of the pharmacy that day, but the experience affected her deeply.
  • Wheeling Firefighters to Visit Local Businesses During Fire Prevention Week

    Wheeling Firefighters to Visit Local Businesses During Fire Prevention Week

    Monday, October 7 2013 10:03 AM EDT2013-10-07 14:03:08 GMT
    Safety is always on the minds of firefighters, especially as we kick off National Fire Prevention week. It lasts through Saturday, and representatives from Wheeling Fire Department have announced they'll
    It lasts through Saturday, and representatives from Wheeling Fire Department have announced they'll be visiting local businesses and hosting a series of open houses dedicated to keeping you safe.
  • Authorities Arrest Wheeling High-Speed Chase Suspect

    Authorities Arrest Wheeling High-Speed Chase Suspect

    Monday, September 30 2013 10:06 PM EDT2013-10-01 02:06:02 GMT
    Authorities say 43-year-old Greg Dugas was arrested Thursday for vehicle theft out of Monroe County and believe him to be involved in the Wheeling incidentAuthorities say 43-year-old Greg Dugas was arrested Thursday for vehicle theft out of Monroe County and believe him to be involved in the Wheeling incident
    Authorities in Monroe County have arrested the man who allegedly led Wheeling police on a chase through the city before escaping on foot Monday.
    Authorities in Monroe County have arrested the man who allegedly led Wheeling police on a chase through the city before escaping on foot Monday.
  • Wheeling Police Run to Remember 9/11

    Wheeling Police Run to Remember 9/11

    Monday, September 9 2013 9:03 PM EDT2013-09-10 01:03:44 GMT
    This annual race in Arlington, Virginia has been going on for 12 years and supports 9/11 related charities. First responders of any type may compete.
    11 police officers from Wheeling ran to remember the victims of the attacks on 9/11 and those who responded.
  • New Historic Picture in Bethlehem

    New Historic Picture in Bethlehem

    Monday, September 9 2013 6:11 PM EDT2013-09-09 22:11:21 GMT
    A group got together today at Bethlehem Apostolic Temple to have a picture taken that symbolizes their appreciation of this temple that was built 40 years ago.
    A symbolic picture taken today in Bethlehem to celebrate and remember 40 years of Worship.
  • Group Celebrates Their 30 Year Triathlon Anniversary

    Group Celebrates Their 30 Year Triathlon Anniversary

    Monday, September 9 2013 6:08 PM EDT2013-09-09 22:08:57 GMT
    3 men were here 30 years ago competing to win the feet first triathlon. One man still had his original T-shirt from the event.
    A small group of athletes gathered this morning to run, swim and bike not only for a good cause but for a 30 year reunion as well.
  • UPDATE: Funeral Mass Set for Slain Wheeling Jesuit University Student

    UPDATE: Funeral Mass Set for Slain Wheeling Jesuit University Student

    Wednesday, September 4 2013 3:25 PM EDT2013-09-04 19:25:50 GMT
    According to Wheeling Police, the investigation is still active and additional charges could come in the near future.
    A funeral Mass for a slain Wheeling Jesuit student Kevin Figaniak will be held on Saturday in Pennsylvania.
  • Families Choose "Staycations" to Get Away Without Breaking the Bank

    Families Choose "Staycations" to Get Away Without Breaking the Bank

    Thursday, July 11 2013 9:22 PM EDT2013-07-12 01:22:13 GMT
    In tough economic times, families may be thinking twice about a summer vacation.  Many families are taking "staycations", saving hundreds of dollars, by vacationing close to home.
    In tough economic times, families may be thinking twice about a summer vacation.  Many families are taking "staycations", saving hundreds of dollars, by vacationing close to home.
  • Man Will Serve 2-10 Years in Prison for Dog's Beating Death

    Man Will Serve 2-10 Years in Prison for Dog's Beating Death

    Thursday, April 11 2013 10:54 AM EDT2013-04-11 14:54:16 GMT
    Anthony James Doyle was arrested Sunday night after police say he allegedly beat a dog to death. According to the police report Wheeling Police responded to a call on South Wabash Street on Wheeling Island
    Anthony Doyle was sentenced to 2-10 years in prison on Wednesday for the beating death of a dog on Wheeling Island in August of 2012. Doyle will be eligible for parole after two years.
  • Wheeling Park High School Students Raise Nearly $400 for Habitat

    Wheeling Park High School Students Raise Nearly $400 for Habitat

    Friday, February 15 2013 10:50 AM EST2013-02-15 15:50:05 GMT
    Hats off to students of Wheeling Park High School as they raised money for Habitat for Humanity by wearing their favorite hats on Thursday.It cost students and staff $1 to wear a hat, and all the money
    Hats off to students of Wheeling Park High School as they raised money for Habitat for Humanity by wearing their favorite hats on Thursday.It cost students and staff $1 to wear a hat, and all the money
  • Railroads May Make a Comeback in the Ohio Valley

    Railroads May Make a Comeback in the Ohio Valley

    Tuesday, January 29 2013 9:48 PM EST2013-01-30 02:48:15 GMT
    Railroads helped make the Ohio Valley prosperous years ago, and now the state of West Virginia wants your help to plan public policy for the future of railroad transportation.
    Railroads helped make the Ohio Valley prosperous years ago, and now the state of West Virginia wants your help to plan public policy for the future of railroad transportation.
  • Local Ties to Boy Scout Sexual Abuse Files

    Local Ties to Boy Scout Sexual Abuse Files

    Friday, October 19 2012 5:17 PM EDT2012-10-19 21:17:20 GMT
    Shocking details of child sex abuse were released Thursday concerning Boy Scout leaders in Pennsylvania and here in West Virginia. Now we have learned that there are local ties to the perversion files
    Shocking details of child sex abuse were released Thursday concerning Boy Scout leaders in Pennsylvania and here in West Virginia. Now we have learned that there are local ties to the perversion files released yesterday by the Boy Scouts of America. These files show that two West Virginia scout leaders were allowed to resign in the 70's without facing criminal charges amid allegations of sexual abuse involving young boys.
  • Chesapeake Energy Withdraws Drilling Application near WPHS

    Chesapeake Energy Withdraws Drilling Application near WPHS

    Friday, October 19 2012 12:29 PM EDT2012-10-19 16:29:30 GMT
    . Chesapeake Energy has withdrawn its application to drill near Wheeling Park High School.A spokesman from  Ohio County Schools confirmed the news Friday after being informed by the company the drilling
    The news from Chesapeake was released Friday.
  • Police, Firefighters Face Off During "Guns and Hoses" Charity Hockey Game

    Police, Firefighters Face Off During "Guns and Hoses" Charity Hockey Game

    Monday, March 31 2014 8:40 AM EDT2014-03-31 12:40:26 GMT
    On Sunday, March 29, Wheeling Police and Fire are trading in their duty boots for hockey skates. The annual Guns and Hoses game will take place this Sunday at noon at Wesbcano Arena. The Valley's own police
    On Sunday, March 29, Wheeling Police and Fire traded in their duty boots for hockey skates.