Summer might be ending on a hot note, but it's the winter forecast that could have many running under the covers.Remember last winter's polar vortex and onslaught of snow? Well, it looks like this winter might be more of the same.The Farmer's Almanac is predicting this winter will be just as terrible. The current edition predicts three quarters of the nation will experience below-normal temperatures.Storm Tracker 7 Meteorologist Brian Davis says the Almanac's prediction is far from exact."Of ... More>>
The Ohio County Sheriff, the West Virginia State Police and the Department of Corrections are urging residents to be on the look out after an inmate escaped from his work release at Fort Henry Days in Oglebay.Christopher Michael Walls was part of a prison work release crew helping tear down Fort Henry Days at Oglebay when he escaped. He's described as a 6'2 white male, weighing 185 pounds with short blond hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a white tee shirt and khaki/tan pants.Law e... More>>
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) West Virginia colleges are slashing payrolls and making other adjustments to compensate for losing $42 million in state funding over the past two years.The Charleston Gazette reports that about 13 West Virginia University employees have been fired as part of a reduction in force for this budget year. WVU spokesman John Bolt says more than 100 positions have been left vacant, and departments have been restructured.Marshall University spokeswoman Ginny Painter says about ... More>>
Mother Nature put a damper on the second day of festivities at Heritage Port for the 9th Annual Wheeling Vintage Raceboat Regatta. More>>
It's one of the largest vintage raceboat gatherings in the world right here on the Ohio River. For the 9th year in a row dozens of vintage raceboats zipped up and down the river near Heritage Port .Organizers Dan and Debbie Joseph started the Wheeling Vintage Raceboat Regatta 9 years ago since boating played such a huge role in their family upbringing.
It's one of the largest vintage raceboat gatherings in the world right here on the Ohio River. For the 9th year in a row dozens of vintage raceboats zipped up and down the river near Heritage Port .Organizers Dan and Debbie Joseph started the Wheeling Vintage Raceboat Regatta 9 years ago since boating played such a huge role in their family upbringing.More>>
For the 35th straight year the Oglebay Woodcarvers Guild hosted their annual Carving Show Sale on Sunday. Nearly 50 artists from near and far had their works on display in Oglebay's Pine Room.
14-year-old Aubree Williams survived a car accident early this month on Taylor's Ridge after undergoing life-saving surgery at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.The Benwood community came together Sunday to support Aubree with a spaghetti dinner fundraiser as she recovers from her injuries.Aubree needed a transection of the pancreas, had her spleen removed, received lacerations to her pelvis, and still has liver and kidney damage.Her mother says seeing her friends and family is helping her... More>>
Hancock county bus drivers are fighting to prevent the relocation of the bus garage from Weirton to New Cumberland.Their main reason: children's safety. More>>
Authorities are beefing up security at the Hancock County Courthouse and you'll notice the change in just a matter of days. More>>
Commissioners in Brooke County are asking residents to consider renewing two levies that would help keep programs in the county afloat. The county commission moved to place the county's five-year ambulance More>>
The water contamination has devastated thousands of people and businesses in the Charleston area and now they're trying to strike back in court. More>>
Ohio Governor hopeful Ed Fitzgerald stopped by the Ohio Valley Sunday to hear the concerns of voters. Fitzgerald began his trip at the American Legion in St. Clairsville before making his way to Local 1238 in Martins Ferry. More>>
A funeral Mass for a slain Wheeling Jesuit student Kevin Figaniak will be held on Saturday in Pennsylvania. More>>
Hamilton County Judge Thomas Lipps heard arguments Friday from defense attorneys who want a rape trial, which has caught the attention of the entire nation, moved and delayed. One of the biggest pre-trial issues in this case has been whether or not the trial will be open to the public and the media. More>>