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  • Martins Ferry Man Speaks Out After Being Robbed at Knife-Point

    Martins Ferry Man Speaks Out After Being Robbed at Knife-Point

    Monday, September 1 2014 7:47 AM EDT2014-09-01 11:47:12 GMT
    Martins Ferry Police are investigating, after a Robbery late Saturday morning around 11:30. The robbery happened on Washington Street in Martins Ferry.
    Martins Ferry Police are investigating, after a Robbery late Saturday morning around 11:30. The robbery happened on Washington Street in Martins Ferry.
  • Truck Accident Shuts Down Interstate 470

    Truck Accident Shuts Down Interstate 470

    Monday, September 1 2014 7:50 AM EDT2014-09-01 11:50:20 GMT
    A semi-truck wrecked Sunday morning on I-470 westbound near exit 1 towards Wheeling/Moundsville.
    A semi-truck wrecked Sunday morning on I-470 westbound near exit 1 towards Wheeling/Moundsville.
  • City of Wheeling Announces Rules for Urban Deer Hunt

    City of Wheeling Announces Rules for Urban Deer Hunt

    Monday, September 1 2014 7:51 AM EDT2014-09-01 11:51:23 GMT
    The City of Wheeling has announced the 2014 Urban Deer Hunt.
    The City of Wheeling has announced the 2014 Urban Deer Hunt.
  • WTRF MY OHIO VALLEY Starts September 1

    WTRF MY OHIO VALLEY Starts September 1

    Monday, September 1 2014 4:07 AM EDT2014-09-01 08:07:08 GMT
    Effective September 1, WTRF FOX OHIO VALLEY will become WTRF MY OHIO VALLEY.
    Effective September 1, WTRF FOX OHIO VALLEY will become WTRF MY OHIO VALLEY.
  • Ohio House Explodes; No Injuries Reported

    Ohio House Explodes; No Injuries Reported

    Monday, September 1 2014 7:28 AM EDT2014-09-01 11:28:59 GMT
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    BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (AP) - Fire officials say an explosion and fire destroyed a house in southwestern Ohio.No injuries were reported. Battalion Chief Nathan Hiester with the Beavercreek Township Fire Department says several residents in Beavercreek and Xenia called 911 after hearing the explosion between 6 and 6:30 a.m. Sunday.Fire officials say the cause was not immediately known and remains under investigation.The Dayton Daily News and WHIO-TV report that the house was already destroyed and b...
    BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (AP) - Fire officials say an explosion and fire destroyed a house in southwestern Ohio.No injuries were reported. Battalion Chief Nathan Hiester with the Beavercreek Township Fire Department says several residents in Beavercreek and Xenia called 911 after hearing the explosion between 6 and 6:30 a.m. Sunday.Fire officials say the cause was not immediately known and remains under investigation.The Dayton Daily News and WHIO-TV report that the house was already destroyed and b...
  • West Virginia Colleges Cutting Payrolls to Make Up for $42 Million Cut in Funding

    West Virginia Colleges Cutting Payrolls to Make Up for $42 Million Cut in Funding

    Monday, September 1 2014 10:52 AM EDT2014-09-01 14:52:38 GMT
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    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 ...
    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 ...
  • Western Pa. Man Robbed in Park

    Western Pa. Man Robbed in Park

    Monday, September 1 2014 7:37 AM EDT2014-09-01 11:37:02 GMT
    CANONSBURG, Pa. (AP) - Police say a western Pennsylvania man was robbed in a park at gunpoint after he took his children swimming.Sgt. Don Cross says the robbery happened at about 5 p.m. Saturday at the Canonsburg Town Park, according to the Observer-Reporter (http://bit.ly/1qsiJRO ). That's about 20 miles southwest of Pittsburgh.The man told police that an older four-door silver Buick pulled up and two men got out and robbed him. The car may have had out-of-state license plates.No arrests ha...
    CANONSBURG, Pa. (AP) - Police say a western Pennsylvania man was robbed in a park at gunpoint after he took his children swimming.Sgt. Don Cross says the robbery happened at about 5 p.m. Saturday at the Canonsburg Town Park, according to the Observer-Reporter (http://bit.ly/1qsiJRO ). That's about 20 miles southwest of Pittsburgh.The man told police that an older four-door silver Buick pulled up and two men got out and robbed him. The car may have had out-of-state license plates.No arrests ha...
  • Rough Weather Shuts Down Wheeling Vintage Raceboat Regatta

    Rough Weather Shuts Down Wheeling Vintage Raceboat Regatta

    Monday, September 1 2014 7:43 AM EDT2014-09-01 11:43:01 GMT
    Mother Nature put a damper on the second day of festivities at Heritage Port for the 9th Annual Wheeling Vintage Raceboat Regatta.  
    Mother Nature put a damper on the second day of festivities at Heritage Port for the 9th Annual Wheeling Vintage Raceboat Regatta.  
  • UPDATE: Ohio County Authorities Capture Inmate after Work Release Escape

    UPDATE: Ohio County Authorities Capture Inmate after Work Release Escape

    Monday, September 1 2014 5:52 PM EDT2014-09-01 21:52:39 GMT
    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...
    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...
  • 2,330 Pounds of Marijuana Discovered During Traffic Stop, Second-Largest Bust in Ohio State Highway Patrol History

    2,330 Pounds of Marijuana Discovered During Traffic Stop, Second-Largest Bust in Ohio State Highway Patrol History

    Tuesday, June 17 2014 4:33 AM EDT2014-06-17 08:33:47 GMT
    The Ohio State Highway Patrol on Monday announced that troopers seized 2,330 pounds of marijuana, worth more than $11.6 million, following a traffic stop in Preble County. The seizure is the second-largest marijuana seizure in patrol history. The largest seizure occurred in 2005 when troopers seized 3,181 pounds of marijuana, also in Preble County. In the latest incident, troopers stopped a 2014 Ford U-Haul, with Arizona registration, for a following too closely violation on Interstate 70, ne...
    The Ohio State Highway Patrol on Monday announced that troopers seized 2,330 pounds of marijuana, worth more than $11.6 million, following a traffic stop in Preble County. The seizure is the second-largest marijuana seizure in patrol history. The largest seizure occurred in 2005 when troopers seized 3,181 pounds of marijuana, also in Preble County. In the latest incident, troopers stopped a 2014 Ford U-Haul, with Arizona registration, for a following too closely violation on Interstate 70, ne...
  • Benwood Community Comes Together to Support Young Girl Recovering From Surgery

    Benwood Community Comes Together to Support Young Girl Recovering From Surgery

    Monday, September 1 2014 7:40 AM EDT2014-09-01 11:40:21 GMT
    14-year-old Aubree Williams survived a car accident early this month on Taylors Ridge after undergoing life-saving surgery at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.
    14-year-old Aubree Williams survived a car accident early this month on Taylors Ridge after undergoing life-saving surgery at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.
  • W.Va. board exec shocked by doctor's reinstatement

    W.Va. board exec shocked by doctor's reinstatement

    The head of a state board that suspended the license of a West Virginia pain clinic operator says she's shocked by a judge's move to let the doctor resume practicing medicine.
    The head of a state board that suspended the license of a West Virginia pain clinic operator says she's shocked by a judge's move to let the doctor resume practicing medicine.
  • Great Turnout for Off-Roaders at Powerline Park

    Great Turnout for Off-Roaders at Powerline Park

    Sunday, May 25 2014 4:15 PM EDT2014-05-25 20:15:06 GMT
    It's a big weekend for fans of off-road vehicles. Thousands flocked to Belmont County to hit the trails at Power line Park. It's over one-thousand acers in size and located just outside of St. Clairsville.
    It's a big weekend for fans of off-road vehicles. Thousands flocked to Belmont County to hit the trails at Power line Park. It's over one-thousand acers in size and located just outside of St. Clairsville.
  • Victim identified after boat sinks at Ohio lake

    Victim identified after boat sinks at Ohio lake

    Authorities have identified a man who died after a boat carrying nine people sank in a western Ohio lake.
    Authorities have identified a man who died after a boat carrying nine people sank in a western Ohio lake.
  • Hatfield-McCoy Trail permit sales increase

    Hatfield-McCoy Trail permit sales increase

    All-terrain vehicle permit sales for the Hatfield-McCoy trail are up this summer.
    All-terrain vehicle permit sales for the Hatfield-McCoy trail are up this summer.
  • Effective September 1, WTRF FOX OHIO VALLEY will become WTRF MY OHIO VALLEY. The majority of the program lineup will remain the same. The complete program lineup can be accessed at WTRF.com.

    Effective September 1, WTRF FOX OHIO VALLEY will become WTRF MY OHIO VALLEY. The majority of the program lineup will remain the same. The complete program lineup can be accessed at WTRF.com.

    Saturday, August 30 2014 2:44 PM EDT2014-08-30 18:44:18 GMT
    Effective September 1, WTRF FOX OHIO VALLEY will become WTRF MY OHIO VALLEY. The majority of the program lineup will remain the same. The complete program lineup can be accessed at WTRF.com.If you are a Suddenlink Cable subscriber, WTRF MY OHIO VALLEY will move from channel 11 to channel 22 on the Suddenlink cable system.
    Effective September 1, WTRF FOX OHIO VALLEY will become WTRF MY OHIO VALLEY. The majority of the program lineup will remain the same. The complete program lineup can be accessed at WTRF.com.If you are a Suddenlink Cable subscriber, WTRF MY OHIO VALLEY will move from channel 11 to channel 22 on the Suddenlink cable system.