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Police Reports

January 24, 2015 BELMONT COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT At 12:16 a.m. Thursday, a complainant reported that a white four-door Jeep Cherokee tore up their driveway. At 7:31 p.. more »»

Man Convicted In 1975 Murder Case

January 23, 2015 A 40-year-old murder case was closed this week after a Jefferson County jury found Stanley Rusnak guilty of murder. more »»

School Officials Await WESTEST 2 Replacement

January 23, 2015 The WESTEST 2 no longer will be administered to West Virginia school students beginning this school year, but the West Virginia Department of Education has yet to announced what standardized testing... more »»

Benjamin Jones Earns Scout Award

January 23, 2015 The Boy Scouts of America has awarded the Eagle Scout Award to Benjamin C. Jones of Wheeling, and Troop 82 of Glen Dale. more »»

Police: Wage Increase Would Bring Department in Line With Others

January 23, 2015 Officials with the Moundsville Police Department are asking City Council for a wage increase they say would bring the department in line with other local agencies. Lt. more »»

Middle School to Host Harlem Superstars in Fundraiser

January 23, 2015 Moundsville Middle School will hold a comedic sports evening Sunday in an effort to raise funds for the school’s disciplinary and attendance program. The event, to be held at 3 p.m. more »»

Bar Fight Participant Bites Back, Facing Prison Time If Convicted of Charges

January 23, 2015 A Moundsville bar fight which resulted in a man’s finger being bitten off could result in up to 10 years in jail. more »»

Police Reports

January 23, 2015 WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT Leaving the Scene At 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, police went to a New Jersey Street location regarding someone leaving the scene of an accident. Domestic Battery At 8:15 p.. more »»

Non-Traditional Students Get Scholarships

January 23, 2015 Scholarships improve access to higher education, and for eight West Liberty University non-traditional students a recent cash award means a lot. more »»

Man Sought for Allegedly Assaulting a Peace Officer

January 23, 2015 Harrison County officials are seeking a man who recently was indicted on charges of assault on a peace officer and failure to comply. Steven Jeffrey, 29, of Ridgeville, S.C. more »»

Dolan Set to Lead Red Mass

January 23, 2015 Cardinal Timothy Dolan will be the homilist for the sixth annual Red Mass at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Wheeling. The Most Rev. Michael . more »»

Sheriff’s Deputy Charged in Firearm Incident

January 22, 2015 Steubenville police Patrolman Jason West, 25, was charged with falsification Tuesday in connection with shots being fired on Buchanan Drive early Monday, which also resulted in a county sheriff’s... more »»

Lions Establish Leonard Jarret Award for Sight Conservation Foundation

January 22, 2015 Lion Leonard Jarrett was recognized by the Lions of West Virginia as the founder of the West Virginia Lions Sight Foundation. Thirty years ago the foundation established the Leonard Jarrett award. more »»

Former Guard Accused Of Sex With Inmate in Court

January 22, 2015 A March 23 trial date has been set for Krisinda McMahon, the former corrections officer accused of having sex with an inmate in a bathroom at the Northern Regional Juvenile Detention Center while... more »»

Texas Roadhouse Steakhouse On Way to Highlands

January 22, 2015 Milder winter weather is permitting work to start early on construction of a Texas Roadhouse steakhouse near The Highland. more »»

Mount Wood Road Reopens After $58K Repair

January 22, 2015 Work to repair a large slip along Mount Wood Road with an 82-foot-long interlocking block wall is complete. Wheeling Public Works Director Russell Jebbia said the road reopened to traffic on Saturday. more »»

St. C. Leaders Accept Property Lease Check From Rice Energy

January 22, 2015 St. Clairsville city officials on Tuesday accepted a check for $1,474,251 from Rice Energy for leasing rights to 170 acres of city property. more »»

Defendant to Face New Charges in K-9 Case

January 22, 2015 By KAYLA VAN DYNE For the News-Register Shelby Williams, who allegedly threatened to kill Bridgeport K-9 Santos, was in court on Wednesday afternoon. more »»

Police Reports

January 22, 2015 BELMONT COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT At 9:09 a.m. Tuesday, officials received an animal complaint at an address on Lysien Road, Powhatan Point. more »»

Fuel Spill Contained After Truck Crash

January 22, 2015 By JENNIFER COMSPTON-STROUGH For the News-Register Emergency officials closed Ohio 147 and 149 Wednesday evening after a truck struck a barrier and spilled diesel fuel on village streets. more »»

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