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Wetzel County Superintendent Dennis Albright Charged In Charleston Prostitution Sting, Expected to Resign

February 14, 2015 WHEELING — The Wetzel County Board of Education on Tuesday is expected to accept the resignation of their superintendent, Dennis Albright, who was arrested Thursday in a prostitution sting in... more »»

West Virginia Senate Approves Revision For Consumer Protection Lawsuits

February 14, 2015 CHARLESTON — A bill revising how civil actions are filed under the federal Consumer Protection Act was approved by the Senate on Friday after being challenged by Democratic lawmakers. more »»

Wetzel County Schools Superintendent Albright to Resign After Arrest in Prostitution Sting

February 13, 2015 WHEELING — Wetzel County School Superintendent Dennis Albright, arrested Thursday by officers with the Charleston Police Department in a prostitution sting, will resign his position next week with... more »»

Bellaire Bridge Owner Chaklos Sentenced to Prison

February 13, 2015 COLUMBUS — Bellaire Bridge owner Lee Chaklos will spend the next month in prison after being sentenced in Columbus today on criminal corruption charges. U.S. District Court Judge Algenon L. more »»

Switzerland of Ohio to Consider Proposal Next Week to Close Beallsville High School

February 13, 2015 WOODSFIELD -- Beallsville High School students may have to find a new school to attend starting next school year, as Switzerland of Ohio Board of Education members are scheduled to vote next week on... more »»

Highlands to Get Large Retailer, Hotel/Convention Center, Ohio County Commissioner Says

February 13, 2015 TRIADELPHIA — Ohio County Commissioner Randy Wharton said a 200,000-square-foot “big box” store is on its way to The Highlands, and he confirmed a convention center with hotel also is in the works. more »»

W.Va. Senate Votes For Lower Prevailing Wage

February 13, 2015 CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Senate approved a modified version of its prevailing wage bill following several days of negotiations. more »»

Craft Beer Legislation Progresses in West Virginia Legislature

February 13, 2015 CHARLESTON — Legislation to ease regulations on the state’s burgeoning craft beer industry continues to move through the committee process in the House of Delegates. more »»

It’s Friday the 13th, With a Sequel in March

February 13, 2015 LACEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Get ready for superstition — times three. Today is the first of three Friday the 13ths this year. more »»

Wood County Ethane Cracker May Be Affected By Lower Prices

February 13, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Despite an Odebrecht executive’s comments that depressed natural gas prices may impact the company’s decision to build an ethane cracker plant in Wood County, area officials say the... more »»

Lung Cancer Screening Practices Noted at Ohio Valley Medical Center, East Ohio Regional Hospital

February 13, 2015 WHEELING — The Ohio Valley’s rates of all cancers are 38 percent higher than the national average, with lung cancer among the top five cancers that sicken residents, said Kelly Bettem, vice presiden... more »»

Pedestrian Killed on I-70 in Belmont County at Bridgeport Exit

February 12, 2015 BRIDGEPORT — The westbound lanes of Interstate 70 from the Wheeling Tunnel to Ohio 214 were closed for more than four hours this morning after what police are saying was a fatal accident involving a... more »»

Wheeling's Ohio Valley Medical Center Named Screening Center of Excellence by Lung Cancer Alliance

February 12, 2015 From Staff Reports WHEELING — The Ohio Valley’s rates of all cancers are 38 percent higher than the national average, with lung cancer among the top five cancers that sicken residents, Kelly Bettem,... more »»

Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Wetzel County

February 12, 2015 PROCTOR — Federal Aviation Administration officials were expected today in Wetzel County where a small plane made an emergency landing Wednesday afternoon near an active gas well pad along W.Va. more »»

Ethane Pipeline to Reopen Friday in Brooke County

February 12, 2015 FOLLANSBEE — Even though investigators remain unsure of the cause of a fire on an ATEX Express along Archer Hill Road in Brooke County last month, the company plans to restart pumping ethane Friday. more »»

Congress Clears Keystone XL Bill

February 12, 2015 WASHINGTON — The Republican-led Congress approved a bill Wednesday to construct the Keystone XL oil pipeline, setting up a confrontation with President Barack Obama, who has threatened to veto the... more »»

Powerball Jackpot at Half-Billion

February 12, 2015 DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Officials say the Powerball jackpot has risen to an estimated $500 million, which would make it the fifth largest lottery prize in U.S. histor. more »»

West Virginia House of Delegates Passes Fetal Pain Bill

February 12, 2015 CHARLESTON — A bill banning abortions past 20 weeks of pregnancy was approved Wednesday by the House of Delegates and will now be taken up by the Senate. more »»

West Virginia Lawmakers Approve Heroin Overdose Treatment Bill

February 12, 2015 CHARLESTON (AP) — West Virginia lawmakers have approved a bill to let first responders, friends and family administer potentially life-saving medication to people overdosing on opioids, including... more »»

West Virginia House of Delegates Approves Alternative Teacher Certification Bill

February 12, 2015 CHARLESTON (AP) — West Virginia House lawmakers have approved a bill opening up teacher certification to more people without education degrees. more »»

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