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More Storage Tanks Than Anticipated

September 9, 2014 CHARLESTON — Department of Environmental Protection representatives say there may be 10 times as many above-ground storage tanks as initially estimated when a law governing those tanks was passed... more »»

Capito, Tennant To Debate Oct. 7

September 9, 2014 CHARLESTON — People across West Virginia can compare the positions of Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito and Secretary of State Natalie Tennant on key election issues when the two debate Oct. more »»

Serious Respiratory Illness Hits Children in 10 States

September 9, 2014 CHICAGO (AP) — Hundreds of children in more than 10 states have been sickened by a severe respiratory illness that public health officials say may be caused by an uncommon virus similar to the germ... more »»

School Board Declines to Fire Fetcko

September 8, 2014 WHEELING -- Claiming "due process," Ohio County Board of Education members declined to take action tonight to fire Ritchie Elementary School guidance counselor Kristyn Fetcko. more »»

EQT Planning Mountain Valley Pipeline

September 8, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — At the same time West Virginia residents prepare for the $5 billion Atlantic Coast Pipeline to pass through Pocahontas and Randolph counties, EQT Corp. more »»

Rover Pipeline To Cost $4.3B

September 8, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — Contractors are planning to build another 42-inch pipeline to send up to 3. more »»

Summer Break Over As Congress Returns

September 8, 2014 WASHINGTON — Summer break over and elections ahead, Congress is beginning an abbreviated September session with must-do tasks of preventing a government shutdown and extending a freeze on taxing... more »»

Obama Set To Outline Strategy

September 8, 2014 WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama plans to begin laying out his strategy for defeating Islamic State militants expanding their grip in Iraq and Syria. more »»

Arab Chiefs: Take On Islamic Militants

September 8, 2014 CAIRO — The head of the Arab League urged its members Sunday to confront Islamic State extremists “militarily and politically,” issuing an apparent call to arms as President Barack Obama prepares to... more »»

‘iGaming’ May Get Push From Lottery Officials

September 7, 2014 WHEELING — Consider these numbers: Since 2009, table gambling receipts have declined 76 percent at Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack, according to the West Virginia Lottery Commission. more »»

Blackjack, Roulette Are Most Popular

September 7, 2014 WHEELING — Blackjack remains the most popular form of table gambling at West Virginia’s five casinos, accounting for more than one-third of all wagers, according to West Virginia Lottery Commission... more »»

Residents: Steubenville in Midst of ‘Gang War’

September 7, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — A street-smart resident of the neighborhood surrounding Piece of Pie Park in Steubenville said most of the city’s drug violence stems from two street gangs— the “Grape Street Gang” an... more »»

Smoking Ban Discussion Rekindles

September 7, 2014 WHEELING — Ohio County may be next on the list of Northern Panhandle counties to go entirely smoke-fre. more »»

Congress To Act Fast On Budget

September 7, 2014 WASHINGTON — Congress returns to work Monday with a basic task — act fast to keep the government open and then race home to campaign. more »»

School Official Pleads Guilty

September 6, 2014 WHEELING — Ritchie Elementary School guidance counselor Kristyn Fetcko faces up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to selling oxycodone in federal court Friday. more »»

‘Sense Of Urgency’ In Fight With EPA

September 6, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Attorney General Patrick Morrisey says there is a “sense of urgency” in moving forward with a lawsuit against the U.S. more »»

American Job Growth Slows

September 6, 2014 WASHINGTON — A drop in hiring and in the number of people seeking work in August sent a reminder that the U.S. economic recovery is still prone to slowdowns. more »»

IRS: More Employee E-Mails Lost

September 6, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Internal Revenue Service has lost emails from five more employees who are part of congressional probes into the treatment of conservative groups that applied for tax-exempt... more »»

Federal Budget Crunch Idles Guard Units

September 6, 2014 CINCINNATI (AP) — Many of the nation’s citizen-soldiers, whose motto is “Always Ready, Always There,” won’t be at regular training drills this weekend because of a federal funding shortfall. more »»

School Counselor Pleads Guilty to Drug Charges

September 5, 2014 WHEELING - Ritchie Elementary School counselor Kristyn Fetcko was among three individuals involved in a large prescription painkiller trafficking ring who entered guilty pleas Friday in federal court. more »»

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