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Report: Car Technology Vulnerable to Hackers

February 9, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Automakers are cramming cars with wireless technology, but they have failed to adequately protect those features against the real possibility that hackers could take control of... more »»

Services Planned For Fallen Firefighter

February 9, 2015 McMECHEN — Funeral services will be held Tuesday for Garry Rose, a McMechen volunteer firefighter who died Friday while transporting a patient to Ohio Valley Medical Center in Wheeling. more »»

What If Homeland Security Ceases?

February 9, 2015 WASHINGTON — Spending for the Department of Homeland Security hangs in the balance as Congress fights over illegal immigration in the agency’s annual funding bill. Without action by Feb. more »»

School Service Workers Oppose Charter Bill

February 9, 2015 WHEELING — The union that represents school bus drivers, custodians, maintenance and other school support personnel is opposing a proposal before the Legislature to establish charter schools in West... more »»

Power Plant at Center of Rate Fight

February 9, 2015 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — High electric bills and environmental skepticism in towns across the Midwest are causing customers to wonder if they’ve been duped as power suppliers work to recoup investments... more »»

Weirton Seeking Sales Tax

February 9, 2015 WEIRTON — Weirton Mayor George Kondik said he’s working to fast track a 1 percent municipal sales tax in the city through the Home Rule Pilot Progra. more »»

Some Israeli Lawmakers Want Netanyahu to Cancel

February 9, 2015 JERUSALEM (AP) — A national leader’s appearance before the U.S. Congress is usually a source of pride and unity. more »»

Singer Sam Smith Wins 3 of Top 4 Grammy Awards

February 9, 2015 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sam Smith was the king of the Grammys, taking home three of the top four awards, including song and record of the year for “Stay With Me,” and best new artist, while Beck won albu... more »»

River Fracking Debated

February 8, 2015 WHEELING — Although a potential $40 million windfall awaits West Virginia’s coffers if Gastar Exploration drills and fracks for natural gas under the Ohio River, at least one legislator does not... more »»

Ohio, W.Va. Vaccination Rates Are Examined

February 8, 2015 WHEELING — According to an analysis of measles-mumps-rubella vaccination rates across the country, Ohio and West Virginia are among the nation’s lowest at 86 percent in the 19- to 35-month-old... more »»

Dems Select Chairwoman

February 8, 2015 WHEELING — Following historic losses at the polls in the 2014 general election, West Virginia Democrats are moving in a new direction by selecting Belinda Biafore as the party’s chair and Wheeling... more »»

Local ‘History Heroes’ Named

February 8, 2015 WHEELING — From starting a “revolutionary” chapter to building a monument for miners and tending a treasured timepiece, this year’s class of Northern Panhandle residents designated as West Virginia... more »»

Even as U.S. Job Market Picks Up, The Unemployed Face Frustration

February 8, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — The job market remains a frustrating place for America’s 9 million unemployed — perhaps more so as hiring has accelerated along with job postings. more »»

Man and Woman Die in House Fire

February 8, 2015 By WARREN SCOTT For the Sunday News-Register STEUBENVILLE — A man and woman were found dead in a Lincoln Avenue home that was destroyed by a fire early Saturday. more »»

School Funding Plan a Mixed Bag

February 7, 2015 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Despite a $459 million increase in school funding in Ohio Gov. more »»

Accused Moundsville Officer Quits

February 7, 2015 MOUNDSVILLE — A police patrolman arrested last month on charges related to an alleged sexual relationship with a local 15-year-old girl has resigned from the department. more »»

Federal Drug Court Opens

February 7, 2015 WHEELING — Linda Bish is thankful her son has no memory of her being drunk and high while he was a toddler. more »»

Radiation Concerns Coast Guard

February 7, 2015 By CASEY JUNKINS Staff Writer WHEELING — The Coast Guard’s lead chemical engineer said radioactivity found in drilling or fracking waste from the Marcellus shale formation would disqualify it from... more »»

Delegates Say They Need to OK Carbon Emission Proposals

February 7, 2015 CHARLESTON (AP) — The House of Delegates cleared a bill Friday letting lawmakers vote on whatever plans the state crafts to meet proposed federal carbon emission standards from coal-fired power... more »»

Canadian Court Rules Doctors Can Help in Assisted Suicide

February 7, 2015 TORONTO (AP) — Canada’s highest court struck down a ban on doctor-assisted suicide for mentally competent patients with terminal illnesses Friday, declaring that outlawing that option deprives dying... more »»

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