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AEP Wants 4-Percent Rate Hike

March 3, 2015 WHEELING — American Electric Power subsidiaries Appalachian Power and Wheeling Power are seeking permission from the West Virgina Public Service Commission to raise electric rates 4 percent effectiv... more »»

Ohio Amish Jailed for Beard-Cutting Win Shorter Sentences

March 3, 2015 CLEVELAND — A judge reduced the prison sentences Monday for the leader of a breakaway Amish group and seven followers after their hate-crime convictions were thrown out in their hair- and... more »»

Accident On I-70 in Ohio County Kills One

March 2, 2015 WHEELING — A Pennsylvania man is facing a DUI causing death charge following an accident Sunday on Interstate 70 near the Pennsylvania state line in which a passenger in his vehicle was ejected and... more »»

One Dead in Shadyside House Explosion

March 2, 2015 SHADYSIDE - One man is dead following a house explosion at 3933 Highland Ave. in Shadyside that also caught a neighboring home on fire. more »»

West Liberty Faculty Senate Issues No Confidence Vote in President Capehart

March 2, 2015 WHEELING - The West Liberty University Faculty Senate today issued a vote of no confidence in President Robin Capehart as he deals with state ethics charges. more »»

Former Ormet Aluminum Plant May Become Monroe County Steel Mill

March 2, 2015 HANNIBAL — New steel billets may soon roll out of the former Ormet Corp. aluminum smelter, according to new property owner Eric J. more »»

Brooke County Murder Case Going To Grand Jury

March 2, 2015 WELLSBURG — Court officials and prosecutors in Brooke County continue working to resolve four active murder cases in the count. more »»

Bill Would Extend Foster Care to Age 21

March 2, 2015 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio bill would extend the age that younger residents can get foster care services, while requiring that court-appointed guardians receive a guide developed by the state’s... more »»

Winter Setting Records

March 2, 2015 BOSTON (AP) — After cold and snow that set February records, southern New England is entering March with another round that could push Boston over its 20-year-old snowfall record. more »»

Parents Seeking Vaccine Delays

March 2, 2015 CHICAGO (AP) — Parents have increasingly pressured doctors to delay vaccines for young children, making their kids and others vulnerable to preventable diseases, a study suggest. more »»

Reality Sinks In For Cubans on Detente

March 2, 2015 HAVANA (AP) —î The jubilation that greeted the announcement of U.S. more »»

Wheeling's $32.4 Million Budget in Transition

March 1, 2015 By IAN HICKS Staff Writer WHEELING — “Transition” may be the best word to describe Wheeling’s budget, but City Manager Robert Herron is confident the changes will mean a stronger city moving forwar. more »»

Proposed Buyout Plan Would End Greyhound Racing in W.Va.

March 1, 2015 WHEELING — The dust at Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack’s greyhound track could settle for good this summer if the West Virginia Legislature approves a buyout plan that would put an end to dog... more »»

Local Students Lauded At West Liberty Science Fair

March 1, 2015 WEST LIBERTY — The scientists of tomorrow showed off their knowledge this weekend at West Liberty University, as the school hosted its annual regional science and engineering fai. more »»

Bridgeport Man Dies in Car Crash in Bethlehem

March 1, 2015 BETHLEHEM — One man has died and another was injured after the driver lost control of his vehicle on East Bethlehem Boulevard early Saturday. more »»

West Virginia House of Delegates Approves Scale-Back of Prevailing Wage Bill

March 1, 2015 CHARLESTON — West Virginia House delegates approved a scale-back of the state’s prevailing wage for public construction projects Saturday — a bill that’s now just a step or two from heading to Gov. more »»

Property Tax Hikes for 23,000 West Virginia Mineral Rights Owners

February 28, 2015 WHEELING — Higher Marcellus and Utica shale output spiked property tax burdens for more than 23,000 oil and natural gas mineral owners across West Virginia this year, according to attorneys for the... more »»

Guilty Plea in Last Of Cases Related to Steubenville Rape

February 28, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — The former director of technology for the Steubenville City School District pleaded guilty Friday to a misdemeanor charge, bringing an end to the special grand jury investigation into... more »»

Congress Votes For One-Week Funding

February 28, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress passed a one-week bill late Friday to avert a partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Department, as leaders in both political parties quelled a revolt by House members... more »»

No Bomb Found in Wheeling Federal Building Threat

February 28, 2015 WHEELING — The Federal Building in Wheeling and surrounding streets were shut down for about five hours Friday after authorities received a bomb threat for the building. more »»

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