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Murder Victim ID’d as 79-Year-Old

October 1, 2015 MOUNDSVILLE — Officials with the West Virginia State Police believe a Moundsville resident found dead just after midnight Tuesday on Hawkey Hill in Wetzel County was murdered. Sgt. C.J. more »»

Former Police Officer Guilty

October 1, 2015 A former Moundsville police officer will serve at least two years in jail after pleading guilty Wednesday to sexual assault and distribution of obscene material, after his relationship with a minor... more »»

More Housing For Downtown

October 1, 2015 WHEELING — About 70 more loft apartments will be available in downtown Wheeling a little over a year from now, as the Woda Group will invest about $13 million to convert the former Boury Warehouse a... more »»

MarkWest Official Says Storage Needed for Ethane Cracker

October 1, 2015 WHEELING — Whether it’s PTT Global Chemical, Royal Dutch Shell, Odebrecht or another firm, a MarkWest Energy official believes any developer looking to spend billions for an ethane cracker in the... more »»

Companies Spending Billions

October 1, 2015 WHEELING — Southwestern Energy Co. more »»

Stopgap Spending Measure Signed

October 1, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Just hours before a midnight deadline, a bitterly divided Congress approved a stopgap spending bill Wednesday to keep the federal government open — but with no assurance there won’... more »»

Mom Pleads Guilty In Baby Death

October 1, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Eight months after 2-year-old Nicholas Wolfe was found beaten to death in his bed, his mother pleaded guilty to the crime that proved highly emotional for all involved in the case. more »»

Harrison County Quake Was 2.1

October 1, 2015 MOOREFIELD — A small earthquake hit Harrison County late Tuesday, according to Emergency Management Agency Director Eric Wilson. The earthquake struck the Moorefield Township area, about 10. more »»

Body of Man Found in Wetzel County Identified

September 30, 2015 The body of a man found in Wetzel County on Tuesday morning has been identified as Carl Michael Thompson, 79, of Moundsville. Officials have termed his death a murder. more »»

Proposal Seeks Smoking Ban in All Public Places

September 30, 2015 WHEELING — Proposed changes to clean air regulations in Ohio County call for smoking to be prohibited in hotels, motels and at public places and for electronic cigarettes and vaporizing devices to b... more »»

New Shale Region Near Parkersburg

September 30, 2015 WHEELING — Although the Marcellus and Utica formations continue pumping prolific amounts of oil and natural gas in both Ohio and West Virginia, the Mountain State may soon see production from yet... more »»

Gee: WVU Must Fuel Job Creation Through New Ideas

September 30, 2015 WHEELING — West Virginia University President E. Gordon Gee sees job creation as one of the school’s chief missions — but perhaps not in the way many people view the term. more »»

States Must Weigh Response To Clean Power Plan Carefully

September 30, 2015 WHEELING — West Virginia leaders who may be considering a “just say no” approach to the U.S. more »»

Domestic Drilling Scares OPEC, Official Believes

September 30, 2015 WHEELING — Escalating oil and natural gas production from U.S. shale formations such as the Utica and Marcellus makes leaders of OPEC nations such as Iran, Saudi Arabia and Venezuela nervous, a U.S. more »»

Long-Term Budget Talks Ahead for Obama, GOP

September 30, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Having dodged the immediate threat of a government shutdown, congressional Republican leaders are looking ahead to talks with President Barack Obama on a long-term budget pact. more »»

Burned Body Found

September 30, 2015 PROCTOR — Police were called to Wetzel County early Tuesday morning where a burning body was located just beyond Hawkey Hill, just 100 yards south of the Marshall County borde. more »»

Body Found Along Border of Marshall and Wetzel Counties

September 29, 2015 The body of an unidentified man has been discovered in the area of St. Joseph Settlement on the border of Marshall and Wetzel counties early today. more »»

Man’s Burned Body Found in Wetzel County

September 29, 2015 The West Virginia State Police are leading the investigation into a burned body found early today in Wetzel County. more »»

Sick Days Add Up for Ohio County Schools

September 29, 2015 WHEELING — Ohio County Schools spent nearly $1.7 million on substitute workers during the 2015 fiscal year, according to financial statements. more »»

Trial Date Set In Wetzel Sex Case

September 29, 2015 MOUNDSVILLE — After five years of court proceedings and deliberations, a Wetzel County sexual assault case is set for trial this winte. more »»

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