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State Police Searching for Escaped Inmate

March 23, 2015 A man facing a murder charge in Brooke County escaped from the William R. Sharpe Jr. Hospital in Weston, W.Va. on Monday afternoon. According to State Police L. more »»

Nearly a Century Later, Adena Murder Still Unsolved

March 23, 2015 ADENA — Nearly a century later, a murder that happened in Adena remains unsolved, and likely always wil. more »»

Cruz Kicks Off White House Run

March 23, 2015 LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Lest there be any doubts that Sen. more »»

Governor Leery Of Charter Schools for West Virginia

March 23, 2015 CHARLESTON (AP) — After West Virginia’s first Republican-led legislative session in more than eight decades, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has some decisions to make. more »»

Common Core Debate Comes to Wheeling

March 23, 2015 WHEELING — Emotions flew through the Ohio County Public Library on Sunday as educators, legislators and community members discussed the future of Next Generation content standards and Common Core... more »»

W.Va. Lawmakers Seek New Model for Interim Sessions

March 23, 2015 CHARLESTON — Legislative leaders are still planning changes for the look and content of interim sessions, but a final decision has yet to be mad. more »»

Three-Percent CDBG Funding Cut For Wheeling

March 23, 2015 WHEELING — Wheeling officials developing a budget for the city’s annual allocation of federal Community Development Block Grant funding will be in a somewhat unusual position this year: They’ll... more »»

More Pay to Get Refunds Early

March 23, 2015 WASHINGTON — Cash-strapped Americans anxious for tax refunds are increasingly turning to payment advances, prepaid cards or other costly services when getting tax preparation help, according to new... more »»

Ohio’s Bald Eagle Population Thriving

March 23, 2015 LORAIN, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s bald eagle population appears to be thriving, according to a state wildlife researcher. more »»

Ohio Valley Residents Now Selling Mineral Rights

March 22, 2015 WHEELING — It appears as if a slight shift is taking place in the local gas leasing rush, as at least one firm is now purchasing entire mineral tracts from Upper Ohio Valley property owners instead... more »»

Beallsville High Closure 21 Years in the Making

March 22, 2015 BEALLSVILLE — It’s taken more than two decades, but it appears that Switzerland of Ohio Board of Education members will fulfill the plan the district originally set forth in October 1994: Close... more »»

Dallas Pike Bridge Repair Nears One Year

March 22, 2015 VALLEY GROVE — What at first was thought to be a relatively simple fix after a large truck damaged the Interstate 70 bridge over Dallas Pike Road remains incomplete, nearly a year late. more »»

Wheeling Police Say Man Wielded Machete in Woodsdale

March 22, 2015 WHEELING — A machete-wielding man caused some panicked moments Saturday afternoon in the Woodsdale area of Wheeling. According to Wheeling police, Richard Savey III, 43, of Wellsburg, N.Y. more »»

Magnolia State Champs, Tops Whg Central 51-46

March 21, 2015 Magnolia has defeated Wheeling Central 51-46 to capture the Class A crown. more »»

W.Va. Gov. Tomblin Vetoes Concealed Carry Legislation

March 21, 2015 CHARLESTON — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin on Friday vetoed legislation that allows West Virginians age 21 and older who are legally allowed to own a firearm to carry a concealed weapon without a permit. more »»

Ohio and Brooke County Sheriffs Are Supportive Of Gun Veto

March 21, 2015 WHEELING — Local sheriffs applauded Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin’s Friday veto of a bill that would have allowed anyone 21 or older to carry a concealed weapon without a permi. more »»

Another Body Found in Ohio River, This Time in Steubenville

March 21, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — For the second time in as many days, emergency officials recovered a body from the Ohio River — this time in Jefferson County. more »»

Marshall County Child Sex Convict: 8-Year-Old Started It

March 21, 2015 MOUNDSVILLE — Marshall County Circuit Court Judge David Hummel sentenced a local man to 40 to 145 years in prison Friday for multiple sexual assaults on his former girlfriend’s daughter, then 8 year... more »»

Frack Disclosure Rules Tightened

March 21, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration said Friday it is requiring companies that drill for oil and natural gas on federal lands to disclose chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing, the first... more »»

Poll: Americans Want Government To Spend More, Tax Less, Legalize Drugs

March 21, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans want lower taxes and more government spending both at once, although their support for spending more tax dollars on health care has dropped dramatically. more »»

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