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Motorcycle Crash Kills Bellaire Man

July 17, 2014 By ED POLLI For the News-Register ST. CLAIRSVILLE — A 55-year-old Bellaire man died in a motorcycle crash at about 10:42 p.m. Wednesday on Interstate 70 near milepost 214. more »»

Two Children Die in House Fire

July 17, 2014 Compiled by Staff CADIZ — A house fire that broke out early on Wednesday morning claimed the lives of two young children and injured three adults. The fire started at about 6:45 a.m. more »»

Law Enforcement Ready for Weekend

July 17, 2014 MORRISTOWN — While tens of thousands of eager concert-goers invade the Jamboree In The Hills venue this afternoon, dozens of law enforcement officers from across the state and region will be gearing... more »»

No Decision on Budget Cuts

July 17, 2014 WHEELING — Wednesday’s meeting of Wheeling City Council’s Finance Committee ended without a decision on City Manager Robert Herron’s proposal to cut more than $800,000 from this year’s budget by... more »»

Manchin Votes Against Ruling

July 17, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans on Wednesday halted a bill aimed at restoring free contraception for women who get their health insurance from companies with religious objections, a legislative... more »»

Plant Lacked Safety System

July 17, 2014 CHARLESTON (AP) — A New Cumberland metal recycling plant lacked a safety system to collect combustible dust during a 2010 explosion that killed three people and injured another, according to federal... more »»

Store Succeeds Where VA Fails For Vietnam Vet

July 17, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — What the Veterans Administration failed to do for double amputee Michael Sulsona in two years, some New York hardware store workers delivered in an hour: They fixed his broken... more »»

Smoking Ban Still Hot Topic Throughout Valley

July 16, 2014 WHEELING — Cheryl Wonderly believes if Hancock County goes completely smoke free that Ohio County may need to consider doing the same. more »»

Jamboree Preparations Almost Done

July 16, 2014 MORRISTOWN — Thousands of country music fans will filter into the Jamboree In The Hills site starting Thursday when the 38th annual event officially begins. more »»

Police Cuts Still Opposed

July 16, 2014 WHEELING — City Manager Robert Herron predicts Wheeling will be operating at a $250,000 deficit by this time next year if it doesn’t act to cut costs, but some City Council members are not on board... more »»

Unions Want Uniforms Requirement To Be Halted

July 16, 2014 WHEELING — Service union representatives told Ohio County Board of Education members this week they want them to rescind a policy passed last spring requiring the school district’s service workers t... more »»

Border Crisis Spawns New Plan

July 16, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans announced Tuesday they will recommend dispatching the National Guard to South Texas and speeding Central American youths back home as their response to the illega... more »»

House Passes Highway Bill as Deadline Looms

July 16, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — With an August deadline looming, the House voted Tuesday to temporarily patch over a multibillion-dollar pothole in federal highway and transit programs while ducking the issue of... more »»

Maggots in Food Among New Ohio Prison Complaints

July 16, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Maggots in food, staffing shortages and reports of running out of main and side dishes are among new complaints against the vendor that won the contract to feed Ohio inmates. more »»

Man Shot for Pointing Gun at Police Officers

July 16, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A man was shot by police officers Tuesday after he twice pulled a gun on two officers. more »»

McVey Trial Moved

July 15, 2014 STEUBENVILLLE — The trial of Michael McVey, the Steubenville City Schools superintendent on leave following of an indictment returned by the special grand jury investigating the Steubenville rape... more »»

Ryan Stumps For Capito During Business Roundtable

July 15, 2014 CHARLESTON — Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., said Monday electing Rep. more »»

Tennant, Warren Define Differences

July 15, 2014 SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. — A political rally for Senate candidate Natalie Tennant, featuring Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., was ostensibly to unveil Tennant’s education plank in her campaign platform. more »»

WPHS Performing Arts Center Needs Work

July 15, 2014 WHEELING — Ohio County Board of Education members learned Monday night the J.B. Chambers Performing Arts Center at Wheeling Park High School has issues with storage, lighting and maintenance. more »»

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