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Crews Ask for Additional Help in Search for 18-Year-Old Woman Video included

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The search for 18-year-old Page Gellner continues in McMechen on Thursday.

Ohio County Deputy in Critical Condition After Tragic Event

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According to a press release issued by the Ohio County Sheriff's Department, a tragic event involving a deputy occurred Wednesday.

Boy Scouts unearth buried treasure in West Virginia park

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Boy Scout Troops have unearthed what appeared to be a buried treasure in a West Virginia park.

OSHP Identifies Victims of Ohio State Fair Ride Accident

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Columbus Division of Fire says one person is dead and five critically injured after a ride malfunctioned at the Ohio State Fair. 

West Virginia to get more flood relief money

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West Virginia's congressional delegation says the state will get another $42 million in federal flood relief.

Team Rubicon Helps Wheeling Residents Clean Up After Flooding

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The City of Wheeling has asked Team Rubicon to assist homeowners with cleanup after the flooding.

Candlelight Vigil Held for Page Gellner Video included

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A candlelight vigil was held Wednesday for Page Gellner, she has been missing since Sunday night's flash flooding. 

Oregon scientists do first human gene embryo editing in US

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For the first time in the United States, scientists have edited the genes of human embryos, a controversial step toward someday helping babies avoid inherited diseases.

Fired coach left children at home with dead dog

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An Ohio track coach has been fired after police say he texted nude photos to underage students and left his children at home with a decaying dog.

Assessors Survey Damage Left Behind by Sunday's Flash Flooding in Wheeling

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Damage assessments started taking place Wednesday in the neighborhoods that were hardest hit from Sunday night's flash flooding.  When the rushing water flooded people's homes, many sustained a lot of damage, especially in the Woodsdale neighborhood of Wheeling.  On Wednesday, the Team Rubicon set out and have already finished their preliminary assessment. Now, they are set to do the detailed part of the assessment. So far, what they have found is just mostly flooded bas...

HONOR THE BADGE: Martins Ferry Native Recovering After Being Shot In the Line of Duty Video included

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Martins Ferry Native Patrick Shrodes has been fearlessly protecting the streets of Columbus for 23 years, but everything changed when he was shot in the line of duty. On March 15th, Shrodes said he was the first officer inside apartment 39 on South Burgess Avenue searching for drugs. "The suspect was waiting on me, and as soon as I entered the door he opened fire," said Columbus Police Narcotics Detective Patrick Shrodes. The impact knocked him straight to the ground, he ...

Evidence Gathered from Harrison County Raid

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Jewett Police Chief, Ron Carter, said his officers have been busy logging a number of pieces of evidence after a pretty significant raid Tuesday night. 

Red Cross Reaching Out to Ohio Valley Flood Victims

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The American Red Cross is reaching out to residents who may have been affected by the recent flooding.  

17th Annual Grecian Festival Under Way Video included

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If you can't go to Greece - Greece can come to you!  That's the motto for this years Wheeling Grecian Festival. It's a four-day celebration of Greek Culture and heritage.  

Work Zone Fatalities Rising for Second Straight Year Video included

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For the second straight year, work zone fatalities are rising, and in the Ohio Valley, this is a huge summer for construction projects.

"Smart Toys" Can Gather Sensitive Data That Can End Up In The Wrong Hands

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Parents buying their child an interactive toy could be putting their safety at risk, according to a public safety announcement from the FBI. They think they're giving their child a great gift. But some toys can contain a camera and a microphone, and they gather data. "These new smart toys that are coming out provide, in a lot of ways, a customized playing experience for the kids," noted John Reasbeck, president of OMNI Strategic Technologies. "It can customize the to...

Wednesday's Child: Meet Johnathon

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Johnathon is a 12-year-old boy from Moundsville.

First Responders React To Drivers Videoing The Scene Of An Accident Video included

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Distracted driving. It's a trend first responders are seeing more and more often on the roads and can make a bad situation even worse.

Bethany EMS Will No Longer Provide Ambulance Service Video included

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Starting August 1st, Bethany EMS will no longer provide ambulance services to residents.

Capito votes for health care substitute; Manchin votes no

West Virginia's Republican U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito has voted to replace the Affordable Care Act with a proposed substitute that was defeated in a 57-43 floor vote.

Wheeling Health Right offering free tetanus shots to flood victims

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Wheeling Health Right is offering free tetanus shots to anyone in the community affected by flooding.

Woman Arrested After Allegedly Trying to Steal Ketchup Packets, Threatening Clerk

Woman Arrested After Allegedly Trying to Steal Ketchup Packets, Threatening Clerk

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Officers say the suspect, April Stanley, went to Sunoco and attempted to steal $17.50 worth of condiment packets. The clerk told police the woman threatened to stab him, but according to police, she did have any knives on her. 

Marshall County Physician Indicted on Health Care Fraud Charges

Marshall County Physician Indicted on Health Care Fraud Charges

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Dr. Roland F. Chalifoux, Jr., age 57, of St. Clairsville, Ohio, was indicted on eleven counts of “Health Care Fraud for Travel Dates,” seven counts of “Mail Fraud,” four counts of “Wire Fraud,” and four counts of “Health Care Fraud.”

President Trump to Bar Transgender Individuals from Armed Forces

President Trump to Bar Transgender Individuals from Armed Forces

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President Donald Trump says he will bar transgender individuals from serving "in any capacity" in the U.S. armed forces.

Drugs, Weapons, Found Inside Bridgeport Home

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Officials tell 7News early Wednesday morning two people have been arrested after drugs and weapons were found inside a home.

Crews End Second Full Day of Searching for Missing Woman Video included

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Crews have called off the search for the night, Tuesday, for a missing woman who was swept away by flash flooding in Ohio County, Sunday night. 

Ohio State Highway Patrol Investigating Fatal Crash Video included

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The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that happened early Tuesday evening.  

Little Dog on a Big Adventure Reunited with Its Owners Video included

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A husband and wife from Georgia were in Glen Dale in early July, for a family member's funeral.

Residents Cleaning Up Tell Their Stories About Sunday Night's Flooding

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Mud and debris are still being removed from the homes of some Wheeling residents.

OVAC Pays West Virginia Coaching Staff in Full After Controversy

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Several West Virginia coaches during this year's Rudy Mumley OVAC All-Star Football Game had money withheld from their coaching stipends for changing their shirts during half-time.

Kids Learn About Service, Respect During Fire & EMS Explorer Camp

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The second annual Brooke County Fire and EMS Explorer Camp is underway.

Man accused of impregnating 11-year-old claims he was raped by her

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Prosecutors say a 38-year-old Massachusetts man charged with impregnating an 11-year-old girl denies raping the girl, and instead suggested that she might have become pregnant by having sex with him as he slept.

Boil Order Issued for Woodsdale Area

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The City of Wheeling Water Department has issued a Boil Order for the Woodsdale area. The following addresses are impacted: 39 and 49 Knox Lane 878, 880, 881, 885, and 887 Ivy Avenue Customers should boil water for 48-hours after service is restored.

Ohio approves funds for medical marijuana tracking system

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Regulators of Ohio's budding medical marijuana industry have received approval to spend an additional $6 million over the next two years on projects including a seed-to-sale tracking system.

Senator Capito Will Vote to Begin Debate to Repeal, Replace Obamacare

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U.S. Senator Shelly Moore Capito announced that she will be voting to proceed to debate on legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare. 

City of Wheeling Offers Special Trash Pick-Up After Floods Video included

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The City of Wheeling is helping flood victims in their cleanup by doing a special trash pick-up all week long.

State-Wide Conference Held for Prevention Resource Officers Video included

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Ninety-six officers from across the state of West Virginia are in Ohio County for the State Prevention Resource Officer Conference.

Trump's political speech to Scouts inspires parental outrage

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President Donald Trump's fiery speech Monday night at the National Scout Jamboree in West Virginia has infuriated parents and former Scouts.

Search and Recovery Efforts Continue for Missing Woman

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The search for a missing 19-year-old girl has expanded, with crews tirelessly working more than 12 hours to bring her home.

Doctors warn of the spread of a long-lasting viral stomach bug

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You may know of someone who has recently gotten the viral stomach bug, or you may have come down with it yourself.

Ohio County Sheriff's Department Warns of Phone Scam

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The Ohio County Sheriff's Office would like to warn residents of a phone scam in the area.

Parents ask court to let them take Charlie Gard home to die

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A lawyer for the parents of Charlie Gard told a judge Tuesday their last wish is to take their critically ill son home to die.

President Trump Addresses Scouts at National Jamboree

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President Donald Trump addressed thousands of Boy Scouts at a national gathering on Monday evening before he will head to Youngstown to speak Tuesday evening. 

President Trump to rally in Ohio as residents worry about health care

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President Donald Trump is scheduled to visit Ohio on Tuesday as the U.S. Senate will vote on whether to open debate on legislation to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's health care law.

Family, Friends Honor Life of Man Who Died During Floods Video included

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Family and friends are remembering 24-year-old Michael Grow after a tragic accident during Sunday evening's flooding in Ohio County.

Panhandle Cleaning & Restoration Makes Flood Clean-Up Easy Video included

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For many people after the flood, clean-up is a daunting task. 

Wheeling Bringing Art to the Park with Grant

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The Community Foundation for the Ohio Valley presented Wheeling Parks and Recreation Director, Jesse Mestrovic, with a $5,000 grant for an Art in the Park Program.

Pharmacology Professor Argue to Stop Impending Execution of Condemned Killer in Ohio

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Fifteen pharmacology professors are arguing to stop the impending execution of a condemned Ohio killer on grounds that a sedative being used is incapable of inducing unconsciousness or preventing severe pain.
    

Wheeling Heritage Takes First Place

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Wheeling Heritage has taken first place for their work with 'Show of Hands'. 

Officials Offer Safety Tips for Flash Flood Clean-Up Video included

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Many people were left cleaning up Monday afternoon after flash flooding late Sunday evening.

Search Continues for Missing Woman Video included

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 Officials have searched all night for a woman swept away in rushing waters in Ohio County.

Family of Missing Woman Reaches Out to Community for Help

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The family of a missing woman believed to have been swept away during flash flooding is reaching out to the community for help.

Flooding In Belmont County Took A Different Path Than In the Past

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As the flood waters rose in Belmont County, many people were concerned that they might be seeing a re-run of the so-called Shadyside flood.

Tech Company Plans To Implant Workers With Microchips

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Forget swiping a badge. Workers at a business in Wisconsin will soon be able to simply wave their hands to open doors, log on to their computers, and even buy snacks from vending machines.

FBI issues warning about ‘smart toys’

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation has issued a warning about ‘smart toys’ directed at children.

Bush Brothers & Company Recalls Certain Baked Beans

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A voluntary recall of certain Bush's Baked Beans has been announced.

Missing Man Located in Wheeling

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Moundsville Police are searching for a missing man.

President Trump Visits National Boy Scout Jamboree

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President Trump will be visiting the National Boy Scout Jamboree in Fayette County on Monday.

Ohio Valley Neighborhoods Cleaning Up After Flash Floods Cause Damage

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Another round of rain Sunday night has triggered flash flood advisories and a warning. 

Widespread Issues Related to Flooding Across Marshall County

Widespread Issues Related to Flooding Across Marshall County

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According to Marshall County Communications here's a list of issues they are aware of at this time.

Marshall County Fair kicks off with Sunday preview

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The Marshall County Fair will welcome guests Sunday for a free preview day.

Russia sanctions bill that defies Trump is set for key vote

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The Republican-led House is set to vote soon on a sweeping Russia sanctions package that demands that President Donald Trump get Congress' permission before lifting or easing the economic penalties against Moscow.

West Virginia sends crew of 20 to fight Rockies wildfires

The West Virginia Division of Forestry has sent a 20-person crew to help fight wildfires in the Rocky Mountains.

Pence to speak at, Kasich to skip Ohio GOP's annual dinner

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Vice President Mike Pence will address the Ohio Republican Party's annual dinner in Columbus.

Connect 4 Tournament

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Dozens of people gathered at Oglebay Saturday, but not for your typical day at the park.

10th annual golf scramble July 28th

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The 10th Annual Heather Miller Memorial Golf Classic is coming up on Friday, July 28th.

Crews respond to fire in Moundsville

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Crews responded to a small fire Saturday morning in Moundsville.

"Hope Over Addiction" rally shows support for recovering addicts Video included

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The drug epidemic has hit our local communities hard, and no one knows that better than the founder of "Off with the Cuffs, Hope over Addiction" Robin Leasure.

Trump to visit Boy Scouts Jamboree in Southern West Virginia

The Boy Scouts of America says President Donald Trump will visit the 2017 National Scout Jamboree next week in West Virginia.

Gov. Justice vows to place blame for late student loan filings

Gov. Jim Justice says state officials' errors for three straight years have resulted in late federal filings, which puts sanctions on state colleges participating in its Title IV programs for federal grants and loans.

Orrick Named Top 100 Workplace For Millennials

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Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe named as top 100 workplace for millennials.

Man Arrested for Attempted Murder Video included

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A man is now behind bars for attempted murder charges in Washington, PA.

Candlelight Vigil to be Held for Missing Woman as Crews Wrap Up Third Day of Searching Video included

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The K9 search and rescue and swift water teams have finished their third day of searching for missing 18-year-old Page Gellner. Gellner was presumably swept away when the vehicle she was traveling in Sunday night got into an accident in flash flood waters. Police and fire crews continued their search on the banks of the creek into Wednesday evening, according to Ohio County EMA Director, Lou Vargo.  "This goes to the heart of all the first responders because we want to ge...

New Business Announced for The Highlands

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Another Sheetz is headed to the Highlands. 

DEVELOPING: One Person Rescued and Another Missing After Flash Flooding in Ohio County

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According to Ohio County EMA Director Lou Vargo, there is an active search and rescue operation happening on Browns Run Road in Ohio County.  

Sunday marks final day of 35th Annual Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival

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The 35th Annual Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival will wrap up Sunday evening at Heritage Port.

Locals honored for homemade wine and sauce

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Every year, the festival holds a contest to find the best wine and sauce made by local people.

8-Year-Old Suffers Tissue Damage After Dog Attack Video included

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Two people are facing charges after their dogs attacked an 8-year-old child.

Belmont County Seeing Increase in Stolen Utility Vehicles

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In Belmont County, it's a crime that's becoming more and more prevalent- people are stealing utility vehicles and A-T-Vs from dealerships. 

The Latest: Senate blocks proposal to repeal 'Obamacare' Video included

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President Donald Trump says "we will soon see whether or not Republicans are willing to step up to the plate!" on health care.



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