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Severe Road Damage Caused By Nearby Mining Video included

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If you're a regular traveler of US 250 South, be careful. Officials confirm there's severe cracking in the road due to nearby mining.

Loads of Rain Reveal Massive Sinkhole in Martins Ferry Video included

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More than an inch of rain hit Martins Ferry Friday in less than 20-minutes and it caused a massive sinkhole to reappear.

Minister Gets "Slimed" In St. Clairsville Church To Raise Money For Children's Hospital Video included

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It was a rare sight in a church sanctuary. The associate pastor of Thoburn United Methodist Church got drenched in green slime. Adam Davis had told the Vacation Bible School students if they raised $500 for Nationwide Children's Hospital, he'd agree to be slimed. And they rose to the challenge. Thoburn's Vacation Bible School was packed with 200 kids this week. One was eight-year-old Dom Alexander. "Earlier this year, Dom was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma, so our church ...

Some Republicans Disapprove Republican Health Care Bill Video included

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At least four Senate Republicans say they won't support their own party's plan to repeal and replace Obamacare. 

Drier then Cooler for the Weekend

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The rain-making system moved out of the area Friday night. Many communities received two to three inches of rain in about a 24 hour period.

Efforts of Brooke County Students Remembered On Anniversary of Flooding Video included

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A year ago today, floods in southern West Virginia decimated towns, swept away homes and killed many people.

Complete List of 2017 Fireworks

Complete List of 2017 Fireworks

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2017 Fireworks - Wheeling, WV - - Elm Grove, WV - - Moundsville, WV - - Weirton, WV - - Wellsburg, WV - - Cameron, WV -  - Bethlehem, WV - - Chester, WV - - Parkersburg, WV - - Roanoke, WV - - Pine Grove, WV - - Martins Ferry, OH - - St. Clairsville, OH - - Steubenville, OH - - Toronto, OH - - Wells Township, OH - - Barnesville, OH - - Marietta, OH - - Woodsfield, O...

House of the Carpenter Reflects on 2016 Major Flooding Video included

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The calls for help were heard in the Northern Panhandle.

Clarksburg Family Expecting First Baby Girl to Family's Bloodline in More than 100 Years

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A Clarksburg family has not had a baby girl born into their family for more than 100 years.

Portion of Rt. 250 in Moundsville Closed

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Officials in Marshall County are warning residents of a road closure due to fallen trees and power lines.

Obituary of Pennsylvania 15-year-old who killed self cites school bullies

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The family of a 15-year-old Pennsylvania girl who hanged herself says in her obituary that she had a tough life made worse by school bullies.

Officials On Scene After Train, Truck Collide Video included

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Officials in McMechen are on the scene after a train and truck collided. 

Wheeling Hospital's Safety Town Graduates 32 Students Video included

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For 32 years, Wheeling Hospital's Safety Town has taught thousands of kids the basics of staying safe.

Texas Amber Alert suspect could be headed for Ohio

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An Amber Alert has been issued for a 15-year-old Texas girl who could be heading to Columbus.

Neighbors Tired of "Nuisance" Property in New Martinsville Video included

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An "unlicensed salvage yard" is placing broken down cars on what the owner believes is his property, but according to the neighbors he's actually blocking a lane they've used for many years to access their garages behind their houses.

Wheeling Kroger to Offer Online Grocery Ordering Video included

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Kroger customers in Wheeling will soon be able to take advantage of online grocery ordering with curbside pickup.

All Saints Catholic School in Marshall County to Close Video included

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Another Catholic School is Marshall County will close. It was announced Thursday during a special meeting with parents, that the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston has decided to close the school due to a recent decline in enrollment.

New Changes Won't Stop House Bill 27 From Protecting Cancer Stricken Firefighters Video included

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Studies show that firefighters are more susceptible to cancer because of their jobs, which is why the state of Ohio passed House Bill 27. Officials say the idea for House Bill 27 all started with the need to give firefighters a properly funded time period to recover from cancer, but some new changes to the the bill could jeopardize that. The current law states that firefighters off active duty for 20 years are still eligible for presumption, but now that pro...

Second Baptist Church Kicks Off First Juneteenth Festival Video included

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Second Baptist Church is getting ready to kick off Steubenville's first ever Juneteenth festival.

Officials Prepare as Flash Flood Watch Takes Effect Video included

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The Ohio Valley is staring down the barrel of some extreme weather headed our way. 

Youth Services System Debuts "Quiet Minds" Program

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A local organization is working to help teens who may be experiencing early signs and symptoms of psychosis.  "Quiet Minds" is a program through Youth Services System using funds from the federal government. 

Governor Signs Flood Protection Plan into Law Video included

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Surrounded by community members, first responders, volunteers, The Speaker of the House, Senate President and others, West Virginia Governor Jim Justice signed the Flood Protection Planning Bill. 

Niekro Classic Golf Tournament Rescheduled Due to Weather

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The Niekro Classic Golf Tournament that was scheduled for Friday has been postponed.

1500 Residents Without Power in Brooke County

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According to officials, 1500 residents in Brooke County are without power.

AEP Officials Remind Residents of Injuries Caused by Signs on Utility Poles

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With the summer months upon the Ohio Valley, the number of signs promoting yard sales, fundraisers, and businesses is increasing.

Capitol Theatre Summer Movie Series Continues

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The Capitol Theatre's summer movie series continues Thursday night in the Friendly City.

Three Belmont County residents indicted on drug charges

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Two Bridgeport, Ohio residents were arrested on Thursday after being indicted on drug charges by a federal grand jury in Wheeling on June 6.

Ohio County Man Sentenced After Forcing Minor to Have Sex with Him Video included

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A man accused of forcing a 15-year-old to have sex with him in his car in 2016 was sentenced on Thursday morning.

Ohio lawmakers want to fine distracted drivers

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A bill has cleared the Ohio House that would crack down on distracted driving.

Murray Energy Sues HBO Talk Show Host

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Officials with coal company Murray Energy have announced that they will be suing HBO and its Sunday Night host, John Oliver, for "false and defamatory statements" made last weekend during the show "Last Week Tonight".

The Latest: Juror says Cosby trial panel almost evenly split

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A juror in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial says the panel was almost evenly split in its deliberations.

June Nature Pics Slideshow

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The above is a slideshow complied of photos submitted by our 7News viewers for the month of June. If you would like your photo to be featured during our Nature Pics segment, sponsored by Domino's and WeBark, or in a monthly slideshow, post your submissions to our 7News Facebook page!

Belmont County Woman Arrested for Shoplifting

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Bellaire Police arrested one woman last night for shoplifting and several outstanding warrants.

Man arrested after fighting with 5-year-old at daycare

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A Connecticut man was arrested after an altercation with a five-year-old at a daycare Friday.

Traffic Delays After Semi Goes Over Hill on I-470

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A tractor trailer has fallen over the hill on I-470 in the East bound lane right near the ball fields according to Ohio County EMS Director Lou Vargo. Officials tell 7News the driver was trapped inside the truck but unharmed. A considerable amount of fuel leaked into a drainage ditch. Right now one lane is closed, and traffic is delayed. We'll keep you updated.

West Liberty President Reacts To The New Budget Plan Video included

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Along with the newly passed budget, higher education in West Virginia took a hit too. 

Wellsburg Jr. Police Academy Holds Fire and EMS Day Video included

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Wellsburg's Jr. Police Academy teaches kids about respect, integrity and how to handle emergency situations.

WV Tourism Organizations See Budget Cuts Video included

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With the newest budget now being pushed into law, multiple departments in the state are seeing cuts to their own finances.

Legislators Speak Out On W. Va. Budget's Passage Without Governor's Signature Video included

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The long- fought West Virginia budget bill passed, but without the governor's blessing.

Wheeling City Council approve $45,000 traffic study Video included

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Wheeling City Council voted 6-1 approving this resolution that will allow the City Manager to have a consultant carry out this study that will view the traffic impact downtown, specifically on Market and Main Streets, but it's not going to be cheap.

Backyard Weather: The Mitchell Family

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The Mitchell's were celebrating the first day of summer by inviting 7News to their houseNorthorth Wheeling.  

Jimmy Gyro Opens Up In Downtown Wheeling Serving Greek Food Video included

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If you're in Downtown Wheeling and love greek food, well you are in luck! 

YWCA to Hold Health, Beauty, and Wellness Expo Video included

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Anyone interested in learning about some of the latest heath and beauty tips, the YWCA in Wheeling is the place to be this weekend.

Six Marshall County Organizations Receive Thousands in Grant Money Video included

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Six organizations serving Marshall County received more than $36-thousand dollars in grant money today from the Chevron Community Fund.

Sheriff to reduce sentences of inmates who saved guard’s life

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The Polk County Sheriff says he plans to cut the sentences of the inmates who jumped into action to save a guard’s life.

FBI: Gunman acted alone in shooting of congressman, not terrorism

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The FBI says a gunman acted alone when he shot and wounded a top House Republican and four other people on a northern Virginia baseball field.

One Woman Transported to Hospital After Crash on Route 7

Woman Injured, Transported to Hospital After Crash on Route 7 Video included

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One woman has been taken to the hospital after two car accident on Route 7. 

Report shows how many bugs you eat with your food

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If you’ve ever wondered how many insects you consume through your food, a new report has the answer for you. 

Officials Warn Swimmers of Blue Green Algae in Ohio Lake

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A popular lake in Ohio has several red signs advising you to not use the beach and to avoid contact with the water.

Hummus Sold at Walmart, Giant Eagle Recalled

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Hummus products sold at Walmart and Giant Eagle are being recalled for possible listeria contamination.

Illegal Immigrants Detained After Traffic Stop in Ohio County Video included

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A traffic stop this afternoon in Ohio County may cause multiple people to be deported. 

Michigan airport evacuated after police officer injured

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Officials say the airport in Flint, Michigan, has been evacuated after a police officer was injured.

Zanesville Goodwill receives duffel bag filled with clothes and $100k in cash

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Two employees at a Goodwill in Zanesville found $100,000 in cash in a duffel bag of donated clothes.

Governor Justice Will Let Budget Become Law Without Signing It

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Governor Jim Justice is currently making an announcement about the WV State budget. Watch the live stream here on 7News.

Body Discovered Behind East Liverpool Bar Video included

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East Liverpool Police are currently investigating after a body was found in a bar parking lot.

Neely's Grocery Partners with 'Eat in Now' to Deliver Groceries to Homes in Wheeling Video included

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Folks in the Wheeling area will soon be able to have groceries delivered right to their home. Neely's Grocery in East Wheeling has joined up with the online delivery service "Eat In Now." 

Event Raises Over $500,000 for Local Boy Scouts

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A packed house at Oglebay's Glessner Auditorium celebrated partnerships between business and the Boy Scouts of America. The annual partnership dinner for the Boy Scouts raises money to keep the Ohio River Council in operation. Over 250 guests settled in to celebrate scouting, and the values it instills in young people.

Annual Rib & Chicken Cook Off Happens Friday and Saturday Video included

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The final preps are being completed for the 7th Annual Ohio Valley Rib and Chicken Cook-Off. 

Brooke-Hancock Business Development Officials Heading to Japan for Business Trip Video included

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They say the third time's the charm, and that's exactly what the Business Development Corporation is hoping for, as officials head out for their third business mission trip to Japan.

West Virginia Celebrates 154th Birthday Video included

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Happy Birthday to Wild and Wonderful West Virginia! 

Dangerous Vapors Could Be Lurking In The Air Inside Bellaire Homes & Businesses Video included

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People in parts of downtown Bellaire are getting the opportunity to have their indoor air tested by the U.S. EPA. 

Residents Fight to Save Drive-In Movie Theater Video included

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People fighting hard to save a piece of Ohio Valley History are looking to the community for help.

Local Kids Salute Our First Responders

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Local kids had the chance to salute our first responders on Tuesday.

Wheeling Jesuit University Launches First Football Program Video included

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Wheeling Jesuit University announced that they will be launching a Football program for the first time in the school's history.

UPDATE: 1 Dead After Another Explosion at Midland Resource Recovery

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One person is dead after an explosion at Midland Resource Recovery Tuesday morning.

Body of missing Ohio soldier killed, missing in action during WWII returns home

Army Private, Eugene J. “Gene” Appleby (Photo courtesy Miller Funeral Home) Army Private, Eugene J. “Gene” Appleby (Photo courtesy Miller Funeral Home)
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The body of Army Private, Eugene J. “Gene” Appleby, who was reported killed and missing in action during World War II, will be buried in Coshocton County.

Downtown Wheeling to Gain Colorful New Look

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Soon a little more color and vibrancy will line the streets of Downtown Wheeling.

Belmont County Man Jailed After 6th DUI Charge Video included

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A man with multiple DUI offenses was sent straight to jail on Tuesday in Belmont County.

West Virginians advised to avoid river otters

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Wildlife officials are warning West Virginias against getting too close to river otters after two people were recently bitten.

Lead detected in baby food samples

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A new report released by the Environmental Defense Fund found that a surprising amount of baby food samples had detectable levels of lead.

Court Denies Appeal of Woman Serving Life Sentence for Killing Newborn

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An appeals court has upheld the conviction of a former University student serving a life sentence without parole after being convicted of killing her newborn baby.

Tourism to celebrate WV's birthday with hourly #AlmostHeaven vacation package giveaways

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West Virginia's Division of Tourism is giving away one of their #AlmostHeaven vacation packages each hour on June 20th, 2017 in celebration of the West Virginia’s 154th birthday.

Wheeling Police Search for Unarmed Robbery Suspect

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Wheeling Police are investigating an unarmed robbery that happened shortly after 5 p.m. on Monday.  


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