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#MeToo Taking Social Media By Storm

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The power of social media. Women and men all across the country are using #metoo to speak out about sexual harassment and even assault.

UPDATE: I-70 Eastbound Open After Being Shut Down More Than Seven Hours

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At 8:15 a.m., the sound of the crash could be heard for miles around. Officials say two tractor-trailers and a car collided on I-70 eastbound, between the Route 9 overpass and the Clark Road overpass. First responders transported two people with injuries to Wheeling Hospital. One of the tractor trailers was transporting livestock. Witnesses said they heard loud screaming, and believed it to be that of injured pigs. The Ohio State Highway Patrol and ODOT were both on the scene, sh...

Economic Outlook Conference to Address Impacts of Cracker Plant Video included

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Over the last two years, we've heard a lot of talk about a multi-billion dollar petrochemical complex that could come to our area, bringing thousands of jobs and a much-needed boost to our local economy. 

Health Clinic Taking Place at Thomas Auto Center Video included

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Thomas Auto Centers in St. Clairsville is teaming up with East Ohio Regional Hospital, and the Belmont County Health Dept. to help keep our community healthy. 

Man Allegedly Points a Pistol at a Woman's Head Video included

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A man has been arrested and arraigned with two felonies after allegedly placing a pistol on the head of a woman and saying, "I'll shoot you."

Sewage Projects Bring Rate Increase Video included

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If you live in Wheeling, your sewer rates could soon be increasing by more than 15%.

#MeToo Gives Sexual Assault Victims the Opportunity to Speak Out Video included

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Stories are now being shared by victims of sexual misconduct and it is all part of a growing social media trend. 

Drivers Sat In Gridlock For Hours After Belmont County Accident With Two Tractor Trailers

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Interstate 70 is now open, after being shut down for seven hours. Two people were rushed to the hospital after one tractor trailer smashed into the back of another, while they were entering a narrowed section of highway in a construction zone. In the end, one tractor trailer was teetering on the edge of an overpass. One had a truckload of injured and screaming pigs. The highway had to be shut down. Soon ODOT and the Ohio State Highway Patrol shut down I-70 eastbound, diverting al...

Opioid Crisis Expected to become a "National Emergency"

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The Opioid epidemic continues to plague our country, and President Trump says he wants to get working on fixing this issue.

Northern Panhandle HOME Consortium Celebrates 20 Years

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One local organization is celebrating 20 years of serving new homeowners throughout the Ohio Valley.

Bethany College Baseball Players Spend The Day At School Of Bright Promise

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The Bethany College baseball team makes a special trip to Steubenville for their annual "Fall Out With A Bethany Bison" event.

7News Sits Down with New U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of W.Va. Video included

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On Friday, October 13, William j. Powell was sworn in as the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of West Virginia after being nominated by President Donald Trump.

Tuesday is Last Day to Apply for FEMA Assistance

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FEMA is reminding Marshall and Wetzel County residents to submit applications for assistance by the end of the day.

Wheeling Man Jailed After Shots Fired Incident in South Wheeling

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Wheeling Police say Zachary Michael Foster is in the Northern Regional Jail, after shots were fired in the 4400 block of McCulloch Street. Police say it happened at 10:52 Monday night. Witnesses told police they heard people arguing, and then heard a gunshot. Shortly afterward, police say they apprehended the 25-year-old Foster. He's charged with wanton endangerment, and being a felon in possession of a firearm. He was taken to jail pending arraignment.

Crews Battle Overnight Barn Fire

Photo Credit: Steven Stoneking Photo Credit: Steven Stoneking
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Multiple crews worked all night battling a barn fire on Dry Ridge.

Belmont County School Bus Crashes On First Day of National School Bus Safety Week Video included

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It happened just before 8:30 a.m. involving a bus with 17 students on board.

Healthcare Has Some Lawmakers Ready to Bridge Party Lines for a Solution

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The war in Washington to repeal and replace Obamacare continues, but even as Congress and the Trump Administration continue their efforts to remake the American health care system, the nation is still at a draw. 

Local Lawmaker Takes a Stand on House Floor Video included

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During the special legislative session in Charleston, lawmakers are taking a stand and sharing their thoughts about the epidemic that has plagued our area now for years.

Las Vegas tourism sees changes in aftermath of shooting

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The Las Vegas tourism sector is bracing for changes in the aftermath of the massacre that killed 58 people at an outdoor music festival.

Legislators in Ohio Eye Antiquated Child Support System

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One in three children in Ohio are involved in the child support program and the system is drastically out of date, and it is not benefiting some children as well as it could be.

Police Continue Investigation After Tires Slashed on Veteran's Vehicles Video included

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Bellaire officials are investigating after receiving several reports of vehicles with their tires slashed.

JCPenney Holding National Hiring Day Tuesday for Holiday Help

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JCPenney is holding a national hiring day Tuesday at its stores around the country.

Congressman Bill Johnson Teaches Union Local Students About Leadership Skills Video included

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Anyone can be a leader. Congressman Johnson said all it takes is a love for people, a heart for America and a desire to make a difference.

Man Builds Two Story 'Star Wars' Vehicle Replica for Halloween

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A two-story, "Star Wars"-inspired Halloween yard display in Ohio should be enough to make any trick-or-treating Darth Vader proud.

Local Museum Spooks Visitors With Haunted History Video included

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The Ohio Valley has a rich history, and tucked inside the Sanford Center in Moundsville, you can take a different look at the Ohio Valley's more haunted past.

Reward Offered for Ohio Man Accused of Raping, Killing Infant

Joshua Gurto (Photo courtesy: WJET) Joshua Gurto (Photo courtesy: WJET)
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A reward is now being offered for information leading to the capture of a man accused of raping and murdering a 13-month-old girl.

Wheeling Police Investigating Attempted Robbery in Warwood Video included

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The Wheeling Police Department is investigating an attempted robbery that happened late Sunday evening at the Smith Oil Gas Station, at 1805 Warwood Avenue.  

Sweet: Man Arrested for Doughnut Glaze Gets $37,500 Settlement

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A man arrested in Florida after police mistook doughnut glaze in his car for meth has received a $37,500 settlement.

2-Year-Old Denied Kidney Transplant Because Father Violated Parole

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A.J. Burgess was born a month too soon without a working kidney, WGCL-TV reports, and his father Anthony Dickerson is a 100 percent match for an organ donation.

Kaepernick Files Grievance Against NFL, Alleging Collusion

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Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick filed a grievance against the NFL on Sunday, alleging that he remains unsigned as a result of collusion by owners following his protests during the national anthem.

Classes to Resume After Three Adults, One Child Shot in Lawrence County

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Classes in an Ohio school district are set to resume after the fatal shootings of three adults and a 7-year-old boy in southern Ohio's Lawrence County. 

Black Diamond Wrestling Holds Benefit for Flood Victims

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In a unique way to raise money for charity, Black Diamond Wrestling held a benefit show on Sunday afternoon for flood victims in Benwood and McMechen at the old Union Junior High.

"Bellaire Boo Bash" Set for Saturday, October 21

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The event was started by 13-year-old Collin Uchbar and his family.  

West Virginia Legislature to Convene in Special Session Monday Morning

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The West Virginia Legislature will convene in a special session on Monday to address legislation.  

California firefighters say they finally 'turned a corner'

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Even as an unprecedented toll of death and destruction from wildfires kept mounting, California communities were getting glimpses of heroism and humanity Firefighters made major gains against most of the blazes on Friday.

Pumpkin Patch Benefits Multiple Charities

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If you have driven past the First Christian Church on National Road in Wheeling, chances are you have noticed their large pumpkin patch.

Bethany College Hosts Intercollegiate Horse Show

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Bethany College is known for its equestrian program. On Sunday, the equestrian team got to show off its skills at its own horse show.

Ohio Soccer Fields in Use After City Caps Contaminated Soil

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 Youth soccer fields at a Columbus park are once again in use after the city spent more than $2 million to place a cap over soil contaminated with arsenic and other toxins. 

Ohio Sheriff's Deputy Resigns After Racial Slur Accusation

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An Ohio sheriff's deputy has resigned after being accused of using a racial slur at a Columbus bar.

Olympian Simone Biles to Speak at Ohio Boys & Girls Club

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Olympic gymnast Simone Biles will visit Ohio next month for a Boys & Girls Club fundraiser. 

Fatal House Fire in Ohio Kills Two Girls

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According to Officials, two sisters hospitalized in critical condition after a house fire in Akron have died. 

12 Year Old Boy Shot in Drive By Shooting Near Pittsburgh

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Police say a 12 year old boy was wounded in an early morning drive-by shooting in a borough near Pittsburgh. 

Magnolia Football Player and Parents Speak Out About Abuse Allegations Video included

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Controversy continues down in Wetzel County regarding the Magnolia football head coach.

Judge to Decide If Sandusky Gets New Sex Abuse Trial

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The judge handling Jerry Sandusky's appeal of a 45-count child sexual abuse conviction will soon announce if the former Penn State assistant football coach will have charges thrown out or get a new trial.

Frost Advisory Tonight May Affect Sensitive Plants

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Temperatures expect to be in the 30's tonight. Most of us could see the first frost of the season tomorrow morning.

Local Musicians To Hold Benefit Concert For Hurricane Victims

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As millions watched Hurricane Irma and Harvey devastate areas in Florida and Texas, one Ohio Valley resident decided she has to help. That's why on Sunday, October 22nd, local artists and musicians will hold a benefit concert at Covenant Community Church. Admission is free! Concert Organizer Becki Hendrick said all they're asking is for people to bring their best donations. She believes it's important to help our fellow Americans. ...

Legislature to Consider West Virginian Hiring Preference

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The Legislature is returning to the Capitol to consider legislation aimed at ensuring West Virginians are hired by contractors repairing and building roads and bridges across the state.

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  • Local Musicians To Hold Benefit Concert For Hurricane Victims

    Local Musicians To Hold Benefit Concert For Hurricane Victims

    Monday, October 16 2017 5:25 PM EDT2017-10-16 21:25:24 GMT
    As millions watched Hurricane Irma and Harvey devastate areas in Florida and Texas, one Ohio Valley resident decided she has to help. That's why on Sunday, October 22nd, local artists and musicians will hold a benefit concert at Covenant Community Church. Admission is free! Concert Organizer Becki Hendrick said all they're asking is for people to bring their best donations. She believes it's important to help our fellow Americans. ...
    As millions watched Hurricane Irma and Harvey devastate areas in Florida and Texas, one Ohio Valley resident decided she has to help. That's why on Sunday, October 22nd, local artists and musicians will hold a benefit concert at Covenant Community Church. Admission is free! Concert Organizer Becki Hendrick said all they're asking is for people to bring their best donations. She believes it's important to help our fellow Americans. ...
  • Pumpkin Patch Benefits Multiple Charities

    Pumpkin Patch Benefits Multiple Charities

    Sunday, October 15 2017 4:32 PM EDT2017-10-15 20:32:33 GMT

    If you have driven past the First Christian Church on National Road in Wheeling, chances are you have noticed their large pumpkin patch.

    If you have driven past the First Christian Church on National Road in Wheeling, chances are you have noticed their large pumpkin patch.

  • Annual Walk Brings in Thousands of Dollars for Alzheimer's Association

    Annual Walk Brings in Thousands of Dollars for Alzheimer's Association

    Saturday, October 14 2017 8:06 PM EDT2017-10-15 00:06:27 GMT

    Carrying flowers of purple, orange, yellow, and blue, more than 350 people raised funds and awareness for the Alzheimer's Association by participating in the 2017 Wheeling Walk to End Alzheimer's.

    Carrying flowers of purple, orange, yellow, and blue, more than 350 people raised funds and awareness for the Alzheimer's Association by participating in the 2017 Wheeling Walk to End Alzheimer's.




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