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

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

    Friday, July 28 2017 4:34 AM EDT2017-07-28 08:34:54 GMT
    Facebook (Permission given by JamieandAdam Gellner)Facebook (Permission given by JamieandAdam Gellner)

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

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

  • Team Rubicon Helps Wheeling Residents Clean Up After Flooding

    Team Rubicon Helps Wheeling Residents Clean Up After Flooding

    Thursday, July 27 2017 3:40 PM EDT2017-07-27 19:40:33 GMT

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

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

  • Candlelight Vigil Held for Page Gellner

    Candlelight Vigil Held for Page Gellner

    Thursday, July 27 2017 11:12 AM EDT2017-07-27 15:12:13 GMT

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

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

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

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

    Thursday, July 27 2017 4:24 AM EDT2017-07-27 08:24:29 GMT

    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...

    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...

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

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

    Thursday, July 27 2017 4:14 AM EDT2017-07-27 08:14:40 GMT
    Page Gellner, FacebookPage Gellner, Facebook

    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...

    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...

  • Red Cross Reaching Out to Ohio Valley Flood Victims

    Red Cross Reaching Out to Ohio Valley Flood Victims

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 6:10 PM EDT2017-07-26 22:10:34 GMT

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

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

  • 17th Annual Grecian Festival Under Way

    17th Annual Grecian Festival Under Way

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 6:05 PM EDT2017-07-26 22:05:07 GMT

    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.  

    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.  

  • Adoption Centers In Need Of Foster Parents Due To Increase In Children

    Adoption Centers In Need Of Foster Parents Due To Increase In Children

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 2:45 PM EDT2017-07-26 18:45:06 GMT

    Adoption centers have been seeing an increase in foster kids and the drug epidemic may be to blame. 

    Adoption centers have been seeing an increase in foster kids and the drug epidemic may be to blame. 

  • Wheeling Health Right offering free tetanus shots to flood victims

    Wheeling Health Right offering free tetanus shots to flood victims

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 1:47 PM EDT2017-07-26 17:47:15 GMT

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

    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

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

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 10:05 AM EDT2017-07-26 14:05:37 GMT

    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. 

    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. 

  • Crews End Second Full Day of Searching for Missing Woman

    Crews End Second Full Day of Searching for Missing Woman

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 4:26 AM EDT2017-07-26 08:26:59 GMT

    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. 

    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. 

  • New Business Announced for The Highlands

    New Business Announced for The Highlands

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 4:13 AM EDT2017-07-26 08:13:31 GMT

    Another Sheetz is headed to the Highlands. 

    Another Sheetz is headed to the Highlands. 

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

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

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 6:09 PM EDT2017-07-25 22:09:48 GMT

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

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

  • City of Wheeling Offers Special Trash Pick-Up After Floods

    City of Wheeling Offers Special Trash Pick-Up After Floods

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 2:14 PM EDT2017-07-25 18:14:39 GMT

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

    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

    State-Wide Conference Held for Prevention Resource Officers

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 2:01 PM EDT2017-07-25 18:01:14 GMT

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

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

  • Search and Recovery Efforts Continue for Missing Woman

    Search and Recovery Efforts Continue for Missing Woman

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 1:13 PM EDT2017-07-25 17:13:19 GMT

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

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

  • Ohio County Sheriff's Department Warns of Phone Scam

    Ohio County Sheriff's Department Warns of Phone Scam

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 11:33 AM EDT2017-07-25 15:33:09 GMT

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

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

  • Wheeling Bringing Art to the Park with Grant

    Wheeling Bringing Art to the Park with Grant

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 4:27 AM EDT2017-07-25 08:27:18 GMT

    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.

    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.

  • Wheeling Heritage Takes First Place

    Wheeling Heritage Takes First Place

    Monday, July 24 2017 9:09 PM EDT2017-07-25 01:09:19 GMT

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

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

  • Search Continues for Missing Woman

    Search Continues for Missing Woman

    Monday, July 24 2017 4:25 PM EDT2017-07-24 20:25:09 GMT

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

     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

    Family of Missing Woman Reaches Out to Community for Help

    Monday, July 24 2017 4:23 PM EDT2017-07-24 20:23:57 GMT
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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.

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

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

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

    Sunday, July 23 2017 11:57 PM EDT2017-07-24 03:57:03 GMT

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

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

  • Connect 4 Tournament

    Connect 4 Tournament

    Saturday, July 22 2017 8:40 PM EDT2017-07-23 00:40:15 GMT

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

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

  • 10th annual golf scramble July 28th

    10th annual golf scramble July 28th

    Saturday, July 22 2017 8:39 PM EDT2017-07-23 00:39:55 GMT

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

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

  • Orrick Named Top 100 Workplace For Millennials

    Orrick Named Top 100 Workplace For Millennials

    Friday, July 21 2017 8:58 PM EDT2017-07-22 00:58:28 GMT

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

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

  • Italian Festival Programs a Nod to the Originals

    Italian Festival Programs a Nod to the Originals

    Friday, July 21 2017 5:54 PM EDT2017-07-21 21:54:36 GMT

    With this being the 35th year of the Italian Heritage Festival there was one feature the board wanted to make a little extra special.

    With this being the 35th year of the Italian Heritage Festival there was one feature the board wanted to make a little extra special.

  • Italian Festival Scholarships Have A Huge Impact on Students' College Careers

    Italian Festival Scholarships Have A Huge Impact on Students' College Careers

    Friday, July 21 2017 5:09 PM EDT2017-07-21 21:09:09 GMT

    Over 250,000 dollars. That's how much the Italian Festival's Scholarship Program has given to students since 1987.

    Over 250,000 dollars. That's how much the Italian Festival's Scholarship Program has given to students since 1987.

  • 'The Faiella's' Carrying on a Family Tradition

    'The Faiella's' Carrying on a Family Tradition

    Friday, July 21 2017 5:01 PM EDT2017-07-21 21:01:17 GMT

    The Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival is known for great authentic Italian cuisine, but it's also known for the ethnic entertainment. 

    The Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival is known for great authentic Italian cuisine, but it's also known for the ethnic entertainment. 

  • Ohio County Boy Sworn-In as Deputy for a Day

    Ohio County Boy Sworn-In as Deputy for a Day

    Friday, July 21 2017 1:21 PM EDT2017-07-21 17:21:21 GMT

    For Cannon Goddard's 9th birthday, some Ohio County Sherrifs deputies gave him the surprise of a lifetime.

    For Cannon Goddard's 9th birthday, some Ohio County Sherrifs deputies gave him the surprise of a lifetime.

  • Ohio County Girl Saved with Help from WVU Medicine Children's Hospital

    Ohio County Girl Saved with Help from WVU Medicine Children's Hospital

    Friday, July 21 2017 10:09 AM EDT2017-07-21 14:09:13 GMT

    Throughout July, 7News has been showcasing the services offered at WVU Medicine Children's Hospital.  

    Throughout July, 7News has been showcasing the services offered at WVU Medicine Children's Hospital.  

  • First Responders Face New Threats

    First Responders Face New Threats

    Thursday, July 20 2017 9:33 PM EDT2017-07-21 01:33:03 GMT

    We've seen it all over the country. The war on drugs is getting worse, which is also making the jobs of first responders even harder.

    We've seen it all over the country. The war on drugs is getting worse, which is also making the jobs of first responders even harder.

  • TimerCap used to help prevent overdoses

    TimerCap used to help prevent overdoses

    Thursday, July 20 2017 5:05 PM EDT2017-07-20 21:05:29 GMT

    The drug epidemic is continuously plaguing the United States which is why one company is doing what they can to help fight the battle.

    The drug epidemic is continuously plaguing the United States which is why one company is doing what they can to help fight the battle.

  • Two Local Businesses Celebrate Grand Re-Opening at the Highlands

    Two Local Businesses Celebrate Grand Re-Opening at the Highlands

    Thursday, July 20 2017 4:58 PM EDT2017-07-20 20:58:39 GMT

    The Highlands is continuing to grow with two businesses opening their doors just this morning.

    The Highlands is continuing to grow with two businesses opening their doors just this morning.

  • Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival Dinner Held

    Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival Dinner Held

    Thursday, July 20 2017 4:29 AM EDT2017-07-20 08:29:37 GMT

    The 35th Annual Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival Kickoff Dinner was held at the McLure Hotel in Downtown Wheeling on Wednesday night, with hundreds of people in attendance. 

    The 35th Annual Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival Kickoff Dinner was held at the McLure Hotel in Downtown Wheeling on Wednesday night, with hundreds of people in attendance. 

  • Two Arrested in North Wheeling Following Drug Investigation

    Two Arrested in North Wheeling Following Drug Investigation

    Thursday, July 20 2017 4:25 AM EDT2017-07-20 08:25:39 GMT
    Deandre DavisDeandre Davis

    Wheeling Police and the Ohio County Sheriff's Department arrested two people after serving a search warrant on behalf of the Ohio Valley Drug Task Force.

    Wheeling Police and the Ohio County Sheriff's Department arrested two people after serving a search warrant on behalf of the Ohio Valley Drug Task Force.

  • Local Man to Serve on WV Health Care Authority

    Local Man to Serve on WV Health Care Authority

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 7:01 PM EDT2017-07-19 23:01:43 GMT
    A local man has been hand-picked by West Virginia Governor Jim Justice to keep a watchful eye on the Healthcare battle. On Wednesday, Rev. Darrell Cummings was sworn in as a commissioner on the West Virginia Health Care Authority. The commissions purpose is to study ways to make the health care system more effective. "I'm just honored that he has asked me to do it and I'm going to do my very best to represent our state and our community; and hopefully be a voice in the hea...
    A local man has been hand-picked by West Virginia Governor Jim Justice to keep a watchful eye on the Healthcare battle. On Wednesday, Rev. Darrell Cummings was sworn in as a commissioner on the West Virginia Health Care Authority. The commissions purpose is to study ways to make the health care system more effective. "I'm just honored that he has asked me to do it and I'm going to do my very best to represent our state and our community; and hopefully be a voice in the hea...
  • House Of The Carpenter Adding On A New Youth Center

    House Of The Carpenter Adding On A New Youth Center

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 3:52 PM EDT2017-07-19 19:52:03 GMT

    Some big news out of Wheeling where one organization has plans to build a new youth center.

    Some big news out of Wheeling where one organization has plans to build a new youth center.

  • UPDATE: 2017 Budget Passes Committee Vote

    UPDATE: 2017 Budget Passes Committee Vote

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 4:27 AM EDT2017-07-19 08:27:09 GMT

    The City of Wheeling Finance Committee is getting ready for a big financial vote on Tuesday. 

    The City of Wheeling Finance Committee is getting ready for a big financial vote on Tuesday. 

  • Local Group Aims to Hold World's Largest Connect 4 Tournament

    Local Group Aims to Hold World's Largest Connect 4 Tournament

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 4:26 AM EDT2017-07-19 08:26:10 GMT

    What started as a get together of friends in Wheeling has become one of the largest Connect 4 tournaments in the world.

    What started as a get together of friends in Wheeling has become one of the largest Connect 4 tournaments in the world.

  • Town of West Liberty Signs Agreement to Combine Campus and Town Police

    Town of West Liberty Signs Agreement to Combine Campus and Town Police

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 4:23 AM EDT2017-07-19 08:23:43 GMT

    One Ohio County town is the first of its kind to have its university police patrol the streets. 

    One Ohio County town is the first of its kind to have its university police patrol the streets. 

  • City Council set to vote next meeting

    City Council set to vote next meeting

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 9:11 PM EDT2017-07-19 01:11:21 GMT

    Wheeling City Council held their meeting directly following the finance committee's to discuss the Community Development Block Grant Program and the Home Investment Partnership Program.

    Wheeling City Council held their meeting directly following the finance committee's to discuss the Community Development Block Grant Program and the Home Investment Partnership Program.

  • NEW DETAILS: Police Search for Juvenile Driver of Multi-State Chase

    NEW DETAILS: Police Search for Juvenile Driver of Multi-State Chase

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 4:27 PM EDT2017-07-18 20:27:53 GMT

    The search is on for the driver of a car who led police on a chase across state lines. 

    The search is on for the driver of a car who led police on a chase across state lines. 

  • Woman Pleads Guilty to Charges After Attempting to Rob Restaurant With Needle

    Woman Pleads Guilty to Charges After Attempting to Rob Restaurant With Needle

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 3:03 PM EDT2017-07-18 19:03:33 GMT

    An Ohio County woman pleaded guilty to several charges Tuesday afternoon. Wendy Roeder, 38, pleaded guilty to two counts of Entering Without Breaking, and one count of Attempted Grand Larceny after she attempted to rob the Subway in the Warwood Shopping Center back in March.

    An Ohio County woman pleaded guilty to several charges Tuesday afternoon. Wendy Roeder, 38, pleaded guilty to two counts of Entering Without Breaking, and one count of Attempted Grand Larceny after she attempted to rob the Subway in the Warwood Shopping Center back in March.

  • WJU Football Addition Hoping To Help Local Restaurant Economy

    WJU Football Addition Hoping To Help Local Restaurant Economy

    Monday, July 17 2017 8:43 PM EDT2017-07-18 00:43:51 GMT

    With football comes big appetites. With those football games typically on Saturday afternoons, people usually grab a bite to eat before or after the game.

    With football comes big appetites. With those football games typically on Saturday afternoons, people usually grab a bite to eat before or after the game.

  • Martins Ferry Native Named Wheeling Jesuit's First Football Coach

    Martins Ferry Native Named Wheeling Jesuit's First Football Coach

    Monday, July 17 2017 12:59 PM EDT2017-07-17 16:59:37 GMT

    Wheeling Jesuit has announced the head coach of the university's newly founded football program.

    Wheeling Jesuit has announced the head coach of the university's newly founded football program.

  • Annual Italian Festival to Kick Off This Weekend

    Annual Italian Festival to Kick Off This Weekend

    Monday, July 17 2017 12:10 PM EDT2017-07-17 16:10:51 GMT

    This Friday marks the beginning of the 34th Annual Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival.

    This Friday marks the beginning of the 34th Annual Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival.

  • Semi Driver Suffers Only Minor Injuries After Rolling Over Guardrail

    Semi Driver Suffers Only Minor Injuries After Rolling Over Guardrail

    Monday, July 17 2017 4:32 AM EDT2017-07-17 08:32:25 GMT

    A semi-truck driver was lucky to escape an accident Sunday afternoon with only some minor scrapes and cuts after rolling the tractor portion of his vehicle. 

    A semi-truck driver was lucky to escape an accident Sunday afternoon with only some minor scrapes and cuts after rolling the tractor portion of his vehicle. 

  • Ticket To Nashville Holds Open Casting Call For Local Actors

    Ticket To Nashville Holds Open Casting Call For Local Actors

    Saturday, July 15 2017 9:18 PM EDT2017-07-16 01:18:32 GMT

    Ticket to Nashville is a local story involving a completely local cast. 

    Ticket to Nashville is a local story involving a completely local cast. 

  • Workshop planned with WVCTS for students

    Workshop planned with WVCTS for students

    Friday, July 14 2017 6:28 PM EDT2017-07-14 22:28:22 GMT

    With the shutting down of West Virginia Business College a local organization is reaching out to help the students.

    With the shutting down of West Virginia Business College a local organization is reaching out to help the students.

  • Local Film Receives International Recognition

    Local Film Receives International Recognition

    Friday, July 14 2017 6:27 PM EDT2017-07-14 22:27:21 GMT

    Need or Greed is a crime drama following two men caught up in the drug trade and trying to climb to the top.

    Need or Greed is a crime drama following two men caught up in the drug trade and trying to climb to the top.

  • Man Who Died From A Fall From A Boat On The Ohio River Is Remembered In A Celebration of Life At Oglebay

    Man Who Died From A Fall From A Boat On The Ohio River Is Remembered In A Celebration of Life At Oglebay

    Friday, July 14 2017 6:15 PM EDT2017-07-14 22:15:28 GMT

    Jerry Dowd Jr., 32, was remembered Friday in a celebration of life in the venue where he worked for years.

    Jerry Dowd Jr., 32, was remembered Friday in a celebration of life in the venue where he worked for years.

  • Two Arrested for Possession of Meth, Cocaine

    Two Arrested for Possession of Meth, Cocaine

    Friday, July 14 2017 11:20 AM EDT2017-07-14 15:20:07 GMT

    Two people were arrested Thursday evening on Wheeling Island after a routine traffic stop.

    Two people were arrested Thursday evening on Wheeling Island after a routine traffic stop.

  • Man Arrested After Allegedly Beating Woman for Opening His Beer

    Man Arrested After Allegedly Beating Woman for Opening His Beer

    Friday, July 14 2017 10:59 AM EDT2017-07-14 14:59:54 GMT

    One man is behind bars after beating up a woman after she opened up his beer.

    One man is behind bars after beating up a woman after she opened up his beer.

  • Wheeling Firefighter Dominates International Competition

    Wheeling Firefighter Dominates International Competition

    Friday, July 14 2017 4:24 AM EDT2017-07-14 08:24:12 GMT

    One of Wheeling's bravest not only competed, but dominated in the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge representing team America in Germany.

    One of Wheeling's bravest not only competed, but dominated in the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge representing team America in Germany.

  • Ohio County Man Charged With 7 Counts of Sexual Abuse

    Ohio County Man Charged With 7 Counts of Sexual Abuse

    Friday, July 14 2017 4:20 AM EDT2017-07-14 08:20:46 GMT

    Matthew Gates has been found guilty of seven charges of sexual abuse by a custodian.

    Matthew Gates has been found guilty of seven charges of sexual abuse by a custodian.

  • Wheeling Police Investigate Alleged Stabbing on Island

    Wheeling Police Investigate Alleged Stabbing on Island

    Thursday, July 13 2017 9:24 AM EDT2017-07-13 13:24:46 GMT

    Wheeling Police are currently investigating an alleged stabbing in Wheeling.

    Wheeling Police are currently investigating an alleged stabbing in Wheeling.

  • Body Found in Ohio River Identified As Dowd Jr.

    Body Found in Ohio River Identified As Dowd Jr.

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 9:28 AM EDT2017-07-12 13:28:42 GMT

    Police officials have confirmed that the body pulled from the Ohio River last Thursday is, in fact, that of Jerry Dowd Jr. Of Wheeling.

    Police officials have confirmed that the body pulled from the Ohio River last Thursday is, in fact, that of Jerry Dowd Jr. Of Wheeling.

  • Sexual Abuse Case Continues in Ohio County

    Sexual Abuse Case Continues in Ohio County

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 4:36 AM EDT2017-07-12 08:36:24 GMT

    The trial for Matthew William Gates has wrapped up for the second day, Tuesday.

    The trial for Matthew William Gates has wrapped up for the second day, Tuesday.

  • What if Revenge Porn happened in the OV?

    What if Revenge Porn happened in the OV?

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 4:18 AM EDT2017-07-12 08:18:53 GMT

    Revenge Porn is when somebody posts or sends out sexually explicit images or videos without the consent of the person to cause them harm, distress or embarrassment, and in West Virginia it could be a felony.

    Revenge Porn is when somebody posts or sends out sexually explicit images or videos without the consent of the person to cause them harm, distress or embarrassment, and in West Virginia it could be a felony.

  • WV Attorney General Running for Senate

    WV Attorney General Running for Senate

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 6:11 PM EDT2017-07-11 22:11:48 GMT

    West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey says those in the panhandles know what it's like to be disrespected by those in the "golden dome" down in Charleston.

    West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey says those in the panhandles know what it's like to be disrespected by those in the "golden dome" down in Charleston.

  • Ohio County Sheriffs Investigate Theft, Fraudulent Credit Card Use

    Ohio County Sheriffs Investigate Theft, Fraudulent Credit Card Use

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 3:08 PM EDT2017-07-11 19:08:16 GMT

    The Ohio County Sheriff's Office is investigating a case involving a theft and fraudulent use of a credit card.

    The Ohio County Sheriff's Office is investigating a case involving a theft and fraudulent use of a credit card.

  • Needle Exchange Working to Prevent Disease, Promote Recovery

    Needle Exchange Working to Prevent Disease, Promote Recovery

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 1:04 PM EDT2017-07-11 17:04:09 GMT

    One of the largest needle exchanges in West Virginia is right here in the Ohio Valley, and it's working to not only stop diseases from spreading, but to help people too. 

    One of the largest needle exchanges in West Virginia is right here in the Ohio Valley, and it's working to not only stop diseases from spreading, but to help people too. 

  • Wheeling Nailers Help with Emergency Appeal for Blood

    Wheeling Nailers Help with Emergency Appeal for Blood

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 4:20 AM EDT2017-07-11 08:20:07 GMT

    The Ohio Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross received some much needed help from none other than the Wheeling Nailers.

    The Ohio Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross received some much needed help from none other than the Wheeling Nailers.

  • West Virginia Business College Closes

    West Virginia Business College Closes

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 4:17 AM EDT2017-07-11 08:17:56 GMT

    Officials with the college sent out a message to students saying effective Monday, the school is closed. 

    Officials with the college sent out a message to students saying effective Monday, the school is closed. 

  • Local Travel Agents Offer Travel Scam Advice

    Local Travel Agents Offer Travel Scam Advice

    Monday, July 10 2017 5:22 PM EDT2017-07-10 21:22:05 GMT

    We work all year long, planning and anticipating our summer vacation. But scammers are ramping up their game, claiming we've won everything from a free cruise to a time share. 

    We work all year long, planning and anticipating our summer vacation. But scammers are ramping up their game, claiming we've won everything from a free cruise to a time share. 

  • Gates Trial Begins in Ohio County

    Gates Trial Begins in Ohio County

    Monday, July 10 2017 5:13 PM EDT2017-07-10 21:13:25 GMT
    The trial of Matthew William Gates begins Monday at the Ohio County Courthouse. Gates was charged with 7 counts of sexual abuse by a custodian. He was arrested last year for two alleged sexual abuse incidents, one in 2012 and another in 2015. Both of these reportedly happened at the Dallas Pike Campgrounds. One of the victim's mothers is expected to testify during the trial.
    The trial of Matthew William Gates begins Monday at the Ohio County Courthouse. Gates was charged with 7 counts of sexual abuse by a custodian. He was arrested last year for two alleged sexual abuse incidents, one in 2012 and another in 2015. Both of these reportedly happened at the Dallas Pike Campgrounds. One of the victim's mothers is expected to testify during the trial.
  • City of Wheeling Encourages Residents to Double Recycling Output

    City of Wheeling Encourages Residents to Double Recycling Output

    Monday, July 10 2017 12:20 PM EDT2017-07-10 16:20:23 GMT

    Something simple you and your family can do to make the friendly city a little more green, and save you money.

    Something simple you and your family can do to make the friendly city a little more green, and save you money.

  • Ratha Yatra Festival

    Ratha Yatra Festival

    Saturday, July 8 2017 7:41 PM EDT2017-07-08 23:41:34 GMT

    The Festival of India, or Ratha Yatra festival, returned to Heritage Port Saturday for the second consecutive year.

    The Festival of India, or Ratha Yatra festival, returned to Heritage Port Saturday for the second consecutive year.

  • Uncle Pete's set to close

    Uncle Pete's set to close

    Friday, July 7 2017 9:43 PM EDT2017-07-08 01:43:32 GMT

    A longtime Wheeling Favorite will be closing their doors in the near future. It was announced today that Uncle Pete's will close on August 19th.

    A longtime Wheeling Favorite will be closing their doors in the near future. It was announced today that Uncle Pete's will close on August 19th.

  • Bodybuilder Works to earn his ProCard

    Bodybuilder Works to earn his ProCard

    Friday, July 7 2017 8:38 PM EDT2017-07-08 00:38:09 GMT

    James Youngblood is a wellness director at the JB Chambers YMCA here in Wheeling, but for the past 5 years he's been competing in bodybuilding competitions.

    James Youngblood is a wellness director at the JB Chambers YMCA here in Wheeling, but for the past 5 years he's been competing in bodybuilding competitions.

  • Woman Charged with Alleged Robbery in Warwood to Appear in Court

    Woman Charged with Alleged Robbery in Warwood to Appear in Court

    Friday, July 7 2017 9:58 AM EDT2017-07-07 13:58:07 GMT

    The hearing surrounding an Ohio County woman charged with two counts of second degree robbery has been rescheduled for Friday afternoon.

    The hearing surrounding an Ohio County woman charged with two counts of second degree robbery has been rescheduled for Friday afternoon.

  • New Support Group for Rare form of Dementia

    New Support Group for Rare form of Dementia

    Friday, July 7 2017 4:24 AM EDT2017-07-07 08:24:05 GMT

    A support group for a newly discovered form of dementia met Thursday evening at the Christ United Methodist Church in Wheeling. 

    A support group for a newly discovered form of dementia met Thursday evening at the Christ United Methodist Church in Wheeling. 

  • Body Found in Ohio River Believed to be Missing Man

    Body Found in Ohio River Believed to be Missing Man

    Friday, July 7 2017 4:18 AM EDT2017-07-07 08:18:15 GMT

    Officials have confirmed that a body has been found in the back channel of the Ohio River.

    Officials have confirmed that a body has been found in the back channel of the Ohio River.

  • Festival to Celebrate Indian Culture Set for Saturday

    Festival to Celebrate Indian Culture Set for Saturday

    Thursday, July 6 2017 5:00 PM EDT2017-07-06 21:00:38 GMT

    Downtown Wheeling will be full of celebration this weekend as the Ratha Yatra Festival takes over Heritage Port.

    Downtown Wheeling will be full of celebration this weekend as the Ratha Yatra Festival takes over Heritage Port.

  • Suspect in Alleged Wheeling Island Home Invasion to be Tried as an Adult

    Suspect in Alleged Wheeling Island Home Invasion to be Tried as an Adult

    Thursday, July 6 2017 10:15 AM EDT2017-07-06 14:15:09 GMT

    The Ohio County Circuit Court has moved the case of Jared Malik McKinney from the Juvenile Division to the adult criminal court jurisdiction.

    The Ohio County Circuit Court has moved the case of Jared Malik McKinney from the Juvenile Division to the adult criminal court jurisdiction.

  • Family Remains Hopeful As Search Continues for Missing Man

    Family Remains Hopeful As Search Continues for Missing Man

    Thursday, July 6 2017 9:28 AM EDT2017-07-06 13:28:13 GMT

    It was a day of festivities that took a turn for the worse. It has now been 17 hours since the search began for a Wheeling man that went missing after a horrific boating incident overnight.

    It was a day of festivities that took a turn for the worse. It has now been 17 hours since the search began for a Wheeling man that went missing after a horrific boating incident overnight.

  • Wheeling-Ohio County Health Department Holding Low Cost Rabies Vaccination Clinic

    Wheeling-Ohio County Health Department Holding Low Cost Rabies Vaccination Clinic

    Thursday, July 6 2017 4:32 AM EDT2017-07-06 08:32:39 GMT

    A number of rabies vaccination clinics have been set for the Wheeling area.  The clinics, sponsored by the Ohio County Animal Control Office, are for the vaccination of family pets. They run from July 5 through July 14.  Health Department officials are urging all pet owners in Ohio County to take advantage of the low-cost clinic and get their pets vaccinated against rabies.  The clinics are being held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. and all animals must be on a leash or in a p...

    A number of rabies vaccination clinics have been set for the Wheeling area.  The clinics, sponsored by the Ohio County Animal Control Office, are for the vaccination of family pets. They run from July 5 through July 14.  Health Department officials are urging all pet owners in Ohio County to take advantage of the low-cost clinic and get their pets vaccinated against rabies.  The clinics are being held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. and all animals must be on a leash or in a p...

  • Officials Continue Search for Missing Man

    Family of missing man is hopeful, but devastated

    Family of missing man is hopeful, but devastated

    Wednesday, July 5 2017 10:31 PM EDT2017-07-06 02:31:31 GMT

    The Wheeling Fire Department and the Wheeling Police Department will continue searching for a man Wednesday morning after they say he fell off his boat.

    The Wheeling Fire Department and the Wheeling Police Department will continue searching for a man Wednesday morning after they say he fell off his boat.

  • Wheeling Police Keep Drivers Safe During Holiday

    Wheeling Police Keep Drivers Safe During Holiday

    Wednesday, July 5 2017 9:44 AM EDT2017-07-05 13:44:26 GMT

    The Fourth of July is a holiday for celebrating with friends, family, and even the community, but with that celebration comes safety concerns.

    The Fourth of July is a holiday for celebrating with friends, family, and even the community, but with that celebration comes safety concerns.

  • July 4th Festivities At Heritage Port

    July 4th Festivities At Heritage Port

    Wednesday, July 5 2017 4:29 AM EDT2017-07-05 08:29:41 GMT

    There are lots of festivities going on throughout the Ohio Valley for July 4th. One thing you probably don't think much about though is the law enforcement working this holiday to ensure your safety.  Wheeling Deputy Chief Martin Kimball say that he, along with other law enforcement officers, is around to make sure everyone has a great time, but stays safe. As we all know, this is very important, after months of headlines about attacks on crowds of people. Also, the Whee...

    There are lots of festivities going on throughout the Ohio Valley for July 4th. One thing you probably don't think much about though is the law enforcement working this holiday to ensure your safety.  Wheeling Deputy Chief Martin Kimball say that he, along with other law enforcement officers, is around to make sure everyone has a great time, but stays safe. As we all know, this is very important, after months of headlines about attacks on crowds of people. Also, the Whee...

  • Martins Ferry Man Behind Bars After Allegedly Bringing Grenade into Northwood

    Martins Ferry Man Behind Bars After Allegedly Bringing Grenade into Northwood

    Wednesday, July 5 2017 4:23 AM EDT2017-07-05 08:23:42 GMT
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    A Martins Ferry man is behind bars Tuesday after he allegedly brought a grenade into Northwood Health Systems in Wheeling.

    A Martins Ferry man is behind bars Tuesday after he allegedly brought a grenade into Northwood Health Systems in Wheeling.

  • Wheeling Police Keeping Families Safe During July 4 Holiday

    Wheeling Police Keeping Families Safe During July 4 Holiday

    Tuesday, July 4 2017 7:58 PM EDT2017-07-04 23:58:03 GMT

    The Fourth of July is a holiday for celebrating with friends, family, and even the community, but with that celebration comes safety concerns. Wheeling Police Officers say summer afternoons are usually busy, but one of their busiest is the Fourth of July. "But especially when you have a lot of people in the city that are going to be going to the waterfront to enjoy the fireworks, there's going to be a lot more traffic, foot traffic, and car traffic than usual," said Lt. Ke...

    The Fourth of July is a holiday for celebrating with friends, family, and even the community, but with that celebration comes safety concerns. Wheeling Police Officers say summer afternoons are usually busy, but one of their busiest is the Fourth of July. "But especially when you have a lot of people in the city that are going to be going to the waterfront to enjoy the fireworks, there's going to be a lot more traffic, foot traffic, and car traffic than usual," said Lt. Ke...

  • Local Church Celebrates 33rd Annual Independence Day Extravaganza

    Local Church Celebrates 33rd Annual Independence Day Extravaganza

    Tuesday, July 4 2017 4:19 PM EDT2017-07-04 20:19:16 GMT

    Saint Matthew's Episcopal Church in downtown Wheeling opened its doors for the 33rd annual Independence Day Extravaganza on Tuesday.

    Saint Matthew's Episcopal Church in downtown Wheeling opened its doors for the 33rd annual Independence Day Extravaganza on Tuesday.

  • Heritage Port Hosts Family Fun, Fireworks for Fourth of July Celebration

    Heritage Port Hosts Family Fun, Fireworks for Fourth of July Celebration

    Tuesday, July 4 2017 12:29 PM EDT2017-07-04 16:29:07 GMT

    More Fourth of July fun will take place in Wheeling Tuesday afternoon.

    More Fourth of July fun will take place in Wheeling Tuesday afternoon.

  • Open Casting Call to be Held for "Ticket to Nashville" Production

    Open Casting Call to be Held for "Ticket to Nashville" Production

    Tuesday, July 4 2017 9:54 AM EDT2017-07-04 13:54:46 GMT

    On July 15th there will be an open casting call for the production "Ticket to Nashville" at the community room at the Ohio Valley Mall. 

    On July 15th there will be an open casting call for the production "Ticket to Nashville" at the community room at the Ohio Valley Mall. 

  • Wheeling Island Holds Community Independence Day Celebration

    Wheeling Island Holds Community Independence Day Celebration

    Tuesday, July 4 2017 9:26 AM EDT2017-07-04 13:26:49 GMT

    Wheeling Island is hosting a big celebration for America's 241st birthday on Tuesday.  All of the action gets under way at 9:45 a.m. with a community parade.

    Wheeling Island is hosting a big celebration for America's 241st birthday on Tuesday.  All of the action gets under way at 9:45 a.m. with a community parade.

  • Blood Donations Needed During Summer Months

    Blood Donations Needed During Summer Months

    Tuesday, July 4 2017 4:18 AM EDT2017-07-04 08:18:03 GMT

    During the summertime, there tends to be a shortage in blood banks, and it's happening right now in the Ohio Valley.

    During the summertime, there tends to be a shortage in blood banks, and it's happening right now in the Ohio Valley.

  • Oglebay Park Hosts Annual July 4th Celebration On Monday

    Oglebay Park Hosts Annual July 4th Celebration On Monday

    Monday, July 3 2017 10:23 PM EDT2017-07-04 02:23:04 GMT

    On Monday, Oglebay hosted its annual day before Fourth of July celebration. 

    On Monday, Oglebay hosted its annual day before Fourth of July celebration. 

  • West Virginia Legislator Eager to Introduce Sports Betting

    West Virginia Legislator Eager to Introduce Sports Betting

    Monday, July 3 2017 7:06 PM EDT2017-07-03 23:06:29 GMT

    A local legislator is eager for West Virginia to introduce sports betting. 

    A local legislator is eager for West Virginia to introduce sports betting. 

  • Independence Day Celebration Planned at Oglebay Park

    Independence Day Celebration Planned at Oglebay Park

    Monday, July 3 2017 2:47 PM EDT2017-07-03 18:47:31 GMT
    The Fourth of July weekend continues at Oglebay Park Monday night!  Right now, families are enjoying food, fishing, and fun near Schenk Lake. Herb Faulkenberry is the Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Oglebay. He said, "We have a sold out night tonight and with the fireworks of course the roads are going to be standing room only so to speak. Faulkenberry encourages families to get the completely free event early!  The hub of the fun is right at Schenk Lake--an...
    The Fourth of July weekend continues at Oglebay Park Monday night!  Right now, families are enjoying food, fishing, and fun near Schenk Lake. Herb Faulkenberry is the Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Oglebay. He said, "We have a sold out night tonight and with the fireworks of course the roads are going to be standing room only so to speak. Faulkenberry encourages families to get the completely free event early!  The hub of the fun is right at Schenk Lake--an...
  • Parking Fines Increase Saturday

    Parking Fines Increase Saturday

    Saturday, July 1 2017 10:49 PM EDT2017-07-02 02:49:21 GMT

    Parking ticket fines increase as of today in the City of Wheeling.

    Parking ticket fines increase as of today in the City of Wheeling.

  • Shop small in July

    Shop small in July

    Saturday, July 1 2017 8:36 PM EDT2017-07-02 00:36:24 GMT

    The US Small Business Association kicked off the "Shop Small in July" campaign across the nation today.

    The US Small Business Association kicked off the "Shop Small in July" campaign across the nation today.

  • Changes coming to downtown streets

    Changes coming to downtown streets

    Saturday, July 1 2017 7:14 PM EDT2017-07-01 23:14:16 GMT

    Some big changes are in the works for downtown Wheeling.

    Some big changes are in the works for downtown Wheeling.

  • Student Speaks Out About WVBC Happenings

    Student Speaks Out About WVBC Happenings

    Friday, June 30 2017 5:42 PM EDT2017-06-30 21:42:05 GMT

    There's a brand new development in West Virginia Business College's loss of accreditation. 

    There's a brand new development in West Virginia Business College's loss of accreditation. 

  • One Local Teen Competes For A National Modeling Gig

    One Local Teen Competes For A National Modeling Gig

    Friday, June 30 2017 5:38 PM EDT2017-06-30 21:38:48 GMT

    One Ohio Valley teen is headed to Atlanta to compete for a national modeling gig.

    One Ohio Valley teen is headed to Atlanta to compete for a national modeling gig.

  • Wheeling Park to Bring Back Summertime Tradition

    Wheeling Park to Bring Back Summertime Tradition

    Friday, June 30 2017 4:29 PM EDT2017-06-30 20:29:46 GMT

    The parking lot at Wheeling Park will be transformed into an old fashioned drive-in movie theater Friday evening.

    The parking lot at Wheeling Park will be transformed into an old fashioned drive-in movie theater Friday evening.

  • Honor the Badge: Ohio County 911

    Honor the Badge: Ohio County 911

    Thursday, May 4 2017 10:01 AM EDT2017-05-04 14:01:05 GMT

    The first emergency responder you may encounter in your time of need is not wearing a badge or driving in a cruiser, they're working in a 911 center ready to listen and get you help, "We're the first person the public has contact with, we can either make or break it," said Ohio County 911 Director, Theresa Russell. In a short amount of time, dispatchers at the Ohio County 911 center said they're the eyes and ears for the police, sheriff's office, and fire departments, but i...

    The first emergency responder you may encounter in your time of need is not wearing a badge or driving in a cruiser, they're working in a 911 center ready to listen and get you help, "We're the first person the public has contact with, we can either make or break it," said Ohio County 911 Director, Theresa Russell. In a short amount of time, dispatchers at the Ohio County 911 center said they're the eyes and ears for the police, sheriff's office, and fire departments, but i...

  • Tentative Agreement Reached For Sale of OVMC, EORH

    Tentative Agreement Reached For Sale of OVMC, EORH

    A joint agreement has been reached for the purchase of Ohio Valley Medical Center, East Ohio Regional Hospital and related entities.  

    A joint agreement has been reached for the purchase of Ohio Valley Medical Center, East Ohio Regional Hospital and related entities.  

  • Scene Cleared in Elm Grove, Man Found Dead Inside Home

    Scene Cleared in Elm Grove, Man Found Dead Inside Home

    Scene Cleared in Elm Grove, Man Found Dead Inside Home

    Wednesday, August 17 2016 3:13 PM EDT2016-08-17 19:13:44 GMT

    The situation on Austin Avenue has ended. According to police, the man has been found deceased inside the home.

    The situation on Austin Avenue has ended. According to police, the man has been found deceased inside the home.

  • UPDATE: Search Crews Find Missing Boy's Body in Big Wheeling Creek

    UPDATE: Search Crews Find Missing Boy's Body in Big Wheeling Creek

    Friday, June 24 2016 4:23 AM EDT2016-06-24 08:23:47 GMT

    UPDATE: 7:30 p.m. Wheeling Fire Chief, Larry Helms has just told 7News that doctors had done everything they could do, but Emanuel Williams, 8, of Wheeling was pronounced dead at a local Hospital, Thursday evening. 

    UPDATE: 7:30 p.m. Wheeling Fire Chief, Larry Helms has just told 7News that doctors had done everything they could do, but Emanuel Williams, 8, of Wheeling was pronounced dead at a local Hospital, Thursday evening. 

  • Police Investigate Possible Shots Fired Call Near Oglebay

    Police Investigate Possible Shots Fired Call Near Oglebay

    Tuesday, June 7 2016 1:58 PM EDT2016-06-07 17:58:06 GMT

    Police are investigating a possible shots fired incident near the Oglebay Falls.  

    Police are investigating a possible shots fired incident near the Oglebay Falls.  

  • DEVELOPING: Foamy Substance Found on Buffalo Creek

    DEVELOPING: Foamy Substance Found on Buffalo Creek

    Monday, December 14 2015 5:38 AM EST2015-12-14 10:38:07 GMT
    The West Virginia Department of Natural Resources said on Sunday it discovered a foamy substance on Buffalo Creek in Brooke County.

    The West Virginia Department of Natural Resources said on Sunday it discovered a foamy substance on Buffalo Creek in Brooke County.

  • Former John Marshall High School Teacher Faces up to 20-Years For Possession of Child Pornography

    Former John Marshall High School Teacher Faces up to 20-Years For Possession of Child Pornography

    Tuesday, June 30 2015 2:30 PM EDT2015-06-30 18:30:08 GMT
    Duane David Will, Jr., 33, of Moundsville, West Virginia, repeatedly downloaded images of child pornography in April 2014 while employed as a teacher at John Marshall High School in Marshall CountyDuane David Will, Jr., 33, of Moundsville, West Virginia, repeatedly downloaded images of child pornography in April 2014 while employed as a teacher at John Marshall High School in Marshall County
    The former John Marshall High School teacher who was arrested on five counts of possession of child erotica was convicted today of possession of child pornography.
    The former John Marshall High School teacher who was arrested on five counts of possession of child erotica was convicted today of possession of child pornography.
  • UPDATE: Body Pulled from Ohio River Likely Stuck in Debris for a Week

    UPDATE: Body Pulled from Ohio River Likely Stuck in Debris for a Week

    Friday, March 20 2015 5:23 AM EDT2015-03-20 09:23:44 GMT
    A man's body has been pulled from the Ohio River near a boat dock off Wheeling Island after sitting in the water for about a week.
    A man's body has been pulled from the Ohio River near a boat dock off Wheeling Island after sitting in the water for about a week.

  • Drug Forum Held for Parents at Wheeling Park High School

    Drug Forum Held for Parents at Wheeling Park High School

    Monday, March 2 2015 12:26 PM EST2015-03-02 17:26:48 GMT
    On Thursday night, a forum was held at Wheeling Park High School to educate parents and students about the dangers of heroin and opiates.
    On Thursday night, a forum was held at Wheeling Park High School to educate parents and students about the dangers of heroin and opiates.
  • Little Boy Fights Off Would-Be Abductor

    Little Boy Fights Off Would-Be Abductor

    Monday, January 19 2015 6:02 PM EST2015-01-19 23:02:29 GMT
    Police say a little boy thought quickly, did the right thing, and may have saved his own life. The six-year-old boy was in the Hil-Dar parking lot early Sunday afternoon, playing.Police say he was breaking up clumps of snow with a metal pole.
    Police say a little boy thought quickly, did the right thing, and may have saved his own life. The six-year-old boy was in the Hil-Dar parking lot early Sunday afternoon, playing.Police say he was breaking up clumps of snow with a metal pole.
  • Oglebay Park's Good Zoo Director Retires

    Oglebay Park's Good Zoo Director Retires

    Thursday, January 15 2015 5:06 PM EST2015-01-15 22:06:08 GMT
    Penny Miller came from the Pittsburgh Zoo to the Good Zoo in Wheeling in 1975, before the roof was on the building.The first curator, she got the Good Zoo started.It's now a breeding center for wild and endangered species from around the world.And she says it is a little zoo with a big heart.She has dealt with every animal from snakes to bison, and she still remembers the day the bison escaped."Yeah, that is one of my favorite stories--when the bison escaped--because I met my husband that way...
    Penny Miller came from the Pittsburgh Zoo to the Good Zoo in Wheeling in 1975, before the roof was on the building.The first curator, she got the Good Zoo started.It's now a breeding center for wild and endangered species from around the world.And she says it is a little zoo with a big heart.She has dealt with every animal from snakes to bison, and she still remembers the day the bison escaped."Yeah, that is one of my favorite stories--when the bison escaped--because I met my husband that way...
  • Wheeling Wins Rural Project Assistance from White House to Grow Food Locally

    Wheeling Wins Rural Project Assistance from White House to Grow Food Locally

    Thursday, December 4 2014 7:13 PM EST2014-12-05 00:13:24 GMT
    A huge announcement was made Wednesday that could improve Wheeling's economy, health and it's overall look. Hundreds of applications were sent into the White House months ago for help to improve small, rural communities.
    A huge announcement was made Wednesday that could improve Wheeling's economy, health and it's overall look. Hundreds of applications were sent into the White House months ago for help to improve small, rural communities.
  • Wheeling Hospital Holds Auxiliary Charity Ball to Raise Money for Hospital Improvements

    Wheeling Hospital Holds Auxiliary Charity Ball to Raise Money for Hospital Improvements

    Sunday, November 9 2014 4:06 PM EST2014-11-09 21:06:39 GMT
    Wheeling Hospital held their annual Auxiliary Charity Ball Saturday night.
    Wheeling Hospital held their annual Auxiliary Charity Ball Saturday night.
  • Kroger Teams Up with House of Carpenter to "Stuff the Truck"

    Kroger Teams Up with House of Carpenter to "Stuff the Truck"

    Sunday, November 9 2014 4:06 PM EST2014-11-09 21:06:12 GMT
    Kroger on Mt. DeChantal Road teamed up with House of Carpenter Saturday for their annual "Stuff the Truck" event.
    Kroger on Mt. DeChantal Road teamed up with House of Carpenter Saturday for their annual "Stuff the Truck" event.
  • Exit Poll: W.Va. Voters See Economy Top Election Issue

    Exit Poll: W.Va. Voters See Economy Top Election Issue

    Wednesday, November 5 2014 9:36 PM EST2014-11-06 02:36:46 GMT
    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - A look at the highlights of the views of West Virginia voters from Tuesday's elections, according to the final results of an exit poll conducted for The Associated Press and television networks. CAPITO'S COALITION: Shelley Moore Capito defeated Natalie Tennant in West Virginia's Senate contest with broad support from traditional Republican bases while also pulling surprisingly large minorities from Democrat.
    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - A look at the highlights of the views of West Virginia voters from Tuesday's elections, according to the final results of an exit poll conducted for The Associated Press and television networks. CAPITO'S COALITION: Shelley Moore Capito defeated Natalie Tennant in West Virginia's Senate contest with broad support from traditional Republican bases while also pulling surprisingly large minorities from Democrat.
  • DNA From Toilet Leads Police to Suspect

    DNA From Toilet Leads Police to Suspect

    Monday, November 3 2014 10:06 PM EST2014-11-04 03:06:30 GMT
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Police in Albuquerque say a man suspected of a $250,000 heist should have flushed the evidence he left behind.KOAT-TV reports (http://goo.gl/V3OmEg ) investigators tied Ramon Herrera to the September burglary using DNA left on a toilet.
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Police in Albuquerque say a man suspected of a $250,000 heist should have flushed the evidence he left behind.KOAT-TV reports (http://goo.gl/V3OmEg ) investigators tied Ramon Herrera to the September burglary using DNA left on a toilet.
  • Wheeling Jesuit University Student Honored for Saving Family From Fire

    Wheeling Jesuit University Student Honored for Saving Family From Fire

    Thursday, October 9 2014 8:33 AM EDT2014-10-09 12:33:13 GMT
    Wheeling Jesuit Freshman Ryan Seidewitz is honored by Bethany Volunteer Fire Chief Greg Sheperd and the Templeton family after saving their lives during a July 9 fire in West Liberty.Wheeling Jesuit Freshman Ryan Seidewitz is honored by Bethany Volunteer Fire Chief Greg Sheperd and the Templeton family after saving their lives during a July 9 fire in West Liberty.
    A Wheeling Jesuit University freshman has been honored for helping a West Liberty family escape a fire moments before the roof of their home collapsed.
    A Wheeling Jesuit University freshman has been honored for helping a West Liberty family escape a fire moments before the roof of their home collapsed.
  • Local Health Official Speaks Out on Ebola Threat

    Local Health Official Speaks Out on Ebola Threat

    Wednesday, October 8 2014 4:08 AM EDT2014-10-08 08:08:52 GMT
    Doctors at Wheeling Hospital are speaking about the spread of the Ebola virus.
    Doctors at Wheeling Hospital are speaking about the spread of the Ebola virus.
  • Convicted Dog Killer Going Back to Prison After Violating Terms of Release

    Convicted Dog Killer Going Back to Prison After Violating Terms of Release

    Friday, September 26 2014 4:38 AM EDT2014-09-26 08:38:11 GMT
    A Wheeling man who was convicted in the beating death of a dog on Wheeling Island in August of 2012, is going back to prison after he violated his terms of release.
    A Wheeling man who was convicted in the beating death of a dog on Wheeling Island in August of 2012, is going back to prison after he violated his terms of release.
  • Life-Long Ohio County Educator, Coach Honored at Board Meeting

    Life-Long Ohio County Educator, Coach Honored at Board Meeting

    Tuesday, September 23 2014 3:15 PM EDT2014-09-23 19:15:18 GMT
    A life-long educator and coach was recognized for his hard work during Monday night's Ohio County Board of Education meeting.Dr. William Welker was inducted into Jasper N. Deahl Honors Society, a group that recognizes career achievement, community engagement and loyalty, all qualities the board believes Welker has. He started teaching in 1969 in Pittsburgh, but quickly decided to come home and teach at Wheeling Central. He then made the move to the Ohio County Schools for 35 years.Welker said...
    A life-long educator and coach was recognized for his hard work during Monday night's Ohio County Board of Education meeting.Dr. William Welker was inducted into Jasper N. Deahl Honors Society, a group that recognizes career achievement, community engagement and loyalty, all qualities the board believes Welker has. He started teaching in 1969 in Pittsburgh, but quickly decided to come home and teach at Wheeling Central. He then made the move to the Ohio County Schools for 35 years.Welker said...
  • Wheeling Perkins Renovates Inside and Out

    Wheeling Perkins Renovates Inside and Out

    Monday, September 22 2014 1:27 PM EDT2014-09-22 17:27:37 GMT
    There's a new look at one Ohio Valley restaurant, as Perkins on National Road in Wheeling held its grand reopening on Monday.After 12 years at the National Road location, the company renovated inside and out, with fresh new interpretations of the well-known logo and colors. Community leaders and the Wheeling Chamber of Commerce cut the ribbon on Monday as the members of American Legion Post One raised a new flag in the parking lot.Owner-operator Frank Carolla said he used all local companies ...
    There's a new look at one Ohio Valley restaurant, as Perkins on National Road in Wheeling held its grand reopening on Monday.After 12 years at the National Road location, the company renovated inside and out, with fresh new interpretations of the well-known logo and colors. Community leaders and the Wheeling Chamber of Commerce cut the ribbon on Monday as the members of American Legion Post One raised a new flag in the parking lot.Owner-operator Frank Carolla said he used all local companies ...
  • Ohio County Sheriff's Office Warning Residents About Latest Scam

    Ohio County Sheriff's Office Warning Residents About Latest Scam

    Saturday, September 20 2014 8:57 AM EDT2014-09-20 12:57:13 GMT
    A warning has been issued for Ohio County residents as a scam has been circulating the area.In the scam, a man identifies himself as Lieutenant Greg Allen and says the person didn't show up for grand jury duty. He then asks them to go to Kroger to get $4,500 worth of "green dot cash packs."Authorities want residents to know this is a scam and not to fall for it. Authorities the scam has originated from two numbers, one, a Georgia number - 404-693-0140, and the other, a West Virginia number - ...
    A warning has been issued for Ohio County residents as a scam has been circulating the area.In the scam, a man identifies himself as Lieutenant Greg Allen and says the person didn't show up for grand jury duty. He then asks them to go to Kroger to get $4,500 worth of "green dot cash packs."Authorities want residents to know this is a scam and not to fall for it. Authorities the scam has originated from two numbers, one, a Georgia number - 404-693-0140, and the other, a West Virginia number - ...
  • Wheeling Jesuit University Holding 5-K Race to Raise Funds for Medical Condition That Affects Thousands

    Wheeling Jesuit University Holding 5-K Race to Raise Funds for Medical Condition That Affects Thousands

    Thursday, September 18 2014 2:28 PM EDT2014-09-18 18:28:07 GMT
    This weekend, Wheeling Jesuit University is holding a 5-K race to raise money for research and awareness of hip dysplasia, a medical condition that affects a staggering number of newborns.One of the first things a pediatrician checks on a newborn is its hips, and that's when most cases of hip dysplasia are discovered. However, some cases are not discovered, and people suffer for years without answers."Unfortunately there are thousands of people a year that don't get diagnosed until they're ad...
    This weekend, Wheeling Jesuit University is holding a 5-K race to raise money for research and awareness of hip dysplasia, a medical condition that affects a staggering number of newborns.One of the first things a pediatrician checks on a newborn is its hips, and that's when most cases of hip dysplasia are discovered. However, some cases are not discovered, and people suffer for years without answers."Unfortunately there are thousands of people a year that don't get diagnosed until they're ad...
  • Crittenton Services Receives $10,000 Donation

    Crittenton Services Receives $10,000 Donation

    Wednesday, September 17 2014 12:12 PM EDT2014-09-17 16:12:44 GMT
    Representatives of Crittenton Services received a generous donation to help young women and their children.On Tuesday, Rite Aid presented a $10,000 "Kid Cents" grant to Crittenton Services Inc. The check was one of 205 presented on Tuesday throughout the Rite Aid Corporation to non-profit organizations of their choice.Crittenton Services Inc., provides residential facility, behavioral treatment and child care to help young girls who are pregnant, or need help parenting.Since its inception in ...
    Representatives of Crittenton Services received a generous donation to help young women and their children.On Tuesday, Rite Aid presented a $10,000 "Kid Cents" grant to Crittenton Services Inc. The check was one of 205 presented on Tuesday throughout the Rite Aid Corporation to non-profit organizations of their choice.Crittenton Services Inc., provides residential facility, behavioral treatment and child care to help young girls who are pregnant, or need help parenting.Since its inception in ...
  • TRAFFIC ALERT: Route 2 to Be Shut Down as Crane Crosses Highway

    TRAFFIC ALERT: Route 2 to Be Shut Down as Crane Crosses Highway

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 3:32 PM EDT2014-09-16 19:32:46 GMT
    Route 2 near the Ohio/Brooke County line will be temporarily closed on Monday and Thursday of this week to allow a crane to cross the highway and inspect an overhead conveyor.
    Route 2 near the Ohio/Brooke County line will be temporarily closed on Monday and Thursday of this week to allow a crane to cross the highway and inspect an overhead conveyor.
  • UPDATE: Ohio County School Board Fires Employee Who Pleaded Guilty to Drug Charges

    UPDATE: Ohio County School Board Fires Employee Who Pleaded Guilty to Drug Charges

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 3:30 PM EDT2014-09-16 19:30:19 GMT
    Kristyn Fetcko, a counselor at Ritchie Elementary School, was relived of her duties on Monday night after a unanimous 5-0 vote.
    Kristyn Fetcko, a counselor at Ritchie Elementary School, was relived of her duties on Monday night after a unanimous 5-0 vote.
  • Historic Wheeling Island Flood Wall Will Serve as Centerpiece for New Park

    Historic Wheeling Island Flood Wall Will Serve as Centerpiece for New Park

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 3:28 PM EDT2014-09-16 19:28:14 GMT
    A Wheeling Island landmark that measured the water level of each flood that struck the area since the early 1900's will now serve as the centerpiece for a soon-to-be created park.
    A Wheeling Island landmark that measured the water level of each flood that struck the area since the early 1900's will now serve as the centerpiece for a soon-to-be created park.
  • More Than $2,000 Donated to Wheeling Police Department's DARE Program

    More Than $2,000 Donated to Wheeling Police Department's DARE Program

    Friday, September 12 2014 10:58 AM EDT2014-09-12 14:58:08 GMT
    The Wheeling Police Department recently received a donation of over $2,000 to help fund their DARE program. Every year, the Tuberculosis Association of Ohio County makes a donation that allows the police department to purchase teaching resources to help with their anti-smoking campaign. On Thursday, resource officers from three Ohio County schools were on-hand to receive the material. "What we do with these teaching resources, we take them into the schools and we show them as visual aids to o...
    The Wheeling Police Department recently received a donation of over $2,000 to help fund their DARE program. Every year, the Tuberculosis Association of Ohio County makes a donation that allows the police department to purchase teaching resources to help with their anti-smoking campaign. On Thursday, resource officers from three Ohio County schools were on-hand to receive the material. "What we do with these teaching resources, we take them into the schools and we show them as visual aids to o...
  • BREAKING: Tractor Trailer Overturns, I-70 Eastbound Shut Down

    BREAKING: Tractor Trailer Overturns, I-70 Eastbound Shut Down

    Thursday, September 11 2014 5:51 PM EDT2014-09-11 21:51:47 GMT
    Both lanes of Interstate 70 Eastbound are shut down as of 5:45 p.m. Thursday after a tractor trailer overturned, hitting vehicles in front of it.Traffic is backed up through the Wheeling Tunnels and drivers are asked to avoid the area. Multiple emergency agencies are on scene, including the Wheeling Police and Fire Departments.Witnesses said the driver of the truck swerved to miss an accident and that is when the truck overturned, hitting the other vehicles.There is no word if anyone has been...
    Both lanes of Interstate 70 Eastbound are shut down as of 5:45 p.m. Thursday after a tractor trailer overturned, hitting vehicles in front of it.Traffic is backed up through the Wheeling Tunnels and drivers are asked to avoid the area. Multiple emergency agencies are on scene, including the Wheeling Police and Fire Departments.Witnesses said the driver of the truck swerved to miss an accident and that is when the truck overturned, hitting the other vehicles.There is no word if anyone has been...
  • Wheeling Park High School Senior Named Scholarship Semi-Finalist

    Wheeling Park High School Senior Named Scholarship Semi-Finalist

    Thursday, September 11 2014 2:07 PM EDT2014-09-11 18:07:16 GMT
    Wheeling Park High School senior Moujhuri Sau has been named as a semi-finalist for the 2015 National Merit Scholarship. Sau is one of 16,000 semifinalists, nationwide and Guidance Counselor Sallie Minor says the school is proud of Moujhuri for her accomplishment. Sau was chosen based on her score on the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. Sau says to get to be a finalist for the scholarship will take a lot more work, but she is confident she will be named as one of the 7,000 winners ...
    Wheeling Park High School senior Moujhuri Sau has been named as a semi-finalist for the 2015 National Merit Scholarship. Sau is one of 16,000 semifinalists, nationwide and Guidance Counselor Sallie Minor says the school is proud of Moujhuri for her accomplishment. Sau was chosen based on her score on the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. Sau says to get to be a finalist for the scholarship will take a lot more work, but she is confident she will be named as one of the 7,000 winners ...
  • Nationally Known Author Addresses Kids, Parents at WesBanco Arena

    Nationally Known Author Addresses Kids, Parents at WesBanco Arena

    Thursday, September 11 2014 4:24 AM EDT2014-09-11 08:24:27 GMT
    A nationally known author, speaker and TV personality spent the day at WesBanco Arena in Wheeling on Tuesday talking to kids about everything from cigarettes to suicide.
    A nationally known author, speaker and TV personality spent the day at WesBanco Arena in Wheeling on Tuesday talking to kids about everything from cigarettes to suicide.
  • Oil, Gas Conference Ongoing at Oglebay This Week

    Oil, Gas Conference Ongoing at Oglebay This Week

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 3:49 PM EDT2014-09-10 19:49:43 GMT
    Leaders of the natural oil and gas industry from across West Virginia are meeting this week at Oglebay Resort and Conference Center in Wheeling The purpose of the conference is for industry leaders to talk about important issues facing the future of natural gas and oil. Governor Earl Ray Tomblin and cabinet secretary for the West Virginia Department of Environment Protection, Randy Huff, spoke to attendees to help bring some clarity about legislation currently in place and how it will affect ...
    Leaders of the natural oil and gas industry from across West Virginia are meeting this week at Oglebay Resort and Conference Center in Wheeling The purpose of the conference is for industry leaders to talk about important issues facing the future of natural gas and oil. Governor Earl Ray Tomblin and cabinet secretary for the West Virginia Department of Environment Protection, Randy Huff, spoke to attendees to help bring some clarity about legislation currently in place and how it will affect ...
  • Wheeling Man Faces Sexual Assault Charge

    Wheeling Man Faces Sexual Assault Charge

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 3:49 PM EDT2014-09-10 19:49:10 GMT
    A Wheeling man is facing charges of sexual assault and abuse following an indictment from the grand jury on Monday.
    A Wheeling man is facing charges of sexual assault and abuse following an indictment from the grand jury on Monday.
  • New K-9 Introduced at Wheeling Police Department

    New K-9 Introduced at Wheeling Police Department

    Monday, September 8 2014 3:55 PM EDT2014-09-08 19:55:49 GMT
    The Wheeling Police Department will introduce their newest member of the K-9 unit on Monday.The announcement comes after the unexpected retirement of K-9 "Dux," due to medical reasons.The newly certified police K-9 is two-year old "Keeni," a Dutch Shepard who will be partnered with Jason Martin. Keeni will be introduced at KEY Animal Hospital in Wheeling Monday morning after receiving a thorough check-up.
    The Wheeling Police Department will introduce their newest member of the K-9 unit on Monday.The announcement comes after the unexpected retirement of K-9 "Dux," due to medical reasons.The newly certified police K-9 is two-year old "Keeni," a Dutch Shepard who will be partnered with Jason Martin. Keeni will be introduced at KEY Animal Hospital in Wheeling Monday morning after receiving a thorough check-up.
  • Wheeling Jesuit Challenger Center Receives Three National Awards

    Wheeling Jesuit Challenger Center Receives Three National Awards

    Monday, September 8 2014 3:54 PM EDT2014-09-08 19:54:59 GMT
    Wheeling Jesuit University's Challenger Center was honored with three major awards at the Challenger Center for Space Science Education annual conference in Louisville, Ky., held in August.The first award was for the ‘Most distance learning missions flown,' which include all the e-mission and e-lab programs at WJU. Second, was for ‘Most missions run.' This is given to the center which conducts the most on-site missions in a university setting. The final award is for the ‘New product sustainab...
    Wheeling Jesuit University's Challenger Center was honored with three major awards at the Challenger Center for Space Science Education annual conference in Louisville, Ky., held in August.The first award was for the ‘Most distance learning missions flown,' which include all the e-mission and e-lab programs at WJU. Second, was for ‘Most missions run.' This is given to the center which conducts the most on-site missions in a university setting. The final award is for the ‘New product sustainab...
  • Local Law Enforcement Team Protecting Children From Internet Predators

    Local Law Enforcement Team Protecting Children From Internet Predators

    Friday, September 5 2014 8:55 AM EDT2014-09-05 12:55:51 GMT
    A local law enforcement team is fighting to protect Ohio Valley children from internet predators.
    A local law enforcement team is fighting to protect Ohio Valley children from internet predators.
  • Youth Services System of Wheeling Renames Juvenile Center in Honor of Founding Director

    Youth Services System of Wheeling Renames Juvenile Center in Honor of Founding Director

    Wednesday, September 3 2014 6:12 AM EDT2014-09-03 10:12:07 GMT
    Youth Services System Inc. of Wheeling on Tuesday renamed the Northern Regional Juvenile Center in honor of their founding director, Ron Mulholland.
    Youth Services System Inc. of Wheeling on Tuesday renamed the Northern Regional Juvenile Center in honor of their founding director, Ron Mulholland.
  • Regatta, Fort Henry Days Just a Few of the Events Happening This Weekend

    Regatta, Fort Henry Days Just a Few of the Events Happening This Weekend

    Friday, August 29 2014 8:31 AM EDT2014-08-29 12:31:13 GMT
    The summer is starting to wind down, and Wheeling is sending out a final 'hoorah' by packing the city with exciting events for everyone starting this Friday.
    The summer is starting to wind down, and Wheeling is sending out a final 'hoorah' by packing the city with exciting events for everyone starting this Friday.
  • Ohio County Schools Resource Officers Make Presentation on National Stage

    Ohio County Schools Resource Officers Make Presentation on National Stage

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 3:38 PM EDT2014-08-27 19:38:21 GMT
    Ohio County Schools Prevention Resource Officers recently gave a national presentation, on the benefits of West Virginia's unique P.R.O. program.The officers, from Triadelphia and Wheeling Middle schools, spoke at the National Safe Schools Advocacy Conference in Orlando where they said what makes West Virginia's program so successful is that they actually mentor at-risk students and teach non-traditional classes, and the students routinely reach out to them for advice."We are the only entity ...
    Ohio County Schools Prevention Resource Officers recently gave a national presentation, on the benefits of West Virginia's unique P.R.O. program.The officers, from Triadelphia and Wheeling Middle schools, spoke at the National Safe Schools Advocacy Conference in Orlando where they said what makes West Virginia's program so successful is that they actually mentor at-risk students and teach non-traditional classes, and the students routinely reach out to them for advice."We are the only entity ...
  • Nearly Half a Dozen New Businesses Look to Open Stores at the Highlands

    Nearly Half a Dozen New Businesses Look to Open Stores at the Highlands

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 3:35 PM EDT2014-08-27 19:35:32 GMT
    More shopping, more dinning, and most importantly, more jobs will be available in the months to come at the Highlands, as nearly half a dozen businesses look to open new stores.
    More shopping, more dinning, and most importantly, more jobs will be available in the months to come at the Highlands, as nearly half a dozen businesses look to open new stores.
  • Two Wheeling Residents Plead Guilty to Roles in Painkiller Trafficking Ring

    Two Wheeling Residents Plead Guilty to Roles in Painkiller Trafficking Ring

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 3:18 PM EDT2014-08-26 19:18:12 GMT
    Two Wheeling residents have pleaded guilty to their part in a painkiller trafficking ring.
    Two Wheeling residents have pleaded guilty to their part in a painkiller trafficking ring.
  • UPDATE: Police Confirm Missing Wellsville Man Found Dead

    UPDATE: Police Confirm Missing Wellsville Man Found Dead

    Monday, August 25 2014 7:41 AM EDT2014-08-25 11:41:51 GMT
    The search for a missing young man in Wellsville continues one week after he was last seen. Police said Zane Carter, 24, was seen last Thursday night in the village.
    The search for a missing young man in Wellsville continues one week after he was last seen.
  • Woman Accused of Operating Ohio County Meth Lab Due in Court

    Woman Accused of Operating Ohio County Meth Lab Due in Court

    Sunday, August 24 2014 4:05 PM EDT2014-08-24 20:05:03 GMT
    A woman accused of operating a meth lab in Ohio County is expected to appear in court on Friday.
    A woman accused of operating a meth lab in Ohio County is expected to appear in court on Friday.
  • West Virginia Northern Community College Named One of the Most Affordable Colleges in the Country

    West Virginia Northern Community College Named One of the Most Affordable Colleges in the Country

    Friday, August 22 2014 7:53 PM EDT2014-08-22 23:53:49 GMT
    West Virginia Northern Community College has been named by the federal government as one of the most affordable colleges in the country. For the third consecutive year, WVNCC made the national College Affordability and Transparency Center list, which is used by the U.S. Department of Education. The school's ranking was on the list of public, two-year institutions of higher learning with the lowest net prices. The only other West Virginia two-year college on the lowest list was Bridgemont Com...
    West Virginia Northern Community College has been named by the federal government as one of the most affordable colleges in the country. For the third consecutive year, WVNCC made the national College Affordability and Transparency Center list, which is used by the U.S. Department of Education. The school's ranking was on the list of public, two-year institutions of higher learning with the lowest net prices. The only other West Virginia two-year college on the lowest list was Bridgemont Com...
  • 'Downtown Wheeling Inc.' Changes Name, Still Has Same Goals

    'Downtown Wheeling Inc.' Changes Name, Still Has Same Goals

    Thursday, August 21 2014 3:16 PM EDT2014-08-21 19:16:18 GMT
    One popular organization in Wheeling has changed their name. "Downtown Wheeling Inc.," will now be known as "Reinvent Wheeling." The group hosts many events in the Wheeling area such as the Wine and Jazz Festival, the Big Ideas Speaker series, and First Fridays. According to Reinvent Wheeling member Jake Dougherty, the name change is intended to reflect the organizations efforts to revitalize the downtown area. He said, "We were looking for a name that really expresses what was happening in d...
    One popular organization in Wheeling has changed their name. "Downtown Wheeling Inc.," will now be known as "Reinvent Wheeling." The group hosts many events in the Wheeling area such as the Wine and Jazz Festival, the Big Ideas Speaker series, and First Fridays. According to Reinvent Wheeling member Jake Dougherty, the name change is intended to reflect the organizations efforts to revitalize the downtown area. He said, "We were looking for a name that really expresses what was happening in d...
  • Man Pleads Guilty After Theft Incident at Assisted-Living Apartments in Wheeling

    Man Pleads Guilty After Theft Incident at Assisted-Living Apartments in Wheeling

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 3:30 PM EDT2014-08-20 19:30:55 GMT
    A Wheeling man will spend at least one year behind bars after pleading guilty to charges in relation to a theft at the Booker T. Washington Apartments. Randolph Smith pleaded guilty in court on Tuesday to charges of entering without breaking and agreed to 1-10 years in prison. He was arrested along with Lauren Jenkins in April for allegedly stealing from the assisted living apartment complex in downtown Wheeling. Both were originally charged with conspiracy to commit robbery.The incident came...
    A Wheeling man will spend at least one year behind bars after pleading guilty to charges in relation to a theft at the Booker T. Washington Apartments. Randolph Smith pleaded guilty in court on Tuesday to charges of entering without breaking and agreed to 1-10 years in prison. He was arrested along with Lauren Jenkins in April for allegedly stealing from the assisted living apartment complex in downtown Wheeling. Both were originally charged with conspiracy to commit robbery.The incident came...
  • Congressman McKinley in Ohio Valley for Full Week of Meetings With Residents

    Congressman McKinley in Ohio Valley for Full Week of Meetings With Residents

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 9:20 AM EDT2014-08-20 13:20:10 GMT
    Congressman David McKinley is in the Ohio Valley for a full week of meetings, including one held on Monday with residents of Wheeling Island where issues including silt buildup on the back channel of the Ohio River were discussed.Attendees at Monday's meeting included Colonel Bernard Lindstrom, Commander of the Pittsburgh District of the Army Corps of Engineers, Chief Shawn Schwertfeger of the Wheeling Police Department, and Chief Larry Helms of the Wheeling Fire Department, among others.“Lis...
    Congressman David McKinley is in the Ohio Valley for a full week of meetings, including one held on Monday with residents of Wheeling Island where issues including silt buildup on the back channel of the Ohio River were discussed.Attendees at Monday's meeting included Colonel Bernard Lindstrom, Commander of the Pittsburgh District of the Army Corps of Engineers, Chief Shawn Schwertfeger of the Wheeling Police Department, and Chief Larry Helms of the Wheeling Fire Department, among others.“Lis...
  • Deadline Passes as Winner Fails to Claim $1 Million Winning Powerball Ticket Sold in Wheeling

    Deadline Passes as Winner Fails to Claim $1 Million Winning Powerball Ticket Sold in Wheeling

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 9:19 AM EDT2014-08-20 13:19:01 GMT
    The deadline has come and gone, and the person who bought the $1 million winning Powerball ticket at the Firehouse Marathon and Drive-Thru on Wheeling Island has officially failed to claim it.
    The deadline has come and gone, and the person who bought the $1 million winning Powerball ticket at the Firehouse Marathon and Drive-Thru on Wheeling Island has officially failed to claim it.
  • Local Law Enforcement Official Taking a Stand Against Lou Gehrig's Disease Via 'The Ice Bucket Challenge'

    Local Law Enforcement Official Taking a Stand Against Lou Gehrig's Disease Via 'The Ice Bucket Challenge'

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 8:24 AM EDT2014-08-19 12:24:52 GMT
    We've all seen people taking challenges of various sorts all in the name of charity. Now, a local law enforcement official does more than just take a challenge, he's taking a stand."He died as a result of ALS, commonly called Lou Gehrig's Disease, it's a disease that attacks your nerve cells that control your involuntary muscle function." Sergeant Gregg McKenzie, with the Wheeling Police department is talking about his dad, Jim. Jim had no idea something bad was going on until he finally deci...
    We've all seen people taking challenges of various sorts all in the name of charity. Now, a local law enforcement official does more than just take a challenge, he's taking a stand."He died as a result of ALS, commonly called Lou Gehrig's Disease, it's a disease that attacks your nerve cells that control your involuntary muscle function." Sergeant Gregg McKenzie, with the Wheeling Police department is talking about his dad, Jim. Jim had no idea something bad was going on until he finally deci...
  • West Liberty's New Football Stadium Named 'West Family Stadium'

    West Liberty's New Football Stadium Named 'West Family Stadium'

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 8:23 AM EDT2014-08-19 12:23:59 GMT
    The West Family Stadium bears the names of its benefactors, Gary and Flip West.Gary West and his two brothers graduated from West Liberty in the 1950s.And West says he's pleased to be able to give back to the school that gave him such a good start.There was new turf, new lights and now, phase three, a new press box and stands.To the football coach, these changes make a huge difference."It helps us in recruiting," said Roger Waialae, WLU head coach. "You get into recruiting and a lot of times,...
    The West Family Stadium bears the names of its benefactors, Gary and Flip West.Gary West and his two brothers graduated from West Liberty in the 1950s.And West says he's pleased to be able to give back to the school that gave him such a good start.There was new turf, new lights and now, phase three, a new press box and stands.To the football coach, these changes make a huge difference."It helps us in recruiting," said Roger Waialae, WLU head coach. "You get into recruiting and a lot of times,...
  • Wheeling Jesuit Student-Athletes Tackle Revitalization Work in Downtown Wheeling

    Wheeling Jesuit Student-Athletes Tackle Revitalization Work in Downtown Wheeling

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:27 AM EDT2014-08-19 08:27:47 GMT
    Downtown Wheeling had some extra help in revitalization work this weekend and it's all thanks to some local student-athletes.
    Downtown Wheeling had some extra help in revitalization work this weekend and it's all thanks to some local student-athletes.
  • West Liberty University Re-Names Russek Field

    West Liberty University Re-Names Russek Field

    Monday, August 18 2014 3:31 PM EDT2014-08-18 19:31:55 GMT
    Russek Field, on the campus of West Liberty University, will be getting a new name on Monday.The home of the Hilltopper football team will be re-named to "West Family Stadium" after Gary E. West, and his wife Flip. The stadium has seen some major, recent upgrades thanks to the generosity of the West. There's now new fan seating, an updated press box and customer-friendly concession stands, and a new lighting system which allows for night games.The re-naming will be official today at as of Mon...
    Russek Field, on the campus of West Liberty University, will be getting a new name on Monday.The home of the Hilltopper football team will be re-named to "West Family Stadium" after Gary E. West, and his wife Flip. The stadium has seen some major, recent upgrades thanks to the generosity of the West. There's now new fan seating, an updated press box and customer-friendly concession stands, and a new lighting system which allows for night games.The re-naming will be official today at as of Mon...
  • First West Virginia Mountaineer Brew Fest Held to Raise Money for Wheeling Health Right

    First West Virginia Mountaineer Brew Fest Held to Raise Money for Wheeling Health Right

    Sunday, August 17 2014 4:04 PM EDT2014-08-17 20:04:54 GMT
    Over 1000 beer lovers flooded Heritage Port for the inaugural West Virginia Mountaineer Brew Fest.
    Over 1000 beer lovers flooded Heritage Port for the inaugural West Virginia Mountaineer Brew Fest.
  • Local Kroger Workers Protest Outside Store

    Local Kroger Workers Protest Outside Store

    Friday, August 15 2014 3:22 PM EDT2014-08-15 19:22:03 GMT
    Employees from various Kroger stores across the Ohio Valley are protesting for higher wages.
    Employees from various Kroger stores across the Ohio Valley are protesting for higher wages.
  • West Liberty University Coach Jim Crutchfield Named YMCA 'Light of the Valley'

    West Liberty University Coach Jim Crutchfield Named YMCA 'Light of the Valley'

    Friday, August 15 2014 8:17 AM EDT2014-08-15 12:17:22 GMT
    On Wednesday, West Liberty University head basketball coach Jim Crutchfield, was honored during the 8th Annual YMCA "Light of the Valley" award luncheon at Wheeling Park.The luncheon celebrates the success of members in the community for all of their hard work and dedication. On Wednesday, Crutchfield was celebrated for his tireless dedication in leading the Hilltoppers to outstanding success during his 14 seasons with the team. "This award is really about the West Liberty basketball program,...
    On Wednesday, West Liberty University head basketball coach Jim Crutchfield, was honored during the 8th Annual YMCA "Light of the Valley" award luncheon at Wheeling Park.The luncheon celebrates the success of members in the community for all of their hard work and dedication. On Wednesday, Crutchfield was celebrated for his tireless dedication in leading the Hilltoppers to outstanding success during his 14 seasons with the team. "This award is really about the West Liberty basketball program,...
  • Back To School Festival Springs From Minister's Life Experience

    Back To School Festival Springs From Minister's Life Experience

    Thursday, August 14 2014 4:24 PM EDT2014-08-14 20:24:01 GMT
    The Back To School Festival at the Bethlehem Apostolic Temple is a huge event in Wheeling every August.It now draws more than 400 people.Its founder, Rev. Darrell Cummings, got the idea from an experience in his own life.And he made a promise to God that he's kept for a quarter of a century.Twenty-four years ago, a young couple with two children were struggling.Money was scarce.Then they discovered someone had left several bags of groceries on their porch.That young couple--Rev. Darrell Cummi...
    The Back To School Festival at the Bethlehem Apostolic Temple is a huge event in Wheeling every August.It now draws more than 400 people.Its founder, Rev. Darrell Cummings, got the idea from an experience in his own life.And he made a promise to God that he's kept for a quarter of a century.Twenty-four years ago, a young couple with two children were struggling.Money was scarce.Then they discovered someone had left several bags of groceries on their porch.That young couple--Rev. Darrell Cummi...
  • Miss West Virginia Visits Crittenton Services

    Miss West Virginia Visits Crittenton Services

    Thursday, August 14 2014 3:32 PM EDT2014-08-14 19:32:03 GMT
    Residents at Crittenton Services had the opportunity to meet with Miss West Virginia on Wednesday.Paige Madden, who is also a Moundsville native, spoke to a group of about 20 girls in Crittenton's residential treatment program. The program houses ages 12 to 18 who are victim of abuse or neglect. Madden shared her own personal experience with the group and stressed the importance of education.
    Residents at Crittenton Services had the opportunity to meet with Miss West Virginia on Wednesday.Paige Madden, who is also a Moundsville native, spoke to a group of about 20 girls in Crittenton's residential treatment program. The program houses ages 12 to 18 who are victim of abuse or neglect. Madden shared her own personal experience with the group and stressed the importance of education.
  • Ohio Valley Dance School Returns Home From World Dance Championship With Trophies

    Ohio Valley Dance School Returns Home From World Dance Championship With Trophies

    Thursday, August 14 2014 3:30 PM EDT2014-08-14 19:30:28 GMT
    An Ohio Valley dance school is back from the World Dance Championship in New Jersey with some new trophies to add to their already impressive collection.The Arielette Dance Academy came home with awards for 4th and 5th place overall after competing against dancers from all over the United States and Canada. The Arielettes are no stranger to trophies, But their two new trophies are the most prestigious yet.Founder Missy Ross says she pushes her 275 students beyond their comfort zone.The 34 stu...
    An Ohio Valley dance school is back from the World Dance Championship in New Jersey with some new trophies to add to their already impressive collection.The Arielette Dance Academy came home with awards for 4th and 5th place overall after competing against dancers from all over the United States and Canada. The Arielettes are no stranger to trophies, But their two new trophies are the most prestigious yet.Founder Missy Ross says she pushes her 275 students beyond their comfort zone.The 34 stu...
  • Man Charged With Malicious Wounding After Allegedly Striking Woman in Face With Cast

    Man Charged With Malicious Wounding After Allegedly Striking Woman in Face With Cast

    Thursday, August 14 2014 8:42 AM EDT2014-08-14 12:42:37 GMT
    Wheeling Police arrested a man early Wednesday morning for allegedly striking a woman in the face with a cast that was on his arm.
    Wheeling Police arrested a man early Wednesday morning for allegedly striking a woman in the face with a cast that was on his arm.
  • Wheeling Police Cracking Down on Stop Sign, Red Light Violators

    Wheeling Police Cracking Down on Stop Sign, Red Light Violators

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 3:36 PM EDT2014-08-13 19:36:03 GMT
    It's an initiative the Wheeling Police take on every year to crack down on drivers who don't properly obey stops signs and traffic signals.
    It's an initiative the Wheeling Police take on every year to crack down on drivers who don't properly obey stops signs and traffic signals.
  • Ohio County Man Pleads Guilty to Felony Child Abuse

    Ohio County Man Pleads Guilty to Felony Child Abuse

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 4:40 AM EDT2014-08-13 08:40:35 GMT
    Ohio County resident Chad Kendle pleaded guilty to one felony count of child abuse resulting in serious bodily injury.
    Ohio County resident Chad Kendle pleaded guilty to one felony count of child abuse resulting in serious bodily injury.
  • Ohio County Teachers Gather for 'Academy' Program

    Ohio County Teachers Gather for 'Academy' Program

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 4:37 AM EDT2014-08-13 08:37:50 GMT
    It was "back to school" on Monday for several teachers in Ohio County as they took part in the "Teacher Academy" program.The program is designed to assist teachers by providing strategies designed to help improve their performance in the classroom, and also gives them an opportunity to work together to gain a better understanding of the needs of individual students. "At Woodsdale School, we are working on bringing words to life. So, we are focusing on giving them a broad base vocabulary and h...
    It was "back to school" on Monday for several teachers in Ohio County as they took part in the "Teacher Academy" program.The program is designed to assist teachers by providing strategies designed to help improve their performance in the classroom, and also gives them an opportunity to work together to gain a better understanding of the needs of individual students. "At Woodsdale School, we are working on bringing words to life. So, we are focusing on giving them a broad base vocabulary and h...
  • Man Who Crashed Cocaine-Laden Plane Near Wheeling Pleads Guilty to Escape

    Man Who Crashed Cocaine-Laden Plane Near Wheeling Pleads Guilty to Escape

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 3:52 PM EDT2014-08-12 19:52:44 GMT
    The man who crashed a plane in the Wheeling area in 2004 that was carrying $24 million worth of cocaine, pleaded guilty to escape charges on Monday.
    The man who crashed a plane in the Wheeling area in 2004 that was carrying $24 million worth of cocaine, pleaded guilty to escape charges on Monday.
  • The Miracle League Plays Ball With The Pittsburgh Pirates

    The Miracle League Plays Ball With The Pittsburgh Pirates

    Monday, August 11 2014 8:39 AM EDT2014-08-11 12:39:30 GMT
    The Pittsburgh Pirates made their way to the Ohio Valley Saturday afternoon to host Miracle League's Fantasy Camp.
    The Pittsburgh Pirates made their way to the Ohio Valley Saturday afternoon to host Miracle League's Fantasy Camp.
  • Good Lake Lit Up As Hundreds Support Cancer Research at Ohio County Relay for Life

    Good Lake Lit Up As Hundreds Support Cancer Research at Ohio County Relay for Life

    Monday, August 11 2014 6:19 AM EDT2014-08-11 10:19:14 GMT
    Ohio County's annual Relay for Life event was a success this past Friday.
    Ohio County's annual Relay for Life event was a success this past Friday.
  • Two Fires Reported Hours Apart in Same Wheeling Neighborhood

    Two Fires Reported Hours Apart in Same Wheeling Neighborhood

    Saturday, August 9 2014 4:05 PM EDT2014-08-09 20:05:08 GMT
    Area firefighters were kept busy early Friday morning after two fires were reported hours apart in the same Wheeling neighborhood.
    Area firefighters were kept busy early Friday morning after two fires were reported hours apart in the same Wheeling neighborhood.
  • BluesFest Begins in Wheeling

    BluesFest Begins in Wheeling

    Friday, August 8 2014 11:36 AM EDT2014-08-08 15:36:27 GMT
    The 14th annual Heritage Music BluesFest, featuring some of the top blues musicians in the nation, begins Friday in Wheeling.It's become one of the areas premier events drawing people from as far away Georgia and Florida. Bruce Wheeler, festival director, said, "The first year was little more than just an idea. The audience really didn't get it. They didn't realize that it was just good, fun music. So we had a very slim audience." Now more than a decade later, it's grown into one of the area'...
    The 14th annual Heritage Music BluesFest, featuring some of the top blues musicians in the nation, begins Friday in Wheeling.It's become one of the areas premier events drawing people from as far away Georgia and Florida. Bruce Wheeler, festival director, said, "The first year was little more than just an idea. The audience really didn't get it. They didn't realize that it was just good, fun music. So we had a very slim audience." Now more than a decade later, it's grown into one of the area'...
  • Wheeling Truck Center Receives National Award Instituted by President Kennedy in 1961

    Wheeling Truck Center Receives National Award Instituted by President Kennedy in 1961

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 3:16 PM EDT2014-08-06 19:16:09 GMT
    A Wheeling business, in existence since 1933, has received the prestigious " President's E-Award" for excellence in exporting.Wheeling Truck Center is owned by a father and son, Ron and Chad Remp. They are the 3rd and 4th generation to run the business, which is the oldest continuing Volvo truck dealership in North America. Four years ago, they began exporting to other nations, and they now do business with 96 countries around the globe.The "President's E-Award was instituted by President Joh...
    A Wheeling business, in existence since 1933, has received the prestigious " President's E-Award" for excellence in exporting.Wheeling Truck Center is owned by a father and son, Ron and Chad Remp. They are the 3rd and 4th generation to run the business, which is the oldest continuing Volvo truck dealership in North America. Four years ago, they began exporting to other nations, and they now do business with 96 countries around the globe.The "President's E-Award was instituted by President Joh...
  • DEVELOPING: Wheeling Council Deciding on Historic Designation for Centre Market

    DEVELOPING: Wheeling Council Deciding on Historic Designation for Centre Market

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 5:34 AM EDT2014-08-06 09:34:31 GMT
    Wheeling City Council on Tuesday were discussing steps that are currently under way to make Centre Market a historic district.
    Wheeling City Council on Tuesday were discussing steps that are currently under way to make Centre Market a historic district.
  • New Wheeling Jesuit Housing Complex Nearing Completion

    New Wheeling Jesuit Housing Complex Nearing Completion

    Monday, August 4 2014 6:58 PM EDT2014-08-04 22:58:24 GMT
    Wheeling Jesuit University's new 36-unit adult and graduate housing complex, Cardinal Commons, is nearly complete.Construction began in late February is expected to be completed by Aug. 23 on the new building, which will be ready for occupancy for the 2014-15 academic year. The project developer and owner of the complex, Double J Reality, Inc., is leasing the entire building to Wheeling Jesuit. “I’ve talked with a number of our graduate students, and they are very anxious and excited for th...
    Wheeling Jesuit University's new 36-unit adult and graduate housing complex, Cardinal Commons, is nearly complete.Construction began in late February is expected to be completed by Aug. 23 on the new building, which will be ready for occupancy for the 2014-15 academic year. The project developer and owner of the complex, Double J Reality, Inc., is leasing the entire building to Wheeling Jesuit. “I’ve talked with a number of our graduate students, and they are very anxious and excited for th...
  • Wheeling Man Charged in Stabbing

    Wheeling Man Charged in Stabbing

    Friday, August 1 2014 11:18 AM EDT2014-08-01 15:18:46 GMT
    A Wheeling resident has been charged with malicious wounding after allegedly stabbing a man near 17th and Jacob streets in Wheeling late Wednesday night.
    A Wheeling resident has been charged with malicious wounding after allegedly stabbing a man near 17th and Jacob streets in Wheeling late Wednesday night.
  • Wheeling Man Accused of Leaving Daughter in Hot Car Set to Appear in Court

    Wheeling Man Accused of Leaving Daughter in Hot Car Set to Appear in Court

    Friday, August 1 2014 11:14 AM EDT2014-08-01 15:14:28 GMT
    A man who allegedly left his daughter in a hot car on Wheeling Island while he slept on the couch inside his residence, is set to appear in court this morning for a preliminary hearing.
    A man who allegedly left his daughter in a hot car on Wheeling Island while he slept on the couch inside his residence, is set to appear in court this morning for a preliminary hearing.
  • Greek Festival is in Full Swing

    Greek Festival is in Full Swing

    Thursday, July 31 2014 5:55 PM EDT2014-07-31 21:55:39 GMT
    The 14th annual Greek Festival is in full swing with tents and vendors set up at the Greek Orthodox church near Centre Market in Wheeling.Guests began filing in on Wednesday afternoon to enjoy the dancing, shopping and of course, delicious food. This year, organizers added a few things such as a new olive oil vendor, considered one of the best in the world, and expanded seating.The festival runs through Friday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    The 14th annual Greek Festival is in full swing with tents and vendors set up at the Greek Orthodox church near Centre Market in Wheeling.Guests began filing in on Wednesday afternoon to enjoy the dancing, shopping and of course, delicious food. This year, organizers added a few things such as a new olive oil vendor, considered one of the best in the world, and expanded seating.The festival runs through Friday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Local Restaurant Hosts 'Welcome Home' Party for Wheeling Boy Batting Cancer

    Local Restaurant Hosts 'Welcome Home' Party for Wheeling Boy Batting Cancer

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:19 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:19:11 GMT
    While most children spend their summer swimming or playing with friends, one local boy has spent the last two months undergoing treatment for a rare disease. 2-year-old Hines Rotriga was diagnosed with stage four neuroblastoma, and his family recently returned home from a cancer treatment facility in New York. They were greeted with a warm welcome from the folks at Quaker Steak and Lube at the Highlands on Wednesday afternoon. The family was treated to a welcome home luncheon complete with si...
    While most children spend their summer swimming or playing with friends, one local boy has spent the last two months undergoing treatment for a rare disease. 2-year-old Hines Rotriga was diagnosed with stage four neuroblastoma, and his family recently returned home from a cancer treatment facility in New York. They were greeted with a warm welcome from the folks at Quaker Steak and Lube at the Highlands on Wednesday afternoon. The family was treated to a welcome home luncheon complete with si...
  • Wheeling Native Competing in National 'Miss Outstanding Teen' Pageant This Week

    Wheeling Native Competing in National 'Miss Outstanding Teen' Pageant This Week

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 6:44 PM EDT2014-07-30 22:44:53 GMT
    On Wednesday night, Miss America's Outstanding Teen competition kicks off in Orlando and the Mountain State will be represented by Wheeling's June Braunlich. June won the Miss Outstanding Teen West Virginia title at the end of June at Fairmont State University. She will be going into her senior year at Wheeling Park High School this August. The competition runs for the next four days before Miss Outstanding Teen is crowned on Saturday
    On Wednesday night, Miss America's Outstanding Teen competition kicks off in Orlando and the Mountain State will be represented by Wheeling's June Braunlich. June won the Miss Outstanding Teen West Virginia title at the end of June at Fairmont State University. She will be going into her senior year at Wheeling Park High School this August. The competition runs for the next four days before Miss Outstanding Teen is crowned on Saturday
  • Ritchie Elementary School to Undergo $7 Million Renovation

    Ritchie Elementary School to Undergo $7 Million Renovation

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:00 PM EDT2014-07-29 20:00:45 GMT
    Ritchie Elementary School in South Wheeling will soon undergo some serious renovation costing between $7 and $8 million.
    Ritchie Elementary School in South Wheeling will soon undergo some serious renovation costing between $7 and $8 million.
  • Winners Announced in Wine, Sauce Competitions as the Italian Festival Winds Down

    Winners Announced in Wine, Sauce Competitions as the Italian Festival Winds Down

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:26 AM EDT2014-07-28 08:26:25 GMT
    As the Italian Festival comes to a close, the winners of the wine and sauce contest were announced and awarded their medals and trophies.
    As the Italian Festival comes to a close, the winners of the wine and sauce contest were announced and awarded their medals and trophies.
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