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  • Linsly School Graduates 86 Seniors

    Linsly School Graduates 86 Seniors

    Sunday, May 28 2017 6:43 PM EDT2017-05-28 22:43:56 GMT

    The Linsly School held its 203rd commencement on Sunday afternoon, graduating 86 students. 

    The Linsly School held its 203rd commencement on Sunday afternoon, graduating 86 students. 

  • Columbus Man Arrested on Drug Charges in Wheeling

    Columbus Man Arrested on Drug Charges in Wheeling

    Sunday, May 28 2017 6:40 PM EDT2017-05-28 22:40:51 GMT
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    A Columbus man was arrested Saturday night in Wheeling after a traffic stop.

    A Columbus man was arrested Saturday night in Wheeling after a traffic stop.

  • Ohio Valley Trail Partners hold annual bike tour

    Ohio Valley Trail Partners hold annual bike tour

    Sunday, May 28 2017 5:06 PM EDT2017-05-28 21:06:07 GMT

    If you have ever enjoyed a bike ride or walk on Heritage Trail in Wheeling, you can thank the Ohio Valley Trail Partners, an organization that puts the work into keeping the Heritage Trail's five star national rating.

    If you have ever enjoyed a bike ride or walk on Heritage Trail in Wheeling, you can thank the Ohio Valley Trail Partners, an organization that puts the work into keeping the Heritage Trail's five star national rating.

  • DockDogs Returns for Memorial Day Weekend

    DockDogs Returns for Memorial Day Weekend

    Sunday, May 28 2017 2:24 PM EDT2017-05-28 18:24:42 GMT

    A family favorite event has returned to the Ohio Valley for Memorial Day Weekend.

    A family favorite event has returned to the Ohio Valley for Memorial Day Weekend.

  • Quaker Steak & Lube raising money for military families

    Quaker Steak & Lube raising money for military families

    Saturday, May 27 2017 6:54 PM EDT2017-05-27 22:54:23 GMT

    Quaker Steak and Lube are asking for your help to give back to families of fallen and disabled military veterans.

    Quaker Steak and Lube are asking for your help to give back to families of fallen and disabled military veterans.

  • Summer fun at Oglebay Park

    Summer fun at Oglebay Park

    Saturday, May 27 2017 6:48 PM EDT2017-05-27 22:48:57 GMT

    The memorial day weekend fun continued over at Oglebay Park Saturday for their season opening.

    The memorial day weekend fun continued over at Oglebay Park Saturday for their season opening.

  • Slideshow: 41st Annual Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic

    Slideshow: 41st Annual Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic

    Saturday, May 27 2017 3:14 PM EDT2017-05-27 19:14:27 GMT
    Half marathon winner crossing the finish lineHalf marathon winner crossing the finish line

    Runners took to the streets of Wheeling Saturday for the 41st Annual Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic.

    Runners took to the streets of Wheeling Saturday for the 41st Annual Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic.

  • UPDATED: Tractor Trailer Jack-knifes on Interstate 470

    UPDATED: Tractor Trailer Jack-knifes on Interstate 470

    Saturday, May 27 2017 3:03 PM EDT2017-05-27 19:03:25 GMT

    A tractor trailer has jack knifed on Interstate 470 West in Ohio County. 

    A tractor trailer has jack knifed on Interstate 470 West in Ohio County. 

  • Ogden Half-Marathon: What Runners Should Expect for the Race

    Ogden Half-Marathon: What Runners Should Expect for the Race

    Saturday, May 27 2017 7:02 AM EDT2017-05-27 11:02:06 GMT

    With Saturday's half-marathon there are many things participants have to be aware of before their race begins.

    With Saturday's half-marathon there are many things participants have to be aware of before their race begins.

  • Police: Public's Help Crucial in Wheeling Island Homicide Investigation

    Police: Public's Help Crucial in Wheeling Island Homicide Investigation

    Friday, May 26 2017 12:09 PM EDT2017-05-26 16:09:46 GMT

    Wheeling Police are continuing the investigation of the death of Ahmid Hinton.

    Wheeling Police are continuing the investigation of the death of Ahmid Hinton.

  • EMA Leaders Host Overdose Exercise

    EMA Leaders Host Overdose Exercise

    Friday, May 26 2017 4:23 AM EDT2017-05-26 08:23:54 GMT

    Emergency Management leaders walked first responders and police from throughout Ohio County through an exercise Thursday night simulating a major spike in heroin overdoses. 

    Emergency Management leaders walked first responders and police from throughout Ohio County through an exercise Thursday night simulating a major spike in heroin overdoses. 

  • Vigilant Books and Coffee Wins Show of Hands

    Vigilant Books and Coffee Wins Show of Hands

    Thursday, May 25 2017 4:24 AM EDT2017-05-25 08:24:06 GMT

    Show of Hands is put on by Wheeling Heritage once every three months as a way to help local businesses and groups raise money for their projects.

    Show of Hands is put on by Wheeling Heritage once every three months as a way to help local businesses and groups raise money for their projects.

  • Local Hospital Thanks EMS Workers

    Local Hospital Thanks EMS Workers

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 10:45 PM EDT2017-05-25 02:45:13 GMT

    A local hospital shows its appreciation for Emergency Medical Service workers who stand ready when minutes could mean the difference between life or death. Music and picnic food greeted local paramedics at Wheeling Park's Sonneborn shelter,  with Wheeling Hospital footing the bill. The hospital put on the picnic as part of celebrating national EMS week. 

    A local hospital shows its appreciation for Emergency Medical Service workers who stand ready when minutes could mean the difference between life or death. Music and picnic food greeted local paramedics at Wheeling Park's Sonneborn shelter,  with Wheeling Hospital footing the bill. The hospital put on the picnic as part of celebrating national EMS week. 

  • 41st Annual Ogden Half Marathon

    41st Annual Ogden Half Marathon

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 9:21 PM EDT2017-05-25 01:21:23 GMT

    The 41st Annual Ogden Half Marathon is set to take place Saturday, May 27. 

    The 41st Annual Ogden Half Marathon is set to take place Saturday, May 27. 

  • Ohio County Board Opens Bids for Stadium Repairs

    Ohio County Board Opens Bids for Stadium Repairs

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 4:27 AM EDT2017-05-24 08:27:36 GMT

    Assistant Superintendent Rick Jones tells 7news the Ohio County School board is putting out the work on Wheeling Island Stadium to be bid on by local and regional businesses.

    Assistant Superintendent Rick Jones tells 7news the Ohio County School board is putting out the work on Wheeling Island Stadium to be bid on by local and regional businesses.

  • Ohio County Superintendent's First School Year Wraps Up

    Ohio County Superintendent's First School Year Wraps Up

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 4:22 AM EDT2017-05-24 08:22:37 GMT

    How do you measure a year? For most it's from January first to December 31st, but for Ohio County Schools Superintendent Dr. Kim Miller her first school year is wrapping up.

    How do you measure a year? For most it's from January first to December 31st, but for Ohio County Schools Superintendent Dr. Kim Miller her first school year is wrapping up.

  • Morrisey Tours Northern Panhandle Talking Opioid Epidemic

    Morrisey Tours Northern Panhandle Talking Opioid Epidemic

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 6:23 PM EDT2017-05-23 22:23:19 GMT
    West Virginia's Attorney General is making his way through the Northern Panhandle this week, meeting with those who are aiding the fight against substance abuse. On Monday, he visited Brooke County and sat down with coaches and local school officials. On Tuesday, he met with counsellors and coaches from around Ohio County and Marshall county. A round table discussion was held and topics like upcoming events and the epidemic impacting the Northern Panhandle. Dr. Jill Maloney, the...
    West Virginia's Attorney General is making his way through the Northern Panhandle this week, meeting with those who are aiding the fight against substance abuse. On Monday, he visited Brooke County and sat down with coaches and local school officials. On Tuesday, he met with counsellors and coaches from around Ohio County and Marshall county. A round table discussion was held and topics like upcoming events and the epidemic impacting the Northern Panhandle. Dr. Jill Maloney, the...
  • University Officials Thankful for Financial Aid of Diocese

    University Officials Thankful for Financial Aid of Diocese

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 5:36 PM EDT2017-05-23 21:36:03 GMT

    Wheeling Jesuit University announced on Tuesday that their financial issues will be coming to an end.

    Wheeling Jesuit University announced that their financial issues will be coming to an end.

  • Wheeling Jesuit University Receives Support from Diocese

    Wheeling Jesuit University Receives Support from Diocese

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 11:10 AM EDT2017-05-23 15:10:17 GMT

    Wheeling Jesuit University (WJU) announced Tuesday that the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, through the generosity of Most Rev. Michael J. Bransfield, has acted to help stabilize the financial operations of the University.

    Wheeling Jesuit University (WJU) announced Tuesday that the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, through the generosity of Most Rev. Michael J. Bransfield, has acted to help stabilize the financial operations of the University.

  • Friendly City Getting Ready for Challenge Wheeling

    Friendly City Getting Ready for Challenge Wheeling

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 4:39 AM EDT2017-05-23 08:39:37 GMT

    The 4th annual Challenge Wheeling will take place on Saturday June 17th. The event is actually part race and part scavenger hunt. 

    The 4th annual Challenge Wheeling will take place on Saturday June 17th. The event is actually part race and part scavenger hunt.  

  • Wheeling Playground Closed for Renovations

    Wheeling Playground Closed for Renovations

    Monday, May 22 2017 9:48 PM EDT2017-05-23 01:48:11 GMT

    The Janie S. Altmeyer Playground at Wheeling's Heritage Port is undergoing the second and final part of upgrades.

    The Janie S. Altmeyer Playground at Wheeling's Heritage Port is undergoing the second and final part of upgrades.

  • Local Lawmaker Comments on Budget Battle in West Virginia

    Local Lawmaker Comments on Budget Battle in West Virginia

    Monday, May 22 2017 9:19 PM EDT2017-05-23 01:19:03 GMT

    The budget battle continues in West Virginia and legislators are heading back again Tuesday for the special session. 

    The budget battle continues in West Virginia and legislators are heading back again Tuesday for the special session. 

  • Wheeling YMCA Ready for Summer Programs

    Wheeling YMCA Ready for Summer Programs

    Monday, May 22 2017 11:26 AM EDT2017-05-22 15:26:40 GMT

    The YMCA in Wheeling is gearing up for its summer programs.

    The YMCA in Wheeling is gearing up for its summer programs.

  • Wheeling Park High School Graduates Class of 2017

    Wheeling Park High School Graduates Class of 2017

    Sunday, May 21 2017 7:11 PM EDT2017-05-21 23:11:01 GMT

    Wheeling Park High School held its commencement ceremony on Sunday afternoon.  

    Wheeling Park High School held its commencement ceremony on Sunday afternoon.  

  • Wheeling YMCA Gearing Up for Summer Programs

    Wheeling YMCA Gearing Up for Summer Programs

    Sunday, May 21 2017 4:56 PM EDT2017-05-21 20:56:40 GMT

    Summer is almost here, and that means the YMCA in Wheeling is getting ready for its summer programs.  

    Summer is almost here, and that means the YMCA in Wheeling is getting ready for its summer programs.  

  • Wheeling Farmer's Market Officially Opens

    Wheeling Farmer's Market Officially Opens

    Sunday, May 21 2017 7:15 AM EDT2017-05-21 11:15:26 GMT

    The opening of local farmer's markets often signifies the beginning of summer, but in Wheeling, that means summer is coming a little bit early this year.

    The opening of local farmer's markets often signifies the beginning of summer, but in Wheeling, that means summer is coming a little bit early this year.

  • Crews on Scene of Rollover Accident in Wheeling

    Crews on Scene of Rollover Accident in Wheeling

    Friday, May 19 2017 3:03 PM EDT2017-05-19 19:03:08 GMT
    7News viewer Faith Nicole Grimm shared these images on Facebook.7News viewer Faith Nicole Grimm shared these images on Facebook.

    Crews are currently on the scene of a semi-truck accident in the I-470/26th Street area.

    Crews are currently on the scene of a semi-truck accident in the I-470/26th Street area.

  • Voice of the Mountaineers to Host WVU Medicine Children's Gala

    Voice of the Mountaineers to Host WVU Medicine Children's Gala

    Thursday, May 18 2017 8:52 PM EDT2017-05-19 00:52:12 GMT

    We are excited to announce that a voice many of you may recognize will be our emcee for the Gala. 

    We are excited to announce that a voice many of you may recognize will be our emcee for the Gala. 

  • Mural to be Painted on 7News Building

    Mural to be Painted on 7News Building

    Thursday, May 18 2017 5:07 PM EDT2017-05-18 21:07:07 GMT

    WTRF's location  here in East Wheeling  is said to be a gateway into the Friendly City.

    WTRF's location  here in East Wheeling  is said to be a gateway into the Friendly City.

  • Kids Learn to be 'Too Cool' at School

    Kids Learn to be 'Too Cool' at School

    Thursday, May 18 2017 4:27 AM EDT2017-05-18 08:27:22 GMT

    Schools have been teaching kids not to use tobacco for years, but one school is taking a fun approach in resisting. 

    Schools have been teaching kids not to use tobacco for years, but one school is taking a fun approach in resisting. 

  • Wheeling Police Honor Fallen Officers

    Wheeling Police Honor Fallen Officers

    Wednesday, May 17 2017 9:49 PM EDT2017-05-18 01:49:36 GMT

    The Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony is a way for local law enforcement to honor the men and women who they've lost while in the line of duty. 

    The Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony is a way for local law enforcement to honor the men and women who they've lost while in the line of duty. 

  • Group Prepares to Run Ogden for 41st Time

    Group Prepares to Run Ogden for 41st Time

    Wednesday, May 17 2017 8:59 PM EDT2017-05-18 00:59:05 GMT

    The Ogden Marathon is set to take place on May 27th, and preparations are taking place and one group of men is getting ready for the 41st time. 

    The Ogden Marathon is set to take place on May 27th, and preparations are taking place and one group of men is getting ready for the 41st time. 

  • Italian of the Year Announced at Annual Dinner

    Italian of the Year Announced at Annual Dinner

    Wednesday, May 17 2017 3:31 PM EDT2017-05-17 19:31:29 GMT

    The annual kickoff and scholarship dinner for the Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival was held Tuesday night at West Virginia Northern Community College.  Numerous high school seniors from schools all over the Valley were awarded scholarships to help further their education.  This year students had to write an essay about how someone in their Italian Heritage has influenced them.  While you may think the festival is all about the food, family and fireworks, b...

    The annual kickoff and scholarship dinner for the Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival was held Tuesday night at West Virginia Northern Community College.  Numerous high school seniors from schools all over the Valley were awarded scholarships to help further their education.  This year students had to write an essay about how someone in their Italian Heritage has influenced them.  While you may think the festival is all about the food, family and fireworks, b...

  • Nurse: 1 in 8 Kids Raised by Grandparents

    Nurse: 1 in 8 Kids Raised by Grandparents

    Wednesday, May 17 2017 2:49 PM EDT2017-05-17 18:49:31 GMT

    While this time of year, parents may think of which summer camp will keep their children busy,  a local hospital wants to keep grandparents busy – and keep their grandchildren safe. Ohio Valley Medical Center put on the first of what it calls "Grandparents Camp" in Wheeling.

    While this time of year, parents may think of which summer camp will keep their children busy,  a local hospital wants to keep grandparents busy – and keep their grandchildren safe. Ohio Valley Medical Center put on the first of what it calls "Grandparents Camp" in Wheeling.

  • Retired Wheeling Police Officer Arrested, Charged

    Retired Wheeling Police Officer Arrested, Charged

    Wednesday, May 17 2017 1:36 PM EDT2017-05-17 17:36:57 GMT

    A former Wheeling Police Officer accused of sexual abuse by a person in a position of trust appeared in Ohio County Magistrate Court Wednesday morning.

    A former Wheeling Police Officer accused of sexual abuse by a person in a position of trust appeared in Ohio County Magistrate Court Wednesday morning.

  • 7News Special Report: Save Yourself

    7News Special Report: Save Yourself

    7News Special Report: Save Yourself

    Wednesday, May 17 2017 5:46 AM EDT2017-05-17 09:46:09 GMT

    We think to ourselves "it will never happen to me" but the truth is, it happens every day. 

    We think to ourselves "it will never happen to me" but the truth is, it happens every day. 

  • GROW Ohio Valley presents year round Farmers' Market

    GROW Ohio Valley presents year round Farmers' Market

    Wednesday, May 17 2017 4:28 AM EDT2017-05-17 08:28:44 GMT

    Imagine having a year-round farmer's market right here in the Friendly City.

    Imagine having a year-round farmer's market right here in the Friendly City.

  • Wheeling City Council Unanimously Approves on Alecto resolution

    Wheeling City Council Unanimously Approves on Alecto resolution

    Wednesday, May 17 2017 4:27 AM EDT2017-05-17 08:27:43 GMT

    Wheeling City Council unanimously voted, 6-0, to approve the resolution for Alecto to receive a $5 million TIF bond, along with control of the Ohio Valley Medical Center parking garage.

    Wheeling City Council unanimously voted, 6-0, to approve the resolution for Alecto to receive a $5 million TIF bond, along with control of the Ohio Valley Medical Center parking garage.

  • Wheeling Native Retiring from Marine Corps

    Wheeling Native Retiring from Marine Corps

    Tuesday, May 16 2017 11:12 PM EDT2017-05-17 03:12:28 GMT
    A Wheeling native stationed in Japan with the Marines was relieved of his duties Tuesday and will retire soon. Sergeant Major Lee Bonar was honored at his relief, appointment and retirement ceremony at Camp Hansen in Japan. His duties were passed off to Sergeant Major Mario Marquez. Bonar will retire from the Marine Corps later this year after 32 years of service.
    A Wheeling native stationed in Japan with the Marines was relieved of his duties Tuesday and will retire soon. Sergeant Major Lee Bonar was honored at his relief, appointment and retirement ceremony at Camp Hansen in Japan. His duties were passed off to Sergeant Major Mario Marquez. Bonar will retire from the Marine Corps later this year after 32 years of service.
  • Wheeling Council to Discuss Wide Range of Topics

    Wheeling Council to Discuss Wide Range of Topics

    Tuesday, May 16 2017 2:10 PM EDT2017-05-16 18:10:15 GMT

    Wheeling Council will be meeting to talk about a wide range of topics on Tuesday evening.

    Wheeling Council will be meeting to talk about a wide range of topics on Tuesday evening.

  • Tips on Protection from Ransomware Hackers

    Tips on Protection from Ransomware Hackers

    Monday, May 15 2017 5:44 PM EDT2017-05-15 21:44:30 GMT

    They're calling it Blue Monday. Cyber chaos spread over the globe, following the weekend's ransomware attack. It gets into your system simply enough, usually through an email attachment. Not an outrageous email that claims a doctor died and left you ten million dollars, but an ordinary one, seeming to be from someone you know. "When I get that email from someone who is a friend or a regular customer or client, I think oh yeah, I get email from them all the time," said Jo...

    They're calling it Blue Monday. Cyber chaos spread over the globe, following the weekend's ransomware attack. It gets into your system simply enough, usually through an email attachment. Not an outrageous email that claims a doctor died and left you ten million dollars, but an ordinary one, seeming to be from someone you know. "When I get that email from someone who is a friend or a regular customer or client, I think oh yeah, I get email from them all the time," said Jo...

  • Ohio Valley Native Wins Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Pittsburgh

    Ohio Valley Native Wins Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Pittsburgh

    Monday, May 15 2017 9:42 AM EDT2017-05-15 13:42:46 GMT

    An Ohio Valley native ran the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Pittsburgh on Mother's Day - and won!

    An Ohio Valley native ran the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Pittsburgh on Mother's Day - and won!

  • West Liberty University 2017 Commencement

    West Liberty University 2017 Commencement

    Saturday, May 13 2017 6:35 PM EDT2017-05-13 22:35:46 GMT

    More than 300 graduates celebrated their academic achievements at West Liberty University's commencement ceremony this morning, including 7news director Trent Nicholson.

    More than 300 graduates celebrated their academic achievements at West Liberty University's commencement ceremony this morning, including 7news director Trent Nicholson.

  • Arrest Made in Connection to Wheeling Carjacking

    Arrest Made in Connection to Wheeling Carjacking

    Saturday, May 13 2017 10:43 AM EDT2017-05-13 14:43:08 GMT

    The Wheeling Police Department is searching for a car that was reportedly stolen around 4:30 p.m. on Friday. 

    The Wheeling Police Department is searching for a car that was reportedly stolen around 4:30 p.m. on Friday. 

  • Board Votes to Continue Free Meals for All Students

    Board Votes to Continue Free Meals for All Students

    Friday, May 12 2017 8:04 PM EDT2017-05-13 00:04:36 GMT

    Ohio County School Board members have voted to keep a free breakfast and lunch program for all of its students. 

    Ohio County School Board members have voted to keep a free breakfast and lunch program for all of its students. 

  • Large Turnout at Wine Tasting to Benefit Tiffany Dlesk Spay Neuter Clinic

    Large Turnout at Wine Tasting to Benefit Tiffany Dlesk Spay Neuter Clinic

    Friday, May 12 2017 4:30 AM EDT2017-05-12 08:30:50 GMT

    The annual wine and beer tasting for the Tiffany Dlesk Spay Neuter Clinic was held Thursday night at River City in Wheeling. 

    The annual wine and beer tasting for the Tiffany Dlesk Spay Neuter Clinic was held Thursday night at River City in Wheeling. 

  • Bidding Process for Wheeling Island Stadium Repairs Begins

    Bidding Process for Wheeling Island Stadium Repairs Begins

    Friday, May 12 2017 4:21 AM EDT2017-05-12 08:21:51 GMT

    The bids including timeline and cost are being put together for the Wheeling Island Stadium repairs. The bidding process will be open for a week, then the Ohio County Board of Education will vote on the recommendation made.  The firm in charge is also recommending that in addition to the east and west panels being replaced, the north and south also be replaced as well.  Wheeling Park's game against Brooke has been moved to West Liberty and they're waiting on the...

    The bids including timeline and cost are being put together for the Wheeling Island Stadium repairs. The bidding process will be open for a week, then the Ohio County Board of Education will vote on the recommendation made.  The firm in charge is also recommending that in addition to the east and west panels being replaced, the north and south also be replaced as well.  Wheeling Park's game against Brooke has been moved to West Liberty and they're waiting on the...

  • $7k Grant Awarded to WPHS Tech Program

    $7k Grant Awarded to WPHS Tech Program

    Thursday, May 11 2017 7:01 PM EDT2017-05-11 23:01:04 GMT

    A tech program at one local high school received a grant totaling over $7,000.

    A tech program at one local high school received a grant totaling over $7,000.

  • Message Behind the Notes: A look at Wheeling Symphony Orchestra

    Message Behind the Notes: A look at Wheeling Symphony Orchestra

    Thursday, May 11 2017 5:38 PM EDT2017-05-11 21:38:59 GMT

    This week the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra will put another concert season behind them with one final performance this Friday. 

    This week the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra will put another concert season behind them with one final performance this Friday. 

  • Ogden Half Marathon Coming Up; Security as Top Priority

    Ogden Half Marathon Coming Up; Security as Top Priority

    Thursday, May 11 2017 4:35 AM EDT2017-05-11 08:35:03 GMT

    One of the Valley's biggest events is coming up at the end of the month, and security is always an issue. 

    One of the Valley's biggest events is coming up at the end of the month, and security is always an issue. 

  • Wheeling Holds Annual Chamber of Commerce Dinner with Featured Speaker Mel Blount

    Wheeling Holds Annual Chamber of Commerce Dinner with Featured Speaker Mel Blount

    Wednesday, May 10 2017 10:03 PM EDT2017-05-11 02:03:58 GMT

    The Wheeling Chamber of Commerce held its annual dinner on Wednesday night at the White Palace at Wheeling Park. 

    The Wheeling Chamber of Commerce held its annual dinner on Wednesday night at the White Palace at Wheeling Park. 

  • Pin-Ups on Tour Bring Wheeling into the Past

    Pin-Ups on Tour Bring Wheeling into the Past

    Wednesday, May 10 2017 6:17 PM EDT2017-05-10 22:17:38 GMT

    Pin-Ups on Tour is a vintage, variety show taking place tonight at River City; doors open at 7 and the show begins at 8.

    Pin-Ups on Tour is a vintage, variety show taking place tonight at River City; doors open at 7 and the show begins at 8.

  • Neighbor Concerned after Wheeling Island Homicide

    Neighbor Concerned after Wheeling Island Homicide

    Wednesday, May 10 2017 1:43 PM EDT2017-05-10 17:43:50 GMT

    In Wheeling, we bring you continuing coverage on a fatal shooting around 1:40 a.m. on South Penn Street. 

    In Wheeling, we bring you continuing coverage on a fatal shooting around 1:40 a.m. on South Penn Street. 

  • Augusta Levy Executive Director Speaks at Rotary Club

    Augusta Levy Executive Director Speaks at Rotary Club

    Wednesday, May 10 2017 4:30 AM EDT2017-05-10 08:30:20 GMT

    After receiving the 2017 Leader Worth Following Award, the Executive Director of Augusta Levy Learning Center is addressing the Wheeling Rotary Club.

    After receiving the 2017 Leader Worth Following Award, the Executive Director of Augusta Levy Learning Center is addressing the Wheeling Rotary Club.

  • Board of Health Hears Smoking Ban Arguments

    Board of Health Hears Smoking Ban Arguments

    Tuesday, May 9 2017 8:06 PM EDT2017-05-10 00:06:41 GMT

    The meeting is expected to start at noon.

    The meeting is expected to start at noon.

  • Naloxone Training Held at WVNCC

    Naloxone Training Held at WVNCC

    Tuesday, May 9 2017 6:19 PM EDT2017-05-09 22:19:14 GMT

    With West Virginia having one of the highest overdose rates in the country, it's important to know how to respond in an overdose situation.

    With West Virginia having one of the highest overdose rates in the country, it's important to know how to respond in an overdose situation.

  • Police Investigating Shooting on Wheeling Island

    Police Continue to Investigate Wheeling Island Homicide

    Police Continue to Investigate Wheeling Island Homicide

    Tuesday, May 9 2017 2:14 PM EDT2017-05-09 18:14:06 GMT

    Wheeling Police are investigating a shooting that happened early Tuesday morning on Wheeling Island. 

    Wheeling Police are investigating a shooting that happened early Tuesday morning on Wheeling Island. 

  • Community Impact Coalition Holds 'Reverse an Overdose' Training

    Community Impact Coalition Holds 'Reverse an Overdose' Training

    Tuesday, May 9 2017 12:03 PM EDT2017-05-09 16:03:35 GMT

    The Community Impact Coalition will continue to their efforts in helping people suffering from drug addiction on Tuesday.

    The Community Impact Coalition will continue to their efforts in helping people suffering from drug addiction on Tuesday.

  • "Dine to Donate" Benefit Held at Quaker Steak and Lube

    "Dine to Donate" Benefit Held at Quaker Steak and Lube

    Monday, May 8 2017 4:30 AM EDT2017-05-08 08:30:48 GMT

    Sunday marked the 4th annual "Dine to Donate" benefit fair at Quaker Steak and Lube. 

    Sunday marked the 4th annual "Dine to Donate" benefit fair at Quaker Steak and Lube. 

  • Community garden dedicated to Frank McNeil

    Community garden dedicated to Frank McNeil

    Monday, May 8 2017 4:26 AM EDT2017-05-08 08:26:56 GMT

    Frank McNeil was a beloved member of the gardening community. On Saturday, his friends and family made sure his spirit will live on by dedicating the Frank McNeil Memorial Community Garden in his honor.

    Frank McNeil was a beloved member of the gardening community. On Saturday, his friends and family made sure his spirit will live on by dedicating the Frank McNeil Memorial Community Garden in his honor.

  • Wheeling Jesuit graduates 358 students

    Wheeling Jesuit graduates 358 students

    Sunday, May 7 2017 7:25 AM EDT2017-05-07 11:25:43 GMT

    358 men and women left the campus of Wheeling Jesuit University today with a new bachelors, masters, or doctoral degree.

    358 men and women left the campus of Wheeling Jesuit University today with a new bachelors, masters, or doctoral degree.

  • Russell Nesbitt Opens Greenhouse in South Wheeling

    Russell Nesbitt Opens Greenhouse in South Wheeling

    Sunday, May 7 2017 6:54 AM EDT2017-05-07 10:54:28 GMT

    The GROW Greenhouse Operation in South Wheeling has officially opened for business Saturday. 

    The GROW Greenhouse Operation in South Wheeling has officially opened for business Saturday. 

  • Police Investigating Armed Robbery in Casino Parking Lot

    Police Investigating Armed Robbery in Casino Parking Lot

    Saturday, May 6 2017 7:21 PM EDT2017-05-06 23:21:21 GMT

    The Wheeling Police Department is investigating an armed robbery they say happened in the parking lot of Wheeling Island Casino.

    The Wheeling Police Department is investigating an armed robbery they say happened in the parking lot of Wheeling Island Casino.

  • Annual Chef's Auction for Wheeling Health Right

    Annual Chef's Auction for Wheeling Health Right

    Saturday, May 6 2017 10:15 AM EDT2017-05-06 14:15:23 GMT

    The biggest fundraiser of the year for an organization that is critical for so many people was held Friday evening. 

    The biggest fundraiser of the year for an organization that is critical for so many people was held Friday evening. 

  • Wheeling Leader Receives National Recognition

    Wheeling Leader Receives National Recognition

    Friday, May 5 2017 7:45 PM EDT2017-05-05 23:45:03 GMT
    One of Ohio Valley's own is in the National spotlight for receiving an honor for her life's work. Kathy Shapell received the 2017  Leader Worth Following Award, a national honor that made everyone in her hometown proud. Kathy is the executive director of the Augusta Levy Learning Center. Their program is designed to propel children with autism to their highest potential. She received the honor at Leadercast 2017 Friday. Congratulations Kathy for your wonderful work with kids ...
    One of Ohio Valley's own is in the National spotlight for receiving an honor for her life's work. Kathy Shapell received the 2017  Leader Worth Following Award, a national honor that made everyone in her hometown proud. Kathy is the executive director of the Augusta Levy Learning Center. Their program is designed to propel children with autism to their highest potential. She received the honor at Leadercast 2017 Friday. Congratulations Kathy for your wonderful work with kids ...
  • GROW Ribbon Cutting

    GROW Ribbon Cutting

    Friday, May 5 2017 5:26 PM EDT2017-05-05 21:26:12 GMT

    The Russell Nesbitt Services provides opportunities for people with disabilities.

    The Russell Nesbitt Services provides opportunities for people with disabilities.

  • 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...

  • Intoxicated Driver Causes Accident on National Road

    Intoxicated Driver Causes Accident on National Road

    Thursday, May 4 2017 9:53 AM EDT2017-05-04 13:53:14 GMT

    Wheeling Police are responding to an accident on National Road in front of TJ's Sports Garden Restaurant.

    Wheeling Police are responding to an accident on National Road in front of TJ's Sports Garden Restaurant.

  • Volunteers at Wheeling Health Right Work to Help Those in Need

    Volunteers at Wheeling Health Right Work to Help Those in Need

    Thursday, May 4 2017 9:42 AM EDT2017-05-04 13:42:08 GMT

    Wheeling Health Right is a free clinic located on 29th Street in Wheeling that works with individuals who aren't able to afford healthcare and may need a little extra help.

    Wheeling Health Right is a free clinic located on 29th Street in Wheeling that works with individuals who aren't able to afford healthcare and may need a little extra help.

  • Nathan Kennedy Scholarship Ride

    Nathan Kennedy Scholarship Ride

    Wednesday, May 3 2017 8:06 PM EDT2017-05-04 00:06:33 GMT

    Monday we told you the story of Sergeant Nathan Kennedy who gave his life while fighting in Afghanistan and we briefly talked about the ride that provides scholarships to kids from Claysville.  

    Monday we told you the story of Sergeant Nathan Kennedy who gave his life while fighting in Afghanistan and we briefly talked about the ride that provides scholarships to kids from Claysville.  

  • Wheeling Hall of Fame Board Announces Nine Inductees

    Wheeling Hall of Fame Board Announces Nine Inductees

    Wednesday, May 3 2017 12:15 PM EDT2017-05-03 16:15:15 GMT

    The City of Wheeling Hall of Fame Board announced nine inductees who will be honored during the 2017 ceremony.

    The City of Wheeling Hall of Fame Board announced nine inductees who will be honored during the 2017 ceremony.

  • First Ordinance for Building Height Minimum Held

    First Ordinance for Building Height Minimum Held

    Tuesday, May 2 2017 3:03 PM EDT2017-05-02 19:03:22 GMT
    The first ordinance reading for the modification to the minimum height requirements for buildings was held Tuesday in Wheeling. Currently there is no restriction to how many stories buildings can be in Downtown Wheeling. If the new ordinance is passed, any new building must be three stories high. Councilwoman Wendy Scatterday said a 3-story minimum height requirement will help to create a vibrant, traditional downtown feeling. She also said now is the time to en...
    The first ordinance reading for the modification to the minimum height requirements for buildings was held Tuesday in Wheeling. Currently there is no restriction to how many stories buildings can be in Downtown Wheeling. If the new ordinance is passed, any new building must be three stories high. Councilwoman Wendy Scatterday said a 3-story minimum height requirement will help to create a vibrant, traditional downtown feeling. She also said now is the time to en...
  • Pittsburgh Steelers Headed to Wheeling for Annual Basketball Game

    Pittsburgh Steelers Headed to Wheeling for Annual Basketball Game

    Tuesday, May 2 2017 12:47 PM EDT2017-05-02 16:47:06 GMT

    The likes of Antonio Brown, James Harrison, and Charlie Batch will be in the Ohio Valley for the 8th annual Relay for Life basketball game. 

    The likes of Antonio Brown, James Harrison, and Charlie Batch will be in the Ohio Valley for the 8th annual Relay for Life basketball game. 

  • Pink Power Night will Focus on Heart Attacks and Strokes

    Pink Power Night will Focus on Heart Attacks and Strokes

    Tuesday, May 2 2017 12:14 PM EDT2017-05-02 16:14:29 GMT
    A Pink Power event is scheduled for Tuesday night at OVMC. The event will focus on symptoms of heart attacks and strokes in women. Officials at OVMC said women often overlook the signs and symptoms because they are just too busy. Doctors will be helping people take control of their health.  The event will be inside the Nurse's Residence Auditorium at 5:30 p.m. 
    A Pink Power event is scheduled for Tuesday night at OVMC. The event will focus on symptoms of heart attacks and strokes in women. Officials at OVMC said women often overlook the signs and symptoms because they are just too busy. Doctors will be helping people take control of their health.  The event will be inside the Nurse's Residence Auditorium at 5:30 p.m. 
  • New Support Group for Lewy Body Dementia Patients and Caregivers Coming to Tri-State Area

    New Support Group for Lewy Body Dementia Patients and Caregivers Coming to Tri-State Area

    Monday, May 1 2017 10:49 PM EDT2017-05-02 02:49:53 GMT
    If you have a loved one who is suffering from Lewy Body Dementia or related dementia diseases, there is a new support group that is here to help.  Lori McGlumphy started the group after a family member had been diagnosed with Lewy Body Dementia about nine months ago. It is actually the closest support group to the Ohio Valley, from Lancaster, Pa. to Cleveland, OH.  The name of the disease may sound familiar, as it is what Robin Williams was ultimately diagnosed with. Howev...
    If you have a loved one who is suffering from Lewy Body Dementia or related dementia diseases, there is a new support group that is here to help.  Lori McGlumphy started the group after a family member had been diagnosed with Lewy Body Dementia about nine months ago. It is actually the closest support group to the Ohio Valley, from Lancaster, Pa. to Cleveland, OH.  The name of the disease may sound familiar, as it is what Robin Williams was ultimately diagnosed with. Howev...
  • Local Business Reopens after Fire

    Local Business Reopens after Fire

    Monday, May 1 2017 9:54 PM EDT2017-05-02 01:54:27 GMT

    Hughes Design and Gift Gallery hosted a grand reopening ribbon cutting Monday morning after extensive smoke damage from a January 16th fire at The Cornerstone Group, which is located next door. 

    Hughes Design and Gift Gallery hosted a grand reopening ribbon cutting Monday morning after extensive smoke damage from a January 16th fire at The Cornerstone Group, which is located next door. 

  • Modification to Minimum Building Height Being Considered

    Modification to Minimum Building Height Being Considered

    Monday, May 1 2017 7:28 PM EDT2017-05-01 23:28:08 GMT
    The Wheeling Planning Commission is recommending that City Council modify the minimum height requirements for buildings. Right now there are no height specifications. Councilwoman Wendy Scatterday said a 3-story minimum height requirement will help to create a vibrant, traditional downtown feeling. Councilwoman Scatterday said, "When you have a place that has a look and a feel and an atmosphere that is cohesive and welcoming then that actually increases foot traffic ...
    The Wheeling Planning Commission is recommending that City Council modify the minimum height requirements for buildings. Right now there are no height specifications. Councilwoman Wendy Scatterday said a 3-story minimum height requirement will help to create a vibrant, traditional downtown feeling. Councilwoman Scatterday said, "When you have a place that has a look and a feel and an atmosphere that is cohesive and welcoming then that actually increases foot traffic ...
  • Man Allegedly Runs into Local Bar after Crash

    Man Allegedly Runs into Local Bar after Crash

    Monday, May 1 2017 6:22 PM EDT2017-05-01 22:22:06 GMT

    David Gossett allegedly crashed his Ford Focus on Main Street and ran to the Snake Club.

    David Gossett allegedly crashed his Ford Focus on Main Street and ran to the Snake Club.

  • 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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