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  • Local Shops Ready for Small Business Saturday

    Local Shops Ready for Small Business Saturday

    Friday, November 24 2017 4:32 PM EST2017-11-24 21:32:33 GMT

    It's the fifth year Small Business Saturday has taken over the Valley, and local business owners tell me this is a day they always expect more traffic into their shops from the community.

    It's the fifth year Small Business Saturday has taken over the Valley, and local business owners tell me this is a day they always expect more traffic into their shops from the community.

  • Oglebay Good Zoo Kid Fun Day

    Oglebay Good Zoo Kid Fun Day

    Friday, November 24 2017 4:21 PM EST2017-11-24 21:21:53 GMT

    Parents who wanted to go Black Friday shopping without the kids had a chance to leave them with Oglebay Good Zoo.

    Parents who wanted to go Black Friday shopping without the kids had a chance to leave them with Oglebay Good Zoo.

  • BLACK FRIDAY: Thousands Shop Deals At The Highlands

    BLACK FRIDAY: Thousands Shop Deals At The Highlands

    Friday, November 24 2017 10:51 AM EST2017-11-24 15:51:56 GMT

    Thousands visit the Highlands to get their Christmas shopping done early. 

    Thousands visit the Highlands to get their Christmas shopping done early. 

  • The Unity Center Will Soon Leave Its Building in Center Wheeling

    Thursday, November 23 2017 5:24 PM EST2017-11-23 22:24:14 GMT

    They've been at the former Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Center Wheeling for several years.

    They've been at the former Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Center Wheeling for several years.

  • Throwback Thursday: The Soup Kitchen Of Greater Wheeling

    Throwback Thursday: The Soup Kitchen Of Greater Wheeling

    Thursday, November 23 2017 3:40 PM EST2017-11-23 20:40:10 GMT

    As we sit down to enjoy a warm meal with friends and family on Thanksgiving, it's important to remember how blessed we are. One local group has been blessing others for 35 years.

    As we sit down to enjoy a warm meal with friends and family on Thanksgiving, it's important to remember how blessed we are. One local group has been blessing others for 35 years.

  • $10 Million Streetscape Project for Wheeling

    $10 Million Streetscape Project for Wheeling

    Thursday, November 23 2017 3:23 PM EST2017-11-23 20:23:39 GMT

    With the opening of The Health Plan's new building in Downtown Wheeling, City Council is working to upgrade all of the landscape downtown through a large project.

    With the opening of The Health Plan's new building in Downtown Wheeling, City Council is working to upgrade all of the landscape downtown through a large project.

  • Shoppers Prepare for Black Friday Deals

    Shoppers Prepare for Black Friday Deals

    Thursday, November 23 2017 4:39 AM EST2017-11-23 09:39:07 GMT

    Black Friday shoppers are getting ready for their big day!  

    Black Friday shoppers are getting ready for their big day!  

  • Staying Safe While Shopping Online

    Staying Safe While Shopping Online

    Thursday, November 23 2017 4:36 AM EST2017-11-23 09:36:39 GMT

    Cyber Monday is just around the corner, and we need to pause a moment and consider online safety. 

    Cyber Monday is just around the corner, and we need to pause a moment and consider online safety. 

  • Local Suicide Prevention Group Makes a Change

    Local Suicide Prevention Group Makes a Change

    Thursday, November 23 2017 4:35 AM EST2017-11-23 09:35:47 GMT

    One local group has been working to help save lives throughout the Valley.

    One local group has been working to help save lives throughout the Valley.

  • Sports Betting Could Become Legal in WV

    Sports Betting Could Become Legal in WV

    Thursday, November 23 2017 4:34 AM EST2017-11-23 09:34:46 GMT

     With football season in full swing, one money making company a lot of sports fans play, could be coming to the Mountain State.

     With football season in full swing, one money making company a lot of sports fans play, could be coming to the Mountain State.

  • Police Search for Best Buy Robber

    Police Search for Best Buy Robber

    Thursday, November 23 2017 4:27 AM EST2017-11-23 09:27:58 GMT

    The Ohio County Sheriff's Office is investigating a theft from the Best Buy at the Highlands.

    The Ohio County Sheriff's Office is investigating a theft from the Best Buy at the Highlands.

  • Avoiding Food-borne Illnesses this Thanksgiving

    Avoiding Food-borne Illnesses this Thanksgiving

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 7:28 PM EST2017-11-23 00:28:04 GMT

    A lot of amateur cooks are stressing out about preparing the family meal ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. 

    A lot of amateur cooks are stressing out about preparing the family meal ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. 

  • Healthy Tips So You Can Enjoy Your Favorite Holiday Foods

    Healthy Tips So You Can Enjoy Your Favorite Holiday Foods

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 2:46 PM EST2017-11-22 19:46:19 GMT

    With Thanksgiving kicking off the holiday season, temptations are all around us, and making those healthy and smart food choices can be challenging. But here's some simple healthy tips so you can enjoy your favorite foods without gaining a pound.

    With Thanksgiving kicking off the holiday season, temptations are all around us, and making those healthy and smart food choices can be challenging. But here's some simple healthy tips so you can enjoy your favorite foods without gaining a pound.

  • Bethlehem Fire Department Facing Funding Cut

    Bethlehem Fire Department Facing Funding Cut

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 4:25 AM EST2017-11-22 09:25:02 GMT

    The Bethlehem Fire Department faces a major funding cut after a vote a Monday night's council meeting.

    The Bethlehem Fire Department faces a major funding cut after a vote a Monday night's council meeting.

  • Snow Ordinance Could Mean Big Fines

    Snow Ordinance Could Mean Big Fines

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 4:19 AM EST2017-11-22 09:19:08 GMT

    Snow may be the mark of the most wonderful time of the year, but for some business and property owners the snow could cost them a little extra money; and an ordinance on snow cleanup throughout Wheeling would be the cause.

    Snow may be the mark of the most wonderful time of the year, but for some business and property owners the snow could cost them a little extra money; and an ordinance on snow cleanup throughout Wheeling would be the cause.

  • School Hosts 33rd Annual Thanksgiving Lunch

    School Hosts 33rd Annual Thanksgiving Lunch

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 7:18 PM EST2017-11-22 00:18:10 GMT

    An annual Thanksgiving feast was held at Madison Elementary School on Tuesday. 

    An annual Thanksgiving feast was held at Madison Elementary School on Tuesday. 

  • Local Merchants Encourage You to Shop Local, Saturday

    Local Merchants Encourage You to Shop Local, Saturday

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 6:49 PM EST2017-11-21 23:49:35 GMT

    Local shops will be the focus this weekend as a part of Small Business Saturday. 

    Local shops will be the focus this weekend as a part of Small Business Saturday. 

  • Newborns At Wheeling Hospital Receive Early Christmas Present

    Newborns At Wheeling Hospital Receive Early Christmas Present

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 5:25 PM EST2017-11-21 22:25:11 GMT

    Wheeling Hospital received an early Christmas present Tuesday afternoon.

    Wheeling Hospital received an early Christmas present Tuesday afternoon.

  • Wheeling Police are Warning Resident of Phone Scams

    Wheeling Police are Warning Resident of Phone Scams

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 5:16 PM EST2017-11-21 22:16:43 GMT

    ?Wheeling Police want to put out a warning of several scam calls looking to prey on the city's residents. 

    ?Wheeling Police want to put out a warning of several scam calls looking to prey on the city's residents. 

  • UMWA Partners with Boscov's to Donate Hundreds of Coats

    UMWA Partners with Boscov's to Donate Hundreds of Coats

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 1:48 PM EST2017-11-21 18:48:02 GMT

    For the past four years, the United Mine Workers Local 1473 has partnered with Boscov's to give out more than 1,200 coats to help kids stay warm in the winter.

    For the past four years, the United Mine Workers Local 1473 has partnered with Boscov's to give out more than 1,200 coats to help kids stay warm in the winter.

  • Join us for the WTRF Annual Thanksgiving Bake Sale

    Join us for the WTRF Annual Thanksgiving Bake Sale

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 8:39 AM EST2017-11-21 13:39:24 GMT

    WTRF is excited about our upcoming annual Holiday Bake Sale! 

    WTRF is excited about our upcoming annual Holiday Bake Sale! 

  • Wheeling Police Remind Residents of Curfew Ordinance

    Wheeling Police Remind Residents of Curfew Ordinance

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 4:32 AM EST2017-11-21 09:32:34 GMT

    With many kids getting ready to go on Thanksgiving break from school, the Wheeling Police wants to put out a reminded about curfew for juveniles.

    With many kids getting ready to go on Thanksgiving break from school, the Wheeling Police wants to put out a reminded about curfew for juveniles.

  • Cabela's Offers Hunting Safety Tips for the Open of Gun Season

    Cabela's Offers Hunting Safety Tips for the Open of Gun Season

    Monday, November 20 2017 8:15 PM EST2017-11-21 01:15:28 GMT

    Monday was the day hunters from all over the Mountain State looked forward to all year long, it was the opening day of gun season for White Tail Deer. 

    Monday was the day hunters from all over the Mountain State looked forward to all year long, it was the opening day of gun season for White Tail Deer. 

  • Helping Children have a Merry Christmas

    Helping Children have a Merry Christmas

    Monday, November 20 2017 8:02 PM EST2017-11-21 01:02:13 GMT

    One local restaurant is working to make the holidays happy for area children and you can help. 

    One local restaurant is working to make the holidays happy for area children and you can help. 

  • Ziegenfelder's Offering Part-Time, Flexible Work Opportunities

    Ziegenfelder's Offering Part-Time, Flexible Work Opportunities

    Monday, November 20 2017 5:03 PM EST2017-11-20 22:03:27 GMT

    The Ziegenfelder Company in Wheeling is not just making thousands of delicious popsicles, they're changing lives. Officials say it's all thanks to their compassionate hiring initiative. Ziegenfelder's has received national recognition for this program, which helps people get back on their feet and take advantage of their second chance. Now, the company is taking this program one step further, by offering part-time, flexible work opportunities for community members needing a job.&nb...

    The Ziegenfelder Company in Wheeling is not just making thousands of delicious popsicles, they're changing lives. Officials say it's all thanks to their compassionate hiring initiative. Ziegenfelder's has received national recognition for this program, which helps people get back on their feet and take advantage of their second chance. Now, the company is taking this program one step further, by offering part-time, flexible work opportunities for community members needing a job.&nb...

  • Officials Believe The Fight Against Drugs Starts With The Community

    Officials Believe The Fight Against Drugs Starts With The Community

    Monday, November 20 2017 5:00 PM EST2017-11-20 22:00:45 GMT

    As you look across the nation, the drug epidemic affects thousands of families, many here in the tri-state area.  But how can people help? We already know dozens of hospitals are trying to change how doctors prescribe drugs ----while other communities are providing addiction treatment. But now, officials believe it needs to be taken to the community level. That means getting clergymen, little league coaches, PTA officials and others involved.  Why? Officials believe th...

    As you look across the nation, the drug epidemic affects thousands of families, many here in the tri-state area.  But how can people help? We already know dozens of hospitals are trying to change how doctors prescribe drugs ----while other communities are providing addiction treatment. But now, officials believe it needs to be taken to the community level. That means getting clergymen, little league coaches, PTA officials and others involved.  Why? Officials believe th...

  • Vets Spaghetti Dinner

    Vets Spaghetti Dinner

    Saturday, November 18 2017 8:59 PM EST2017-11-19 01:59:53 GMT

    A few boy scouts wanted to give back to those who have served for our country, so they hosted their annual Veterans Day Spaghetti dinner at the Vance Church.

    A few boy scouts wanted to give back to those who have served for our country, so they hosted their annual Veterans Day Spaghetti dinner at the Vance Church.

  • Woman Arrested on Drug Charges

    Woman Arrested on Drug Charges

    Saturday, November 18 2017 5:52 PM EST2017-11-18 22:52:44 GMT

    This woman, 20-year-old Erica Charlene Shaffer was arrested late last night after wrecking her car into an power line pole on Main Street.

    This woman, 20-year-old Erica Charlene Shaffer was arrested late last night after wrecking her car into an power line pole on Main Street.

  • Wheeling Police Investigate Gas Station Breaking and Entering

    Wheeling Police Investigate Gas Station Breaking and Entering

    Friday, November 17 2017 12:23 PM EST2017-11-17 17:23:54 GMT

    Wheeling Police are searching for the person who broke into the Marathon Gas Station on River Road Friday morning.

    Wheeling Police are searching for the person who broke into the Marathon Gas Station on River Road Friday morning.

  • Ohio Valley Prepares for Annual Christmas Parade

    Ohio Valley Prepares for Annual Christmas Parade

    Friday, November 17 2017 4:37 AM EST2017-11-17 09:37:00 GMT

    The Ohio Valley is gearing up for the Perkins Restaurant and Bakery Fantasy in Lights Christmas Parade, but will it be the same festival celebration that your family is used to?

    The Ohio Valley is gearing up for the Perkins Restaurant and Bakery Fantasy in Lights Christmas Parade, but will it be the same festival celebration that your family is used to?

  • SPECIAL REPORT: Major Investments Could Pave the way for Bright Future

    SPECIAL REPORT: Major Investments Could Pave the way for Bright Future

    Friday, November 17 2017 4:25 AM EST2017-11-17 09:25:07 GMT

    Officials say there's nothing bigger that could happen in our lifetime here in the Ohio Valley than the construction of an ethane cracker plant, but we're still waiting for PTT Global Chemical America to make a final investment decision.

    Officials say there's nothing bigger that could happen in our lifetime here in the Ohio Valley than the construction of an ethane cracker plant, but we're still waiting for PTT Global Chemical America to make a final investment decision.

  • High-Powered Message on Anti-Bullying Comes to Bridge Street Middle School

    High-Powered Message on Anti-Bullying Comes to Bridge Street Middle School

    Thursday, November 16 2017 7:02 PM EST2017-11-17 00:02:21 GMT

    It was a message on bullying kids at one local school heard loud and clear. 

    It was a message on bullying kids at one local school heard loud and clear. 

  • TBT: Fantasy in Lights Parade

    TBT: Fantasy in Lights Parade

    Thursday, November 16 2017 5:11 PM EST2017-11-16 22:11:19 GMT

    The Perkins Restaurant and Bakery Fantasy in Lights Christmas Parade presented by Wheeling Hospital is a festive display that people look forward to all year, and it's come a long way since its beginnings in 1986.

    The Perkins Restaurant and Bakery Fantasy in Lights Christmas Parade presented by Wheeling Hospital is a festive display that people look forward to all year, and it's come a long way since its beginnings in 1986.

  • Group Gears up for 28th Annual Thanksgiving Basket Give-Away

    Group Gears up for 28th Annual Thanksgiving Basket Give-Away

    Thursday, November 16 2017 4:52 PM EST2017-11-16 21:52:58 GMT

    Imagine more than 10,000 people receiving 270,000 pounds of food. 

    Imagine more than 10,000 people receiving 270,000 pounds of food. 

  • March Of Dimes Thanks Doctors & Nurses At OVMC

    March Of Dimes Thanks Doctors & Nurses At OVMC

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 5:48 PM EST2017-11-15 22:48:34 GMT

    The March of Dimes stopped by the Ohio Valley Medical Center on Wednesday for their Day of Gratitude. 

    The March of Dimes stopped by the Ohio Valley Medical Center on Wednesday for their Day of Gratitude. 

  • Police Investigate Alleged Attempted Armed Robbery

    Police Investigate Alleged Attempted Armed Robbery

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 12:15 PM EST2017-11-15 17:15:18 GMT

    At approximately 5 a.m. Wednesday, the Wheeling Police Department was dispatched to the Woodsdale Marathon Gas Station on National Road in regards to reports of an attempted armed robbery.

    At approximately 5 a.m. Wednesday, the Wheeling Police Department was dispatched to the Woodsdale Marathon Gas Station on National Road in regards to reports of an attempted armed robbery.

  • Police: Man 4 Times Over Legal Limit Arrested for Third DUI Offense

    Police: Man 4 Times Over Legal Limit Arrested for Third DUI Offense

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 11:37 AM EST2017-11-15 16:37:11 GMT

    A drunk driver more than four times the legal limit crashed into a guard rail in Elm Grove Tuesday night.

    A drunk driver more than four times the legal limit crashed into a guard rail in Elm Grove Tuesday night.

  • Ticket Sales Spark Second Christmas Concert in Wheeling

    Ticket Sales Spark Second Christmas Concert in Wheeling

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 4:34 AM EST2017-11-15 09:34:01 GMT

    Just as the youngsters were streaming into WesBanco Arena, other people were standing in line at the box office for tickets to the "I Remember B.E. Taylor" concert, Tuesday.

    Just as the youngsters were streaming into WesBanco Arena, other people were standing in line at the box office for tickets to the "I Remember B.E. Taylor" concert, Tuesday.

  • Nailers Game Packed Full Of Students For Education Day

    Nailers Game Packed Full Of Students For Education Day

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 4:30 AM EST2017-11-15 09:30:58 GMT

    You always hear learning is fun, and today that's exactly the case as students from all over the state converged on Wesbanco arena. 

    You always hear learning is fun, and today that's exactly the case as students from all over the state converged on Wesbanco arena. 

  • 'This is my Brave' Tackles Stigma Surrounding Mental Illness

    'This is my Brave' Tackles Stigma Surrounding Mental Illness

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 4:18 AM EST2017-11-15 09:18:39 GMT

    It's an epidemic that affects one in four people throughout our world, mental illness. 

    It's an epidemic that affects one in four people throughout our world, mental illness. 

  • Places Nominated In Northern Panhandle For Best Of West Virginia

    Places Nominated In Northern Panhandle For Best Of West Virginia

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 6:03 PM EST2017-11-14 23:03:06 GMT

    Voting is still open for the Best of West Virginia, and there are lots of nominees here in the Northern Panhandle.

    Voting is still open for the Best of West Virginia, and there are lots of nominees here in the Northern Panhandle.

  • Could You Have High Blood Pressure?

    Could You Have High Blood Pressure?

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 5:22 PM EST2017-11-14 22:22:30 GMT

    High blood pressure quickly became a primary topic of discussion after the American Heart Association, along with 10 other health professional organizations, set new guidelines for blood pressure.

    High blood pressure quickly became a primary topic of discussion after the American Heart Association, along with 10 other health professional organizations, set new guidelines for blood pressure.

  • Fire Chief Battling West Virginia's Opioid Epidemic to Speak in Wheeling

    Fire Chief Battling West Virginia's Opioid Epidemic to Speak in Wheeling

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 12:29 PM EST2017-11-14 17:29:52 GMT

    A West Virginia Fire Chief battling the state's opioid epidemic in the national eye is coming to the Ohio Valley to share her experiences.

    A West Virginia Fire Chief battling the state's opioid epidemic in the national eye is coming to the Ohio Valley to share her experiences.

  • House Of Hagar Gets Special Use Permit Renewed

    House Of Hagar Gets Special Use Permit Renewed

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 4:24 AM EST2017-11-14 09:24:42 GMT

    A Wheeling woman has opened her home to those in the community, but not without first seeking permission. 

    A Wheeling woman has opened her home to those in the community, but not without first seeking permission. 

  • Door-to-door Salesmen Causing Alarm in Local Neighborhood

    Door-to-door Salesmen Causing Alarm in Local Neighborhood

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 4:20 AM EST2017-11-14 09:20:14 GMT

    Homeowners in Wheeling say a group of door-to-door salesmen are causing alarm in the neighborhood.

    Homeowners in Wheeling say a group of door-to-door salesmen are causing alarm in the neighborhood.

  • Younglife Hosts 46th Banquet Dinner At Oglebay

    Younglife Hosts 46th Banquet Dinner At Oglebay

    Monday, November 13 2017 10:22 PM EST2017-11-14 03:22:07 GMT

    Monday night, over 300 people attended a banquet hosted by the Christian-based program, Younglife.

    Monday night, over 300 people attended a banquet hosted by the Christian-based program, Younglife.

  • SPECIAL REPORT: Warwood Tool is a "Homegrown Success"

    SPECIAL REPORT: Warwood Tool is a "Homegrown Success"

    Monday, November 13 2017 5:34 PM EST2017-11-13 22:34:56 GMT

    The Warwood Tool Company was founded in 1854 by Henry Warwood and was moved to its current location in Wheeling in 1905.

    The Warwood Tool Company was founded in 1854 by Henry Warwood and was moved to its current location in Wheeling in 1905.

  • High School Geography Bowl Team Takes State-Wide Top Honors

    High School Geography Bowl Team Takes State-Wide Top Honors

    Monday, November 13 2017 4:42 PM EST2017-11-13 21:42:56 GMT

     A group of students from one area high school took top honors in a state-wide competition this weekend.

     A group of students from one area high school took top honors in a state-wide competition this weekend.

  • Wheeling Police Investigate Possible Hit and Run

    Whg Police Investigate Possible Hit and Run

    Monday, November 13 2017 6:09 AM EST2017-11-13 11:09:47 GMT
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    Police are investigating an alleged hit and run in Downtown Wheeling.

    Police are investigating an alleged hit and run in Downtown Wheeling.

  • First Responders and Veterans Honored at Church Service

    First Responders and Veterans Honored at Church Service

    Monday, November 13 2017 4:27 AM EST2017-11-13 09:27:25 GMT

    First responders and veterans were recognized at Bethlehem Apostolic Temple on Sunday morning for their service to the community and country.  

    First responders and veterans were recognized at Bethlehem Apostolic Temple on Sunday morning for their service to the community and country.  

  • Parade Brings Cheer to Our Area

    Parade Brings Cheer to Our Area

    Saturday, November 11 2017 10:29 AM EST2017-11-11 15:29:53 GMT

    A holiday tradition in the Ohio Valley is one week from Friday.

    A holiday tradition in the Ohio Valley is one week from Friday.

  • Man Arrested After Allegedly Holding Box Cutter to Employee's Throat

    Man Arrested After Allegedly Holding Box Cutter to Employee's Throat

    Friday, November 10 2017 4:22 AM EST2017-11-10 09:22:03 GMT

    A Wheeling man was arrested Thursday morning after an alleged incident at the Highlands.

    A Wheeling man was arrested Thursday morning after an alleged incident at the Highlands.

  • SPECIAL REPORT: The Future of Downtown Wheeling Looks Bright

    SPECIAL REPORT: The Future of Downtown Wheeling Looks Bright

    Thursday, November 9 2017 6:10 PM EST2017-11-09 23:10:41 GMT

    We've seen the City of Wheeling continue to grow and progress in the last few years. 

    We've seen the City of Wheeling continue to grow and progress in the last few years. 

  • Wheeling Symphony Orchestra Showcases Finest Musicians

    Wheeling Symphony Orchestra Showcases Finest Musicians

    Thursday, November 9 2017 5:44 PM EST2017-11-09 22:44:09 GMT

    It's a special night of classical music tonight as the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra will showcase some of their finest musicians.

    It's a special night of classical music tonight as the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra will showcase some of their finest musicians.

  • Police Continue to Look for Elm Grove Stabbing Suspect

    Police Continue to Look for Elm Grove Stabbing Suspect

    Thursday, November 9 2017 12:37 PM EST2017-11-09 17:37:35 GMT

    Wheeling Police are investigating an alleged stabbing in Elm Grove.

    Wheeling Police are investigating an alleged stabbing in Elm Grove.

  • Triadelphia Middle Hosts Annual Veteran's Day Luncheon

    Triadelphia Middle Hosts Annual Veteran's Day Luncheon

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 4:37 AM EST2017-11-08 09:37:03 GMT

    Triadelphia Middle hosted their annual Veteran's Day luncheon on Tuesday.

    Triadelphia Middle hosted their annual Veteran's Day luncheon on Tuesday.

  • City Council Considers Tiny Houses for Wheeling Island

    City Council Considers Tiny Houses for Wheeling Island

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 4:27 AM EST2017-11-08 09:27:30 GMT

    The City Rules Committee also considered an ordinance that would change zoning laws so that Tiny Houses could be placed on vacant lots on Wheeling Island. 

    The City Rules Committee also considered an ordinance that would change zoning laws so that Tiny Houses could be placed on vacant lots on Wheeling Island. 

  • Students Help Design Plans for $100,000 Playground Renovation Project

    Students Help Design Plans for $100,000 Playground Renovation Project

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 4:09 PM EST2017-11-07 21:09:57 GMT

    One of Wheeling's largest playground renovation projects is coming to Warwood this spring.

    One of Wheeling's largest playground renovation projects is coming to Warwood this spring.

  • Wheeling PD Search for Alleged Burglary Suspect

    Wheeling PD Search for Alleged Burglary Suspect

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 12:46 PM EST2017-11-07 17:46:03 GMT

    Wheeling Police are looking for an alleged burglary suspect. Officers reportedly responded several times through the night to the Mt. Wood area for calls of suspicious activity around homes.

    Wheeling Police are looking for an alleged burglary suspect. Officers reportedly responded several times through the night to the Mt. Wood area for calls of suspicious activity around homes.

  • Elementary Students Honor, Learn About Local Veterans

    Elementary Students Honor, Learn About Local Veterans

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 12:31 PM EST2017-11-07 17:31:01 GMT

    Veteran's Day is just a few days away, and one local school is already celebrating our nation's heroes.

    Veteran's Day is just a few days away, and one local school is already celebrating our nation's heroes.

  • Special B.E. Taylor Christmas Concert Coming to Wheeling

    Special B.E. Taylor Christmas Concert Coming to Wheeling

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 4:37 AM EST2017-11-07 09:37:00 GMT

    The B.E. Taylor Christmas show is back.

    The B.E. Taylor Christmas show is back.

  • Dancing with the Ohio Valley Stars

    Dancing with the Ohio Valley Stars

    Saturday, November 4 2017 10:20 PM EDT2017-11-05 02:20:23 GMT

    One of our favorite events here at 7News took place tonight at the Capitol Theatre.

    One of our favorite events here at 7News took place tonight at the Capitol Theatre.

  • Lois Stobbs Memorial Veterans 10K

    Lois Stobbs Memorial Veterans 10K

    Saturday, November 4 2017 7:43 PM EDT2017-11-04 23:43:40 GMT

    Saturday marked the eighth annual Lois Stobbs Memorial Veterans 10K Run-Walk in downtown Wheeling.

    Saturday marked the eighth annual Lois Stobbs Memorial Veterans 10K Run-Walk in downtown Wheeling.

  • Modern Trial of John Brown

    Modern Trial of John Brown

    Saturday, November 4 2017 7:41 PM EDT2017-11-04 23:41:13 GMT

    A trial was held inside the courtroom at Wheeling's Independence Hall Saturday afternoon.

    A trial was held inside the courtroom at Wheeling's Independence Hall Saturday afternoon.

  • Police Investigating Car Vandalism

    Police Investigating Car Vandalism

    Saturday, November 4 2017 7:25 PM EDT2017-11-04 23:25:02 GMT

    Wheeling Police are investigating a series of car vandalism that happened early Saturday morning.

    Wheeling Police are investigating a series of car vandalism that happened early Saturday morning.

  • Elm Grove Eagles Provide Coats for Kids

    Elm Grove Eagles Provide Coats for Kids

    Saturday, November 4 2017 7:15 PM EDT2017-11-04 23:15:42 GMT

    "Coats for Kids" is an initiative the Elm Grove Eagles took on three years ago to make sure children in need are clothed and ready for winter's bitter temperatures.

    "Coats for Kids" is an initiative the Elm Grove Eagles took on three years ago to make sure children in need are clothed and ready for winter's bitter temperatures.

  • Buzzy Technology Helps Eliminate Kids' Fear Of Shots

    Buzzy Technology Helps Eliminate Kids' Fear Of Shots

    Friday, November 3 2017 3:54 PM EDT2017-11-03 19:54:41 GMT

    Buzzy device tricks the nervous system into thinking the pain from a needle isn't painful at all.

    Buzzy device tricks the nervous system into thinking the pain from a needle isn't painful at all.

  • Ohio County Businesses Partner to Provide Warmth

    Ohio County Businesses Partner to Provide Warmth

    Friday, November 3 2017 4:33 AM EDT2017-11-03 08:33:07 GMT

    A warming movement to help give back to those who don't have a way to protect themselves from the cold is underway in Ohio County. 

    A warming movement to help give back to those who don't have a way to protect themselves from the cold is underway in Ohio County. 

  • Police Search For Men Allegedly Involved in Thefts

    Police Search For Men Allegedly Involved in Thefts

    Thursday, November 2 2017 4:25 PM EDT2017-11-02 20:25:59 GMT

    The Wheeling Police Department is seeking information on two men seen in surveillance video early Thursday morning.

    The Wheeling Police Department is seeking information on two men seen in surveillance video early Thursday morning.

  • Convicted Felon Arrested in Connection to Shots Fired, Multiple Charges

    Convicted Felon Arrested in Connection to Shots Fired, Multiple Charges

    Thursday, November 2 2017 12:12 PM EDT2017-11-02 16:12:05 GMT

    A convicted felon, just out of prison, was arrested in Wheeling on Thursday.

    A convicted felon, just out of prison, was arrested in Wheeling on Thursday.

  • Wheeling PD Investigates String of Car Break-Ins

    Wheeling PD Investigates String of Car Break-Ins

    Thursday, November 2 2017 11:28 AM EDT2017-11-02 15:28:58 GMT

    On Thursday, Wheeling Police took several reports of car break-ins in three different neighborhoods.

    On Thursday, Wheeling Police took several reports of car break-ins in three different neighborhoods.

  • Man Arrested After Attempting to Force Deputy Vehicle Off of Road

    Man Arrested After Attempting to Force Deputy Vehicle Off of Road

    Thursday, November 2 2017 11:06 AM EDT2017-11-02 15:06:06 GMT

    Officials with the Ohio County Sheriff's Office arrested one man Thursday morning after he allegedly attempted to force a deputy off of the road with his vehicle.

    Officials with the Ohio County Sheriff's Office arrested one man Thursday morning after he allegedly attempted to force a deputy off of the road with his vehicle.

  • Local Film in Need of Extras

    Local Film in Need of Extras

    Thursday, November 2 2017 4:25 AM EDT2017-11-02 08:25:35 GMT

    One local woman is coming home to the Ohio Valley to pursue her dreams.

    One local woman is coming home to the Ohio Valley to pursue her dreams.

  • Local Bike Trail Concerns After Attack In NYC

    Local Bike Trail Concerns After Attack In NYC

    Wednesday, November 1 2017 4:40 PM EDT2017-11-01 20:40:16 GMT

    What if an attack happened here?

    What if an attack happened here?

  • 7-Year-Old Girl Donates Gifts To Charity For Birthday

    7-Year-Old Girl Donates Gifts To Charity For Birthday

    Wednesday, November 1 2017 4:32 PM EDT2017-11-01 20:32:18 GMT

    Birthday presents don't have to come in physical form. This rings true for one Ohio Valley girl who receives her birthday gift in the form of generosity.  

    Birthday presents don't have to come in physical form. This rings true for one Ohio Valley girl who receives her birthday gift in the form of generosity.  

  • Overdose Death Numbers Steady in Ohio County

    Overdose Death Numbers Steady in Ohio County

    Tuesday, October 31 2017 5:12 PM EDT2017-10-31 21:12:59 GMT

    As President Donald Trump declared opioid abuse a national emergency, addiction prevention and treatment facilities across Ohio County say this could not come at a better time.

    As President Donald Trump declared opioid abuse a national emergency, addiction prevention and treatment facilities across Ohio County say this could not come at a better time.

  • Bond Set for Armed Robbery Suspect

    Bond Set for Armed Robbery Suspect

    Tuesday, October 31 2017 4:19 PM EDT2017-10-31 20:19:58 GMT

    The man wanted for Sunday night's armed robbery at the Family Dollar in Centre Wheeling has been arrested during a second armed robbery. 

    The man wanted for Sunday night's armed robbery at the Family Dollar in Centre Wheeling has been arrested during a second armed robbery. 

  • Suspect Arrested in Connection to May Murder

    Suspect Arrested in Connection to May Murder

    Tuesday, October 31 2017 3:26 PM EDT2017-10-31 19:26:32 GMT

    According to Public Information Officer Philip Stahl, murder suspect DeAndre Lamar Davis has been arrested. 

    According to Public Information Officer Philip Stahl, murder suspect DeAndre Lamar Davis has been arrested. 

  • Wheeling Police Keeping Trick-Or-Treaters Safe On Halloween Night

    Wheeling Police Keeping Trick-Or-Treaters Safe On Halloween Night

    Tuesday, October 31 2017 3:11 PM EDT2017-10-31 19:11:28 GMT

    On Halloween night, officers across the Ohio Valley will be out making sure everyone is safe trick or treating. 

    On Halloween night, officers across the Ohio Valley will be out making sure everyone is safe trick or treating. 

  • Arrest Warrant Issued for Alleged Armed Robbery Suspect

    Arrest Warrant Issued for Alleged Armed Robbery Suspect

    Monday, October 30 2017 1:47 PM EDT2017-10-30 17:47:05 GMT

    Wheeling Police are investigating an attempted armed robbery that happened on Sunday night.

    Wheeling Police are investigating an attempted armed robbery that happened on Sunday night.

  • Miner Transported to Hospital After Underground Accident

    Miner Transported to Hospital After Underground Accident

    Monday, October 30 2017 12:13 PM EDT2017-10-30 16:13:33 GMT

    The Ohio County Coal Company has confirmed that a miner has been transported to the hospital after working underground.

    The Ohio County Coal Company has confirmed that a miner has been transported to the hospital after working underground.

  • Fire Destroys Home in East Wheeling

    Fire Destroys Home in East Wheeling

    Saturday, October 28 2017 10:09 PM EDT2017-10-29 02:09:52 GMT

    A home in Wheeling is destroyed after being engulfed in flames shortly before 1 Saturday afternoon.

    A home in Wheeling is destroyed after being engulfed in flames shortly before 1 Saturday afternoon.

  • Man Arrested for Macing Woman

    Man Arrested for Macing Woman

    Saturday, October 28 2017 10:07 PM EDT2017-10-29 02:07:43 GMT

    A man is behind bars tonight after he allegedly sprayed a woman with mace after, what police believe was, an argument.

    A man is behind bars tonight after he allegedly sprayed a woman with mace after, what police believe was, an argument.

  • Fourth Annual Stuff-A-Cruiser Being Held This Friday

    Fourth Annual Stuff-A-Cruiser Being Held This Friday

    Monday, October 9 2017 3:16 PM EDT2017-10-09 19:16:10 GMT

    The fourth annual Stuff-A-Cruiser is coming back to Ohio County. 

    The fourth annual Stuff-A-Cruiser is coming back to Ohio County. 

  • United Way Receives Portion of Oktoberfest Proceeds

    United Way Receives Portion of Oktoberfest Proceeds

    Wednesday, October 4 2017 5:23 PM EDT2017-10-04 21:23:18 GMT

    On Wednesday, the City of Wheeling presented a check to the United Way for its portion of the proceeds raised at this past weekend's Oktoberfest.

    On Wednesday, the City of Wheeling presented a check to the United Way for its portion of the proceeds raised at this past weekend's Oktoberfest.

  • Ohio County Board of Education Holds Special Meeting

    Ohio County Board of Education Holds Special Meeting

    Tuesday, August 1 2017 4:03 PM EDT2017-08-01 20:03:45 GMT

    In Ohio County, the Board of Education held a special meeting Tuesday afternoon.

    In Ohio County, the Board of Education held a special meeting Tuesday afternoon.

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

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

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

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

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

  • Honor the Badge: Ohio County 911

    Honor the Badge: Ohio County 911

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

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

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

  • Tentative Agreement Reached For Sale of OVMC, EORH

    Tentative Agreement Reached For Sale of OVMC, EORH

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

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

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

    Scene Cleared in Elm Grove, Man Found Dead Inside Home

    Scene Cleared in Elm Grove, Man Found Dead Inside Home

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Police Investigate Possible Shots Fired Call Near Oglebay

    Police Investigate Possible Shots Fired Call Near Oglebay

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

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

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

  • DEVELOPING: Foamy Substance Found on Buffalo Creek

    DEVELOPING: Foamy Substance Found on Buffalo Creek

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • 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...
  • 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.
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