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  • Early Voting Opens in West Virginia

    Early Voting Opens in West Virginia

    Friday, September 22 2017 3:42 PM EDT2017-09-22 19:42:53 GMT

    Early voting for a bond that could give Ohio County over $196 million dollars to repair their interstates and roadways began Friday.

    Early voting for a bond that could give Ohio County over $196 million dollars to repair their interstates and roadways began Friday.

  • Join us for American Heart Association Heart Walk

    Join us for American Heart Association Heart Walk

    Thursday, September 21 2017 10:54 PM EDT2017-09-22 02:54:35 GMT

    Heart disease and stroke claim the lives of thousands of people in our region each year. 

    Heart disease and stroke claim the lives of thousands of people in our region each year. 

  • West Liberty University Reviving Marching Band

    West Liberty University Reviving Marching Band

    Thursday, September 21 2017 2:00 PM EDT2017-09-21 18:00:13 GMT
    WEST LIBERTY, W.Va. (AP) - West Liberty University is reviving its marching band after state budget cuts forced it to be put on hiatus in March 2016.      University President Stephen Greiner announced Thursday that the band plans to return next fall.      Greiner says in a news release that even though the school is still experiencing budget cuts, "we have found a way to bring the band back." The statement wasn't more specific. It says the scho...
    WEST LIBERTY, W.Va. (AP) - West Liberty University is reviving its marching band after state budget cuts forced it to be put on hiatus in March 2016.      University President Stephen Greiner announced Thursday that the band plans to return next fall.      Greiner says in a news release that even though the school is still experiencing budget cuts, "we have found a way to bring the band back." The statement wasn't more specific. It says the scho...
  • West Virginia Governor Hosts Town Hall Meetings on 'Roads to Prosperity'

    West Virginia Governor Hosts Town Hall Meetings on 'Roads to Prosperity'

    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:20 AM EDT2017-09-21 08:20:09 GMT

    West Virginia Governor Jim Justice has been standing behind his road bond initiative since the campaign trail last year and with an upcoming special election just for the measure, the governor made stops here in the Ohio Valley to hear questions and concerns. 

    West Virginia Governor Jim Justice has been standing behind his road bond initiative since the campaign trail last year and with an upcoming special election just for the measure, the governor made stops here in the Ohio Valley to hear questions and concerns. 

  • Governor Justice Hosts 'Road to Prosperity' Town Hall Events

    Governor Justice Hosts 'Road to Prosperity' Town Hall Events

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 5:34 PM EDT2017-09-20 21:34:07 GMT

    Governor Jim Justice is in the Ohio Valley right for two town hall meetings talking about the upcoming October vote on a Road Bond measure.

    Governor Jim Justice is in the Ohio Valley right for two town hall meetings talking about the upcoming October vote on a Road Bond measure.

  • Local Restaurant Chain Set to Donate Proceeds to Hurricane Relief

    Local Restaurant Chain Set to Donate Proceeds to Hurricane Relief

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 5:01 PM EDT2017-09-20 21:01:06 GMT

    Texas Roadhouse at the Highlands is pitching in to help Hurricane victims. 

    Texas Roadhouse at the Highlands is pitching in to help Hurricane victims. 

  • United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley Holds Annual Reverse Raffle

    United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley Holds Annual Reverse Raffle

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 10:13 PM EDT2017-09-20 02:13:45 GMT

    The United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley held its annual September to Remember Reverse Raffle at Wheeling Island Hotel, Casino and Racetrack on Tuesday evening.

    The United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley held its annual September to Remember Reverse Raffle at Wheeling Island Hotel, Casino and Racetrack on Tuesday evening.

  • September 30th is 'Brenda Danehart Day'

    September 30th is 'Brenda Danehart Day'

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 8:05 PM EDT2017-09-20 00:05:41 GMT

    During the Regular Wheeling City Council meeting Tuesday night, one of WTRF 7News' most dedicated employees received her own proclamation. 

    During the Regular Wheeling City Council meeting Tuesday night, one of WTRF 7News' most dedicated employees received her own proclamation. 

  • Highway Re-Opens After Two Vehicle Crash

    Highway Re-Opens After Two Vehicle Crash

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 4:29 AM EDT2017-09-19 08:29:57 GMT

    I-70 west bound is shut down at exit 5 for a motor vehicle crash. 

    I-70 west bound is shut down at exit 5 for a motor vehicle crash. 

  • Half A Million Students Could Lose Key Source off Financial Aid

    Half A Million Students Could Lose Key Source off Financial Aid

    Monday, September 18 2017 4:50 PM EDT2017-09-18 20:50:45 GMT

    Expiration of Perkins Loan Program will leave nearly half a million students without access to a key source of financial aid. West Liberty University students are part of that number.

    Expiration of Perkins Loan Program will leave nearly half a million students without access to a key source of financial aid. West Liberty University students are part of that number.

  • National Eagle Scout Ohio River Valley Council Holds Picnic

    National Eagle Scout Ohio River Valley Council Holds Picnic

    Monday, September 18 2017 4:23 AM EDT2017-09-18 08:23:19 GMT

    The National Eagle Scout Ohio River Valley Council is gathering for a picnic. Their goal is to get as many Eagle Scouts as they can back into the Scouting program to help teach some of the younger members of the program. They're also honoring Congressman David McKinley for his efforts in helping Scouting through the years. "But it's something, the whole scouting movement, it has impact on all of us. Teaches us how to work together. I am honored," Congressman McKinley said...

    The National Eagle Scout Ohio River Valley Council is gathering for a picnic. Their goal is to get as many Eagle Scouts as they can back into the Scouting program to help teach some of the younger members of the program. They're also honoring Congressman David McKinley for his efforts in helping Scouting through the years. "But it's something, the whole scouting movement, it has impact on all of us. Teaches us how to work together. I am honored," Congressman McKinley said...

  • American Legion Post 89 Grand Re-Opening

    American Legion Post 89 Grand Re-Opening

    Saturday, September 16 2017 7:52 PM EDT2017-09-16 23:52:38 GMT

    Some good news out of Wheeling, the American Legion Post 89 hosted a grand re-opening Saturday.

    Some good news out of Wheeling, the American Legion Post 89 hosted a grand re-opening Saturday.

  • Winter Sidewalks Clearing Fee

    Winter Sidewalks Clearing Fee

    Friday, September 15 2017 4:13 PM EDT2017-09-15 20:13:30 GMT

    Making Wheeling a walker friendly town has been a well-known goal of our City Council, and that includes during the winter months.

    Making Wheeling a walker friendly town has been a well-known goal of our City Council, and that includes during the winter months.

  • Childhood Cancer Awareness: Leo, Blaycen, Autumn

    Childhood Cancer Awareness: Leo, Blaycen, Autumn

    Friday, September 15 2017 4:18 AM EDT2017-09-15 08:18:36 GMT

    It's a fight that no parent ever expects they'll have to go through, but in the Ohio Valley there are people who are battling every single day. 

    It's a fight that no parent ever expects they'll have to go through, but in the Ohio Valley there are people who are battling every single day. 

  • Woman Arrested In Connection With Wheeling Island Kidnapping

    Woman Arrested In Connection With Wheeling Island Kidnapping

    Thursday, September 14 2017 11:57 AM EDT2017-09-14 15:57:23 GMT

    Courtney Lashae Smelley, 22, of Wheeling was arrested by authorities in Atlantic County, New Jersey, after an arrest warrant was issued by Wheeling Police in connection with an August kidnapping.

    Courtney Lashae Smelley, 22, of Wheeling was arrested by authorities in Atlantic County, New Jersey, after an arrest warrant was issued by Wheeling Police in connection with an August kidnapping.

  • 16th Annual Sternwheel Festival Kicks Off

    16th Annual Sternwheel Festival Kicks Off

    Thursday, September 14 2017 11:28 AM EDT2017-09-14 15:28:22 GMT
    The 16th Annual Sternwheel Festival will take place through Saturday at Heritage Port. The event will feature live bands, good food, and tons of Sternwheelers along the river for the next few days. Best of all, it's free! Stop by Heritage Port for fun for the whole family.
    The 16th Annual Sternwheel Festival will take place through Saturday at Heritage Port. The event will feature live bands, good food, and tons of Sternwheelers along the river for the next few days. Best of all, it's free! Stop by Heritage Port for fun for the whole family.
  • Childhood Cancer Awareness: Jaymasen and Hines

    Childhood Cancer Awareness: Jaymasen and Hines

    Thursday, September 14 2017 9:43 AM EDT2017-09-14 13:43:29 GMT

    They're some of the hardest words a parent has to hear, "your child has cancer."  

    They're some of the hardest words a parent has to hear, "your child has cancer."  

  • Wheeling Chamber of Commerce Hears about Road Bond Issue

    Wheeling Chamber of Commerce Hears about Road Bond Issue

    Thursday, September 14 2017 4:22 AM EDT2017-09-14 08:22:28 GMT

    West Virginia Division of Highways engineer Gus Suwaid is making a pitch to local government officials about the need to pass the Governor's Road Bond Issue on October seventh.

    West Virginia Division of Highways engineer Gus Suwaid is making a pitch to local government officials about the need to pass the Governor's Road Bond Issue on October seventh.

  • Sandy O' Haver Day of Caring

    Sandy O' Haver Day of Caring

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 5:33 PM EDT2017-09-13 21:33:40 GMT

    The Sandy O' Haver Day of Caring sent nearly 300 people to five different counties in the Ohio Valley to paint, clean and help however they could. 

    The Sandy O' Haver Day of Caring sent nearly 300 people to five different counties in the Ohio Valley to paint, clean and help however they could. 

  • Group of Small Business Owners Band Together to Strengthen Local Economy

    Group of Small Business Owners Band Together to Strengthen Local Economy

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 10:29 PM EDT2017-09-13 02:29:05 GMT

    If you're looking to plan any event, big or small and don't know where to turn to get everything done, there is now a new group in the Ohio Valley here to help. 

    If you're looking to plan any event, big or small and don't know where to turn to get everything done, there is now a new group in the Ohio Valley here to help. 

  • Two Indicted In Ohio County For Roles In Alleged Child Abuse Incident

    Two Indicted In Ohio County For Roles In Alleged Child Abuse Incident

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 4:44 PM EDT2017-09-12 20:44:50 GMT

    Apollo Rice and Sabrina Hall were back in court and indicted for their roles in an alleged child abuse incident.

    Apollo Rice and Sabrina Hall were back in court and indicted for their roles in an alleged child abuse incident.

  • People of all Faiths Gather for 9/11 Remembrance

    People of all Faiths Gather for 9/11 Remembrance

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 4:17 AM EDT2017-09-12 08:17:48 GMT

    Tributes had been held all across the Ohio Valley Monday to commemorate the lives lost and show our unity as a country in remembrance of 9/11. 

    Tributes had been held all across the Ohio Valley Monday to commemorate the lives lost and show our unity as a country in remembrance of 9/11. 

  • Events Held In Ohio County to Remember 9/11

    Events Held In Ohio County to Remember 9/11

    Monday, September 11 2017 12:12 PM EDT2017-09-11 16:12:50 GMT

    In Wheeling, one way the city is remembering 9/11 and Patriot Day is celebrating and honoring first responders with a special luncheon from the Wheeling Area Chamber of Commerce.

    In Wheeling, one way the city is remembering 9/11 and Patriot Day is celebrating and honoring first responders with a special luncheon from the Wheeling Area Chamber of Commerce.

  • River Road Officially Open

    River Road Officially Open

    Monday, September 11 2017 9:55 AM EDT2017-09-11 13:55:26 GMT

    River Road/Route 2 in Warwood is closed indefinitely after an accident that knocked over a utility pole on Sunday evening.

    River Road/Route 2 in Warwood is closed indefinitely after an accident that knocked over a utility pole on Sunday evening.

  • Temple Shalom to Hold Interfaith 9/11 Ceremony

    Temple Shalom to Hold Interfaith 9/11 Ceremony

    Monday, September 11 2017 4:24 AM EDT2017-09-11 08:24:02 GMT

    Monday marks Patriot Day, and Temple Shalom in Wheeling is hosting an interfaith remembrance service to honor those lost to terrorism on September 11th, 2001.  

    Monday marks Patriot Day, and Temple Shalom in Wheeling is hosting an interfaith remembrance service to honor those lost to terrorism on September 11th, 2001.  

  • Annual Fire Muster Held at Heritage Port in Wheeling

    Annual Fire Muster Held at Heritage Port in Wheeling

    Monday, September 11 2017 4:22 AM EDT2017-09-11 08:22:38 GMT

    Old and new fire trucks from stations across the Ohio Valley were on display at Heritage Port Sunday for the annual Fire Muster. 

    Old and new fire trucks from stations across the Ohio Valley were on display at Heritage Port Sunday for the annual Fire Muster. 

  • Meet and Greet the Safety Fleet

    Meet and Greet the Safety Fleet

    Saturday, September 9 2017 8:40 PM EDT2017-09-10 00:40:02 GMT

    A unique event at the Highlands today gave kids a chance to get behind the wheel of a fire truck, talk to a policeman, or climb aboard an armored tank.

    A unique event at the Highlands today gave kids a chance to get behind the wheel of a fire truck, talk to a policeman, or climb aboard an armored tank.

  • Wheeling Park Students Receive Promise Scholarship Honor

    Wheeling Park Students Receive Promise Scholarship Honor

    Friday, September 8 2017 12:16 PM EDT2017-09-08 16:16:35 GMT

    Wheeling Park High School took some top honors in the state after over 100 graduates received the Promise Scholarship.

    Wheeling Park High School took some top honors in the state after over 100 graduates received the Promise Scholarship.

  • 'Meet and Greet the Safety Fleet' Scheduled for Saturday

    'Meet and Greet the Safety Fleet' Scheduled for Saturday

    Friday, September 8 2017 4:20 AM EDT2017-09-08 08:20:45 GMT

    A family-friendly event is scheduled this Saturday at Cabela's at The Highlands. 'Meet and Greet the Safety Fleet' is an interactive event that allows kids and their parents to see their favorite emergency response, military, and construction vehicles up close.  

    A family-friendly event is scheduled this Saturday at Cabela's at The Highlands. 'Meet and Greet the Safety Fleet' is an interactive event that allows kids and their parents to see their favorite emergency response, military, and construction vehicles up close.  

  • "Heroin Starts Here" Parent Town Hall

    "Heroin Starts Here" Parent Town Hall

    Friday, September 8 2017 4:19 AM EDT2017-09-08 08:19:54 GMT

    September is national "recovery month," and here in the Ohio Valley we know the devastation drugs and alcohol can cause all too well.

    September is national "recovery month," and here in the Ohio Valley we know the devastation drugs and alcohol can cause all too well.

  • Wheeling Native Explains Hurricane Preps in Florida

    Wheeling Native Explains Hurricane Preps in Florida

    Friday, September 8 2017 4:18 AM EDT2017-09-08 08:18:48 GMT

    A Wheeling native is seeing the impacts Irma is having on the people of Florida. 

    A Wheeling native is seeing the impacts Irma is having on the people of Florida. 

  • Wheeling Hospital Announces 24/7 Pediatric Care Service

    Wheeling Hospital Announces 24/7 Pediatric Care Service

    Thursday, September 7 2017 4:37 PM EDT2017-09-07 20:37:50 GMT

    On Thursday, Wheeling Hospital announced a new program that will be the first of its kind here in the Ohio Valley.

    On Thursday, Wheeling Hospital announced a new program that will be the first of its kind here in the Ohio Valley.

  • Local Towns Still In Need Of Help After Flash Flooding

    Local Towns Still In Need Of Help After Flash Flooding

    Thursday, September 7 2017 4:36 PM EDT2017-09-07 20:36:53 GMT

    It's been just over a month since flash flooding tore through the Northern Panhandle leaving towns to still clean up after it to this day.

    It's been just over a month since flash flooding tore through the Northern Panhandle leaving towns to still clean up after it to this day.

  • Man Sentenced to 140 Years For Counts of Sexual Abuse

    Man Sentenced to 140 Years For Counts of Sexual Abuse

    Thursday, September 7 2017 4:32 PM EDT2017-09-07 20:32:58 GMT

    An Ohio County man was sentenced to the maximum after being found guilty of seven counts of sexual abuse by a custodian.

    An Ohio County man was sentenced to the maximum after being found guilty of seven counts of sexual abuse by a custodian.

  • Headshots for Hurricane Relief

    Headshots for Hurricane Relief

    Thursday, September 7 2017 4:21 AM EDT2017-09-07 08:21:44 GMT

    Hurricane relief efforts are happening right now all across the country. Here at WTRF we are are also doing what we can, to help raise money through a unique fundraising effort called "Headshots for Hurricane Relief."

    Hurricane relief efforts are happening right now all across the country. Here at WTRF we are are also doing what we can, to help raise money through a unique fundraising effort called "Headshots for Hurricane Relief."

  • Nine I-70 Bridges Past 'Design Life', Commission Hears

    Nine I-70 Bridges Past 'Design Life', Commission Hears

    Wednesday, September 6 2017 6:55 PM EDT2017-09-06 22:55:43 GMT

    Ohio County's Commission receives some hard facts about aging highways-- as West Virginia Department of Highways District six engineer Gus Suwaid presented the case for the road bond issue at a regular meeting. Commissioners learned around $170 million would come to fix I-70 should voters approve the bond measure on October 7.

    Ohio County's Commission receives some hard facts about aging highways-- as West Virginia Department of Highways District six engineer Gus Suwaid presented the case for the road bond issue at a regular meeting. Commissioners learned around $170 million would come to fix I-70 should voters approve the bond measure on October 7.

  • "Tootsies for Texas": Local Family Collecting New Socks For Flood Victims

    "Tootsies for Texas": Local Family Collecting New Socks For Flood Victims

    Wednesday, September 6 2017 9:53 AM EDT2017-09-06 13:53:22 GMT

    One family in Ohio is working on making a difference for those impacted by Harvey.

    One family in Ohio is working on making a difference for those impacted by Harvey.

  • Bethlehem Fire Department adds 10 Paid Positions

    Bethlehem Fire Department adds 10 Paid Positions

    Wednesday, September 6 2017 9:49 AM EDT2017-09-06 13:49:08 GMT

    When it comes to protecting the people of Bethlehem from fires and providing EMS services a step has been taken to make sure those services are available around the clock. 

    When it comes to protecting the people of Bethlehem from fires and providing EMS services a step has been taken to make sure those services are available around the clock. 

  • Wheeling Mayor Proclaims September 7 West Virginia Day of Hope

    Wheeling Mayor Proclaims September 7 West Virginia Day of Hope

    Tuesday, September 5 2017 9:35 PM EDT2017-09-06 01:35:04 GMT

    Wheeling City Council met outside of normal council chambers Tuesday and was joined by student council at Madison Elementary School. During the meeting, Mayor Glenn Elliott declared Sunday, September 17, 2017 West Virginia Day of Hope.

    Wheeling City Council met outside of normal council chambers Tuesday and was joined by student council at Madison Elementary School. During the meeting, Mayor Glenn Elliott declared Sunday, September 17, 2017 West Virginia Day of Hope.

  • Heavy Travel Across the Ohio Valley During Labor Day

    Heavy Travel Across the Ohio Valley During Labor Day

    Tuesday, September 5 2017 4:26 AM EDT2017-09-05 08:26:26 GMT

    Labor day is a time to honor organized labor across the country, but it's also a time when many people decide to travel.

    Labor day is a time to honor organized labor across the country, but it's also a time when many people decide to travel.

  • Local Shelters Help Animals in Houston

    Local Shelters Help Animals in Houston

    Tuesday, September 5 2017 4:17 AM EDT2017-09-05 08:17:59 GMT

    The devastation in Houston has affected many people and their homes, but it's also taking a toll on their local animal shelters.

    The devastation in Houston has affected many people and their homes, but it's also taking a toll on their local animal shelters.

  • Olive Garden Provides Labor Day Lunch to First Responders

    Olive Garden Provides Labor Day Lunch to First Responders

    Tuesday, September 5 2017 4:15 AM EDT2017-09-05 08:15:02 GMT

    While many people spend Labor Day outdoors or relaxing, first responders across the Ohio Valley are still hard at work to ensure our safety. Olive Garden at the Highlands treated the Wheeling Fire Department to a catered lunch to thank them for their efforts.

    While many people spend Labor Day outdoors or relaxing, first responders across the Ohio Valley are still hard at work to ensure our safety. Olive Garden at the Highlands treated the Wheeling Fire Department to a catered lunch to thank them for their efforts.

  • "Ticket to Nashville" Stars Perform Preview Concert

    "Ticket to Nashville" Stars Perform Preview Concert

    Monday, September 4 2017 8:10 PM EDT2017-09-05 00:10:23 GMT

    The outdoor stage at Quaker Steak and Lube boasted some star power Monday as the stars of the original musical "Ticket to Nashville" performed some of their favorite country hits.

    The outdoor stage at Quaker Steak and Lube boasted some star power Monday as the stars of the original musical "Ticket to Nashville" performed some of their favorite country hits.

  • Dan Dague Memorial Car and Bike Show Returns to the Highlands

    Dan Dague Memorial Car and Bike Show Returns to the Highlands

    Monday, September 4 2017 12:12 PM EDT2017-09-04 16:12:01 GMT

    An annual Labor Day tradition has returned to the Highlands for its 15th year.

    An annual Labor Day tradition has returned to the Highlands for its 15th year.

  • Gas Prices at a 2017 High

    Gas Prices at a 2017 High

    Friday, September 1 2017 4:19 PM EDT2017-09-01 20:19:13 GMT

    With the holiday travel rates, AAA released the national gas prices over the holiday weekend, and they're the highest they've been in 2017.

    With the holiday travel rates, AAA released the national gas prices over the holiday weekend, and they're the highest they've been in 2017.

  • Wheeling Island Stadium Re-Opening Saturday After Construction

    Wheeling Island Stadium Re-Opening Saturday After Construction

    Friday, September 1 2017 11:14 AM EDT2017-09-01 15:14:06 GMT

    The finishing touches are underway as officials with Ohio County Schools say Wheeling Island Stadium will re-open Saturday.

    The finishing touches are underway as officials with Ohio County Schools say Wheeling Island Stadium will re-open Saturday.

  • Woman In Critical Condition After Falling from Walking Trail Bridge

    Woman In Critical Condition After Falling from Walking Trail Bridge

    Friday, September 1 2017 10:45 AM EDT2017-09-01 14:45:38 GMT

    Police are investigating after a woman falls nearly 50 feet from a walking trail bridge in Wheeling. 

    Police are investigating after a woman falls nearly 50 feet from a walking trail bridge in Wheeling. 

  • Felon In Possession of Drugs, Firearm Arrested

    Felon In Possession of Drugs, Firearm Arrested

    Friday, September 1 2017 10:31 AM EDT2017-09-01 14:31:51 GMT

    Wheeling Police arrested one man early Friday morning after they discovered he was in possession of drugs, counterfeit money, and a firearm.

    Wheeling Police arrested one man early Friday morning after they discovered he was in possession of drugs, counterfeit money, and a firearm.

  • Annual Raceboat Regatta Kicks Off at The Highlands

    Annual Raceboat Regatta Kicks Off at The Highlands

    Friday, September 1 2017 4:44 AM EDT2017-09-01 08:44:13 GMT

    An annual fundraiser benefiting the Easter Seals kicked-off Thursday night with a fun dinner at Quaker Steak and Lube at the Highlands. 

    An annual fundraiser benefiting the Easter Seals kicked-off Thursday night with a fun dinner at Quaker Steak and Lube at the Highlands. 

  • Wheeling Residents Upset Over "Broken" Parking Meters

    Wheeling Residents Upset Over "Broken" Parking Meters

    Friday, September 1 2017 4:39 AM EDT2017-09-01 08:39:03 GMT

    7News has received reports of people being ticketed for their meters expiring, but they say they're willing to pay for parking it's just that some of the meters aren't working properly.

    7News has received reports of people being ticketed for their meters expiring, but they say they're willing to pay for parking it's just that some of the meters aren't working properly.

  • College Football Kicks Off for West Liberty as they Host Urbana

    College Football Kicks Off for West Liberty as they Host Urbana

    Thursday, August 31 2017 6:22 PM EDT2017-08-31 22:22:21 GMT

    The local college football season started Thursday night as the West Liberty Hilltoppers take on Urbana at West Family Stadium.

    The local college football season started Thursday night as the West Liberty Hilltoppers take on Urbana at West Family Stadium.

  • Wheeling Hospital Donates SWAT Medical Supplies to Wheeling Fire, Police

    Wheeling Hospital Donates SWAT Medical Supplies to Wheeling Fire, Police

    Thursday, August 31 2017 3:29 PM EDT2017-08-31 19:29:04 GMT

    Wheeling Hospital has donated life-saving medical supplies to the Wheeling Fire Department's SWAT Medics, who work alongside the city police department's SWAT team.

    Wheeling Hospital has donated life-saving medical supplies to the Wheeling Fire Department's SWAT Medics, who work alongside the city police department's SWAT team.

  • Metal Company Expands To The Highlands

    Metal Company Expands To The Highlands

    Thursday, August 31 2017 4:25 AM EDT2017-08-31 08:25:39 GMT

    East Coast Metal Systems held their ribbon cutting Wednesday for their new building in the Highlands.

    East Coast Metal Systems held their ribbon cutting Wednesday for their new building in the Highlands.

  • Man Jailed for Two Counts of Alleged Malicious Wounding

    Man Jailed for Two Counts of Alleged Malicious Wounding

    Tuesday, August 29 2017 3:40 PM EDT2017-08-29 19:40:59 GMT

    Ryan Akers, 30, is currently in the Northern Regional Jail on two felony counts of Malicious Wounding.

    Ryan Akers, 30, is currently in the Northern Regional Jail on two felony counts of Malicious Wounding.

  • Two Arrested In Chilling Ohio County Child Abuse Case

    Two Arrested In Chilling Ohio County Child Abuse Case

    Tuesday, August 29 2017 11:54 AM EDT2017-08-29 15:54:05 GMT

    Two people in Ohio County have been arrested for connections to a child abuse case that some officials at the Magistrate office are calling the worst they've ever seen.

    Two people in Ohio County have been arrested for connections to a child abuse case that some officials at the Magistrate office are calling the worst they've ever seen.

  • "Ticket To Nashville" Featuring Ohio Valley Locals

    "Ticket To Nashville" Featuring Ohio Valley Locals

    Tuesday, August 29 2017 4:36 AM EDT2017-08-29 08:36:41 GMT

    One of the things that makes "Ticket To Nashville" so special is the inclusion of local talent. 

    One of the things that makes "Ticket To Nashville" so special is the inclusion of local talent. 

  • Wheeling Police Extends Hiring Date

    Wheeling Police Extends Hiring Date

    Tuesday, August 29 2017 4:35 AM EDT2017-08-29 08:35:32 GMT

    If you're interested in a career protecting the people of the Ohio Valley, the Wheeling Police Department is looking to hire probationary police officers.

    If you're interested in a career protecting the people of the Ohio Valley, the Wheeling Police Department is looking to hire probationary police officers.

  • Organizer's put Final Touches on Raceboat Regatta Preps

    Organizer's put Final Touches on Raceboat Regatta Preps

    Monday, August 28 2017 10:36 PM EDT2017-08-29 02:36:42 GMT

    As the unofficial end of summer looms closer, members of the Wheeling Vintage Raceboat Regatta held their final meeting before the event Monday night to iron out the final details. 

    As the unofficial end of summer looms closer, members of the Wheeling Vintage Raceboat Regatta held their final meeting before the event Monday night to iron out the final details. 

  • How You can Help Harvey Victims

    How You can Help Harvey Victims

    Monday, August 28 2017 7:50 PM EDT2017-08-28 23:50:15 GMT

    With the widespread devastation caused by Tropical Storm Harvey, the people of south eastern Texas need all the help they can get during the flooding of mass proportions. 

    With the widespread devastation caused by Tropical Storm Harvey, the people of south eastern Texas need all the help they can get during the flooding of mass proportions. 

  • Actor Terry Kiser Talks of Upcoming Role in "Ticket to Nashville"

    Actor Terry Kiser Talks of Upcoming Role in "Ticket to Nashville"

    Monday, August 28 2017 4:30 AM EDT2017-08-28 08:30:51 GMT

    In less than a month, the Capitol Theater in Wheeling will open the original jukebox musical "Ticket to Nashville!" 

    In less than a month, the Capitol Theater in Wheeling will open the original jukebox musical "Ticket to Nashville!" 

  • Local Group Marches to "Bridge the Gap"

    Local Group Marches to "Bridge the Gap"

    Saturday, August 26 2017 9:33 PM EDT2017-08-27 01:33:12 GMT

    More than 40 people donning umbrellas and signs marched across the suspension bridge and through Wheeling Island Saturday morning in support of a cause they say needs immediate attention.

    More than 40 people donning umbrellas and signs marched across the suspension bridge and through Wheeling Island Saturday morning in support of a cause they say needs immediate attention.

  • Where to Watch Mayweather v. McGregor

    Where to Watch the Big Fight

    Saturday, August 26 2017 9:29 PM EDT2017-08-27 01:29:08 GMT

    Months of trash talk, and build up have lead up to this moment, the undefeated boxer versus the virtually unbeatable UFC fighter.

    Months of trash talk, and build up have lead up to this moment, the undefeated boxer versus the virtually unbeatable UFC fighter.

  • Boil Order for Valley Grove

    Boil Order for Valley Grove

    Saturday, August 26 2017 6:43 PM EDT2017-08-26 22:43:15 GMT

    A water main break in the Village of Valley Grove has caused a 48-hour boil order for the area.

    A water main break in the Village of Valley Grove has caused a 48-hour boil order for the area.

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

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

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

    Two Wheeling Residents Plead Guilty to Roles in Painkiller Trafficking Ring

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

    UPDATE: Police Confirm Missing Wellsville Man Found Dead

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

    Woman Accused of Operating Ohio County Meth Lab Due in Court

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Wheeling Jesuit Student-Athletes Tackle Revitalization Work in Downtown Wheeling

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

    West Liberty University Re-Names Russek Field

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

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

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

    Local Kroger Workers Protest Outside Store

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

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

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

    Back To School Festival Springs From Minister's Life Experience

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

    Miss West Virginia Visits Crittenton Services

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

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

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

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

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

    Wheeling Police Cracking Down on Stop Sign, Red Light Violators

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

    Ohio County Man Pleads Guilty to Felony Child Abuse

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

    Ohio County Teachers Gather for 'Academy' Program

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

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

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

    The Miracle League Plays Ball With The Pittsburgh Pirates

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

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

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

    Two Fires Reported Hours Apart in Same Wheeling Neighborhood

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

    BluesFest Begins in Wheeling

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

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

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

    DEVELOPING: Wheeling Council Deciding on Historic Designation for Centre Market

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

    New Wheeling Jesuit Housing Complex Nearing Completion

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

    Wheeling Man Charged in Stabbing

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

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

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

    Greek Festival is in Full Swing

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

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

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

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

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

    Ritchie Elementary School to Undergo $7 Million Renovation

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

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

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