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Woman Arrested In Connection With Wheeling Island Kidnapping

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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.

Bellaire Police Investigate Multiple Reports of Vehicle Break-Ins, Thefts

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According to Bellaire Police Chief Mike Kovalyk, 11 vehicles have been reportedly entered in between midnight and 1 p.m. on Wednesday in the West Bellaire area.

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

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

Man Arrested For Allegedly Exposing Himself to Children

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A Harrison County man was arrested on Friday for allegedly exposing himself to children on a school bus.

West Virginia State Police Search For Missing Man

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West Virginia State Police are asking for the public's help in locating a missing man. 

Man Sentenced to 140 Years For Counts of Sexual Abuse

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

W. Va. State Police Investigate Possible Abduction Case

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A criminal situation was discovered in a traffic stop early Thursday morning in Belmont County.

U.S. Marshals Search for Convicted Sex Offender

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The U.S. Marshals are looking for 28-year-old Chris Barker.

Felon In Possession of Drugs, Firearm Arrested

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

Man Sentenced to 74 Months For Running Heroin Ring

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A Steubenville man has been sentenced in U.S. District Court for his role in running a Steubenville-area heroin-trafficking ring.

Bellaire Traffic Stop Leads to Discovery of Crack Cocaine, Pills

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An observant Belmont County Sheriff's deputy made a traffic stop in Bellaire, which led to the discovery of a substantial amount of drugs.

Wheeling Police Investigate Alleged Assault, Home Invasion

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Wheeling Police responded to a reported burglary at a Kentucky Street address Wednesday evening.

Former Employee Sentenced After Stealing Thousands From Judge

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A Belmont County woman who pled guilty to charges of aggravated theft and tampering with records was in court Wednesday.

Investigation Ongoing In Glen Dale Shots Fired Case

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New information has been released involving a shots fired incident in Glen Dale.

Man Jailed for Two Counts of Alleged Malicious Wounding

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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

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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 Arrested After Deputy Discovers $10K Worth of Meth

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Two people were arrested by a Monroe County deputy after he discovered thousands of dollars worth of methamphetamines in their vehicle.

Steubenville Woman Sentenced for Child Endangerment

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A mother in Steubenville will spend 6 months in jail for endangering her child.

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