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Moundsville City Council looking to future

Council meetings this week have been focusing on a few issues, including downtown redevelopment.That includes new businesses that could bring younger generations to Moundsville. Mayor Phil Remke says entertainment will be vital to the city's future.


Moundsville police are warning residents of a possible scam in the area

MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. — Moundsville police are warning residents of a possible scam in the area. The department says a woman called in, saying two men came to her door, claiming they were from the water department.


Multiple arrests made after undercover drug investigation in West Virginia

JEFFERSON COUNTY, W.Va. - Multiple arrests were made this morning after an undercover investigation in West Virginia. The county and city agencies assisted the FBI and drug task force in serving multiple federal warrants on individuals involved with the distribution of schedule one and two narcotics


West Virginia asst. principal accused of demanding trans boy to use urinal in front of him loses job

HARRISON COUNTY, W. Va. - A West Virginia school board voted Tuesday to not renew the contract of an assistant principal accused of following a transgender student into the boys' restroom to harass him.


Video shows teen's beating during West Virginia traffic stop

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A West Virginia prosecutor has released a police dashcam video of a 16-year-old boy being beaten by officers during a November traffic stop. Berkeley County Prosecutor Catie Wilkes Delligatti released the eight-minute video to The Associated Press on Thursday. The teen's face is


Couple claims Marshall County officials damaged their property while performing sewer work

MOUNDSVILLE — A couple claims their property was damaged by a company doing sewer work. Thomas D. and Pamela D. Harris filed a complaint in Marshall Circuit Court against MIke Enyart & Sons Inc. and E.I. Robinson Engineering Co.


This Ohio Woman is Banned From McDonald’s For Life

In case you're wondering. Yes, you can be banned by Mcdonald's. Here's how. On St. Patrick's Day in Richmond Heights, Ohio an angry customer was trying to get her money back for a milkshake when things got real. According to Cleveland.com,

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Ohio Man Bitten By Deadly Brown Recluse Spider At Motel 6

A Columbus Ohio man is suing the motel and its hard to blame him. In a suit filed March 19 in Lorain County Common Pleas Court, Craig M. Allen claims he was bitten by the deadly spider while staying at Motel 6, 704 N. Leavitt Road, on Aug. 17 and suffered “a necrotic wound and subsequent cellulitis.

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Ohio County Sheriff deputies go above and beyond for children involved in fire

What could have been a tragic story was punctuated with a sweet ending. Early Wednesday evening flames lit the sky in Triadelphia. Immediately, volunteer firefighters responded from Triadelphia, Stone Church and Valley Grove and they were able to contain the second-floor fire to just one room.


Wheeling Hospital Expanding Health Center in Bellaire, Opening Surgical Center in Bridgeport

BELLAIRE — To meet continuing health care needs of Belmont County residents, Wheeling Hospital is expanding its health center in Bellaire and opening an ambulatory surgical center in Bridgeport.


Family of Five Escapes House Fire in Triadelphia

No injuries resulted from a structure fire Wednesday afternoon at a home on Amasa Avenue in Triadelphia. According to an Ohio County sheriff’s deputy, the fire was contained to one room on the second floor of the house following a quick response from.


Theatre West Virginia Will Soon Have A New Location

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) – Theatre West Virginia will soon have a new location in Beckley. The offices for Theatre West Virginia will once again move from their current location at City National Bank to the permanent location on Kanawha Street in Beckley by 2020. At the new site, they will not just have h


Former West Virginia state trooper indicted for using excessive force on fleeing teen

A former West Virginia state trooper was indicted Wednesday by a federal grand jury in Martinsburg, W.Va., for using excessive force on a 16-year-old following a pursuit last November.


Bellaire drug suspect turns himself in

Javon Scott turned himself in to the Belmont County Sheriff's Office on an outstanding warrant. This comes after a search warrant was executed at a home on Trumbull Street in Bellaire 2 weeks ago.


Wanted Belmont County man turns himself over

ST. CLAIRSVILLE, Ohio — A fugitive surrendered to authorities after being on the run for a few weeks. Javon Scott turned himself in Wednesday at the Belmont County Sheriff’s Office on an outstanding warrant.


Animal lovers form new humane organization in Belmont County to stop abuse

ST. CLAIRSVILLE, Ohio (WTRF) - They stood on St. Clairsville's Main Street, carrying signs with slogans including "No Excuse For Animal Abuse" and "Be The Voice For The Voiceless."


Environmental Protection Agency Conducts Assessment at Site of Future Wheeling Island Gateway Park Near Suspension Bridge

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officials and environmental consultants visited the site of the planned Wheeling Island Gateway Park on Tuesday morning to start assessing the future park land.


Ohio Southern Writers Series to feature West Virginia novelist

West Virginia novelist Andrea Fekete will be at Ohio University Southern’s Ironton campus today as part of the Ohio Southern Writers Series. Fekete will have reading and discussion at 1 p.m. in the Success Center of the Student Resource Commons, located on the second floor of the Collins Center.


St. C. tornado sirens have first test of season

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The city’s tornado siren alert system had its first test of the season at 9:50 a.m. Wednesday, the first day of spring. The test was to have been three minutes long, but it ran into a hitch when the siren on top of the Belmont County Courthouse cut out. The other two sirens in the


Patients of closing Belmont Community Hospital updated on care options

BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio — A press conference was held on Wednesday regarding what patients of the closing Belmont Community Hospital can expect in terms of future care. In February, Wheeling Hospital announced the closure of Belmont Community Hospital.