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Three flown to hospitals following three separate crashes over the weekend
The first crash happened just before 5 p.m. Saturday, when an E-Z-Go utility cart crashed on Lone Pine Road in West Bethlehem Township. State police said the driver, Justin E. Beiswenger, 25, of Washington, was traveling east and “too fast for the conditions.” Police said he failed to negotiate a cu
Young Fairmont native chasing pro racing dream on ATV
Eli Tate, right, 7, of Fairmont, drives his ATV at a recent race. Tate has been racing four-wheelers since he was 5 years old.PHOTO BY BRITTANY CHANNELL
Fairmont announces street sweeping for Area 3
Thursday, Aug. 23: Ridgewood, Cloverhill, Sands, South Park, Peacock, Williams, Westmont
Two taken to hospital after 2-vehicle accident in Parkersburg
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) -Two people were taken to the hospital after a two-vehicle accident Sunday morning in Parkersburg.It happened at the intersection of Fifth and Juliana streets just after 11 a.m.Parkersburg Police say a Jeep Cherokee struck a Honda Civic. The driver of the Civic and a passen
Detectives: Corrections officer admits to having sexual conduct with inmate
MARIETTA, Ohio (WTAP) -A corrections officer at the Washington County Jail faces sexual battery charges after detectives say she admitted to having sexual conduct with an inmate.Deputies say Michelle Lynn Kiefer-Erb, 42, was placed under arrest on Saturday and faces 4 counts of sexual battery, a thi
Parent Shaming and Blaming; Two-mile Hill
I admit I have been guilty a few times of making scathing, blanket statements about parents. I have noted with smug satisfaction how such posts racked up the“likes.”But there is no room for inflated ego when you are trying to make a positive difference in homes, schools and communities. Am I defeati
Police arrest Wisconsin man for allegedly robbing Marietta McDonald's at gunpoint
MARIETTA, Ohio (WTAP) -Police arrest a Wisconsin man for allegedly robbing a Marietta McDonald's at gunpoint Friday night.The incident happened at the McDonalds on Glendale Road just after 11 p.m. on Friday.Marietta Police arrested Donald Sirrell, 58, Saturday morning.He was found at a hotel on Seco
Hundreds of bikers gather for annual Ride for the Rhinos
The third annual Ride for the Rhinos raises money for rhinoceros conservation efforts at The Wilds in Cumberland, Ohio. The Wilds is North America’s largest wildlife conservation center in North America with more than 9,000 acres of land. In 2017, The Wilds received top honors in the Edward H. Been
ATV crash in West Bethlehem sends two to hospital
The crash happened about 5 p.m. when an ATV drove into a guard rail near the 800 block of Lone Pine Road. One male patient was flown to a Pittsburgh hospital. The second male patient, who was seen walking at the scene of the accident with a neck brace on, was taken by ambulance to a Pittsburgh hospi
Wheeling Street house fire sends man to hospital
Initially neighbors told firefighters they weren't sure if the home's residents were out of the building or not. As firefighters started to search the building, neighbors told them the man who lives at the house was safely on a neighboring porch, and the other residents weren't home.
It’s fair time in Monroe County
∫ Wednesday — Matt Poling 5-8 p.m., Buttryfly Fire Show 8, 9 and 10 p.m. and karaoke 8-11 p.m.
Mannington Fair Queen Megan Rumney takes crown in debut pageant
That changed, though, when they announced the first place winner, and she heard her name echo through the fields of the Mannington District Fair.
Nickles Bakery Thrift Store to close in Martins Ferry
I am extremely outraged about that,” resident Joe Saus said. “The traffic here is usually bumper-to-bumper. People are in and out all the time. A lot of us spend a lot of money here. Where am I going to get food for the ducks?
Priest’s Alleged Victim Did Not Want to Pursue Charges in Ohio County
According to the correspondence, the victim“did not want his name to become public or to take any kind of legal action,”Smith said.
River Fest in full swing
SUNBURY — The first full day of Sunbury's annual River Festival drew thousands of visitors downtown, to enjoy live music, view the work of crafts people and enjoy a wide variety of food.
Ohio couple accused of keeping baby in hot car while overdosing
A couple is facing child endangering charges, after they apparently overdosed on heroin while their baby was in the back seat of their car.It happened in the parking lot of the Busy Beaver store on Whipple Avenue in Canton on August 10th,WKYC reported.People driving by noticed Cody Powell and Michel
Man arrested for reportedly trafficking drugs near Newport, Ohio school
NEWPORT, Ohio (WTAP) -A man named Reed Byers is arrested for reportedly trafficking methamphetamine near a school in Newport, Ohio.Agents of the Ohio Organized Crimes Investigations Commission and Washington Morgan Noble Major Crimes Task Force executed a search warrant at 25 Maple Street, Apartment
Property owner opposes AEP plan
Booth said while all of his personal dealings with AEP representatives have been pleasant, the preferred route would devalue not only the current property values, but also limit his children’s and nephew’s ability to build on the land in the coming years.
Police: 45 charges in 4 hours following highway safety initiative in Warwood
This week, Wheeling Police paid special attention to drivers in Warwood following a spike in crashes, specifically noticed on Route 2.
Major water infrastructure help flowing into Belmont County
And this investment won't just improve that system, it will serve as platform to absorb new demands for development,especially with the potential for the cracker plantin Belmont County.