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Popular window display returns to Weirton
December 12th, 2018 — WEIRTON, WV-- Ferguson Tire Pros has its annual Christmas display up in Weirton and it is catching the attention of those that pass by. Although they decorate for all seasons, their Christmas display has all the bells and whistles. Patricia Binkoski has been putting up the disp
More details released in Follansbee fight
FOLLANSBEE — A fight Friday night resulting in the hospitalization of two men and a police pursuit, according to Follansbee officials. Louis B. Mayo, 50, called police to his residence at 1016 Neville St. around 10:16 p.m., after he allegedly stabbed Joseph Henderson, according to police Capt. John
Ohio’s first medical marijuana dispensary approved to open
COLUMBUS, Ohio- State regulators have given the green light to the first medical marijuana dispensary in Ohio. Officials announced Wednesday CY+, located in the village of Wintersville, is the first of 56 state-licensed medical marijuana outlets to receive a certificate of operation.
Community news from throughout the area
STEUBENVILLE — Members of the Beta Alpha Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa Teacher’s Sorority met Dec. 4 at Scaffidi’s Restaurant in Steubenville for their annual Christmas dinner and gift exchange. President Peggy Pyle presided and welcomed members to the event.
Accident slows traffic in Follansbee
FOLLANSBEE, W.Va. — Drivers experienced some delays along W.Va. 2 in Follansbee on Thursday morning because of a car accident. The accident happened around 5:30, just south of the entrance to Mountain State Carbon.
Helping to feed the hungry
Jim Pauchnik, third from right, a board member of the Weirton-based Community Bread Basket, recently accepted a check from Joe Tenaglio, president of Sacred Heart of Mary Holy Name Society. “Sacred Heart of Mary Holy Name has typically donated to Community Bread Basket each year,” Tenaglio said. “Th
Two new members appointed to Hancock County Health Board
HANCOCK COUNTY, W.Va. — The Hancock County Commission appointed two new members to its Health Board on Thursday. Out of 10 applicants, the following 2 were chosen: Laura Nicole Glass (Independent) of the Grant District, and Sandra Haspool (Democrat) of the Butler District.
Weirton Council changing meeting times
WEIRTON — City Council temporarily will change its meeting times following a vote Monday. As part of Monday’s council meeting, Mayor Harold Miller proposed holding regular council meetings at 11 a.m. through March, citing potential winter weather. The meetings still would be held the Monday followin
South Side restaurant ordered closed
The Empire Palace 3, located at 207 E. Long Ave., was closed on order of New Castle health officer Patrick McGuire on Tuesday. The establishment could reopen this evening pending a re-inspection by McGuire.
West Virginia coal mine survivors detail harrowing ordeal
Cody Beverly, Erica Treadway and Kayla Williams, the three people rescued after days trapped in a West Virginia coal mine, revealed details about the ordeal, saying they weren’t sure they would make it out alive. NBC’s Kevin Tibbles reports for TODAY.
4 adults who entered West Virginia mine could face felony charges if their intention was to steal copper: Sheriff
The four people who illegally entered a West Virginia mine, where they were trapped for days, could face felony charges if investigators determine they had intended to steal copper, authorities said.
One man arrested, another injured after stabbing in Follansbee
FOLLANSBEE, W.Va. — One man was stabbed and another one was beaten in Follansbee during the weekend. Now, Police are working to determine what started the dangerous exchange.
3 missing since last weekend found alive in West Virginia mine
Three people who went missing last weekend were found alive Wednesday stuck in a coal mine in West Virginia — and officials were working to get them out, authorities said. The two women and one man were located inside Elk Run Coal’s Rock House Powellton mine, near Clear Creek, WV, on the fourth day
Steubenville man charged in club death pleads not guilty
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (WTRF) - Tyrelle Gilbert, 36, was arraigned in Jefferson County on Wednesday morning. Gilbert faces charges of reckless homicide, possession of drugs and two counts of having a weapon as a convicted felon.
Toronto shooting bind-over request is under advisement
STEUBENVILLE — Jefferson County Juvenile Judge Joseph Corabi took under advisement whether a 15-year-old should by bound over to adult court for the juvenile’s participation in a shooting death in Toronto on Aug. 18.
2 dead, as many as 8 wounded after possible terrorist shooting in French city
PARIS - UPDATE 4:20 p.m. - French prosecutors say a terror investigation has been opened into the shooting at a Christmas market in Strasbourg that has left two dead and up to eight wounded, including several in critical condition.
Ohio medical marijuana: First dispensary given green light to open
A medical marijuana retail outlet in the eastern Ohio village of Wintersville on Wednesday became the first dispensary to receive the green light to open from state regulators.
Weirton City Council making progress with voting upgrades and new developments
WEIRTON, W. Va - The City of Weirton will now have an all new way to vote in their next primary election and progress is being made with the new developments on Three Springs Drive.
Former city officer pleads guilty in illegal hunting case
STEUBENVILLE — Former City Police officer Nate Cline faces up to two years in prison in connection with illegal hunting charges and his misuse of a law enforcement automated database system.
East Liverpool K-9 OK after inhaling crack
EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio (WYTV) - A police dog with the East Liverpool Police Department inhaled a small amount of crack cocaine Tuesday during a drug arrest. According to East Liverpool police, officers were responding to reports of someone driving erratically in the city. The vehicle was pulled over o