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Woman Arrested for Vehicle Theft in Wheeling
Wheeling police responded Aug. 8 to a call on Peg Ray Lane where a man said he had loaned his car to a woman, but that he had never heard back from her. She allegedly told him that she needed to use it to collect her things from her house on Jones Street because she was being evicted. After several
Traffic stop ends in arrest in Wheeling
Shortly after 1 p.m., Tuesday, an officer patrolling the East Wheeling area stopped a driver in the 1200 block of Eoff Street.
Wheeling Traffic Commission Achieves Quorum, Hears Requests
“We have been having issues with parking blocking both sides of the street to the point it is impossible for emergency vehicles to access,”said Tim Birch, city director of operations.
Two condemned properties in Martins Ferry could soon be coming down
"The interior of the foundation, the middle of the house is collapsing and caving in,” he said. “I don't want that to get any worse or fall on a house or hurt somebody."
Road Slips, Road Names on Minds in Marshall County
Resident David Evans, a former District 4 Delegate, expressed concern over the treatment of weeds and foliage on the roadside, saying that the spraying of pesticides to kill off greenery may be contributing to the roadside erosion and leading to further slips.
Porter named Martins Ferry’s new service director
Mayor Robert Krajnyak said this afternoon that he is confident in his Porter’s abilities to direct the city’s services.“Scott Porter is accepting the position in Martins Ferry to be service director. I felt he was the highest qualified applicant we had. He was spoke highly of by state Representative
Citing ‘Ridiculously High’ Costs, Trump Cancels Military Parade
On Twitter, Trump accused local politicians of price gouging, although the projected $92 million cost was largely attributed to Pentagon costs for aircraft, equipment and personnel.
Grow Ohio Valley Gets $50K For Healthy Eating Projects in Wheeling Area
Grow OV is one of five grant recipients among 180 applicants from all over the country, said Mark Vergilii, group market manager of Sun Life Financial.
South Strabane police arrest two on theft charges
Vincent Freemont Catlin, 30, of 340 Third St., Washington, and Lakyn M. Checkeye, 27, of New Paris, Bedford County, were taken into custody when personnel at Gabe's, 460 Washington Road, called just before 1 p.m. to report that the two people who allegedly stole items Saturday and last week were bac
Meet Powhatan’s bow-shooting phenom
Mattie Reiman, now 16, first picked up a bow when she was 8 years old. Now, she's winning championships at the national level.
Man waives hearing in fatal crash
Wesley Robert White, 61, a former Apollo resident now living in New Oxford, Adams County, remains free on $50,000 unsecured bond pending formal arraignment later this fall on felony homicide by vehicle and multiple summary counts in the crash that claimed the life of Deborah Bopp, 54, of Blairsville
After several months, Washington Street to reopen in Bellaire
After a slip in February, part of the road near Taney Avenue was closed. ODOT began work later in the spring. Now, the road is ready to open again.
One person killed in South Strabane accident
There were initial reports the vehicle caught fire, but there was no fire only steam and smoke coming from the vehicle, officials said.
Ohio County Sheriff’s Office Opens Substation at West Liberty University
“We will utilize the space when conducting business in that part of the county, and we are grateful to have it,”said Howard.“Our other substation is located at The Highlands Shopping Complex, and it saves our deputies a lot of travel time.”
City of Wheeling, Grow Ohio Valley Near Agreement on Terms of Intermodal Lease
Meanwhile, a proposed deal put forth by the city of Wheeling — owners of the garage — would see the rent Grow OV pays for the space increasing as the group reaps success and increases sales, according to Mayor Glenn Elliott.
Coroner called to one-vehicle crash in South Strabane Township
The Washington County coroner's office was summoned Wednesday night to the scene of a one-vehicle crash in South Strabane Township.Initial reports indicated there was one person dead in a sport-utility vehicle after it struck a tree about 7:20 p.m. in the 1400 block of East Maiden Street in the town
Man Sentenced to 1-5 Years for Sex Assault in Ohio County
Aaron Michael Cross, 22, entered a guilty plea to a charge of third-degree sexual assault before Circuit Judge James Mazzone. Cross accepted a plea agreement in which the state agreed not to investigate additional charges against two others identified in a criminal complaint against him.
Washington teenager found with stolen handgun
The juvenile probation officer told the boy’s parents their son had not been attending the training. Officer Roger Frazee, who responded to the home, said the boy was referred to the program, but refused to go it.
Police: two men rob a local gas station before leading them on a chase
The two people allegedly broke into the Hanover Fuel Stop, stole an ATM machine and armloads of cigarettes and candy bars, but Martins Ferry Police officers showed up before the thieves pulled out.
ATM found after SUV crash
“It ended up going up a side street in the north end of town. There's a small straight-away there where they accelerated and must not have been familiar with the road, went airborne and hit a telephone pole,” said Police Chief John McFarland.