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Campaign expenditures tallied

October 31, 2014 WHEELING — Coal, gambling and labor interests are among those seeking to influence West Virginia legislative races with more than $1. more »»

GOP turns out early vote

October 31, 2014 WHEELING — Republicans’ strategy to turn out the early vote in 2014 appears to be succeeding, with the GOP outperforming its share of the state’s voter registration by a higher margin than Democrats... more »»

Brooke teen faces indictment for murder

October 31, 2014 WELLSBURG — The Brooke County Prosecutor’s Office has moved forward with plans to try 16-year-old Shannon Bartz of Wellsburg for the murder of her father, 56-year-old Donald Bartz. more »»

Route 2 lane to be closed Saturday

October 31, 2014 WEIRTON — Traffic on state Route 2 (Main Street) near the ArcelorMittal Steel mill walkway will be reduced to one lane Saturday and Sunday while crews with the steel firm repair sheeting on the... more »»

Father caught, son to face mental exam in sexual assault case

October 31, 2014 NEWELL — In the wake of Tuesday’s arrest of a Newell man wanted in connection with a sex crime, his son has been scheduled for an examination to determine if he is mentally competent to stand tria. more »»

WVDOT says guardrail caps under scrutiny

October 31, 2014 CHARLESTON — A West Virginia Department of Transportation official says guardrail caps at the center of a lawsuit in Texas are on state roads, but officials are unsure of how many or where they are... more »»

Plea deal close in meth lab case

October 31, 2014 NEW CUMBERLAND — A rural Chester man accused of operating a methamphetamine laboratory last spring may be close to reaching a plea agreement with the Hancock County Prosecutor’s Office. more »»

Plans under way for music and art festival at Oak Glen

October 31, 2014 NEW CUMBERLAND — After years of hosting national acts through culture clubs at Westgate and Oak Glen Middle schools, Matt Cashdollar believes Hancock County is ready for something bigge. more »»

Team given messsage on domestic violence

October 31, 2014 WHEELING — Local law enforcement and family service officials are spreading the message that young athletes should learn at an early age how to “flip the switch” on their aggression when they leave... more »»


October 31, 2014 Boil order issued for downtown WEIRTON — A 48-hour boil order has been issued for a portion of downtown Weirton following a line break in the 3600 block of Orchard Street Thursday morning. more »»

Brooke trial in ’13 shooting death postponed

October 30, 2014 WELLSBURG — A trial for the Burgettstown man charged in the 2013 shooting death of 30-year-old Jason Lee Pratz has been postponed so the court may consider matters involving evidence and other... more »»

Boil order issued in downtown Weirton

October 30, 2014 WEIRTON — A 48-hour boil order has been issued for a portion of downtown Weirton following a water line break this mornin. more »»

Fitzsimmons, Ferns vie for Senate post

October 30, 2014 WHEELING — Voters in West Virginia’s 1st Senatorial District will choose an experienced West Virginia politician regardless of the outcome in November. more »»

Bethany embezzler ordered to pay restitution

October 30, 2014 WELLSBURG — A former Wheeling woman convicted of embezzling $1. more »»

Morgantown prepares for busy weekend

October 30, 2014 MORGANTOWN — Officials at West Virginia University and law enforcement are preparing for a busy weekend as multiple events will bring crowds of students and visitors to Morgantown. more »»

Residents say leak roared like a jet

October 30, 2014 MINGO JUNCTION — Jefferson County residents sent fleeing from their homes amid the methane leak at the American Energy Partners Utica shale natural gas well site late Tuesday said they are thankful... more »»

Hancock Alzheimer’s ceremony planned

October 30, 2014 Hancock County residents participate in the 2013 commemorative candlelighting ceremony for Alzheimer’s caregivers at Hancock County Senior Services. more »»

WMC unveils new cancer center

October 29, 2014 WEIRTON — Weirton Medical Center, on Tuesday, officially unveiled its latest effort to provide for the health of the community with an open house for the new WMC Cancer Center. more »»

Foley runs alone for county clerk post

October 29, 2014 The major milestones of Hancock County residents — births, deaths, marriages, mortgages — are recorded in an unassuming set of offices in the Hancock County Courthouse. more »»

Brooke voters will decide school bond fate

October 29, 2014 WELLSBURG — Brooke County voters on Tuesday will be asked to support a bond issue for the construction of a new middle school for the county’s students as well as a new heating and cooling system... more »»

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