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W.Va. city to take up new state firearms law

April 10, 2014 MARTINSBURG (AP) — Martinsburg officials are grappling with a new state law that prohibits municipalities from enacting ordinances regulating firearms that are greater than those of the state or... more »»

Bethany employee sentenced in $1.4M theft

April 9, 2014 WELLSBURG — Shelly Lough stole nearly $1. more »»

Homicide, threat cases continued

April 9, 2014 WELLSBURG — Cases involving the shooting death of Jason Lee Pratz and alleged threats by a Wellsburg man were the focus of two status hearings Tuesday in 1st Judicial Circuit Court in Brooke Count. more »»

Youth Leadership lists '14 graduates

April 9, 2014 WEIRTON — Thirty young residents completed their journey to becoming potential future leaders of the community Tuesday. more »»

Wellsburg revisits sidewalk ordinance

April 9, 2014 WELLSBURG — Over the last five months Wellsburg Council has talked about an ordinance requiring residents to keep their sidewalks clear, but it finally cleared its first hurdle Tuesda. more »»

Man shares story of surviving blast

April 9, 2014 WHEELING — There’s no sense trying to talk him out of it, Brad Livingston thought as he and his co-worker approached the drip tanks at the western Oklahoma oil well site where they were welding on a... more »»

Pa. law more strict on spill containment

April 9, 2014 WHEELING — When it comes to containing spills at natural gas drilling operations, Pennsylvania requires much more of companies operating within its borders than its neighbors in West Virginia and... more »»

Security measures for race addressed

April 9, 2014 WHEELING — Law enforcement will be out in full force May 23-24 to ensure the 38th-annual Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic and related events are completed safely, but security will not be as... more »»

Health department joining chemical spill suit

April 9, 2014 CHARLESTON (AP) — The Kanawha-Charleston Health Department plans to join the city of Charleston in suing over a chemical spill that contaminated 300,000 West Virginians’ water supply. more »»

Murder trial date continued

April 9, 2014 WHEELING — First Judicial Circuit Judge James Mazzone on Tuesday vacated the April 29 murder trial date of Craig Tyler Peacock at the request of Defense Attorney Robert McCoi. more »»

W.Va. receives a 'C' on spending, transparency

April 9, 2014 CHARLESTON(AP) — West Virginia rates a “C’’ when it comes to transparency and government spending. The rating is from the U.S. more »»

Jobless benefits bill heads to House

April 8, 2014 WASHINGTON — Election-year legislation to resume long-term jobless benefits is headed to the House, where a small band of dissident Republicans is leaning on Speaker John Boehner to permit a vote on... more »»

City moving forward with home rule

April 8, 2014 WEIRTON – Weirton Council held a public hearing Monday regarding its Home Rule program application, although no citizens were present to comment. more »»

Weirton makes change to UDO

April 8, 2014 WEIRTON — Weirton Council, on Monday, agreed to make some changes in how particular developments in the city are handled, while agreeing to move forward with various other projects in the city... more »»

Follansbee officials wrap up budget issues

April 8, 2014 FOLLANSBEE — Follansbee officials have been wrapping up issues related to the 2014-15 budget, though passage of the city’s new garbage rates and the management of the city park’s concession stand... more »»

Learning how to stay safe

April 8, 2014 NEW CUMBERLAND — Tammy West, a Hancock County resident, wants to help people learn how to stay safe. more »»

Several indicted by federal grand jury

April 8, 2014 WHEELING — United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld II announced several area people were indicted by a federal grand jury. Marcel D. Weaver and Holly D. more »»

Follansbee talks traffic, city building

April 8, 2014 FOLLANSBEE — Follansbee Council on Monday discussed traffic issues involving large trucks, including the closing of a section of state Route 2 at the city’s north end; and plans to renovate the... more »»

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