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Blankenship counsel seeks split trials

August 14, 2015 CHARLESTON — Lawyers for former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship are urging a federal judge to split his criminal trial so a charge alleging a conspiracy to violate mine safety laws would be heard... more »»

Care home zoning request raises concern

August 13, 2015 WEIRTON — Officials were faced with a question of “spot zoning” Wednesday at the regular meeting of the Weirton Planning Commission. more »»

Marland Heights residents discuss crime watch

August 13, 2015 WEIRTON — Spurred by concerns over the rise in crime on Marland Heights, and the rest of the city, several dozen Weirton residents gathered at Marland Heights Park Wednesday to learn about the... more »»

Fletcher hears Newell residents

August 13, 2015 NEWELL — In what is becoming an annual Newell ritual, residents of this beleaguered community peppered Hancock County Sheriff Ralph Fletcher with questions about everything from drugs to out-of-stat... more »»

WMC makes donation for Weir High sign board

August 13, 2015 WEIRTON — Weir High School has a new electronic message board thanks to a contribution from Weirton Medical Center. more »»

Chief issues reminder to drive safely for children

August 13, 2015 WEIRTON — Weirton Police Chief Rob Alexander is issuing an appeal to all motorists as well as all parents of school children. more »»

W.Va. students top literacy projections

August 13, 2015 CHARLESTON — West Virginia students’ scores on a new standardized test exceeded national projections for literacy proficiency but fell below the benchmarks for math proficiency, preliminary test... more »»

For sale: Condemned building in New Cumberland

August 13, 2015 NEW CUMBERLAND — A commercial building that has been a bone of contention between the City of New Cumberland and the property owner for more than a year is being put up for auction. more »»

Fourth defendant sentenced in Jefferson County gun theft

August 13, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — The last of four defendants in a house break-in which resulted in the theft of 19 guns was sentenced on Wednesday by Jefferson County Common Pleas Court Judge Joseph Bruzzese Jr. more »»

Man sent to state hospital for 11 years on hammer attack

August 13, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — A Wintersville-area man who attacked two police officers with a claw hammer was found not guilty by reason of insanity Wednesday in Jefferson County Common Pleas Court and ordered to... more »»

Veteran honors

August 13, 2015 Weirton Mayor Harold Miller, right, on Tuesday, recognized 101-year-old World War II veteran Albert Keeder, who lives in the Freedom Place Apartments, with a mayoral proclamatio. more »»


August 13, 2015 WVNCC campuses will be closed WEIRTON —The Weirton, Wheeling and New Martinsville campuses of West Virginia Northern Community College will be closed Tuesday while internal meetings are hel. more »»

Officials learn about ‘BAD’ buildings

August 12, 2015 Northern Panhandle communities that do battle with blight are acquiring some new weapons for their arsenal. more »»

Roads near schools set for repaving

August 12, 2015 NEW CUMBERLAND — Several roads at Oak Glen High School and Weir High School/Middle School will be repaved later this summer. more »»

Boil order for Spruce Street area

August 12, 2015 WEIRTON — As a result of a water line repair on Spruce Street in Weirton Tuesday, a boil order has been implemented for residents and businesses on Spruce Street and Sellitti Lane. more »»

McCuskey to seek auditor’s position

August 12, 2015 CHARLESTON (AP) — Republican state Del. more »»

Annexation, street paving before Wellsburg council

August 12, 2015 WELLSBURG — Wellsburg city officials will seek to annex areas along state Route 2 south to Beech Bottom, including the site planned for a new Ohio River bridge. more »»

Guilty plea hearing requested for exec in spill

August 12, 2015 CHARLESTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors are asking a federal judge to schedule a guilty plea hearing for the last executive charged in a massive chemical spill that contaminated West Virginia’s bigges... more »»

University adds more land to Franciscan Square development

August 12, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — The Franciscan University of Steubenville has purchased the former BP gas station located across the street from the Best Western Plus University Inn. more »»

Personnel expansion plans put on hold in city

August 11, 2015 WEIRTON — Weirton City Council will hold off, for the time being, on making any decisions to increase the number of employees to some of the city’s departments. more »»

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