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Senate gives new life to tort cap

February 20, 2015 CHARLESTON — A bill seeking to place limits on punitive damages awarded in civil cases has been given a second chance at life. more »»

Kasich brings budget message to W.Va.

February 20, 2015 CHARLESTON — Ohio Gov. John Kasich met with West Virginia lawmakers Thursday to drum up support for a federal balanced budge. more »»

Jury trial under way on Steubenville shooting

February 20, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — A Jefferson County Common Pleas Court jury heard from several witnesses Thursday in the shooting trial of Tajh M. more »»

Chamber’s new member welcome

February 20, 2015 The Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce held its annual New Member Welcome event Thursday at the Holiday Inn in Weirton, with dinner provided by Undo’s. more »»

New Cumberland worker heads to court

February 19, 2015 NEW CUMBERLAND — A city employee is scheduled to appear in court on Friday to face a charge that he viewed hundreds of online images of child pornography. Michael R. more »»

Applications available online for CDBGs

February 19, 2015 WEIRTON — Applications for Weirton’s Community Development Block Grant funding are available online, and the first public hearing to discuss the program took place at the Municipal Building... more »»

McGeehan sees hope for ending Common Core testing

February 19, 2015 CHARLESTON — After weeks of waiting for his Common Core bill to get a hearing in the West Virginia House of Delegates, Delegate Pat McGeehan believes the chances of repealing the controversial... more »»

Immunization bill won’t include religious options

February 19, 2015 CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Senate Wednesday unanimously approved an updated immunizations bill without exemptions for religious or philosophical reasons. more »»

Weirton Transit to mark 25th year

February 19, 2015 WEIRTON — Board members of the Weirton Transit Corp. planned for a 25th anniversary celebration during their regular meeting Wednesday. The WTC will host the anniversary party at 6:30 p.. more »»

Capehart ethics charges discussed in private

February 19, 2015 WEST LIBERTY — The West Liberty University Board of Governors’ Executive Committee met behind closed doors Wednesday to discuss the West Virginia Ethics Commission charges against university... more »»

Industry, public weigh in on forced pooling legislation

February 19, 2015 CHARLESTON — Legislators call the House Delegates’ forced pooling bill “a true compromise,” and on Wednesday representatives of the oil and gas industry and property owners agreed. more »»

Democrats defeat punitive damages bill in Senate

February 19, 2015 CHARLESTON — A bill capping punitive damages in civil cases was narrowly defeated in the state Senate Wednesday, giving the Democratic minority a rare win this session. more »»

Opponents speak against tobacco bill

February 18, 2015 CHARLESTON — Snowy conditions Tuesday led to low turnout for a public hearing at the Capitol, but those who attended voiced their opposition to a proposed tobacco bill that would weaken indoor air... more »»

Beech Road fire

February 18, 2015 The Weirton Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 229 Beech Road at about 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. more »»

House OKs modified medical malpractice legislation

February 18, 2015 CHARLESTON — The West Virginia House of Delegates Tuesday approved a modified version of the medical professional liability bill which now returns to the Senate for consideration. more »»

Project Lifesaver advances in Brooke

February 18, 2015 WELLSBURG — Many have seen news reports of law enforcement agencies searching for senior citizens with Alzheimer’s disease or children with mental impairment who have become separated from their... more »»

Forced pooling bill on the move in House

February 18, 2015 WHEELING — A bill that would allow forced pooling of natural gas drilling units in West Virginia has cleared the House of Delegates Energy Committee. more »»

City attorney visits Weirton Rotary

February 18, 2015 WEIRTON — Members of the Rotary Club of Weirton hosted City Attorney Vince Gurrera as their speaker during their Feb. 11 lunch meeting at Williams Country Club. more »»

Forums scheduled for EGCC finalists

February 18, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Area residents are invited to attend open forums for the four Eastern Gateway Community College presidential finalists. According to John . more »»

Boosters boosted by new Plaza Theater

February 18, 2015 Doug Jackson, president of the Marland Heights Community Association and new owner of the Plaza Theater, helped sponsor the Weir High Band Boosters Spaghetti Benefit Dinner, which was held Friday at... more »»

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