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Five in custody following indictments

April 11, 2014 NEW CUMBERLAND — Five individuals indicted by a Hancock County grand jury this week have been taken into custody, according to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Departmen. more »»

Salvation Army honors its volunteers

April 11, 2014 WELLSBURG — As the guest speaker for the Brooke County Salvation Army Volunteer Appreciation Dinner Thursday, attorney and lay minister Frank Haas said he has fond memories of his encounters with th... more »»

A happy 'cross guy'

April 11, 2014 WINTERSVILLE — They call Mike Smith the “cross guy,” but he’s anything but angry. more »»

Feds prepare to remove chemical spill evidence

April 11, 2014 CHARLESTON — In two weeks, federal investigators will start carving up chemical tanks for evidence in a spill that tainted 300,000 West Virginians’ water supply. more »»

Sanitary board discusses claim, projects

April 11, 2014 WEIRTON – Weirton resident Kevin Hoover approached the Sanitary Board at its regular meeting Thursday to file a claim regarding an incident that he said ended with his basement floor being coated in... more »»

Water board approves equipment purchases

April 11, 2014 WEIRTON – The Weirton Area Water Board voted unanimously to purchase two pieces of new equipment at its regular meeting Thursday. One Cla Val valve will be purchased from W.C. more »»

WLU gala will raise funds for College of Education

April 11, 2014 West Liberty University’s Office of Institutional Advancement is making preparations for its fourth-annual Great Gala, sponsored by the Ryan Ferns Healthplex. The dinner-dance will be held at 6:30 p. more »»

W.Va. schools chief looks forward to retirement

April 11, 2014 CHARLESTON (AP) — James Phares looked forward to the challenge and opportunity to help make a difference in a state education system under fire when he was hired in late 2012 as West Virginia’s... more »»

Lawyer: Stabbing suspect like 'deer in headlights'

April 11, 2014 PITTSBURGH (AP) — The 16-year-old boy accused of stabbing 22 people at his high school was dazed “like a deer in the headlights” hours later and doesn’t fully grasp what he did, his attorney said... more »»

Police hunt for robber

April 11, 2014 WEIRTON — The Marathon gas station at Pennsylvania Avenue and McHendry Street was robbed by an armed suspect at about 4:30 p.m. Friday, according to Weirton Police Chief Bruce Marshall. more »»

PSD to meet on Wednesday

April 11, 2014 WEIRTON — The Hancock County Public Service District will be having a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in the PSD office located at 768 Carothers Road in Weirton. more »»

Water service to be disrupted

April 11, 2014 WEIRTON — Water service will be disrupted from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday in a portion of Weirton to allow for the replacement of a main water line along Pennsylvania Avenue. more »»

W.Va. court OKs fee for searches

April 11, 2014 CHARLESTON (AP) — Government agencies in West Virginia can charge an hourly fee for locating public documents requested under the Freedom of Information Act, the state Supreme Court has ruled. more »»

Civil online comments urged after stabbings

April 11, 2014 COLUMBUS (AP) — In the crush of social media reaction to the Pittsburgh-area school stabbings that wounded 21 students, a small-town Ohio police chief drew a response with a straightforward plea:... more »»

Mock accident at Weir High offers a look at drinking, driving dangers

April 10, 2014 WEIRTON — Just a few days before their prom, upperclassmen at Weir High School were warned of the dangers of drinking and driving, and witnessed the possible results of such a decision. more »»

Ex-officer indicted in 'sexting' case

April 10, 2014 NEW CUMBERLAND — A former New Cumberland and Chester police officer has been indicted in connection with a “sexting” incident involving a 16-year-old girl last year. Eric R. more »»

Planners approve PUD plan amendment

April 10, 2014 WEIRTON – City planners unanimously approved a request for a planned unit development plan amendment at the regular meeting of the Weirton Planning Commission Wednesday. more »»

Brooke sewer project advancing

April 10, 2014 WELLSBURG — The Brooke County Public Service District board is moving forward with plans to serve additional areas of Cross Creek and Eldersville Road. more »»

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