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Tractor Trailer Wreck on Interstate 70 Ties Up Traffic for Hours

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Photos by Scott McCloskey No injuries were reported as traffic was snarled for several hours Tuesday morning as a tractor trailer truck carrying ice cream jackknifed in the westbound lanes of Interstate 70 near the bottom of Two Mile Hill in Ohio County. Traffic remained stalled into the ...

Armed Man Shot by Police In Pa. Faces Charges

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A former Pennsylvania state wrestling champion aimed an AR-15 at police officers before they shot him multiple times Saturday, State Police say. Logan Bradley Macri, 19, who lives in Washington County, Pennsylvania, now faces charges of aggravated assault, simple assault, terroristic threats, ...

Police Reports

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WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT From 8 a.m. Monday to 8 a.m. Tuesday, officers handled 10 traffic stops, two accidents and three miscellanous calls. At 8:54 a.m., Kruger Street, utility problem. At 9:26 a.m., Edgington Lane, fraud. At 10:08 a.m., Eoff Street, follow up. At 10:15 a.m., ...

Semi-Truck Wreck Causes Major Traffic Tie-Ups

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A tractor trailer truck carrying ice cream jackknifed in the westbound lanes of Interstate 70 near the bottom of Two Mile Hill in Ohio County Tuesday morning. Traffic remained stalled at 2 p.m. as crews worked to upright the truck and clean up diesel fuel. Motorists were rerouted from the ...

Fire out, treasures intact but work ahead for Notre Dame

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By THOMAS ADAMSON Associated Press PARIS (AP) — Firefighters declared success Tuesday in a more than 12-hour battle to extinguish an inferno engulfing Paris' iconic Notre Dame cathedral that claimed its spire and roof, but spared its bell towers and the purported Crown of Christ. What ...

Massive Fire Engulfs Notre Dame Cathedral

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PARIS — A massive fire engulfed the upper reaches of Paris’ soaring Notre Dame Cathedral as it was undergoing renovations Monday, threatening one of the greatest architectural treasures of the Western world as tourists and Parisians looked on aghast from the streets below. The blaze ...

Pre-Candidates For Governor Bring in Donations

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CHARLESTON — The candidate filing period is 10 months away, but potential candidates are already raising money in anticipation of becoming the next governor of West Virginia. Pre-candidates for office had between March 30 and April 5 to turn in their 2019 annual campaign finance report. Any ...

STRUCTURE ON EOFF STREET IN WHEELING CATCHES FIRE

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Photo by Heather Ziegler Wheeling Fire Department investigators are working to determine the cause of the fire that destroyed this vacant structure in the 2400 block of Eoff Street late Saturday. When firefighters arrived, flames were visible from the structure and additional firefighters ...

Steel Going Up For New Life Center in Martins Ferry

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Passersby likely have noticed a new structure is rising into the sky on Zane Highway in Martins Ferry. The steel being erected is for Martins Ferry Christian Church and School’s new multi-purpose Life Center. A groundbreaking ceremony was held in June 2018 with work beginning a few ...