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Brooke County Magistrate Accused of Mishandling Case

A Brooke County magistrate stands accused of mishandling a case involving alleged vicious dogs. The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has given Brooke County Magistrate Robin Snyder 30 days to respond to charges that she violated the state’s code of judicial conduct, including denying ...

U.S. Attorney William J. Powell Announces Senior Leadership Team

William J. Powell, U.S. attorney for the North District of West Virginia, has announced his senior leadership team. Those appointed to the team bring a combined 109 years of service to the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Northern District, and are assisting Powell in the management of the ...

Think Spring at Wheeling Chamber of Commerce’s Home and Garden Show

Those looking to renovate their homes may enjoy the 49th-annual Home and Garden Show, presented by the Wheeling Area Chamber of Commerce, at WesBanco Arena this weekend. With almost 100 vendors in planned crafters will also be present throughout the weekend. Denoon Lumber and WTOV-9 are ...

Options for Glen Dale Bridge Under Consideration

After last week’s outpouring of community concern over an unusable and collapsing bridge near St. Jude Park, Marshall County Emergency Management Director Tom Hart returned to say the matter was actively being pursued. During the Tuesday Marshall County Commission meeting, Hart said he spoke ...

Ohio County Voter Info is Reviewed

The deadline for Ohio County voters to update their voting information passed on Feb. 1, Ohio County Administrator Greg Stewart told county commissioners Tuesday. Last month, county voters who had not turned out for recent elections received the National Change of Address postcard, asking them ...

Cruiser Theft in Wheeling Leads to Charges For Toronto Woman

An Ohio woman faces a slew of charges after she allegedly assaulted several Wheeling police officers and stole a cruiser early Tuesday. According to reports, Wheeling police officers responded to the 600 block of Market Street for a domestic disturbance, possibly involving someone with a ...

Construction Project on U.S. 250 in Moundsville Will Be Delayed

A letter to Moundsville City Council read Tuesday indicated that proposed road work to U.S. 250 has been delayed, though city leaders are breathing a sigh of relief for the news. The road work aimed to, among other things, bring the U.S. 250-Jefferson Avenue extension to a right angle with ...

Brooke Magistrate Faces Charges

A Brooke County magistrate has been accused of mishandling a case involving alleged vicious dogs. The state Supreme Court has given Brooke County Magistrate Robin Snyder 30 days to respond to charges that she violated the state’s code of judicial conduct, including denying a defendant the ...

Trailer Burglar Sentenced to 2-25 Years in Marshall County

A Marshall County woman who pleaded guilty to breaking into several Fish Creek trailers last year learned her sentence, as did several others in Circuit Court on Monday. Robyn Cox Parker, 27, entered a guilty plea to grand larceny and burglary before Circuit Judge David Hummel, in relation to ...

Bethlehem May Change Municipal Election Timing

Bethlehem Village Council continued discussions Monday regarding the village’s general municipal election to coincide with state and county elections to cut down on costs. Village Solicitor T.C. McCaarthy said, he drafted a proposed ordinance according to directions from council members ...

Wheeling, Ohio County Police Reports

WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT Between 8:11 a.m. Monday and 6:26 a.m. Tuesday, officers handled 18 traffic stops and one miscellaneous call. TUESDAY At 6:26 a.m., Eoff Street, improper parking. At 6:21 a.m., 16th Street, malicious wounding. Malicious wounding with an unknown victim or ...

Fish Creek Burglar Sentenced to 2-25 Years

A Marshall County woman who pleaded guilty to breaking into several Fish Creek trailers last year learned her sentence, as did several others in Circuit Court on Monday. Robyn Cox Parker, 27, entered a guilty plea to grand larceny and burglary before Circuit Judge David Hummel, in relation to ...

Man Says He Was Robbed on Wheeling Heritage Trail

Investigators are searching for suspects after a report of a late Sunday robbery in downtown Wheeling. Wheeling Police Department officers responded to a call behind WesBanco Arena on the Heritage Trail at about 11 p.m. Sunday. A man told officers that while walking, he was approached and ...

‘A Night to Shine’ Set Friday in Moundsville

Nearly 150 special needs guests will return to Moundsville for the third year on Friday as part of the Tim Tebow Foundation’s Night to Shine. Sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation, Glen Easton’s Bowman United Methodist Church was selected last month as one of more than 500 churches to ...

St. Clairsville’s Biggest Water Users to See Major Rate Increase

The city is increasing the water rates for the top water users, who have apparently been benefiting from erroneous meter reading information since 2015. Meanwhile, residential users will see a break this year. “We found out the information that was inaccurate was in the top two tiers,” ...

Wheeling Police Reports

WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT Between 8:38 a.m. Saturday and 7:39 a.m. Monday, officers handled 56 traffic stops, 11 miscellaneous calls and three vehicle accidents. MONDAY At 7:39 a.m., Main Street, found item. At 4:43 a.m., South Penn Street, domestic. At 4:00 a.m., Medical Park Road, ...

Brooke County Library Wants to Make Technology Accessible

The director and staff of the Brooke County Public Library have been working to make new technology easier for patrons to use by providing more accessible computers and offering one-to-one instruction in using email, e-books, social media and various electronic devices. The 45-minute ...

Wheeling City Council Raises Likely Headed for Citywide Vote

Wheeling voters should get to decide on May 8 if they want to increase salaries for the positions of mayor and city council, thanks to an objection by Jefferson Avenue resident George Jones. Council is set to meet at noon Tuesday on the first floor of the City-County Building at 1500 Main St. ...