EAST LIVERPOOL — As daylight broke Tuesday, before the fog had lifted from the Ohio River, they began gathering in the parking lot of the American Legion post in East Liverpool: Law enforcement officers ready to round up almost 100 suspects in a drug trafficking ring in the largest such ...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio voters rejected a proposal Tuesday that sought to curb prescription drug prices paid by the state for prisoners, injured workers and poor people while supporting a crime victims’ rights amendment with no organized opposition.
The pharmaceutical industry spent an ...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Voters in Virginia and New Jersey gave Democratic gubernatorial candidates large victories Tuesday and sent a clear message of rebuke to Republican President Donald Trump.
In Virginia’s hard-fought contest, Democratic Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam defeated Republican Ed ...
100 percent of precincts reporting
Martins Ferry Council -- At Large (Elect three)
Thomas Burns -- 471
Benjamin Neiman -- 390
Jack Regis -- 557
Jim Schramm -- 560
St. Clairsville Council - President
Timothy Porter -- 728
James C. Weisgerber -- 591
St. Clairsville Council -- 1st ...
Jefferson County - 71 of 71 precincts reporting
Jerry Barilla (R) - 2,591
Frankie DiCarlantonio III (D) - 1,092
Royal Mayo (I) - 425
Steubenville Council -- 2nd Ward
Michael R. Johnson (R) - 319
Craig A. Petrella (D) - 327
Steuvenville Council -- 6th Ward
Samuel B. ...
Monroe County - 100 percent of precincts reporting
Adams Township Trustee (Elect 2)
Tim Dierkes - 90
Devon Knowlton - 105
Thomas Rouse - 44
Benton Township Trustee (Elect 2)
Dale Dietrich - 63
Bruce R. Haught - 75
Paul Michael Henthorn - 24
Jimmy Johnson - 40
Thomas Edward Morris ...
Harrison County - 100 percent of precincts reporting
Freeport Township Trustee (Elect two)
Jay T. Bardall - 71
Randy Cunningham - 163
Jimmy Hershman - 150
German Township Trustee (Elect two)
Dale Franklin Kellar - 109
D. Ray Marker - 105
Bryant Valdinger - 99
Green Township Trustee ...
WHEELING — Leaders of Episcopal parishes in Wheeling plan to discuss their bishop’s suggestion that churches keep naloxone on hand and have people trained to administer the opioid overdose-reversing drug.
The Rt. Rev. W. Michie Klusmeyer, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of West Virginia, ...
ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Belmont County Common Pleas Judge Frank Fregiato on Monday ruled a Wheeling man incompetent to stand trial for murder due to his apparent lack of understanding of the court system.
Fregiato’s ruling means the trial for Thomas Earl Grubba, 34, won’t take place for at ...
WHEELING — Announced U.S. Senate candidate Jack Newbrough promised to push for term limits for all politicians as he addressed Ohio County Republicans Monday night.
Newbrough, of Weirton, spoke before about a dozen attendees during the meeting of the Ohio County Republican Party Executive ...
EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio -- Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine joined members of the Columbiana County Drug Task Force in East Liverpool today to announce details of a 756-count indictment filed against 100 people in connection with a large-scale fentanyl, carfentanil, heroin, and cocaine ...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s opioid crisis is stretching the state’s foster care system as more and more children are removed from the homes of their drug-addicted parents, leading to ballot requests Tuesday for more funding.
Not only do more children require foster care, they ...
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — The gunman who killed 26 people at a small-town Texas church had a history of domestic violence and sent threatening text messages to his mother-in-law, a member of First Baptist, before the attack in which he fired at least 450 rounds at helpless worshippers, ...
By MARCY GORDON
and ERICA WERNER
WASHINGTON — Buffeted by seething differences, members of a key House panel are digging into work on the sweeping GOP tax plan that President Donald Trump and Republicans are counting on to protect their majorities in elections a year ...
Ohio voters are heading to the polls today, and local elections boards expect an average voter turnout of about 30 percent.
Polls opened at 6:30 a.m. and will close at 7:30 p.m. at all precincts in the Buckeye State. Voters should remember to bring proper identification. A list of acceptable ...
WHEELING — Millennials, the elderly and those in between may soon have the opportunity to own a small, affordable home on Wheeling Island.
Martin Wach of Wheeling has contributed much of his time to the area through the creation of several urban gardens, one of which specifically for the ...
MARTINS FERRY — Election Day in Ohio is Tuesday, and while county elections board employees are distributing voting equipment and ballots to precincts local poll workers already are receiving ballots from early voters.
Early in-person voting began Oct. 11 and continues through Monday. On ...
WHEELING — Ohio Rep. Jack Cera said he “feels bad for Ohio voters” as they seek concrete answers about Ohio’s confusing Issue 2 — a proposed statute on Tuesday’s general election ballot.
Ohioans on Tuesday will be asked to vote “yes” or “no” on Issue 2, which seeks to ...
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — A man dressed in black tactical-style gear and armed with an assault rifle opened fire inside a church in a small South Texas community on Sunday, killing 26 people and wounding at least 16 others in what the governor called the deadliest mass shooting in the ...
TOKYO (AP) — After easing into his Asian debut with golf and a taste of home, President Donald Trump is trying to put a human face on North Korea’s menace, hearing from anguished families of Japanese citizens snatched by Pyongyang’s agents.
Trump’s meeting Monday promises to elevate ...