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Escapee Keeps Police Busy on Labor Day

September 2, 2014 WHEELING — Local authorities spent Labor Day on a five-hour manhunt after a Ohio County Corrections Center inmate walked away for a work crew at Oglebay Park. more »»

Escapee Fled, Fought

September 2, 2014 WHEELING— In addition to felony escape, Christopher Walls is facing several other charges stemming from running away Monday from a Department of Corrections work crew at Oglebay Park. more »»

College, Town Officials Are Working Together

September 2, 2014 BETHANY — Each year around this time, the town of Bethany essentially quadruples in size over the course of a single weekend: Move-in weekend at Bethany College. more »»

AEP Workers Prepare for Kammer Closure

September 2, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — In the late 1950s, what is now known as the American Electric Power Kammer Plant opened to provide electricity to the nearby Ormet Corp. aluminum smelter across the Ohio River. more »»

2014 Electorate Poised to ‘Keep the Bums In’

September 2, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — A surly electorate that holds Congress in even lower regard than unpopular President Barack Obama is willing to “keep the bums in,” with at least 365 incumbents in the 435-member... more »»

Obama Notifies Congress of Iraq Airstrike Order

September 2, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has sent official notification to Congress of his order for last week’s airstrikes and humanitarian aid drops to help Iraqis threatened by Islamic State... more »»

Hampton Inn Not Moving Up

September 1, 2014 WHEELING — The Hampton Inn in Wheeling won’t be adding two new floors to its five-story building as owners initially planned, but a $2 million renovation still will happen there over the next six... more »»

Businesses Seek Sunday Sales

September 1, 2014 FAIRMONT — Lawmakers plan to revisit a change in state laws that impact wineries and restaurants and the sale of alcohol on Sunday during the next session of the West Virginia Legislature. more »»

Colleges Cut Jobs In W.Va.

September 1, 2014 CHARLESTON (AP) — West Virginia colleges are slashing payrolls and making other adjustments to compensate for losing $42 million in state funding over the past two years. more »»

Libyan Militia Controls Embassy

September 1, 2014 TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — An Islamist-allied militia group in control of Libya’s capital now guards the U.S. more »»

Showboat One of Three Casinos Making an Exit From Atlantic City

September 1, 2014 ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) —î The show is over for the Showboat Casino Hotel. The Mardi Gras-themed casino shut down Sunday after 27 years on the Atlantic City Boardwalk. more »»

Suicide Suspected

September 1, 2014 JERUSALEM — Sheriff’s deputies are investigating after a man was found dead inside a truck along a rural road in Belmont County. more »»

DEP Says Ohio River Drilling Is No Problem

August 31, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — As a former West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection inspector, Tim Greene believes allowing drilling and fracking in the Marcellus and Utica shale formations beneath the... more »»

W.Va. Bar Honors Stamp

August 31, 2014 WHEELING — His friends and colleagues refer to him as the “consummate gentleman,” noting he’s “a mentor, a leader” and even a teacher. more »»

Regatta Continues at Heritage Port

August 31, 2014 From Staff Reports WHEELING?— Boat racers from three countries will be putting on a show — at speeds up to 120 mph — again today at the Heritage Port in Wheeling. more »»

Shenandoah Campaign On Minds of Residents

August 31, 2014 Editor’s Note: This article is part of an occasional series on the Civil War sesquicentennial provided by members of the Wheeling Civil War 150 Committe. more »»

Recruiting Women In Construction

August 31, 2014 NEW YORK — Janice Moreno graduated from college with a degree in English literature, but never landed a job paying more than $12 an hour. more »»

Delays Throughout Marshall County

August 31, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — Motorists may experience delays Tuesday-Thursday because a natural gas drilling rig will be moved through the Marshall County area by Chesapeake Energ. more »»

Mini Golf Statues May Be Saved

August 31, 2014 BENWOOD — During the past few years, Benwood has tried to get people interested in its miniature golf course, but it didn’t help much, said Police Chief Frank Longwell. more »»

Wellsburg Hosts Tennant Campaign

August 30, 2014 WELLSBURG — West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie Tennant believes small business growth and earning a livable wage are important to moving West Virginia and the nation forward. more »»

Medical Board Weighs Appeal

August 30, 2014 By SHELLEY HANSON Staff Writer WHEELING — The West Virginia Board of Osteopathic Medicine is considering an appeal to the West Virginia Supreme Court after Dr. more »»

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Sitting On The Porch

August 12, 2014 Tracy Lawrence once sang, "If the world had a front porch like we did back then ... We'd still have our problems, but we'd all be friends. more »

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