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Smith Discusses Cuts In Costs For Prisoners

August 15, 2014 Ohio County’s yearly cost to house inmates at the Northern Regional Jail — as much as $1 million a decade ago — dropped to under $600,000 for the last fiscal year, and Prosecutor Scott Smith... more »»

W.Va. School Boards Look to Share Services

August 15, 2014 Boards of education in the Northern Panhandle already partner on many services, and but they think sharing an attorney to address legal questions would be a good idea. more »»

Stages Wins $1,550 During Event

August 15, 2014 A contest aimed at helping spruce up downtown Wheeling and its businesses culminated Thursday in the awarding of $1,550 to a downtown business owner. more »»

Crittenton Launches Free Phone App

August 15, 2014 To help their clients and employees, Crittenton Services has developed a free app for iPhone and Android smart phones. more »»

Pilot Admits To Child Sex Offense

August 15, 2014 Mustafa Moumoun Bazbaz admitted Wednesday that he flew an airplane across state lines to have sex with a minor female. U.S. Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld II said Bazbaz, 28, of Oakdale, Pa. more »»

Man With Axe Arrested

August 15, 2014 Wheeling police charged Hector Luis Santana with domestic assault Wednesday after he was accused of destroying items in his house with an axe. At 11:16 p.. more »»

Belmont County Courthouse Scheduled to Get a New Lift

August 14, 2014 The Belmont County Courthouse is set to get a new elevator. more »»

Local Woman Charged After Fight With Sister

August 14, 2014 Ohio County sheriff’s deputies arrested Stephanie Platt on Tuesday for allegedly beating her sister with a spatula from an outdoor grill. Authorities charged Platt, 24, of 106 N. Huron St. more »»

Officials to Make Case for Mall Road Project

August 14, 2014 Belmont County officials will go to Akron next month to convince the Ohio Transportation Review Advisory Council that the Mall Road interchange project is a smart investment. more »»

Grill Owner Arrested

August 14, 2014 The owner of the Metropolitan Citi Grill in downtown Wheeling is free under a $1,000 personal recognizance bond after he was arrested for allegedly striking a female employee. Detective Sgt. more »»

L.A. Man Facing Federal Charges

August 14, 2014 Mario Garcia was arrested Wednesday in Los Angeles following his indictment in Wheeling last week on federal drug charges. U.S. Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld II said Garcia, 41, of Van Nuys, Calif. more »»

Parking at Library To Be Temporarily Limited

August 14, 2014 The Ohio County Public Library, located at 52 16th S. more »»

No Basis for Assault Charge, Man Released

August 14, 2014 Clifton Marcus Dent went to jail Tuesday after Wheeling police accused him of using a cast on his arm as a weapon during a confrontation with a woman. more »»

‘I Don’t Care What They Say’

August 14, 2014 BRIDGEPORT — The village is seeking bids for the repaving of Hall Street — a piece of news that likely will delight businesses owners and motorists who have been driving on the pothole-filled road... more »»

Ohio County Court Filing System Undergoing Software Changes

August 14, 2014 The Ohio County Circuit Court is changing the computer software it uses to keep court records, and it’s the first step toward the implementation of a computerized court filing system in the county... more »»

‘Dawn to Dusk’ Ride to Benefit Local Children With Autism

August 14, 2014 It’s not unheard of for parents of autistic children to drive long distances to bring them to Wheeling’s Augusta Levy Learning Center for therapy — and on Saturday, a group of motorcycle riders will... more »»

Clinical Trials Recognized

August 14, 2014 Clinical trials at Wheeling Hospital’s Schiffler Cancer recently were recognized as high quality following a NRG Oncology Quality Assurance Audit. more »»

Police Reports

August 14, 2014 BRIDGEPORT POLICE DEPARTMENT On Tuesday, police arrested Kevin R. Alredge Sr., 57, of 213 Jacquette St., Bridgeport, for burglary and breaking and entering. Bond was set at $17,5. more »»

WVU Forensic Scientist’s Work Stranger Than Fiction

August 13, 2014 West Virginia University professor Glen Jackson’s work is the stuff of television shows — literally. more »»

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