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Ohio House Passes Budget

April 10, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio representatives from both political parties criticized Republican Gov. more »»

Gas Workers Risk Silica Exposure

April 10, 2014 WHEELING — Breathing only a tiny amount of silica dust per day — enough, roughly, to cover Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s nose on a dime — can put a worker at risk for myriad health problems, according... more »»

EMA Director Calls For Better Well Info

April 10, 2014 WHEELING — As the natural gas industry continues to transform the area, West Virginia still doesn’t know enough about who is responsible for all the state’s wells and the growing maze of pipelines... more »»

Pa. Law on Spills More Strict Than Ohio, W.Va.

April 9, 2014 WHEELING — When it comes to containing spills at natural gas drilling operations, Pennsylvania requires much more of companies operating within its borders than its neighbors in West Virginia and... more »»

Blast Survivor Shares Story

April 9, 2014 WHEELING — There’s no sense trying to talk him out of it, Brad Livingston thought as he and his co-worker approached the drip tanks at the western Oklahoma oil well site where they were welding on a... more »»

Prison Term In College Theft

April 9, 2014 WELLSBURG — Shelly Lough stole nearly $1 million from Bethany College in an effort to stop an extortion attempt by two individuals who threatened to harm her children in addition to exposing an... more »»

No Summer Gas Spike Expected

April 9, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — Drivers will get the slightest of breaks on gasoline prices this summer, according to the Energy Department. The national average price is forecast to fall — by just one cent — to $3. more »»

Peacock Trial Changed

April 9, 2014 WHEELING — Ohio County Circuit Judge James Mazzone on Tuesday vacated the April 29 murder trial date of Craig Tyler Peacock at the request of defense attorney Robert McCoid. more »»

Pork Prices Jump As Virus Kills Baby Pigs

April 9, 2014 MILWAUKEE (AP) — A virus never before seen in the U.S. more »»

Ex-Miner Charged

April 9, 2014 WHEELING — Federal prosecutors charged a former worker at the Tunnel Ridge Mine in Ohio County of making 29 false representations and certifications in safety records at the facility. U.S. more »»

Woman Falls From Balcony

April 8, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — A Moundsville woman died Monday after falling from her third floor apartment balcony at the Helfer Pavilion on 10th Street. Moundsville Police Sgt. more »»

Pipeline Blast Rattles Moundsville Residents

April 8, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — Cooking breakfast in his kitchen shortly before 8 a.m. Saturday, Frank Elza J. more »»

Senate Passes Jobless Benefits

April 8, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate voted 59-38 Monday to resurrect federal jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed, and a small band of Republican supporters swiftly appealed to a reluctant Speaker... more »»

Roads Are ’14 CDBG Focus

April 8, 2014 WHEELING — Despite yet another cut to the city’s annual Community Development Block Grant allocation, Wheeling residents should see more streets paved and sidewalks repaired through the program this... more »»

No Deal Yet On Building

April 8, 2014 WHEELING — Reaching an agreement to purchase Howard’s Diamond Center’s vacant downtown building is taking longer than anticipated for Wheeling officials, who aren’t saying much about the status of... more »»

Pro-Russians Claiming East Ukraine Independent

April 8, 2014 DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Pro-Moscow activists barricaded inside government buildings in eastern Ukraine proclaimed their regions independent Monday and called for a referendum on seceding from Ukrain... more »»

Fort Hood Shooter Had Asked for Leave

April 8, 2014 FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — Army investigators on Monday released a more detailed timeline of last week’s fatal shootings at Fort Hood, describing an eight-minute rampage in which the suspect fired 35... more »»

Stradivarius Violins Lose in Blind Test

April 8, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Ten world-class soloists put costly Stradivarius violins and new, cheaper ones to a blind scientific test. more »»

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