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New Psychiatric Hospital for Youth Will Fill Void in Wheeling

WHEELING – Acute psychiatric care geared toward children and adolescents soon will again be available locally. Officials with the Children’s Home of Wheeling on Thursday announced the launch of their new Orchard Park Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Hospital.The 30-bed facility will be ...

Wheeling Island Man Accused of Beating Woman to Death

WHEELING - A Wheeling Island man was arrested early Thursday morning on murder charges, accused of what Wheeling Police Chief Shawn Schwertfeger said was the “brutal” beating death of the woman he was living with.Jermaine Justin Copeland, 36, was arrested in connection with the murder of ...

Ohio Valley Heart Walk Raises $72,000 for American Heart Association

WHEELING – Ohio Valley Heart Walk participants raised $72,000 for the American Heart Association during the annual event held Thursday at Wheeling Park.Hundreds of people turned out for the event – individuals and those representing businesses – that not only raised money for the ...

Abduction Survivor Speaks to John Marshall Students About Online Safety

GLEN DALE – One of the first known victims of internet luring and child abduction addressed Marshall County students of the dangers still lurking out there today as they were in her time.Alicia Kozakiewicz was abducted from her home near Pittsburgh by North Carolina resident Scott Tyree. ...

Flooding Traps Many in Florida as Hurricane Ian Takes Aim at South Carolina

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. (AP) — Rescue crews piloted boats and waded through inundated streets Thursday to save thousands of Floridians trapped amid flooded homes and shattered buildings left by Hurricane Ian, which crossed into the Atlantic Ocean and churned toward South Carolina. Hours after ...

Senate Passes Stopgap Bill To Avert Shutdown, Aid Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate passed a short-term spending bill on Thursday that would avert a partial government shutdown when the current fiscal year ends at midnight Friday and provide another infusion of military and economic aid to Ukraine as it seeks to repel Russia’s brutal ...