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False burglar alarms in Wheeling will result in fines

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) – Beginning next year, burglar alarm owners in Wheeling will face fines when their devices send police false alerts.

A new false alarm ordinance also requires residences and businesses with burglar alarms to register...

Bulletin Board: Oct. 8, 2015

The 30th Annual Pratt Fall Festival will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday on the Pratt Elementary School grounds. The parade kicks off at 9:30 a.m., with lineup at 9 a.m. at the Pratt Municipal building. The parade ends at Pratt Elementary ...

Church Activities: Oct. 3, 2015

Church of God MPGT Ministries, 1001 Hendrix Ave. in Charleston, will have its 23rd Pastoral Anniversary Celebration Services for Bishop Michael D. Austin Sr. and Minister Mattie Austin. The guest speakers, choirs and congregations will be: 7 p.m....

Marshall presidential finalists to interview on campus next week
Marshall presidential finalists to interview on campus next week

The three finalists were found through a national search. Only one is a current university president.

The candidates include Denis Wiesenburg, a professor of marine science and former provost at the University of Southern Mississippi; Jerome...

WVU’s Karl Joseph will miss rest of the season with knee injury
WVU’s Karl Joseph will miss rest of the season with knee injury

MORGANTOWN — West Virginia University All-American safety Karl Joseph is out for the rest of the season.

Joseph, a 5-foot-11, 197-pound senior, injured his right knee in a non-contact drill during Tuesday’s practice. Joseph had...

Eric Douglas: Columbus Day: Why?
Eric Douglas: Columbus Day: Why?

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Oak Hill man sentenced on child porn charge

An Oak Hill man has been sentenced to a year and a day in federal prison for possessing child pornography.

William A. Cracraft, 52, pleaded guilty to possession of child porn in June. As part of his plea agreement, Cracraft agreed to forfeit his ...

Wednesday update: Lawyers deliver opening statements in Blankenship trial

Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship repeatedly condoned rampant safety violations and orchestrated a cover-up of the resulting hazards to workers as he pushed for increased coal production, prosecutors told a federal jury this morning....

Health officials investigate whooping cough case in Weirton

WEIRTON, W.Va. (AP) – Hancock County health officials are investigating a whooping cough case involving a student at Weirton Elementary School.

County health department nursing supervisor Michelle Trunax tells ...

Ohio jury to decide suit over chemical DuPont put in water

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Jurors are deliberating in the federal case of an Ohioan who says she got cancer after drinking water contaminated by a chemical from a DuPont plant near Parkersburg, West Virginia.

It’s one of two test cases ...

Boil-water advisory

West Virginia American Water has issued a boil-water advisory for approximately 200 customers on Sissonville Drive (W.Va. 21) from Martins Branch Road to Cloverfield Lane, Valley Brook Drive, Cloverfield Lane, Boreman Drive, Heritage Way, Ferrell...

2 former labor union officials face embezzlement charges

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) – Two former labor union officials have been indicted on embezzlement charges.

U.S. Attorney William Ihlenfeld II says a federal grand jury in Wheeling returned indictments Tuesday against 54-year-old James Coffey Jr. ...

WVU AD to serve as grand marshal for homecoming parade

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia University athletic director Shane Lyons will serve as grand marshal for the university’s annual homecoming parade.

The parade is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Friday on High Street in Morgantown....

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