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News Minute: Here is the latest Ohio news from The Associated Press

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 5:38pm
The state says it's continuing to monitor dozens of people who had contact with a nurse who tested positive for the Ebola virus. The Ohio Department of Health says there are no confirmed cases of Ebola in the state and...
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Feds: Most coal dust samples would meet new mark

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 5:27pm
Federal officials say almost every mine sample taken since August would meet tougher limits on coal dust.
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Judge: District can't impose contract on teachers

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 5:07pm
A judge has temporarily stopped the Philadelphia school district from imposing health care costs on teachers.
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About 550 W.Va. coal miners failed drug tests

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 4:47pm
In the last two years, more than 550 West Virginia coal miners have temporarily lost their mining certifications because they failed a drug test.
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Wetzel County Couple Convicted of Stealing Nearly $400,000 from Elderly Victim

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 4:35pm
A Wetzel County couple were found guilty of stealing nearly $400,000 from a 90-year-old victim in order to buy a vacation home in the Outer Banks. Timothy and Lea Ann Summers of Proctor were convicted after a three day trial in federal court last week.The Summers' were found guilty of one count of conspiracy to commit mail fraud, four counts of mail fraud, one count of securities fraud, and one count of interstate transportation of stolen property. Evidence showed the couple liquidated a signifi
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News Minute: Here is the latest Pennsylvania news from The Associated Press

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 4:28pm
A house fire near Pittsburgh that killed four children, their mother and stepgrandfather began in the downstairs living room, but its cause remains unclear. The chief of emergency services in Allegheny County says crews...
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News Minute: Here is the latest Pennsylvania news from The Associated Press

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 4:28pm
A house fire near Pittsburgh that killed four children, their mother and stepgrandfather began in the downstairs living room, but its cause remains unclear. The chief of emergency services in Allegheny County says crews...
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News Minute: Here is the latest Pennsylvania news from The Associated Press

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 4:28pm
A house fire near Pittsburgh that killed four children, their mother and stepgrandfather began in the downstairs living room, but its cause remains unclear. The chief of emergency services in Allegheny County says crews...
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Lewinsky calls for end to culture of cyberbullying

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 4:23pm
Monica Lewinsky says she was "patient zero" in a cyberbullying epidemic that has since been blamed for teen suicides and celebrity exploitation.
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News Minute: Here is the latest Ohio news from The Associated Press

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 4:22pm
A legislative panel in Ohio has approved a funding request to help pay for more protective gear for health care workers if the state has a suspected or confirmed case of Ebola. The Ohio Department of Health requested...
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Philippi Police Officer Resuscitates Belington Woman Following Arrest

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 4:04pm
A Philippi Police Department Officer resuscitated a woman who had died after being arrested for public intoxication early Sunday morning in Philippi.
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This Hour: Latest Pennsylvania news, sports, business and entertainment

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 3:55pm
A house fire near Pittsburgh that killed four children, their mother and stepgrandfather began in the downstairs living room, but its cause remains unclear.
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This Hour: Latest Pennsylvania news, sports, business and entertainment

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 3:55pm
A house fire near Pittsburgh that killed four children, their mother and stepgrandfather began in the downstairs living room, but its cause remains unclear.
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This Hour: Latest Pennsylvania news, sports, business and entertainment

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 3:55pm
A house fire near Pittsburgh that killed four children, their mother and stepgrandfather began in the downstairs living room, but its cause remains unclear.
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Local School Employee Identified as Being in Same Vicinity as Ebola Patient

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 3:49pm
An employee of the Barnesville School District has been identified as being in the same space as the Texas nurse, Amber Vinson, who was diagnosed with Ebola. The employee's name is not being released, health officials are only saying the employee was in a shared space, but did not clarify if it was at the same time.
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Special Olympics Flag Football Team Concludes First Season

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 3:45pm
Ohio County's Special Olympics Flag Football team wrapped up their first season Saturday Morning, as they defeated Marshall County at the J-B Chambers Sports Complex in East Wheeling.
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One Fatally Injured After Car Accident Saturday Morning

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 3:44pm
A fatal semitruck accident left one dead this morning .Police received a call around 9:15 a.m. stating that a semitruck had hit a car as it was pulling out of a private driveway.
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Former Bridgeport Homecoming Queen Surprised by Famous Pitcher Brother

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 3:43pm
One local high school celebrated their homecoming this weekend by welcoming a very special guest. 
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Belmont County Firefighters Undergo Search and Rescue Training

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 3:42pm
On Sunday, firefighters in Belmont County gathered for a day of important training. Firefighters from Wolfhurst, Bridgeport and Brookside went through search and rescue training. During the training, fire crews used smoke machines to fill a house, and had to go through the home to save anyone still inside. Wolfhurt Fire Chief Matt Otto said that aspect of the job is by far the most important. "This is the part of what we do that nobody ever sees. It takes a lot of training to do what we do, a...
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Belmont County Court-Orders Divorce Program for Parents with Kids

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 3:41pm
Every person getting a divorce in Belmont County who has a child under the age of 18 is now court-ordered to take a course. "Helping Children Cope with Divorce" is a one-time class that takes about two-and-a-half-hours to complete.
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