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Light snow snarling traffic in W. Pennsylvania

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 7:45am
Light snow that began falling before daybreak has slowed morning rush hour traffic in parts of western Pennsylvania and caused minor accidents on some roads.
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Descendant of Del. abolitionist asking governor to pardon 3

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 7:33am
A descendant of a Delaware man credited with helping more than 2,700 slaves reach freedom is asking Gov. Jack Markell to pardon his ancestor and two others.
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Suspect arrested in fatal stabbing near Lehigh University

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 7:25am
Bethlehem police say they've arrested a suspect in a fatal stabbing blocks from Lehigh University.
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Mayor didn't trust state to review Ohio boy's fatal shooting

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 7:17am
Cleveland's mayor says he didn't trust a state agency to investigate the fatal police shooting of a 12-year-old boy who was carrying a pellet gun because he believes the agency mishandled a different shooting...
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6 staff hurt in riot at Pa. adolescent treatment center

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 7:05am
State police say six staff members were assaulted during a New Year's Day riot at an adolescent treatment facility in central Pennsylvania.
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NE Ohio county has $400K deficit in indigent defense fund

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 6:37am
An unusually high number of possible death-penalty cases has left one northeast Ohio county with a projected $400,000 deficit for providing legal counsel to defendants who can't afford it.
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Ohio gas prices tumble further; regular fuel averages $1.90

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 6:01am
Ohio drivers are still paying less than $2 per gallon to fill their tanks this week.
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Trial looms, decade after bodies found in Pa. yard

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 5:49am
More than a decade after their bodies were found in his backyard, a Pennsylvania bank robber is going to trial for the murders of a drug-dealing pharmacist and the pharmacist's girlfriend.
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GOP-controlled Ohio Legislature opens 2-year session

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 5:33am
The two-year state budget is high on Ohio lawmakers' to-do lists as they return for a new legislative session.
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Miner Electrocuted, Being Transported to Hospital

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 4:52am
A coal miner that was electrocuted early Monday morning has been transported to the hospital. According to Belmont County 911, this happened just before 4:00 am Monday.Details are limited but we do know this happened at Century Mine in Beallsville. We are working to gather more information.Stay with WTRF.com and 7News for updates.
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Ohio prisons director wants early release as option

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 3:09am
Ohio's prisons director wants to strengthen the state law that allows for early, emergency release of inmates to ease overcrowding.
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Cold start to week with snow in Ohio forecast

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 3:09am
Expect a cold start to the new year's first full week with temperatures plummeting and snow forecast across the state, with heavy accumulation predicted in northwestern Ohio.
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Ohio World War II veteran to receive France's highest medal

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 3:09am
The French government is awarding its highest medal to a 96-year-old northern Ohio man who was an artillery gunner during D-Day.
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Ironworkers 'don' goes on trial in racketeering case

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 3:05am
A former ironworkers boss described by prosecutors as "the don" of a violent organization goes on trial on racketeering charges Monday in Philadelphia.
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Suspect in trooper shooting case heads to court

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 2:33am
A man who eluded police for 48 days after allegedly shooting to death a state trooper and wounding another is due in court for a preliminary hearing.
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Police responding to gunshots along Delaware Avenue in Charleston, WV

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 2:24am
According to Kanawha County Emergency Dispatch, Charleston Police are responding to reports of multiple gun shots along Delaware Avenue.There are reports that at least one person has been shot in the abdomen.We will bring you more information as it becomes available.
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69 West Virginia teachers achieve national certification

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 2:09am
More than 800 West Virginia teachers are now certified by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards.
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Hearing set over conflict of interest in W.Va. spill case

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 2:09am
A court hearing is scheduled over whether prosecutors should recuse themselves in the case of former executives charged in a chemical spill.
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W.Va. airport's passenger traffic more than doubles

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 2:09am
Passenger traffic at North Central West Virginia Airport is up more than 106 percent compared to 2013.
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