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W.Va., Chinese province sign business, academic agreements

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 4:58pm
A delegation from one of China's top coal-producing provinces has signed agreements with West Virginia's business, educational and government communities.
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Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued Until 11:00 p.m. Thursday

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 4:57pm
WHEELING, WV (WTRF) - The National Weather Service has issued a Severe ThunderstormWatch for most of our viewing area until 11:00 p.m. Thursday night. Strong to severe thunderstorms will move through the region tonight. Some of these thunderstorms will be capable of producing damaging winds, large hail, and extremely heavy rain fall through the evening and overnight hours tonight.Remember, a Severe Thunderstorm Watch means that conditions are favorable for the development of severe weather in...
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Chillicothe Man Arrested in Connection to Barnesville Rape Case

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 4:56pm
One of the men who was chatting online with Peggy Hortsman and telling her what sexual actions to commit on her 13-month-old baby was arrested Thursday.
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13 People Arrested in Connection to Multi-State Heroin Trafficking Operation

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 4:45pm
Thirteen people were arrested Thursday in Marshall County in connection to a multi-state heroin trafficking operation.
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Philly's 2nd water main break in week turns lot into lake

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 4:10pm
Philadelphia's second water main break this week is flooding streets and a parking lot and forcing the evacuation of several stores.
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Pipeline Survey in Virginia County Suspended After Notice Mistake

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 4:00pm
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) - A notification mistake has prompted the developer of a proposed natural gas pipeline to suspend property surveys in Giles County.Mountain Valley Pipeline spokeswoman Natalie Cox tells The Roanoke Times (http://bit.ly/1d3Dwby ) that the company won't conduct survey work in the county until the matter is resolved.Cox says the company learned Wednesday that the first of two required notification letters to property owners inadvertently wasn't mailed. The second letter was mai...
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Pittsburgh company Consol has plans to cut retiree benefits

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 3:54pm
A Pittsburgh-based energy company says it plans to stop paying health benefits for 4,400 retirees and their spouses at the end of this year.
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Forum Held for Wheeling Leaders to Discuss Ohio Valley Drug Problem

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 3:53pm
Sixteen people brought a variety of perspectives Thursday to a discussion of the drug problem in the Ohio Valley.
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Steubenville Student Sentenced in Connection with Bringing Loaded Gun to School

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 3:40pm
The 12-year-old boy charged in connection with bringing a loaded gun into a middle school has been sentenced.
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Portion of bridge under repair collapses in Pennsylvania

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 3:34pm
Part of a 103-year-old bridge being rebuilt has collapsed in central Pennsylvania, injuring three workers.
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UPDATE: National Weather Service Confirms Tornado in Upshur County Wednesday Night

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 3:28pm
Severe thunderstorms moved through the region on Wednesday Evening, and the National Weather Service says a tornado did touchdown in Upshur County.
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Massachusetts 6-year-old plays 100 holes of golf for charity

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 3:10pm
A 6-year-old Massachusetts boy has raised $25,000 for cancer research by playing 100 holes of golf in one day in memory of a classmate who died of the disease.
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Investigators in leak case show up at Pa. AG headquarters

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 3:06pm
Allegations of a criminal leak of secret grand jury information are bringing investigators with the Montgomery County district attorney's office to the headquarters of the Pennsylvania attorney general.
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Pennsylvania Agency Seeks Applicants for Sandusky Fine Projects

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 2:54pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A Pennsylvania government commission is accepting grant applicants for money paid by Penn State under a legal settlement reached earlier this year.The Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency on Wednesday made four funding solicitation announcements, seeking recipients for the money paid into the state treasury under a 2-year-old state law.The agency is asking children's advocacy centers, victim service entities and health workers who aid child victims of sexual...
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NBC removes Brian Williams from 'Nightly News'

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 2:22pm
NBC News said Thursday that Brian Williams will not return to his job as "Nightly News" anchor following his suspension for misrepresenting himself, but will be given a second chance as a breaking news anchor at the cable...
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Toddler dies after drowning in suburban Harrisburg pool

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 2:10pm
A 15-month-old child died at a Philadelphia hospital after drowning at a family pool in the Harrisburg suburbs.
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Tappan Lake Park Ranger Hopeful Campers Can Return to Camp Area Soon

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 2:03pm
Tappan Lake Park RangerJeremy Hoffer reported the lake crested Wednesday.
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Gettysburg store offers Civil War costumes for dogs, cats

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 1:58pm
The owners of a new pet store in south-central Pennsylvania operate under a simple philosophy - only sell what they would want for their own pets.
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2 killed in 3-vehicle wreck on W.Va. 16 in Fayette County

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 1:38pm
Police say two people have died from injuries suffered in a three-vehicle wreck in Fayette County.
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