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Cab driver death in NE Pa. called 'suspicious'

Fri, 05/23/2014 - 9:25am
Authorities in northeastern Pennsylvania say a cab driver was found dead near the entrance to a South Scranton housing complex, and the death is being treated as suspicious.
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News Minute: Here is the latest West Virginia news from The Associated Press

Fri, 05/23/2014 - 9:23am
After a customer suggested that servers at a West Virginia barbecue restaurant needed to "show more skin," the owner became offended and decided to do something about it.
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This Hour: Latest Ohio news, sports, business and entertainment

Fri, 05/23/2014 - 9:22am
The odds of hosting the Republican Party's next presidential convention have improved for Dallas, Denver, Cleveland and Kansas City. Two other players, Las Vegas and Cincinnati, have folded.
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This Hour: Latest Ohio news, sports, business and entertainment

Fri, 05/23/2014 - 9:22am
The odds of hosting the Republican Party's next presidential convention have improved for Dallas, Denver, Cleveland and Kansas City. Two other players, Las Vegas and Cincinnati, have folded.
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This Hour: Latest Ohio news, sports, business and entertainment

Fri, 05/23/2014 - 9:22am
The odds of hosting the Republican Party's next presidential convention have improved for Dallas, Denver, Cleveland and Kansas City. Two other players, Las Vegas and Cincinnati, have folded.
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GE-Hitachi closing Pennsylvania plant, idling 134

Fri, 05/23/2014 - 9:21am
GE-Hitachi is closing a western Pennsylvania plant that makes storage containers for spent nuclear fuel rods, idling 134 employees who still work there.
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Convergys cutting 150 jobs in northwest Iowa

Fri, 05/23/2014 - 9:17am
Convergys says it will be cutting 150 jobs at its call center in northwest Iowa's Sergeant Bluff.
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Convergys cutting 150 jobs in northwest Iowa

Fri, 05/23/2014 - 9:17am
Convergys says it will be cutting 150 jobs at its call center in northwest Iowa's Sergeant Bluff.
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Man sentenced for stealing ashes of ex's husband

Fri, 05/23/2014 - 9:13am
A western Pennsylvania man who stole an urn containing the ashes of his ex-girlfriend's late husband will spend a year on probation.
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Residents of Wheeling's Petroplus Towers test their green thumb

Fri, 05/23/2014 - 9:07am
Thanks to the help of the Clifford M. Lewis, S.J. Appalachian Institute at Wheeling Jesuit University, residents living in Wheeling’s Petroplus Towers on National Road are getting the chance to use their green thumbs.
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Ohio senator will observe Ukraine elections

Fri, 05/23/2014 - 9:05am
Ohio's Republican senator will be in Ukraine this weekend to observe presidential voting in the crisis-torn European nation.
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DA: Western Pennsylvania chief stole $8K for bills

Fri, 05/23/2014 - 8:57am
The police chief of a tiny borough near Pittsburgh has been charged with stealing more than $8,000 from his department to pay personal expenses, including his cellphone, electric and credit card bills.
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Regulators seek fines against Morgantown developer

Fri, 05/23/2014 - 8:49am
West Virginia regulators are seeking daily fines of $25,000 against a Morgantown industrial park developer for alleged environmental violations.
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Fourth grader caught smoking pot in Pittsburgh

Fri, 05/23/2014 - 8:49am
The principal of a Pittsburgh grade school tells parents that a fourth-grade girl has been caught smoking marijuana in a school restroom.
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News Minute: Here is the latest Pennsylvania news from The Associated Press

Fri, 05/23/2014 - 8:31am
The Memorial Day weekend will get off to a festive start as gays and lesbians begin to marry across Pennsylvania. The state could see scores of weddings following a federal judge's decision Tuesday to throw the...
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AT&T Launches Home Security App, Local Cities First in State to Take Part

Fri, 05/23/2014 - 8:25am
The app is called "Digital Life" and allows customers a number of options, like locking and unlocking doors remotely, and sending a text message whenever someone enters or leaves the home.
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UPDATE: Stolen Car Suspected as Being Used as a Mobile Meth Lab Discovered Outside Shadyside

Fri, 05/23/2014 - 8:25am
Police said the silver Mercury Mountaineer was stolen from the St. Clairsville area, and that the person who stole it could have a mobile meth lab inside.
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Dead bald eagle in Pa. killed by euthanizing drugs

Fri, 05/23/2014 - 8:25am
State game officials say a bald eagle found dead at the base of a popular eagle nest in eastern Pennsylvania was killed by drugs used to euthanize animals.
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Benwood City Council Candidate Left off Ballot

Fri, 05/23/2014 - 8:22am
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - With no opposition for his city council seat in a small town on West Virginia's Northern Panhandle, Curtis Mele figured his ticket to a third consecutive term was secure. Instead, a clerical error left his name off the May 13 ballot, and another councilman was listed as the candidate in his district in Benwood. Now, officials in the town of 1,600 are scrambling for a solution. Mele said Thursday that he has hired an attorney to contest the election. Ballot responsibil...
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LOOKING BACK: The Highlands, Then and Now

Fri, 05/23/2014 - 8:21am
WTRF is starting a special Summer series called "Throwback Thursday," where we look back to see how the Ohio Valley has transformed over the past years. If you have an idea for the series, send an e-mail to news@wtrf.com, or submit it on facebook.com/WTRF7News.
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