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A Charleston man is facing up to three years in prison after pleading guilty to leaving a loaded firearm within the reach of his 5-year-old son, who picked it up and shot his younger sister in the arm.
More than $1.5 million has been awarded to child advocacy centers in West Virginia.
The West Virginia Municipal League has named the mayor of Wheeling as its mayor of the year.
The Public Service Commission of West Virginia is providing lesson plans for teachers to help students understand where energy comes from.
A Fayette County couple faces assault and endangerment charges for allegedly underfeeding their daughter, now 14, who police say almost starved last summer.
Each year, Youth Service Systems honors one community member for their hard work and dedication.This year, the Good Samaritan award went to Susan Hogan who is well-known for her work in the arts and community.A tribute dinner was held this evening at the Wheeling Park's White Palace to recognize Susan and to raise money for Youth Services.More than 200 people came out to show their love and support.West Virginia Poet Laureate Marc Harshman even wrote a poem in honor of Susan."...
One topic that's expected to come up during tonight's debate is jobs.Earlier today, people from across our area were rallying for jobs in Bridgeport.They want out of state companies to give local workers the jobs they're producing here in the Ohio Valley.State Senators Jack Cera and Lou Gentile were also at the rally.Senator Gentile says this is a problem that affects everyone across the Ohio Valley."We're not saying that they automatically have to be given these j...
Bethany College has been named one of the best colleges in the Southeast, according to the Princeton Review.
Exciting news tonight for the Business Development Corporation of the Northern Panhandle.Three energy related companies from around the country have expressed interest in bringing their business to the former Wheeling Corrugating Plant.BDC Assistant Director Marvin Six says they are in the preliminary stages with these three companies right now.The letters of intent then will be signed with the companies so that they can begin their due diligence period in which they conduct environmen...
Joining us tonight is Steve Cohen, a professor at Belmont College to discuss the upcoming GOP debates. Watch his interview above for his insight on the candidates and the debate.
Pennsylvania's Attorney General is facing criminal charges for leaking secret grand jury information and lying about her actions under oath.
New York day laborers and young men at a boy's home are building a wooden chair, altar and lectern that Pope Francis will use when he celebrates Mass in Madison Square Garden this September.
People across the Ohio Valley are starting to think twice about heading to the movies.Yesterday's case was just the latest in a series of movie theatre attacks.
In an effort to help clean the environment, the Appalachian Institute at Wheeling Jesuit University held a discussion on how churches can get involved the movement.
Thanks to a $10,000 grant provided by the Fraternal Order of Eagles, the School of Bright Promise will now have 25 new iPads to put in each classroom.