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Community Devastated After Fatal Accident in Belmont County

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 6:59pm
A tragedy in Powhatan Point leaves families and friends heartbroken. The names of the three men who tragically passed have been released.
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Warwood's Chuck Howley: Only Super Bowl MVP Ever From Losing Team

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 4:03pm
He's one of the greatest athletes to ever come out of the Ohio Valley, and the word "athlete" could not be more true. He still holds a Super Bowl record that most likely will never be broken. He's Warwood's own Chuck Howley. 
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3 teens rescued after falling into icy pond

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 3:55pm
Authorities say three teenagers were rescued after falling through ice into a suburban Philadelphia pond.
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Man convicted of 1st-degree murder in 2013 bar slaying

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 2:15pm
A man is facing life in prison without possibility of parole after a conviction in the shooting death of another man at an eastern Pennsylvania bar three years ago.
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4th transplant patient infected during mold outbreak dies

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 12:39pm
Officials say a fourth transplant patient who contracted a fungal infection during a mold outbreak at a western Pennsylvania hospital has died.
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MVP Newton, Watt, Rivera, Berry big winners of NFL awards

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 12:26pm
By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Cam Newton is now a Super Bowl quarterback with an MVP award. Offensive Player of the Year, too. And his coach, Ron Rivera, owns a second NFL honor as well. Newton, the Carolina Panthers star, won The Associated Press NFL Most Valuable Player and Offensive Player of the Year awards Saturday night. "It means so much, but not just for myself," Newton said in a video acceptance speech for the MVP award. "To be...
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Super Bowl 50 just hours away, a look back on superb finishes

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 12:24pm
By TERESA M. WALKER AP Pro Football Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Every Super Bowl kicks off with the hopes of a thrilling game, capped by a dramatic drive in which the champion seizes control to capture the Lombardi Trophy. Often, quarterbacks earn their moment in history, from Terry Bradshaw and Joe Montana to Ben Roethlisberger and Eli Manning. Russell Wilson had the Seattle Seahawks in position to do just that last year until that fateful decision to pass instead of hand off to Mar...
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University of Cincinnati hires consulting firm for police

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 11:15am
A university has hired an outside consultant for nearly $400,000 to review its police department for reforms in the aftermath of an officer's fatal shooting of a black man after a traffic stop near campus.
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Nominations accepted for West Virginia ag hall of fame

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 11:15am
The deadline is approaching for nominations to the West Virginia Agriculture and Forestry Hall of Fame.
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Bankrupt coal producer Alpha announces more planned layoffs

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 10:51am
Bankrupt coal producer Alpha Natural Resources has announced planned layoffs in West Virginia for the third time in a month.
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Crews working on truck crash in Harrison County

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 10:43am
According to Ohio State Highway Patrol, crews are actively working on US-250 in Harrison County.  
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1 dead, 2 injured after apparent carbon monoxide poisoning

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 10:23am
Authorities say one person died and two others were injured by apparent carbon monoxide poisoning in a northeastern Pennsylvania home.
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Study explores how black men find success in college

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 10:19am
A new study from the University of Pennsylvania is highlighting how some black male college students are thriving on mainstream campuses while pushing back against racial stereotypes.
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Longtime Ranson Mayor David Hamill, 71, dies of cancer

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 10:15am
Longtime Ranson Mayor David Hamill has died of cancer. He was 71.
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Woman found dead in burning northwestern Pennsylvania home

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 10:15am
Authorities in northwestern Pennsylvania say a 69-year-old woman found dead in a burning house appears to have died from smoke inhalation.
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