WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — Police in West Virginia say the body of a man has been found in the Ohio River.
Wheeling police say in a news release a boater discovered the body on Sunday in the...
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — A private West Virginia university in financial crisis says it is ending its affiliation with the Jesuit order while maintaining its Roman Catholic identity.
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia man says his middle school teacher sexually abused him for years, gave birth to his children and threatened to take them away if he left her.
Convicted former W.Va. pharmacist fined in pill case
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — A former West Virginia pharmacist convicted in state court of improperly dispensing medications has been fined $336,000 in federal court.
West Virginia private college cutting programs
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — A private West Virginia college in financial crisis says it is cutting more than half its programs next year.
The Intelligencer reports Wheeling Jesuit University...
West Virginia private college to remain open next year
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — A private West Virginia college says it will stay open in the coming academic year despite being in a financial crisis.
Catholic ex-bishop accused of drunken sexual assault
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — A new lawsuit accuses the former bishop of a Catholic diocese in West Virginia of molesting adolescent and adult males.
Sports betting remains offline at 2 W.Va. casinos
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Sports wagering will remain offline at two West Virginia casinos at the start of the NCAA Tournament.
West Virginia Lottery Director John Myers says in a news...
The Latest: Diocese disputes some allegations in lawsuit
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Latest on a West Virginia lawsuit accusing a Catholic diocese of knowingly employing pedophiles (all times local):
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Catholic diocese and its former bishop in West Virginia knowingly employed pedophiles and failed to conduct adequate background checks on camp and school workers,...
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia hospital has filed a federal lawsuit against a former employee who accused the hospital of improperly issuing payments and kickbacks in a lawsuit later...
West Virginia private college declares financial crisis
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — A private West Virginia college says it is having a financial crisis that requires immediate attention.
Wheeling Jesuit University President Michael Mihalyo says in a...
City manager placed on leave after his DUI Arrest
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia city manager who was involved in a two-vehicle accident and charged with aggravated DUI has been suspended indefinitely without pay.
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — A former mayor in West Virginia has been sentenced to one year and six months in federal prison on a drug distribution charge.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Catholic church officials announced ministerial restrictions Monday for two bishops who once led in Maryland and West Virginia and have been accused of sexual...
West Virginia city manager accused of drunken driving
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — Police in West Virginia say a city official charged with drunken driving after an accident had a blood-alcohol level more than three times the legal limit.
Dispute shuts down sports betting at W.Va. casinos
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia officials say a contractual dispute has caused a shutdown of sports betting at the Mardi Gras and Wheeling Island casinos.
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Company plans to add 100 jobs to West Virginia facility
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — A marketing and communications company is planning to add 100 new jobs to a West Virginia facility.
The Intelligencer reports Williams Lea Tag plans to add the jobs in...
Teacher files suit over closed meeting to discuss strike
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia teacher has filed a lawsuit over a closed meeting held by the Ohio County Board of Education.
News outlets report Ohio County Education Association...
Senate passes bill that gives incentives for consolidation
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Senate has approved incentives for cities and counties to consolidate services.
The Intelligencer reports the measure calls for counties that...
West Virginia city to build $1.9M park on Wheeling Island
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia city is planning to build a $1.9 million park intended to celebrate the history of the Wheeling Suspension Bridge.
Library presents major show of objects in Wheeling’s history
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — The Wheeling 250 observance is providing a perfect opportunity for the Ohio County Public Library to showcase many treasures from its large archival collections.
Wheeling 250 is a year-long celebration of the 250th anniversary of the city's founding. City leaders and community groups are organizing events and exhibits to mark the occasion.
Name of ex-Catholic bishop removed from West Virginia gym
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — The name of a former West Virginia Roman Catholic bishop at the center of a sexual assault investigation has been removed from a high school gymnasium.
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West Virginia woman accused of threatening to kill Trump
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia woman has been indicted on charges of threatening to kill President Donald Trump.
A federal grand jury in Wheeling on Tuesday indicted 25-year-old Taryn Corrinne Henthorn of Middlebourne.
Prosecutors say Henthorn made the threat on Facebook and elsewhere last month.
Fire forces evacuation of W.Va. frozen treat plant
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia factory that makes frozen treats has been evacuated after a fire broke out.
News outlets report no one was injured in the fire Thursday at the Ziegenfelder Frozen Treat Co. plant in Wheeling.
Wheeling fire spokesman Philip Stahl called it a "very dangerous situation" because firefighters fought the flames in frigid conditions amid the presence of ammonia tanks used in the plant's production.
WesBanco: 4Q Earnings Snapshot
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) _ WesBanco Inc. (WSBC) on Monday reported fourth-quarter net income of $43.9 million.
The Wheeling, West Virginia-based bank said it had earnings of 80 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for costs related to mergers and acquisitions, came to 82 cents per share.
The results beat Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 81 cents per share.
W.Va. city reports overdose deaths doubled in 2018
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — Drug overdose deaths doubled in one West Virginia community last year.
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register reports figures released Tuesday by Wheeling police show officers responded to 13 overdose deaths last year, compared with six in 2017 and three in 2016.
West Virginia has by far the nation's highest rate of drug overdose deaths.
2 abandoned bobcat kittens get permanent home at W.Va. zoo
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — Two bobcat kittens found abandoned in West Virginia have been given a permanent home at the Oglebay Good Zoo.
The zoo in Wheeling says in a news release the two female kittens named Bobbi and Gina were found in rural Marshall County. They now are in the nursery at the zoo's veterinary and quarantine hospital.
The zoo says it's offering guests the chance to visit the kittens. Guests must be at least 8 years old to participate. Visits can be reserved by calling 304-243-4100.
Retired nurse finds healthy hobby in tune with nature
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — Retired nurse Marsha Boissy of Wheeling has allowed little grass to grow under her feet since wrapping up her career last year. Grass, however is very much a part of Boissy's daily life. So are squirrels, birds, flowers and deer.
Boissy and her husband Leo, a retired student adviser from Wheeling Park High School, are daily walkers, and their favorite haunt is Oglebay Park.
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Federal government intervenes in hospital whistleblower suit
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The federal government is joining a lawsuit against a West Virginia hospital, alleging it improperly issued payments and kickbacks to physicians under the direction of the chief executive officer and management firm.
The lawsuit was unsealed and made public for the first time Friday after originally being filed in 2017. It was made public because the U.S. Department of Justice filed notice with the federal district court it would intervene in the case.
New judge sworn in during West Virginia ceremony
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — A new circuit judge has been sworn in during a private ceremony in West Virginia.
The state Supreme Court said Michael J. Olejasz was sworn in at the Ohio County Courthouse on Wednesday as a First Judicial Circuit judge. First Circuit Judge David J. Sims administered the oath of office.
1 dead, dozens homeless due to apartment fire
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — One person has died and dozens of others were left homeless due to an apartment fire in West Virginia.
Wheeling Police Department spokesman Philip Stahl told news outlets the blaze was reported Tuesday afternoon at North Park Apartments. Stahl did not release the identity of the person who died. He said three people had to be rescued from windows, but no injuries were reported.
2 more West Virginia ski resorts open slopes
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Two more West Virginia ski resorts have opened their slopes for the winter season.
Canaan Valley Resort in Davis and Winterplace Ski Resort in Raleigh County began offering skiing, snowboarding and snowtubing on Saturday.
Snowshoe Mountain in Pocahontas County opened its slopes during the Thanksgiving holiday. The resort's Silver Creek area began welcoming skiers Friday.
W.Va. man accused of discharging sewage from treatment plant
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia man has been indicted on charges he discharged sewage from a treatment plant he owned into the North Branch of the Potomac River.
A federal prosecutor says 55-year-old Timothy Peer of Springfield was indicted last week by a grand jury in Wheeling.
A news release says Peer is charged with violating permits and discharging untreated sewage from a treatment plant serving residents of Mountainaire Village near Ridgeley.
West Virginia nurse, now 80, was part of MASH unit
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — It was a U.S. Army recruiter on campus at WVU who convinced the Mount de Chantal Visitation Academy alumnae she could see an exciting world if she joined the military.
"I always wanted to see California, so I said 'why not' and joined the Army," said Faso, now 80 and a new resident at Elmhurst, House of Friendship, in Wheeling.