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Four Charged In Late-Night Strong Armed Robbery Over Weekend

OCEAN CITY — Three Pennsylvania men and a juvenile were arrested last weekend for an alleged strong-armed robbery in the downtown area. Around 3:45 a.m. on Saturday, Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) officers responded to the area of 20th Street and Philadelphia Avenue for a reported strong-armed robbery. Officers met with a 25-year-old victim from Baltimore, who informed police he had been assaulted by three males who had stolen some of his personal property, according to police reports.
OCEAN CITY, MD
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West Virginia is ready for new rollout 988 number July 16th

WHEELING, W.Va. (WTRF) — First Choice Services out of Charleston says it is ahead of the game when it comes to a new national emergency mental health hotline number that is being rolled out across the U.S. July 16th. Many county officials throughout the U.S. say they’re not ready for the new number to take […]
WHEELING, WV
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Wheeling man wanted in shots fired incident

The Wheeling Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a suspect involved in a shots fired incident over the weekend. Police say around 3:45 p.m., Saturday, officers were called to the 1300 block of Eoff Street for a report of gunshots in the area. When police arrived, they say witnesses informed them that […]
WHEELING, WV
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Cause of February Big Beaver train derailment revealed

BIG BEAVER − The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) recently administered a report on the Feb. 23 Norfolk Southern train derailment accident near the Shenango Road Bridge in the borough. The report said the accident took place at 9:35 p.m., with Norfolk Southern officials stating there were eight train cars...
BEAVER, PA
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New concussion testing at Bethel Park

The Bethel Park athletic department has partnered with AHN sports medicine to offer a new baseline concussion testing system through Sway. The Sway System is a research-backed assessment tool that includes a battery of balance tests, cognitive tests, symptom tracking, on-field assessments, and COVID-19 screening. Since this system uses an...
BETHEL PARK, PA
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Thunderwood project completed in Bethel Park

The $1.053 million Thunderwood Drive flood mitigation project has been completed and a ribbon-cutting event was held June 24 to mark the occasion. The area of the Bethel Park community had substantially been impacted by flooding in 2018. The project consisted of a two-step approach. First, stormwater from an exiting...
BETHEL PARK, PA
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Two Aliquippa Homicide Suspects Hearing Continued in Beaver County Court Monday

(File Photo Taken by Frank Sparks) (Beaver, Pa.) The Beaver County Court Administrator’s office announced Monday morning that court proceedings for men charged with criminal homicide and and firearms prohibited in the murder of Curtis Flowers II, 19 on November 24, 2020 at Davis and Wykes Street has been continued.. Rico Ramone Rodgers, 22,of Aliquippa and Jeffrey Lamont Alford, 27 are lodged in the Beaver County Jail without bail.
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The City of Wheeling will celebrate Independence Day by offering free pool admission Saturday, July 2 through Monday, July 4. City Council passed a resolution at their June 7 meeting authorizing staff to waive the cost to patrons. Director of Parks & Recreation Rochelle Barry explained that citizens will not be charged for entry at […]
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The Times' 2021-22 Boys' Coach of the Year Mike Warfield refuses to 'waste a day'

When Mike Warfield thinks back to how he and his Aliquippa High School football program prevailed against the odds last fall, his explanation is simple. The Quips faced the type of adversity usually reserved for inspirational movies or TV drama series. First, tragedy struck: standout receiver and then-rising junior Antonyo “Sunny” Anderson was left paralyzed from the waist down after being shot in a drive-by shooting in May 2021. Then, smaller hurdles piled on: projected starting quarterback Jabarhi Cleckley unexpectedly moved to Georgia around the time of Anderson’s shooting, and star linebacker Isaiah Gilbert suffered a season-ending knee injury in August.
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Wheeling police seek suspect in weekend shots fired incident

WHEELING, W.Va. — The Wheeling Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a suspect involved in a shots fired incident over the weekend. Around 3:45 p.m., Saturday, officers were called to the 1300 block of Eoff Street for a report of gunshots in the area. When police arrived, witnesses informed them that a man fired several shots toward an individual in front of the Formosa Apartments and then fled on foot toward Chapline Street. It was later determined no one was injured from the gunshots.
WHEELING, WV

Local skate park to get much needed TLC

WEIRTON, W.Va. (WTRF) The Weirton Skate Park is going to be getting some much needed TLC! A Volunteer group is taking on the task of revitalizing it. This will be done in two phases, step one is cleaning everything up and step two is local artists coming in to paint murals on the sides of […]
WEIRTON, WV
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New digs nearing completion for Wheeling Police Department

OHIO COUNTY, W.Va. — The Wheeling Police Department's new headquarters is making major headway, as they are close to finishing renovations on what will be almost 10 times bigger than where they're operating out of now. "Finally, we are going to have an agency that fits the capacity of...
WHEELING, WV
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