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Woman accused of hitting cars parked at Star Lake and leading officers on chase

BURGETTSTOWN, Pa. (KDKA) - A Wheeling woman is facing multiple charges after police said she hit several cars and led officers on a chase after the Kid Rock concert at the Pavilion at Star Lake Saturday. Police said concert-goers told officers that Manasha Bradley had hit multiple parked cars and refused to stop. According to police, one victim said he even broke Bradley's front passenger window in an attempt to get her to stop. The criminal complaint said Bradley kept driving, and when police tried to turn her car off and get her out, she started fighting and tried to bite an officer.Police said Bradley managed to escape and took off, nearly hitting more cars and other people. Police chased Bradley down Route 18 towards Burgettstown for about two miles before officers said she tried to pass other vehicles by driving off the road but got stuck. "Multiple vehicles were struck during this incident and several lives were placed in danger by her driving actions," police wrote. Bradley is facing a slew of charges, including aggravated assault, resisting arrest and fleeing or attempting to elude an officer. 
BURGETTSTOWN, PA
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Three little-known facts about West Virginia's moundbuilders

The term “moundbuilder” is often used to describe two ancient cultures that archaeologists now know as the Adena and the Hopewell. These peoples lived in eastern North America from approximately 500 B.C. to A.D. 500. Their monumental earthworks captured the imaginations of explorers and continue to fascinate us today.
MOUNDSVILLE, WV
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Rayland man facing charges stemming from party at his property

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio — A Rayland man is facing multiple charges following a house party held by his son at his property. Travis Turkal, 42, is facing charges of using a weapon while intoxicated, and child endangerment. Authorities said Turkal was drinking with his son’s friends - about 200,...
RAYLAND, OH
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Man wanted for South Carolina murder arrested in Wheeling

WHEELING, W.Va. — A man wanted for murder in South Carolina was arrested in Wheeling on Tuesday evening. Wheeling Police arrested Leonard Finch shortly before 8 p.m. Leanard Herbert Finch, 38, is accused of shooting a man in the head and killing him on July 24 in Cherokee County, South Carolina. He then left the state.
WHEELING, WV
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West Virginia Sheriff says he’s no longer responding to certain 911 calls

MARSHALL COUNTY, WV (WTRF) — The city of McMechen is no longer under the watchful eye of the Sheriff. A letter has sparked discrepancies between McMechen’s Police Department and the Sheriff’s Office.  The letter, written by the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office, says if a 911 call is not serious or violent, they are asking the […]
MCMECHEN, WV

Gov. Justice announces award of Wheeling Streetscape project

CHARLESTON, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Gov. Jim Justice announced today he has approved the bid award for Wheeling’s long-awaited streetscape project to beautify downtown. The contract for the project has been awarded to Triton Construction Inc., with a low bid of $31,900,000. The project will add ADA-compliant curb cuts, widened sidewalks, and decorative brickwork along Main Street and Market Street, between 10th Street and 16th Street downtown. The project will also add decorative traffic signals, plants, and trees.
WHEELING, WV

Slight uptick in Covid cases in Jefferson County

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio (WTRF) Covid cases are on the rise in the Ohio Valley. Hopedale Fire and EMS along with the Jefferson County Health Department say they have seen a slight increase in cases especially in the last two weeks. The Health Department shows the stats on social media once a week. Showing the number […]
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Retired Bridgeville officer collecting toys for kids

Whenever kids see a police officer, Roger Itzel notices they are usually afraid. He'd like to change that. Itzel worked at the Bridgeville Police Department for 28 years before retiring in 2020. He now works part time at the Houston Police Department, and as an officer at WHS Washington Hospital.
BRIDGEVILLE, PA
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Pulaski next up on city of Wheeling's park renovation list

OHIO COUNTY, W.Va. — The playground in South Wheeling on 47th and Jacob streets hasn’t seen an upgrade in years. But now that could all change. Renovating the city's parks was a big part of Mayor Glenn Elliott's during his initial run. Through a second term, he hasn't budged off their importance.
WHEELING, WV
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Discussions on how to use Steubenville's ARP funds in home stretch

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STEUBENVILLE, OH

West Virginia Governor announces award of Wheeling Streetscape project

Governor Jim Justice announced Tuesday he has approved the bid award for Wheeling’s long-awaited streetscape project to beautify downtown. The contract for the project has been awarded to Triton Construction Inc., with a low bid of $31,900,000. The project will add ADA-compliant curd cuts, widened sidewalks, and decorative brickwork along Main Street and Market Street, […]
WHEELING, WV

DWC raising money for flood relief efforts

Ten counties in West Virginia have been under a state of emergency over the past month due to severe weather, which is why the flash flooding destruction in Kentucky and southern West Virginia hits home for many who want to help.  Most Rev. Mark Brennan of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston has approved a special collection […]
WHEELING, WV
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Justice: ‘Ball rolling’ on Downtown Wheeling Streetscape project

CHARLESTON — Gov. Jim Justice praised the Downtown Wheeling Streetscape project Tuesday, saying the long-delayed project will help the Friendly City grow. Speaking during a virtual briefing with reporters Tuesday afternoon at the State Capitol Building in Charleston, Justice said the streetscape project has been a long time coming.
WHEELING, WV

68th Lawrence County Fair to take place Aug. 15-20

HICKORY TWP. − The 68th annual Lawrence County Fair will be held Aug. 15-20 at the Lawrence County Fairgrounds at 464 Midway Road. Daily entertainment during the week will include carnival rides and food, farm/barn animals, Dynamo Dog canine show, Hitchin Post Pony Rides, with free rides on Aug. 15, balloon art, hula hoopers, and more by Dragonfly Balloons, Brunon’s Blazak’s Royal Bengal Tigers Show, and helicopter rides by Spiker Helicopter Wednesday through Saturday.
LAWRENCE COUNTY, PA
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