Man accused of attacking dog with hatchet in Beaver County
ALIQUIPPA, Pa. — A criminal complaint said a Beaver County man is accused of attacking a dog with a hatchet, leading to the dog losing its left ear and requiring surgeries. The incident happened in Aliquippa last Wednesday afternoon. Police said the dog’s owner told them that a dog...
Star Lake concert schedule for 2024 season
BURGETTSTOWN, Pa. — This summer is shaping up as a big one for concerts at The Pavilion at Star Lake. Here is the list of performers coming to the outdoor music venue in Burgettstown during the 2024 season. Tickets are on sale now. More dates will be added to...
Happy birthday! Beloved Pittsburgh rocker Donnie Iris turns 81
A beloved Yinzer is celebrating another birthday today.
Indulge in Steubenville: The 4 Pizzas You Need to Try Now
In this article, we'll be exploring four exceptional pizzerias in Steubenville. Have you had the chance to try any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.
House destroyed in Washington fire, 2 families displaced
A massive response is on the scene of a house fire in Washington.
Beloit man pleads no contest in triple fatal crash that killed East Liverpool man
A Beloit man has entered a no contest plea to charges related to a triple fatal crash that killed an East Liverpool man. According to court employees, 55-year-old Douglas Mackey withdrew his original plea of not guilty and entered a no contest plea to three counts of vehicular homicide. The...
Aliquippa beats Fort Cherry, gets another shot at a football-basketball WPIAL double
For Aliquippa’s senior class, pulling double duty for the second consecutive year was at the front their minds. Winning a WPIAL football and boys basketball title in the 2022-2023 school year was already difficult enough, but the Quips will look to repeat the feat yet again after downing Fort Cherry in a Class 2A semifinal battle, 55-36, on Tuesday night.
Ohio man and business owner facing felony fraud charge after allegedly leaving local fire department over $18,000 in debt to a rental company
JEFFERSON COUNTY, OHIO and HANCOCK COUNTY, W.Va (WTRF) – A local volunteer fire department entered a complaint of fraud to the Hancock County Sheriff’s office after allegedly conducting business with an Ohio man who failed to pay a bill and left the department over $18,000 in debt to a rental company. William Anthony Bailey, 39, […]
Chipotle planning Steubenville location
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — Steubenville City Manager Jim Mavromatis made the announcement Tuesday that the city has had a pre-construction meeting with a company that plans to build a Chipotle near Lowe’s. "I think one of the most important takeaways from there was the comments by the contractors of...
5 able to escape Scott Township house fire
The residents of a Scott Township home were able to escape after a fire broke out Tuesday night.
Areal Flood Advisory for parts of the Ohio Valley Wednesday Morning
WHEELING, W.Va. (WTRF) – The National Weather Service out of Pittsburgh has outlined portions of The Ohio Valley within an Areal Flood Advisory until 11am Wednesday morning. Included counties are: Harrison, Jefferson, Brooke, and Hancock. As thunderstorms continue to weaken out, moderate to heavy rain showers will continue to fall throughout the Ohio Valley Wednesday […]
Amsterdam man charged with murderof cellmate
An Amsterdam man charged with murdering his cellmate at the Jefferson County Jail is claiming insanity as his defense. Ronald D. Smith, whose address is listed as Cricket St., Amsterdam, entered a not guilty by reason of insanity plea during an arraignment hearing Feb. 14 in Jefferson County Common Pleas Court. Bond was set at $1 million. Attorney Steven A. Stickles was appointed to represent Smith in all further proceedings. The case was assigned to Judge Michelle G. Miller.
Brooke County EMA director resigns
BROOKE COUNTY, W.Va. — The Brooke County Commission has announced the resignation of the county EMS/EMA Director Andy Nickerson and appointed a new interim director. Now the search for a permanent replacement has begun and Commissioner A.J. Thomas said the process will start when the application becomes public. The...
Economic development proposals brought before Brooke County Commissioners
BROOKE COUNTY, W.Va. (WTRF) Two economic development proposals were presented by the Brooke Hancock Jefferson Metropolitan Planning Commission at Tuesday’s Brooke County Commission meeting. One being a Bicycle Path Study that would update the one from 1998 and a Brooke Countywide Water and Wastewater Facilities Plan – which is about 25 years old. Commissioners say […]
Morning Roundup: Officer hit by vehicle; police seek missing Jefferson Hills teen
Here are a few morning news items for Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2024:. A Beaver County police officer conducting a traffic stop was struck and injured by a vehicle Monday. TribLive news partner WTAE reported a New Sewickley Township officer was conducting a traffic stop in Economy borough at the intersection of Route 989 and Freedom-Crider Road around 8:30 p.m. when he was hit.
State report: Local nursing home losing vendors, medical supplies due to unpaid bills
CORAOPOLIS, Pa. — A state report by the Department of Health claims Moon Township Rehabilitation and Wellness Center has lost a number of vendors due to non-payment, which has left the facility without needed medical supplies. According to the report, there have been times the facility has run out...
PNC loophole preventing return of $14,000 hacked from checking account, couple says
WASHINGTON COUNTY, Pa. — In October 2022, Danielle Wible drove right to her PNC Bank in McMurray after she got a troubling phone call. "A year ago," she said, "PNC called me and said it was the fraud department. (They) said, 'We need to go over, verify a couple of these charges.' And the first one was an engine for $5,000.
Hozier ‘Unreal Unearth’ tour 2024: Where to get tickets to concerts including 1 in Pa.
Irish musician, singer and songwriter, Hozier, recently added some dates to his upcoming “Unreal Unearth” tour. The tour includes one stop in Pa. - at 8 p.m. Monday, July 29, 2024, at The Pavilion at Star Lake, Burgettstown. You can find tickets here:. Special guest on the tour...
New Ohio Valley company may help ease burden amid news of tin mill idling
HANCOCK COUNTY, W.Va (WTRF) – It’s been a little over a week since news broke about the upcoming idling of the tin mill in Weirton which will impact 900 jobs. But, another company is stepping up to try to help. During the Hancock County Commission meeting last week, Form Energy Representatives were there as commissioners […]
2 school vehicles crash in Robinson Township
Two school buses were involved in a crash Tuesday morning in Robinson Township.