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1 hr ago | WTOV9

Homes swamped in Adena

WTOV9.com JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio -Adena was among the worst hit areas as Wednesday morning's rain brought flash flooding in many parts of the Ohio Valley.

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Related Topix: Adena, OH, Weather

7 hrs ago | WTOV9

Both lanes of Ohio 7 reopen

Both north & southbound lanes of SR 7 have been reopened between Brilliant & Rayland in Jefferson County, per Ohio Department of Transportation Eastern Ohio District 11. A stretch of Ohio 7 near Brilliant remains closed after flooding washed over all lanes and detoured traffic off of the highway.

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Related Topix: Brilliant, OH, Rayland, OH

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WTOV9

Problems surface over Prime Time levy

WTOV9.com JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio -- Disagreements are surfacing on how money from a recent levy for a senior center should be used.

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WTOV9

Man admits to spitting on officer while in the Jefferson County Jail

WTOV9.com JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio - Victor Lytle Jr. pleaded guilty of felony assault after admitting he spit at and kicked a police officer while in the Jefferson County Jail.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

WTOV9

Only on 9: Trubiano faces additional charges

WTOV9.com HARRISON COUNTY, Ohio -- A local doctor who was arrested last week and charged with drug trafficking made his first appearance inside a Jefferson County courtroom on Monday.

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Related Topix: Tiltonsville, OH, Drug Enforcement Administration

Fri Aug 15, 2014

WTOV9

Jefferson County bridge project funded to protect hellbender species

WTOV9.com JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio - Eastern hellbenders start off small, can grow to 2 feet, can ben found in creeks and streams around the Ohio Valley - and they're disappearing.

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WTOV9

Drug trafficking charges for Tiltonsville doctor

WTOV9.com TILTONSVILLE, Ohio -- Members of the DEA, the Jefferson County Drug Task Force, and other state agencies converged on the Tiltonsville Clinic on Friday evening and charged owner Dr. Douglas S. Trubiano, 41, with one count of drug trafficking .

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Related Topix: Tiltonsville, OH, Drug Enforcement Administration, Marketing

WTOV9

Water line project begins in Steubenville

WTOV9.com JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio - Steubenville kicked off its 2014 residential water line project Friday.

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WTOV9

Two arrested after traffic stop

WTOV9.com JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio -- A traffic stop in around 11 o'clock at 7th Street and University Boulevard in Steubenville on Thursday night led to a foot pursuit and ended with two arrests.

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Related Topix: Belmont County, OH

Morning Journal

Pa. man's next trip will be to prison

A Pennsylvania man faces up to 30 years in prison after pleading guilty to a federal charge of traveling across state lines to have sex with a minor.

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WTOV9

Belleview Community Pool closes for season

WTOV9.com JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio -- The Belleview Community Pool has closed its doors for the rest of the season.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

WTOV9

Kids get new school shoes

WTOV9.com JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio - WTOV9, along with Wendy's, the United Way, and Information Helpline, teamed up to Lace up for Kids to provide shoes to children in need for the upcoming school year Thursday.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

WTOV9

New homeless shelter coming to Steubenville

WTOV9.com JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio -- After several years of trying to open an additional homeless shelter - plus one very harsh winter -- the Urban Mission in Steubenville is moving forward, giving a new use to an old facility.

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Weirton Daily Times

Man accused of old murders arraigned

Stanley Rusnak, 65, of Cleveland, who has been charged with murder in connection with two cold cases, entered a not guilty plea during his arraignment Wednesday in Jefferson County Common Pleas Court.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Rayland, OH

WTOV9

DNA evidence nails down same suspect in two cases

WTOV9.com JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio -- Thanks to use of forensic evidence, prosecutors say two separate cases, including a recent Jefferson County home invasion, can move forward with one suspect.

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Related Topix: Wintersville, OH

Wed Aug 13, 2014

WTOV9

School supply distribution a success in Mingo Junction

WTOV9.com JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio - Dozens of people lined up to walk away with a huge bag full of school supplies and food at the annual Mingo Junction back to school distribution.

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Related Topix: Mingo Junction, OH

WTOV9

Suboxone clinic waiting list growing

WTOV9.com JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio - There's been uptick in overdoses in the Ohio Valley in recent days, including two deaths in Weirton from just over the weekend.

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Related Topix: Mingo Junction, OH

WTOV9

Rusnak enters not guilty plea

WTOV9.com JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio -- Stanley Rusnak, a man who was arrested and charged in connection with three cold case murders from the 1970s, appeared before Jefferson County Judge Joseph Bruzzese for his arraignment Wednesday morning.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

New York Daily News

Ma'Lik Richmond, convicted in Steubenville rape case, returns to football team

Richmond, one of the two teens convicted in the explosive rape case in city along the Ohio River, practiced with the team on Monday as a wide receiver.

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Related Topix: Steubenville, OH, Environmental Law, Law, OSHA

Mon Aug 11, 2014

WTOV9

Opening Ceremonies take place at Jefferson County Fair

WTOV9.com JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio - Despite the weather, the opening ceremonies for the Jefferson County fair are underway.

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