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Substance Abuse Costs WVa Criminal System $333M

Posted: 07/09/2009 - A new report says the cost of arresting, trying, jailing and rehabilitating criminals with drug and alcohol-related crimes was nearly $333 million last year.

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Ticket Stampede Overwhelms Ohio State Web Site

Posted: 07/08/2009 - Ohio state university's alumni association says its web site crashed when it was overwhelmed by people checking how they fared in an annual football tickets lottery.

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German High Court: Demjanjuk's Deportation Legal

Posted: 07/08/2009 - Germany's highest court has rejected an attempt by John Demjanjuk to challenge his recent deportation from Ohio for trial on charges of being accessory to murder at a Nazi death camp.

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Report: $5B Needed For WVa Roads By 2019

Posted: 07/08/2009 - A new report says West Virginia will need to find $5 billion over the next 10 years to keep its roads and bridges from falling into further disrepair.

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Report To Examine WVa Transportation Projects

Posted: 07/08/2009 - A new report will lay out details on the condition of West Virginia's roads and bridges, and how they could help or hinder everything from traffic congestion to economic development.

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Ohio City Saying 'Nein' To Oktoberfest

Posted: 07/08/2009 - Organizers in Ohio's largest city have canceled Oktoberfest, which flopped last year in Columbus where it has been a tradition since 1967.

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Woman Indicted In Fatal Barboursville Collision

Posted: 07/07/2009 - A Barboursville woman involved in a two-vehicle crash that killed a mother and two teenagers in April has been indicted on three counts of driving under the influence causing death.

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Lawsuit Filed In W.Va. Wreck That Killed 5

Posted: 07/07/2009 - The families of five people killed in a fiery 2007 crash are suing a convicted drunken driver and two bars that served him for negligence and wrongful death.

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Officials: 6 Hurt In Ohio By 4th Of July Fireworks

Posted: 07/07/2009 - The State Fire Marshal says six people were hurt in Ohio by fireworks or related explosions around the fourth of July, down from 11 during last year's holiday period.

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Ohio Senate Favors Taking Slots To Ballot

Posted: 07/07/2009 - Ohio's Senate President suggests putting a slots issue on the November ballot in a compromise to end the state budget gridlock over the governor's proposal to legalize the machines at horse tracks.

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Revamping WVa Prison System Carries Steep Price

Posted: 07/06/2009 - Homeland Security and Military Affairs Secretary Jim Spears says a study advocating an overhaul of West Virginia's corrections system can't be allowed to sit on a shelf and gather dust.

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Charleston Expects $1.84M In Stimulus Funds

Posted: 07/06/2009 - Charleston officials say the state's largest city is expecting $1.84 million in federal stimulus money for projects ranging from streets to homeless shelters.

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Ohio Poised For 2Nd Temporary Budget

Posted: 07/06/2009 - Ohio is on the verge of a second temporary budget as a full two-year plan continues to elude lawmakers and Gov. Ted Strickland.

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