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A man who barricaded himself inside his apartment in New Matamoras Tuesday afternoon is being held for questioning in the death of his 5-month-old child, though authorities say they're still investigating whether a crime occurred.

On Tuesday morning alone, 40 people came to Manpower's Parkersburg office to apply and interview for jobs at the new Hino Motors plant in Parkersburg.

Congratulations to our May 2018 Jan Dils' Golden Apple Award Winner: Parkersburg Catholic High School teacher and coach Danny Tennant!

Vehicle stuck on closed part of Route 83 awaiting landslide repairs in Washington County

Second person sentenced after January drug arrest

Drug suspect given counseling

Parkersburg Police Chief Joseph Martin on Memorial Day Driving Safety

"Opportunity Zones" available in Parkersburg

Wood County students learn about different aspects of safety

3 ways to get cash back on your groceries

New Drug Related Tip Line In Pleasants County

Senior Health Expo in Vienna Offers Affordable Resources

UPDATE: Parkersburg Police working to identify man's body found near St. Joseph's parking garage

Lightning strikes cause 2 fires in Washington County

Storms keep emergency crews busy across Mid-Ohio Valley

UPDATE: Woman arrested in connection with suspicious death in Meigs County

Ritchie County Deputies looking for stolen truck

Sistersville man dies after dirt bike crash in Tyler County

Belpre Board of Education receives results of parent survey

UPDATE: House passes Hershel Woody Williams VA bill

Parkersburg Fire Department gets 3 new firefighters

Marietta Wastewater Treatment Plan renovations continue with help from Ohio EPA

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UPDATE: PEIA Task Force publicly reveals its findings

Parkersburg Area Community Foundation Spring Grants

Single-lane closures to affect two bridges on U.S. 50 in Ritchie County

Wood County to pay lower employee insurance rates

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