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Month: December 2019

Man behind bars after shoplifting at Walmart, eluding Steubenville police

A Mingo Junction man is behind bars after shoplifting at Walmart and attempting to elude police. Police say 32-year-old Daniel J. Everhart stole more than $573 worth of jewelry and $1,488 worth of household merchandise from the Steubenville Walmart just before 12:10 a.m. Sunday morning. According to a police report, Everhart broke into a jewelry case and left the store without paying. Police then located Everhart’s vehicle, and when they attempted to stop him, he tried to elude the police at a low rate of speed. Officers were able to subdue Everhart in the parking lot of Rural King....

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No injuries after shots fired incident in Steubenville

A shots fired incident on Friday night in Steubenville has left a community on edge. The incident happened at Sixth Street and Ross Street just after 9:00 p.m. A bullet pierced a window at Catherine’s Care Center which is an assisted living center located on Sixth Street. No one was injured in the incident. According to police, no arrests have been...

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Two injured in Jefferson Co. ATV accident

Two people were injured in an ATV accident in Jefferson County Saturday evening. It happened in the backyard of a home located on Township Road 246 near County Road 47. Emergency crews from the Knoxville Fire Department, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Officer and the TEMS Joint Ambulance District responded to the scene just outside of Toronto around 10:15 p.m. Two people were taken to the hospital as a result of the crash. It is unclear what caused the accident or the condition of the...

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Brooke County still fighting for improved broadband service

The Brooke County commissioners approved a drawdown request of $28,701.51 by the Brooke-Hancock-Jefferson Metropolitan Planning Commission to continue working toward state-of-the-art broadband services for the county. The BHJ is currently focused on getting the residents to complete surveys that will show the critical need for improved services not only for businesses, but students who can’t do homework because of a lack of broadband. According to Commissioner AJ Thomas, the study would give the Commissioners the data needed so they can request further grant money in the...

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