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Chester, West Virginia is located in Hancock County. Zip codes in Chester, WV include 26034. The median home price in Chester is $69,900. More Chester information.

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6 hrs ago | Weirton Daily Times

Work continues to identify woman from river

A woman whose body was found in the Ohio River on Wednesday has been taken to Charleston for positive identification, officials said.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Morning Journal

Body found in river

A woman's body was found in the Ohio River Wednesday afternoon by men working at the East Liverpool dry docks near the Jennings Randolph Bridge, officials said.

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WTOV9

Body found in Ohio River

WTOV9.com CHESTER, W.Va. - Investigators have confirmed a body has been found in the Ohio River near Chester/East Liverpool.

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Weirton Daily Times

Police shut down meth lab in county

According to information provided by the Hancock County Sheriff's Department, Eric Jason Ulbrich, 40, of Chester, was arrested Tuesday after members of the Hancock-Brooke-Weirton Drug Task Force, Hancock County Special Response Team and clandestine lab specialists with the West Virginia State Police executed a search warrant issued by the Hancock ... (more)

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Weirton Daily Times

Festival director accused of fund misuse

In the six years that Chester has held its Fourth of July celebration, the festival - one of the largest in the area - has come to be associated with the name of one man.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Weirton Daily Times

Ex-officer indicted in 'sexting' case

A former New Cumberland and Chester police officer has been indicted in connection with a "sexting" incident involving a 16-year-old girl last year.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Weirton Daily Times

Smoking ban could be revised in May

Tuesday's meeting of the Hancock County health board turned into a forum on the pros and cons of banning smoking in public places.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

The Review

East Liverpool Municipal Court for 4-1

In Municipal Court Monday, Terry L. Stewart II, 35, Homewood Avenue, was fined $150 and had his license suspended 180 days for both possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana.

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Sat Mar 29, 2014

Weirton Daily Times

John J. Smusz

SMUSZ, John J., 78, of Chester passed away on Saturday, March 29, 2014, in the emergency room at Trinity West hospital in Steubenville following a lengthy illness.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

Weirton Daily Times

Chester continues to tackle budget

Continuing uncertainty over the future of casino and video gaming in Hancock County cast a shadow over Monday's budget meeting of Chester City Council.

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Thu Mar 20, 2014

Salem News

Murder trial postponed

The aggravated murder trial of Nicholas Carosiello, accused in the death of his estranged wife in August 2011, has been postponed.

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Weirton Daily Times

Charges are dismissed in fatal accident

A negligent homicide charge against a Chester man involved in a September 2012 fatal accident has been dismissed, Hancock County Circuit Court records show.

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