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January 14, 2014
From staff reports , The Herald-Star

Man stabbed with scissors during dispute

STEUBENVILLE - Two people were charged with domestic violence following a dispute Monday afternoon that left a man with a stab wound in the shoulder, City Police reported.

Police were called around 12:20 p.m. on Monday to 442 S. Sixth St. about a domestic disturbance. Cherelle Feaster, no age listed, of the home said she was involved in an oral and physical altercation with her boyfriend, Maurice R. Hines, no age listed, of 340 Orchard Place, Wintersville, police reported.

During the fight, which involved a small TV being thrown, Feaster grabbed scissors and told Hines to leave, police reported. Hines responded saying he would kill her with the scissors, an officer said.

Feaster then stabbed Hines in the shoulder, and he left the house, police said.

Hines was found on Railroad Avenue and treated by Ambulance Service Inc. personnel, police reported.

Both Hines and Feaster were issued a summons to appear in municipal court.

City man convicted by federal jury

WHEELING - Michael McGee, 42, of Steubenville faces up to 30 years in prison after his cocaine trafficking conviction last week in federal court.

U.S. Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld II said McGee was convicted of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine in the Northern Panhandle of West Virginia and Jefferson County following a three-day jury trial before U.S. District Judge Frederick P. Stamp Jr.

McGee, who has prior convictions for armed robbery and cocaine and marijuana trafficking, was found to have conspired with codefendant Ronald Snider and others to distribute cocaine from November 2012 through June, Ihlenfeld said.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Robert H. McWilliams Jr. and investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Steubenville Police Department.

Road work announced

The West Virginia Division of Highways has announced minor road work to be performed this week, pending suitable weather.

Crews in Hancock County will patch U.S. Route 30 and ditch along state Route 8.

Crews in Brooke County will be doing temporary patching along U.S. Route 22 and ditching along Pierce Run Road, Butcher Lane, Rogers Way, Roseland Street, Pettibone Lane and Ellen Drive.

Library's financial report available

STEUBENVILLE - The annual financial report of the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County for 2013 is available at the fiscal office, 407 S. Fourth St., from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

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