Judge Alan D. Moats has appointed a special prosecutor from Wirt County to handle an investigation involving Barbour County Prosecuting Attorney Leckta Poling.Leslie Maze has been assigned to the case regarding an allegation of domestic battery involving Poling. Poling received a letter from Captain D. P. Reider and Sgt. J.A. Simmons from the Elkins detachment of the West Virginia State Police requesting an independent prosecutorial review of the investigation into an allegation of domestic b...
Westover Police are investigating an incident that happened on Saturday, September 6 in Westover.
A Bridgeport man involved in a fatal crash betweena motorcycle and Toyota SUV in May 2014 appeared in Harrison County court Monday.Salvatore Cava, 19, pleaded no contest to failure to yield to the right of way in connection to a fatal crash on Route 50 in Bridgeport involving a motorcycle, said Shawn Adkins, Harrison County Assistant Prosecuting Attorney. Bridgeport Police determined Cava, 19, exited the McDonald's parking lot and turned left onto U.S. Route 50 and David Ralph Allen, of Phili...
There are many different ways to honor people who suffered through tragedies and remember loved ones. Art is often used as a way to express those feelings and it can come in many unique forms. Stick Tattoo Company gave a fire fighter, an army veteran, and an EMT the chance to do just that."The tattoo I'm doing today is a Maltese Cross, which symbolizes the fire service,” said Scott Preston, a Buckhannon Volunteer Fire Fighter. “There are a lot of words that describe fire fighters. The two tha...
Former Bridgeport Mayor Mario Blount has pleaded guilty to federal drug charges.Blount appeared in U.S. District Court in Clarksburg, Friday morning before Judge Irene Keeley. Blount pleaded guilty to a three count information which included conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute a schedule two substance, false or fraudulent omission, and distribution of oxymorphone. Judge Irene Keeley accepted Blount's guilty plea. Blount waived his right to be prosecuted by indictment and could fac...
Monongalia County Sheriff's office is investigating an armed robbery that occurred Friday, September 12 at 2:10 a.m. at the Circle-K convenience store on Earl L Core rd.
The man accused of robbing two banks in the area appeared in court on Friday.
On Wednesday, September 10, members of the Lewis County Sheriff's Office and the Upshur County Sheriff's Office served two search warrants in separate locations.
According to a press release from Senator Robert Beach, the Star City Interchange at Exit 155 on Interstate 79 has officially been named the “Michael A. Oliverio, Sr.
A girl went to the hospital after sustaining undetermined injuries from a kitchen fire.
Apple unveiled its long-anticipated smartwatch Tuesday, introducing a device that transplants the features of an iPhone onto a smaller screen that's never more than an arm's length away.
The Clarksburg Police Department is investigating a vehicle accident that happened at approximately 4:15 p.m. Thursday on Davisson Run Road.The crash involved a Jeep and a Ford passenger car. No one was transported to the hospital, said Harrison County 911.Traffic is moving slowly in the area while the Clarksburg Fire Department works to clear the scene.
The arrest is the result of an ongoing investigation being conducted by the sheriff's office.
West Virginia State Police have arrested a Grafton man on a sexual abuse charge.
On Wednesday, just before 4:30 p.m. Grafton Police received a call that an inmate, Scott E. Whetzel, Jr., escaped from the Pruntytown Correctional Center.
Hunters can still obtain permits for a limited bear-gun season in 17 counties.
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has ordered all flags at state facilities lowered to half staff in remembrance of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
A two vehicle accident in Harrison County slowed traffic on Route 50 East and sent four people to the hospital Wednesday night.It happened just after 10:00 p.m. on Route 50 East near Old Bridgeport Hill in Harrison County.
The state building is just one of the many construction properties going on downtown. County officials said it'll bring more than 250 jobs back to Fairmont.
Shoaf claims that the Neeses' lawsuit includes claims that are barred by the statute of limitations.
The Preston County Sheriff's Office is investigating complaints about the condition of a horse in Preston County.Sheriff Dan Lougrie said deputies visited the horse and the property in Hazelton. Pictures of the horse circulating on social media show the horse has visible ribs and is laying down on the ground."We would like those concerned to know that the Sheriff's Office as well as all Preston County law enforcement officers do not take these matters lightly and are diligently looking into t...
A Belington man has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for possession of sexually explicit images of children, according to United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld.
Fans can log onto MorgantownProBaseball.com or use paper ballots at all Morgantown United Bank locations and all Morgantown Clear Mountain Bank Locations.
The West Virginia Public Service Commission will host a series of public comment hearings in October as part of its review of the pending Mon Power and Potomac Edison rate case.
Anoop Shankar later claimed to add a Ph.D. in epidemiology and treat patients even as he researched population-wide diseases. He won a “genius” visa to America, shared millions in grants, and boasted of membership in the prestigious Royal College of Physicians.
United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, said a Lost Creek man with prior felony convictions was sentenced Tuesday to prison for the possession of a firearm.
Four federal prisoners received additional jail times for crimes committed behind bars.
Walmart continues to be the largest private employer in West Virginia.
Nine people appeared in Elkins Federal Court for drug charges, according to United States Attorney William J Ihlenfeld, II.Melvin Sanders, 56, formerly of New York, was sentenced to 10 years in federal court on a cocaine trafficking charge.
The Lewis County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man following a high speed pursuit through southern Lewis County.Ernest Lee Higgins Jr. aka "Jr" is charged with possession with intent to deliver, fleeing from an officer showing reckless indifference to the safety of others, and attempted malicious assault. Higgins had an outstanding warrant for his arrest and was also wanted in another state on drug charges, said Sheriff Adam Gissy .The pursuit was initiated by Sheriff Gissy on Hog Hollow Ro...
Emergency crews were called to a vehicle accident Monday night in Barbour County.
HARRISON COUNTY- A semi truck hauling hay traveling northbound on I-79 caught fire Tuesday morning near Quiet Dell at mile marker 115.The Nutter Fort and Stonewood Volunteer Fire Departments responded.
A grand jury in Upshur County has returned indictments against 30 people in the September 2014 term.Grand jurors returned several charges against people ranging from Methamphetamine charges, fraudulent schemes charges, and sex crime charges.Among those indicted include:Lenny David Baer, of Buckhannon, was indicted for manufacture of a controlled substance, marijuana and possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance. West Virginia State Police noticed Baer's plants while conducting ...
West Virginia University Police are seeking information about a reported car theft.A white 2012 Toyota Sienna van was stolen from section A2 of the Blue Lot parking area at approximately 7:30 p.m. Saturday.Surveillance video shows a light skinned man with a medium build, wearing a gold shirt and light colored shorts, along with a small-framed light-skinned woman with dark colored shorts. They are seen walking through rows of cars, trying to open car doors until they found one unlocked.If you ...
Mario Blount has stepped down as mayor of the City of Bridgeport.In May of 2014, Blount, a former Best Care Pharmacy Pharmacist, was one of three people named in federal indictment.
Harrison County 911 dispatchers have confirmed the driver of the coal truck has died in the crash on interstate 79.
HealthNet flew a man to Ruby Memorial Hospital after an ATV accident in Marion County, Saturday.911 dispatchers said the accident happened around 6:00 p.m. on Little Mill Fall Road in Fairmont.HealthNet landed on Bridge Street in Monongah.The man's name and condition are unknown. Marion County Rescue Squad, Worthington Fire Department and State Police responded to the accident.
Ruettiger sacked a quarterback in the last 27 seconds of the only play in the only game of his college football career. He is the only player in the school's history to be carried off the field on his teammates' shoulders.
The sentencing of a Morgantown woman facing meth charges was rescheduled this afternoon.Sarah Shrout and her husband, Gary Shrout, were arrested in April with approximately 60 meth labs in their apartment. Judge Susan Tucker rescheduled Sarah Shrout's sentencing for September 30, which will allow her to review Shrout's records from area hospitals, including Chestnut Ridge.The apartment building where the Shrout's lived has been condemned due to the chemical exposure.The Shrout's will likely b...
A grand jury in Taylor County has returned indictments against people indicted on a variety of charges including incest, daytime burglary, and malicious assault.Among those indicted include Mychael Knox, 20, of Philippi on one count of malicious assault and one count of grand larceny. Darrion Locke, 23, of Philippi, was indicted on a malicious assault charge. Sean Jeffrey Jackson, 23, of Norfolk, Virginia was indicted on a felony charge of escape.Michael Joseph Knotts, 41, of Grafton, was ind...
North Central Regional Jail officials said a man has been arrested in connection to a fatal fight in Marion County.
Clarksburg City Council members and department leaders met at Stonewall Resort on Sunday to have a work session and discuss upcoming projects.
Troopers said the theft was for financial gain from exchanging the copper cable for cash at a recycling or scrap metal business.
The West Virginia State Police arrested Mary Hamrick 37, and Jeremy Carpenter, 37 on Saturday.
The campaign was launched on June 2, 2012 and their original goal was to raise $750 million. This past June they surpassed that goal by reaching the $772.6 million mark.
Emergency crews responded to the scene of a single vehicle accident in Harrison County, Saturday. Sheriff deputies said a man driving a pick-up truck, traveling north bound on Interstate 79, traveled off the highway and down an embankment near mile marker 129.The driver was transported to Fairmont General Hospital. There is no word on his condition at this time.The Harrison County Sheriff's Department is investigating.
The Monongalia County Grand Jury has returned indictments in the September 2014 term.Among those indicted include Robert Hernandez, 33 of Cumberland, Maryland has been charged with first degree murder and Amber Keener, charged with child neglect creating risk of injury and possession with intent to deliver.Hernandez is accused of fatally stabbing DeVante' Waites, 19, of Fairmont at Bent Willey's in Morgantown. In Keener's case, Granville Police found Keener slumped over in the driver's seat o...
A Fairmont man has pleaded guilty to child pornography charges. Gerald Stevens was arrested in 2012 after state police were told about thumb drives containing obscene material with children and records of Stevens having sexual conversations online.
A Monongah man has pleaded guilty to child neglect resulting in death after his two-year-old daughter overdosed on Tramadol last April.
A person is dead after a head-on crash on Route 250 Tuesday afternoon.A pickup truck and tractor trailer collided just outside of Philippi, said the Philippi Fire Department.The driver of the pickup truck died in the accident and the driver of the tractor-trailer was flown to Ruby Memorial Hospital by medical helicopter.The identities of the people involved have not been released. The accident is under investigation.
Monongalia County Sheriff's Deputies say that Marlowe Stewart, 12, was hit by an SUV while crossing the street to wait for his school bus. The incident happened near the intersection of Grafton Road and Goshen Road. That boy's death is bringing awareness to bus stop safety in Mon county. Some residents said their bus stops have been issues for years. .
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