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Morgantown Officials Approve Mileground Recommendation to Submit to DOH Video included


The Morgantown Monongalia Metropolitan Planning Organization (MMMPO) held a meeting on Wednesday night to discuss future plans to widen Mileground Road.

Marion County Man in Jail on $1 Million Cash Bond for Sexual Abuse by Parent

Paul Wayne Warren Paul Wayne Warren

Marion County man is behind bars Wednesday for sexual assault by parent.

North Central Inmate Charged with Drug Related Charges in Jail

Chuck Gregory Wheeler Chuck Gregory Wheeler

A North Central Regional Jail inmate faces drug charges Wednesday after getting drugs from another inmate.  

NEW DETAILS: New River Gorge brushfire nearly contained


Officials with the National Park Service updated the ongoing efforts to put out a brushfire that has burned 130 acres of the New River Gorge National River.  They said on Wednesday, April 23 that the fire is nearly completely contained, but not yet fully controlled.

Jury Finds Upshur County Man Guilty of Murder

Jury Finds Upshur County Man Guilty of Murder Video included


After only 30 minutes of deliberating, an Upshur County jury found Howard Clarence Jenner guilty of the first degree murder of his aunt Beni Truax, guilty of the attempted first degree murder of his uncle Sherman Truax, and malicious assault. 

Trial for Randolph County Man Charged with Homicide Rescheduled

Bradley Reed Bradley Reed

A Randolph County's man trial has been continued.

WV Supreme Court of Appeals Reinstates Phillip Bush's 1983 Murder Conviction

Phillip Bush Phillip Bush

The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has reinstated Phillip Reese Bush's conviction for two first degree murder charges in connection to his 1983 conviction for the murders of Charles Dale Goff and Kathleen Jane Williams.

Randolph County Judge Apologizes for Affair with Community Corrections Employee

MGN Online MGN Online

Randolph County Circuit Judge Jaymie Wilfong on Wednesday answered a formal statement of charges filed by the West Virginia Judicial Investigation Commission.

WV Division of Highways Plans Rt. 50 Road Closure


The West Virginia Division of Highways is advising drivers that there will be a road closure on U.S. Route 50 eastbound and westbound on Monday, April 14 through Thursday, April 17, 2014 from 10 p.m. until

Labor Dept. cuts levels of allowable coal dust

The Obama administration is cutting the amount of coal dust allowed in coal mines in an effort to help reduce black lung disease.

Fairmont Takes Final Step in the Process of Joining 'Home Rule' Pilot Program Video included


On Tuesday night, council members voted unanimously to approve an ordinance authorizing the city to submit a written plan to the state.

Belington Couple Pleads Guilty to Child Neglect Resulting in Death

David Delauder David Delauder

A Belington couple pleaded guilty to the methadone overdose death of their 23-month-old child on Tuesday.Ida Lee Evans, 31, and David Lee Delauder, 37, pleaded guilty to child neglect resulting in death and conspiracy before Circuit Court Judge Alan D. Moats. Both Evans and Delauder could spend up to 20 years in prison on the charges.

Division II Schools Discuss NCAA Student Meal Policy Video included


A University of Connecticut basketball player told reporters he sometimes goes to bed starving because he can't afford food. This is despite the university's student-athlete guidelines that include provisions for meal plans.

2 Taken to UHC After Vehicle Crash in Harrison County Video included


Harrison County 911 said it happened at about 2:45 p.m. on Route 25 in Mount Clare on Tuesday.

Ohio Man in Good Condition After Ritchie County Crash


Central Communications said the vehicle went over an embankment just before 8 a.m. Saturday near the Bonds Creek Bridge.

Firefighters Respond to Grafton Fire Video included


Firefighters responded to West Main Street in Grafton Tuesday afternoon after receiving a report of a fire.A report of smoking coming from a house came into the 911 center just before 1:30 p.m.

Clarksburg Man Indicted on Stolen Gun Charge


United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, handed up six federal indictments from Clarksburg.Included in these indictments is Martin L. Queen, 51, from Clarksburg. Queen entered a guilty plea for possession of stolen firearms, and for two counts of making false statements and representations. Queen is free on bond sentence pending, and faces up to 20 years in prison.Dominic Sutherlin, 28, also from Clarksburg was sentenced 37 months to prison with three years of supervised release for h...

Abandoned Home Catches Fire in East View Video included


Fire crews responded to a reported structure fire Tuesday morning in the East View area of Clarksburg.

United Bank in Star City Robbed Again Video included

Courtesy: Star City Police Courtesy: Star City Police

The United Bank in Star City was robbed for the second time within a month Tuesday morning.

2 Arrested for Marion County Child Overdose Death

Andrew Hall, 23 Andrew Hall, 23

The Marion County Sheriff's Department is investigating a suspicious death involving a 2-year-old girl from Monongah. Chief Deputy Ralph Wright said the incident happened on Saturday, April 12 and that

WV Division of Natural Resources Police Cites Tucker County Woman for Brush Fire


The West Virginia Division of Forestry has cited a Tucker County woman in connection to a brush fire. Multiple area fire departments responded to a report of a brush fire on the top of Bruni Mountain Road just before 1 p.m. Sunday. Firefighters were able to contain the fire to a couple of acres and extinguished the fire before it reached a nearby home.

2 Arrested on Meth Charges in Buckhannon

Terry Duke Terry Duke

On Saturday, April 19, the Buckhannon Detachment of the West Virginia received information about a possible location of an escaped prisoner from Huntington Work Release Center. Police arrived at a residence on 253 Wilson Hollow Road. Trooper D.J. Lowry discovered the escapee, Sandra William, 34, from Huntingdon. Trooper Lowry found evidence that Williams and Terry L. Duke, 27, from Buckhannon were attempting to operate a clandestine methamphetamine lab. Both Duke and Williams have been ...

State Fire Marshal Investigating Suspicious Flemington Fire Video included


The State Fire Marshal's Office is investigating a suspicious fire in Flemington.Firefighters responded to the house fire just before 11 a.m. Monday. All of the residents were at a doctor's office when the fire started in the kitchen of the house. The fire is believed to be suspicious. The house received substantial damage from fire, smoke, and water.The Taylor County Sheriff's Department responded to the scene to obtain statements from witnesses.Fire departments from Flemington, Bridgeport, ...

4 Indicted on Federal Charges in North Central WV

4 Indicted on Federal Charges in North Central WV

Andrew Bolyard, 22 Andrew Bolyard, 22

Normal 0 MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld,II , announced 4 additional indictments returned by the Federal Grand Jury. Andrew W. Bolyard, 22 of Morgantown and Ranad Jamal Straughter from Westland, Michigan were name in a two-count indictment charging them each with conspiracy to distribute oxycodone. They both face up to 20 years in prison on each of those charges.Kasey Thacker McShann, 38 of Hebzibah was charged with theft of government funds...

Summersville Man Pleads Guilty to Meth Charges in Connection to Grafton Apartment Fire


A Taylor County man has plead guilty to his involvement in a fire that destroyed an apartment building in Grafton.Prosecutor John Bord said Dana Broyles, of Summersville, plead guilty to one count of wanton endangerment the use of fire, operating a meth lab, and possession of a substance to be used as a precursor to the manufacture of meth. An investigation conducted by the Grafton Police Department in November of 2013 determined that a fire that destroyed the Thayer Street apartment building...

WV DEP Lifts Cease Operations Order to Antero at Harrison, Doddridge Sites


The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection and the Office of Oil and Gas have issued violation notices to Antero Resources.

Harrison County Couple Charged With Child Neglect Resulting in Death

Tricia Brooke Moore McCoy Tricia Brooke Moore McCoy

Bond was set at $150,000 for each.

State Police Arrest Virginia Man on Sex Crime Charges in Weston

David Wilson David Wilson

Wilson is in the Central Regional Jail. Bail was set at $400,000.

Boy Flown to Hospital After Dirt Bike Crash in Taylor County


It happened just after 8 p.m. near the intersection of Corbin Branch and Smith Road.

1 Flown to Hospital Following ATV Accident in Marion County


Marion County 911 said it happened around 8:15 p.m. on Buffalo Brink Road, near Curtisville, in Mannington.

VA Hospital's Rural Mobile Unit Helps Veterans Across the State


More than 150,000 veterans live in the state of West Virginia, so the Clarksburg VA Medical Center is doing its part to get to as many as it can: by hitting the road with its rural mobile unit.

2 Flown to Ruby After Truck Rollover in Marion County

2 Flown to Ruby After Truck Rollover in Marion County


Medical helicopters flew two men to Ruby Memorial Hospital after their truck rolled over in Marion County on Saturday.

State Police Accuse Princeton Man of Sexually Abusing Girl

Gregg Darr Frazer, 25 Gregg Darr Frazer, 25

West Virginia State Police in Webster County have arrested a Princeton man on first degree sexual abuse charges. Gregg Darr Frazer, 25, is accused of performing sexual acts on a female relative, who was

Barbour County Sheriff's Department Discover Taylor Drain Area Meth Lab


The Barbour County Sheriff's Department along with federal agents discovered a clandestine methamphetamine lab on the Taylor's Drain area in the county on April 17. Sheriff Phil Ferguson made an announcement

AAA Predicts Mild Easter Weekend Traffic


If you are getting ready to travel this Easter weekend, the good news is the traffic is not expected to be bad. AAA predicts that traffic will not be much different than last year and that this weekend

Clarksburg City Council Discusses Home Rule Application Status Video included


Clarksburg City Council and members of the community turned out to a special meeting Thursday evening.  Council heard the concerns of the community about Clarksburg's application for Home Rule.

Marion County Man Arrested on Heroin Charges

 Jason Allen Clayton Jason Allen Clayton

The Fairmont Police Department have arrested a man after they found him with nearly 28 stamps of heroin and a prescription bottle, Wednesday night. 

Ervin Faces Max Sentence in Preston County Murder

Denny Ervin Denny Ervin

After more than a week of testimony, a Preston County jury convicted Denny Ervin of first degree murder and wanton endangerment in the shooting death of Leslie Layman.

Boone County Man Accused of 3rd Armed Robbery in Monongalia County

Timothy Mitchell Timothy Mitchell

The Monongalia County Sheriff's Department charged Timothy Mitchell, 28, of Greenwood, with the armed robbery of the Pilot Travel Center on Smithtown Road in March.

Fairmont Police: 11-Year-Old Remains in Critical Condition Following Accidental Shooting


Fairmont Police Chief Kelley Moran said the department is investigating a shooting in which an 11-year-old boy was involved. He has been flown to Ruby Memorial Hospital and is in critical condition.

2 Arrested in Webster County on Meth Charges


Two people are facing several meth charges after being arrested Wednesday in Webster County.

Trial For Independence Man Accused of Murder Continues in Preston County

Denny Franklin Ervin Denny Franklin Ervin

The trial for a Preston County man accused of the May 2012 murder of Leslie Layman continues.

Pipeline Accident Sends 1 to Hospital


A pipeline accident sent one man to the hospital earlier today. The Doddridge County Ambulance Authority reported that one man was trapped under a water pipeline that was being taken up a hill at Israel's

Harrison County Process Server Indicted on Federal Drug Charges

Jason Marple Jason Marple

Two Harrison County men have been indicted on federal drug charges for the distribution of prescription painkillers. United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced that Jason Marple, 35, from

1 Person Taken to Hospital After Accident on Route 19 Video included


One person was taken to a area hospital Wednesday morning after a single-vehicle accident on Route 19 in West Milford.

2 Marion County Residents Plead Guilty for Violating Trout Fishing Policies


Two Marion County residents were charged with violating the state's trout fishing laws. The investigation was led by the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Section.

Fairmont Man Arrested on Meth Charge

Timothy Sheppard Timothy Sheppard

The Marion County Sheriff's Department has arrested a Fairmont man on a meth charge. Timothy Allen Sheppard, 38, was a passenger in a vehicle that failed to stop for deputies on Rt. 19 in Rivesville

Lumberport Man Seeks DEP Assistance After Mine Drainage Damages Home Video included


About four years ago, Chris Swiger set out to build his dream home on the land that has been in his family for decades. But now the product of that dream is literally sinking into the ground.

3 Arrested in Connection to Fairmont Armed Robbery


The Fairmont Police Department has arrested three men in connection to a Tuesday morning armed robbery. Stephen Joseph Brewington, 26, of Massachusetts, Corey Joseph Richardson, 35, of Maryland, and Wallace

Rock Cave Man Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse

Margel Tenney, 57 Margel Tenney, 57

A Rock Cave man has pleaded guilty to one count of felony sexual abuse by a parent, guardian, or custodian. Margel Tenney, 57, appeared in Upshur County court Monday and entered the plea, said Prosecuting

WVU Basketball Player Nathan Adrian Cited for DUI

Nathan Adrian | Photo courtesy WVU Sports Nathan Adrian | Photo courtesy WVU Sports

West Virginia University Police have charged WVU basketball player Nathan Adrian with DUI under 21. Adrian received the citation after being pulled over on North High Street at about 1:20 a.m. Sunday,

Wallace Woman Pleads Guilty to Animal Cruelty Charges after Police Seize More Than 150 Rabbits


Harrison County Humane Officer Lieutenant Greg Scolapio and animal control officers seized about half of nearly 200 rabbits from a home in the Rock Camp area of Wallace on Friday.

Governor's Budget Cut Affects Several Non-Profit Agencies Video included


When it comes to non-profit organizations, government funding is crucial to their everyday operations. The moment that funding is reduced or taken away, it can put a serious hit on the organization. "I

1 Person Taken to UHC After Motorcycle Accident


One person is taken to the hospital Monday morning after a motorcycle accident.

Harrison County Sheriff's Department Investigating Salem Vehicle Crash


The Harrison County Sheriff Department is investigating a single vehicle accident along Old Rt 50 in Salem around 2:30 am Sunday. According to dispatchers one person was trapped in the vehicle and had

Granville Man Arrested for Possession of Heroin


The Granville Police Department arrested a man for possession of heroin with intent to deliver Friday evening. The Granville police searched Dale Christopher Brown's house after receiving information

Person Flown to Ruby Memorial Hospital After Being Hit by A Car In Metz


A person was flown to Ruby Memorial Hospital by Healthnet Sunday after being struck by a vehicle in Marion County.   Marion County 911 said the person was hit right before 10:00a.m. by a car driving down

Fire Fighters Battle Overnight House Fire in Junior


Fire fighters were called to a structure fire along River Rd in Junior just before 1 am Sunday. According to dispatchers the home vacant at the time of the fire and is a total loss, there were no reported

2 Marion County Men Arrested On Drug Charges

Christopher Hebb Christopher Hebb

Marion County authorities made several drug related arrests Friday night. Marion County Deputy Bledsoe said the United States Postal Service intercepted a piece of mail that contained nearly 200 pills

Fire Destroys Home in Monongalia County


A fire destroyed a home in Monongalia County early this morning. MECCA 9-1-1 says the call came in around four A-M for a confirmed structure fire on Ramp Hollow Road. Cassville Volunteer Fire Department

Morgantown Couple Arrested, House Condemned After 60 Meth Labs Seized

Gary Rayfield Shrout Gary Rayfield Shrout

The Mon Valley Drug Task Force has arrested a White Avenue man on methamphetamine laboratory charges after seizing 60 drug labs from his house. Agents of the Mon Valley Drug Task Force arrested Gary Rayfield

WV DEP Shuts Down Antero Site in Doddridge County Following Tank Rupture


Production at Antero's Marsden Well Pad in Doddridge County has been shut down following a production tank rupture Friday morning.

State Police Arrest Clarksburg Woman for Seducing 14-year-old Boy

Amy Shirlene Stickle, 36 Amy Shirlene Stickle, 36

The West Virginia State Police Crimes Against Children Unit has arrested a Clarksburg woman for sending nude pictures of herself to a 14-year-old boy. State police arrested Amy Shirlene Stickle, 36, on

Fairmont Man Flown to Pittsburgh Hospital After Being Shocked by Power Line


A Fairmont man is being treated at a Pittsburgh hospital after being shocked by electrical power lines Friday morning. Eugene Boyce Jr., 49, a delivery driver from Lowe's in Morgantown was on Sand Springs

Fairmont Crews Respond to Unoccupied House Fire


First responders were called to an unoccupied house fire Thursday evening on Rhea Terrace in Fairmont.

WV Small Business Week award winners announced


The U.S. Small Business administration has announced its 2014 WV Small Business Week award winners.

WV State Police Arrest Huttonsville Man on Sexual Assault Charges

Daniel Lee Davis, 21 Daniel Lee Davis, 21

West Virginia State Police have arrested a Huttonsville man on third degree sexual assault charges. Daniel Lee Davis, 21, is accused of having sex with a 14-year-old girl on four occasions in Randolph

2 Taken to Hospital After 2 Vehicle Collision in Nutter Fort


Two people were transported to an area hospital after a two vehicle collision in Nutter Fort Thursday evening. Harrison County 911 said the accident happened right after 8p.m. on Buckhannon Pike.

Webster County Man Arrested on Sex Charges

Steven Wayne Rider Steven Wayne Rider

Police said Steven Rider inappropriately touched two young girls on multiple occasions in his home.

WV House of Delegates, Senate Candidates Address Public at WVU Forum


West Virginia University's Mountainlair was the scene of a political platform on Wednesday night, as students and community members got to know some local candidates.

Teen stabs 22 at Pittsburgh-area high school Video included

Flailing away with two kitchen knives, a 16-year-old boy with a "blank expression" stabbed and slashed 21 students and a security guard in the crowded halls of his suburban Pittsburgh high school Wednesday before an...

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