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  • 4 Charged in Harrison County Arson Scheme

    4 Charged in Harrison County Arson Scheme

    Monday, July 28 2014 12:03 PM EDT2014-07-28 16:03:29 GMT
    Four people have been charged with first degree arson, burning insured property, and conspiracy in connection to a December 1, 2011 fire in the Laurel Valley area of Harrison County.
    Four people have been charged with first degree arson, burning insured property, and conspiracy in connection to a December 1, 2011 fire in the Laurel Valley area of Harrison County.
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    5 People Injured in I-68 2 Car Collision

    5 People Injured in I-68 2 Car Collision

    Monday, July 28 2014 9:40 AM EDT2014-07-28 13:40:43 GMT
    It happened just after 1:30 p.m. Saturday on Interstate 68 near exit 10. 
    It happened just after 1:30 p.m. Saturday on Interstate 68 near exit 10. 
  • Firefighters Battle House Fire in Harrison County

    Firefighters Battle House Fire in Harrison County

    Monday, July 28 2014 9:37 AM EDT2014-07-28 13:37:13 GMT
    House Fire in Harrison CountyHouse Fire in Harrison County
    Fire fighters were called to the scene of a structure fire along Seminole Rd in Gypsy around 8:15 pm Friday.According to dispatchers there were no reported injuries.Fire crews had to transport thousand gallon tanks full of water in order to battle the blaze, by the time crews arrived the home had already collapsed.
    Fire fighters were called to the scene of a structure fire along Seminole Rd in Gypsy around 8:15 pm Friday.According to dispatchers there were no reported injuries.Fire crews had to transport thousand gallon tanks full of water in order to battle the blaze, by the time crews arrived the home had already collapsed.
  • Fire Destroys a Doddridge County Home

    Fire Destroys a Doddridge County Home

    Monday, July 28 2014 9:35 AM EDT2014-07-28 13:35:04 GMT
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    A fire destroyed a Doddridge County home after fire crews battle the fire late Sunday night.
    A fire destroyed a Doddridge County home after fire crews battle the fire late Sunday night.
  • Truck Driver Cited in Route 50 Crash Near Wilsonburg

    Truck Driver Cited in Route 50 Crash Near Wilsonburg

    Friday, July 25 2014 1:57 PM EDT2014-07-25 17:57:52 GMT
    Two people were transported to the hospital after an accident on Route 50 on Wednesday afternoon.  .
    Two people were transported to the hospital after an accident on Route 50 on Wednesday afternoon.  .
  • Rowlesburg Man Dead Following ATV Crash

    Rowlesburg Man Dead Following ATV Crash

    Friday, July 25 2014 10:14 AM EDT2014-07-25 14:14:44 GMT
    A Rowlesburg man is dead after an ATV crash Thursday night.Frank Boe Preston, III, 22, of Rowlesburg was pronounced dead at the scene after being thrown from 2003 Polaris four wheeler on Saltlick Road just before 8 p.m., said West Virginia State Police Trooper First Class J.T. Gallaher.
    A Rowlesburg man is dead after an ATV crash Thursday night.Frank Boe Preston, III, 22, of Rowlesburg was pronounced dead at the scene after being thrown from 2003 Polaris four wheeler on Saltlick Road just before 8 p.m., said West Virginia State Police Trooper First Class J.T. Gallaher.
  • Truck Hauling Asphalt Tips Over on Route 50 in Clarksburg

    Truck Hauling Asphalt Tips Over on Route 50 in Clarksburg

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:13 AM EDT2014-07-23 15:13:51 GMT
    Traffic on Route 50 in Clarksburg is moving slowly after a truck hauling asphalt rolled over just before 10:30 a.m. Wednesday.One person was transported to a hospital from the incident. The Clarksburg Fire Department and Harrison County EMS responded to the scene.The Clarksburg Police Department is investigating.
    Traffic on Route 50 in Clarksburg is moving slowly after a truck hauling asphalt rolled over just before 10:30 a.m. Wednesday.One person was transported to a hospital from the incident. The Clarksburg Fire Department and Harrison County EMS responded to the scene.The Clarksburg Police Department is investigating.
  • 2 Vehicle Accident on Route 33 Sends 4 to the Hospital

    2 Vehicle Accident on Route 33 Sends 4 to the Hospital

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:21 PM EDT2014-07-23 02:21:29 GMT
     West Virginia State Police said a person has died as a result of the two car collision in Randolph County that happened on July 18.
     West Virginia State Police said a person has died as a result of the two car collision in Randolph County that happened on July 18.
  • 2 PA Residents Charged With Murder in Wetzel County Fatal Fire Case

    2 PA Residents Charged With Murder in Wetzel County Fatal Fire Case

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 12:43 PM EDT2014-07-22 16:43:21 GMT
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    Three people were killed in the January fire.
    Three people were killed in the January fire.
  • 2 Vehicle Accident Sends 1 Person To The Hospital

    2 Vehicle Accident Sends 1 Person To The Hospital

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:39 AM EDT2014-07-22 10:39:25 GMT
    Harrison County 911 said a two vehicle accident happened in Bridgeport Tuesday morning.sent one person to the hospital.It happened just after 6 a.m. on Route 73 near Saltwell Road.911 said two vehicles collided head-on, and one person was taken to the hospital.There's no word on that person's name or condition.
    Harrison County 911 said a two vehicle accident happened in Bridgeport Tuesday morning.sent one person to the hospital.It happened just after 6 a.m. on Route 73 near Saltwell Road.911 said two vehicles collided head-on, and one person was taken to the hospital.There's no word on that person's name or condition.
  • 2 Vehicle Collision in Marion County Sends 2 to the Hospital

    2 Vehicle Collision in Marion County Sends 2 to the Hospital

    Monday, July 21 2014 12:46 PM EDT2014-07-21 16:46:07 GMT
    A two car collision in Marion County sent two people to the hospital on Sunday evening.  It happened just after 9:30 p.m. at the White Hall exit ramp, off of Interstate 79 South, when two cars collided merging onto the interstate.
    A two car collision in Marion County sent two people to the hospital on Sunday evening.  It happened just after 9:30 p.m. at the White Hall exit ramp, off of Interstate 79 South, when two cars collided merging onto the interstate.
  • 1 Woman Flown to Ruby Memorial Hospital After Motorcycle Accident in Taylor County

    1 Woman Flown to Ruby Memorial Hospital After Motorcycle Accident in Taylor County

    Sunday, July 20 2014 6:12 PM EDT2014-07-20 22:12:12 GMT
    The Taylor County Sheriff’s Department said the woman was riding her motorcycle heading east on Route 50 near Pruntytown, when she lost control and went into the other lane.
    The Taylor County Sheriff’s Department said the woman was riding her motorcycle heading east on Route 50 near Pruntytown, when she lost control and went into the other lane.
  • 1 Flown to Ruby Memorial Hospital in Harrison County Crash

    1 Flown to Ruby Memorial Hospital in Harrison County Crash

    Saturday, July 19 2014 6:47 PM EDT2014-07-19 22:47:52 GMT
    The Harrison County Sheriff's Department responded to a two vehicle head on crash in Shinnston Friday.It happened at approximately 3:40 p.m. on the Gypsy bridge. 
    The Harrison County Sheriff's Department responded to a two vehicle head on crash in Shinnston Friday.It happened at approximately 3:40 p.m. on the Gypsy bridge. 
  • Clarksburg Man Dead in PA Tanker Truck Crash

    Clarksburg Man Dead in PA Tanker Truck Crash

    Thursday, July 17 2014 10:45 AM EDT2014-07-17 14:45:41 GMT
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    A Clarksburg man is dead following a tanker truck rollover in Jefferson Township, Greene County, Pennsylvania.The truck was traveling south when the driver, identified by the Greene County Coroner's Office as Leroy Melvin Knisley, 42, of Clarksburg, lost control in a curve and traveled into the northbound lane. The truck rolled onto the driver's side, hit a Nissan Xterra, then rolled over a hillside and into a garage.The driver of the Nissan is being treated at Allegheny General Hospital. The...
    A Clarksburg man is dead following a tanker truck rollover in Jefferson Township, Greene County, Pennsylvania.The truck was traveling south when the driver, identified by the Greene County Coroner's Office as Leroy Melvin Knisley, 42, of Clarksburg, lost control in a curve and traveled into the northbound lane. The truck rolled onto the driver's side, hit a Nissan Xterra, then rolled over a hillside and into a garage.The driver of the Nissan is being treated at Allegheny General Hospital. The...
  • High Speed Police Pursuit Ends in Accident on Route 50

    High Speed Police Pursuit Ends in Accident on Route 50

    Thursday, July 17 2014 1:17 AM EDT2014-07-17 05:17:12 GMT
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    A high speed car chase in Doddridge County lead to a accident Wednesday night that shut down the westbound lanes of Route 50.
    A high speed car chase in Doddridge County lead to a accident Wednesday night that shut down the westbound lanes of Route 50.
  • Several Fire Crews Respond to House Fire in Harrison County

    Several Fire Crews Respond to House Fire in Harrison County

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 5:38 AM EDT2014-07-16 09:38:32 GMT
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    Several fire crews responded to a house fire in Harrison County early Wednesday morning.
    Several fire crews responded to a house fire in Harrison County early Wednesday morning.
  • Car Crashes Into Clarksburg Home, Snarls Traffic

    Car Crashes Into Clarksburg Home, Snarls Traffic

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 12:31 PM EDT2014-07-15 16:31:39 GMT
    Traffic on West Pike Street was affected.
    Traffic on West Pike Street was affected.
  • 1 Dead in Lewis County Head On Collision

    1 Dead in Lewis County Head On Collision

    Monday, July 14 2014 5:17 PM EDT2014-07-14 21:17:43 GMT
    One person is dead following a head on style collision on Hackers Creek Road in Lewis County Sunday morning.
    One person is dead following a head on style collision on Hackers Creek Road in Lewis County Sunday morning.
  • Firefighters Respond to Clarksburg Home for Fire

    Firefighters Respond to Clarksburg Home for Fire

    Monday, July 14 2014 4:48 PM EDT2014-07-14 20:48:39 GMT
    The Clarksburg Fire Department responded to a report of a fire at a River Road home Monday afternoon.Crews received the call just after 3:30 p.m. Residents said the fire started in the bedroom and that they were home when it started but were able to exit the home safely.
    The Clarksburg Fire Department responded to a report of a fire at a River Road home Monday afternoon.Crews received the call just after 3:30 p.m. Residents said the fire started in the bedroom and that they were home when it started but were able to exit the home safely.
  • 1 Dead in Monongalia County Crash

    1 Dead in Monongalia County Crash

    Monday, July 14 2014 3:07 PM EDT2014-07-14 19:07:23 GMT
    The Monongalia County Sheriff's Office is investigating a two vehicle fatal crash that happened at approximately 10 a.m. on July 13.
    The Monongalia County Sheriff's Office is investigating a two vehicle fatal crash that happened at approximately 10 a.m. on July 13.
  • 1 Dead After UTV Accident in Marion County

    1 Dead After UTV Accident in Marion County

    Monday, July 14 2014 1:53 PM EDT2014-07-14 17:53:09 GMT
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    John Stull, 31 of the Mannington area, was thrown from the UTC and pinned underneath, according to the Marion County Sheriff's Department.  He was pronounced dead at the scene. 
    John Stull, 31 of the Mannington area, was thrown from the UTC and pinned underneath, according to the Marion County Sheriff's Department.  He was pronounced dead at the scene. 
  • House Fire in Wallace Destroys Home

    House Fire in Wallace Destroys Home

    Thursday, July 10 2014 7:30 AM EDT2014-07-10 11:30:35 GMT
    Harrison County 911 said that multiple fire departments were on the scene of a working fire at a home on Kincaid Drive in Wallace.Wallace Volunteer Fire Department, Lumberport Volunteer Fire Department, Shinnston Fire Department and Folsom Fire Department responded to the scene of the working fire.There have been no reports of any injuries at this time.
    Harrison County 911 said that multiple fire departments were on the scene of a working fire at a home on Kincaid Drive in Wallace.Wallace Volunteer Fire Department, Lumberport Volunteer Fire Department, Shinnston Fire Department and Folsom Fire Department responded to the scene of the working fire.There have been no reports of any injuries at this time.
  • Pedestrian Struck by Car Near Bridgeport McDonalds

    Pedestrian Struck by Car Near Bridgeport McDonalds

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 3:23 PM EDT2014-07-09 19:23:06 GMT
    Harrison County 911 said a vehicle hit a person on Main Street in Bridgeport.It happened around 7:35 a.m. on Wednesday morning.One person was transported to United Hospital Center with unknown injuries.The Bridgeport Police Department responded to that accident.
    Harrison County 911 said a vehicle hit a person on Main Street in Bridgeport.It happened around 7:35 a.m. on Wednesday morning.One person was transported to United Hospital Center with unknown injuries.The Bridgeport Police Department responded to that accident.
  • Multiple Fire Crews Respond to a House Fire in Harrison County

    Multiple Fire Crews Respond to a House Fire in Harrison County

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 7:11 AM EDT2014-07-09 11:11:18 GMT
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    Multiple crews responded to a fire at a home in Harrison County Wednesday morning.
    Multiple crews responded to a fire at a home in Harrison County Wednesday morning.
  • Log Truck Loses Logs While Attempting to Avoid Fallen Power Lines

    Log Truck Loses Logs While Attempting to Avoid Fallen Power Lines

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 4:37 PM EDT2014-07-08 20:37:06 GMT
    The eastbound lanes of Route 33 in Lewis County have reopened after a tractor trailer hauling logs was unable to stop to avoid colliding with a SUV and a fallen utility lane after a line of severe storms traveled through the area.
    The eastbound lanes of Route 33 in Lewis County have reopened after a tractor trailer hauling logs was unable to stop to avoid colliding with a SUV and a fallen utility lane after a line of severe storms traveled through the area.
  • 1 Person Flown After Fairmont Vehicle Vs. Motorcycle Accident

    1 Person Flown After Fairmont Vehicle Vs. Motorcycle Accident

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 3:12 PM EDT2014-07-08 19:12:00 GMT
    One person was flown to Ruby Memorial Hospital After a vehicle vs. motorcycle accident in Marion County, Thursday evening.Marion County 911 officials said the accident happened around 9:30 p.m. on Fairmont Avenue in Fairmont.The Fairmont City police are investigating. There is no word on the condition of the patient at this time.Stay With 12 News for updates.
    One person was flown to Ruby Memorial Hospital After a vehicle vs. motorcycle accident in Marion County, Thursday evening.Marion County 911 officials said the accident happened around 9:30 p.m. on Fairmont Avenue in Fairmont.The Fairmont City police are investigating. There is no word on the condition of the patient at this time.Stay With 12 News for updates.
  • Gallons of Gelatinous Fracking Agent Cleaned Up After Being Dumped in Harrison County Community

    Gallons of Gelatinous Fracking Agent Cleaned Up After Being Dumped in Harrison County Community

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 8:12 AM EDT2014-07-08 12:12:17 GMT
    The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection is monitoring a non-toxic fracking chemical spill that happened on June 22 on Route 20 in Brown, Harrison County, near Wallace and is urging the company involved to take  responsibility.
    The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection is monitoring a non-toxic fracking chemical spill that happened on June 22 on Route 20 in Brown, Harrison County, near Wallace and is urging the company involved to take  responsibility.
  • ATV Collision in Randolph County Injures Two People

    ATV Collision in Randolph County Injures Two People

    Monday, July 7 2014 10:40 PM EDT2014-07-08 02:40:07 GMT
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    The Randolph County Sheriff's Office responded to an ATV collision on Friday, July 4.The collision happened on Dry Fork Road near Whitmer. 
    The Randolph County Sheriff's Office responded to an ATV collision on Friday, July 4.The collision happened on Dry Fork Road near Whitmer. 
  • Firefighter battle early morning fire in Harrison County

    Firefighter battle early morning fire in Harrison County

    Sunday, July 6 2014 7:28 AM EDT2014-07-06 11:28:51 GMT
    Fire crews were called to the scene of a structure fire along West Virginia Ave in Clarksburg just after 4 AM Sunday.According to dispatchers there was nobody living in the home at the time of the fire.The cause of the fire is not yet known at this time.
    Fire crews were called to the scene of a structure fire along West Virginia Ave in Clarksburg just after 4 AM Sunday.According to dispatchers there was nobody living in the home at the time of the fire.The cause of the fire is not yet known at this time.
  • 1 Flown To Ruby Memorial Hospital After Taylor County Motorcycle Accident

    1 Flown To Ruby Memorial Hospital After Taylor County Motorcycle Accident

    Thursday, July 3 2014 9:22 PM EDT2014-07-04 01:22:58 GMT
    One person was taken to a hospital after crashing a motorcycle Thursday evening. The Harrison County 911 center said the single-vehicle crash happened just before 6:30 p.m. on Trap Springs Road in Grafton.One person was transported to Ruby Memorial Hospital by HealthNet. The accident remains under investigation by the Taylor County Sheriff's Department and State Police.
    One person was taken to a hospital after crashing a motorcycle Thursday evening. The Harrison County 911 center said the single-vehicle crash happened just before 6:30 p.m. on Trap Springs Road in Grafton.One person was transported to Ruby Memorial Hospital by HealthNet. The accident remains under investigation by the Taylor County Sheriff's Department and State Police.