Stories of the Week: June 16 through June 22

Stories Of The Week

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – Here are some of the top stories this week on the WBOY 12News Facebook page.

A West Virginia man is calling for a statue of Stonewall Jackson to be removed from the West Virginia State Capitol.

A West Virginia man is calling for the Stonewall Jackson statue at the West Virginia State Capitol to be taken down.

Posted by WBOY 12News on Friday, June 21, 2019

A City of Shinnston employee died after an on-the-job incident.

An employee with the City of Shinnston has died after a workplace accident that happened Friday, this according to city officials.

Posted by WBOY 12News on Saturday, June 15, 2019

One person died after a vehicle accident in Upshur County.

UPDATE: Early Sunday morning, an accident occurred in Buckhannon, causing one fatality when two people were ejected from their vehicle, according to a press release from the Upshur County Sheriff's Department.

Posted by WBOY 12News on Monday, June 17, 2019

A magistrate sentenced a man in Harrison County after a 2018 crash that killed a father and daughter.

SENTENCED: A Barbour County man who pleaded guilty to two counts of negligent homicide after he was involved in a crash…

Posted by WBOY 12News on Friday, June 21, 2019

Emergency crews attempted to rescue a deer from Elk Creek in Clarksburg.

Clarksburg police and fire departments attempt to rescue deer from Elk Creek

Posted by WBOY 12News on Sunday, June 16, 2019

The West Virginia University Board of Governors approved a contract extension for WVU President Gordon Gee.

CONTRACT EXTENDED: The West Virginia University Board of Governors has extended Gordon Gee's contract for him to remain as president of the university through 2024.

Posted by WBOY 12News on Friday, June 21, 2019

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