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Full WV Senate passes Firearms Act of 2015 to eliminate need for concealed carry permit in WV

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The WV Senate on Feb. 27 passed a bill that would allow for anyone over the age of 18 to carry a concealed weapon in West Virginia without a permit.

Update: Police Arrest Suspect of Weston GNC Robbery

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Stephen Homer, 18, of Blue Ridge, Va has been identified as the suspect, and apprehended by law-enforcement Saturday night due to a tip that came in from the public.

Harrison County Fatal Vehicle Crash Reported

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Sheriff deputies said two people were traveling on Haywood Road just after 3 a.m., Sunday.

Two Armed Robberies Reported in Monongalia County

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West Virginia University Police is reporting on its social media sites of two armed robberies that occurred Sunday afternoon.

Morgantown Police Investigate Armed Robbery

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Morgantown Police Department is searching for a man who officers said robbed a local convenience store.

Apple Pay: An out-of-wallet experience

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Forget your wallet? That's not a problem anymore. Thousands of retailers across the nation — including some in West Virginia — now accept Apple Pay, the tech giant's electronic payment system that allows customers to pay with their phones.

Clarksburg Police Investigating Stabbing Incident on Locust Avenue Video included

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One person has been transported to the hospital after a stabbing incident in Clarksburg.

Morgantown Residents and Leaders Express Opposition to House Bill on Discrimination Video included

Two people hold up signs about inclusion and House Bill 2881 on the WVU campus. Two people hold up signs about inclusion and House Bill 2881 on the WVU campus.
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Dozens of people gathered outside of the Mountainlair on Friday to show that they do not agree with House Bill 2881, and to prove that Morgantown does not discriminate."It's really beautiful to see the turn out here in Morgantown and across the state," said Benjamin Seebaugh.

Ritchie County Family Working to Rebuild After House Fire Video included

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A family in the town of Pennsboro is still picking up the pieces after a fire claimed their home and everything inside it. 

Fairmont Police Arrest Man Following Stabbing at Bar Video included

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The Fairmont Police Department said James Turner stabbed Eugene Payne III in his chest with a steak knife at TG's Lounge on Thursday afternoon.

Fire Crews Battle Overnight Structure Fire in Barbour County

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A building is a total loss after fire crews battled a fire early Friday morning in Barbour County.

Marion County Commissions Approves New Assistant Prosecutor

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Marion County Commission has approved the hire of a new assistant prosecutor. James McClain has been an attorney for 18 years as both a public defender and an assistant prosecutor in other counties.

2 Harrison County Men Arrested for Selling Heroin

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Two men were arrested in Harrison County after Street Crime and Drug Unit deputies acquired a search warrant for a Shinnston residence and found heroin.

Senator Manchin Requests Navy Ship Named After WV Veteran

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United States Senator Joe Manchin sent a letter to U.S. Navy Mabus requesting the consideration of naming a Navy ship after Medal of Honor recipient and renowned West Virginian, Hershel “Woody” Williams.

Harrison County Democratic Committee Appoint Frank "Chunki" Angotti to Harrison County Commission Video included

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The Harrison County Democratic Committee met Thursday night to nominate and vote on a replacement for the vacant seat on Commission, left by now Senator Mike Romano.After the 11 member committee voted three times, Frank "Chunki" Angotti was appointed by majority vote. 

Summit Volunteer Fire Department is Back in Service Video included

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As of 7 a.m. Thursday the Summit Park Volunteer Fire Department is back in service after the State Fire Commission issued a cease and desist order last April.

Division of Highways Supervisor Sentenced to 3 Years Probation

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A former Division of Highways supervisor in Upshur County has been sentenced for lying to investigators. A judge sentenced 39-year-old Edward Tuttle to three years probation, after he pleaded guilty last August to making a false statement to a federal agent.

Monongalia County Sheriff's Department Concerned with Gun Bill Video included

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Currently, West Virginia residents need to go through training and submit a form at their local county sheriff's departments to receive a concealed carry permit. Now, local House and Senate bills might change things. Monongalia County is concerned with $500,000 that was collected over the past five years from issuing concealed carry permits.

Man Arrested After Attempted Armed Robbery at a Morgantown Shell Gas Station Video included

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 The Morgantown Police Department responded to a reported armed robbery early Thursday morning at a Shell Gas Station.

Former WVDOH administrator gets probation for lying to feds

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 Edward Matthew Tuttle, 39, of Buckhannon, WV admitted he lied to agents during an ongoing investigation into the West Virginia Division of Highways Equipment Division.

2 Men Arrested on Drug Charges in Preston County

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Two men were arrested on drug charges after police found methamphetamine in their vehicle near Fellowsville in Preston County Wednesday.

Wetzel County couple sentenced to 2 years in prison for stealing nearly $400,000 from 90-year-old

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Timothy Summers, 67, and his wife, Lea Ann, 52, of Proctor, WV used more than half of the $400,000 they stole from a 90-year-old Wetzel County resident to buy a beach house on the Outer Banks of North Carolina..

Multiple Crews Battle House Fire in Fairmont

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Just after 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday evening, multiple crews responded to a structure fire on Stone Ridge Drive in Fairmont.

Residents Affected By Clarksburg Power Surges Plan Suit Video included

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The Valentine's storm was the third time in eight months that William Ater and his neighbors lost equipment due to power surges shooting through the wiring of their homes.

Weston, Grafton Among '10 Safest Places in West Virginia' Video included

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The real estate site Movoto.com analyzed violent and property crime data from the FBI Uniform Crime Report for each city, in categories such as murders, rapes, and robberies. 

Clay-Battelle High School Students Skype with Sen. Joe Manchin Video included

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Senator Joe Manchin had a very informative talk with some of his constituents Wednesday morning, a class of Clay-Battelle High School students.

Monongalia County Commission and Solid Waste Authority Still Battling Video included

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Monongalia County is still trying to work through the issue of recycling.

Fairmont Police Search For Two Men After Overnight Robbery

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The Fairmont Police Department is searching for two males involved in a strong arm robbery that occurred Tuesday night.

2 Morgantown Men Arrested After Hit and Run Incident

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 Two Morgantown men face charges after a hit and run incident Wednesday morning in Monongalia County.

Two Related Accidents Along Route 50 Send 2 To Hospital

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Two people were sent to the hospital after two related accidents in Harrison County this morning. The accidents occurred at approximately 10:30 a.m. on Route 50 near Reynoldsville.

Departments Respond to Occupied House Fire in Junior

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Just before 10 p.m., multiple fire departments responded to a structure fire on Route 250 in Junior, this off of Beech Avenue.The house is reported to be occupied. 

Michael Garcia Named WVU Mountaineer for Second Year

WVU senior, and Fairmont native, becomes third-straight Mountaineer to serve two terms in Morgantown. 

NCWV Airport Offers Nonstop Flights to Myrtle Beach Video included

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Allegiant Travel Company and the North Central West Virginia Airport announced Tuesday that they will offer new, nonstop seasonal jet service between Bridgeport and Myrtle Beach beginning June 5 through August 17.

Barbour County Grand Jury Indicts Man On Sex Charges

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The Barbour County grand jury has indicted a man on sexual assault charges.

PHOTOS: 5-year-old Nicholas signs with WVU basketball

The Mountaineers welcomed their "secret weapon" to the team when Nicholas was granted his wish to become a WVU basketball player through the Make-A-Wish Foundation. 

WV Senate brings back charter schools bill during floor session

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“It's simply what's correct from a parliamentary perspective,” Senate Majority Leader Mitch Carmichael, R-Jackson, said after the session.

Randolph County Grand Jury 2015 Indictments

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On February 23, the Prosecuting Attorney Michael W. Parker released the following indictments for the February term

DOH Crews Still Working Around the Clock to Maintain and Treat Roads Video included

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With temperatures continuing to drop into the night, the Division of Highways said it had a short reprieve Monday to continue to maintain roads across North Central West Virginia.

UPDATE: Marion County Sheriff's Dept. Makes Arrest In Drug Ring Investigation

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Georgette Corley is charged with possession with intent to deliver after deputies said they found $10,000 and crack cocaine at a home she rented on Guffey Street.

Man Arrested, Deputies Find 177 Oxycodone Pills

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The Monongalia County Sheriff's Department arrested a man on several charges Monday morning. Christopher Scott is being charged with wanton endangerment, a firearm charge and possession with intent to deliver.

Randolph County School Bus Slides Into Ditch

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A Randolph County school bus ended up in a ditch Monday morning due to icy road conditions.

1 Man Dead After Shooting Near Cheat Lake

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One person is dead and a person of interest identified in a shooting that happened Friday night in the Cheat Lake area.

Clarksburg Man Arrested for Burglary, Marijuana Plant Found in Residence

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A man was arrested for burglary Sunday night in Clarksburg.

2 Hospitalized After I-79 Crash In Harrison County

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 Two people were taken to the hospital Monday after a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 79.

No Injuries Reported in Reynoldsville Fire

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The cause of the fire hasn't been determined. 

Water Emergencies Reported, Boil Water Advisory Issued

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Water service has been interrupted for a repair of a main water line break on Avery Street in West Union.

Firefighters Respond to Working Fire in Sardis

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Reports came into 911 officials that the home was seen with flames visable. Firefighters arrived on scene to find a working fire.

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