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Two Clarksburg Residents Sentenced for Heroin Trafficking

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A judge sentenced two Harrison County residents in federal court today for heroin trafficking.

Two Local Women Will Cheer in Superbowl 50 Video included

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Two local young women will be professionally cheering for the Carolina Panthers on Sunday.

Fairmont BAD Buildings Part 1: Identifying The Problem Video included

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Dilapidated buildings are seen across North Central West Virginia.

Morgantown Man Found Guilty for 2014 Murder of Roommate Video included

Brian Greeson Brian Greeson
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A Morgantown man accused of stabbing and killing his roommate was found guilty Friday of second degree murder.

WVU Student Arrested After Police Find Marijuana in Dorm Room

Tyler Callaway Tyler Callaway
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A West Virginia University student was arrested after police found marijuana in his dorm room.

Barrackville Man Accused of Breaking Into Multiple Pharmacies

Christopher Vennis Christopher Vennis
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A Barrackville man was arrested for allegedly breaking into a pharmacy in Marion County multiple times.

PHOTOS: Harrison County Commission Declares 'Super Hero Jack Rollins Day' Video included

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Jack Rollins has been battling stage 4, high risk, neuroblastoma cancer for the past three years. 

Pennsylvania Man Pleads Guilty in Multi-State Drug Trafficking Scheme

Kalif Briggs Kalif Briggs
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A Pennsylvania man pleaded guilty to participating in a multi-state drug trafficking scheme Thursday.

4 Charged For Recent Burglaries in Preston County

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The Preston County Sheriff's Department executed 33 arrest warrants and charged four men for their connection to a recent string of burglaries.

Harrison County Commissioner Frank Angotti Dies Video included

Frank "Chunki" Angotti Frank "Chunki" Angotti
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We have just learned that Harrison County Commissioner Frank "Chunki" Angotti has died.

First Degree Murder Trial Continues in Monongalia County Video included

Brian Greeson Brian Greeson
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The first degree murder trial of Brian Greeson continued today in Monongalia County. Greeson is accused of fatally stabbing Leslie Fields in 2014. 

Clarksburg Police Arrest Two Men on Drug Charges

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Clarksburg police have arrested two men on drug charges. 35-year-old Anthony Belt and 36-year-old Nicholas Canfield are charged with possession with intent to deliver. 

Weston Man Charged With 72 Counts of Sexual Abuse Appears in Court Video included

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A man charged with 72 counts of sexual abuse appeared in Lewis County court Thursday.

Family Searches For Answers in 13-Year Marion County Cold Case Video included

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A 13-year investigation of the death of a Marion county teen remains unsolved.

Weirton Man Makes Cameo in Super Bowl Commercial Video included

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Are you one of the million and a half people (and counting) that have seen the latest, and hilarious Super Bowl babies YouTube video featuring Seal? Well if you are, you may have seen a familiar face.  

Fairmont Man Pleads Guilty to Sending Nude Pictures to Minor in Lewis County Video included

Jeb Jones Jeb Jones
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A Fairmont man pleaded guilty Thursday in Lewis County court to soliciting a minor via computer.

WVWC Announces President Will Retire in December Video included

Dr. Pamela Balch Dr. Pamela Balch
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Dr. Pamela Balch, the first female president of West Virginia Wesleyan College and the 18th president, has announced that she will be retiring.

Man Arrested in Connection to Elevator Sexual Assault

Sadeq Alhakeem Sadeq Alhakeem
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The Morgantown Police Department responded to an elevator at the Chestnut Street Parking Garage. When officers arrived, they found a male and female inside the elevator and the female appeared to be heavily intoxicated.

Morgantown Traffic Stop Leads To Numerous Other Charges

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A routine traffic stop in Morgantown leads to numerous other charges.

Fairmont Rite Aid Robbery Suspect Located and Arrested Video included

Courtesy: Fairmont Police Department Courtesy: Fairmont Police Department
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Abel was arrested on outstanding warrants by the WV State Police, following a traffic stop, according to Fairmont police. 

Hundreds of Jobs Will Be Created at FBI's Clarksburg Facility for Obama’s Gun-Control Plan Video included

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President Obama's recent executive actions to combat gun violence, calls for an expanded role for the federal government. 

Restaurant Road Trip: Country Griddle Video included

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If you're a first-time visitor or a regular customer, Country Griddle will make sure your stop is a pleasant one.

Doddridge County Woman Sentenced for Selling Heroin Near a Playground

Amanda Arth Amanda Arth
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A Doddridge County woman was sentenced to prison for selling heroin near a playground.

Marion County Grand Jury Indicts 20 Video included

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A Marion County Grand Jury has indicted 20 people in the February 2015 term.

Fairmont Man Arrested After 10-Year-Old Child Comes Forward

Iran Glover Iran Glover
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A Fairmont man was arrested Tuesday after a 10-year-old child came forward about being touched inappropriately.

Route 26 in Preston County to Temporarily Close Due to Tractor Trailer Accident

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North Preston Highway Route 26 between Coal Lick Road and Woolen Mill Road is reduced to one lane of traffic due to a tractor trailer accident, according to Preston County Office of Emergency Management.

UPDATE: Police Release Names of Individuals Involved in Fatal Route 33 Accident

Photo Courtesy: Craig McClung Photo Courtesy: Craig McClung
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State police have confirmed the driver of the black Chevy pickup truck has died as a result of his injuries.

Weston Man Arrested After Severely Injuring Woman, Driving Car Through 7-Eleven Video included

Lermon Russel; Photo of 7-Eleven Courtesy of Derick McGlothlin Lermon Russel; Photo of 7-Eleven Courtesy of Derick McGlothlin
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A Weston man was arrested Tuesday night after police said he drove through the front of a 7-Eleven after severely injuring a woman.

1 Man Killed Following Accident in Harrison County

Courtesy of Debra Fortney Courtesy of Debra Fortney
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One man was killed over the weekend following a single-vehicle accident in Lumberport. 

Fire Heavily Damages Peora Home

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A fire broke out in the Harrison County community of Peora Tuesday night.

Chinese New Year Comes to Elkins Middle School Video included

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The gym at Elkins Middle School was being taken over by dragons Tuesday morning.

Spending Groundhog Day with 'French Creek Freddie' Video included

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French Creek Freddie did see his shadow. So they'll be six more weeks of Winter.

1 Person Escapes During Elkins Drug Bust

Allen White, Geniece Pancake and Christopher Delaney Allen White, Geniece Pancake and Christopher Delaney
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Three people were arrested in Elkins Saturday after police say one person escaped custody and they found drugs in a vehicle.

Taylor County Man Charged With Killing 16-Week-Old Child

Jeremy Shaffer Jeremy Shaffer
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A Taylor County man was arrested and charged with second degree murder Sunday after allegedly killing his 16-week-old child.

Cruz Takes Iowa, Besting Trump and Emerging From GOP Pack

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Ted Cruz comes out on top in the leadoff Republican presidential caucuses in Iowa, pushing aside Donald Trump and emerging from the pack of candidates.

Harrison County Authorities Called to School Bus Collision Video included

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Harrison County authorities responded to a school bus collision Tuesday.

4 Masked Men Break-in and Rob House in Morgantown

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One person was injured when four black men wearing masks robbed them Monday in Morgantown, according to the West Virginia University Police Department.

Seven People Charged After Lewis County Drug Round-Up Video included

Samuel Duke, Devan McCoy and James Stout Samuel Duke, Devan McCoy and James Stout
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Seven people have charges pending following a drug bust in Lewis County Monday.

Randolph County Man Charged For Sexually Assaulting 12-Year-Old Relative

Kodey Lipscomb Kodey Lipscomb
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A Kerens man was arrested for sexually assaulting a 12-year-old relative.

Morgantown Couple Arrested After Deputies Find Meth Lab Components

Traci Starkey and Nathaniel Spina Traci Starkey and Nathaniel Spina
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A Morgantown couple was arrested Friday after deputies found components of a methamphetamine lab.

'Oh No!' Fairmont Baby's Adorable Reaction to Sneeze Goes Viral Video included

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Seven-month-old Judah Jones of Fairmont had an adorable reaction to an unexpected sneeze, and it's going viral on social media.

Judge Declares Mistrial in Randolph County Sexual Assault Case Video included

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The trial is expected to end Friday.

Lincoln High School Janitor Arrested for Allegedly Stealing Cleaning Machine

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A Lincoln High School nighttime janitor was arrested after allegedly stealing a carpet cleaning machine from the school.

Man Sentenced to Probation After Filming Teenage Girl in Shower

Anthony Amato Anthony Amato
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A Marion County man accused of secretly filming a nude teenage girl appeared in court Friday morning.

2 Elkins Residents Arrested for Cultivating Marijuana

Barbara King and John Howell Barbara King and John Howell
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Two Elkins residents were arrested Thursday after police found seven marijuana plants and methamphetamine in their home.

Lewis County Man Arrested After Allegedly Making $30,000 Per Month Selling Meth

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A man who was allegedly making $30,000 a month selling methamphetamine was arrested in Lewis County Thursday night.

WVU Opens Gender Neutral Bathrooms in Mountainlair Video included

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Officials at WVU said they’re taking a major step forward in the name of inclusion.

Mountaineer Food Bank Receives Donation From Kroger Video included

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On Thursday morning, the local Kroger gave a big donation to the Mountaineer Food Bank in Gassaway.

Woman Charged After Dogs Attack Man in Randolph County Video included

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Janet Lynn Lang, 41, of Valley Head, was arrested in relation to her dogs attacking 70-year-old Donald Ware while he was walking in Valley Head. 

West Virginia, Kentucky, and Ohio are all in the top 5 worst states to live

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According to a recent Gallup poll, West Virginia, Kentucky, and Ohio Kentucky are all in the bottom five of states for personal well-being. West Virginia is the lowest ranked state for the seventh year in a row.  Kentucky is just above West Virginia on the list, with Oklahoma, Ohio, and Indiana finishing up the bottom five. On the other end of the spectrum, Hawaii and Alaska are at the top of the list, while Montana, Colorado, and Wyoming complete the top five. Hawaii has b...

UPDATE: Police Find Missing Morgantown HS Student Unharmed

Briana Nicole Wolfe, Courtesy: The Morgantown Police Department Briana Nicole Wolfe, Courtesy: The Morgantown Police Department
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Morgantown police are looking for a missing Morgantown High School student.

Tractor Trailer Overturns, Halts Route 20 Traffic for Hours Video included

Courtesy of the Banks District Volunteer Fire Department Courtesy of the Banks District Volunteer Fire Department
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Traffic along Route 20 in Upshur County came to a halt Wednesday after a semi-truck overturned and blocked the road.

Hiring Freeze To Continue In Marion County Video included

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Nearly three months ago, Marion County commissioners put a hiring freeze in effect for all county employees.

Restaurant Road Trip: A Taste of Cuba Video included

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A Taste of Cuba started as a small idea in the owner's kitchen. Now, it's a booming business with a simple menu that brings Caribbean flavor to Harrison County. 

Names Released of Couple Killed in Barbour County Tractor Accident Video included

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Two people died after a tractor rollover in Barbour County.

Pittsburgh Man Arrested After Police Find Brick of Heroin in Nutter Fort

Thomas Goodwine Thomas Goodwine
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A Pittsburgh man was arrested after police found a brick of heroin in the vehicle he was riding in.

Fire Departments Respond to Condo Complex Fire in Canaan Valley

Photo Courtesy: Kim Landis Photo Courtesy: Kim Landis
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Firefighters arrived on scene to find heavy fire and smoke showing.  

'Country Roads' Snowy Parody Going Viral

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Here in West Virginia, lots of people are dealing with the snow in different ways, but some talented musicians have decided to channel an old classic. 

4 People Arrested in Worthington After Deputies Find Meth Lab in Vehicle

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Four people were arrested in Worthington Tuesday after deputies found materials for a methamphetamine lab in a vehicle.

The Latest: Navy reopens building where shots reported

The latest on lockdown Tuesday at the Naval Medical Center San Diego (all times local):

WV Department of Transportation Issues Statement Regarding Continued Snow Removal Efforts

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According to the West Virginia Department of Transportation, personnel are continuing snow removal efforts by working around the clock in 12-hour shifts. 

PRESTON COUNTY: School Bus Route Changes Due to Winter Weather - Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

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With the Great American Digout continuing from the snow across the region from the weekend, schools are trying to get students back in the classroom, and with that some roads in Preston County are still not able to have buses down them... 

2 Men Arrested on Drug Charges Following Police-Involved Fatal Shooting in Elkins

Timothy Hudler Sr. and Joshua Thornhill Timothy Hudler Sr. and Joshua Thornhill
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Two men were arrested on drug charges following a police-involved shooting in Elkins earlier in January. State Police and the Randolph County Sheriff's Department were assisting Elkins Police in serving a search warrant at a Ward Avenue residence, when they encountered William Waldron, 26, armed with a shotgun. Waldron was subsequently shot and killed. Elkins Police said two other men, Timothy Hudler Sr., 35, and Joshua Thornhill, 27, were also in the residence at the time. Hudler a...

Local Businesses Help Harrison County YMCA Reopen Following Snowstorm Video included

Courtesy: YMCA Harrison County Courtesy: YMCA Harrison County
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The Harrison County YMCA has been shut down a few days because of the snow, but today it got some help. 

74-Year-Old Woman Found Lying in Street in Clarksburg, Deputies Investigate

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A 74-year-old woman was found lying on Simpson Street in Summit Park in Clarksburg early Monday evening.

Bridgeport Fire Chief Announces Resignation

Robert Seccuro Robert Seccuro
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Bridgeport Fire Chief Robert Seccuro announced his resignation Tuesday, according to Bridgeport city officials.

CANCELLATIONS & CLOSINGS: A County By County List of Cancelled Events and Closed Businesses

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There are a variety of cancelled events and closed businesses across the area.

Harrison County PSD Issues Boil Water Advisory

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A boil water advisory is in effect for customers located near the mouth of Buffalo on Route 19 to the end of the line at Gooseman Bridge. This advisory has been issued by the Greater Harrison PSD.

STATE OF EMERGENCY: Digging Out Continues After The Storm; Final Update From Winter Storm

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The StormTracker 12 Weather Team recaps the major winter storm that impacted West Virginia and the cleanup afterward.

Preparation Was Key For Marion County Emergency Crews During Winter Storm Video included

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It feels like the calm after the storm as the snow starts to melt, the sun is shining and roads are being cleared.

Attorney General Decides Not to Petition Supreme Court Over Buffey Decision Video included

Joseph Buffey Joseph Buffey
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West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has decided not to seek the United States Supreme Court's review of the West Virginia Supreme Court's recent decision regarding Joseph Buffey.

Street Party in Morgantown Gets Out of Control Video included

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Witnesses tell 12 News that there was a party in the street that got out of control, resulting in a small fire.

Two Clarksburg Residents Volunteer Their Saturday To Shovel Snow Video included

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On Saturday, Wayne Worth and Mike Kiefer spent most of their day shoveling snow for senior citizens in the city.

Motorists Stranded on Spruce Knob Rescued Safely

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Randolph County 911 Director Cindy Hart said a group of people got stuck, called for assistance, and in the end they got stuck.

Firefighters Stay Prepared For Usual Calls Despite Storm Video included

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First responders like the Nutter Fort Fire Department have spent the day getting themselves and their equipment ready for the big storm.

Taylor County Cancels Board of Education Levy Election Video included

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The Taylor County Board of Education Levy Election that was scheduled to be held on Saturday, January 23 has been cancelled.

Three Masked Men Rob Man at Gunpoint at Bon Vista Apartments

MGN Online MGN Online
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Three men robbed another man at gunpoint at the Bon Vista Apartments early Friday morning.

Armed Robbery Reported in Fairmont Following 'Drug Deal Gone Bad'

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An armed robbery was reported in Fairmont Thursday afternoon.

Man Arrested After Stabbing in Clarksburg Video included

Jason Morris Jason Morris
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According to Clarksburg Police Chief Robert Hilliard, a man was arrested and charged with malicious wounding after Thursday night's stabbing on W. Woodland Avenue.

Final Preparations Underway for DOH, as Winter Storm Approaches Video included

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More than 80 million people will be impacted by this weekend's storm, and here in West Virginia, The Division of Highways is doing its part to keep drivers safe.  Over the course of the next 48 hours, a good bit of its stockpile of salt will be utilized, and road crews are ready. 

Reward Offered After Shelter Finds Dog Tortured in Preston County Video included

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The Humane Society is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information about a dog that was tortured in Preston County.

Residents Turning To Generators To Prepare For Winter Storm Video included

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With powerful winter weather on the way, many people are scrambling to prepare their homes and themselves for the storm.

Grocery Stores Stocking Up on Items Before Winter Storm Video included

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Those grocery stores make sure they're in constant communication to identify items that could fall in short supply.

Marion County First Responders Prepare For Upcoming Snow Storm Video included

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A winter storm is on its way, and Marion County first responders are ready.

Body Found in Snow in Grafton

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Taylor County sheriff's deputies and Grafton police officers responded to Redwood Street this morning to investigate a body found in the snow.

West Virginia Wesleyan Student Arrested After Attacking Man With Hammer

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A West Virginia Wesleyan student was arrested and charged with malicious assault after an attack near campus in Buckhannon last month.

Married Spelter Couple Sentenced to Prison on Drug Charges

Jeremiah Dodrill Jeremiah Dodrill
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A Spelter couple was sentenced to prison in federal court Wednesday for drug charges.


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