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2 Arrested During Clarksburg Drug Bust

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Two men arrested in Clarksburg, following Federal search warrants.  

4 Charged in Painkiller Distribution Ring

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A federal grand jury charged a New Jersey man and three West Virginia residents in a drug ring. The jury returned a 17 count indictment earlier on Thursday.

Fuel Spill Causes Traffic Delays in Taylor County

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Route 310 is down to one lane outside of Grafton after a truck crashed and leaked fuel.

Marshall University President Stephen Kopp dies Video included

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Marshall University President Stephen Kopp has passed away Wednesday December 17 as confirmed by Huntington Mayor Steve Williams.

Local Nonprofit Making Home Ownership a Reality for Residents Video included

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So, after months of searching, Frances Hall found her dream home right here on Melrose Street. It's a success story made possible by the Fairmont-Morgantown Housing Authority and the city of Morgantown.

Taylor County Man Accused in Stabbing Appears in Court on Misdemeanor Charges

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John Simpson is accused of stabbing Michael Whitehair and Theresa Jones at their home on Piedmont Avenue last month.

3 Law Enforcement Agencies Receive $250k to Fight Crime

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At a special press conference, Christmas came early for three Harrison County agencies as they were presented with checks this morning, as a result of seizures from drug activities.

Oliver Luck Will Leave WVU for Position with NCAA

Luck takes job as executive vice president of regulatory affairs for the NCAA, Keli Cunningham to serve as interim AD. 

LATEST: Freedom Industries leadership team, consultant, plant operator all face federal charges Video included

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A federal grand jury in Charleston has charged the owners and officers of Freedom Industries with negligence. 

Marion County Teacher Under Investigation for Social Media Post

A Fairview teacher is under investigation after joking comments were posted along with this picture of a student's spelling test. A Fairview teacher is under investigation after joking comments were posted along with this picture of a student's spelling test.
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Marion County School officials are also investigating after a teacher at Fairview Middle School allegedly posted a student's spelling test on social media. 

2 Men Arrested in Morgantown Murder

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Morgantown Police have arrested two men for murder following a report of suspicious activity on Forest Avenue.

Fairmont Police Arrest a New Martinsville Man on Rape Charges

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Fairmont Police have arrested a New Martinsville man for raping a woman while she was unconscious. Steve Simpson, 35, is charged with second-degree sexual assault.

East Fairmont Middle School Assault Under Investigation

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Marion County School Officials are investigating an incident that happened between two students. 

Judge Rules Morgantown Heavy Truck Traffic Ordinance as Illegal Video included

Heavy truck makes a wide turn onto the Walnut Street Bridge in downtown Morgantown. Heavy truck makes a wide turn onto the Walnut Street Bridge in downtown Morgantown.
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A Kanawha County judge has determined that a truck ordinance that would restrict heavy truck traffic in Morgantown is illegal, citing that state code overrules Morgantown's law about state highways.

Morgantown Sex Offender Fails to Register, 2 Indicted on Heroin Charges

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A federal grand jury return an indictment charging Charles D. Blackwell, 57, of Morgantown, for failing to register as a sex offender.Blackwell was convicted of rape in November of 1975 in Clinton County, Pennsylvania. Blackwell was also convicted of the same charges in October of 1983 in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania. He is required to register as a sex offender.West Virginia State Police and U.S. Marshals Service revealed in October 2014 that Blackwell moved from West Virginia to Pennsylvan...

Father of Tygarts Valley High School Stabbing Victim Files Lawsuit Video included

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The father of a Randolph County high school student who was fatally stabbed in 2012 has filed a lawsuit. Kevin White is suing the Randolph County Board of Education and the West Virginia Department of Education.

Marion County Fire Departments Respond to Baxter Fire Video included

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Multiple volunteer fire departments responded to the scene of a working fire in Marion County on Monday morning.

2 Parents Accused of Child Abuse Appeared in Court

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Two parents accused of child neglect in Monongalia County appeared in court Tuesday, December 16. Both Michael Shreve and Michella Strickler waived their preliminary hearings before Magistrate Mullins in Morgantown Tuesday afternoon.

2 Vehicle Collision Sends 1 To United Hospital Center

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A Kia Soul collided with a Nissan Versa, a cab from the Royal Cab Company in Clarksburg.The collision happened just before 9 p.m. On Route 50 Eastbound at the Second Street on ramp.The cab was rear ended by the Kia. No customers were in the cab, but the taxi driver was transported by ground to UHC for minor injuries.Clarksburg Police Department is investigation, Harrison County EMS was also on scene.

Student Group Looks into Effects of Study Enhancement Drug Usage at WVU Video included

Enhance WVU members meet with their professor, Geah Pressgrove. Enhance WVU members meet with their professor, Geah Pressgrove.
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This is a capstone project for public relation students at WVU. This specific topic originally started in the Fall 2013 semester. The public relations class is taking the information one step further, making it easy to digest and getting it out there to the students who were identified as most prominent users.

MCPARC Unveils Plans for $3 Million Indoor Recreation Complex

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The proposed facility would include a multipurpose court for basketball, an indoor playground, and elevated walking track.

3 Sentenced to Prison For Selling Cocaine

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United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld announced earlier on Monday, that two Fairmont residents and a Morgantown resident were sentenced for cocaine trafficking. 

'Dean & Grace' Shop by Text Business Makes Your Holiday Shopping Easier Video included

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Holiday Shopping can be a stressful time, especially when you have little ones.Sara Peak of Morgantown let one bad experience at the mall with her best friend and children inspire her to make a change in the way people shop.

Residents Displaced After Monongah Fire

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The Monongah Fire Department responded to a report of a mobile home fire on Riverview Avenue Monday afternoon.

Lewis County Sheriff's Office Arrests 13 on Drug Charges

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Those arrested include: Samuel Grogg, Anastasia Rayworth, Brent Debarr, Carley Debarr, Justin Waugh, Sedona Knopf, Michael Arbogast, David Pickens, Tommy Sigley, Ronda Romel, Amber Butcher, Shawn Mayo and Ronald Johnson.  More arrests are pending.

Highland Hospital sees expansion in psychiatric treatment facility

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A new plan approved by the state will allow Highland Hospital the creation of a Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility unit, opening the first part of January 2015.

UPDATE: Silver Alert Canceled for Missing Harrison County Man

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The West Virginia State Police has issued a silver alert for a missing man in Harrison County.Marion McCullough, 86, was last seen around 1:00 Saturday afternoon leaving his residence in Wallace, according to a press release issued by state police. 

Construction Crews Finishing Up on Lincoln Middle School Video included

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Construction is still on schedule for the new Lincoln Middle School in Shinnston.

Rock Cave Man Charged With Selling Methamphetamine

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Steven Friend, 29, of Rock Cave is accused of delivering methamphetamines to a confidential informant in Buckhannon on August 27, 2014.

Buck kill during W.Va. gun season down

Hunters killed nearly 37,280 bucks during West Virginia's two-week firearm season. That's down 34 percent from the 56,523 bucks killed in the 2013 season.

Wreaths Across America Ceremonies Taking Place Nationwide Dec. 13 Video included

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The annual Wreaths Across America ceremony will get underway Saturday, Dec. 13 at Noon.

911 Transcript Reveals Details of Jody Hunt's Monongalia County Shooting Spree Video included

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"I'm deeply sorry for the problems that I've caused, but there's reasoning behind what I did," Hunt said during his Dec. 1 call to 911. "None of it is justified, and none of it is right, but what's done is done."

Weston Police Looking For Suspect In Car Break-Ins Video included

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Weston Police are investigating a series of car break-ins this week.

U.S. Attorney's Office Adds New Resources to Help Fight Crime in the Clarksburg Area Video included

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U.S. Attorney adds new resources in Clarksburg area to help fight crime. We are excited to have Sarah Montoro join our office as an Assistant United StatesAttorney.

Harrison County Mother Concerned About School Bus Stop Safety

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The school bus is a great way for your children to get to and from school but one Harrison County mother is concerned for her child's safety when getting on and off the school bus.

Morgantown Man Dead After Being Hit by 3 Vehicles in Pittsburgh

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State Police in Pennsylvania are investigating after a Morgantown man walked onto Interstate 376 in Pittsburgh Wednesday night and was struck by three vehicles and killed.

Marion County Woman Pleads Guilty in Child Neglect Case

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A woman charged with child neglect in Marion County has pleaded guilty.

Upshur County Man Appeals Murder Conviction

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An Upshur County man convicted of murder is planning to appeal his conviction. Jesse Heater was sentenced to life in prison without mercy for killing Joshua Oberg after he was hired to do so by Rodolfo Villagomez Correa.

4 Arrested in Webster County for Meth Lab

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West Virginia State Police in Webster County arrested Robert Chaffin, Danielle King, Shaina Jarvis and Mary Rose after receiving an anonymous tip that they were producing meth.

WV Attorney General Encourages Job Seekers to Beware of Fake Jobs, Scams

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Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is advising West Virginians who are job sereaching during the holidays to beware of fake jobs and scams. “Many people are looking for seasonal work to help provide their families with a nice Christmas.” 

Planned Outage for 565 Residents East of Fairmont

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 Mon Power has scheduled a planned outage for several Marion County residents, according to the Marion County Homeland Security and Emergency Agency.

Weston Police Investigating Vehicle Break Ins

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The Weston Police Department is investigating reports of vehicle break ins. 

Monongalia County Commission Discusses Recycling Program Issues Video included

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Monongalia County Commission discussed a problem with the recycling program at Wednesday's meeting. Commission said it doesn't have any say over what the Solid Waste Authority does. Commissioners believe it would be better to move the county to a single stream recycling program.

Harrison County Sheriff's Department Respond to I-79 Humvee Incident Video included

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The Harrison County Sheriff's Department responded to a vehicle incident on Interstate 79 northbound just before noon Wednesday.

Salem City Council Suspends City Manager

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Wednesday night, Salem City Council voted to suspend City Manager Joe Davis during a special meeting.

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