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NOAA & Climate Prediction Center Releases 2016 Atlantic Hurricane Season Forecast: Near Average

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As we are already looking into a potential tropical disturbance to take aim at the Eastern Seaboard for Memorial Day Weekend, the National Hurricane Center, Climate Prediction Center and National Oceanic & Atmospheric Association (NOAA) have released their annual hurricane forecast, as Hurricane Season begins June 1st. 

Martinsburg Man Arrested With Drugs in Morgantown

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A Martinsburg man was arrested in Morgantown Thursday after police said they found drugs in his vehicle.

UPDATE: Woman Charged With Attempted Murder for Shooting Husband

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A Belington woman was arrested and charged with attempted murder after deputies say she shot her husband Thursday.

Experts Discuss the Process to Obtain Narcan Kits Video included

Lou Ortenzio shows his Narcan Kit he keeps on hand in case of an emergency at the Clarksburg Mission. Lou Ortenzio shows his Narcan Kit he keeps on hand in case of an emergency at the Clarksburg Mission.
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West Virginia leads the nation in prescription drug overdose deaths per year. It’s no secret that Narcan kits can save lives, but they’re not that easy to obtain. That could all be changing soon.

8 automakers recall over 12M vehicles for Takata air bags

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Eight automakers are recalling more than 12 million vehicles in the U.S. to replace Takata air bag inflators that can explode with too much force.

WVU Board of Governors Sends Presidents Gee’s New 5 Year Contract to WV Higher Education Policy Commission

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On Thursday, West Virginia University Board of Governors recommended a new 5-year contract for President Gordon Gee. Gee, who was first president of the university from 1981-85, returned to the helm in 2013 initially to guide the university while a search was conducted for a replacement of then president Jim Clements, who left to take the Clemson post. The recommendation now goes to the West Virginia higher education policy commission for final approval. Terms were not disclosed, th...

Planned Halfway House Concerns Community Video included

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The Second Chance home would be available only to Lewis County residents.  It's designed for people who have completed a rehabilitation program and are looking to learn skills to become a member of the community once again.

Bridgeport Unveils Veterans Memorial Video included

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Veterans, community members, and politicians gather for a Veterans Memorial unveiling ceremony.  

Woman Arrested After Trying to Pick Child Up Intoxicated

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A Barrackville woman was arrested Wednesday after deputies said she attempted to pick up her child from school with another child in the vehicle while she was intoxicated.

West Virginia Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Legalize Marijuana

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The special legislative session in Charleston continues Thursday as lawmakers look for solutions to balance the state budget. Some think medical marijuana could be a solution. 

UPDATE: 1 Man Arrested After Harrison County Stabbing

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Deputies have released the name of the man who was arrested for stabbing his neighbor Wednesday evening in Harrison County.

The Latest in the Ben Hatfield Investigation Video included

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Mingo County Sheriff James Smith says a second arrest has been made in the Mingo County Murder Investigation.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Vehicle Accident on I-79 Closes One Lane Northbound

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Crews are responding to a vehicle accident on I-79 northbound near the South Fairmont Exit 132. According to Marion County 911, one northbound lane is closed at this time. Use caution when driving through the area.

Lewis County Fire Board Calls Off Recount Video included

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A recount on the proposed fire levy requested by the Lewis County Fire Board began on Monday, but when nothing changed after one-third of precincts were counted, the board decided it was time to move on.

Deputies Arrest Man on Drug Charges After He Passes Out in Parked Car

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A man attempted to run from deputies in Lewis County early Wednesday morning and was arrested on drug charges.

Weston Couple Arrested After Deputies Find Children and Drugs in Vehicle

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A Weston couple was arrested Tuesday night on drug and child neglect charges after deputies responded to a suspicious activity complaint at a gas station.

Clarksburg Woman Faces First Degree Arson Charges Video included

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A Clarksburg woman is facing first degree arson charges. 

UPDATE: Morgantown Firefighter Killed in Accident Near I-68 Exit Ramp Video included

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A Morgantown firefighter was killed in a vehicle collision in Monongalia County Wednesday morning.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Truck Drops Load of Gravel on I-79 in Harrison County

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A truck dropped its load of gravel on Interstate 79 South near the 121 mile marker and the Meadowbrook Mall.

WATCH: Gramma and Ginga on Jimmy Kimmel LIVE

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Nobody argues, bickers, or curses quite like social media sensations Gramma Gee and Ginga, two sisters who grew up in Clarksburg. Watch them on ABC's Jimmy Kimmel LIVE.  

Ford recalls 271K pickups to fix brake fluid leak

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Ford is recalling some of its top-selling vehicles in the U.S. to fix a fluid leak that can reduce braking power.

Multiple Vehicle Accident on I-79 Sends Two to the Hospital

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State police are currently on scene of a multiple vehicle accident on I-79 northbound. According to 911 officials, it happened shortly after 11 p.m. on I-79 northbound near mile marker 130.  Officials say five vehicles are involved. One lane of I-79 northbound is currently closed.  12 News has a reporter headed to the scene. Stay tuned for updates. 

CPR Training Gives Man Fighting Chance After ATV Accident Video included

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An ATV accident turned deadly on Monday in Wetzel County when a man suddenly became trapped underneath of it. Two men nearby are credited with using their CPR skills to give him a fighting chance.

Harrison County's Gramma & Ginga to Appear on ABC's Jimmy Kimmel LIVE Video included

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Nobody argues, bickers, or curses quite like Gramma Gee and Ginga, two sisters who grew up in Clarksburg. 102-year-old Gramma Gee and her 97-year-old sister, Ginga are taking the internet by storm and proving age is just a number.  

Barbour County Grand Jury Indicts 34

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A Barbour County Grand Jury indicted 34 people on May 19.

2 Pittsburgh Men Charged After Police Find 600 Stamps of Heroin

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Two Pittsburgh men have been charged following a traffic stop last Thursday in Clarksburg, when authorities found 600 stamps of heroin.

Miniseries filmed in West Virginia to debut next month

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"The American West" is scheduled to premiere at 10 p.m. June 11 on AMC.

DEA To Establish Tactical Diversion Squad In Clarksburg Video included

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Pharmacy thefts, forged prescriptions and rising drug use continues to be a problem in North Central West Virginia. 

UPDATE: Man Dies After Wetzel County ATV Crash

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One person was flown from the scene of an ATV crash in Wetzel County Monday morning. It happened around 10:30 a.m. on Hornet Highway (Route 250), according to both Marion and Wetzel County 911 officials. 

UPDATE: Body Found in Guyandotte River was Missing Person

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Deputies in Wyoming County are asking for help to find an elderly man who has been missing for nearly a week. 

Children's Home Employee Arrested on Sexual Abuse Charges

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A resident supervisor of the West Virginia Children's Home in Elkins was arrested last Thursday after state police received information about him having an inappropriate relationship with a former resident.

UPDATE: Silver Alert Cancelled for Missing Marion County Man After Body Found

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West Virginia State Police cancelled a Silver Alert for William Coburn, 74, on Saturday after he was found dead.

2-Vehicle Accident on Husky Highway Sends 3 to Hospital

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A two-vehicle accident on Husky Highway sent three people to the hospital Tuesday morning.

State Concealed Carry Laws Go Into Effect Tuesday Video included

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When new concealed carry laws go into effect statewide Tuesday, any West Virginian who is legally allowed to own a firearm may carry it without a permit. The law states that West Virginians age 21 and older won’t need a license to carry a concealed weapon within the state’s borders. 

3 Charleston Residents Arrested in Preston County With Marijuana

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Three Charleston residents were arrested in Preston County early Monday morning after deputies found a large amount of cash and marijuana in their vehicle.

Fairmont Couple Arrested for Allegedly Taking Child's Medication

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A Fairmont couple was arrested for child neglect Monday after police found they had been doing drugs around children.

Monongalia County Grand Jury Indicts 87

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A Monongalia County grand jury indicted 87 people during the May 2016 term.

Obama Signs Bill Striking Offensive Terms from US Laws

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President Barack Obama signed a bill striking and replacing several terms from federal laws.

Study: Fitbits Are 'Highly Inaccurate'

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The company is facing a class-action lawsuit from Lieff Cabraser, which includes the Fitbit Blaze, Fitbit Charge HR and Fitbit Surge. 

VIDEO: Chewbacca Mom's infectious laugh draws more than 137M views

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Before last week, Candace Payne's infectious laugh was known only to her close friends and family. After she went into hysterics donning a toy Chewbacca mask in a video she posted online, more than 137 million viewers know it too.

Morgantown Police Investigate Long John Silver's Break-In

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Morgantown Police are investigating a breaking and entering incident that occurred at the Long John Silver's on Earl L Core Road. 

Fed inspectors find sick, dead animals at pet store supplier

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A federal inspection turned up scores of problems at a Pennsylvania small-animal dealer that supplied major pet retailers like Petco and PetSmart.

UPDATE: Crews Battle House Fire in Harrison County Video included

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It happened on Glen Falls Road just after 7:30 a.m., according to 911 officials.

West Virginia raw milk law takes effect Monday

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People have to sign a document acknowledging the health risks before entering agreements.

Native American Memorial Placed In West Virginia National Cemetery Video included

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Barbara Crandell is paying tribute to her fellow Native Americans who served in the United States Armed Forces.

Morgantown Police Investigating Little General Store Robbery

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Morgantown police are looking for a man who stole cash Friday from a local convenience store. 

Sobriety Checkpoint in Clarksburg

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West Virginia State Police will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint in Clarksburg on W.Va. 98 between Eagle Way and Chestnut Street from 7 p.m. Friday, until 1 a.m. Saturday. 

BREAKING: White House on Lockdown; Shooting Near White House Grounds

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One person was shot near 17th and E streets around 3 p.m. 

VIDEO: Cicadas Return to the Mountain State

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Send us your photos! Cicadas have returned to the Mountain State. 

27-Year-Old Morgantown Woman Dead Following Police Chase

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Deputies have released the name of the woman that was killed after crashing her vehicle on River Road (US Route 19) Thursday afternoon.

Marion County Schools Enforce Federal Policies On Transgender Students Video included

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Marion County Schools will not see much of a change in the way they work with transgender students.

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