Two people were flown for injuries sustained from the demolition derby at the Mannington Fair. There were two reported crashes in the derby according to Marion County 911 dispatchers.
Wetzel County will offer free breakfast and lunch to all students starting this school year.
West Virginia Division of Natural Resources officials have confirmed that a man has died after he fell into the lake in the Stonewall Jackson Lake Wildlife Management Area Tuesday afternoon.
According to an obituary, Swecker died unexpectedly on Friday, July 31. Swecker was a teacher and athletic director at Tygart Valley Middle/High School in Mill Creek.
A nine-vehicle accident on I-79 near the Kingmont exit sent three people to Fairmont Regional Medical Center for minor injuries and closed the road for a period of time Tuesday morning.
An Elkins man is charged with malicious wounding after police say he intentionally hit a man on a motorcycle and left the scene.
A man who was caught with $79,000 worth of marijuana in his home pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge in Marion County court Tuesday morning.
A Clarksburg man was arrested and charged with DUI with death after deputies say he caused two accidents on Philippi Pike in East View Monday night.
West Virginia Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin says he will back a Republican bill cutting off federal aid for Planned Parenthood.Manchin is a moderate and his decision Monday was not a complete surprise. Even so, Republicans were still expected to lose a Senate vote later Monday to halt federal assistance to the group.Republicans introduced their bill after an anti-abortion group began releasing secretly recorded videos showing Planned Parentho...
A Bridgeport man was arrested and charged with malicious wounding after the incident at the VA Park in Clarksburg Sunday evening.
A Mannington man was arrested Sunday after deputies found ecstasy packaged for delivery.
A dump truck went over a hill into a creek on Marshville Road this morning, August 3.
Jeffery Hovatter, 56, is charged with first-degree murder.
Troopers said two men on Saturday located a vehicle over a hill along County Route 18, and flagged down a trooper to report the crash
Leading Creek Elementary School will be West Virginia's First Inter-County School. The Idea is to take rural areas where the population is low and combine the children into one school.
The Morgantown detachment of West Virginia State Police responded to a two vehicle crash on Interstate 68, Thursday at approximately 7:45 p.m. The collision happened just past mile marker 4, near the Sabraton Exit.
A 62-year-old woman is dead and a male suspect is in the hospital after a fatal shooting Thursday night inside a Marion County home.
A Pennsboro man was arrested Friday for arson charges. Matthew T. Sandy, 32, was arrested by West Virginia State Fire Marshal's Friday afternoon from charges stemming from an outbuilding fire in Pennsboro, Ritchie County on July 25, 2015.
A single-vehicle accident on George Washington Highway in Grafton has sent one to the hospital via HealthNet.
According to the Monongalia County Sheriff's Office, an armed robbery occurred at the Kroger at Suncrest Town Centre at approximately 12:46 p.m. Friday afternoon.
Sidney Muller had his final pretrial hearing Friday at the Harrison County Court House.
We were able to talk with Dennis Mazza, the owner of Rogers and Mazzas', after his meeting with Sheetz Thursday evening.
Three people were hospitalized after an accident on route 119 in Morgantown, Friday morning, July 31.
Emergency crews in Wetzel County responded to a two-vehicle collision Friday morning.
Webster County Memorial Hospital will receive emergency funding following the damaging floods earlier this month.
West Virginia State Police have released the name of the man killed in the two-vehicle accident on Route 218 near Farmington Wednesday afternoon.
Three men are still missing from the Harrison County area, according to law enforcement.
A Huntington couple was arrested on Wednesday after video surface of a 10-year-old in their care being beaten repeatedly.
Rarely, the moon has changed to a blue hue due to volcanic eruptions around the globe.
Several fire departments responded to the scene of a trailer fire on Wednesday evening.
Wednesday afternoon emergency personnel were called to the scene of a three vehicle accident on Cheat Road in Monolingual County.
A Farmington man was arrested after he ran from police and then became aggressive.
Chief Hilliard confirms police are rounding up nearly 100 people in Harrison County and surrounding counties on drug charges.
An amber alert was canceled Wednesday morning for a missing 7-year-old from Jefferson County, Ohio.
DNA experts at the West Virginia State Police forensic laboratory are in the preliminary stages of analyzing evidence that could link a man killed in Charleston, West Virginia to a series of murders across the country
The Marion County Sheriff's Department has confirmed that the suspicious death of a Mannington man is being investigated as a homicide and that Howard Wright, 81, was killed in his home on June 26.
Sheetz convenience stores are feeling the heat on social media following their decision to drop a West-Virginia based pepperoni roll bakery for an out-of-state provider.
(July 27, 2015 at 5:48 p.m.) The High Life Lounge on East Grafton Road in Fairmont collapsed around 4:30 p.m.
There was a vehicle crash on I-79 northbound near mile marker 137 at approximately 4:00 p.m.
Morgantown is used to an influx of people coming into the city, whether it's for sporting events, or even concerts. A whole new group of people is expected for the Morgantown Marathon. Including those returning to the University City after graduating years ago, some from other states, and even other countries. The Morgantown Convention and Visitors Bureau is excited for the economy boast and to get guests prepared for the busy weekend."With this being a new event and one on a ...
Kroger has announced it is recalling several items from store shelves due to possible contamination with Salmonella.
Elkins Police Department released details of a missing 9-year-old boy Monday morning.
Community members want answers, so instead of making phone calls as individuals, residents came together in Blacksville on Sunday for a town hall meeting with local and state officials to make their voices heard.
Leaders hope to set goals for the upcoming school year and beyond.
Police later that Friday night came into contact with Alex Dewayne Likens, 29, of Grafton in the downtown area of Morgantown.
Zuccaro had the entire state on edge during a two and a half day manhunt in March after escaping from the William R. Sharpe Hospital in Weston.
One man was flown to the hospital after an accident in Marion County Friday evening.The accident happened just before 5 p.m. on the Husky Highway.Officers said that the driver suffered from a medical condition and was attempting to pull off the roadway and crashed into parked cars as a result.Marion County EMS transported the driver to the hospital, but the patient was later flown to Ruby Memorial Hospital via Healthnet.Mannington Police are investigating. Stay with 12 News for updates.
A Tucker County woman was arrested after a 15-year-old male told police she forced him to have sex with her.
The Clarksburg Police Department have ruled the incident at Dollar General on Milford Street a grand larceny versus a robbery.
A driver fleeing from Clarksburg City Police crashed into a wall at the corner of Duncan Avenue and West Drive in the Stealey neighborhood.
A Detroit man was arrested for selling crack cocaine and heroin in Morgantown.
One man was taken into custody and a victim was rushed to the hospital after an alleged stabbing in downtown Morgantown Thursday night.
Two men were arrested in Fairmont Wednesday after police say they sold crack-cocaine to an informant.
A tractor trailer rollover sent two people to the hospital and spilled a load of frozen chicken on the roadway on Caddell Mountain in Preston County early Friday morning.
The Monongalia County Sheriff's Office is searching for a white male, who is approximately 5'6" tall and was dressed in dark clothing with a bandanna and khaki pants, after an armed robbery at the Cheat Lake BFS on Fairchance Road early Friday morning.
A lone gunman sitting in a packed movie theater stood up about 20 minutes into the showing of "Trainwreck" and began firing into the crowd, killing two and wounding at least nine others Thursday night before fatally...
The latest on the shooting at a Lafayette, Louisiana, movie theater (times are local):
Just before 5:30 p.m. Thursday, emergency personnel were called to the scene of a single vehicle motorcycle accident in the Tygart Lake area of Taylor County.The accident happened at the entrance of Pleasant Creek Road in Taylor County, just off of Route 119, very close to the Barbour County border.The driver of the motorcycle was transported to United Hospital Center for non-life threatening injuries sustained in the crash.Taylor County Sheriff’s Department, Grafton Fire De...
An ongoing problem in West Virginia is now getting worse. Newly released numbers show the number of children living in poverty in the state is on the rise.
Webster County was buffeted overnight by two rain storms causing damage around the county including a major landslide across Route 20 Monday morning in Diana.
A Morgantown landlord faces up to 10 years in prison after his sentencing in Monongalia County Circuit Court Thursday morning.
Harpers Ferry Mayor Gregory Vaughn says an early morning fire has devastated the historic town's commercial area.
West Virginia State Police are investigating a hit and run that happened in Randolph County Tuesday evening.It happened on Route 33 east in Elkins, just before 11 p.m. according to troopers. One vehicle struck a motorcycle and drove away from the scene.One person was transported to Ruby Memorial Hospital via Healthnet. The extent of the victim’s injuries is unknown at this time, but the victim was able to give a statement to emergency personnel.State Police said that the in...
Mick Heston will not be spending his Sundays working in his restaurant. That is because Heston Farm, Winery and Distillery will not be open for business.
Charles Hinkle, of Barbour County, was arrested in Lewis County by West Virginia State Police, July 21.
A Preston County man was killed and a 3 year old was taken to the hospital after a riding lawn mower accident on Horse Shoe Run Road in Eglon at approximately 1 p.m. Tuesday.
A father and son were arrested in Webster Springs Tuesday after police found marijuana plants in their house.
A Lost Creek man pleaded guilty to two counts of sexual abuse by a parent or guardian Wednesday
A Lumberport man pleaded guilty to two counts of sexual abuse by parent or guardian Tuesday.
Crews from three counties responded to a fire in Barbour County, Tuesday morning, July 21.
A Harrison County Sheriff's sergeant appealed his demotion in a full day of testimony Monday.
The Fairmont Police Department is investigating a reported armed robbery that happened overnight on Tuesday.
An organization in Monongalia County wants your take on how to make University Avenue better.
The Morgantown Police Department, with investigative assistance from the Mountain State Fugitive Task Force, have arrested a man in regards to the July 14 United Bank robbery on Fayette Street in Morgantown.
Concerned residents came to the kickoff meeting for the BAD Buildings Program in Morgantown on Monday night to discuss abandoned properties in their neighborhoods. This is all part of a larger effort to either revitalize or remove those properties that can sometimes be hazardous.
When it comes to sculptures, Jamie Lester is a seasoned veteran. He is the creator of several beautiful artworks including this Jerry West statue here at the WVU Coliseum. It's only fitting that he'd be the go to guy to create the Medals each participant will receive right here where the Morgantown Marathon will finish up."The inspiration was Morgantown, and the unique topography of Morgantown," Lester said.
Four men sere sentenced for cocaine and oxycodone trafficking Monday.According to United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, Richard Speciale, 53, of Pittsburgh, was sentenced for selling cocaine within the Northern District of West Virginia and Western District of Pennsylvania. He was sentenced to 144 months in prison.Ryan Gardner, 28 of Detroit, Michigan was sentenced to 70 months in prison for selling oxycodone in Monongalia County. He was arrested in November of 2014 and pleaded ...
Jeremy Marple, who was arrested in and extradited from Colorado last year on 14 felony sexual assault charges, waived his right to a speedy trial and asked the judge to continue his trial Monday morning.
One person is dead following a tractor trailer accident in Randolph County, said State Police. Troopers said the accident happened around 3 p.m. Friday on Cheat Mountain, near Huttonsville.
The 5th Gear is a group of kids from Clarksburg that knows the hard work it takes to make a band work."Frankie started playing when he was 3, just picked up drum sticks and started banging on drums," said Ricki Satterfield, the Bass Player. "Dylan's been playing since 5 or 6, and I've been playing since I was 10."
One person was flown to Ruby Memorial Hospital Sunday afternoon after an ATV accident.Doddridge County 911 dispatchers said it happened just before 4 p.m. on private property near Beverlin Fork Road, in West Union.No word on the victim's name or extent of injuries.
The United States Marshals worked with the Mountain State Fugitive Task Force tracked down a Fairmont sexual assault suspect in Morgantown Friday afternoon.
The Fourth Annual Elite Bridal Showcase will take place at the Ramada Inn Conference Center, Sunday, July 19 from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Camp Catch Your Breath is making a difference for kids with asthma. It provides a fun and educational experience for kids that might not otherwise get to go to camp.
The United States Marshals Service captured fugitive Richard Lawless on Friday. According to a press release by the Ashland County Sheriff’s Office in Ashland, Ohio, Lawless was located near Akron and was taken into custody without incident. Lawless was unarmed at the point of arrest and was taken to the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office jail and will be held at this location until extradited.Lawless has been on the run for 52 days and has been through several states including,...
Fairmont Police have released the names of the people involved in Wednesday night's stabbing incident on Spring Street in Fairmont.
The Morgantown Police Department will be closing the following streets in Morgantown, July 18, for Kid's Day.
The Upshur County Sheriff's Office has been investigating vehicle break-ins in the Upshur County area for three weeks. Previously, two juveniles were arrested for break-ins in the Tallmansville Road and Red Knob areas.The break-ins have continued in the areas of Tennerton, Kinkleville, Hickory Flat Road, Teter Road, and Old Elkins Road.The Buckhannon Police Department is also investigating similar break-ins in the areas near Park Street, Monongalia Street, and Traders Alley.All of ...
A man was arrested after leading police on a chase, in a stolen car, in Clarksburg early Friday morning.
The Preston County Sheriff's Department is looking for a classic car and a trailer that was stolen earlier this week from the Masontown area.
According to the USDA, Aspen Foods has issued a recall of nearly 2 million pounds of chicken. The recall was announced Wednesday, July 15. The list includes raw, frozen, stuffed and breaded chicken products for possible Salmonella Enteritidis contamination, according to the USDA. The recalled foods will have the number "P-1358" on the inside and a "best if used by date" date between July, 2016 and October 10, 2016; they were produc...
Authorities in Harrison County responded to an armed robbery late Monday night at a Clarksburg gas station.
A Grafton couple was arrested Wednesday after Grafton City Police say they found seven children, aged nine months to eight years old, living in deplorable conditions.
The Harrison County Commission could soon be taking on the responsibility for three west fork dams, including the commitments in an agreement with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to have the dams removed.
A 20-year-old Lumberport woman pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter Thursday in relation to the March 2014 killing of Darrell Golden, but the judge has yet to accept it.
There was a vehicle crash involving a Dodge Neon and an ACF truck, westbound on Route 50 near Tarkiln Run Road around 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 16. Doddridge County EMS, Harrison County EMS, Salem Fire Department, Smithburg Fire Department, and Doddridge County Sheriff's Department responded.The patient was flown by HealthNet.
The State Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating Larry Marra, 67, who has been missing since Monday, July 13.
Clarksburg Police Department is investigating a break-in at a Clarksburg pizzeria. It happened just after 3:00 a.m. July 16, at Chunki's Pizza & Subs along East Pike Street.
On Wednesday, the Harrison County Sheriffs Department Street Crimes and Drug Unit arrested three people on drug charges.Michael A. Spino, 27, of Clarksburg was arrested on Wednesday after the SCAD unit served an arrest warrant.
Concerns from the coal industry continue to dominate the conversation on a proposal to build a natural gas power plant right in the Pinnickinnick or PK area.W.
State and local leaders gathered in downtown Fairmont Wednesday, July 15, to dedicate the new West Virginia State Office building.
Two people were taken to the hospital after an ATV and a vehicle collided Tuesday night in Harrison County.
A Buckhannon man was arrested after deputies say he hit a man with a wrench earlier this month.
The Lewis County grand jury handed up the list of indictments for the July 2015 term Tuesday.Included in that list is Dimitri Larsen, 46, of Weston, was indicted on 72 counts of sexual abuse, 36 counts of sexual abuse in the first degree, and 36 counts of sexual abuse by a parent.
A Fairmont woman is charged with child neglect after using drugs then passing out on her living room floor while caring for her children.
There was an crash involving a motorcycle at the intersection of the Circle K on Beech Street in Grafton.
The boy sat in a chair, the sound of his whimpering interrupted briefly by the clank of metal handcuffs closing around his arms.
Along with making sure your kids have all of the essentials to head back to school this year, you also need to consult your child's doctor to make sure they have all of their immunizations, but don't be shocked if your doctor tells you there are some changes you may need to be aware of.
Heartland of Clarksburg has been acquired by Stonerise Healthcare.
(WTVR) NORTHFIELD, Il. — Kraft is recalling 36,000 cases of individually-wrapped cheese singles because part of the wrapper could become a choking hazard.
After hundreds of rescue workers fanned out across a massive swath of the Atlantic for a full week, the Coast Guard's search for two teenage fishermen ended Friday, a heart-rending decision for families so convinced...
Bridgeport's City Council is seeking a federal narcotics investigation unit for the Northern District of West Virginia.
A West Virginia State Police trooper says he doesn't know how a newborn fawn survived after its mother was killed on Interstate 77.
Police in West Virginia are helping to investigate whether a man killed after attacking a woman is linked to several unsolved murders in Las Vegas.
A Weston police officer is on administrative leave after a man died from injuries suffered during an arrest.
The U.S. attorney in Louisville says an internet drug company has agreed to forfeit $450,000 from the illegal sale of prescription drugs as part of a guilty plea.