"Some stores asked their employees to come in and work during the holidays. But the fact is, retail shops workers aren't the only people that have to do this. Some professions are expected to come into work, whether it's a holiday or not."From food services, to Emergency Services, there are thousands of people that needed to head to work on Thanksgiving. Including Amanda Sanders, the Captain on Day shift at Monongalia County Emergency Management."Emergencies don't stop," Sanders said.
The Barbour County Sheriff's Department has issued a silver alert of a Belington woman. Valerie Kay Robinson, 57, of Belington was last seen at 5:30 p.m. at her residences on Centre Street in Belington.
The Marion County Sheriff's Department is searching for two men that held a person at gun point on Wednesday afternoon.The armed robbery happened just after 3 p.m., according to Deputy Steve Garrett.
Troopers said the home is located in a rural area off of Hackers Creek Road in northern Upshur County.
A Taylor County woman will spend at least three years in prison for trying to hire someone to kill her husband.A judge sentenced Rebecca Crouse, 31, to three- to 15-years in prison.
A Grafton woman charged with first-degree murder has been denied bond. Prosecutor John Bord said a judge denied Tuesday Sue Davis' request for bond to be set nearly three months after Grafton police said she gunned down her husband after an alleged domestic dispute.
After the success of the Splash Park at Palatine Park, Marion County Commission is gearing up for its winter counterpart: a free outdoor ice rink.
Multiple people were arrested for drug related charges, according to a press release from U.S. Attorney Ihlenfeld's office. Amanda Daniels, 26, of Detroit MI, was sentenced to 41 months in prison for transporting prescription painkillers from Michigan to West Virginia.
Ski and snowboard season is getting underway in West Virginia.
As stores crowd with holiday shoppers, gun buyers will be challenging the nation's background check system to keep up.
A Fairmont woman will spend three years on probation for her involvement in an active meth lab. Last summer, Candy Kincaid, 25, pleaded guilty to operating a drug lab and child neglect creating risk of injury or death.
A Marion County man is behind bars at this hour after authorities say he injured four people with mace. Deputies arrested John Holbert, 46, after an incident in Four States Monday, November 24.
Mon Power has reported that just under 2,000 customers in Monongalia County experienced a power outage after a tree fell on above power lines.
United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld announced on Monday that two Morgantown residents were sentenced on drug charges.
A United States Penitentiary at Hazelton Inmate was convicted and sentenced for the assault of a fellow inmate.Victor Herrera, 49, struck, kicked, and stomped on a fellow inmate during a July 2013 altercation among multiple inmates.
United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld announced that Timothy Boram, 64, of Nutter Fort was convicted and sentenced for making threats against the President of the United States.Boram was treated in June of 2014 at the VA Medical Center in Clarksburg.
After some unseasonably warm temperatures on Monday to begin our holiday week, we're looking at some drastic changes, and some of that includes the chance of accumulating snow just in time for the busiest travel day of the holiday season.
Fire departments arrived immediately at approximately 9 a.m. this morning after a call for a confirmed structure fire in Monongalia County. The fire broke out at 185 Canyon Road, the building was an Old Garage owned by Jack Whipkey.
The Monongalia County Sheriff's Department responded to a self reported call by Gregory Hoskins, 28, of Morgantown, Saturday, November 22. Hoskins had warrants for first degree robbery and conspiracy for the robbery at the Circle K in Dellslow, which happened September 9.
Several Fire Departments responded to a house fire Sunday night in Harrison County.
The US Marshals released the following press release about the arrest if a Glenville man in connection to a Braxton County murder."US Marshals and the West Virginia State Police Special Response Team Have arrested a Glenville man wanted for murder.Jeremy Wolfe, 29, was arrested in Orma, WV early Saturday morning. Wolf is wanted for first-degree murder in Braxton County for his alleged involvement in the October 13 work murder of Crystal Dean.WVSP Braxton County Detachment is the investigating...
Several fire departments responded to a house fire on Chevy Drive in Wallace around 3:45 Saturday morning.Harrison County 911 says the house is a total loss. The home owners were there at the time but no one was injured.The Wallace Fire Department is handling the investigation.
New details obtained Friday indicated that Burch received citations for possession of alcohol and underage consumption on March 22, 2014, nearly five months before beginning his freshman year at West Virginia University.
Twenty-one people have been indicted in relation to a Philadelphia-to-Morgantown heroin and prescription painkiller pipeline.
Earlier this week, there was an accident involving two cars on Route 131 near Bridgeport. It was an accident Kellie Fitzpatrick said she will never forget."I was on my way to work and it was raining out," said Fitzpatrick. "I was in my lane and then all of a sudden a car coming from the other direction swerved into my lane and he hit our car and we went onto the bank."
A hearing has been set in reference to a complaint filed by the West Virginia Fire Commission about the city of Clarksburg's Code Enforcement office.
The Morgantown Police Department is searching for two men after it responded to an armed robbery Thursday night.
At a public hearing in Doddridge County residents raised their concerns about two proposed gas pipelines that would be moving into the area.
West Virginia officials are unveiling offers to frack under wildlife conservation land in Tyler County.
Three West Virginia organizations are sharing more than $1.2 million in federal funding to connect rural communities to medical services and educational opportunities.
A Marion County man is behind bars Thursday night on a drug charge.State police arrested Aaron Lee State, 29, for possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance after authorities say they intercepted a suspicious package at the Fairmont Post Office.
The Monongalia County Sheriff's Department arrested a man in connection with an armed robbery at the Circle K on Earl L Core Road and has issued a warrant for another man who is believed to be involved.
The women learning how to defend themselves at ?Krav Maga West Virginia? in Morgantown believe knowing these moves is absolutely essential.The instructors provide real life situations and scenarios."We always start out with a video," said John Woods, a Krav Maga Instructor. "We (showed) the video of the lady that was abducted in Philadelphia. We're going to show what could we do to, A. Keep this from happening and B. How to get out of a scenario like that."
A moratorium on Greek activities continues at West Virginia University continues after university officials learned Wednesday night that Beta Theta Pi fraternity's national office revoked the organization's charter based on past behavior issues.
A jury has found a Morgantown man guilty of multiple felony charges after a 2011 incident in Fairmont.Brian Merchant was convicted of two counts of first-degree robbery, as well as two counts of assault during commission of a felony.
Preliminary estimates indicate the fire is at least 300 feet by 50 feet wide, said Gillenwater.
Multiple fire departments responded to a fire Thursday at 10 a.m. on Doe Run in West Union.
Rodolfo Villagomez Correa was accused of paying Jesse Heater and Robert Siron in a murder for hire plot involving Joshua Oberg.
A former Consol Energy executive has pleaded guilty to stealing $440,000 in gas royalties from the company by forging deed transfers so he could funnel the money into a fake company he ran out of a post office box.
Virginia L. Burton, 70, is charged with two counts of DUI with death.
A WVU student who was found unresponsive at a fraternity house and later died has a lot of people wondering if the death could have been alcohol related. Blacking out- or drinking so much that you can't remember anything, is not something unique to WVU students. Emergency Rooms in the area say it does happen too often."We personally at Mon General, get several college aged students intoxicated to where their sensibilities, they have no faculties left. We see a few of those every weekend."
Both northbound and southbound lanes of Interstate 79 near Westover were closed Wednesday morning following a fatal two vehicle accident involving fire, according to MECCA 911.
West Virginia State Police have charged a former Marion County fire chief with embezzlement charges.
Clarksburg fire fighters rescued a woman from her car Wednesday morning as it came dangerously close to rolling down an embankment.
In Marion County, it was day 1 of the trial of a Morgantown man, who was charged with multiple felonies in 2011.
The Harrison County Sheriff's Department has arrested a Lost Creek man on sex crime charges.
The Monongalia County Sheriff's Department has arrested two people in connection to a robbery at the BFS store on Fairchance Road that happened on November 13, 2014.
John Boyles, 34, of Kerens, was sentenced to 97 months in prison after West Virginia State Police seized 413 grams of crack cocaine from his house.
Former U.S. Forest Service employee Kwaku Akamah, 40, of Fairmont is charged with stealing government money, according to a news release from U.S. Attorney William J Ihlenfeld II's office.
Warmer weekend ahead....