Home - WBOY.com: Clarksburg, Morgantown: News, Sports, Weather

HealthNet Base 6 Dedicated in Upshur County Video included

Updated:

On Thursday, the latest in aviation safety and clinical technology was dedicated with a new $6.7 million helicopter.

WV Supreme Court upholds Judge Wilfong suspension

Updated:

She will not be fined, though Justice Menis Ketchum pointed out how much her illicit behavior had cost taxpayers.

FHLBank Announces $1.8 Million Affordable Housing Grant to Benefit West Virginians Video included

Updated:

The Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh has pledged $8.1 million dollars in Affordable Housing Grants to eight projects throughout the state. 

Investigators: Midtown Motel Fire Believed to be Accidental

Updated:

Multiple fire crews battled a reported structure fire Wednesday morning in Barbour County.

Couple Files Lawsuit in July 2013 Fatal Doddridge County Antero Well Pad Explosion

Updated:

A Lewis County man involved in a July 7 Antero gas well pad explosion that killed two men and injured three others has filed a lawsuit against several companies.

3 Judge Panel Hears Testimony in Case to Remove Lopez from Council Video included

Zeke Lopez Zeke Lopez
Updated:

A three judge panel heard testimony Thursday morning in Clarksburg to determine if Clarksburg City Councilman Samuel "Zeke" Lopez's January 2014 domestic assault conviction is a crime of moral turpitude preventing him from performing city council duties.

UPDATE: Sheriff's Department Identifies Preston County Plane Crash Pilot, Passenger

Updated:

Authorities were called to the scene of a plane crash in Preston County Sunday afternoon.  A single-engine aircraft went down just after 1 p.m. off of Ringer Road, just west of the Valley Point Airport, said Preston County 911 dispatchers.  

Maidsville Man Charged with Child Neglect Resulting in Death

MGN Online MGN Online
Updated:

West Virginia State Police have arrested a Maidsville man in connection to a June 2013 infant death in Monongalia County.

Marion County Firefighters Respond to Morgan Ridge Road House Fire Video included

Updated:

Firefighters in Marion County are at the scene of a reported house fire on Morgan Ridge Road.

2 Elkins Women Arrested After Reported Robbery in the Glenmore Area

Kimberly Swecker Kimberly Swecker
Updated:

The Randolph County Sheriff's Department charged Starr Raelyn, 32, with robbery or attempted robbery and charged Kimberly Swecker, 27, with conspiracy.

Rowlesburg Man Arrested on Sexual Assault Charges

Patrick Ringer Patrick Ringer
Updated:

West Virginia State Police have arrested a Rowlesburg man on sexual assault charges.

Sexual Abuse Case Against Harrison County Magistrate to be Presented to Grand Jury

Updated:

A case involving Harrison County Magistrate Mark Gorby will be sent to Harrison County Circuit Court after Senior Magistrate Kim M. Blair of Putnam County ruled there was probable cause at a hearing Wednesday.

Gravel Truck Goes Over Embankment on Grafton Road in Monongalia County

Updated:

The Monongalia County Sheriff's Department is investigating an accident that happened on Grafton Road Wednesday afternoon.

Mountain State Business Index: West Virginia's Economy Continues to Grow

Updated:

West Virginia's economic growth continues as Mountain State Business Index posted its seventh consecutive month of growth, which looks to continue well into the first quarter of 2015.

Lewis County Woman Arrested on Drug Charge

Catherine Thoms Catherine Thoms
Updated:

The Lewis County Sheriff's Department has arrested a woman on drug charges.Deputies executed a search warrant on a residence located on Sand Run Road in Lewis County Tuesday night.

Trucking Companies File Lawsuit Against Morgantown, Citing Heavy Truck Ordinance

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.
Updated:

Two trucking companies have filed a lawsuit against the city of Morgantown and the West Virginia Division of Highways regarding the city's attempt to pass an ordinance that would prohibit heavy trucks in the downtown area.

Marion County Teacher Suspended Pending an Investigation Involving WestTest Scores

Updated:

The Marion County Board of Education has suspended a teacher without pay for 30 days, pending a state investigation of WestTest results.

Randolph County Grand Jury Returns October 2014 Indictments

Updated:

The Randolph County Grand Jury returned a total of 27 indictments for the October 2014 term.

Fairmont Police Release Surveillance Footage from September KFC Robbery

Photo courtesy of Fairmont Police Photo courtesy of Fairmont Police
Updated:

The Fairmont Police Department has released surveillance photos from an armed robbery at the Fairmont KFC on September 28.

Fairmont Police Arrest Man on Burglary Charges

Robert Younkins Robert Younkins
Updated:

Fairmont Police have arrested a man believed to be involved with multiple burglaries in the Fairmont area.

Firefighters Respond to Tucker County Fire

MGN ONLINE MGN ONLINE
Updated:

Five fire departments are at the scene of a fire in Thomas, Tucker County.

Fairmont Police Investigating Robbery at Circle K

Updated:

Fairmont police are investigating a third robbery at the Circle K on Morgantown Avenue.

WVU Students Camp Out for ESPN's College GameDay Video included

Updated:

West Virginia University is making headlines again but this time a group of football fans is showing what it means to be a true fan.

Residents and Police Speak Up about Domain Apartment Break-Ins

Updated:

The Domain Apartment Complex in Granville has had about 15 break-ins in the beginning of October. Saturday, October 18, three residents were assaulted in their apartments.Tucked away University Town Center, the Domain Apartment Complex is know for being one of the more expensive places to rent an apartment. That leaves residents wondering how a person who doesn't go to WVU, or even live in the state, could victimize so many people in one night."Patrols units got the call Saturday morning for ...

Barbour County Grand Jury Returns October 2014 Indictments

Updated:

The Barbour County Grand Jury met on Monday, October 27. Presentments were made by Prosecuting Attorney Leckta, L. Poling. 

New Website Launched to Help Fight Harrison County's War on Drugs Video included

Updated:

He said tips from the public really help law enforcement fight the drug problem in Harrison County.

Star City Man Accused of Sexual Abuse

Updated:

The Monongalia County Sheriff's Department has arrested a Star City man on a sex charge. Deputies said Ricky Zimmerman is accused of sexually abusing a person who lived with him. 

State Police Investigating Armed Robbery in Monongalia County

MGN Online MGN Online
Updated:

MECCA 911 said it happened around 1:50 a.m. Saturday at the Circle K on Point Marion Road.

Monongalia County Man Dead After Lawn Tractor Accident

Updated:

The Monongalia County Sheriff's Department is investigating a fatal accident that happened Monday morning.

UPDATE: Four abducted children located

Photo of Suspect, Theressa Woodson Photo of Suspect, Theressa Woodson
Updated:

UPDATE: The children were located in Kanawha City and were not harmed. 

Doddridge County Grand Jury Returns Indictments

Updated:

The Doddridge County Prosecuting Attorney, Brooke Fitzgerald, provided a list of people indicted in the October term of the Doddridge County grand jury.

Fire Damages Monongalia County House

MGN ONLINE MGN ONLINE
Updated:

MECCA 911 said it happened around 3 a.m. at a house on McCartney Avenue.

State Rail Authority to Oversee Cass Scenic Railroad Operations

Photo Credit: West Virginia DNR Photo Credit: West Virginia DNR
Updated:

The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources announced Monday that it plans to partner with the State Rail Authority to help improve operations at Cass Scenic Railroad in Pocahontas County.

WV DEP: Testing Shows 3 Water Wells Potentially Impacted By Antero Drilling in Doddridge County

Updated:

A cease and desist order remains in effect at an Antero well pad in Doddridge County after an incident that released methane gas into the ground in September 2014, potentially negatively impacting three residential water wells.

Trial for Accused Bridgeport Pill Mill Doctor Rescheduled for January 2015

Updated:

The trial of a Fairmont woman accused of operating a Bridgeport pill mill has been postponed until January.

Boil Water Advisory for the Town of Stonewood has been Lifted

Updated:

Due to a water main break which has interrupted water service to areas of the Town of Stonewood in the vicinity of Cost Ave, Southern Ave, Pine Street and streets around this area a precautionary boil water notice has been issued for Stonewood water customers.Approximately 400 of 970 customers have been affected. Once repairs have been made and the water service restored the boil water notice will remain in effect until special purpose Bacteriological samples can be collected for analysis by ...

Fairmont Man Sentenced on Cocaine Charges

MGN Online MGN Online
Updated:

A Fairmont man has been sentenced to 41 months in prison after pleading guilty to cocaine distribution charges in April of 2014.

Multiple Crews Respond to A House Fire in Fairview

Updated:

 Multiple fire departments responded to the scene of a house fire, Saturday.  Marion County 911 dispatchers said crews were dispatched just before 7 p.m. to Jarvis Lane in Fairview.

3 Transported After 2 Vehicle Collision on Route 19

Fatal Two-Vehicle Collision in Preston County Fatal Two-Vehicle Collision in Preston County
Updated:

A two vehicle collision on Route 19 in Enterprise sent three people to the hospital on Friday evening.The accident happened just after 6 p.m. on Route 19 near Casey's Restaurant in Enterprise.

A Marion County Man's Trial is Pushed Back Until April Video included

Cobb,  James  Timothy Cobb, James Timothy
Updated:

A Marion County man has entered a plea of not guilty to first-degree murder. Deputies arrested James Cobb last month after they said he killed his cousin, Paul Dean Wilson, Jr., after the two got in a fight.

Clarksburg Quadruple Murder Trial Pushed Back to April

Updated:

The man accused in a July 2013 quadruple murder in Clarksburg was in court Friday morning.  Sidney Muller's trial has been continued until April 2015.

Silver Alert Issued for Weirton Man

Thomas Allen Archer Thomas Allen Archer
Updated:

West Virginia State Police needs your help locating a Weirton man.Thomas Allen Archer, 77, from Weirton was last seen at his residence on 9 a.m. Tuesday, October 21. Archer is 5'8”, 159 pounds, and has gray hair. 

WANTED: Doddridge County Sheriff's Department Searches For 2 Men

Updated:

The Doddridge County Sheriff's Department is looking for two men wanted on separate charges.

WVU Expels 3 Students After Post Game Disturbances

Updated:

West Virginia University announced Thursday afternoon that it had expelled three students for "acts of misconduct," following last Saturday's WVU-Baylor football game. 

328th QM DET Members Return to Kingwood from Afghanistan Video included

Members of the 328th QM DET and their families Members of the 328th QM DET and their families
Updated:

There were tears, laughter, but mostly hugging at the Army Reserve Center in Kingwood Thursday."We're here to meet my wife and her unit, they've come back from Afghanistan," said Miles Glotfelt, the husband of a returning soldier. "The last time we saw them was a few days after Christmas last year. So we're excited to come pick her up and take her home."

Former Harrison County Sheriff's Department Employee Sentenced On Federal Drug Charges

Jason Marple Jason Marple
Updated:

A former employee of the Harrison County Sheriff's Department was sentenced to prison Thursday, on federal drug charges. 

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Alderson-Broaddus University Host Annual Boo Crew For Kids

    Alderson-Broaddus University Host Annual Boo Crew For Kids

    Thursday, October 30 2014 11:50 PM EDT2014-10-31 03:50:24 GMT
    ABU Boo CrewABU Boo Crew
    The campus of Alderson-Broaddus University was transformed for the kids Thursday evening by the campus Boo Crew.There was trick or treating for the kids as well as trunk or treating. 
    The campus of Alderson-Broaddus University was transformed for the kids Thursday evening by the campus Boo Crew.There was trick or treating for the kids as well as trunk or treating. 
  • Harrison County Family Concerned with Poisoned Well Water

    Harrison County Family Concerned with Poisoned Well Water

    Thursday, October 30 2014 7:28 PM EDT2014-10-30 23:28:37 GMT
    Now two weeks later the water coming out of the faucet is discolored, and has a very bad smell. The Courtots and Anita's parents can't shower, wash clothes, or brush their teeth.
    Now two weeks later the water coming out of the faucet is discolored, and has a very bad smell. The Courtots and Anita's parents can't shower, wash clothes, or brush their teeth.
  • HealthNet Base 6 Dedicated in Upshur County

    HealthNet Base 6 Dedicated in Upshur County

    Thursday, October 30 2014 7:27 PM EDT2014-10-30 23:27:48 GMT
    On Thursday, the latest in aviation safety and clinical technology was dedicated with a new $6.7 million helicopter.
    On Thursday, the latest in aviation safety and clinical technology was dedicated with a new $6.7 million helicopter.