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Silver Alert Issued for Harrison County Man

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 The West Virginia State Police has issued a silver alert for a missing Harrison County man who suffers memory loss.

Some Professions Are Always Working Through the Holiday Video included

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"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. 

Barbour County Sheriff's Department Still Searching for Belington Woman

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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. 

Marion County Sheriff's Department Searching for 2 Males for Armed Robbery

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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.

Investigation Into Fatal Upshur County Fire Underway Video included

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 Troopers said the home is located in a rural area off of Hackers Creek Road in northern Upshur County.

Taylor County Woman Sentenced in Murder for Hire Scheme

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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.

Grafton Woman Denied Bail in Murder Case

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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.

Fairmont Plans to Open a Free Outdoor Ice Skating Rink

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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 Sentenced on Federal Charges

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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 season getting started in West Virginia

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Ski and snowboard season is getting underway in West Virginia.

Black Friday gun buys test background check system

As stores crowd with holiday shoppers, gun buyers will be challenging the nation's background check system to keep up.

A Fairmont Women Sentenced 3 Years Probation for Involvement in Meth Lab Video included

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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.

Marion County Man Charged with Child Neglect

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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.

Brush Fire and Fallen Tree Causes Power Outage in Monongalia County

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 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.

2 Sentenced in Pittsburgh to Morgantown Heroin Drug Ring

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United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld announced on Monday that two Morgantown residents were sentenced on drug charges.

Hazelton Inmate Convicted for the Assault of Fellow Inmate

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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.

Nutter Fort Man Sentenced for Threatening President

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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.

Winter Storm Watch Issued; Snow Anticipated For Thanksgiving Travel

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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.

Multiple Crews Respond to Canyon Road Fire Video included

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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.

A Morgantown Man Turns Himself In After Robbing a Circle K in September

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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 Departments Respond to House Fire in Enterprise

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Several Fire Departments responded to a house fire Sunday night in Harrison County.

Braxton Murder Suspect Arrested in Calhoun

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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...

Overnight Fire Destroys Wallace Home

The house was still smoking on Chevy Drive late Saturday afternoon. The house was still smoking on Chevy Drive late Saturday afternoon.
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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 Released During Investigation Into Death of WVU Student

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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. 

21 People Indicted in Philadelphia-to-Morgantown Heroin, Painkiller Pipeline Video included

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Twenty-one people have been indicted in relation to a Philadelphia-to-Morgantown heroin and prescription painkiller pipeline.

Family Gives Thanks to First Responders After Bridgeport Accident Video included

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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."

Hearing Set for WV Fire Commission Complaint Against Clarksburg Code Enforcement

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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. 

Morgantown Police Searching for 2 Men in Connection to Armed Robbery Video included

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 The Morgantown Police Department is searching for two men after it responded to an armed robbery Thursday night.

Doddridge County Residents Voice Concerns Over 2 Proposed Pipelines Video included

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At a public hearing in Doddridge County residents raised their concerns about two proposed gas pipelines that would be moving into the area.

W.Va. to open bids on wildlife land fracking

West Virginia officials are unveiling offers to frack under wildlife conservation land in Tyler County.

3 W.Va. groups get rural community funding

Three West Virginia organizations are sharing more than $1.2 million in federal funding to connect rural communities to medical services and educational opportunities.

Marion County Man Arrested on Drug Charges

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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.

Man Wanted in Connection to Monongalia County Robbery

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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.

Women Learn Self Defense Through The Krav Maga 'Stay Away Program' Pt. 2

John Woods and Aaron Marko instruct the 'Stay Away Program' at Krav Maga West Virginia in Morgantown. John Woods and Aaron Marko instruct the 'Stay Away Program' at Krav Maga West Virginia in Morgantown.
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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."

Beta Theta Pi Loses National Charter at West Virginia University

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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. 

Morgantown Man Convicted of 2011 Robbery

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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.

Underground Coal Seam Fire Under Investigation in Marion County Video included

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Preliminary estimates indicate the fire is at least 300 feet by 50 feet wide, said Gillenwater.

West Union Fire Destroys Family Home

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Multiple fire departments responded to a fire Thursday at 10 a.m. on Doe Run in West Union.

Rodolfo Villagomez Correa Pleads Guilty to 2nd Degree Murder

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Rodolfo Villagomez Correa was accused of paying Jesse Heater and Robert Siron in a murder for hire plot involving Joshua Oberg.

Former Consol exec stole $440,000 in gas royalties

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.

Salem Woman Charged in Deadly November 2013 Crash

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Virginia L. Burton, 70, is charged with two counts of DUI with death. 

ER Doctor Explains Risks of Binge Drinking Video included

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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."

Fiery Fatal Crash on I-79 Near Westover Under Investigation

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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.

Former Rivesville VFD Chief Charged with Embezzlement

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West Virginia State Police have charged a former Marion County fire chief with embezzlement charges.

Clarksburg Woman Rescued by Firefighters Early Wednesday Morning

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Clarksburg fire fighters rescued a woman from her car Wednesday morning as it came dangerously close to rolling down an embankment.

Trial for Morgantown Man Charged with Robbery Underway in Marion County

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In Marion County, it was day 1 of the trial of a Morgantown man, who was charged with multiple felonies in 2011.

Lost Creek Man Arrested on Sex Crime Charges

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The Harrison County Sheriff's Department has arrested a Lost Creek man on sex crime charges.

2 Arrested in Fairchance Road BFS Robbery

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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.

Man Sentenced to Prison After State Police Find 413 Grams of Crack Cocaine

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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.

Fairmont Man Charged with Stealing Government Money

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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.