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Pedestrian Hit By Vehicle In Clarksburg Walmart Parking Lot

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Emergency crews responded to an auto-pedestrian accident Monday evening in Clarksburg.  According to 911 officials, it happened around 8:30 p.m. on Emily Drive in the Walmart parking lot. The woman who was struck by the vehicle has not been transported at this time, according to 911 officials.  Clarksburg Police Department and Anmore EMS responded to the call.  The Clarksburg Police Department is handling the investigation.   

Juvenile Transported To Hospital After Hitting Deer on ATV

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An ATV accident sent one person to the hospital on Monday evening. According to state police, it happened on Indian Fork Rd off of Route 57 in Barbour County. The juvenile was riding his ATV when he hit a deer, according to state police.  Emergency crews transported him to Broaddus Hospital then he was taken to Ruby Memorial Hospital.  There's no word on his name or condition at this time.  Stay with 12 News for the latest updates. 

Mining Conference Underway in Morgantown Video included

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The International Conference on Ground Control in Mining attracts participants from all around the world but the conference is about much more than just sharing best practices.

Cooling Tent Helps Marion County Rescue Squad Beat Extreme Heat Video included

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For first responders, cooling off and beating the heat is not always easy. 

Jamboree At The Mill Returns To Lewis County Video included

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There may not be lions tigers and bears in Lewis County, but there are plenty of cows goats and bunnies at Jackson's Mill as part of the annual Jamboree at the Mill.

Augusta Summer Sessions Expand At Davis and Elkins Video included

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A summer program at Davis and Elkins College added a new topic this year. 

Community Leaders Looking To Establish Create Bridgeport/Clarksburg Group Video included

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Leaders in Harrison County are looking to replicate the success of Create Buckhannon by establishing a Create Bridgeport/Clarksburg group.

Pets Owners Urged to Protect Pets From Extreme Heat Video included

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Extreme heat not only affects us, but our pets as well. The Marion County Humane Society urges pet owners to keep their animals indoors whenever possible.

Prayer Service Held For Law Enforcement Officers and First Responders in Buckhannon Video included

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The city of Buckhannon held a prayer service for its law enforcement officers and first responders. 

Test It Tuesday: Go Belt Video included

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For those of us who live our lives on the go, this week's Test it Tuesday product might be for you! Our news director Aaron Williams and former WBOY Chief Meteorologist Jason Parrish found out if the Go Belt would hold their belongings on the jogging trail...so is it a "go" or a "no go?"

Monongah Woman Arrested After Drugs Found Near Child

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A Monongah woman was arrested after Marion County deputies said she left drugs within reach of a 6-year-old girl.

Annual Pink Party to Benefit Bonnie's Bus Video included

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For the third year in a row Bonnie’s Bus is painting Morgantown pink for the night at their annual Pink Party. 

3 Out-of-State Residents Charged in Performance-Enhancing Drug Ring

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Two Florida residents and one North Carolina resident were charged Monday in a federal indictment for allegedly manufacturing and distributing performance-enhancing drugs.

Several Departments Respond to House Fire in Monongalia County

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Monongalia County 911 sent crews to a house fire in Cheat Lake. The fire started just before 3:25 a.m. 

UPDATE: 69-Year-Old Man Dies After Farm Tractor Accident

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Clarence Payton, 69, of Miracle Run Road, was killed after a farm tractor rolled on top of him Monday morning.

19-Year-Old Woman Steals Cruiser and Flees From Deputies

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Barbour County deputies said while trying to arrest two people on drug charges, a woman drove off in a sheriff's cruiser.

Tractor Trailer Accident Slows Traffic on I-79 in Harrison County

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Harrison County 911 said just before 6 a.m. Tuesday, a truck carrying lumber and mulch tipped on its side and lost its load.

Woman Flown To Area Hospital After Crashing Into A Cattle Truck

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A woman was flown to United Hospital Center after a vehicle accident along Route 20.  According to the Barbour County Sheriff's Department, the accident happened around 1 p.m. when a woman ran off Route 20 and crashed into a cattle truck.  Several emergency crews responded including Philippi Fire Department, Johnstown Fire Department and Nutter Fort Fire Department, and Barbour County Sheriff's Department.  There is no word on her name or condition at this ...

Celebrating Volunteers: Patty McComas Video included

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WBOY celebrates one year here since starting a series honoring community members who give back. 

Wild And Wonderful Mountainfest Returns to Morgantown

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Wednesday, July 27th, the Wild and Wonderful Mountainfest will be kicking off in Morgantown. 

Food Distribution Event Serves Families In Taylor County Video included

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Struggling to find the next meal is a reality for many West Virginians. Feeding America reports that more than 15 percent of residents do not have access to the food they need.

Marion County Solid Waste Authority Receives Money To Expand Recycling Services Video included

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The Marion County Solid Waste Authority is expanding its recycling services. 

American Red Cross In Need of Blood Donations Video included

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The Red Cross has an emergency need for blood donations due to a critical shortage.

Help 4 WV Connects People With Substance Abuse Resources Video included

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"It's pretty much a common thing these days for families or any individual to fall into a situation where they can't use that kind of help. I don't think mental health services or addiction services carry quite the stigma that they did 20-30 years ago," said Robert Williams, Executive Director, United Summit Center. 

Federal Funding Awarded to West Virginia Airports Video included

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Nearly $1 million in Federal Funding has been Awarded to West Virginia Airports. 

'Camp Catch Your Breath' Returns to Jackson's Mill Video included

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A local camp is providing some summer fun to kids who may not be able to enjoy it. "Camp Catch Your Breath" returned to Jackson's Mill for its 26th year this week. 

Officials in Lewis County Update Towing Policies Video included

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Officials in Lewis County updated their policy for tow companies working at emergency scenes. Commissioners and other county staff met at the county EMS building in Weston to hear concerns from local business owners who work with first responders after an accident. 

'My Little Cupcake' Opens New Location in Clarksburg Video included

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A Clarksburg business has a new location to cater to your sweet tooth. My Little Cupcake held a ribbon cutting today at its new location on Main Street. 

Man Arrested After Nutter Fort Stabbing

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A Clarksburg man was arrested Sunday morning after a stabbing in Nutter Fort.

Ambassador Program Brings Chinese Students to Tour WVU Video included

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West Virginia University hosts hundreds of international students this year, but there’s a special group on campus this week. 

Road Paving to Cause Delays in Morgantown Video included

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If you are driving through Morgantown, be prepared for some traffic delays. 

Several Fire Departments Responded to House Fire in Sardis

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Harrison County 911 sent crews to a house fire in Sardis over the weekend. The fire started on Sunday around 4:30 a.m. Reynoldsville Volunteer, Wallace, Lumberport Volunteer, Mount Clare, Nutter Fort, and Lost Creek fire departments responded to the scene on Beckley Town Road. Harrison County 911 says that EMS took five people to United Hospital Center.

MUSIC MONDAYS: Several Big Acts Play at Soul Fuel WV

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Soul Fuel WV, an inspirational music and family festival featured national and regional talent this weekend at Mylan Park in Monongalia County. Aidan Anderson, 15, was one of the opening acts.

Missing Elderly Ohio Man Found Safe in Morgantown

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According to Morgantown Police, the missing elderly Ohio man has been found safe. 

Bridgeport Fire Department Investigates Fire on Shaner Road

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The Bridgeport Fire Department is investigating a structure fire that happened Sunday afternoon around 1:45 p.m.

Celebration of Life Held for Super Hero Jack Rollins Video included

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A service to celebrate his life was held Sunday in Bridgeport.

Meet and Greet Held with Karen Knotts for 'Don Knotts Celebration Weekend'

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On Sunday, Karen Knotts, daughter of Don Knotts was at the Morgantown History Museum for a meet and greet. 

Southwestern Pennsylvania Man To Appear On ABC's $100,000 Pyramid

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A Southwestern Pennsylvania man is taking a chance at winning a lot of money on an old time game show that has been brought back to life on Sunday Night's.

SoulFuel Music Festival Begins at Mylan Park Video included

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Songs that offer hope and inspiration were all a part of the uplifting atmosphere at Soul Fuel in Morgantown.

Craft Brews Highlighted At Local Brewfest Video included

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The event featured local food and craft brewers from around the state, backed by area musicians.

Volunteers Still Heavily Present Weeks after Flooding Video included

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Concerns have arisen since the June flooding that volunteers are leaving the affected areas. The American Red Cross says that’s not the case. They still have hundreds of volunteers ready to help; it’s just that the needs of the communities have shifted. 

WV National Cemetery Reminds Visitors Gaming Is Prohibited On Site Video included

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It is a place where people go to say their final goodbyes, to lay a loved one to rest or to pay their respects after death.

3rd Annual Harrison County's Got Talent To Be Held Video included

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The Greater Clarksburg Convention and Visitors Bureau teamed up with the Harrison County Commission to host the 3rd annual Harrison County's Got Talent.

Lewis County Group Honors Late Member Video included

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Volunteers with Lewis County First will gather along a stretch of Route 19 in Jane Lew this weekend as part of the organizations first highway cleanup, and honor one of their own in the process.

Thyme Bistro's Geoff Kraus to Cook "Farm to Fork" Dinner Video included

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A Lewis County chef is working to highlight local products with a community dinner this month.

Marion County Park Honors Veterans Video included

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A Marion County park is now renamed to honor the people who served our country. East Marion Park will now be called East Marion Veteran's Memorial Park.  

Groundbreaking Held for Westover Goodwill Store Video included

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An empty lot in Westover will soon transform into the area’s sixth Goodwill store. 

Congressman McKinley Announces Research Grant Funding Video included

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Congressman David McKinley is in the area this week meeting with local businesses about job creation. 

St Joseph's Hospital Unveils New Logo Video included

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By joining forces with UHC and WVU Medicine, St Joseph's can ensure its long term viability for the community.

Voters in Upshur County To Decide on Brunch Bill Video included

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The state's legislature is leaving up to county commissions to allow voters to decide if counties will take part.

UPDATE: 1 Person Dead Following Gunfire Exchange in Upshur County

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One person was killed after a shooting incident in Upshur County Thursday night.

Preston County Murder Suspect Denied Request to Move Trial

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An alleged murderer's request to move his trial out of Preston County was denied Thursday.

Congressman David McKinley Hosts Round Table Discussion With Harrison County Business Leaders Video included

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McKinley said these meeting provide him a great deal of information to take back to Washington D.C. He also said to date the United States is 19.4 trillion dollars of debt. 

Harrison County NAACP Hosts a Conversation with Law Enforcement Video included

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Members of the Harrison County NAACP hosted a community meeting with local law enforcement officials Thursday evening at the Caperton Center in Clarksburg.  This was held to open dialogue between law enforcement and the black community.  

Look at the Olympics: Judo Video included

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“The martial arts is not about sport. It’s about combat. It’s about self defense. It’s about developing character." 

Mid-Atlantic Maple Camp Held at WVU Video included

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There are a lot of maple trees in the Mountain State, and they’re not just for shade. Those trees are helping many West Virginians tap into the maple syrup industry. 

Marion County Sheriff's Department Seeking New Deputies Video included

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The Marion County Sheriff's Department is seeking new deputies.

Upshur County Group Supports Cleanup At Sutton Lake Video included

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Workers from the Human Resources Development Foundation have been working with the Army Corps of Engineers at Sutton Lake over the past year, helping to maintain the lake and surrounding recreation areas.

Marion County Public Library Hosting Interactive Exhibit For Kids

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The Marion County Public Library in Fairmont is offering an interactive exhibit for kids. 

Marion County Schools Purchase New Buses Video included

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Some Marion County students will soon be riding new buses to school. 

Former FSU Football Player to Compete in Rio Olympics Video included

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A former Fairmont State University football player will be competing in the Olympic games in Rio. 

PNC Bank Opens New 'Tiny' Branch in Morgantown Video included

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A Pittsburgh based bank has shrunk its building and delivered it to the mountain state. PNC Bank unveiled its new tiny branch in Morgantown this morning.

WVU Student Dead After Shooting in Jefferson County

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Jefferson County deputies said 20-year-old Rakeem Newman shot 21-year-old Ryan Mumaw, killing him.

22-Year-Old Shinnston Man Accused of Sexually Abusing Neighbor's Child

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A Shinnston man was arrested and charged with 10 counts of sexual abuse Tuesday.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Crews Respond to Overturned Flatbed Truck on Route 50 in Clarksburg Video included

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Crews are responding to a flatbed truck rollover in the eastbound lane on Route 50 in Clarksburg. 

Several Departments Respond to Fire in Jane Lew Video included

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Fire crews are at a house fire on Broad Run Road in Jane Lew. According to Lewis County 911. 

City of Elkins Holds Public Water Improvement Meeting Video included

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The city of Elkins is making some major changes to its water system. There was a meeting open to the public at the Elkins Recreation and Events Center Wednesday night for residents with questions. The city has an undertaking of a $37,000,000 project upgrading its water system. 

Elkins Providing Community Information Service for Residents Video included

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Alerts can be sent to residents via text message or email in minutes.

As Temperatures Heat Up So Does Your Child's Playground Video included

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On a sunny summer day playgrounds are filled with families. "It's a beautiful day we're excited to spend it together," said Suzanne Goralczyk, Harrison County Resident.    Along with the normal sun precautions for parents, safety experts said they need to be aware of other invisible dangers. Goralczyk said, "whenever the kids come over to play we always test the services and it was a little warm but they didn't really want to go down the slide anyway do it ...

Restaurant Road Trip: Lightburn's Video included

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Perched on the top of Stonewall Resort and overlooking its golf course, there's a lot to enjoy just after walking into Lightburn's Restaurant.

Tire Collection Day for Harrison County Residents Video included

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The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection is hosting a “Tire Collection Day” for Harrison County residents.

Morgantown Teacher Named Finalist for Statewide Award

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A Morgantown teacher is gaining statewide recognition for her work as a finalist for an award. 

DNR Web Mapping Tool Helps Outdoor Enthusiasts Video included

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This tool will help you plan your next adventure of hunting, fishing, and trapping opportunities.

Coombs Flowers Continues 'Make Someone Smile' Week Video included

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“Make Someone Smile Week” continued on Wednesday afternoon with the first deliveries of flowers. 

ABU Added to Top Online Schools List Video included

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A local university has been rated as one of the top online schools in the state. BestColleges.com added Alderson Broaddus University to that list. AB was included in part for its new B.S.N to R.N. program that is entirely over the web. 

Over 100 Golfers Tee Off To Raise Money For Mon General Hospital Video included

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More than 100 golfers teed off today to raise money for a local hospital. The 8th annual "John Howard Subaru - Mon General Invitational Golf Classic" was held at Lakeview Golf Resort and Spa. 

Mario's Fishbowl Gives Back While Celebrating Anniversary Video included

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Mario's Fishbowl is celebrating the 4th anniversary of its University Avenue location by supporting an area charity.

Director of Chestnut Mountain Ranch Receives National Recognition Video included

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“Never thought that would happen, but there’s a lot of things out here that we never thought would happen,” said Steve Finn, the Executive Director of Chestnut Mountain Ranch in Morgantown. 

5-Year-Old Jack Rollins Dies Video included

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A Harrison County boy who had been battling stage four neuroblastoma has died. 

Man's Body Found in Buckhannon River Identified Video included

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Upshur County Sheriff's Office is investigating the discovery of a body in the Buckhannon River. 

4 Women Arrested, Hundreds of Xanax Tablets Seized

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After a month long investigation, Stonewood police arrested four Clarksburg women on drug charges. According to Stonewood Police Chief Robert Matheny, the investigation began with a suspicious vehicle check where Stonewood police officer Zach Kesling discovered 945 Xanax tablets with a street value of an estimated $7,560.  Stonewood police arrested Kaitlian Riddle, 22, of Clarksburg, Annalise Shaw 18, of Clarksburg, Jamie Baker, 33, of Clarksburg and Victoria Price 28, of Clark...

Morgantown City Council Amends Heavy Truck Ordinance; Passes Open Carry Ordinance

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Morgantown City Council repealed and amended the implementation of a heavy truck restriction ordnance Tuesday night. That ordinance made it unlawful for heavy trucks to operate on certain state routes going into the downtown area of Morgantown.

National Weather Service Warns of Excessive Heat Possible This Weekend; Offers Safety Tips

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As we head into the weekend, a ridge of heat will try to build off to the East into the Ohio Valley, and give us a real taste of summer weather, and the National Weather Service is urging residents to be aware of the heat on the way, and prepare now with some simple safety tips.

'Pretty Woman' filmmaker Garry Marshall dies at age 81 Video included

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Garry Marshall knew how to tug at moviegoers' heartstrings, whether with unlikely love in "Pretty Woman" or sentimental loss in "Beaches."

Law Enforcement Officials Team Up To Conduct Meth Lab Bust

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The Shinnston Police Department and Harrison County Street Crimes and Drug Unit conducted a meth bust earlier this evening. According to Shinnston Police, it happened around 5 p.m. in Shinnston. They conducted a voluntary search at a rental property and found remnants of meth. No arrests have been made. This incident is currently under investigation. Stay with 12 News for updates.

SBIR Road Tour Makes Stop to Aid West Virginia Innovators Video included

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The SBIR Road Tour made a stop in West Virginia on Tuesday for the second straight year.

Prayer Service Honors Marion County Law Enforcement Video included

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Religious leaders in Marion County are showing support for local law enforcement.

Weston Earns Home Rule Designation Video included

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The city of Weston has been approved for one of the final spots in the state's home rule program.

Mountain Quilt Quest Kicks Off July 20-23 Video included

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Quilters can collect all eight kits to create a quilt from their journey through the state.

Read Aloud in Randolph County Encourages Reading 'October Sky' Video included

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Readers can pick up a copy of the book at the Elkins Sewing Center or any public library in Randolph County.

Prayer Vigil To Be Held in Honor Of Jack Rollins

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The Harrison County community is continuing its efforts of supporting 5-year-old Jack Rollins. Bridgeport Mayor Robert Greer said the family of Bridgeport’s Jack Rollins has scheduled a prayer vigil for Sunday at the Bridgeport Recreation Complex at 8 p.m. 

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