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Crews battle fire at Robinson Run Mine

HARRISON COUNTY, W.Va. (WDTV) - Several crews are currently on the scene of a working silo fire at the Robinson Run Mine in Harrison County. EMS officials were alerted of the fire at approximately 11:07 am. At least five fire companies, including Lumberport VFD, Shinnston VFD, Spelter VFD, Wallace

WDTV - 2018-03-17 23:03:00

Clarksburg mother pleads with thieves to return son's stolen ashes

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. - A local woman is asking a thief to return her son's ashes with no questions asked. "It made me feel like I lost him all over again. I mean I've got stuff. I got pictures, but I would not in a million years wish this on any parent," said Stacey Bright. Out of all the valuables t


This week, 60 years ago: Coal history made, Davis store opens, new Fairview school building OK'd

March 19, 1958 - Clarksburg will remain on standard time this summer, just as it has ever since World War II. City Council voted unanimously last night to retain standard time. - George W. Turley was elected exalted ruler of BPOElks Lodge No. 294, to succeed Charles A. Jenkins, during the annual ele

TIMES WEST VIRGINIAN - 2018-03-19 07:55:00

Recent arrests made by law enforcement

FAIRMONT - A woman was recently arrested for alleged child neglect creating risk of injury. During a police search of a residence authorized by a search warrant on Feb. 23, the Barrackville police chief and the Marion County Sheriff's Department allegedly discovered marijuana, cocaine and parapherna


New, affordable housing units open in downtown Clarksburg

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. - One area of Clarksburg now has new, affordable housing to offer residents. The new housing project opened on the corner of Monticello Avenue and Anderson Street. The project was funded through the West Virginia Housing Development Fund, with help from the Mountain Opportunities


Waste Management to host hiring event in Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (WDTV) -- Waste Management in Bridgeport is looking to hire qualified driver and technician candidates. The company will be hosting a hiring event as part of WM National Career Day on Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event will be at Waste Management, Meadowfill Landfill located

WDTV - 2018-03-19 19:16:00

Card My Yard makes the whole yard a greeting

BRIDGEPORT - Jenny Reed had always considered herself an artsy person. As she is a volunteer painting instructor at the Starving Artist Studio in Bridgeport, most of her friends and students know this. So when one of them came across a creative outlet spreading cheer across Texas, she knew she had t

TIMES WEST VIRGINIAN - 2018-03-18 07:15:00

City of Bridgeport hosts 72-hour emergency kit workshop

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (WDTV) - According to disaster professionals, being prepared means having enough supplies to last 72 hours. The City of Bridgeport's Office of Emergency services hosted a workshop this morning to discuss the importance of 72-hour emergency kits. Community members watched a present

WDTV - 2018-03-18 01:53:00

Crews work to douse flames at Harrison County mobile home

WALLACE, W. Va. (WDTV) -- Firefighters from multiple fire departments are currently working to put out flames at a mobile home in Harrison County. Dispatchers say it happened at a home on Laurel Run Road, around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. The Wallace, Lumberport, Shinnston and Wetzel fire departments are


Clarksburg council approves 2018-2019 budget

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (WDTV) - Clarksburg City Council approved its budget for the upcoming fiscal year. The final version of the budget is for more than $26,500,000. More than $18 million of that is in the general fund. The budget includes a three percent raise for all city employees. It also includes


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


New housing development opens in Clarksburg

CLARKSBURG, W.Va (WDTV) - As part of ongoing efforts to revitalize a section of Clarksburg and the rest of Harrison County, city officials hosted an open house on Wednesday for a new housing development. The project started more than two years ago, and now the ribbon has been cut. Officials say t


Hey, what's that?- Construction at the Gateway off I-79

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WDTV) - Several new businesses are under construction at the Gateway development in Morgantown "The Gateway is booming because Morgantown is booming," said co-owner of the development, Cliff Sutherland. Located off exit 155 on I-79, the retail park will be welcoming a car dealers


Home destroyed by fire in Farmington

MARION COUNTY, W.Va. (WDTV) -- A home in Marion County has been ruled a total loss after a fire Thursday evening. According to Farmington Fire Department, the fire started in an outbuilding next to the home before spreading. The fire also spread to woods, burning around 30 acres. Multiple units fr


Six years later, Morgantown Police Chief says they've got St. Patrick's Day under control

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - St. Patrick's Day may fall on a Saturday this year, but don't expect a repeat of the infamous 2012 St. Patrick's Day in Morgantown that became immortalized by YouTubers I'm Shmacked. "There's been a number of significant changes over the last six or seven years related to changin


Morgantown attorney Durst named to 2018 top High Stakes Litigators list

MORGANTOWN - Tiffany R. Durst of Pullin, Fowler, Flanagan, Brown & Poe PLLC said her recognition as one of America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators for 2018 is a credit to hard work as well as support from her family and co-workers. "To get to this point, it has taken a lot of hard work and many lat


Ethics Commission completes investigation, dismisses case against Clarksburg City Manager

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (WDTV) - The West Virginia Ethics Commission dismissed a complaint against Clarksburg City Manager Martin Howe. Thomas Jacquez., who owned rental property in the city, filed the complaint. He alleged ethics violations related to spending. According to a press release from the city


Four displaced following mobile home fire

MONONGALIA COUNTY, W.Va. - A smoke detector very likely saved a young woman's life Thursday morning when a River Road mobile home was lost to fire. A fire at the structure, a trailer and garage at 4935 River Road, was reported to MECCA 911 just after 10 a.m. By 10:30 a.m., the structures were little


4 people, including child, found shot to death in Brooklyn

NEW YORK (AP) - Authorities say four people, including a child, have been found shot to death in a Brooklyn apartment. WABC says police are preliminarily investigating the deaths as homicides and a suicide. The New York Police Department says a relative found the victims around 5 a.m. Wednesday in B


Crews respond to mobile home fire in Harrison county.

Emergency crews responded to a mobile home fire in Wallace Tuesday evening. 911 officials said the home caught fire Tuesday shortly before 6:30. Fire departments from Wallace, Lumberport, Shinnston, and Folsom all responded on scene, as well HarrisonCountyEMS. Sources say that the fire was caused by