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New affordable housing for seniors to begin construction in Glen Elk in Clarksburg, WV

The building, known as the Glen Elk Apartments will include 36 apartment units for seniors ages 55 and older and will be located at Werninger and N. Fifth Street in Glen Elk's historic district, according to a release from the city.

WVNEWS - 2018-10-17 15:45:00

Man arrested after leading police on chase through Clarksburg

An officer with the Mountaineer Highway Interdiction Team attempted to stop Donald Harper, 41, for an improper registration, according to court documents. When the officer turned on his lights on South Maple Avenue, Harper appeared to be stopping, according to the officer, but then, he sped off.

WBOY - 2018-10-17 19:11:32

Clarksburg family concerned about multiple condemned homes allegedly being used for drug use

HARRISON COUNTY, W.Va (WDTV) -Home is supposed to be a place where you feel secure. But for some Clarksburg residents, home is a place they're scared to be.West Virginia has a growing drug problem and it's hitting too close to home for one family who moved here in March.The family says they haven't

WDTV - 2018-10-16 17:48:00

Mountaineer Highway Interdiction Team apprehends one after Clarksburg police chase

"(Officer Lantz) initiated the pursuit and the (Harrison County Sheriff's Office) officer assisted," Walker said. "It wasn't very long. It was mainly in a circle around Jackson Avenue, Meigs Avenue and Oak Street in Clarksburg."

WVNEWS - 2018-10-16 17:45:00

Crews respond to apartment fire in Clarksburg

According to Clarksburg Fire Department Captain Keough, the fire broke out on a second floor apartment. The resident of the apartment was home at the time of the fire, and was able to get out of the apartment safely, Keough said. Captain Keough also said that the tenant of the bottom floor apartment

WBOY - 2018-10-16 16:08:25

Facing trial next week, two charged as fugitives related to West Virginia murder | Times Leader

Elizabeth Chinn, 33, of Ohio, and Glenn Weaver, 26, of West Virginia, have been jailed at the county correctional facility since their capture in a hotel room at Mohegan Sun Casino on April 25.

TIMES-LEADER - 2018-10-17 19:32:00

Three Randolph County, WV, residents indicted by federal grand jury for drug charges

Jeffrey Lynn Woods, 57, was indicted on one count of conspiracy to distribute more than 5 grams of methamphetamine, two counts of distribution of methamphetamine, one count of maintaining drug-involved premises — aiding and abetting, two counts of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine

WVNEWS - 2018-10-16 21:45:00

Man charged with sexual assault

According to the court papers, Swanson is accused of allegedly displaying a photograph with an obscene image on his cell phone Aug. 25 to a female minor, and then allegedly performing intercourse with the female. The complaint states that Swanson was approximately 18 years old (18 years, 360 days) a

TIMES WEST VIRGINIAN - 2018-10-17 07:45:00

One in custody after Clarksburg police chase

According to Harrison County 911 officials, a driver failed to stop when police tried to pull them over, leading police on a chase around the area.

WDTV - 2018-10-16 12:22:00

Multiple arrests made in Lewis County

One local resident was arrested last week after a harassment incident at William R. Sharpe Jr. Hospital. Robert K. Bishop, 35, of Weston, was arrested after making numerous threats to employees of the hospital, including his significant other.

THE WESTON DEMOCRAT - 2018-10-16 20:09:49

One taken to hospital from Bridgeport accident on RT 279 bridge

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (WDTV) -One person was taken to the hospital after crashing Wednesday morning in Bridgeport.911 dispatchers said it happened on the bridge of Route 279 between the North and Southbound ramps of I-79.The calls came in around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday. Crews were on scene directing traffic

WDTV - 2018-10-17 08:46:00

Grey Line stop in Clarksburg to change

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (WDTV) --Beginning next week, Grey Line passengers will have a different stop in Clarksburg.

WDTV - 2018-10-16 12:54:00

The Clarksburg Beauty Academy provides special beauty services for breast cancer awareness

In honor of breast cancer awareness, the beauty academy was doing hair cuts and extensions, chair massages for $1 a minute, and had pink refreshments.


Morgantown man arrested after allegedly stealing, breaking into cars

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WDTV) --A Morgantown man is in custody after he allegedly stole a car and broke into another.According to the criminal complaint, officers responded to a reported disturbance at Bent Tree Court in Morgantown on Sunday. Police say the person who called 911 was restraining 29-year-o

WDTV - 2018-10-16 11:55:00

Vice President Pence coming to Bridgeport for Morrisey rally

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WDTV) --Vice President Mike Pence is coming to Bridgeport this Saturday.Pence will be rallying for Republican Senate Candidate Patrick Morrisey at Engine & Airframe Solutions Worldwide, LLC at 5:30 p.m.Ticket information is expected to be announced soon.Stay with 5 News for update

WDTV - 2018-10-16 17:25:00

Click here for Halloween Trick-or-Treating times!

Morgantown: 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. if you’re inside the city limits on Wednesday, October 31Star City: 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 31Westover: 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 31


Fairmont, WV Police Department's Wolford promoted to lieutenant

After being sworn in by Fairmont City Clerk Janet Keller, Wolford spoke about his triumphs and challenges through his decades of police work, and what the new title means to him.


Run 4 Haiti Zombie 5k takes over Clarksburg Veteran's Park

"There's a lot of kids there that we really feel would not make it without the support that we give and also there's people who raise money all year to buy food and shelter the list goes on, it's great," said Michele Lamb, a volunteer at the event.


Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum named top national haunted attraction

WESTON, WV (WBOY) - The Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum is a popular haunted attraction in West Virginia, but it's now been rated the best in the country.TALA made number one in the USA Today Top 10 list of Best Haunted Destinations released late last week.The online poll put the asylum against sites


Officials: Road connecting Enterprise and Eldora in North Central West Virginia would promote economic development

The project has been on the radar for many years, and much of the Harrison County segment of the project was completed 20-30 years ago, local officials said.