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Police investigate shots fired reports in Fairmont

FAIRMONT, W. Va (WDTV)-Fairmont City Police are investigating reports of shots fired on 4th Street late Monday night.5 News reached out to the police, but no information is being released at this time. Officials say more details should be released Tuesday morning.It is unclear if anyone was hurt in

WDTV - 2018-06-19 02:26:00

Morgantown Police arrest woman on drug charge

Police said an officer was on patrol in the area of Earl Core Road at approximately 5:55 p.m. The officer saw a black Ford Escape with an expired registration, so the officer conducted a traffic stop, according to police.

WBOY - 2018-06-18 18:42:30

Clarksburg Police search for man wanted in beating death

On June 15 at about 6 p.m., officers went to an incident in the Arbutus Park section of Clarksburg, according to police. Officers found a man unresponsive and determined that he had been attacked, police said.

WBOY - 2018-06-18 15:38:52

Monday's Most Wanted: 06/18/18

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV)-A manhunt is underway for a man accused of burglary. Morgantown Police are still searching for Dylan Yoders, 24, after he played a role in a burglary and assault at an apartment last week. Police say a family member of his, Randy Yoders, was arrested at the apartment complex,

WDTV - 2018-06-18 08:20:00

West Virginia State Police Searching for Wanted Sex Offender

CLARKSBURG, WV (WBOY) - West Virginia State Police are asking for assistance in locating a sex offender from Barbour County.According to police, Edward Philipps is wanted for the felony charge of failing to register or provide notice of registration change. Police said Philipps is believed to be in

WOWK - 2018-06-18 13:22:37

Four transported to hospital after vehicle accident

Clarksburg Fire, Bridgeport EMS, Bridgeport Police and Anmoore EMS crews responded to the scene.

WDTV - 2018-06-19 02:18:00

Route 51 closed in both directions as transformers explode, power lines catch fire

BRENTWOOD BOROUGH, Pa. —Route 51 is closed in both directions between Stilley and Brownsville roads in Brentwood Borough after power lines caught fire and transformers were exploding Monday, Allegheny County said on Twitter.Allegheny County said power is out in the area and emergency officials are o

WTAE.COM - 2018-06-18 23:54:00

Clarksburg man wanted following deadly assault

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. —Authorities are searching for a 32-year-old Clarksburg man, the suspect of a Friday night attack that claimed the life of Rodney Lee Long Jr., 47, of Clarksburg.

METRO NEWS - 2018-06-18 13:00:00

Boil water advisory issued for areas of Fairmont

Fairmont, W.Va. - The City of Fairmont Water Department has issued a boil water advisory for the following streets: Fitzgerald Avenue, Lehman Avenue, Sands Street, Holbert Avenue, Garret Avenue, Howard Avenue and the surrounding area. The water department is repairing a main water line.


Clarksburg 10k proves to be a test in more ways than one

"I was born without a pulmonary valve, and I've had valve replacement twice -- once when I was baby and once when I was 17. Hopefully one day I'll build up the strength and stamina to do a whole 10k. Hopefully," said Mary Leutz from Clarksburg


Fairmont city Council sets the groundwork for a new drug ordinance

"Practically again to combat illegal activity that may include prostitution, gambling, drug usage, drug trafficking. Certainly we've heard from neighbors where we've had various problem properties throughout the city," said city manager Robin Gomez. "Our new ordinance will go a long way to correct t


Single vehicle rollover in Marion County

Fairmont, WV - Crews responded to a single vehicle accident Thursday morning in Marion County.911 officials said there was a single vehicle rollover just after 1:00 a.m.One person was taken to Fairmont Regional Hospital.Fairmont City police & fire departments along with the Marion County Rescue Squa


New low-income housing complex coming to Fairmont

FAIRMONT, W.Va. (WDTV)It was the first hospital in Fairmont in the early 1900s. The Marion County Board of Education moved into the facility in the 1940s when the state implemented the county school system in place today.Now the historic building at 200 Gaston Ave. will transform into a 20-unit hous


Man facing drug charges after police pursuit in Morgantown

Tyrone Jackson, 34, of Clarksburg, was taken into custody Thursday morning after the chase that culiminated when Jackson crashed into the Oak Grove Cemetery.


Principals reflect on school year

While this school year didn’t exactly fit the status quo given the unique circumstances of the teacher strike in March, North Marion High School assistant principal Kristin DeVaul said she couldn’t have asked for better cooperation from faculty, staff, students and the community.


Emergency crews respond to house fire in Fairmont

FAIRMONT, W.Va. - Emergency crews responded to a house fire in Fairmont Tuesday afternoon.A father and son were inside of the house on Chicago Street when it caught on fire at about 12:30 p.m.The grease fire started in the kitchen, according to Fairmont firefighters. The man said that he had turned


Hogs for Dogs host Bike Night rallying support of Dice Run

Motorcyclists in attendance at bike night were enjoying some live music, food, prizes, and giveaways. The ride will be held Saturday, June 16th starting at Brickside Bar and Grill leading a 120 mile road trip through the mountains. Registration for the ride will take place from 10 a.m. until noon.


Two Clarksburg residents sentenced for drug distribution

John T. Skidmore, 35, and Danielle Archambault, 28, were sentenced to 30 and 18 months incarcerations respectively.


Some jail inmates will be getting out early in July thanks to new law

— Joshua Scott Jenkins, 33, of Pennsboro, has given up his right to a probable cause hearing before Harrison Chief Magistrate Mark Gorby on a first-degree robbery charge.


Man wanted, another arrested after alleged burglaries, assault in Morgantown

According to the Morgantown Police Department, officers responded to a reported burglary at 261 Brockway Avenue around noon on Tuesday. When they arrived, the officers found an apartment door forced open.