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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.

WVNEWS - 2018-10-15 22:00:00

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

WAJR.COM - 2018-10-15 11:35:37

Sheet of plywood impales car windshield

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WPXI - 2018-10-15 11:47:22

Sears to close Morgantown Mall store as retailer continues to struggle

WESTOVER, W.Va. — There weren’t a lot of shoppers in the Sears at Morgantown Mall Monday afternoon, but the ones who were perusing the wares were quite active.

WAJR.COM - 2018-10-16 00:01:45

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.

WVNEWS - 2018-10-15 10:30:00

Lady Bees shut down Berkeley Springs 8-0

“As much as we wanted to win, we wanted to come out and continue what we’ve done in our last couple of games,” Lady Bees head coach Eric Wright said. “We’ve won three out of our last four, and we wanted the chance to continue to come out and get better, progress, and be ready for tomorrow.”

TIMES WEST VIRGINIAN - 2018-10-16 07:45:00

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.


Le'Veon Bell Just Tweeted About Today's Steelers Game

PITTSBURGH, PA - DECEMBER 10: Le'Veon Bell #26 of the Pittsburgh Steelers reacts after a 20 yard touchdown reception in the first quarter during the game against the Baltimore Ravens at Heinz Field on December 10, 2017 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin Berl/Getty Images)

THESPUN.COM - 2018-10-14 19:32:30

Pittsburgh police arrest Pagans motorcycle club members after bar brawl

WPXI, the Tribune-Review’s news partner, reported that the police were undercover officers investigating a drug complaint at the bar when up to 10 members of the motorcycle club surrounded the detectives and a fight broke out.


Wanted on warrants Oct 14

Editor’s note: This feature is a collaboration between the Somerset County Sheriff’s Department and the Daily American to apprehend individuals who are wanted on warrants for failure to appear to court hearings. Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff’s warrant tip line at 445-1413.


Fairmont City Council 8th District candidates answer Times WV questionnaires

There are two candidates running for one four-year seat on the Fairmont City Council representing the 8th District: Tom Mainella, the incumbent; and Rikki Butler. The 8th District includes Wakefield Road to Broadview Avenue to Circle Drive to Locust Avenue to Sands Drive to Avalon Road. This Distric

TIMES WEST VIRGINIAN - 2018-10-15 08:10:00

Man runs from OSHP after being pulled over along Route 7

The man could not provide his identification and that’s when the trooper went to put him in handcuffs. In the process, the man managed get away, jump across the road barriers and escape into the brush on the other side of the highway.

WTOV 9 - 2018-10-14 18:11:10

Gypsy man waives preliminary hearing

According to the complaint, Pfarr allegedly entered another person’s apartment and took keys to a 2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee, registered to another individual, without permission.


Woman arrested after charging police with hatchet, threatening to drink their blood in Fairmont, WV

Jackie Fullmer, 37, has been accused of trying to take a person's car keys at the Little General on East Grafton Road, according to the Marion County Sheriff's Department. Deputies confirmed that she was armed with a hatchet and a knife on security footage.


West Virginia ranked poorest state in country

West Virginia also ranks among the worst in a number of other key socioeconomic indicators such as Unemployment rate, poverty rate, and percentages of families who earn less than $10,000.


Wrongful death lawsuit filed against Marion County Sheriff’s Dept.

Christy J. Rhoades of Marion County, administratrix and personal representative of the Estate of Philip Jontz Rhoades, her deceased husband, filed the lawsuit Oct. 2 through attorney Ryan J. Umina of the law firm of Cranston & Edwards of Morgantown.


Man charged with possession with intent to deliver controlled substance

According to the court papers, a Fairmont Police Department patrolman saw a red Ford Explorer allegedly fail to obey a stop sign at approximately 2:49 a.m. Oct. 2 at the intersection of Carleton Street and Prospect Avenue. The vehicle continued onto Sixth Street and then turned onto Mount Vernon Ave


West Virginia elementary teacher charged with 3 counts of child abuse

Sommers said this is not the first time Robsinson has been in trouble with the law. He said in May 2018, West Virginia State Police received a complaint about the same teacher. According to Sitler, on May 29, Robinson allegedly dragged a child through the hallway. She was arrested in August for a f


Iowa St. vs. West Virginia Live updates Score, results, highlights, for Saturday's NCAAF game

After two weeks on the road, Iowa St. is heading back home. On Saturday they take on West Virginia at 7:00 p.m. Keep an eye on the score for this one: both teams put up some lofty point totals in their previous games, so things might heat up even more when they meet up.


Morgantown man charged with child neglect

The alleged crime occurred at a home in Bluegrass Village last Thursday. According to the criminal complaint, the victim told police that she and 50-year-old Joseph Katona had gotten into a lengthy argument when the incident occurred. When the argument escalated, Katona allegedly called the victim n