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Fairmont man arrested on drug charge after deputies find methamphetamine

James McQuain A Fairmont man was arrested on a drug charge Tuesday. James McQuain III, 27, was found in possession of methamphetamine outside of the Super 8 Motel in Kingmont, according to the Marion County Sheriff's Department. McQuain allegedly had four, individual bags of methamphetamine, a set o

WBOY - 2018-03-20 20:46:02

Child porn bust in Harrison County

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (WDTV) -- A custodian with Bridgeport High School and a private gymnastics coach in the Harrison County area have been arrested as part of a regional operation investigating child porn rings. Paul Jones, 48, of Bridgeport, had sexually explicit images of a juvenile female on his co

WDTV - 2018-03-20 22:15:00

UPDATE: One person transported after Fairview stabbing, Sheriff's Department investigating

One person was transported to Fairmont Regional Medical Center following an early morning stabbing. The extent of their injuries is unknown at this time. There is still no word on if a suspect is in custody. According to 911 officials the call came in just before 1:30. Dispatchers say it is unclear

WDTV - 2018-03-21 09:06:00

Morgantown Police investigate hit-and-run accident

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WDTV) - The Morgantown Police department is investigating a reported hit-and-run accident. According to the MECCA 911 log, it was reported as a hit-and-run with injury. Dispatchers say t happened around 8 p.m., Monday, on Spruce Street. At this time, no other details are being r

WDTV - 2018-03-20 03:38:00

2 Clarksburg officers go into Elk Creek to apprehend man who allegedly escapes cruiser

CLARKSBURG - Two Clarksburg police officers suffered minor injuries when they jumped into the Elk Creek on Monday to recapture a handcuffed prisoner who allegedly had run from custody and went into the waterway. Officer N.S. Paugh was treated by emergency personnel outside the Clarksburg Police Depa

WVNEWS.COM - 2018-03-19 21:00:00

Morgantown residents cleaning up trash, needles near Deckers Creek

MORGANTOWN, W.Va (WDTV) - A couple of Morgantown residents are urging their neighbors to offer a hand in picking up trash. Two of them have been out in neighborhood parks throughout the city, picking up more than just the typical fast food cup or bag. In fact, they say they've found hundreds of ne

WDTV - 2018-03-20 00:12:00

Reactions: U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Pa.'s New Congressional Map

The new congressional boundaries imposed by the state Supreme Court in February. Pennsylvania's new congressional district map is now official. The U.S. Supreme Court and federal district judges in Pennsylvania on Monday both rejected Republicans' attempts to block the new map ahead of the May 15th

PHILLYMAG.COM - 2018-03-20 13:04:38

Tasty Tuesday: Dave's Famous T&L Hot Dogs

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (WDTV) - Dave's Famous T & L Hot Dogs has been a staple in the region for decades. "It's very unique," said Larry Smith, a first-time customer from San Diego, who was visiting Clarksburg for work. "We love bringing the kids in here to eat," said Kyle, who had his young son, Corb

WDTV - 2018-03-21 01:06:00

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

Winning Powerball ticket sold in Pennsylvania

Updated 3 minutes ago A lucky ticket-holder who played the Powerball in Pennsylvania won the eighth-largest jackpot Saturday. That ticket had all five numbers on the white balls - 22-57-59-60-66 - and the Powerball - 7 - to win about $456.7 million, according to Powerball officials. They did no


Fire damages press box at Frank Loria Field in Clarksburg

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. - Crews responded to a fire at the Clarksburg City Park in Nutter Fort early Sunday morning. The fire was reported to be through the roof of the press box/concession stand at Frank Loria Field just after midnight Sunday, according to Nutter Fort Volunteer Fire Chief Jeremy Haddix.

WBOY - 2018-03-19 20:52:56

Three-judge panel dismisses Republican challenge to new congressional district map

Updated 2 minutes ago Barring a last-minute intervention by the U.S. Supreme Court, the May Primary will use the new congressional district map drawn by the state Supreme Court. A three-judge panel in Harrisburg federal court Monday denied a motion from two Republican state senators and eight GOP

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-03-19 17:51:58

6 departments respond to Robinson Run Mine fire

Courtesy of the Shinnston Volunteer Fire Department SHINNSTON, W.Va. - A fire was reported at the Robinson Run Mine in Harrison County Saturday morning. According to the Lumberport Volunteer Fire Department, the fire began in a silo at approximately 11:15 a.m. Crews were still on scene battling the

WBOY - 2018-03-19 21:09:44

Timeline of snow's return Tuesday into Wednesday

PITTSBURGH - Tuesday marks the first day of spring but we won't see warm temperatures and sunshine. Snow returns to western Pennsylvania. Here's a timeline of what to expect: RELATED: First day of spring will bring snow to western Pennsylvania First day of spring will bring snow to western Pennsylva

WPXI - 2018-03-19 12:52:53

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


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


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


Food delivery service comes to Fairmont

FAIRMONT, W.Va. - A new food delivery service launched in Fairmont Friday. Uncle Sam's Food Delivery serves the Fairmont area and will soon expand. The company provides delivery for restaurants that are not usually able to provide delivery services. Right now, they offer delivery for the Poky Dot,


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


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