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One person was transported after a vehicle accident in Harrison County
CLARKSBURG, W.Va. - A Sunday morning accident sent one person to the hospital. According to 911 dispatch, a vehicle accident occurred just after 7 a.m. on I-79 near mile marker 108 at Lost Creek.
June 16 marks anniversary of Grafton Monster sightings - West Virginia Explorer
Darkness falls in a forest in northernWest Virginia, out of which the Grafton Monster allegedly appeared.On June 16, 1964, hell broke loose inGrafton, West Virginia, a sleepy town on theTygart Valley River. Excitement here normally came by railroad rather than lurching out of the forest.Though the G
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
Two Clarksburg residents sentenced for drug distribution
John T. Skidmore, 35, and Danielle Archambault, 28, were sentenced to 30 and 18 months incarcerations respectively.
State Police respond to Fayette County officer-involved shooting
SOUTH UNION TOWNSHIP, Pa —State Police Uniontown are on scene of an officer-involved shooting along Hopwood Fairchance Road in South Union Township, Fayette County.Hopwood Fairchance Road is closed in both directions while the scene is being investigated.AdvertisementIn a social media statement from
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.
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
American Gut: an Open Platform for Citizen Science Microbiome Research
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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 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.
Police: Arrests net nearly 60 grams of meth
Shanna Marie Arman, 38, of Elkins, is charged with one felony count of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance while Michael Shane White, 37, of Moorefield, is charged with one felony count of conspiracy to commit possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance.
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
Man accused of killing dog during domestic dispute ordered to stand trial
Spencer testified against Mark Allen Miller, 56, of 161 Crabapple Valley Road, New Freeport, who is accused of shooting and killing Spencer's dog during an argument at their shared residence in April.
South Union Township approves settlement of Uniontown Mall tax assessment appeal
The South Union Township Board of Supervisors approved a settlement of the Uniontown Mall’s tax assessment appeal at its regular monthly meeting.The board approved the settlement of the mall’s appeal versus Fayette County, Laurel Highlands School District and South Union Township, and to accept the
Authorities respond to two vehicle accident
According to 911 dispatchers, the accident happened around 6:45 AM. Authorities say both cars were towed, but no one was transported to the hospital.
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
Biologist/conservationist says there are more pressing needs than Haymaker Forest
MORGANTOWN, W.Va.— The purchase of the Haymaker Forest could be seen as an insult to Morgantown citizens fighting for the upkeep of existing green spaces already in the city, according to Nikki Byrne-Hoffman in an open letter to Morgantown City Council.
Uniontown man facing new charges in sexual assault of girl
A Uniontown man who is awaiting trial for the alleged sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl is facing new charges for acts he reportedly committed against the same child.Jody Earl McCoy, 44, of Carnation Street was charged Friday with corruption of minors, indecent assault and indecent assault of a p
Westover Bus Depot To Open On Schedule Despite Issues
Orginally on Garrett Street, across from Hazel Ruby-McQuain Riverfront Park, the Mountain Line Transit Authority’s depot will now be the Fairmont Road terminal in Westover. The move, was made as the result of a revitalization project near the park. Mountain Line CEO David Bruffy, says despite the su
Town of White Hall continues preparations for new Public Safety Building
WHITE HALL, W. Va. (WDTV) -The Town of White Hall continues looking forward to the future. During their meeting on Monday, they talked about the renovation of their new Public Safety Building.