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West Virginia participates in Wreaths Across America Day
TAYLOR, W.Va. - It’s always a great day to honor those who have served our country but on Saturday people from across the nation participated in honoring our troops for National Wreaths Across America Day.
Grafton City Council discusses reinvention of old buildings, talks ATV use in city limits
GRAFTON—The Grafton City Council met on Tuesday, to discuss many orders of business including the B&O Freight Station, Manos Theatre and an ordinance that would allow all-terrain vehicles/recreational vehicles within city limits.
West Virginia vs Syracuse Live Stream, Game Preview and Prediction for Camping World Bowl
Oh, there's nothing like a ranked bowl game! And that's exactly what we're getting soon with bowl season on the way in late December. An especially intriguing matchup is coming for us in the final few days of the month between No. 16 West Virginia and No. 20 Syracuse.
Boxes of fun delivered to GCH
GRAFTON—Grafton City Hospital recently received some gifts filled with love. Jared boxes were delivered by Dorsey and Violet Jacobs to Tammy Barcus of Grafton City Hospital this past week.
Fairmont man charged in Morgantown shooting
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A Fairmont man is now in custody and facing charges connected to a Morgantown shooting. Carlos Luis Pagan II, 28, is charged with one count of attempted second dgree murder and one count of malicious wounding.
This 25-Minute West Virginia Sleigh Ride Takes You Through A Winter Wonderland
There’s nothing like making it through that first winter storm each year – and coming out the other side unscathed – to remind us that there are some upsides to winter in the Mountain State that are actually enjoyable. Skiing, snow tubing, sledding, and generally anything that involves getting outsi
Minor injuries reported in crash
FAIRMONT —Minor injuries were reported in a one-vehicle crash at 3:03 p.m. Saturday on the Third Street Bridge in Fairmont. A Fairmont City police officer at the scene said the accident occurred as a result of mechanical failure.
Smith kicks off ‘people’s campaign’ for governor in Fairmont
FAIRMONT — Stephen Smith, who is running for governor, introduced himself and his “people’s campaign” to a group of nearly 70 people in Fairmont Friday evening. Smith, a 38-year-old West Virginia native who lives in Charleston, was on the 11th of 12 kick-offs he has been hosting across the state in
Man charged with delivery of methamphetamine
FAIRMONT — A 32-year-old Fairmont man was recently charged with delivery of methamphetamine for two alleged incidents earlier this year in Fairmont, according to criminal complaints.
Woman charged with fentanyl-related offense
FAIRMONT — A 37-year-old Buckhannon resident was charged with possession with intent to deliver: fentanyl and conspiracy to commit a felony following a search of a vehicle Oct. 18 in Fairmont, according to criminal complaints.
Jack Faulkner named the Taylor County Student Athlete of the Week
Junior guard Jack Faulkner has been named the Taylor County Student Athlete of the Week for his performance at the Sam Bord Memorial Tournament. Jack led his team to a second-place finish in the tournament and was the top point earner in both games for the Cats. Jack was also named to the all-tourna
4 adults who entered West Virginia mine could face felony charges if their intention was to steal copper: Sheriff
The four people who illegally entered a West Virginia mine, where they were trapped for days, could face felony charges if investigators determine they had intended to steal copper, authorities said.
Fairmont woman charged with conspiracy to deliver
FAIRMONT — Amanda Gayle Jones, 35, of 401 Birchview Dr., Fairmont, has been charged with conspiracy to deliver a controlled substance in connection with a May 11 incident in Kingmont, according to a criminal complaint.
Reckless Driving causing problems Across North Central West Virginia
GRAFTON, W.Va. (WDTV)-- Multiple reckless driving incidents in our area have local law officials calling on drivers to slow down and pay attention. In Mon County a WVU student hit another student with his car, in this incident, police say the driver was cited for not getting all the frost off his ca
Grafton man arrested on drug, battery charges
GRAFTON, W.Va. - A Taylor County man was arrested on drug and battery charges following a traffic stop in Grafton that resulted in an altercation with deputies on Saturday. Deputies with the Taylor County Sheriff's Office arrived to Victory Avenue in Grafton to assist other deputies with a traffic s
West Virginia authorities rescue 3 people trapped in abandoned mine
Three people trapped in an inactive West Virginia mine for several days were rescued on Wednesday, state officials said. The three West Virginia residents were brought to the surface and transported to a local hospital for medical treatment, Samantha Smith, a spokesperson with the West Virginia Depa
Fairmont man found guilty on 24 felony sex crimes
FAIRMONT — A 72-year-old Fairmont man has been found guilty on 24 felony sex crimes following a jury trial, according to a news release from Jeffrey L. Freeman, Marion County Prosecuting Attorney.
Preston deputies charge 2 people with possessing, selling drugs
KINGWOOD — Preston County deputies have charged a couple with having more than 2 pounds of marijuana and other drugs in a car. Floyd Ellis Cowger IV, 24, of Fairmont, allegedly told an officer, “that he gets $2,000 per pound for selling marijuana on a good day,” and makes his own glass pipes.
Fairmont man arrested months after brutal domestic violence incident in Morgantown
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A Fairmont man is facing a malicious wounding charge and is now in custody of the Morgantown Police Department. Chancellor Christopher, 42, was wanted on outstanding warrants for malicious wounding and strangulation.
Taylor County school bus involved in accident with multiple students on board; no injuries reported
TAYLOR COUNTY, W.Va. - Crews responded to a two-vehicle accident Tuesday in Taylor County involving a school bus. Taylor County officials said the call came in at 8:00 am. Taylor County Sheriff Terry Austin said the driver, Daniel Lee Normah, fell asleep behind the wheel and drove into Taylor County