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Officials: Threat against Bridgeport Middle School this week being handled

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (WDTV) -- According to Ken Winkie, the Director of Safety and Discipline for Harrison County Schools, a student at Bridgeport Middle School made a verbal threat against another student and the school earlier this week. Winkie says school officials and law enforcement are handling

WDTV - 2018-03-23 18:51:00

Vehicle accident in Marion County sends two people to the hospital

MGN Online FAIRMONT, W.Va - Crews responded to a vehicle accident in Fairmont that sent two people to the hospital Thursday night. 911 officials say two vehicles were involved in a collision at around 7:20 on Merchant Street near AutoZone. One person was transported to Fairmont Regional Hospital, an

WBOY - 2018-03-23 00:32:06

Man accuses school superintendent of bullying him 40 years ago

KATY, TX (KTRK/CNN) - The school board in Katy, TX got a surprise when a former student confronted the superintendent at a meeting and accused him of being a bully. He said it happened in the mid 1970's when both were students at West Memorial Junior High School, in Katy. The man who addressed the s

TIMES WEST VIRGINIAN - 2018-03-22 16:16:03

Men face felony charges following search

Also: Morgantown man charged with daytime burglary; homeless man charged with domestic battery FAIRMONT- Two West Virginia residents face felony charges after sheriff's deputies found multiple drug items while executing a search warrant in a room at the Microtel on Southland Drive in White Hall Marc

TIMES WEST VIRGINIAN - 2018-03-22 07:55:00

12-year-old Morgantown girl to receive award in Los Angeles

MORGANTOWN W. Va. - This coming Monday, a Morgantown girl will make her way to Los Angeles to receive a national award. On March 27 ,Laura Gray of Morgantown will be recognized by Justice, a clothing brand for young girls, during its first ever "Live Justice Awards" A few months ago Laurie Abildso,

WBOY - 2018-03-23 22:47:59

Fairmont woman admits to attempting to sell prescription medication

Amy Pyles A Fairmont woman was arrested after she admittedly attempted to sell a prescription medication. Amy Pyles, 46, was a passenger in a car that was stopped on First Street in Rivesville at approximately 3:30 a.m., according to the Rivesville Police Department. Police said two scales, three ne

WBOY - 2018-03-23 21:41:16

Grafton property buyers accuse radon measurement business of violating EPA rules

GRAFTON - Two Grafton property buyers are suing a radon mitigation company and sellers, alleging breach of contract. Karis Kline and Daniel Field filed a complaint Feb. 26 in Taylor Circuit Court against Golden Vista Enterprises Inc. Daniel Parsons and Alyssa Parsons, alleging violation of Environme

WEST VIRGINIA RECORD - 2018-03-23 16:34:29

West Virginia High School Custodian Arrested on Child Pornography Charge

BRIDGEPORT, WV (WBOY) - A Bridgeport High School nighttime custodian was arrested for manufacturing child pornography, according to the West Virginia State Police Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. Paul Jones, 48, of Bridgeport, is accused of taking sexually explicit pictures of a juvenile


Hey, what's that? - new restaurant coming to Main Street

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (WDTV) - On Main Street in the Home Depot Plaza, one Bridgeport building that has been home to several restaurants over the years will soon house a Papa John's Pizza, according to Commercial Builder's Inc. "They are a national name, so hopefully that helps them," said Bridgeport'


Morgantown Parking Authority asks drivers to be aware of fraudulent parking tickets

MORGANTOWN, W.Va - The Morgantown Parking Authority is asking to drivers to be aware of fraudulent parking tickets being issued throughout the city's parking areas. This comes after the MPA received several calls from concerned individuals. The fraudulent tickets show that the driver has been fined

WBOY - 2018-03-22 20:51:41

Bridgeport officials announce new store coming to mall

With bankruptcies and store closings on a national scale seeming to be a more frequent occurrence, some good news was delivered recently at the Bridgeport Development Authority meeting. And that news deals with a new store coming to the Meadowbrook Mall. During the March 13 meeting, Bridgeport Commu


New 16th Congressional District race includes three Democrats, incumbent Republican Kelly

Three Democrats and one Republican are vying for their respective party's nomination for Pennsylvania's new 16th Congressional District, which includes all of Crawford County. Titusville and Oil Creek Township, which are currently part of the 5th Congressional District, will become part of the new 1

MEADVILLE TRIBUNE - 2018-03-22 10:41:00

Masontown student named 2018 West Virginia Beef Queen

JACKSON'S MILL - Natalie Phillips of Masontown has been named the 2018 West Virginia Beef Queen. The Beef Expo planning committee invites the public to attend to the 28th-annual West Virginia Beef Expo to be held at Jackson's Mill April 12-14. Phillips was selected by a panel of judges as the 2018 B

WVNEWS.COM - 2018-03-23 04:00:00

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


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


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


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.


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


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


Supreme Court upholds new Pa. congressional district map, rejecting Republican challenge

HARRISBURG, Pa. - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a challenge to the new congressional map imposed by Pennsylvania's high court, assuring that the redrawn lines would be used in the 2018 elections. The action came hours after a panel of federal judges dismissed a similar suit, saying Repub