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Man accused of involvement in 2 Morgantown shooting incidents arrested in Detroit

DETROIT, Mich. - The United States Marshals Service arrested a Monongalia County shooting suspect in Detroit on Wednesday. U.S. Marshals arrested Imani "Trump" Cody, of Detroit, Michigan, in Detroit on Wednesday, January 16 around 5:00 p.m. Marshals said that Cody was wanted by the Morgantown Police


Quarterback Austin Kendall officially enrolls at West Virginia

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Austin Kendall’s drama-filled week officially reached a happy ending. Kendall enrolled at West Virginia on Thursday in the Sport Management graduate program, MetroNews learned. His enrollment at WVU concludes a saga that began when the Sooners decided to pursue Alabama graduate t


Two men facing charges after they allegedly had marijuana shipped to them, leading police to other drugs

MONONGALIA COUNTY, W.Va. (WDTV) -- "This is one of our larger cases in recent history," said Chief Tom Varndell, of the Star City Police Department. 27-year-old Fernald Archibald and 23-year-old Gerrod Abram were arrested after a FedEx hub in Morgantown found a suspicious package that was being mail


Music, stories will honor slain civil rights leader Monday at MLK Day Celebration

MORGANTOWN — The Community Coalition for Social Justice (CCSJ) and Main Street Morgantown are co-sponsoring the 13th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration at 2 p.m. Monday at the Metropolitan Theatre, 369 High St.


11 people on two continents arrested in missing person’s case of Bridgeport man living in Costa Rica

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Two additional suspects have been arrested in the bizarre case of a missing West Virginia man who lives in Costa Rica. William Sean “Tony” Creighton, 43, has been missing since Sept. 24, 2018. Police have arrested at least 11 people in connection with the disappearance, but are n


Lyme disease on the rise

When Washington County resident Kristin McCartney got sick in the late fall, she had so many symptoms it was difficult for doctors to figure out what was wrong with her. “She was in intense pain, she couldn’t stand for more than a few minutes, and she felt numbness in her legs,” her husband Marcus M


Preston County woman arrested following pursuit in Masontown

MASONTOWN, W.Va. - A Preston County woman was arrested after a pursuit in Masontown on Wednesday. Officers with the Masontown Police Department said that at 3:22 p.m. on Wednesday, January 16, they were conducting routine speed enforcement on Main Street located in Masontown in Preston County. Offic


Polar Bears pummel Preston, win 12th straight

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. - Top-seeded Fairmont Senior won its 12th straight game on Wednesday night, defeating Preston, 76-39. Polar Bears' senior Anysa Jordan led all scorers with 16 points, putting her just 11 points of shy of 1,000 in her career. The Polar Bears are back in action Friday night against 9


Out-of-state man arrested on multiple drug charges

MORGANTOWN W.Va. - An out-of-state man was arrested in Morgantown after a suspicious package was intercepted at a Fed Ex Hub in Morgantown. According to officers with the Star City Police Department, after intercepting a suspicious package from the Fed Ex Hub in Morgantown on Tuesday, January 15, th


Morgantown man charged with grand larceny

FAIRMONT —A 29 year-old Morgantown man was charged with grand larceny following a report of a stolen vehicle in Fairmont last year, according to a criminal complaint. The complaint states Michael S. Wild, 29, of 10 West Run Rd., Morgantown, has been charged with the felony offense.


Masontown woman charged with fleeing police, running over mailboxes and through yards

KINGWOOD — Police say a Masontown woman caused damage to lawns, mailboxes and a deck while fleeing from Masontown Police Wednesday afternoon. Crystal Star Strahin, 20, is charged with felony fleeing. She was in the Tygart Valley Regional Jail Thursday in lieu of $45,000 bond. According to the crimin


Wyoming County Man Sentenced for Dumping Sewage into West Virginia Stream

BECKLEY, W.Va. — Mike Blankenship, 54, of Hanover, West Virginia, was sentenced to 15 months in prison for Clean Water Act violations, announced United States Attorney Mike Stuart. A federal jury convicted Blankenship of two felony Clean Water Act violations in April 2018. United States Attorney Mik


Fairmont man charged with breaking and entering

FAIRMONT — Brandon Scott Andrich, 27, of 646 Sapps Run Rd., Apt. 3, Fairmont, was charged with felony breaking and entering following an investigation of a report of a stolen U-Haul trailer Dec. 10 in Marion County, according to a criminal complaint.


BREAKING: Lincoln Riley Backs Down and Will Grant Austin Kendall Immediate Eligibility at WVU

​​Oklahoma was never going to win this PR battle. After taking in grad transfer Jalen Hurts, the Sooners limited the immediate eligibility of ​Austin Kendall, who chose to take his talents to Morgantown. Oklahoma limited Kendall's transfer list, stating he couldn't join any team on the Sooners' sche


WVU Dentistry to offer free children's dental exams

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - Dentistry officials at West Virginia University say children ages 1 to 17 can receive free exams, any necessary X-rays and fluoride treatments on Feb. 1 in Morgantown.


Two vehicle accident temporarily shuts down White Hall Boulevard in Marion County

MARION, W.Va - Crews responded to a two-vehicle accident which temporarily shut down White Hall Boulevard at the intersection of Threeways Inn Dr in Marion County just after 9 p.m. Thursday night.


West Virginia man convicted in heroin and sex trafficking case

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (WHSV) — A West Virginia man has been convicted on numerous charges for operating a prostitution ring in which heroin was used to maintain control over victims.


Valley Gets Ready For Weekend Winter Blast

WHEELING — With predictions ranging from a few inches of snow to about a foot in the region’s higher elevations, Ohio Valley residents are making plans now for a wet and snowy weekend that extends through Monday, the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.


Garrett Haines’ work pays off for Mohigans

MORGANTOWN — Garrett Haines spent at least an hour a day in the gym last summer putting up shot after shot at the Rowdy Center baskets at Morgantown High. From inside, outside or midrange, there wasn’t a shot Haines didn’t put countless minutes into trying to improve his scoring opportunities headed


Good Samaritan Helps Transplant Doctor Who Broke Down With Kidney In The Car

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – It’s not an everyday occurrence for an organ transplant surgeon to break down with an organ in his car on his way to the surgery. What happened next was even more unusual and was like a second gift of life.