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Woman killed in multi-vehicle crash identified

One person is dead after a multi-vehicle crash in Hampton Township Thursday afternoon. The crash happened around 1:33 p.m. in the 2100 block of Duncan Avenue, according to police. Investigators said a 19-year-old woman crashed into three cars as they were stopped while crews filled a pothole. Inves

WPXI - 2018-03-23 10:48:54

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

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

Greensburg man tells police, 'I'm on heroin,' after 20-mile chase on snowy roads

Updated 6 minutes ago A Greensburg man admitted he was high on heroin during a high-speed, 20-mile police chase on snowy roads early Wednesday, according to city police. David Wayne Negich, 51, allegedly fled a traffic stop in Greensburg at 2 a.m. and ultimately rammed a city officer's cruiser in

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-03-21 18:15:59

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'

WDTV - 2018-03-22 00:56:00

Man held for court in Masontown homicide

A McClellandtown man was held for court on homicide charges for allegedly shooting another man in Masontown Jan. 15. Christopher C. Shellhammer, 30, of Main Street allegedly shot 39-year-old Shane Michael Henrick after a reported altercation at 335 Peach Street. Shellhammer's attorney, Shane Gannon,

HERALDSTANDARD.COM - 2018-03-21 21:41:00

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

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

WDTV - 2018-03-21 17:56:00

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


Police arrest man with pellet guns at Connellsville's Carnegie Library

A Connellsville man was arrested Monday after employees at the Carnegie Free Library in Connellsville called police after noticing the man seemed to be going in and out of consciousness. Connellsville Police Chief Bill Hammerle told council at their monthly meeting that once they located the man, la


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

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


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


Snow hitting Fayette County during Wednesday morning storm

Snow was falling on Wednesday morning as winter weather hit Fayette County. Early in the morning in Connellsville, drivers found main roads to be mostly wet and passable. However, more snow was expected to fall throughout the morning and into the day. Snow was falling on Wednesday morning as winte


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


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


Uniontown High School student arrested for shooting threat

An 18-year-old Uniontown High School student was arrested Monday for allegedly making threats about a school shooting reportedly planned for Tuesday. Tate Nathanial Ternitsky of Belle Vernon told investigators he had no intentions of hurting anyone, and did not have weapons. Police searched his bag,


Democrats running for First District debate in Morgantown

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WDTV) - All three Democratic candidates for the West Virginia First District race debated Tuesday night at WVU. Ralph Baxter, Kendra Fershee and Tom Payne discussed and argued some of the biggest issues they feel are dividing our country - and gave audience members an idea of why


Body found at Ohiopyle along river

The body of a man was discovered by hikers Sunday afternoon in Ohiopyle along the middle Youghiogheny River, officials said. An autopsy was scheduled Monday afternoon to determine his identity and how he died. There was no indication on the scene of what caused the man's death or what he had been do


Almost 5,000 without power in Uniontown area

Almost 5,000 West Penn Power customers in the Uniontown area are without electricity following a blown transformer in South Union Township, officials confirmed. The outage has resulted in lights not working along Morgantown Street, officials said, and traffic has backed up in the area. Officials sai