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Morgantown Police arrest 2 Detroit men on drug charges

Hamani Hanible, 19, and Adonnis Shepheard, 24, were arrested after police executed a search warrant at 1045 Charles Avenue, Apartment B in Morgantown.

WBOY - 2018-05-25 20:22:20

4 people flown from explosion in Doddridge County

Photo Courtesy: Tim Swiger, FacebookWEST UNION, WV (WBOY) -UPDATE (5/25/18 1:03 p.m.):Doddridge County Emergency Manager George Eidel said workers were removing three small, aboveground tanks containing oil when they exploded.The four people transported from the explosion were working on the tanks,

WOWK - 2018-05-25 17:43:23

Fatal vehicle accident in Morgantown

Westover police, Monongalia County Sherriff's Department, Westover Fire Department and Monongalia County EMS all responded to the scene.


Police accuse Greensburg mom of passing out, leaving kids to care for themselves

A Greensburg mother is accused of leaving two children, ages 8 and 13, to fend for themselves over the course of five days after repeatedly passing out from abusing prescription medication, according to city police.

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-05-25 12:33:56

Suspect charged in domestic dispute ordered to stand trial

WAYNESBURG – A Waynesburg man facing multiple charges following an alleged domestic dispute earlier this month was ordered to stand trial on the charges during his preliminary hearing Tuesday.David H. Stauffer II, 54, was charged with terroristic threats, false imprisonment, simple assault and haras

HERALDSTANDARD.COM - 2018-05-25 06:00:00

Man taken into custody after Clarksburg police chase ended by citizen

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (WDTV) --A man wanted on a capias warrant was arrested after leading police on a chase through Clarksburg Friday afternoon.Officials say it began when police tried to pull the man over for a traffic violation. The chase went from Main Street to Fowler Avenue, and was stopped when a

WDTV - 2018-05-25 14:47:00

Southmoreland board votes to post 2018-19 budget with tax increase

A tax increase would only be the beginning of healing in the Southmoreland School District budget. A 3.4-percent increase would bring Fayette County taxes to 15.408 mills and Westmoreland County to 77.15 mills, and bring in around $320,000, Business Manager James Marnell said.

DAILY COURIER - 2018-05-26 00:00:00

Multiple crews respond to Morgantown fire

Volunteer fire departments from Brookhaven, Cheat Lake, Granville and Star City along with Monongalia County EMS responded to the call.


Man wanted for Uniontown homicide arrested in Beaver County, 2nd suspect still sought

Police say Tyree Jamal Smith, 22, of Penn Hills shot Richard Hinton, 28, at a townhouse along Dunlap Street shortly before 9:30 p.m.


Three-vehicle accident causing delays on Route 50 East

HARRISON COUNTY, W.Va (WDTV) -One person was taken to the hospital after a three-vehicle accident in Harrison County, early Thursday morning.


Morgantown man arrested for allegedly abusing 2-year-old child

Andrew Lemasters, 23, is accused of abusing a 2-year-old boy, according to the Monongalia County Sheriff's Department.


Washington County drug dealer headed back to federal prison after violating conditions of supervised release

Darryl Lee “Boulders” Arnold Jr. of Washington, a drug dealer who was sentenced in January 2010 to serve seven years in prison followed by five years of supervision, was ordered into custody Wednesday after U.S. District Court Judge David S. Cercone determined Arnold have violated his supervised rel


Clarksburg man sentenced for sexually abusing 2 minors in 2016

Isaiah Hilliard, 21, pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree sexual abuse in Judge Thomas Bedell's court in Harrison County.

WBOY - 2018-05-24 19:50:12

Drug cases dominate Circuit Court docket

Morganne Grubb, 20, of Weston, who was indicted on one count of delivery of a controlled substance Marijuana, within 1,000 feet of a school, and one count of delivery of a controlled substance—Marijuana, both felonies, made admissions to the allegations on the motion to revoke bond, with the court f


UNIONTOWN SHOOTING: Children home when man shot, killed; suspect ‘armed and dangerous'

UNIONTOWN, Pa.- Police are searching for an “armed and dangerous” suspect after a man was found shot to death Tuesday night inside a home in Uniontown, police said.


UPDATE: Officials confirm at least one dead in Westover crash, one NB lane remains closed

Not many details are being released at this time, but 911 dispatchers tell 5 News it happened near mile marker 152. According to the Mecca 911 log, the incident is listed as a "Medical Rescue with Death."


White Hall Police arrest Fairmont man on drug charge

Police said they could smell marijuana coming from the vehicle while trying to wake Brian Rutherford II, 24, of Fairmont.


Victim of fatal shooting in Uniontown ID'd, suspect sought

Uniontown police responding to Dunlap Street at around 9:30 p.m. found Richard Hinton, 28, shot to death.


Man faces possession of controlled substance charge

According to a criminal complaint, Steven Andrew Gauntt of 202 Flaggy Meadow Rd., Mannington, faces the felony charge.


Rescue dog now serves therapy role in Morgantown

MORGANTOWN, W.Va (WDTV) -A four-legged friend named Sadie only weighs two and a half pounds.Her owner, Pam Walker, says she has been putting smiles on the faces of patients and staff at Mon Health Medical Center for only a few months.Walker says Sadie has made a great impact on the lives of patients