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Man dies after 50 foot fall from tree during 'psychiatric emergency' in Morgantown

Morgantown - Just after 5:30 a.m., Tuesday, Morgantown police officers received a call about a man screaming near the Monongalia County Board of Education office on South High Street.

WBOY - 2018-10-23 14:58:29

Wetzel County woman sentenced in connection to drug distribution in Wetzel, Tyler Counties

Holly C. Jenkins of New Martinsville was sentenced today to 24 months incarceration for her role in methamphetamine, cocaine, and heroin distribution that spanned multiple states, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

WTOV 9 - 2018-10-23 16:58:50

Two face drug charges after search of New Matamoras home

NEW MATAMORAS, Ohio (WTAP) -Two Washington County, Ohio residents face felony charges for drug trafficking and other crimes, after a drug bust Tuesday at a home in New Matamoras.On Tuesday, agents of the Ohio Organized Crimes Investigations Commission, Washington Morgan Noble Major Crimes Task Force

THENEWSCENTER.TV - 2018-10-23 15:14:00

Search for man facing child pornography charges on run with children continues

Police are looking for Wesley Burdge, his girlfriend Tabitha Gallagher and their two children. One is 5 years old, the other almost 2 years old.

WTOV 9 - 2018-10-22 22:40:55

Marion County man gets tased, arrested following police chase

At about 1:06 p.m., police said they were heading north on U.S. Route 250 with the emergency lights and siren activated, as troopers were responding to a 911 hangup call in the Mannington area. A trooper then saw a Jeep Wrangler pass several vehicles in a no-passing zone across a double yellow line

WBOY - 2018-10-22 21:56:11

Mills gets eight years in drug case

Dermial Herbert Mills, 34, with addresses in Bellaire and Cleveland, saw the maximum sentence imposed for second-degree felony possession of drugs.

TIMES-LEADER - 2018-10-23 00:00:00

Police led on pursuit in Harrison County

HARRISON COUNTY, W.Va. (WDTV) -Harrison County 911 dispatchers said police were sent on a pursuit late Monday night in Clarksburg.Officials confirmed the pursuit led them near the Rose Bud Plaza Shopping Center.The Clarksburg Police Department is investigating.Stay with 5 News for the latest.

WDTV - 2018-10-23 02:33:00

Accident involving multiple tractor trailers on interstate near Morgantown, WV, slows traffic

Just before 6 a.m., one of the northbound lanes had reopened. As of about 8:20 a.m., one lane was still closed, and cleanup "may take awhile," according to 511.

WVNEWS - 2018-10-22 12:40:00

Man receives maximum sentence after cocaine seized from July traffic stop

"Starting back in 2002, possession of drugs, a felony, escape, felony, drug violation, obstructing an officer, possession of drugs,” Fregiato said.

WTOV 9 - 2018-10-22 19:50:14

Fairmont man arrested after police found cocaine and other drug items in his house

On Monday, deputies executed a search warrant at the residence of Jon Stevenski, 50, of Fairmont. Deputies said they found multiple digital scales, packaging material, multiple paraphernalia apparatuses used for smoking methamphetamine and a bag containing 40 grams of cocaine alongside $1,606 in cas

WBOY - 2018-10-22 19:47:09

Harrison County sheriff's deputies search for missing juvenile girl

Katlyn Bennett, 15 of Clarksburg, was reported as a runaway on October 20. Deputies believe she left her home early Saturday morning.

WBOY - 2018-10-22 20:18:35

Fairmont man charged after Saturday pursuit

MARION COUNTY, W.Va. (WDTV) --A Fairmont man is behind bars after a pursuit on Saturday.According to the criminal complaint, an officer tried to pull over 20-year-old Camden Kisner after he passed cars in a no-passing zone on US 250 near Pine Grove Bridge.Police say Kisner sped away from the officer

WDTV - 2018-10-22 15:49:00

Working fire at Bridgeport High School

ByColleen Campbell|Posted:Sun 10:29 PM, Oct 21, 2018|Updated: Sun 10:33 PM, Oct 21, 2018


Moundsville Police Officers Give Their Razors a Break To Fund Student Lunches

The Weekend Backpack meal program had been offered to Central students for the past two years. Now, a reduction in grant funding has forced the school to put the program on hiatus. In order to help the school raise the $500 per month it costs to keep the program going, each officer has been asked to

INTELLIGENCER - 2018-10-22 00:00:00

Fayette County Man Arrested For Raping Family Member

SOUTH UNION TOWNSHIP (KDKA) - A Fayette County man is now behind bars facing multiple felony charges related to the rape of a family member. Pennsylvania State Police in Uniontown say that 34-year-old Robert Allan Karwatske of Hopwood, raped a blood family member when she was between the ages of thr


Martins Ferry man runs 15 miles for suicide awareness

"My main message with this is it's always OK to not be OK," said Alex Ronevich, running for suicide awareness. "There's an 800 number. You can call it 24-hours a day, you know. But there's always somebody willing to listen to you. You should always not hesitate to reach out to somebody if they need


11 things to do in Pittsburgh this weekend (10/19-10/21)

PITTSBURGH- There's a whole lot going on in and around Pittsburgh this weekend, including Leslie Odom Jr., plenty of Halloween cheer and a chance to see the Long Island Medium.


Local school treats for bed bugs and mice

BROOKE COUNTY, WV-- It has been almost a month since the first apparent bed bug sighting in Brooke High School. According to maintenance, the entire building was steam cleaned and treated with alcohol to ensure the building is bug free by Monday morning.


Patient accuses local hospital employee of rape, sexual assault

WILKINSBURG, Pa.- A Pittsburgh hospital worker is in the Allegheny County Jail charged with rape and sexual assault.According to police, the alleged victim was a patient.Tonight on 11 at 11, the disturbing details of the criminal complaint and what an employee of the hospital is telling us about the


Bellaire murder case to be featured on TV show

“It was a very good collaboration between the Bellaire Police Department, Chief Mike Kovalyk, the sheriff's office and Detective Ryan Allar and everybody working together with the main purpose to solve the crime," said Detective Doug Cruse.