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UPDATE: Court document reveals details of Ericka Brown case Video included

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The document was filed on August 9 and 10 in Kanawha County.  It reads that not every detail of the case is included.  Rather, the details inside are those necessary to provide probable cause for a case.  More>>

UPDATE: Ohio County Authorities Capture Inmate After Work Release Escape Video included

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Authorities in Ohio County captured inmate Christopher Michael Walls after he walked away from his work release at Fort Henry Days in Oglebay on Monday morning. More>>

UPDATE: Name released of victim found in Kanawha River in Charleston

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UPDATE: A body has been pulled from the Kanawha River, across from the State Capitol building.  According to Metro 911 dispatchers, the body was discovered just before 4 p.m. More>>

UPDATE: Human remains found in Clendenin, West Virginia

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A couple riding an ATV along Reamer Road saw something suspicious.  They were searching for a lost dog in the area.   More>>

One dead after single-vehicle accident in Jackson County, WV

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13 News has learned the accident happened on Route 21 just north of Ripley Monday morning. More>>

Update: New Information Released in Raleigh County Murder Investigation

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The Raleigh County Sheriffs Office made an arrest Sunday after a man was murdered in Glen White.Joe Collins was arrested and is being charged with 1st degree murder for the shooting and killing of Larry Totten.The incident occurred Sunday morning at Mr. Tottens residence. More>>

Update: Names Released in Deadly Crash in McDowell County

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Two people were killed in a car crash Sunday, August 31. Troopers at the Princeton detachment of the West Virginia State Police said three people were traveling from Cheers in Princeton back home to Northfork when they crashed on Route 52 near Switchback. One man and one woman were killed and one man was sent to Bluefield Medical Center. Troopers told us in a statement made by the survivor, the man said the driver was drunk and driving too fast on wet roads when they lost control of the car.T... More>>

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Clarksburg Man Dead After ATV Accident

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The Clarksburg Fire Department said the 40-year-old man lost control, was thrown from his ATV, and stuck his head on the retaining wall. More>>

LATEST: Advocacy groups, Sustainable Business Council opposed to tank bill special session

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Members of Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin's senior staff, along with Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Randy Huffman, met with environmental and industry groups Aug. 26 to discuss implementing Senate Bill 373. More>>

UPDATE: Body of missing Lenore, West Virginia man found

Roger Urban has been missing since Saturday August 23rd. Roger Urban has been missing since Saturday August 23rd.
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UPDATE: The body of a missing Lenore, West Virginia man has been found on the Kentucky side of the Tug River More>>

LATEST UPDATE: EPA issues response to requests for information about WV American Water emergency plans

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The Environmental Protection Agency outlines its oversight and security protocols for water utilities.
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Regatta, Fort Henry Days Just a Few of the Events Happening This Weekend Video included

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The summer is starting to wind down, and Wheeling is sending out a final 'hoorah' by packing the city with exciting events for everyone starting this Friday. More>>

UPDATE: New details released after troopers bust alleged pill ring Video included

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 According to investigators, it all began when a female suspect found a doctor's prescription pad. More>>

Kanawha Circuit Court Reinstates License for McMechen Pain Clinic Doctor

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After losing his license because of alleged unsafe practices at his Valley Pain Management clinic in McMechen, Dr. Roland Chalifoux's medical license has been reinstated.
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WV US Senate candidates debate at Chamber of Commerce Business Summit forum

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The discussion between the pair ranged from coal to natural gas, as well as education and what can be done to make the state's business climate competitive with the rest of the country and the world. More>>

September is National Preparedness Month: Are you ready?

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A state health officer is encourages residents to build a personal preparedness kit.

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Probation plea agreement reached in Huntington, WV domestic violence killing case

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After years of legal wrangling, Teresa Baker goes free. More>>

Doddridge County Middle School Students Benefit from 1-to-1 Computer Initiative Video included

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The one-to-one computer initiative was instated at Doddridge County Middle School last year. Every student now has their own tablet that they can use in every class. More>>

Mother of Skylar Neese Murderer Requests Case Against Her Be Dismissed

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Patricia Shoaf claims Skylar's death and its impact on the Neeses was not a foreseeable risk and the case should be dismissed.  More>>

Energy industry leaders, DEP members speak about experiences, WV future, water crisis at Business Summit

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During a breakout session titled Energy and the Environment at the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce Business Summit Aug. 27, a small group of attendees listened to various industry leaders and lawmakers speak about their experiences in the industry. More>>

DuPont to pay $1.275 million fine, spend at least $3 million more to correct problems at Belle, WV plant

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E.E. du Pont de Nemours Company will pay a $1.275 million fine and take corrective actions at its Belle, West Virginia plant for releasing harmful levels of hazardous substances on eight occasions between May 2006 and January 2010. More>>

New food bank director pledges to improve service to 'food insecure' children

New food bank director pledges to improve service to 'food insecure' children

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While a past food bank director is about to be sentenced for stealing, its newest boss tells us it will be her mission to give. More>>

Marshall County Sheriff Says 95 Percent of Crimes in the County Are Drug-Related Video included

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A special team in one local county is devoting more resources and manpower to the heroin and prescription pill problem that has a tight grip on the entire Ohio Valley. More>>

Old Braxton County School To Be Renovated To Apartments Video included

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Thanks to an effort from the city of Sutton, AU Associates, a Kentucky-based construction firm that specializes in historic restoration will turn the old school into apartments. More>>

Marion County Board of Education Investigating NMHS Teachers

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The Marion County Board of Education has launched an investigation on a group of teachers at North Marion High School. More>>

UPDATE: Police release statement on shooting in Mingo County, WV

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According to residents in Mingo County, West Virginia residents say troopers with the West Virginia State Police shot and killed a suspect in the Dingess area of the county.  More>>

WV GOP taking action to allow candidate on November ballot

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The West Virginia GOP said it is taking action to overturn the ruling made by the State Election Commission to leave a vacancy on the November election ballot. More>>

WV Attorney General Morrisey says EPA broke its own rules with carbon dioxide emission regulations

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Morrisey pointed out the agency had failed to include “required and critical information in the regulatory dockets of two of the agency's recent proposals for regulating carbon dioxide emissions from existing and modified power plants. More>>

Professional Baseball is Coming to Morgantown, WV Video included

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The short-season Class-A New York-Penn League franchise will serve as a Pittsburgh Pirates affiliate and its season will run from mid-June through Labor Day, according to a news release. More>>

Several Cities Vie for Open Spaces in WV Home Rule Program Video included

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On Monday Morgantown, Fairmont, Shinnston, Clarksburg and Buckhannon made their presentations. Howe said Home Rule has a lot of appeal. More>>

UPDATE: Weirton Police Officer Found to be Driving on Suspended License Will Face Judge Video included

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A Weirton police officer was discovered to have been driving on a suspended license after an investigation into a weekend accident. More>>

Flooding causes home and road damage; Mingo County, WV offering public assistance center

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Several places in the area experienced flooding after heavy storms moved through the area Friday. More>>

West Virginia Northern Community College Named One of the Most Affordable Colleges in the Country

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West Virginia Northern Community College has been named by the federal government as one of the most affordable colleges in the country. For the third consecutive year, WVNCC made the national College Affordability and Transparency Center list, which is used by the U.S. Department of Education. The school's ranking was on the list of public, two-year institutions of higher learning with the lowest net prices. The only other West Virginia two-year college on the lowest list was Bridgemont Com... More>>

Miracle Meadows School Employees to Face Additional Charges

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The investigation continues on the Miracle Meadows School in Salem.
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Judicial Hearing Board Recommends Several Dispositions For Judge Jaymie Wilfong

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The 42 page brief was released on Friday. More>>

LATEST: Police searching for suspect in Ripley, WV bank robbery

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Police are looking for a man who robbed a bank in Ripley, West Virginia. More>>

Police around the country get military equipment through the 1033 program

Military equipment handed out to police departments around the country. Military equipment handed out to police departments around the country.
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When you think about assault rifles and grenade launchers, you probably think about a battle field. Since 2006, the 1033 program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Defense is bringing those military items to neighborhoods across the country. More>>

Students and Staff Adjusting to Construction at John Marshall High School Video included

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We've all seen students getting back into their school schedules, but one local school is not only working out their lesson plans, but adjusting to torn open ceilings with stairways, classrooms and entrances completely blocked off.
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Judge Denies Motion to Dismiss Lawsuit Filed by Clarksburg City Councilman Sam Lopez

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Lopez filed the lawsuit after city council voted in February to remove him from office, following his conviction for domestic assault.  More>>

United Hospital Center To Take Over St. Joseph's Hospital

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The agreement still needs to pass several levels of review. More>>

Torrential Rains Cause Flooding Across the Ohio Valley Video included

National Road in Wheeling was shut down due to flooding Wednesday morning. National Road in Wheeling was shut down due to flooding Wednesday morning.
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Torrential rain that began early Wednesday morning led to flooding across the Ohio Valley. More>>

LATEST: Victim's name released in fatal Jackson County, WV fire

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 The State Fire Marshal has released the name of the woman who died in a fire in Jackson County, West Virginia.
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UPDATE: Malicious wounding charges against WV Supreme Court justice’s son dropped

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The Kanawha County Prosecutor's Office dropped felony charges against the son of a West Virginia Supreme Court Justice. More>>

Randolph County Couple Accused of Depriving Their Children Of Food

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Authorities believe a Beverly couple used "nutritional deprivation" to punish their teen sons. More>>

Morgantown Resident Heading to Hawaii for Ironman World Championship Video included

Lori Sherlock competing in an Iron Man qualifying triathlon in Lake Placid, New York. Lori Sherlock competing in an Iron Man qualifying triathlon in Lake Placid, New York.
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WVU Professor by day, and Iron Woman by night. That's exactly what Morgantown resident, Lori Sherlock is. She'll be the only West Virginian competing in the Ironman World Championship in October. More>>

Randolph County Mom and Businesswoman Competing in Mrs. America Pageant

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 Morris said she's honored to represent the state in the foremost competition for married women.   More>>

NEW INFO: WV Department of Education Shuts Down Miracle Meadows School in Salem

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The revocation comes after a teacher was arrested and accused of choking a student. More>>

UPDATE: Resolution to Build Power Plant in Marshall County Passes in 2-1 Vote Video included

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On Tuesday morning, the Marshall County Commission passed a resolution to begin construction on a proposed power plant by a 2-1 vote, with Commissioner Bob Miller opposed. More>>

Office of Disciplinary Counsel recommends 4-year suspension without pay for Randolph County, WV Circuit Judge Jaymie Wilfong

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West Virginia's Office of Disciplinary Counsel thinks a public censure would be letting disgraced Randolph County Circuit Judge Jaymie Godwin Wilfong off too easy.
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Statewide Mobile App Helps Law Enforcement, Residents Fight Crime Video included

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The West Virginia Help mobile app is a statewide initiative created by the West Virginia Prosecutor's Institute. More>>

Toyota pledges $1 million during Advanced Technology Center of South Central W.Va. opening

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Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin cut the ceremonial ribbon to dedicate the first of two state-of-the-art Advanced Technology Centers in West Virginia.

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West Liberty's New Football Stadium Named 'West Family Stadium' Video included

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The West Family Stadium bears the names of its benefactors, Gary and Flip West.Gary West and his two brothers graduated from West Liberty in the 1950s.And West says he's pleased to be able to give back to the school that gave him such a good start.There was new turf, new lights and now, phase three, a new press box and stands.To the football coach, these changes make a huge difference."It helps us in recruiting," said Roger Waialae, WLU head coach. "You get into recruiting and a lot of times,... More>>

Community Health details attack on patient records

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Community Health Systems Inc. is notifying patients affected by the attack and offering them identity theft protection services. The company owns, leases or operates 206 hospitals in 29 states. More>>

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Police Have Leads in Elkins High School Vandalism Investigation

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The vandals used spray paint to deface several places of the school with numbers and offensive language on Saturday. More>>

Man Arrested in Clarksburg Shooting, 2 Remain Hospitalized Video included

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The Clarksburg Police Department has arrested Donald R. Jordan, 25 of Columbus, Ohio, and charged him with two counts of wanton endangerment following a Wednesday morning shooting on Jackson Avenue in Clarksburg. Additional criminal charges in the case are pending.  More>>

Korean War POW Laid to Rest in National Cemetery Video included

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It was the final leg of Corporal Alva Clifford Groves' long journey home, 63 years in the making, as the procession with his remains arrived at the National Cemetery.   More>>

NIH studies will commence to evaluate possible health effects from the Jan. 9 Freedom Industries chemical spill into the Elk River

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Results are anticipated to be available within one year. More>>

Stonewall Jackson Lake Marina to Disconnect Electrical Boat Slips

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"The marina has 374 boat slips and 92 slips will be affected. We've upgraded everything for the entire marina, with the exception of electric service for individual boats," said Rudy Henley, Development and Asset Manager of Stonewall Jackson Lake Resort State Park. More>>

Hancock County Schools Become First in State to Have Carbon Monoxide Detectors Installed in All Buildings Video included

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All schools in Hancock County are receiving carbon monoxide detectors as part of a campaign spear-headed by a local man. More>>

DEVELOPING: Wheeling Council Deciding on Historic Designation for Centre Market Video included

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Wheeling City Council on Tuesday were discussing steps that are currently under way to make Centre Market a historic district. More>>

Details Emerge About Cabell Huntington, St. Mary’s Affiliation, now described as potential acquisition

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In a letter mailed to Cabell Huntington Hospital employees Aug. 5, its President and CEO Brent Marseteller outlines detail about “a potential acquisition of St. Mary’s Medical Center.”
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Frontier Communications, union workers reach tentative contact agreement

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Frontier Communications and Communications Workers of America reached a tentative agreement Aug. 5 on a labor contract. More>>

Remains of Fallen Korean War POW Come Home to Marion County Video included

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Alva Clifford Groves enlisted in the Army when he was just 17 yeas old. It would be the last time he would ever be in Marion County, until Tuesday, when his remains were brought home after more than 60 years. More>>

FirstEnergy Transmission Substation will Benefit Marcellus Shale Industry and Mon Power Customers Video included

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The substation located on Waldo Run Road will primarily benefit the MarkWest Sherwood natural gas processing facility. More>>

Skylar Neese's family is suing her killers, and their mothers

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Court documents show that the Neeses are suing Sheilia Eddy and her mother, Tara Clendenen, as well as Rachel Shoaf and her mother, Patricia Shoaf. More>>

Cabell Huntington Hospital in affiliation talks with St. Mary’s Medical Center

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Cabell Huntington Hospital confirmed Aug. 4 it is in discussions with St. Mary’s Medical Center “toward an affiliation.”
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New Wheeling Jesuit Housing Complex Nearing Completion Video included

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Wheeling Jesuit University's new 36-unit adult and graduate housing complex, Cardinal Commons, is nearly complete.Construction began in late February is expected to be completed by Aug. 23 on the new building, which will be ready for occupancy for the 2014-15 academic year. The project developer and owner of the complex, Double J Reality, Inc., is leasing the entire building to Wheeling Jesuit. “I’ve talked with a number of our graduate students, and they are very anxious and excited for th... More>>

Two Teens Flown to Hospital After Truck, ATV Crash in Marshall County

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 Two teenagers have been flown to an area hospital after an ATV collided with a truck on an access road to a Marshall County well pad. More>>

Mountaineer Mall Area Robotics Hosts First FRC Competition in West Virginia

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Saturday was Day Two of the 24-hour First Robotics Challenge in Morgantown. More>>

State Police and WVU Give Students a Look at Crime Scene Investigations Video included

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The West Virginia State Police took it's mobile forensic center to the WVU campus for future crime scene investigators to check out.Middle school and high school students from all over went to the university to learn several different methods for crime scene investigating. More>>

UPDATE: Local Coal Miners Continue to Rally in Pittsburgh as EPA Hearings Continue Video included

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Thousands of coal industry employees from across the region are in attendance at EPA hearings in Pittsburgh on Friday as the agency continues to discuss the ongoing efforts to cut carbon emissions.
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Ormet No More as Sale Is Finalized, Remaining Employees Sent Home Video included

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Aluminum manufacturer Ormet is no more as of Thursday morning after a deal with the plant's new owner had been finalized. More>>

Shinnston Man Arrested in White Oaks, Fairmont Bank Robberies Video included

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Fairmont Police are investigating a bank robbery at Wes Banco in Fairmont. Police were called to the scene at approximately 10:12 a.m. Thursday near Marion Square. More>>

Elkins Police Investigating Theft Of Race Car

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Police said someone pulled the car out from the home owner's residence with a rope or chain between the hours of 2 a.m. and 5 a.m. Thursday. More>>

NWS Confirms Tornado Touched Down In Harrison County

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Representatives from the National Weather Service office in Charleston were in North Central West Virginia Tuesday to learn more about the storm that caused so much damage over the weekend.  More>>

Police: Woman Had Naked Man on Leash on Route 40

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Indecent exposure charges may be filed against one man after authorities say he was being led nude on a dog leash by a woman along Route 40. More>>

Wheeling Native Competing in National 'Miss Outstanding Teen' Pageant This Week Video included

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On Wednesday night, Miss America's Outstanding Teen competition kicks off in Orlando and the Mountain State will be represented by Wheeling's June Braunlich. June won the Miss Outstanding Teen West Virginia title at the end of June at Fairmont State University. She will be going into her senior year at Wheeling Park High School this August. The competition runs for the next four days before Miss Outstanding Teen is crowned on Saturday More>>

WV Largest Yard Sale Starts Friday Video included

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Bargain hunters will be busy in North Central West Virginia this weekend. More>>

Interchange Dedicated to Sgt. Todd May in Mt. Morris, PA Video included

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Several law enforcement agencies from both Pennsylvania and West Virginia went to Mt. Morris, PA to show their support for an Interchange dedicated in Sgt. Todd May's memory."This was the site of a tragedy two years, five months, and eighteen days ago," said Monongalia County Sheriff Al Kisner.  More>>

Tornado Confirmed in Pleasants and Ritchie from Sunday's Storm

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 Struck Sunday Evening with wind gusts to 100 MPH.  

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New Martinsville Cleaning Up After Severe Storms Roll Through Area Video included

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New Martinsville residents were cleaning up on Monday after several buildings and homes were damaged and trees uprooted after violent weather rolled through the area. More>>

UPDATE: Board Suspends Medical License of McMechen Doctor at Center of State Investigation Video included

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The West Virginia Board of Osteopathic Medicine on Friday held an emergency session in which they suspended the medical license of Dr. Roland F. Chalifoux Jr., after unsafe practices were alleged at Valley Pain Management in McMechen. More>>

Man Sentenced for Heroin Distribution in Wetzel County

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A Pittsburgh man is sentenced in connection with the distribution of more than 100 grams of heroin in the Wetzel County area.The United States Attorney's Office says 26-year-old Damon Reese will spend over 11 years in jail with four years of supervised release.The court also ordered he pay back over $8,000 and forfeit a 2002 Lexus. More>>

Manchin brothers at odds over $1.7 million loan

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Dr. John Manchin II has gone to court to force his brothers, U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin III and Rock Manchin, to repay $1.7 million he loaned them to plump up the family’s failing business nearly 20 years ago. He also is asking the court to give him the one-third interest in other family assets he says his brothers promised him, plus interest and costs.
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WV Treasurer's Office warns residents about suspicious unclaimed property postcards

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For anyone urged to call a telephone number that promises recipients an unclaimed property search, State Treasurer John Perdue’s office is saying “don’t.” More>>

West Virginia State Police Wraps Up Drug Eradication Effort Video included

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The West Virginia State Police has wrapped up one of its biggest drug eradication efforts. More>>

West Virginia Department of Education Holds Safe And Supportive Schools Meeting

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Teachers and school staff from around the state are gathered at Stonewall Resort today.Representatives of 22 high schools around West Virginia are meeting with state Department of Education officials to discuss efforts with the Safe and Supportive Schools grants.The grants are designed to help schools improve the lives and education of their student through improvements in education and the school environment."We're looking at our attendance rates, our discipline rates, and just trying to fig... More>>

Fugitive Who Confessed to Burying Infant in National Forest Faces New Charges

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Joseph Christy was a fugitive from justice for escape in Colorado Springs, Co. He had also stolen a vehicle from Iowa. More>>

Taylor County Residents Voice Concerns with Mine Ventilation Shaft Plans Video included

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The Department of Environmental Protection had an informal conference Tuesday evening for Taylor County residents to voice their concerns with the Ventilation Air Shaft near Tygart Lake. More>>

Upshur County OEM Warning Residents About New Scam

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The Upshur County Office of Emergency Management is warning residents of a scam involving the use of its phone number. OEM employees said that telemarketers are using its telephone number for sales calls regarding medical supplies.   More>>

Department of Health Alleges Unsafe Practices at McMechen Pain Management Clinic Video included

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The Ohio Department of Health and the West Virginia Department of Health are encouraging patients of a McMechen pain management clinic to talk with their primary care physician about testing for some infectious diseases following an investigation of the facility by the West Virginia Bureau for Public Health. More>>

Landlord says Beckley's "Ice Cream Man" has cockroaches infested in and around his ice cream Video included

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A Beckley icon is now searching for a place to live. Al Jessup, known to many as "The Ice Cream Man" was evicted from his home last Thursday. But was he wrongfully kicked out, or for good reason? More>>

Gilmer County Commissioner Charged With DUI

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Gilmer County Commissioner Brian Kennedy is charged with driving under the influence, after a weekend arrest, State Police said. More>>

Former Shinnston Police Officer Sentenced for Taking Drugs from Evidence Locker

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A former Shinnston Police officer was sentenced in court on Monday.Charles Henning, III, was sentenced four to 16 years in prison after he was charged for possessing a controlled substance by fraud, forgery, deception, or subterfuge. More>>

UPDATE: Youth Services Systems Responds After Corrections Officer Accused of Sex Crime Video included

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A West Virginia Division of Corrections officer has been charged with having sexual contact with a female juvenile inmate at the Lincoln Detention Center in Wheeling. More>>

DEP issues violations, halts operations at surface mine near Kanawha State Forest

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West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection inspectors have issued two violations, including one that has partially halted work operations, to the new Keystone Industries mountaintop removal site near Kanawha State Forest in the last two weeks. More>>

Metz Pleads Not Guilty to Murder of Mother, Grandmother in Lewis County; Files Motion to Dismiss Case

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A Lewis County man indicted in the death of his mother and grandmother pleaded not guilty in court Friday.Attorneys for Joseph Metz, 39, filed a motion to dismiss the case citing a defect in the case.  More>>

Trial Date Set for Randolph County Man Charged for Fatal Stabbing Video included

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A trial date has been set for a Randolph County man charged in a fatal stabbing.Thomas Chevy Vas is accused of stabbing Dustin White, 17, during a Tygart’s Valley High School football game in October 2012.Prosecuting Attorney Michael Parker said jury selection will be held on August 18 and the trial will take place on August 19.Stay with 12 News for more on this trial. More>>

Team USA Trains For World Canoe and Kayak Championships In Deep Creek, MD

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The World Championships have only been held in the US twice, both in Garrett County Maryland.  More>>

WVU Football Player Arrested On Out Of State Warrant

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West Virginia University running back Wendell Smallwood was arrested Monday by WVU Police.The WVU Police Chief, Bob Roberts, said the Wilmington Police Department, of Wilmington, Delaware contacted WVU police with a warrant for Smallwood's arrest.Smallwood, a sophomore at WVU, is being charged with witness intimidation out of Delaware.Chief Roberts said WVU Police will not release any more information on the case, since the Wilmington Police Department is handling it.12 News is working to get... More>>

Elkins High School Teacher Charged With Soliciting a Student

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Donald Johnson, 34, is accused of exchanging sexually explicit cell phone calls and text messages with a student. More>>

Newlon Competent to Stand in Murder Trial

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A Randolph County man accused of murder has been deemed competent to serve trial.82-year-old Theodore Newlon is accused of fatally shooting his wife, Dora Newlon, in 2012.Prosecutors called a witness who completed an evaluation on Newlon.A status hearing has been set for July to determine when a trial date will begin. More>>

Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority Meets in Doddridge County Video included

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During the meeting, Executive Director Joe DeLong outlined the agency's finances and spoke about where the jails were losing money and how that's being addressed. More>>

2 Indicted on Murder Charges in 1999 Disappearance of 2 Lewis County Women

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Two men have been indicted by a Lewis County grand jury on murder charges.Charles Steven Freeman, 51, of Archbold, Ohio, was re-arrested Wednesday on murder charges and Joseph Metz, of Weston, was re-arrested on the charge in January 2014 in connection to the 1999 disappearance of Mary Friend, 46 and Maxine Stalnaker, 69.The men were indicted in the July term of the grand jury on July 15, according to the indictment in Lewis County Circuit Court. Freeman, Metz, 39, and David Hughes, 58, were ... More>>

Trial Postponed for Fairmont Man Charged in Locust Avenue Quadruple Homicide Video included

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The trial for a Fairmont man charged in a Harrison County quadruple homicide has been postponed. More>>

WV Fire Commission Responds to City of Clarksburg: Municipalities Can Issue Permits for Building, Construction Video included

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 The West Virginia Fire Commission has responded to Clarksburg Mayor Cathy Goings in a letter dated July 11 following complaints that the city's code enforcement office had told residents it was unable to grant building permits. More>>

WVU and Virginia Tech Finalize Football Agreement to Meet at FedEx Field in 2017

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West Virginia and Virginia Tech will play each other for the first time since 2005 when the two programs meet during the 2017 season opener from FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland. More>>

Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Central West Virginia Announces Closure Video included

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The Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Central West Virginia offices are closing July 31, according to a news release issued by the group Tuesday. More>>

Governor Tomblin Hosts Nationwide Launch of Bon Appetit Appalachia Culinary Map Video included

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Bon Appetit Appalachia features 283 locations, 21 are here in West Virginia.They include restaurants, markets, farms and fairs. More>>

Child Killed, Three Others Injured in Tyler County Camper Fire

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One child was killed and three others suffered serious burns after a fire in Tyler County early Monday morning. More>>

Trial For Bridgeport Mayor Rescheduled for December

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The trial date for former Bridgeport Best Care pharmacist Mario Blount and his two co-defendants has been rescheduled for December 1.  More>>

Fresh Air Fund Helps Introduces Inner-City Kids to Country Life

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The Shinnston City Park gave a few inner city kids a different kind of experience Saturday.The park hosted its annual Fresh Air Fund Day Saturday afternoon. The fund brings kids from New York City neighborhoods to A rural area like West Virginia to experience a different way of life.Organizers of the event say there's one big difference between life in the country and their regular experience."They don't have to be afraid to play after dark, they don't have to be afraid of the host family's d... More>>

Hundreds of Gallons of Hydraulic Fluid Spills Into Ohio River Outside New Martinsville Video included

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Hundreds of gallons of hydraulic fluid were released into the Ohio River after a turbine failure at the city of New Martinsville hydroelectric plant on Thursday. More>>

National Weather Service: Tornado Touched Down in Taylor County Video included

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The National Weather Service in Charleston has determined a tornado touchdown occurred in Taylor County Tuesday based on damage in the area. More>>

Over 200 Marijuana Plants Seized at Sardis-Area Home

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The Sheriff’s Departments SWAT team, Patrol Deputies and members of the Natural Resources Police helped the Harrison County Street Crimes and Drug unit seize 234 marijuana plants, Thursday.   More>>

Back From Afghanistan, Marshall County Native Follows His Dream and Opens Restaurant

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There's a new restaurant in town that's getting a lot of attention, and the man behind it has had quite a journey to get to where he is. More>>

Clarksburg Police Warn Residents About Scam

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Clarksburg Police want area residents to be aware of a scam targeting people on the east coast. More>>

New Martinsville Police Chief Warns of IRS Scam Video included

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The New Martinsville Police Department is asking residents to be on the lookout for a scam circulating across the area.Police Chief Tim Cecil said several residents have received calls telling them they are entitled to "big refunds," or that they owe money that must be immediately paid to the IRS. Scammers may even be able to recite the last four digits of a victim's social security number.Cecil wants people to be aware that the IRS will not call you, they would send a letter if there was an ... More>>

Tygart Lake State Park Recovering After Tuesday's Severe Storms Video included

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As of Wednesday, the majority of the state park remained closed, as it is completely without power. That includes the lodge, restrooms, cabins, and campgrounds. More>>

Landlords Suing City of Morgantown Over New Developments at WVU

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David and Richard Biafora of Metro Rentals, and Dan Shearer want the city to inspect and charge certain inspection fees on development associated with WVU. More>>

Bridgeport Police Find Blaze Orange Mask Used in White Oak Bank Robbery Video included

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Police are investigating an armed robbery at Huntington Bank located at White Oaks Monday. More>>

Former Moundsville Glass Plant Being Redeveloped Video included

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A former glass plant in the Northern Panhandle, is being redeveloped for a new use.
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In Depth Look at Foster Care Discussed at West Virginia Court Improvement Program Conference Video included

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It's held annually to raise awareness about child abuse and neglect, and inform everyone involved in the process so they can do their jobs better. More>>

Local Teen Who Created "Michael's Meanies" Loses Courageous Battle Against Cancer Video included

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Michael Carroll, a local teenager who created "Michael's Meanies," lost his courageous battle against cancer early Thursday morning. More>>

MLB Donates Money To Complete Lewis County Project Video included

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Major League Baseball has awarded a $50,000 grant to the Lewis Baseball Association. More>>

USA Softball Women's National Team Plays Double Header/Hosts Clinic in Morgantown Video included

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Girls from the USA Softball Nationals Team played a doubleheader July 3 at Hawley Field. But that wasn't the only reason for their visit. They hosted a softball clinic for 150 girls ages six to sixteen.One of the 150 clinic participants was Hannah Roberts,13, from North Carolina, who is one of the youngest women to be diagnosed with breast cancer. She's still going through medical procedures but because of Jackie Traina, the stand out on the USA Nationals Team, Roberts made it to Morgantown.W... More>>

UPDATE: Charges Officially Dropped Against Two Indicted by Grand Jury Investigating Steubenville Rape Case

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On Tuesday, it was announced that charges were officially dismissed against Lynett Gorman and Seth Fluharty, two people who had been indicted by the Grand Jury investigating the Steubenville rape case.
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WV Fire Commission Orders Clarksburg Code Enforcement to Stop Operations Video included

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The West Virginia Fire Commission has ordered Clarksburg's Code Enforcement Office cease and desist operations following the Commission's consolidated complaint and notice of hearing against the city.  More>>

Upward Bound Olympics Come To Davis & Elkins

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Students from around West Virginia were on the D&E Campus Wednesday for the annual Upward Bound Olympics. More>>

Body Believed To Be That of Missing New Cumberland Teen Discovered Near Family's Property Video included

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After weeks of searching for Anthony “Tony” Pittman, authorities believe the body of the local teen was found during a search on Monday. More>>

WVU Unveils First New Building In String of Construction Projects Video included

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WVU has spent more than $250 million on construction for the campus, and that's just for academic buildings. Tuesday the university unveiled the newest completion on the Evansdale campus. More>>

Witnesses Take Stand in Case of Man Accused of Planting Explosive Devices Around Weirton City Building Video included

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The man arrested after explosive devices were found outside the Weirton City Building on May 5 of this year appeared in court on Monday for his preliminary hearing. More>>

Randolph County Sheriff's Department Completes Investigation Into Oct. 2013 Fatal Train Crash

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The Randolph County Sheriff's Department has completed the investigation into a fatal train crash involving a log truck and a tourist train at a Route 250 crossing on Cheat Mountain near the Randolph and Pocahontas county line in October 2013. More>>

Moundsville Native and WTRF Reporter Paige Madden Crowned Miss West Virginia Video included

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The 70th Miss West Virginia competition wrapped up on Tuesday night at Fairmont State University and crowned as 2014's Miss West Virginia was Moundsville native and WTRF reporter Paige Madden.In all, three Ohio Valley natives took awards at the event, as Miss Wheeling - Ashley McLaughlin - was named first runner up, and Julie Braunlich of Wheeling was crowned as Miss West Virginia's Outstanding Teen.Madden will now go on to compete in the Miss America pageant this September to represent the m... More>>

UPDATE: Patriot Coal confirms 75 layoffs in Boone County

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A total of 75 workers have been laid off two Patriot Coal mining complexes in Boone County, the company announced June 25.  More>>

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More than 100 cadets are in Preston County for the Civil Air Patrol Cadet Summer Encampment.It's being held at the West Virginia Army National Guard Training Facility at Camp Dawson, near Kingwood, and hosted by the West Virginia Wing of Civil Air Patrol. CAP is a volunteer auxiliary of the United States Air Force. More>>

UPDATE: Ritchie County Sheriff's Deputy Facing Felony Charge

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A Ritchie County Sheriff's Deputy is facing a felony charge of falsifying accounts and is accused of  lying about how many hours he had worked while being paid for them. More>>

Year-Long Investigation in Tyler County Leads to 16 Indictments on Meth Charges Video included

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Law enforcement in one northern panhandle county have announced the results of a year-long investigation into the meth trade.
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UPDATE: Putnam County prosecutor advises against letting Mark Plants into domestic violence prevention program Video included

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A child abuse complaint has been filed against Kanawha County Prosecuting Attorney Mark Plants. More>>

Junior Firefighter Camp Teaches Teens Firefighting Skills Video included

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The ninth annual Junior Firefighter Camp got underway Saturday in Lewis County at the WVU Fire Service Extension in Butchersville. More>>

After 40 Years, Capitol Theatre's Original Pipe Organ Returns From Connecticut Video included

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A piece of Wheeling's history has come home to the Capitol Theatre. More>>

FCI Morgantown Escapee Cobbs Arrested by Mexican Authorities, Awaiting Extradition to WV

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A fugitive wanted by the U.S. Marshals in the Northern District of West Virginia for escaping from the Bureau of Prisons facility in Morgantown in 2013 has been returned to the United States from Mexico.Eugene Cobbs was arrested by Mexican authorities without incident Monday in Mexico, according to a news release from the U.S. Marshals Service.Cobbs, 43, escaped from FCI Morgantownon April 10, 2013 and caught a bus to Philadelphia. In September 2013, U.S. Marshals discovered Cobbs had crossed... More>>

New Cumberland May Send Nuisance Property Owners to Jail Video included

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New Cumberland's City Council is considering requiring jail time for residents who refuse to clean up nuisance properties. More>>

Local Actor Being Sought for Role in West Virginia Film

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The West Virginia Film Office is looking for an area resident to appear in a movie currently being filmed in West Virginia. "Arms and the Man," is a feature film about a group of criminals who take over a farm and attempt to secede from the United States. The production company for the film is immediately casting for a biker or backwoodsman-type character (bearded) for a key role in the film. The actor must be available now through the end of the first week of July. It is a paid position.Thos... More>>

Vigilant Vet Racing Promotes PTSD Awareness

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Veterans Administration figures show seven to eight percent of the population go through post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) at some point in their lives. Among veterans, those rates rise from 20 to 30 percent.June is PTSD Awareness Month and a group created here in our area is spreading a unique approach to treating PTSD.Friday is set-up day at the GNCC Snowshoe race. The Vigilant Vet Racing team readies their "bikes," as the racing ATVs are called, and prepare themselves for one tough cou... More>>

Tornado Memories Still Alive 70 Years Later

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Even though nature has healed, the memories of the 1944 Shinnston Tornado are still alive. "You heard the noise and boom you got popped, the storm was there and then it was gone," explained Shinnston resident, John Rice.  More>>

Clarksburg City Councilman Hopes to Add Wheelchair Accessible Swings to City Parks

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That's when Malfregeot started doing some research and found there are handicap accessible swings available. More>>

State Fire Marshal's Office Investigating Elkins Fire

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The West Virginia State Fire Marshal's Office is investigating an Elkins fire that happened at approximately 1 p.m. Thursday. More>>

More Than 100 Volunteers Help with United Way's Day of Action Video included

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Volunteers went to different United Way Agencies like Health Access, Literacy Volunteers, and CASA to complete improvement projects that the organizations wouldn't generally be able to do alone. More>>

Guilty Plea Entered for Two East Liverpool Suspects in Extortion Case

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In Federal Court Wednesday, two East Liverpool suspects involved in an unusual extortion case plead guilty. More>>

Jury Returns Guilty Verdict in Upshur County Man's Murder Trial Video included

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The trial of an Upshur County man accused of murder got underway on Monday in Buckhannon. More>>

Monongalia County Sheriff's Department Responds to Aggressive Dog Complaint

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The Monongalia County Sheriff is standing by his deputy that shot and killed a dog over the weekend on Point Marion Road.  More>>

Woman Identified in Fatal Buckhannon Train Accident

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Chief Matthew Gregory of the Buckhannon Police Department reported a collision involving a train. More>>

UPDATE: Governor on Hand for Grand Opening of $15 Million Sledd Facility in Wheeling Video included

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After two-and-a-half years, and $15 million, a state-of-the-art facility is ready for business in Wheeling. More>>

Approximately 300 Preston County Residents Might Remain Without City Water

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Preston County Public Service District (PSD) No. 4 sent a letter just a few weeks ago explaining an Abandoned Mine Land (AML) waterline project would not be fully funded. That leaves around 300 households who previously thought they'd finally get running city water hanging out to dry.

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Las Trancas Mexican Cuisine Ordered to Pay More Than $300k in Back Wages Video included

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The U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division's Pittsburgh District Office has ordered Vienna, West Virginia based restaurant Las Trancas Mexican Cuisine to pay more than $300,000 in back wages to 36 workers. More>>

W.Va's Most Efficient Power Plant Does Not Reach EPA Goal for CO2 in 2030

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Regulations proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency have not been popular in West Virginia. Only one of its coal-fired power plants is even close to meeting the goals set to reduce carbon emissions by 2030. More>>

Mining Classes Begin in Marshall County Video included

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On Monday, classes will begin in Marshall County for graduating high school seniors who wish to get their mining card.An 80-hour training course will allow students to be eligible to apply for positions in local underground mines. This will be the 3rd year Marshall County schools has offered the program, and about 80 percent of the graduates from the training program are currently employed in the mining field. Steve Perkins of WVU is the instructor for the training and has more than 20 years ... More>>

Bridgeport Mayor, Co-Defendants Plead Not Guilty to Federal Drug Charges

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Angie and April Davis, co-defendants of Bridgeport Mayor Mario Blount in a federal drug case, pleaded not guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge John Kaull Friday. Blount pleaded not guilty to the charges Tuesday.  More>>

WVU Police Debuts "LiveSafe" App to Morgantown Area

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A new smartphone app lets you report a crime with a photo. It is called the “LiveSafe” app, and it connects anyone in the Morgantown area to the West Virginia University Police Department. You can report crimes in progress by sending a photo. It even helps you keep track of your friends if they’re walking alone. It does not replace WVU’s Alert System, however. “It’s continuously being used for emergencies only... More>>

Kristyn Palmer Enters Alford Guilty Plea in Ed Wilson's Murder

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A Baxter woman accused in the death of her father appeared in Marion County court Friday morning. More>>

Property Developers Sue the City of Morgantown

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Several long-time Morgantown property developers are suing the city over a development project on the site of the former VFW building. More>>

WVU Board of Governors Approves 2015 Budget, Tuition Increase

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WVU approves FY2015 budget reflecting state reductions, increased tuition and aid. More>>

Preserving WV's Historic Buildings: Mannington Train Depot Video included

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The Mannington Train Depot closed its doors in 1957 after more than 100 years of service. It was placed on the endangered list in 2011 and now the Preservation Alliance of West Virginia has stepped in to save it. "We have very buildings left in town. We did suffer the fire which many people know about. We lost a lot of our historic buildings. This sits right in the middle of our town and its very important that we don't let this one go into disarray also," said Rana Taylor, Mannington Main S... More>>

Morgantown WV Teen Convicted of Skylar Neese's Murder to Be Transferred to Women's Prison

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Monongalia County Circuit Judge Russell Clawges ruled Wednesday to move Rachel Shoaf, 17, to an adult facility. Shoaf pleaded guilty to stabbing Skylar Neese to death in January 2014, along with co-conspirator Shelia Eddy. More>>

Public Service Commission Conducts Roadcheck 2014

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Thousands of commercial vehicles drive on the interstate and highways every single day. It's important for drivers to keep track of their brakes, and even their sleep times. That's why the Public Service Commission is conducting a 72 hour safety road check.

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Bridgeport Mayor Mario Blount Indicted on Federal Drug Charges Video included

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A federal grand jury has indicted Bridgeport Mayor and former Best Care pharmacist Mario Blount on drug charges. More>>

Wheeling Chili Cook-Off Organizers Hope to Beat Last Year's Record of $80,000 Raised for United Way Video included

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Things are getting ready to heat up down at Heritage Port on Saturday for the 14th annual Wheeling Feeling Chili Cook-Off.Chili cooks from Connecticut to Florida, including some local chili experts are preparing for the event, which includes food, live music, a car cruise, and lots of chili to sample.Every penny raised at the event goes to the United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley. Last year, they raised just over $80,000 and as always, organizers are looking to break that record. Some new cate... More>>

Workshop Educates on Positive Development from Shale Drilling

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A workshop on unconventional oil and gas development kicked off at the Waterfront place hotel on Tuesday.It discussed the positive economic impact that shale drilling has on the region and the negative impacts it can have on the environment. Experts from WVU talked about some potential drawbacks with industry leaders."I think it's important for the lay persons in the region to be educated about some of these technologies and the risks posed with these technologies. I think you'll be surprised... More>>

'Save the Tygart Watershed Association' Members Teach at Preston County School

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'Save the Tygart Watershed Association' came to Fellowsville Elementary School to teach the students about the water cycle and even look at some creepy crawlers. But what they're most concerned with is the quality of water of the left and right fork that leads into Little Sandy Creek. More>>

UPDATE: Victim's Name Released in Wellsburg Murder Video included

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A man allegedly murdered by a teenage girl in Wellsburg last week has been identified as Donald Bartz. More>>

New Federal Designation For Monongahela National Forest Works to Combat Insects and Diseases

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A new federal designation for Monongahela National Forest will allow the West Virginia Division of Forestry to work with the federal government to combat insect and disease threats to the forest.Governor Earl Ray Tomblin cited the threats to the forest in a recent letter; including beech bark disease, hemlock woolly adelgid, gypsy moth, and emerald ash borer. More>>

16-Year-Old Girl Arrested in Wellsburg Murder Video included

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One man is dead and a teenager in custody after a murder in Brooke County. More>>

Group Has 'Big Ideas' to Revitalize Downtown Wheeling Video included

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Big things are coming to Wheeling, and on Thursday night, about 30 people gathered to listen to ways to expand and revitalize the downtown area. More>>

16 Immigrants Officially Become United States Citizens in Clarksburg

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The newest citizens came from the United Kingdom, Canada, Vietnam, Zimbabwe, South Korea and elsewhere. More>>

Michael Palmer Denied a New Trial, Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murder of Ed Wilson Video included

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A Marion County Man convicted of the first degree murder of his father-in-law has been denied a new trial. More>>

UPDATE: Weirton $1 Million Lottery Winner Introduced to Public at Press Conference Video included

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On Thursday. West Virginia's latest millionaire will be introduced during a special press conference.The $1 million Powerball winner and West Virginia resident came forward with the Match 5 ticket during last weeks Powerball drawing. The ticket was sold in Weirton. (Original Story: Weirton Man Buys $1 Million Winning Lottery Ticket)West Virginia Lottery Director John Musgrave will be introducing him at the Wheeling Island Casino-Racetrack at 1:30 p.m.Stay with wtrf.com throughout the day to s... More>>

WV Department of Education Appoints New Superintendent to Gilmer County Schools

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The West Virginia Board of Education has appointed Gabe Devono as superintendent of Gilmer County Schools. More>>

Arch Coal Submits New Mine Ventilation Shaft Plan Near Tygart Lake State Park

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In April, Taylor County residents expressed their concerns to the Department of Environmental Protection about a proposed mine shaft near Tygart Lake State Park. More>>

Supreme Court refuses to suspend Plants law license pending outcome of charges against him

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The state Supreme Court has refused to suspend embattled Kanawha County Prosecutor Mark Plants' law license pending the outcome of disciplinary proceedings against him. More>>

WVU Introduces State Business Index for Monthly Economic Statistics Video included

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The West Virginia University Bureau of Economic Research introduced a monthly index of leading economic factors in the state.  More>>

Woman Arrested for Fatal Hit and Run in Star City

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The Star City Police Department has made an arrest for a fatal hit and run that happened on May 17, 2014. More>>

49 Felony, Misdemeanor Drug Arrests Made in Five-Day Patrol of Wheeling Area Video included

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During a Tuesday press conference, local authorities reported that after a five-day saturated patrol to specific areas in Wheeling, the "M-HIT North" team made 49 felony drug and misdemeanor arrests, and 82 citations. More>>

WVU Research Shows Fear of Dentist Causes Problems for Patient

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Going to the dentist might not be your favorite biannual event. New study done at WVU says that the fear of going to the dentist actually causes more problems in the long run.

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Weirton Man Buys $1 Million Winning Lottery Ticket Video included

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A Weirton man is $1 million richer after buying a winning lottery ticket at the Convenient Store on Pennsylvania Avenue. More>>

First Lady Tomblin Visits Doddridge County Elementary School Video included

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Tomblin also delivered 100 books for students to take home as part of the Scholastic Achievement Summer Reading Challenge. More>>

Monongalia County Man Lives Because of a Small Pump That Supports His Heart Video included

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Okey Simmons had to look for other options after he found out he didn't qualify for a heart transplant. More>>

UPDATE: Atomic Grill in Morgantown Ready to 'Show Some Skin'

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Online restaurant reviews can be harsh, but when one diner posted on Urban Spoon that the servers at the Atomic Grill needed to "show more skin," the owners were not going leave that one alone. More>>

New Cumberland Man, Woman Allegedly Tried to Hide $3,750 Worth of Marijuana in Bag of Dog Food Video included

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A New Cumberland, West Virginia man and woman are facing drug charges after Ohio State Highway Patrol officers allegedly discovered $3,750 worth of high-grade marijuana in their vehicle.Troopers report they stopped a 2003 Dodge Caravan, with West Virginia registration, for a marked lanes violation on the Ohio Turnpike eastbound, in Lorain County on Wednesday. While speaking with the occupants, a patrol drug-sniffing canine was alerted to the vehicle. A probable cause search then revealed 1.5 ... More>>

UPDATE: Man's Body Recovered From Ohio River in Jefferson County Video included

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A man's body was found in the Ohio River in Jefferson County on Friday morning. More>>

Traffic Deaths Related to Prescription Drug Use Doubles

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Driving isn't always an easy task. Drivers have to worry about the people around them, and their state of mind. When those people are under the influence of alcohol or drugs, even prescribed ones, things could get dangerous.The WVU Injury and Control Research Center did a study that found the use of prescription drugs in fatal car accidents doubled over a decade."We found that driver use of prescription drugs such as Opioids and Benzodiazapines has risen a lot," said Motao Zhu, the Program Di... More>>

Tomaro's Bakery Celebrates 100 Years in Business Video included

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The bakery that's famous for its Italian Bread and pepperoni rolls celebrated 100 years in business by throwing a party for the people who have kept it in business all these years. More>>

Mountaineer Highway Interdiction Team Is Successful in Increased Patrol Video included

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The 'Mountaineer Highway Interdiction Team', or M-Hit announced the near completion of a special "blitz.”This 'blitz' or saturation patrol started on May 19 and will be finishing today. State Police, the Bridgeport Police Department, and the Clarksburg Police Department worked together to increase patrol on highways, secondary roads, neighborhoods, and inspected parcels and packages. M-Hit recovered heroin, bath sal... More>>

Fallen Law Enforcement Officers Honored and Remembered at Ceremony in Harrison County Video included

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It's held not only to remember those officers, but to also honor their commitment to serving and protecting the public. More>>

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  • Finding a Family: Arther

    Finding a Family: Arther

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 5:56 PM EDT2014-06-25 21:56:26 GMT
    Arther is a big fan of the Mountaineers, and sports in general, so we met him at Milan Puskar Stadium for a tour. Arther, 14, plays football when he can, and has some skills on the basketball court too. He goes further than the field, though, for his favorite subject in school."Everybody else says 'gym,' which is true, I do like gym, but I also like math,"Artherr said. "Math is probably my favorite actual subject."He's on the honor role and also stands out for being considerate of the people ...
    Arther is a big fan of the Mountaineers, and sports in general, so we met him at Milan Puskar Stadium for a tour. Arther, 14, plays football when he can, and has some skills on the basketball court too. He goes further than the field, though, for his favorite subject in school."Everybody else says 'gym,' which is true, I do like gym, but I also like math,"Artherr said. "Math is probably my favorite actual subject."He's on the honor role and also stands out for being considerate of the people ...
  • Finding a Family: Robert

    Finding a Family: Robert

    Wednesday, May 28 2014 6:06 PM EDT2014-05-28 22:06:09 GMT
    Robert is 13 year old with a kind heart who it looking for a family he can share it with.
    Robert is 13 year old with a kind heart who it looking for a family he can share it with.
  • Finding A Family: Ronald

    Finding A Family: Ronald

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:33 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:33:52 GMT
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    Teenagers like Ronald can be pretty independent, but that doesn't mean they don't need the love and stability of a family.
    Teenagers like Ronald can be pretty independent, but that doesn't mean they don't need the love and stability of a family.
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  • WVU Health Report: Cat Scratch Fever

    WVU Health Report: Cat Scratch Fever

    Monday, August 25 2014 9:27 PM EDT2014-08-26 01:27:17 GMT
    An encounter with the sharp teeth and claws of your playful house-cat or a less agreeable feline might have given you more than itchy welts and scratches. Sometimes, a scratch or mild nip that breaks the skin may be followed by a more serious reaction often called "cat scratch fever".
    An encounter with the sharp teeth and claws of your playful house-cat or a less agreeable feline might have given you more than itchy welts and scratches. Sometimes, a scratch or mild nip that breaks the skin may be followed by a more serious reaction often called "cat scratch fever".
  • WVU Health Report: Carotid Artery Stenosis

    WVU Health Report: Carotid Artery Stenosis

    Monday, August 18 2014 9:08 PM EDT2014-08-19 01:08:06 GMT
    Narrowing of arteries increases with age and can lead to many different complications. The Carotid Artery supplies the head and the neck. Carotid Stenosis is the hardening of the artery that supplies the brain.
    Narrowing of arteries increases with age and can lead to many different complications. The Carotid Artery supplies the head and the neck. Carotid Stenosis is the hardening of the artery that supplies the brain.
  • WVU Health Report: Dangers of heat stroke

    WVU Health Report: Dangers of heat stroke

    Monday, July 28 2014 8:39 PM EDT2014-07-29 00:39:29 GMT
    As the temperature increases outdoors so does the risk of heat stroke. This can be dangerous and lead to severe health risks if precautions are not taken.
    As the temperature increases outdoors so does the risk of heat stroke. This can be dangerous and lead to severe health risks if precautions are not taken.