The Air Force Reserves contemplates taking on the project.
Kay retires from WAJR-AM and West Virginia Radio Corporation. Described as the matriarch of talk radio in the state, she was among the 2013 class of inductees into the West Virginia Broadcasting Hall of Fame.
Prosecutors say there is no evidence to indicate the Fairmont shooting is anything more than a "tragic accident".
Douglas Anthony Young should be considered armed and dangerous according to police.
Kyle Rose is accused of striking an officer after repeatedly being warned to obey commands.
Scam puts bank accounts and identity at risk.
Residents who aren't online with Republic Services could face a fine of up to $500.
The WVABCA will award the school $550 at a press conference Tuesday.
Police advise students to not walk campus alone late at night.
Crews will tell hydrants April 7 - 9.
Jonathon Schrader faces up to 10 years in prison
The dispatch consoles will become IP-based
The New Jersey native retires after 28 years with the hospital
This weekend, the Pietro’s Castle property, now home to Calvary Chapel Church, will be the destination of Christian faithful to celebrate Easter.
“It’s very, very tragic that a young man lost his life. I understand that anger from his family’s side that is should be something more severe should have been charged,” Al Kisner commented.
The Mountain State took the top spot in a 2014 Gallup poll on states' well-being.
Governor Earl Ray Tomblin has signed Senate Bill 234 giving some utility boards more local control.
Last year, more than 30,000 people received food donations from those pantries.
That accident happened near mile marker 143 which is close to the Monongalia and Marion County line.
Brandon Christoff has been arraigned on a misdemeanor involuntary manslaughter charge.
"Certainly they (the miners) will be without a paycheck for a while," said Mike Caputo, with the United Mine Workers of America.
Multiple fire departments were dispatched to the fire Wednesday afternoon off on Idlewood Drive.
Corporate representatives indicated the productivity change was effective at at 12:01 am Tuesday morning at the Blacksville site.
A former WVU students and Marion County native, Tiffany Samuels, began in the position March 23.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Sgt. J.H. Bryan at 304-329-1611.
The Legislature passed a total of 261 bills this session; 135 originated in the Senate while 126 came from the House.
Senators wager favorte foods on sweet 16 matchup.
"We try to structure it so we can make up days as we go through the year instead of just making everything at the end of the year," said Dr. Frank Devono, Superintendent of Schools.
They face felony charges. Their cases could go before a grand jury later this spring.
"We are not granting interview requests at this time," according to a Radio Shack media relations email.
The Preston County Sheriff's Department released partial descriptions of the suspects today.
The WV State Police Crimes against Children Unit arrested 22 year old Kevin Claybrook.
From the commission's calculations, raising the levy from 9 cents for every $100 of property to 12 cents will bring in $3.8 million dollars.
The numbers of arrests and citations for Tuesday's holiday, known for drinking and revelers, weren't much different from statistics from the previous Saturday.
The 911 director in Monongalia County says upgrades are coming and his budget is decreasing.
911 operators are confirming that Morgantown police are investigating the call.
An accident at an apartment complex sends a car into a nose-dive and onto the street below.
Hernandez was convicted of first-degree murder in the 2014 stabbing death of West Virginia University freshman Devante’ Waites.
State police arrested a Morgantown man Friday and charged him with two counts of child abuse resulting in injury.
Some say it takes WV back in time. Others say it's an improved measure for miners.
Morgantown man's body found Wednesday in Warsaw, KY.
Bill Schafer, the vice president of student life, has been on the job for two weeks, although it was a bit abbreviated.
Two men and a woman are accused of an attempted robbery on River Road.
The 35 year old could go to prison for 20 years.
Downed power lines created a road block for drivers.
The FBI has been called in to investigate how a woman allegedly snuck into the federal penitentiary in Hazelton.
Final report released by federal investigators.
Contractor K&F Construction, Inc. is facing more than $109,000 in fines.
For the 4th year, Congressman David B. McKinley, (WV-1), and his office have organized the event to meet a growing need.
The first "Coffee with a Cop" session is scheduled for Thursday, March 12.
Morgantown Police Chief Ed Preston says they're diligently working to solve case and advise store clerks to be alert.
Organizers say the September runs will be a destination event.
Devono says the district has to run with some standards.
Additional line breaks were mounting faster than workers could get previous outages restored.
Clean up continues for a wreck involving two big rigs and another crash involving at least 8 cars.
According to Chief Deputy Perry Palmer, Monongalia County Sheriff's Department, four warrants have been obtained for Harry D. Rider, 28 years old of Morgantown.
"It's going to be a good couple days before everyone gets their power back. Right now we're saying the majority should be back in my midnight Saturday," said Todd Meyers with Mon Power.
Midday power outages were estimated to be surpassing 5 thousand in Morgantown and the county.
A small Marion County community, underwater, is without water.
A federal grand jury returned an indictment against Gregory Carson, 45 years old, for crimes he’s accused of committing while preparing tax returns for AKA Enterprises, INC.
The NWS watch indicated, “up to one half inch of additional rain is possible into early evening before precipitation changes to snow.”
National Guard units could be called on if flooding occurs around the state.
The 2015-2016 fiscal year budget, proposed by Jeff Mikorski, Morgantown City Manager, is $25.5 million dollars.
Monongalia County representative, Delegate Joe Statler (R-51), a freshman lawmaker in Charleston, said the session has been busy, yet disappointing on some fronts.
The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh issued a flood watch for northern and panhandle counties beginning Tuesday, March 3 and lasting through at least Wednesday evening, March 4.
Increased security measures went in place at the Monongalia County courthouse Monday, March 2.
Police advise you never to share information like your birth date, social security number, account numbers or passwords to an unsolicited caller.
“There’s over 650 DUIs a year just between those two agencies. Roughly, what that means, is every single night 2 people are getting picked up for DUI in this county,” Police Chief Ed Preston said as a guest on WAJR’s Morgantown AM.
"The reality is that we're probably going to be looking at service reductions unless we come up with additional funding to replace equipment or pay for operations," David Bruffy, Mountain Line general manager, explained.
David DeBerry, of Reedsville, has been charged with attempted robbery of the first degree.
The problem could be getting county commissioners and solid waste authority board members on the same page at the same meeting.
Zackery Josiah White, 25 years old, and Mathew Thomas Kelly, 26 years old, both of Belington were arrested and charged with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance.
Fairmont native Michael Garcia, a WVU political science major, was named the Mountaineer Mascot for 2015-2016.
Four days have been added as instructional days.
The program was designed more than 6 years ago to provide extended learning and mentoring opportunities for new teachers.
A Morgantown woman is facing charges stemming from a prescription drug investigation.
If it is approved by midweek there'll be enough time left in this year's regular session to override a veto.
Colton Balasko, 18 years old, was found dead at a residence in the Cheat Lake area.
Following a radiation treatment Friday, Stallings joined Kay Murray in their talkshow studio in the Greer Building along Earl Core Road.
The purchase has been seriously considered since November when WVU entered a due diligence agreement to consider the purchase.
It is scheduled for Saturday, February 21st and hosted by the White Hall Business Association.
Clay Marsh, M.D., oversees five schools, dentistry, medicine, nursing, pharmacy and public health, and numerous allied health programs and clinical operations around the state.
The bins will be provided on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m.
That bi-monthly drop-off option will continue to be located at Walmart off of Hornbeck Road.
Commissioners voted unanimously Wednesday to place a metal detector and scanner at the front door.
US Marshals and West Virginia State Police arrested an Ohio man for failing to register as a sex offender.
The minor league season begins June 19 following the major league draft.
Sheriff's deputies, working with bomb sniffing dogs, came up empty handed for security and safety threats at University High School Wednesday.
Friday, Feb 20, the dental school has a total of about 135 appointments available for free check ups. You must call ahead.
According to councilman Ron Bane, it’s not uncommon to make amendments in the middle of a budget year. But, he said council needs to consider new ways of bringin in revenue for years to come.
There are 21 streets on the main list for upgrades.
Morgantown leaders say a ground power unit is vital to keep business flyers using the city airport.
They are accused in an overnight burglary at University Avenue apartment.
Thomas Williams was accused in the shooting death of Quintin Bolden during an argument at a Bitonti Street apartment more than 3 years ago.
WVU officials are reminding students to take precautions to avoid frostbite and hypothermia.
“This is a state of the art system that we very proud of. The state has put a lot of effort and money into the system. Now we’re able to extend it into Preston County,” said Justin Wolfe, Preston County 911 and Office of Emergency Management Assistant Director. “It’s a good system that I think we can keep for several years.”
Two long-time faculty members pass away.
The "Grand Master" of events for the fraternity pledge initiation that later resulted in the death of Nolan Burch is facing charges of conspiracy and hazing.
The Morgantown City Clerk released the names of candidates Thursday, Feb. 12.
She faces 10 years in prison.
Commissioners are planning for Saturday only drops in most of the county. Western end services could begin within days.
A fraternity brother of Nolan Burch faces charges in Monongalia County.
Kappa Alpha and Pi Kappa Alpha will be up for a hearing among the interfraternity council.
Lashonett Robinson, 45 years old of Fairmont, was arrested Tuesday, February 10 accused of felony child neglect resulting in injury.
The fight broke early Sunday morning, about 2:45, in the parking lot beside Daniel's store along High Street.
According to the Office of Student Activities, Kappa Alpha and Pi Kappa Alpha reportedly violated the city's fire code on occupancy limits.
According to William Ihlenfeld, the number of drug overdose deaths in West Virginia increased by more than 130% in the last year. He said West Virginia ranks third in the nation for the number of prescriptions written for highly addictive painkillers leading to addiction problems.
A downtown Morgantown brawl resulted in a stabbing early Saturday morning.
That burglary took place in Sunnyside.
Traffic was rerouted up Hartman Run Road while emergency responders administered CPR and prepared the victim for transport to the hospital.
Phase II would connect White Oaks Boulevard to the Saltwell exit and open up land for development
Charges on oxycodone, hydrocodone and heroin
Evidence indicated the man arranged the sexual encounter through internet and text messages.
Enough evidence was found to send the case of Kimberly Nicole McInnis, 25, of Binghamton, N.Y., to a grand jury.
With the sentences ruled to be served concurrently, Marion Blount will serve a total of three years in prison
According to Marjorie Fuller, the director for WVU’s Center for Black Culture and Research, a trio made up of Jasmine Rand, Ndaba Mandela, and Donisha Rita Claire Prendergast, will generate discussion and spur activism for human rights and race relations.
Two men sentenced to prison on oxycodone and heroin charges.
It appeared the vehicle was traveling northbound on Interstate 79 when it veered into the median and landed on Blue Horizon Drive, Route 19, below the overpass on its top.
Deputies were retrieving video from the scene Monday.
The owners of a Morgantown club relinquish their state licenses to serve alcohol after police and ABCA investigation.
An investigation revealed drug trafficking in Monongalia County.
Susan Morris will fill the role until a long-term replacement is named
The approval incorporates three parcels of land into the city's corporate limits through minor boundary annexation
Ennis Payne will be eligible for parole due to a mercy ruling
He will finish the term of now-delegate Patsy Trecost
The pipeline, as proposed, would run from Wetzel County to Pittsylvania County Virginia
Jason Curtis Boyd, 22 years old, turned himself into police after allegedly firing shots into an SUV at Solomon's Village on Dorsey Avenue January 15.
Jury members in the Robert Hernandez, Junior murder trial heard testimony from three Morgantown police detectives on the second day of the trial.
A West Virginia University student who died following a fraternity drinking party last year had a blood alcohol level of more than six times the legal limit.
A man involved in an armed robbery at Waterfront Place Hotel is sentenced in Monongalia County court.
Charles McFadden was charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver crack cocaine, possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine and possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana after officers found drugs in a residence on Grant Avenue in March last year.
Roman Jones was wanted for homicide, attempted homicide, aggravated assault and carrying a firearm without a license
Jury members were also taken to Morgantown bar where alleged stabbing took place.
Commissioners ask residents to hold their recyclables until February 2nd when Republic Services will provide temporary pick-ups.
At Pierpont, students can already earn a 2 year applied sciences degree in petroleum technology. ABU is developing a 4 year bachelor's of science program in petroleum management.
Two people from Washington, Pennsylvania are in jail in WV on drug charges.
The Say YES to Safe Sleep for Babies campaign now has 17 hospitals participating
Tony Lee Britton, 20 years old, and Brian Scott Johnson, 23 years old, are facing charges of first degree robbery, burglary and conspiracy to commit robbery.
The so-called repeal bill passed in both the house and senate.
The new entity will look to diversify business in the county
According to Monongalia County Solid Waste Authority board members, they hope to only be temporarily out of business.
Caraun Lynn-Montez Key faces two decades behind bars.
They face up to 20 years in prison.
According to city clerk, Linda Little Tucker, April 7th is the last day for residents to register to vote in the April 28th city election.
For the third year in a row, volunteers and the Coordinating Council on Homelessness will canvass Morgantown, searching for men and women with no place to live.
Meetings will periodically be held through the spring before any plans are put in place in the summer.
Two Monongalia delegates, Monongalia County Prosecuting Attorney Marcia Ashdown and William Ihlenfeld, the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of West Virginia, will host an educational forum on human trafficking at the Monongalia County Courthouse at 7pm, Tuesday, January 20.
"You need to entice people to get into the classroom and stay. One way to do that is by getting the pay to a competitive level," said Dale Lee, WVEA president.
Miranda Baker, with the humane society, says they would consider the environment an animal hoarding situation.
That special SWA meeting is Wednesday at five at the Wes Mon Plaza in the WVU Extension office in Westover.
College students are volunteering their time from Morgantown to Charleston today making Martin Luther King Junior Day "a day on" rather than a day off.
The case is under review by the prosecuting attorney's office
"We wanted to offer the residents a way to address their needs to dispose of dangerous drugs. We wanted to keep those drugs out of the hands of children, out of the water system and off the streets,” explained Dan Loughrie, Preston County Sheriff.
For instance, 49.8% of our residents were working that month, down a few tenths of a percentage from October 2014.
Lead by the parents of 8th graders in the school, the group presented a 5 point list to education leaders on Tuesday that they say would give them peace of mind.
A school resource officer (sro) could be on the job, full time, as soon as this week at Westwood Middle School in Westover.
Three instructional days are reinstated on the 2014-2015 calendar.
Martin Brooks of Fairmont was sentenced to 1 to 5 years in prison.
Prosecutors say Crystal Cooper plead guilty in November to possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance.
Bill Bowman is on trial for kidnapping, malicious assault and possession of a firearm by a prohibited person.
Leadership changes are mounting at West Virginia University.
Jeffrey Ganoe was arrested by city police in August after he was discovered passed out on a section of the rail trail with his daughter in a stroller nearby.
Workers are clearing the playing field to drain it before installing the turf. With two months to go before the first pitch at home, Grant Dovey, WVU Assistant Director of Ahtletic Communications, said there are visible signs of progress taking place.
The partial lift in the moratorium allows Greek organizations to complete new member education programs and the initiation process of new members that could begin this week or next week, according to Farris.
Cases bound over by the grand jury include a number of charges including:
Child neglect resulting in death
2nd degree sexual assault
Multiple robbery, breaking and entering and burglary cases.
A Morgantown robbery victim fights off his attackers sending two of the three suspects to the hospital before they were all sent to jail.
Katie Miller, 22 years old, of Smithfield, Pennsylvania is facing two felony counts in connection with alleged inappropriate behavior with a client at Chestnut Ridge Center Hospital in Morgantown.
A routine alcohol compliance check in Monongalia County results in illegal sales to an underage operative working in cooperation with the Monongalia County Sheriff’s Office.
The money will be used to purchase land and give to the City of Bridgeport
Several factors contributed to the success
According to Dr. Owen Lander, the medical director in the emergency department at WVU Hospitals, there are five things to keep in mind during brutally cold weather: (Click title to read more)
A text message sent through the Emergency Alert System during the Longview Power Plant methane tank fire has come under criticism.
Deane was arrested for brandishing a knife and attempting to rob CVS Pharmacy on Pineview Drive in Morgantown in July 2014.
Three officers, new to the Morgantown Police Department, begin training at the State Police Academy in Institute, West Virginia January 5, 2015.
"We are looking to do projects in the public right away," explained Jeff Mikorski, Morgantown City Manager. "Either street lighting, improvements to sidewalks, streets, other safety features in the public right of ways."
While MSU's Board of Governors members have indicated they will accept WVU's purchase offer, a court ruling will still be in order following the lawsuit against MSU.
Faith Rucker kicker her 11-year-old out of the car near the Jane Lew exit after an argument
The company will pay a civil penalty of $2.3 million and an estimated $3 million to restore land in Harrison, Marion and Upshur Counties
The help come in the form of checks comprised of money seized in drug busts
The percentage of students completing high school in the county is now up to 81.8 percent
Pre-K through fifth grade walked into the facility for the first time since damages rendered the school unsafe in July
The program guides from diagnosis to the end of treatment
Justin Yoak and Caleb Hart are charged with felony possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine
The seminar aimed to educate attendees on how to care for loved ones at home
Shawn Adkins will primarily focus on cases with an emphasis on drug trafficking and violent crimes.
It was an opportunity to get a glimpse at renovations past, present and future
The project would be located at the site known as the Central Junior High Towers Property
The new contract will last for three years and covers 4,000 workers
Council has decided to hold off on the sales tax ordinance
The three-day event hopes to inspire creative citizens to take the future as their own
The two spoke before energy industry leaders Friday
With the help of funding from the county commission, the is planned for next week
Marion County's Oce Smith, Jr. spent 45 years in the position
Kevin Bellinger was sentenced Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Clarksburg
Dr. Mark Manchin went over the budget, test scores and enrollment, among other things
Nearly 50 business leaders were on hand to learn about the economic opportunities the state offers
Christopher Sheppard and Julia Mick will both serve jail time, supervised release and have to register as child abusers
Jessie Heater will spend life in jail for first degree murder plus 1-5 years each on three other charges
$4,000 was given out of the Community Improvement Fund to the NCWV Coalition for the Homeless
Jeremy Belcher and Jamey Hickman were apprehended by Clarksburg PD
The total settlement totals around $50,000
Darley McCray faces five felony drug offenses, along with one misdemeanor firearm offense
Howard Jenner will serve life in prision plus additional years for attempted murder and malisious assault
George Lattea left scrathces and bruises on the 4-year-old's body
The special meeting was so the amendments could be adpopted without delaying schedule
Jocelyn Johnson admitted to drunk driving with a 9-month-old in the car
Fifty-four kids have recieved the adaptive bikes since the program began in the state in April
Brittany Jones faces four felony counts of child neglect
Suspect's car ties the two robberies together.
Police found a box with his drugs and money in it after the woman threw it into the woods during the altercation
Sebastian Michael Marple was found in the middle of the road on July 24
The Board of Education assured the fix is only temporary
The department will offer a unique training opportunity
It traveled four miles between Pleasants and Ritchie Counties
The four face first-degree arson, burning insured property and conspiracy charges
Enthusiasts sampled products from nine of the state's breweries
Adam Lee Conrad faces charges of insest and sexual assault, among others
Lewis County Sheriff's Department found a man lying in the road on Rt. 4, south of Walkersville
Kristen Tunno will take the position
Defense lawyers for Joseph Metz also filed a petition to disqualify Judge Kurt Hall
Three from Clarksburg sent to prison on drug charges.
Joseph Garrett faces charges of being a felon in possession of a firearm and possession of an unregistered firearm
Gage Anthony Stout is charged with third degree sexual assault
Legal counsel from the county's prosecuting attorney's office has been appointed to assist
26-month-old buried in George Washington National Forest.
The truck was trying to avoid stopped cars in front of it after another driver attempted to make an illegal turn
The group's goal is to ultimately end child poverty in the state
DNA evidence in suspect's car leads to arrest of two Pennsylvania residents
Word is spreading of the project's opportunities and residents are responding
Betty Ramesy passed away after suffering chest trauma in the collision
Commissioner Brian Kennedy's BAC was at 0.089 after caught driving erratically on Saturday
The driver of the car hit a tractor trailer and then the inmate van
Charles Roscoe Henning III was arrested in March 2013 for confiscating hydrocodone for himself while working as a Shinnston police officer
William D. Radcliff has been charged with three felonies related to meth
A Chrysler and Honda collided south of Shinnston Friday evening
The suspect is described as between 5'8 and 5'10, last wearing dark jeans, a hooded sweat shirt and a mask
City council approved an ordinance on first reading which addresses Fire Commission complaint
Obtaining the property required is imporbable
Donald Johnson is alleged to have exchanged sexually explicit phone calls and text messages with a student
Decades of historic moments at Glenville State College will now be available to search through digitally.
The arrests come after controlled buys
Leroy Melvin Knisley was traveling south on Route 88 when his tanker truck flipped
Mayor Bobby Samples requested quicker response times
Joanna DiStefano was recognized as the Maurine Hamilton Award for Outstanding Graduate Woman of 2014
The next hearing in Rodolfo Villagomez Correa's case will be July 28
Ryan Lilley struck his one-year-old son in the face because he wouldn't stop crying
A coloboration between the WVDE and Microsoft, the program will be offered at no charge
Cease and desist order to code enforcement office does not apply to issuing building permits
A contract with Muso Lighting will upgrade the City Park Athletic Field lights
Michael Ross is believed to have fled at 10 a.m. Monday morning
Timothy Brian Eckes is the deceased as a result of the accident
The $350,000 will pay a contractor to dig out the dirt and install a drainage system.
Meteorologists are analysing two sites near Grafton
Caitlyn Lang was located on Friday in the Valley Head area.
It is believed Jeff Blaydes will get the nod
SCAD seized 234 marijuana plants on one farm
The study surveyed 275 people over six months
While the tornado was small, it still did some damage
Mayor Samples wishes to work with the commission, not against it
Mascaro Construction Company will have until December 6, 2015 to complete the job.
Nicholas Grant Cutlip was arrested and charged with with 21 counts of operating or attempting to operate a clandestine drug lab.
The fund expires in September
Not confirmed until official indentification conducted
Says more information is needed before a solution can be found
For four weeks, the commission has been looking over the legitimacy of the proposal
Lisa Marie Farrell will serve five years on probation and pay restitution.
Some supported, while others chastised the code enforcement office during Wednesdays City Council meeting.
Katie Avery will be the new leader for the Lady Pioneer Volleyball team
In a letter sent to the mayor, the commission alleges "agents of Clarksburg have been retaliating against property owners" after the initial complaint filed last week
Kyle Hartleben went through the 10-day school which trains soldiers and ROTC cadets in aircraft orientation, sling-load operations, and rappelling techniques
Jason Lee Marple admitting to aiding and abetting distribution of oxycodone and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking
Robert Burnett was selected as vice mayor.
An investigation conducted by the Attorney General's Office claims the office operated under illegal practices to demolish buildings in the city
Officials want to fix an issue which has caused problems for residents for a few years
The service will be funded with federal money and operated by Barons Bus Lines of Cleveland, Ohio to run passengers between Charleston and Morgantown
Edward C. Crow was found to have used a spear he manufactured to stab the officer through the food slot on his cell door
The board approved to send a letter to the state board requesting a waiver from integrated math, which is different from the Standards according to one state board member