Alex Wiederspiel

Monday January 14, 2019

Manchin addresses federal employees in Fairmont; could join bi-partisan effort to end shutdown

Much of the disagreement in Washington D.C. centers on the impasse between the President and Congressional Democrats, who have yet to find a bridge to meet on border security funding.

Additional arrests made in major Bridgeport burglary

The two were picked up in Marion County with the assistance of Whitehall Police and the Marion County Sheriff's Department.

Friday January 11, 2019

Roads forum provides opportunity to explore Majority Leader-backed solutions on DOH funding

"One of those (bills) will involve the accountability and the funding of the DOH, so everyone will be able to see that online easily," Amy Summers said

Thursday January 10, 2019

Bridgeport suspect arrested after break-in results in $136,000 in stolen items

Brandon Andrich, 27, is accused of breaking into a home in Bridgeport Dec. 12, 2018 with numerous accomplices.

Two in Bridgeport facing multiple charges after fire

Derrick John Harbert, 27, of Stonewood, and Cheyene Sue Ayoob, 26, of Clarksburg are accused of breaking into an outbuilding near a Johnson Avenue business in Bridgeport in the early morning hours of Jan. 10.

Wednesday January 9, 2019

Fairmont murder suspect apprehended

Police located William "Ed Pumpkin" Littleton, 26, at a residence off Rt. 310 Wednesday morning. 

Tuesday January 8, 2019

DOH audit reveals private sector competition among several reasons slowing down road repairs

An audit of the Division of Highways reveals that there are five core issues impacting road fixes at the local level.

Wednesday January 2, 2019

Results could be reversed in two city council races in wacky Fairmont municipal election

A court order has effectively decertified the results in the two races that were decided by the candidate-approved equivalent of a coin flip following the discovery of 57 ballots that were never counted.

Friday December 28, 2018

WVU investigation into student who fell down frat steps remains ongoing

David Rusko, 22, of Uniontown, Pennsylvania, is a senior finance major at WVU. He was in critical condition in the days and weeks following the Nov. 10 fall.

Thursday December 27, 2018

WVU fans take it all in during bowl game trip

Mannington native Randy Watson and his friends and family are relaxing and enjoying the weather ahead of Friday's game.

Wednesday December 26, 2018

NASA team makes contact with first ever West Virginia built and tested satellite in space

The Mountain State's first ever identified flying object launched from Auckland, New Zealand at 1:33 a.m. EST last Sunday, Dec. 16.

Detroit man sought in Morgantown shooting considered armed and dangerous

Imani "Trump" Cody, 21, of Detroit, Michigan, is wanted in connection to a mid-afternoon shooting two weeks prior at a home on Brockway Avenue in Morgantown.

Four arrested in Morgantown burglaries over holiday weekend

Officers have identified a number of victims of theft, but are still in the process of notifying all of them.

Monday December 24, 2018

Delegate: Closed loop is best solution to fixing state’s medical cannabis law

"That way," he added, "we don't run afoul of federal law, but we're still able to get necessary pain management to folks."

Friday December 21, 2018

3 injured in I-79 crash

Three vehicles were involved in an accident northbound.

Canady scholarship ensures legacy lives on 30 years after Lockerbie

The Valerie Canady Charitable Trust Foundation continues, 30 years after her death, to provide students with a chance to finance their education in music, the arts, theatre, and dance.

Pan Am Flight 103 destroyed in bombing 30 years ago

Two West Virginians on flight when bomb went off over Scotland.

Wednesday December 19, 2018

$2 million donation from Huntington Bank fuels WVU startup program

Leadership from Huntington Bank told WVU Today their intention is to invest in bringing talented people to West Virginia -- or perhaps even back to West Virginia.

Tuesday December 18, 2018

Monongalia County Democrat hoping to finally address DOH funding formula next month

Williams plans to address the DOH funding formula with a new bill, ready to be introduced on the first day of the regular legislative session.

Monday December 17, 2018

McKinley, Manchin express frustration, tepid optimism at avoiding shutdown

The impasse has left around 25 percent of government function at risk of shutting down, according to McKinley.

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