Alex Wiederspiel

Yesterday August 14, 2018

‘Support’ exists on council for removing Brazaitis as deputy mayor

"I think the best scenario would be if that happened voluntarily, but I believe that there is support on council to move that he does step down if he doesn't do it voluntarily."

Monday August 13, 2018

Farris: Welcome Week has impact on students’ time at WVU

Welcome Week activities conclude with Fall Fest on Tuesday, before classes begin Wednesday.

Friday August 10, 2018

WVU students return to Morgantown

Traffic back-ups will be, to put it bluntly, very common, according to Preston.

Thursday August 9, 2018

Embattled Morgantown official facing some resignation calls, but not as a member of city council

Councilor Ryan Wallace said there is a perception that, as Deputy Mayor, Mark Brazaitis is the voice of Morgantown City Council.

Monday July 30, 2018

Manchin to bring more than 2,000 public comments into Kavanaugh meeting

With more than 300 rulings to Kavanaugh's name, Manchin said research has been crucial in the weeks leading up to this meeting.

Friday July 27, 2018

Wisconsin man charged in 1995 Morgantown sexual assault case

Raymond W., Wise, 68, of Praire Du Chien, Wisconsin, stands accused of sexually assaulting a woman collecting cans in the Morgantown area in 1995.

Wednesday July 25, 2018

HEPC aims to double number of students seeking education after high school

West Virginia's Climb, the new program announced Wednesday in Morgantown, is aimed specifically at increasing students seeking post-high school education.

One dead in afternoon crash at 68/79 interchange

According to scanner traffic, at least one person was ejected from the vehicle. 

Tuesday July 24, 2018

Child gunshot victim could come out of medically induced coma Wednesday

"We can't wait to see her smile again," Hawkins said.

Monday July 23, 2018

Election officials hoping county clerks can stay ‘one step ahead’ of potential saboteurs

County clerks from 53 of the 55 counties in West Virginia will meet with Warner and Matheson.

Marion County woman identified in fatal motorcycle wreck in Morgantown

The accident occurred in front of the Hampton Center on Stewartstown Road.

Friday July 20, 2018

One dead in motorcycle accident in Monongalia County

The Monongalia County Sheriff's Office is investigating.

Thursday July 19, 2018

Non-profit organization aimed at fighting disease of addiction comes to West Virginia

Former West Virginia Democratic Congressman Alan Mollohan is the Chair of the Board of Directors for the Addiction Policy Forum.

Tuesday July 17, 2018

Law enforcement fighting opioid battle with another fast approaching

"We don't have a system set up in this area where we could put them directly into rehab right there," Morgantown Police Chief Ed Preston said.

Monday July 16, 2018

Belington man sentenced after heroin he provided leads to friend’s death

Bryan A. Knorr, 40, of Belington pleaded guilty in May to the charge, following the death of Michael Gavitt.

Dr. Paine kicks off first of two workshops expected to draw in thousands of state educators

Expecting 1,000 in Morgantown this week and another 1,000 in Charleston for a second Summit for Educational Excellence next week, Dr. Paine praised the work ethic of the state's educators.

Suspect surrenders ten days after fatal Morgantown hit-and-run

Ladon Garrett, 39, of Randallstown, Maryland, turned himself into police Monday following a 10-day investigation into the accident that resulted in the death of Divante Coles

Thursday July 12, 2018

WVU and Shepherd not seeing eye-to-eye on HEPC appointment

Shepherd University President Dr. Mary Hendrix described it as a "hostile takeover."

Monday July 9, 2018

With harvest approaching, Marion County hops farmer excited by state’s growing craft beer industry

"We've been buying hops from him since we opened -- for four years," said Mauzy, a partner at Big Timber Brewing in Elkins and President of the WV Craft Brewers Guild.

Search remains ongoing following fatal hit-and-run in Morgantown

Divante Coles, 20, was riding his bike late Friday evening on Route 7 in Sabraton going towards Morgantown when he was struck from behind around 11:15 p.m.

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