Alex Wiederspiel

Friday October 20, 2017

70th Mountaineer Week, officially underway, celebrates West Virginia for ten days

"Every year I feel like it's become more special to me knowing that I go to school in a state that really treasures its culture and heritage," Skinner said.

Government secures ninth and tenth convictions in oxycodone ring

The operation involved a pipeline from Detroit, Michigan into West Virginia, leading to federal indictments of 33 people.

Thursday October 19, 2017

Judge grants continuance in Marcus Simms’ DUI case

West Virginia receiver's hearing delayed until April 2018.

Wednesday October 18, 2017

Strangulation case among latest Preston County indictments

Stout is wanted by authorities in Preston County. 

Monday October 16, 2017

WVU medical dean to speak on Congressional opioid panel Tuesday

"Certainly, the challenge we're facing in West Virginia, there are a number of things that are urgently in need of being addressed because people are dying of opioid overdoses,"

FEMA deadline for July flooding individual aid expires Tuesday

It's unclear how much individual aid has currently been provided to those under the individual assistance declaration.

Morgantown City Council to vote for second time on Human Rights Commission Tuesday

Wallace said the Commission will provide that opinion, but explained further that the ordinance does not provide the body with the ability to levy fines, fees, or other monetary penalties or damages.

Saturday October 14, 2017

WVU Official: Bomb threat caller confessed to University Police

Police tracked the caller and filed a juvenile petition for threat of mass violence and telephone misuse.

Friday October 13, 2017

Mountainlair back open after reported bomb threat

The building is once again open for student activity.

Eighth person convicted in oxycodone drug ring

Brianna Blackman faces up to 20 years in prison and a fine of up to $500,000.

Thursday October 12, 2017

Supreme Court ruling deals blow to AG’s case against Morgantown rental property

The Court concluded that the "Legislature did not intend to further regulate landlord-tenant relationship in an ambiguous provision of our CCPA."

Tent City highlights the build up to WVU’s Homecoming Week

This year's Tent City will be used as a way to raise money for hurricane-affected areas.

Schneider prepared, if necessary, for electoral fight on Fairmont Human Rights Commission

"[Family Policy Council] have not been able yet to defeat one city council member who voted for this non-discrimination ordinance," Schneider said.

Police Chief: Opioid epidemic vastly bigger than we realize

The size of the heroin epidemic, a drug he said has had life cycles of popularity since it's first peak in the 1970's, has only increased in vastness in West Virginia

Wednesday October 11, 2017

Monongalia County man seventh person convicted in oxycodone ring

Codey Bonnette, 25, of Morgantown, admitted to distribution of oxycodone.

Suspect wanted for questioning after potential counterfeit currency incident in Morgantown

Anyone that can identify the suspect is asked to contact the Morgantown Police Department at (304) 284-7522.

Marion County man charged in Sunday stabbing

Nathaniel David Lewis Jr., 34, of Fairmont is being held on a $120,000 bond following the incident Sunday night.

Fairmont group submitting petition for referendum on Human Rights Commission

The City Clerk must determine if the petition meets the requirements of 1,985 of qualified voters in the city.

Tuesday October 10, 2017

Mylan settlement includes nearly $2 million for state DHHR

"West Virginia’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit worked diligently with the national team to resolve this case," Kathy Lawson, DHHR Inspector General, said in a press release.

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