Alex Wiederspiel

Today December 12, 2017

Fairmont mayor expects voters to be final arbiters on Human Rights Commission ordinance

Mainella said he's not changing his vote, part of a 7-2 majority that passed Ordinance 1751, an updated version of a previous human rights commission ordinance, in September.

Thursday December 7, 2017

MedExpress Rep: WV 3rd in flu-related visits in already difficult season

MedExpress data shows West Virginia as a state has the third highest flu reports this season.

Tuesday December 5, 2017

Preston County man wanted for kidnapping and attempted murder surrenders to police

Hall turned himself in Monday. He's being held without bond.

Monday December 4, 2017

Panelists hoping to explain disease of opioid addiction at Morgantown forum

Though abusing a substance -- any substance -- may begin as a choice, Dr. Berry said it never ends that way.

Thursday November 30, 2017

Preston County man wanted for kidnapping and attempted murder

Hall has active warrants in Preston County for attempted murder, strangulation, malicious wounding, and kidnapping.

Mon County Commissioners frustrated by Tax Department’s latest response on missing alcohol revenue

"The 'denied' being in bold print is absolutely to me a reason that -- don't come here again."

Tuesday November 28, 2017

Fairmont man sentenced to more than 180 years in prison for home invasion

Robert A. Chester, 29, formerly of Fairmont, could spend the rest of his life in prison.

Morgantown man in custody following South Park shooting

Chance Williams, 18, of Morgantown, is in custody and facing numerous charges following the shooting.

Monday November 27, 2017

Morgantown murder suspect pleads to lesser charges

Benjamin Bradley will serve between two and 20 years on home confinement

Everyone’s paid, but WVU still searching for answers following Black Friday paycheck snafu

"We had a perfect storm," Rob Alsop, VP for Strategic Initiatives, said Monday.

Morgantown murder suspect in court on lesser charges Monday

Early on March 31, 2016, Bradley and Jeremiah Martin are accused of entering a home on Montrose Avenue before opening fire and killing Jesse James Loya.

Friday November 24, 2017

Mon Health seeing major benefits for patients after opioid-free surgery

"Our goal is no narcotics: before or during or after surgery."

Winter weather preparation underway for First Energy line workers

During the winter months, some routine maintenance could save lives.

Wednesday November 22, 2017

One dead in ATV accident in Pendleton County

The DNR confirmed he died from injuries suffered in the accident

State’s highest court denies new trial for man convicted of murder in Preston County, charged in PA

John Wayne Strawser Jr., 40, formerly of Terra Alta, was sentenced to life in prison last October in the April 2015 murder of Amy Lou Buckingham.

Tuesday November 21, 2017

DNR investigating death of Wetzel County hunter

Police officers with the Division of Natural Resources are investigating.

Thursday November 16, 2017

New WVU Medicine Children’s tower ‘an investment in state’s future’

In conjunction with their partners throughout the state, Dr. J. Philip Saul said this will provide a chance to right a historical wrong.

Wednesday November 15, 2017

Concerned over future of road bond project, Monongalia County Commissioners send letter to DOT Secretary

"I'm not really sure why we really are at this point where we need to reaffirm what the voters of Mon County overwhelmingly displayed just a few weeks ago," Commissioner Sean Sikora said.

Petition will force Fairmont City Council to hear Human Rights Commission ordinance for third time

"If the council fails to repeal the referred ordinance within 30 days after the petition was finally determined sufficient, it shall submit the referred ordinance to the voters of the city," City Manager Robin Gomez said.

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