Alex Wiederspiel

Today October 16, 2018

Leaders hope strong regional economy could boost rest of Mountain State

Even during the economic downturn, Monongalia County has stayed reasonably prosperous.

Yesterday October 15, 2018

UPDATE: I-79 re-opens after multiple accidents near Prickett’s Fort exit

As many as six separate vehicles are involved

Mourners make pilgrimage to Fairmont to honor Joe Retton

Joe Retton, the winningest coach in college basketball history, died last Wednesday at age 87.

Friday October 12, 2018

Tom Kleeh confirmed to replace senior status judge Irene Keeley

Kleeh, a member of Steptoe & Johnson PLLC in the firm's labor and employment group, is a graduate of West Virginia University College of Law.

Thursday October 11, 2018

Senate Minority Leader likes pay raise proposal, but has questions on PEIA commitment by Governor

Roman Prezioso said Senate Democrats will support a pay raise for state workers, but questions the Governor's numbers on PEIA -- and the timing of his announcement last week.

Tuesday October 9, 2018

Fairmont woman charged for threatening to slit police officers throats

Jackie Fullmer, 37, of Fairmont, is accused of threatening police officers with both a hatchet and a knife at a Sunoco Gas Station on Stony Road.

Researchers looking at best aspects of health centers to improve child health in WV

"We think that school-based health centers are a very good vehicle to improve child health and child outcomes, because that's the place children are almost every day," Dr. Simon Haeder, a WVU professor, told WAJR.

Evangelicals hoping ‘Vote Common Good’ convinces others to join them

Pagitt, an evangelical pastor, cited the inhumane treatment of immigrant children as one of just several reasons to try and rally traditionally conservative voters to the polls and make a change

Sunday October 7, 2018

UHC surgeons on-call for student athletes

Courtney, an orthpaedic surgeon, said any and all athletes are welcome at the late-night clinic

Thursday October 4, 2018

As first round of road work nears completion, busiest arteries in Morgantown area prep for work

Some of the work is already underway -- including widening on Mon Boulevard, lighting projects on Patteson Drive, and resurfacing to parts of River Road.

Friday September 28, 2018

Gee: Dissident fraternities will not be welcomed back before ban ends

WVU announced a 10-year ban late Thursday for Alpha Sigma Phi, Phi Sigma Kappa, Kappa Alpha Order, Sigma Chi, and Theta Chi.

Thursday September 27, 2018

Former Monongalia County Clear Mountain Bank branch manager admits to bank fraud

Karen Kinsley was a manager at Clear Mountain Bank's branch located inside the Sabraton Kroger in Morgantown.

Monongalia County town wants new I-79 interchange south of Westover exit

That potential interchange was the subject of a recent public meeting involving residents and other stakeholders.

Wednesday September 26, 2018

WV part of nationwide settlement in Uber data breach

In total, West Virginia will receive $592,800.

Tuesday September 25, 2018

MetroNews State Senate Preview: District 2 (R-Clements vs. D-Longwell)

State Senate District 2 features Republican incumbent Sen. Charles Clements and Democratic challenger Denny Longwell in a historically Democrat-friendly region.

Monday September 24, 2018

Second fraternity officially severs ties with WVU

They will join the Delta chapter of Phi Sigma Kappa

Morgantown man pleads to child porn charge in federal court

Ian Michael Toothman, 29, of Morgantown, has admitted to aiding and abetting production of child pornography.

Sunday September 23, 2018

WVU Extension Service program aims to connect and build communities

"It's not just looking at facilities that are university-related," Daugherty said.

Saturday September 22, 2018

Former WVU fraternity officially severs ties

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A West Virginia University fraternity chapter has officially declared its intent to dissociate and form an independent interfraternity council in Morgantown. The...

Friday September 21, 2018

33 under federal indictment in meth bust spanning North Central WV

Some of those named in the indictment are from outside the state.

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