Alex Wiederspiel

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.

Tuesday November 14, 2017

Monongalia Commissioner responds following Cathers wrongful death verdict

"I believe it shows confidence in what the Sheriff's Department does in the community -- that this verdict came in in this fashion," Hawkins said.

Friday November 10, 2017

Another round of major layoffs reported at Mylan

It's unclear if any additional layoffs are planned at this time.

Thursday November 9, 2017

Plaintiffs rest, defense calls witnesses rapid fire on fourth day of wrongful death trial

Testimony will pause in observance of Veterans Day on Friday, but will resume early next week.

Wednesday November 8, 2017

Cathers’ daughter testifies on emotional third morning of wrongful death suit

Cathers, 45, was killed in a deputy-involved shooting on June 5, 2015.

Tuesday November 7, 2017

20 more cited in Morgantown fake ID bust

The Morgantown Police Department and Alcohol Beverage Control Administration (ABC) cited an additional 20 people over the weekend.

Deputy who fired fatal shots identified in Monongalia County wrongful death trial

Sgt. A.D. Coe took the stand Tuesday on the second day of the wrongful death suit filed by Cathers' estate.

Pink Party provides a chance to save a life in West Virginia

Now in it's eighth year, Bonnie's Bus has performed around 15,000 mammograms and found 64 cases.

Monday November 6, 2017

14 now convicted in Detroit-to-West Virginia oxycodone ring

Amanda Gifford, 34, of Morgantown, admitted to unlawful use of a communication facility in March 2017

Harrison County woman convicted for role in meth scheme

Crystal Michelle Haggarty, 34, of Bridgeport, faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a $1,000,000 fine.

Jury seated in wrongful death trial of 2015 deputy-involved shooting

The 2015 shooting death of then 45-year-old Christie Cathers has been subject to a number of legal disputes since the original lawsuit was filed in Jan. 2016 in Monongalia County.

Former deputy’s hearing continued in Morgantown road rage incident

The hearing, scheduled for Monday afternoon at 2:30, is continued and has not been rescheduled.

Saturday November 4, 2017

State Police searching for escaped prisoner in Randolph County area

Anyone with information can call State Police at (304) 637-0200.

Friday November 3, 2017

Clemons to resume role as Mountaineer mascot next week at Kansas State

Troy Clemons, the school's 64th Mountaineer, was arrested Oct. 27 for driving under the influence.

Marion County man sentenced in fake accident scheme

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — A Marion County man will serve more than three years in prison for his role in a scheme to defraud insurance companies...

Thursday November 2, 2017

“Blue Zones” author to speak at WVU

Blue Zones could explain why some populations live longer than others.

104-year-old Pearl Harbor survivor ready to reunite with U.S.S. West Virginia mast

"I saw these bodies lying around," Downing said. "It occurred to me that their parents would never know how they spent their last hours."

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