Alex Wiederspiel

Wednesday October 24, 2018

Police: Fans should expect delays getting to Milan Puskar Stadium

For law enforcement, they just hope the flow of traffic in Thursday afternoon isn't too bad.

Victim identified in 50-foot fall near Morgantown High School

Aaron Thomas Riel, 38, of the Morgantown area, died after falling while trying to jump from one tree to another tree

Tuesday October 23, 2018

Man jumps to death near Morgantown High; police say it’s not related to school

Officers responded to a reported psychiatric emergency around 5:33 a.m. Tuesday

Sunday October 21, 2018

MetroNews State Senate Preview: District 13 (D-Beach vs. R-Oliverio)

A preview of a race between two candidates who have collectively served in this role for the past 24 years.

Tuesday 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.

Monday 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

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