Alex Wiederspiel

Wednesday February 7, 2018

Morgantown Police Chief: Stay off the roads

WVU has already cancelled afternoon classes in preparation for wintry weather.

Morgantown man receives 40 year sentence in 2016 slaying

"Mr. Green was killed for a winning a fight he didn't even want to be involved," Prosecuting Attorney Perry DeChristopher said.

FirstEnergy ending bid on Pleasants Power Station

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission initially denied the first petition Jan. 12.

Tuesday February 6, 2018

Likely not a snow storm, but still dangerous: Accuweather predicts icy mess Wednesday

"Right now, it doesn't look like it's going to be a snow storm."

Faculty senates in Mon County to convene on action authorization vote Tuesday

"I certainly respect the local union's willingness to want to be able to follow the direction of what the state leadership will do," Monongalia County Superintendent Frank Devono said.

Monday February 5, 2018

Public employees lay out demands during major rally in Clarksburg

"What we want is for it to be fully funded in a way that doesn't reduce our paychecks," Phillips said. "That's the biggest thing."

Mon County Senator believes Governor and Legislature will, eventually, exceed one percent on teacher pay increase

"I believe the leadership in the Legislature and the Governor have a figure out there where they believe that this could end," said Monongalia County Democrat Bob Beach.

Man who tried to run over Fairmont police officer among 28 indicted in Marion County

An officer shot Haller after Haller reportedly attempted to ram the officer with a vehicle during the altercation.

UPDATE: Roadway reopened after multi-vehicle accident on I-68

Six vehicles were involved in the crash, which occurred around 8 a.m. Monday near mile marker 19.

Thursday February 1, 2018

Harrison County teacher suspended following controversy related to graphic book

J.D. Crosby, a civics teacher at Lincoln High School, apparently published a book that included interactions with current and former students

No work stoppage imminent in Monongalia County, but many teachers feeling ignored by Charleston

"We're 48th paid in the United States," Deluca-Nestor said. "I think that speaks to itself."

Wednesday January 31, 2018

Amid ‘uncertainty and confusion’ Monongalia County educators prepare for action authorization vote

"Up here in Monongalia County, it's just a very confusing time," Brunett said.

Tuesday January 30, 2018

One of six charged in deadly 2016 Fairmont home invasion stands trial

A home invasion on Watson Avenue turned deadly when 27-year-old Malcolm Whitted of Detroit, Michigan was found shot to death.

Monday January 29, 2018

‘A young man with a very limited life,’ Sears’s mother feels sorry for Hambrick

Hambrick, along with a number of other parties, are the subject of two separate lawsuits related to the incident.

Friday January 26, 2018

Investigators: Morgantown man charged for holding woman against her will for three days

Mark Hart, 31, of Morgantown, is charged with kidnapping after investigators said he held a woman he had been dating against her will for three days at Schuman's Trailer Park

Thursday January 25, 2018

Despite government shutdown and nasty weather, combat medics finish major training at Camp Dawson

"The Adjutant General (James Hoyer) and his staff stepped in and made sure that this was priority training."

Wednesday January 24, 2018

Lunsford’s defense looking to delay start of murder trial

The trial is currently scheduled for February 12.

Extension of runway at Morgantown Municipal Airport takes ‘crucial step’ forward

Approximately 80 percent of the project will be covered with the two grants, leaving the city to pay around $8 million.

Friday January 19, 2018

Fershee and Baxter officially file for Congressional runs

The winner of that primary is expected to face incumbent Republican Congressman David McKinley.

Thursday January 18, 2018

Criminal trial date set, civil suit filed too against former Harrison County Sheriff’s deputy

The criminal trial is scheduled for March 19.

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