Brittany Murray

Wednesday December 6, 2017

Monongah mine disaster victims remembered on 110th anniversary

At least 361 miners lost their lives on Dec. 6, 1907, when a massive explosion ripped through the Fairmont Coal Company’s No. 6 and 8 mines, devastating the community of Monongah.

Monday December 4, 2017

Red Kettle Campaign underway in central West Virginia

For over 125 years, the Salvation Army's Red Kettle Campaign has provided food, shelter and social services to Americans in need this year, and this year's campaign is well underway in central West Virginia.

Thursday November 30, 2017

Saban legacy lives on in northern Marion County

Over 40 years after the passing of Nick Saban Sr., communities of northern Marion County still feel the impact and lessons of the legacy that he left behind.

Tuesday November 28, 2017

Federal judge rules bankruptcy continues for troubled hotel group

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — The sale of defaulting hotels in Clarksburg and Elkins will continue, following an evidentiary hearing in U.S. District Court for the Northern...

Monday November 27, 2017

Wanted Fayette County man arrested for grand larceny

Frank Leon Jones was arrested without incident by the Fayette County Sheriff's Department at the Mount Olive Correctional Complex, where he is employed as a correctional officer.

Friday November 24, 2017

New WVU Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute director brings plans for new research, clinical trials

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — WVU’s newest director of the Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute is bringing with him new tools and clinical trials to target the state’s opioid...

Inmate breaks out of transport vehicle enroute to UHC

Harrison County Sheriff Robert Matheny said the inmate, from the North Central Regional Jail, broke out of the van while being transported to United Hospital Center in Bridgeport.

Wednesday November 22, 2017

Central West Virginia organizations prepare for Thanksgiving Day dinners

Numerous organizations in North Central West Virginia are giving their time and effort this week to assure all area residents have a hot meal for Thanksgiving.

WVU creating programs to tackle counselor shortage in face of opioid epidemic

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia has the highest rate of opioid overdose deaths in the country, and yet 21 percent of the state’s 55 counties...

Monday November 20, 2017

Fayette County man facing felony malicious wounding charges

The victim, Rodney Ray Rose, 36, of the Ansted area of Fayette County, identified his shooter as Brian Stephen Willis, 29, of the Victor area.

Authorities investigating cause of Clarksburg fire

Authorities are investigating the cause of a Sunday night fire that sent one person to the hospital.

Sunday November 19, 2017

Victims of Farmington mine disaster remembered on 49th anniversary

Annual memorial ceremony held in Marion County.

Saturday November 18, 2017

WVU Hospital helping mothers, babies recover from substance use disorders

WVU's Drug Free Mom and Baby Project -- entitled "ACE" (Assisting, Connecting and Encouraging) -- serves pregnant women with substance use disorder and helps them achieve a healthy pregnancy.

Friday November 17, 2017

Barbour County home total loss in fire, cause undetermined

Philippi Assistant Fire Chief Nathan Barker said one person was home at the time of the fire, which occurred around 10:20 a.m. on Paren Street in Century.

One transported from Harrison County wreck

According to Harrison County Sheriff Robert Matheny, a truck was heading west and attempted to make a right turn onto Wolf Summit Road and was T-boned by a semi.

Fugitive caught in Taylor County

John Jay Kemper was found at an apartment between Ivandale and Thorton, according to Taylor County Prosecuting Attorney John Bord around 10:30 a.m. Friday.

Thursday November 16, 2017

Harrison County jury acquits man of felony charges

Donald Keith Amos was acquitted of all charges related to the March 7 incident -- three counts of felony malicious assault, one count of felony burglary and one count of misdemeanor domestic assault.

19 year old Fairmont man dies after motorcycle crash

Richard "Reggie" Eugene Watkins was traveling on his motorcycle Tuesday afternoon when he collided with a semi-truck at the intersection of Industrial Park Road and Vankirk Drive.

Wednesday November 15, 2017

Official says opioid epidemic shorts state’s economy nearly $1 billion

Dr. John Deskins, executive director of WVU's Bureau of Business and Economic Research, spoke at the university's third Academic Media Day on Monday and said substance use disorders are causing significant job loss in the state, as well as tying up resources that could be used in other needed areas.

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