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Thursday August 15, 2019

Police: Child dead after accidental shooting

Boy, 3, fires loaded gun.

Wednesday August 14, 2019

Vandergriff trial continues in Putnam County

Morgan Vandergriff, 39, allegedly hit John Maynard in May 2018 on Ranch Lake Boulevard.

1 dead, 3 injured after Hancock County incidents

One person is dead and three people are injured following multiple incidents Wednesday evening in Hancock County.

Land for new Herbert Hoover High purchased

The Kanawha County Board of Education in April approved a resolution to acquire the land in the Givens Fork area.

Ravenswood sees great opportunity under new home rule program

Ravenswood was one of four municipalities to have their applications accepted on Wednesday.

Missing Webster County girl recovered by authorities in Mexico

The 6-year old had been missing since July 20.

Tuesday August 13, 2019

Trooper wounded in Pocahontas County shooting released

Trooper First Class Josh Tallman, 30, was shot in the lower abdomen while responding to a call last Monday.

Last surviving founder of School of Osteopathic Medicine dies

Dr. O.J. Bailes died Saturday at the age of 95.

Trial underway for man accused of intentionally hitting person with car

Morgan Vandergriff faces charges of first-degree murder for the death of John Maynard.

Construction crew strikes gas line in Morgantown shopping center

A construction crew installing fiber-optic lines at Suncrest Towne Centre hit a 12-inch gas line on Tuesday.

WVU looks to encourage STEM education with State Fair booth

The State Fair of West Virginia continues through Saturday.

DOW sells Institute property to Texas-based chemical producer

The company had promised to keep all 61 employees currently employed through DOW.

Monday August 12, 2019

2 people sentenced to life in prison for 2017 murder

Jessica Roberts, 27, and Kenneth McCoy Jr., 35, were found guilty in June for the death of Penni Jo Curtiss.

Frontier files response to July outage

Frontier West Virginia submitted a response to the Public Service Commission of West Virginia on Monday regarding a complaint about its services.

FCC approves $6.5 million for West Virginia as part of broadband expansion package

Citynet West Virginia will use the funding to provide services to 898 homes and businesses in the state.

Justice wants Wheeling University kept open, urges HEPC to keep it operational

Gov. Jim Justice is asking the state Higher Education Policy Commission to do everything possible to keep Wheeling University open.

Autumn Colors Express ready to ride in replacement of the New River Train

The late October excursion from Huntington to Hinton is on.

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