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Today August 18, 2017

Fairmont man charged with attempted murder after threatening to “skin victim alive”

Michael Stinson is in North Central Regional Jail on a $1,000,000 cash or surety bond.

Eclipse glasses are a must, but expert says limit your look at solar event

Amid the excitement over the Eclipse, don't forget your mother's words of warning

One confirmed case of viral meningitis in Harrison County

Superintendent Dr. Mark Manchin said a student at Nutter Fort Primary is hospitalized with a confirmed case of viral meningitis, and a second student at Washington Irving Middle School may have the virus as well.

New director of Parkersburg’s airport comes with experience

Glen Kelly, who served nearly four years as assistant and interim city manager in Morgantown, will take over the role in a full-time capacity in November.

‘Day of Hope’ to help thousands in southern West Virginia

Nearly 35,000 pounds of food will be distributed to families in need.

Two convicted of murder in Jefferson County shooting

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. — A jury found two men accused in a July 2016 shooting in Jefferson County guilty of first degree murder and conspiracy Friday....

State development officials OK to meet at The Greenbrier, owned by their biggest boss

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The state Ethics Commission unanimously decided to let employees of the state Development Office participate in the upcoming Business Summit at The Greenbrier,...

State Police identify child who drowned in Wood County

State Police say young girl tragically dies as responders desperately tried to rescue her from a flooded culvert after she slipped and fell into a swollen stream

Correctional officer arrested for slipping drugs, knives to inmates

The officer was getting paid for deliveries through a fake company he set up.

2 charged with armed robbery in Putnam County

Nicholas Woodin and Markayla Stowers are facing armed robbery charges.

Kanawha County residents wait in line for solar eclipse glasses

The last total solar eclipse to happen over the United States was in February 1979.

Yesterday August 17, 2017

Manchin: ‘There are not two sides’ to Charlottesville

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin's remarks come after Trump tweeted his support for keeping Confederate memorials and later bashing Republican Sens. Lindsey Graham and Jeff Flake.

Morgantown teen missing since May safely found

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A 14-year-old girl missing since May 21, 2017, was safely located in Bangor, Maine. Abigail Arthur is safely in custody and in...

Man charged in multi county crime spree

Brandon Cantley faces kidnapping, robbery charges out of Kanawha, Boone and Raleigh counties.

DOH: What’s left of Carrollton Bridge ‘salvageable’

Historic covered bridge damaged in Aug. 10 set fire.

Mylan announces $465 million settlement over whether EpiPen qualifies as generic

'Bringing closure to this matter is the right course of action,' says CEO Bresch.

Start of new school year brings new tech to hands of Monongalia County students

Thursday is the first day of class for grades 1-12. Kindergarten begins Monday.

Good help is hard to find down on the farm

Head of the American Farm Bureau, during a visit to the State Fair of West Virginia, says the lack of labor is the top problem facing American growers today.

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