Day: December 26, 2018 Archives

WednesdayDecember 26, 2018

Bowl games must find way to combat skipping before facing extinction

West Virginia's Will Grier and Yodny Cajuste are among a slew of talented players sitting out bowl games. College football will have to find a solution before the games pay a heavy price at the box office.

Camping World Bowl notes: Wickline’s time to shine; OC Holgorsen praised

Jack Allison isn't the only Mountaineer filling big shoes, plus other notes as West Virginia prepares for the Camping World Bowl.

Final suspects in Raleigh County mine break-in turn themselves in

Williams and Treadway are being held on a $100,000 bond.

Turnpike discount deadline drawing lots of interest

$24 three-year pass available through Dec. 31.

High water closes multiple roads in southern W.Va.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Recent rainfall, combined with melting snow and ice, have left several roads in southern West Virginia either under water or impassable. The West Virginia Department of Transportation released an update list of weather-related closures on Dec. 26.  In Fayette County, the list includes Paint Creek Road at Wierwood, WV-39 between Alpha and

What’s open and closed in W.Va. during the shutdown

Partial federal shutdown affects a variety of agencies, programs.

‘Tis the season for gift returns, exchanges and usage of gift cards

Val Zenteno of the Huntington Mall expects steady traffic for a couple of weeks.

NASA team makes contact with first ever West Virginia built and tested satellite in space

The Mountain State's first ever identified flying object launched from Auckland, New Zealand at 1:33 a.m. EST last Sunday, Dec. 16.

Detroit man sought in Morgantown shooting considered armed and dangerous

Imani "Trump" Cody, 21, of Detroit, Michigan, is wanted in connection to a mid-afternoon shooting two weeks prior at a home on Brockway Avenue in Morgantown.

Family argument leaves man in critical condition

Dispute occurred on Christmas night.

Ortenzio announced as new executive director for Clarksburg Mission

Earlier this month, Chris Mullet announced he would be stepping away from the position at the end of the year.

New year means new director for the West Virginia Child Advocacy Network

Kate Flack officially takes over for Founding Director Emily Chittenden-Laird on Jan. 1.

Four arrested in Morgantown burglaries over holiday weekend

Officers have identified a number of victims of theft, but are still in the process of notifying all of them.

Investigation continues into animal cruelty case in Charleston

Police Chief Steve Cooper says dog appears to have been Maltese Pomeranian mix.

West Virginia hopes to be in better hands without Grier than last year

Last season descended into disaster when Will Grier was lost for the year. Now West Virginia is turning to his backup quarterbacks with an eye towards the future.

Justice on the hook for $2.5 million helicopter default

U.S. District judge concludes case that went on more than a year.

Fentanyl moves to the top in drug overdose deaths

Fentanyl is now the most deadly drug in America. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services national Vital Statistics System released figures earlier this month showing that the synthetic opioid, which is 50 times more powerful than heroin, is responsible for more overdose deaths than any other drug. According to the report, oxycodone ranked