Day: August 16, 2019 Archives

FridayAugust 16, 2019

West Virginia picks up commitment from tight end Charles Finley

By Keenan Cummings MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia wanted one tight in the 2020 recruiting class — no more, no less. The Mountaineers landed its top option on the board Friday when Wayne (N.J.) De Paul Catholic tight end Charles Finley selected WVU. The 6-foot-4, 215-pounder didn’t receive an offer from WVU until mid-May, but

West Virginia defensive lineman Darius Stills tired of being overlooked

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Darius Stills doesn’t have any resentment toward it anymore, but he realizes he’s lived in the shadow of little brother Dante for a long time. Dante had to pick between major Power 5 offers — such as Oklahoma, Florida and Penn State — before deciding to stay home at West Virginia, and

Upshur County man charged after early morning fire

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A Buckhannon man has been charged with first-degree arson after setting a fire at his residence early Friday morning. Hunter Ray Shreve, 23, allegedly set his Old Elkins Road home on fire while his parents were sleeping. Neighbors spotted the fire and called 911. The parents were able to escape. There were

Closing arguments given in Vandergriff case

PUTNAM COUNTY, W.Va. — Closing arguments were given Friday in the case of a Putnam County man accused of fatally striking another man with his car in May 2018. Morgan Vandergriff, 39, is accused of hitting John Maynard on Ranch Lake Boulevard. Maynard was reportedly standing on the edge of a driveway at the time.

Former Harrison County officer pleads guilty, agrees to testify against other deputy

Steven Chase Snyder said he and another former deputy, Timothy Rock, falsified accounts on two occasions and conspired to do such.

UMW sues Justice companies over healthcare bills for retirees

Union says retirees have suffered as health and pharmaceutical bills have gone unpaid.

Family, friends prepare for loved ones deployment

The WVNG soldiers will be deployed in stages.

ICE conducts operation in Morgantown

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials conducted an operation in Morgantown on Thursday.

Half-dressed man caught with teen in truck at Raleigh County travel plaza

Authorities tracked a cell phone to locate the suspect and alleged victim.

Jeff Foxworthy looking forward to State Fair of West Virginia stop

Jeff Foxworthy is performing on Saturday night.

Barbour woman jailed in husband’s death

Death occurred Thursday evening.

Wheeling University receives HEPC reauthorization but future remains unclear

Officials say the university was saved by the Diocese's gift.

FCC proposing change to three-digit suicide prevention hotline number

'They could just dial those three numbers and then hurry up and get to the help that they need,' said Brittany Shawver, director of the West Virginia Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

Former Berkeley County teacher, 2 aides charged with misdemeanors in abuse case

Prosecutors files charges of failure to report abuse in Berkeley Heights Elementary case.

Photo gallery: Marshall preseason camp

Sights from Marshall football practice as the Thundering Herd continue working in preseason camp.

Point Pleasant hopes quarterback pipeline continues in 2019

The Big Blacks must replace all-state signal caller Cason Payne.

One injured in Beckley shooting; suspect at large

No information about a possible suspect has been released.

One dead in Mercer County accident

The victim reportedly was walking in the middle of the road when he was hit.