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Morgantown Man Indicted By Grand Jury on Campaign Fraud Related Charges

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A Morgantown man was indicted by a federal grand jury on campaign fraud related charges. According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, James L. Laurita Jr., 57, former president and CEO of Mepco is accused of devising a scheme to unlawfully use employees and their spouses to make a campaign contributions to federal campaigns using company funds. The crimes allegedly occurred from March 2010 to July 2013.  Laurita was indicted on one count of “Scheme to Cause False Statem...

UPDATE: Man Found Guilty of Sexually Abusing 3-Year-Old Girl Video included

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A jury continued deliberating the fate of Tyler Killingsworth Tuesday.

BREAKING: Inmate Escapes Pruntytown Correctional Center

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An inmate from the Pruntytown Correctional Center has escaped, according to a press release from center officials. 

Woman Arrested in Clarksburg with 60 Stamps of Heroin

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The Greater Harrison County Drug Task Force arrested a woman in Clarksburg. 

Upshur County Churchgoer Building Statewide Disaster Relief Effort Video included

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Like many people, Roxanne Carr has been watching the damage done in Texas and Florida by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, and wanted to find some way to help.

TRAFFIC ALERT: 1 Lane Reopens On I-68 Eastbound After Multi-Vehicle Crash in Preston County Video included

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A multi-vehicle collision caused the eastbound lanes of Interstate 68 to be shut down in Preston County for more than three hours Tuesday morning.

Buckhannon-Upshur Chamber Endorses Road Bond Proposal Video included

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The Upshur County Chamber of Commerce met at West Virginia Wesleyan College for its regular meeting Monday afternoon, but they also came with a big announcement for the proposed road bond project.

Troopers Search for Preston County Shoplifter Video included

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State police are investigating a shoplifting incident at a local department store of about $9,000 worth of goods.

Man Arrested in Parkersburg Stabbing Murder Involving Machete

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PARKERSBURG, WV (WOWK) - One person has been arrested after a stabbing murder in Parkersburg late Sunday night. According to a press release from the Parkersburg Police Department, on Sunday, September 17, at approximately 2331 hours, officers responded to the 900 block of 33rd Street in Parkersburg to investigate a stabbing. Officers arrived at the residence and spoke to two individuals who lived at the home. Officers discovered that the homeowner had been attacked by an individua...

UPDATE: 3 Individuals Arraigned After West Milford Manhunt Video included

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Three individuals who were arrested after a manhunt in West Milford Sunday were arraigned in Harrison County Court Monday morning.

UPDATE: Authorities Apprehend Three Suspects in West Milford

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The Harrison County Sheriff's Department is searching for two to three suspects after a shooting Sunday morning in West Milford.  

Several Transported After Two Multiple Vehicle Accidents in Harrison County

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Several people were transported after two separate vehicle accidents Sunday afternoon in Harrison County.  

One Transported After Single Vehicle Accident in Harrison County Video included

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A single vehicle accident delayed traffic on I-79 this afternoon.  It happened around 4:45 at the 115 mile marker near Quiet Dell in Harrison County.  One man was transported to United Hospital Center. No word on his condition.  Southbound traffic was down to one lane.  Stonewood and Nutter Fort Fire Departments as well as Harrison County EMS responded.  Stay with 12 News for updates. 

Two Transported After Single Vehicle Accident in Harrison County

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Two people were transported after a single vehicle rollover accident Saturday night in Harrison County.  

Authorities Arrest Armed and Dangerous Man

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Authorities in Lewis County are searching for a man that they consider armed and dangerous.

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  • Conversation With Cops Event Held at WVU

    Conversation With Cops Event Held at WVU

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 11:10 PM EDT2017-09-20 03:10:00 GMT

    The Office of Multicultural Programs in collaboration with the Center for Black Culture & Research held a "Conversation with Cops" event at the University of West Virginia, Tuesday. The event was a chance for students to ask police officers questions about whatever topic they wanted, and about the officer’s everyday duties and tasks.  The night was about communication between students, members of the community and law enforcement.  Lieutenant Matt Solomo...

    The Office of Multicultural Programs in collaboration with the Center for Black Culture & Research held a "Conversation with Cops" event at the University of West Virginia, Tuesday. The event was a chance for students to ask police officers questions about whatever topic they wanted, and about the officer’s everyday duties and tasks.  The night was about communication between students, members of the community and law enforcement.  Lieutenant Matt Solomo...

  • Morgantown City Council Meeting Discusses Airport Upgrades

    Morgantown City Council Meeting Discusses Airport Upgrades

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 10:43 PM EDT2017-09-20 02:43:35 GMT

    Morgantown City Council discussed at length the Morgantown Municipal Airport at Tuesday's meeting.

    Morgantown City Council discussed at length the Morgantown Municipal Airport at Tuesday's meeting.

  • MOMS Club Raises Money for Flood Victims

    MOMS Club Raises Money for Flood Victims

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 10:33 PM EDT2017-09-20 02:33:17 GMT

    Kids Kingdom, in conjunction with MOMS Club of Morgantown, held an event benefiting hurricane victims, Tuesday. 

    Kids Kingdom, in conjunction with MOMS Club of Morgantown, held an event benefiting hurricane victims, Tuesday. 

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  • Steelers Staying Sharp for Week 3 Meeting With Chicago

    Steelers Staying Sharp for Week 3 Meeting With Chicago

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 11:34 PM EDT2017-09-20 03:34:53 GMT

    The Steelers shift their attention to Chicago, their Week 3 opponent. The Bears are 0-2, and look like a breeze of a match-up for Mike Tomlin's team, but at his weekly press conference Tuesday, the head coach said he doesn't want his team to take this week lightly. 

    The Steelers shift their attention to Chicago, their Week 3 opponent. The Bears are 0-2, and look like a breeze of a match-up for Mike Tomlin's team, but at his weekly press conference Tuesday, the head coach said he doesn't want his team to take this week lightly. 

  • WVSSAC Week 4 Football Ratings

    WVSSAC Week 4 Football Ratings

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 5:54 PM EDT2017-09-19 21:54:07 GMT

    Here is the latest football ranking from the WVSSAC. (Local teams in bold):

    Here is the latest football ranking from the WVSSAC. (Local teams in bold):

  • Preston Trio Wins Week 4 Insurance Connexion "Connexion of the Week"

    Preston Trio Wins Week 4 Insurance Connexion "Connexion of the Week"

    Monday, September 18 2017 6:58 PM EDT2017-09-18 22:58:35 GMT

    The wildest play of Week 4 earned the title it deserved. An improbable touchdown pass by the Preston Knights is the winner of our latest Insurance Connexion "Connexion of the Week" poll. 

    The wildest play of Week 4 earned the title it deserved. An improbable touchdown pass by the Preston Knights is the winner of our latest Insurance Connexion "Connexion of the Week" poll. 

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  • July 28, 2017 Flooding Slideshow

    July 28, 2017 Flooding Slideshow

    Saturday, July 29 2017 4:27 PM EDT2017-07-29 20:27:39 GMT
    Send us your weather damage and flooding pictures and we'll add them to our slideshow.  Please include where the pictures were taken. Please also specify if you would like to remain anonymous.  Submit your photos to weather@wboy.com or by posting them in the comment section on our July 28, 2017 Flooding Slideshow Facebook post. 
    Send us your weather damage and flooding pictures and we'll add them to our slideshow.  Please include where the pictures were taken. Please also specify if you would like to remain anonymous.  Submit your photos to weather@wboy.com or by posting them in the comment section on our July 28, 2017 Flooding Slideshow Facebook post. 
  • Red Nose Day to Help End Child Poverty

    Red Nose Day to Help End Child Poverty

    Thursday, May 25 2017 4:05 PM EDT2017-05-25 20:05:03 GMT
    Red Nose Day is an annual campaign that uses the power of entertainment to raise money and awareness for children living in poverty. This year's Red Nose Day is Thursday, May 25. Watch the Red Nose Day special on WBOY Channel 12 at 10 p.m. Thursday! Learn more about the campaign and the Red Nose Day special on NBC: http://www.nbc.com/the-red-nose-day-special?nbc=1
    Red Nose Day is an annual campaign that uses the power of entertainment to raise money and awareness for children living in poverty. This year's Red Nose Day is Thursday, May 25. Watch the Red Nose Day special on WBOY Channel 12 at 10 p.m. Thursday! Learn more about the campaign and the Red Nose Day special on NBC: http://www.nbc.com/the-red-nose-day-special?nbc=1
  • WBOY 60th Anniversary Slideshow

    WBOY 60th Anniversary Slideshow

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 4:37 PM EDT2017-05-24 20:37:10 GMT

    This is a slideshow to help celebrate our 60th anniversary! Help us celebrate! If you have any pictures of WBOY from over the years, please send them to svaldivieso@wboy.com. We will add them to our slideshow! 

    This is a slideshow to help celebrate our 60th anniversary! Help us celebrate! If you have any pictures of WBOY from over the years, please send them to svaldivieso@wboy.com. We will add them to our slideshow! 

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