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Ford Issues Recall for Door Latch Issue on Trucks

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Ford has issued a safety recall for 1.3 million F-150 and Super Duty pick-up trucks related to issues with door latches. The recall affects 2015-17 F-150's that were built at the Dearborn Assembly Plant between March 12, 2014 and December 31, 2016; at the Kansas City Assembly Plant between August 11, 2014 and December 30, 2016 and 2017 Super Duty's built at the Kentucky Assembly Plant between October 8, 2015 and September 1, 2016. In affected trucks, door latches can become frozen, ...

Fast Food Worker Charged with Sexually Assaulting 14 Year Old in Monongalia County

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Westover Police have arrested a fast food worker who they say sexually assaulted a 14 year old.  Chad Campbell, 34, is charged with third degree sexual assault. Two children rode their bicycles up to the drive through window of the Taco Bell on Commerce Drive, where Campbell is an employee, police said. Campbell walked out of the restaurant and told the children to follow him to the fenced-in dumpster area.  He then talked to the children about male genitalia and shared ph...

Crews Respond to Marion County Fire Video included

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It happened around 7:40 a.m. at a home on Route 218/Jamison Road in Farmington, according to Marion County 911 officials.

Morgantown Approves Human Rights Commission

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Morgantown City Council voted to allow the creation of a human rights commission Tuesday.

Officials Issue Reminder Regarding Underage Drinking

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The Law Enforcement Agencies serving Monongalia County issued a reminder Tuesday regarding the dangers of using fraudulent identifications,  identification cards and underage alcohol abuse.

2 Arrested on Heroin, Cocaine Charges

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A Detroit man and a Morgantown woman are behind bars after members of the Mon Metro Drug Task force found drugs in a Monongalia County apartment.

UPDATE: Officials Identify Woman's Body Found in West Fork River Video included

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The body recovered near the VA Park has been identified by the West Virginia Medical Examiner's Office in Charleston.

Clarksburg Man Arrested for Armed Robbery in North View

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A Clarksburg man was arrested and charged after an armed robbery on Sunday.

UPDATE: Victim Released From Hospital Following Clarksburg Shooting Video included

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According to Clarksburg Police Sergeant Jason Webber, the victim of a Clarksburg shooting was released from the hospital.

Monongalia County Man Wanted for Sexual Assault

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West Virginia State Police are searching for a Monongalia County man wanted for sexual assault.

Wesleyan Diversity Day Honors Educator

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Looking back on the good and bad of American history is important in order to make progress. 

Jewel City Church Opens New Location Video included

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Jewel City Church opened up a new facility in Maulsby Cove of Meadowbrook on Sunday.

Glenville Family Raises Funds for 'Rosie Bell' Video included

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A local woman celebrated her 96 birthday Saturday afternoon at the Poky Dot in Fairmont.

Emergency Crews Learn Through Disaster Simulation Video included

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Emergency crews from several counties and volunteers participated in a disaster simulation at Canaan Valley Resort Ski Area in Tucker County on Sunday, October 1. 

UPDATE: Aaron Lawson Arrested, Victims Identified in Lawrence County Quadruple Murder

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The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office has confirmed the arrest of Aaron Lawson. 

Marion County Deputies Arrest Fairmont Man Following Stabbing

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Marion County deputies arrested a Fairmont man for allegedly stabbing another man in the stomach on Sunday.  Nathaniel Lewis Jr., 34, allegedly kicked in the front door of Joshua Karnes' home in Rivesville and struck Karnes in the face, according to a criminal complaint. Karnes told deputies that Lewis had previously dropped off cigarettes at the home before leaving. Lewis then returned and began fighting with Karnes, deputies said. Karnes' girlfriend attempt...

UPDATE: 20-Year-Old Man Arrested After Stabbing in Clarksburg

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John Lucas, II, 20, of Clarksburg, was arrested and charged after a stabbing on Locust Avenue Wednesday night.

Randolph County Deputies Arrest Man on Felony Warrant

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Randolph County Sheriff's deputies arrested a man after executing a search warrant on Wednesday. 

Morgantown Man Pleads Guilty To Drug Distribution

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A Morgantown man pleaded guilty to a drug distribution charge. According to the U.S Attorney's Office, Codey Bonnette, 25, pleaded guilty to one count of "Distribution of Oxycodone".  Bonnette admitted to selling oxycodone in Monongalia in September 2015.  Bonnette faces up to 20 years in prison and a fine of up to $1,000,000.

Morgantown Police Seek Man for Counterfeit Currency

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Morgantown Police officers responded to a report of a man attempting to use counterfeit currency at Wings Ole' restaurant on University Avenue on Tuesday at approximately 1:19 p.m. 

UPDATE: Fire Investigated at Intentional Hit-and-Run Suspect's Home Video included

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Philippi Volunteer Fire Department officials confirmed that a structure fire Monday evening on West Spall Lick Road was the house of Junior Collins.

POLICE: Barbour County Man Intentionally & Fatally Struck Juvenile

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Collins intentionally struck a 16-year-old boy with his vehicle on Saturday night, according to the West Virginia State Police.

Emergency Crews Respond to House Fire in Lewis County Video included

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Emergency crews responded to a house fire in Lewis County Tuesday night. 

Barbour County Man Charged with 2 Counts of Arson

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Investigators with the West Virginia State Fire Marshal's Office arrested a Barbour County man Monday. 

UPDATE: Jury Selection Begins for Ohio Murder Suspect Video included

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Marion County courts started the process of jury selection for Ryan Hubbs Tuesday. 

Melania Trump tours Huntington infant drug rehab center Video included

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First lady Melania Trump has toured a West Virginia drug addiction recovery center for infants in the heart of the nation's opioid epidemic.

Marion County Man Arrested for Driving Under Influence with Child

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Fairmont Police arrested a man on Monday in Fairmont for driving under the influence with a child in the vehicle. 

Taylor County Man Arrested on Drug Charges

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Taylor County Deputies arrested a man after executing a search warrant on Sunday, October 8 in Knottsville.

Morgantown Police Arrest Man for Possession of a Firearm

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Morgantown Police responded to a report of a man smoking marijuana in a parking area Saturday on Retail Drive in Morgantown. 

Authorities Investigating Reported Shooting in Monongalia County

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The call came in around 6:45 a.m. as a reported accidental shooting, according to MECCA 911.

West Virginians Vote Yes on Road Bond Referendum

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After Saturday's vote, West Virginians voted "yes" to the proposed road bond referendum by a large majority. 

Philip Barbour High School Sophomore Brings Weather Forecast to Students

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PHILIPPI, WV (WBOY) - "Every day he's out here changing his board, and hopefully his classmates can appreciate that kind of use it as a tool for them", says Darla Streets, Special Education Teacher at Philip Barbour High School. And like most aspiring meteorologists, it starts at a young age, just like Kirkland Waltman, a sophomore at Philip Barbour High School.

Deputies Arrest Stonewood Man on Drug Charge

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Harrison County deputies arrested a man Friday on a drug charge. 

5 Women Arrested for Prostitution in Harrison County Video included

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Five women were arrested on misdemeanor prostitution charges late Thursday and early Friday in Harrison County. 

Maryland Man Dead After I-68 Accident

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A Maryland man was killed in a two-vehicle accident Friday morning near the state line, according to Maryland State Police.

Morgantown Lyft Driver Appear in Court for Sexual Assault Charge Video included

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A Morgantown Lyft driver appeared in court Thursday morning on a sexual assault charge.

Lena Lunsford Conaway Returns to Lewis County Court Video included

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A former Lewis County resident charged in the death of her child appeared in court Thursday afternoon.

Harrison County Teacher Arrested After Disorderly Conduct Incident in School

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Clarksburg Police arrested a Harrison County teacher at Washington Irving Middle School Wednesday, October 4.

Mercer County Deputies searching for missing 12-year-old girl

Mercer County Deputies Searching for Missing 12-Year-Old Girl

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Mercer County Deputies are searching for a missing 12-year-old girl who was last seen on Wednesday, October 4 in Bluefield. 

Restaurant Road Trip: Smokehouse at Blackwater Falls Video included

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With an incredible view of the falls it's easy to see why customers have been coming to The Smokehouse at Blackwater Falls for years! 

2 Men Arrested In Morgantown On Burglary Charges

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Morgantown Police arrested two men burglary charges on  Wednesday. 

Bridgeport Native: 'I Was Lucky to Come Out Alive' of Las Vegas Shooting Video included

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A Bridgeport native says he's lucky to be alive after the worst mass shooting in U.S. history. Kash Kiefer was at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival, where 59 people lost their lives. 

2 West Virginia Men Sentenced for Mail Fraud

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Acting United States Attorney Betsey Steinfeld sentenced two men Wednesday for mail fraud. 

Belington Man Arrested on Drug Charges

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West Virginia State Police arrested a Belington man Tuesday on drug charges.

Kentucky Man Arrested After Driving to Bridgeport to Meet 15-Year-Old Girl

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A Kentucky man was arrested in Harrison County Wednesday after he drove to West Virginia to have sex with a 15-year-old girl.

11 Out of 20 People Arrested in Methamphetamine-Related Roundup

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Eleven people were arrested Wednesday on misdemeanor, methamphetamine-related charges in a Greater Harrison County Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force roundup.

Police Find Children Living in Filth & Arrest 3 Fairmont Residents

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Three Fairmont residents were arrested Monday after police found two, young children living in filth.

Morgantown Man Arrested on Child Pornography Charge

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Monongalia County deputies arrested a man on a child pornography charge.

UPDATE: Deputies Respond to Bank Robbery in Preston County

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Officials responded to a reported bank robbery in Preston County Wednesday morning. 

WV Division of Forestry Says Fall Colors Peaking in Higher Elevations & Expanding Westward

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CLARKSBURG, WV (WBOY) - Peak fall color has arrived in the state’s higher elevations, and leaf drop as begun, according to the West Virginia Division of Forestry. The West Virginia Tourism Office in partnership with the West Virginia Division of Forestry today released this season’s third fall foliage report and featured #AlmostHeaven fall road trip.  Tourism and Forestry are partnering to promote the best of fall in West Virginia to visitors. The Tourism Offic...

UPDATE: Students Taken To Hospital After Bus Accident in Harrison County

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A school bus collided with a truck on Route 50 in Harrison County Tuesday afternoon, according to 911 officials.

UPDATE: Pennsylvania Man Dead Following Doddridge County Accident Video included

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According Doddridge County 911 officials, the male driver was from Pennsylvania, and the family has been notified. 

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