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  • Lost Creek Man Sentenced to Prison for Sexually Assaulting Young Relative

    Lost Creek Man Sentenced to Prison for Sexually Assaulting Young Relative

    Thursday, May 25 2017 6:02 PM EDT2017-05-25 22:02:40 GMT

    A Lost Creek man accused of sexually assaulting a 7-year-old female relative appeared in Harrison County court Thursday.

    A Lost Creek man accused of sexually assaulting a 7-year-old female relative appeared in Harrison County court Thursday.

  • Man Sentenced to 41 to 46 Years in Prison for Fatal Clarksburg Porch Beating

    Man Sentenced to 41 to 46 Years in Prison for Fatal Clarksburg Porch Beating

    Thursday, May 25 2017 5:30 PM EDT2017-05-25 21:30:46 GMT

    A man accused of beating a Clarksburg man who later died was sentenced Thursday to 41 to 46 years in prison.

    A man accused of beating a Clarksburg man who later died was sentenced Thursday to 41 to 46 years in prison.

  • UPDATE: Lewis County Man Sentenced on Malicious Wounding Charge

    UPDATE: Lewis County Man Sentenced on Malicious Wounding Charge

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 5:51 PM EDT2017-05-24 21:51:02 GMT
    UPDATE (5/24/17 4:44 p.m.) A man convicted of malicious wounding in Lewis County was sentenced this morning. Lermon Russell was sentenced to 2 to 10 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to the charge. Russell beat a Lewis County woman and the crashed his car into the former 7-Eleven building in Weston. Russell will receive credit for time already served in jail, and other lesser charges were dismissed. ORIGINAL (4/25/17 5:53 p.m.): A man accused of beating his girlfriend bef...
    UPDATE (5/24/17 4:44 p.m.) A man convicted of malicious wounding in Lewis County was sentenced this morning. Lermon Russell was sentenced to 2 to 10 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to the charge. Russell beat a Lewis County woman and the crashed his car into the former 7-Eleven building in Weston. Russell will receive credit for time already served in jail, and other lesser charges were dismissed. ORIGINAL (4/25/17 5:53 p.m.): A man accused of beating his girlfriend bef...
  • Mount Clare Man Accused of Sexually Abusing Juvenile Over Period of 4 Years

    Mount Clare Man Accused of Sexually Abusing Juvenile Over Period of 4 Years

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 5:03 PM EDT2017-05-24 21:03:11 GMT
    MGN OnlineMGN Online

    A Mount Clare man was arrested and charged with 24 counts of sexual abuse Tuesday.

    A Mount Clare man was arrested and charged with 24 counts of sexual abuse Tuesday.

  • Clarksburg Woman Arrested After Passing Out in Vehicle With Drugs

    Clarksburg Woman Arrested After Passing Out in Vehicle With Drugs

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 5:00 PM EDT2017-05-24 21:00:52 GMT
    Mary WorkmanMary Workman

    A Clarksburg woman was arrested after police found her passed out in a vehicle with drugs in it.

    A Clarksburg woman was arrested after police found her passed out in a vehicle with drugs in it.

  • Preston County Sheriff's Office Searches for Wanted Man

    Preston County Sheriff's Office Searches for Wanted Man

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 3:40 PM EDT2017-05-24 19:40:12 GMT
    The Preston County Sheriff's Office is searching for a Bruceton Mills man.  Donald C. Stout, 68, is wanted for a reported attempted larceny, according to officials.  Anyone with information on Stouts' whereabouts is asked to contact Sergeant G.A. Sinclair or DFC J.C. Farling at the Preston County Sheriff's Office at 304-329-1611.   
    The Preston County Sheriff's Office is searching for a Bruceton Mills man.  Donald C. Stout, 68, is wanted for a reported attempted larceny, according to officials.  Anyone with information on Stouts' whereabouts is asked to contact Sergeant G.A. Sinclair or DFC J.C. Farling at the Preston County Sheriff's Office at 304-329-1611.   
  • Confirmed Fatalities and Injuries in Explosion at Manchester Arena

    Confirmed Fatalities and Injuries in Explosion at Manchester Arena

    Monday, May 22 2017 7:41 PM EDT2017-05-22 23:41:02 GMT

    LONDON (AP) — Police says there are “a number of fatalities” after reports of an explosion at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England.

    LONDON (AP) — Police says there are “a number of fatalities” after reports of an explosion at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England.

  • UPDATE: Woman Missing Out of Fairmont Possibly in Hagerstown or Hedgesville areas

    UPDATE: Woman Missing Out of Fairmont Possibly in Hagerstown or Hedgesville areas

    Monday, May 22 2017 5:22 PM EDT2017-05-22 21:22:29 GMT

    A woman has been reported missing from Fairmont and may be in extreme danger, according to West Virginia State Police.

    UPDATE (5/22/17 2:35 PM) (WHAG): The search continues for a girl missing from Fairmont who's believed to possibly be in the Hagerstown or Hedgesville areas. State Police said 21-year-old Kara Jeffrey is believed to be in extreme danger.  Jeffrey was last seen in Huntington on May 1 and is originally from the Huntington area.   Her parents are pleading for her to come home, and troopers said it's possible that she's with a man that goes by the alias "Jeff Cooper...
  • 20-Year-Old Clarksburg Man Faces Additional Sexual Assault Charge

    20-Year-Old Clarksburg Man Faces Additional Sexual Assault Charge

    Thursday, May 18 2017 5:07 PM EDT2017-05-18 21:07:17 GMT
    MGN OnlineMGN Online

    A Clarksburg man was arrested Tuesday on an additional sexual assault charge.

    A Clarksburg man was arrested Tuesday on an additional sexual assault charge.

  • UPDATE: Judge Grants Continuance for Lena Lunsford's Trial

    UPDATE: Judge Grants Continuance for Lena Lunsford's Trial

    Thursday, May 18 2017 12:22 PM EDT2017-05-18 16:22:23 GMT
    Lena Lunsford appears in court.Lena Lunsford appears in court.

    Lena Lunsford's attorney, Tom Dyer, filed a motion to continue the trial, and a judge granted the motion. The trial was originally set to begin in June but will now begin with jury selection on October 12.

    Lena Lunsford's attorney, Tom Dyer, filed a motion to continue the trial, and a judge granted the motion. The trial was originally set to begin in June but will now begin with jury selection on October 12.

  • Morgantown Man Faces Multiple Charges Including Armed Robbery and Grand Larceny

    Morgantown Man Faces Multiple Charges Including Armed Robbery and Grand Larceny

    Wednesday, May 17 2017 11:25 AM EDT2017-05-17 15:25:18 GMT

    A Morgantown man is facing several charges after authorities said he was involved in multiple crimes including armed robbery, grand larceny and a breaking and entering. Anthony Santiago, 19, and a juvenile female accomplice allegedly broke into and/or robbed multiple businesses over the course of several days, the Monongalia County Sheriff's Department said. On May 10, the pair is said to have broken into Lakeview Resort and Conference Center...

    A Morgantown man is facing several charges after authorities said he was involved in multiple crimes including armed robbery, grand larceny and a breaking and entering. Anthony Santiago, 19, and a juvenile female accomplice allegedly broke into and/or robbed multiple businesses over the course of several days, the Monongalia County Sheriff's Department said. On May 10, the pair is said to have broken into Lakeview Resort and Conference Center and the Bu...
  • Man Arrested After Marion County Deputies Seize Drugs and Stolen Handguns

    Man Arrested After Marion County Deputies Seize Drugs and Stolen Handguns

    Tuesday, May 16 2017 6:21 PM EDT2017-05-16 22:21:19 GMT
    Marion County deputies have arrested a second person after a drug raid at Monongah Heights Apartments in Fairmont. Gary Boyce III, 29, was arrested after the Marion County Sheriff's Department executed a search warrant at the Monongah Heights Apartments.  On May 9, Deputies said they over seized four ounces of a substance believed to be heroin, over two ounces of a substance believed to be crack cocaine, seven handguns, four of which were determined to be stolen, more...
    Marion County deputies have arrested a second person after a drug raid at Monongah Heights Apartments in Fairmont. Gary Boyce III, 29, was arrested after the Marion County Sheriff's Department executed a search warrant at the Monongah Heights Apartments.  On May 9, Deputies said they over seized four ounces of a substance believed to be heroin, over two ounces of a substance believed to be crack cocaine, seven handguns, four of which were determined to be stolen, more...
  • 3 Men Arrested in Fairmont on Drug Charges

    3 Men Arrested in Fairmont on Drug Charges

    Tuesday, May 16 2017 5:57 PM EDT2017-05-16 21:57:07 GMT

    Fairmont Police arrested three men Monday on drug charges. Officers said they conducted a traffic stop on a 2017 Chevrolet Sonic with a Florida license plate at approximately 9:48 p.m. The vehicle was stopped for crossing over the center line multiple times. Dennis Broaden Jr., 20, of Toledo, OH, was driving the vehicle. Larry Hall-Granger, 22, of Detroit, MI, and Rahiym Hawkins, 25, of Clinton Township, MI, were passengers, police said....

    Fairmont Police arrested three men Monday on drug charges. Officers said they conducted a traffic stop on a 2017 Chevrolet Sonic with a Florida license plate at approximately 9:48 p.m. The vehicle was stopped for crossing over the center line multiple times. Dennis Broaden Jr., 20, of Toledo, OH, was driving the vehicle. Larry Hall-Granger, 22, of Detroit, MI, and Rahiym Hawkins, 25, of Clinton Township, MI, were passengers, police said....

  • UPDATE: 1 Person Arrested After Stabbing in Marion County

    UPDATE: 1 Person Arrested After Stabbing in Marion County

    Tuesday, May 16 2017 4:47 PM EDT2017-05-16 20:47:51 GMT

    UPDATE: (5/16 12:00 p.m.) Fairmont Police have arrested a man in connection with the alleged stabbing that took place early Monday morning.Daniel Mark Bock is charged with two counts of malicious wounding and one count of unlawful wounding. Bock stabbed someone in the torso, police said. Drugs were also also recovered during the incident, according to officials. Officials are not releasing the victims name or condition at this time. He was arraigned...

    UPDATE: (5/16 12:00 p.m.) Fairmont Police have arrested a man in connection with the alleged stabbing that took place early Monday morning.Daniel Mark Bock is charged with two counts of malicious wounding and one count of unlawful wounding. Bock stabbed someone in the torso, police said. Drugs were also also recovered during the incident, according to officials. Officials are not releasing the victims name or condition at this time. He was arraigned...

  • 2 Arrested in Taylor County After Deputies Find Marijuana in Car

    2 Arrested in Taylor County After Deputies Find Marijuana in Car

    Tuesday, May 16 2017 4:02 PM EDT2017-05-16 20:02:49 GMT
    William Nelson Snavely Jr.William Nelson Snavely Jr.

    Two people were arrested in Taylor County on drug charges after deputies said they found marijuana, digital scales and baggies in a car where children were present.

    Two people were arrested in Taylor County on drug charges after deputies said they found marijuana, digital scales and baggies in a car where children were present. Deputies said William Nelson Snavely Jr., 20, was traveling northbound on Route 119 at 45 mph in a 35 mph zone. The vehicle's offroad light bar was also turned on at this time. Deputies stopped the vehicle and said they smelled a strong odor of marijuana coming from inside. Snavely had red glassy eyes and spoke with...
  • Mother Charged with Gross Neglect After Son Ingests Opioid

    Mother Charged with Gross Neglect After Son Ingests Opioid

    Monday, May 15 2017 8:07 PM EDT2017-05-16 00:07:41 GMT

    West Virginia State Police have arrested a woman they said allowed her child to get into drugs.

    West Virginia State Police have arrested a woman they said allowed her child to get into drugs. Police said 30-year-old Ashley Casteel met with the grandmother of her 12-month-old son at a laundromat in Monongalia County. Casteel told her she thought the child had obtain "half a strip of  Suboxone" that was in her purse, and ingested an unknown amount of the Suboxone strip. Casteel said the child ingested the Suboxone strip bet...
  • UPDATE: Man Appears in Court After Fatal, Clarksburg Shooting

    UPDATE: Man Appears in Court After Fatal, Clarksburg Shooting

    Monday, May 15 2017 6:07 PM EDT2017-05-15 22:07:33 GMT
    Michael HawkinsMichael Hawkins
    UPDATE (5/15/17 6 p.m.): A man facing charges in a shooting incident in Clarksburg appeared in Harrison County Court Monday. A magistrate ruled that there is probable cause against 37-year-old Michael Hawkins for wanton endangerment and attempted murder. This stems from a shooting incident on April 29 that left 32-year-old Roncie Bohanna dead. Clarksburg Police said as Hawkins left Journey's End in the North View area he fired a handgun once toward three people including Bohan...
    UPDATE (5/15/17 6 p.m.): A man facing charges in a shooting incident in Clarksburg appeared in Harrison County Court Monday. A magistrate ruled that there is probable cause against 37-year-old Michael Hawkins for wanton endangerment and attempted murder. This stems from a shooting incident on April 29 that left 32-year-old Roncie Bohanna dead. Clarksburg Police said as Hawkins left Journey's End in the North View area he fired a handgun once toward three people including Bohan...
  • Bridgeport Police Investigate Alleged Armed Robbery

    Bridgeport Police Investigate Alleged Armed Robbery

    Monday, May 15 2017 5:50 PM EDT2017-05-15 21:50:05 GMT
    The Bridgeport Police Department are investigating an alleged robbery from the weekend. Police said they received a call around 10 a.m. Sunday morning about an alleged robbery at the Rt. 50 Lounge. The lounge is located on the Main Street Corridor near Go-Mart in Bridgeport. Police said that the suspect came in to the lounge carrying a firearm and demanding money. The police are still investigating the alleged robbery. No one was hurt in the incident.
    The Bridgeport Police Department are investigating an alleged robbery from the weekend. Police said they received a call around 10 a.m. Sunday morning about an alleged robbery at the Rt. 50 Lounge. The lounge is located on the Main Street Corridor near Go-Mart in Bridgeport. Police said that the suspect came in to the lounge carrying a firearm and demanding money. The police are still investigating the alleged robbery. No one was hurt in the incident.
  • ATV Rider Taken to Hospital Following Accident in Taylor County

    ATV Rider Taken to Hospital Following Accident in Taylor County

    Monday, May 15 2017 4:07 PM EDT2017-05-15 20:07:57 GMT

    One person was taken to Ruby Memorial Hospital after an ATV accident on Dogwood Lane in Taylor County. According to officials, the man was seriously injured but they were not life-threatening.

    One person was taken to Ruby Memorial Hospital after an ATV accident on Dogwood Lane in Taylor County. According to officials, the man was seriously injured but the injuries were not life-threatening. Stay with 12 News for additional information as it becomes available. 
  • Police Search for 2 People in Relation to Drug-Related, Child Neglect Investigation

    Police Search for 2 People in Relation to Drug-Related, Child Neglect Investigation

    Saturday, May 13 2017 12:57 PM EDT2017-05-13 16:57:18 GMT
    Ashley Casteel and Derek VernonAshley Casteel and Derek Vernon

    The Morgantown Detachment of the West Virginia State Police is searching for two people in relation to a child neglect investigation.

    The Morgantown Detachment of the West Virginia State Police is searching for two people in relation to a child neglect investigation.

  • Man Accused of Showing Sex Toys, Pornography to Youth of Local Church

    Man Accused of Showing Sex Toys, Pornography to Youth of Local Church

    Friday, May 12 2017 7:13 PM EDT2017-05-12 23:13:08 GMT
    MGN OnlineMGN Online

    A Reynoldsville man was arrested after allegedly displaying obscene material to minors, according to West Virginia State Police.

    A Reynoldsville man was arrested after allegedly displaying obscene material to minors, according to West Virginia State Police.

  • First-Grade Student Takes Handgun to Harrison County Elementary School

    First-Grade Student Takes Handgun to Harrison County Elementary School

    Friday, May 12 2017 3:54 PM EDT2017-05-12 19:54:14 GMT
    MGN OnlineMGN Online

    A Harrison County first-grade student took a handgun to Norwood Elementary School Thursday morning.

    A Harrison County first-grade student took a handgun to Norwood Elementary School Thursday morning.

  • Fairmont Police Investigate Robbery at Local Restaurant

    Fairmont Police Investigate Robbery at Local Restaurant

    Thursday, May 11 2017 10:32 AM EDT2017-05-11 14:32:56 GMT
    The Fairmont Police Department is investigating a robbery that took place late Wednesday night at Wings Ole on Locust Avenue in Fairmont. According to Marion County 911, the robbery was reported around 10:45 p.m.  Police responded to the scene and reported that there were no injuries. Police said a white female came into the restaurant and demanded money but got away with nothing. No weapon was shown by the robber. Police will continue the investigation.
    The Fairmont Police Department is investigating a robbery that took place late Wednesday night at Wings Ole on Locust Avenue in Fairmont. According to Marion County 911, the robbery was reported around 10:45 p.m.  Police responded to the scene and reported that there were no injuries. Police said a white female came into the restaurant and demanded money but got away with nothing. No weapon was shown by the robber. Police will continue the investigation.
  • 3 Gilmer County Residents Arrested on Animal Cruelty Charges

    3 Gilmer County Residents Arrested on Animal Cruelty Charges

    Wednesday, May 10 2017 6:42 PM EDT2017-05-10 22:42:33 GMT
    Three Gilmer County residents were arrested on animal cruelty charges. Suzan Hall, Jamey Hall, and Marjore Freeman are each charged with misdemeanor animal cruelty.  The Gilmer County Sheriff's Office responded to a home on Ash Road in Cedarville and found 11 dogs. Eight of the dogs were in "very, very, very poor condition" and "appeared to be starving with no food or water available," deputies said. Deputies said the dogs were flea and worm infested, were ...
    Three Gilmer County residents were arrested on animal cruelty charges. Suzan Hall, Jamey Hall, and Marjore Freeman are each charged with misdemeanor animal cruelty.  The Gilmer County Sheriff's Office responded to a home on Ash Road in Cedarville and found 11 dogs. Eight of the dogs were in "very, very, very poor condition" and "appeared to be starving with no food or water available," deputies said. Deputies said the dogs were flea and worm infested, were ...
  • Morgantown Man Arrested After Police Find Meth Packaged for Sale

    Morgantown Man Arrested After Police Find Meth Packaged for Sale

    Wednesday, May 10 2017 6:27 PM EDT2017-05-10 22:27:49 GMT
    Justin TurnerJustin Turner
    A Morgantown man was arrested Wednesday after police found drugs packaged for sale. Star City Police responded to the Econo Lodge on Monongahela Boulevard in response to a call from the front desk about a couple fighting. When police arrived on scene, they found Justin Turner, 28, who told police his name was Joshua Turner because he had warrants out of Maryland, according to court documents. After Turner was transported to the Monongalia County Sheriff's Department, police and dep...
    A Morgantown man was arrested Wednesday after police found drugs packaged for sale. Star City Police responded to the Econo Lodge on Monongahela Boulevard in response to a call from the front desk about a couple fighting. When police arrived on scene, they found Justin Turner, 28, who told police his name was Joshua Turner because he had warrants out of Maryland, according to court documents. After Turner was transported to the Monongalia County Sheriff's Department, police and dep...
  • Amber Alert Issued out of Akron, Ohio

    Amber Alert Issued out of Akron, Ohio

    Amber Alert Issued out of Akron, Ohio

    Wednesday, May 10 2017 6:50 AM EDT2017-05-10 10:50:24 GMT

    Police have issued a statewide Amber Alert out of Akron, Ohio. According to our CBS affiliate WBNS 10TV in Columbus, police are looking for 1-year-old Darius R. Heard Junior. He is described as a black male, 2-feet tall, 34-pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a red, white, and blue Nautica Polo shirt and diaper. The suspect is 27-year-old Darius Rashaad Heard. He is a black male, 6-feet 1-inch tall, 195 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. ...

    Police have issued a statewide Amber Alert out of Akron, Ohio. According to our CBS affiliate WBNS 10TV in Columbus, police are looking for 1-year-old Darius R. Heard Junior. He is described as a black male, 2-feet tall, 34-pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a red, white, and blue Nautica Polo shirt and diaper. The suspect is 27-year-old Darius Rashaad Heard. He is a black male, 6-feet 1-inch tall, 195 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. ...

  • Woman Arrested After Marion County Deputies Seize Drugs and Stolen Handguns

    Woman Arrested After Marion County Deputies Seize Drugs and Stolen Handguns

    Tuesday, May 9 2017 6:10 PM EDT2017-05-09 22:10:40 GMT
    A woman was arrested Monday night in Marion County after deputies found drugs and stolen guns. Jami Sampson, 32, was arrested after the Marion County Sheriff's Department executed a search warrant at the Monongah Heights Apartments.  Deputies said they seized four ounces of a substance believed to be heroin, two ounces of a substance believed to be crack cocaine, seven handguns, four of which were determined to be stolen, more than $9,000 in cash, and other stolen prop...
    A woman was arrested Monday night in Marion County after deputies found drugs and stolen guns. Jami Sampson, 32, was arrested after the Marion County Sheriff's Department executed a search warrant at the Monongah Heights Apartments.  Deputies said they seized four ounces of a substance believed to be heroin, two ounces of a substance believed to be crack cocaine, seven handguns, four of which were determined to be stolen, more than $9,000 in cash, and other stolen prop...
  • Fairmont Fugitive Captured in New Jersey

    Fairmont Fugitive Captured in New Jersey

    Tuesday, May 9 2017 8:24 AM EDT2017-05-09 12:24:02 GMT
    Darrell ClaybrookDarrell Claybrook

    U.S. Marshals have arrested a Fairmont man who authorities said shot at another man earlier this month.

    U.S. Marshals have arrested a Fairmont man who authorities said shot at another man earlier this month.

  • 70-Year-Old Fairmont Man Arrested for Alleged Sexual Abuse of 8-Year-Old Girl

    70-Year-Old Fairmont Man Arrested for Alleged Sexual Abuse of 8-Year-Old Girl

    Monday, May 8 2017 5:28 PM EDT2017-05-08 21:28:54 GMT
    James HessJames Hess

    A Fairmont man was arrested on 12 sex charges Friday after a girl was interviewed.

    A Fairmont man was arrested on 12 sex charges Friday after a girl was interviewed.

  • Judge Denies Bond for Clarksburg Man Charged in Death of Missing Ohio Woman

    Judge Denies Bond for Clarksburg Man Charged in Death of Missing Ohio Woman

    Monday, May 8 2017 2:55 PM EDT2017-05-08 18:55:03 GMT
    Warren HallWarren Hall

    A man charged in the death of a missing Ohio woman in Clarksburg was denied bond Monday morning.

    A man charged in the death of a missing Ohio woman in Clarksburg was denied bond Monday morning.

  • UPDATE: Police Release Name of Fatal Clarksburg Shooting Victim

    UPDATE: Police Release Name of Fatal Clarksburg Shooting Victim

    Monday, May 8 2017 1:15 PM EDT2017-05-08 17:15:45 GMT
    Journey's EndJourney's End

    Clarksburg Police have released the name of a woman killed in a shooting on April 29. Police identified the woman as Roncie Bohanna, 32. 

    Clarksburg Police have released the name of a woman killed in a shooting on April 29. Police identified the woman as Roncie Bohanna, 32. 

  • Terra Alta Man Arrested for Stabbing Brother

    Terra Alta Man Arrested for Stabbing Brother

    Friday, May 5 2017 11:43 AM EDT2017-05-05 15:43:17 GMT
    David CottrellDavid Cottrell

    A Terra Alta man was arrested Thursday after deputies said the man stabbed his brother.

    A Terra Alta man was arrested Thursday after deputies said the man stabbed his brother.

  • Man Arrested After Robbery, Standoff at Morgantown Hot Spot

    Man Arrested After Robbery, Standoff at Morgantown Hot Spot

    Friday, May 5 2017 9:29 AM EDT2017-05-05 13:29:11 GMT

    Police were dispatched to the High Life Lounge on University Avenue around 10:15 after an alarm was triggered, according to a press release from Chief Ed Preston.

    Police were dispatched to the High Life Lounge on University Avenue around 10:15 after an alarm was triggered, according to a press release from Chief Ed Preston.

  • 5 People Indicted After Home Invasion and Murder in Fairmont

    5 People Indicted After Home Invasion and Murder in Fairmont

    Thursday, May 4 2017 7:51 PM EDT2017-05-04 23:51:28 GMT

    Five people who were charged after a home invasion and murder in Fairmont were indicted by a special grand jury Wednesday.

    Five people who were charged after a home invasion and murder in Fairmont were indicted by a special grand jury Wednesday.

  • Masontown Man Charged With DUI With Death After April Vehicle Accident

    Masontown Man Charged With DUI With Death After April Vehicle Accident

    Thursday, May 4 2017 7:43 PM EDT2017-05-04 23:43:07 GMT
    Dennis Spencer, Jr.Dennis Spencer, Jr.
    A Masontown man has been charged with DUI with death after a two-vehicle accident in Reedsville. Dennis Spencer, Jr., 44, told deputies that when he came over a hill on April 18, he hit a vehicle in the rear that was stopped in the middle of the road. The driver of the vehicle he hit died on April 19 due to injuries sustained in the crash, according to the Preston County Sheriff's Department. Deputies said Spencer, Jr. had glassy, bloodshot eyes and slurred speech at the time of the...
    A Masontown man has been charged with DUI with death after a two-vehicle accident in Reedsville. Dennis Spencer, Jr., 44, told deputies that when he came over a hill on April 18, he hit a vehicle in the rear that was stopped in the middle of the road. The driver of the vehicle he hit died on April 19 due to injuries sustained in the crash, according to the Preston County Sheriff's Department. Deputies said Spencer, Jr. had glassy, bloodshot eyes and slurred speech at the time of the...
  • Police: Morgantown Woman Takes Money From Man for Fake Child

    Police: Morgantown Woman Takes Money From Man for Fake Child

    Thursday, May 4 2017 8:11 AM EDT2017-05-04 12:11:33 GMT
    MGN OnlineMGN Online
    A Morgantown woman was arrested Monday after police said she made a man believe he fathered a child and took approximately $4,000 from him. Brittany Korzun, 28, made a Facebook account for a "Kenzie Dunbar" in or around October and contacted the victim, a Fairmont man, from the account to tell him he had fathered a child named "Hudson Liston," according to West Virginia State Police. Korzun created another Facebook for a "Brittany Johnson" and contacted...
    A Morgantown woman was arrested Monday after police said she made a man believe he fathered a child and took approximately $4,000 from him. Brittany Korzun, 28, made a Facebook account for a "Kenzie Dunbar" in or around October and contacted the victim, a Fairmont man, from the account to tell him he had fathered a child named "Hudson Liston," according to West Virginia State Police. Korzun created another Facebook for a "Brittany Johnson" and contacted...
  • UPDATE: Woman Accused of DUI Causing Death Appears in Court

    UPDATE: Woman Accused of DUI Causing Death Appears in Court

    Wednesday, May 3 2017 6:16 PM EDT2017-05-03 22:16:35 GMT

    A 26-year-old woman pleaded not guilty to a child neglect charge Tuesday in a video conference conducted in Harrison County Circuit Court. 

    A 26-year-old woman pleaded not guilty to a child neglect charge Tuesday in a video conference conducted in Harrison County Circuit Court. 

  • UPDATE: Preston County Animal Shelter Director Arrested, Suspended

    UPDATE: Preston County Animal Shelter Director Arrested, Suspended

    Wednesday, May 3 2017 5:47 PM EDT2017-05-03 21:47:53 GMT
    Brittaney ShearerBrittaney Shearer

    A Preston County woman was arrested Tuesday for her alleged involvement in an incident that led to her boyfriend's arrest for child abuse.

    A Preston County woman was arrested Tuesday for her alleged involvement in an incident that led to her boyfriend's arrest for child abuse.

  • Man Attempts to Rob Clarksburg Hotel, Clerk Pulls Gun on Him

    Man Attempts to Rob Clarksburg Hotel, Clerk Pulls Gun on Him

    Wednesday, May 3 2017 5:45 PM EDT2017-05-03 21:45:27 GMT
    Austin LodgeAustin Lodge

    A Weston man was arrested Wednesday after police said he attempted to rob a hotel in Clarksburg.

    A Weston man was arrested Wednesday after police said he attempted to rob a hotel in Clarksburg.

  • WV State Police Identify Man For Theft

    WV State Police Identify Man For Theft

    Tuesday, May 2 2017 9:49 PM EDT2017-05-03 01:49:47 GMT

    According to a tweet from the West Virginia State Police, police have identified the man.

    According to a tweet from the West Virginia State Police, police have identified the man.

  • Michigan Man Indicted on Drug Trafficking Charges

    Michigan Man Indicted on Drug Trafficking Charges

    Tuesday, May 2 2017 8:56 PM EDT2017-05-03 00:56:48 GMT

    A Michigan man was indicted by a federal grand jury Tuesday on drug trafficking charges.

    A Michigan man was indicted by a federal grand jury Tuesday on drug trafficking charges.

  • UPDATE: Escapee From Pruntytown Correctional Center Captured

    UPDATE: Escapee From Pruntytown Correctional Center Captured

    Tuesday, May 2 2017 8:10 PM EDT2017-05-03 00:10:36 GMT

    Law enforcement have captured a man who escaped from Pruntytown Correctional Center on March 31 according to a press release. The West Virginia Division of Corrections (DOC) said the West Virginia State Police and the Fugitive Drug Task Force captured Tyler Wynkoop in the Martinsburg area.

    UPDATE (5/2/17 4:30 p.m.): Law enforcement have captured a man who escaped from Pruntytown Correctional Center on March 31 according to a press release. The West Virginia Division of Corrections (DOC) said the West Virginia State Police and the Fugitive Drug Task Force captured Tyler Wynkoop in the Martinsburg area. The DOC said Wynkoop was serving a one-10 year sentence for Grand Larceny. Wynkoop will face a Felony Escape charge in Taylor County as well as discipli...

  • Clarksburg Man Arrested for Shaking & Injuring 19-Day-Old Baby

    Clarksburg Man Arrested for Shaking & Injuring 19-Day-Old Baby

    Tuesday, May 2 2017 5:04 PM EDT2017-05-02 21:04:12 GMT
    Sean ButcherSean Butcher

    A Clarksburg man was arrested Tuesday after he allegedly shook his girlfriend's 19-day-old baby, according to the Harrison County Sheriff's Department.

    A Clarksburg man was arrested Tuesday after he allegedly shook his girlfriend's 19-day-old baby, according to the Harrison County Sheriff's Department.

  • Fairmont Man Convicted of 143 Counts of Child Sex Crimes

    Fairmont Man Convicted of 143 Counts of Child Sex Crimes

    Monday, May 1 2017 7:14 PM EDT2017-05-01 23:14:07 GMT
    Iran Glover is escorted out of the Marion County Courthouse following his convictionIran Glover is escorted out of the Marion County Courthouse following his conviction

    A Fairmont man has been convicted of sexually assaulting and sexually abusing five children over a period of five years after a trial concluded in Marion County on Monday.

    A Fairmont man has been convicted of sexually assaulting and sexually abusing five children over a period of five years after a trial concluded in Marion County on Monday.

  • Man Wanted for Breaking and Entering At Child Care Center in Morgantown

    Man Wanted for Breaking and Entering At Child Care Center in Morgantown

    Monday, May 1 2017 10:30 AM EDT2017-05-01 14:30:07 GMT
    A breaking and entering occurred Monday morning between 4-5 a.m. in Monongalia County.  The break-in happened at Kinder Haus Child Care Center Inc. in Westover.  Monongalia County Sheriff's Deputies are currently investigating.  Anyone with information, or that may recognize the man, is asked to call 304-291-7218. Callers have the option to remain anonymous. 
    A breaking and entering occurred Monday morning between 4-5 a.m. in Monongalia County.  The break-in happened at Kinder Haus Child Care Center Inc. in Westover.  Monongalia County Sheriff's Deputies are currently investigating.  Anyone with information, or that may recognize the man, is asked to call 304-291-7218. Callers have the option to remain anonymous. 
  • Man Sentenced to Prison for Morgantown Elevator Assault

    Man Sentenced to Prison for Morgantown Elevator Assault

    Sunday, April 30 2017 8:39 PM EDT2017-05-01 00:39:35 GMT
    Sadeq AlhakeemSadeq Alhakeem

    A judge sentenced a former WVU student to prison for sexually assaulting an intoxicated woman in an elevator in February 2016.

    A judge sentenced a former WVU student to prison for sexually assaulting an intoxicated woman in an elevator in February 2016.

  • Prosecution and Defense Rest Cases in Day Three of Iran Glover Trial

    Prosecution and Defense Rest Cases in Day Three of Iran Glover Trial

    Friday, April 28 2017 8:13 PM EDT2017-04-29 00:13:25 GMT

    The prosecution and defense rested their cases on Friday in the trial against a man accused of sexually assaulting and abusing five children over a period of five years.

    The prosecution and defense rested their cases on Friday in the trial against a man accused of sexually assaulting and abusing five children over a period of five years.

  • Two Men Arrested After Armed Robbery In Morgantown

    Two Men Arrested After Armed Robbery In Morgantown

    Friday, April 28 2017 2:44 PM EDT2017-04-28 18:44:48 GMT
    David AnnonioDavid Annonio

    Two men were arrested on Thursday evening after Morgantown police said they robbed a man on the street.

    Two men were arrested on Thursday evening after Morgantown police said they robbed a man on the street.

  • Clarksburg Police Investigate Video of Possible Assault, Robbery

    Clarksburg Police Investigate Video of Possible Assault, Robbery

    Friday, April 28 2017 1:28 PM EDT2017-04-28 17:28:19 GMT

    Clarksburg Police are investigating a possible assault and robbery after a video was shared widely on Facebook.

    Clarksburg Police are investigating a possible assault and robbery after a video was shared widely on Facebook. Police said they were made aware of the video on Saturday. Police have not made any arrests at this time, but officers have identified eight people in the video, according to Chief Robbie Hilliard. Anyone who is arrested could face kidnapping and robbery charges, Hilliard said.

  • Trial Begins for Marion County Man Accused of Child Sex Crimes

    Trial Begins for Marion County Man Accused of Child Sex Crimes

    Thursday, April 27 2017 10:00 PM EDT2017-04-28 02:00:18 GMT
    Iran GloverIran Glover

    A Fairmont man indicted on more than 140 counts of sex charges against children stood trial in Marion County on Wednesday, choosing to represent himself without an attorney.

    A Fairmont man indicted on more than 140 counts of sex charges against children stood trial in Marion County on Wednesday, choosing to represent himself without an attorney.

  • Five Alleged Victims Testify To Sexual Abuse In Day Two of Iran Glover Trial

    Five Alleged Victims Testify To Sexual Abuse In Day Two of Iran Glover Trial

    Thursday, April 27 2017 9:59 PM EDT2017-04-28 01:59:21 GMT

    The trial against a Fairmont man accused of sexually abusing and assaulting five children continued in Marion County on Thursday.

    The trial against a Fairmont man accused of sexually abusing and assaulting five children continued in Marion County on Thursday.

  • Clarksburg Man Arrested on Drug Charge in Bridgeport

    Clarksburg Man Arrested on Drug Charge in Bridgeport

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 6:05 PM EDT2017-04-26 22:05:14 GMT
    Casey LoveCasey Love

    A Clarksburg man was arrested on a drug charge in Bridgeport early Wednesday morning.

    A Clarksburg man was arrested on a drug charge in Bridgeport early Wednesday morning.

  • Reedsville Man Accused of Hitting Child in Face With Belt

    Reedsville Man Accused of Hitting Child in Face With Belt

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 4:25 PM EDT2017-04-26 20:25:13 GMT

    A Reedsville man was arrested on child abuse charges Tuesday after allegedly injuring an 11-year-old girl.

    A Reedsville man was arrested on child abuse charges Tuesday after allegedly injuring an 11-year-old girl.

  • Kingwood Man Arrested After Police Found Drugs Packaged To Sell In His Vehicle

    Kingwood Man Arrested After Police Found Drugs Packaged To Sell In His Vehicle

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 7:09 PM EDT2017-04-25 23:09:23 GMT
    A Kingwood man was arrested in Star City Tuesday after police said they found drugs packaged to sell in his vehicle. Benjamin Phares, 30, was driving on Saratoga Avenue when he was pulled over with an expired temporary registration, according to the Star City Police Department. Police performed a frisk on Phares and felt a bulge in his left pocket. Phares told police it was his phone and to get off of him. A K9 officer from the West Virginia University Police Department responded, ...
    A Kingwood man was arrested in Star City Tuesday after police said they found drugs packaged to sell in his vehicle. Benjamin Phares, 30, was driving on Saratoga Avenue when he was pulled over with an expired temporary registration, according to the Star City Police Department. Police performed a frisk on Phares and felt a bulge in his left pocket. Phares told police it was his phone and to get off of him. A K9 officer from the West Virginia University Police Department responded, ...
  • Man Arrested for Hitting Man With Truck in Elkins Walmart Parking Lot

    Man Arrested for Hitting Man With Truck in Elkins Walmart Parking Lot

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 5:12 PM EDT2017-04-25 21:12:56 GMT
    Andrew PurdumAndrew Purdum

    A Montrose man was arrested Tuesday after deputies said he hit a man with his truck.

    A Montrose man was arrested Tuesday after deputies said he hit a man with his truck.

  • Former Fairmont Restaurant Owner Pleads Guilty to Sexual Assault Charge

    Former Fairmont Restaurant Owner Pleads Guilty to Sexual Assault Charge

    Monday, April 24 2017 4:31 PM EDT2017-04-24 20:31:26 GMT
    Vincent FazioVincent Fazio

    A former restaurant owner who was arrested on a sexual assault charge in 2015 pleaded guilty Monday in Marion County Circuit Court.

    A former restaurant owner who was arrested on a sexual assault charge in 2015 pleaded guilty Monday in Marion County Circuit Court.

  • Customers Stop Robbery at KD's Pub & Grub in Morgantown

    Customers Stop Robbery at KD's Pub & Grub in Morgantown

    Monday, April 24 2017 12:07 PM EDT2017-04-24 16:07:21 GMT

    Customers said the man came into KD's with a mask over his face, holding a gun and demanding money from the register. One customer jumped up and knocked the gun out of the man's hand. The customer held him down until officers arrived on scene.

    Morgantown police officers were called to KD's Pub & Grub on Brockway Ave. early Monday morning. According to the Morgantown Police Department, when officers arrived on scene, they discovered a male suspect being held down by customers.  Customers said the man came into KD's with a mask over his face, holding a gun and demanding money from the register. One customer jumped up and knocked the gun out of the man's hand. The customer held him down unti...

  • Morgantown Police Investigate Shooting

    Morgantown Police Investigate Shooting

    Sunday, April 23 2017 4:21 PM EDT2017-04-23 20:21:04 GMT
    MGN OnlineMGN Online

    Morgantown Police are investigating a shooting they said happened early Sunday morning.

    Morgantown Police are investigating a shooting they said happened early Sunday morning.

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