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Vice President Mike Pence to Visit West Virginia

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 3:08pm
WEST VIRGINIA (WOWK) - Vice President Mike Pence is expected to make a visit to the Mountain State at the end of the month. According to a spokesperson for the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce, Vice President Pence will be addressing the Annual Meeting and Business Summit for the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce on August 30th at the Greenbrier  The West Virginia Chamber Annual Meeting and Business Summit is the largest gathering of business, industry, financial, and pol...

Police Search for Male Following Armed Robbery

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 1:41pm
The Morgantown Police Department responded to a reported armed robbery at approximately 7:20 p.m. Monday, August 14. A female was sitting on her porch on Jones Avenue when a tall white male with blond hair wearing black clothing approached her, police said. The victim told police that the man demanded her laptop after showing a handgun and then fled on foot.  Police searched the surrounding area and are continuing to investigate this incident, according to a press release....

Farmington Woman Arrested After Running From Police in Fairmont

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 1:13pm
Melissa Sayer, 23, of Farmington, was arrested Monday night after police said she led officers on a vehicle chase before attempting to run from them.

Marion County Man Accused of Murder & Possession of Child Pornography Appears in Court

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 11:03am
A Marion County man accused of murdering his cousin and possessing more than 600 images of child pornography appeared in court Monday.

UPDATE: 45-Year-Old Woman Killed in Clarksburg House Fire

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 9:24am
A 45-year-old woman was killed in a fire in Clarksburg Sunday night, according to Clarksburg Fire Inspector Chris Magee.

The Latest: Student leaders say campuses should be safe

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 12:30am
A Virginia judge has denied bond for an Ohio man accused of plowing his car into a crowd at a white nationalist rally until he has an attorney.

Court Denies Convicted Morgantown Landlord's Request for Parole

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 3:23pm
A Morgantown landlord convicted of sexual abuse has been denied his request for parole.

UPDATE: 1 Man Dead After Tree Falls Through Windshield

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 9:26am
A man in his 40s was killed when a tree fell through his windshield on West Pike Street Sunday morning, according to Clarksburg Police.

Man Killed in Randolph County Vehicle Accident

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 9:09am
A man was killed in a two-vehicle accident Monday morning in Randolph County, police said.

Accident Causes Driver Entrapment

Sat, 08/12/2017 - 9:54pm
An accident in Harrison County caused officials to shut down portions of Route 58 between Lakes Rd. and Platinum Dr.

4 Transported Following Harrison County Accident

Sat, 08/12/2017 - 5:19pm
Four people were transported following two separate motorcycle accidents on E. Main St. in Bridgeport.

Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight

Sat, 08/12/2017 - 2:57pm
The Perseids can be seen with the naked eye any time after total sunset which occurs at about 8:20 PM EDT. However there are some notable limiting factors tonight...

Test It Tuesday: Robo Twist

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 3:10pm
We've all been there: you try to open a jar containing your favorite snack, and the lid is stuck! This week's Test It Tuesday product claims to be the solution to that pickle.  The Robo Twist claims to be the jar opener of the future, but does the latest "twist" on kitchen gadgets live up to its name? We tried the product on a variety of different jars of all sizes containing pickles, salsa, fruit spread, and olives. The Robo Twist requires two AA batteries. Followin...

Clarksburg Water Board Needs Volunteers for Stream Clean-Up

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 3:04pm
The Clarksburg Water Board will be holding a river clean up at the location site of the previous West Milford Dam.

Armed and Dangerous Man Wanted in Raleigh County

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 1:42pm
A home invasion robbery is being investigated by the West Virginia State Police and troopers are asking for help from the public to solve the case.  The home invasion happened at around 9 a.m. in the Rock Creek area of Raleigh County on Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017.   Brandon Lee Cantley is wanted for questioning in connection with the case.  Apparently two women were tied up during the robbery.  They have not been identified and troopers said they were not injured...

Report: US Assesses North Korea Can Fit Nuke Inside a Missile

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 1:17pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Washington Post is reporting that U.S. intelligence officials assess that North Korea has successfully produced a miniaturized nuclear warhead that can fit inside its missiles. That would mean North Korea has passed a crucial threshold on the path to becoming a full-fledged nuclear power. The Post story, citing unnamed U.S. intelligence officials, said the confidential analysis was completed last month by the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency...

UPDATE: Wood County Woman Killed in Route 50 Accident

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 12:39pm
One fatality was reported after a single-vehicle accident that happened Sunday afternoon around 1:30 p.m. on Route 50 in Harrison County.

RECALL: Polaris Announces Immediate Recall of ATVs Due to Equipment Failure

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 11:53am
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced an immediate recall for Polaris Scrambler all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) due to equipment failure. According to the CPSC, the recall includes 2,800 units of model year 2014 through 2017 Scrambler XP 1000 ATVS. At least nine incidents have been reported of the throttle release switch failing, and has caused two injuries thus far.  The CPSC warns that all consumers should stop using the recalled vehicles immediately and cont...

State Fair of West Virginia Takes Extra Precaution Assembling Rides

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 11:51am
The State Fair of West Virginia is setting up their rides Monday.  As they prepare for the State Fair on Thursday, officials are watching closely as rides are assembled.   Though the incident of a ride collapsing at the Ohio State Fair on July 26 is a completely separate company, it makes the Reithoffer Shows at the State Fair of West Virginia check things they would not normally check.    "When you get a ride it gives you a specific checklist to inspe...

West Virginia State Fair Opening Thursday

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 11:32am
LEWISBURG, W.Va. (AP) - West Virginia's State Fair opens Thursday and fair officials say they will offer various admission discounts during its 10-day run in Lewisburg. On opening day, gates open at 2 p.m. with $5 admission tickets and $20 ride passes until 11 p.m. Other specials include $1 admission from 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, Aug. 16. Children 12 and under can enter free every day. Daily adult tickets at the gate cost $11. The fair's concert series begins Thursday evening ...