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Art Gallery Aids Flood Victims in Mannington

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 10:52am
Many communities are still recovering from flooding that hit multiple areas of the Mountain State.  There are a number of local resources available for flood victims including Nativibes Art Gallery in Mannington. Nativibes Art Gallery is one of many area organizations working to help flood victims.  Gallery Owner Ben Kolb and volunteers are taking the supplies directly to people who need them, especially in remote areas.   "It was important to get som...

WV State Troopers Find Child's Dead Body After Minor Car Wreck

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 10:31am
POCAHONTAS COUNTY, WV (WVNS) - State Troopers in Pocahontas County tell our sister station 59 News a child's body was found near a wrecked car Sunday morning.The mother, Erica Newsome wrecked the car near Route 250 in the Allegheny Mountain area around 11:30 a.m. on Sunday. Witnesses told troopers they saw the mother try to hide the 11-year-old child's body over the hillside. Troopers say it was only a minor accident...

Solicitation Case Against Former High School Teacher & Coach Heads to Grand Jury

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 9:01am
A former high school teacher and coach appeared in Harrison County Magistrate Court Tuesday.

Man Identified After Police Find Handcuffed Body in River

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 8:52am
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Authorities say a West Virginia man found dead and handcuffed in a river likely drowned after he ran away from authorities. News outlets report the body of 43-year-old Howard Stiltner was found in the Kanawha River on Saturday. An autopsy confirmed his identity Monday, and preliminary evidence suggests he died from drowning. The Kanawha County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that Stiltner was arrested on an obstruction charge. He ran away as au...

DNR Hiring Law Enforcement

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 8:16pm
If you've ever wanted to be a police officer and be outdoors, we've got good news for you. The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources law enforcement office is looking to hire a few people.

UPDATE: Emergency Crews Contain Vehicle Fire in Upshur County

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 7:37pm
According to the Buckhannon Fire Chief John Townsend, a vehicle fire started inside the A and O Railroad building early Monday evening.Townsend said the fire was contained to the maintenance pick up truck that rides the rails. 

Elkins Mayor Issues Proclamation for WBOY's 60th Anniversary

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 4:02pm
WBOY is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. To help WBOY celebrate, Elkins Mayor Van Broughton read a proclamation to make August 7 "WBOY TV 60th Anniversary Day." WBOY's Jeff Schrock was on hand for Monday's ceremony. WBOY would like to say "thank you" to the city of Elkins for joining in our on-going anniversary celebration.

1 Woman Dead After Auto-Pedestrian Accident in Randolph County

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 1:48pm
According to officials from Randolph County 911, a vehicle accident occurred outside Fast Break gas station in Beverly.  Randolph County Sheriff, State Police, Beverly Fire Department, and Randolph County EMS responded. A single vehicle hit two pedestrians outside the business around 9 p.m. on Friday August 4. Law enforcement was on scene to detour traffic around the incident. One person was dead on scene and the second was transported to Davis Medical Center in Elkins...

Toddler in Critical Condition, 4 Other Kids Removed From Ohio Home With 15 Dead Animals

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 12:43pm
DAYTON, OH (WDTN/WCMH) — A toddler is in critical condition and four others are with child protective services after Dayton Police were called to a home with “deplorable” conditions on a report that a child was not breathing. Early Sunday morning, a woman called 911 to report that her 1-year-old granddaughter was not breathing. When medics arrived, they found the child unresponsive. The home was littered with feces and 15 dead animals — mostly snakes, includin...

Hunt for ‘Very Dangerous’ Escaped Ohio Inmate Continues

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 11:57am
UPDATE (8/7/17 10:12 a.m.): PAULDING COUNTY, Ohio (WANE) – Multiple law enforcement agencies continue to search for an “armed and dangerous” prisoner who escaped from a transport van Friday afternoon northeast of Paulding. Paulding County Sheriff Jason Landers said the search for 32-year-old Brandon Powell is primarily located between Antwerp – his place of residence – and the area where he got away from Deputy Robert Miller at County Road 133 and 176. ...

Fire Truck Crashes While Responding to Marion County Fire

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 8:17am
One person was taken to the hospital after a fire engine crashed on Dean Drive in Boothsville. 911 officials said the Boothsville Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched just before 7:30 p.m. to a fire on Sapps Run Road.  The fire truck swerved to miss an oncoming car and sideswiped a tree. The driver of the truck was treated and then released at United Hospital Center.  The crash resulted in about $6,000 in damage to the fire truck. The Marion County Sh...

Morgantown Man Arrested After Firing Gun in Night Club

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 6:38am
A Monongalia County man is facing a felony charge after officers said he fired a handgun inside a Morgantown nightclub.

GM Recalling About 700,00 GMC And Chevy Trucks

Sun, 08/06/2017 - 2:41pm
(CNN) - General Motors is recalling hundreds of thousands of Chevy and GMC pickups because of a potential steering issue. The vehicles may have a software problem that can cause them to spontaneously lose their electric power steering assistance for about one second, according to the The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. 

High School Football Preview Schedule

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 8:40pm
Beginning Aug. 9, WBOY will air feature stories on every high school football team in North Central West Virginia. You'll find your favorite team on this schedule: 

Fairmont State Football Ready to Take Next Step

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 8:23pm
Fairmont State put together one of the best seasons in program history last fall, but after a 62-13 loss to Indiana (Pa.) in their first ever NCAA Division II playoff game, the Falcons were left feeling empty. 

Man Robs BB&T Bank in White Hall, Leaves on Motorcycle

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 3:06pm
A man robbed the BB&T Bank in White Hall Friday afternoon, according to police.

Missing Fairmont Woman Arrested in Oklahoma

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 12:51pm
A woman who was reported missing out of Fairmont back in May was located in Oklahoma Thursday.

WBOY and Urse Collect Donation Items for Flood Victims

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 11:53am
The Davisson Brother's Band will also be at Urse to help raise donations and pack the trucks. 

Clarksburg Police Investigate Stealey Robbery Incident

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 11:11am
The Clarksburg Police Department is investigating a robbery incident that occurred in the Stealey area Friday morning.

Governor Justice Switches to Republican; "Trumps" President's West Virginia Visit

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 9:01am
The show-stopper of the night was Governor Jim Justice quitting the Democratic Party to become a Republican. He said contentious budget negotiations within his old party turned him sour.