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High school teacher killed after being run over by vehicle on campus
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (WDTV/Gray News) - Officials confirmed a teacher at a high school in West Virginia died after he was struck by a vehicle on campus. A GoFundMe was launched for Ryan Lantz, the Liberty High School teacher who was hit and killed in the parking lot on Tuesday, Feb. 20.
Community mourns loss of beloved coach/teacher following accident in school parking lot
CLARKSBURG, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Staff, students, and community members throughout Harrison County are mourning the tragic loss of a teacher and coach following a Tuesday morning accident in the school’s parking lot. Coach and educator, Ryan Lantz is confirmed to have passed before the start of the school day on Tuesday, with the unfortunate news […]
Large police presence on Jack Run Rd, street shut down in both directions
CLARKSBURG, W.Va (WDTV) - A large police presence is currently active on Jack Run Road in Clarksburg. The road has been shut down in both directions, and police are not allowing anyone within about a half mile of the scene. Details are very limited at this time. A call came...
Woman arrested in Marion County after allegedly firing 2 shots at victim’s car
A woman was charged after allegedly shooting at, egging and throwing paint on another woman's car in Monongah.
Clarksburg and U.S. Army sign feasibility agreement for West Fork River
The City of Clarksburg and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers joined together Tuesday to sign a Feasibility Study Agreement to solve the erosion challenges of the West Fork River along Liberty Avenue.
Fairmont man charged after officers find drugs on him that he was allegedly using to ‘make some money’
A Fairmont man has been charged after officers say they found drugs on him that he said he was using to "make some money."
Harrison County man charged with arson
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - A man from Harrison county has been charged in connection to an arson case. West Virginia State Fire Marshal investigators and the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office have charged 55-year-old Randolph Murray with setting fire to a gazebo at the home he was renting in Lost Creek.
1 flown to Morgantown after being hit by a car in Lumberport
One person had to be flown to Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown on Monday after they were reportedly struck by a car.
‘Devilish mechanizations of man or war’: One of the deadliest tornados in U.S. history was in West Virginia
SHINNSTON, WV (WOWK) — West Virginia is no stranger to natural disasters like rockslides and flooding, but tornadoes are a much more rare occurrence in the Mountain State. Yet, one of the deadliest tornadoes in U.S. history, and the deadliest in West Virginia history, hit Shinnston almost 80 years ago.
Fairmont's Finest: A Tour of 3 Must-Visit Italian Eateries
In this article, we're excited to present three exceptional Italian restaurants located in Fairmont. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments yet? If yes, we'd love for you to share your experiences in the comments section below!
Christopher "Ryan" Carpenter, disappeared in West Virginia on June 19, 2021, after being dropped off
In the quaint city of Fairmont, West Virginia, the disappearance of 31-year-old Christopher Ryan Carpenter, affectionately known as Ryan, has left the community in a state of bewilderment. Since June 19, 2021, the puzzle of his vanishing has remained unsolved, casting a shadow of mystery over the area. This article explores the enigmatic circumstances of Ryan's disappearance, shedding light on his background, the day he went missing, and the relentless efforts to discover his fate.
Shinnston Native Ann Urling Appointed by Gov. Justice as Interim Inspector General for West Virginia DHHR
Gov. Jim Justice Friday announced the appointment of Ann Urling as the Interim Inspector General for the Departments of Health, Human Services, and Health Facilities. Urling, the Governor’s Deputy Chief of Staff, is a dedicated public servant with extensive experience in government operations and accountability. She will be responsible for leading the independent oversight of programs within the three agencies, ensuring they operate.
Dairy Creme Corner announces spring opening date
Dairy Creme Corner is one of the most popular dessert stops in Marion County, but it is only open seasonally from March to October every year.
‘Major delays’ expected on I-79 N Wednesday night into Thursday morning
"Major delays" are expected on Interstate 79 northbound starting Wednesday night and lasting through Thursday morning, the West Virginia Division of Highways (WVDOH) warned.
Bridgeport Rotary Club hosts Biannual Blood Screening
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) -This weekend at Bridgeport Middle School; the Bridgeport Rotary Club will be hosting it’s Biannual Blood Screening event. The event looks to serve the local community by giving community member the opportunity to have blood drawn without insurance or having to make an appointment. Multiple tests will be available for consumer use, hoping to meet as many needs as possible. In order to make a difference in the community you must first seek to understand the community you’re looking to serve; and through events like this the rotary club, and club president Rueban Blankenship, looks to continue making an impact on lives that make up the local population.
Man causes nearly $20K worth of damage to Frontier cell site
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - A man was charged with damaging a public utility when he broke into a Frontier cell site and caused nearly $20,000 worth of damage. Surveillance footage from the cell site showed a man police identified as Charles Smith with a crescent wrench and a pair of pliers carrying copper away from the site.
Clarksburg Feb 19 Weekly Crime Report: 90 Incidents and 4 Crime Stories
Clarksburg Feb 19 Weekly Crime Report: 90 Incidents and 4 Crime Stories. During the last week, Clarksburg witnessed a total of 90 crime incidents. The most common crime reported was 'Other' with 31 cases, which includes various minor offenses and investigations. This was followed by 'Theft' with 17 cases, and 'Suspicious Situation' with 16 cases. 'Trespass' and 'Assault' were also notable with 12 and 11 cases respectively. The least reported crimes were 'Vandalism' and 'Burglary' with only 2 and 1 cases respectively. It is essential to note that these statistics reflect reported incidents and the actual number may be higher. The data suggests a need for increased vigilance against theft and suspicious activities in the place. It also highlights the importance of community awareness and cooperation in reporting and preventing such incidents.
First-ever ‘Veggie Man Day’ coming to Fairmont
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Bridgeport McDonald’s manager receives national award
JD Owens has been presented with a national award for her contributions to various McDonald's locations around north central West Virginia.
Music on Main to Host West Virginia Jazz Society
As part of its 2024 Winter Jazz Jam weekend, the West Virginia Jazz Society will present a show Friday evening at Music on Main in Bridgeport. The show will feature the band Decon Blues consisting of Bob Workman, Phil Wyatt, Terry Hotsinpiller, Davin Seamon, Seth Maynard, Lars Swanson and Karen Greene.