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Federal grand jury indicts 2 NCWV men on drug charges

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (WBOY) — A federal grand jury has indicted two north central West Virginia men in separate drug cases. Joshua Witt, of Morgantown, was indicted Wednesday on firearms and drug charges, United States Attorney William Ihlenfeld announced. Witt, 36, was indicted on two counts of “Unlawful Possession of Firearm by Person Convicted of Domestic […]

Connellsville man accused of shooting and killing his wife

A Fayette County man is accused of shooting and killing his wife. According to the criminal complaint, Debra Sok was shot to death at a home on Morrell Avenue in Connellsville late Saturday night. Police say her husband, 69-year-old Charles Sok, admitted to officers that he shot her. Police say...

Bruceton Mills man charged for throwing knife at officer’s patrol car

BRUCETON MILLS, W.Va (WDTV) - A Preston County man faces charges after officers said he threw a knife at a patrol car while walking down the road. An officer was patrolling North Preston Highway in Bruceton Mills when Wayne Rishel, 29, “took a pitcher’s stance” and threw an object that nearly hit the officer’s patrol car, according to a criminal complaint.

Turtle Creek man accused of assaulting and strangling 3-year-old nephew

TURTLE CREEK, Pa. (KDKA) — An Allegheny County man is charged with assaulting and strangling his 3-year-old nephew.James Ryan of Turtle Creek is facing a list of charges, and the alleged incident was caught on camera. The victim's mother, Sarah Ryan, believes had she not had video proof that her brother hit her son, he wouldn't be in jail."I'm sad that he's in the Allegheny County Jail, but he has to take ownership for his actions," Sarah Ryan said.It was 7 a.m. on Saturday when Sarah Ryan said she had an argument with her brother. She said he stormed out...

25-year-old man arrested following drug bust in Bethel Park

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- Bethel Park police arrested a 25-year-old man following a drug bust.Dipen Aviaya was arrested after an investigation began following numerous complaints of suspected drug activity.This lead to a search warrant of his home.Aviaya has been charged with the manufacture of controlled substances and possession with the intent to deliver.

Steak ‘N Shake to open in Star City

STAR CITY, W.Va. (WBOY) — Fast food chain Steak ‘N Shake has staked a claim in north central West Virginia with a new location coming to Star City. The franchise location was originally planned to be built in 2019. Those plans fell through somewhere along the way but were picked up again recently. Star City’s […]

2023 CB Ja'Bril Rawls Releases Top 8 Schools

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Man facing drug charges after Bethel Park bust

Complaints from neighbors led to a drug arrest in Bethel Park. Police said 25 year-old Dipen Avaiya was arrested last week. The complaints about suspected drug activity led officers to his home. After a search warrant was issued, Avaiya was charged with drug manufacture, possession with intent to deliver, and...

Fayette City Council approves premium pay

The Fayette City Council, during its June 28 meeting, approved a motion that will award one-time premium pay to city employees. Councilman Eddy Campbell was absent from the meeting, with all other council members present. Prior to the beginning of the meeting, Alexis Wilson led the prayer and Aeilya Walker led the Pledge of Allegiance.

4 Mountaineers Placed on the 2022 Preseason All Big 12 Team

On Wednesday, the Big 12 Conference released its 2022 All-Big 12 Football Team as voted on by the media, featuring four West Virginia University Mountaineers; center Zach Frazier, kicker Casey Legg, defensive lineman Dante Stills, and defensive back Charles Woods. Frazier anchored the Mountaineers offensive line last season. He started...

Restaurant Road Trip: Benji’s Sunnyside Seafood Bar & Grill

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WBOY) — West Virginians don’t have to go south for a fresh seafood boil anymore. Benji’s Sunnyside Seafood Bar & Grill in Morgantown has all your seafood needs covered with authentic Cajun boils, fish, shrimp, crab dip and more.   “We’re just here to bring something unique and cool to the area for the students […]

Rostraver hears complaints about foul odors, garbage spills

Reports of a foul odor emanating from the Westmoreland Sanitary Landfill partially spoiled a productive voting session for Rostraver Township’s board of commissioners Wednesday. The smell of fireworks hanging in the air near the intersection of Lenity School Road and Patton Road this Fourth of July wasn’t enough to...