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VIDEO: Families released from EFHS, all suspects apprehended

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - Officials have confirmed that all of the suspects have been apprehended. One suspect has been transported to Ruby Memorial Hospital with unknown injuries. Multiple charged will be filed in both counties. Aside from scrapes and bruises, officials said no officers were injured. It is unknown how...
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Woman life-flighted after propane tank explosion

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - A woman was life-flighted Thursday after officials said a propane tank exploded in Meadowbrook. The call about the incident on Shinnston Pike in Meadowbrook was received at 11:46 a.m., according to the Harrison County 911 Center. The woman, whose identity is unknown, was life-flighted to the...
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Toddler found sleeping in closet with over 50 reptiles, birds, dogs, and cats in California

APPLE VALLEY, Calif. — A toddler was found sleeping in a closet with over 50 reptiles, birds, dogs, and cats in California, officials say. The San Bernadino County Sheriff’s Office says deputies were called out to a home Saturday around 6 p.m. after reports of a disturbance at a home in Apple Valley. When they arrived, they spoke with Jeddidiah Schulz, 38, and a deputy noticed a child in the living room with multiple cats.

Without action, WVU professor expects greater ‘slow burn’ effect of repeat mass shootings on feelings of safety among young people

A West Virginia University professor who has investigated behavior change as a critical component in mitigating gun violence in U.S. schools is warning about potential far-reaching, long-term impacts on kids if, what he sees as a “persistent public health crisis,” remains unaddressed. Keith Zullig, a researcher in the...

Firefighter hospitalized while battling Meadowbrook structure fire

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - One firefighter was transported to the hospital early Thursday while battling a structure fire in Meadowbrook. Fire crews were dispatched to a structure fire on High Road in Meadowbrook early Thursday morning at approximately 1:41 a.m., according to a Facebook post by the Spelter Volunteer Fire Department.

Latest Football Star Recruit Could Start for WVU Basketball Team

Morgantown, West Virginia – Neal Brown landed his prize recruit for the 2023 recruiting class yesterday when four star Rodney Gallagher of Uniontown, Pennsylvania, but really, Bob Huggins should also do everything in his power to get Gallagher to play for the Mountaineers basketball team as well. Gallagher, a...

West Virginia lawmakers want to address jail overcrowding

According to the Associated Press, a published report says lawmakers in West Virginia want to address the state’s jail overcrowding issue. The report says lawmakers would form a workgroup to address the problem. The AP reports Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority Committee Co-Chair David Kelly made the announcement during a legislative interim committee meeting […]

THE SHOTGUN THROWDOWN: Why Bob Huggins transferred to West Virginia

Welcome, By-Godders, to The Shotgun Throwdown, WVU’s best place for sports links, information, sophomoric humor, and daily distractions. Long before the transfer portal was a common term in college sports, many players were already transferring to find better opportunities, including West Virginia men’s basketball coach Bob Huggins. Huggins started his college basketball career at Ohio because he wanted to play for Jim Snyder. But when Snyder retired, Huggy Bear made the easy decision to return to Morgantown to play for the Mountaineers. Huggs has no regrets about his decision to transfer and believes that he also benefitted academically from the move, so he understands why players decide to transfer, even if the NCAA no longer worries about academics.

WVU announces football game times and networks for opening games

MORGANTOWN, W.Va (WDTV) - The game times and broadcast partners for West Virginia’s first three football games and non-Saturday games for the 2022 season have been announced by the TV Networks through the Atlantic Coast and Big 12 Conference offices. West Virginia’s season opener at Pitt in the 105th...

Kansas St. ends 5-game losing streak, 8-5 over West Virginia

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dominic Johnson hit Kansas State’s first homer of the Big 12 Tournament and the seventh-seeded Wildcats beat sixth-seeded West Virginia 8-5 to snap a five-game losing streak. Kansas State advances to play in another elimination game on Friday. West Virginia hopes for an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament. Raphael Pelletier’s sacrifice bunt on a squeeze play in the ninth gave Kansas State a four-run lead. West Virginia got its first two batters aboard in the ninth, chasing Ty Ruhl, but Dylan Phillips retired the next three for his seventh save of the season. Kansas State starter Blake Adams left the game with two outs in the seventh after nine strikeouts.

Justice Cancels COVID-19 Briefing, Receiving Treatment For Possible Lyme Disease

In a statement, Gov. Jim Justice announced Wednesday evening he began feeling sick after events on Monday in Wheeling and Blacksville. “I immediately got tested for COVID-19 and was negative, but I am still having symptoms and nowhere near 100 percent,” Justice said. “As of now, I am being treated for possible Lyme disease.”

WVU Football Unveils Select 2022 Game Times

WVU Football just announced game times for five 2022 games. All times are Eastern Standard. Week 1’s opener against the Pitt Panthers at Heinz Field will kick off at 7 p.m. on ESPN. Week 2’s Kansas game on Sept. 10 will kick off at 6 p.m. on Big 12...

K-State knocks West Virginia out of Big 12 Tournament

West Virginia’s postseason fate is now in the hands of the committee. The Mountaineers were eliminated from the Big 12 Tournament after taking their second straight loss in the event, this time 8-5 to Kansas State. This marks the second time WVU has been eliminated from the tournament after two straight losses since joining the Big 12.

WVU football reveals kick times, TV info for five games

Start penciling your calendars -- and get ready for some Thursday nights!. West Virginia’s 2022 football schedule is starting to come together. The program released the information for five of its games in the upcoming season, including the kick times and television channels for all three of the team’s Thursday night games.