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Preston Co. man sentenced in TX-Morgantown drug case

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (WBOY) — Chief U.S. District Judge Thomas Kleeh sentenced a Preston County man to nearly six years (70 months) in federal prison for his role in methamphetamine, crack cocaine, fentanyl and heroin drug distribution operation, United States Attorney William Ihlenfeld announced. David Gamble, 58, of Masontown, pleaded guilty in February 2022 to one […]
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Charleroi man accused of luring three young girls through Snapchat

CONNELLSVILLE, Pa. — Connellsville police said a 35-year-old Charleroi man used Snapchat to lure three young girls to an area hotel last weekend. According to police, Brandon Johnson reached out to the young girls, ages 12, 13 and 13, through Snapchat and convinced them to meet him at the McDonald's in Connellsville on Saturday afternoon.

Group collecting signatures to recall Morgantown City Council

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – A group of Morgantown citizens is trying to collect enough signatures to recall the city’s council members and remove them from office. Todd Stainbrook is leading the effort for the petitions. He said they want to remove the council members due to the understaffing and poor treatment of the city’s police and fire departments.  “Response […]

Blink 182’s Travis Barker rushed to hospital in California

LOS ANGELES — Blink 182 drummer Travis Barker was hospitalized in California on Monday for an undisclosed medical emergency, multiple media outlets reported. Barker’s 16-year-old daughter, Alabama Luella Barker, asked her followers in an Instagram story posted Tuesday evening to “please send your prayers,” the Los Angeles Times reported.

Morgantown citizens attempting to recall entire city council

MORGANTOWN, W.Va (WDTV) - A group of Morgantown residents are petitioning to recall the entire city council. The recallers believe the city council is not concerned with public safety. They’re blaming the city council for low morale among the police and fire departments. Morgantown citizens have been attending city...

Noah Braham ready to carry on his dad’s WVU football legacy in his own way

MORGANTOWN, W.Va (WDTV) - It’s been nearly 20 years since a University football player has earned a scholarship spot down the road in the WVU recruiting class. “It’s been my dream to play here so it’s what I wanted to do, it’s a pretty special experience and being able to like actually go in and be on the same level of al these guys coming in that are like three stars, four stars, it’s pretty cool,” said Noah Braham.

Part One: W.Va. Will Soon Have The Country's Last Greyhound Tracks

Next year, West Virginia will have the last two greyhound racing tracks in the United States. The state government is bound by law to support the greyhound racing operations at two casinos — in Wheeling and Cross Lanes. In this four-part radio series, West Virginia Public Broadcasting (WVPB) goes...

Romano arrest ‘a collaborative effort’

The multi-day manhunt for a second murder suspect, Arlo Whiteoak Romano, 42, of Morgantown, came to an end Monday night, thanks to collaborative efforts from law enforcement and the public. You have reached content available exclusively to Dominion Post subscribers.

Man accused of trying to lure 3 girls to Connellsville hotel for sex

CONNELLSVILLE, Pa. (KDKA) — A man is accused of trying to meet three girls for sex at a hotel and luring them into his vehicle with alcohol. According to the criminal complaint, 35-year-old Brandon Johnson from Charleroi created a Snapchat group chat with a 12-year-old and two 13-year-olds, sent them an explicit photo and told them he'd pay for sex. Police said the girls told him they were underage, but he convinced them to meet him in Connellsville.Police said Johnson met the girls at a McDonald's, luring them into his car with drinks and alcohol. He took them to a Comfort...
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West Virginia Regional bracket unveiled for The Basketball Tournament

CHARLESTON — After weeks of speculation on how the seedings may fall, Best Virginia and Herd That finally have learned their position in the West Virginia Regional of The Basketball Tournament (TBT). Best Virginia, the WVU alumni team, earned the No. 1 seed in the region and will match...

Braham’s journey to WVU is a family story

MORGANTOWN, W.Va – The apple has never fallen far from the tree for the Braham family with son Noah following in his father Rich’s footsteps as a multi-sport standout at University High School. Now, he’s taking another stride in his old man’s lineman sized shoeprints. Over the weekend, the Hawks’ standout linebacker and tight end […]

Four Mountaineers Attend Bell Canadian Track and Field Championships

Four athletes from the West Virginia University track and field team ran in the 2022 Bell Canadian Track and Field Championships on June 22-26, at McLeod Athletic Park in Langley, British Columbia, Canada. Ceili McCabe (3,000m steeplechase), Sylvia Russell (3,000m steeplechase), Mikayla Lucki (1500m) and Cassandra Williamson (800m) attended the...

Architectural Firm Looks To Help Build W.Va. Communities

An architecture firm is looking to help public entities and nonprofits building communities in the state. In celebration of West Virginia’s 159th birthday this year, the Morgantown-based Mills Group will provide pro-bono conceptual architectural services to three organizations. The company will select one project from each of the following...