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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.
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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.

$1 Million Powerball winner sold in West Virginia

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A Powerball ticket, for last Saturday’s drawing, worth $1,000,000 was sold at the Circle K on Beech Street in Grafton, West Virginia Lottery officials announced this week. The ticket match all five numbers, but not the Power Ball and the Power Play option was not purchased, officials said. Lottery officials are encouraging […]

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...

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 with pancreatitis, reports say

LOS ANGELES — Blink 182 drummer Travis Barker was hospitalized in California on Tuesday for pancreatitis, according to multiple reports. Update 1:50 p.m. EDT June 29: In a statement obtained by ET, an unidentified source said Barker began to experience “intense pain in his abdomen” on Tuesday. He and his wife, Kourtney Kardashian, called 911, the entertainment news outlet reported.

Person being flown to the hospital following dog attack in Fayette County

DUNBAR TOWNSHIP, Pa. — State police in Uniontown said a pit bull attacked a 37-year-old man Tuesday morning at a home in Fayette County. He was flown to the hospital in a medical helicopter following the dog attack. The severity of the victim’s injuries had not been released, but a Dunbar Township official said Tuesday morning that the victim was in surgery.

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...

West Virginia Adds MASSIVE Lineman

Morgantown, West Virginia – The West Virginia Mountaineers continued to add to their outstanding 2023 recruiting class with the addition of three star offensive lineman Johnny Williams IV today!. Williams, a 6’7 330 pound lineman from Macon, Georgia, chose the Mountaineers over Miami, Georgia, Georgia Tech, Florida State, Virginia,...

Property dispute turns into two-by-four assault

(WJET/WFXP/ — A suspect was arrested after hitting a victim with a two-by-four during a property dispute. At about 4:22 p.m. on June 26, Pennsylvania State Police troopers were dispatched to a property at Recks Road and Mageetown Road in Rome Township (Crawford County) for an assault. Three people reportedly had been arguing over a […]
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Charter schools report enrollment while preparing to open this fall

West Virginia’s first charter schools are reporting some enrollment gains as they move toward opening this fall. West Virginia Academy in Morgantown has the highest enrollment so far with 458 students, officials said today. Eastern Panhandle Preparatory Academy has 303 “verified enrollments.”. West Virginia Virtual Academy has 204...

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.

Former Tennessee Commit Enters Transfer Portal

West Virginia running back and former Tennessee commit Lyn-J Dixon entered the transfer portal, On3’s Matt Zenitz first reported Monday. Dixon was a brief member of Tennessee’s 2018 recruiting class, committing to Butch Jones staff in June of 2017 before de-committing after Tennessee fell to 3-3 (0-3 SEC) in the 2017 season.