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Morgantown police defend use of force in downtown arrest

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The Morgantown Police Department is clarifying a downtown incident that was videotaped but lacks the proper context, according to Chief Eric Powell. “It’s a real shame that people automatically jump on that wagon as it pertains to the negative portrayal of police interactions with people or are willing to just chime in and create even more narratives that are even more negative and derogatory about police,” Powell said.

West Virginia Native “Sick” Over Jersey Being Sold

Morgantown, West Virginia – Zach Frazier, a Fairmont, West Virginia native and the starting center for the West Virginia Mountaineers, is sick after learning that his jersey has been sold online. Frazier, a 6’3 305 pound junior, was a first team All Big 12 member last season and a...

WV Schools: Closings & Delays – Monday, February 6, 2023

WEST VIRGINIA (LOOTPRESS) – Some counties throughout West Virginia have begun to announce plans for changes in school operation schedules for Monday, February 6, 2023. Berkeley County Schools Superintendent Ronald Stephens announced Sunday evening that schools throughout the county will be closed Monday due to “a security incident that has limited access to computer resources throughout the district.”

Wounded veterans enjoy ski vacation in West Virginia

DAVIS, WV (WOWK) –  An organization that lifts up wounded veterans just finished a fun adventure on the slopes, but they are already planning for one where they go whitewater rafting in September. The men and women of the Gathering of Mountain Eagles just enjoyed skiing at the Canaan Valley Ski Resort and a basketball […]
Metro News

Efforts to add magistrate in Monongalia County continue

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — State lawmakers are working to add another magistrate to Monongalia County during this legislative session. Delegate Joe Statler, R-Monongalia, is the lead sponsor on HB 3174, which was introduced last week and sent to the House Judiciary Committee. “It asks for a fifth magistrate to be...

The Shotgun/Throwdown: Stevenson scores career-high in West Virginia’s big win over Oklahoma

Welcome, By-Godders, to The Shotgun/Throwdown, WVU’s best place for sports links, information, sophomoric humor, and daily distractions. Another career-high showing for fifth-year senior Erik Stevenson helped the West Virginia men’s basketball team blow out Oklahoma, 93-61, on Saturday night. Stevenson scored a career-high last week in the Mountaineers’...

DHHR to Host In-Person Hiring Events throughout the Month of February

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) will host three in-person interviewing events in February for Kanawha, Mercer, and Monongalia counties for positions within the Bureau for Family Assistance and the Bureau for Social Services. Events will interview for several positions, including Child Protective Service Workers and...
Daily Athenaeum

Gee speaks on campus carry, mental health and student enrollment

WVU President E. Gordon Gee sat down with The Daily Athenaeum last week to discuss a variety of state and campus issues. He spoke on concealed carry on college campuses, the growing mental health crisis facing students and the university’s ongoing challenges with student enrollment and retention. The following...

Mountaineers conclude road swing at OK State

STILLWATER, Okla. – The West Virginia University women’s basketball team concludes its two-game road swing in the Sooner State with a matchup at Oklahoma State on Tuesday, Feb. 7. Tipoff against the Cowgirls is set for 7:30 p.m. ET, inside Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater, Oklahoma. The contest against...

Volunteers pick up debris along West Virginia roadways

FAIRMONT, W.Va. (AP) — Donning a bright reflective vest, orange garbage bags in his back pocket and a trash grabber in his hand, Wayne Worth walked along US Route 250 between downtown Fairmont and Barrackville picking up roadway debris. He was joined by a small group of volunteers who spent their weekend picking up trash […] The post Volunteers pick up debris along West Virginia roadways appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.

WVU’s Rankings Quickly Rise After 4-2 Record in Last Six Games

West Virginia’s rankings have increased once again after going 4-2 in their last six games. WVU most recently defeated Oklahoma by 32 at home on Saturday. The computers love West Virginia even more. NET / 20. KenPom / 14. Bracketology / Last Four Byes. *as of Monday night (2/6)