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One person Life-Flighted after structure fire in Marion County
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - Crews responded to a structure fire in Marion County today, Monday, February 26th. The fire occurred in the area of Moyer Way in Fairmont. Officials say one person is being flown to the hospital via HealthNet helicopter. No other injuries have been reported, and officials say...
3 winning Powerball tickets sold across West Virginia
A few West Virginians got lucky with Powerball tickets this weekend.
People could buy guns & register to vote at Fairmont gun show
Community members in Marion County were able to register to vote and buy and trade guns during the weekend’s Showmasters Gun Show at the Fairmont Armory.
Fairmont man sentenced to life in prison without parole for murdering 4-year-old
Walter Richardson, 36, of Fairmont, was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole on Monday for abusing his girlfriend's 4-year-old child to death in 2021.
Monongah Family Raising Money After Losing House to Fire Saturday Night
MONONGAH, W.Va (WDTV) - A home in Monongah is a total loss after a fire on February 24. Both the Monongah Fire Department and Valley Volunteer Fire Department were called to a structure fire just before 6 p.m. Nobody was home at the time, and there were no injuries, but...
Man goes behind Subway counter to make food, arrested
MORGANTOWN, W.Va (WDTV) - A man was arrested last week after going behind the counter at Subway to make and eat his own food. On February 20th, police were dispatched to a Subway on High Street in Morgantown for a disturbance. Witnesses told police that a man identified as David...
First at 4 Forum: Susan Rodriguez and Ja-Rhonda Staples
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - Susan Rodriguez and Ja-Rhonda Staples joined First at 4 on Monday. They talked about upcoming Fairmont State University events, how they’ll affect students, and where people can learn more. You can watch the full interview above and watch First at 4 weekdays from 4 -...
How W.Va. Oil And Gas Industry Leaves Behind Radioactivity
This conversation originally aired in the Feb. 25, 2024 episode of Inside Appalachia. In some places, the oil and gas industry is leaving behind industrial sites that are radioactive and dangerous — like Fairmont Brine in Fairmont, West Virginia. This abandoned site became a popular hangout spot for unsuspecting...
Westover Police searching for missing man
The Westover Police Department is searching for a missing man who was last known to have contact with someone on Jan. 7, 2024.
Clarksburg police recover meth, make one arrest during traffic stop
CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — An Anmore woman is facing drug charges after a traffic stop in Clarksburg Friday. Officers from the Clarksburg Police Department stopped a car on West Main Street for having an illegible license plate. During the stop one of the vehicle occupants fled on foot, but was...
Monongah City Council works to fight Opioid addiction
MONONGAH, W.Va (WDTV) - The Monongah City Council is doing what they can to fight Opioid addiction throughout their city and in all of Marion County. Monday afternoon they welcomed the Marion County Quick Response Team to better educate them on addiction. Although they did not have a high turnout from the public, their mission to end drug abuse will continue led by Councilwoman Tammy Shipley.
Heavy rain, gusty winds, and mild thunderstorms Tuesday and Wednesday
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - Today featured abnormally warm, spring-like temperatures, and while the next two days’ temperatures will be similar, that’s not the only spring-like weather we’ll be facing. The severe weather season is beginning, and we’ll get a taste of it Tuesday and Wednesday. Tonight,...
Twitter Reaction: WVU Basketball Sends Fans on Roller Coaster; Former Mountaineer Delivers Hot Take
Just when it seemed like Josh Eilert and his WVU basketball team was about to be blown out again, the Mountaineers stormed back and forced overtime. Unfortunately for WVU fans who stayed watching throughout the entire game, West Virginia still ended up on the losing end of another Big 12 game.
WVU issues Campus Warning for reported burglaries, arsons
MORGANTOWN, WV (LOOTPRESS) – West Virginia University Police issued a Campus Warning Friday (Feb. 23) following recent burglary and arson reports at the same Life Sciences Building location on the WVU Downtown Campus. On Feb. 21 at 9:04 a.m., UPD received a report of a burglary that was not in progress on the fourth floor […]
Team + Individual Stats at Kansas State
The final numbers from the Mountaineers overtime loss to the Wildcats
Important Notice for Fairmont Residents: Utility Work May Affect Water Supply on February 26, 2024
The City of Fairmont plans to conduct utility work in downtown Fairmont on Monday, February 26, 2024. The work involves replacing a water valve on Madison Street between Adams Street and Washington Street. The operation is set to run from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm. Tuesday, February 27, 2024, is the alternate day.
Highly Popular Restaurant Just Off Interstate 79 with a Menu Featuring Sweets and Eats Opening in March
With cold weather likely on the way out in roughly a month, the doors will soon be open on a business that delivers as its feature item cold. According to its Facebook page, Dairy Creme Corner in Marion County will be opening next month. The date listed is March 16.
I-79 reopened after car accident
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - A car accident has caused delays on the northbound lane of I-79, but officials say it has reopened. An accident has been reported near mile marker 115 on I-79. Officials say no roads were closed, but traffic was delayed as crews waited for the equipment necessary...
Salem's Cry for Help: Assist Detectives in Solving a Daylight Murder
In a gripping call to action, Harrison County detectives are reaching out to the Salem community, seeking public assistance in shedding light on a chilling murder that has rocked the quiet roads of Jack Run and Glen Falls. The tragic event unfolded on Wednesday, February 21, 2024, casting a shadow over the tight-knit community.
Public meetings scheduled for electric vehicle infrastructure plan
CHARLESTON, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Public informational meetings are scheduled for Tuesday, February 27, 2024, in Cross Lanes; Wednesday, February 28, 2024, in Morgantown; and Thursday, February 29, 2024, in Shepherdstown to discuss West Virginia’s National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) plan. The federally mandated NEVI Formula Program will provide dedicated funding to strategically deploy EV charging […]