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MORGANTOWN — Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., touched on a number of issues – mostly ones related to health care – during a town hall meeting on March 18 in Morganto...

DUI case against Commissioner Ed Hawkins on hold

Posted: Dec 12 2017 - 1:25 PM

MORGANTOWN — Monongalia County Commissioner Ed Hawkins had his DUI case pushed to next year while the sides continue to discuss a possible resolution. During a Dec. 12 hearing, Hawkins’ attorney Bader Giggenbach asked to...

Inmate sentenced for murder of fellow prisoner

Posted: Dec 12 2017 - 12:38 PM

BRUCETON MILLS — An inmate at the U.S. Penitentiary Hazelton in Bruceton Mills was sentenced to life in prison Dec. 12 for murdering another inmate, U.S. Attorney Bill Powell announced.In August 2017, Kevin Marquette Bellinger, 36, formerly...

Wanted man arrested near Marilla Park

Posted: Dec 12 2017 - 10:38 AM

MORGANTOWN — Officers with the Morgantown Police Department arrested a wanted man for outstanding charges in Cumberland County, Pa., early Dec. 12.According to a press release: Around 4 a.m., officers with the Morgantown Police Department...

Morgantown Police nab armed robbery suspect

Posted: Dec 12 2017 - 10:01 AM

MORGANTOWN — The suspect of a Dec. 8 robbery was arrested by the Morgantown Police Department on Dec. 12.According to a press release: On Dec. 8, police responded to a report of a robbery at 1220 Don Knotts Boulevard around 12:30 p.m. The...

Crews respond to fire in Fairmont

Posted: Dec 12 2017 - 7:16 AM

FAIRMONT — Crews responded to a fire at the corner of 3rd Street and Walnut Avenue early Dec. 11, according to Marion County 911.Fairmont Fire Department, Fairmont Police Department and Marion County Rescue Squad responded to the scene just...

IOGA hopes bills will be passed in 2018

Posted: Dec 11 2017 - 9:08 PM

CHARLESTON — Oil and natural gas development — upstream at the wells, downstream at the hoped-for manufacturing plants and everything in between — is seen by many as a key to the state’s economic future. And the Independent Oil and Gas Asso...