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Woman accused of trying to trap child in burning vehicle

Posted: Apr 27 2017 - 5:31 PM

FAYETTE COUNTY, Pa. — A Pennsylvania woman is accused of trying to kill her 5-year-old nephew by trapping him in a burning car in Fayette County, Pa.Marketta J. Walker, 24, of Washington, Pa., was arrested April 27 on 10 charges, including...

Former WVU student sentenced to 10-25 years for sexual assault

Posted: Apr 27 2017 - 5:25 PM

MORGANTOWN — A former WVU student who sexually assaulted a woman inside a parking-garage elevator will spend at least a decade behind bars.Sadeq Abbas Alhakeem, 21, appeared for sentencing April 27 before Monongalia County Circuit Court Jud...

Police say phone scam reports up this week, give tips

Posted: Apr 26 2017 - 2:56 PM

MORGANTOWN — The Morgantown Police Department reminds residents to be wary when it comes to sharing personal information, over the phone or the Internet, and conducting financial transactions. During the past week, there have been numerous...

Police arrest two after attempted breaking and entering

Posted: Apr 26 2017 - 7:51 AM

MORGANTOWN — Police responded to a reported breaking and entering at Acropolis Coins on High Street early April 26, according to a press release from the Morgantown Police Department.Around 4:05 a.m., officers were given a description of tw...

Man pleads guilty in knife attack

Posted: Apr 25 2017 - 5:29 PM

MORGANTOWN — A man pleaded guilty to attacking another with a knife during a drunken argument. On April 25, William Bracken pleaded guilty to unlawful assault. Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Stephen Fitz said police went to the rail-trail...

Man pleads guilty in child pornography case

Posted: Apr 25 2017 - 5:27 PM

MORGANTOWN — A man admitted to having child pornography and now faces two years in prison.Gary Mayfield, 73, pleaded guilty to the felony during a hearing April 25 before Monongalia County Circuit Court Judge Susan Tucker. He faces two year...

Police charge man with felony child abuse

Posted: Apr 25 2017 - 4:53 PM

KINGWOOD — A Reedsville man faces a felony child abuse charge after police say he hit an 11-year-old girl in the face with a leather belt.Robert Jason Bragg, 45, was arrested April 25 for child abuse by a parent, guardian or custodian. He...

Two arrested by police in Hotel M robbery

Posted: Apr 24 2017 - 5:20 PM

MORGANTOWN — Two people robbed a man in a hotel parking lot at knifepoint, police say. The Star City Police Department charged Erik Lamar Williams Jr., 22, of Morgantown and Tami McCrobie, 35, of Dellslow, with armed robbery and conspiracy....