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  • Extradition Hearing Set for Couple Accused in Wetzel County Murder, Arson

    Extradition Hearing Set for Couple Accused in Wetzel County Murder, Arson

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:46 AM EDT2014-07-29 08:46:58 GMT
    Two people who were charged after a fatal fire took the lives of three people back in January will have their extradition hearing on Monday.
    Two people who were charged after a fatal fire took the lives of three people back in January will have their extradition hearing on Monday.
  • New Martinsville Cleaning Up After Severe Storms Roll Through Area

    New Martinsville Cleaning Up After Severe Storms Roll Through Area

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:43 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:43:28 GMT
    New Martinsville residents were cleaning up on Monday after several buildings and homes were damaged and trees uprooted after violent weather rolled through the area.
    New Martinsville residents were cleaning up on Monday after several buildings and homes were damaged and trees uprooted after violent weather rolled through the area.
  • Man Sentenced for Heroin Distribution in Wetzel County

    Man Sentenced for Heroin Distribution in Wetzel County

    Saturday, July 26 2014 4:10 PM EDT2014-07-26 20:10:39 GMT
    A Pittsburgh man is sentenced in connection with the distribution of more than 100 grams of heroin in the Wetzel County area.The United States Attorney's Office says 26-year-old Damon Reese will spend over 11 years in jail with four years of supervised release.The court also ordered he pay back over $8,000 and forfeit a 2002 Lexus.
    A Pittsburgh man is sentenced in connection with the distribution of more than 100 grams of heroin in the Wetzel County area.The United States Attorney's Office says 26-year-old Damon Reese will spend over 11 years in jail with four years of supervised release.The court also ordered he pay back over $8,000 and forfeit a 2002 Lexus.
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  • Marshall County Family Resource Network to Hold School Supply Drive

    Marshall County Family Resource Network to Hold School Supply Drive

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 3:32 PM EDT2014-07-30 19:32:40 GMT
    A non-profit group in Marshall County is working to make sure all students have the back to school supplies they need before working into the classroom this fall. During the month of August, the Family Resource Network is focusing on healthy classroom essentials for students to prepare for the upcoming school year.
    A non-profit group in Marshall County is working to make sure all students have the back to school supplies they need before working into the classroom this fall. During the month of August, the Family Resource Network is focusing on healthy classroom essentials for students to prepare for the upcoming school year.
  • Drug Overdose at Moundsville Motel Ends in Child Neglect Charges

    Drug Overdose at Moundsville Motel Ends in Child Neglect Charges

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:46 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:46:38 GMT
    A 911 call reporting a drug overdose at a Moundsville motel ended with a couple being arrested on child neglect and drug charges.On Saturday night, Moundsville police responded to a motel on Lafayette Avenue after dispatch reported a 911 call for a drug overdose. Upon arrival, police say they found 35-year-old Travis Shafer, of Amma, West Virginia, who had apparently overdosed on oxycodone. EMS crews were able to revive him.Shafer refused medical treatment and police collected marijuana, seve...
    A 911 call reporting a drug overdose at a Moundsville motel ended with a couple being arrested on child neglect and drug charges.On Saturday night, Moundsville police responded to a motel on Lafayette Avenue after dispatch reported a 911 call for a drug overdose. Upon arrival, police say they found 35-year-old Travis Shafer, of Amma, West Virginia, who had apparently overdosed on oxycodone. EMS crews were able to revive him.Shafer refused medical treatment and police collected marijuana, seve...
  • UPDATE: Board Suspends Medical License of McMechen Doctor at Center of State Investigation

    UPDATE: Board Suspends Medical License of McMechen Doctor at Center of State Investigation

    Sunday, July 27 2014 4:25 PM EDT2014-07-27 20:25:47 GMT
    On Monday, a McMechen pain management clinic became the center of an investigation by The West Virginia Bureau for Public Health after unsafe practices were alleged, and on Thursday, the clinic's doctor responded to the allegations.
    The West Virginia Board of Osteopathic Medicine on Friday held an emergency session in which they suspended the medical license of Dr. Roland F. Chalifoux Jr., after unsafe practices were alleged at Valley Pain Management in McMechen.
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  • Casino General Manager Seeks Compromise on Hancock County Smoking Ban

    Casino General Manager Seeks Compromise on Hancock County Smoking Ban

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 10:53 AM EDT2014-07-23 14:53:23 GMT
    The Hancock County Board of Health opens its doors on Wednesday for public comments on the proposed smoking ban.Meanwhile, Mountaineer Casino and Racetrack General Manager Chris Kern sat down with WTRF to discuss how this would effect his facility. Kern says their position from the very beginning isn't just about smoking versus non smoking - the decision can impact loss of revenue, loss of jobs, and the tax structure. Kern says this will have both immediate and long term effects on the casino...
    The Hancock County Board of Health opens its doors on Wednesday for public comments on the proposed smoking ban.Meanwhile, Mountaineer Casino and Racetrack General Manager Chris Kern sat down with WTRF to discuss how this would effect his facility. Kern says their position from the very beginning isn't just about smoking versus non smoking - the decision can impact loss of revenue, loss of jobs, and the tax structure. Kern says this will have both immediate and long term effects on the casino...
  • Hancock County Smoking Ban One Step Closer to Reality

    Hancock County Smoking Ban One Step Closer to Reality

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 3:57 PM EDT2014-07-09 19:57:45 GMT
    The possibility of a smoking ban going into effect in one local county has been going on for several months now, but after a meeting on Tuesday, it looks like that ban could be arriving soon.
    The possibility of a smoking ban going into effect in one local county has been going on for several months now, but after a meeting on Tuesday, it looks like that ban could be arriving soon.
  • Congressman Attends Heated Roundtable Discussion on Gun Control in Hancock County

    Congressman Attends Heated Roundtable Discussion on Gun Control in Hancock County

    Saturday, July 5 2014 4:33 PM EDT2014-07-05 20:33:56 GMT
    Congressman David McKinley attended a roundtable discussion on gun control in Hancock County on Thursday.Everyone from Hancock County Sheriff Ralph Fletcher, to gun owners, to sportsman club members, got involved in the heated discussion, where they covered topics from who should be allowed to carry guns to how to protect children in schools.West Virginia has the most gun owners but the lowest crime rate. That was just one of the facts McKinley brought up during the roundtable discussion. He ...
    Congressman David McKinley attended a roundtable discussion on gun control in Hancock County on Thursday.Everyone from Hancock County Sheriff Ralph Fletcher, to gun owners, to sportsman club members, got involved in the heated discussion, where they covered topics from who should be allowed to carry guns to how to protect children in schools.West Virginia has the most gun owners but the lowest crime rate. That was just one of the facts McKinley brought up during the roundtable discussion. He ...
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  • Meth Arrests Made in Tyler County

    Meth Arrests Made in Tyler County

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 3:58 PM EDT2014-07-29 19:58:54 GMT
    Two Tyler County residents are behind bars on drug charges on Tuesday after police reportedly found methamphetamine and materials to make the drug at their home.
    Two Tyler County residents are behind bars on drug charges on Tuesday after police reportedly found methamphetamine and materials to make the drug at their home.
  • Child Killed, Three Others Injured in Tyler County Camper Fire

    Child Killed, Three Others Injured in Tyler County Camper Fire

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 3:23 PM EDT2014-07-15 19:23:49 GMT
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    One child was killed and three others suffered serious burns after a fire in Tyler County early Monday morning.
    One child was killed and three others suffered serious burns after a fire in Tyler County early Monday morning.
  • Sistersville Woman Crowned Mrs. West Virginia, Will Compete for National Title

    Sistersville Woman Crowned Mrs. West Virginia, Will Compete for National Title

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 4:17 AM EDT2014-07-15 08:17:38 GMT
    A Sistersville mother, wife, and soon-to-be teacher, holds another very impressive title as she gets ready to take on the competition on a national stage.Mrs. West Virginia, Melissa Smith, will compete for the title of "Mrs.United States," in September. Smith travels throughout the state right now helping to push her platform. "Right now, I'm very focused on improving literacy education. I'm going to be an elementary school teacher and I have been traveling throughout West Virginia reading to...
    A Sistersville mother, wife, and soon-to-be teacher, holds another very impressive title as she gets ready to take on the competition on a national stage.Mrs. West Virginia, Melissa Smith, will compete for the title of "Mrs.United States," in September. Smith travels throughout the state right now helping to push her platform. "Right now, I'm very focused on improving literacy education. I'm going to be an elementary school teacher and I have been traveling throughout West Virginia reading to...