Miners safety hotline launched in West Virginia

Posted on Tuesday, May 25th, 2010 at 8:12 am    

The governor of West Virginia has ordered the creation of a Mine and Industrial Accident Safety Hotline that will be handled by the Emergency Management call center and the West Virginia Division of Homeland Security. The hotline/tipline was created to encourage workers to report safety issues and problems and give the worker an option to […]

Two-vehicle crash leaves two dead

Posted on Thursday, May 20th, 2010 at 11:54 am    

Two people are believed dead following a two-vehicle reckless-driving related crash on Interstate 79 today around 11:30 a.m. A white Buick sedan was headed northbound in a southbound lane near the Star City exit on the highway when it smashed into a red Kia Sorento, said Monongalia County Sheriff’s deputies. As of now, the condition […]

Harrison County man injured in motorcycle accident

Posted on Thursday, May 13th, 2010 at 10:51 am    

A Harrison County man was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident last Friday evening, according to police. The man was incoherent when emergency crews arrived on the scene. It is believed that the accident may have been the result of a medical condition that the man suffers from. Route 20 was closed so that the […]

Former WVU student pleads guilty to DUI with death

Posted on Wednesday, May 5th, 2010 at 11:39 am    

A former West Virginia University student pleaded guilty this week to felony DUI with death for the April 28, 2009 drunk driving accident that resulted in the death of a 59-year-old woman. The accident occured when the ex-student’s car crossed the center line and hit the woman’s car head-on on Route 705 in Monongalia County. […]