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. […]

State Trooper Struck by Drunk Driver

Posted on Wednesday, April 28th, 2010 at 11:45 am    

A Ritchie County State Trooper was struck this weekend by a suspected drunk driver while speaking to the driver of another car he had pulled over. The officer is recovering in the Intensive Care Unit at a Charleston Area Hospital and is expected to make a full recovery. Police say that while it is rare […]

Man Pleads Guilty to Drunk Driving in Death of WVU Student

Posted on Tuesday, April 20th, 2010 at 11:51 am    

An Oakton, Va., man pleaded guilty yesterday in court to driving under the influence during the events that led to the death of a 20-year-old Hagerstown student on the West Virginia University campus in Morgantown on February 27. The 20-year-old student died from head trauma after jumping onto the bumper of the defendant’s car and […]

West Virginia Mine Explosion Kills 25

Posted on Tuesday, April 6th, 2010 at 12:58 pm    

A blast at a West Virginia coal mine killed twenty-five workers and left four people unaccounted for on Monday afternoon. Officials do not yet know the cause of the blast, but say it may be the worst mining accident in two decades. According to sources familiar with the case, the plant had a history of […]