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  • WVNS 59News
  • WWLP-22News
  • WFLA NEWS
  • NBC4 Columbus

Recent articles by Sam:

WATCH LIVE: Gov. Justice schedules virtual COVID-19 briefing for 12:30 p.m. Monday

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has scheduled Monday’s virtual COVID-19 briefing for 12:30 p.m., according to a release from his office. The briefing will be streamed live on WBOY.com and the 12 News App. Video of the full briefing, along with a written recap will be added following the briefing’s conclusion. During […] → Read More

Trial continues for Barbour County woman accused of killing her husband

PHILIPPI, W.Va. — A woman accused of killing her husband in Barbour County is currently on trial in front of Circuit Judge Shawn Nines. According to the Barbour County Circuit Clerk’s office, Carli Reed is charged in the Aug. 15 slaying of her husband Marcus Fagons and had previously been arraigned on June 15 after […] → Read More

1 person injured after stabbing incident in Marion County

FAIRMONT, W.Va. – On Thursday, one male was injured in a stabbing incident in Marion County. Fairmont Police Chief, Steve Shine, told 12 News that a 51-year-old male was stabbed in the back on the 700 block of Walnut Avenue located in Fairmont. Chief Shine confirmed a 26-year-old male who was involved in the stabbing […] → Read More

WATCH LIVE: Gov. Justice schedules Wednesday’s virtual COVID-19 briefing for 12:30 p.m.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia Governor Jim Justice has scheduled Wednesday’s virtual COVID-19 briefing for 12:30 p.m. The briefing will be streamed on WBOY.com and the 12 News App. Video of the full briefing and a written recap will be added following the briefing’s conclusion. During Gov. Justice’s virtual briefing on Tuesday, he announced a […] → Read More

Local agencies team up to combat Marion County’s littering problem

FAIRMONT, W.Va. – Several local agencies are joining forces to put end to Marion County’s ongoing littering problem. The Marion County Sheriff’s Department officially joined forces with the Department of Natural Resources and the Marion County Solid Waste Authority during Wednesday morning’s Marion County Commission meeting. Three sheriff’s deputies will spend ten hours a week […] → Read More

WATCH LIVE: Gov. Justice schedules virtual COVID-19 briefing for 12:30 p.m. Wednesday

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia Governor Jim Justice has scheduled Wednesday’s virtual COVID-19 briefing for 12:30 p.m., according to a release from his office. The briefing will be streamed live on WBOY.com and the 12 News App. Video of the full briefing along with a written recap will be added to this story following the […] → Read More

WATCH LIVE: Gov. Justice schedules virtual COVID-19 briefing for 12:30 p.m. Friday

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia Governor Jim Justice has scheduled Friday’s COVID-19 briefing for 12:30 p.m., according to a release from his office. The briefing will be streamed live on WBOY.com and the 12 News App. Video of the full briefing and a written recap will be added to this story following the briefing’s conclusion. […] → Read More

Gov. Justice scheduled virtual COVID-19 briefing for 1 p.m. Wednesday

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia Governor Jim Justice has scheduled Wednesday’s virtual COVID-19 briefing for 1 p.m., according to a release from his office. The briefing will be streamed live on WBOY.com and the 12 News App. Video of the full briefing, along with a written recap will be added to this story following the […] → Read More

WVU releases second COVID-19 weekly trends report

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia University has released it’s second COVID-19 weekly trends report following more testing. The report was published on WVU’s public dashboard, which tracks and compiles COVID-19 information collected during testing across the WVU system. The second report of COVID-19 testing reported 96 positive test results out of 16,046 tests that resulted […] → Read More

Preston County deputies looking for missing boy

KINGWOOD, W.Va. – The Preston County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a missing 16-year-old boy. According to a post on the sheriff’s office’s Facebook page, 16-year-old Cole Lovejoy was last seen in the Kingwood area of Preston County on August 13. Deputies are asking anyone who has seen Lovejoy or who has any information to […] → Read More

Gov. Justice schedules Monday’s COVID-19 briefing for noon

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia Governor Jim Justice has scheduled Monday’s virtual COVID-19 briefing for noon, according to a release from his office. The briefing will be streamed live on WBOY.com and the 12 News App. Video of the full briefing, along with a written recap will be added to this story following its conclusion. […] → Read More

WATCH LIVE: Gov. Justice schedules Friday’s virtual COVID-19 briefing for 12:30 p.m.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia Governor Jim Justice has scheduled Friday’s virtual COVID-19 briefing for 12:30 p.m., according to a release from his office. The briefing will be streamed live on WBOY.com and the 12 News App. Full video of the briefing along with a written recap will be added to our site following the […] → Read More

WVU releases revised fall schedule; most classes to be offered online

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia University announced on Wednesday that it has released a revised schedule to the fall semester, which includes nearly 60% of Morgantown Campus courses being offered online. The university made this announcement in a letter from WVU Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Maryanne Reed, which was sent to students, […] → Read More

West Virginia Wesleyan College to open fall semester with online classes

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. – West Virginia Wesleyan College has announced this it will begin its fall semester online. A release from the college stated that classes will be held online starting on Monday, August 17, with the possibility of bringing students back to campus for in-person instruction as early as Monday September 7. This was announced […] → Read More

WATCH LIVE: Gov. Justice schedules Friday’s COVID-19 briefing for 10:30 a.m.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia Governor Jim Justice has scheduled his next COVID-19 briefing for 10:30 a.m. on Friday. The briefing will be streamed live on WBOY.com and the 12 News App. The video of the full briefing, along with a written recap will be added to WBOY shortly after the briefing’s conclusion. → Read More

Barbour County paramedic remains in self-quarantine after recent case of coronavirus

PHILIPPI, W.Va. – The Barbour County Emergency Squad had a paramedic recently test positive for coronavirus. The worker received the positive diagnosis July 9, according to a press release. It explains that the employee was working at the time, but he was sent home to self-quarantine as soon as he was notified of the test […] → Read More

WATCH LIVE: Gov. Justice schedules Wednesday’s COVID-19 briefing for 1:30 p.m.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia Governor Jim Justice has scheduled Wednesday’s virtual COVID-19 briefing for 1:30 p.m., according to a release from his office. The virtual press briefing will be streamed live on WBOY.com and the 12 News App. Following its conclusion, the full briefing will be added to our page. During the governor’s most […] → Read More

Emergency crews respond to early morning structure fire in Clarksburg

CLARKSBURG W.Va- Emergency crews responded to the scene of a working structure fire in Harrison County early Monday morning. According to the Harrison County 911 officials , first responders were alerted of the fire at 3:20 a.m. at the intersection of North 20th Street and West Virginia Avenue in Clarksburg. At the time this story […] → Read More

Morgantown Art Association gallery reopens at Mountaineer Mall

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The Morgantown Art Association reopened its gallery at the Mountaineer Mall on Tuesday morning. The gallery had been closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic since March. More than 120 artists display and sell their work at the gallery. This includes wood carvings, paintings, jewelry and photographs. “It just builds up the community […] → Read More

First COVID-19 case in Webster County related to travel to Myrtle Beach, WCHD announces

WEBSTER SPRINGS, W.Va. – The Webster County Health Department issued a press release on Monday stating that it has received laboratory confirmation of the first positive coronavirus case in the county. In the release, health officials said that this case is related to a positive case from Nicholas County that involved travel to Myrtle Beach. […] → Read More