October 31, 2017

Crane overturns and blocks Raleigh County road for hours

It is still unclear where the crane was heading or how extensively it was damaged.

Full game broadcast: Morgantown at University

The full MetroNews HD broadcast of University's 38-19 win over Morgantown in Week 10 of the high school football season.

Hoover band raises money to perform at Disney World parade

The high school band has been recovering its losses since the June 2016 flood.

Why Halloween throws me for a loop

I try to keep it simple for Halloween—answer the door and deliver the goods.  Anything else usually causes me trouble. My most memorable Halloween came...

West Virginia’s recruiting class climbs to No. 18 after Raines commits

The four-star safety from Aliquippa, Pa., picked the Mountaineers over Pitt, Penn State, Florida and a pile of other Power 5 schools.

Three Guys Before The Game: Post-Oklahoma State Edition

The crew was one guy short for this edition of the podcast, as Tony was on assignment. Hoppy and Brad look at what went wrong...

DHHR began drug screening TANF applicants last week

Those individuals suspected of illegal drug use will be sent for drug testing, with people testing positive for drug use being referred to treatment.

Tourism to seek $15 million increase in advertising budget from state lawmakers

Commissioner Chelsea Ruby says West Virginia losing market share to surrounding states.

The Blitz Podcast: Week 11

Garrett Cullen and Fred Persinger recap Week 10 of the high school football season and look ahead to the regular season's final week.

Todd Boyes’ mother charged with helping him escape

Robin Helton allegedly drove South Central Regional Jail inmate to Texas.

W.Va. remembers Superstorm Sandy five years later

Sandy first moved into West Virginia during the weekend of Oct. 27, 2012.

Escape probe: Spokesman, delegate say jail staffing issues can’t be ignored

Todd Boyes back in custody but questions remain about how he walked out the front door of the South Central Regional Jail.

Investigators: Sabraton School fire intentional

“Upon arrival, the crews found a large part of the building on fire,” Chief Mark Caravasos said Monday.

Ohio man pleads guilty to second-degree robbery, awaits felony murder hearing

A 34-year-old Ohio man entered a plea agreement in Lewis County Circuit Court Monday, pleading guilty to second-degree robbery.

Putnam teacher receives 2017 Milken Educator of the Year Award in W.Va.

Erika Klose, teacher at Winfield Middle School, gets $25,000 award.

Herd player suspended after allegedly punching policemen

Criminal complaint says Nathaniel Devers, others, refused to leave restaurant.

Jeff Campbell named to open House seat

Justice picks new delegate to replace Stephen Baldwin, who was named to Senate seat.

Holgorsen: Latest rash of West Virginia injuries aren’t severe

The Gold & Blue Lunch Report takes stock of West Virginia's 50-39 loss to Oklahoma State and the magic simmering in Ames.

Officer recovering after off duty shooting

Officer was off duty when he and four friends came under fire, suspect is jailed on charges of attempted murder and malicious wounding.

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