November 28, 2017

Person dead after falling into mine crack

According to the Boone County Sheriff's Department, it happened in the community of Cazy.

Manchin pushes for bipartisan tax effort

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., spoke Tuesday alongside 14 other senators, hours before the Senate Committee on the Budget passed the chamber's version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

Forbes places West Virginia last in business rankings for 3rd straight year

West Virginia's ranking was the result of multiple factors including the worst population growth rate in the United States and the lowest college attainment rate in the country.

Federal judge rules bankruptcy continues for troubled hotel group

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — The sale of defaulting hotels in Clarksburg and Elkins will continue, following an evidentiary hearing in U.S. District Court for the Northern...

Phone call released in Rivera dispute

According to Kanawha County Sheriff's deputies, Naya Rivera and Ryan Dorsey were arguing over their child at the time.

Helicopter makes landing on Interstate 77

Officials said they believe engine issues caused the emergency landing near the Goldtown exit.

MetroNews Super 6 broadcast schedules and re-air dates

MetroNews will have a full HD broadcast, live, Friday and Saturday with re-air times set for December 10.

Thanksgiving turnpike traffic up .7 percent from last year

The turnpike has several procedures for handling sudden influxes in traffic, including using their tandem toll booths.

Fairmont man sentenced to more than 180 years in prison for home invasion

Robert A. Chester, 29, formerly of Fairmont, could spend the rest of his life in prison.

Lawmakers visit Mount Olive to hear about long hours, low pay for workers

More than 90 of the 363 available positions at the maximum security facility are vacant, lawmakers were told.

Crews battle fire at Bluefield apartment building

Several units on hand including Bluefield, Va. Fire Department and Green Valley-Glenwood Volunteer Fire Department.

Morgantown man in custody following South Park shooting

Chance Williams, 18, of Morgantown, is in custody and facing numerous charges following the shooting.

Clean Power Plan gets a full debate in West Virginia

Two days of hearings will take place in multiple rooms at the state Capitol.

The Blitz Podcast: Super Six Championships

Garrett Cullen and Fred Persinger look back at the semifinal round of the playoffs and ahead to this week's Super Six championship matchups.

Police searching for missing Fayette County man

West Virginia State Police say Robey Midkiff, 50 of Spring Dale, has been missing since November 18.

Men behaving badly

The stories about sexual harassment, abuse and assault of women by men in power will fade because every story has a shelf-life.  The staying power...

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