December 6, 2017

US House passes concealed carry bill

The U.S. House of Representatives voted 231-198 for the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act.

Monongah mine disaster victims remembered on 110th anniversary

At least 361 miners lost their lives on Dec. 6, 1907, when a massive explosion ripped through the Fairmont Coal Company’s No. 6 and 8 mines, devastating the community of Monongah.

Huntington FOP agrees on contract proposal

Sixty-five active and retired Huntington police officers voted for the proposal, meeting the minimum two-thirds majority.

Boyes expected to return to West Virginia soon

Todd Boyes walked out of South Central Regional on Oct. 25.

Elderly man dies in Calhoun County home invasion

According to the West Virginia State Police, Eugene Stevens attempted to defend himself against a group of people entering his home on Cain Road.

WVU women ride into Backyard Brawl unbeaten

The No. 10-ranked Mountaineers haven't faced Pitt since 2012.

Sweet Spot: Nothing Cavalier about what WVU accomplished

How momentous was that win over Virginia? How can you get at least a little excited about the bowl game? And what can you expect from football's early signing period? All in this week's podcast.

WVU Tech accepts scholarship in memory of former professor

Dr. S.A. Swami taught at the school from the 60's through the 90's.

State BOE gives okay to Schools for Deaf and Blind to pursue construction deal

BOE attorney says success or failure of program not connected to future of school.

DEP again waives federal permitting authority for Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Agency says its oversight will come from state requirements on broader federal pipeline regulation plus state stormwater regulation.

Study shows text messaging counseling program working

Students participating more likely to stay in college.

FBI searches Raleigh County dentist office

Several FBI vehicles were parked in front of Jarrell Family Dentistry in Surveyor Wednesday afternoon. 

New app tracks illness trends

The Sickweather app provides the world's first real-time map of human health.

Bluefield’s Mookie Collier MetroNews HS Football Player of the Year

Bluefield running back Mookie Collier averaged an incredible 14 yards per carry for the Class AA state champion Beavers.

Updated MVB Bank Champions Cup standings through fall season

A look at the updated MVB Bank Champions Cup through the fall sports seasons.

Victim in fatal Charleston wreck drove a stolen vehicle

Vehicle had been reported stolen a day earlier. Deputies say St. Albans man who crossed the center line later died of injuries.

Sandy: Regional jails “crisis” needs to be addressed during 2018 legislative session

State Military Affairs and Public Safety Secretary Jeff Sandy has been talking with lawmakers about employee pay raises and staff shortages.

Two injured in Mercer County shooting

The gunshot victim was transported to Princeton Community Hospital for treatment.

Landowners want dismissal of Mountain Valley Pipeline property case

Property owners contend federal certificate is conditional and that there's no evidence developers can pay fair value for property.

W.Va. soldier killed in Louisiana

Soldier from Hurricane, W.Va. killed in a car wreck near his duty station of Fort Polk, Louisiana

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