January 2, 2018

Arizona fires Rich Rod after investigating sexual harassment claim

Former WVU coach denies allegation and says he’ll fight groundless claims.

State lottery officials hope people find luck in Powerball, Mega Millions

Mega Millions has a jackpot of $361 million — the eighth-largest top prize in the game's history — and Powerball's top prize is $440 million, the ninth-largest jackpot since the game's start in 1992.

State Senator: Jail staff and state troopers must be legislative priority this year

"I think that should be a key priority of the Governor and the leadership in the legislature this legislative session," Bob Beach said.

Ahmad to return to action Jan 13 against Texas Tech

Junior forward declared eligible by NCAA.

CEA says energy cost will stay low in 2018 because of new technologies

Consumer Energy Alliance identified five key trends likely to change the future energy landscape in the coming years.

Marshall player injured in shooting

Larry Aaron hospitalized after bullet lodges in spine.

One in custody after Monongalia County New Year’s Day shooting

Two were treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Myrtle Beach prepares for biggest snowfall in years

The area is expected to get about 1-3 inches of snow.

Charleston pilot appointed president of humanitarian organization

Mike Plante takes over for founder of Bahamas Habitat, Steve Merritt, who died after recent plane crash.

Be aware of the dangers of extremely cold temperatures

Guarding against frostbite and hypothermia are essential when the temperature hovers near zero. They can come on without notice.

UPDATE: Charge added in Wyoming County child abuse case

Depending on the child's condition, more charges could be added.

High school boys basketball gallery: Martinsburg 87, Millbrook 46

Corey Barnett led the Bulldogs with 23 points in the win, while Teddy Marshall added 15 points.

Huntington business owners concerned with how drug epidemic impacts economy

Bill Bissett, CEO of the Huntington Chamber of Commerce, discussed the issue on Tuesday's MetroNews "Talkline."

‘Bad faith’ accused in Morgantown hotel bankruptcy filing

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A lender asked that a second bankruptcy filing by the owners of a defaulting Morgantown hotel to be dismissed, saying the filing...

Police search for missing Nitro teenager

Mother worried after her daughter went to meet a friend Christmas Eve and hasn't been heard from since.

Long delays on benefits test patience for new WV public retirees

Some delays have lasted several months during transition to new computer system.

The 25 most viewed high school stories of 2017: 10-6

A look at 10-6 of the most viewed high school stories at WVMetroNews.com for the 2017 calendar year.

Seven predictions for Mountaineers football in 2018

As the calendar turns, Allan Taylor offers his early projections for next season's West Virginia football team.

Readiness on all fronts is focus for West Virginia National Guard at start of new year

State Adjutant General James Hoyer said the Guard must always be prepared for the next emergency.

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