January 4, 2018

UPDATE: Charges upgraded to murder in Mercer County shooting

Juwan Rowe, 23 of Bluefield, and Joseph Wellman, 20 of Augusta, were arrested in connection to the crime.

Yeager Airport temporarily closed following single-plane incident

Yeager Airport was closed briefly Thursday evening after a private plane landed without deploying its landing gear.

Braxton County fire claims 3 lives, 2 others injured

Blaze also cuts off phone service in area.

Smith: Turnpike widening at Beckley will be first road bond project

Transportation secretary says 2018 will be a busy year for highway projects.

Bank robbery reported in Charleston

The robbery happened at the City National Bank in the South Hills area of Charleston Thursday.

Kmart closing 3 more stores in West Virginia

Company has announced 9 closures in the past year.

Big natural gas meeting prompts discussion — but no new policy yet

Land and mineral owners groups say they're glad discussions aimed toward compromise have begun.

WVAWC works to repair more than 100 water main breaks

Water company spokesperson says the breaks are happening because of the low temperatures.

Beckley leaders react to Black Knight Country Club’s sudden closure

BECKLEY, W.Va. — It has been one week since the announcement of the closure of the Black Knight Country Club and local leaders are still...

Second man sentenced in former Morgantown business’s synthetic weed operation

Nicholas Graziano, 54, of Melville, New York, pleaded guilty last March to one count of conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance analogue.

WV is above revenue projections for first time in 5 years at fiscal year halfway point

The state collected $2.7 million above estimates for the month of Dec. 2017.

WVU Medicine’s successful operation part of mission to end health care exportation

"All patients in our state, that otherwise would leave, can be cared for right here."

Gearheart announces run for WV 3 congressional seat

Delegate Marty Gearheart (R-Mercer, 27) made the announcement on Thursday's MetroNews "Talkline."

TransCanada puts Leach XPress pipeline into service

The line from Marshall County to Southeastern Ohio is the first of many the company has in development to get Marcellus Shale gas to market in the eastern United States.

Next West Virginia Distinguished Young Woman to be selected Saturday

Haley Geiger from Mineral County has represented the state for the past year.

Southern Regional Jail officer attacked by inmate

This incident comes just under a week after Gov. Justice declared a state of emergency for a shortage in corrections staffing.

Justice administration brings groups together to push for gas compromises

EQT, Southwest and Antero executives to join the governor and groups today.

UPDATE: I-79 reopened after Marion County crash

Northbound lanes of Interstate 79 still closed after a tractor-trailer crash early Thursday morning. Traffic being detoured until further notice.

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