Brittany Murray, Author at WV MetroNews

Friday February 15, 2019

Monongalia County woman admits to child pornography charge

Tara Ponceroff pleaded guilty to one count of aiding and abetting production of child pornography.

Wednesday February 13, 2019

EQT reaches tentative $53 million agreement in statewide suit

The company has agreed to pay $53.5 million into a settlement fund that will be established to disburse payments to class participants

Bomb threat now resolved at Buckhannon-Upshur High School

Student Services contacted parents at around 10 a.m. Wednesday, notifying of a bomb threat at the school.

Monday February 11, 2019

Hamrick optimistic of education bill compromise

House Education Committee chairman appears on "Talkline."

Sunday February 10, 2019

TMC Technologies unveils new, unique mini-supercomputer to be used for NASA missions

TMC Technologies of West Virginia unveiled a new mini-supercomputer called "Gargantua" in Fairmont this week.

Wednesday February 6, 2019

Six indicted for murder by Marion County Grand Jury

A Marion County Grand Jury indicted 22 individuals Tuesday, including five men involved in the September 2018 murder of Luka Grabb.

Tuesday February 5, 2019

Harrison County Sheriff: “There are no red flags” in early stages of officer-involved shooting

Harrison County Sheriff Robert Matheny said there is no evidence suggesting foul play.

UPDATE: Police ID name of man killed in officer-involved shooting in Harrison County

Robert Matz was fatally shot when members of the Clarksburg Police Department were attempting to serve a domestic violence protection order at his residence.

Monday February 4, 2019

Man dead in Clarksburg officer-involved shooting

The incident occurred on Hamill Avenue in Clarksburg at around 10:17 a.m. Monday.

Thursday January 31, 2019

Harrison County fugitive captured in Tyler County following pursuit

Medina was wanted by the Harrison County Sheriff's Department for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and DUI 3rd offense.

Wednesday January 30, 2019

Harrison County sees spike in homeless population, offering emergency shelter during frigid temps

Clarksburg has an emergency shelter sponsored by the Change Initiative and the Clarksburg Mission for those in need.

No injuries reported in early morning Clarksburg fire

Crews responded to a house fire just before 3:30 a.m. on Locust Avenue.

Friday January 25, 2019

Randolph BOE involved in lawsuits over alleged mistreatment of students

Six parents spoke before the BOE during an August meeting, alleging that their children were mistreated by a teacher while enrolled in the pre-kindergarten program at Beverly Elementary School.

Thursday January 24, 2019

U.S. Marshals searching for man wanted in Harrison County

Travis Clyde Medina is described as a 35-year-old white male, approximately 6'00" tall, and weighing 195 lbs. with brown hair and brown eyes.

Sunday January 20, 2019

Barbour County elementary school recognized for sustainable efforts

Junior Elementary School was named the recipient of the West Virginia Sustainable Schools Award for a new biking program projected to start this spring.

Friday January 18, 2019

Monthly Harrison County Mountaineer Food Bank distribution opens to furloughed employees

Mountaineer Food Bank hosts a distribution for veterans and seniors on the third Friday of each month.

Thursday January 17, 2019

City of Fairmont certifies election results, enters 10 day contest period

Joshua Rice and Barry Bledsoe will take their seats on council during its Feb. 12 meeting.

Tuesday January 15, 2019

Bridgeport Council votes to not negotiate new contract for long-time City Manager Kim Haws

Neither Haws or Mayor Andy Lang have returned request for comment.

Friday January 11, 2019

Fairmont City Council race ends with two new winners following decertification, counting of 57 additional votes

“I’m glad it’s over, and I still have faith in the system even though this has been a long process,” Bledsoe said following the announcement.

Two facing drug charges following Upshur County search warrant

Johnna Courtney and Garry Moran were arrested on outstanding warrants issued in Marion and Upshur counties.

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