Chris Lawrence, Author at WV MetroNews

Yesterday March 19, 2019

Morrisey sues Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, Bransfield; Diocese responds

Attorney general's civil suit claims the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston and former Bishop Michael Bransfield knowingly employed pedophiles and failed to provide adequate and timely background checks on employees in Catholic schools and camps

Monday March 18, 2019

Webster County celebrates a title

They came from every small community in the mountains to share in the pride and joy of their small town school winning a big time state championship.

Thursday March 14, 2019

May on leaving Parkland high school: ‘I was miserable’

Willis May leaves coaching job at Marjory-Stoneman Douglas in Parkland, Fla., amid the difficulty stemming from 2018 campus shooting.

Tuesday March 12, 2019

Three regional jail inmates hospitalized after confusing situation

One inmate at the South Central Regional Jail suffered a medical problem, the other two were overcome with pepper spray when they got out of hand during a transfer amid a reported gas leak.

Saturday March 9, 2019

NCAA rifle championships: TCU spoils Mountaineers shooting party

West Virginia struggled on day two of the NCAA Championship and couldn't keep pace with TCU

Friday March 8, 2019

A home match for WVU shooters

Try your best to see the WVU Rifle Team in action this weekend, you don't realize the level of talent until you probe further.

Snowfall hit harder than expected, but won’t last

Forecasters expect a radical change in the weather which will push temperatures into the 60's this weekend

Thursday March 7, 2019

NCAA rifle event a homecoming for many with Mountaineer ties

A Morgantown native will shoot for a title in his hometown and WVU's rifle coaching tree will pull many of tits branches back to the roots this weekend .

Wednesday March 6, 2019

Fugitive shot dead as Marshals attempt arrest in Morgantown

Police say suspect was already wanted for shooting a police officer in a separate incident. No officers hurt in the incident.

Thrasher ready to shoot her final match as a Mountaineer

Four years has elapsed quickly for the petite blonde who has left a giant imprint on West Virginia University.

Monday March 4, 2019

Morgantown ready for NCAA rifle championships

It will be an historic weekend when West Virginia University hosts its first National Championship event in any sport.

Friday March 1, 2019

Jackson County doctor holds new fish record

Big perch caught in 30 feet of water using a live minnow while targeting walleye.

Montgomery mayor disappointed with KVC announcement

Kansas company scraps plans for creating college system for former foster care children.

Controversial outdoor legislation marks last days of session

Legislation dealing with deer, bear, and four wheeling, it's been an exciting and exhausting week. Hopefully, I'll see you this weekend if you're in Morgantown.

Wednesday February 27, 2019

Popular New River train is cancelled

Amtrak's rate for the train was a moving target and left planners with no way to plan a budget or ticket prices.

Charleston man charged with attempted murder of officer

Police say suspect was in a stolen vehicle and tried to rundown an officer after a traffic stop. Pursuit stretched from the west side of Charleston to Boone County and ended in a crash with a cruiser.

Tuesday February 26, 2019

ARC grant will focus on craft beverage in W.Va.

Grant will focus on ways to help capitalize on the already exploding popularity of locally produced beer, wine, spirits, and other drinks

Monday February 25, 2019

Bill calls for an inventory of potential off-roading areas in W.Va.

Legislation originated in Senate Natural Resources Committee calls for an inventory of all off road trails or underdeveloped roads on all public lands in West Virginia. Critics worry it will open up sensitive places to four-wheel drive vehicles in West Virginia.

Major mudslide in Mercer County

DOH deals with slides and flooded roads statewide, but one slide in Mercer County is a particular trouble spot.

Sunday February 24, 2019

Bear hunters make a statement about guided hunts

"What part of, WE DON'T WANT THIS! Do you not understand?"

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