Jeff Jenkins, Author at WV MetroNews

Yesterday March 19, 2019

Jackson County man convicted in Emmaleigh Barringer’s death

Jury took 2 hours to find Benjamin Taylor guilty on all counts in 10-month-old's 2016 death.

Monday March 18, 2019

Man charged in 10-month-old’s death claims he blacked out

Benjamin Taylor takes the stand in his own defense.

Education reform forums begin this week

First of 7 to be held Monday evening in Cabell County.

Sunday March 17, 2019

Tornado drill part of emergency awareness week

Drill set for Tuesday morning.

Thursday March 14, 2019

Taylor trial: Investigators say crime scene limited to small area

Prosecution continues case against man who allegedly caused death of 10-month-old girl.

Wednesday March 13, 2019

Testimony begins in Jackson County murder trial

Benjamin Taylor allegedly caused the death of 10-month-old Emmaleigh Barringer.

Tuesday March 12, 2019

Supreme Court hears oral arguments in EQT Doddridge County trespassing case

Natural gas producer wants High Court to reverse lower court decision.

Monday March 11, 2019

Conviction in Kanawha County murder trial

Jury does decide defendant should get mercy.

Department of Education to host 7 forums on education reform issues

Report will forwarded to governor and lawmakers as part of special session.

Friday March 8, 2019

Gee apologizes for comments made about Marshall to faculty senate

Senator Bob Plymale calls out the WVU president in Senate floor comments.

Thursday March 7, 2019

Morrisey’s fraud unit transfer bill heads to governor for decision

Some delegates challenge statistics.

Wednesday March 6, 2019

No prison time for Ketchum; “I’m just plain guilty” former justice tells federal judge

Former Supreme Court justice sentenced to probation, no jail time for fraud conviction.

Monday March 4, 2019

Hardy: Revenue collections up $12 million in February

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — State Revenue Secretary Dave Hardy said Monday he continues to be amazed by the state’s revenue collection numbers this fiscal year. Hardy joined Gov....

Social Security tax bill now has phase-in provisions, income caps

Senate Finance Committee passes bill sends to floor.

Sunday March 3, 2019

Plymale hopes aggressive approach to Beech Fork study will get project moving

Amendment requires 2 public hearings and feasibility study by Oct. 1.

Saturday March 2, 2019

Plowable snow coming to parts of Mountain State

Forecasters say there’s still some uncertainty.

Friday March 1, 2019

Former Logan County school superintendent sentenced to spend more than 3 years in prison

Phyllis Doty sentenced Friday after August 2018 conviction.

Thursday February 28, 2019

Timberline closes slopes early; troubles for resort persist

Message on Facebook predicts better days are ahead.

Wednesday February 27, 2019

Parkersburg man pleads guilty to second degree murder in baby boy’s death

Prosecutor says plea offer best fit current circumstances.

Tuesday February 26, 2019

Senate bill requires overdose reporting within 72 hours via app

Senator Bill Ihlenfeld says new requirements can help save lives.

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