Jeff Jenkins, Author at WV MetroNews

Yesterday July 22, 2019

Report: Baltimore auxiliary bishop to be next bishop of Wheeling-Charleston

News conference scheduled in Wheeling Tuesday.

Amber Alert issued; child in ‘extreme danger’

The alert was issued around 6:45 p.m. on Monday.

Rainstorm gets Jamboree off to a good start for Boone County, Italian scouts

Groups met each other under a canopy for breakfast.

Expansion, realignment of Route 2 planned with $10 million federal grant

Plans would free-up room along Ohio River for development.

House paves way for future “Roads to Prosperity” bond issuance

Resolutions head to state Senate for consideration Tuesday.

Teenager pleads guilty in Charleston shooting death

Charges against Gregory Tyler White were transferred to adult status.

Sunday July 21, 2019

Opioid epidemic: Federal prosecutor plans to go after all who were “in on it”

Ben Glassman says outliers also the target.

Effectiveness playing a role in Manchin’s decision for 2020 vote

Senator continues to say he'll make decision about possible run for governor after Labor Day.

Friday July 19, 2019

Man originally charged in wife’s death dies from overdose

Frank Cantley originally said his wife died of an overdose.

AARP grant program chooses 2 West Virginia projects

Community recreation projects included.

Bransfield disciplined by Pope Francis

Brief communication follows investigation into former bishop's behavior.

Thursday July 18, 2019

Cabell summer meals pass 30,000

Program next looking at mobile offerings.

Ohio-based drug wholesaler, West Virginia pharmacists indicted in connection with opioid crisis

Indictments allege millions of pills supplied to fill suspicious orders.

Warner urges caution with FaceApp

Secretary of State says there are security concerns.

Wednesday July 17, 2019

Senate to meet in special session too

Governor to introduce additional legislation next week.

Magistrate decides not to advance criminal charges against former Richwood police chief

Magistrate finds no probable cause in Cogar case but charges against 3 others are advancing to grand jury.

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