MetroNews Staff, Author at WV MetroNews

Yesterday May 18, 2019

DHHS official: Federal rule on drug prices aimed at increasing transparency

The new rule is expected to go into effect in July.

Faith-based organizations hold conference on addressing opioid crisis

The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, Catholic Charities West Virginia and the West Virginia Council of Churches are hosting the event.

Greenbrier County nurses holding picket over hospital conditions

The protest will take place Saturday outside Greenbrier Valley Medical Center in Ronceverte.

Friday May 17, 2019

Justice amends proclamation on special session

Lawmakers will be returning to Charleston for the session that begins Monday.

Bureau of Senior Services hold Aging Well event for Older Americans Month

Older Americans Month is celebrated every May across the U.S.

Former Greenbrier County school counselor sentenced to prison for grade inflation

The counselor at Greenbrier West High School changed her daughter's grades.

Ohio County principal resigns amid harassment allegations

A civil lawsuit against the principal was filed in December by three teachers.

Deputies identify Kanawha County pedestrian killed Friday morning

The victim was walking with another woman when she was struck and killed near the community of Cedar Grove.

Thursday May 16, 2019

Justice, local officials support wind farm in Mineral and Grant counties

The support is for the Black Rock Wind Farm.

No ruling yet on WVU lecturer’s death

Elizabeth Ann Leo, 34, died last week. An employee from Lutheran Campus Ministry discovered Leo last Friday morning.

WVU’s final-round surge falls short at NCAA golf regional

SIMPSONVILLE, Ky. — Mounting a final-day charge at its NCAA golf regional, West Virginia nearly claimed one of the five national qualifier spots, but ultimately fell...

Kentucky man identified as victim of fatal crash with DOH truck

State Police say victim tried to pass a car and ran out of time to make the pass when he hit the dump truck head on

Wednesday May 15, 2019

Former corrections officer charged for alleged drug smuggling

John Edward Roach II, 47, of Charleston, is accused of attempting to transfer four ounces of methamphetamine into the South Central Regional Jail.

Case dropped against truck driver involved in 2017 fatal wreck

According to Mercer County Circuit Court Judge William Sadler, there wasn't sufficient evidence to support charges against Bertram Copeland.

Berkeley County teen gets highest score on ACT

Davis Funk, a junior at Spring Mills High School, received a 36.

Thousands of Kanawha County residents without power

The incident happened Wednesday afternoon in St. Albans.

Stewart, former WVU School of Journalism dean, dead at 95

Guy Stewart served as dean from 1969-1989, according to the West Virginia Press Association.

Annual State Government Career Fair has plenty to offer

Director said there are plenty of needs to fill.

Latest Newscasts