MetroNews Staff

Yesterday March 25, 2017

Grove pitches Mountaineers to series win over Jacksonville

West Virginia won the opener of a doubleheader 8-1 before the Dolphins avoided a sweep by taking the nightcap 8-2.

Fairmont State falls short in national title game

Northwest Missouri State won 71-61, becoming the first team to claim football and basketball titles in the same season.

Body found in Nitro

The body was found in the Kanawha River next to a private dock near 12th Street.

2 injured in Kanawha City shooting

An unknown suspect shot a 15-year-old juvenile and 22-year-old Terrance Bonner outside of the Knights Inn.

Release date coming soon for former Massey Energy CEO

Don Blankenship is now being held in a re-entry facility in Arizona.

Cramer’s walkoff homer polishes 4-run rally

Jackson Cramer's two-run homer capped a four-run ninth-inning uprising as West Virginia rallied past Jacksonville 5-3 in Friday night's home opener.

Friday March 24, 2017

Wayne County Schools cuts employees, gets new superintendent

Eighty-five employees will either be transferred to new positions or be cut from the school system.

Health care rally held in Martinsburg

Many groups in support of the Affordable Care Act met up Friday and rallied outside of Sen. Shelly Capito’s four West Virginia offices.

Drug bust results in multiple arrests around the Panhandle

Warrants were served based upon 496 Berkeley County charges and 72 Jefferson County charges, which led to 48 individuals being taken in.

Fairmont State preps for 1 vs. 2 national title showdown

Tipoff is Saturday at 3 Eastern for the top-seeded Falcons (34-2) facing No. 2 seed Northwest Missouri State (34-1).

Cadet program continues at Chapmanville; jail authority could hire laid off Logan school employees

Alpha Natural Resources will fund student program for one year. South Central Regional Jail will consider displaced workers. Up to 70 could lose their jobs.

Watch: Postgame reaction from Huggins, players after loss to Zags

SAN JOSE. Calif. — West Virginia coach Bob Huggins, forward Nathan Adrian and guard Jevon Carter take questions after their 61-58 loss to Gonzaga in...

Thursday March 23, 2017

Fayette County woman sentenced for July 2015 crash

Debra Dillon, of Oak Hill, crashed into two vehicles, injuring six people.

Pence to visit Putnam County Saturday

Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to visit Foster Supply in Scott Depot.

Fairmont State advances to first NCAA championship game

Fairmont State advanced into its first ever NCAA championship game Thursday, beating Bellarmine 79-68.

Vigil honoring Charleston youth mentor to be held Friday

Obi Henderson, 31, was active in youth mentoring programs and founded Dream Chasers.

Kanawha County man charged for threatening legislator on Facebook

Kristopher Casdorph, 39, of Charleston, is facing charges of threats of terrorist acts.

Investigation launched in Boone County coal slurry leak

The waste leaked into Crooked Run near Peytona. Crooked Run flows into Drawdy Creek, which feeds into the Coal River.

Education bills concern WVEA president in Charleston

House advances Governor's teacher pay raise bill, but other legislation threatens funding to county school systems.

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