MetroNews Staff

Today December 20, 2014

Freedom Industries judge will hold hearing on conflict of interest claim

U.S. District Judge Thomas Johnston sets hearing for Jan. 5.

Teenager allegedly robbed nurse behind Beckley hospital

Charges filed Friday after Dec. 9 incident.

Yesterday December 19, 2014

EPA releases regulations on coal ash disposal

The material will be treated as non-hazardous and will be left mostly to state and local governments to regulate

Tomblin has another opening to fill on PSC

Commissioner Jon McKinney resigning at end of year.

Cabell Huntington’s administrator announces retirement

Brent Marsteller's retirement effective at end of year.

State awards bid in first PPP highway project

Coalfields Expressway project will connect Mullens with WV Turnpike.

Morgantown bank robbed; investigation underway

Man told teller he had a gun.

Two arrested in Harrison County on federal drug crimes

Jason Grant and Al Teric Garrett are now in federal custdoy

Thursday December 18, 2014

Four individuals charged in painkiller distribution operation

The group brought the drugs from Detroit, New Jersey and Florida to Northern West Virginia

Tygart Valley inmate pleads guilty to threatening President

Robert Tasker wrote a letter threatening to kill the President of the United States while incarcerated

Charges upgraded to murder in Kanawha County shooting

The victim died after being shot in the head.

Accused killer of drug informant arraigned in federal magistrate court

If convicted, the Charleston man faces the death penalty.

Wellsburg police: man dies after being shot with arrow

Police conducting a murder investigation.

More coal layoffs in southern West Virginia

ArcelorMittal is reducing its workforce.

Wednesday December 17, 2014

Blankenship will seek change of venue

Trial not likely to meet current Jan. 26 start date.

West Virgina American Water Company applauds indictments

Water company agrees water emergence "completely preventable."

Missing man found dead in Gauley River

Investigators do not suspect foul play.

Tuesday December 16, 2014

Two charged with distributing heroin in Clarksburg

Timothy Cavender and Holly Myers were indicted by a federal grand jury Tuesday

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