MetroNews Staff

Today July 18, 2018

‘Rocket Boys The Musical’ soars into Beckley this weekend

Homer Hickam's best-selling novel will be shown as a musical for the fourth time starting Friday at 7:30 p.m.

State trooper honored with three awards for service

Sgt. David Fry was given a Purple Heart, Medal of Valor and 2017 State Trooper of the Year after being critically wounded after responding to a domestic violence situation where he was shot in March 2017.

‘Very, very serious charge’ added to those against suspended state Supreme Court justice ahead of this week’s impeachment hearings

Testimony in front of the state House Judiciary Committee was scheduled to resume at 9 a.m. Thursday at the State Capitol.

LED billboard on W.Va. 7 appeals to DOH to repair road

Attempts to find those responsible for the advertisement were not successful in time for this report.

Morgantown, greater West Virginia well-represented in Seattle for Special Olympics

Kristian Rowan, Danielle Cottingham and Scarlet Bazzle, all residents of Morgantown, represented W.Va. and competed against 4,000 athletes across the country

Yesterday July 17, 2018

HUD announces additional flood help

President Donald Trump issued a major disaster declaration last week for eight counties affected by storms earlier this summer.

Conservative organization targets multiple senators — including Manchin — regarding Kavanaugh

Americans for Prosperity is part of the Koch brothers' political network.

Askew-Henry digs in at Spur with no fear of failing

Fifth-year safety is on the move again — this time to Kyzir White's former spot.

Significant 7: Grier’s campaign starts on the number

Quarterback says Heisman hype won't distract him from main mission: “The true focus for me and this team is to win games.”

Justice suggests PEIA change in teacher talk

Governor addresses educators at summit.

CPS worker behind bars

Former CPS worker jailed on charges stemming from three encounters with law enforcement, including one inappropriate relationship with a teenager.

McMahon to make second stop in West Virginia

U.S. Small Business Administrator Linda McMahon will be in Clarksburg and South Charleston on Tuesday.

Woman killed in Eastern Panhandle crash

Head-on crash under investigation.

Maryland man identified in Preston County drowning

Preston Chief Deputy P.A. Pritt said the man was swimming at the time, went under and did not come back up.

Cyber security workshops aim to protect small West Virginia businesses

In previous years, corporations were the main focus for cyber criminals. But one local expert said that focus has taken a shift.

Monday July 16, 2018

Major law enforcement training focuses on injured officers

The training helped officers become more familiar with equipment and other personnel that they would need to rely on in the case of an emergency.

Couple becomes West Virginia’s next millionaires

Robert and Mary Thomas of Charleston, received a check for $2 million from the West Virginia Lottery on Monday.

Putnam County man struck and killed by train

Investigators say victim never heard the train because he was wearing earbuds

Drowning death in Preston County

Body recovered Saturday evening.

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