MetroNews Staff

Yesterday August 16, 2017

2018 Teacher of the Year finalists announced

The Teacher of the Year will be named Sept. 18 during a ceremony at the Clay Center in Charleston.

26 people in Fayette County sought following drug investigations

The 26 warrants come after several weeks of investigation into drug trafficking crimes.

Man dead after unusual behavior around traffic

Officers saw the man, 43-year-old Jeremy Bennett, of Muddlety, in traffic, causing drivers to swerve around him.

Monroe County sheriff to leave office next month

Monroe County Sheriff Sean Crosier cited family obligations in a letter to the Monroe County Commission.

Tuesday August 15, 2017

Pence to visit state Chamber of Commerce summit

Other planned speakers include West Virginia University President Gordon Gee, Marshall University President Jerome Gilbert, U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito.

WVU’s FallFest marks end of summer

WVU's Fall semester begins Wednesday.

Pocahontas County woman identified as victim in fatal accident

Wet roads caused Virginia teen to lose control and cross center line in Greenbrier County

Person injured at McDowell County mining site

Representatives of the West Virginia Office of Mine Health Safety and Training were at the site later Monday afternoon.

Monday August 14, 2017

West Virginia officials formally ask for federal help after July flooding

Governor: A request for a Federal Disaster Declaration has been submitted.

Troopers investigate fatal shooting in Clay County

It happened at around 1 a.m. Saturday at a home on Cadle Run Road.

State police report 1 dead in Hampshire County wreck

Alcohol believed to be a factor.

Woman killed in Clarksburg fire

One female is dead following a structure fire in the East View area of Clarksburg Sunday night.

Sunday August 13, 2017

Man killed in motorcycle crash

Police say bike went under vehicle.

Maryland men arrested after marijuana, money seized

Thomas Michael Desmond and Timothy Patrick Desmond of Hagerstown, Maryland, were originally stopped for a speeding violation.

Battery explosion causes fire at Parkersburg facility

The fire happened at RJ Recycling around noon Saturday.

Woman charged after overdosing behind wheel, driving into police cruiser

The crash happened Saturday at the intersection of Washington and Hal Greer boulevards in Huntington.

Saturday August 12, 2017

Airman to be remembered in funeral services

Airman Tech Sgt. David Board died in Kuwait earlier this month.

Bowling Green natives ‘Cage the Elephant’ to headline WVU’s FallFest

The show will begin at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 15.

Cabell County clerk dies after extended illness

Karen Cole was first woman elected to that post in Cabell County.

Friday August 11, 2017

Man struck, killed in downtown Charleston

No charges have been filed at this time.

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