MetroNews Staff

Today June 19, 2018

Preston County murder suspect has competency hearing

Joseph Edward Harrison, 26, was indicted by the June Preston County Grand Jury on charges of first-degree murder and third or subsequent offense felony domestic battery.

Yesterday June 18, 2018

Huntington VA facility renamed after Williams

President Donald Trump signed legislation last week to rename the site as the Hershel “Woody” Williams VA Medical Center.

Ground broken on new Marshall University School of Pharmacy

At a ceremony on Monday, Marshall University began its projects for a new School of Pharmacy and new graduate student housing.

Heat advisory issued for 20 West Virginia counties

With temperatures on the rise in parts of the state, the risk for heat-related illnesses and deaths rise, too.

Woman killed in Boone County motorcycle crash

Wreck occurred Sunday evening.

Raises led to hiring surge at Division of Corrections

Since legislative session vacancies for corrections officers for prisons, regional jails, and juvenile services is down 67 percent.

With lawsuit pending, Morgantown eyes $5 million forest buy

Mayor and majority of council members favor the controversial purchase of 40-acre Haymaker Forest.

Sunday June 17, 2018

Paine speaks about first meeting of student safety council

Seventeen students participated in the first meeting of the Superintendent's Student Advisory Council on May 3.

Native West Virginian to serve as American Medical Association president

Patrice Harris will serve until June 2019 as the President Elect of the AMA where she will then be inaugurated as president.

Saturday June 16, 2018

Stuart: Additional arrest made in Operation Saigon Sunset

Terrell Ledez Redd called a major target.

Jackson County authorities investigate officer involved shooting

Suspect shot by a member of the Ravenswood PD Friday evening

Friday June 15, 2018

Cadets graduate from National Guard’s Mountaineer ChalleNGe Academy

Thirty-eight counties were represented in the academy.

‘Run for Your Life’ dedicated to Chris Stadelman

Former Governor Earl Ray Tomblin's chief of staff lost his battle to colorectal cancer last month and was the honorary chairman for the race in 2015.

Bond company owner, employee plead guilty to tax charges

The charges come after Ohio County Magistrate Harry Radcliffe III was indicted for soliciting and accepting bribes from W&S Bail Bonding.

Thursday June 14, 2018

Residents say man was shooting assault rifle near apartment complex

No injuries were reported.

Woman killed in Huntington shooting

Third shooting death this week.

Arrest made after Morgantown pursuit

Clarksburg man crashed vehicle into headstone.

Wednesday June 13, 2018

Stuart announces support of DOJ effort to protect religious people, groups

The "Place to Worship Initiative" will involve working with U.S. attorneys to educate municipal officials and religious organizations about federal law.

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