MetroNews Staff, Author at WV MetroNews

Yesterday July 22, 2019

DUI with death charge after Harrison County crash

Meadowbrook man charged following girlfriend's death.

Trump tweets about West Virginia

President says state practically shut down when he moved into the White House.

Sunday July 21, 2019

Naloxone training series continues Monday in Huntington

The Provider Response Organization for Addiction Care and Treatment is offering the training.

Kanawha County mother accused of leaving baby in vehicle in Saturday’s heat

South Charleston Police charged the woman, who had gone into Walmart, with child neglect.

Saturday July 20, 2019

Train derailment in McDowell County

A Norfolk Southern train jumped the tracks.

Workers’ compensation expected to see another loss cost

The workers' compensation program was privatized in 2006.

Social Security Administration warns of impersonation scheme

Public service announcements are airing on television and radio stations nationwide regarding the scam.

41 homes on RISE’s active construction list

Eighteen progjects are mobile home replacements, 15 are reconstruction projects and seven sites are demolition projects.

Another inmate dies in Regional Jail custody

Latest fatality involved a medical episode, no foul play suspected in any of the deaths which have occurred since June.

Friday July 19, 2019

Justice revises session proclamation, wants multiple measures considered next week

The House of Delegates will convene next Monday, and the Senate will return the following day.

State warns of illness in rhododendrons

Plants sold at Rural King stores across the state have confirmed cases of a Phytophthora ramorum.

Tractor-trailer incident shuts down I-68

The incident happened on exit 10 between Bruceton Mills and Sabraton.

Thursday July 18, 2019

Charleston, Kanawha County offices offer resources to escape heat

The National Weather Services has issued excessive heat warnings for 16 counties.

West Virginia prepares for a scorcher

Like much of the mid-west and East Coast, the heat wave will be intense in West Virginia Friday, Saturday, and part of Sunday, with the exception of the high mountains

Wednesday July 17, 2019

New auditor will review diocese’s accounts

CLA LLP will be responsible for conducting the audit, as well as publishing a report on its fundings.

Counsel: New data on drug shipments just the beginning

A federal judge on Monday allowed some information related to opioid shipments to be released.

Tuesday July 16, 2019

Murder charge against Charleston man dropped

Frank Jay Cantley, 44, told police he killed Stephanie Cantley over the weekend at their Tinder Avenue home.

Warrant issued for former Lincoln County non-profit CEO

Brian Crist served as chief executive officer of Lincoln County Primary Care Center Inc. between 2001 and 2018.

Senate Energy Committee approves bill on studying storage hub

The Department of Energy would have to conduct a study on the effects of a possible ethane storage hub in Appalachia.

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