MetroNews Staff

Yesterday February 13, 2016

Scalia’s sudden death marked by West Virginia elected officials

79-year-old Supreme Court justice died Saturday.

Friday February 12, 2016

Two men arrested in Columbus in connection with Beckley nightclub fatal shooting

Charmaine Kent and Christopher Jones taken into custody in Ohio within 24 hours of each other.

Fatal blaze in Wetzel County

State Fire Marshal's Office investigating.

Thursday February 11, 2016

Governor vetoes prevailing wage, right to work bills

Both the House and Senate are expected to override.

Police identify Elk River accident victim

Elderly woman's vehicle was moving at a high rate of speed.

GOP, Dems join to pass religious freedom bill in House

Bill headed to Senate after floor debate, vote.

Rebounding domination, defense lift West Virginia past Cyclones

Bria Holmes scored a game-high 23 points and center Lanay Montgomery scored five unanswered to snap a fourth-quarter tie as No. 24 West Virginia downed Iowa State 57-47 on Wednesday night.

Wednesday February 10, 2016

Tomblin appoints new Acting Cabinet Secretary of the Department of Administration

Mary Jane Pickens will take up the post immediately, replacing Jason Pizatella in the wake of his resignation.

State Election Commission certifies Benjamin re-election committee

Commission ruled that committee to re-elect Justice Brent Benjamin met all requirements to qualify for public campaign financing.

Treasurer’s Office distributes unclaimed property assets to Special Olympics, Girl Scouts

State Treasurer John Perdue presented checks worth $17,000 to both the Girls Scouts of Black Diamond and Special Olympics of West Virginia on Wednesday.

Elderly victim identified after car plunges into Elk River

Witnesses say woman drove into the water without touching her brakes.

Monday February 8, 2016

15-car crash closes WV Turnpike for almost 2 hours

Police said the turnpike opened shortly after 7 p.m.

Fourth former Freedom official Tis sentenced to probation, fine

William Tis had previously pled guilty to an environmental crime in connection with the Ja. 2014 chemical spill.

McDowell County Schools to cut 30 positions at school year’s end

Superintendent Nelson Spencer said district is forced to deal with funding cuts, loss of enrollment.

Police say man walking in middle of highway when struck

Investigation underway in Putnam County.

Ohio County prosecutor: No charges in Wheeling Park basketball bus incident

There were allegations of misconduct of a sexual nature during a January team trip to Morgantown.

Sunday February 7, 2016

Holmes’ double-double sparks drubbing of K-State 64-44

Holmes had 17 points, a career-high 11 rebounds and five assists and West Virginia's badly outrebounded Kansas State to win in front of 4,328 fans at the WVU Coliseum.

Saturday February 6, 2016

Photo gallery: Morgantown beats Martinsburg in top 5 battle

Morgantown improved to 14-0 with a 71-57 win over Martinsburg on Saturday.

Longtime Ranson mayor dies at age 71

David Hamill had lead the Jefferson County town for nearly 30 years.

One killed in Rt. 50 wreck

It happened in Wood County.

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