MetroNews Staff

Today May 28, 2016

Man drowns in Parkersburg

The victim's body was recovered Friday night.

Yesterday May 27, 2016

Hatfield funeral to take place Sunday afternoon in Delbarton

The 59-year-old will be buried at Mountain View Memory Gardens in Maher, where he was found dead Monday.

Thursday May 26, 2016

Another unconventional win as WVU takes down Tech

Overcoming a premature exit by its starting pitcher for a second consecutive day, West Virginia surprised regular-season champion Texas Tech 9-4 to stay unbeaten at the Big 12 tournament.

Wednesday May 25, 2016

State Police: Motive was robbery for drug money in Hatfield murder case

Three suspects are in custody charged in connection to the death of former coal executive Ben Hatfield.

Vance provides big-time contingency plan in Big 12 tournament win

The senior delivered 8 2/3 innings of one-hit relief to beat Oklahoma 6-0 after Michael Grove suffered a leg injury.

Update: Morgantown fireman killed in crash

The off-duty fireman's car was struck at the intersection of U.S. 119 and the I-68 on ramp.

Tuesday May 24, 2016

5 students represent the Mountain State in Scripps Spelling Bee

The final rounds of the annual, prestigious bee will be broadcast on ESPN3 on Thursday.

Monday May 23, 2016

Group of state House Republicans urge tobacco tax passage

Vote expected Tuesday in the House of Delegates on 45 cent tax hike.

Budget going to Senate floor; House Finance advances its version to full floor Monday night

The Senate budget included a nearly $140 million dip into the Rainy Day Funds.

Gallery: St. Marys on to regional final with rout of Trinity

St. Marys defeated Trinity 14-1 on Monday night in a Class A Region 1 baseball semifinal.

New president named at BridgeValley

Dr. Eunice Bellinger was recommended to replace the college’s current president, Dr. Jo Harris.

Charleston residents arrested on drug charges in Preston Co.

Deputies reported smelling marijuana during a traffic stop.

9/11 artifact ceremony to take place Tuesday at Yeager Airport

The artifact is a piece of limestone from the area of the Pentagon that was destroyed in the terrorist attack.

Raw milk bill goes into effect in West Virginia Monday

West Virginians now allowed to drink raw milk through herd-sharing agreements.

Finalists named for MetroNews West Virginia Scholar Program

The grand prize is a full, four-year scholarship to West Virginia Wesleyan valued at $125,000.

Arrest made in Jefferson County murder

The victim was shot Thursday in Kearneysville.

Sunday May 22, 2016

Man in custody in connection with fatal shooting at Charleston bar

Jacques Slade, of North Carolina, will face a first degree murder charge in the alleged killing of Jamaine Sutton of Dunbar, at Boondocks Bar and Grill on May 14.

Friday May 20, 2016

‘Visiting Angel’ sentenced in Ohio County theft case

Ohio woman gets 1-10 years behind bars.

Update: Mon County chase ends in fatal crash

Police don't know why the driver of a minivan led a chase down Route 19.

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