MetroNews Staff

Yesterday June 23, 2017

Memorial for 23 flood victims held at State Police Academy

First Responders spent a few hours Friday honoring those affected by the devastating floods.

Train, cement mixer collide in McMechen

No injuries in Friday morning accident.

Don’t let afternoon sun fool you, rain headed our way

Forecast says bulk of potential flooding in West Virginia comes tonight as remnants of Cindy arrive

Charleston woman killed in Kanawha County crash

It happened around 8:40 p.m. Thursday.

AUDIO: The 2016 flood — as it happened

Metronews audio coverage of the 2016 flood and its aftermath.

Thursday June 22, 2017

UMWA vows to step up safety outreach following ninth mining death

UMWA International president Cecil Roberts adds it will require employers, government agencies and workers to prevent deaths from happening.

PSC raising cellphone 911 fees

The commission announced the fee change Thursday, which will increase from $3 to $3.34.

FEMA releases figures on year long recovery in W.Va.

FEMA reports service to nearly 5,000 West Virginia flood victims in the past year since the flood

Joe Fryz, former WVU basketball player, succumbs to ALS

A former teammate of John Calipari and then Bob Huggins, Fryz had battled ALS since 2014.

Wednesday June 21, 2017

Kanawha County shooting suspects plead not guilty to September 2016 shooting

Robert Earl Ruffin, 17, and 21-year-old De-Anthony Akeen Thornabar, both of South Charleston, were charged in May for the death of Dylan Bailey.

Ripley High student wins full scholarship to Wesleyan

Kenna's Chris Neil is the latest MetroNews West Virginia Scholar.

Alzheimer’s disease highlighted on longest day of the year

The West Virginia Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association and the Alpha Omicron Omega Chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority teamed up to raise awareness.

Tuesday June 20, 2017

Body recovered in Kanawha County turns out to be dead animal

According to dispatchers, crews were called to respond to a water rescue on Coco Road after 7 p.m.

Truck flips, spills gravel across Charleston intersection

The driver says his brakes went out while driving toward the intersection of MacCorkle Avenue and U.S. Route 119.

Red Cross marks West Virginia Day by helping 2016 flood victims

The Red Cross was in Clendenin, West Virginia to install free smoke detectors to anyone who needed them.

Monday June 19, 2017

EQT buys Rice Energy for $6.7 billion

EQT said the decision will make the company the largest natural gas producer in the United States.

Wardensville, Wayne not allowed to charge additional sales and use tax

West Virginia State Tax Commissioner Dale Steager says the municipal sales and use taxes violate requirements in the state's tax code.

Former United Way employee sentenced to prison

Spencer woman used organization's credit cards.

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