MetroNews Staff

Today August 29, 2016

Investigation underway at Axiall

State and federal investigators probe for cause of leak, local emergency responders evaluate response to Saturday mishap

Former Mountaineers linebacker charged in string of bank robberies

Authorities claim Kevin “Boo” McLee Jr. is responsible for holding up five banks during the past two months.

Yesterday August 28, 2016

Capito, Manchin to talk energy Monday in Morgantown

Senate field hearing scheduled.

Man arrested on kidnapping charges after troopers hear from Ohio police

Man allegedly holding woman against her will.

Stephenson’s late goal lifts WVU past No. 10 Hoyas

AKRON, Ohio — Tucker Stephenson scored on a give-and-go in the 81st minute as West Virginia upset 10th-ranked Georgetown 1-0 in men’s soccer Sunday at...

Gordon, Buchanan deliver in West Virginia’s 3-1 win over Saint Francis

The Mountaineers trailed early before outshooting the visitors 43-3 on Sunday.

Wall Street Journal reporter takes a look at EpiPen controversy

Jonathan Rockoff said Mylan's CEO may have a point about the issues within the health care system that are helping drive up EpiPen prices.

Saturday August 27, 2016

Two hospitalized after leak at Axiall plant

Chlorine leak contained two hours after incident

WVU reveals 125-year helmet logo for season opener

Mountaineers will wear gold jerseys, white pants and white helmets against Missouri.

Friday August 26, 2016

Mountaineers blank Clemson in top-10 showdown

Amandine Pierre-Louis scored in the 56th minute and No. 6 West Virginia used stifling defense to beat No. 8 Clemson 1-0 on Friday night.

No. 14 Seattle downs WVU men 2-0 in opener

AKRON, Ohio — The West Virginia men’s soccer team fell 2-0 to No. 14 Seattle in the season opener Friday afternoon. The Mountaineers (0-1-0) outshot...

Gazette-Mail co-editor moving to MetroNews as statewide correspondent

Brad McElhinny, the West Virginia Press Association’s top columnist for three years running, will cover statewide issues.

NYC resident arrested on drug charges in Barbour County

A-B student may have dealt drugs tied to four overdoses this week

Police investigate fatal Boone County crash involving DOH mower

Wreck occurred Friday morning on U.S. Route 119.

Thursday August 25, 2016

Mingo County Commission cuts personnel as coal revenue declines

County budget struggling.

Fayette man convicted in murder trial

Jury deliberated for less than an hour Thursday.

Wednesday August 24, 2016

Former Marriott worker admits to embezzling nearly $1 million

Milton man faces up to 20 years in federal prison.

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