MetroNews Staff

Yesterday April 22, 2018

Man being held on robbery charges

The suspect took an undisclosed amount of money and left in a small charcoal colored sedan.

Authorities respond to Nicholas County water rescue

All kayakers were accounted for by firefighters.

Saturday April 21, 2018

Mountaineers open must-win series with comeback win over K-State

Darius Hill socked an inside fastball for a two-run homer in the eighth as WVU won 8-5 on Friday night.

Friday April 20, 2018

WVU Board of Governors approves creation of neuroscience department

The move includes consolidating around 50 of its laboratories.

Thursday April 19, 2018

Fortune places West Virginia teachers on ‘Greatest Leaders’ list

Educators from the Mountain State took the 31st spot in the rankings for their work during the statewide work stoppage.

Charleston collision claims life

T-bone style wreck Thursday afternoon.

Wednesday April 18, 2018

Two people dead in Logan County wreck

West Virginia State Police identified the deceased as a couple from North Carolina

Wyoming County man found guilty of dumping raw sewage into creek

Mike Blankenship, 54, of Hanover, was convicted of violating the Clean Water Act.

Hepatitis A cases in Kanawha, Putnam counties linked to multistate outbreak

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports California, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan and Utah have been affected by the outbreak.

West Virginia National Guard selected for partnership with Qatar

The national defense department, along with the Department of State and the National Guard Bureau, approved the voluntary partnership, which allows nations to conduct joint operations and training with the National Guard.

Tuesday April 17, 2018

DOH encourages drivers to pay attention as road construction begins

The construction is related to the Roads to Prosperity bond voters approved in October.

Drug price advocacy group endorses McKinley in 2018 election

Patients For Affordable Drugs NOW will launch a six-figure campaign to "educate, activate and mobilize" voters in support of U.S. Rep. David McKinley, R-W.Va.

Trump orders federal assistance to assist state and local flood recovery efforts

Twenty-one counties were affected by storms in February.

Lunsford trial Day 2: Prosecution explores mother’s behavior after Aliayah’s disappearance

They believe there are holes in both the statements Lunsford made in the immediate aftermath of Aliayah Lunsford's disappearance

Monday April 16, 2018

Charleston council members, health care representatives to hold discussion on needle exchange

The roundtable discussion will be held April 24.

Attorney general’s office, Boone County pharmacy reach settlement

The office accused Larry's Drive-In Pharmacy of failing to identify suspicious prescriptions or determine if it was dispensing a suspicious number of pills.

Wheeling woman admits to making false statement for murder suspect

Melinda Ray McCardle admitted to making a false statement to a deputy U.S. Marshall about the whereabouts of Deandre Davis.

Ohio doctor pleads guilty to writing fake prescriptions

Dr. Tod Hagins operated Weirton Suboxone Clinic in Weirton.

Lunsford trial Day 1: Sister claims mother disposed of 3-year-old’s body

The children knew what tragic fate had befallen Aliayah Lunsford but were too frightened to come forward in the immediate aftermath of her death, according to testimony.

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