MetroNews Staff

Tuesday April 25, 2017

University presidents applaud governor’s signing of higher education bill

Higher education leaders have said the bill gives more flexibility in decision making at the local campus and will reduce bureaucracy and increase efficiency.

Monday April 24, 2017

Three people taken to hospital following South Charleston crash

The crash happened on Maccorkle Avenue around 9:30 p.m.

Citations given to Justice family-owned mine following death

Investigators were looking into the death of Jason Kenneth Matthews, 43, of Bluefield, Va.

BrickStreet affiliation deal gains regulatory approval

Charleston-based workers' compensation company now has more offerings.

Doctor pill trial begins in Beckley federal court

Dr. Michael Kostenko faces 22 criminal counts linked to oxycodone.

All seats contested in Morgantown council election

Early voter turnout for the 2017 election nearly matches turnout overall from the 2015 election.

UPDATE: Patrons tackle & pepper spray potential Morgantown robber

Patrons at a Morgantown pub took exception to an attempted robbery and took matters into their own hands.

Deadly crash in Jackson County

Sunday night crash claims life.

Sunday April 23, 2017

K-State deals West Virginia its first Big 12 series loss, 11-4

Alek Manoah left leading 4-0 in the fifth but the Wildcats grabbed the lead before the next out was recorded.

Flash flood watch extended for southern counties

The watch is scheduled to go through this evening.

Charleston police investigating West Side shooting

According to police, Bobby Dolin was shot in the neck at an apartment on Delaware Avenue.

Cabell County parents charged after beating child, filming it

West Virginia State Police arrested Freddie Gray Jr. and Jamie Gray Saturday.

Saturday April 22, 2017

Grove exits mid-first with arm injury in West Virginia’s loss

The sophomore righthander threw only 16 pitches before leaving with an arm injury in Saturday's 8-4 loss at K-State.

Steady rain could cause problems in some areas

Meteorologists say residents should keep an eye on flood-prone creeks and streams.

Finalists named in Cabell County school superintendent search

Second round of interviews scheduled for next Friday.

High number of overdoses reported in Mason County

Extremely potent heroin believed to be in area.

McDowell driver charged with DUI causing death

Deadly crash on U.S. Route 52.

Friday April 21, 2017

New director named at Mid-Ohio Valley Health Department

Eric Walker will oversee the six county regional health department beginning May 1.

Tractor-trailer crash causes West Virginia Turnpike traffic delay

The wreck happened around 1 p.m. near the Chelyan toll plaza.

Logan woman killed in Kanawha County crash

Wreck took place Thursday afternoon.

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