MetroNews Staff

Monday April 16, 2018

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.

Water rescues made in Hardy, Randolph counties following weekend flooding

County officials say 7 people were rescued from camper trailers in Moorefield on Monday.

2 killed in separate weekend crashes in WV

The wrecks happened in Wood and McDowell counties.

Sunday April 15, 2018

WVU College of Law, Marshall receive donation for consumer project

Both institutions receiving money to launch a Joint Consumer Assistance Project for West Virginians.

Saturday April 14, 2018

Backed by Inman’s HR, Mountaineers snap OSU’s 7-game streak

Marques Inman fueled a six-run first inning, and his two-run blast in the eighth helped West Virginia held off Oklahoma State 10-7 on Saturday to even their weekend series.

Friday April 13, 2018

Facebook removes opioid ads

The advertisements were against Facebook's terms and conditions.

Capitol Police seeks help regarding alleged bomb threat

A call was placed Wednesday alleging a man armed with a gun and a bomb strapped to his chest was approaching the Governor's Mansion.

Amtrak officials, local leaders to meet over New River Train

Amtrak announced last month it was ending special service and charter trains.

June sentencing in Mercer County murder case

Brushfork woman pleads guilty to second-degree murder charge.

Task force seizes nearly 1,000 grams of illegal drugs in Monongalia County

Police seized 206 grams of heroin and 790 grams of crystal meth in Star City, West Virginia.

Thursday April 12, 2018

Workshop held for rebuilding Nicholas County schools

The mediation process has to wrap up by June 15 in order to not risk losing funding from FEMA.

Attorney General sues Equifax regarding data breach

Half of West Virginia's population — more than 730,000 people — were exposed to the risk of identity theft, financial fraud and other harms as a result of the data breach.

Logan County man sentenced for kidnapping, pursuit

Justin Joel Green, 32, of Chapmanville, was charged by authorities in Kanawha and Mingo counties in connection with the 60-mile chase.

Drug distributor CEOs to take part in congressional hearing

The House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations has scheduled a hearing for May 8.

Manchin, Capito among those confirming Wheeler for EPA post

Andrew Wheeler previously served as a coal lobbyist, including Murray Energy, and was an advisor to Republican Sen. Jim Inhofe of Oklahoma.

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