MetroNews Staff

Tuesday January 17, 2017

Restart of mining helps avert layoffs in McDowell County

Coal royalties disbursed in county budget before sheriff's department can share in windfall

Massive fire consumes Huntington building

Blaze engulfs huge building on 7th Avenue in Huntington keeping fire fighters busy since midnight.

Monday January 16, 2017

Secretary of State’s son receives Purple Heart

Retired Army Captain Steven Warner receives recognition for his sacrifice the same day his father, Secretary of State Mac Warner, took his oath of office.

Highways commissioner says finding money will be critical

Tom Smith says he has a passion for infrastructure and a background to see it more clearly than most.

Caperton stresses balance in DEP position

New DEP Director says improving efficiency with enforcement is critical to the balance between protecting the environment and creating jobs in W.Va.

Woman dies in Jackson County car wreck

Police say woman was 76 years old.

Powerball winner comes forward

West Virginia Lottery to introduce $2 Million winner in a Tuesday afternoon press conference.

Incoming Ag Commissioner has new ideas for the department

Leonhardt favors forestry products in the ag realm but is skeptical about legalizing marijuana

Sunday January 15, 2017

Stabbing at Morgantown homeless shelter

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Morgantown Police are investigating an overnight stabbing at a homeless shelter that sent one person to the hospital and another to jail....

Saturday January 14, 2017

Longhorns hold off West Virginia women 73-63

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — No. 18 West Virginia couldn’t overcome a midgame malaise or its penchant for turnovers and suffered a 73-63 loss to No. 16...

Friday January 13, 2017

Stage nearly set for Monday’s gubernatorial inauguration

Jim Justice will be sworn-in as the state's 36th governor.

New UC arena to open Saturday

A basketball double-header and a concert to headline the opening of the new Russell and Martha Wehrle Innovation Center on University of Charleston campus this weekend.

$2 million winning Powerball ticket sold in Princeton

The winner or winners have not yet come forward to claim.

Thursday January 12, 2017

State attorney general sues Morgantown rental company

Metro Property Management is accused of violating state consumer protection laws.

Fire claims life in Marion County

Investigators say home had no smoke detectors.

Wednesday January 11, 2017

WVU’s 17-point rally goes for naught at Texas Tech

The Lady Raiders won 75-66, beating a ranked team for the first time in four years.

Four arrested in Morgantown robbery investigation

Three of the four suspects were jailed on a $200,000 bond.

Investigation continues into Wood County double murder

Mineral Wells man allegedly killed couple during domestic dispute with wife.

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