MetroNews Staff

Thursday March 15, 2018

Number of federal prosecutors to triple as part of ‘Project Huntington’

Goal is crack down on drug dealers and traffickers.

Wednesday March 14, 2018

Tennessee Tech routs Mountaineers for 2nd straight day

In the culmination of a 15-game season-opening road swing, only Jimmy Gaulsky's home run in the seventh salvaged WVU (7-8) from a second consecutive shutout.

Paine proposes two-day summit on improving school performance

Although he did not announce any possible dates, West Virginia Superintendent of Schools Steve Paine said he wants the board and Gov. Jim Justice to take part in the event.

Fayette County man receives 15 month sentence after failing to pay taxes

Steve Lopez, 68, admitted to not paying more than $390,000 in employment taxes

Washington High participates in National Walk Out for school safety

School safety issues were the focus in the wake of last month’s mass shooting at a Florida high school.

Tuesday March 13, 2018

Additional charges handed down for HOPE clinic owners, associates

A grand jury handed down a 69-count indictment last month against 12 people associated with the pain management clinic, accusing them of operating a "pill mill."

Tennessee Tech blanks West Virginia in opener of midweek series

Alex Hursey limited the Mountaineers to two hits over eight innings in Tennessee Tech's 8-0 win Tuesday night.

Manchin, Capito send letter concerning staffing at federal prisons

The senators said they were "extremely disappointed" in the lack of progress regarding increased funding for federal correctional institutions in West Virginia.

Testimony gets underway in Berkeley County scalding death

Michael McKinley, 31, of Hedgesville, faces a single count of death of a child by a parent, guardian or custodian by child neglect.

Jury chosen in scalding death trial

Hedgesville man on trial in Berkeley County.

Monday March 12, 2018

Brooke County woman sentenced after taking money from credit union

Michelle K. Martin pleaded guilty in December to one count of theft, embezzlement or misapplication by credit institution employee.

Three Guys Before The Game – Pre NCAA Tournament Edition

The fellas are back in session with March's Madness ready to tip.

Arrest made in Mingo murder case

Deputies say 2 men were shot Sunday.

Sunday March 11, 2018

Hits pile up, Strowd recovers in series clincher at Middle Tennessee

  MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Darius Hill homered and the bottom half of the order knocked in seven runs as West Virginia beat Middle Tennessee 10-4...

Marshall survives WKU comeback, earns first NCAA bid since 1987

Jon Elmore scored 20 of his 27 points during the second half when the Herd hung on late to win the Conference USA tournament by upsetting Western Kentucky 67-66.

Saturday March 10, 2018

Photo gallery: WVU collides with Kansas in Big 12 final

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Images from the Big 12 tournament championship game in which No. 18 West Virginia fell 81-70 to No. 6 Kansas at...

Capital City murder under investigation

Man shot in chest and stomach.

Friday March 9, 2018

Photo gallery: West Virginia downs Texas Tech in Big 12 semifinals

Images from Friday night's semifinals of the Big 12 tournament.

Marshall aiming to end 31-year NCAA drought

By beating Southern Miss in the semifinals, the Herd earned a spot in the Conference USA tournament championship game opposite Western Kentucky.

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