MetroNews Staff

Saturday June 9, 2018

PEIA Task Force hears from residents at Morgantown forum

The meeting was part of an effort to allow West Virginians to voice their concerns about the Public Employees Insurance Agency.

Friday June 8, 2018

Biker Bash riding in for the weekend

Bikers have taken Kanawha Boulevard by a storm as they spend the weekend at Charleston's annual Biker Bash.

Thursday June 7, 2018

Capito concerned about Pruitt’s actions, but not urging firing

Capito was a guest on Thursday's MetroNews "Talkline."

Man in custody in Ohio charged in WV murder

Daimeyon Smith faces multiple charges.

Mistrial declared in Uber sexual assault case

Judge Russell Clawges said he had “no choice” but to accept the non-verdict.

Jury deliberates on Morgantown Uber sexual assault case

Hamid is charged with second-degree sexual assault stemming from an incident in the early mornings hours of April 28, 2017.

Justice’s Bluestone Coal plans to add workers

Coal company looking for 250 miners, others.

Wednesday June 6, 2018

May revenue numbers above estimates

Tax revenue in May was $328.9 million, $20.2 million above what was expected.

Ohio County magistrate suspended without pay following indictment

Ohio County Magistrate Harry Radcliffe III, 60, allegedly accepted bribes from W&S Bail Bonding.

Miss America pageant says goodbye to swimsuit competition

Gretchen Carlson, chairwomen of Miss America's board of directors, announced Tuesday that Miss America was no longer a pageant, but a competition.

American Heart Association sponsors CPR and AED Awareness Week

This week is CPR and AED Awareness Week, and the AHA wants more people to be able to perform CPR with confidence.

Trial of Morgantown Uber driver accused of sexual assault begins

Hamid appeared before Judge Russell Clawges in Monongalia County Circuit Court.

Ohio County magistrate indicted for allegedly accepting bribes

Ohio County Magistrate Harry Radcliffe III is accused of soliciting and accepting bribes from W&S Bail Bonding, doing business as A Bail Bonding in Wheeling.

Tuesday June 5, 2018

Two-month-old hospitalized with skull fractures; father jailed

Jackson County deputies are investigating.

Report: Oliver Luck leaving NCAA to become XFL commissioner

Former WVU AD will be new league's commissioner and CEO.

Jackson County pastor accused of sexual texts turns himself in

Investigators said Douglas Edward Harper asked the teenager for inappropriate pictures.

Monday June 4, 2018

Jenkins urges action to pass along utility savings

According to Appalachian Power Company's filing with the PSC, the company plans to use its $235 million in savings to mainly offset to company's fuel and vegetation program.

DOJ allocates 4 assistant US attorneys to southern district

A majority of the new 311 prosecutors nationwide will focus on violent crime.

New program aims to increase STEM awareness

The Education Alliance and Reasoning Mind announced Energizing steM, a three-year investment to provide elementary schools online math software

Court upholds Monongalia County man’s sentence following fatal home invasion

"As far as I'm concerned, you got a slap on the wrist," Jim Simons said while looking at Benjamin Bradley during Bradley's Monday parole hearing.

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