Pete Davis, Author at WV MetroNews

Yesterday March 19, 2019

Fayette County man convicted of shooting at occupied vehicle

The defendent reportedly fired six shots at the vehicle.

Sunday March 17, 2019

Summit Bechtel Reserve preparing for July World Scout Jamboree

The 12-day event begins July 22nd.

Saturday March 16, 2019

Mercer County man acquitted of attempted murder in throat-slashing case

The suspect was accused of slashing a woman's throat and throwing her off of a bridge.

Friday March 15, 2019

Illinois man sentenced for Mercer County crash that killed family of four

The victims, including two children, were residents of Salisbury, NC.

Thursday March 14, 2019

Virginia man charged with threatening House Delegate Porterfield

Intimidation of a public official is punishable by up to one year in jail and a $1,000 fine.

Beckley man charged in fatal shooting

The shooting happened late Wednesday night outside of a night club.

Wednesday March 13, 2019

Fire Marshal: Raleigh County church fire was arson

The fire on March 3rd virtually gutted the building.

Tuesday March 12, 2019

Fayette County woman accused of theft while victim was suffering heart attack

The suspect is accused of stealing jewelry and using the victim's ATM card.

Monday March 11, 2019

Report of shots fired in Fayette County leads to arrest

Michael Paul Sullivan, 31, faces multiple charges for the incident.

Thursday March 7, 2019

Death of inmate at Southern Regional Jail leads to lawsuit

The inmate died after suffering a heart-related medical event in 2016

Tuesday March 5, 2019

WVDOH presents proposal for next phase of Raleigh County Z-Way connector

The next phase of construction of the Beckley Z-way is expected to begin in 2021.

MetroNews affiliate WJLS-AM celebrates 80th anniversary

The station's debut broadcast happened on this day in 1939.

Monday March 4, 2019

WVDEP investigating black water discharge at abandoned Raleigh County mine

The discoloration reportedly has decreased, since first being reported on Saturday.

Thursday February 28, 2019

Justice signs computer science education bill, proclaims Thursday as ‘Digital Learning Day’

The new law requires computer science training for all WV students.

Wednesday February 27, 2019

Police: Beckley murder suspect searched internet for “poisoning,” “strangulation” prior to homicide

Police say there is evidence the suspect was manipulating the victim's finances.

Monday February 25, 2019

Caretaker arrested in Beckley cold case murder

Police say additional arrests are possible.

Sunday February 24, 2019

Manchin shares vision of 100% broadband connectivity in W.Va.

Manchin says the federal government is poised to invest $6 billion in rural broadband connectivity.

Saturday February 23, 2019

Annual Southern W.Va. auto fair charity event undergoing a few tweaks in 2019

The 15th annual event will take place in mid-July, and will have a new name.

Friday February 22, 2019

Manchin, Morrisey offer insight into education reform failure

The two former campaign rivals have differing opinions on the value of charters schools, ESAs.

Argument between neighbors leads to shooting in Greenbrier County

The reason for the initial dispute was not clear.

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