Shauna Johnson

Monday November 16, 2015

Blankenship defense rests without calling a witness

Abrupt conclusion means jury deliberations could begin Tuesday in the trial of former Massey CEO.

Friday November 13, 2015

Former WVU neurosurgery chair says “Concussion” is accurate

Alec Baldwin plays Dr. Julian Bailes in the film starring Will Smith as Dr. Bennet Omalu which will be released nationally on Christmas Day.

“The 33” hits movie theaters; Morgantown man remembers his role in Chilean mine rescue

Bill Maloney was one of the many people who responded when 33 miners were trapped in 2010.

Thursday November 12, 2015

Blankenship jury won’t return to court until Monday

Additional phone tapes of former Massey Energy CEO delays prosecution from resting its case.

Wednesday November 11, 2015

USS Franklin crew member remembers WWII attack more than 70 years ago

Bob Spriggs now lives in Morgantown.

Monday November 2, 2015

Education advocate says local school districts need more flexibility

Matt Williams, vice president of policy and advocacy for KnowledgeWorks, spoke Monday in Charleston at the Education Alliance's 2015 Education Summit.

Sunday October 25, 2015

Former Performance Coal president returns to stand Monday as Blankenship trial enters 4th week

Chris Blanchard, who oversaw operations at Upper Big Branch, has already spent more than nine hours on the witness stand.

Monday October 19, 2015

Blankenship trial: 3 former UBB supervisors say they didn’t have enough men to do their jobs

Full day of testimony Monday in Charleston.

Friday October 16, 2015

Ex-Massey official: Company took shortcuts to ramp up coal production

"There was always a push for production," David Hughart told the jury at the Charleston Federal Courthouse of the culture at Massey under former CEO Don Blankenship.

Tuesday October 13, 2015

Former Massey CEO’s assistant asked about the Don Blankenship she knew

Sandra Davis, who served as Blankenship's executive assistant for 8 years, returned to the stand Tuesday morning in Charleston Federal Court.

Monday October 12, 2015

Jenkins says Ryan will have his support, if he seeks U.S. House speaker role

Congressman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) is being lobbied to run to replacing outgoing U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio).

Thursday October 1, 2015

Progress during first day of Blankenship trial

MetroNews legal analyst believes jury can be seated in about a week.

Blankenship trial begins

Jury selection off to slow start in trial of former Massey Energy boss.

Wednesday September 30, 2015

Planned closure of Berkeley County water intake called a precaution

The Potomac River intake for the Berkeley County Public Service Water District was scheduled to be shutdown near Falling Waters on Thursday.

Tuesday September 29, 2015

Friend of accused government overthrow plotter says it could have happened

Phil Hudok defended Thomas David Deegan, 39, who was arrested last week, on Tuesday's MetroNews "Talkline."

Monday September 28, 2015

Morrisey joins those questioning state funding for Planned Parenthood

AG Patrick Morrisey said there are other options for women's health services in West Virginia.

Wait and see for federal spending plan after Boehner’s resignation announcement

U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) and 2nd District Congressman Alex Mooney (R-W.Va.) talked about outgoing U.S. House Speaker John Boehner on Monday's MetroNews "Talkline."

Friday September 25, 2015

Wood County man charged with plotting to overthrow state government

The alleged plot was supposed to be carried out Thursday, additional security at state capitol.

Thursday September 24, 2015

New York City is next stop for Pope Francis

Many West Virginians have been part of his events in Washington, D.C.

Wednesday September 23, 2015

Bishop for Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston helps greet Pope in D.C.

Bishop Michael Bransfield first met Pope Francis in 2013.

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