Shauna Johnson

Yesterday October 7, 2015

Testimony begins for trial of former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship

Opening Statements came Wednesday after a jury made up of 11 women and 4 men, including 3 alternates, was seated.

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.

Armstead defends Planned Parenthood funding review on MetroNews “Talkline”

The state Department of Health and Human Resources is working to provide more detailed numbers.

Tuesday September 22, 2015

Officials taking ‘all of the above approach’ with opiate action plan

U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin said he's optimistic about the steps that are being taken.

Monday September 21, 2015

Huntington council member calls for public vote on user fee increase proposal

The proposal would take the current $3 weekly fee to $5 per week.

Friday September 18, 2015

Procter & Gamble groundbreaking ‘exciting day’ for West Virginia

Construction set to start on $500 million investment.

Hiring process starts Oct. 1 for P&G’s planned Martinsburg facility

Specific skills are being sought in the initial rounds of hires.

Thursday September 17, 2015

Essays on career goals lead to college money for 15 West Virginia students

The grand prize winner picked up $5,000 total for a SMART529 college savings program.

Wednesday September 16, 2015

AG candidate: Attorney needs a client, not an agenda

Democrat David Higgins was a guest on Wednesday's MetroNews "Talkline."

Final public hearing on Stream Protection Rule set for Thursday in Charleston

Critics say the proposed regulations, updates to a 1983 rule, threaten coal.

Tuesday September 15, 2015

Work begins on new headquarters for Buckskin Council of Boy Scouts of America

The $3.7 million facility will be named for H. Bernard Wehrle, Sr. who was West Virginia's first Boy Scout.

Monday September 14, 2015

Huntington mayor backing user fee increase proposal

If approved, Huntington's user fee would go up to $5 a week.

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