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Thursday June 23, 2016

Boy swept away by high water in Jackson County

Rescue effort continues into Thursday night.

Storms leave behind major flooding at Greenbrier Resort, White Sulphur Springs

Greenbrier Resort Owner Jim Justice says sporting facilities and casino are under water.

Substantial flooding in Richwood and at The Greenbrier; flooding in Summersville as well

Nicholas County is now one of several West Virginia counties under a tornado watch from the National Weather Service.

Suspected car thief shot by police hospitalized under guarded observation, officer on paid leave

Man accused of driving toward police during investigation was in serious condition after being shot. He is expected to be charged upon his release.

State Police: Driver shot by Fairmont cop attempted to hit officer

Fairmont police we investigating a stolen vehicle report along Route 250 outside a popular eatery when the shooting took place.

Second tornado of year Tuesday ties Mountain State’s yearly average

The National Weather Service in Charleston and the NWS in Blacksburg, VA worked together in surveying the damage.

Storms damage state highway system

Crews worked to clear downed trees; damage assessment still a few days away.

Thief makes off with tree company utility vehicle

The side-by-side was stolen from a Walmart parking lot before daylight.

NWS: Derecho brought high winds, heavy rain to West Virginia Thursday morning

More storms, possibly packing tornadoes, were in forecast for later in the day Thursday.

Deputies investigate Raleigh murder case

Man found Wednesday at Lake Stephens.

Preliminary hearing set in Morgan County triple homicide case

Eric Shute will appear in Jefferson County Magistrate Court in late-July.

Storms cover West Virginia; widespread power outages reported

Trees down, standing water on highways across the state.

Wednesday June 22, 2016

Morrisey, state Health Care Authority approve Cabell hospital merger

Cabell-Huntington Hospital has been looking to acquire St. Mary's Medical Center.

Bids for Hobet project to begin this fall, design firms express interest

A new $100 million four-lane highway to the former mountaintop removal mining site will be built in Boone County.

National Guard training may result in new jobs in Fayette County

FAYETTEVILLE, W.Va. — The Urban Renewal Authority is hoping a $50,000 investment in Wolf Creek Park is going to lead to the creation of new...

Commerce to close 6 state park pools as part of budget cuts

Parks themselves likely to stay open despite $1 million funding reduction.

South Charleston High senior wins full scholarship to West Virginia Wesleyan; 2 others named runners-up

Madison Robinson from Dunbar is the grand prize winner of the 2016 MetroNews West Virginia Scholar Program.

Burdette: forestry will run out of money if layoffs don’t happen

Commerce secretary will ask state personnel board to approve 37-worker layoff plan next week.

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