Month: October 2018 Archives

WednesdayOctober 31, 2018

Is Texas back? Not quite yet, West Virginia is aiming to prove

Texas keeps stumbling whenever it appears ready to rejoin the nation's elite programs -- a trend West Virginia looks to continue.

Bridgeport’s Bowen on verge of becoming school’s all-time leading rusher

Bridgeport's Jake Bowen is likely to become the school's all-time leading rusher Friday.

Questions remain in connection with Whitey Bulger murder

Reporter says Bulger adversaries were inmates.

Justice orders flags half-staff on Thursday to honor Recht

Funeral services for Recht are Thursday in Wheeling.

With just days to go, McKinley and Fershee make final pitch in WV-1

On the issues, the two varied sharply despite agreeing on the need for civility.

Health board president resigns amid heated Charleston mayor’s race

Brenda Isaac says she's become 'lightning rod."

McDowell County man accused of fatally shooting wife

The suspect reportedly confessed when officers arrived.

Early voting numbers are up as the voting period moves toward Saturday deadline

Chief Deputy of Elections for the Berkeley County Clerk’s Office, Donnie Plotner, says they have averaged 1,000 voters per day.

Fairmont State graduates first female single-engine private pilot

Victoria Grace is a pioneering aviator of her own, being the first female single-engine private pilot to be certified at Fairmont State University.

Man struck by car in Mercer County loses both legs

The victim was struck while helping a stranded motorist.

Man arrested for ambulance joy ride

Homeless man in Charleston accused of driving around for two hours in a Charleston FD ambulance stolen from a fire scene.

Holliday: Southern Miss presents challenges on both sides of ball

Turnovers have been a weakness for Southern Miss, but Doc Holliday believes the Golden Eagles are a strong team otherwise.

Week 11 Class A game previews

Matchups in New Martinsville, Seth and West Union highlight this week's Class A schedule.

Raleigh County crash victim succumbs to injuries

The accident happened on Oct. 23rd.

Man pleads guilty to fatal Jefferson County DUI crash

Demetrius Steele, 29, appeared in court Tuesday.

Search for source of 4 confirmed cases of Legionnaires’ disease underway in Hancock County

The Hancock County Health Department was first notified of the potential cases on Monday.

In wake of Pittsburgh shooting, religious leaders and police are talking safety

Morgantown Police Chief Ed Preston said there are basic preparedness steps that anyone can take.

Dept. of Ed Hopes Plan for Improving Math Adds Up to Better Scores

Last month, the state Department of Education released the first “Balanced Scorecard” to provide a snapshot of how public school students are performing and to provide a baseline from which to measure future progress. The math scores were terrible. Eighty-eight percent of the state’s 116 high schools were rated “substantially below the expected level set

TuesdayOctober 30, 2018

Analyst: Manchin likely to win US Senate contest

Jennifer Duffy with the Cook Political Report appeared on Tuesday's MetroNews "Talkline."