Month: October 2018 Archives


TuesdayOctober 30, 2018

WVU football notes: Mountaineers 13th in initial CFP rankings

West Virginia is ranked 13th in the initial College Football Playoff rankings, plus other Mountaineer notes.

State Police trooper hurt in Mason County cruiser crash

The wreck was reported early Tuesday morning.

Healthy Marshall team readies for trip to Southern Miss

Fresh off a bye week, Marshall is preparing for a key conference road game at Southern Miss.

He did what? Josh Sills mid-game move to right guard was very smooth

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Unlike other football players, the goal for an offensive lineman is to avoid detection from fans during a game. It means they’ve kept the quarterback clean, the running backs are getting to the second level and the referee hasn’t called out their name due to a penalty. West Virginia offensive lineman Josh Sills

Federal sentencing is delayed for former Justice Ketchum

Sentencing is now set for 1:30 p.m. Jan. 30, 2019.

Charleston man sentenced to more than 100 years in prison for sexually assaulting and abusing two boys

Jeffrey Phipps, 47, was sentenced to 165 years to 655 years in prison.

In federal court, Justice Davis is OK with allowing time for impeachment to untangle

Speaker Hanshaw says Davis's resignation may change how delegates view impeachment.

Capito touts proposal to designate New River Gorge as national park

FAYETTEVILLE, W.Va. — U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito was in Fayette County on Tuesday to promote legislation that, if passed, would change the New River Gorge’s designation from the “New River Gorge National River” to the “New River Gorge National Park.” Capito visited Lansing to announce a grant for the New River Gorge Canyon Rim

A deeper look at Week 10 high school football ratings

Examining the WVSSAC Playoff Ratings through 10 weeks of regular season play.

PSC to decide on proposed settlement for West Virginia American Water rate hike

State Public Service Commission to consider joint stipulated agreement.

Deputy DHHS secretary, CDC director visit Huntington

Their stops on Tuesday in Cabell County were those involved daily in the opioid epidemic response.

WVSSAC Playoff Ratings: Week 10

Find out where your team stands in the playoff picture with just one week remaining in the regular season.

Notorious mobster Whitey Bulger killed at Hazelton

Richard Heldreth, president of Local 420 of the Federation of Government Employees, said the murder occurred about 8 a.m. Tuesday in a housing unit at the high-security facility.

Week 11 Class AA game previews

MORGANTOWN, W.Va — Take a look at the top Class AA matchups on the schedule for the final week of the high school football season. Wayne (7-2) at Poca (9-0) James Monroe (6-3) at Point Pleasant (7-1) Keyser (7-2) at Mountain Ridge, Md. (6-3)

Former Delegate Tom Azinger named to fill seat that opened after death of Frank Deem

Azinger was earlier selected to take Deem's place on the General Election ballot.

Morgantown man charged in Monday night stabbing

Caleb Christian Luzier is currently awaiting arraignment after being positively identified as the attacker in the incident.

Justice Loughry is asking for a new federal trial

Motion with federal court is sealed.

MetroNews high school football ‘Top Plays’ for Week 10

Check out all the best plays from around West Virginia in Week 10 of the high school football season.

Judge Arthur Recht’s Impactful Life

Judges often struggle with the issue of how far their authority should reach.  Strict Constitutionalists prefer a restrained bench that is careful to leave public policy to the legislative and executive branches. More activist judges believe they have a responsibility to use their power to right a wrong. Sunday, Arthur Recht died in Wheeling following

MondayOctober 29, 2018

WVU hosts candlelit vigil for Tree of Life shooting

“We need to protect peace, freedom and liberties. We can never let hatred be the victor.”