Day: April 30, 2019 Archives

TuesdayApril 30, 2019

WVU lefty Nick Snyder one strike shy of no-hitter against Marshall

West Virginia pitcher Nick Snyder was one out away from a no-hitter before Marshall's Erik Rodriguez broke it up with an infield single.

Concord’s Boggess gets 2-year contract extension

The university's Board of Governors on Tuesday approved the extension.

2 people sentenced for high school student’s death

Sykebia Stewart and Kelvin Johnson were found guilty of distributing heroin to Jorge Mercado-Medrano, who died in May 2016.

Wheeling doctor found guilty for illegally distributing drugs

A jury found 60-year-old George Naum guilty on multiple counts.

Connolly stresses oversight on flood-relief money

Steve Connelly's comments came a month after current and former Richwood city officials were arrested for misusing flood-relief resources.

Audit: Most state agencies don’t have to report state-owned firearms, ammunition

Nearly 60 agencies exempt; auditors recommend change in state code.

U.S. energy official: West Virginia has a wealth of opportunity

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette met with state officials on Tuesday.

House Education Chairman steps down

Legislature has been gearing up for special session focusing on education.

Hoyer on flood relief: another 2 years on construction, 6 years to spend federal dollars

State returns to 'slow spender' list; more cases have been added to list.

Domestic battery charge is dismissed against W.Va. DNR director

Judge files order dropping the case against Stephen McDaniel.

Parkersburg man gets 40 year sentence in young child’s death

William Schoonover caused the death of his then-girlfriend's son.

Charges filed in Nicholas County double murder

Alleged shooter tried to take his own life.

Attorney: Hospitals are committed to lead state out of crisis in large opioid case

Stever Farmer appeared on Tuesday's MetroNews 'Talkline.'

Morgantown home invasion ends when family dog chases assailants out

According to the victim, two women and a six-year-old child came into her house by kicking down the front door Saturday night around 11:15 p.m.

Interim HEPC chancellor describes herself as a ‘known entity’ with goal to unify

"I need to be able to speak with one voice about how important all of higher education is," said Dr. Sarah Tucker who is also chancellor for the West Virginia Community and Technical College System.

South Charleston boys basketball coach Herbert steps down

Guided Black Eagles for last 10 years.

Paper mill near Keyser to close eliminating 675 jobs

Verso Corporation says demand for the products created at its Luke, Maryland operation has dwindled and the plant has become unprofitable.

Number of confirmed cases of polio-like disease in West Virginia holds at one

Acute Flaccid Myelitis is 'very rare,' said Dr. Mitzi Payne, a Marshall Health neurology professor.

Harrison County BOE votes to renew contract of administrator accused of bullying transgender student

Members of the Harrison County Board of Education voted unanimously during a special meeting Monday to reverse earlier decision that would have ended Liberty High School Assistant Prinicipal Lee Livengood's time with Harrison County Schools this June.