Day: June 4, 2019 Archives

TuesdayJune 4, 2019

Charles Town man sentenced 20 years for bank robbery

Timothy Byers Jr. admitted in March to robbing the Bank of Charles Town

New tourism campaign aimed at attracting tourists with trucks

The effort will feature trucks with imagery representing the state presented on the sides.

WVU catcher Ivan Gonzalez drafted by Chicago White Sox

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Catcher Ivan Gonzalez is the second West Virginia baseball player to be taken in the 2019 MLB Draft, going to the Chicago White Sox in the eighth round. Gonzalez was taken with the 230th overall pick. He joins battery-mate Alek Manoah as a draft pick. Manoah was drafted Monday by the Toronto

Company has been going after Justice personally for $4 million

Case received final ruling in New Jersey, now flowing into Greenbrier County.

Three Guys Before The Game – Teyvon Myers (Episode 118)

The journey Teyvon Myers took to become a Mountaineer and now a professional basketball player is one of the most circuitous you’ll ever hear. He attended six different schools in a span of seven years. His aggressive attitude, which today is his greatest asset, also was his greatest weakness as he grew up. In an

Florida State receiver George Campbell transfers to West Virginia

A former 5-star receiver is looking for a fresh start in his final season of eligibility.

Weirton man dead after crosswalk collision in OBX

Police say elderly man was legally crossing street.

House announces leaders for four education committees

House plans to consider individual education bills starting June 17.

Morrisey reviewing Charleston protesting ordinance

Attorney general says measure will likely face legal challenge.

WVSSAC joins WVU, Marshall in ‘Game Changer’ campaign aimed at opioid epidemic

Middle school and high school students the target of collaborative effort.

PSC begins 72-hour inspection of trucks as part of International Roadcheck 2019

The inspections were taking place Tuesday at the Putnam County Weight Station off I-64.

Strike amendment is latest lightning rod in omnibus education bill

Senator Trump says amendment is meant to codify court ruling.

West Virginia All-Big 12 safety Kenny Robinson enters transfer portal

A major player in West Virginia's defensive backfield has entered the transfer portal.

CPR Awareness Week coincides with effective date for new state law dealing with hands-only CPR

Under the law, training on telephonic CPR instruction is required for emergency dispatchers in West Virginia.

Wheeling Police investigating armed robbery at gas station

The incident occured on Tuesday morning.

Victim of weekend Harrison County shooting identified

Jeffery Dye, 48, of Clarksburg, was shot and killed Saturday night during a confrontation with his neighbor.

MetroNews Baseball Power Rankings: Final Edition for 2019

State champions St. Albans, Bridgeport and Moorefield ranked atop respective classes.

2018-2019 High School Sports Year in Review

Greg Carey and Joe Brocato recap the memorable moments from the 2018-2019 high school sports season.

Governor Justice must take the lead on education reform

So, the State Senate has now passed an omnibus education reform bill.  The vote was 18-15 with one member absent.  All 13 Democratic Senators present and two Republicans voted against the Student Success Act.  The bill now goes to the House, where it faces an uncertain future. Stop me if you’ve heard all this before.