Day: August 21, 2019 Archives

WednesdayAugust 21, 2019

2 arrested, charged for Wheeling murder

Danny Ivan Mendoza and Mai’ehia Lane-Plater were arrested on Wednesday.

Brennan to be installed Thursday

Bishop Mark Brennan most recently served as the auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Baltimore.

Bloom shares support for judicial raises

Judge Duke Bloom appeared on Wednesday's MetroNews "Talkline."

Former WVU safety Pitts immediately eligible at Marshall

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Ten days out from its season opener, Marshall received good news Wednesday when safety Derrek Pitts was ruled immediately eligible to play this season. Eligible ?? — DerrekQuadonPittsJr. (@LabelMeAsQuadon) August 21, 2019 Pitts, a junior, spent his first two collegiate seasons at West Virginia University, where he appeared in 19 games and

Hino Trucks opens Mineral Wells facility, announces additional $40 million investment

The plant that employs nearly 500 people will add 250 new manufacturing jobs.

Flooded homeowners move up the list for mitigation grant funding

'Oversubscribed' list no longer includes homeowners, but there's still no guarantee of funding.

Start-up of 2 new sports betting apps in Mountain State imminent

Both expected to be up and running before Aug. 31 college football games.

Death of 3-month-old girl under investigation in Nicholas County

Body has been sent to state Medical Examiner's Office.

VA facilities in Clarksburg, Beckley, Huntington receive fleet of new transport vans

West Virginia recently resumed a transportation partnership with Disabled American Veterans.

West Virginia linebacker Cowan suspended for first four games

The former Alabama transfer will have to wait another four games before taking the field at West Virginia due to an NCAA-mandated suspension.

One dead in McDowell County ATV crash

The accident happened near Wilmore.

Poor crops result in layoffs in Weirton

About 100 will be temporarily laid off at Arcelor-Mittal in Weirton after crop failures resulted in a lower demand for tin to produce food cans. Officials expect the work stoppage to be temporary.

With a lot of kids using e-cigarettes, advocates are calling for more parent education at start of new school year

In 2018, more than 20 percent of high school students were using e-cigarettes, according to the National Youth Tobacco Survey.

Weld’s hope becomes reality with relaunch of military court program

A formal announcement will come Wednesday afternoon in Brooke County.

Secretary of State, GOP chairwoman sued over county chairman’s removal

Rob Cornelius files suit in Kanawha Circuit Court.

Magnolia hopes to take momentum into 2019 season

The Blue Eagles advanced to the Class A quarterfinals last fall.

Following theft of helmets, Hannan excited to get going with new ones

'It was like Christmas morning for these kids when the new ones came in.'

Teachers need help (looking at you, parents)

Across West Virginia, parents are sending their children back to school.  Summer with the kids at home can seem like a tiresome ordeal.  No doubt some parents are happy to dump the kids off at school with an unspoken, “Now, YOU deal with them.” It is the job of teachers and the school system to