Day: May 18, 2020 Archives

MondayMay 18, 2020

Preston County authorities identify body found in Cheat River

Deputies on Friday were called to the river near George Washington Highway.

Maryland transfer Bryce Brand bound for WVU

Brand will have two seasons of eligibility remaining.

Gyms reopening at slow pace, malls expecting to do the same

Gov. Jim Justice announced indoor malls can reopen on Thursday.

PSC tells utilities it will consider pandemic action in future rate cases

PSC Chair Charlotte Lane says some customers can't pay their bills.

DHHR: Kanawha County resident dies from COVID-19

State positive test rate stays under 2 percent.

Football Notebook: Setting the stage for the 2020 season

Take a look at some of the offseason storylines in high school football around West Virginia.

Mercer man charged with murdering neighbor by gouging out his eyes

Deputies say Richard Ellison was upset over a rooster.

Census committee discusses idea of using COVID-19 testing sites for field operations

The Complete Count Comission met via phone on Monday morning.

Huttonsville Prison worker tests positive for COVID-19

State believes he had minimal contact with inmates, fellow workers.

Justice announces reopening dates for bars, casinos and more

Justice removes remaining counties from hotspots list.

Counties begin to apply to state for CARES Act funding

Gov. Jim Justice says he's confident current restrictions will be lifted.

Mon Health gets approval for Fairmont hospital project

State Health Care Authority approves certificate of need for Marion Neighborhood Hospital.

DMV to reopen some regional offices ‘by appointment only’

Driver's license tests will be observed with examiner outside of vehicle.

1 charged, 2 sought in Williamson murder and apartment fire

Investigators described the apartment building as 'a total loss.'

Arrest made in Fairmont attempted murder case

U.S. Marshals part of apprehension.

Total coronavirus tests in West Virginia top 76,000

Positive test rate below 2 percent.

Metronews This Morning 5-18-20

One person in custody and two more are being sought after a bizarre murder and fire from the weekend in Mingo County. Re-openings in West Virginia continue today after two months of shutdown due to the Covid 19 virus. Toyota’s Buffalo plan is into a second week of returning to production. The primary election looms

Trail of Dreams founder Bob Burgess dies

Bob Burgess was a pioneer in bass tournament fishing in West Virginia and noted among the state's best bass anglers through the years