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TodayDecember 9, 2023

St. Albans fisherman knew they’d be biting on a warm December day

Michael Drake of St. Albans, W.Va. took a chance fishing ahead of a cold front Friday on the Ohio River and landed the new state record blue catfish

One dead and one arrested in Lincoln County murder case

Victim stabbed to death Friday afternoon at a home in Hamlin, W.Va.

Former Hazelton inmate found guilty in prison murder

Five-day trial comes to a close.

Noted philanthropist and business leader Bob Shell Jr. dies

Huntington business man who pioneered hydraulic manufacturing was age 80.

YesterdayDecember 8, 2023

Sen. Manchin visits Charleston postal processing facility amid U.S. Postal Service review and expected operational changes to follow

While Manchin said he still remains unclear as to whether some employees will have to relocate following the changes, he was assured by Postmaster DeJoy that there will be no lay-offs.

Officer involved shooting in Martinsburg results in suspect taking his own life

Police say it happened at a residence on North Queen Street in Martinsburg Friday just before 12:30 p.m.

Three-judge panel appointed to consider removal of Monroe County sheriff from office

Monroe County Commission seeks to remove Sheriff Jeff Jones.

Attorneys for RaeQuan Battle to seek restraining order over NCAA denial

Another lawsuit filed in Clarksburg Federal Court on behalf of WVU basketball player.

South Charleston police investigating shooting death

Charleston man suffered single gunshot wound to the head.

Former Kanawha County special needs teacher pleads guilty to battery

Anthony Wilson was first charged in May 2021.

Fire Marshal’s Office: No criminal activity apparent in connection with golf course clubhouse fire

Monday blaze destroyed Creekside Golf Course clubhouse and restaurant.

West Virginia’s eastern mountains in for some snow this weekend

The National Weather Service says a few inches of snow is expected in the state's higher elevations Sunday night.

Blast takes down I-79 bridge at Fairmont

Demolition part of interstate widening project.

Emergency leaders worry about Frontier’s reliability of service

A perfect storm of issues on November 28th exposed the vulnerability of the Frontier system when nine 911 centers in the state, representing 11 counties loss service in a series of events.

MetroNews This Morning 12-8-23

Summary of West Virginia news/sports/weather for Friday, December 8, 2023

ThursdayDecember 7, 2023

Video and story: At debate, Republican candidates for governor differ on pace of future tax cuts

Whoever becomes governor after Justice has finished his two terms will enter a financial situation that deserves close watch.

Local postal workers union holds informational picket following U.S Postal Service review of Charleston’s processing facility

The union representing the 800 employees which make up the Charleston Processing and Distribution Center met with Mayor Amy Shuler Goodwin and some members of West Virginia AFL-CIO, who support them.

Mountaineer Gas seeks contact with 50 remaining customers

Utility wants to do final inspections, will send certified letters.