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TodayJuly 20, 2024

Morgantown officials approve funds for homeless issues

Some of the money going to triage center.

West Virginia American Water gives more than $845,000 to support organizations across the state

American Water's Charitable Foundation recently announced its end of year total in charity donations for 2023.

Martinsburg’s St. Joseph School will welcome first high schoolers since 1972 beginning Fall 2025

Bishop Mark Brennan says it's great to announce the opening of a school instead of announcing closing one.

Flags to display at half-staff Saturday for former Delegate Tom Azinger

Azinger passed away this week at the age of 89.

YesterdayJuly 19, 2024

Multi-vehicle crash on Charleston’s West Side causes fire, power outages

The wreck caused a transformer to explode, leaving over 1,000 residents without power.

Wyoming County man arrested for murder of woman he was in a relationship with

Timothy Bennett, 62, of Maben has been charged with murder and is being held at Southern Regional Jail.

State Police say body of Morgantown man found in Summersville Lake

Scott David Saylor went swimming Sunday, a boater found him Friday.

Victim, suspect identified in Morgantown murder

Fatal shooting occurred July 11.

Arrest made in Fairmont Bowling Center stabbing

Police say stabbing happened Tuesday night.

Flights from West Virginia airports affected by nationwide computer outage; hospitals take precautions

The outage was associated with problems with Microsoft’s Azure cloud computing system, which caused users to lose access to Office products and Windows systems more broadly.

Gilligan’s Island 60th anniversary party to be held in Bluefield

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. — It’s been 60 years since the famed show Gilligan’s Island first aired on television, and one local city is recognizing its connection through a themed beach party and luau. Actress and Bluefield local, Dreama Denver will be host to the Gilligan’s Island-themed event at Bowen Field in Bluefield on Friday, July 19.

MetroNews This Morning 7-19-24

Summary of West Virginia news, sports, weather for Friday, July 19, 2024

ThursdayJuly 18, 2024

West Virginia Republican politicians strongly backing former President Donald Trump after assassination attempt

State Senator Jack David Woodrum and West Virginia State Treasurer Riley Moore call for unity under Trump.

West Virginia delegate to Democratic National Convention says Biden should step aside, open nomination process

Kayla Young made an announcement about her position Thursday night in a social media post that she labeled "It's time." 

Kids in custody of the state dips below 6,000 mark for first time since 2017

State agencies also reporting decreasing job vacancy rates.

Pedestrian hit in Clarksburg Sheetz parking lot

Collision occurred on Milford Street Thursday afternoon.