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TodayJune 3, 2023

Mingo County man charged with murder of State Police trooper

Timothy Kennedy, 29, of Beech Creek, was arraigned Saturday morning following Friday's shooting death of Sgt. Cory Maynard in Matewan.

Logging worker dies after tree falls in Randolph County

David Moreland, 54, was pronounced dead at the scene Thursday afternoon.

Body found in Monongalia County

The body was identified as James Lanko, 62, of Point Marion, Pa.

YesterdayJune 2, 2023

Arrest made in shooting death of Trooper Cory Maynard

Mingo County resident Timothy Kennedy in custody.

Manchin takes victory lap following passage of MVP language in debt ceiling package

Senator says, "I stayed on the point, I kept my head down and we kept working through this."

New Jefferson County ordinance draws ire of ACLU

Measure deals with minors attending 'Adult Live Performances.'

Gwaltney sworn-in to serve as judge in Monongalia County

Ceremony held Friday in Morgantown.

Backpack Buddies food delivery program for students returns for the summer

The Community Packing Day is on the first Saturday in June in Putnam County where they buy all of the food for the summer and pack them into the boxes to be shipped out.

State board approves transfer of several positions from DHHR to DEP

The positions are part of the administration of the West Virginia Drinking Water Treatment Revolving Fund.

Senate Judiciary chairman says he’s running for West Virginia Supreme Court

Senator Charles Trump, R-Morgan, announced he'll vie for the Supreme Court seat held by Justice John Hutchison, who is retiring.

Birdeye Bend route opens as part of WV Mountain Rides program

The route stretches from Morgantown to Elkins and Clarksburg.

Deputies say Belle man could face additional charges after discovery of decomposing body

Michael Robert Johnson, 41, was charged Thursday for stealing social security benefits from his dead mother.

WV Symphony Sunday to mark 40 years with Wizard of Oz theme

The event will be held this Sunday on the University of Charleston lawn.

MetroNews This Morning 6-2-23

Summary of West Virginia news/sports/weather for Friday, June 2, 2023

Senate passes debt ceiling deal, including Mountain Valley Pipeline approval

Both senators Joe Manchin, a Democrat, and Shelley Moore Capito, a Republican, voted yes.

ThursdayJune 1, 2023

Monroe County commissioners vote to seek removal of sheriff

The Commission voted on a proposal to remove Monroe County Sheriff Jeff Jones.