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More legal trouble for Westover
WESTOVER, W.Va. – The city of Westover is working through two federal civil rights lawsuits. Now, a former employee has filed a whistle blower lawsuit in Monongalia County Circuit Court for wrongful termination. Christine Riley was the administrative assistant at the police department when she an...[read more]

T & T Mine blowout under investigation in Preston County
ALBRIGHT, W. Va. – The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection is reporting a blowout from the former T&T Mine Complex that is discharging into the confluence of Muddy Creek and the Cheat River in Preston County. Large amounts of highly acidic water, 10 times that of normal concentra...[read more]

Justice says restaurants, bars, retail stores, other gathering spots can return to full capacity

Fairmont State University students participate in Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol
FAIRMONT, W.Va. – Fairmont State University students, Peydan McVickers and Kiersten Lowdermilk, have been selected to participate in the 18th Annual Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol. Student participants will virtually present to members of the West Virginia State Legislature and Executi...[read more]

Morrisey rules Morgantown police oversight effort illegal
CHARLESTON, W.Va – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has notified Morgantown leaders that it remains the opinion of the Attorney General’s Office that the city’s proposed police reform ordinance would violate state law. The letter, sent Thursday, expresses grave concern that any att...[read more]

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MEC Semifinal Day Recap
(Fairmont State-Charleston men’s highlights above) MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Championship games are set for Sunday afternoon at the MEC Tournament at WesBanco Arena in Wheeling. All 14 MEC Tournament games will be broadcast at wvmetronews.com. Check out the complete tournament schedule and pairings at ...[read more]

Highlights: Reasbeck & Toepfer lift Wheeling Central over Winfield
(Highlights by Taylor Kennedy) WINFIELD, W.Va. — In the first ever regular season matchup between father Mel Stephens and son Chris Stephens, Wheeling Central made seven three pointers, four of which came from Michael Toepfer, leading Central to a 64-54 win. Ryan Reasbeck led all scorers with 27 ...[read more]

Berkeley County no longer recycling plastics
Solid Waste Authority says market conditions creating roadblocks. The post Berkeley County no longer recycling plastics appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

Kinsey leads Herd to regular season finale win over Charlotte
By David Walsh HUNTINGTON, W. Va.  – Taevion Kinsey took the game over midway through the second half to lead Marshall past Charlotte, 75-66, in men’s Conference USA basketball Saturday afternoon at Cam Henderson Center. Kinsey, junior from Columbus, Ohio, connected on a three-point shot with 11:...[read more]

Undermanned Oklahoma State tops West Virginia to deny Huggins 900th win
Avery Anderson's 31 points were pivotal in the Cowboys 85-80 victory in Morgantown. The post Undermanned Oklahoma State tops West Virginia to deny Huggins 900th win appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]