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Guardians held after rollover crash, tussle over bail in Preston County crash
PRESTON COUNTY, W.Va. – A crash Friday in Preston County resulted to serious injuries to eight people and two arrests. Investigators from the Preston County Sheriff’s Department said a utility van with only two front seat belts that had four adults and four children ranging in age from 1 to 11-ye...[read more]

With new application guidelines FirstEnergy seeks approval for solar fields
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – – FirstEnergy subsidiaries, Mon Power and Potomac Edison are seeking approval from the Public Service Commission to build five utility-scale solar energy projects that would generate 50 megawatts of clean, renewable energy in their service area. The addition of renewable energ...[read more]

Morgantown kidnapping suspect due in court Monday
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The Morgantown man accused of kidnapping his ex-girlfriend’s son is scheduled to appear in court Monday at 11:30 a.m. Michael Wills, 28, has been charged with kidnapping and burglary in connection with the November 16 incident. A report from the Monongalia County Sheriff’s Dep...[read more]

Several Taylor County fires under investigation
TAYLOR COUNTY, W.Va. – Investigators from the West Virginia State Fire Marshal’s Office investigators are looking for information from the public to find those responsible for a string of fires in Taylor County. Four fires have been reported since Sept. 15 in Flemington at 163 Berry Run Road, 649...[read more]

Improvements, reorganization underway at Mon County Schools
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Monongalia County Schools continue progress on facility upgrades, according to Executive Director of Facilities Amanda Washington. Consolidating administrative operations in one location, a STEM addition at M-Tech and adding outdoor classrooms are highlights of the work being ...[read more]

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Weather helped, but Beauty Mountain Fire continues to burn
Fire in the New River Gorge died down with Wednesday's rain, but it's not out and officials fear the weather forecast isn't in their favor The post Weather helped, but Beauty Mountain Fire continues to burn appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

Hutchison to be chief justice next year; Walker the year after that
In 2020, Hutchison won election to a term ending in 2024. The post Hutchison to be chief justice next year; Walker the year after that appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

Video, updates: Governor to lead pandemic briefing at 11 a.m.
Additional information can be found at CDC’s Situation Summary or at DHHR’s COVID-19 information hotline, 1-800-887-4304. The post Video, updates: Governor to lead pandemic briefing at 11 a.m. appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

MetroNews This Morning 12-2-21
News/Sports summary for West Virginia for Thursday, December 2, 2021 The post MetroNews This Morning 12-2-21 appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

Cabell Huntington Hospital workers end strike after reaching contract deal
The strike began for 900 workers on Nov. 3. The post Cabell Huntington Hospital workers end strike after reaching contract deal appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]