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Jail time for women involved in Fayette County pursuit

Driver rammed vehicle into Oak Hill police cruiser last November.

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Helped by pivot to percentages, most of West Virginia covid map goes green

On W.Va. map, 38 counties are green; on Harvard map, only four counties are green.

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Hardin sentenced to at least 20 years in prison for sexual assault

He could spend up to 50 years behind bars.

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Weirton community copes with tragedy

Mother and daughter are murdered in their home, police have one in custody.

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COVID-19 deaths climb to 330 in latest report

A jump also reported in hospitalizations.

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Video, updates: Governor plans 12:30 p.m. briefing

State officials direct people to 1-800-887-4304.

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Judge dismisses parent’s challenge to governor’s map affecting schools but little else

A Kanawha circuit judge dismissed a parent’s lawsuit that claimed Gov. Jim Justice is unevenly applying precautions for the coronavirus pandemic to shut some school systems while other aspects of daily life like bars and restaurants go on. Kanawha Circuit Judge Tod Kaufman also denied a motion for preliminary injunction that had been requested by

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WVU VP says leadership will listen to students on march but change is not imminent

A march to President Gordon Gee's house is scheduled for Friday night.

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MetroNews This Morning 9-25-20

A double-homicide in Weirton is under investigation. A Barbour County jury convicts a woman in the murder of her husband and in Jefferson County a Maryland man is convicted of a murder from 2019. The Ginsburg tributes continue in Washington. In WV Coronavirus cases ease a bit, but continue to be problematic for schools and

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US Senate passes Manchin resolution regarding transferring power

The action stemmed from comments by President Donald Trump regarding if he loses in the November general election.

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Ginsburg’s death, conservative US Supreme Court makes fate of ‘Obamacare’ less clear

The U.S. Supreme Court previously announced oral arguments in the legal challenge will take place Nov. 10.

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Mason County family hurt in house fire

The blaze happened at a Mason Street residence in Mason.

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Barbour County woman found guilty for killing husband

The jury determined Carli Reed shot Marcus Fagons in August 2019.

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Pennsylvania authorities looking for man allegedly involved in WVU student’s death

The Pennsylvania State Police is looking for 26-year-old Aaron Sims, of Camden, New Jersey.

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Morgantown police identify suspect in shooting death

Authorities looking for Pittsburgh man.

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Police investigate double-murder in Weirton

An arrest has been made.

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Three WV elementary schools named National Blue Ribbon Schools

Top honor for schools in Kanawha, Nicholas and Wood counties.

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Groups ask Capito, Senate to pass stimulus package before any Supreme Court nomination

The protest comes two weeks after the U.S. Senate failed to pass a half-trillion dollar package.

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Adopt-A-Highway fall cleanup set for this Saturday across W.Va.

Volunteers are eager to get busy cleaning roadways after the spring event was cancelled due to Covid 19

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WVU aims to make it through Thanksgiving with resumption of classroom instruction

But university probably won't expand classroom offerings beyond what it already has.

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Alleged Clarksburg councilman shooter waives preliminary hearing

Antonio DeJesus remains in jail.

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Salem community mourns loss of fire chief

SALEM, W.Va. — Many are remembering the life of Salem Fire Chief Rick Todd in north central West Virginia. Todd died this week of complications related to Covid 19. ‘He’s irreplaceable,” said Ronnie Davis, City Manger for Salem. “He knew everything about the fire department and our EMS service. He’ll be hard to replace.” Todd

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DHHR: No counties in ‘red’ for second straight day; Kanawha health director calls for more diligent mask wearing

New cases being reported in office settings.

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Murder conviction vacated for McDowell County man nearly 14 years later

Jason Lively, 42, was released from prison on Wednesday with help from the West Virginia Innocence Project following a hearing in Mercer County Circuit Court.

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Virtual plans being made for Bridge Day in Fayette County

The history of Bridge Day, with the in-person events canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic, will be celebrated on Facebook Live on Saturday, Oct. 17.

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Procter & Gamble at 1,400 workers in West Virginia and still hiring

Most production lines are up and running at Berkeley County plant.

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MetroNews This Morning 9-24-20

A man who spent 14 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit is now free. Jury deliberations continue in a Barbour County murder trial. Governor Jim Justice urges everybody to be tested for Covid 19. No “red” counties in the latest Covid 19 alert map. Justice Administration reaches a deal with private and

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Private schools, state reach deal for resuming in-person classes

Gov. Jim Justice announced the agreement during Wednesday's coronavirus briefing.

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Monongalia BOE member speaks about getting students back in schools

Ron Lytle, the Monongalia County Board of Education vice president, spoke to MetroNews affiliate WAJR-AM on Wednesday.

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Morgantown police looking for suspect following shooting

According to the Morgantown Police Department, the victim was found lying on the sidewalk near the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and Pietro Street.

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