MetroNews This Morning



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MetroNews This Morning 4-1-24

Today on MetroNews This Morning:  --A flood watch is in effect for much of West Virginia as we start April --The father of a teen murder victim talks about the difficulty he still deals with a decade after her death --The state's largest court system is going to e-filing of court documents --In Sports; the NCAA men's final four is set and WVU baseball gets a win Sunday over Oklahoma State

Apr 01
MetroNews This Morning 3-29-24

Today on MetroNews This Morning:  --West Virginia Turnpike expects heavy holiday traffic on this Good Friday --Some lawmakers say the vaccine bill vetoed by the Governor will come back next year --Bridge collapse in Baltimore has an impact on coal shipping out of West Virginia --In Sports: WVU welcomes new head men's basektball coach Darian DeVries

Mar 29
MetroNews This Morning 3-28-24

Today on MetroNews This Morning: --Governor Jim Justice vetoes the anti-vaccination legislation --A shift in focus for future plans at West Virginia International Airport in Charleston --Concern in Pocahontas County over teacher cuts which led to a student walkout --In Sports: Darian Devries meets Mountaineer Nation today and it's opening day in MLB

Mar 28
MetroNews This Morning 3-27-24

Today on MetroNews This Morning: --The Justice Administration has ordered all state workers back to the office and off "remote status" --U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito reacts to the collapse of the massive bridge in Baltimore --The future of the coal industry under discussion at the annual West Virginia Mining Symposium in Charleston --In Sports: We're learning more about the contract for WVU basketball Coach Darian Devries

Mar 27
MetroNews This Morning 3-26-24

Today on MetroNews This Morning:  --A major bridge in Baltimore has collapsed this morning --There is a coordinated effort to get Governor Justice to veto anti-vaccine legislation --Marshall men's basketball Coach Dan D'Antoni is out after a decade at the helm --WVU's women put a scare into Iowa, but ultimately fell to the Hawkeyes in the second round of the NCAA Tourney

Mar 26
MetroNews This Morning 3-25-24

Today on MetroNews This Morning:  --WVU has it's next basketball coach --Weekend rain helped tamp down forest fires in the Potomac Highlands --An inspirational speaker talks about learning to deal with his captivity in Vietnam --In Sports: WVU will be the last home game for Iowa's legendary Caitlin Clark in Round 2 of the Women's NCAA Tourney tonight. 

Mar 25
MetroNews This Morning 3-22-24

Today on MetroNews This Morning:  --A state of emergency as forest fires burn in the Potomac Highlands, but rain is on the way --A double-homicide in Cabell County overnight and there were two domestic related shootings in Upshur County  --Senator Capito isn't buying the EPA's new rules aimed at spurring the purchase of electric vehicles --In Sports: Marshall will face Va. Tech today in the opening of the Women's NCAA Tourney and Tech will be without their best player

Mar 22
MetroNews This Morning 3-21-24

Today on MetroNews This Morning: --Governor Jim Justice says he's mulling over the vaccination bill and plans for a special session --The Governor tells MetroNews he was unaware of seven liens filed against his Greenbrier Resort for unpaid sales taxes --The remarkable story of Charlie Plumb, shot down and held prisoner in Vietnam --In Sports: Major League Baseball underway and in college baseball WVU tops Marshall

Mar 21
MetroNews This Morning 3-20-24

Today on MetroNews This Morning:  --Bob Huggins tells KDKA he's NOT an alcoholic --The PSC looks to make sure that fire hydrant on your street will work when you need it most --Tornadoes are rare, but not out of the question in West Virginia, the NWS is hoping to make us more aware --In Sports:  March Madness about to hit a higher gear as the NCAA tournament gets underway with the First Four

Mar 20
MetroNews This Morning 3-19-24

Today on MetroNews This Morning:  --A federal appeals court is asking a certified question in the case of the appeal of an opioid lawsuit in Huntington --The search for the next President of WVU is underway --Advocates lament the failure of a bill aimed at curbing hunger on campus in West Virginia during the last hours of the Legislative Session --In Sports: Individual post season honors roll in for boys high school basketball 

Mar 19
MetroNews 3-18-24

Today on MetroNews This Morning:  --Catholic schools in WV will stick with current vaccination requirements regardless of legislative changes --One dead and another charged after a dispute in Barbour County from Friday --Hancock County leaders hope the White House will offer help to avert a shutdown at Cleveland Cliffs --In Sports:  The WVU and Marshall women now know where their NCAA runs will begin

Mar 18
MetroNews This Morning 3-15-24

Today on MetroNews This Morning:  --Charges refiled and refined against a now fired school bus driver in Calhoun County at the controls when his bus flipped --A Lewis County family is grieving and looking for answers after that massive fatal fire this week --Congressman Alex Mooney has a lot of questions about the sudden rush to ban Tik-Tok in U.S.  --In Sports, the brackets of the boys state basketball tournament are filling up today

Mar 15
MetroNews This Morning 3-14-24

Today on MetroNews This Morning: --An aircraft with the West Virginia air guard forced to declare an in-flight emergency --The Supreme Court hears arguments at Herbert Hoover High School --Strong words from WVU benefactor Ken Kendrick on Bob Huggins' consideration of a return as Mountaineer basketball coach. --In Sports: a thriller to end day two of the boys state basketball tournament in Charleston

Mar 14
MetroNews This Morning 3-13-24

Today on MetroNews This Morning:  --A conviction in a Monongalia County murder trial involving a drug related killing --Authorities in Lewis County discover a fifth body tied to a deadly fire from early Monday morning --A health leader is asking the Governor to veto legislation which allows parents to opt out of immunizing their children --The Mountaineer basketball season comes to an end with a loss in the Big XII Tournament and it's day two of the boys state basketball tourney

Mar 13
MetroNews This Morning 3-12-24

Today on MetroNews This Morning:  --Multiple fatalities on the West Virginia Turnpike after a firey crash at a toll plaza --Four are dead after a suspicious fire in Lewis County and a person of interest takes their own life in the case --House Speaker Roger Hanshaw expects there will need to be a special session in May to deal with missed matters from the regular session --In Sports, the Marshall women's basketball team is headed to the NCAA after winning the Sunbelt Conference tourney and in Charleston the boys state high school basketball tourney starts today

Mar 12
MetroNews This Morning 3-11-24

Today on MetroNews This Morning:  --The Legislative session comes to a close, we'll look at what was passed and what high profile bills failed in the final hours --A murder investigation in Kanawha County for a man also accused of animal cruelty --A murder trial continues today in Morgantown --In Sports:  March Madness is underway in West Virginia

Mar 11
MetroNews This Morning 3-8-24

Today on MetroNews This Morning: --A number of high profile bills are moving in the final hours of the regular legislative session in Charleston --A former Nicholas County deputy pleads guilty to child porn charges --The West Virginia Air Guard is imploring unique recruiting efforts to boost numbers --In Sports: the latest from the girls state high school basketball tournament and WVU and Marshall with action on the baseball diamond

Mar 08
MetroNews This Morning 3-7-24

Today on MetroNews This Morning: --An overnight shooting in Kanawha County results in an arrest in Cabell County --A murder trial underway in Morgantown --At the Capitol the Legislative session is winding out and the fate of high profile legislation is starting to play out --In Sports: WVU finishes the home season in men's basketball and the latest from the girls state high school basketball tournament in Charleston

Mar 07
MetroNews This Morning 3-6-24

Today on MetroNews This Morning: --A couple of high profile bills moving at the Capitol have been folded into one --More on that bus wreck in Calhoun County which injured 19 students --Workers at Cleveland Cliffs plan a protest while laid of workers at AWP look for new jobs --In Sports: Neal Brown gets a contract extension and the girls state hs basketball tourney enters day 2

Mar 06
MetroNews This Morning 3-5-24

Today on MetroNews This Morning: --The final week of the Legislative session means a lot of much talked about legislation is front and center at the State Capitol --A school bus driver faces charges of DUI after an accident which left multiple children injured in Calhoun County --West Virginia student show their thought process in science and engineering in a major event in Charleston --In Sports, the girls state high school basketball tournament gets started today in Charleston.

Mar 05
MetroNews This Morning 3-4-24

Today on MetroNews This Morning: --Two imates are dead after a weekend incident at the Hazelton Federal Prison --The final week of the regular session of the West Virginia Legislature gets started this morning --Today marks the 75th anniversary of the most deadly day in the history of the Charleston Fire Department --In Sports: March Madness gets underway this week in Wheeling and Charleston with the MEC and Girls state high school basketball tournaments

Mar 04
MetroNews This Morning 2-29-24

Today on MetroNews This Morning: --A Kanawha County Deputy is shot in an early morning pursuit --New information in a traffic stop involving State Transportation Secretary Jimmy Wriston --Crossover Day has come and gone at the Legislative Session --In sports: The girls Class AAA and Class AA teams punch their tickets to the state tournament

Feb 29
MetroNews This Morning 2-28-24

Today on MetroNews This Morning: --Heavy downpours could create flash flooding anywhere in the state today with a cold front bringing potentially violent weather later in the day --Lawmakers advance a number of high profile bills including the mug shot bill, left lane travel bill, the Baby Olivia bill, and one impacting travel ball participants --Kroger workers prepare to vote on a new contract --IN Sports: Marshall ladies claim the Sunbelt Conference regular season title

Feb 28
MetroNews This Morning 2-27-24

Today on MetroNews This Morning: --House passes a bill providing exemptions from required childhood vaccinations --Women's Bill of Rights heads to the Senate Floor --Kroger contract will be before rank and file union workers this week while workers at AHF Products remain on strike --In Sports, WVU mounts a furious comeback only to fall in overtime at Kansas State

Feb 27
MetroNews This Morning 2-26-24

Today on MetroNews This Morning: --Workers at a Randolph County wood products plant are on strike while workers at Allegheny Wood Products are out of a job --Late Medal of Honor recipient Woody Williams will be forever enshrined at the U.S. Capitol --Longtime public servant Joe Martin is being remembered by those who knew him --In Sports: The basketball season at all levels is winding down

Feb 26
MetroNews This Morning 2-23-24

Today on MetroNews This Morning: --Legislation dealing with hair styles, pay raises, and social security taxes are moving at the state capitol --The Supreme Court reverses a ruling involving the Cabell County Schools excess levy --The annual Berkeley Springs Water Tasting Festival gets started today --In Sports: the WVSSAC selects Charleston to host the high school football state championships for the next three years

Feb 23
MetroNews This Morning 2-22-24

Today on MetroNews This Morning: --There's an internal review of a high profile traffic stop in Charleston by the Charleston Police Department --Legislation to allow West Virginia teachers to be armed in the classroom has cleared the state House of Delegates --Legisaltion could clear the way for a statue of West Virginia native and World War II Medal of Honor recipient Woody Williams to be placed in the U.S. Capitol --In Sports: Girls Sectionals are underway in high school basketball and the Mountaineer women fall on the road in overtime

Feb 22
MetroNews This Morning 2-21-24

Today on MetroNews This Morning: --A tragic and painful loss at Harrison County's Liberty High School --Lawmakers advance bills to allow teens to get a job at 14 and to play ball for two different teams at once --The delays in the new FAFSA application are causing anxiety for those looking to apply for college --In Sports: The Mountaineers avenge an earlier loss with a victory at home Tuesday night

Feb 21
MetroNews This Morning 2-20-24

Today on MetroNews This Morning: --Lawmakers consider legislation to boost pay for special ed teachers and protect the jobs of those who defend themselves at work. --Governor Justice says the Cleveland Cliffs announcement was a "cannonball to the stomach" --U.S. Senator Joe Manchin talks about his reasons to NOT run for President --In Sports: Basketball, baseball, NASCAR, and more

Feb 20