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Bridgeport crash victim identified, may have suffered a medical emergency
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. – Police in Bridgeport have identified the body found in a crashed vehicle off Meadowbrook Road Nov. 21. Police said a vehicle driven by Larry Gene Ice, 75, of Salem, may have suffered a medical emergency when his car went off Meadowbrook Road, across Custer Hollow and came to a...[read more]

Weston man faces second child neglect charge in as many years
WESTON, W.Va. – A Weston man is behind bars after an examomation of his one-year-old child at United Hospital Center (UHC)revealed abuse-related injuries. In September, the nurse told a deputy from the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department she was concerned the child had been sexually assaulted du...[read more]

Morgantown firefighter retaliation case against the city continued into 2023
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The retaliation case brought against the city of Morgantown by members of the International Association of Fire Fighters Local 313 has been continued in order to recall two prior witnesses. The retaliation claim was filed with the commission following new personnel rules imple...[read more]

81st anniversary of Pearl Harbor attack remembered at WVU
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Several members of the public and members of the WVU Reserve Officers’ Training Corps gathered to remember the 81st anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor in Oglebay Plaza at the site of the mast of U.S.S. West Virginia Wednesday. The Colorado Class Battleship named after t...[read more]

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Respect For Marriage Act Protects Same-Sex Couples
In 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision in Obergefell v Hodges ruled that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry. The landmark decision finally awarded same-sex couples the same benefits of marriage as heterosexual couples. Since then, an estimated 1.1 million gay and les...[read more]

Marshall holds off Duquesne 82-71 for eighth straight win
Five Herd players scored in double figures and a sixth, center Micah Handlogten, contributed eight points and 16 rebounds in the road win. The post Marshall holds off Duquesne 82-71 for eighth straight win appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

West Virginia rolls by Robert Morris, 72-42
Point guard Madisen Smith became the 39th Mountaineer to score 1,000 career points in the victory. The post West Virginia rolls by Robert Morris, 72-42 appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

Update: Arrest made in Beckley shooting death
Woman charged with murder. The post Update: Arrest made in Beckley shooting death appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]