CHARLESTON — West Virginia has 270,000 people struggling with hunger each day.
1CHARLESTON — More than a third of West Virginia high school students vape, according to a health department report released Thursday that says youth e-cigarette use in the state is outpacing the rest of the country.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — As the 2020 regular legislative session completed it’s first full week, it seemed to be settling in to the slow, deliberate pace of an election-year session, with little in the way of high drama or major initiatives.
oCHARLESTON — As the 2020 regular legislative session completed it’s first full week, it seemed to be settling in to the slow, deliberate pace of an election-year session, with little in the way of high drama or major initiatives.
CHARLESTON — Citing a need for more regionalization of West Virginia’s economic development efforts, Commerce Secretary Ed Gaunch said the 44 agencies operating across West Virginia can “get in each other’s way.”
1NEWTON — A West Virginia firefighter was killed when a volunteer fire department’s truck crashed while responding to an emergency call, authorities said.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A combination of an election year and tight state finances has resulted in the 2020 regular session of the state Legislature getting off to a fairly low-key start.
CHARLESTON — Business-tax cuts, changing the bail system and creating a new court are some of the top priorities for West Virginia’s Republican leaders in the 2020 legislative session, lawmakers said Friday.
CHARLES TOWN (AP) — A historic West Virginia home that played an important role in the area's African American history is changing hands as a way of continuing to preserve it.
CHARLESTON — Child advocates who filed a federal lawsuit alleging West Virginia's overwhelmed foster care system has failed to protect children have asked the judge to reject a motion to dismiss the case.
1HUNTINGTON — The new year is bringing a yearlong celebration after West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner announced the formation of a committee to plan events commemorating the passage of the 19th Amendment in 1920, which gave U.S. women the right to vote.
CHARLESTON (AP) — In late August, federal prosecutors said a sweeping criminal investigation into numerous suspicious deaths at a Veterans Affairs hospital in West Virginia would be their ``top priority.``
1POINT PLEASANT — The site of a West Virginia bridge that collapsed 52 years ago and killed dozens of people has been recognized as a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark.
CHARLESTON — After a photo surfaced of West Virginia correction officer trainees giving what appears to be the Nazi salute, state officials quickly suspended some employees and the governor ordered the firing of those involved.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia’s higher education oversight agencies say the community college enrollment rate has increased since the state began offering free tuition programs.
BRAMWELL (AP) — Almost 20 years ago, a new ATV trail was opened as an economic development project for southern West Virginia. Nobody was sure if any riders were interested in trying the new trails, but they came, they rode, and after 20 years they keep coming in ever greater numbers.
West Virginians have reached an important milestone in the battle against obesity and its related conditions — years ahead of schedule — thanks in large part to a West Virginia University program aimed at reducing consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia’s cohort graduation rates have hit historic highs according to data released by the West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE). The adjusted cohort graduation rates represent the percent of the ninth-grade students who graduate with a regular diploma in four or f…
MORGANTOWN — On Saturday, Robert Parsons, a 61-year-old male from Chesapeake, Ohio, got a new lease on life when surgeons at the West Virginia University Heart and Vascular Institute and the WVU Medicine Transplant Alliance performed West Virginia’s first heart transplant.
MARTINSBURG (AP) — Just off East Martin Street in downtown Martinsburg and interwoven with Caperton train station, there are small, multicolored stickers littering the floors that encourage the Mountain State's youth to follow these pathways and portals to different eras in the Eastern Panha…
CHARLESTON — As legislators returned to Charleston for September interim meetings, the Senate met to confirm 137 Justice appointees, including Byrd White as commissioner of highways, arguing over concerns on whether he is qualified to hold that office.
CHARLESTON — Disability rights advocates in West Virginia say patients who are sent to state-run psychiatric hospitals after being found not guilty of a crime by reason of mental illness are being held for years after they are well.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia has strengthened an important tool that supports, protects and empowers crime victims and survivors by providing timely and reliable offender information.
MORGANTOWN — Mike and JoAnn Ross and their family have donated $1 million in support of the WVU Medicine Children’s “Grow Children’s” Capital Campaign and the Brick Health Outreach Fund in the WVU School of Medicine.
HUNTINGTON. — A Huntington man who lost his dad many years ago had a unique opportunity to look back on some cherished memories this week. David McKee, who is now 75, lost his father in 1972. But this week he got a call from the Unclaimed Property Division of the office of State Treasurer Jo…
1CHARLESTON — A U.S attorney is confirming that federal authorities are investigating suspicious deaths at a Veterans Affairs hospital in West Virginia, as more federal officials demand answers.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia's top prosecutor filed suits Friday against the major opioid makers Johnson & Johnson and Teva Pharmaceuticals USA for misrepresenting the risks of their painkilling drugs.
1CHARLESTON — Can the governor of West Virginia be forced to live in the state capital? A persistent lawsuit seeking to do just that is heading back to court.