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.
From the time-honored 4-H livestock projects to cutting-edge STEM activities, West Virginia University Extension Service will offer a blend of tradition and innovation at the State Fair of West Virginia in Fairlea from Aug. 8 to Aug. 17.
CHARLESTON — U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., wants President Donald Trump to reconsider legislation to strengthen the national background check system for purchasing firearms.
MORGANTOWN— Mylan and Pfizer are merging — a deal that’ll see Pfizer split off its portfolio of drugs, no longer protected by patents, and combine them with Mylan’s generic and name-brand drugs under a new pharmaceutical company.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will be attending a fundraiser in Wheeling, West Virginia, on Wednesday, the day special counsel Robert Mueller testifies before the House Judiciary Committee.
WHEELING — Pope Francis has issued disciplinary action against a former West Virginia bishop, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston said Friday.
GLEN JEAN — Thousands of Scouts and adults from around the world were organizing their campsites on Monday as the 2019 World Scout Jamboree began at the Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve.
CHARLESTON — A sweeping West Virginia GOP education bill that allows the creation of charter schools violates the state Constitution, according to a teachers union that plans to sue over the legislation.
PRINCETON — Social workers are providing a deep look into opioid addiction in a West Virginia county, where they say some addicts relapse as many as seven times before getting clean.
MORGANTOWN — Researchers at West Virginia University are testing an idea to help save freshwater resources by combining wastewater from power plants with wastewater from fracking.