CHARLESTON — A Washington state man who said he was traveling to see President Donald Trump has pleaded guilty to assaulting Secret Service special agents in West Virginia.
MORGANTOWN — West Virginia University has suspended 29 members of a fraternity house for not following health and safety orders related to the coronavirus pandemic.
1CHARLESTON — The governor of West Virginia signed an executive order last week that aimed to ensure the state can access $766 million in federal funds over the next decade to expand long-sought broadband access in rural communities.
1MORGANTOWN — Seventeen West Virginia University students have been placed on probation for conduct violations related to the coronavirus pandemic.
CHARLESTON — President Donald Trump's top coronavirus adviser said Wednesday that other states could adapt West Virginia's color-coded map for public schools during the coronavirus pandemic.
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS — Vice President Mike Pence visited West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice's resort, The Greenbrier, on Saturday to congratulate the governor, a fellow Republican, on his response to the coronavirus.
CHARLESTON — A West Virginia teachers' union is urging public schools to avoid face-to-face instruction when students return next month due to the coronavirus.
1BUFFALO — A Toyota manufacturing plant in West Virginia is installing 6 acres of solar panels to reduce its reliance on outside energy, which officials said will be the largest solar array in the state.
FAIRMONT — Nancy Stahl and her husband were going to the grocery store last Saturday to pick up some food for a barbecue when a police car pulled them over.
ROMNEY — CHARLESTON — The state Supreme Court last week upheld the conviction and sentence of Lena Lunsford Conaway, convicted in the 2011 death of her 3-year-old daughter.
1CHARLESTON — All West Virginia voters will have the option to use an absentee ballot in the November general election due to concerns with the coronavirus pandemic, Secretary of State Mac Warner said last week.
CHARLESTON (AP) _ The U.S. Postal Service is considering closing post offices across the country, sparking concerns ahead of an anticipated surge of mail-in ballots in the 2020 elections, U.S. Sen Joe Manchin and a union leader said last week.
BLUEWELL — On March 9, 1967, Airman First Class Daniel Cortez Reese was a member of a crew on an EC-47 recon aircraft when enemy fire in Vietnam shot the plane out of the sky, killing everyone aboard.
CHARELSTON — An enhanced unclaimed property management system and website is designed to give West Virginians a simple, safe and more up-to-date search and claim experience.
CHARLESTON (AP) — A fourth lawsuit has been filed involving the sudden deaths of patients at a West Virginia veterans hospital where a former nursing assistant admitted giving them wrongful insulin injections.
1MARTINSBURG — More than two dozen people from West Virginia and four other states have been arrested on drug charges, a prosecutor said.
BECKWITH (AP) — More than 30 children took to the waters of the larger of two ponds at Fayette County Park, where they learned the basics of stand-up paddleboarding, practiced kayak maneuvers and used spinning rods to cast worm-baited hooks toward suspected fish hangouts.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia farmers are keeping a wary eye on the sky these days and hoping to see some dark clouds gathering. Although West Virginia is now in an actual drought, the situation is becoming critical for some.
WHEELING (AP) — The year 2020 started with a push for vocational education and hands-on learning, but this has been made difficult by COVID-19 threats and students forced into online education at home.
CHARLESTON (AP) — The former West Virginia public health leader forced out by the governor says decades-old computer systems and cuts to staff over a period of years had made a challenging job even harder during a once-in-a-century pandemic.
1CHARLESTON — About 3,100 West Virginians filed for unemployment benefits last week as the coronavirus continues to damage the economy, according to federal statistics released Thursday.
CLARKSBURG — A former nursing assistant pled guilty Tuesday in federal court here to murder and assault charges in the deaths of 8 veterans at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Clarksburg.
MORGANTOWN — Fossil records that reveal how new animals evolve is key not only to understanding the history of life on Earth, but could play a role in guiding modern conservation efforts in predicting responses to future climate change, according to West Virginia University geologist James L…
1CHARLESTON — A staffer at West Virginia’s intelligence sharing agency has tested positive for the coronavirus after going to a wedding last month, officials said Wednesday.
A leader of West Virginia’s construction unions expressed deep disappointment about the cancellation of the $8 billion Atlantic Coast Pipeline project.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice forced out the commissioner of his public health bureau last week, hours after he publicly questioned the accuracy of the state's coronavirus data and detailed growing outbreaks in about a dozen counties.
1CHARLESTON —About 3,600 West Virginians filed for unemployment benefits last week as the state continues to lift coronavirus restrictions, federal data showed Thursday.
CHARLESTON — A private college in West Virginia said last week it is removing the name of the late U.S. Sen. Robert C. Byrd from its health center, saying his name had caused ``divisiveness and pain`` without explicitly noting his complicated past on racial matters.
1CHARLESTON — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice on Friday called for face masks, social distancing and testing as local health officials reported several coronavirus outbreaks linked to churches and travel.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice encouraged people to go to the state fair as he warned that coronavirus cases are rising in states that have eased restrictions.
BUCKHANNON — Two men who believe they were switched at birth nearly 80 years ago are suing a Roman Catholic diocese in West Virginia, alleging negligence and breach of duty by the hospital where they were born.
CHARLESTON — Following bipartisan support in both the House of Delegates and State Senate in 2017, the Medical Cannabis Act was signed into law in West Virginia with expectations the new industry would be up and running by July 2019.
CHARLESTON — About 4,500 West Virginians filed for unemployment aid last week despite the gradual reopening of businesses in the state, according to federal statistics released Thursday.
CHARLESTON — Rite-Aid and Walgreens failed to monitor and report suspicious orders of prescription painkillers in West Virginia while inundating their retail pharmacies with tens of millions of pills, according to a state lawsuit.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice continued to defend himself Thursday after making comments about not wanting former President Barack Obama in the state, saying he's not racist and has black friends.