MORGANTOWN — A West Virginia University fraternity has been cleared of hazing allegations but will be sanctioned separately on other violations, the school said.
CHARLESTON — A U.S. Navy nuclear engineer and his wife entered new guilty pleas last week in a case involving an alleged plot to sell secrets about nuclear-powered warships, a month after their previous plea agreements that had called for specific sentencing guidelines were rejected.
MORGANTOWN — A West Virginia school district’s directive to remove pride flags from classrooms is drawing complaints from students and community organizations.
PARKERSBURG — West Virginia woman who set a fire that killed her parents 3 years ago when she was 16 has been sentenced to life, but will be eligible for parole in 15 years.
CHARLESTON — Driving back home from a West Virginia University research and technology department session, Sen. Glenn Jeffries, D-Putnam, was inspired to write a longshot “come to West Virginia? letter to 9 global billionaire investors, including Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Warren Buffett.
CHARLESTON — Republican Gov. Jim Justice on Friday signed into law a ban on abortions at all stages of pregnancy, making West Virginia the second state to enact a law prohibiting the procedure since the U.S. Supreme Court’s June ruling overturning its constitutional protection.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats desperately needed the vote of Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia to get their signature legislative priority across the finish. So they did what Washington does best: They cut a deal.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has appointed two new members to the State Board of Education.
CHARLESTON — A West Virginia Division of Forestry crew has returned to the state after about 3 weeks helping contain fires in northern California.
FAIRMONT — When West Virginia experienced catastrophic flooding in 2016, Kentuckians were some of the first to help; now some mountaineers are returning the favor.
CHARLESTON — The speaker of the West Virginia House of Delegates said Friday he plans to contact members next week to call them back Sept. 12 for a special session likely to discuss an ongoing abortion bill. The call drew a terse response from the state Senate president, who said it took him…
CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Turnpike reopened last Thursday evening after a tractor-trailer crashed and spilled a chemical, forcing all lanes to be closed for most of the day just north of Pax, the state Transportation Department said
NUTTER FORT — A man being sought by U.S. Marshals and other law enforcement agencies was fatally shot at a northern West Virginia funeral service for his father last week after he pulled a gun on officers attempting to apprehend him, authorities said.
HUNTINGTON — A man who admitted to his role in a romance fraud scheme in West Virginia has been ordered to pay more than $156,000 in restitution.
CHARLESTON — A West Virginia hospital will receive $313,700 in pandemic relief funds through the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development Program.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia officials are waiting for guidance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on coronavirus booster doses amid reports regarding the consideration of updated shots.
CHARLESTON — The families of four nonverbal special education students have received $5 million in settlement money after they sued the county school system based in West Virginia’s state capitol, alleging abuse in the classroom.
CHARLESTON —A Navy nuclear engineer and his wife withdrew their guilty pleas Tuesday in a case involving an alleged plot to sell secrets about American nuclear-powered warships after a federal judge rejected plea agreements that had called for specific sentencing guidelines.
CHARLESTON — The sprawling economic package passed by the U.S. Senate this week has a certain West Virginia flavor.
WHEELING — When Dr. William Mercer was 10 years old, he wanted to be an artist. His heroes were Peanuts creator Charles Schulz and Schulz’s character “Snoopy.”
CHARLESTON — A man charged with fatally shooting a West Virginia high school athlete a month before he graduated has agreed to a plea deal in the case.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia’s Medicaid program must provide coverage for gender-confirming care for transgender residents, a federal judge ruled.
CHARLESTON — A former special education teacher in West Virginia was sentenced to the maximum 10 years in prison last week for abusing several students.
CHARLESTON — With just weeks until school starts, districts across West Virginia are left with dozens of unfilled teaching positions.
CHARLESTON — The deadline to apply for the West Virginia school clothing allowance has been extended due to a system outage that is affecting multiple state agencies, the Department of Health and Human Resources said.
CHARLESTON — Ten finalists have been chosen for West Virginia’s 2023 Teacher of the Year, the state Department of Education said.
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden declared his support last Thursday for the “historic” inflation-fighting agreement struck by Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and holdout Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin, an expansive health care and climate change package that had eluded the White House and …
CHARLESTON — Daniel J. Palmer III had long been considered the key suspect in a brutal attack that left his sister comatose 2 years ago. But the case remained dormant — until she awakened last month.
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is promising “strong executive action” to combat climate change, despite dual setbacks in recent weeks that have restricted his ability to regulate carbon emissions and boost clean energy such as wind and solar power.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has proposed a permanent 10% reduction in the personal income tax after the state ended the fiscal year with a record $1.3 billion surplus.