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CHARLESTON - West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has announced a program to help destroy unwanted and expired prescription drugs in the ...
(AP) - The West Virginia Supreme Court has disbanded Kanawha County's Domestic Violence court program, which had been put in place more than five years ago as a way to monitor the cases more closely.
The sheriff's department is responsible for securing the courthouse, but the county council was advised earlier this year that a 1998 West Virginia Supreme Court decision places the court marshal budget and personnel actions under the its oversight.
The West Virginia Division of Corrections says Gary Allen Gibson, also known as "Rocky" Gibson, was granted parole after a hearing March first.
Ex-West Virginia schools Superintendent Paine Gets job Back. The state Board of education has selected former state schools Superintendent Steve Paine for his second stint in the job.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - West Virginia lawmakers have begun advancing revisions in coal mining regulation after removing provisions that would have ...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The number of reported overdose deaths that occurred last year in West Virginia has continued to rise.
LIVE Updates: (1) Gonzaga vs. (4) West Virginia. UPDATED: THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017, 6:36 P.M.. Gonzaga coach Mark Few has a message for his team against Northwestern during their NCAA second round game, March 18, 2017, in Salt Lake City.
The retired West Virginia coal miner is taking to Capitol Hill for the third time to meet with his local representatives. A last ditch effort to save his health care benefits.
Some Republicans in the GOP-controlled West Virginia Legislature are crusading to make cuts for ideological bragging rights and don't represent most state residents or many Republican colleagues who privately disagree with cuts that also hit public ...
RIPLEY, W.Va. (AP) - A judge has set an August trial date for a West Virginia man accused of sexually assaulting and killing an infant girl.
physician Mildred Mitchell-Bateman was born in Georgia on March 22, 1922. She became the first black woman in West Virginia to hold a high-level state administrative position when, in 1962, Governor William Wallace Barron appointed her as the director ...
He earned bachelor's degrees in accounting, business management and computer management from the West Virginia University Institute of technology.
Photo by Will Price, W.Va. Legislature West Virginia Sen. Mike Maroney, R-Marshall, speaks during a floor session Wednesday.
Following a season of beating tournament team after tournament team after tournament team, somehow, Gonzaga still has something to prove.
(AP) - U.S. Census figures show population declines in West Virginia's southern coal-producing counties led to an overall drop in the state's population last year.
(AP) - A major prescription drug distributor is asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit alleging the company fueled West Virginia's opioid epidemic with excessively large shipment of painkillers. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports (http://bit.ly/2no3nUC ...
Separate bills that passed the House and Senate finance committees on Wednesday would end the West Virginia Racing Commission's Greyhound Breeding Development Fund.
GALLIPOLIS FERRY, West Virginia - The legacy Howard County Sheriff's Deputy Carl Koontz left behind is spreading all across the country.
(AP) - West Virginia's Senate has voted against referring to its Health Committee a legislative proposal to let motorcyclists ride without a helmet.
Jim Justice joined energy workers from across West Virginia for a rally at the Capitol Tuesday morning to promote the natural gas industry in the state.
Current West Virginia law prevents firearms from being carried or transported onto school property, including by those who don't step foot out of their car.
"Everyone seems to recognize that there is going to be pain felt by either deep and severe budgetary cuts or some miniscule tax increases upon the consumers of West Virginia," House Minority Leader Tim Miley said. "So, the question is where do you feel ...
Wheeling - school districts in West Virginia would get an extra year to form cooperative agreements for services presently provided by the state's eight regional service education agencies under legislation now on its way to the House finance Committee.
(AP) - police in northern West Virginia say two Detroit men have died in a shooting at a home in Fairmont. Media outlets report Fairmont police Chief Steve Shine identified the victims in a news release as 31-year-old Jemiez Weathersby and 21-year-old ...
West Virginia legislators are providing an example of that. A bill in the state Senate, SB 524, would block use of the widely unpopular Common Core curriculum standards in our state.
MARTINSBURG, W.Va - A bill that would allow West Virginia distilleries to sell alcohol on Sundays just passed through the Senate.
(AP) - West Virginia's Senate has begun advancing legislation to increase the maximum wager to $5 for a single video lottery game.
Photo Provided West Virginia University President E. Gordon Gee delivers his State of the University address Wednesday at the school's Erickson Alumni Center in Morgantown.
He earned bachelor's degrees in accounting, business management and computer management from the West Virginia University Institute of technology.
SAN JOSE, Calif. - Josh Perkins loves West Virginia. No, not the Mountaineers. The only time he's ever paid attention to them was earlier this week before the Zags take them on in the NCAA Sweet 16 on Thursday.
... the widow of Howard County Dep. Carl Koontz, led a balloon release in her late husband's memory Monday in Kokomo. Less than a day later, one bunch of the balloons landed 300 miles away in the Ohio River town of Gallipolis Ferry, West Virginia.
Jemiez Weathersby, 31, and Earnest Cole Jr., 21, were shot multiple times in the head on Sunday.
Delligatti also said the case includes the findings of a West Virginia state police investigation and statements from Felipe after she was taken into custody.
The bill originally proposed that distilleries be allowed to begin sales on Sundays at 10 a.m. in West Virginia counties that approved the "brunch-bill" legislation that was approved last year.
(AP) - Charleston native Ann Magnuson is among those selected for induction into the West Virginia music Hall of Fame. Others chosen for induction next year are Hasil Adkins, Frank Hutchison, The Morris Brothers, Fred "Sonic" Smith and Michael W. Smith.
HUNTINGTON - The presidents of West Virginia's largest state-supported universities came together today to call on state legislators to take further cuts to ...
KOKOMO, Ind. -- More than 100 balloons were released at a special service honoring the one-year anniversary of the line of duty death of Howard County Deputy Carl Koontz on Monday.
(WSAZ) -- Hundreds of oil and gas workers and industry advocates from across West Virginia gathered on the steps of the state capitol Tuesday morning.
Jim Justice joined energy workers from across West Virginia for a rally at the Capitol Tuesday morning to promote the natural gas industry in the state.
SB 437 would discontinue the West Virginia Racing Commission's special account known as the West Virginia Greyhound Breeding Development Fund, and transfer money from the fund into the state's Excess Lottery Revenue Fund for appropriation by the ...
West Virginia guard Jevon Carter (2) drives to the basket against Notre Dame forward Bonzie Colson (35) during the second half of a second-round men's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament, Saturday, March 18, 2017, in Buffalo, N.Y.
(AP) - The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection says a leaking water treatment tank in eastern Kanawha County isn't believed to have affected drinking water and no fish kill was observed.
Some states don't have any tax overhaul plans on the agenda this year. West Virginia has at least three. Facing a revenue shortfall and a widely-held conviction that reforming the state's tax code could increase the state's economic competitiveness ...
A West Virginia factory worker won $100,000 for correctly picking the first 29 games of the basketball tournament's first round, outlasting everyone else who entered the competition for Berkshire Hathaway (BRKA) employees.
While the fight is far from over, we are already seeing downward trends in the amount of pills being dispensed in West Virginia. Statewide statistics show a 30.7 percent drop in the number of hydrocodone and oxycodone doses shipped to West Virginia ...
(AP) - Gov. Jim Justice has made two appointments to the Legislative Compensation Commission, which he has asked to limit West Virginia lawmakers' pay to five days for any special session needed to pass a state budget. According to the governor's ...


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