Jury in civil trial decides no excessive force during arrest

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A federal jury in West Virginia has found that two Logan County police officers did not use excessive force during...

Courts in 2 WVa counties closing due to coronavirus pandemic

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — Courts in two West Virginia counties are closing until further notice because of the coronavirus pandemic. All courts in Lincoln County...

Huntington firefighters test positive for virus

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Two Huntington Fire Department firefighters have tested positive for the coronavirus, officials said Monday. Huntington Fire Chief Jan Rader said the...

Virus outbreak at West Virginia nursing home grows

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — More than 60 people have tested positive for the coronavirus in an ongoing outbreak at a West Virginia nursing home,...
NRCTC and Greenbrier County Schools announce education collaborative

Cochran named head of West Virginia Schools for Deaf, Blind

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Scott Cochran has been selected as superintendent of the West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and the Blind. The state Board...

Bag limit for buck to remain at 3 in West Virginia

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia officials have rejected a proposal to reduce the bag limit for bucks, so it will remain at three. The...
DGIF offices closed, online transactions encouraged

West Virginia city taking applications for urban deer hunt

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Applications are being accepted for a deer hunt in Charleston, West Virginia. The city's urban deer hunt season will be open...

Across the Virginias: School year approaches swiftly as boards write and revise reopening plans

By Bobby Bordelon Reporting by Debbie Hall, Sarah Richardson, Matt de Simone, Aila Boyd, Brian Hoffman Since closing in-person classes for the last academic school...

Some West Virginia kids go hungry as state touts summer feeding plan

By Amelia Ferrell Knisely for Mountain State Spotlight This story was produced by Mountain State Spotlight, a nonprofit news organization covering West Virginia. Find them...
Primary rescheduled, Northam proposed elections are postponed

Salango pushes for 5 debates with Justice before election

By ANTHONY IZAGUIRRE Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Ben Salango wants to debate. The Democratic candidate for West Virginia governor on Friday said he has...

West Virginia mom charged with neglect in baby’s death

BENWOOD, W.Va. (AP) — A mother was charged with child neglect resulting in death after her months old baby died from injuries sustained while...

West Virginia gov extends county’s bar shutdown order

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has extended an order that closed all bars in Monongalia County for an additional 10...
County, City take steps to combat Coronavirus outbreak

West Virginia breaks record for new confirmed virus cases

By ANTHONY IZAGUIRRE Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia has set a record for newly confirmed coronavirus cases as infections, deaths and hospitalizations...

Gov. Jim Justice appoints new parkways leader

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice on Thursday named Raleigh County Commission administrator Jeffrey Miller as the new leader of the...

WVa Supreme Court rejects convicted mother’s appeal

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the murder and abuse convictions of a woman in the death of...

Former WVU professor sentenced to 3 months in fraud case

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A judge has ordered a former West Virginia University physics professor who admitted committing federal fraud to serve three months...

Marshall University moving more fall classes remotely

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University will move more fall semester courses to a remote format than originally planned due to the coronavirus pandemic. Marshall...

WVa Agriculture Department webinars set for August

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Department of Agriculture is continuing its live webinars on agricultural subjects next week. The webinars are called the...

2 virus deaths reported at West Virginia nursing home

By JOHN RABY Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Two people have died from a coronavirus outbreak at a West Virginia nursing home, according to...

Water service returns to West Virginia town where pump broke

GARY, W.Va. (AP) — Water service has been restored in a West Virginia town a week after a pump broke. West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice...