West Virginia man fatally hit by train is identified

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Police have identified a West Virginia pedestrian who was hit by a train and died. The man was Michael Adam Woodrum,...

West Virginia doctor sentenced in pain pill case

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia doctor has been sentenced to five years and three months in federal prison for illegally distributing prescription...

Confederate marker removed from West Virginia monument

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A marker has been removed from a century-old Confederate monument in West Virginia. The city of Charleston took down the plaque...

DMV opens appointment scheduling at more WVa offices

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles has resumed services by appointment at the last four regional offices. Those offices are...

West Virginia Police: Escaped murder suspect captured

HOLDEN, W. Va. (AP) — A West Virginia man accused of murder was captured by authorities Sunday night after he escaped from a transport...

Jury trials can resume in West Virginia’s court system

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Jury trials can resume in West Virginia's court system. The state Supreme Court gave the go-ahead for trials to resume starting...

3,600 West Virginians file for jobless aid amid coronavirus

By ANTHONY IZAGUIRRE Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — About 3,600 West Virginians filed for unemployment benefits last week as the state continues to lift...

WVa education officials create school reopening surveys

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — State education officials have issued three surveys to get community input for reopening schools in the fall. The West Virginia Department...

3 are finalists for West Virginia State University president

INSTITUTE, W.Va. (AP) — Three finalists have been selected in the search for a new West Virginia State University president, the school said. They are...

W.Va. governor forces out top health official amid outbreaks

By ANTHONY IZAGUIRRE Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice forced out the commissioner of his public health bureau on Wednesday,...

West Virginia Supreme Court now has an Instagram account

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — People seeking more information about the judiciary in West Virginia can now check the state Supreme Court's new Instagram account. The...

West Virginia man charged after blaze injures fireman

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia man has been charged with setting a fire that injured a firefighter, authorities said Wednesday. The state fire...

Sponaugle concedes in W.Va. Democratic attorney general race

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Isaac Sponaugle conceded the Democratic primary for West Virginia attorney general to labor lawyer Sam Petsonk on Tuesday, capping a...

Charleston to hold compost giveaway

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's capital city is planning on helping out the state's green thumbs with a free compost giveaway later this...

Doddridge is lone West Virginia county without virus case

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia is again down to one county with no confirmed coronavirus cases. Health officials in Webster County said Tuesday the...

Ex-Marshall football player pleads to child porn charge

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former Marshall football player has pleaded guilty to sending videos of children engaged in sexual conduct to an undercover...

In-person homecoming events canceled except football game

INSTITUTE, W.Va. (AP) — All in-person homecoming activities will be canceled this year at West Virginia State University due to the coronavirus pandemic, officials...

Simple design steps can take your garden to the next level

By JOHN RABY Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The flower beds are finished, the vegetables are growing, and yet something could be missing from...

Student wins West Virginia opioid abuse awareness contest

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — An elementary school student has won a contest aimed at raising awareness of prescription painkiller abuse in West Virginia. Fourth grader...

WVa Mountain Party picks Danny Lutz for governor’s race

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Mountain Party has nominated Danny Lutz in the governor's race. The retired Air Force major was nominated during...