5 test positive for virus at West Virginia nursing home

By ANTHONY IZAGUIRRE Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — At least five people at a nursing home in West Virginia's capital have the coronavirus, officials...

Census sends paper forms to laggards as Midwest sets pace

By MIKE SCHNEIDER Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — If you're a census slacker and haven't yet filled out the form for the 2020 head...

Berkeley Earth Day art exhibit moving to the web

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — The Berkeley Arts Council is moving it's annual Earth Day art exhibition online. The council on Tuesday said The Tenth Annual...

W.Va. judge allows ankle monitors for virus scofflaws

By ANTHONY IZAGUIRRE Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia judge in the county with the state's highest coronavirus caseload has approved strapping...

Request to have West Virginia inmates released is rejected

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A federal judge rejected a request to have several inmates released in West Virginia due to the coronavirus pandemic. U.S. District...
West Virginia’s First Death from COVID-19 Confirmed

West Virginia reports 3rd coronavirus death

By JOHN RABY Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A nursing home patient with underlying health conditions became the third person to die from the...

Virus cancels anniversary event for deadly mine explosion

By JOHN RABY Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A planned public gathering was shelved on the 10th anniversary of the worst U.S. mining disaster...

Justice asks National Guard to help with unemployment calls

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia National Guard members who have lost their jobs due to the coronavirus pandemic will be used to process...
Northam issues ‘Stay at Home’ order

West Virginia gov tightens virus restrictions for 3 counties

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has tightened restrictions on three counties and ordered in the National Guard to try and...
West Virginia’s First Death from COVID-19 Confirmed

Justice announces virus hotspot in jumbled briefing

By ANTHONY IZAGUIRRE Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice and his health officials agree on one thing: There's a coronavirus...

Morrisey: Order to reduce abortions, be upheld in court

By ANTHONY IZAGUIRRE Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's attorney general on Thursday said a ban on elective medical procedures during the coronavirus...

Nursing home infections, deaths surge amid lockdown measures

By JIM MUSTIAN, BERNARD CONDON and CANDICE CHOI Associated Press Nursing homes across the country have been in lockdown for weeks under federal orders to...

West Virginia governor’s coal companies to pay $5M in fines

By ANTHONY IZAGUIRRE Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Billionaire West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice's coal companies have agreed to pay more than $5 million...

Bankruptcy court approves buyer for West Virginia hospital

WILLIAMSON, W.Va. (AP) — A federal bankruptcy court has approved a health care facility's $3.7 million bid for most assets of the only hospital...

Deadline to seek WVa historic preservation grants extended

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The deadline for West Virginia historic preservation development grant applications has been extended to April 14. The grants are awarded through...

West Virginia, feds launch task force for coronavirus scams

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A task force to prosecute scams in West Virginia during the coronavirus pandemic has been launched by state and federal...
West Virginia’s First Death from COVID-19 Confirmed

WV governor orders quarantine for virus hotspot travelers

By ANTHONY IZAGUIRRE Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — People traveling to West Virginia from coronavirus hotspots must quarantine for two weeks upon arrival or...

Feed the soul: In chaotic times, gardening becomes therapy

By JOHN RABY Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Dig. Plant. Breathe. As spring's arrival in the Northern Hemisphere coincides with government stay-at-home orders, the itch...
West Virginia’s First Death from COVID-19 Confirmed

West Virginia reports first coronavirus death

By JOHN RABY Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia reported the state's first death linked to the new coronavirus pandemic on Sunday. The fatality...

Nursing home is now West Virginia’s ‘ground zero’ for virus

By ANTHONY IZAGUIRRE Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia nursing home with at least 20 coronavirus cases has become "ground zero" for...