- West Virginia House approves permitless concealed gun bill Updated: Feb-08-16 5:18 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - After the bill was vetoed last year, a proposal to allow carrying a concealed gun without a permit in West Virginia passed its first major test Monday.
- State Police: West Virginia traffic fatalities take a dip Updated: Feb-05-16 2:57 pm
BECKLEY, West Virginia - The West Virginia State Police say traffic fatalities in the state continued to decline in 2015.
- West Virginia Senate OKs raw milk bill after veto last year Updated: Feb-05-16 12:54 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - After a veto last year, the push to let West Virginians drink raw milk through animal-sharing agreements is regaining steam.
- W.Va. lawmakers OK right to work, prevailing wage repeal Updated: Feb-04-16 6:34 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Dealing blows to organized labor, West Virginia's Republican-led Legislature cleared proposals Thursday to repeal the state's prevailing wage for public construction jobs and make the Mountain State the 26th with a right-to-work law.
- West Virginia features packed ballot for 2016 election Updated: Feb-03-16 1:58 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - The ballot is almost set for a pivotal election in West Virginia.
- West Virginia AG settles for $2.5M with pharma company Updated: Feb-03-16 2:06 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office has settled a lawsuit against a pharmaceutical distributor for $2.5 million.
- Report: Combining health departments could save WVa millions Updated: Feb-02-16 1:56 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - A report says West Virginia could save $12.5 million or more by consolidating dozens of county health departments into nine multicounty districts.
- WVa looks to OK taking $51.8m from reserves for budget woes Updated: Feb-02-16 3:10 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - The Republican-led Legislature looks to approve taking $51.8 million from reserves to avoid late payments amid a grim budget.
- Businesses oppose West Virginia religious freedom push Updated: Jan-28-16 4:45 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Hospitality groups are mounting early opposition to a religious freedom bill.
- West Virginia House OKs bill to repeal prevailing wage Updated: Jan-27-16 3:26 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - With union workers in the stands in opposition, the Republican-led House of Delegates has voted to repeal the state's prevailing wage for public construction projects.
- Murray urges bigger cut than West Virginia governor laid out Updated: Jan-26-16 5:29 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin plans to give struggling coal producers a break by dropping a tax used to pay off a workers' compensation debt.
- The Latest: West Virginia lawmakers return following storm Updated: Jan-25-16 12:27 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - The latest on the aftermath of the snowstorm in West Virginia (all times local):
- West Virginia Legislature due back following storm Updated: Jan-25-16 10:44 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - The West Virginia Legislature is expected back in session after getting an extended weekend due to the recent winter storm.
- Former chief justice establishes fund at WVU Updated: Jan-22-16 3:04 am
MORGANTOWN, West Virginia - Former West Virginia Supreme Court Chief Justice Larry V. Starcher has established a fund to support adjunct faculty salaries at the West Virginia University College of Law.
- WVa delegate hands out sunscreen to ridicule global warming Updated: Jan-21-16 6:59 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - As a snowstorm approaches, a West Virginia delegate handed out sunscreen to his colleagues in an attempt to ridicule global warming.
- Attorney general: W.Va. price gouging laws activated Updated: Jan-21-16 3:02 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is reminding residents that the state's price gouging laws are in effect as a winter storm bears down on the state.
- West Virginia high court hears arguments on Senate vacancy Updated: Jan-19-16 5:22 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Democrats believe it reflects the will of the voters to fill a Senate swing seat with a member of their party, while Republicans think state law clearly requires a GOP replacement, attorneys for the parties told state Supreme Court justices Tuesday.
- West Virginia senators seek to name exit after Stewart Updated: Jan-19-16 1:45 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Several West Virginia state senators want to name an Interstate 79 exit in honor of late West Virginia University football coach Bill Stewart.
- West Virginia trooper involved in deadly shooting Updated: Jan-17-16 3:39 pm
HARRISVILLE, West Virginia - For the second time since Friday, a West Virginia State Police trooper has used deadly force against a suspect.
- Legislation aims to hold provides to Internet promises Updated: Jan-17-16 11:17 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - West Virginia lawmakers want to make sure that companies make good on the promise to customers of high-speed Internet service.
- Police: man killed after pointing shotgun at troopers Updated: Jan-16-16 11:24 am
ELKINS, West Virginia - West Virginia State Police say a 26-year-old man was fatally shot after he pointed a shotgun at two troopers.
- West Virginia House holding prevailing wage public hearing Updated: Jan-15-16 2:59 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - The West Virginia House of Delegates is holding a public hearing about a push to repeal the state's prevailing wage for public construction projects.
- New drug court opening in McDowell County Updated: Jan-14-16 2:42 am
WELCH, West Virginia - A new drug court is opening in West Virginia.
- W.Va. State of the State addresses coal communities, budget Updated: Jan-13-16 9:19 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin used his last State of the State address Wednesday to call for reinvestment in ravaged coal communities and beckon Republican lawmakers to consider election-year tax increases amid dire budget straits.
- Governor's budget suggests hikes on tobacco, phone taxes Updated: Jan-13-16 8:15 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - As the struggling coal industry and low natural gas prices continue to hurt state tax revenues, West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin is proposing to balance the budget by raising taxes on tobacco products, starting to tax phone usage and tapping into state reserves for a third time in three years.