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Stories with person: Don Blankenship
  • The latest on mine explosion trial: Media shut out for hours 
    Updated: Oct-06-15 8:20 pm

    CHARLESTON, West Virginia - The latest developments in the federal trial of former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship. All times are local:

  • A timeline of events in Upper Big Branch disaster 
    Updated: Sep-27-15 10:47 am

    CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship heads to trial Thursday on numerous counts of conspiracy and lying to federal financial regulators. He's the highest-ranking executive charged in the April 2010 underground explosion that killed 29 men at the Upper Big Branch Mine in Montcoal, West Virginia.