- Execs charged in WVa spill argue prosecutors are conflicted Updated: May-06-15 6:31 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Attorneys for two former executives charged in a chemical spill said in court Wednesday that prosecutors should be taken off the case because they were affected by the spill.
- Judge Gaughan to retire in June Updated: May-06-15 9:13 am
WHEELING, Virginia - First Judicial Circuit Judge Martin Gaughan is retiring on June 30.
- W.Va. legislative committee studies reforming tax code Updated: May-04-15 6:20 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - A legislative committee spent hours Monday brushing up on West Virginia's tax code as lawmakers look toward possible reforms.
- Tomblin says he hasn't decided on possible congressional bid Updated: Apr-27-15 4:38 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin says he has been asked about running for Congress, and hasn't decided either way yet.
- Governor to lead W.Va. trade delegation to Japan in mid-May Updated: Apr-27-15 9:56 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - A trade delegation led by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin is going to Japan in mid-May to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the state's development office in Nagoya.
- Greenbrier owner Justice: Decision on gov run in 2-3 weeks Updated: Apr-22-15 7:19 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Greenbrier resort owner Jim Justice says he expects to make a decision in two to three weeks on whether he'll run for governor in West Virginia in 2016.
- In W.Va. gov's race, hopefuls likely risk losing their jobs Updated: Apr-21-15 7:47 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - With U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin out of the mix, possible contenders in a still-blurry field for governor have the same problem - if they run, they lose their current jobs.
- Amid WVa tax reform push, Murray blasts coal tax for layoffs Updated: Apr-19-15 3:54 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - The day after West Virginia Republican lawmakers started tax reform talks, coal giant Murray Energy laid off 214 miners with a clear message calling for lower state taxes to unearth coal.
- W.Va. Ethics Commission to hone fine points of trinkets law Updated: Apr-10-15 10:58 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - The state Ethics Commission has agreed to craft rules to a new law that prevents state employees and elected officials from using public funds to place their name or likeness on certain items.
- US Sen. Manchin blasts NRA, says group has changed its focus Updated: Apr-07-15 7:55 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Again facing heat from the gun lobby, U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin is criticizing the National Rifle Association, saying it moved from promoting gun safety and culture to being "big business."
- News Guide: Sen. Joe Manchin on coal, guns, governorship Updated: Apr-07-15 7:47 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin says it's "about a 50-50 toss-up" whether he will make a return bid at governor next year.
- Manchin "very much concerned" about law trimming mine safety Updated: Apr-07-15 1:56 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin says he is "very much concerned" about a new state law scaling back coal mine safety regulations.