- West Virginia forward Jonathan Holton reinstated to team Updated: Feb-11-16 7:28 pm
MORGANTOWN, West Virginia - Suspended West Virginia forward Jonathan Holton has been reinstated to the team.
- West Virginia House approves religious-exemptions bill Updated: Feb-11-16 6:31 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Amid growing opposition from the business community, West Virginia's Republican-led House of Delegates cleared a bill Thursday that proponents say would ensure freedom of religious expression and opponents say would sanction discrimination.
- Ex-exec sentenced to 1 month in West Virginia chemical spill Updated: Feb-11-16 6:16 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - A former Freedom Industries executive was sentenced Thursday to one month in federal prison for a chemical spill that fouled the drinking water supply of 300,000 West Virginians.
- W. Virginia governor vetoes so-called right-to-work proposal Updated: Feb-11-16 5:37 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - As promised, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin vetoed bills on Thursday to make West Virginia the 26th with a so-called right-to-work law and repeal its prevailing wage.
- West Virginia death investigators cut backlog of cases Updated: Feb-11-16 4:38 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - The West Virginia Medical Examiner's Office has been working to crack down on a backlog of cases and seek accreditation.
- Governor frustrated by lack of effort to fill budget hole Updated: Feb-11-16 4:27 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - About halfway through the 60-day legislative session, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin is expressing frustration that lawmakers haven't considered options to plug a massive budget hole.
- Council pushes WV to add LGBT protection to hate crime law Updated: Feb-11-16 3:46 pm
HUNTINGTON, West Virginia - Huntington City Council has approved a resolution to urge West Virginia lawmakers to include protection for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals under the state code dealing with hate crimes.
- Several states seek to block 2nd trimester abortion method Updated: Feb-11-16 2:50 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Abortion opponents in Mississippi, West Virginia and several other states are filing bills to ban an abortion procedure commonly used in the second trimester that opponents describe as dismembering a fetus.
- Police: Woman dies after driving car into river Updated: Feb-11-16 11:29 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - An 80-year-old woman has died after driving her car into the Elk River.
- West Virginia: Watch glass being made by hand at Blenko Updated: Feb-11-16 11:23 am
MILTON, West Virginia - At Blenko Glass, you can watch glass being handcrafted the way it's been done for more than 100 years.
- Councilman to serve 10-20 years in prison for sex crimes Updated: Feb-11-16 10:32 am
LUMBERPORT, West Virginia - A Lumberport councilman has been sentenced to 10 to 20 years in prison for sex crimes involving children.
- Marshall hires Pepe Pearson as RB coach Updated: Feb-11-16 8:39 am
HUNTINGTON, West Virginia - Marshall has hired Pepe Pearson as running backs coach.
- W.Va. report: $55m in welfare programs spent out of state Updated: Feb-11-16 4:00 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - A West Virginia report says $55 million in two welfare programs was spent out of state in a year.
- No. 24 West Virginia women close out Iowa State 57-47 Updated: Feb-10-16 9:55 pm
MORGANTOWN, West Virginia - Bria Holmes scored 23 points and Lanay Montgomery had 15 points, 15 rebounds and three blocks to help No. 24 West Virginia close out Iowa State 57-47 Wednesday night.
- Delay of clean power plan stokes worries about Paris treaty Updated: Feb-10-16 4:06 pm
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration asserted Wednesday that a Supreme Court order delaying enforcement of its new clean-power rules will ultimately have little impact on meeting the nation's obligations under the recent Paris climate agreement.
- Prosecutor in ex-coal CEO case Manchin's US attorney pick Updated: Feb-10-16 1:04 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - The prosecutor on former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship's case is Sen. Joe Manchin's pick for U.S. attorney.
- WVa gov: likely no state carbon plan until after court cases Updated: Feb-10-16 12:17 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Democratic Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin doesn't expect West Virginia to submit compliance plans for carbon emissions standards from coal-fired power plants while the federal regulation remains in court proceedings.
- Confederate group asks permission to parade in Martinsburg Updated: Feb-10-16 12:06 pm
MARTINSBURG, West Virginia - The West Virginia Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans is seeking permission to parade through downtown Martinsburg.
- Montgomery votes against WVU Tech relocation agreement Updated: Feb-10-16 11:45 am
MONTGOMERY, West Virginia - Montgomery City Council members voted against an agreement that offers economic support from West Virginia University if the city promises not to sue over the relocation for WVU Institute of Technology from Montgomery to Beckley.
- West Virginia man sentenced to life in 2014 killing Updated: Feb-10-16 4:05 am
CLARKSBURG, West Virginia - A Lumberport man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing a Clarksburg man whose body was found in a remote area.
- 14 accused in Detroit-to-West Virginia heroin ring Updated: Feb-10-16 4:05 am
CLARKSBURG, West Virginia - Fourteen people have been charged with roles in a heroin trafficking operation from Detroit to West Virginia.
- No. 10 West Virginia falls to No. 6 Kansas, 75-65 Updated: Feb-09-16 10:31 pm
LAWRENCE, Kansas - West Virginia had an opportunity to make some history at Kansas.
- No. 6 Kansas beats No. 10 West Virginia, 75-65 Updated: Feb-09-16 9:54 pm
LAWRENCE, Kansas - Landen Lucas rarely gets much credit for the work he does for Kansas, mainly because the blue-collar forward earns his minutes with rebounding and defense rather than offense.
- Alpha says lenders offer $500M for coal producer's assets Updated: Feb-09-16 3:56 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Alpha Natural Resources said it has received a $500 million offer from existing lenders for the potential sale of the bankrupt coal producer's core assets.
- 2 deaths reported at young adult transitional living program Updated: Feb-09-16 3:40 pm
PARSONS, West Virginia - Two young men have killed themselves at a young adult transitional living program in Tucker County.