- Astronomy Day helps educate youth about astronomy, space Updated: Apr-30-16 2:11 pm
CLARKSBURG, West Virginia - Students and outer space enthusiasts gathered April 23 at the Gaston Caperton Center for an afternoon of astronomy.
- Search for help a key to dealing with child's autism Updated: Apr-30-16 2:09 pm
BECKLEY, West Virginia - Kelly Thompson grieves for the days before her 6-year-old son Wyatt became a full-time student. Those long, lazy days she enjoyed spending at home with her little boy.
- News Guide: A look at other primary races in West Virginia Updated: Apr-30-16 11:36 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - They're not running for president, governor, Congress or the state Supreme Court, yet some candidates in West Virginia's May 10 primary are hoping for the chance to earn their party's nominations for several statewide offices. Here is a summary of those races:
- Clinton to campaign in Appalachia next week Updated: Apr-29-16 7:17 pm
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Hillary Clinton will campaign in Kentucky, West Virginia and Ohio next week, and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, will be in West Virginia on Sunday.
- West Virginia billionaire spends $2M for governor primary Updated: Apr-29-16 5:32 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - In his bid for governor, West Virginia billionaire businessman Jim Justice has spent more than $2 million before the May 10 Democratic primary.
- West Virginia University arena closed for possible asbestos Updated: Apr-29-16 4:43 pm
MORGANTOWN, West Virginia - A West Virginia University official says the Coliseum has been closed after workers found possible asbestos.
- West Virginia Gov. Tomblin endorses Clinton for president Updated: Apr-29-16 4:42 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin is endorsing Hillary Clinton for president.
- Marmet council to choose new mayor after ex-mayor's removal Updated: Apr-29-16 3:26 pm
MARMET, West Virginia - Officials in the Kanawha County town of Marmet will select a new mayor next month after a judicial panel removed the former mayor from office earlier this year for violating city election laws.
- After 2012 stunner, ex-con makes another White House run Updated: Apr-29-16 2:25 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - When Hillary Clinton tries to vanquish Bernie Sanders in West Virginia's Democratic presidential primary next month, she will also have to watch out for Keith Judd.
- Kanawha County schools dropping 90 positions Updated: Apr-29-16 1:41 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Kanawha County's school system is planning to have about 90 fewer positions next fiscal year because of a shrinking budget, but officials said most of the position cuts will not result in job losses.
- Reports: Doctor accused of swapping prescriptions for sex Updated: Apr-29-16 12:49 pm
FAIRMONT, West Virginia - A West Virginia doctor has been arrested after three women told investigators he exchanged prescriptions for sexual acts.
- Attorney general's office participating in Drug Take-Back Updated: Apr-29-16 5:49 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office is participating in the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday with a dropoff site at the state Capitol.
- Marshall ceramics event raises $17K for food pantry Updated: Apr-29-16 4:51 am
HUNTINGTON, West Virginia - Marshall University ceramics students have raised $17,000 for a food pantry.
- Selfie-taking inmate was trying to have a good time in jail Updated: Apr-28-16 10:32 pm
HUNTINGTON, West Virginia - West Virginia jail officials are investigating an inmate's use of a cellphone to take photos of himself and others inside a transport van and posting them online.
- West Virginia man pleads guilty in heroin overdose death Updated: Apr-28-16 1:26 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - A Charleston man accused of supplying heroin to a woman who overdosed and died last year has pleaded guilty to attempting to deliver a controlled substance and involuntary manslaughter.
- Steve McMillan named AP's Mid-Atlantic news editor Updated: Apr-28-16 12:51 pm
ATLANTA - Steve McMillan, news editor for The Associated Press in Virginia and West Virginia, has been named Mid-Atlantic news editor, overseeing a newly expanded region as part of a realignment of several AP regions.
- 2 ex-officers get probation for illegal Maryland gun sale Updated: Apr-28-16 11:21 am
HAGERSTOWN, Maryland - Two former law enforcement officers indicted in an illegal firearms sale have been sentenced to probation.
- 'The Mine Wars' film being shown at May Day event Sunday Updated: Apr-28-16 4:15 am
MATEWAN, West Virginia - The West Virginia Mine Wars Museum is offering a screening of a new documentary for public television about miners in southern West Virginia and their fight for civil liberties.
- Rockefeller legacy exhibit open at West Virginia University Updated: Apr-28-16 4:14 am
MORGANTOWN, West Virginia - The West Virginia and Regional History Center is chronicling the legacy of former Sen. Jay Rockefeller in Wise Library's Rockefeller Gallery at West Virginia University.
- West Virginia auditor to head white collar crime center Updated: Apr-28-16 1:59 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - The auditor of West Virginia will be the next president and CEO of the National White Collar Crime Center in Richmond, Virginia.
- West Virginia doc sentenced in drug, health care fraud case Updated: Apr-27-16 5:48 pm
BECKLEY, West Virginia - A Beckley pain clinic doctor has been sentenced to eight years in federal prison for illegally prescribing a controlled substance and submitting false health care claims.
- West Virginia governor: $50M more in reserves to patch gap Updated: Apr-27-16 3:18 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin expects to take about $50 million more from reserves to cover a pressing budget hole.
- Board upholds chemical tank designations after 2014 spill Updated: Apr-27-16 11:38 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - The West Virginia Environmental Quality Board has upheld decisions by state regulators regarding which chemical storage tanks would be covered by new safety standards passed to try to prevent a repeat of a massive 2014 spill that fouled a drinking water supply.
- Public comments on hospitals' merger overwhelmingly negative Updated: Apr-27-16 11:09 am
HUNTINGTON, West Virginia - None of the 18 letters sent to the West Virginia Attorney General's office recently were in favor of a proposal to merge two Huntington hospitals.
- Crater Lake superintendent passionate about park Updated: Apr-27-16 11:05 am
CRATER LAKE, Oregon - When Craig Ackerman was a second grade student in Wheeling, West Virginia, he saw a magazine article showing snow piled two stories high at Crater Lake National Park.