- Peer recovery coaches help others fight addiction Updated: Feb-06-16 3:19 pm
HUNTINGTON, West Virginia - When 31-year-old St. Albans native Ashley Keiffer found herself in jail for the 16th time, her big plan when she got out was to land a job at a fast-food restaurant.
- Company in West Virginia chem spill receives 'symbolic' fine Updated: Feb-04-16 4:24 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - A bankrupt chemical company responsible for a spill that contaminated a West Virginia river and fouled the drinking water supply of 300,000 residents was fined $900,000 on pollution charges Thursday, with a judge noting that Freedom Industries likely could never pay it.
- Small plane veers off taxiway at Yeager Airport Updated: Feb-04-16 4:17 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - A small private plane skidded off the taxiway at Yeager Airport in Charleston.
- Ex-official's sentencing set in West Virginia chemical spill Updated: Feb-04-16 3:05 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - A former plant manager at Freedom Industries is due in court for sentencing in a 2014 chemical spill that fouled the drinking water supply of 300,000 West Virginians.
- Victims' families settle in lawsuits over deadly house fire Updated: Feb-03-16 2:22 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Settlement agreements have been reached in lawsuits involving the families of nine victims killed in a Charleston house fire.
- 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.
- Coal executive demands tax break for industry in free-fall Updated: Jan-27-16 4:42 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - The chief executive of one of the nation's largest coal producers, Murray Energy, made an emotional call Wednesday for steep cuts in state mining taxes to support an industry in free-fall.
- 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.
- Roane County family finds antique cookbook Updated: Jan-24-16 10:17 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - History pokes out from the edges.
- Former Pratt mayor sentenced for selling prescription drugs Updated: Jan-22-16 8:29 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - A former West Virginia mayor has been given probation after he was charged with selling prescription pills.
- Man pleads guilty in shooting death at Cross Lanes motel Updated: Jan-22-16 6:27 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - A Dunbar man has pleaded guilty in the shooting death of a man at a Charleston-area motel.
- People ordered out of West Virginia homeless encampment Updated: Jan-20-16 6:40 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - The mayor of West Virginia's capital city has ordered a few dozen homeless people to leave a makeshift tent city along a Charleston riverbank.
- Hearing slated in chemical spill cases ahead of sentencings Updated: Jan-20-16 2:55 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - A federal judge has scheduled a hearing leading up to several criminal sentencings surrounding a massive chemical spill.
- West Virginia University starts community service initiative Updated: Jan-19-16 8:40 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - West Virginia University has launched a new community service initiative that challenges college students to give back to their communities one day each month.
- Police: Charleston woman dies in Morgantown hit-and-run Updated: Jan-18-16 4:53 pm
MORGANTOWN, West Virginia - Morgantown police say a 20-year-old Charleston woman has died in an apparent hit-and-run.
- West Virginia reverses course on attorney compensation Updated: Jan-18-16 2:20 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - West Virginia won't be cutting court-appointed attorneys' compensation after all.
- Eagle Scout candidate designs houses for Capitol squirrels Updated: Jan-17-16 10:27 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - The West Virginia State Capitol Complex's newest buildings don't require clearing a security checkpoint and being scanned by a metal detector to enter - you just have to be able to climb a tree and squeeze through a 2-inch hole.
- Logan High instructor honored as W.Va. teacher of year Updated: Jan-15-16 2:52 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - A Logan High School Spanish teacher has been given $5,000 and the use of a new car for one year for being named the West Virginia Teacher of the Year.
- Disaster aid office in Charleston closing next week Updated: Jan-15-16 2:52 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - The office that has been handling disaster assistance to 55 West Virginia counties affected by the 2015 spring and summer storms is closing.
- Amtrak to add business-class seating to Cardinal route Updated: Jan-14-16 12:39 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Amtrak has announced it will add business-class seating to its Cardinal route.
- Ceremony to name ship after WWII hero set in Charleston Updated: Jan-14-16 7:21 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin is joining officials for the naming of a Navy ship after Medal of Honor recipient Hershel "Woody" Williams.
- The Latest: West Virginia unions protest right-to-work Updated: Jan-13-16 2:58 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - The latest on the West Virginia Legislature's first day in session in Charleston (all times local):
- West Virginia Delegate Reynolds to run for attorney general Updated: Jan-12-16 4:39 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - State Del. Doug Reynolds has announced a bid for West Virginia attorney general.