- Shooting by officer in West Virginia investigated Updated: Nov-25-15 5:12 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - A West Virginia police officer who was following a car with a headlight out shot the driver Wednesday after the man attempted to hit the officer with his vehicle, authorities said.
- Jury heads into holiday without verdict in ex-coal CEO trial Updated: Nov-24-15 5:33 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Jurors are heading into a holiday break without a verdict in the trial of ex-Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship.
- Charleston father, son charged with arson Updated: Nov-24-15 5:23 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - An investigation into a series of fires near Charleston has led to the arrests of a father and son.
- West Virginia regulators schedule hearing on chemical leak Updated: Nov-23-15 6:09 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - West Virginia regulators will conduct a hearing in December on the January 2014 chemical leak that fouled public water supplies for hundreds of thousands of people in Charleston and the surrounding region.
- Decades later, neighborhood friends reunite in Charleston Updated: Nov-21-15 11:53 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - They came in a group, down South Hills' Hickory Road, then stood together in the cool autumn air and watched time disappear.
- Patrols upped along Huntington-Charleston stretch of I-64 Updated: Nov-21-15 10:46 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Increased police patrols along Interstate 64 from Huntington to Charleston are aimed at reducing what law enforcement officials call a spike in traffic crashes and unsafe driving.
- The Latest: Jurors recess without verdict for ex-coal CEO Updated: Nov-20-15 5:19 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - The latest in the federal criminal trial of ex-Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship. All times local:
- Driver dies after truck plunges into West Virginia river Updated: Nov-20-15 5:12 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Charleston police say a man has died after his truck hit another vehicle and went into the Elk River.
- Kanawha school board strengthens LGBT employment protections Updated: Nov-20-15 10:09 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - The Kanawha County school board has approved policy changes meant to protect prospective and current lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees from discrimination.
- AP 2015 Southwest All-District Team Updated: Nov-19-15 5:31 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The 2015 Associated Press Southwest All-District football team, as selected by a media panel from the district:
- Court upholds 2009 suspensions of 7 Charles Town jockeys Updated: Nov-19-15 11:06 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - The West Virginia Supreme Court says the state Racing Commission didn't engage in improper rule-making when it suspended the permits of seven jockeys for improper weigh outs before races.
- Deputies: Man conspired with former partner to kill husband Updated: Nov-19-15 4:50 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Officials say a Charleston man conspired with his former partner to kill her husband.
- 2015 AP Northeast Lakes All-District football team Updated: Nov-18-15 5:31 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The 2015 Associated Press Northeast Lakes All-District football teams, as selected by a media panel from the district:
- Emotions high for mine victim families in ex-coal CEO trial Updated: Nov-18-15 9:45 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Sitting in court since early October, spectator Judy Jones Petersen has heard plenty from the defense about a former coal CEO's safety concerns but not much about how 29 men died - including her brother - in a fiery mine blast under that executive's watch.
- Nexstar buying 4 West Virginia TV stations Updated: Nov-17-15 5:30 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Nexstar Broadcasting Group Inc. says it is buying four West Virginia television stations from West Virginia Media Holdings for $130 million.
- Legislators address problems at WVU-Parkersburg Updated: Nov-17-15 2:23 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Officials with West Virginia University at Parkersburg have taken responsibility for problems found in a Legislative Audit report regarding purchasing practices and bidding procedures, and have assured lawmakers the problems have been handled.
- Woman pleads guilty to falsely obtaining landslide aid Updated: Nov-17-15 9:46 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - A Charleston woman has pleaded guilty to falsely obtaining benefits meant for residents forced out of their homes by a landslide at Yeager Airport.
- Elkins, Harpers Ferry gain larger say in how they govern Updated: Nov-17-15 6:27 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Elkins and Harpers Ferry have gained a larger say in how they govern.
- Carter, Williams lead West Virginia over James Madison 86-73 Updated: Nov-16-15 10:59 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - West Virginia coach Bob Huggins wants sophomore guard Jevon Carter to focus as much on limiting his mistakes as he does on trying to score.
- State awards $7.5M contract for Capitol buildings project Updated: Nov-16-15 4:18 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - West Virginia has awarded a $7,478,000 contract to demolish and rebuild four floors in two office towers that are part of the state Capitol complex.
- Meeting to focus on West Virginia water quality rule changes Updated: Nov-16-15 9:21 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - State regulators will review public comments on proposed changes to West Virginia's water quality standards at a meeting this week.
- University of Charleston undergrad tuition to rise by $3,000 Updated: Nov-12-15 7:43 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - University of Charleston President Ed Welch says a tuition increase will be offset by more financial aid.
- West Virginia Supreme Court dismisses ex-school chief's suit Updated: Nov-10-15 5:01 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - A former West Virginia schools superintendent cannot sue the state Board of Education over its decision to fire her, the state's Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.
- United Bankshares to acquire Bank of Georgetown Updated: Nov-10-15 9:53 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - United Bankshares, Inc. is acquiring Bank of Georgetown in an all-stock deal valued at approximately $269 million.
- Charleston man pleads guilty to killing police informant Updated: Nov-10-15 6:47 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - A Charleston man faces a mandatory life sentence after pleading guilty to killing a police informant.