January 9, 2017

Nicholas County superintendent recommends consolidating schools

Superintendent Donna Burge-Tetrick said numerous middle and high schools should merge as a result of school loss from the June flood and decreased enrollment.

Manchin talks with Trump to discuss health care for miners

Manchin spoke with the President-elect about securing a more permanent health care solution for miners.

Former Hancock County deputy sentenced to 18 months in federal prison

Mark Cowden was convicted in October of deprivation of rights for using excessive force against Ryan Hamrick in January 2015.

Tomblin says Trust Fund key to major settlement with pill distributors

In total, 12 pharmaceutical companies will pay $47 million to the state.

Column: Konate flexes freshman fire around the basket

After "Sags" helped West Virginia avoid an upset against TCU, the freshman faces a taller challenge against No. 1 Baylor.

27 overdoses in one night, but few answers from the man taking the blame

Benz Griggs pleads guilty to heroin distribution.

Police search for Morgantown bank robbery suspect

At approximately 3:15 p.m. Monday, Jan. 9, Morgantown Police Department responded to United Bank on the corner of Fayette and Chestnut Streets.

From unranked to top-ranked, Bears come rolling into Morgantown

Long, efficient and stocked with upperclassmen, the unbeaten Bears are college basketball's biggest midseason surprise.

A trooper’s superintendent

Jan Cahill says his first priority will be troopers in the field and helping them to do their job more effectively

Legislative audit recommends eliminating RESAs

Cutting 16 executive positions would save more than $1.5 million annually.

Police chief: Driver hit in police cruiser wreck dies

Charleston police officer placed on paid administrative leave.

Pressure is on for Justice’s tourism head

Chelsea Ruby knows Governor elect Justice is engaged about growing tourism and won't be patient about seeing results

New U.S. citizens take oath in Charleston for first time this year

A naturalization ceremony was held Monday morning in Charleston Federal Court.

HS girls basketball gallery: Martinsburg 40, Morgantown 36

Martinsburg defeated Morgantown 40-36 in girls high school basketball.

DMV’s Reed to stay in post under Justice

Governor-elect calls DMV commissioner an innovative thinker.

Slow but steady rebound to fishing in the W.Va. coalfields

Anglers note the Tug, Fork, Coal, and Guyandotte Rivers are improving and show great promise for fishing in the future.

Leaders in business, industry talk legislative priorities with lawmakers

The West Virginia Business & Industry Council held its annual pre-legislative conference Monday in Charleston.

River search resumes for man presumed dead after machete attack

Suspect charged for Saturday night attack in Kanawha City.

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