February 28, 2017

DHHR, DMAPS to launch grant program combating drug addiction

AmerisourceBergen and Cardinal Health agreed in January to pay a total of $36 million to resolve allegations of shipping massive amounts of prescription drugs into West Virginia.

Man wanted in three counties arrested after running from authorities

Darnell Mitchell was already facing multiple charges in Fayette, Kanawha and Raleigh counties.

Class AAA girls basketball state tournament seeds set

Seeds and schedule released for the 2017 West Virginia high school girls basketball Class AAA state tournament.

DHHR budget, while a big target, could be tough to cut

Subcommittee leader says agency has already been cut.

Drunk driver in fatal Morgantown crash ordered to youth center

A maximum sentence was suspended in the fatal drunk driving case in Morgantown that killed a Charleston native.

Investigators release name of man killed in mining accident

Indications are worker fell about 20 feet into a coal bin while working inside preparation plant. Mine owned by Gov. Jim Justice.

2 people injured in lightning strike; heavy rain expected Wednesday

More than half of state's counties under flash flood watch.

Mountain East Conference to kick off 5-day basketball tournament in Charleston

The event runs Wednesday through Sunday at the Charleston Civic Center.

House passes WVU-backed personnel bill

Opponents say it's mean-spirited.

Morrisey meets with Trump to discuss energy, drug crisis

The National Association of Attorneys General is meeting this week at the White House.

Former Barbour County EMT indicted on 25 sex crime-related charges

The now 13-year-old alleged victim came forward in August to interview with the Child Advocacy Center.

New initiative unveiled during Broadband Day at state Capitol

GigReady WV focuses on increased high-speed internet access for under-served areas of the Mountain State.

Railroad workers want safer taxi rides

Bill would provide competition for transport at end of shifts.

The Lunch: Was West Virginia’s road split (technically) a success?

Was West Virginia’s two-game swing through the Lonestar State a success? There’s something to be said for splitting road games against revenge-minded TCU and Baylor...

Mixed reaction from Republican leaders to latest Justice budget proposal

Chief of staff for Governor Jim Justice likens budget work to the many ways to get to Wheeling from Charleston.

Francis has Beckley eyeing 17th title in 100th season

Woodrow Wilson enters sectional play having won nine of its last 11 games.

House of Delegates to vote on education personnel bill Tuesday

Delegates voiced their concerns Monday about the removal of recall rights for certain employees.

Governor proposes alternative budget plan

There is now a counter-proposal to Governor Jim Justice’s budget for next fiscal year and it comes from… Governor Jim Justice. Justice apparently sensed that...

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