February 8, 2017

Press Virginia grinds down hapless Sooners, 61-50

The No. 13 Mountaineers ramped up their defense and Beetle Bolden scored 17 off the bench to pull out a gritty win in Norman.

Photo gallery: Mountaineers break through for first win in Norman

NORMAN, Okla. — Photos from West Virginia’s 61-50 victory at Oklahoma on Wednesday night. The Mountaineers (19-5, 7-4) improved to 1-4 all-time at Lloyd Noble...

Lawmakers split on road bond plan; want to see more

Justice lays out plan for $1.4 billion of work in 2-4 years.

Education leaders applaud Justice’s teacher pay raise, testing reform proposals

Governor Jim Justice proposed a 2 percent pay raise for West Virginia teachers as part of his State of the State Address.

Justice’s plan to fill budget gap goes lighter on cuts, suggests a new business tax

Legislative leaders say they disappointed in small amount cuts--promise to take lead on issue.

Suspects in Charleston murder case taken into custody

Bobby Hall, 42, and Misty Rucker, 38, were wanted on murder charges connected to a shooting Tuesday evening in downtown Charleston.

Bernie Sanders has 2 West Virginia events planned over next week

Vermont senator will be in Charleston Sunday and McDowell County on Monday.

W.Va. House of Delegates requires committee witness to take oath

Anyone appearing before a House committee will now have to be sworn in before speaking.

Boys basketball MetroNews Power Index: Week 5

Musselman, University and Capital fill out the top three in this week's boys basketball power index, presented by AARP.

$10,000 reward offered for 2 charged in Tuesday night shootings in Charleston

One dead and another clings to life after shooting on Charleston street overnight.

Legalize marijuana the focus of rally at state Capitol

Supporters of medical and recreational marijuana were in Charleston Wednesday.

West Virginia officially welcomes Tony Dews aboard as RBs coach

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia football coach Dana Holgorsen made official Wednesday the hiring of Tony Dews as running backs coach. “Tony brings years of...

Toni Poling is 2017 West Virginia Teacher of the Year

Poling, of Fairmont Senior High School, was honored Wednesday at the state Capitol.

Murder trial juror pleads guilty after lying to judge

Taniqra Payne went to the crime scene herself and then lied about it.

Former U.S. Attorney outlines new tool for fighting drug abuse

"Even if Governor Justice were to roll out the best plan we've ever heard, you're still going to have to do something locally," Ihlenfeld said.

Morgantown council passes first reading of gun ban

In a 4-3 vote from Morgantown City Council, a reworked ordinance was passed on a first reading that states only current or retired law enforcement officials would be able to carry firearms in municipal buildings including city hall.

‘Hard-nosed’ Parkersburg emerges as Class AAA contender

Parkersburg has been riding a lot of momentum heading into the season's final few weeks.

Blank and ready; Justice and whiteboard set for State of State Address

Legislative leaders wonder about cuts, revenue mix.

Stephen McDaniel named W.Va. DNR Director

Bridgeport businessman tapped to head up state's wildlife and fisheries programs in the Justice Administration

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