February 13, 2017

Federal inmate sentenced for Beckley escape

Jody Ladd Dellenback, 30, previously pled guilty to running away from authorities following an examination at Raleigh General Hospital n August 2016.

Pension fund payments eyed as a way to fill W.Va. state budget gap

Ideas include refinancing pension debt or 'smoothing' payments over period of years.

DNR proposing more liberal harvest of deer and bear for 2017

Proposals made to Natural Resources Commission for 2017 seasons now out for public comment

Nelson: House budget blueprint in 2 weeks

House Finance chair talks about "middle ground" approach.

Courtesy Patrol elimination bill passes first hurdle

The House Roads and Transportation Committee approves the bill written to end the roadside assistance program.

Justice’s Greenbrier, Glade Springs step aside on tourism matching grants

The Greenbrier was awarded $125,000 in 2016, $50,000 in 2015, and $100,000 in 2014.

DuPont, Chemours settle C-8 cases for $670 million

C-8 used in manufacturing of Teflon was made at Washington Works plant near Parkersburg.

Capitol intruder arrested

Window in one of the main doors of the capital smashed open with large, metal ashtray during the early morning hours.

Winfield girls basketball winning with defensive pressure, quickness

Winfield is one of the girls basketball Class AA state tournament contenders in 2017.

Listen: High School Basketball Roundup – Week 6

A 30 minute feature of high school basketball around the state with Fred Persinger.

Council to vote on proposed depletion of Huntington’s Rainy Day Fund to fill budget shortfall

Huntington Mayor Steve Williams detailed his city's budget picture for more than 40 community leaders during a Monday meeting ahead of the council meeting that night.

WV Scholar Program underway

Winner gets full ride to West Virginia Wesleyan.

Man gets probation for deadly crash that killed retired Army sergeant

Mathew Smith was sentenced Monday in connection with the crash that killed Richard "Dick" Smoot in 2015.

Revenge motivates Jayhawks for Big Monday rematch with WVU

Kansas favored by 4.5 points as the Mountaineers aim for the season sweep.

Sanders discusses future of movement, Trump in Charleston visit

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., was in Charleston Sunday night to promote his book, "Our Revolution: A Future to Believe In."

West Virginia’s economic bright spots

Lost in all the news in West Virginia about budget shortfalls, spending cuts and tax increases, are several reports that collectively represent economic bright spots...

Bill pending in Senate to eliminate RESA offices statewide

SB 181 would abolish those agencies and give the program to local county school boards.

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