March 9, 2017

West Virginia’s path gets easier, but the Big 12 presumes nothing

Allan Taylor's commentary: Kansas is done and Baylor is busted, so let's see how the Mountaineers fare as favorites.

Russell, Winfield push past Lincoln into AA semifinals

ZZ Russell scores 23 point to lead Winfield over Lincoln in the girls basketball state tournament quarterfinals.

Cabell, Kanawha counties file separate lawsuits against drug distributors

The Cabell County Commission said nine companies sold 40 million doses of pain medication from 2007 to 2012 The Kanawha County Commission said 16 companies sold 66 million doses during that same period.

Mountaineers dig in to put away Texas, 63-53

Jevon Carter scored 21 points and West Virginia's gritty defense took over in the second half against the Longhorns.

Photo gallery: West Virginia ends long season for Longhorns

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Images from Thursday night’s Big 12 tournament quarterfinal in which No. 11 West Virginia eliminated Texas 63-53.

Daugherty’s 26 points lead Wheeling Park over Martinsburg

Josie Daugherty hit six 3s on Thursday night as Class AAA No. 6 Wheeling Park upset No. 3 Martinsburg.

Roane County woman pleads guilty to taking more than $10,000 from United Way

Rhonda Conrad, 49, faces up to 10 years in federal prison, a fine up to $250,000 and a restitution payment to United Way of Central West Virginia.

Class A boys basketball state tournament seeds set

The seeds are set for the 2017 Class A high school boys basketball state tournament.

State Police arrest three men for separate acts involving children

Troopers with the Crimes Against Children Unit arrested each of the three.

AA No. 1 Bluefield prevails in battle with No. 8 River View

The top seed in Class AA advances into the semifinals.

Heroin epidemic the focus of 2016 crime statistics released by Charleston, Huntington police

Theft is on the rise in Charleston while more than 1,100 heroin overdoses were reported in Huntington.

Mohawk closing Logan County hardwoods plant

111 employees losing their jobs.

Big 12 tourney quarterfinal blog: Frogs finish strong to KO Kansas

Allan Taylor weighs in from Kansas City, where the Power & Lights District is bustling as usual and the league showcase gets rolling.

Debate erupts on House floor over medical marijuana

Effort to amend medical cannabis into a bill classifying controlled substances sparks emotional floor speeches on the subject in Charleston.

Fairmont Sr. to 5th straight semifinal with win over Bridgeport

Fairmont Senior returns to the Class AA girls basketball state tournament semifinals.

Capito cautious about proposed Obamacare replacement

On Thursday's MetroNews "Talkline," she said many of her questions about the bill remained unanswered.

Senate rejects two unemployment board nominees; Leaders cite qualifications

Critics of the move claim other factors are at play.

South Charleston withstands Parkersburg rally for semifinal spot

South Charleston beat Parkersburg on Thursday and will move on to face Huntington in the semifinals.

Church members to rely on their faith after fire

Fire apparently started in basement or in basement ceiling.

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