March 5, 2018

Kanawha deputies investigate murder-suicide

Authorities said they found 75-year-old Jack Hootman had shot and killed himself in the backyard of his home on Silas-Kanawha Two Mile Road.

Berkeley County School Board hopeful for strike end

The Berkeley County School Board held a meeting at Spring Mills High School, where teachers, parents and supporters wore red in a sign of unity with teachers and service personnel.

Bill introduced in Charleston City Council to eliminate needle exchange

The council's Finance Committee listened to presentations from Dr. Michael Brumage and Charleston Police Chief Steve Cooper regarding the effects of the needle exchange program.

WV schools close again, and legislative deal remains elusive

Conferees say 9 a.m. meeting Tuesday represents deadline.

Legislature completes work on SJR 12, vote coming in November

Amendment 1 says "Nothing in this Constitution secures or protects a right to abortion or requires the funding of abortion."

Human chain of teachers wraps around State Capitol

Teachers join hands and pray during Day 8 of a statewide strike.

Southern West Virginia Frontier workers unite for job protection

Picket lines formed in Beckley and Oak Hill Monday.

MEC poised to move postseason tournament to Wheeling

Announcement in Wheeling set for Tuesday; Charleston withdraws bid.

DNR proposes protection for 130 miles of native brook trout streams

Agency wants to insure work done will keep native brook trout progressing while enabling sportsmen to enjoy fishing for them.

New security screenings added for high school basketball state tourneys

Charleston Civic Center says in the wake of Parkland, Florida school shooting, they've decided to tighten security on what can and cannot be brought into the building.

On Day 8 of strike, Governor Justice says he’s “begging” Senate leaders to meet with him

"There is nothing more important than getting these kids back to school," he said.

Frontier employees hit picket lines for second day

Frontier employees fight for a contract agreement and job security.

Taylor County teen facing terroristic charges after movie theater threat

Taylor was quickly located and taken into custody without incident.

As WV schools close again, conference committee on pay raises already seems split

Conference committee scheduled to take up bill at 4 p.m.

Medical marijuana changes to be considered in Senate

House of Delegates passed a bill last week that includes recommendations from the West Virginia Medical Cannabis Advisory Board.

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