April 12, 2018

Workshop held for rebuilding Nicholas County schools

The mediation process has to wrap up by June 15 in order to not risk losing funding from FEMA.

Attorney General sues Equifax regarding data breach

Half of West Virginia's population — more than 730,000 people — were exposed to the risk of identity theft, financial fraud and other harms as a result of the data breach.

Logan County man sentenced for kidnapping, pursuit

Justin Joel Green, 32, of Chapmanville, was charged by authorities in Kanawha and Mingo counties in connection with the 60-mile chase.

Drug distributor CEOs to take part in congressional hearing

The House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations has scheduled a hearing for May 8.

Manchin, Capito among those confirming Wheeler for EPA post

Andrew Wheeler previously served as a coal lobbyist, including Murray Energy, and was an advisor to Republican Sen. Jim Inhofe of Oklahoma.

DEP hears both sides during Raleigh mountaintop removal public hearing

The hearing was held at Clear Fork Elementary in Artie.

Manchin’s approval falls, near equal to disapproval rating

Sen. Joe Manchin has a 43 percent approval rating and 44 percent disapproval rating, according to Morning Consult.

Brendan Ferns faces career decision after third serious injury: Coach

Defensive coordinator Tony Gibson recognizes how a succession of grueling rehabs could have the former four-star recruit second-guessing a return.

Lunsford’s jury selection to continue Friday

The trial is expected to last two weeks.

Capital High conducts first Safety Symposium for ninth grade students

The Symposium addressed issues of bullying, school shooters, health emergencies, drug prevention and more.

Huntington firefighter killed in off-duty crash

Wreck occurred Thursday morning.

US Attorney unveils ‘Back the Blue’ license plate to support fallen heroes

A ceremony was held Thursday in Charleston to recognize National Crime Victims' Rights Week.

City of Bluefield eyeing land along I-77 for development

A gas station, hotels and restaurants are part of the master plan.

Two appear in court connected to Westover church fire

Second degree arson is punishable by one to 10 years in prison.

MSHA releases final report in Raleigh County coal mining death

Miner's bodied carried 7.2 miles on mine belt.

Start of next school year won’t come until September for students in Boone County

Marking a change from past years, the Boone County Board of Education's approved a school calendar that puts the first day of the 2018-2019 school year for students on the day after Labor Day.

For 1st time, state law will require voter ID checks in West Virginia May primary

Education campaigns about the new law are underway for both poll workers and potential voters.

Charleston couple charged in child neglect case

Police find "deplorable" conditions at 2-year-old's home.

DNR anticipates strong year for spring gobbler hunting

Foliage will be light, but two year old gobblers will be abundant in 2018.

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