May 21, 2018

Lawmakers circulate petition for medical marijuana special session

The state Legislature ended its special session Monday afternoon but failed to pass a measure related to medical marijuana.

DHHR chief says feds talking about suing West Virginia over foster care crisis

Bill Crouch tells lawmakers state is out of foster care parents.

Mullens doctor indicted on drug charges

Manuel Barit allegedly distributed drugs outside his medical practice and defrauded government insurance plans.

Former DOH worker sentenced in fraud scheme

Steven Hull receives probation.

House gutted by flames; shooting suspect inside

Kanawha County SWAT team was attempting to serve warrant in East Bank when blaze broke out.

Three well-known West Virginia women highlighting the importance of education

Senator Shelley Moore Capito, President of Toyota Motor Manufacturing West Virginia Leah Curry and Huntington Fire Chief Jan Rader spoke at The Education Alliance's 9th "EDTalks" in Hurricane.

NBA scout: WVU’s Sagaba Konate better suited for 2019 draft

Personnel evaluator likes Konate's rebounding, shot-blocking and energy but warns, “It’s a rush job to me if he goes pro now."

Brackets set for the high school softball state tournament

Brackets are set for the high school softball state tournament from Vienna.

Lawmakers pass arts department, firefighter benefits bills in special session

Special session coincides with legislative interim meetings.

Thrasher celebrates 35 years by continuing to expand

This June marks 35 years since Woody Thrasher and his father, the late Henry A. Thrasher, first joined forces to start their own firm in North Central West Virginia.

Preston County authorities search for drowning victim

The Preston County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to a reported drowning at approximately 4:21 a.m. Sunday.

National CEO for Pancreatic Cancer Action Network visits West Virginia with a message

Pancreatic cancer is currently the third-leading cause of cancer-related death in the U.S.

Domestic dispute leads to death in Kanawha County

Wife tells deputies she stabbed her husband with a butcher knife during a fight

Don Blankenship says he’s now running for Senate on Constitution Party ticket

The former Massey Energy chief developed a deep distaste for the Republican primary winner, incumbent Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, and has said he wants to block Morrisey's path to the U.S. Senate.

UPDATE: Arrest made in Bluefield shooting, 1 more at large

The shooting remains under investigation.

WVU professor has doubts about sports betting revenue

West Virginia University economics professor Brad Humphreys says West Virginia Lottery estimates are based on little information.

Latest Newscasts