July 31, 2018

California man sentenced to 40 years for shipping meth

Cesar Navarro, 40, shipped more than 50 pounds of crystal methamphetamine before his arrest.

Analyst: No clear leader in Manchin-Morrisey match-up

The Cook Political Report rates the contest between Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin and Republican West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey as a "toss-up."

Services offered to witnesses of Ritter Park crash

The service is part of a partnership between Marshall University and Huntington Police Department.

Coach on 4-star Oscar Tshiebwe: ‘His motor is unbelievable’

The 2019 top-50 prospect from a familiar spot in Pennsylvania has West Virginia among his final eight schools.

Storm cell uproots large trees in Cabell County

Winds clocked at more than 70 mph.

Former West Virginia Supreme Court justice agrees to federal information filing

Menis Ketchum, who resigned from the state Supreme Court last Friday, is pleading guilty to wire fraud.

Well-known children’s chorus hopes to recover from embezzlement

Appalachian Children's Chorus still owes credit card debt.

PEIA Public Outreach Subcommittee sets August deadline for findings report

After much discussion, members of the subcommittee concluded that the main themes from the public hearings, which wrapped up in June, were affordability -- including premiums, co-pays and deductibles -- accessibility and predictability.

Attorney: State’s judicial reputation in need of major rebuild

Forty percent of recent Supreme Court members now named in federal charges.

VOAD leader says recovery from June 2016 flood is now “moving in the right direction”

Executive Director Jenny Gannaway talked with MetroNews as cases under RISE West Virginia move under VOAD's umbrella.

99 coal miners laid off at Wyoming County mine

Workers were notified Friday, June 27.

Socialism gains traction with the lure of free stuff

Socialism is hot right now. The upset win by New York City congressional candidate Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez last month triggered a wave of stories and opining...

Berkeley County man sentenced to 15 years in prison for distributing fentanyl

Bradley Markley, of Hedgesville, pleaded guilty to one count of distribution of fentanyl and acetyl fentanyl in March 2018.

Educators attend professional learning summit in Charleston

The West Virginia South Summit for Educational Excellence began Monday at the Charleston Civic Center.

Shott: Committee needs to look into use of 1099 forms

Impeachment proceedings are expected to resume by Aug. 6.

Manchin holds ‘productive’ meeting with Kavanaugh

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., was the first Democrat to meet with Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

Woman jailed for embezzling $97K from Appalachian Children’s Chorus

Jacqueline Holly Portillo, 51, of Hurricane, pleaded guilty in June to four counts of felony embezzlement.

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