White House council: Opioid epidemic costs more than $500 billion

The White House Council of Economic Advisers said in a 10-page report the economic cost of the opioid crisis was $504 billion, or 2.8 percent of the United States' gross domestic product. Full Story »



Charleston man asked police to kill him

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Officers showed great restraint, chief says. Full Story »

Charles Manson’s West Virginia childhood hinted of violence

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Leader of murderous 'family' died Sunday in California while serving life sentence. Full Story »

New law allows W.Va. school bus drivers to carry epinephrine

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Implementation will vary county by county. Full Story »

The annual hunt for big bucks is on in W.Va.

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A quarter million hunters will be in the woods for this opening day of the 2017 buck hunting season in W.Va. Full Story »

More about China Energy, West Virginia’s enormous new trading partner

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia’s newest, biggest global trading partner is partially state-owned and recently took its place as the world’s largest power company. China... Full Story »

Suspect wanted in Huntington robbery

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It happened at the Norway Avenue Dollar General on Saturday. Full Story »

Authorities investigating cause of Clarksburg fire

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Authorities are investigating the cause of a Sunday night fire that sent one person to the hospital. Full Story »

Two of four victims identified in Jefferson County carbon monoxide poisoning

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A teenager and a young girl also died. Full Story »

Victims of Farmington mine disaster remembered on 49th anniversary

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Annual memorial ceremony held in Marion County. Full Story »

Winter weather advisory affects 3 eastern West Virginia counties

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The winter weather advisory will be in effect until 3 a.m. Monday. Full Story »

Kanawha commission moves forward with 3 water projects

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The $5.5 million work will go toward supplying 60 households that had previously been using well water with water from West Virginia American Water Company. Full Story »

Officials respond to Boone County brush fire

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A power line had been smoldering over the last several days, catching nearby brush on fire on Saturday. Full Story »

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