Thursday December 18, 2014

85 and counting; some school districts putting dent into required 180 instructional days

Some counties get near half of schedule in before Christmas.

Marshall BOG will take time in choosing interim president

Team of senior vice presidents will make day-to-day decisions for now.

Charges upgraded to murder in Kanawha County shooting

The victim died after being shot in the head.

Accused killer of drug informant arraigned in federal magistrate court

If convicted, the Charleston man faces the death penalty.

Wellsburg police: man dies after being shot with arrow

Police conducting a murder investigation.

More coal layoffs in southern West Virginia

ArcelorMittal is reducing its workforce.

Kopp was higher-ed advocate till the end

Marshall president urged leading lawmaker to lean on higher ed in meeting just before his unexpected death.

A helping hand in hard times

Grateful parents take home presents for their children provided by the Angel Tree

Wednesday December 17, 2014

Marshall president Stephen Kopp dies after suffering heart attack

"I lost a dear friend this evening," said Huntington mayor Steve Williams of Kopp, who steered the university to record growth over nine years.

Blankenship will seek change of venue

Trial not likely to meet current Jan. 26 start date.

West Virgina American Water Company applauds indictments

Water company agrees water emergence "completely preventable."

Man jailed, victim hospitalized in Kanawha County shooting

Victim shot in the head Wednesday morning.

4 Freedom officials indicted for Elk River chemical leak

Six connected to Freedom and company itself named in indictments, informations.

In seeking Oliver Luck’s replacement, Gee not pigeonholed to current ADs

West Virginia University's president said he wants "an extraordinary leader" and the hiring wheels are in motion after he was informed of Luck's departure last month.

Morgantown police release identity of murder victim

Police man killed by roommates.

University of Charleston announces new athletic facility

$5 million donation from Martha Gaines and Russell Wehrle Memorial Foundation will complete fundraising for unique facility

Missing man found dead in Gauley River

Investigators do not suspect foul play.

Charleston man killed by gunfire

Man shot dead on in front of his home, police seek suspect.

Charges filed in Potomac Center investigation

Abuse investigation began in January.

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