Thursday February 23, 2017

Some senators say new state police cadet class should be priority

New state police superintendent says this year's limited budget funds will be used to reduce drug case backlog in crime lab.

Woman dies in Nicholas County fire

State Fire Marshal's Office is investigating.

Justice administration introduces tiered severance tax proposal

Proposal is one of several administration-backed bills being introduced in the state Senate.

Police investigating break-in at Fayette County school

The suspect escaped with two laptop computers and a 55'' TV, which was mounted on the wall in the cafeteria.

WVUTeach receives more funding to train math and science teachers

This month, WVU announced a new $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation for WVUTeach.

Wednesday February 22, 2017

Man with knife dead after confrontation with State Police

Kyle Copson, 26, of Cross Lanes, died after being shot by troopers.

House Bill 2167, third reading and the light moment that arose

Debate over bill results in legislative laughter.

Randolph County correctional officer charged with assaulting detainees, submitting false report

Adam Joseph Neal Graham of Elkins served at the Tygart Valley Regional Jail.

Officer-involved shooting in Princeton

Happened in Hardee's parking lot Wednesday afternoon.

Budget battles break out in both houses of W.Va. Legislature

Both sides call for an end to name-calling over budget gap.

Higher ed personnel bill clears committee

CHARLESTON, W. Va. — The House Education Committee has passed and sent to the floor legislation designed to streamline personnel decisions by state colleges and...

Yeager establishes plan to respond to airport protests

In recent weeks, people have gathered outside airports around the country to protest President Donald Trump's immigration ban.

Names released in Romney shooting

No charges have been filed.

Carper: Crossings Mall Kmart workers laid off

Bankrupted mall owner says he has a plan for bridge rebuild.

Requirement for 180 separate days of school instruction dropped in Senate bill

SB 242 is moving on to House of Delegates following a unanimous Senate vote.

AEP ready to move ahead with transmission line

Company will now begin right-of-way negotiations with landowners. Project will significantly improve electric service in local region.

Harrison County schools dealing with flu outbreak

The flu season is expected to continue into March.

W.Va. mine operators hope demand for steel can boost coal industry

Operators spoke with MetroNews at the West Virginia Coal Association's 44th Annual Symposium at the Charleston Civic Center.

WV GOP leaders gather to back Gorsuch nomination to Supreme Court

Morrisey, Senator Trump and Delegate Shott say they would like a swift confirmation.

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