Day: July 11, 2014 Archives

FridayJuly 11, 2014

NWS confirms second tornado from Tuesday’s storms

Meteorologists from the NWS in Charleston find evidence of a EF-1 tornado in Taylor County

Guilty plea in Kanawha County murder case

Timothy Paul Shafer says he didn't mean to hurt victim.

Emergency funding approved for Lewis-Gilmer school project

SBA allocates $350,000 to repair slip behind new building under construction.

EPA’s MTR review upheld by federal appeals court

Panel overturns lower court ruling that said EPA had gone too far.

Trial of Bridgeport mayor delayed due to schedule conflicts

A status conference will be held Monday to discuss the new trial date.

Police uncover sex-robbery scheme

19-year-old woman charged with robbery.

Teacher groups opposing so-called ‘high stakes’ tests

Testing for new Common Core standards has been a topic at conventions for both the NEA and AFT.

Movement in Washington on highway funding; state DOH has contingency plan

Contractors given choice of reduced payments or halting work.

FCI Morgantown escapee pleads not guilty in federal court

Eugene Nicholas Cobbs faces an additional five years added to his sentence if convicted

Headed to the Great North Woods

I like to call my adventures a "working vacation" because there's always a story to tell and I make my living telling stories.

Slow spread of CWD continues in West Virginia

Biologist says prevalence of Chronic Wasting Disease in Hampshire-Hardy County containment zone is now about 20 percent.

Greenbrier West back for more in Class A after 2013 Super Six appearance

Greenbrier West coach Lewis McClung breaks down what players the Cavaliers have back from his team's 2013 runner-up finish.

Lions and tigers and… snails. Oh my!

Should you be able to own a pet lion?  How about a python or a three-toed sloth? Currently there’s nothing on the books in West Virginia that would stop you from possessing most any creature, unless it’s already prohibited by the federal government. But that’s changing.  This year the state Legislature passed the Dangerous Wild

When Senate panel grills NCAA, it comes with a side of hypocrisy

Mark Emmert left D.C. with marching orders to pay players, revamp how colleges handle sexual-assault cases and keep college football games within driving distance.