Day: April 19, 2019 Archives

FridayApril 19, 2019

California parents, with WV ties, sentenced to life in prison after neglecting children

David Turpin grew up in Green Valley, a community in Mercer County, West Virginia.

Paving contract awarded for Route 35 ‘gap project’

Gov. Jim Justice says 4-lane stretch to be ready to go by October 2020.

Warner says ‘think before you link’ to help stop Russian interference

Secretary of State has worked with Homeland Security on 44-page presentation.

Work on Jefferson Road Project in South Charleston to begin within 60 days

Gov. Jim Justice detailed plans Friday for the project, including extra federal funding.

Search team rescues man missing for days in Preston County

A rescue effort comprised of more than 35 volunteers, first responders, and search and rescue dogs searched for Joshua Marchman, 29, Thursday evening.

DNR law enforcement looking for applicants

Deadline to apply for the next class of West Virginia Natural Resources Police is April 24

Tornado watch issued for Eastern Panhandle counties

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — A tornado watch has been issued for Berkeley, Jefferson, Morgan, Hampshire, Hardy and Pendleton Counties through Friday night. The National Weather Service’s DC/Baltimore office announced the alert shortly before 1 Friday afternoon. It expires at midnight Saturday. The agency previously had the area listed under a Flash Flood Watch. A tornado watch

Fraud, breach of contract claimed in lawsuit linked to sports betting going dark at 2 WV casinos

Delaware North subsidiary claims it was told by Miomni that it owned intellectual properties that made up sports betting platform.

Roane County man killed in I-79 crash

Kanawha County Deputies confirm a Spencer man died of injuries suffered in the crash Wednesday night in northern Kanawha County

WVU’s decision to hold the line on tuition and fees should be the start of a trend

Last week, the West Virginia University Board of Governors approved increases in tuition and fees for next school year.  The changes are significant for their size—they are small. The charges for in-state students will rise by just 1.36 percent, or about $60 per semester, while out-of-state student tuition and fees are going up by 1.44