Day: July 24, 2019 Archives

WednesdayJuly 24, 2019

Trump visits Wheeling for private fundraiser

President Donald Trump's visit to Wheeling followed continuing buzz in Washington over testimony from former special counsel Robert Mueller.

Fairmont man charged following girlfriend’s death

Clifton Ruggs has been charged with first-degree murder for the death of Crystal Stevens.

Preliminary report released on Cline helicopter crash

The report states the helicopter began spinning before it crashed into the ocean near the Bahamas.

Reaction continues following Brennan announcement

Mark Brennan will become bishop of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston in August.

US Senate approves bill to better track internet access

The Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee approved the Broadband Deployment Accuracy and Technological Availability Act on Wednesday.

Equifax claims process now open

The fund, worth $425 million, comes in light of a data breach which exposed the personal information of 147 million people.

Settlement reached in EQT royalty suit

Plaintiffs alleged that EQT and its midstream and downstream chain of subsidiaries wrongly deducted post-production expenses and severance taxes from their royalty checks.

Bill to address RISE housing contracts to get a longer look

Legislation will return in regular session, says chairman of Joint Legislative Committee on Flooding.

Charleston Police announce new technology to help investigate gun-related crimes

The tecnology is in partnership with ATF amd analyzes shell casings.

June flash flooding produces disaster declaration request

Congressional delegation sends a letter of support.

Lottery sales top $1 billion again

Officials say projections exceeded by 17 percent.

Man struck and killed along Interstate 79

Weston police are investigating.

Student Success Summit underway in Morgantown

Secondary and higher education working together.

Justice delivers DOH equipment to Moundsville headquarters

Governor says commitment continues for secondary road repairs.

Espinosa responds to criticism of new Rockwool role

Rockwool formally announced the hiring Tuesday afternoon.

Congressional sub-committee hears plight of miners amid dwindling pension fund

Panel testifies before a House subcommittee the current UMWA pension fund is unsustainable without help from which they stress has been repeatedly promised since 1946.

Lottery receives settlement check from 2014 drinking water emergency

Lottery lost money when Mardi Gras casino closed.

Prosecutor: Justice companies’ ‘stunning’ motion to dismiss is undercut by their own filings

Companies that said they aren't headquartered in Virginia identify themselves as headquartered in Virginia in a separate federal lawsuit.

State Parks ready to offer popular elk sight seeing tours for a second year

The chance to see an elk in the wild and to possibly hear one's bugle echo off the West Virginia hills is set for September and October.

A costly compromise

President Trump, Republican and Democratic leaders in Washington, who never seem to agree on anything, have finally found some common ground.  Unfortunately, what they see eye to eye on is yet another dramatic increase in federal spending that will drive the debt higher and further burden future generations. The agreement announced this week raises spending