Justice orders mandatory face coverings in W.Va., but says there will be no penalty

Gov. Jim Justice followed through on an order for West Virginians to wear face coverings when they enter buildings that aren't their own homes, but he also said there will be no penalties for those who don't comply.

Berkeley County resident enters plea about taking defense information
Elizabeth Jo Shirley had possession of her 6-year-old daughter when she fled to Mexico.
July 6, 2020 - 10:34 pm
Two recent coronavirus deaths tied to church outbreak
The deaths bring the statewide total to 95.
July 6, 2020 - 9:48 pm
Charleston council approves racial action ordinance
Passage of the ordinance came as discussions and debate on race continue nationwide.
July 6, 2020 - 9:30 pm
Kanawha school board approves name change of Stonewall Jackson Middle School
The school has the highest proportion of African-American students among public middle schools in West Virginia.
July 6, 2020 - 6:41 pm
Dominion spokesman says Berkshire Hathaway shares same values as transaction involving WV workers nears
Deal expected to be finalized before the end of the year.
July 6, 2020 - 5:28 pm
Justice says he's watching Monongalia County "really close"
Governor expresses concerning about sharp rise in COVID-19 cases.
July 6, 2020 - 4:53 pm
After serving in Afghanistan, Moorefield's Wil Schoonover hopes for return to football
Schoonover was a 3-time all-state football standout at Moorefield.
July 6, 2020 - 4:00 pm


Atlantic Coast Pipeline cancellation draws lament from construction union leader
leader of West Virginias construction unions expressed deep disappointment about the cancellation of the $8 billion Atlantic Coast Pipeline project.
July 6, 2020 - 2:31 pm
Drennen pleads not guilty; trial date set for late-August
Former Richwood mayor arraigned after recent indictment.
July 6, 2020 - 2:13 pm
Video, updates: Mandatory masks order expected at W.Va. governor's 12:30 p.m. briefing
State officials direct people to 1-800-887-4304.
July 6, 2020 - 11:12 am
Madison man charged in fatal weekend shooting
It occurred on July 4.
July 6, 2020 - 10:32 am
Charleston Mayor defends her decision to remove marker from city park
Mayor Amy Goodwin said her decision was not aimed at erasing history, but instead finding a more appropriate place for a plaque honoring a militia group which fought for the south during the Civil War.
July 6, 2020 - 10:22 am
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Plans for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline are scrubbed amid numerous legal uncertainties.
July 6, 2020 - 6:32 am
Clay County musician honored with national arts fellowship
Musician John Morris learned last month he received a fellowship from the National Endowment of the Arts.
July 5, 2020 - 9:30 pm
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Williams nets 22, Herd That moves on to TBT second round
The Marshall alumni squad moves on to face The Money Team next.
July 5, 2020 - 9:35 pm
10 WVU student-athletes test positive for COVID-19, men's hoop workouts halted
4 additional football players have tested positive for COVID.
July 5, 2020 - 7:27 pm
Herd That chasing million dollar prize at TBT
The Marshall alumni team opens their TBT run Sunday afternoon vs. the Peoria All-Stars.
July 4, 2020 - 12:34 pm
St. Joe's rising senior Grace Hutson finds home at VCU
The Gatorade State Player of the Year has nine Division I scholarship offers.
July 3, 2020 - 11:50 am
Wheeling Park grad Michael Grove set for Dodger Spring Training 2.0
The former Mountaineer is entering his second season of professional baseball.
July 3, 2020 - 7:46 am
11-year-old Carson Higginbotham dominating junior tours in WV
The Clarksburg native is undefeated in Callaway Junior Tour events this summer.
July 2, 2020 - 7:39 am
Four-year starter Brian King had a knack for the big play
King joined this week's edition of the '3 Guys Before the Game' podcast.
July 2, 2020 - 4:00 am
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