Williamson Mayor Darrin McCormick submitted his resignation letter April 14, effective at the end of April. More>>
Hancock County Sheriff Ralph Fletcher says a tip led to the arrest of Eric Jason Ulbrich, 40, of 300 Arner Road, Chester, charged with operating a meth lab.
The suit alleges buyers are paying top price for a product that doesn't deliver the promised benefits. More>>
A Federal Reserve survey shows economic growth picking up across most of the United States over the past two months. More>>
With $220,000 awarded to West Virginia University at Parkersburg by the West Virginia Community and Technical College System, an entrepreneurial technology degree program will be launched. More>>
Jason Marple, 35, of Clarksburg, and Casey Searcy, 33, of Salem, were named in a three-count indictment charging them each with distribution of oxycodone, conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute oxycodone and to distribute oxycodone. More>>
For the first time, downtown Wheeling is hosting the annual West Virginia Main Street Conference. More>>
A federal investigation into improper compensation arrangements between Wheeling's Ohio Valley Medical Center and a sister facility culminated this week with Dr. Devender Batra and Ohio-based Belmont Cardiology, Inc., agreeing to pay a $1 million penalty for submitting false claims to Medicare, U.S. Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld II said.
A new report released April 17 tracks the financiers of coal companies.
Senate Majority Leader John Unger, D-Berkeley, is requesting an engineering survey to address the hazardous conditions in Jefferson County. More>>
Bluefield resident Rachelle Bryant, 24, was sentenced to 15 months in federal prison for selling hydromorphone pills to a police informant.
Recently, Pierpont Community & Technical College Culinary Team was one of six teams that competed at the American Culinary Federation Northeast Regional Competition in Providence, RI. More>>
Wheeling Police Chief Shawn Schwertfeger admits he is worried about the recent crime trend after a third Wheeling-area bank was robbed in a three-week period. More>>
At the Kauffman Foundation's Incentives to Innovate Conference in Kansas City, House Speaker Tim Miley will hear from entrepreneurs, academics and policymakers from all over the country. More>>
Shell has an option to purchase a 300-acre industrial site on the Ohio River from Horsehead Corp., and demolition of a zinc factory that was there has already begun. But a Shell manager stressed that's no guarantee the multibillion-dollar plant will be built. More>>
The donation will go toward renovation of the hospital's chapel along with the renovation of a wing of the hospital to become a new skilled nursing facility. More>>
A couple in Marion County, WV will have to pay fines after an investigation revealed they had violated state trout fishing laws. More>>
Professional Development Schools are educating not only students, but also mentoring young adults who are just beginning their careers in the field. More>>
U.S. home construction rose moderately in March as builders resumed work at the end of a frigid winter. More>>
U.S. factory output rose further last month, extending strong growth from February after harsh weather had caused production to tumble in January. More>>
On April 21, Fred Fleitz, senior fellow at Center for Security Policy, will deliver a presentation on "Cyber Security and the Aftermath of the Snowden Leaks" at Fairmont State University. More>>
Steve Anthony Major, 49, allegedly made four calls to U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin's offices in Charleston and Washington in March, identifying himself each time and threatening harm to Manchin and his family.
The Putnam County Commission decided to move forward with legal action against Waste Management over what they claim amounted to dumping hazardous waste water at the Hurricane landfill. More>>
The West Virginia DMV Acting Commissioner Steve Dale and Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin announced that West Virginians now have the ability to renew their vehicle registration through a web site. More>>
The lawsuit seeks relief including for the loss of reputation among her peers, loss of ability to get another job of equal stature, and mental anguish. More>>
About four years ago, Chris Swiger set out to build his dream home on the land that has been in his family for decades. But now the product of that dream is literally sinking into the ground. More>>
Brandi Jacobs-Jones, director of administration and finance, has tendered her resignation, effective April 30. More>>
Kamel Auntae Burris, 31, of Huntington has been described as an enforcer in an alleged drug distribution network, U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin says.
Complaints from neighbors prompted an investigation into alleged drug trafficking from a residence on Rotary Road that culminated in the arrest of Antonio Shadwick, aka "Eastside," 31. More>>
Former U.S. Rep. Mick Staton, R-W.Va., passed away April 15, he was 73 years old.
Coca-Cola sold more drinks in the first quarter, but it wasn't because of soda. More>>
But Shell spokeswoman Kimberly Windon said there's still no guarantee that the project will be built. More>>
U.S. Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., secured a tax measure he believes will strengthen the infrastructure of the Mountain State. More>>
Noble Energy has announced that Charles D. Davidson, its chairman and CEO since 2000, plans to retire May 1, 2015. More>>
WVU Department of History assistant professor Kimberly Welch is investigating unpublished and rapidly deteriorating lower court records from the Natchez district of Mississippi and Louisiana between 1820 and 1860 in which free blacks and slaves sued whites and other African Americans. More>>
In honor of TOMS "One Day Without Shoes" global event, the University of Charleston TOMS club is asking students to participate by going barefoot all day April 15. More>>
Former Homeland Security supervisor Gene Protogiannis, 55, of Lovettsville, Va., was indicted on 45-counts of wire fraud. Authorities allege Protogiannis obtained nearly $116,000 in cash advances against his government-issued credit card.
Members of the WV Board of Coal Mine Health and Safety are pleased that a new rule requiring proximity detection systems passed unanimously last week. More>>
After some allegations of crude MCHM remaining in the water treatment plant, West Virginia American Water said April 14 samples have come back at non-detect levels.
Tennis champion Pete Sampras has been named the tennis pro emeritus for The Greenbrier. More>>
A Kanawha County couple claiming they were detained for more than an hour after employees at the Walmart store in South Charleston falsely accused them of stealing is suing the retail giant. More>>
A probationary firefighter in Huntington who was terminated for alleged insubordination, conduct unbecoming a firefighter and substandard evaluations is suing the city, claiming a hostile workplace, sexual harassment, wrongful termination and a myriad of other charges. More>>
With tax season nearing its end, Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is advising residents to be on the lookout for scams. More>>
The Internal Revenue Service doesn't like to talk about it, but penalties for filing late federal tax returns apply only to people who owe money. More>>
Two people who died after a small plane crashed just before 5 p.m. on April 11, near the Riverside area of Kanawha County, WV, have been identified.
Art Walk turns businesses within Pullman Square and along Third and Fourth avenues, into galleries with visiting artists displaying their work from 5-9 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month. More>>
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