Donnell Dwayne Diego, 35, of Charleston faces up to 30 years in prison after admitting in federal court to conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. Diego, a repeat offender, was caught with oxycodone, heroin, methamphetamine, crack and dozens of guns.
Pierpont Community and Technical College invited State legislators, county commissioners, and Pierpont staff April 21 to visit the site of their future Advanced Technology Center that is under construction. More>>
This spring, West Liberty will practice good planning techniques by hosting major safety departments and first responders from three counties at Wilson Lodge, Oglebay Resort. More>>
Patriot Coal issued warnings that it could lay off employees at its Wells mining complex near Wharton and its Corridor G complex near
The project still needs to obtain state and federal approvals to develop and build the plant, but organizers anticipate construction to begin in 2015 and operations to begin by 2018. More>>
Firefighters are dealing with a brush fire that has spread through the New River Gorge National River. More>>
Approximately 100,000 people experienced symptoms after the Freedom Industries’ spill into the Elk River, according to Dr. Rahul Gupta, the executive director of the Kanawha Charleston Health Department. More>>
Eighteen lawyers, including two judges, demonstrating outstanding dedication to their community and profession have been named 2014 West Virginia Bar Foundation Fellows. More>>
Eric A. Hitt, 29, of Princeton, admitted to Senior U.S. District Court Judge David A. Faber in Bluefield he kept pictures of prepubescent minors engaged in sexual acts on his personal computer. More>>
Economists had expected the growth to accelerate in 2014 after two years of slow and steady improvement. But an unusually bitter winter sent factories, hiring and consumer spending into hibernation. Now, as temperatures rise, the economy is regaining momentum. More>>
Kanawha County resident Stephen Wayne Laton Jr., 40, admitted he possessed images and videos of children in pornographic situations, including a video of one of his relatives, a minor female relative which he had shot himself. More>>
Former Uptowner Inn housing manager Connie Lynn Whitley, 51, of South Point, Ohio, admits she embezzled more than $150,000 in HUD funds from the public housing complex over a four-year period. More>>
Wastewater or stormwater runoff from the Freedom Industries site is being taken to a facility in Belpre, OH according to officials with the Department of Environmental Protection. More>>
The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection is looking into a brief leak of less than a pound of methylamines, known as DMAC, from the DuPont plant in Belle April 21. The DEP said it could not definitively confirm whether or not the leak would was harmful to the public, but the leak had been stopped. More>>
The West Virginia Division of Forestry has cited a Tucker County woman in connection to a brush fire. Multiple area fire departments responded to a report of a brush fire on the top of Bruni Mountain Road just before 1 p.m. Sunday. Firefighters were able to contain the fire to a couple of acres and extinguished the fire before it reached a nearby home. More>>
West Liberty University unveils its Black and Gold Opportunity Plan, to provide guidance for underserved students.
Thirty years after failing to convince the Supreme Court of the threat posed by home video recordings, big media companies are back and now trying to rein in another technological innovation they say threatens their financial well-being.The battle has moved out of viewers' living rooms, where Americans once marveled at their ability to pop a cassette into a recorder and capture their favorite programs or the sporting event they wouldn't be home to see. More>>
The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection and the Office of Oil and Gas have issued violation notices to Antero Resources. More>>
Attorney General Patrick Morrisey said scammers are posting fake rental advertisements on Craigslist and other classified rental sites for properties that might not exist, aren't available or are owned by someone else. More>>
Felman Production and the United Steelworkers of America have reached agreement on contract modifications for workers at the company's silicomanganese plant in New Haven, Chief Executive Officer Mordechai "Motti" Korf said. More>>
After early complaints that out-of-state firms got the most jobs, some local construction trade workers and union members in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia say they're now benefiting in a big way from the Marcellus and Utica Shale oil and gas boom.That vocal support from blue-collar workers complicates efforts by environmentalists to limit the drilling process known as fracking. More>>
Tina Marie Richmond, 41, of Beckley was sentenced to 14 months in federal prison for obtaining oxycodone by fraud. Richmond admitted she stole the pad from the doctor's office where she worked as a receptionist, then forged his signature on scripts to obtaining prescription drugs illegally. More>>
The general manager at Tamarack has announced her retirement, effective June 14. More>>
Appalachian Jamwich, a Shepherdstown-based print and online magazine dedicated to jam-band music, art and culture in West Virginia and the surrounding region, is celebrating its two-year anniversary this month. More>>
A new fundraising event in the Upper Ohio Valley to raise funds for Youth Services System is in the works for June 21 in downtown Wheeling. More>>
Commercial growth in Barboursville has allowed for improved services, and now village officials plan to build on the village's role in recreational opportunities in the region. More>>
At the University of Charleston, Enactus team members Sa Le, Adam DeBriae, Marc Jn-louis, Jordan Wallace and Rhys Batt do much more than merely keep up with their course loads. More>>
The Education Alliance has scheduled the first in a series of discussions about strengthening public education. More>>
Huntington Mayor Steve Williams is reaching out to Marshall University students by scheduling monthly visits to the campus to meet with students and hear what they have to say. More>>
The Marshall University soccer program recently became one of only 25 FIFA-certified fields in the U.S. More>>
The Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources at West Virginia University is wrapping up a year of connecting hands-on activities to elementary, middle and high school students. More>>
The amount of coal moved on waterways in West Virginia was down in the first quarter of this year, continuing a long-term trend. More>>
The Ohio 7th District Court of Appeals recently upheld the $10 million verdict awarded to two families denied insurance benefits following an April 2003 crash. More>>
George White, a pivotal figure in the 2012 federal investigation into Mingo County political corruption, was released from jail and the charges against him dismissed. More>>
Chris Miller, who owns the Dutch Miller Kia dealership in Barboursville, has bought White Kia Dodge in South Charleston. More>>
Ushering in Davis & Elkins College spring Recital Series on April 27 is Nina Assimakopoulos, Carol Beall and Hope Koehler. More>>
Charleston Mayor Danny Jones said he isn't sure if the city will pursue another lawsuit if the current one regarding a new municipal firearms law is dismissed.
An audio recording of an alleged drug buy in Attorney Richard Hardison's Raleigh County law office can be introduced against him at trial, the state Supreme Court says. More>>
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.
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