- 5 teens arrested in Charleston home break-ins Updated: Aug-26-15 3:07 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Charleston police say five teenagers have been arrested on charges related to multiple home burglaries and vehicle thefts.
- ACLU sues W.Va. Parole Board, seeks denial decision records Updated: Aug-25-15 11:13 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - The American Civil Liberties Union of West Virginia is suing the state Parole Board to obtain records regarding its denial of parole to an HIV-positive inmate.
- Judges dismiss petition seeking Charleston mayor's removal Updated: Aug-24-15 11:27 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - A petition seeking Charleston Mayor Danny Jones' removal from office has been dismissed.
- Public meeting set on West Virginia water quality standards Updated: Aug-24-15 2:08 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - West Virginia's water quality standards will be discussed during a public meeting this week.
- Judge orders 300 prospective jurors in W.Va. coal CEO case Updated: Aug-21-15 4:37 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - A federal judge is ordering a jury pool of 300 southern West Virginians in the criminal case against former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship.
- WV park uses inmates to fill jobs Updated: Aug-20-15 11:05 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Kanawha County parks officials have made up for a shortage of summer workers at Coonskin Park by using prison inmates.
- Exec pleads guilty for role in W. Virginia chemical spill Updated: Aug-18-15 5:04 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - One of the last executives charged in a chemical spill that left 300,000 West Virginians without clean tap water for days pleaded guilty to federal pollution violations Tuesday.
- Judge halts work on W.Va. Capitol Complex security project Updated: Aug-18-15 6:53 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Work on a security project at the Capitol Complex is on hold while a judge considers a contractor's lawsuit.
- Batman impersonator who did charity work dies on roadway Updated: Aug-17-15 5:16 pm
HAGERSTOWN, Maryland - A Maryland man who delighted thousands of children by impersonating Batman at hospitals and charity events died when he was hit by a car while standing in the fast lane of Interstate 70, checking the engine of his custom-made Batmobile, police said Monday.
- State officials admit 'errors' in $7.6M lottery project bid Updated: Aug-17-15 7:29 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - After spending months defending a decision to award a $7.6 million West Virginia Lottery building renovation project to a contractor that didn't submit the lowest bid, state officials now say they made serious errors.
- W.Va. legislative committee to discuss taxes Updated: Aug-17-15 3:28 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - A discussion on personal and business income taxes will dominate a state legislative committee meeting in Charleston.
- Couple plan to build labyrinth near meditation spot at park Updated: Aug-16-15 10:20 am
HUNTINGTON, West Virginia - From its rich ancient history as an Adena mound to decades in the early 1900s as the home of the elaborate marble Caldwell Monument, Gobbler's Knob's panoramic view of the city and the river have long been a magnet of human activity.
- Charleston restaurant owners hand out burritos to the hungry Updated: Aug-16-15 10:19 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - It was a hot afternoon in August. The regular lunch crowd at Mi Cocina de Amor on Charleston's West Side had dispersed, but owners Frank and Julia Gonzales had plenty of other hungry people they intended to feed.
- Focus turns to WVa spill suit against chem producer, utility Updated: Aug-15-15 11:05 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Two last executives are expected to plead guilty this week to charges in a massive chemical spill, and statements by one of them are fueling the lawsuit against the chemical's producer and the company whose water supply for 300,000 West Virginians was sullied by the spilled substance.
- Kanawha County Commission seeks social media ethics ruling Updated: Aug-14-15 5:52 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Kanawha County Commission President Kent Carper is asking state ethics officials whether county officials can publicly recognize business owners and post photos on social networking sites like Facebook.
- Hearings set in 6 states on proposed stream protection rule Updated: Aug-12-15 8:30 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Federal regulators plan to hold public hearings in six states on a proposed stream protection rule.
- West Nile Virus detected in mosquitoes in Kanawha County Updated: Aug-12-15 3:17 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - West Virginia's top health officer says the West Nile Virus has been detected in mosquitoes in Kanawha County.
- GOP Delegate McCuskey to challenge W.Va. Dem Auditor Gainer Updated: Aug-11-15 4:59 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Republican state Del. JB McCuskey announced Tuesday that he will challenge Democratic Auditor Glen Gainer next year, a move that further fleshes out the GOP lineup for 2016 statewide races.
- Guilty plea hearing requested for exec in chemical spill Updated: Aug-11-15 4:16 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Federal prosecutors are asking a federal judge to schedule a guilty plea hearing for the last executive charged in a massive chemical spill that contaminated West Virginia's biggest drinking water supply last year.
- Father pleads guilty after boy, 5, shoots his sister Updated: Aug-07-15 4:58 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - A Charleston man is facing up to three years in prison after pleading guilty to leaving a loaded firearm within the reach of his 5-year-old son, who picked it up and shot his younger sister in the arm.
- West Virginia to improve security at Capitol Complex Updated: Aug-04-15 12:58 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Work is expected to begin soon on security improvements at the West Virginia Capitol Complex, including installation of an ornamental fence surrounding the Governor's Mansion.
- Pilot program to test extended stop signs on school buses Updated: Aug-04-15 2:59 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Some school buses in three West Virginia counties will be temporarily equipped with extended stop signs aimed at preventing illegal and dangerous passing by motorists.
- Event to educate W.Va. trucking industry on sex trafficking Updated: Aug-04-15 2:23 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - An event to educate those who work in West Virginia's trucking industry about sex trafficking is set in Charleston.
- Police: Officer fatally shoots suspect who fired at him Updated: Aug-02-15 5:04 pm
NITRO, West Virginia - Police say an officer fatally shot a man in a Charleston, West Virginia, suburb after the man fired a gun at him.
- W.Va. sees increase in number of gun permits issued Updated: Aug-02-15 2:14 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - More than 13,000 permits to carry concealed guns were issued in West Virginia during the first three months of 2015, West Virginia State Police data show.