- 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.
- Community-sponsored agriculture produces satisfied customers Updated: Aug-02-15 9:50 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - "You know the worst part about this?" Pam McDevitt joked last Tuesday as she picked up her weekly load of produce. "The pressure to use up all this" - she gestured to the corn and cantaloupes and tomatoes - "before Sunday!"
- Prosecutors: Evidence about Upper Big Branch disaster needed Updated: Aug-01-15 12:14 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Prosecutors say in court documents that evidence about the Upper Big Branch Mine disaster is a necessary part of the government's criminal case against former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship.
- 8 states probe slain man's possible serial killer ties Updated: Jul-30-15 3:25 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Authorities say police in at least eight states are investigating unsolved cases that may be linked to an Oregon man who was recently killed by an escort in West Virginia.
- Missing man's body found in Charleston Updated: Jul-30-15 3:20 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Police in Kanawha County say the body of a missing man has been found at a home in Charleston.
- W.Va. judge upholds woman's life sentence in fatal stabbing Updated: Jul-29-15 3:46 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - A judge in Charleston has rejected a woman's bid to have her guilty plea to first-degree murder thrown out.
- Charleston's historic Savage House full of antique charm Updated: Jul-26-15 9:52 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Elegantly perched on Capitol Hill, the Savage House has overlooked the city of Charleston for more than 100 years.
- Ex-Piedmont officials face ethics complaint over vote Updated: Jul-24-15 11:16 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Two Piedmont Town Council members thought they were justified in authorizing $10,000 toward the legal fees of a town employee who later was sentenced for taking surplus government travel trailers for personal use.
- Charleston to consider ending use of recycling bins Updated: Jul-24-15 5:49 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Charleston is considering ending a rule that allows residents to use recycling bins instead of clear plastic bags the city provides.
- Ex-W.Va. airport director takes job in South Charleston Updated: Jul-24-15 3:19 am
SOUTH CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Former Yeager Airport executive director Rick Atkinson has been named city manager of South Charleston.
- Nearly 2 dozen dead animals found in W.Va. house Updated: Jul-22-15 6:22 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Sixteen cats and one dog were among nearly two dozen dead animals seized from the home of a Charleston woman.
- Prosecutors want guilty plea hearing for WVa exec in spill Updated: Jul-22-15 3:04 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Federal prosecutors want a judge to schedule a guilty plea hearing for the top executive charged in a massive chemical spill that contaminated West Virginia's biggest drinking water supply last year.
- Prosecutors want guilty plea hearing for WVa exec in spill Updated: Jul-22-15 2:47 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Federal prosecutors are asking a judge to schedule a guilty plea hearing for the top executive charged in a massive chemical spill last year.
- Work begins on crumbling safety feature at W.Va. airport Updated: Jul-21-15 2:50 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Work has begun on shoring up a runway safety embankment at Charleston's Yeager Airport.
- Charleston's 2 newspapers combine newsroom operations Updated: Jul-20-15 5:58 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - The Charleston Daily Mail and The Charleston Gazette have combined their newsroom operations into one newspaper.
- W.Va. chem spill company picks new contractor for cleanup Updated: Jul-20-15 4:22 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - The bankrupt company behind a chemical spill last year has picked another contractor to clean its contaminated site.
- W.Va. agency to hold hearing on water quality standards Updated: Jul-20-15 5:47 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Proposed revisions to West Virginia's water quality standards will be discussed at a public hearing this week in Charleston.
- Hillside slips near W.Va. airport amid steady rain Updated: Jul-16-15 2:19 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - After weeks of steady rain, a manmade hillside near the end of Yeager Airport's main runway is slipping anew.
- Cross Lanes woman pleads guilty to Christmas package theft Updated: Jul-15-15 1:35 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - A Cross Lanes woman has received probation after pleading guilty to stealing Christmas packages and a wreath from a porch.
- W.Va. police: Don't use social media to request urgent help Updated: Jul-13-15 8:26 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Law enforcement officials say the public shouldn't use social media to request immediate help.
- Final 2 hearings to be held on Mountaineer Gas rate hike Updated: Jul-13-15 2:09 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Two public comment hearings on Mountaineer Gas' proposed $12.2 million rate increase will be held Tuesday in Charleston.
- Exhibit honoring fallen EMS workers to make stop in W.Va. Updated: Jul-13-15 2:09 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - An exhibit honoring fallen emergency medical services workers will make a stop in West Virginia during its trip to a new home in Virginia.
- Suit alleges illegal reduction in W.Va. disability services Updated: Jul-11-15 12:13 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Five disabled West Virginians claim in a lawsuit that state services have been illegally reduced.
- Petition seeks to change name of 'Stonewall' school in W.Va. Updated: Jul-10-15 8:49 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - A petition drive to change the name of Stonewell Jackson Middle School has sparked debate among alumni and residents, and spawned a counter petition aimed at keeping the Confederate military leader's name on the school building.
- Mike Green elected president of W.Va. Board of Education Updated: Jul-10-15 3:08 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Mike Green has been elected president of the state Board of Education.