MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia woman has been accused of beating her children and locking them in a basement.
The Journal reports 35-year-old Amy Elizabeth Foley was charged...
HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner's office has opened a criminal investigation into the recent Harpers Ferry town council election.
Shooting at a West Virginia bar leaves 3 dead
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities in West Virginia say a shooting at a bar has left the alleged shooter and two others dead.
Berkeley County Sheriff Curtis Keller told The Journal there...
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — For Holly Kleppner, duties as Musselman High School's principal take on different patterns from year to year — but there are a few constants.
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia man has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison for bank robbery.
Forty-eight-year-old Timothy Byers Jr. of Charles Town was sentenced Tuesday...
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia trooper federally charged in the beating of a teenager was previously cleared of wrongdoing in the case by his department.
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Organizers of the Miss West Virginia Scholarship Pageant say this year's event will relocate to Martinsburg.
Miss West Virginia Organization producer Candy Reid...
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — The Air Force has agreed to reimburse $4.9 million to the city of Martinsburg, West Virginia, for expenses related to the 2016 cleanup of hazardous chemicals from the...
Maryland man charged in Virginia man’s death
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Police say a Maryland man has been charged in the death of a Virginia man whose body was found in West Virginia.
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's top prosecutor wants to add a county board of education and school administrators to a lawsuit alleging three educators verbally assaulted two autistic...
Ex-WVa security guard admits firearms theft
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A former security guard at a federal facility in West Virginia has admitted stealing firearms and ammunition.
U.S. Attorney Bill Powell says in a news release...
2 Maryland residents sentenced in WVa heroin deaths
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A Baltimore man has been sentenced to more than 30 years in federal prison for providing heroin that resulted in the May 2016 deaths of two West Virginia...
West Virginia University health care job fair planned
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University is holding a health care-related job fair.
The college on Monday announced that WVU Medicine Berkeley Medical Center, Jefferson Medical...
W.Va. deputies fired after traffic stop set to return
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Two fired West Virginia sheriff's deputies are set to return to work after a sheriff declined to appeal their reinstatement related to a traffic stop in which a...
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A judge has set a trial date for a former West Virginia state trooper accused of beating a teen-age boy during an arrest.
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — The U.S. Veterans Health Administration says some personal information involving more than 4,800 veterans who received health care at a West Virginia medical center was...
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — The former owner of a West Virginia water treatment plant has admitted to discharging untreated sewage into the Potomac River.
- The Herald-DispatchMiss WV Pageant moves to MartinsburgMay 28, 2019
- The Herald-DispatchAir Force to reimburse WV city for cleanupMay 23, 2019
- The Herald-DispatchLEONARD CARLISLE MORRISONMay 10, 2019
- The Herald-DispatchMorrisey wants to expand abuse lawsuitMay 8, 2019
- The Herald-DispatchWEST VIRGINIA HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING TOURNAMENTFebruary 23, 2019
Convicted former W.Va. pharmacist fined in pill case
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — A former West Virginia pharmacist convicted in state court of improperly dispensing medications has been fined $336,000 in federal court.
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A former federal guard accused of stealing firearms from a Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives' disposal facility has prompted a U.S. senator to call for...
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A former West Virginia state trooper who was fired after an investigation into a traffic stop beating was indicted in federal court Wednesday.
Ex-W.Va. security guard accused of firearms theft
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A former security guard at a federal facility in West Virginia has been indicted on charges that he stole and sold firearms and ammunition.
Gang member sentenced in W.Va. for cocaine distribution
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A member of the MS-13 gang has been sentenced in West Virginia to more than 11 years in federal prison for his role in a multistate cocaine distribution...
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia is seeking volunteer drivers for a partnership to transport disabled veterans to hospital medical appointments.
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia woman convicted of setting fires that killed her two young sons has been sentenced to two consecutive life terms in prison without the chance for...
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia woman who said her autistic child endured verbal abuse in a special needs classroom at an elementary school has sued the Berkeley County Board of...
West Virginia county schools superintendent retiring
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A superintendent is retiring from a West Virginia county school district where a teacher and two aides were accused of verbal abuse.
W.Va. AG files civil case against 3 educators
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has filed a civil complaint alleging three educators verbally assaulted two autistic students at an elementary...
3 accused in death of missing man found in West Virginia
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Police say three people have been arrested in the death of a missing Maryland man whose body was found in Berkeley County, West Virginia.
Teacher aides resign following mistreatment allegations
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia school district has scheduled a special meeting to accept the resignations of two teachers' aides following allegations they mistreated a nonverbal, autistic child.
The Journal reports that Berkeley County Schools posted notice on Monday of Thursday's meeting.
Mother pleads no contest to killing young sons
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia woman accused of setting fires that killed her two sons has pleaded no contest to murder charges.
The Journal reports the plea means 30-year-old Molly Jo Delgado of Martinsburg neither disputes nor admits to the two murder charges, but agrees prosecutors have enough evidence for a conviction.
Former Delegate Mike Folk announces run for W.Va. governor
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Former West Virginia Delegate Mike Folk says he's running for governor.
The Berkeley County Republican announced the campaign in an email Tuesday.
Folk is an airline pilot and served three terms in the House of Delegates. He lost to Democratic incumbent John Unger in a state Senate race in November.
Girls’ team expected to head home after W.Va. bus crash
BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia girls' high school basketball team is expected to return home a day after its charter bus rolled over.
Berkeley County School officials said in a statement 14 people taken to hospitals Saturday night were medically cleared. The bus carrying the Martinsburg High team was leaving the Big Atlantic Classic tournament in Beckley when the accident occurred along an Interstate 64 entrance ramp.
Missing Maryland man found dead in West Virginia
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Police in Hagerstown, Maryland, say a missing man has been found dead in Berkeley County, West Virginia.
News outlets report Hagerstown police say the body 27-year-old Christopher Turner was found Wednesday. Police say the manner and condition of the body indicated that Turner was killed.
Police say Turner's family last heard from him in mid-January. His car was found in Hagerstown days later.
Addiction help line has taken more than 30,000 calls
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Officials say more than 30,000 people have called a help line aimed at connecting people with addiction and mental health issues to resources for treatment.
First Choice Services and the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources started the program in 2015 to offer immediate help to those in need.
Conversion therapy ban bill pulled from schedule for edits
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A bill that would ban child conversion therapy in West Virginia has been pulled from the schedule of a state Senate committee for possible edits.
Furloughed employees volunteer at Meals on Wheels
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A group of furloughed federal employees volunteered this past Tuesday with the Meals on Wheels program in Berkeley County in order to give back to the community while out of work.
"We wouldn't be here without our volunteers," said Dianne Waldron, program manager of Meals on Wheels of Berkeley County, adding that she was delighted to have the individuals volunteer. "Many of our volunteers have served for over two decades."
Sheriff: Deputies fired after investigation of traffic stop
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia sheriff says two deputies have been fired after an internal investigation of a traffic stop involving two state police troopers and a sheriff's deputy in which a teenage motorist was seen being beaten.
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‘A little book-nuts’: Bank Books keeps reading personal
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Larry Cavagnaro's quest for books generally leads him in a cluster of colorful directions.
"I kind of collect a little bit of everything," said Cavagnaro, of Hedgesville, citing comic books along with books featuring role-playing games, surrealist art and other topics.
On Wednesday afternoon, Cavagnaro was shopping in Bank Books, at 145 S. Queen St., in Martinsburg.
"They've actually had some of the stuff that I've searched for over the years," Cavagnaro said.
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Individuals look to deliver faith, food to others
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — In the past three weeks, 75 meals have been given away to individuals needing them in Martinsburg.
"Faith Feeding Freedom," started by Toni Wiesberg, will be feeding the homeless, elderly and low income individuals at The Martinsburg Library at 11:30 a.m. every Friday.
Wiesberg, who has a strong passion for helping others, encourages individuals to come out to the library to help.
Group to drive W.Va. disabled vets to hospital trips
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia is resuming a partnership with a nonprofit to drive disabled veterans to VA Hospital medical appointments.
Gov. Jim Justice announced in a news release the partnership with the group Disabled American Veterans starting next July for trips to hospitals in Beckley, Clarksburg, Huntington and Martinsburg.
The group operated a van transportation program in West Virginia prior to 2014. The state then took it over.