WVU center lands another grant to digitize newspaper archive
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A project to digitize historical newspaper archives in West Virginia has landed another grant.
The West Virginia University Libraries' West Virginia & Regional...
Police: Escaped inmate caught after he stole ambulance
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Police say they have caught a West Virginia inmate who escaped a prisoner transport van and tried to flee in a stolen ambulance.
Chemical company plans to lay off 57 at West Virginia plant
BELLE, W.Va. (AP) — A chemical company is planning to lay off 57 workers at a plant in West Virginia.
A news release Friday from the Kanawha County Commission says the layoffs are planned at...
WVa governor bans most outdoor burning due to drought
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has issued a ban on most outdoor burning due to drought conditions and reduced water supply levels in some communities.
Teen charged with arson, murder in family’s fiery death
DAVISVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — A 16-year-old West Virginia girl accused of intentionally setting a fire that killed two family members has been charged as an adult.
Workforce aid approved for West Virginia after storms
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Federal funding of $975,000 has been approved for Workforce West Virginia in response to severe storms in June that resulted in heavy rainfall, extreme flooding and...
Man arrested after chase, accused of throwing bag of meth
ELKVIEW, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities say a West Virginia man has been arrested after leading police on a chase while trying to toss a bag of methamphetamine out of sight.
West Virginia, Kansas try to build off wins in Big 12 opener
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Progress can happen rapidly when a new coaching staff is trying to rebuild a football program.
Neal Brown and Les Miles took that notion to the extreme.
Man who pleaded guilty to killing teen wants plea deal kept
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A white West Virginia man who pleaded guilty to killing a black teen says he wants his plea deal to remain in place.
Fourth patient named in probe of veterans hospital deaths
CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — The family of a fourth patient is seeking answers as authorities investigate multiple suspicious deaths at a Veterans Affairs hospital in West Virginia.
West Virginia, K-State and Kansas coming off big wins
AMES, Iowa (AP) — West Virginia, Kansas State and Kansas were supposed to occupy the Big 12 basement, at least according to the preseason poll.
Magistrate resigns following suspension over education
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia magistrate has resigned after it was discovered that she never finished high school, officials said Thursday.
The Latest: WVa magistrate resigns over education
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Latest on the resignation of a West Virginia magistrate (all times local):
A West Virginia magistrate has resigned after it was discovered that...
Hospital cuts 25 workers, cites drop in patients, revenue
FAIRMONT, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia hospital announced that it is laying off 25 employees due to a reduction in patients and revenue.
News outlets report Fairmont Regional Medical Center...
Federal biologist: Black vultures are invading West Virginia
BUCKHANNON, W.Va. (AP) — A federal biologist says federally protected vultures are invading West Virginia, having migrated from Central and South America about 45 years ago and now settling up the...
17 charged in California-to-West Virginia drug operation
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say 17 people have been charged with distributing methamphetamine and heroin in shipments from California to West Virginia.
West Virginia to open Big 12 basketball schedule at Kansas
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia will open the Big 12 basketball season on the road at Kansas on Jan. 4.
The Big 12 released the league portion of the schedule Wednesday.
- The Herald-DispatchWoman gets 15 years for fatally shooting manSeptember 19, 2019
- The Herald-DispatchWV natives win Writers Exchange AwardSeptember 15, 2019
- WRAL-TVStuggling WVU presents first real test for WolfpackSeptember 14, 2019
- The Herald-DispatchMan arrested in Wayne shootingSeptember 8, 2019
- The Herald-DispatchOfficials learn more about drug importation programsJuly 29, 2019
West Virginia teacher resigns after gun at school charge
RICHWOOD, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia teacher charged with bringing a loaded gun to school has resigned from her job.
Officials at the Nicholas County Board of Education say they accepted...
The Latest: J&J company says it will fight WVa mesh lawsuit
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Latest on The West Virginia attorney general's lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson over surgical mesh(all times local):
Fresh faces help West Virginia, Kansas start strong
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Something wasn't right when redshirt freshman Briason Mays was going through pregame warmups as the third center used by West Virginia this season.
W.Va. sues over pelvic mesh implant after sales halted in US
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia on Wednesday sued Johnson & Johnson over its marketing of a surgical mesh used to treat pelvic conditions in women after regulators halted sales of the...
County, city divided over ending of needle exchange program
CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Health officials in a West Virginia county have ended a needle exchange program aimed at decreasing the negative consequences of substance abuse.
Jury convicts man in death of 8-month-old girl
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia jury has convicted a Charleston man in the death of his ex-girlfriend's 8-month-old daughter.
New West Virginia delegate appointed to fill vacancy
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has appointed Trenton C. Barnhart to a vacant state House of Delegates seat.
Justice's office said in a news release that Barnhart is...
Students, workers wear maroon to honor WVa football player
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Students, teachers and workers at businesses across West Virginia and beyond are wearing a high school's colors to honor a football player who died after collapsing on the...
Agency asks to deny workers time off for grievance hearing
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — An attorney for the West Virginia Division of Highways has asked for permission to deny paid time off for employees who plan to attend an upcoming grievance...
- Business WireWest Virginia DMV Helps Citizens Skip the Trip with Gov2GoAugust 8, 2019
- Business WireUnitedHealthcare and Optum Take Action to Support People Affected by Severe Weather and Flooding in West VirginiaJuly 2, 2019
- Business WireCommunity Health Systems Announces Definitive Agreement to Sell Bluefield, West Virginia HospitalJune 27, 2019
- Business WireMVB Bank Recognized for Outstanding Community Impact, Receives Pillars of the Community AwardJune 24, 2019
- Business WireWest Virginia American Water Announces New Customer PortalJune 6, 2019
Coal mine electrician dies in accident at West Virginia mine
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia officials say a 40-year-old coal mine electrician has died in an accident.
The West Virginia Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training says Steven...
Woman gets 15 years for fatally shooting West Virginia man
ST. ALBANS, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia woman has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for fatally shooting a man who she says tried to run her over.
West Virginia University retention rate improving
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University says it's seen an increase in retention over last year.
Provost Maryanne Reed says preliminary figures indicate first-time freshmen...
WVa private college to reinstate academic, athletic programs
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — A private West Virginia university will reinstate several academic and athletic programs that were dropped amid a financial crisis.
WVa man caught with $25K of heroin sues over seizure of home
OAK HILL, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia man whose house and car were seized after deputies found $25,000 worth of heroin in an illegal search is now suing the authorities involved, saying his...
Land trust purchases 860-acre site in West Virginia
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Land Trust has purchased a site in Tucker County that includes the Moon Rocks hiking and mountain biking area.
Reopened road causes concern among local officials
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A reopened road in West Virginia is causing some concern among local officials who are worried about safety.
River Road was closed last year when a major land slide...
Bishop: $1.2M from sale will go to help sex abuse victims
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — Officials say $1.2 million from the sale of the diocesan home of former West Virginia Catholic Bishop Michael J. Bransfield will go to assist victims of sexual abuse in West...
Davidson runs over West Virginia Wesleyan 41-0
DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) — Eli Turner Jr. ran for 110 yards and scored touchdowns and Davidson defeated Division II-member West Virginia Wesleyan 41-0 on Saturday night.
Niemann takes 2-shot lead into final round at The Greenbrier
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — Joaquin Niemann was an 18-year-old amateur when he arrived in West Virginia two years ago and tied for 29th in the only PGA Tour event he played outside of the...
Kendall throws 3 TDs, West Virginia beats NC State 44-27
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Austin Kendall and Kennedy McKoy made sure that West Virginia didn't repeat a miserable offensive showing from its last game.
West Virginia football player dies after collapsing on field
CLAY, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia school officials say a student has died after collapsing on the field during a football game.
Roane County High School has confirmed senior Alex Miller died...
NC State rolling, West Virginia reeling entering matchup
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Matthew McKay has handled himself well since replacing Ryan Finley as North Carolina State's quarterback. Now the sophomore will find out what it's like to start on the...
WVU basketball exhibition to benefit Ohio shooting victims
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia will play an exhibition men's basketball game to benefit the victims and families affected by a mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio.
West Virginia man found guilty of killing girlfriend
WELCH, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia man has been convicted of first-degree murder in the death of his girlfriend, who was shot once in the forehead.
West Virginia man sentenced to 25 years on drug charges
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison after he admitted to being part of a drug trafficking organization.
Report: Over 38% of W.Va. schools missing attendance goal
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia education officials say they've found a problem with the state's school system: many students aren't showing up to class.
Missouri aims for complete game as SEMO rolls into town
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Southeast Missouri State coach Tom Matukewicz probably cringed just a little bit when he watched film of Missouri's first-half destruction of rebuilding West Virginia last...
Robbie Shelton shoots 8-under 62, leads at Greenbrier by 2
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — Scott Harrington enjoyed his long-awaited debut as a PGA Tour member.
In his 17th year as a professional, the 38-year-old rookie shot a 6-under 64 on...
Third family comes forward in probe of VA hospital deaths
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A third family has come forward in an investigation of multiple suspicious patient deaths at a Veterans Affairs hospital in West Virginia.
Ex-WVU assistant Gibson returns home with new NC State team
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Tony Gibson's West Virginia homecoming comes with a twist.
The North Carolina State defensive co-coordinator who spent 13 seasons on the Mountaineers' staff now is...