CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Thousands of customers remain without electricity a day after storms packing high winds blew through West Virginia.
The National Weather Service says wind gusts of 56 mph were reported in parts of the state Saturday night.
American Electric Power says on its ...
RADCLIFF, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police say two teenagers have been killed when a pursuit ended with a suspect’s vehicle striking a car.
State Police spokesman Trooper Scott Sharp says in a news release several police departments were pursuing the pickup on Saturday night when it struck ...
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Jewel City has made its mark as one of West Virginia’s most LGBTQ-friendly places, boasting the best university for LGBTQ individuals in the state as well as scoring the highest in the state on a recent Human Rights Campaign study.
A recent project by Fairness ...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence made his second stop in West Virginia in the past three months to rally for Republican U.S. Senate nominee Patrick Morrisey on Saturday night.
This time, Pence urged residents to get out and vote in the Nov. 6 election in a state where ...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia’s Division of Natural Resources says it will stock streams and ponds with golden rainbow trout next spring after a similar stocking last spring proved popular.
Jim Hedrick is the division’s supervisor of hatcheries. The Charleston Gazette-Mail
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Hundreds of students made the 11-story ascent to the top of the West Virginia University Engineering Sciences Building on Friday to drop pumpkins at a target for a chance at a $100 prize.
The State Journal
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A suspended West Virginia Supreme Court justice who was convicted in federal court this month is asking justices to block his impeachment trial on the same grounds another justice’s trial was stopped.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Threatened with a lawsuit, West Virginia’s secretary of state has agreed to buy newspaper advertisements publishing the full texts of two proposed constitutional amendments on November’s ballot.
Retired state employee and attorney Thornton Cooper had sent a notice ...
ST. MARYS, W.Va. (AP) — FirstEnergy says a West Virginia coal-fired power plant won’t close at the beginning of next year after all.
The Parkersburg News and Sentinel reports the energy company said the Pleasants Power Station in Willow Island will operate through June 1, 2022. The plant ...
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — An office in West Virginia has unveiled a special parking place for Purple Heart recipients and service members wounded in combat.
Huntington Mayor Steve Williams helped unveil the spot at the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 2 Office on Wednesday. The ...
CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A school district official in West Virginia says a high school in Harrison County is being examined for mold issues.
The Exponent Telegram
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Republican ex-Congressman Evan Jenkins and other candidates for a West Virginia Supreme Court seat highlighted their resumes during a public forum less than three weeks before the Nov. 6 election.
Explaining why they should be elected to a nonpartisan position, ...
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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia will have six home football games next season, including a Sept. 14 matchup with North Carolina State.
The Big 12 announced the Mountaineers’ 2019 schedule Thursday. Four of their first six games are in Morgantown.
Other home games for the ...
COALTON, Ky. (AP) — Officials say an idled steel mill in eastern Kentucky has plans to reopen soon.
Steel of West Virginia Kentucky mill manager Larry Black in a statement Tuesday to
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice says there will be no change in state funding for the state employees’ public insurance plan next year in a letter to the agency’s director.
The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports Justice said in the letter that state funding next year ...
BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia State Parks are offering a discount to veterans and military personnel for a couple of weeks next month.
The parks will give a 50 percent discount to veterans and military personnel at some lodges and cabins between Nov. 1 and Nov. 15.
Changing fall colors coming on in parts of West Virginia
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — People wanting to take a drive to enjoy the changing fall colors in West Virginia should consider counties in the southeastern part of the state.
The state Tourism Office and Division of Forestry have put out their latest fall foliage report recommending visits to ...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia regulators say a coal mine employee has died in a machinery accident.
The Office of Miners’ Health, Safety and Training says 33-year-old Roger W. Herndon of Rainelle was struck in the side by a piece of steel auger drill. The accident occurred ...
Sen. Joe Manchin extols bipartisan work in op-ed pieces
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia, facing a tough re-election in three weeks in a state President Trump won by 42 percentage points in 2016, has co-written a series of op-ed pieces with Republican senators in an effort to demonstrate his bipartisan chops.
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is attending a rally this weekend for Republican U.S. Senate nominee Patrick Morrisey in West Virginia.
Morrisey’s campaign says in a statement the rally will be held in Bridgeport on Saturday evening at the Engine and Airframe Solutions ...
Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers:
Charleston Gazette on climate change projections:
When today’s kindergartners are in their 20s, they may find a devastated world wracked by horrible hurricanes, droughts, floods, wildfires, tornadoes and other ...
A bye week for No. 13 West Virginia coincides with saying so long to some lofty goals.
An undefeated season. A shot, for now, of reaching the College Football Playoff. And likely the Heisman Trophy aspirations of quarterback Will Grier.
The Mountaineers were thoroughly outplayed in a ...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Lawyers for the governor of West Virginia have told the state Supreme Court the meaning of the word “reside” is unclear in a case regarding his residency outside of Charleston.
The Beckley Register-Herald
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BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — A professional photographer from West Virginia who is an Army veteran is working on a project about female veterans from the state.
Stephanie Ferrell plans to photograph the veterans in their home environments. The Register-Herald
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Young engineers will test their skills at safely landing pumpkins dropped from 11 stories up this week at West Virginia University.
WVU’s Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources is having its 31st annual Pumpkin Drop on Friday in front of the ...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A lawsuit seeks to force Republican U.S. Senate nominee Patrick Morrisey of West Virginia to release public records related to his communications with the pharmaceutical industry.
The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee filed suit Monday in Kanawha County ...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The last day to register to vote next month in West Virginia has arrived.
The state secretary of state’s office says online registrations must be received by 5 p.m. Tuesday, and mail-in registrations must be postmarked by 5 p.m. Tuesday. In-person registration is ...
KERENS, W.Va. (AP) — A company working on the Corridor H highway in West Virginia has been ordered to stop by the state Department of Environmental Protection.
The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports the department’s Sept. 28 cease-and-desist order follows a series of violations in Randolph ...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — With the election coming up in three weeks, West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner is reminding candidates and political committees that political signs aren’t permitted on state property.
Warner’s office said in a news release that state property includes ...
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Police say a former West Virginia football player has been charged in Georgia with aggravated child molestation.
Authorities say Justin Crawford was arrested after a 12-year-old girl told her mother Crawford had sex with her Saturday in his Columbus home.
West Virginia Supreme Court candidates attend forum
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Supreme Court candidates took turns touting themselves as the best option for restoring the public’s confidence in the court system following an impeachment shakeup, and some urged residents to show up on Nov. 6 in what one candidate described as “the most ...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Senate on Monday postponed the impeachment trial of a state Supreme Court justice after a judge who was to preside over the trial did not show up.
The trial of Justice Margaret Workman was to begin Monday, but Acting Chief Justice Paul Farrell was ...
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A new partnership is aiming to address food insecurity in a West Virginia community.
The Dominion Post reports the Pantry Plus More program, the Mon Health ...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A police department in West Virginia that promised two years ago to undergo anti-racism training has yet to complete the agreed upon course.
The Charleston Gazette-Mail
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University has been awarded a nearly $400,000 National Science Foundation grant to purchase a sophisticated microscope to be used in research and teaching.
The university says in a news release the field emission scanning electron microscope is primarily ...
Climbing at national parks subject of public meeting
GLEN JEAN, W.Va. (AP) — People interested in climbing at New River Gorge National River and Gauley River National Recreation Area in West Virginia can learn more at a public meeting this month.
The National Park Service says in a news release it will discuss the climbing management plan, ...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Documents show five lawsuits against a former West Virginia state trooper have been settled for $780,000, with half of that sum involving a woman who accused him of sexual assault.
The Charleston Gazette-Mail
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The deadline is nearing to register to vote in next month’s general election in West Virginia.
Tuesday is the last day for state residents to register if they want to vote on Nov. 6.
Residents can register online or in person at their county clerk’s offices, ...
AMES, Iowa (AP) — It was arguably West Virginia’s biggest test, on the road at night against a plucky Iowa State team with a stifling defense and a dangerous young quarterback.
The sixth-ranked Mountaineers failed miserably.
Freshman Brock Purdy threw for 254 yards and three TDs and ...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia coal mine that employs about 400 workers is closing after a deal to sell it fell through.
Gov. Jim Justice issued a statement saying the closing of the Pinnacle Mine in Wyoming County will displace a lot of miners. He says he is hopeful the mine ...
A Nov. 6 special election is set for two West Virginia Supreme Court seats vacated by the retirements of justices Menis Ketchum and Robin Davis. Here is a look at the 10 candidates in each race, including their occupation and hometown. Ketchum’s seat runs through 2020; Davis’ seat runs through ...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia voters head to the polls next month to decide whether to allow Gov. Jim Justice’s two picks for the state Supreme Court to continue serving.
Justice appointed U.S. Rep. Evan Jenkins and former GOP House Speaker Tim Armstead to the high court to serve ...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A federal jury convicted a suspended West Virginia Supreme Court justice on Friday of 11 of the 22 charges he faced at his criminal trial.
Suspended Justice Allen Loughry was found guilty of seven of 17 wire fraud charges accusing him of using state cars and fuel ...
Special needs teacher indicted on child abuse charges
PRINCETON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia special education teacher has been indicted on child abuse charges involving students at her school.
Mercer County Sheriff’s Department Detective Steve Sommers
FAIRMONT, W.Va. (AP) — The wife of a man fatally shot by a West Virginia deputy has filed suit against the sheriff’s department and county officials.
The Times West Virginian
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Officials say West Virginia has a new, tuition-free coding school.
The Herald-Dispatch reports Huntington Mayor Steve Williams was among officials who announced the launch of NewForce on Thursday at Mountwest Community and ...
West Virginia national park receives grant for school kids
GLEN JEAN, W.Va. (AP) — A National Park Foundation grant will enable a park in West Virginia to bring second- and eighth-grade students to the park to try out two new curriculum programs.
New River Gorge National River recently received the Open Outdoors for Kids grant. New River Gorge ...