CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Five doctors pleaded guilty in a pain pill prescription scheme involving clinics in West Virginia and Virginia, federal prosecutors said Monday.
The scheme was tied to the Hope Clinic and involved prescribing oxycodone and other controlled substances that weren’t for legitimate medical purposes from 2010 to 2015.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia will be looking for its third health officer since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.
Gov. Jim Justice announced Tuesday that Dr. Ayne Amjad is stepping down effective Oct.
SHADY SPRING, W.Va. (AP) — Three people have been arrested in connection with a fire that destroyed a historic church in West Virginia, state police said.
Braxton Allan Miller, 18, of Charleston; James Dean Elmore, 19, of Beckley; and a juvenile boy were charged in connection with the fire at St.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Tuition will increase by an average of more than 2.5% across the West Virginia University system for the coming fiscal year under a new $1.2 billion budget.
The WVU Board of Governors approved the budget, which includes a 2.62% or $120 increase per semester for resident students.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The finishing touches on a six-lane upgrade of the West Virginia Turnpike in Beckley are getting underway and expected to last about eight weeks.
The $140 million widening project on the eight-mile stretch was finished last fall, but final paving and striping were delayed to allow holiday traffic to have full access on the heavily traveled road.
BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — A play based on the 2010 Upper Big Branch coal mining disaster that killed 29 miners will be performed in southern West Virginia next month.
“Coal Country” recently ended an off-Broadway run in New York City.
BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — A high school coach has filed a complaint alleging two West Virginia State Police troopers used excessive force when detaining him after a scuffle at a girls basketball game.
Eugene “Gene” Nabors, an assistant coach of the Woodrow Wilson High School girls basketball team in Beckley, filed the complaint Wednesday in U.S.
LOGAN, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles is not giving road skills tests at the regional office in Logan until further notice, the agency said.
The Logan office is not giving the tests due to a COVID-related staffing shortage, the DMV said in a news release Monday.
BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Health officials are urging some patients at Mountain State Vascular clinic in Beckley to get blood tests checking for Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and HIV after possible exposure.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia first lady Cathy Justice has unveiled her 2021 limited edition Christmas ornament.
The ornament unveiled Tuesday was made by Beckley glass artist John DesMeules.
BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia pharmacist already serving a federal prison sentence in a fraud case has been indicted on a state charge in her husband's death.
Natalie P. Cochran, 40, of Daniels, was indicted by a grand jury in Raleigh County on a first-degree murder charge Thursday, according to a news release Friday from county Prosecutor Benjamin Hatfield.
BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — The death of a man in a West Virginia house fire has been classified as a homicide, officials said.
Firefighters who responded to the blaze last December in Raleigh County found the body of homeowner Richard Rice Jr.
BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia man has been sentenced to the maximum 15 years in prison for the fatal shooting of a high school student.
Jeriamyah Fortner, 20, of Beckley, was sentenced in Raleigh County Circuit Court on Monday for his guilty plea to voluntary manslaughter in the death of 18-year-old Dewayne Marquette Richardson Jr., news outlets reported.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Several tire collection events are set in West Virginia in September.
The Department of Environmental Protection said collections will be held Wednesday near U.S. Route 50 in Avondale in Doddridge County and on Sept.
BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — The kitchen at Tamarack was closed temporarily after an employee tested positive for COVID-19, officials said.
Other parts of facility near Beckley remain open. The travel, arts, cultural and retail center on Interstate 64 showcases West Virginia food, arts and crafts.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Three public comment hearings are scheduled for West Virginia customers of internet and cable company Suddenlink Communications, the Public Service Commission said.
The commission is investigating customer service complaints about Suddenlink.
BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia residents who remove trash from state highways each year will be honored at a daylong event next month.
The 32nd annual Adopt-A-Highway Volunteer Appreciation Day will be held Aug.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The owner of two West Virginia pharmacies has agreed to pay $300,000 in civil penalties to settle allegations that they filled illegitimate prescriptions in violation of federal law.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — At least a couple of private West Virginia schools are requiring students to be vaccinated against COVID-19 this fall.
The University of Charleston and Bethany College both say vaccinations will be required for the upcoming school year.
CUNARD, W.Va. (AP) — The body of a West Virginia man has been recovered two days after he disappeared along the New River, authorities said.
A whitewater rafting guide on Monday discovered the body of Rudy Ezra Cerda of Beckley along a stretch of the river in Cunard, about six miles from where he last was seen by friends, The Register-Herald reported.
BECKLEY, W. Va. (AP) — A West Virginia man has been charged in the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old high school student, police said.
Jeriamyah Fortner, 20, was charged on Wednesday with voluntary manslaughter and wanton endangerment in the death of Dewayne Marquette Richardson Jr...
BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — The city of Beckley is poised to join Morgantown and Charleston in passing a local ordinance to protect Black West Virginians from discrimination based on how they choose to wear their hair...
BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia man has been accused of using a hammer to fatally beat a 7-year-old boy, police said...
BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia woman has been sentenced to more than 11 years in federal prison for pretending to be a government contractor and defrauding investors out of millions of dollars...
BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — A festival that celebrates West Virginia’s Rocket Boys will be held online this year due to the coronavirus pandemic...
BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia county’s only animal shelter has launched a fundraising effort to save it from closing at the end of the year...
BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has signed legislation requiring students to take computer science classes before graduating high school...
West Virginia University football head coach Neal Brown was announced as the Jan. 27 guest speaker for the 30th Big Atlantic Classic basketball tournament banquet in the Beckley-Raleigh County Convention Center.
HUNTINGTON — A Beckley man has been identified as a possible suspect in a shooting that occurred Sunday evening in the 900 block of 27th Street and was arrested on a parole violation Monday afternoon, according to Huntington Police.
William “Bill” Newton Oliver died at home at 12:30 a.m. Sept. 30, 2018, after a courageous two-and-a-half-year battle with stage IV pancreatic cancer. At his initial diagnosis, he was given just two months to live but thanks to the love, support and prayers of his family and friends and with the exceptional care from his doctors and nurses at Mayo Clinic, he lived two-and-a-half-years after that diagnosis.
BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — The mother of a man who overdosed in West Virginia is suing a pain management clinic that federal prosecutors say was run as a pill mill...
BECKLEY, W.Va. — Louisiana Tech continued its hot effort at the plate on Sunday to earn a 12-3 win over Marshall at Linda K. Epling Stadium in Beckley, W.Va. on Sunday.
With the win, the Bulldogs completed a threegame sweep of Marshall (17-20, 5-13 C-USA).
BECKLEY - The West Virginia Statewide Pro-Cannabis Rally is set for Saturday, April 21, in Beckley, Buckhannon, Lewisburg, Morgantown and Parkersburg.
The events will include political leaders such as W.Va.
BECKLEY - WV Writers is pleased to announce its Fall Writing Conference, taking place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4 at Tamarack, off I-77 in Beckley. The conference has four workshop time slots and eight workshops from which to select.
BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — Almost like a scene from the movie "The Birds," a West Virginia school is dealing with some fowl problems...