HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Sarah Kelly recalls the fleeting moments when she reached out for help during a decadeslong opioid addiction, only to find out no residential treatment beds were available in an overloaded system in her corner of West Virginia.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former employee of a West Virginia nonprofit organization has been sentenced to seven years in prison for millions of dollars in thefts.
Ruth Marie Phillips, 69, of Chesapeake, Ohio, was sentenced Monday in federal court in Huntington.
HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — Ed Littler, a central Nebraska sportscaster for 25 years, has died after being hospitalized with COVID-19. He was 70.
Littler died Tuesday night, according to KSNB-TV in Hastings, where Littler had worked for more than two decades.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Small private nonprofit organizations in five West Virginia counties have a few more weeks to apply for federal loans for economic losses from several winter storms last February.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia fire chief who played a large part in her community's response to the opioid epidemic is stepping into a new role.
Huntington Fire Chief Jan Rader will become director of the Mayor’s Council on Public Health and Drug Control Policy next month, Mayor Steve Williams said Friday.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Brad Smith has officially started as Marshall University’s 38th president.
The former CEO of software company Intuit took part Monday in the celebratory donning of a Kelly green jacket presented by Board of Governors Chairman Patrick Farrell and Vice Chairman Toney Stroud, the school said in a statement.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall quarterback Grant Wells said he is transferring.
The two-year starter announced his decision Monday on Twitter.
Wells completed 66% of his passes for 3,532 yards with 16 touchdowns and 13 interceptions this season.
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.
LOGAN, W.Va. (AP) — “America’s Got Talent” winner Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. is bringing along a friend to his series of West Virginia holiday concerts this month.
Murphy announced Thursday on social media that former “The Voice” contestant Holly Forbes will join him on his Home for the Holidays Tour.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A three-year contract ratified by union maintenance and service workers at a West Virginia hospital includes annual wage increases but requires them to begin paying health insurance premiums starting in 2023.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Union maintenance and service workers at a West Virginia hospital ratified a contract Wednesday to end a month-old strike, the hospital announced.
Members of the Service Employees International Union District 119 ratified the three-year contract covering more than 900 workers at Cabell Huntington Hospital.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Negotiations are set to resume for striking maintenance and service workers at a West Virginia hospital.
Representatives for Cabell Huntington Hospital and more than 900 members of the the Service Employees International Union District 1999 are scheduled to return to the bargaining table on Tuesday, the hospital said.
LOGAN, W.Va. (AP) — “America’s Got Talent” winner Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. is performing a series of holiday concerts around West Virginia next month.
The Home for the Holidays Tour includes five shows that are open to the public.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Bailey Zappe threw four touchdown passes — all in the second half — and Western Kentucky spotted Marshall 14 points before pulling away for a 53-21 victory on Saturday, laying claim to Conference USA's East Division crown.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Directors of the Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition voted to dissolve the organization amid tensions with workers who formed a union this summer, raising questions about the future of environmental activism in the region, The Charleston Gazette-Mail reported.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — DeWayne McBride rushed for 108 yards with two touchdowns and Grayson Cash's interception on Marshall's final drive sealed a 21-14 win for UAB on Saturday.
The Blazers (7-3, 5-1 Conference USA) held Mercer's potent offense to 269 yards and to 22 points under its season average.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Health care coverage has been stopped for striking maintenance and service workers at a West Virginia hospital, a union said.
About 1,000 members of the the Service Employees International Union District 1999 went on strike last week at Cabell Huntington Hospital after their contract expired.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Maintenance and service union workers at a West Virginia hospital went on strike Wednesday after their contract expired.
About 1,000 members of the the Service Employees International Union District 1999 walked off the job at noon at Cabell Huntington Hospital, one of the largest employers in Huntington.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A retired federal law enforcement officer has been chosen as the new police chief in Huntington, West Virginia.
Karl Colder's appointment was announced Monday in a special City Council meeting by Huntington Mayor Steve Williams, The Herald-Dispatch reported.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University has launched its newly formed Institute for Cyber Security.
Marshall President Jerome Gilbert said the institute is an academic and research cluster that will support cybersecurity-related programs across the campus.
Marshall is moving to the Sun Belt Conference, becoming the ninth school to reveal plans to depart the dwindling Conference USA.
A video posted Friday on the Marshall Athletics Twitter account teased the official announcement from the Huntington, West Virginia-based school that has been a member of C-USA since 2005.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Brad Smith was introduced as Marshall's 38th president on Thursday, a higher education newcomer who was CEO of software company Intuit for more than a decade.
The university’s board of governors announced Smith’s selection during a meeting on the Huntington campus.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Maintenance and service union workers at a West Virginia hospital have given notice that they intend to strike if a new contract isn't reached soon.
The Service Employees International Union voted Wednesday in favor of giving a 10-day strike notice to Cabell Huntington Hospital, news outlets reported.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Grant Wells threw a 22-yard touchdown pass to Shadeed Ahmed in overtime to give Marshall a 20-13 victory over Old Dominion on Saturday.
Wells forced overtime with a 52-yard touchdown pass to Willie Johnson with 33 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter, capping an eight-play, 75-yard drive for Marshall (3-3, 1-1 Conference USA).
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — NAACP West Virginia chapter president Owens Brown will be the first Black man to serve in the state Senate, Gov Jim Justice said Thursday.
Justice announced Brown’s appointment to the Senate seat vacated by the resignation of Bill Ihlenfeld, who was confirmed Tuesday as the U.S.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Three men who were convicted of killing a woman in West Virginia 19 years ago were cleared of charges in the case after new DNA evidence was presented.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Five finalists have been named for Marshall University's president, the university's Board of Governors said.
The finalists will be invited for visits to the Huntington and South Charleston campuses in October, the university announced Thursday.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Thirteen grants totaling $1 million have been awarded to promote U.S. mine safety.
The U.S. Labor Department’s Mine Safety and Health Administration announced the funding Tuesday through its Brookwood-Sago grant program.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Holton Ahlers had touchdowns passing, rushing and receiving and Ja'Quan McMillian intercepted a pass at the goal line with six seconds left and East Carolina rallied to defeat Marshall 42-38 on Saturday night.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University will dedicate a statue of Hall of Fame guard Hal Greer next month.
The university said an outdoor ceremony will be held Oct. 9 near Marshall's Cam Henderson Center.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A grassroots group is using newspaper advertisements to further push Sen. Joe Manchin to support issues it considers important to low-income West Virginians.
The Poor People's Campaign took out the full-page ads Sunday in the Charleston Gazette-Mail, The Herald-Dispatch in Huntington, The Parkersburg News and Sentinel and The Journal of Martinsburg.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former employee of a West Virginia nonprofit organization has pleaded guilty to theft of federal funds, officials said.
Ruth Marie Phillips, 69, of Chesapeake, Ohio, admitted on Monday that she stole funding from the River Valley Child Development Services in Huntington, which provides programs and services to children and families, a statement from the U.S.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Tests show bacteria that causes the severe form of pneumonia known as Legionnaires’ disease has resurfaced at a West Virginia-run hospital, health officials said.
Routine screening found Legionella bacteria at the Mildred Mitchell-Bateman Hospital in Huntington.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Cabell County instructor has been named the West Virginia teacher of the year.
Brian Casto was recognized along with School Service Personnel of the Year Katherine Miller during a ceremony Tuesday night at the Culture Center in Charleston.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Frontier Communications plans to hire 100 employees in West Virginia by the end of the year to support the company's upcoming network expansion.
Frontier said in a news release that it will hire cable splicers and outside plant technicians throughout the state.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall's perfect season came unraveled in December, leaving the Thundering Herd without a Conference USA title and ending the era of coach Doc Holliday.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Three health care facilities in West Virginia will receive $1 million apiece to treat and prevent substance use disorders in rural communities.
Sens. Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito announced the funding Wednesday from the U.S.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Will Ulmer doesn’t have to hide anymore.
The Marshall offensive lineman, all 6-foot-4 and 300 pounds of him, unleashed a year's worth of energy in his first on-stage performance since the start of the pandemic, playing guitar and belting out songs in his Kentucky baritone for a modest crowd outside a Huntington ice cream store.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A man who told police he killed his 94-year-old grandfather made a video of the killing and sent it to family members, a police officer in West Virginia said Thursday.
Seth Ellis Donald, 36, who is charged with first-degree murder, was extradited to West Virginia last week after telling Beverly Hills, California, police that he killed Maurice “Moe” Sill of Huntington, news outlets reported.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice appointed Edward A. “Ted” Diaz on Thursday as cabinet secretary of the West Virginia Department of Veterans Assistance.
Diaz will replace Dennis Davis, who died in January.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Attorneys for major drug distributors made their final pleas to a federal judge Wednesday to absolve them while placing the blame elsewhere for a prescription pill health emergency in a part of West Virginia.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Three major U.S. drug distributors should be held responsible for sending a “tsunami" of prescription pain pills that caused a health crisis in one corner of West Virginia, an attorney for local governments said in closing arguments Tuesday in a landmark federal lawsuit.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Psychologists and students from Marshall University are featured again in this year's Comic-Con International.
The program is online for the second year and featured panel discussions with actors, writers and others from television, movies, gaming and comics over the weekend.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Crumbling roofs and parking lots. Broadband glitches. Technology challenges. The priority list for Prestera Center goes beyond the mental health and addiction treatment services it provides to patients throughout West Virginia.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University's presidential search committee is seeking input from students, faculty and the public, as well as others, about the type of person needed to faces the challenges Marshall will be encountering.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Jean Dean, the first woman to serve as mayor of Huntington, West Virginia, has died.
Dean died Saturday morning, her son Justin Gibson told the Herald-Dispatch.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A federal judge has scrapped a temporary restraining order on West Virginia’s new law that tightens requirements on needle exchange programs.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A dozen community-based organizations have been given minigrants from the Marshall University Minority Health Institute in West Virginia, the school said.
The awards are for as much as $5,000 and are intended to help groups that work to promote health equity and predominantly serve racial or ethnic minorities in West Virginia.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — The planning and development of West Virginia’s first rural surgery residency program now has the help of a $750,000 federal grant.
Marshall University's Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine received the three-year grant from the U.S.