RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A retired three-star Marine Corps general is Gov. Roy Cooper's choice as North Carolina's next military and veterans affairs secretary.
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Lawmakers in Wyoming have advanced a bill that would establish a regulatory framework for producers of self-driving cars and other autonomous vehicles to begin testing on...
White House: Trump to travel to military hospital after COVID-19 diagnosis, remain for ‘few days’ on advice of doctors
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House: Trump to travel to military hospital after COVID-19 diagnosis, remain for 'few days' on advice of doctors.
BELLEMONT, Ariz. (AP) — A low-profile military base first established during World War II is being eyed as a potential site for future economic development projects in northern Arizona....
West Virginia’s Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety now has a shorter, different name and a few other internal changes under a new state law.
BOSCAWEN, N.H. (AP) — The traditional Memorial Day ceremony at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery has been canceled amid the coronavirus pandemic, and a video tribute will be shared on...
HUTTONSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — Widespread coronavirus testing at Huttonsville Correctional Center found 25 additional cases at the West Virginia facility, officials said Friday.
Trump says he will visit Norfolk, Va., Saturday to see off Navy hospital ship heading to New York to aid virus response
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump says he will visit Norfolk, Va., Saturday to see off Navy hospital ship heading to New York to aid virus response.
MOUNT OLIVE, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia inmate convicted of killing a sheriff's deputy has died in prison, an official said.
Robert Gray, 61, died Wednesday of natural causes at the Mount...
PHILIPPI, W.Va. (AP) — The body of a West Virginia kayaker who went missing along the banks of the Middle Fork River has been found, authorities said.
PHILIPPI, W.Va. (AP) — Officials have released the identity of a kayaker who went missing along the banks of the Middle Fork River in West Virginia earlier this week.
HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii House of Representatives has deferred action on a bill that would have expanded police powers to search for firearms without obtaining a warrant.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona's top National Guard officer is now the senior leader of a national group representing National Guard officers.
Maj. Gen. Michael T. McGuire was elevated to board...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont legislators are reviewing a bill that would ensure rights for the homeless.
The House bill would seek to establish “a homeless bill of rights and prohibiting...
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A bill that would require doctors and other health workers to provide life-saving care for an infant born alive after a failed abortion attempt was approved by a Kentucky...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice on Thursday created a state narcotics intelligence unit to focus on drug trafficking.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming lawmakers will try again to enact tolls on Interstate 80.
The Legislature's Joint Highways, Transportation and Military Affairs has endorsed an I-80 toll bill...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former FBI agent has been appointed to lead the newest agency within the West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety.
MOUNT OLIVE, W. Va. (AP) — West Virginia officials have shut off several water valves at a state prison while they continue to restore full water service at the Fayette County complex....
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming legislative committee has endorsed adding a 50-cent charge to monthly phone bills to support emergency communications.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Three people have been fired and 34 suspended after a photo surfaced of a West Virginia corrections officer trainee class giving what appears to be the Nazi salute,...
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Officials at Marshall University in West Virginia have condemned the defacement of on-campus posters with swastikas.
Military says US sailor shot, wounded 3 civilian Department of Defense employees at Pearl Harbor before suicide
HONOLULU (AP) — Military says US sailor shot, wounded 3 civilian Department of Defense employees at Pearl Harbor before suicide.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The mother of a man who died hours after being booked into a West Virginia jail has filed a lawsuit.
WDTV-TV reports the lawsuit says Zachary Bailey was subdued by...
CAIRO (AP) — A senior U.S. official warned Egypt on Monday that if it purchases Russian fighter jets it risks American sanctions.
R. Clarke Cooper, the State Department’s assistant secretary...
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Officials say an inmate at a West Virginia jail has died.
The Journal cited a statement from West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety...
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A new state report says a "series of failures" led to improper equipment maintenance at a local West Virginia fire department.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Damage cleanup and power restoration is ongoing in Wisconsin as a result of the recent destructive storms.
A report from the Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia public safety official says two inmate-on-inmate assaults are being investigated at a regional jail.
West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and...
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Montana National Guard has proposed building a helicopter maintenance facility near the Billings Logan International Airport.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia authorities are investigating the death of an inmate, though they say they found no sign of foul play or trauma.
BARBOURSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — An official says authorities are investigating a death at the Western Regional Jail in West Virginia.
Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety spokesman...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming officials believe the state needs a significant computer system upgrade but the replacement price is an obstacle.
MOUNT OLIVE, W.Va. (AP) — Three inmates have been injured at a maximum-security prison in West Virginia.
West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety spokesman Lawrence...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming officials hope to study tolls as a means of improving and maintaining Interstate 80.
The Wyoming Tribune-Eagle reports that the Joint Transportation, Highways...
HONOLULU (AP) — A State Senate committee has delayed the decision on the confirmation of Hawaii Public Safety Director Nolan Espinda as he looks to continue overseeing the state's prisons and...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Full-body scanners are now being used on inmates entering West Virginia's regional jails to reduce contraband, corrections officials said Monday.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety says the state is set to eliminate its backlog of untested rape kits this year.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia is offering inpatient substance abuse treatment to jail inmates through court referrals for the first time.
TALIHINA, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma's House Veterans and Military Affairs Committee probably won't hear a bill that aims to end a $100 million state construction project and keep a veteran's center in a small southeastern town.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Gov. Mike Dunleavy has named Col. Torrence Saxe commissioner of the Alaska Department of Military and Veterans Affairs. Saxe will also be adjutant general of the Alaska National Guard.
He will replace Maj. General Laurie Hummel in those roles.
Saxe most recently served as an assistant adjutant general and as commander of the Alaska Air National Guard. He served in the Air Force and joined the Alaska Air National Guard in 2004.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A legislative committee has recommended Buffalo as the site for a potential state-run nursing home for veterans.
The Legislature's Joint Transportation, Highways and Military Affairs Committee decided Tuesday that Buffalo was the best location for the facility.
Buffalo has been the site of the Veterans' Home of Wyoming since 1903 and its supporters said placing the new facility on the same campus made both logistical and financial sense.
FAYETTEVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities say a West Virginia inmate appears to have hanged himself in his cell.
State Military Affairs and Public Safety Department spokesman Lawrence Messina says 23-year-old Elijah Jarvey Marcum died last month at Mount Olive Correctional Complex in Fayette County.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — An official says a West Virginia jail inmate has died after being found unresponsive in his cell.
West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety Director of Communications Lawrence Messina told WCHS-TV that employees at Western Regional Jail gave medical assistance to Chad Totten after finding him unresponsive early Monday.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Three inmates who were convicted of murder as teenagers decades ago have been set free under a West Virginia law that allows parole for juveniles who commit serious crimes, a prison system spokesman said Tuesday.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A lawsuit has been filed in the death of a jail inmate in West Virginia.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Gov. Jim Justice has appointed an interim director for the Division of Justice and Community Services as part of a restructuring of the agency.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia National Guard has finished its duties to help keep watch over juvenile and adult lockups.
Officials marked the end of the mission at state corrections facilities during a ceremony Tuesday at the National Guard's headquarters in Charleston.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia jail is set to launch a new pilot program aimed at helping inmates overcome drug addiction.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia corrections officials have hired 730 new jail and prison guards since the Legislature passed pay raises in March.
The Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety says in a news release that even before the raises become law July 1, they have prompted a boost in recruiting officers and staff at chronically understaffed facilities.
Lawmakers gave jail and prison guards a 5 percent raise, plus an additional $2,000 annually for three years.