CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia lawmakers aim to form a workgroup to help address overcrowding in the state's regional jail system, according to a published report.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Two students from rival West Virginia high schools have been named Presidential Scholars, the U.S. Department of Education said.
Alice Guo of Morgantown High School and Luke Watson of University High in Morgantown are two of 161 U.S.
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Applications are being accepted for the newest cadet class at the West Virginia State Police Academy.
Open testing will be done in person on Thursday in Beverly, Friday in Morgantown and Saturday at the Academy in Dunbar.
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Thomas Health System said it has entered into a management and clinical affiliation agreement with the West Virginia University Health System.
In addition, South Charleston-based Thomas Health said Wednesday that President and CEO Dan Lauffer announced his retirement.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A nonprofit arm of West Virginia University took ownership of a shuttered pharmaceutical plant Thursday with the goal of improving area job and education opportunities.
WVU Medicine will work with the university through the WVU Innovation Corp.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia fire officials have identified the victim of a fatal fire.
Sharon L. Cale, 76, of Morgantown, died as a result of the fire at her home, the state fire marshal's office said Friday.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Contracts have been approved for five public charter schools in West Virginia.
The West Virginia Professional Charter School Board announced the approval Tuesday, West Virginia Public Broadcasting reported.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University is lifting COVID-19 mask requirements in its classrooms and labs regardless of a person's vaccination status.
The university said in a news release that the change is effective Tuesday.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Iowa State coach Bill Fennelly isn't going to cringe about Ashley Joens' mini-slump, especially with Emily Ryan playing her best.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Four finalists have been selected for the chance to become West Virginia University’s next Mountaineer mascot.
The finalists will participate in a cheer-off competition Saturday at the WVU Coliseum in Morgantown during the men’s basketball game against Texas.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Kansas enters the final two weeks before the Big 12 Tournament in control of its own chances to earn at least a share of its 20th regular-season championship.
There's still time to clean up the glitches that keep the sixth-ranked Jayhawks from winning some games decisively.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Thirteen candidates are running for office in West Virginia’s two congressional districts after the state lost a seat in the U.S. House due to population losses over the past decade.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Two activists in the West Virginia's Morgantown are organizing a listening project that they hope leads to greater racial understanding.
Susan Eason and Eve Faulkes are recruiting people from many different backgrounds in this college town and pairing them up for active listening sessions, the Dominion Post reported.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Edwin F. Flowers, a former West Virginia Supreme Court justice and U.S. bankruptcy judge, has died. He was 91.
The Supreme Court announced Flowers' death on Tuesday and said he died Thursday in Morgantown.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A tentative trial date has been set for two men charged in the assault of a police officer who died after defending the U.S. Capitol in January 2021.
A federal judge in Washington, D.C., on Thursday scheduled a June 6 jury trial for George Tanios of Morgantown, West Virginia, and Julian Khater of State College, Pennsylvania.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Leland E. Byrd, a former athletic director at West Virginia and the Mountaineers' first 1,000-point scorer in basketball, has died, the university announced. He was 94.
Byrd died Wednesday at his home in Morgantown, WVU said in a statement.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Despite its recent struggles at home, Baylor still knows a thing or two about winning on the road, even when short-handed.
LJ Cryer and Matthew Mayer each went on a 3-point tear to set a career high for scoring, and No.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A public-private health care partnership will launch a products preparedness center in West Virginia, Gov. Jim Justice announced.
The center will be located in Morgantown, involves a more than $50 million investment for the state and will create more than 125 jobs, Justice said in a news release Wednesday.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A judge on Monday temporarily blocked public charter schools from being implemented in West Virginia.
Kanawha County Circuit Judge Jennifer Bailey granted a preliminary injunction sought by parents in a lawsuit filed against Gov.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University’s Faculty Senate has rejected a resolution that would have expressed no confidence in President Gordon Gee and Provost Maryanne Reed.
The Faculty Senate voted overwhelmingly against the proposal Monday in Morgantown, news outlets reported.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's 2022 football schedule includes a matchup against longtime rival Pittsburgh as well as a Thursday night Big 12 home game.
The schedule released Wednesday includes five conference home games and a matchup with Towson in Morgantown.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Office of Medical Cannabis is holding registration events in several cities in the coming days.
The public events for medical cannabis patients will be held Wednesday in Morgantown at Fairfield Inn and Suites, Thursday in Weston at Hampton Inn and Dec.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A new state board has approved West Virginia's first statewide online charter schools.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's first medical cannabis dispensary opened Friday, more than four years after state lawmakers allowed a regulatory system for those products to be established.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A new state board approved West Virginia's first three charter schools on Wednesday.
The West Virginia Professional Charter Schools Board approved brick-and-mortar schools in the Cheat Lake area of Morgantown, in Jefferson County and in Nitro along the Kanawha-Putnam county border, news outlets reported.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's Bob Huggins enters his 40th season as a head coach with 900 career wins and a new two-year contract extension.
This season figures to be a challenge after five of the Mountaineers' top eight scorers departed and it takes time for seven newcomers to adjust to Huggins' system.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Sherry St. Clair has become the first female chief of West Virginia University’s police department.
St. Clair was selected from among more than 50 candidates, the university said in a news release.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia man has entered an Alford plea in the death of his grandson's mother.
Gary Smith II, 60, of Morgantown, appeared Tuesday by video from North Central Regional Jail to enter the plea in which he didn't admit guilt but recognized there may be enough evidence for a conviction, The Dominion Post reported.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — The Black Diamond Trophy has been in No. 15 Virginia Tech's possession since the current players were preschoolers.
It's time to dust off the prize that has symbolized the rivalry between the Hokies (2-0) and West Virginia (1-1), which began in 1912 but has been played sparingly of late.
CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Federal prosecutors in West Virginia will conduct a conference next month to discuss the methods used to convict a former nursing assistant in the deaths of numerous patients at a veterans hospital.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A program offering $20,000 in cash and incentives for remote workers to move to West Virginia has drawn dozens of newcomers and is now taking applications for a second host city.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Five West Virginia airports will benefit from $2.9 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation.
West Virginia Democratic U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin announced the funding Wednesday and said it will go toward airport improvement projects at the airports.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia’s Bob Huggins has agreed to a two-year contract extension that includes the option for him to step aside or continue coaching after the 2023-24 season.
Under the agreement announced Friday, Huggins, who turns 68 next month, will earn $4.15 million in each of the next three seasons.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Two West Virginia airport improvement projects will receive funding from the U.S. Transportation Department.
The funding for the projects totals $1.9 million, West Virginia U.S.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia and Ohio have agreed to a three-game football series.
West Virginia athletic director Shane Lyons said Wednesday that the Mountaineers will travel to Athens, Ohio, to play the Bobcats on Sept.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University said Tuesday that it is requiring masks to be worn in classrooms and labs for the next 30 days, citing several factors, including that not enough students and employees have submitted proof that they have been vaccinated against COVID-19.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The owner of a shuttered pharmaceutical plant that recently idled hundreds of workers said Wednesday it has entered into talks to potentially transfer the complex to West Virginia University for possible other business uses.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia pharmaceutical plant that employed nearly 1,500 people has been idled despite a last-ditch attempt by labor and advocacy groups to keep it open.
Time ran out Saturday for workers at the former Mylan pharmaceuticals plant in Morgantown, the Charleston Gazette-Mail reported.
TRIADELPHIA, W.Va. (AP) — Two women have won custom-outfitted trucks and a nurse won $1 million as the latest recipients of West Virginia's vaccination sweepstakes prizes.
Gov. Jim Justice surprised Shannon Cook of Glen Dale in Marshall County while she was shopping Wednesday by calling her name over the store's loudspeaker.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Dozens of labor and advocacy groups on Wednesday called on President Joe Biden to save nearly 1,500 jobs at a pharmaceutical plant in West Virginia scheduled to close at the end of July.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — An Ohio company that operates dozens of U.S. shopping and strip malls, including two in West Virginia, has filed for federal bankruptcy protection, citing a drop in foot traffic at its properties during the coronavirus pandemic, according to court records.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The owner of three coal-fired power plants in Maryland, Pennsylvania and Ohio said Thursday that it will shut them down.
Houston-based GenOn Holdings LLC said it will shut down a generating unit at both Avon Lake station on Lake Erie near Cleveland and Cheswick station on the Allegheny River outside Pittsburgh by Sept.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm joined a key member of the U.S. Senate in West Virginia on Thursday to promote the role that the once-booming coal-producing state will play in the development of clean energy.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A bowhunt for deer in one West Virginia city that began several years ago has become a lifeline for local food pantries and community kitchens.
When hunters first proposed an urban deer hunt in Morgantown about a decade ago, the idea was to control the population.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A preacher at a West Virginia church has been charged with invasion of privacy after he allegedly placed a phone in a men’s bathroom, recording videos of two victims.
William Page, 59, of Morgantown, was charged in a criminal complaint with the misdemeanor, news outlets reported.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Less than a day after a West Virginia city approved the formation of a civilian board to review complaints against law enforcement officers, a police union filed suit to halt the process.
Two men charged in the assault of Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick, who died after defending the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, must remain behind bars while they await trial, a federal judge ruled Tuesday...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia received 2,000 applications in the first two days after announcing it is recruiting remote workers, Gov...