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Ex-Alderson prison camp guard sentenced for touching inmate

May 14, 2015

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — A former guard at the Federal Prison Camp in Alderson will spend more than a year behind bars for improperly touching an inmate. more »»

Man sentenced to 40 years in death of man near Magic Island

May 14, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for the beating death of a man under a highway bridge near Magic Island last year.

The Charleston Gazette (http://bit. more »»

Hurricane man issued $20k check for unclaimed property

May 14, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — State Treasurer John Perdue has presented a 77-year-old Hurricane resident with an unclaimed property check for more than $20,000. more »»

WV man sentenced for robbery in federal court

May 14, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A 36-year-old Charleston man has been sentenced in federal court for aiding and abetting a robbery affecting interstate commerce.

Robert . more »»

West Virginia editorial roundup

May 13, 2015

Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers:

May 6

Charleston (West Virginia) Daily Mail on tax reform:

The Joint Select Committee on Tax Reform did the best thing it could... more »»

Boil water advisory issued for part of Charleston

May 13, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia American Water has issued a precautionary boil water advisory for about 125 customers around Bendview Drive in the South Hills area of Charleston. more »»

Ex-Freedom Industries president faces new fraud charge

May 13, 2015

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — Ex-Freedom Industries President Gary Southern faces a new federal fraud charge stemming from the company's bankruptcy. more »»

Judge rejects bankruptcy plan for company in chemical spill

May 13, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A judge has rejected a $6.7 million bankruptcy plan by the company behind a January 2014 chemical spill. more »»

2 Kanawha schools cancel classes following diesel spill

May 13, 2015

CEDAR GROVE, W.Va. (AP) — Two schools in Kanawha County have canceled classes following a diesel fuel spill. more »»

WVU making changes to Greek life after alcohol-related death

May 13, 2015

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University's new vice president for student affairs is trying to change the school's Greek life culture. more »»

Prosecutors oppose ex-coal CEO's request for Las Vegas trip

May 13, 2015

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — Federal prosecutors are opposing former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship's request to go home to Las Vegas for Memorial Day. more »»

Trucking company owner sentenced for trading tires for drugs

May 13, 2015

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A trucking company owner has been sentenced for trading tractor-trailer tires for pain pill. more »»

Cabell County bridge closed following abutment failure

May 13, 2015

LESAGE, W.Va. (AP) — The state has closed a bridge in Cabell County following an abutment failur. more »»

Kentucky man caught with loaded gun at West Virginia airport

May 13, 2015

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Kentucky man has been caught by officials with a loaded gun at the Huntington Tri-State Airport in West Virginia.

The Herald-Dispatch (http://bit. more »»

Request to dismiss West Virginia psych hospital case denied

May 13, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A request from the state Department of Health and Human Resources to throw out a 34-year-old psychiatric hospital case has been denied. more »»

West Virginia lottery headquarters project has bid dispute

May 13, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A bid dispute between two companies is affecting the progress of the West Virginia lottery headquarters project.

The Charleston Gazette (http://bit. more »»

Racing commission gives more than $10 million to breeders

May 13, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Racing Commission has given more than $10 million to greyhound breeders, with a small group receiving the most benefits. more »»

US economic development official to speak in S. Charleston

May 13, 2015

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A top federal economic development official is slated to speak in South Charleston.

On Wednesday, U.. more »»

Doctor given 5-year sentence for illegal pain prescriptions

May 12, 2015

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A Clarksburg pain doctor has been sentenced to five years in prison for conspiring to distribute prescription pain pills.

The Exponent Telegram reports (http://bit. more »»

W.Va. State Police vehicle, guns stolen during traffic stop

May 12, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia State Police say one of its vehicles along with two guns and an officer's badge were stolen during a traffic stop. more »»

 
 
 

 

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