Get Connected
  • facebook
  • twitter
  • Sign In
  • Classifieds
  • Sections

 » 

Robbery suspect’s grandmother: ‘God please let her live’

Carolyn Nichols said when she heard that her grandchildren were accused of being behind the armed robbery of a grocery store and the shooting of the store clerk, she fell to her knees.

“I just started praying for the woman to live, God...

Robbery suspect’s grandmother: ‘God please let her live’

Carolyn Nichols said when she heard that her grandchildren were accused of being behind the armed robbery of a grocery store and the shooting of the store clerk, she fell to her knees.

“I just started praying for the woman to live, God...

Utility opposes $2.9M deal in W.Va. spill case

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A utility is opposing a $2.9 million bankruptcy settlement that would fund projects to benefit 300,000 people whose water was contaminated in January.

West Virginia American Water says Freedom Industries...

Man collects hundreds of pounds of garbage from well-trafficked roads
Man collects hundreds of pounds of garbage from well-trafficked roads

What started back in January as a walk for his health has taken Ron Williams down a quite a few Charleston roads, where he has collected many “tokens” from travelers and residents alike, all bound for one destination -- the Slack Street...

C8 medical monitoring begins in Mid-Ohio Valley

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — Starting this week, tens of thousands of Mid-Ohio Valley whose drinking water was contaminated by the DuPont Co. chemical C8 can apply for free blood tests and medical screenings to...

Election Commission counsel to prepare defense

After an hour and twenty minutes in executive session, the State Election Commission Tuesday authorized counsel to prepare a defense in the event the commission is sued for failing to allow the Republican Party to fill a ballot vacancy in the House...

Cross Lanes teenager met alleged killer on Internet, police say
Cross Lanes teenager met alleged killer on Internet, police say

An Ohio man accused of killing a Cross Lanes teenager allegedly met the girl over the Internet -- and the girl’s father begged other parents Tuesday to make sure they know what their children are doing online.

Ericka Brown, a 16-year-old...

$5B, 550-mile natural gas pipeline to start in Harrison County

Four major energy companies are coming together for a new 550-mile natural gas pipeline project that starts in Harrison County, creating a new route for Marcellus and Utica shale gas to flow southeast.

Dominion, Duke Energy, Piedmont Natural...

Judges: Kanawha County can’t depose prosecutor before hearing

The attorney representing Kanawha County commissioners in their attempt to remove county Prosecuting Attorney Mark Plants won’t be allowed to question Plants before a hearing on the matter.

...

GOP leader urges caution on tank law changes

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — House Minority Leader Tim Armstead on Tuesday said Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin should take a cautious approach when considering calling a special session to make changes to the chemical tank safety bill passed after...

Turnpike traffic up over Labor Day
Turnpike traffic up over Labor Day

Final numbers aren’t yet available, but Labor Day holiday traffic on the West Virginia Turnpike appears to be up about 1.7 percent over the 2013 holiday weekend, Steve Maynard, director of tolls for the Parkways Authority, said Tuesday....

Logan County man killed in rollover wreck near Sissonville

SISSONVILLE, W.Va. -- A Logan County woman was injured and her husband killed when their car rolled over on Interstate 77 near Sissonville early Tuesday morning.

Jonathan Copley, 44, of Man, was killed in the accident, Cpl. Brian Humphreys of...

Boil-water advisories

Beckley Water Co. has lifted the boil-water advisory for Dutch Lane, Millers Lane, Gristmill Drive and Millstone Drive, in Old Mill Village.

The Wilderness Public Service District has lifted the...

Newsletters

Optimism abounds as volleyball season begins this week
Tax forms could pose challenge for enrollees of HealthCare.gov