Category: NewsWatch

New Bills Propose Changes to School Make-Up Days, State Assessments

CHARLESTON– The West Virginia Senate Education Committee has started off the year considering several new bills. Last week the senate passed Senate Bill 242 which...

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Manchin Pens Letter to Trump Concerning Budget

CHARLESTON– U.S. Senator Joe Manchin sent a letter on Wednesday urging President Trump to consider West Virginia priorities when crafting his 2018 budget proposal....

Laptops, TV Stolen from Ansted Middle School

ANSTED– The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a break-in a local school. Around 6:00 this morning Fayette County 911 received a call about a...

UPDATE: Officer Involved Shooting In Princeton, Man Identified.

UPDATE: 9pm On February 22, 2017, at approximately 3:40pm, two Troopers assigned to the Princeton Detachment of the West Virginia State Police, responded to a report of...

West Virginia Inmate Admits Threatening To Blow Up Government Buildings

CLARKSBURG- A federal inmate in West Virginia has admitted he threatened to blow up government buildings in several major U.S. cities. The Exponent Telegram reports...

West Virginia Secretary Of State Defends Firing 16 Employees

CHARLESTON- West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner has defended his decision to fire 16 longtime employees upon taking office last month. The Charleston...

West Virginia Funeral Home Settles Complaint Over Contracts

CHARLESTON- The West Virginia attorney general’s office has settled a complaint with the operators of a Putnam County funeral home over its business practices....

Arrests, Fires Set At Pipeline Protest Site

NORTH DAKOTA- Authorities in North Dakota say Dakota Access pipeline protesters set about 20 fires on the day their longstanding camp was scheduled for closure. They say...

Update: Trump Administration Lifts Transgender Bathroom Guidance

WASHINGTON- The Trump administration has lifted federal guidelines that said transgender students should be allowed to use public school bathrooms and locker rooms...

A Local Safe House Receives a Generous Donation

Nathaniel Viars, was an addict for 10 years. He lost his family and basically everything he owned to drugs. “I went down a dark road and I was a highly drug user....