Category: State

Family of Teen Killed by West Virginia Trooper Gets $700K

CHARLESTON– Attorneys say West Virginia State Police reached a $700,000 settlement with the parents of a teen shot to death by a trooper. Attorneys Robert...

Coal-State Lawmakers Push to Extend Retired Miners’ Benefits

WASHINGTON–  Lawmakers from coal-mining states are pushing to extend health benefits for more than 22,000 retired miners and widows whose medical coverage is set...

West Virginia Woman Charged with Murder in Overdose Case

CHARLESTON– Authorities say they have arrested a West Virginia woman on a murder charge in the death of a man who overdosed on heroin. Media reports say the...

Appalachian Power Chief Looks Toward Renewable Energy

CHARLESTON– New Appalachian Power Co. President Chris Beam says the utility doesn’t plan to build coal plants anytime soon and that electricity from...

Historical Trade Show In Beckley

If you are a fan of history, then this might interest you as the National Scrip Collectors Association held their semi-annual national meeting on Saturday. The...

“Crick In The Holler” Indiegogo Campaign

Columbia film student Ursula Ellis just wanted to make a film about West Virginia that might matter to people outside of the Mountain State In December, Ellis, her...

WV Projects Gain Boost From Funding

Projects in Southern West Virginia are getting a boost from more than $6 million dollars in funding. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports the funding announced Thursday...

At least 26 high school students injured in school bus crash

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia State Police say at least 26 high school students and one adult from neighboring Ohio have been injured in a school bus...

West Virginia Inmate Sentenced in Fatal Prison Stabbing

FAYETTEVILLE–  An inmate at a maximum-security prison in West Virginia has been sentenced to 40 years in the fatal stabbing of another inmate. Fayette County...

Food Bank For Local Veterans Becomes A Monthly Event in Beckley

Created to provide food for more than 300 low-income veterans and their families, the Mobile Food Pantry returned to Beckley on Thursday. The VA Medical Center teamed up...