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Category: State News

This week is National Truck Driver Appreciation Week in WV

CHARLESTON, WV (WOAY) – Gov. Jim Justice has proclaimed this week, September 8-14, 2019, as Truck Driver Appreciation Week in West Virginia, state trucking...

W.Va. Supreme Court revamps civics education program

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – The West Virginia Supreme Court is giving its civics education program a new name. With Constitution Day coming up on Sept. 17, the Robes...

Lawsuit: City violated woman’s rights to protect officer

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) – A West Virginia city is accused of violating the due process rights of a woman in order to protect the identity of a police officer who...

1.8 million in Land and Water Conservation coming to West Virginia

WEST VIRGINIA (WOAY) – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin, Ranking Member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, announced $1.8 million in Land and Water...

Trump presents Medal of Freedom to NBA’s Jerry West

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jerry West, the NBA legend who delivered championships to the Los Angeles Lakers as both a player and an executive, said, “It never ceases to amaze...

Gov. Justice: DHHR data suggests West Virginia overdose deaths appear to be declining

CHARLESTON, WV (WOAY) – After several years of steady increases, the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) today released preliminary data on...

Missing Kentucky girl found in West Virginia; man charged

ANMOORE, W.Va. (AP) – Authorities say a missing Kentucky girl has been found in West Virginia and a man has been charged with sexually assaulting her. The Harrison...

Pilot Injured In Small Plane Crash At West Virginia Airport

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities in West Virginia say the pilot of a single-engine plane was injured when the aircraft crashed while trying to land at Yeager...

Union leader: Climate plans must accommodate coal workers

WASHINGTON (AP) – The head of the largest coal miners’ union says plans by Democratic presidential candidates to address climate change must account for...

Congresswoman Miller Announces $28 Million Grant to Combat Opioid Crisis

WEST VIRGINIA (WOAY) – Congresswoman Miller (WV-3) announced today a grant of $28,027,511 from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to the State of West...

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