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W.Va. receives grants to prevent chronic diseases

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia has been awarded more than $1 million for chronic disease prevention programs.

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced two grants on Thursday for state and local programs. The...

W.Va. receives grants to prevent chronic diseases

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia has been awarded more than $1 million for chronic disease prevention programs.

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced two grants on Thursday for state and local programs. The ...

New sentencing for condemned mom who starved girl

PITTSBURGH – A woman on death row for starving her 7-year-old daughter will get a new sentencing hearing, the state’s highest court ruled, saying her trial attorney didn’t introduce enough evidence about her troubled childhood and ...

W.Va. man charged with impersonating officer

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A southern West Virginia man faces charges of impersonating a state fire marshal investigator.

The West Virginia State Fire Marshal’s Office says the charges are an offshoot of an ongoing investigation of fires ...

Two suspects identified, one charged in bank robbery
Two suspects identified, one charged in bank robbery

The man suspected of robbing the Fifth Third Bank branch in Kanawha City Wednesday has been identified, after an alleged female accomplice provided his name to investigators during questioning, according to Charleston police.

Helena Marcum,...

Tourism Commission seeks to improve rest-area accommodations

Out of the 15.2 million overnight visitors to West Virginia last year, 84 percent used a personal vehicle during some or all of their travels around the Mountain State, according to a recent domestic tourism report by Longwoods Travel USA.

With...

Man’s body found near West Side Foodland

A man’s body was found on Charleston’s West Side Wednesday night.

The corpse was discovered around the bottom of a railroad bridge near the Spring Street Foodland and a “tent city” of homeless individuals,...

Feds raid Trivillian’s Pharmacy, in Kanawha City
Feds raid Trivillian’s Pharmacy, in Kanawha City

Federal Drug Enforcement Agents swarmed Trivillian’s Pharmacy, in Kanawha City, Wednesday morning and remained there into the afternoon.

U.S. Health and Human Services and Medicaid fraud investigators also were inside, according to a DEA ...

Kanawha man stops intruder with baseball bat

A break-in at a house near St. Albans early Thursday morning was foiled after the homeowner struck the would-be burglar with a baseball bat and wounded him, according to police.

The incident happened around 1 a.m. on the 1800 block of Avesta...

Cook no longer a WVU commitment

MORGANTOWN -- One of West Virginia’s three commitments for next year’s basketball recruiting class is no longer committed.

Levi Cook, the 6-foot-10 center from Raleigh County -- who is now playing at Huntington Prep -- announced on ...

Thursday cartoon
Thursday cartoon

Editorial: Poverty

The good news is that, across America, poverty is decreasing as the nation continues recovering from the ugly 2008 Great Recession. Incomes are up, especially for those in the over-$100,000 bracket.

The bad news is that West Virginia...

Joseph Wyatt: Tireless Republicans for Hillary

Your heard it here first. A number of Republicans openly and unapologetically have developed a comprehensive plan that will aid Hillary greatly in her ineluctable push to the White House. With surprising ease, my research team has unearthed some of...

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