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New Martinsville fined $5,000 for July plant spill

NEW MARTINSVILLE, W.Va. – State environmental officials have fined New Martinsville about $5,000 for a July oil spill at the city’s hydroelectric plant.

The state Department of Environmental Protection levied the penalty in a...

New Martinsville fined $5,000 for July plant spill

NEW MARTINSVILLE, W.Va. – State environmental officials have fined New Martinsville about $5,000 for a July oil spill at the city’s hydroelectric plant.

The state Department of Environmental Protection levied the penalty in a...

No charges planned against mother of missing children

Charleston police say they will not press charges against a mother whose children were reported missing on Sunday.

Theressa Jurae Lekole Woodson, 27 and her four children were found safe late Sunday after an Amber Alert was issued for the...

McDowell inmate sentenced for having knife

A federal inmate was sentenced to 30 more months in prison on Monday for having a knife at a federal prison in McDowell County.

Antonio Uribe Quintero, 36, admitted to having the handcrafted knife in the prison, according to a news release from...

Charleston, Morgantown and Fayette police to get body cameras

Citing events in Ferguson, Missouri, where the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man triggered weeks of protests, Capt. Ted Malone of the Charleston Police Department said the agency is in the planning stages of purchasing body...

Two dead in Nicholas County crash

Charles A. Jackson II, 24, of Summersville, was driving a 1994 Honda Del Sol along Armstrong Road at about 8:20 p.m. Saturday when he apparently lost control of the car and smashed into a tree, according to a press release from the Nicholas County...

Coffee bean prices on the rise
Coffee bean prices on the rise

Consumers may find themselves digging deeper into their pockets for their morning caffeine jolt as coffee prices are expected to continue to rise through 2015.

David Diorio, owner of Pennsylvania-based roaster 19 Coffee Company, said many...

Hunters find body of missing Vienna woman
Eighteen apply for vacant Huntington council seat

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – More than a dozen people have applied for a vacant seat on Huntington’s City Council.

The seat was left vacant when former council member Pete Gillespie resigned earlier this month.

The Herald-Dispatch...

The Charleston Gazette: Too good to be true
The Charleston Gazette: Too good to be true

Charleston lawyer Brian Glasser has an unusual task: trying to find $200 million that a controversial West Coast developer removed from the bankrupt Yellowstone Club Ski Resort. Glasser previously won a $41 million verdict against Tim Blixseth, and...

State PTA holds student healthy recipe contest

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia PTA is challenging students to come up with healthy recipes.

The contest’s categories include Hearty Breakfast, Nutritious Lunch, Wholesome Dinner, Nourishing Snack and Appetizers, Healthy Desserts,...

Boy Scouts holds sustainability summit in state

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. – Experts on sustainability will gather at The Greenbrier for a summit hosted by the Boy Scouts of America.

The 2014 Sustainability Summit begins today and runs through Thursday. It will conclude with a tour...

State doctor’s drug trial delayed until January

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – The drug trial of a north-central West Virginia doctor has been postponed until January.

Dr. Edita Milan was scheduled to go on trial the first week of November. The Exponent Telegram reports that U.S. District Judge...

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