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Drugmaker Teva launches hostile bid for Mylan

NEW YORK (AP) — Teva has offered to buy Mylan for about $40.1 billion in cash and stock in a deal that would create a powerhouse of generic drug development.

If Teva manages to acquire Mylan under the offer announced Tuesday, it would...

BBL Carlton, ZMM chosen to lead Civic Center project
BBL Carlton, ZMM chosen to lead Civic Center project

Local firms BBL Carlton and ZMM Architects and Engineers, along with Atlanta, Georgia-based firm tvsdesign, could be spearheading renovations of the Civic Center, provided contract negotiation with the city is successful.

The announcement was...

Five guilty in Foodland robbery, shooting
Five guilty in Foodland robbery, shooting

With handcuffs on, John Proctor III was able to use a piece of his orange jumpsuit to wipe tears from his eyes after he admitted to robbing a Kanawha City grocery store last summer and shooting a clerk there.

Proctor, 19, was one of five young...

Boil-water advisory

Beckley Water Company has issued a boil-water advisory effective immediately from 1006 Pluto Road to the end of the system on Pluto Road, including all side streets. The notice was issued following a water main break.

Marshall invites students to conference on digital evidence

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – High school students are getting a chance to learn about digital evidence at Marshall University.

The university’s Forensic Science Center in Huntington will conduct a hands-on program today about computer-...

Groundbreaking set on new University of Charleston gym

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The University of Charleston is breaking ground on a replacement for its gymnasium this week.

A groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled for Wednesday for a new arena and learning center called the Russell and Martha...

State man accused of dealing heroin in fatal case

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. – A Martinsburg man has been arraigned on federal charges that he delivered heroin which caused a woman’s death.

The case of 62-year-old Michael Jose Roberts was moved from Berkeley County Circuit Court to...

Democratic panel nominates 3 to replace Preston delegate

KINGWOOD, W.Va. – The Preston County Democratic Executive Committee has nominated three candidates to replace Delegate Larry A. Williams.

The 71-year-old Williams announced last week that he’s leaving the Legislature to take a job...

Police identify Arkansas man killed in state RV fire

MCMECHEN, W.Va. – Police have identified an Arkansas man who was killed in a recreational vehicle fire in West Virginia’s Northern Panhandle.

McMechen Police Chief Allan Holler tells WTOV-TV that 30-year-old Matthew Hall of Concord,...

Crews excavating site of underground mine fire in White Hall

WHITE HALL, W.Va. – Crews are excavating the site of an underground mine fire in Marion County that has burned for several months.

West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection spokeswoman Kelley Gillenwater tells The Times West...

For some, prom is a platform for good deeds, social change
For some, prom is a platform for good deeds, social change

NEW YORK (AP) – Proms have traditionally been a night of glamour and romance, complete with backstage drama over dates and dresses. But prom culture is changing. Some teens now see prom as an opportunity to be inclusive rather than exclusive....

Funerals for: April 21, 2015

Bailey, Christopher 7 p.m., Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar.

Bledsoe, Ross L. 3 p.m., Wilson

Burgess, Alya 11 a.m., Freeman Funeral Home, Chapmanville.

Frymier, Kenton 11 a.m., Ellyson Mortuary...

George "Herbie" Stone

George Herbert "Herbie" Stone, 71, of Charleston, died April 18, 2015. A full obituary will appear in Wednesday's editions. Elk Funeral Home, Charleston, is in charge of arrangements.

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