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WVU quarterback Howard has come a long way
Mel Moraes/For the Daily Mail
WVU quarterback Howard has come a long way

The Mountaineers’ spring football drills conclude Saturday with the Gold-Blue game

Police find several hundred grams of heroin and cocaine in Charleston residence

A Charleston man was arrested Thursday after police say they found several hundred grams of suspected heroin and several hundred grams of suspected cocaine in his East End home.

Timothy A. Johnson, 45, is charged with possession with intent to...

Putnam hires new threat prep coordinator

The Putnam County Board of Health has hired one of Kanawha County’s sanitarians to serve as its new threat preparedness coordinator starting in mid-May.

Matthew Law, who works as a sanitarian for the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department,...

Residents walk out of Wal-Mart information session

HURRICANE — What was supposed to be a public information session about the proposed Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market in Teays Valley turned into a protest by local residents.

After property developers and...

Boil-water advisories

The boil-water advisory for customers of the entire Fenwick Mountain Public Service District has been lifted.

The boil-water advisory for customers of the Danese Public Service District has been lifted.

West Virginia American Water has...

After initial fanfare, abortion lawsuit ends with quiet dismissal

Nearly two years ago, a lawsuit against the Women’s Health Center of West Virginia opened with a bang — a conservative Christian group held a news conference right outside the health center alleging that the medical facility and its...

Tourism Commission approves advertising grants

Meeting at Stonewall Resort State Park Thursday, the state Tourism Commission approved $1.19 million of tourism advertising matching grants, known as MAPP grants.

As always, the state’s racetrack casinos and The Greenbrier resort picked...

Forest Service OKs pipeline survey through Mon Forest

A permit to survey a 17.1-mile section of the Monongahela National Forest in Randolph and Pocahontas counties for the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline has been approved by the U.S. Forest Service.

The year-long survey will include studies of...

Elephant brunch could be last for Charleston, as Ringling phases out elephants
Elephant brunch could be last for Charleston, as Ringling phases out elephants

At one point during Thursday’s annual elephant brunch in Charleston, a handler placed a hooked stick, a couple of feet long, on the table where the elephants were eating.

As kids gawked and squealed in delight, watching the elephants eat...

WVSU raises tuition, approves budget

West Virginia State University’s Board of Governors Thursday approved tuition and fee increases -- including a roughly 7 percent jump for in-state undergraduates -- along with its 2015-16 budget Thursday.

The board approved the increases ...

Some officers looking to body cameras on their own

The Associated Press

NEW RICHMOND, Ohio – The dramatic body camera video shows the slaying suspect charging at the officer, screaming – pleading, even – for him to open fire.

“Shoot me!” yells Michael...

AEP hires contractor for slide clean-up

CHELYAN -- Appalachian Power has hired a contractor to work on clean-up and preventing further sliding at the site of the rock slide on U.S. 60 in Chelyan.

A mudslide closed the road on Saturday. Both lanes re-opened Monday morning, then a rock...

Loretta Lynch confirmed as attorney general
Loretta Lynch confirmed as attorney general

WASHINGTON — Loretta Lynch won confirmation as the nation’s first black female attorney general Thursday from a Senate that forced her to wait more than five months for the title and remained divided to the...

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