Stories tagged: West Virginia
Thu., May 16, 2019, 11:52 a.m.
Five state attorneys general announced lawsuits Thursday seeking to hold the drug industry responsible for an opioid addiction crisis that has become the biggest cause of accidental deaths across the …
UPDATED: Tue., May 7, 2019, 8:16 p.m.
James “Russell” Bolton was arrested late Monday at his father’s house in Princeton, West Virginia, a U.S. Marshals Service official said.
UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019, 8:09 p.m.
Federal authorities said Wednesday they have charged 60 people, including 31 doctors, for their roles in illegally prescribing and distributing millions of pills containing opioids and other dangerous drugs.
Fri., April 5, 2019, 9:45 a.m.
A woman will be criminally charged for falsely reporting that an Egyptian man tried to kidnap her daughter from a West Virginia shopping mall, a police detective told the Associated …
Mon., March 4, 2019, 8:09 p.m.
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UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:03 p.m.
Nearly a year to the day after West Virginia teachers went on a strike that launched a national “Red4Ed” movement, they’re doing it again.
Wed., Jan. 2, 2019, 10:46 p.m.
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Tue., Dec. 18, 2018, 3:32 p.m.
If you want to understand why U.S. life expectancy is declining, West Virginia is a good place to start.
Wed., Dec. 12, 2018, 6:32 p.m.
Three people missing since last weekend were found alive Wednesday in an underground coal mine in West Virginia, authorities said.
Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 2:15 p.m.
Considering the damaging – and in some cases, even fatal – effects of rabies, it was not surprising that when people in the city of Milton, W.Va., saw raccoons behaving …
Sat., Sept. 29, 2018, 6:52 p.m.
President Donald Trump on Saturday turned his embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh into a rallying cry for Republicans to vote in November, saying they can help reject the “ruthless …
Fri., May 4, 2018, 11:11 a.m.
An ex-coal executive who’s running for U.S. Senate after serving a one-year prison sentence has unleashed a political ad that takes swipes at “China people” and calls the Senate majority …
UPDATED: Sat., April 28, 2018, 1:51 p.m.
Republican Don Blankenship doesn’t care if his party and his president don’t think he can beat Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin this fall.
Tue., April 3, 2018, 4:05 p.m.
A teacher rebellion in red states from West Virginia to Arizona has put Republicans on the defensive, forcing them to walk a fine line in the months before midterm elections …
Sun., March 25, 2018, 8:26 a.m.
Two West Virginia firefighters were killed and three others were injured when a volunteer fire department’s truck flipped while responding to a call about a highway accident that also had …
Mon., March 5, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
The West Virginia teacher’s strike entered a new week with no immediate resolution in sight. Teachers are waiting for state lawmakers to agree on a pay raise, and state House …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 27, 2018, 4:58 p.m.
Striking teachers in West Virginia are to return to the classroom on Thursday, Gov. Jim Justice said in announcing he is offering teachers and school service personnel a revised 5 …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 26, 2018, 9:05 p.m.
Thousands of striking schoolteachers who have shut down West Virginia classrooms for days are demanding a face-to-face meeting with the governor and legislative leaders on their pay grievances, a union …
Thu., Feb. 1, 2018, 8:34 a.m.
Vice President Mike Pence traveled to West Virginia Wednesday to tout the impact of tax cuts and pick a fight with the state’s Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin, who voted against …
Sun., Jan. 14, 2018, 7:47 p.m.
West Virginia’s athletic department said Sunday it is reviewing an incident in which a player is seen striking a Texas Tech fan who had joined thousands of others in a …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 26, 2017, 10:13 p.m.
Alex Delton ran for 158 yards and accounted for four touchdowns, leading Kansas State to a 35-17 Cactus Bowl victory over UCLA in Phoenix on Tuesday night in what could …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 4:54 p.m.
First lady Melania Trump has toured a West Virginia drug addiction recovery center for infants in the heart of the nation’s opioid epidemic.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 26, 2017, 7:37 p.m.
A coal miner who died on the job in West Virginia was the brother of one the 12 killed in the Sago Mine disaster of 2006.
Thu., May 25, 2017, 8:12 a.m.
An explosion at a West Virginia industrial plant has killed two people and injured a third.
Wed., May 17, 2017
CHARLESTON, West Virginia – For someone like me who is constantly checking email on my phone, one odd thing about getting put in jail is how suddenly you’re almost totally …
UPDATED: Sat., April 8, 2017, 10:21 p.m.
The season opener was 30 seconds old and Nigel Williams-Goss already had a pair of buckets and Jordan Mathews drilled a 3-pointer.
UPDATED: Mon., March 20, 2017, 9:08 p.m.
Zag fans might want to start the meter on ‘Press Virginia’ references (that’s one) leading up to Thursday’s Gonzaga-West Virginia clash in the Sweet 16 in San Jose.
Sun., March 19, 2017, 7:57 p.m.
Among the numerous mileposts in Gonzaga’s 2017 season was one Saturday that went largely unnoticed. Gonzaga sealed its third straight Sweet 16, which hasn’t happened since the 1999 squad launched …
Tue., Jan. 10, 2017
Wake Forest midfielder Ian Harkes has won the Hermann Trophy as the top male college soccer player in the United States. West Virginia defender Kadeisha Buchanan was the top woman.
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016, 4:25 p.m.
A West Virginia mayor resigned Tuesday following a backlash after she posted a response to a racist comment about first lady Michelle Obama on Facebook.