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State of emergency for floods could end in West Virginia

August 22, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A state of emergency for 12 West Virginia counties due to devastating floods in June could be over soon.

The state of emergency declared by Gov. more »»

Fire kills child in Point Pleasant

August 21, 2016

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities say a child has died in a fire that destroyed a house in Mason County.

Firefighters responded to a home in Point Pleasant shortly before 2 a.m. more »»

Labor Day bell ringing for 'Rosies the Riveters' set

August 21, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia group dedicated to honoring the working women of World War II is sponsoring bell ringings on Labor Day in at least seven communities in the state. more »»

Graffiti written on National Park trail in West Virginia

August 21, 2016

GLEN JEAN, W.Va. (AP) — The National Park Service is looking for those responsible for spray painting graffiti along the New River Gorge National River in southern West Virginia. more »»

Huntington's Tri-State Airport gets federal funding

August 21, 2016

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Tri-State Airport near Huntington will receive $1.3 million in funding from the Federal Aviation Administration for improvements.

U.S. Sen. more »»

W.Va. robotics teams compete on International Space Station

August 21, 2016

FAIRMONT, W.Va. (AP) — Many people could only imagine their work someday being important enough to make it onto the International Space Station. more »»

Life on the road is 1 of normalcy for carnival vendors

August 21, 2016

FAIRLEA, W.Va. (AP) — Avery Vonderheid has faithfully attended the State Fair of West Virginia since she was a little girl. more »»

Man killed when building addition collapses in Maryland

August 20, 2016

KEEDYSVILLE, Va. (AP) — Authorities say a man was killed and when an addition that he and two others were building onto a residence collapsed. more »»

Popular 'Obamacare' provision gives young adults coverage

August 20, 2016

Mina Schultz figured she'd be OK without health insurance during the months between finishing graduate school and joining the Peace Corp. more »»

1 man dead following 27 overdoses in 5 hours in Huntington

August 19, 2016

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — One person has died following a series of heroin overdoses that occurred within hours of each other in Huntington.

The Herald-Dispatch (http://bit. more »»

South Charleston restricts use of fireworks

August 19, 2016

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — South Charleston City Council members have restricted the use of fireworks in the city. more »»

US rig count up 10 this week to 491, Texas up 8

August 19, 2016

HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 10 this week to 491.

A year ago, 885 rigs were active. more »»

Groups reach $6M West Virginia coal mine cleanup deal

August 19, 2016

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A $6 million settlement has been reached in federal court that will restore damage from West Virginia mountaintop removal mines. more »»

Democratic nominee for governor endorsed by primary foe

August 19, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Democratic nominee for West Virginia governor Jim Justice has the endorsement of one of two opponents he defeated in his party's primar. more »»

United Bankshares to acquire Cardinal Financial

August 19, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — United Bankshares Inc. is expanding its footprint in the Mid-Atlantic region with the acquisition of Cardinal Financial Corp. in a deal valued at $912 million. more »»

Dem governor PAC's $234k ad hits West Virginia GOP nominee

August 19, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A national group that boosts Democratic candidates for governor is hitting West Virginia Republican nominee Bill Cole with $233,700 in negative TV ads. more »»

Business recovery centers closing after West Virginia flood

August 19, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Federal officials are shutting down centers that have helped West Virginia small businesses obtain low-interest loans after damaging floods in June.

The U.S. more »»

West Virginia grants nearly $200k to flood-harmed businesses

August 18, 2016

RAINELLE, W.Va. (AP) — The state has given a round of almost $200,000 in grants to 23 Greenbrier County small businesses damaged by floods.

Gov. more »»

Air condition failures draw complaints in Kanawha County

August 18, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Kanawha County's school board has received complaints about the early August school start date and air conditioning failures. more »»



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