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1 injured in W.Va. gas line explosion

August 17, 2015

WINFIELD, W.Va. (AP) — At least one person was injured in West Virginia after a gas line exploded near Winfield.

The explosion occurred Monday afternoon. more »»

Union rallies outside Patriot Coal over pension benefits

August 17, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The United Mine Workers of America is protesting bankrupt Patriot Coal's intentions to eliminate its union contract that includes pension contributions. more »»

W.Va. man pleads guilty in shooting deaths of 4 people

August 17, 2015

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A Fairmont man has pleaded guilty in the deaths of four people in Clarksburg, including two newspaper carriers.

Sidney A. more »»

West Virginia Sen. Leonhardt announces ag commissioner bid

August 17, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Republican state Sen. Kent Leonhardt is pursuing another bid for West Virginia agriculture commissioner. more »»

Federal funding to help drug crackdown efforts in Appalachia

August 17, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Drug crackdown efforts in West Virginia and three other states will receive a federal funding boost of nearly $400,000.

U.S. Sen. more »»

Patriot Coal selling some assets to Va. nonprofit affiliate

August 17, 2015

SCOTT DEPOT, W.Va. (AP) — Patriot Coal Corp. says it plans to sell some of its assets to an affiliate of the nonprofit Virginia Conservation Legacy Fund. more »»

Virginia man drowns in Shenandoah River in West Virginia

August 17, 2015

MILLVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — Police in Jefferson County say a Virginia man has drowned in the Shenandoah River.

Sheriff's Cpl. Dustin Tabler tells The Herald-Mail (http://bit. more »»

Hiker falls to death off cliffside trail in southern W.Va.

August 17, 2015

SANDSTONE, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities say a hiker has died after falling off a cliffside trail overlooking the New River Gorge National River in southern West Virginia. more »»

Bridge dedication honors fallen Marine from West Virginia

August 17, 2015

WELCH, W.Va. (AP) — A bridge dedication ceremony has been held for a fallen Marine who had walked 400 miles to re-enlist in the Vietnam War. more »»

State officials admit 'errors' in $7.6M lottery project bid

August 17, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — After initially defending a decision to award a $7. more »»

Colleges get grants for economically disadvantaged students

August 17, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Two colleges in West Virginia will receive federal grants to help students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds succeed in higher education.

The U.S. more »»

W.Va. legislative committee to discuss taxes

August 17, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A discussion on personal and business income taxes will dominate a state legislative committee meeting in Charlesto. more »»

Pizza driver shot in leg in Beckley

August 17, 2015

BECKLEY (AP) — Police in Beckley are investigating the shooting of a pizza delivery driver. more »»

Union to rally outside Patriot Coal over pension benefits

August 17, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The United Mine Workers of America is planning to protest Patriot Coal's intentions to eliminate its union contract that includes pension contributions. more »»

WVa Sen. Leonhardt expected to announce ag commissioner bid

August 17, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Republican state Sen. Kent Leonhardt is expected to announce another bid for West Virginia agriculture commissioner. more »»

'Hands Across Our Land' action aimed at W.Va., Va. pipelines

August 17, 2015

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Opponents of pipelines delivering fracked natural gas are joining together in Virginia, West Virginia and elsewhere in a show of solidarity. more »»

Body found along W.Va. river where woman swept into water

August 16, 2015

WORTHINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities searching for a missing woman in northern West Virginia say a body has been found in the West Fork River. more »»

165 W.Va. pension recipients get more than $80K annually

August 16, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A review of West Virginia's pension system has found that 165 recipients are paid more than $80,000 in annual benefits.

The Charleston Gazette-Mail (http://bit. more »»

 
 
 

 

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