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SUV that crashed had IEDs, guns, pot, chickens

AMMA, W.Va. -- Roane County sheriff’s deputies, West Virginia State Police and a bomb squad are on the scene of an accident on Interstate 79 involving a SUV police believe was carrying weapons and improvised explosives.

State Police said...

UC’s do-it-all junior Knox poised for another big year
UC’s do-it-all junior Knox poised for another big year

When it comes to utility player John Knox, perhaps Charleston offensive coordinator Tate Gregory blurted out the perfect headline Thursday at practice.

“He’s the ultimate offensive weapon,” Gregory said.


Charleston Distance Run field could get a boost this year

The 42nd Charleston Distance Run figures to get an assist from the state’s two major-college football programs this year.

For the first time since 2005, West Virginia University doesn’t open its football season at home on the same...

Prep soccer season opens today across the state

The chase begins today as three Kanawha Valley teams start gunning for more championship hardware as the season kicks off around the state.

George Washington is the reigning Class AAA boys state titlist while Winfield captured the second of back-...

Roundup: WVU Tech signs 3 area wrestlers

WVU Tech wrestling coach Sam Gardner completed his recruiting class for the 2014-15 season Thursday, signing three area high school wrestlers in the process.

The Golden Bears signed Fayetteville’s Cam Underwood, Oak Hill’s Chris...

Names in the games: J.W. Walsh, Tim Howard, Maya Moore

Walsh wins battle for Oklahoma State QB job

J.W. Walsh has won the three-way battle to be Oklahoma State’s starting quarterback, according to a report Thursday by The Oklahoman newspaper.

“J.W. is getting most of the reps...

Piedmont kids help out Manna Meal in the garden (photo)
Piedmont kids help out Manna Meal in the garden (photo)
Parents have mixed views on planned rehab center near Capital High School

Parents who attended a Local School Improvement Council meeting Thursday evening at Capital High School had mixed views on plans for a drug rehabilitation center to be built near the school.

The Kanawha County school board voted Tuesday to...

South Charleston still working on salt contract

The city of South Charleston still doesn’t have a contract for road salt, “but it looks promising,” Public Works Director Gerald Burgy told City Council Thursday.

At a meeting earlier this month, Mayor Frank Mullens said a...

W.Va. teacher unions want more flexible evaluations
W.Va. teacher unions want more flexible evaluations

The U.S. Department of Education announced Thursday that some states can delay requirements that tie teacher evaluations to student test scores — but West Virginia is a step ahead.

U.S. Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan...

Charleston attorney offers reward for billionaire’s assets

A Charleston attorney is receiving national attention for an unconventional approach in trying to track down possible assets of the founder of a luxury resort.

Brian Glasser, of the firm Bailey & ...

Airport, chemical company want spill lawsuit dismissed

An airport and a chemical producer want claims dismissed in a lawsuit partly targeting them over a January chemical spill.

In U.S. District Court in Charleston, Yeager Airport filed a motion Tuesday to dismiss claims in the wide-spanning...

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