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West Virginia police receive assault rifles, military equipment through Department of Defense program

The McDowell County Sheriff’s Department hasn’t had to use its MRAP, a mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicle designed for military use, since it acquired it several months ago, according to Sheriff Martin West.

But because it...

West Virginia police receive assault rifles, military equipment through Department of Defense program

The McDowell County Sheriff’s Department hasn’t had to use its MRAP, a mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicle designed for military use, since it acquired it several months ago, according to Sheriff Martin West.

But because it...

Rehab center to be located on Capital High property

Officials have named a Charleston location for the T-Center, a one-of-a-kind residential drug rehabilitation facility first announced in March.

The Kanawha County Board of Education Tuesday evening voted to donate property adjacent to Capital...

Tourism chairman: Nitro leaders should move forward with museum

Tourism Commission Chairman Oshel Craigo implored Nitro City Council Tuesday evening to make greater efforts to maximize the city’s tourism potential as the “Living Memorial to World War I.”

Craigo said that 70,000 people...

WVU’s Holgorsen keeps Alabama’s strength in perspective
WVU’s Holgorsen keeps Alabama’s strength in perspective

MORGANTOWN — From Tony Gibson’s vantage point, preparing for Alabama in 10 more days presents all sorts of challenges, not the least of which is simply figuring out what the Tide offense will look like....

Holcombe slides into Herd’s backup QB job
Holcombe slides into Herd’s backup QB job

HUNTINGTON — As the newly crowned backup quarterback, Gunnar Holcombe has that “one heartbeat from the presidency” role at Marshall.

That analogy may be over-dramatic, but consider this: If...

Mitch Vingle: WVU, TCU might be Big 12 surprises

When I checked out the Big 12 preseason poll, something tugged at me.

I didn’t know what until Tuesday.

That’s when I really took time to break down the league’s upcoming season.

I saw teams that are overrated. I ...

WVU recruiting: Mountaineers extend 2 offers to 2016 prospects

Over the first two weeks of August, the West Virginia coaching staff was focused on one thing — fall camp.

The coaches have spent all of their time discussing depth charts, injuries, redshirts and more. Once camp ended, though, they...

Area roundup: Power game vs. Lakewood postponed

Tuesday night’s West Virginia Power game against the Lakewood BlueClaws was postponed due to unplayable grounds.

West Virginia will instead start its series against the BlueClaws at 7:05 tonight at Appalachian Power Park....

Names in the games: Braxton Miller, Chris Kluwe, Andi Williamson

Ohio State: QB Miller done for the season

Ohio State star quarterback Braxton Miller will miss the 2014 season, dealing a severe blow to the fifth-ranked Buckeyes’ national title hopes.

Ohio State confirmed late Tuesday afternoon...

Raleigh sheriff’s office warns of jury duty scam

The Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents about a jury duty scam.

When scammers call, the phone number on caller ID shows Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office but the caller is conducting a scam and is not law enforcement,...

Bank to consolidate 4 branches in Va., W.Va.

HONAKER, Va. — New Peoples Bank Inc. plans to consolidate four branches in Virginia and West Virginia into other branches.

The Honaker-based bank said in a news release that the Jonesville branch will be ...

Lawsuit alleges sex assault by Maryland doctor
Lawsuit alleges sex assault by Maryland doctor

HAGERSTOWN, Md. — A suspended Western Maryland physician at the center of a licensing scandal and facing molestation charges now has been hit with a lawsuit saying that he sexually assaulted a second female patient.

A West Virginia woman...

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