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WVU FOOTBALL: Players coming and going at camp
WVU FOOTBALL: Players coming and going at camp

By MIKE CASAZZA DAILY MAIL SPORTSWRITER MORGANTOWN — West Virginia’s football roster grew and shrunk unexpectedly Thursday, the first day of preseason practice. Coach Dana Holgorsen announced three additions, two players who have yet to...

WVU’s Gee rolls into Spencer during 55-county tour
WVU’s Gee rolls into Spencer during 55-county tour

By Mackenzie Mays

Staff writer

SPENCER — At the Roane County Library on Thursday, Gordon Gee got a basket stuffed with local honey, jam and a Black Walnut Festival hat....

Readers Voice: Aug. 1, 2014

McDowell man arrested for soliciting girls online

CRUMPLER — A McDowell County man was arrested Wednesday after allegedly using the Internet to solicit sexually explicit photographs and videos from numerous young...

Landlord asks court to evict Kanawha delegate Raines

Kanawha County school board member Becky Jordon and her husband filed a complaint Thursday against Republican Delegate Suzette Raines, asking that Raines be evicted from a South Hills residence.

The complaint alleges Raines failed to pay $2,500...

Police find $14,000 hidden in shoes

SUTTON — West Virginia State Police found more than $14,000 hidden under the insoles of shoes found in the back of a broken down vehicle Wednesday....

Mercer County man shoots roommate

MONTCALM, W.Va. — A man shot his roommate in Mercer County on Thursday morning, according to an official with the Mercer County Sheriff’s Department.

Police charged John Smith, 23, of Montcalm, with malicious wounding and attempt...

Testimony, advocates clash at EPA coal hearings

PITTSBURGH — Union miners and others opposed to stricter pollution rules for coal-burning power plants proposed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency clashed inside and outside the city’s federal...

1,100 Alpha miners in W.Va. warned of layoffs

Alpha Natural Resources said Thursday afternoon that it has warned 1,100 workers at nearly a dozen West Virginia surface coal mines that they could lose their jobs in two months.

The Bristol, Va.-based company said it had provided layoff notices ...

Woman tells 911 that Plants was screaming at ex-wife
Woman tells 911 that Plants was screaming at ex-wife

A woman told a 911 dispatcher Wednesday evening that Kanawha County Prosecuting Attorney Mark Plants was screaming at his ex-wife in the parking lot of John Adams Middle School.

Police described Wednesday’s incident as a child custody...

Win over EPA won’t save Southern W.Va. coal, experts say

This week, West Virginia leaders were painting a picture of the rosy future that could await the coal industry, were it not for the Obama administration. Sprinkled among comments criticizing proposed reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, the...

3rd District race subject of push to avoid ‘dark money’

Having made his fortune as creator of the online gaming company Kongregate, Jim Greer is trying to take a stand against the inundation of “dark money” political attack ads that he believes are taking over elections across the U.S....

Deputies arrest man who allegedly threw home confinement bracelet in river

ST. ALBANS, W.Va. — Deputies say they arrested a Scott Depot man this week after an anonymous caller reported he was at a St. Albans Go-Mart bragging about throwing his home confinement tracking bracelet in the...

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