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Joint liability bill going to Tomblin

Legislation that effectively eliminates the legal premise of joint liability in personal injury, financial damages or wrongful death lawsuits (HB2002) is headed to the governor’s desk after the Senate passed a House-Senate conference committee...

Man brandishes knife, demands drugs at Parkersburg pharmacy
Man brandishes knife, demands drugs at Parkersburg pharmacy

PARKERSBURG -- A Parkersburg man who wanted prescription medication brandished a knife and made threats at a pharmacy Monday, according to the Parkersburg Police Department.

Joseph Michael Shuman, 37, allegedly refused to drop the approximately...

Man pleads guilty to St. Albans robbery from November

St. Albans police have solved a November armed robbery at El Dorado Club, according to a news release.

Joseph Michael Eads, 30, of St. Albans, fired a shot into the ceiling of the bar, then fled in a small red car after taking an undetermined...

Veterans Affairs to reopen outpatient clinic in Maxwelton

MAXWELTON, W.Va. – A veterans outpatient clinic in southern West Virginia that’s been closed since last fall is set to reopen Friday.

Media outlets report that Department of Veterans Affairs officials announced the clinic’s...

Equipment problems hamper snow removal in Beckley

BECKLEY, W.Va. – Equipment problems are hampering Beckley’s efforts to dig out from more than 2 feet of snow.

Mayor Bill O’Brien tells The Register-Herald that crews are working around the clock to clear the city’s...

Several areas under boil-water advisories

Several areas are under boil-water advisories in the state and one advisory was lifted. They include:

West Virginia American Water has issued a boil-water advisory for approximately 200 customers in the upper elevations of the Edgewood area in...

Bill would allow concealed firearms without permits

Concealed weapons permits would no longer be necessary for persons wanting to carry concealed firearms, under legislation advanced by the Senate Judiciary Committee Monday (SB347).

“The vote you’re about to take is a vote for your...

Allegiant to offer flights from Bridgeport to Myrtle Beach

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. – Allegiant Air plans to offer direct flights from north central West Virginia to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, beginning this summer.

The Exponent Telegram reports that the flights from North Central West Virginia...

Seasons coming to close for many game species in state

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia is reminding hunters and trappers that seasons are ending this week for several species of game.

The Division of Natural Resources says hunting and trapping seasons for red fox, gray fox, bobcat and ...

Venue for Wheeling mayor’s speech changed due to leaky roof

WHEELING, W.Va. – A leaky roof has forced Wheeling officials to move the mayor’s State of the City address to a different venue.

Media outlets report that the leak developed in the historic Capitol Theatre’s roof over the...

Funerals for: February 24, 2015

Bell, Judy A. 11 a.m., Handley Funeral Home, Danville.

Black, Laura 11 a.m., Cunningham

Blake, Thomas J. 2 p.m., Stockert

Burgess, Dolphine 11 a.m., Gatens

Core, John 1 p.m., ...

Carol Starcher

Carol Starcher, 72, of South Charleston, passed away Monday, Feb. 23, 2015. Arrangements are in the care of Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar.

Frederick Reynolds

Frederick Adams Reynolds, 61, of Clendenin, passed away Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, at CAMC Memorial Hospital, Charleston, with his wife, Wanda, at his side.

He was the son of the late Ira and Oda Florence (Strickland) Reynolds and was also preceded ...

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