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Tanker crash closes W.Va. 10 in Lincoln

BRANCHLAND, W.Va. — A tanker truck crash early Friday morning has closed part of W.Va. 10 in Branchland for an indefinite period of time, according to 911 dispatchers.

The crash happened around 6 a.m.

Tanker crash closes W.Va. 10 in Lincoln

BRANCHLAND, W.Va. — A tanker truck crash early Friday morning has closed part of W.Va. 10 in Branchland for an indefinite period of time, according to 911 dispatchers.

The crash happened around 6 a.m....

Hansford man pleads guilty to sex crimes

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A Hansford man pleaded guilty Friday on the eve of his trial to three separate sex crimes — two of which happened nearly 20 years ago.

Jon Wendell, 50, pleaded guilty to three counts of first-degree sexual abuse....

MCHM leak not focus of CDC-W.Va. health study

Tomblin administration officials on Friday touted an agreement to work with federal officials on a medical monitoring program but conceded that the effort will not focus on the hundreds of thousands of West Virginians affected by January’s Elk...

Tackett sues over Guard service credits
Tackett sues over Guard service credits

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Retired state adjutant general Allen Tackett is again asking a judge to correct how the state Consolidated Public Retirement Board is calculating service credits for National Guard members.

In a lawsuit filed Thursday, ...

W.Va. hesitant to go public with crude oil shipment info

Amid continued national controversy over increased rail shipments of crude oil, West Virginia emergency response officials are reconsidering whether they will make public more detailed information provided by CSX Corp. about the company’s rail...

Kanawha library supporters kick off election campaign
Kanawha library supporters kick off election campaign

Supporters of Kanawha County’s upcoming library levy vote kicked off an information campaign Friday with rallies at several area libraries.

The levy, on the ballot for the Nov. 4 general election, would supply about $3.3 million to the...

Monongalia County police accused of assaulting man with Huntington’s disease
Monongalia County police accused of assaulting man with Huntington’s disease

The family of a Granville man who has Huntington’s disease is alleging officers from two Monongalia County police departments assaulted him.

A ten-minute YouTube video appears to show Jeffrey Brian Bane, 39, bleeding from the face while...

Kanawha Family Court judge opening filled

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — R. Joseph Zak was appointed by the governor Friday to serve as Kanawha Family Court judge until an election in 2016.

Zak will replace longtime Judge Mike Kelly, who retired Aug. 31.

“Judge Kelly’s...

W.Va. hospitals send suspected enterovirus cases to CDC

Several suspected cases of Enterovirus-D68, an upper respiratory illness similar to the common cold but with more potential for severe symptoms, have been or are set to be reported by West Virginia hospitals to the federal Centers for Disease Control...

Boil-water advisories: Sept. 13, 2014

The McDowell County Public Service District-Bartley, has lifted the boil-water advisory issued for the Rockridge area.

The McDowell County Public Service District-Kimball, has lifted the boil-water advisory for its entire water system.

Feds announce $5.7 million award for W.Va. health centers

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced Friday 25 health centers in West Virginia will be awarded a total of more than $5.7 million to hire more employees and expand primary care services.

The awards, which range in value...

Braxton spill didn’t reach Elk River, DEP says

State Department of Environmental Protection officials said Friday they don’t believe any natural gas drilling waste from a truck that wrecked in Braxton County on Thursday made it into the Elk River.

The incident occurred at about 4:15 p....

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