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Applications open for 2014 FestivALL Capitol Street Art Fair

Last year’s event featured vendors from three states and more than three dozen West Virginia counties.

After president’s unexpected death, Marshall University searches for replacement
After president’s unexpected death, Marshall University searches for replacement

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — In a brief meeting Thursday that opened with tears and a moment of silence, Marshall University’s Board of Governors began the process of finding a new leader for the school...

Feds: Southern’s wealth has ‘disappeared’ since Freedom chemical leak
Feds: Southern’s wealth has ‘disappeared’ since Freedom chemical leak

Federal prosecutors Thursday asked that Gary Southern be forced to post a secured bond, saying that $7 million of the former Freedom Industries president’s personal wealth has “dissipated or disappeared,” creating a concern that...

Herd fans will have plenty to do in Florida
Herd fans will have plenty to do in Florida

Marshall fans traveling to watch the Thundering Herd take on the Northern Illinois Huskies in the Boca Raton Bowl in Florida have more to look forward to than just football, beaches and warm weather, Discover The Palm Beaches communication specialist...

Police: Domestic disturbance leads to police stand-off; several charges

A Mingo County man faces a long list of charges after allegedly barricading himself in a residence, firing shots and striking a police cruiser with his SUV Wednesday, according to a criminal complaint.

Terry Kevin Huff, 53, of Varney, locked...

More charges could come in water lab case, prosecutors say

Federal authorities are continuing a criminal investigation of falsified water sampling at a coal industry laboratory in Raleigh County and more charges may be filed in the case, prosecutors said this week in a court filing.

The disclosure by U....

Lottery revenues continue to decrease

Lottery revenues continued to slide in November, falling to $90.45 million, down 8.5 percent from November 2013.

For the first five months of the 2014-15 budget year, the Lottery has gross revenues of $486.38 million, down $27.79 million from...

Tourism survey highlights W.Va. strengths, weaknesses

West Virginia’s image as a tourism destination gets high marks for outdoor recreation opportunities, scenery and affordability, but rates low as being exciting, unique, for having must-see destinations or luxurious accommodations and for...

International company gets boost from WVEDA

An Ireland-based company that manufactures and distributes products for medical diagnostics, drug testing and other targeted screening procedures is receiving help from the West Virginia Economic Development Authority to expand its footprint in the...

Dixon pleads not guilty to killing informant

A Charleston man pleaded not guilty on Thursday to murder charges in the killing of a police informant — a crime that could get him executed by the federal government.

Marlon Dewayne “Ice” Dixon, 38, is accused of killing...

Coonskin bridge work on holiday hiatus

Construction on the new bridge into Coonskin Park is finished until after the first of the year, but is on track for an opening next October, Kanawha County parks officials learned Thursday.

County Parks Director Jeff Hutchinson said contractors ...

Alleged Rand shooter charged with murder after victim’s death

A man arrested for shooting another man in Rand was charged with murder Thursday after the victim died.

Leonard Thomas, 44, was charged with malicious wounding in the shooting of George Maxwell on Wednesday.

Witnesses told officers that a...

Agriculture Department schedules hearing on livestock market transfer

The West Virginia Department of Agriculture (WVDA) will conduct a public hearing regarding a proposed transfer of ownership of the Greenbrier Valley Livestock Market in Caldwell to Brandon Myers of Lewisburg. The hearing will be held at 10 a.m. Jan. 6 ...

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