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Mark Brazaitis: Rather than condemn suicide, understand it -- and act

In the wake of Robin Williams’ suicide, a few prominent people in the media, and hundreds of everyday citizens with access to social media, have criticized the actor and comedian. One news anchor, who has since apologized, called...

Mark Brazaitis: Rather than condemn suicide, understand it -- and act

In the wake of Robin Williams’ suicide, a few prominent people in the media, and hundreds of everyday citizens with access to social media, have criticized the actor and comedian. One news anchor, who has since apologized, called...

PSC: W.Va. American Water must turn over some records in MCHM case

The state Public Service Commission on Friday ordered West Virginia American Water to turn over many of the documents that consumer advocates, businesses and citizen groups want to review as part of the PSC’s investigation of the water...

Police: SUV that crashed had IEDs, guns, pot, chickens
Police: SUV that crashed had IEDs, guns, pot, chickens

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A Pennsylvania man was arrested Friday morning after the SUV he was driving — with live chickens and “altered fireworks” inside — wrecked on Interstate 79,...

Northern W.Va. libraries to get new software

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A consortium of West Virginia public libraries plans to upgrade its software in September.

New software will streamline the work of cataloging books and making them available to patrons of the Northern Library Network....

Founder of closed W.Va. boarding school charged

The Associated Press

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A prosecutor says the founder of a closed boarding school in Harrison County has been arrested following an investigation into the alleged abuse of students.

Harrison County Prosecutor Joseph ...

WVDOH official quits amid federal investigation

Staff writer

A high-ranking West Virginia Division of Highways administrator abruptly resigned Friday amid a federal investigation of the agency’s equipment division.

Bob Andrew, a 16-year DOH executive who formerly headed the...

Randolph judge may face suspension for sex acts

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The state’s Judicial Hearing Board has recommended to the West Virginia Supreme Court that a Randolph County judge be suspended without pay for three years.

Circuit Judge Jaymie Wilfong was charged by the...

Ripley bank robbery suspect still being sought

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Police are still looking for a man who robbed the Premier Bank on South Church Street in Ripley Thursday morning.

Students at Ripley High School, Ripley Middle School, Ripley Elementary and Fairplain Elementary, as...

Man hit, killed by train in southern W.Va.

The Associated Press

RODERFIELD, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia State Police say a man was killed when he was struck by a Norfolk Southern train on a bridge in McDowell County.

Trooper J.R. Coburn in Welch says a 20-year-old male died...

DNR to sample Elk, Kanawha fish for MCHM effects

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — State fisheries workers plan to sample the Elk and Kanawha rivers next week to see if January’s chemical leak affected fish health.

Division of Natural Resources crews will collect redhorse suckers, a bottom-...

St. Albans man gets life without mercy for January slaying
St. Albans man gets life without mercy for January slaying

Even prosecutors had recommended that a judge grant Timothy Shafer mercy.

Kanawha Circuit Judge Duke Bloom, though, didn’t buy Shafer’s excuse that drugs made him participate in the stabbing death of a St. Albans woman. Bloom...

Rockefeller responds to report of exorbitant travel

U.S. Sen. Jay Rockefeller said Friday that his special travel arrangements when traveling from Washington, D.C., to West Virginia are necessary because of a serious knee injury he suffered several years ago.

The Washington Examiner, a national...

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