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W.Va. couple gets prison for stealing $400k from 90 year old

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia couple has been sentenced to prison for stealing nearly $400,000 from a 90-year-old to purchase a vacation house in the Outer Banks.

The U.S. attorney’s office says 67-year-old Timothy Summers...

Boil-water advisories

West Virginia American Water has lifted the boil-water advisory for approximately 25 customers on Whaley Court and Franklin Street in the Spring Valley area of Huntington.

West Virginia American Water has lifted a boil-water advisory for...

Arrest made in Morgantown robbery attempt

According to 1st Sgt. G.A. Knight of the Morgantown Police Department, a man wearing a Carhartt jacket allegedly walked into the Shell gas station at 1345 University Ave. about 1 a.m., told store employees he had a gun and demanded money. He then left,...

Ex-principal’s attorney wants language removed from charge against him

The attorney for former Capital High School principal Clinton Giles wants a judge to strike part of what prosecutors wrote in the document charging Giles with failing to immediately report an alleged sexual assault at the school.

Giles’...

Judges OK payout of more than $17 million to former MSU students

As many as 14,000 former Mountain State University students will receive a more than $17 million settlement with the college, which many of them sued for not providing them a worthy education before it closed.

Three judges on a mass litigation...

Ex-DOH official sentenced to probation for lying to FBI

A former state Division of Highways administrator was sentenced Thursday in federal court in Wheeling to three years’ probation for misleading agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Edward Matthew Tuttle, 39, of Buckhannon,...

Cold ups demand to unofficial record for Appalachian Power

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Customers of Appalachian Power set an unofficial record for peak demand as they turned up the heat during the Feb. 20 deep freeze.

The utility’s customers in West Virginia, Virginia and Tennessee pushed...

State couple gets prison for stealing $400K from 90 year old

WHEELING, W.Va. – A West Virginia couple has been sentenced to prison for stealing nearly $400,000 from a 90-year-old to purchase a vacation house in the Outer Banks.

The U.S. attorney’s office says 67-year-old Timothy Summers and...

Agritourism topics on tap at state small farm conference

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Agriculture is offering workshops on agritourism at a small farm conference set to begin today in Charleston.

Speakers will include the owners of a country inn Sutton, a hospitality and...

U.S. regulators devise new guidance tools on mine safety

ARLINGTON, Va. – The U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration is rolling out online tools to track violations commonly associated with mining deaths.

The tools are intended to assist miners, operators and others who have an interest in...

Funerals for: February 26, 2015

Adkins, Victor E. 1 p.m., Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin.

Bradberry, Catherine 3 p.m., Highlawn Baptist Church, St. Albans.

Coleman, Myrtle M. 1 p.m., Cooke Funeral Home, Cedar Grove.

Deal, Alice M....

Vera "Pennie" Stafford

Vera "Pennie" Stafford, 85, of Charleston, passed away Feb. 25, 2015 at Hubbard Hospice House. Arrangements are forthcoming. Barlow Bonsall Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Frances E. Groves

Frances E. Groves, 94, of South Charleston, passed away Feb. 25, 2015 at Cedar Ridge Center. Anyone with information regarding family, please contact Wilson Funeral Home, Charleston, at 304-343-5196.

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