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W.Va. prisoner sentenced for inmate assault

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A federal prisoner will spend nearly 23 years of additional time behind bars for attacking another inmate.

John David Pinke was convicted of attempted murder and conspiracy in August in federal court in Clarksburg.

2 charged in slayings of 2 men in McDowell County

WELCH, W.Va. – West Virginia State Police have charged two men in connection with the slayings of two people whose bodies were found in a burned vehicle.

State police said Tuesday that Donald Bailey of Crumpler is charged with first-...

Man in jail after allegedly shooting at state troopers

West Virginia State Police spokesman Lt. Michael Baylous said troopers from the Logan detachment went to the home of Roy Clinton Richards, 43, of Chapmanville on Monday after Richards allegedly called 911 and reported he was suicidal and would shoot...

Arrests made in killings of two men found in burned-out car

WELCH, W.Va. -- West Virginia State Police have arrested two men in connection with the killing of two men whose bodies were found in a burned-out car in McDowell County early Sunday.

Bodies of the two men were found following a car fire in the...

Proposed Civic Center redesigns “embrace” river
Proposed Civic Center redesigns “embrace” river

The first renderings of Charleston Civic Center upgrades — unveiled at a meeting of the City Council finance committee Monday — show glass facades, lofty walkways and enhanced riverfront landscaping. While those concepts aren’t...

Two FCI Morgantown inmates sentenced for contraband

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – Two inmates at the Federal Correctional Institute, Morgantown will spend additional time behind bars for possessing contraband.

U.S. Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld II says 42-year-old James Robinson pleaded guilty on...

Morrisey joins in fight against human trafficking

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is joining other state and territorial attorneys general in an effort to take a stand against human trafficking.

Morrisey recently joined 52 others in a letter to leaders ...

Manchin to tour state starting today

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin is kicking off a tour of West Virginia to discuss energy and education.

Today, Manchin is scheduled to speak with students at Lincoln County High School in Hamlin about ways to improve education...

State officials urge moms-to-be to get flu shot

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia health officials are urging pregnant women to get the flu shot.

Bureau for Public Health commissioner Dr. Letitia Tierney is set to hold a briefing today in Charleston outlining the importance of moms-to-...

Tomblin names Garcia legislative affairs director

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has appointed Joseph Garcia as his new director of legislative affairs.

Tomblin announced the appointment in a news release Monday. Garcia has been serving as Tomblin’s deputy ...

WVU president calls for change following riots

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia University President Gordon Gee says the culture of the university must change following riots that erupted after the football team’s win over Baylor.

Gee says in a letter to the WUV community that ...

Shinnston man pleads guilty in infant’s death

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – A Shinnston man has pleaded guilty to a neglect charge stemming from the suffocation of his 3-month-old son.

Media outlets report that 32-year-old Clovis McCoy Jr. pleaded guilty to child neglect resulting in death on...

Two hurt in Jackson County school bus rollover

KENNA, W.Va. -- Two people were taken to the hospital after a school bus rolled over an embankment in Jackson County this morning.

Jackson County Sheriff Tony Boggs said the school bus was traveling on Middle Fork before 8 a.m. when the driver...

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