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After CHS rape arrest, delay questioned

A Capital High School student who allegedly was raped at the school on Monday didn’t have a forensic exam until the next day because school officials didn’t notify police until then — a delay that possibly made it more difficult...

After CHS rape arrest, delay questioned

A Capital High School student who allegedly was raped at the school on Monday didn’t have a forensic exam until the next day because school officials didn’t notify police until then — a delay that possibly made it more difficult...

Renee Montgomery traded to Seattle Storm
Renee Montgomery traded to Seattle Storm

Renee Montgomery is headed west.

The former South Charleston standout was traded from the Connecticut Sun, along with the Sun’s third and 15th picks in the upcoming WNBA draft, to the Seattle Storm for Camille Little and Shekinna...

W.Va. stakeholders split in House hearing on charter schools

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Business interests and union groups fell on opposite sides of a debate Wednesday over whether to allow public charter schools in West Virginia.

The hour-long House of Delegates public hearing came on the heels of the...

Finding Frisson
Finding Frisson

Like a lot of musicians, Yvette Landry started playing music in school. It just happened that she was a teacher at the time.

Landry, who performs Saturday night with Cajun trio Frisson at the Culture Center, said she probably wouldn’t...

Secretive conservative group holds $25K fundraiser at Edgewood

How much would you donate to a brand new nonprofit organization with no website, only one listed employee, a vague description of its purposes and only a P.O. box for an address?

For as many as 18 people Tuesday night, the answer was $25,000....

Generation West Virginia focuses on innovation and entrepreneurship
Generation West Virginia focuses on innovation and entrepreneurship

Instead of young people asking themselves what jobs are available in the Mountain State, Generation West Virginia hopes young people start asking what jobs they can create for themselves here.

The organization hosted an innovation and...

Senate passes DOH audit bill

Legislation to require a performance and efficiency audit of the West Virginia Division of Highways (SB8) passed the Senate, 26-8, on Wednesday over objections from Sen. John Unger, D-Berkeley, who said the potential $500,000 cost of the study should...

Charleston woman gets 7 years for heroin, drugs

A Charleston woman was sentenced Wednesday to seven years in federal prison for heroin and firearm charges.

Chandra Ross, 30, pleaded guilty last year to possession with intent to distribute heroin, possession of a firearm with an obliterated...

Innovation, ideas on display at State Capitol

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — More than 40 exhibitors will put their innovations on display at the Capitol to illustrate the power of West Virginia’s cutting edge economy.

The event today is called...

Manchin, state Republicans at odds on meth eradication

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin is urging West Virginia legislators to pass a bill that would require a prescription for a cold medication that’s used to fuel illegal methamphetamine labs.

In a...

WVSU financial audits show improvement

West Virginia State University’s audits for the past two fiscal years show a roughly $2.3 million increase in the school’s net position from 2012-13 to 2013-14.

Net position refers to the university’s assets, which can...

East End board questions initial merger plan

East End Main Street board members raised questions Wednesday about the merger between Charleston’s two Main Street organizations.

East End Main Street and West Side Main Street announced in September that the two organizations would...

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