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Charleston only West Virginia city with 50,000 population

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Charleston is hanging on as the only city in West Virginia with a population of more than 50,000, while Morgantown is now the state’s third-largest city, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.


Court: Counts against ex-Shepherd official can be prosecuted

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Supreme Court says a circuit judge wrongly dismissed more than 50 criminal counts against a former Shepherd University administrator.

The court says in a Wednesday opinion that former Shepherd dean of ...

Charleston only W.Va. city with at least 50,000 population

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The U.S. Census Bureau says Charleston is hanging on as the only city in West Virginia with a population over 50,000, while Morgantown is now the state’s third-largest city.

Census estimates released Thursday...

Charges against ex-prosecutor Plants dismissed

Former Kanawha County prosecutor Mark Plants had two domestic battery-related charges against him dropped by a magistrate this morning, after Plants completed an intervention program.

Plants was charged with domestic battery for striking his 11-...

Developer may buy Chamberlain Court homes on East End

A set of vacant East End row houses might one day house families again if a Charleston developer decides to take up the Charleston Urban Renewal Authority on its option to buy the houses.

Chris Sadd, with Grant Street Commons LLC, spoke with the ...

Run for the Wall rumbles into Hurricane
Run for the Wall rumbles into Hurricane

HURRICANE — It was hard to find a hand not holding a miniature American flag as a group of more than 275 motorcycles carrying nearing 500 people rumbled into Hurricane’s Valley Park Wednesday during the...

Summit to focus on drug addiction in state

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A West Virginia state delegate says he’ll be holding a summit in Charleston that focuses on drug addiction in the state.

Del. Chris Stansbury says the summit will be held June 1 and discuss how drug overdoses...

State inmate sentenced for threatening president

ELKINS, W.Va. – A West Virginia inmate has been sentenced to another year in prison for threatening President Barack Obama.

Robert Dale Tasker is an inmate at the Tygart Valley Regional Jail in Belington.

An investigation by the...

Marshall scholarship created for Kentucky residents

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Marshall University has created a new scholarship for students seeking a degree in education from Carter County, Kentucky.

The scholarship is in honor of Larry Prichard, who was an educator for 35 years before his...

Man charged in Tennessee with killing wife arrested in Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. – West Virginia authorities have arrested a Tennessee man charged with running over and killing his wife with a pickup truck.

Media outlets report that West Virginia State Police troopers arrested 38-year-old Chad...

Mon Power using aerial saws to trim trees around power lines

FAIRMONT, W.Va. – Mon Power in West Virginia is using helicopters with giant saws attached to trim trees across the state.

The company said in a press release Wednesday they plan to use aerial saws to trim trees along 700 miles of...

Monongalia County woman charged with office building arson

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – A Monongalia County woman faces federal charges of setting a fire that destroyed an office building in 2014.

Sarah Beth Meckley is charged in an information with arson of a building used in interstate commerce. The...

Kanawha Valley teams vie for softball state berths today
Kanawha Valley teams vie for softball state berths today

Hurricane has pounded its way to the regional finals.

The Redskins hope the hits keep coming as they take on Logan at 6 p.m. today in the Class AAA Region 4 final with a berth to the state tournament on the line. States will take place May 27-28 ...

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