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Tow trucks honor W.Va. shooting spree victim

MORGANTOWN — Doug Brady, a tow truck owner who was one of four people killed during a shooting rampage, was taken to his final resting place Friday in a hearse — carried by one of his tow trucks.

In a...

Tow trucks honor W.Va. shooting spree victim

MORGANTOWN — Doug Brady, a tow truck owner who was one of four people killed during a shooting rampage, was taken to his final resting place Friday in a hearse — carried by one of his tow trucks.

In a...

3 killed in wrong-way accident on I-64 in Barboursville

BARBOURSVILLE — Police in Barboursville say three people have died after a wrong-way driver on Interstate 64 struck another vehicle.

Police Chief Mike Coffey says the head-on crash occurred about 1 a.m. Friday ...

W.Va. standardized test scores drop

More West Virginia students failed to hit proficiency marks in the 2013-14 school year, according to the Westest standardized test scores published Friday — several months after the results are normally released.

Fifty-eight percent of...

WVU extends period to consider Mountain State purchase

MORGANTOWN — West Virginia University’s Board of Governors has given itself two more weeks to consider whether to retain exclusive rights to buy the shuttered Mountain State...

3 arrested in St. Albans gambling parlor robbery

ST. ALBANS, W.Va. — Three people are in jail following an armed robbery at a St. Albans gambling parlor.

A man and a woman walked into The Hot Spot along U.S. Route 60 around 2:15 a.m. Friday and robbed it at gunpoint, said Capt. James...

Man allegedly shoves toddler, causing shaken baby syndrome

A South Charleston man shoved a 2-year-old boy, causing the victim to develop shaken baby syndrome, police said.

Nicholas Parker Andrew, 29, confessed to shoving 2-year-old “KN” when he was baby-sitting the baby and his own 2-year-...

State Police to increase patrols on U.S. 119

State Police in several southern West Virginia counties will step up road patrols along U.S. 119 through the end of the year to clamp down on unsafe drivers.

First Lt. B.M. Brown of the West Virginia State Police said Operation 119 will run...

Adult education opportunities expanding in state

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A nearly $500,000 federal grant is set to expand adult education opportunities across West Virginia.

The West Virginia Network says it has received funding from the U.S. Department of ...

6 W.Va. communities getting conservation grants

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Six West Virginia communities are sharing more than $300,000 in in Land and Water Conservation Fund grants.

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin said the grants supplement more than $1 million in...

Two assistant U.S. prosecutors added in state

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Two assistant federal prosecutors have been sworn in for West Virginia’s northern district.

U.S. District Judge Gina Groh administered the oath of office Thursday to Anna...

Third candidate files in Charleston’s Ward 2

Staff reports

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Republican Robert Claar filed Friday to run for Charleston City Council in Ward 2.

Claar, the only candidate to file Friday, would challenge incumbent Bill Kirk in the March 7 Republican primary....

Condo raffle to benefit Roark-Sullivan Lifeway Center

Staff reports

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A condo raffle to benefit the Roark-Sullivan Lifeway Center will be held now through Dec. 15. The drawing will take place Dec. 23. Tickets are $10 each for a chance on a condo rental valued at $4,000 for...

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