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Grand jury won’t indict Ferguson cop in shooting

FERGUSON, Mo. — A grand jury has decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked weeks of sometimes-violent protests.

St. Louis County...

DNR: Buck season OK despite opening-day winds
DNR: Buck season OK despite opening-day winds

BUFFALO, W.Va. — High winds and scattered showers on the opening day of West Virginia’s buck season almost certainly kept hunters from killing as many deer as they otherwise might have. Nevertheless, state wildlife officials remain...

Boil-water advisories

The Raleigh County Public Service District has issued a boil-water advisory for the Odd Water System, on Barn Road from Harmon Drive to Roles Court. Customers in those areas are advised to boil their water for one full minute before use.

A boil-...

Charleston man sentenced for timeshare fraud

A Charleston man was sentenced in federal court to 30 months in prison Monday for a scheme involving timeshares.

David Andrew Glynn, 47, previously admitted to conspiring to defraud timeshare owners throughout the United States and Canada...

Pinnacle Rock State Park featured on ornament

BRAMWELL, W.Va. — Pinnacle Rock State Park is featured on the Princeton-Mercer County Chamber of Commerce’s annual Historical Christmas Ornament.

Park ranger Brett...

More W.Va. court records to go digital in 2015

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — More West Virginia circuit court records are expected to go digital in 2015.

The West Virginia Supreme Court is implementing a pilot electronic filing project in 14 counties. The...

W.Va. to hold Minority Business Expo on Dec. 3

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The state is holding an event for minority business entrepreneurs next month in Charleston.

The 2014 Minority Business Expo is scheduled from noon to 6:30 p.m. Dec. 3 at the Beni...

Marshall receives software grant from Siemens

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Marshall University says it’s received a software grant with a commercial value of nearly $134 million.

The university says in a news release that the grant from Siemens PLM...

W.Va. hospitals to collaborate on new clinic

GLEN DALE, W.Va. — Two Northern Panhandle hospitals are collaborating on a new specialty care clinic.

Wheeling Hospital and Reynolds Memorial Hospital announced the collaboration on Monday. The clinic...

Police identify teen killed in Putnam accident

The Putnam County Sheriff’s Department has identified the teenage girl killed Sunday in a vehicle accident.

Olivia Marie McCormick, 16, of Yawkey in Lincoln County, died after a Jeep she was in flipped into a creek in northern Putnam near ...

Winfield man charged with child abuse

WINFIELD, W.Va. — A Winfield man was arrested Saturday for allegedly harming his infant daughter. The girl’s the mother said she found him standing by the child with an ax handle, and that he threatened ...

Bulletin Board: Nov. 25, 2014

SC library hours

The South Charleston Public Library will be closed Thursday through Sunday for the Thanksgiving holiday. The library will reopen at 9 a.m. Monday.

Ski club

The Kanawha Ski Club meets at 6 p.m. on the first Wednesday...

Editorial: Please, send us your W.Va. Affordable Care Act story

The Affordable Care Act has extended health insurance — and therefore health care access — to more than 100,000 West Virginians. How has the Affordable Care Act affected you and your family?

The Sunday Gazette-Mail invites West...

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UPDATE: Official says slain Florida State gunman was an alumnus, law school grad
Mountaineer, K-State defenses in spotlight tonight