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Ex-miner seeks black lung aid

Retired W.Va. coal

minor asks Congress

to help clear backlog

of disease claims

Boil-water advisory

A boil-water advisory for customers of the Glen White-Trap Hill Public Service District water system has been lifted.

Meth lab discovered in Shrewsbury

Owners of a trailer park in Shrewsbury discovered the components of a meth lab in an abandoned outbuilding late Monday, police said.

The parts of the meth lab were discovered in the 3300 block of East Dupont Avenue, according to Kanawha...

Jackson man charged again with selling turtles

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A Jackson County man was charged again Tuesday by federal prosecutors with unlawful transport and sale of wildlife for allegedly capturing wild Eastern box turtles in West Virginia and selling them to out-of-state buyers....

Tomblin names two DNR officials to new posts

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has named Sam England as the chief of the Parks and Recreation section and Jerry Jenkins as the chief of the Law Enforcement section of the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources.


2 Pa. residents charged killing 3 in W.Va.

LITTLETON, W.Va. – Two Pennsylvania residents face murder charges in connection with the deaths of three people in West Virginia.

West Virginia State Police spokesman Lt. Michael Baylous says Samuel L. Spencer, 25, and Natasha L. Burns,...

Beckley Correctional fugitive captured in Va.

BECKLEY, W.Va. — A West Virginia inmate who escaped in May is back in custody following his capture in Virginia.

The Beckley Correctional Center told media outlets that Chad Edward Cook, 40, was captured ...

Applications available for state bear gun season

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The state Division of Natural Resources says permit applications are now available for the limited bear firearms season this fall in West Virginia.

A bear season without dogs will take place from Nov. 24 through...

Morrisey warns job seekers against employment scams

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is warning West Virginians about fake job postings and other employment scams online.

Morrisey says scammers see places where people are looking for work as fertile ground to snag new...

Charleston recycling site to bar electronics

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The operator of Charleston’s Slack Street recycling center said he’ll no longer accept electronics after the end of the month.

George Hunyadi, who operates West Virginia Recycling Services on Slack Street,...

Area organizations elect new officers

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Two area organizations have elected officers for the next term. They are:

Dr. Ahmed Faheem, of Beckley, was elected president of the West Virginia Board of Medicine for the next two-year period. Faheem succeeds the Rev....

Bulletin Board: July 23, 2014

History presentation

United Methodist Church Women of First United Methodist Church will present a performance of first lady Eleanor Roosevelt at 7 p.m. Friday at the church, 905 Glendale Ave., South Charleston. The program is free. Dinner will...

Man shot in hand near state Capitol

A man was shot in the hand on Washington Street East this morning not far from the Capitol.

Marvin Smith, 53, was shot in the hand, Charleston Police Lt. Steve Cooper said at the scene.

The shooting occurred at about 10:15 a.m. during an...

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