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Tow trucks honor W.Va. shooting spree victim

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – 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 display of solidarity,...

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

BARBOURSVILLE, W.Va. – 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 in the westbound...

Clay Center hires new chief
Clay Center hires new chief

Al Najjar has spent two decades at science museums, and the past eight years at a children’s museum — and what attracted him to West Virginia’s Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences was the way those and other areas are combined...

Prosecutors talk motive in Alexandria slayings

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Prosecutors say a man charged with three murders in Alexandria was driven to kill by a child-custody battle he lost and his hatred of what he called the city’s “enforcement class.”

Prosecutors spoke...

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 says the grants supplement more than $1 million in other federal, local and private...

In farewell speech, Rockefeller speaks on the good of government
In farewell speech, Rockefeller speaks on the good of government

In his final speech on the U.S. Senate floor before leaving office, Sen. Jay Rockefeller issued a passionate defense for the ability of government to do good in people’s lives and called on his colleagues to bridge their ideological differences ...

WVU to hold ceremony remembering late student

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia University will hold a bell-ringing ceremony in honor of a fraternity member who died last month.

Eighteen-year-old freshman Nolan Burch died on Nov. 14. He was from Williamsville, New York, a Buffalo...

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 Krasinski and Andrew Williamson in...

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 Agriculture’s Distance...

SA band pays tribute to former member
SA band pays tribute to former member

Funerals for: December 05, 2014

Badger, Betty J. 1 p.m., New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church, Charleston.

Burker, Lee Jr. 2 p.m., Gatens

Deskins, Evelyn L. 2 p.m., Mount Prospect Baptist Church, Union.

Dotson, Irene H. 1 ...

Murrell D. Cash
Murrell D. Cash

Murrell D. "Ba Bro" Cash, 61, of 504 Stockton St., died Monday, November 24.

Surviving are his son, Umar of Brooklyn, N.Y., and daughters, Miriam of Atlanta, Ga., and Dionne of Charleston, WV.

Preston Funeral Home is in charge of...

Mel L. Pennington
Mel L. Pennington

Mel Pennington, of Hurricane, passed away Dec. 4, 2014 at his home, surrounded by his loving family.

He was a graduate of Stonewall Jackson High School and attended Morris Harvey College and West Virginia State College. He retired after 27 years ...

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