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Mon Power and Potomac Edison seek 12.5 percent rate hike

August 18, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Mon Power and Potomac Edison are seeking a $165 million rate increase to cover fuel and other costs. more »»

Authorities ID hiker killed in fall near New River overlook

August 18, 2015

SANDSTONE, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities have identified a hiker who died after falling off a cliff overlooking the New River. more »»

Wheeling mortgage broker sentenced for defrauding customers

August 18, 2015

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — A Wheeling mortgage broker will spend nearly three years in prison for defrauding customers.

Fifty-one-year-old Mark . more »»

Judge halts work on W.Va. Capitol Complex security project

August 18, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Work on a security project at the Capitol Complex is on hold while a judge considers a contractor's lawsuit. more »»

Company fined for distributing unapproved medical products

August 18, 2015

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — An Eastern Panhandle company has been fined $10,000 for distributing medical products without federal approval.

Rebuilder Medical Technologies, In. more »»

Guilty plea hearing Tuesday for W.Va. executive in spill

August 18, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — An executive charged in a chemical spill that contaminated West Virginia's biggest drinking water supply is expected to plead guilty. more »»

St. Marys man pleads guilty in methamphetamine case

August 18, 2015

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — A 51-year-old Saint Marys man has pleaded guilty to possessing material used in the manufacturing of methamphetamine. more »»

Marshall to host conference on business safety

August 18, 2015

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University says it is preparing to host its first conference on safety that focuses on culture at local and regional businesses. more »»

1 injured in W.Va. gas line explosion

August 17, 2015

WINFIELD, W.Va. (AP) — At least one person was injured in West Virginia after a gas line exploded near Winfield.

The explosion occurred Monday afternoon. more »»

Union rallies outside Patriot Coal over pension benefits

August 17, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The United Mine Workers of America is protesting bankrupt Patriot Coal's intentions to eliminate its union contract that includes pension contributions. more »»

W.Va. man pleads guilty in shooting deaths of 4 people

August 17, 2015

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A Fairmont man has pleaded guilty in the deaths of four people in Clarksburg, including two newspaper carriers.

Sidney A. more »»

West Virginia Sen. Leonhardt announces ag commissioner bid

August 17, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Republican state Sen. Kent Leonhardt is pursuing another bid for West Virginia agriculture commissioner. more »»

Federal funding to help drug crackdown efforts in Appalachia

August 17, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Drug crackdown efforts in West Virginia and three other states will receive a federal funding boost of nearly $400,000.

U.S. Sen. more »»

Patriot Coal selling some assets to Va. nonprofit affiliate

August 17, 2015

SCOTT DEPOT, W.Va. (AP) — Patriot Coal Corp. says it plans to sell some of its assets to an affiliate of the nonprofit Virginia Conservation Legacy Fund. more »»

Virginia man drowns in Shenandoah River in West Virginia

August 17, 2015

MILLVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — Police in Jefferson County say a Virginia man has drowned in the Shenandoah River.

Sheriff's Cpl. Dustin Tabler tells The Herald-Mail (http://bit. more »»

Hiker falls to death off cliffside trail in southern W.Va.

August 17, 2015

SANDSTONE, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities say a hiker has died after falling off a cliffside trail overlooking the New River Gorge National River in southern West Virginia. more »»

Bridge dedication honors fallen Marine from West Virginia

August 17, 2015

WELCH, W.Va. (AP) — A bridge dedication ceremony has been held for a fallen Marine who had walked 400 miles to re-enlist in the Vietnam War. more »»

State officials admit 'errors' in $7.6M lottery project bid

August 17, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — After initially defending a decision to award a $7. more »»

Colleges get grants for economically disadvantaged students

August 17, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Two colleges in West Virginia will receive federal grants to help students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds succeed in higher education.

The U.S. more »»

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