Wednesday January 10, 2018

Man charged in Parkersburg bank robbery

Arrest made less than hour after hold-up.

Gordon Gee recovering following operation

As a precaution, Dr. Gee underwent a procedure last Friday, Jan. 5.

Tuesday January 9, 2018

Public forum held in Berkeley Springs to discuss gas pipeline extension

The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protections moderated public comments from the crowd that gathered in the Berkeley Springs High School auditorium Monday.

Perdue, SMART529 kicks off annual essay contest

Students between kindergarten and fifth grade are eligible for the When I Grow Up student and teacher essay contest.

Carmichael, Armstead eager to get legislative session underway

The regular session is set to begin Wednesday at noon.

Former funeral director sentenced for defrauding insurance company

Joel McGuire, 61, of Alderson, sold insurance policies that would pay for a clients' funerals upon their death while simultaneously serving at Broyles-McGuire Funeral Home.

Stuart sworn in as US Attorney

The U.S. Senate confirmed the nomination of Michael Stuart in a Dec. 20 vote

Doctors, business partner indicted for alleged drug trafficking

Dr. Felix Brizuela Jr., Dr. George Naum and Eric Drake allegedly worked to distribute substances from Advance Healthcare in Weirton from 2008 to 2016.

Environmental groups try to halt Mountain Valley Pipeline in federal appeals court

The motion was filed late Monday in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.

Medicaid-funded abortions triple in West Virginia

Leading lawmakers trying to find out what has caused the sharp increase.

Reconnecting McDowell partnership marks sixth anniversary

Community partnership celebrates improvements in health, income and education in McDowell County.

Funeral home regulatory oversight could move to Secretary of State

Proposed legislation is prompted by prepaid funeral fraud case.

Legislators aim to enforce state audit deadlines

Bill is likely to be introduced during the legislative session that begins Wednesday.

Bill would aim to finally count state fleet accurately

Joint Committee on Government Operations votes to recommend bill's passage.

Murder, felony fleeing among indictments from Taylor County grand jury

Three murder-related charges and a felony escape were among the 44 individuals indicted by a Taylor County grand jury Monday.

Four years after Freedom spill, affected residents, businesses are a step closer to seeing payments for damages

A settlement agreement with West Virginia American Water Company and Eastman Chemical worth up to $151 million could be finalized next month.

Explosion creates stir in Mineral County community

Orbital ATK says blast heard for a great distance was routine as they were doing a normal waste burn on site.

Thrasher says he’s flying back to China for continued work on WV development deal

Lawmakers ask Commerce secretary for additional details.

Justice administration chief of staff ready to open up the session

Mike Hall says the difference headed into the 2018 session compared to the 2017 session is night and day.

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