Posted: 04/16/2013 - Few states are as hard-pressed as West Virginia when it comes to finding treatment for people who abuse drugs or alcohol. The federal health care overhaul may stretch those meager resources even further.
Posted: 04/15/2013 - A Kanawha County student says a principal violated her free speech right after she criticized an abstinence talk at her school.
Posted: 04/15/2013 - Two environmental activists are in police custody after disrupting a Charleston symposium intended to present new research on energy production and the environment.
Posted: 04/15/2013 - A former West Virginia sheriff will be sentenced next month for his role in the beating of a bank robbery suspect, and federal prosecutors want the victim to be in court.
Posted: 04/14/2013 - A worker has died from injuries suffered in an accident at a natural gas operation in Tyler County.
Posted: 04/13/2013 - The West Virginia Senate has passed a bill that intends to crack down on drugged driving but is much weaker than a version passed by the House
Posted: 04/13/2013 - A student who hid from a gunman as he shot two women at a southwest Virginia community college says he attempted to lure more students out of hiding by pretending he was a police officer.
Posted: 04/12/2013 - The West Virginia legislature has passed a bill to reform the state's critically overcrowded prisons and regional jails.
Posted: 04/12/2013 - The West Virginia legislature has banned sexting by minors.
Posted: 04/11/2013 - A unanimous West Virginia Legislature wants the government to face lawsuits if it ever tries to confiscate guns or ammunition during declared states of emergency.
Posted: 04/11/2013 - Sandy is being retired from the list of tropical storm names because of the catastrophic damage its massive size and strength caused along the East Coast last year.
Posted: 04/11/2013 - Heavy debate is expected as Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin's bill to reform West Virginia's overcrowded prisons approaches a vote in the House.
Posted: 04/10/2013 - MTV says it's canceling the West Virginia-based reality TV show "BUCKWILD" after the accidental death of 21-year-old star Shain Gandee.
Posted: 04/09/2013 - A West Virginia State Police official says a trooper shot and killed a pit bull because he thought the dog was attacking him.
Posted: 04/09/2013 - Williamson Police Chief Dave Rockel says the crackdown on Mingo County's drug trade will continue, and the slaying of Sheriff Eugene Crum has only "awakened the sleeping giant."
Posted: 04/09/2013 - A harsh winter has eaten most of the West Virginia Department of Transportation's snow and ice removal budget.
Posted: 04/05/2013 - A musket-toting West Virginia high school mascot may soon be able to attend away games worry-free.
Posted: 04/04/2013 - West Virginia now has an official state firearm.
Posted: 04/03/2013 - USDA representatives met with Valley farmers market leaders to discuss how to serve people in rural Virginia.
Posted: 04/03/2013 - A state official says Mingo County Sheriff Eugene Crum has been fatally shot and a suspect is custody.
Updated: 04/03/2013 - The Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute says its research into Alzheimer's and other neurological diseases will move into human clinical trials in the next few years.
Posted: 04/03/2013 - The West Virginia Senate has authorized the construction of the state's sixth casino.
Posted: 04/02/2013 - Any West Virginia insurance policy that covers maternity services would have to provide those benefits to everyone covered by the policy, not just the policy holder.