Principal accused of copying Kutcher speech is suspended

U.S. 06/12/19, 03:10

A West Virginia, principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher in an address to his school's graduating class has been suspended without pay for five days.The News and Sentinel reports Parkersburg High School Principal Kenny DeMoss was suspended Tuesday at a ...

Student convicted of campus attack accused in 2 more cases

U.S. 06/11/19, 13:56

A student who remains enrolled at West Virginia's Marshall University despite a conviction for a 2016 attack against a female student is facing charges of assaulting two more women.Court records filed Thursday show 22-year-old Joseph Chase Hardin was indicted on ...

West Virginia governor slams Bloomberg’s clean energy plan

U.S. 06/10/19, 17:10

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's $500 million effort to close the nation's coal plants isn't sitting well in West Virginia.West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice criticized the clean energy plan at a news conference Monday, saying it will destroy ...

5 states announce new suits over prescription opioids

U.S. 05/16/19, 10:50

Five state attorneys general announced lawsuits Thursday seeking to hold the drug industry responsible for an opioid addiction crisis that has become the biggest cause of accidental deaths across the country and in many states.The new filings in Iowa, Kansas, ...

West Virginia governor’s tax records subpoenaed by feds

U.S. 05/03/19, 12:45

A federal investigation of West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has widened to include a range of tax documents on the governor's expansive business portfolio, according to a subpoena sent to his administration last month.The federal grand jury subpoena that the ...

Missouri man accused of Trump threat sentenced in W.Va.

U.S. 05/01/19, 14:53

An armed Missouri man accused of threatening President Donald Trump during a traffic stop in West Virginia was sentenced Wednesday to 90 days in jail. Eric Leonardo Charron of Kansas City, Missouri, pleaded guilty in Preston County Magistrate Court to reckless ...

Ethane storage seen as key to revitalization of Appalachia

U.S. 04/29/19, 08:18

Plans are underway in Appalachia to create two underground facilities to store ethane, a byproduct of natural gas drilling seen as integral to revitalizing a region still struggling from the loss of industrial and manufacturing jobs decades ago.Experts say the ...

West Virginia ramp farmer looking for successor

Business 04/13/19, 08:01

Glen Facemire, owner of what may be the world's only ramp farm and West Virginia's top promoter, educator and product developer of the aromatic, early spring herb, is planning to hang up his ramp hoe."I will be passing my ramp ...

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