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Holy cow, not again! More bovines get loose in a US town

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The revenge of the cows heated up Thursday with yet another instance of a herd getting loose in a U.S. community. ...

Probation for ex-VA hospital doc who admitted fondling women

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CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — A former physician at a West Virginia's veterans hospital was sentenced to probation Wednesday after pleading guilty to touching two female...

Probation for WVa mail carrier in absentee ballot case

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ELKINS, W.Va. — A West Virginia postal carrier who pleaded guilty to altering mail-in requests for absentee voter ballots was sentenced to five years’...

Health economist: Opioids cost community $3.3B in damages

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A Harvard health economist has testified that prescription opioids have caused an estimated $3.3 billion in damages in a West Virginia...

Governor: GOP pick for public broadcasting brings ‘balance’

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice is defending his appointment of a Republican Party operative to a public broadcasting oversight board, saying...

Feds: West Virginia transgender athlete ban violates law

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The U.S. Department of Justice has slammed a new West Virginia law that bans transgender athletes from competing in female sports,...

WVU to operate at full capacity for home football games

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia will remove coronavirus-related restrictions on fan attendance at home football games, athletic director Shane Lyons announced Tuesday. ...

GOP operative’s pick for broadcasting board prompts concern

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice's nomination of a Republican Party operative to a public broadcasting oversight board has prompted concern about...

Heavy rains soak parts of Appalachia, northern Mississippi

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Storms with soaking rains drenched a wide swath of Appalachia and northern Mississippi this week, swamping farmland, flooding bridges, stranding people...

Distributors, regulators cast blame for opioid epidemic

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Opioid distribution companies and federal regulators pointed the finger at each other as a contributing factor in the nation's opioid epidemic...