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North Carolina police say W.Va. prep team won’t be charged for prank

NEW CUMBERLAND, W.Va. — Members of a West Virginia high school baseball team will not face charges for a kidnapping prank on an interstate in North Carolina, police said.

At least eight police cruisers responded after a motorist reported...

North Carolina police say W.Va. prep team won’t be charged for prank

NEW CUMBERLAND, W.Va. — Members of a West Virginia high school baseball team will not face charges for a kidnapping prank on an interstate in North Carolina, police said.

At least eight police cruisers responded after a motorist reported...

East End street cleaning starts today

Charleston’s East End street sweeping begins today.

Tuesday street sweeping starts at 9 a.m. on eastbound sides of streets. Thursday street sweeping starts at noon on westbound sides of streets. Residents must have their vehicles moved...

Judge narrows query on spill’s impact on prosecutors

A federal judge on Wednesday indicated he had narrowed the list of questions that U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin and two assistant prosecutors will have to answer about the effects of the January 2014 chemical spill on their families.

U.S. District ...

S.C. Chamber of Commerce to hold inaugural 5K Wellness Run/Walk

The South Charleston Chamber of Commerce will hold its first 5K Wellness Run/Walk on April 11 in downtown South Charleston. Registration starts at 8 a.m. and the run will begin at 9 a.m. The walkers will begin shortly after the runners start. The race ...

Boil-water advisories

West Virginia American Water has issued a boil-water advisory for approximately 75 customers on Jean Street, Rosalie Drive, Cleone Street, Warren Street, Warren Place, and the 1400, 1500 and 1600 blocks of Woodland Drive. The advisory follows a water...

Alderson police say boy found in tank apparently fell in

ALDERSON, W.Va. – Alderson police say the death of a 2-year-old boy found in an underground tank appears to be an accident.

Police told media outlets at a Wednesday news conference that investigators believe the boy fell into the tank....

Cynthia Lennon, first wife of John Lennon, dies of cancer
Cynthia Lennon, first wife of John Lennon, dies of cancer

LONDON (AP) – Cynthia Lennon, the first wife of former Beatles guitarist John Lennon, has died of cancer at her home in Spain. She was 75.

The news was announced Wednesday on the website and Twitter account of her son, Julian Lennon, and...

School cancels classes following fire at adjacent church

BENWOOD, W.Va. – The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston has canceled classes at a school in Benwood following a fire at an adjacent church.

Monsignor Frederick Annie tells The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register that the property...

No injuries in tank fire at well pad in Marshall County

MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. – An emergency official says no one was injured when a storage tank fire broke out at a drilling well pad in Marshall County.

Marshall County Emergency Management director Tom Hart says the fire was reported around 4:45 ...

Police investigate shooting incident in Kanawha City

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Charleston police are investigating a shooting incident Tuesday in Kanwawha City.

Lt. Steve Cooper, chief of detectives for the Charleston Police Department, said a juvenile walked into the emergency room at CAMC Memorial...

Editorial: Thank God for Indiana
Editorial: Thank God for Indiana

An object lesson is happening in Indiana. At the behest of the conservative “religious right,” Republicans in Indiana’s legislature passed a “religious freedom” law that would let employers, landlords and businesses...

Murray temporarily idles part of Monongalia County Mine

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – A portion of Murray Energy Corp.’s Monongalia County Mine has been temporarily idled.

The company attributes the move to shipment shortfalls by railroads serving the mine.

Media outlets report that Murray...

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