W.Va. gov, Falwell double down on Virginia secession call

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — In what they acknowledged is a long-shot bid, West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice and Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. urged unhappy Virginia counties Tuesday to sece...

West Virginia invites NRA as Virginia plans for gun-control

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia senator is inviting the National Rifle Association to move to his state as lawmakers pursue gun-control measures in neighboring Virginia, where the group now h...

Lawyer: West Virginia gov cleared in federal investigation

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice's personal lawyer said Tuesday that a federal investigation of the governor's private businesses has ended with no finding of wrongdoing. ...

WV pol claims legislative immunity in racist sign outburst

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia politician claimed Thursday that an obscure state law shields him from criminal charges after his violent outburst over a racist display at the Capitol. ...

Lawmaker in racist signs outburst running for WV Senate

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Veteran West Virginia Del. Mike Caputo, who was criminally charged after a recent controversy involving racist signs at the state Capitol, announced Tuesday he will seek a sta...

APNewsBreak: Billionaire governor's family farms get subsidy

LEWISBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A family business of West Virginia's billionaire governor has maxed out a taxpayer-funded subsidy program meant to help farmers through the U.S. trade war with China. ...

WV pol charged after anger over racist signs turns physical

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia lawmaker has been charged for kicking a door into a statehouse staffer and elbowing a delegate because he was mad about racist signs at the Capitol, authoritie...

Expelled student facing more rape charges jailed for year

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A man who was allowed to remain enrolled at Marshall University despite a rape accusation has been sentenced to a year in jail for violating probation after new sexual assault...

Former student says she feels betrayed by college after rape

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former Marshall University student says she was forced to leave her dream college in West Virginia because the school allowed the man who she says raped her to remain on cam...

Trump looms large as West Virginia GOP leaders squabble

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — In a state where President Donald Trump's name is still gold, Republicans are fighting publicly over who's his best friend. West Virginia's Republican govern...

Marshall expels convicted student facing 2 more rape charges

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University in West Virginia on Wednesday expelled a student who had been allowed to remain enrolled despite a conviction for a 2016 attack where he was accused of rap...

Student convicted of campus attack accused in 2 more cases

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — 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 ...

Schedules show West Virginia governor largely absent in job

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — He's a billionaire who owns mines, farms and the swankiest resort in all of West Virginia. But how Jim Justice spends his time as the state's 36th governor has largely been a ...

Questions over coverage plague rural broadband expansion

There is a way around the notoriously sluggish internet in West Virginia. You just need a car and some time. Kelly Povroznik can tell you, when she happens to get a good signal. She ...

APNewsBreak: Police to charge W.Va. mom after abduction tale

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A detective in West Virginia says criminal charges will be brought against a woman for falsely reporting that an Egyptian man tried to kidnap her daughter from a shopping mall...