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Reports: W.Va. man arrested in Statue of Liberty bomb hoax

Federal authorities arrested a West Virginia man for his alleged role in a bomb hoax at the Statue of Liberty earlier this year, according to media reports.

Jason Paul Smith, 42, of Harts, was arrested in Lubbock, Texas, according to a news...

Reports: W.Va. man arrested in Statue of Liberty bomb hoax

Federal authorities arrested a West Virginia man for his alleged role in a bomb hoax at the Statue of Liberty earlier this year, according to media reports.

Jason Paul Smith, 42, of Harts, was arrested in Lubbock, Texas, according to a news...

Last of 6 Freedom executives pleads guilty
Last of 6 Freedom executives pleads guilty

Former Freedom Industries President Gary Southern this morning admitted to three water pollution crimes for his role in the company’s January 2014 chemical spill that contaminated the drinking water supply for hundreds of thousands of Kanawha...

Boil-water advisories

West Virginia American Water has expanded a boil-water advisory to an additional 400 customers in the Oakridge Drive area following an advisory that was issued earlier Tuesday for approximately 200 customers in the Hillcrest Drive, Oakridge Drive and...

Feds: Blankenship lawyers trying to dodge real issues

Federal prosecutors say that attorneys for Don Blankenship are trying to dodge the real issues that must be confronted when the former Massey Energy CEO faces trial in October on charges that he conspired to violate mine safety laws and lied to...

Coalton man pleads guilty to methamphetamine charge

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – A 29-year-old Coalton man has pleaded guilty to possessing material used to manufacture methamphetamine.

Vincent Paul Gibson pleaded guilty in federal court in Clarksburg on Tuesday.

Gibson was discovered in...

Marshall University to host prints in art gallery

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Collected prints from the University of Rio Grande’s Greer Museum will soon be on display at Marshall University.

Beginning Aug. 27, the prints will be available to view at the Birke Art Gallery.

The works ...

Drug test kits to be made available in Harrison County

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. – Free drug testing kids will soon be distributed to Harrison County residents.

United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld and Bridgeport Police Chief John Walker announced the program on Tuesday.

The drug tests...

Marshall expands neuroscience program

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – The Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine has expanded its neuroscience program.

The university is creating separate departments of neurosurgery and neurology.

Joseph I. Shapiro, dean of the...

From 0-10 to 9-3: What can Buffalo do for an encore?
From 0-10 to 9-3: What can Buffalo do for an encore?

BUFFALO — When Buffalo pulled off the unthinkable last year, going from 0-10 to nine wins and a spot in the Class A playoff quarterfinals, the Bison players felt energized, excited, even ecstatic.

But one...

Chuck McGill column: Must-see football itinerary for fall

Pads are poppin’ all around the Mountain State. Pumpkin-spiced products are already on the shelves of grocery stores. Folks, football season is here.

The high school season opens in just over a week with Riverside at Capital here in the...

State jobless rate rises slightly in July to 7.5 percent

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose slightly in July to 7.5 percent.

July’s rate was one-tenth of a percentage point higher than the previous month’s rate. Workforce West...

Prosecutor: Fatal police shooting in Brooke County justified

FOLLANSBEE, W.Va. – A prosecutor says the fatal police shooting of a man in Brooke County was a justified use of force.

Brooke County prosecutor Joe Barki tells media outlets that Clifton Daniel Reintzel charged at an officer with two...

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