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Capito optimistic Congress will approve highway bill
CHRIS DORST | Gazette-Mail
Capito optimistic Congress will approve highway bill

U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito is optimistic Congress will approve a long-term highway funding bill that will provide stability to West Virginia and the rest of the nation.

“We are really pushing the House to pass a long-term bill so...

Three sentenced for drugs in federal court

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. -- A Detroit man who admitted to distributing between one and three kilograms of heroin in a year in Huntington was sentenced Monday to spend 11 years in federal prison.

Antonio Sanjuan Shadwick, 32, also known as...

Consulting group to sponsor Professor of the Year program

Graystone Consulting of Charleston has agreed to become a major sponsor for the Faculty Merit Foundation’s Professor of the Year program, according to a news release.

The Faculty Merit Foundation aims to recognize and reward innovation...

Trial for men accused of bouncer shooting pushed back

The trial for two men charged with shooting a bouncer at a downtown Charleston nightclub was pushed back again until later this month.

The trial for George Sawyer, 30, and Tasheem Collins, 38, was set to begin Monday. The men are charged with...

Three counties to test out school bus arm extensions
Three counties to test out school bus arm extensions

Following alarming reports of the number of West Virginia drivers who illegally pass stopped school buses, three districts are testing out adding to their existing bus stop signs 6-feet-long extensions that fold out into adjacent lanes of traffic....

One shot at West Side bar

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A Charleston man was shot early Monday morning at a West Side bar that police say is a frequent trouble spot.

Sgt. Tyke Hunt of the Charleston Police Department said Brian Myers, 25, of Charleston, got into an argument at...

Two Charleston men facing murder indictments

A Kanawha County grand jury indicted two Charleston men on murder charges Friday.

Thomas Elton Fluty Jr., 59, of Charleston, is charged with murder in the death of Benny Anderson. Fluty allegedly stabbed Anderson to death in February during a...

Road work

West Virginia Paving will mill Market Drive, from Crescent Road to Burlew Drive, between 6:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. today:

Alpha Natural Resources hopes to restructure in bankruptcy

Alpha Natural Resources on Monday filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, in a long-expected step that Alpha officials said they hoped would “enhance the company’s future as it weathers a historically challenged coal market....

Capitol security renovations about to begin
Capitol security renovations about to begin

Changes will soon be coming to the state Capitol Complex grounds, with the awarding of a $3.04 million contract to enhance security around the Governor’s Mansion, and to convert two parking lots next to the Culture Center into a bus turnaround....

Nitro motel, site of several meth busts, razed
Nitro motel, site of several meth busts, razed

Local businessman Oshel Craigo, who owns Gino’s and Tudor’s Biscuit World restaurants around the state, is razing part of a motel in Nitro that has been closed for two years.

Craigo said Monday he bought the Economy Inn motel at...

ATV driver dies in head-on collision with SUV

MEADOW BRIDGE, W.Va. -- A Meadow Bridge man driving an ATV died after colliding head on with an SUV Sunday night in Fayette County, according to State Police.

The crash happened on W.Va. 20, near Meadow Bridge. The driver of the ATV, Ralph...

Four charged following rooftop shooting spree in Nitro

NITRO, W.Va. — Four people were arrested following a rooftop shooting spree in Nitro early Sunday.

Nitro Police Chief Brian Oxley said no one was hurt in the fusillade, but neighbors and police had a...

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