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Cheneys warn against weakened U.S. on global stage
RICK BARBERO | The Register-Herald / AP
Cheneys warn against weakened U.S. on global stage

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — Former Vice President Dick Cheney warned in ominous tones of a weakened American military and a coming attack on the United States during a speech to the West Virginia Chamber of...

Group to launch campaign to take over water system

A group formed in the wake of the January 2014 water crisis said Thursday it’s planning a campaign to push for a public takeover of the Kanawha Valley’s drinking water system.

Advocates for a Safe...

Judge orders Kentucky clerk to jail until she agrees to issue marriage licenses
Judge orders Kentucky clerk to jail until she agrees to issue marriage licenses

ASHLAND, Ky. — A federal judge has ordered Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis to be held in jail until she complies with a court order to issue marriage licenses. She will not face any fines.

Davis, who testified that she would not follow the...

HallowEast zombie run changes name

HallowEast’s zombie 5k race has changed its name and forged a partnership with a local organization this year.

The run is now known as “Scared Sprintless: Fight the Dead. Fear the Living.”

Charleston Main Streets East...

Judge rules against NFL in ‘Deflategate,’ clears Brady to play
Judge rules against NFL in ‘Deflategate,’ clears Brady to play

NEW YORK — A federal judge let the air out of “Deflategate” Thursday, erasing New England quarterback Tom Brady’s four-game suspension for a controversy the NFL claimed threatened...

City police to set up West Side traffic checkpoint this evening

Charleston Police officers will conduct a roadside safety checkpoint in 1200 block of Stuart Street today, starting at 6 p.m. and concluding at approximately midnight.

Officers with the city’s traffic division say the purpose of the...

Charleston police renew search for violent offender
Charleston police renew search for violent offender

The Charleston Police Department was searching Thursday for a man who allegedly participated in a kidnapping where a weapon was used.

Devin Rayshawn Smith is a black male who is 5 feet, 9 inches tall and weighs about 150 pounds. He was last seen ...

Live blog: Clerk in gay marriage case appears in federal court
Live blog: Clerk in gay marriage case appears in federal court

ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) – The county clerk in Kentucky who has repeatedly defied court orders by refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples is set to go before a federal judge Thursday and could be held in contempt.

Rowan County clerk...

Judge OKs distribution of insurance funds in explosion suit

NEW CUMBERLAND, W.Va. — A judge has approved the distribution of more than $15 million in insurance funds to the families of three workers killed in a plant explosion.

The ...

Mistrial declared in ex-Summers official’s embezzlement case

HINTON, W.Va. — A former Summers County commissioner’s embezzlement trial ended in a mistrial after the jury couldn’t reach a verdict.

Multiple media outlets report that Summers County...

WV DNR starts youth hunting program

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — State officials are hoping to increase the number of children participating in wildlife and hunting activities.

The Division of Natural Resources says it has started a...

NGK Spark Plugs celebrates 20 years in West Virginia

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A Japanese firm is celebrating its 20th year of business in West Virginia.

NGK Spark Plug Manufacturing Inc. opened a plant to assemble oxygen sensors for cars in Sissonville in March ...

Gorge-area hiking trail closed for weather-related repairs

GLEN JEAN, W.Va. — The National Park Service has closed a portion of a hiking trail in southern West Virginia due to an unstable slope.

Park officials say parts of the Kaymoor Trail in the New...

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