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MOUNDSVILLE (AP) — Williams Energy won’t be cited by state environmental regulators for a natural gas pipeline explosion in Marshall County. The April 5 explosion and fire scorched trees over a 2-acre area near Moundsville. Several homes were evacuated as a precaution. Department of Environmental Protection spokeswoman Kelley Gillenwater tells The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register […]

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CHARLESTON (AP) — AT&T is donating $300,000 to help McDowell County high school students participate in a mentoring and career training program. The initiative offers mentorships, college campus visits and job shadowing for 20 students a year over three years. The students are in Charleston this week visiting workplaces, from law firms to construction sites. […]

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WHEELING (AP) — A man wanted for questioning in relation to three unsolved slayings in Alexandria, Va., over the last decade has been ordered extradited to Virginia on an unrelated weapons charge. A West Virginia judge on Wednesday ordered 53-year-old Charles Severance extradited to Loudoun County, where a warrant has been issued on a firearms […]

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ATHENS (AP) — Concord University’s Board of Governors has named Kendra Boggess as president. The university says the board approved Boggess’ appointment on Tuesday. Boggess had been serving as interim president since July 1, 2013. Her appointment as president is effective July 1, pending approval by the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission. The commission […]

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CHARLESTON (AP) — A federal prosecutor and a West Virginia sheriff’s office are promoting awareness of a prescription drug collection effort set for this weekend. U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin and the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office have scheduled a National Prescription Drug Take-Back kickoff event for Wednesday morning in St. Albans. The goal is to spread […]

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CHARLESTON (AP) — Average gasoline prices are up 3 cents per gallon in West Virginia this week. AAA East Central says the price for a gallon of regular gas rose to $3.70. That’s the fifth increase in the past six weeks. Prices range from $3.66 in Bridgeport to $3.75 in Martinsburg. Nationally, gas prices average […]

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CHARLESTON (AP) — When federal officials decided what chemical levels West Virginians could safely consume in water tainted by a January spill, their standard assumed people would be exposed for two weeks, not 100-plus days. Months later, Centers for Disease Control and Protection officials see no reason to adjust a chemical benchmark they quickly created […]

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MOUNDSVILLE (AP) — Developers say a natural gas-fired power plant is planned in West Virginia’s Northern Panhandle. Officials for Moundsville Power and the Regional Economic Development Partnership of Wheeling unveiled the plans for the $615 million plant at a Marshall County Commission meeting Tuesday. Moundsville Power managing partner Andrew Dorn says developers have filed air […]

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CEDAR GROVE (AP) — A preliminary report says an Ohio pilot was maneuvering around bad weather before his plane crashed in West Virginia. The National Transportation Safety Board report says the pilot contacted air traffic controllers and received permission to make a 30-degree left turn to maneuver around precipitation. About 13 minutes later, the pilot […]

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CHARLESTON (AP) — More than 100 West Virginia seniors have become eligible to come off a wait list for in-home nursing care through Medicaid due to an increase in state funding. The Department of Health and Human Resources notified 134 seniors that they are eligible to come off the wait list. If they all meet […]

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