Latest West Virginia News

Symphony Orchestra to perform Sounds of the Season

Nov. 28, 2022 04:11 AM EST

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Symphony Orchestra will perform a holiday favorite, Sounds of the Season, at select venues around the state. Michelle Merrill will return as a guest conductor to lead the orchestra on Dec. 2-4 for the show that will feature selections...

Mitchell, West Virginia beat Florida 84-55 at PK Legacy

Nov. 27, 2022 23:23 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Tre Mitchell scored 17 points and grabbed eight rebounds, Erik Stevenson added 15 points and West Virginia beat Florida 84-55 Sunday night in the Phil Knight Legacy tournament's fifth-place game. Stevenson made 6 of 8 from the field, including 3 of 4 from...

First glass worker apprenticeship starts at Blenko

Nov. 27, 2022 08:35 AM EST

MILTON, W.Va. (AP) — As many industries across West Virginia are still dealing with worker shortages, Blenko Glass in Milton has been working for the past year with the U.S. Department of Labor Office of Apprenticeship and the West Virginia Department of Economic Development to build and...

Anderson's 2 long TD runs help W. Virginia top Oklahoma St.

Nov. 26, 2022 17:26 PM EST

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Jaylen Anderson ran for 155 yards and two touchdowns, and West Virginia defeated Oklahoma State 24-19 on Saturday afternoon. Anderson, a redshirt freshman, had rushed for 120 yards all season before the game. But he broke loose for touchdown runs of 54 and...

Teen Court helps young offenders take responsibility

Nov. 26, 2022 09:39 AM EST

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — The teenagers involved in Berkeley County Teen Court have recently been fine-tuning their skills and recently held a mock trial with several special guests in attendance. Judge Bridget Cohee of the West Virginia 23rd Judicial Circuit was there to watch the...

W. Virginia beats Portland State, Huggins earns win 921

Nov. 25, 2022 23:47 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Tre Mitchell scored 16 points to lead West Virginia to a 89-71 win over Portland State in a Phil Knight Legacy tournament consolation game on Friday night, vaulting Bob Huggins into third place all-time for Division I coaching victories. Huggins, who was...

Editorial Roundup: West Virginia

Nov. 25, 2022 11:53 AM EST

Parkersburg News and Sentinel. November 22, 2022. Editorial: Dead Last: West Virginia lawmakers must focus on boosting state Were it not for Mississippi, West Virginia would be the bottom of the barrel in most studies ranking states, in a variety of categories....

3 killed in Thanksgiving accident on I-79 in West Virginia

Nov. 25, 2022 04:07 AM EST

ELKVIEW, W.Va. (AP) — Three people were killed and two others were injured in a Thanksgiving Day crash along Interstate 79 in West Virginia, authorities said. The vehicle carrying two adults and three children was traveling from Upper Darby, Pennsylvania to Kentucky when the crash...

Edey's double-double powers No. 24 Purdue past West Virginia

Nov. 25, 2022 02:35 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Zach Edey had 24 points and 12 rebounds to lead No. 24 Purdue to an 80-68 victory over West Virginia on Thursday night in the opening round of the Phil Knight Legacy tournament. Mason Gillis added 14 points for the Boilermakers (4-0), and Brandon Newman came...

W.Va. woman dies after stealing ambulance from hospital

Nov. 24, 2022 17:50 PM EST

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia woman died Thanksgiving Day after she stole an ambulance from a capital city hospital emergency room and crashed it into the Kanawha River, authorities said. Elizabeth Reed of Hinton was a patient at Charleston Area Medical Center General...