Latest West Virginia News

West Virginia's Huggins signs 2 junior college guards

Apr. 17, 2019 8:01 PM EDT

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia has added a pair of junior college guards to its men's basketball roster for next season. Coach Bob Huggins announced Wednesday the signings of 6-foot-4 players Sean McNeil and Tajzmel "Taz" Sherman. McNeil, a native of Union, Kentucky, averaged 29.7 points and more...

Police probe shooting of ex-high school wrestling champion

Apr. 16, 2019 10:48 AM EDT

CANONSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Authorities in Pennsylvania are investigating the police-involved shooting of a former high school wrestling champion following a domestic violence call. Washington County District Attorney Eugene Vittone tells the Tribune Review that state police are investigating the shooting of...

With billions to spend, feds unsure who lacks broadband

Apr. 15, 2019 2:19 PM EDT

There is a way around the notoriously sluggish internet in West Virginia. You just need a car and some time. Kelly Povroznik can tell you, when she happens to get a good signal. She teaches an online college course so hampered by unreliable connections that she has had to drive a half-hour to her brother's place...

The Latest: Suspected tornado hits rural Ohio city; 6 hurt

Apr. 15, 2019 12:16 AM EDT

The Latest on severe weather in the South (all times local): 11:35 p.m. A suspected tornado hit a rural Ohio city, as the storm that pummeled the South made its way to the Northeast. The Times Gazette reported several homes and businesses were damaged after an apparent tornado struck Shelby, Ohio, Sunday about 4...

High expectations for Dana Holgorsen in return to Houston

Apr. 12, 2019 6:03 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Coach Dana Holgorsen is thrilled to be back in Texas with the Houston Cougars after eight years in West Virginia. As the Cougars went through spring football practices, it didn't take long for him to be reminded of one of the reasons why he enjoys coaching in the state so much. "I think...

Woman survives stab to the head, leads police to suspect

Apr. 12, 2019 4:18 AM EDT

WESTOVER, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia woman had a knife sticking out of the back her head when she told authorities that she was stabbed by her daughter's boyfriend. The woman's daughter, Kizzie Hardy, tells The Dominion Post that her mother wasn't stabbed, but that her boyfriend Zachary Nipper actually...

Police: Man hiding in bathroom after wreck charged with DUI

Apr. 11, 2019 6:08 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Police say a man found hiding in the bathroom of a business has been charged with drunken driving in a West Virginia crash involving a school bus. Police tell news outlets 27-year-old Franklin Carroll Jr. was arrested Thursday after running from the four-vehicle crash in...

Wanted woman's Facebook taunts help police track her down

Apr. 11, 2019 2:08 PM EDT

WAYNESBURG, Pa. (AP) — A wanted Pennsylvania woman who taunted a sheriff's department online by asking if they "do pick up or delivery" has gotten a response: They do both, and she's in custody. Chloe Jones commented on a Facebook post by the Greene County Sheriff's Office featuring her as one of the...

W.Va. governor: 'I don't have anything whatsoever to hide'

Apr. 10, 2019 3:18 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice said Wednesday he has nothing to hide and respects the federal grand jury process after a subpoena was issued targeting state commerce records related to a posh resort he owns and a PGA golf tournament held there. The sweeping subpoena seeks...

Feds subpoena W.Va., seeking records on governor's resort

Apr. 9, 2019 7:56 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Federal prosecutors have issued a sweeping subpoena for records related to a resort owned by West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice. A spokeswoman for the state commerce department provided a copy of the subpoena to The Associated Press on Tuesday. The subpoena requests contracts,...