Latest West Virginia News

A letter to a billionaire sparked a W.Va. economic windfall

Sep. 24, 2022 09:52 AM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Driving back home from a West Virginia University research and technology department session, Sen. Glenn Jeffries, D-Putnam, was inspired to write a longshot “come to West Virginia″ letter to nine global billionaire investors, including Berkshire Hathaway Chairman...

Celtics: Udoka suspended for 'multiple' policy violations

Sep. 23, 2022 23:09 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The reigning Eastern Conference champion Boston Celtics suspended coach Ime Udoka after a months-long investigation by an outside law firm that found multiple violations of team policies but did not point to a larger cultural problem of sexual misconduct, owner Wyc Grousbeck said...

Woman sentenced to life in fire that killed parents

Sep. 23, 2022 12:13 PM EDT

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia woman who set a fire that killed her parents three years ago when she was 16 has been sentenced to life, but will be eligible for parole in 15 years. Madison Wine received the sentence Thursday in Wood County Circuit Court, the Parkersburg...

West Virginia circuit judge retiring after 13 years on bench

Sep. 23, 2022 04:02 AM EDT

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia circuit judge is retiring at the end of the year. Judge Phillip D. Gaujot will retire from the 17th Judicial Circuit, which covers Monongalia County, on Dec. 31, the Supreme Court said. Then-Gov. Joe Manchin appointed Gaujot...

Daniels, defense lead West Virginia past Virginia Tech 33-10

Sep. 23, 2022 00:42 AM EDT

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — JT Daniels threw for 203 yards and a touchdown to lead West Virginia to a 33-10 win over Virginia Tech on Thursday night. Freshman CJ Donaldson rushed for 106 yards and West Virginia (2-2) got a strong performance from its defense to win its second straight...

Celtics suspend coach Ime Udoka for 2022-23 season

Sep. 22, 2022 22:37 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics have suspended Ime Udoka for a full year, banning the coach who led them to the NBA Finals last spring for the entire 2022-23 season over what two people with knowledge of the matter said was an improper relationship with a member of the organization. ...

Editorial Roundup: West Virginia

Sep. 22, 2022 16:04 PM EDT

Charleston Gazette-Mail. September 18, 2022. ' Editorial: Thank God for Mississippi “Thank God for Mississippi” is a phrase, heavy with sarcasm, that is commonly recognized among West Virginians. It’s mostly used when any kind of nationwide...

WVa officials embark on bobwhite quail restoration effort

Sep. 22, 2022 04:01 AM EDT

ALUM CREEK, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia wildlife officials have embarked on an effort to restore the northern bobwhite quail population. Gov. Jim Justice announced Wednesday that 12,000 bobwhite quail have been added at wildlife management areas across the state. The goal is to...

Michigan man pleads guilty to gun crime in WVa bar shooting

Sep. 21, 2022 17:24 PM EDT

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Michigan man charged in a New Year's Eve shooting at a West Virginia bar that wounded seven people pleaded guilty Wednesday to a federal gun crime. Kymoni Davis, 33, of Redford, Michigan, entered the plea in U.S. District Court in Huntington to being a...

West Virginia, Virginia Tech to square off in Lane Stadium

Sep. 21, 2022 14:11 PM EDT

West Virginia (1-2) at Virginia Tech (2-1), Thursday, 7:30 p.m. ET (ESPN) Line: West Virginia by 1 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: West Virginia leads 29-23-1. WHAT’S AT STAKE? The Mountaineers had a late loss...