Latest West Virginia News

Joe Mazzulla, Celtics staff will coach at NBA All-Star Game

Jan. 30, 2023 22:12 PM EST

Joe Mazzulla started the season as an assistant coach. He then became interim head coach of the Boston Celtics, in a most unexpected way. And now, the NBA's youngest head coach is headed to the All-Star Game. The 34-year-old Mazzulla and his Celtics staff of assistants...

West Virginia lawmakers advance ban on gender-affirming care

Jan. 30, 2023 19:21 PM EST

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia lawmakers in the House Judiciary Committee voted Monday to add a ban on hormone therapy to a bill prohibiting gender-affirming surgery for minors before advancing the legislation to the full House of Delegates. The bill was greenlit after...

West Virginia advances school mandate on 'In God We Trust'

Jan. 30, 2023 13:43 PM EST

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Public schools in West Virginia may soon be required to display the phrase “In God We Trust” in every building if a bill passed by the state Senate on Monday becomes law. The bill was introduced by Republican Sen. Mike Azinger, who said he wants to...

West Virginia Wildlife Center to hold Groundhog Day event

Jan. 30, 2023 05:02 AM EST

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia State Wildlife Center is hosting its annual Groundhog Day event, complete with a weather forecast from French Creek Freddie. The event opens at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the center in Upshur County with groundhog French Creek Freddie emerging...

Erik Stevenson's 31 leads West Virginia over No. 15 Auburn

Jan. 28, 2023 15:40 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Erik Stevenson kept putting pressure on himself to shoot better as West Virginia struggled against one ranked team after another. His time finally came Saturday. Stevenson scored a career-high 31 points and the Mountaineers withstood a late...

Editorial Roundup: West Virginia

Jan. 27, 2023 12:09 PM EST

Bluefield Daily Telegraph. January 19, 2023. Editorial: Help for Virginia: Coalfields Expressway secures funding Building a new four-lane corridor can be a long and difficult process. In the case of the Coalfields Expressway, it has been a nearly two-decade long...

West Virginia Golf Association exec Ullman joins LIV Golf

Jan. 27, 2023 04:05 AM EST

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Brad Ullman has stepped down as executive director of the West Virginia Golf Association to become tournament director for LIV Golf. The WVGA announced Ullman's departure on Thursday. LIV Golf, the Saudi-funded rival league to the PGA Tour,...

Drug trafficker sentenced in overdose, dismemberment case

Jan. 26, 2023 19:12 PM EST

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A convicted drug trafficker who helped dismember and bury the body of a West Virginia woman in Georgia following a fatal overdose was sentenced to 50 years in federal prison Thursday. Seddrick Banks, 30, of Cartersville, Georgia, was sentenced in federal...

West Virginia abortion protester receives fine, no jail time

Jan. 26, 2023 17:11 PM EST

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Charleston-area magistrate dismissed one charge and decided not to impose jail time for another Thursday in the case of a protester arrested for disrupting lawmakers as they convened at the West Virginia Capitol in September to pass a near-total abortion ban. ...

Toussaint scores 22 as West Virginia beats Texas Tech 76-61

Jan. 25, 2023 22:08 PM EST

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Joe Toussaint scored 14 of his 22 points in the second half, Seth Wilson hit a career-high five 3-pointers and finished with 15 points and West Virginia beat Texas Tech 76-61 Wednesday night, the Red Raiders' eighth consecutive loss. Erik Stevenson scored 16...