CHARLESTON, W. Va. (AP) — A Texas group that helps women pay for abortions halted its efforts Saturday while evaluating its legal risk under a strict state ban. Mississippi's only abortion clinic continued to see patients while awaiting a 10-day notice that will trigger a ban.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Two days after losing a bitter primary to a rival she once deemed a “sellout” for occasionally working with Democrats, Katie Arrington appeared at a “unity rally” to urge South Carolina Republicans to come together and back Rep.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Judicial Vacancy Advisory Commission is taking applications for two Family Court vacancies.
The Second Family Court Circuit serves Marshall, Tyler and Wetzel counties.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Appalachian Regional Commission has awarded more than $340,000 for four projects in West Virginia.
U.S. Sens. Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito announced the funding Tuesday.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Twenty airports in South Carolina will received a share of nearly $19 million in federal grants to help pay for terminal upgrades, runway repairs and other improvement projects.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia is celebrating its 159th birthday on Monday, and Gov. Jim Justice is inviting all West Virginians to participate.
The celebration begins at noon at the State Culture Center at the Capitol Complex in Charleston.
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Democrats tapped two members of the House of Delegates as their new leaders Saturday, electing Mike Pushkin to a four-year term as chairman and Danielle Walker as vice chair.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Another round of severe storms knocked out electricity to tens of thousands of customers across West Virginia on Friday.
Appalachian Power said about 64,000 customers were without service throughout the state Friday evening, including more than 12,000 in Kanawha County, 9,300 in Fayette County and 6,900 in Mingo County.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A 2020 graduate of West Virginia University was sworn in as the newest member of the state House of Delegates on Wednesday after the seat’s previous occupant resigned earlier this month.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Tom Rice of South Carolina has been ousted from Congress in his Republican primary after voting to impeach Donald Trump over the Jan.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia honored 221 eighth graders Tuesday for their knowledge of state history.
The Department of Education hosted the Golden Horseshoe ceremonies at the state Culture Center in Charleston.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former elementary school counselor in West Virginia pleaded guilty Monday to attempted production of child pornography and attempted enticement of a minor.
Todd C. Roatsey admitted in federal court to posing as an 18-year-old boy on social media to communicate with several juvenile females, according to court records.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A man was found guilty Monday in the fatal shooting of a West Virginia police officer who had responded to a parking complaint.
A Kanawha County jury announced the verdict on a second-degree murder charge following three days of deliberations in the trial of Joshua Phillips.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Contests for governor and the U.S. Senate are the marquee races in South Carolina's primaries next week, but numerous candidates are also competing for seats in Congress and for the statewide roles of education superintendent, attorney general and agriculture commissioner.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A new West Virginia law going into effect Friday prevents patients from getting abortions because they believe their child will be born with a disability.
The ban, which was signed by Republican Gov.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia state lawmaker who was ensnared in controversy a year ago has resigned to take a job in Florida.
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A 41-year-old South Carolina man will spend four years in prison for injuring a police officer and killing a K-9 in a 2018 drunken driving crash.
Richard Shore Jr., of North Charleston, pleaded guilty Monday to DUI resulting in great bodily injury.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A sheriff's deputy in South Carolina has been charged with three counts of reckless homicide after she ran a stop sign and crashed into a car while going 73 mph (117 kph), killing a mother and her two adult daughters, investigators said.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The trial for a West Virginia man charged with murder in the fatal shooting a police officer has begun after a judge denied a motion to move proceedings out of Kanawha County.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Four hearings are coming up this summer to gather public comment on a Appalachian Power Co. and Wheeling Power Co. rate review.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The City of Charleston's first poet laureate is nearing the end of his appointmen.
Marcus Amaker, in a recent video message, encouraged poets and writers to consider applying to become his successor, The Post and Courier reported.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former police officer and firefighter in West Virginia has pleaded guilty in federal court in a rape case involving a 16-year-old girl.
Christopher Lee Osborne entered the plea to violating the girl's civil rights by forcibly raping her at the Danville Fire Department, according to a news release issued Thursday by the U.S.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former West Virginia classroom aide has been sentenced to the maximum two years in prison on battery charges involving a special needs student.
James Lynch was sentenced Thursday in Kanawha County Circuit Court for his guilty plea to two counts of misdemeanor battery, news outlets reported.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Canadian electric school bus manufacturer will begin production at a West Virginia facility in September, officials said.
In January, GreenPower Motor Co. Inc. signed a lease-purchase agreement for a 9.5-acre (3.8 hectares) manufacturing facility in South Charleston.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia judge has ruled that jury selection will begin this week for a man accused of killing a Charleston police officer.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Ten people were injured, and three law enforcement officials were hurt when gunfire erupted at a Memorial Day gathering in Charleston, South Carolina, according to police.
Police said gunfire erupted late Monday night when an officer was responding to a noise complaint about a loud party at a vacant lot.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former special education teacher in West Virginia pleaded guilty Tuesday to 10 misdemeanor counts of battery involving several students.
Nancy Boggs entered the plea in Kanawha County Circuit Court stemming from incidents last September at Holz Elementary School in Charleston, news outlets reported.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A free health clinic is returning to Charleston next month after suspending operations for two years due to the coronavirus outbreak.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Cruise ships will no longer start their journeys from Charleston by the end of 2024, the South Carolina Ports Authority said.
The authority decided to not renew a deal with Carnival Cruise Line that allowed cruises to begin and end from the Union Pier Terminal in downtown Charleston.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Scientists are looking for volunteers in Columbia to help them study the differences in heat across short distances in the city.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A woman in West Virginia fatally shot a man who began firing an AR-15-style rifle into a crowd of people that had gathered for a party, authorities said.
Dennis Butler, 37, was killed Wednesday night after he pulled out the rifle and began shooting at dozens of people attending the birthday-graduation party outside an apartment complex in the city of Charleston, police said in a statement.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Attorneys for the state of West Virginia and two remaining pharmaceutical manufacturers have reached a tentative $161.5 million settlement just as closing arguments were set to begin in a seven-week trial over the opioid epidemic, Attorney General Patrick Morrisey said Wednesday.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Intermediate Court of Appeals has begun setting up its satellite offices and chosen a chief judge as it gets closer to becoming operational.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — In one of the year's most closely watched congressional Republican primaries, U.S.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A celebration of West Virginia's mountain culture and ethnic heritage will return to its original, full-weekend format for the first time in three years.
The 45nd annual Vandalia Gathering is set for Friday through Sunday on the state Capitol grounds in Charleston.
WINFIELD, W.Va. (AP) — A man has been charged in West Virginia with intentionally driving a car into a Dairy Queen restaurant and then attacking staff at a hospital, authorities said.
News outlets reported that Casey Matthew Oxley, 40, has been charged with attempted malicious assault, battery on health care and emergency workers, reckless driving and other offenses after he crashed into the Dairy Queen in the Scott Depot community of Putnam County on Saturday night.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A jury in West Virginia has awarded $7 million in a product liability lawsuit against Ford Motor Co. to the family of a woman who died when her Mustang was involved in a fiery crash.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia city was ordered Tuesday to stop opening its council meetings with The Lord’s Prayer.
U.S. District Judge John T. Copenhaver Jr. ruled that Parkersburg City Council's practice of opening its meetings with the New Testament prayer violates the establishment clause of the First Amendment, which prohibits government from favoring one religion over others.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Twenty West Virginia housing authorities will receive nearly $42 million in federal funding for housing programs.
Sens. Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito announced the funding Monday from the U.S.
Black people going about their daily lives — then dying in a hail of bullets fired by a white man who targeted them because of their skin color.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A restaurant in South Carolina has been ordered to pay more than $600,000 to nearly 100 workers who were forced to share their tips, the U.S. Department of Labor has ruled.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Supreme Court's newest member has joined the court in an investiture ceremony.
Justice C. Haley Bunn of Oceana in Wyoming County is the youngest woman to serve in the post, the court said.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Applications are being taken for a judicial vacancy in West Virginia.
The vacancy is in the Seventh Judicial Circuit, which covers Logan County.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Switching to the Republican Party turned out to be a good move for some former Democrats in primary races for the West Virginia Senate.
Mark Hunt and Mike Oliverio won their respective GOP parties Tuesday in their bids to return to the Legislature on the other side of the aisle.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson has added Boston College transfer Brevin Galloway to its men's basketball roster.
Galloway is a 6-foot-2, 215-pound guard who is from Anderson, South Carolina. Next year will be Galloway's sixth in college.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia voters did nothing to dramatically alter the makeup of the state legislature on Tuesday in primary election contests that seemed certain to leave Republican supermajorities in both chambers intact.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia voters nominated candidates Tuesday in primaries for the U.S. House and the Legislature. The overall ballot in the midterm election may be smaller, but the voting landscape changed after the state's once-a-decade redistricting was completed last fall.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A well-known West Virginia restaurant chain is facing a complaint from the National Labor Relations Board after an investigation found evidence the company unlawfully disciplined and threatened employees who tried to form a union.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Supreme Court on Friday let stand a lower court's disqualification of a state Senate candidate over a residency requirement.
Andrea Garrett Kiessling filed to run in next Tuesday's Republican primary in a Senate district spanning five counties.