CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Last July, a federal judge in West Virginia heard closing arguments in the first lawsuit to go to trial over the U.S.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Hershel W. “Woody” Williams, the last remaining Medal of Honor recipient from World War II, whose heroics under fire over several crucial hours at the Battle of Iwo Jima made him a legend in his native West Virginia, died Wednesday.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Small Business Development Center has announced its next state director.
He is Steve Johnson, who has been with the agency for almost a decade in various roles, including business coach, network coordinator and deputy director.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University is working to build connections with local businesses under a pilot project approved by the West Virginia Legislature.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Gov. Jim Justice has asked President Joe Biden and the Federal Emergency Management Agency approve a disaster declaration for West Virginia because of flooding from last month.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia hospital plans to join the Mountain Health Network under an agreement that calls for $39 million in investments over the next five years, health officials announced.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Service Wire Co. has committed $1 million for a business center at Marshall University, the school's foundation announced.
Service Wire will provide funding and wire and cable products for the Brad D.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Kentucky coal company has been found in contempt for failing to submit court-ordered plans to clean up two polluted West Virginia mine sites.
U.S. District Judge Robert Chambers issued a contempt order against Lexington Coal Company LLC.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University is offering items in its thrift store free of charge to area flood victims affected by recent high water.
The campus store in Huntington will be open to flood victims from 5 p.m.
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.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — The mayor of a West Virginia city issued an emergency declaration Friday after the second large-scale flooding event in Huntington in nine months.
No deaths or serious injuries were immediately reported after several inches of rain flooded streets in and around the Ohio River community.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — On a spring day, Dr. Sydnee Smirl McElroy was making the rounds at a day shelter where she volunteers part time providing medical care to homeless people. A few blocks away, 18-year-old freshman Kate White was finishing up final exams at Marshall University.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia man has pleaded guilty in a second fatal drive-by shooting and was sentenced to 40 years in prison.
Justin Howard Groff, 31, of Hurricane entered a guilty plea Tuesday to second-degree murder in Cabell County Court in the death of Toni Lynn Cremeans, news outlets reported.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A student-led grassroots effort to make Marshall University more sustainable in 2009 has grown into an entire Sustainability Department with bicycle sharing, a thrift store, and the first commercial compost facility in West Virginia.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — An Ohio woman who was finance director for a West Virginia airport has pleaded guilty to stealing nearly $49,500 in federal funds from the facility.
Melissa Sue Hall, 46, of South Point, Ohio, pleaded guilty Tuesday to theft from programs receiving federal funds, U.S.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University ceramics students are conducting an annual fundraiser next week to help feed needy families.
The 19th annual Empty Bowls event will take place in person April 22 at Pullman Square in Huntington, the university said in a news release.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former employee of a West Virginia nonprofit group that assists children and their families has been ordered to pay more than $4.65 million for stealing federal funds.
Ruth Marie Phillips, 69, of Chesapeake, Ohio, was ordered to pay the restitution Thursday in federal court in Huntington.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition violated federal labor law before the organization dissolved last year amid tensions with workers who formed a union, a judge has ruled.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Union workers at a West Virginia metal products plant have narrowly ratified a three-year contract to end a five-month strike, a union official said.
Members of United Steelworkers Local 40 voted 188 to 184 to accept the contract, local president Chad Thompson told news outlets Sunday.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Camron Justice scored a season-high 27 points as Western Kentucky beat Marshall 86-72 on Wednesday night. Dayvion McKnight added 23 points for the Hilltoppers.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall filed a lawsuit against Conference USA on Tuesday in a bid to expedite an early move to the Sun Belt.
Among other things, the lawsuit seeks a declaratory judgment and injunctions against the league, which filed a request for arbitration earlier this month, The Herald-Dispatch reported.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Pittsburgh deputy athletic director and chief operating officer Christian Spears was hired as athletic director at Marshall on Monday.
Spears will guide Marshall's pending transition from Conference USA to the Sun Belt, joining Brad Smith, who came on board as the university's president in January.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Jahmir Young had 21 points and 12 rebounds and Aly Khalifa scored 20 points and Charlotte scored a season high in beating Marshall 99-84 on Saturday night.
Austin Butler had 17 points and nine rebounds for Charlotte (14-12, 7-7 Conference USA).
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marko Sarenac had 16 points as Marshall edged past Old Dominion 67-63 on Thursday night.
Taevion Kinsey had 15 points for Marshall (10-16, 3-10 Conference USA). Mikel Beyers added 12 points and seven rebounds.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A group of parents and students are suing a West Virginia school district for allowing an evangelical preacher to hold a religious revival assembly during the school day earlier this month that some students were required to attend.
Huntington, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia school superintendent is investigating a Feb. 2 religious revival event that occurred at Huntington High School, saying he believes some students’ rights have been violated.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall, Old Dominion and Southern Mississippi announced Friday that they plan to end their affiliations with Conference USA a year early in order to join the Sun Belt.
The three schools issued separate but similar statements, saying they'll stop participating in Conference USA effective June 30, 2022, after considering “the best interests” of their respective schools, fans and athletes.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Between calculus and European history classes at a West Virginia public high school, 16-year-old Cameron Mays and his classmates were told by their teacher to go to an evangelical Christian revival assembly.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Students and staff in a county in southwestern West Virginia will likely be wearing masks in the classroom until the end of the school year.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Sarah Kelly recalls the fleeting moments when she reached out for help during a decadeslong opioid addiction, only to find out no residential treatment beds were available in an overloaded system in her corner of West Virginia.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former employee of a West Virginia nonprofit organization has been sentenced to seven years in prison for millions of dollars in thefts.
Ruth Marie Phillips, 69, of Chesapeake, Ohio, was sentenced Monday in federal court in Huntington.
HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — Ed Littler, a central Nebraska sportscaster for 25 years, has died after being hospitalized with COVID-19. He was 70.
Littler died Tuesday night, according to KSNB-TV in Hastings, where Littler had worked for more than two decades.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Small private nonprofit organizations in five West Virginia counties have a few more weeks to apply for federal loans for economic losses from several winter storms last February.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia fire chief who played a large part in her community's response to the opioid epidemic is stepping into a new role.
Huntington Fire Chief Jan Rader will become director of the Mayor’s Council on Public Health and Drug Control Policy next month, Mayor Steve Williams said Friday.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Brad Smith has officially started as Marshall University’s 38th president.
The former CEO of software company Intuit took part Monday in the celebratory donning of a Kelly green jacket presented by Board of Governors Chairman Patrick Farrell and Vice Chairman Toney Stroud, the school said in a statement.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall quarterback Grant Wells said he is transferring.
The two-year starter announced his decision Monday on Twitter.
Wells completed 66% of his passes for 3,532 yards with 16 touchdowns and 13 interceptions this season.
LOGAN, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles is not giving road skills tests at the regional office in Logan until further notice, the agency said.
The Logan office is not giving the tests due to a COVID-related staffing shortage, the DMV said in a news release Monday.
LOGAN, W.Va. (AP) — “America’s Got Talent” winner Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. is bringing along a friend to his series of West Virginia holiday concerts this month.
Murphy announced Thursday on social media that former “The Voice” contestant Holly Forbes will join him on his Home for the Holidays Tour.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A three-year contract ratified by union maintenance and service workers at a West Virginia hospital includes annual wage increases but requires them to begin paying health insurance premiums starting in 2023.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Union maintenance and service workers at a West Virginia hospital ratified a contract Wednesday to end a month-old strike, the hospital announced.
Members of the Service Employees International Union District 119 ratified the three-year contract covering more than 900 workers at Cabell Huntington Hospital.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Negotiations are set to resume for striking maintenance and service workers at a West Virginia hospital.
Representatives for Cabell Huntington Hospital and more than 900 members of the the Service Employees International Union District 1999 are scheduled to return to the bargaining table on Tuesday, the hospital said.
LOGAN, W.Va. (AP) — “America’s Got Talent” winner Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. is performing a series of holiday concerts around West Virginia next month.
The Home for the Holidays Tour includes five shows that are open to the public.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Bailey Zappe threw four touchdown passes — all in the second half — and Western Kentucky spotted Marshall 14 points before pulling away for a 53-21 victory on Saturday, laying claim to Conference USA's East Division crown.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Directors of the Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition voted to dissolve the organization amid tensions with workers who formed a union this summer, raising questions about the future of environmental activism in the region, The Charleston Gazette-Mail reported.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — DeWayne McBride rushed for 108 yards with two touchdowns and Grayson Cash's interception on Marshall's final drive sealed a 21-14 win for UAB on Saturday.
The Blazers (7-3, 5-1 Conference USA) held Mercer's potent offense to 269 yards and to 22 points under its season average.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Health care coverage has been stopped for striking maintenance and service workers at a West Virginia hospital, a union said.
About 1,000 members of the the Service Employees International Union District 1999 went on strike last week at Cabell Huntington Hospital after their contract expired.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Maintenance and service union workers at a West Virginia hospital went on strike Wednesday after their contract expired.
About 1,000 members of the the Service Employees International Union District 1999 walked off the job at noon at Cabell Huntington Hospital, one of the largest employers in Huntington.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A retired federal law enforcement officer has been chosen as the new police chief in Huntington, West Virginia.
Karl Colder's appointment was announced Monday in a special City Council meeting by Huntington Mayor Steve Williams, The Herald-Dispatch reported.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University has launched its newly formed Institute for Cyber Security.
Marshall President Jerome Gilbert said the institute is an academic and research cluster that will support cybersecurity-related programs across the campus.