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Low Energy Prices Hurt Revenue

January 6, 2015 CHARLESTON — State officials say cheap energy prices are hurting West Virginia’s wallet, dropping December’s severance tax revenue millions of dollars below estimated collection. more »»

LaMotte To Undergo Mental Evaluation

January 6, 2015 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The former Bridgeport school counselor accused of killing his wife has been ordered to undergo incompetency testing before another trial date can be scheduled. more »»

DEP: 1,100 Tanks Failed Inspection

January 6, 2015 CHARLESTON — Officials with the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection say 1,100 above-ground storage tanks registered with the state are “not fit for service. more »»

There’s a New Sheriff in Town

January 6, 2015 WASHINGTON — The new Congress convenes today with Republicans in control of the House and Senate as a formidable counterpoint to President Barack Obama in his final two years in office. more »»

U.S. Oil Falls Below $50

January 6, 2015 NEW YORK — The price of oil plunged again Monday and fell below $50 a barrel for the first time since April 2009 as evidence mounted that the world will be oversupplied with oil this year. more »»

Parkersburg Native Lyons Hired as Next WVU Athletics Director

January 5, 2015 WHEELING -- For Shane Lyons, the saying "Once a Mountaineer, always a Mountaineer" has never held more meaning, as the Parkersburg native on Monday accepted West Virginia University's offer to becom... more »»

Bombing Jury Selection Begins

January 5, 2015 BOSTON (AP) — Potential jurors stared intently at Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as jury selection in his federal death penalty trial began today under tight security. more »»

Same GOP Leadership, New Committee Chairs

January 5, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans remain in charge of the House, but it won’t be the same Republicans leading many committees. more »»

Japan’s Leader Will Express Remorse for War

January 5, 2015 TOKYO (AP) — In a year that marks the 70th anniversary of World War II’s end, a question weighs on the minds of policymakers in Asia and as far away as Washington, D.C. more »»

Congress’ Newest Class Joins Ranks

January 5, 2015 WASHINGTON — Congress’ approval rating hovers around 15 percent, but there’s one group of people excited about the institution: the newly elected lawmakers who are about to join its ranks. more »»

Boehner Has Challenger

January 5, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — A tea party conservative who’s been an outspoken critic of House Speaker John Boehner says he’ll challenge Boehner for the job when the new Congress convenes Tuesday. more »»

NYPD Turn Backs Again

January 5, 2015 NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of police turned their backs Sunday as Mayor Bill de Blasio eulogized an officer shot dead with his partner, repeating a stinging display of scorn for the mayor despite... more »»

N. Korea Reacts To U.S. Sanction

January 5, 2015 SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Sunday criticized the United States for slapping sanctions on Pyongyang officials and organizations for a cyberattack on Sony Pictures — the latest fallout... more »»

Opening Day For Ohio Lawmakers

January 5, 2015 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio lawmakers are returning to Columbus with the next state budget high on their to-do lists. Today marks opening day of the two-year legislative session. Go. more »»

Liability Concerns Prompt Cities To Shut Down Sledding

January 5, 2015 DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) —î As anyone who has grown up around snow knows, part of the fun of sledding is the risk of soaring off a jump or careening around a tre. more »»

Ohio Valley Natives Hope to Come Home

January 4, 2015 WHEELING — For decades, the Ohio Valley has seen some of its best and brightest move away in search of opportunity. more »»

Five Murder Cases Under Investigation in Brooke

January 4, 2015 WELLSBURG — Joseph Barki is carrying a full plate of murder cases into his third year as Brooke County prosecutor. more »»

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