Approximately 100,000 people experienced symptoms after the Freedom Industries’ spill into the Elk River, according to Dr. Rahul Gupta, the executive director of the Kanawha Charleston Health Department.
The West Virginia Division of Forestry has cited a Tucker County woman in connection to a brush fire. Multiple area fire departments responded to a report of a brush fire on the top of Bruni Mountain Road just before 1 p.m. Sunday. Firefighters were able to contain the fire to a couple of acres and extinguished the fire before it reached a nearby home.
There is a small park under construction next to Town Hall in Romney.
West Virginia hasn't always been the first state to do things, but when the Mountain State makes a comeback, it makes a large one.
Cass Scenic Railroad could use a push.
Charleston Mayor Danny Jones said he isn't sure if the city will pursue another lawsuit if the current one regarding a new municipal firearms law is dismissed.
The West Virginia Attorney General's Office is filing a motion to dismiss a case from the city of Charleston which challenges a new municipal gun law.
Williamson Mayor Darrin McCormick submitted his resignation letter April 14, effective at the end of April.
Senate Majority Leader John Unger, D-Berkeley, is requesting an engineering survey to address the hazardous conditions in Jefferson County.
At the Kauffman Foundation's Incentives to Innovate Conference in Kansas City, House Speaker Tim Miley will hear from entrepreneurs, academics and policymakers from all over the country.
Brandi Jacobs-Jones, director of administration and finance, has tendered her resignation, effective April 30.
Former U.S. Rep. Mick Staton, R-W.Va., passed away April 15, he was 73 years old.
U.S. Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., secured a tax measure he believes will strengthen the infrastructure of the Mountain State.
With tax season nearing its end, Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is advising residents to be on the lookout for scams.
The Internal Revenue Service doesn't like to talk about it, but penalties for filing late federal tax returns apply only to people who owe money.
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin scored some hits and misses with his 2014 legislative agenda.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced her resignation April 10, and Hinton, WV native Sylvia Mathews Burwell is expected to be nominated for the position.
Federal mine safety officials say the number of mining deaths in the nation totaled 42 in 2013, up six from the previous year.
Federal investigators will start cutting up tanks for evidence at the site of a spill that tainted 300,000 West Virginians' water supply.
Rep. David McKinley, R-W.Va., is touting legislation that he says would limit federal environmental veto power over permits for coal mines.
The Kanawha Charleston Health Department (KCHD) will be entering into legal action along with the city of Charleston in light of the Jan. 9 Elk River chemical spill.
The Public Service Commission of West Virginia has ordered West Virginia American Water to continue providing access to public water to areas that do not currently have it.
The state Public Service Commission has approved an electric rate discount of up to $9 million a year for Felman Production's silicomanganese plant in New Haven, leaving the company to decide if it's enough.
A visit from faculty members and graduate students from WVU's Department of Public Administration will work with the City of Ravenswood April 11 for the "Revitalizing Ravenswood" project.
Ted Kula, county planning official with the Summers County Commission, said he wants to collaborate on the idea of more cellular coverage while keeping the beauty of the state's mountain tops clear of too many towers.
In the face of a potential political shift, many have asked when the veto was written for House Bill 4588, known as the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which passed by an overwhelming majority of the West Virginia Legislature.
A study being done on health effects to the nine counties affected by the Jan. 9 Elk River chemical spill will be conducted next week.
U.S. Sens. Jay Rockefeller and Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., along with U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall, D-W.Va., announced $6.2 million in federal funds for five of the state's medical centers.
On the last day to sign bills into law on April 1, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin vetoed two popular bills that passed both branches of the West Virginia Legislature without any major issues.
The U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works advanced a bill that could potentially help the rest of the country protect their drinking water.