West Virginia

Alabama coach Nick Saban watches from the sideline in the first half of an NCAA college football game against West Virginia on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in Atlanta. Alabama won 33-23. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Old-school Tide shows glimpse of no-huddle offense

ATLANTA (AP) — Looking for a way to calm a jittery first-time starting quarterback, No. 2 Alabama broke out the no-huddle offense for a while against West Virginia. The move helped recalibrate Blake Sims, and […]

08/31/2014

The entrance to Brody Mine No.1 in Wharton, W.Va., is closed on Tuesday, May 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Charleston Daily Mail, Craig Cunningham )

Layoff notice preceded fatal W.Va. mine accident

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Weeks before an underground accident killed two workers, employees at a problem-plagued West Virginia mine were notified that they may lose their jobs because the coal was selling for less than […]

05/14/2014

Cecilia Abadie models her Google Glass as she talks with her attorney outside of traffic court Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

Woman fights ticket for driving with Google Glass

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California woman pleaded not guilty Tuesday to what is believed to be the first traffic citation alleging a motorist was using Google’s computer-in-an-eyeglass. The device, known as Google Glass, features […]

12/03/2013

In this photo provided by the Pocahontas Times, crews work at the site where a truck carrying logs down Cheat Mountain on U.S. Route 250 crashed into the side of the train taking passengers on a scenic tour in rural Randolph County, W.Va., on Friday, Oct. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/The Pocahontas Times, Geoff Hamill)

Truck, train collide in W.Va.; 1 dead, dozens hurt

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A logging truck collided with a train taking passengers on a scenic tour amid fall foliage in eastern West Virginia, killing one person and injuring more than 60 others Friday, emergency […]

10/11/2013

U.S. Deputy Marshal Chad Simpson walks near the Federal Building in Wheeling, W.Va, on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Wheeling News Register & The Intelligencer, Tyler Reynard)

Ex-cop waved off bystanders before opening fire

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — The ex-police officer who opened fire on a federal courthouse in West Virginia was a trained shooter who knew how to kill, yet federal officials said Thursday that he waved people […]

10/10/2013

Gunman fires at US courthouse in West Virginia

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — A man with an assault-type rifle fired up to two dozen rounds at the federal court building in a West Virginia city on Wednesday before security officers returned fire, critically wounding […]

10/09/2013

Social Security judge accused of disability scheme

WASHINGTON (AP) — A retired Social Security judge in West Virginia collaborated with a lawyer to improperly award disability benefits to hundreds of applicants, according to a report released Monday by congressional investigators. The report […]

10/07/2013

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Golden years shorter, sicker in Southern states

ATLANTA (AP) — If you’re 65 and living in Hawaii, here’s some good news: Odds are you’ll live another 21 years. And for all but five of those years, you’ll likely be in pretty good […]

07/18/2013

The Carnegie medal. (Carnegie Photo)

Medals fete 13 who risked or lost lives for others

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A West Virginia man who drowned while trying to save four youths caught in an ocean current off the North Carolina coast was one of 13 people honored with medals Tuesday by […]

06/25/2013

U.S. unemployment down

Unemployment fell in half of US states in May

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment rates fell in half of U.S. states last month, led by drops in California, West Virginia, New York and Hawaii. The Labor Department said Friday that unemployment rates rose in 17 […]

06/21/2013

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