RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Idaho regulators who banned the sale of Five Wives Vodka out of fear of offending tee-totaling Mormons and a Missouri legislator who wanted to make it a felony to even propose gun control legislation are among the 2013 winners of the annual anti-censorship “Jefferson Muzzles.”
WASHINGTON (AP) — Talks between two influential senators have emerged as the most promising route for a bipartisan breakthrough on expanding federal background checks for gun buyers.
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Two members of Steubenville’s celebrated high school football team were found guilty Sunday of raping a drunken 16-year-old girl, and Ohio’s attorney general warned the case isn’t over.
SISSONVILLE, W.Va. (AP) – Interstate 77 has reopened in both directions in West Virginia after crews worked through the night to repair damage from a massive natural gas line explosion and fire.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) – Visions of lifelong riches are surely dancing in the heads of those rushing to buy lottery tickets for tonight’s $500 million Powerball jackpot. Past winners of mega-lottery drawings and financial planners […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – Thirteen senators from seven states damaged by Superstorm Sandy are asking President Obama to boost federal disaster aid to the states. Senators from New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Rhode Island, West Virginia, […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitt Romney has captured West Virginia and its five electoral votes. President Barack Obama is unpopular in the state, and West Virginia GOP officials have been hoping that would lead to victories […]
(AP) – The massive storm that started out as Hurricane Sandy slammed into the East Coast and morphed into a huge and problematic system, putting more than 8.4 million homes and businesses in the dark […]
NEW YORK (AP) – It could be days before people in much of the Northeast can see their lives start to return to normal, in the aftermath of a storm that has left at least […]
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A blizzard warning covers a large part of West Virginia as snow and high winds blow over Appalachia on the edges of superstorm Sandy. The National Weather Service says a foot […]
CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) – A Massachusetts woman who authorities say posed as a teenage boy to prey on a West Virginia girl could face up to 30 years in prison. Twenty-five-year-old Carissa Hads, of Quincy, […]
(AP) – Authorities say a West Virginia man tortured his wife and kept her in chains for a decade, treating her as his slave. A criminal complaint says the 43-year-old victim was burned on her […]