West Virginia

Joe Arpaio

Sheriff Arpaio: Explosive device 1 of many threats

PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities are investigating what was reported to be an explosive device addressed to Arizona’s Sheriff Joe Arpaio, the self-proclaimed “toughest sheriff in America” known for his strict treatment of jail inmates and cracking down on illegal immigration.

04/12/2013

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Free speech group ‘honors’ attempts to censor

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.”

04/10/2013

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Senators work on deal expanding background checks

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.

04/08/2013

Trent Mays (l), and Ma'lik Richmond (r), high school football players sit at the defense table in Steubenville, Ohio (AP Photo)

2 Ohio football players convicted of raping girl

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.

03/17/2013

Fireball erupting

Highway reopens a day after explosion

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.

12/12/2012

Powerball

Big winners share lessons, risks of Powerball win

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 […]

11/28/2012

Senators seek more Sandy relief money

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, […]

11/13/2012

Romney wins in 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 […]

11/06/2012

A state-by-state look at the East Coast superstorm

(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 […]

10/30/2012

Storm brings more wind, rain to Northeast

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 […]

10/30/2012

W.Va. blizzard warning as Appalachia storm blows

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 […]

10/30/2012

Mass. woman could get 30 years for posing as boy

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, […]

10/10/2012

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