West Virginia

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Parts Of West Virginia Under 2 Feet Of Snow

Wet snow and high winds spinning off the edge of superstorm Sandy spread blizzard conditions over parts of West Virginia and neighboring Appalachian states Tuesday, shutting one interstate as trucks and cars bogged down and knocking out power to many.


In this handout satellite image provided by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Hurricane Sandy, pictured at 00:15 UTC, churns off the east coast on Oct. 28, 2012 in the Atlantic Ocean. (credit: NASA via Getty Images)

Parts Of West Virginia Could See Up To 3 Feet Of Snow

Forecasters say as much as 3 feet of snow is now possible along the highest ridge tops of West Virginia.



Dozens Now Affected by Meningitis Outbreak Locally, Much More Nationwide

The deadly fungal meningitis outbreak that has spread to more than 100 people nationwide, spanning a total of nine states, has now killed two people people in Maryland and Virginia, with more than 30 cases reported between the two states.


Brown marmorated stink bug. (Credit: Susan Ellis – Invasive.org)

Exploding Bug Population Stinking up Maryland Farms

Farmers in Maryland are smelling a resurgence in the area’s stink bug population this year.


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Correctional Officer Accused Of Having Sex With Inmates In Exchange For Cigarettes

State officials say a correctional officer accused of having sex with Southern Regional Jail inmates has worked there since September 2008 and hasn’t worked at any other West Virginia jails.


Peter Lizon's mug shot (Photo Credit: South Central Regional Jail / http://www.wvrja.com/)

W.Va. Sheriff Says Woman Tortured; Husband Charged

An attorney dismissed claims that a West Virginia man tortured his wife for years as entirely false, saying someone fabricated allegations that the man called his wife a slave, forced her to kneel in his presence, and punished her with burns and beatings.


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Park Service Touts Summertime Civil War Events To Mark 150th Anniversary Of The Civil War

The National Park Service says a remembrance of the Battle of Antietam will top a series of summertime events in Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia marking the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.


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West Virginia Man Accused Of Crossing State Lines To Sexualy Abuse Child In Missouri

A 79-year-old Charleston man accused of traveling across state lines to sexually abuse a child in Missouri has been indicted in West Virginia on child pornography charges.


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W.Va., Va. Losing Millions To Internet Scams

Virginians lost more than $11 million and West Virginians nearly $2 million to Internet scams in 2011, according to complaints received by a national clearinghouse.


Coal miner Terry Cooper embraces his wife Michelle, daughter Tera and son Justin during a candlelight vigil to honor the coal miners that were killed on April 10, 2010 in Montocal, W.Va. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Feds Charge West Virginia Mine Owner In Deadly 2010 Explosion

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The superintendent of the West Virginia coal mine where an explosion killed 29 men was charged Wednesday with conspiracy to defraud the federal government, becoming the highest-ranking Massey Energy employee to […]





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