The nation’s record-low teen birth rate stems from robust declines in nearly every state, but most dramatically in several Mountain States and among Hispanics, according to a new government report.
Republicans are struggling to recruit strong U.S. Senate candidates in states where the party has the best chances to reclaim the majority in Washington.
The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a 28-year-old Maryland man who had been competing in an endurance course in West Virginia’s Eastern Panhandle.
He famously fired a gun in a TV ad while boasting of an endorsement from the National Rifle Association, but U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin can no longer rely on the backing of that powerful lobby.
A new sheriff who was cracking down on the drug trade in southern West Virginia’s coalfields was shot to death Wednesday in the spot where he usually parked his car for lunch, and State Police said the suspect was in a hospital with gunshot wounds inflicted by a deputy who chased him.
Public research and analytics outfit Gallup has learned that West Virginia has the highest rate of obese persons in America.
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.
Forecasters say as much as 3 feet of snow is now possible along the highest ridge tops of West Virginia.
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.
Farmers in Maryland are smelling a resurgence in the area’s stink bug population this year.