LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Terrence Shannon is getting back on track and No. 18 Texas Tech keeps winning at home.
Shannon scored a season-high 23 points in only third game back from a lingering back issue, including the go-ahead three-point play, and the Red Raiders remained undefeated on their home court with a 78-65 win over West Virginia in a physical game with 50 fouls called.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A tentative trial date has been set for two men charged in the assault of a police officer who died after defending the U.S. Capitol in January 2021.
A federal judge in Washington, D.C., on Thursday scheduled a June 6 jury trial for George Tanios of Morgantown, West Virginia, and Julian Khater of State College, Pennsylvania.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia man was sentenced Friday to eight years and one month in federal prison for organizing a network of shoplifters, many of them addicted to drugs, to steal hundreds of thousands of dollars in store merchandise that he then resold on the internet.
HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. (AP) — Demolition of a crumbling historic hotel in West Virginia began this week, after more than a decade of court battles.
Workers began dismantling and removing some of the structure and contents Wednesday in Harpers Ferry, project spokesperson Margaret Brown said.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice on Friday questioned a bill moving through the Republican-led Legislature that would prohibit mask mandates in public schools in response to the coronavirus, saying that he will wait on the proposal's final outcome before deciding how to act.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia agency is taking nominations for its Teacher of the Year awards, given for environmental leadership.
The deadline to submit an application is Feb. 14 for the Make It Shine Environmental Teacher of the Year awards.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice will address lawmakers next week after his State of the State address was postponed when he was diagnosed with COVID-19 earlier this month.
The Republican governor will speak to a joint session of the Legislature on Jan.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Three parents of children who attend public schools in West Virginia have filed a lawsuit challenging the state's private school voucher law.
The suit filed Wednesday in Kanawha County Circuit Court contends the law violates the state Constitution and will siphon money away from public education, news outlets reported.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Leland E. Byrd, a former athletic director at West Virginia and the Mountaineers' first 1,000-point scorer in basketball, has died, the university announced. He was 94.
Byrd died Wednesday at his home in Morgantown, WVU said in a statement.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped three-tenths of a percentage point to 3.7% in December, the lowest rate for the state on record.
Total employment grew by 1,600 over the month, and the number of unemployed state residents dropped by 2,700 to 28,900, WorkForce West Virginia said in a statement Thursday.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Steve McDaniel is retiring after five years as director of the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources.
Gov. Jim Justice said McDaniel will take on an advisory role to the DNR when he retires at the end of the month.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — DeYona Gaston scored 14 points and No. 15 Texas rolled to a 66-48 victory over shorthanded No. 7 Iowa State on Wednesday night.
The Cyclones were missing sisters Aubrey and Ashley Joens due to Big 12 health and safety protocols.
MORGANTOWN, W. Va. (AP) — Madi Williams scored 23 points, Taylor Robertson added 22 and No. 14 Oklahoma broke the game open in the third quarter en route to an 88-76 win over West Virginia on Wednesday night.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A group of Republican lawmakers in West Virginia is trying to pass a law forbidding mask mandates in K-12 schools and restricting districts from requiring COVID-19 testing for people who don't have symptoms.
HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — Ed Littler, a central Nebraska sportscaster for 25 years, has died after being hospitalized with COVID-19. He was 70.
Littler died Tuesday night, according to KSNB-TV in Hastings, where Littler had worked for more than two decades.
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by family members of Boston crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger Jr., who was beaten to death in a federal prison in West Virginia.
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — Officials have launched a new initiative to combat health care fraud in West Virginia, U.S. Attorney William Ihlenfeld said.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University students who are attending classes at least half-time this spring will be considered for emergency grants from coronavirus relief funds.
Students must be seeking a degree and have a 2021-2022 Free Application for Federal Student Aid on file by Jan.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — RayQuan Evans made a pair of free throws with 12 seconds left in overtime, John Butler blocked Wendell Moore Jr.‘s driving attempt in the lane with 2 seconds remaining, and Florida State stunned No.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Despite its recent struggles at home, Baylor still knows a thing or two about winning on the road, even when short-handed.
LJ Cryer and Matthew Mayer each went on a 3-point tear to set a career high for scoring, and No.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — University of Alabama head football coach Nick Saban and other prominent sports figures with ties to West Virginia have urged U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin to support sweeping legislation to protect the right to vote.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia lawmakers have introduced a bill to ban abortion after 15 weeks — a proposal nearly identical to the Mississippi law currently under review by the U.S. Supreme Court.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia is slated to receive more than $500 million to repair and upgrade bridges across the state, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Small private nonprofit organizations in five West Virginia counties have a few more weeks to apply for federal loans for economic losses from several winter storms last February.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Associated Press high school girls basketball poll with first-place votes in parentheses and total points:
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Associated Press high school boys basketball poll with first-place votes in parentheses and total points:
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice on Monday resumed his weekly briefings on the coronavirus, six days after he tested positive for COVID-19.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Kanawha County Chief Circuit Judge Jennifer Bailey has become the first woman elected as president of the West Virginia Judicial Association, according to a published report.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Aliyah Matharu scored 26 points to lead four in double figures and No. 13 Texas cruised to a 73-57 victory over West Virginia on Saturday night.
Matharu was 8 of 16 from the floor and was a point shy of matching a career best.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas has been waiting all season for David McCormack to give the No. 9 Jayhawks a consistent force inside.
It's been waiting for Jalen Wilson to finally shake off a season-long slump, too.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A new initiative to find and properly dispose of discarded syringes around Charleston will launch later this month, officials said.
The pilot project called Unstuck Chuck aims to have drug users and other volunteers dedicate at least one day each month to finding and disposing of syringes, Solutions Oriented Addiction Response said in a statement.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia coal miner died Friday in a fall in the state's Northern Panhandle, Gov. Jim Justice said.
The death of 44-year-old Jeffrey A. Phillips is at least the third in the U.S.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia fire chief who played a large part in her community's response to the opioid epidemic is stepping into a new role.
Huntington Fire Chief Jan Rader will become director of the Mayor’s Council on Public Health and Drug Control Policy next month, Mayor Steve Williams said Friday.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — For the first time in half a year, families on Friday are going without a monthly deposit from the child tax credit — a program that was intended to be part of President Joe Biden's legacy but has emerged instead as a flash point over who is worthy of government support.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice said his health was improving Thursday, two days after he was diagnosed with COVID-19.
The 70-year-old Republican governor continues to experience mild symptoms.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice on Wednesday proposed a $4.65 billion budget for the upcoming fiscal year that includes a previously announced pay raise for teachers and other state workers.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A North Carolina steelmaker will build a $2.7 billion mill in West Virginia, creating an estimated 800 manufacturing jobs, Gov. Jim Justice announced Wednesday.
The Republican governor called the location of Nucor Corp.'s plant in Mason County the largest investment in the state's history.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Canadian electric school bus manufacturer will produce buses in West Virginia, bringing up to 200 jobs, Gov. Jim Justice announced Wednesday.
GreenPower Motor Co. signed a lease-purchase agreement for a 9.5-acre (3.8 hectares) manufacturing facility in South Charleston, Justice said in a statement.