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Three campers rescued near Natural Bridge after flash flood sweeps truck away

Three campers at Natural Bridge State Resort Park in Powell County had to be rescued early Sunday morning after a flash flood swept their truck away.

KSP: Two-year old finds gun, shoots self in the head

KSP says the child is listed in stable condition.

‘Zombie cicadas’ have returned to West Virginia

Researchers at West Virginia University studying the new population

The “New Deal that Works for Us” blueprint to help boost economy

An Ohio Valley Coalition is expected to unveil the blueprint to a new policy that will expand economic opportunity. "Reimagine Appalachia" is made up of leaders and organizations from West Virginia, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, and Ohio.

Ex-Miss Kentucky sentenced to prison on sex crime charge

A former Miss Kentucky who admitted to exchanging sexual photos with a teenage student has been sentenced to prison.

Feeding Kentucky buys 10,000 pounds of Purnell’s Sausage

Initiative will feed the hungry across Kentucky and in nearby Ohio and West Virginia

Judge orders W.Va. gov’s coal companies to pay fines, fees

A federal judge in Kentucky has ordered companies owned by WV Governor to pay more than $1 million in fees .

Judge postpones lawsuit over opioid prescriptions

A West Virginia judge is postponing a lawsuit against pharmacies and doctors accused of over prescribing pain medication.

WVa lawmakers observe 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage

Various ceremonies were held Monday in commemoration of the 100th anniversary women's suffrage in West Virginia.

Suit dismissed alleging WVa trans teen harassed in bathroom

A judge in West Virginia has dismissed a lawsuit filed on behalf of a transgender male student who said an assistant principal harassed him.

KSP: Man claims he accidental shot himself in Pike County

KSP says an assault case is under investigation after they say a man's story about accidentally shooting himself contains inconsistencies.

Attempted murder suspect wanted in Ashland turns himself in

Police in Ashland are searching for a West Virginia man wanted for attempted murder.

Contract awarded to manage WV foster kids’ health care

Aetna Better Health of West Virginia has been awarded the $200 million contract.

Bill addresses pensions, health care for miners, retirees

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is co-sponsoring a bill with West Virginia's two U.S. senators.

Confiscated vaping pen contaminated with heroin

An underage high school student has been identified as a suspect.

West Virginia woman reunited with wallet lost 15 years ago

Items inside the wallet were a driver's license, a Social Security card and high school photos.

Tim Armstead to become West Virginia chief justice

The court announced the decision Monday following an administrative conference.

West Virginia donates 15,000 blue catfish for Kentucky River

The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources has given 15,000 blue catfish to boost fish populations in the Kentucky River.

Kentucky-based coal company to close West Virginia facilities

Blackhawk Mining says it's closing three mines and two preparation plants in West Virginia amid weak global coal markets.

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UPDATE: Missing Nicholas County woman’s remains may have been found

KSP says remains were located during second search Monday.

Remainder of Bath Co. Boys’ soccer season cancelled after possible exposure

Bath County High School says the remainder of its boys soccer season has been cancelled after a possible exposure to COVID-19. 

Woman charged with manslaughter in overdose death

Woman also faces heroin, fentanyl trafficking charges.