CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A late-winter storm left more than 80,000 customers in West Virginia without electricity Thursday, sent rivers out of their banks and shut roads and schools statewide.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has signed a bill changing legal protections when multiple parties are deemed at fault in a lawsuit.
The following obituaries have been provided by local funeral homes. Read our complete obituaries in The Herald-Dispatch Friday and at www.herald-dispatch.com.
Heavy snow covers the the area on Thursday, March 5, 2015, in Huntington.
ASHLAND -- Boyd County, including the cities of Ashland and Catlettsburg, are under a state of emergency due to heavy snows and slick and dangerous roads, according to the Boyd County Emergency Management Agency.
IRONTON _ A number of state road closures remain in effect Thursday afternoon in Lawrence County, according
to the Ohio Department of Transportation.
With heavy snowfall leading to power outages across the Tri-State and low temperatures forecast for overnight, a number of warming stations have opened for those who are without power. Click for a current list of open warming stations and send your warming station information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
RICHMOND, Va. — A federal appeals court has invalidated a sweeping gag order in the case of a former coal company executive accused of violating safety standards at a West Virginia mine where an explosion killed 29 men.A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued the order Thursday, three days after hearing arguments on the issue.
The wintry mix from Wednesday night into Thursday morning led to a number of closings, including all area schools, daycares and Marshall University.
Heavy, wet snow cut electricity to thousands Wednesday night and into Thursday.