"The courthouse is usually the most elaborate and beautiful building in the county," Michael Workman, a West Virginia State University professor, wrote in a chapter about the history of courthouses.
Sara Lane has spent the last two months painstakingly designing and constructing a massive birthday cake for the impending Sesquicentennial celebrations, state officials said.
Jeff Morris Web Producer: Jeff Morris Reported: Jun. 18, 2013 4:09 PM EDT Updated: Jun. 18, 2013 4:20 PM EDT An annual race is set for Charleston on Saturday that raises awareness about colorectal cancer and takes runners on a challenging course with a long climb up to Spring Hill Cemetery.
A McDowell County man who was injured Monday in a single-vehicle crash on U.S. Route 52 is now in the intensive care unit of a Charleston hospital.
A Raleigh County middle school teacher has been fired after she was accused of sending inappropriate texts to one of her students.
The National Weather Service in Charleston issued a flash flood warning Tuesday morning for Roane County, an area ravaged by a flood last week that damaged 100 homes and prompted a state of emergency declaration.
Calling his conduct reprehensible, West Virginia's Supreme Court stripped a veteran lawyer and frequent political candidate of his license Monday after he had someone involuntarily committed on mental health allegations later deemed untrue.
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin announced Monday that delegates would meet Tuesday in special session to elect outgoing Speaker Rick Thompson's replacement.
A member of the Kennedy family will come to Wheeling this week on West Virginia's 150th birthday to honor the state's place in Kennedy family history and discuss the need to eliminate child poverty in West Virginia, state Senate President Jeff Kessler announced.
Charleston residents will continue to receive garbage and recycling bags for the next year, but how they get those bags is set to change.
First Lady Joanne Jaeger Tomblin stands with a few of the 72 quilters who assembled the West Virginia Sesquicentennial Quilt at the West Virginia Culture Center on Monday.
Police investigate a shooting that took place in the crosswalk between the Charleston Town Center Mall and the Charleston Civic Center on Monday afternoon.
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A West Virginia nursing home owner and his wife have made a record $5 million donation to the Kent State University College of Architecture and Environmental Design, university officials announced Monday.