A train carrying crude oil derailed and exploded near Charleston, destroying one home and contaminating local water supply. One person was treated for possible respiratory problems.
Jody Lee Hunt, 39, was found dead Monday after allegedly killing four people in three different shootings around northeast West Virginia.
The #FindAMissingPerson hashtag was created to bring awareness to the thousands of people who go missing in the U.S. each year. We challenge you, the internet at large, to help find these 55 missing people.
Don Blankenship is facing conspiracy charges for his role in the worst U.S. mining disaster in 40 years.
West Virginia has a juvenile incarceration problem that’s costing one of the poorest states in the country millions of dollars. Families say it’s because judges are too quick to take their kids away.
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And now, everyone on the internet is sending her death threats.
“I cannot go through that humiliation again. No human being, no matter what they look like or who they are, should have to suffer humiliation like that.”
“My dad’s almost dead, he needs an ambulance please,” she posted after losing cell service.
Ya’ll can’t complain about much after you’ve been through the mud!
“It’s been 84 hours since my last shower.”
“Why would you build your toxic chemical storage tanks upstream and drinking water adjacent?”
Updated: A ban on tap water has been partially lifted in West Virginia, ending a crisis for more than 300,000 people whose water supply was contaminated.
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The heroes saw smoke and raced to the scene.
You’ve eaten squirrel. You’ve shat in many an outhouse. And you’ve shot guns. Many guns.
Seventeen-year-old Katelyn Campbell is currently fighting her high school for the right to speak out against Pam Stenzel, a touring speaker who promotes abstinence-only sexual education.
Thankfully no one was walking barefoot down the road at the same time.
As Superstorm Sandy hit West Virginia, its large winds and rains became a full-on blizzard. According to recent reports, more than 2,000 people are without power due to snow, high winds, and flooding.
It’s chill-inducing, and I don’t even like this song.
The vote highlights the President’s unpopularity in the Appalachian heartland. In 2008, white voters there cited race as a factor.
Aaaaand boom goes the dynamite. After 84 years of service, the historic Fort Steuben Bridge—which connected Ohio and West Virginia along the Ohio River—was demolished on Tuesday with the aid of more than 150 pounds of explosives. Hate to see you go, old friend, but love to watch you get blown away.
The Princeton Review has come out with their annual list of the Top 20 Party Schools in the United States. This list probably influences the decision of prospective university students more than we’d care to admit. Here are the Top 10 with school appropriate photos. 11 thru 20 only warrant an honorable mention.
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A West Virginia woman was arrested in October for demanding cunnilingus at knife point. Below are excerpts from the police report, presented without comment. WARNING: Foul (very foul) language.
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Wanda Gibson “actually fears Obama because he is black.”
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