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  • West Virginia House Passes Bill to Stop Infanticide, Care for Babies Born Alive After Abortions

    01/15/2020 9:31:37 PM PST · by Morgana · 6 replies
    Life News ^ | January 15, 2020 | Steven Ertelt, Micaiah Bilger
    West Virginia lawmakers are advancing a bill to protect babies who survive abortions from infanticide. The West Virginia House Health approved the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, or House Bill 4007, in a voice vote, WV Public Broadcasting reports. Democrat Del. Danielle Walker opposed the bill. Lawmakers on Wednesday voted 93-5 in favor of the measure and it now moves to the Senate. The legislation would require abortionists to provide reasonable medical care to a baby who survives an abortion. It requires physicians to “exercise the same degree of reasonable medical judgment to preserve the life and health of...
  • Abortion protester arrested in Charleston (West Virginia)

    07/31/2019 9:28:44 AM PDT · by Morgana · 14 replies
    WOWK 13 News ^ | July 31, 2019 | Haley Kosik
    KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WOWK) – A man was placed into handcuffs this morning in the capitol city while protesting outside of a health clinic. The man, identified as Christopher McComas, 52, of Saint Albans, was arrested after having two warrants issued for him stemming from last week for disorderly conduct and assault. He was arrested while protesting abortion in front of the Charleston Women’s Health Center around near the corner of Washington Street and Greendale Drive. He had been protesting there for several weeks.
  • UPDATE: Man charged after wearing clown mask while jumping out at cars

    05/19/2017 9:17:44 PM PDT · by Morgana · 23 replies
    wsaz ^ | May 19, 2017 | Nathan Takitch; WSAZ News Staff
    -- KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A man has been arrested after he was seen wearing a clown mask and jumping out at cars as they drove by. Kevin Hancock, 45, of Belle, is charged with wearing of masks, possession of meth, marijuana and roxycodone and public intoxication. According to the criminal complaint, a passerby told a trooper they saw a person wearing a clown mask and scaring cars on Witcher Creek Road.
  • West Virginia Senate Passes Drone Legislation

    03/27/2017 8:08:14 AM PDT · by Freeport · 14 replies
    Aero News Network ^ | Mar 27, 2017 | N/A
    Requires Law Enforcement To Obtain A Warrant In Most Cases The West Virginia Senate has passed and sent on the House of Delegates legislation that will regulate how drones can be used in the state. Under the provisions of the law, it would be illegal for anyone to use a drone to: •Intentionally take photographs or other types of images or publish such photographs or images of another person without the other person’s permission where the person being photographed or whose image is being captured has a reasonable expectation of privacy. •Physically harass another person or surveille another person without...
  • UPDATE: WV Fire Marshals say Milton Flea Market fire caused by faulty wiring

    10/03/2014 9:20:46 PM PDT · by Morgana · 4 replies
    WOWKTV ^ | staff
    MILTON, WV - UPDATE: Donald Barker spent Friday morning sifting through rubble, trying to salvage what he could after a fire tore through the Milton Flea Market. He and his family have been vendors for years and lost everything in their booth to the blaze. “It's not as bad as some of the other people, they lost a lot of money,” Barker said. A Milton police officer first spotted the blaze around 8 a.m. Four fire departments responded and were able to contain the fire within an hour. News spread quickly through social media, sparking a frenzy among vendors praying...
  • West Virginia Moves To "Toss Up" Within The Margin!

    09/09/2010 8:32:41 AM PDT · by RachelFaith · 39 replies
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | 9/9/10 | Scott Rasmussen
    New polling in West Virginia has moved that state's U.S. Senate race from Leans Democrat to Toss-Up. Other recent changes came from polling in Alaska, Kentucky, Ohio, and Washington. Current projections suggest that the Democrats would hold 47 seats after Election Day while the Republicans would hold 45. Eight states are in the Toss-Up category (California, Colorado, Illinois, Nevada, Ohio, Wisconsin, Washington and West Virginia. Seven of the eight Toss-Ups are seats currently held by Democrats. Ohio is the only exception. Republicans have the edge in five Democratic-held Senate seats--Arkansas, Indiana, North Dakota, Delaware and Pennsylvania. At the moment, no...
  • NIT T-shirts fete West 'Virgina'(And no one from WV noticed the misspelling?)

    03/30/2007 3:04:38 PM PDT · by kellynla · 58 replies · 1,729+ views
    PITTSBURGH-TRIBUNE-REVIEW ^ | March 30, 2007 | staff
    CHARLESTON, W.Va — West Virginia won the National Invitation Tournament title, but its commemorative T-shirts are less than championship material. They contain a misspelling. The "West Virginia" printed on the shirts players wore after winning the NIT Thursday night is missing the last "i" in "Virginia." WVU sports information director Shelly Poe blamed the NIT for printing the shirts.
  • West Virginia to release Sago Mine report

    12/05/2006 6:19:41 PM PST · by pinkpanther111 · 1 replies · 199+ views
    whas11.com ^ | 12-5-06 | whas11.com
    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- The state’s report on the explosion that resulted in 12 deaths at an Upshur County coal mine in January is scheduled to come out Monday, mine safety chief Ron Wooten said Tuesday. Twelve miners died at the mine and Wooten said the report is being released to give them a sense of closure. Gov. Joe Manchin is scheduled to brief the families Monday morning, while Wooten’s Office of Miners’ Health, Safety and Training will meet with the mine’s owner, International Coal Group. Wooten declined to say what will be in the report, which isn’t finished yet....
  • Police say case a ‘twist' Woman may have stabbed herself to cover up slaying

    04/22/2003 8:13:37 PM PDT · by apillar · 4 replies · 142+ views
    Charleston Daily Mail ^ | Tuesday April 22, 2003; 12:00 PM | George Gannon
    SILVERTON — Investigators believe a Jackson County woman stabbed herself in the throat and set fire to her trailer to cover up the fatal stabbing of an elderly woman and the burning of the woman’s trailer. “Yes, that’s what we’re leaning toward,” said Dave Martin, the chief deputy for the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department. “We’re leaning to believe that based on our interview with her and other people, yes. “This is a different twist.” April Miller, 38, faces first-degree murder charges after a fire early Saturday morning at the Wilding Acres Trailer Park. The body of Ethel Matheny, her 74-year-old...