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The Cleveland Browns’ defensive end is suspended without pay “at a minimum for the remainder of the season and postseason” after starting a fight at the end of a game with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Cancer was what finally pushed Kristi Reyes into living in her car. The mother of four had worked all her life, starting at age 7 when she helped out at her family’s furniture store. Most of her work was in retail. It was paycheck-to-paycheck but she kept her kids together and a roof over their… Read More
Stone faced charges that he lied to congressional investigators and obstructed an official proceeding. He pleaded not guilty and said he’d done nothing wrong.
The Education Department narrowly avoids a subpoena in a fight with House Democrats over forgiving the loans of defrauded student borrowers.
The White House has released a log of a congratulatory phone call the U.S. president made to Ukraine’s just-elected leader in April, which Trump has called “more important” than the July call.
When someone is talking about the Trimble Tomcats, they’re talking about one of two (or both) things: the dominant defense and the run-heavy offense. Conner Wright highlights both sides of the ball. The Trimble senior, however, especially excels on the offensive side of the ball. His efforts have led Trimble to another successful season where… Read More
The idea of tuition-free college isn’t a new concept for some schools. Two colleges in Kentucky have been making it work for years.
Every weekend local music geeks unite to provide the region with 11 hours of creatively curated tunes on WOUB 1340AM, an endeavor that is known commonly as Radio Free Athens! Typically the program runs from 9 a.m. EST to 8 p.m. EST every Saturday, and can also be heard through this link. Here is a… Read More
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities in West Virginia say several police officers were exposed to a substance believed to be the powerful opioid fentanyl during a drug bust. Huntington police Chief Hank Dial says in a news release that members of the Huntington Violent Crime and Drug Task Force entered a home on Wednesday and… Read More
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — The parents of a West Virginia University student who died of alcohol poisoning after being found unconscious at a fraternity house have attended a documentary about the dangers of hazing. News outlets report Kim and TJ Burch were at the screening of “Breathe, Nolan, Breathe” Wednesday night at WVU’s Gluck Theatre…. Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A trial has been delayed for a West Virginia woman charged with making up a story about foiling the attempted kidnapping of her daughter. The Huntington Herald-Dispatch reports 24-year-old Santana Renee Adams’ trial on a charge of falsely reporting an emergency incident has been moved to January. It had been set to start… Read More
CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A jury has convicted a former West Virginia sheriff’s deputy on federal drug distribution charges. The Exponent Telegram reports jurors deliberated for four hours before returning the verdict Thursday night against former Harrison County Deputy Tim Rock. Prosecutors had called Rock “a drug dealer with a badge” in opening statements Tuesday before… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia mayor says federal authorities are being asked to look into the use of force by Charleston police during the arrest of a woman with special needs. Charleston Mayor Amy Shuler Goodwin said in a statement Thursday that following a series of meetings with community groups, Police Chief Opie… Read More
A new bill outlaws all abortions and subjects medical professionals who facilitate in the procedure to possible murder charges. This bill legally recognizes a fetus as a human. It would remove all authorizations for abortions in to take place in Ohio. The legislation, which is being sponsored by 21 of the 99 Ohio House members,… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice is calling lawmakers back for another special legislative session. The Republican governor on Thursday issued a proclamation to have the legislature take up bills dealing with tourism tax credits, expunging DUI offenses and the state road fund on Monday. The governor already had lawmakers reconvene for… Read More
Across Ohio, journalists have been holding community conversations to ask: What will it take to make life better here? The next media sponsored conversation, open to the public, comes to Ohio University in Athens, 6-8 p.m. Thursday Nov. 21, with food and open table conversations about what people in Southeast Ohio communities need to improve… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Board of Education will give the public 60 days to comment on a proposal on charter schools, double the normal allotted time. The board put the policy proposal up for comment Thursday. Legislation signed by Gov. Jim Justice authorizes a staggered implementation of public charter schools, limiting the state to… Read More