West Virginia Named the Most Obese State in America

According to an analysis of data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), West Virginia was named the most obese state in America. The study claims that West Virginia has a 38% obese rate among adults. Experts claim that this should not be surprising since West Virginia is among the highest rates of …

west virginia medical cannabis

Despite legislation being passed in 2017 that allows for cannabis to be used legally for medical use starting July 1, 2019, the state is still years away from its first sale. At least part of the reason is because they are having a difficult time finding a banking solution that is able to get around …

American Red Cross

The American Red Cross has issued a warning to residents of West Virginia about an extreme slump in blood donations. We're issuing an emergency need for eligible individuals of all blood types to give now and help save patient lives following a busy Independence Day week. Make an appointment now: https://t.co/SVnOccS7Zo #BloodEmergency pic.twitter.com/7YMXLV4OcR — American …

West Virginia Bride

This West Virginia bride caught an incredible moment during her wedding: her grandfather having a moment alone with his late wife. The bride, Sahrah Elswick, was eating and talking with guests during he reception when she saw her grandfather, Billy Gray. At the wedding there was a white rocking chair that was set up as …

Huntington Woman Admits to Stabbing and Killing Her Husband With Dagger During Foreplay

A Huntington woman has admitted to stabbing her husband in the back with a 14-inch decorative dagger and killing him while the two were engaging in sexual foreplay. A Huntington woman confessed to the 2017 stabbing death of her husband Monday, stating he was accidentally stabbed as part of sexual foreplay they often performed in …

Melania Trump is Headed to West Virginia

First Lady Melania Trump is headed to West Virginia on Monday to discuss the opioid epidemic with state and local leaders. She will be in Huntington along with Acting Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kevin McAleenan. They will be meeting with local law enforcement and political leaders to discuss the issue. According to the …

DirecTV customers across the country have had their local channels removed due to a DirecTV and Nexstar Broadcasting being unable to reach a deal. After they were unable to reach a deal, DirecTV began blacking out local channels in West Virginia as well as across the country. This happened on July 3 at 11:59 p.m. …

Two Alligators Found in Pittsburgh

Two alligators were found in Pittsburgh. The first was a 5-foot alligator that was spotted by someone walking their dog. It was spotted around 10 p.m. While animal control officers were trying to get it under control, the alligator was hissing. They were able to trap it against a garage door and tape its jaws …

Flash Flood Watch Looms Over Northeastern West Virginia

The Nation Weather Service in Pittsburgh has issued a flash flood watch for Northeastern West Virginia as well as parts of western Maryland, east central Ohio and Pennsylvania. Here is the warning from the National Weather Service in Pittsburgh: …FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING… The National Weather Service in …

3-Hour Standoff With Bridgeport Police

According to Bridgeport Police Chief John Walker, a man shot himself and died after a 3-hour standoff with law enforcement. This happened on Cherry St. Saturday. The man who shot himself had a domestic violence petition against him from his wife. Despite this, he pushed his way into the house with a loaded nine millimeter, …