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Skylar Neese Stabbed by ‘Best Friends’

On July 6, 2012, 16-year-old Star City, West Virginia high school student Skylar Neese was stabbed to death by best friends Shelia Eddy and Rachel Shoaf. After Neese went missing, authorities initially concluded that the teen had likely overdosed on …

Coal Slurry Spill Wreaks Havoc In WV Coal Slurry Spill Wreaks Havoc In WV

Over one hundred thousand gallons of coal slurry is thought to have leaked into Fields Creek, blackening several miles of water in eastern Kanawha County, WV. The state Department of Environmental Protection says that officials are investigating the spill. The …

Alligator Stolen by Being Crammed Under T-Shirt Alligator Stolen by Being Crammed Under T-Shirt
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A man in West Virginia stole a baby alligator by smuggling it under his t-shirt. There’s a lot to worry about in that sentence given that gators are native neither to the Mountain State nor to t-shirts, so let’s set …

W. VA. Plant Explosions: Two Injured W. VA. Plant Explosions: Two Injured

A distribution plant carrying highly flammable gases went up in a fireball on Monday outside of Charleston, West Virginia, injuring two people. The fire at Airgas involved 50 tanks of acetylene which were about to be refilled, said fire officials. …

Buckwild Star Dies: Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Being Investigated Buckwild Star Dies: Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Being Investigated
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Yesterday 21-year-old Shain Gandee, one of the stars of MTV’s new reality show Buckwild, was found dead in Sissonville, West Virginia. His body was reported to have been found in a vehicle with the bodies of two other men, one …

Should The Government Ban The Use Of Google Glass While Driving? Should The Government Ban The Use Of Google Glass While Driving?
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As previously reported, West Virginia is already looking to outlaw the use of devices like Google Glass while driving. Other states are likely to follow. Do you think Google Glass and similar devices will create new road hazards and lead …

Google Glass While Driving Ban Already Being Considered in One State Google Glass While Driving Ban Already Being Considered in One State
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When you think about upcoming Google technologies that state legislatures may be looking to regulate on their roadways, the first thing that pops into your head is likely self-driving cars. But it’s another upcoming Google product that you may want …

McDonald’s Upside-Down Flag Upsets Veterans McDonald’s Upside-Down Flag Upsets Veterans
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A West Virginia McDonald’s is taking some heat after flying the American flag at half mast and upside-down on Wednesday morning, upsetting passerby and local veterans. While many think the half-mast part came in due to the election results, flying …