The law has exemptions for medical emergencies and for rape and incest victims until eight weeks of pregnancy for adults and 14 weeks for children.
"It was pretty ironic… to be plugged into a coal mine."
Daniel J. Palmer III's death likely brings a close to a highly unusual case that was stalled for two years by a lack of evidence.
A chicken was caught on camera taking a brief journey on a boogie board after residential areas of Tornado, West Virginia, were flooded after a storm.
West Virginia has a state law on the books dating back to the 1800s making performing or obtaining an abortion a felony, punishable by up to a decade in prison. It provides an exception for cases in which a pregnant person’s life is at risk.
West Virginia authorities on Friday announced the arrest of a man in the attempted murder of his sister after she awoke from a two-year coma.
Hershel "Woody" Williams was the last of the 473 American service members who received a Medal of Honor in WWII. He received the medal for his heroism on Iwo Jima.
“Instead of running from the threat, she engaged with the threat and saved several lives last night,” a police officer told media outlets.
The sway of Donald Trump and his endorsement is in the spotlight again this week during primaries in Nebraska and West Virginia.
Volunteer firefighter John Forbush leaves behind a young daughter and significant other.
A centenarian from West Virginia has fulfilled a lifelong goal of becoming a high school graduate.
A reporter was struck by a car during a live TV broadcast in West Virginia Wednesday before she stood up, brushed it off and managed to finish her report.
Governor Jim Justice of West Virginia said he felt "extremely unwell" after testing positive.
House Democrats unveiled a proposal of tax hikes on corporations and wealthy Americans to pay for a $3.5T rebuilding plan.
Michael Harper, a West Virginia paramedic, was part of a task force dispatched to ground zero shortly after the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
A college in West Virginia and another in Alabama will be charging students unvaccinated against COVID-19 hundreds of dollars in extra fees this fall.
West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice announced this week the state will launch a COVID-19 vaccine incentive lottery with prizes ranging from cash, trucks, guns and weekend trips.
According to newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau, West Virginia lost a higher percentage of its residents than any other state in the nation.
A southern West Virginia mayor has been reelected despite facing criminal charges.
A vaccine clinic at a West Virginia casino has welcomed people from outside of the state to get their COVID-19 shots as demand declines among in-state residents.