West Virginia

Workers Killed inside West Virginia Coal Mine

Ground failure occurs at mine with a history of safety violations.

Posted Tuesday, May 13, 2014

West Virginia Firefighter Killed in Cellular Phone Tower Collapse

Second Clarksburg tower fell onto the scene killing Nutter Fort firefighter.

Posted Monday, February 3, 2014

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Water Ban Lifted for Parts of West Virginia

14 people were admitted to the hospital after exposure to contaminated water.

Posted Monday, January 13, 2014

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Four People Hospitalized After West Virginia Chemical Leak

A total of 32 people sought treatment for nausea and vomiting.

Posted Saturday, January 11, 2014

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Chemical Spill Shuts Down Much of West Virginia Capital

4-methylcyclohexane contaminates the Elk River.

Posted Friday, January 10, 2014

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Preparing to Protect Student Athletes

A “Medical Time Out” at student sporting events could help EMS personnel to prepare for emergencies.

Posted Thursday, November 14, 2013

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Logging Truck and Passenger Train Collide in West Virginia

Over 60 people injured and one person killed in crash.

Posted Friday, October 11, 2013

Report Finds West Virginia Leads Nation in Drug Overdose Deaths

Study raises the issue of the state not allowing the administration of naloxone.

Posted Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Rescue Teams Compete for Top Award in National Coal Mine Rescue Competition

85 teams from 12 states squared off against each other in mine safety event.

Posted Wednesday, October 2, 2013


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