New research in Pennsylvania demonstrates that it’s hard to nail down how often natural gas drilling is contaminating drinking water: One study found high levels of methane in some water wells within a half-mile of gas wells, while another found some serious methane pollution occurring naturally, far away from drilling.
One West Virginia community has found a valuable new use for a low-tech tool: A dog’s nose is sniffing out the source of sewage-system leaks fouling local waterways.
A secretary who says she was fired over a Facebook posting made from her home computer and on her own time is suing a West Virginia sheriff’s department for federal civil rights violations.
A woman accused in the drowning death of her toddler will now stand trial on additional charges.
It was last summer when KDKA’s David Highfield stood outside West Penn Hospital.
A West Virginia mother accused of drowning her 2-year-old son in a hotel bathtub last year now faces new charges.
A Clarksburg man who failed to stop his girlfriend from burning her 2-year-old daughter with cigarettes and feeding her hot red pepper seeds is headed to prison for one to three years.
Officials are searching for missing gauges containing radioactive materials.
The husband of a prosecutor in north-central West Virginia is charged with drugging his wife so he could examine her cell phone and email histories.
Police in Fayette County say a man was electrocuted when he picked up a live power line that he had shot down in order to steal copper from it.
A Belington woman who allegedly gave a toddler illegally purchased methadone to make her sleep is now charged in the girl’s death, and so is the father who authorities say did nothing about it.
FBI and officials are investigating after a West Virginia couple was reported to have a body in their backyard.
David Neese of Star City, W. Va., says his daughter’s murder was senseless, adding he can’t imagine why anyone would want to “kill a beautiful little girl.”
Chevron says it plans to buy 61 acres of land near Pittsburgh for possible use as a new regional headquarters.
A West Virginia teenager who was arrested and suspended from school after he refused to remove an NRA T-shirt is back in class.