CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Charleston's Yeager Airport could claim sovereign immunity in a lawsuit saying the airport was partly to blame for a tap-water contaminating chemical spill. A federal lawsuit blames the airport's now-complete runway project for the January chemical spill that left 300,000 residents without clean water for days.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Federal health officials will conduct more animal studies on the chemicals that spilled into West Virginia's largest drinking water supply in January. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also committed to visit West Virginia within the next two months to start crafting a long-term health monitoring program.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - A judge has dismissed charges against an attorney who was accused of firing random shots during a standoff in his Charleston neighborhood. The judge tossed charges of attempted murder and wanton endangerment Tuesday against Mark Bramble, whose lawyers say was suffering from delirum brought on by a sleep aid during the shooting in August.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - West Virginia University rifle coach John Hammond is competing in the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games in his native Scotland. Hammond will compete in shooting events in the games, which run until Aug. 3. and says it's an honor to compete under the Scottish flag.
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