West Virginia

Student Charged After Making 'Gun Hand Gestures'

"It was Friday at school when the student allegedly was making gun hand gestures at multiple students and then he told his friends not to come to school the next day," Charleston Police Department Lt. Autumn Davis told Newsweek.

West Virginia Is in the Midst of a Population Crisis

According to the latest U.S. Census Bureau estimates, West Virginia lost about 0.5 percent of its population between July 2017 and July 2018. The United States, meanwhile, gained about the same percentage of people overall.

'Rabid' Raccoons Just Drunk, West Virginia Police Say

Milton (West Virginia) Police Department said two raccoons captured this week had been released near the woods unharmed. It wasn't the first time animals had made headlines for public intoxication.