October 26, 2011 Former Massey Energy security chief Hughie Stover was found guilty of trying to destroy evidence in the investigation of last year's deadly explosion at the company's Upper Big Branch coal mine.
June 1, 2011 Massey Energy, which operated the West Virginia mine where 29 men died last year, is being absorbed by Alpha Natural Resources.
May 31, 2011 While the mining company says the allegation is "at best frivolous," the court documents filed by some institutional investors claim Alpha Natural Resources' takeover of the company would shield Massey executives from liability.
May 31, 2011 NPR and The Charleston Gazette asked for materials to be made public. The justices opened up the initial injunction request and the response to it filed by some Massey executives. Massey operated the West Virginia mine where 29 men died last year.
April 5, 2011 Morning Roundup: White House bi-partisan budget meeting; first anniversary of Upper Big Branch mine disaster in West Virginia; Chinese agents arrest artist Ai Weiwei; Detroit Symphony musicians have tentative contract; UConn wins NCAA men's basketball title
April 1, 2011 That runs counter to claims by government officials that all but one of the 29 miners killed died instantly and without suffering
March 31, 2011 Though it had found problems, the federal Mine Safety and Health Administration(MSHA) failed to apply one of its toughest enforcement tools to the Upper Big Branch coal mine in West Virginia before a deadly explosion there last year.
March 3, 2011 The summary was submitted quietly to Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) and a Senate subcommittee just two weeks before the Upper Big Branch mine disaster took 29 lives. It was kept under wraps until now.
December 7, 2010 Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship's retirement agreement includes $12 million in cash, a truck and quite a few more considerations for his service to the mining company.
August 26, 2010 Federal regulators vowed to crack down on mine operators who warn miners of inspectors' arrival.
August 25, 2010 Massey Energy agreed to settlements with four families of dead miners as a criminal probe continued.