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Woman facing animal cruelty charges claims misrepresentation

A Charleston woman facing misdemeanor animal cruelty charges says she has been misrepresented in news reports and by officials with the Kanawha-Charleston Humane Association.

Amanda Dawn Woods, 30, has filed more than five lawsuits in Kanawha...

Woman facing animal cruelty charges claims misrepresentation

A Charleston woman facing misdemeanor animal cruelty charges says she has been misrepresented in news reports and by officials with the Kanawha-Charleston Humane Association.

Amanda Dawn Woods, 30, has filed more than five lawsuits in Kanawha...

City posts signs showing user fee spending
City posts signs showing user fee spending

Quarrier Street in downtown Charleston is one of the most recent streets to be paved this year, and officials want drivers to know the work is funded through the city service fee, or user fee.

Like the state Division of Highways and other...

Prosecutors move to drop manslaughter charge in drowning

Kanawha County prosecutors moved Tuesday to dismiss an involuntary manslaughter charge against a man who left a drunk woman in the Elk River who later drowned.

Kanawha County Prosecutor Chuck Miller said police should have obtained more...

Marple attorneys, WV school board attorneys feud over costs

A judge earlier this month refused to order attorneys representing the West Virginia Board of Education and individual board member Wade Linger to stop saying ousted state schools superintendent Jorea Marple’s lawsuit against their clients is...

Heritage Day to be held Saturday in Burnsville

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will sponsor Heritage Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in the Bulltown historic area near Burnsville Lake. The annual free event offers visitors a chance to experience farm life in central West Virginia through...

Iowan charged in crash death of University of Nebraska coach

LINCOLN, Neb. — A 49-year-old man has been charged in the Western Iowa crash death of a University of Nebraska assistant soccer coach.

Iowa online court records said Paul Marshall, of Modale, is charged...

Boil-water advisory

The Department of Health and Human Resources has lifted the boil-water advisory for the Cow Town area of the Meadow Bridge Water System.

The Raleigh County Public Service District has lifted the boil-water advisory for customers in the Grandview ...

Stonerise Healthcare buys Heartland of Clarksburg

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — Heartland of Clarksburg has been acquired by Stonerise Healthcare.

News outlets reported that the 120-bed long-term care and rehabilitation center has been renamed River Oaks,...

Ex-Romney loan officer gets 1 year for bank fraud

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — A former loan officer at The Bank of Romney will spend a year in federal prison for bank fraud.

Kimberly Haslacker, 39, had pleaded guilty to bank fraud in May. The Romney resident...

Hawks Nest State Park aerial tram reopens

ANSTED, W.Va. — The aerial tram at Hawks Nest State Park has reopened.

Extensive repairs and upgrades had idled the tram for most of the 2015 season. The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources said...

Fayette, Mineral counties receive federal Head Start funds

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Fayette and Mineral counties have been awarded federal funding for Head Start and Early Head Start programs.

The Department of Health and Human Services awarded more than $2 million...

Name released in Cross Lanes shooting

A Cross Lanes woman was taken to an area hospital after she was shot in the abdomen around 7 a.m. Tuesday, according to the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Department.

Kanawha Sheriff’s Sgt. Brian Humphreys released the name of the woman, ...

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