Cops & Courts

Lawsuit claims troopers beat robbery suspect
Lawsuit claims troopers beat robbery suspect

A lawsuit filed earlier this month in federal court alleges two West Virginia State Troopers beat a man in their custody two years ago until he agreed to confess to robbing two Clay County gas stations.

Four current, former UC football players face heroin charges
Four current, former UC football players face heroin charges

Two current and two former University of Charleston football players were arrested late Saturday on heroin charges.

Supreme Court: Man who fell at MedExpress subject to malpractice rules
Supreme Court: Man who fell at MedExpress subject to malpractice rules

The wife of a 71-year-old man who died about three months after falling while trying to get on an examination table at a MedExpress in South Charleston must consider the state’s Medical Professional Liability Act in her lawsuit against the medical facility, the West Virginia Supreme Court ruled last week.

On file: Feb. 19, 2017
On file: Feb. 19, 2017

MarriagesThe following people filed for marriage licenses in Kanawha County between Feb. 9 and 16, 2017:

Crime Report: Feb. 19, 2017
Crime Report: Feb. 19, 2017

The following crimes were reported to the Charleston Police Department between Feb. 9 and 16, 2017:

Police find 3 who went missing after Sissonville crash
Police find 3 who went missing after Sissonville crash

West Virginia State Police found the man and two children that went missing following a car crash in the Sissonville area Saturday night, a dispatcher said.

Troopers continue investigating Boone County Schools embezzlement
Troopers continue investigating Boone County Schools embezzlement

The West Virginia State Police is interviewing suspects and witnesses in the embezzlement case involving employees of the Boone County Schools transportation department.

Son remembers victim in Jackson County shooting
Son remembers victim in Jackson County shooting

Jordan Deal answered the phone Friday evening at the Jackson County diner his father opened last year.

Jefferson County woman found guilty of defrauding government
Jefferson County woman found guilty of defrauding government

A Jefferson County woman accused of conspiring with her husband to defraud the federal government of more than $100,000 in disability benefits was found guilty Thursday in a Martinsburg federal court.

Woman drove drunk with children, police say
Woman drove drunk with children, police say

A St. Albans woman was arrested Thursday after she allegedly drove drunk with two children in the back seat, eight days after her license had been revoked for a previous DUI.