Cops & Courts

Deputies arrest owner of Kanawha-based New Beginnings rehab
Deputies arrest owner of Kanawha-based New Beginnings rehab

A bad check led to Friday’s arrest of a Charleston man who owns both a drug treatment center and a checkered past.

Name released after fatal Cross Lanes wreck
Name released after fatal Cross Lanes wreck

A Charleston woman died Thursday night after her car rolled off the road, trapping her inside.

Police identify man’s body found in WV as suspect in fatal beating
Police identify man’s body found in WV as suspect in fatal beating

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Police say a body found along the Ohio River belongs to a fatal beating suspect who officers saw jump into a tributary and apparently drown.

One person dead after Cross Lanes car crash
One person dead after Cross Lanes car crash

One person died Thursday following a crash in Cross Lanes, dispatchers said.

After WV sheriff asks for help, KY police find body in shallow grave
After WV sheriff asks for help, KY police find body in shallow grave

PIKEVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Police say detectives searching for a missing person found a body in a shallow grave at a Kentucky residence and took two people into custody.

More details released after Kanawha County shooting
More details released after Kanawha County shooting

A father shot and wounded his daughter’s recent boyfriend after an argument unfolded Wednesday night, authorities said.

Putnam man gets 10 years in federal prison for child porn
Putnam man gets 10 years in federal prison for child porn

A Putnam County man was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison Wednesday for possession of child pornography.

St. Albans man admits possession of child porn
St. Albans man admits possession of child porn

A Kanawha County man pleaded guilty Wednesday in circuit court to possession of child pornography.

Kanawha woman accused of using her disabled mother for financial gain
Kanawha woman accused of using her disabled mother for financial gain

A woman is facing criminal charges after she allegedly neglected her disabled mother and exploited her financially.

Huntington rehires 5 laid-off police, 1 new officer
Huntington rehires 5 laid-off police, 1 new officer

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Five former West Virginia police officers will return to their department after a city’s projected $5 million budget deficit laid them off.