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Marple’s attorney apologizes to WV school board lawyers

The Charleston attorney representing ousted state schools Superintendent Jorea Marple in a lawsuit against the West Virginia Board of Education has apologized for comments he made in the Sunday Gazette-Mail about attorneys representing the...

Marple’s attorney apologizes to WV school board lawyers

The Charleston attorney representing ousted state schools Superintendent Jorea Marple in a lawsuit against the West Virginia Board of Education has apologized for comments he made in the Sunday Gazette-Mail about attorneys representing the board....

Woman sentenced to life in St. Albans slaying asks to back out of plea

A woman who was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole for the slaying of a St. Albans woman is asking a judge to throw out her guilty plea.

Jessica May Wilson, 28, argues her plea of guilty to a first-degree murder charge for the...

Woman gets maximum jail sentence in motel beating

A judge handed down the maximum jail sentence Tuesday for a Charleston woman who admitted to severely beating another woman in a Kanawha City motel earlier this year.

Jessica Lee Shamblin, 36, was sentenced to spend four to 10 years behind bars ...

Loaded gun found in carry-on bag at Tri-State Airport

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Officials at Tri-State Airport in Huntington confiscated a loaded gun that was discovered in carry-on baggage Monday.

Agents with the Transportation Safety Administration discovered...

Man found dead in burned home was murdered, police say

FAIRMONT, W.Va. — Police say a Mannington man found dead in his burned home was murdered.

Marion County Sheriff’s Detective Kevin Alkire told The Times West Virginian that no arrests have been...

Jury recommends no mercy for murderer of Brooke man

WELLSBURG, W.Va. — A Pennsylvania man convicted of killing a West Virginia man faces life in prison without parole.

A Brooke County Circuit Court jury Monday recommended no mercy for Rocco Zuccaro, 30,...

More than 90 charged in north-central W.Va. drug probe

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – More than 90 people face charges stemming from a drug investigation in north-central West Virginia.

More than a dozen police agencies began arresting the suspects on Tuesday. Bridgeport police chief John Walker tells...

Tractor-trailer plunges from Interstate 77

A tractor-trailer jumped the guardrail on Interstate 77 when it wrecked Monday evening, according to a Kanawha County Metro 911 dispatcher.

The truck landed near the 300 block of 68th Street in Kanawha City. The accident happened shortly after 7 ...

Man charged with abuse of stepdaughter

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — An Eskdale man is charged with abuse of an incapacitated adult after police say he beat his developmentally disabled 46-year-old stepdaughter multiple times.

Deputy D.A. Cadle II met Teresa Peters and her sister, Jamie ...

Homeless Glasgow couple facing multiple charges

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A homeless couple from Glasgow were arrested and face multiple charges after State Police say they refused to leave the home of a Belle couple who took pity on them during a rainstorm Thursday.

Homeowners Sharon and...

Trial in slaying at Cross Lanes motel moved to September

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The trial for three people charged in a January slaying at a Cross Lanes motel was pushed back Monday until September.

Marcus Dominick Curtis, 25, of Dunbar, and Terrick D. Hogan, 26, and Shayla N. Stephenson, 22, both ...

Woman tries to rob Hurricane business
Woman tries to rob Hurricane business

HURRICANE, W.Va. -- A Hurricane woman is charged with armed robbery after allegedly trying to rob the New Orleans Coffee House in Hurricane.

At about 7:45 a.m. Monday, Alissa Ann Vanpelt allegedly placed a note on the counter that said...

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