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Man charged with manslaughter for allegedly not helping drowning victim

A Clay County man is being charged with involuntary manslaughter for allegedly failing to help a drunk woman who drowned in the Elk River.

Travis McCormick Pozzi, 25, of Bomont, allegedly last saw Freda Short floating on her back, but said he...

Man charged with manslaughter for allegedly not helping drowning victim

A Clay County man is being charged with involuntary manslaughter for allegedly failing to help a drunk woman who drowned in the Elk River.

Travis McCormick Pozzi, 25, of Bomont, allegedly last saw Freda Short floating on her back, but said he...

Sentencing delayed for Trivillian’s pharmacist

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Sentencing for Paula Butterfield, the former owner and lead pharmacist of Trivillian’s, as well as the pharmacy itself, has been continued.

Butterfield, 72, and Trivillian’s had been scheduled to be...

Names released after police officer shoots, kills man in Nitro

Police have released the name of a Nitro police officer who shot and killed a man Saturday night, as well as the name of the deceased man.

Sgt. T.A. Jarrell, who has been a police officer 11 years, shot and killed David Lane Cooke, 52, of Nitro, ...

One shot at West Side bar

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A Charleston man was shot early Monday morning at a West Side bar that police say is a frequent trouble spot.

Sgt. Tyke Hunt of the Charleston Police Department said Brian Myers, 25, of Charleston, got into an argument at...

ATV driver dies in head-on collision with SUV

MEADOW BRIDGE, W.Va. -- A Meadow Bridge man driving an ATV died after colliding head on with an SUV Sunday night in Fayette County, according to State Police.

The crash happened on W.Va. 20, near Meadow Bridge. The driver of the ATV, Ralph...

Four charged following rooftop shooting spree in Nitro

NITRO, W.Va. — Four people were arrested following a rooftop shooting spree in Nitro early Sunday.

Nitro Police Chief Brian Oxley said no one was hurt in the fusillade, but neighbors and police had a...

New W.Va. First Circuit judge sworn in on Monday

WELLSBURG, W.Va. – A new judge has joined West Virginia’s First Judicial Circuit.

Jason A. Cuomo was sworn in on Monday at the Brooke County Courthouse in Wellsburg. Supreme Court Justice Brent Benjamin, two other First Judicial...

Wheeling Suspension Bridge weight enforcement increases

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) – Police are cracking down on violators of the Wheeling Suspension Bridge’s 2-ton weight limit.

Wheeling police Corp. Ulrich Utt says he has written 20 citations within 30 days.

Utt tells The...

Virginia, West Virginia state police target I-77 speeders

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. – State police in Virginia and West Virginia have formed a special detail to reduce speeding on Interstate 77.

West Virginia senior trooper D.C. Graham says he’ll patrol a nine-mile section of the interstate in the ...

Nitro officer shoots, kills man after being shot at, police say

A Nitro police officer shot and killed a man Saturday night after the man shot at the officer, who was responding to a domestic dispute, according to Nitro Police.

Sometime between 10 and 10:30 p.m., a Nitro police officer was dispatched to a...

On file: Aug. 2, 2015

Marriages

The following people applied for marriage licenses in Kanawha County between July 24 and 31:

Curtis Gordon Sigmon Jr., 28, and Jaime Marie Scarbro, 24, both of Gallagher.

Brian Scott Lucas, 44, and Amy Michelle Hudnall, 42,...

Police seek suspects in West Side carjacking

Police are looking for the three black males who pulled a gun and stole a light blue Chevrolet Caprice in Charleston Friday evening, according to a Kanawha County Metro 911 dispatcher.

The carjacking was reported at Vine Street and Grant Street...

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