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Sex offender faces charges for shooting into West Side dumpster

A convicted sex offender from North Carolina is charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm and wanton endangerment after police say he fired a rifle into a dumpster on Charleston’s West Side.

Charleston police responded...

Sex offender faces charges for shooting into West Side dumpster

A convicted sex offender from North Carolina is charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm and wanton endangerment after police say he fired a rifle into a dumpster on Charleston’s West Side.

Charleston police responded...

Man charged with second-degree murder in Weirton slaying

WEIRTON, W.Va. — Weirton police have charged a man with second-degree murder in the death of another man whose body was found in a creek.

Weirton Police Chief Rob Alexander said “good, old-fashioned police work” led to...

2 children hurt by homemade bomb thrown through window

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Two Huntington children were hurt by a homemade explosive that was thrown into their living room.

Christy Cabell told WCHS-TV that her children were taken to the hospital after the crudely constructed bomb, made from a ...

Police say man uprooted mailbox, attacked father

A Charleston man is charged with domestic battery after deputies say he uprooted a mailbox and attacked his father in a drunken rage at their home in the Campbells Creek area earlier this month.

A warrant was issued for Robert Allen Tucker II,...

Kanawha man faces domestic battery charge

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An eastern Kanawha County man is charged with domestic battery after police say he beat his child’s mother and stabbed her in the head.

Kanawha sheriff’s deputies issued a warrant for Brian Ray Foster, 37, of...

Woman charged with stealing car of missing man found dead
Woman charged with stealing car of missing man found dead

A man who was reported missing on Monday was found dead Wednesday.

Andrew H. Osborne, 59, of Loudendale, was found dead in a home on Beech Avenue in Charleston and is believed to have died from a possible heroin overdose, said Sgt. Brian ...

Man accused of robbing Charleston bank of $40 found competent

A man accused of taking $40 from a Charleston bank was found competent Wednesday to stand trial -- but his attorney wants a second opinion.

Ernest Nader, 22, of Charleston, is charged with bank robbery after he allegedly demanded $40 cash from...

Judge upholds woman’s life sentence for St. Albans slaying
Judge upholds woman’s life sentence for St. Albans slaying

A judge told a woman who pleaded guilty to the murder of a St. Albans woman that nothing prosecutors said influenced his decision to sentence her to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

Kanawha County Circuit Judge Duke Bloom on...

Occupants flee vehicle after shots fired on West Side

Occupants of a vehicle fled when police tried to conduct a traffic stop after a report of shots fired on the West Side Wednesday afternoon, according to police.

Sgt. J.A. “Tyke” Hunt said police saw a vehicle that had been listed...

Police: Man says he had grown marijuana for 40 years

TRIADELPHIA, W.Va. – Police say an Ohio County man has admitted to having grown marijuana on his property for about 40 years.

The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register reports that Ronald H. Tominack, 66, of Triadelphia was arrested...

Bridgeport seeks federal drug unit for northern part of state

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. – Bridgeport’s City Council is seeking a federal narcotics investigation unit for the Northern District of West Virginia.

The Exponent Telegram reports that the council unanimously approved a resolution this week...

Hospital employee suing CAMC physician

A hospital employee is suing a physician, claiming he created a hostile work environment by falsely accusing her of rape after she asked him to pay child support.

Kathryn O’Neal, represented by Charleston attorney Troy Giatras, filed...

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