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On file: Feb. 7, 2016

Marriages

The following people filed for marriage licenses in Kanawha County between Jan. 28 and Feb. 4:

On file: Feb. 7, 2016

Marriages

The following people filed for marriage licenses in Kanawha County between Jan. 28 and Feb. 4:

Crime Report: Feb. 7, 2016

The following crimes were reported to the Charleston Police Department between Jan. 28 and Feb. 3:

Pennsylvania man pleads guilty to role in drug ring

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) – A Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to participating in a ring that sold heroin and prescription drugs in West Virginia.

Freedom’s Burdette gets probation in spill case

A third former official from Freedom Industries on Thursday escaped being sentenced to any jail time for his role in the January 2014 chemical spill that contaminated the drinking water supply for hundreds of thousands of people in the Kanawha Valley...

Freedom fined $900,000 for Elk spill, but unlikely to ever pay
Freedom fined $900,000 for Elk spill, but unlikely to ever pay

A federal judge on Thursday hit Freedom Industries with a $900,000 criminal fine for the January 2014 Elk River chemical spill, but acknowledged that the bankrupt company is unlikely to ever pay the penalty.

Prosecutor: Virginia Tech students plotted girl’s stabbing death
Prosecutor: Virginia Tech students plotted girl’s stabbing death

BLACKSBURG, Va. — Two Virginia Tech students carefully planned the kidnapping and killing of a 13-year-old girl, buying cleaning supplies and a shovel at separate Wal-Mart stores, and then hiding her body in...

McDowell County assistant prosecutor admits to tax crime

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) – An assistant prosecutor in McDowell County has pleaded guilty to a federal tax crime committed while working in private practice.

After lawsuit, drug company shuts off supply to Mingo pharmacy

The nation’s largest drug distributor cut off shipments of controlled substances to a Mingo County pharmacy last month over concerns of prescriptions being improperly filled there.

Jury recommends life without mercy for Detroit man in Rand shooting
Jury recommends life without mercy for Detroit man in Rand shooting

It took jurors less than two hours Wednesday to find a Detroit man guilty of murder in the shooting of Gerald Maxwell two years ago inside a Rand apartment.

Man charged with felony child abuse; infant son on life support
Man charged with felony child abuse; infant son on life support

A 55-day-old child was bleeding from the brain and from behind both eyes when taken to a local hospital, police said Wednesday after charging the boy’s father with felony child abuse.

Feds worried about ‘completeness’ of Freedom official’s story

Federal authorities were concerned about the “completeness” of the assistance being provided by a former Freedom Industries environmental manager they helped to avoid prison time for his role in the January 2014 chemical spill that...

Prosecutors undecided on seeking jail time for Southern, Farrell
Prosecutors undecided on seeking jail time for Southern, Farrell

Acting U.S. Attorney Carol Casto’s office has not determined if it will seek jail time for former top Freedom Industries officials Gary Southern and Dennis Farrell when the men face sentencing for their roles in water pollution crimes that led...

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