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1 dead, 1 injured after Fairmont domestic shooting

FAIRMONT, W.Va. — Police in Fairmont say they plan to file a murder charge against a suspect wounded in a fatal domestic disturbance.

The Times West Virginian reports that Jeffrey Hovatter, 56, of...

1 dead, 1 injured after Fairmont domestic shooting

FAIRMONT, W.Va. — Police in Fairmont say they plan to file a murder charge against a suspect wounded in a fatal domestic disturbance.

The Times West Virginian reports that Jeffrey Hovatter, 56, of...

Man crashes into Hamlin funeral home

HAMLIN, W.Va. — A Lincoln County man was in police custody Friday after crashing his truck into a funeral home in Hamlin.

According to a Lincoln County 911 dispatcher, a man crashed a red pickup truck...

Charleston police seek suspects in overnight shooting

Charleston Police are investigating an overnight shooting that left a New Orleans man with gunshot wounds to his arms.

According to a press release from the Charleston Police Department, officers responded to a call of multiple shots fired at...

New Logan County judge set to be sworn in

LOGAN, W.Va. – A new circuit judge in Logan County is due to start work.

William Douglas Witten is scheduled to be sworn in today at the Logan County Courthouse.

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin appointed Witten in early July to replace the...

One dead, 1 injured after Fairmont domestic shooting

FAIRMONT, W.Va. – A woman has been killed, and a suspect injured in a domestic disturbance in Fairmont.

The Times West Virginian reports that suspect Jeffrey Hovatter was receiving medical treatment this morning after officers were called ...

One dead, 1 injured after Fairmont domestic shooting

FAIRMONT, W.Va. – A woman has been killed, and a suspect injured in a domestic disturbance in Fairmont.

The Times West Virginian reports that suspect Jeffrey Hovatter was receiving medical treatment this morning after officers were called ...

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 ...

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