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Police: Gun discharged at UC because it “caught on something”

A Charleston man was charged with a misdemeanor after his gun discharged when it “caught on something” during a children’s swim lesson session at the University of Charleston on Friday evening.

Police: Gun discharged at UC because it “caught on something”

A Charleston man was charged with a misdemeanor after his gun discharged when it “caught on something” during a children’s swim lesson session at the University of Charleston on Friday evening.

One in custody following pursuit, crash

A person in a stolen truck fled police, then wrecked the vehicle this afternoon, police say.

VanMeter running unopposed for Kanawha family judge
VanMeter running unopposed for Kanawha family judge

Charleston attorney Lera VanMeter started campaigning hard last year, hoping she’d be the only person to run to replace retiring Kanawha County Family Judge Mark Snyder.

Kanawha Circuit judges all running unopposed
Kanawha Circuit judges all running unopposed

Kanawha County Circuit Judge Joanna Tabit was relieved when no one filed to run against her in this year’s election.

Police investigating after gun goes off at UC swim class

Police are investigating after a handgun discharged during a children’s swim lesson at the University of Charleston on Friday.

WV Supreme Court dismisses petitions to block biweekly pay for court employees

Petitions by two associations of state court employees to block their transfer from twice monthly to biweekly pay have been refused by the state Supreme Court.

Fairmont doctor accused of swapping prescriptions for sex

FAIRMONT, W.Va. — A Fairmont doctor has been arrested after three women told investigators that he exchanged prescriptions for sexual acts.

Police: Robber fatally shot employee, killed himself

PRINCETON, W.Va. — Authorities say a man fatally shot a Princeton convenience store worker during a robbery and then killed himself.

Police say Dunbar woman fired shot at Transit Mall

Police say a Dunbar woman fired a shot during an altercation with another woman at the Transit Mall in Charleston on Thursday.

Drug take-back day grows in popularity

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, planned for Saturday, has significantly grown since the event began in 2010.

Third-party money pours into WV Supreme Court race
Third-party money pours into WV Supreme Court race

Outside money is pouring into the race for a seat on West Virginia’s Supreme Court, a seat that was last won a dozen years ago with a huge and notorious flood of outside spending.

West Virginia jail inmate posts selfies in custody

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — West Virginia jail officials are investigating an inmate’s use of a cellphone to take photos of himself and others inside a transport van and posting them online.

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