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Missing Kanawha County girl found safe
Missing Kanawha County girl found safe

Police found a 14-year-old Coopers Creek girl who ran away from home on Wednesday, according to a news release from the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office.

Ellen Marie Rhodes went missing since around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday. The Kanawha County...

Missing Kanawha County girl found safe
Missing Kanawha County girl found safe

Police found a 14-year-old Coopers Creek girl who ran away from home on Wednesday, according to a news release from the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office.

Ellen Marie Rhodes went missing since around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday. The Kanawha County...

West Virginia Women Work program may close doors
West Virginia Women Work program may close doors

West Virginia Women Work, a nonprofit that has lifted hundreds of women out of poverty by helping them find work in the construction industry, may soon close its doors if the organization is unable to secure additional funding.

In a meeting last ...

Fundraising site set up for woman who killed potential serial killer

A group of people have established a fundraising website for the...

Monkey Barrel liquor license reinstated

A Charleston bar that was the scene of an Independence Day shooting can legally sell alcohol again.

The Monkey Barrel’s liquor license was reinstated on Wednesday, according to the state Alcohol Beverage Control Administration spokesman....

Missing Loudendale man found dead
Missing Loudendale man found dead

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

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

Clendenin golf course could become cow pasture
Clendenin golf course could become cow pasture

The terrain of Sandy Brae Golf Club could trade its golf carts for grazing cattle if its owners choose to sell the property to an interested buyer.

Scott Pierson, managing member of the course’s four owners, said no agreement has been...

Even after federal ruling, advocates say state LGBT protections needed

A ruling by a federal agency earlier this month declaring employment discrimination based on sexual orientation to be illegal does not remove the need for West Virginia to pass a law banning employment and housing discrimination against gays and...

Putnam commission to hear Winfield annexation debate

The Putnam County Commission will hold a public hearing Thursday night concerning the town of Winfield’s application to annex 223 acres into the town’s limits by a minor boundary adjustment.

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AG’s office looking into ‘telephone town hall’ FCC testimony

The attorney general’s office is reviewing Congressional testimony given Tuesday by Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler that at least two Capitol Hill publications concluded could bar public officials from conducting...

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...

Megabus to name bus after West Virginia

Megabus wants to know what the people of West Virginia want to name a new bus that will operates in the state, according to a press release.

“We value our customers’ opinions and are excited to see the name they select to represent ...

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