2 West Virginia men admit child pornography crimes

2 West Virginia men admit child pornography crimes

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Two West Virginia men face at least five years in federal prison after admitting sending and receiving child pornography.

Charleston man arrested for ‘Black Lives Matter’ graffiti

Charleston man arrested for ‘Black Lives Matter’ graffiti

Charleston police arrested on Tuesday night an East End man who allegedly spray painted “Black Lives Matter” on the Clay Center the previous night.

Needle exchange coalition grows in Kanawha, Putnam, Cabell counties

Needle exchange coalition grows in Kanawha, Putnam, Cabell counties

WINFIELD — The Great Rivers Harm Reduction Coalition is continuing to grow.

WV lawmakers question officials about ESSA minority accountability

WV lawmakers question officials about ESSA minority accountability

Delegate Sean Hornbuckle, D-Cabell, questioned state Department of Education officials Tuesday about their proposed minimum number of students a public school must have in a minority group before it’s separately held accountable for that...

Charleston police officer pleads not guilty to negligent homicide

Charleston police officer pleads not guilty to negligent homicide

A Charleston police officer on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to charges related to a fatal crash in January.

Man accused in machete attack pleads not guilty to murder

Man accused in machete attack pleads not guilty to murder

A man accused of killing another man with a machete pleaded not guilty to murder in Kanawha County Circuit Court Tuesday afternoon.

Crossings Mall Kroger reopens with new look more than a year after flood

Crossings Mall Kroger reopens with new look more than a year after flood

After a 416-day drought, Elkview finally has its Kroger open once again.

Charleston’s Civil War soldier statues erected with private funds

Charleston’s Civil War soldier statues erected with private funds

As Confederate monuments across the country have been toppled, removed and attracted the attention of neo-Nazis and counter-protesters, Charleston’s Stonewall Jackson monument remains standing, though it has been the focal point of two protests ...

Audit delay causes problems for WV community colleges, officials say

Audit delay causes problems for WV community colleges, officials say

Recent sanctions on the state’s public colleges could make it harder for community colleges to launch programs quick enough to respond to the needs of the workforce, said Sarah Tucker, chancellor of the Community and Technical College System....

Despite party switch, WV GOP to oppose Justice’s road bond referendum

Despite party switch, WV GOP to oppose Justice’s road bond referendum

Despite Gov. Jim Justice’s recent flip to the Republican party, the state GOP executive committee voted to oppose Justice’s road bond referendum.

Sissonville shooting leaves man dead after suspected knife attack

Sissonville shooting leaves man dead after suspected knife attack

In what appeared to be act of self defense, a man shot and killed another man in Sissonville on Tuesday afternoon.

Bulletin Board: Aug. 23, 2017

Bulletin Board: Aug. 23, 2017

Book sale

The Advisory Board for the St. Albans Branch of the Kanawha County Public Library is sponsoring a Used Book Sale from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday and from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday in the community room on the second floor of the St. Albans ...

Proposal to keep WV workers’ pay on public projects secret debated

Proposal to keep WV workers’ pay on public projects secret debated

Legislators Tuesday debated a proposal to keep secret how much workers are paid when they’re hired for publicly funded projects.

Putnam firm expected to challenge contract ban

Putnam firm expected to challenge contract ban

A Putnam County company entangled in a state Division of Highways kickback scheme is expected to fight efforts to bar the firm from doing business with the state agencies, cities and counties, a purchasing official told West Virginia lawmakers Tuesday....

Boil-water advisories: Aug. 23, 2017

Boil-water advisories: Aug. 23, 2017

n West Virginia American Water has issued a boil-water advisory for customers located on Ravinia Road, Heron Road, Cardinal Road, Stone Road and 100 to 110 Oakwood Road in Charleston. The advisory follows a water main...

Road work: Aug. 23, 2017

Road work: Aug. 23, 2017

West Virginia Paving will mill and pave the following streets in Charleston from 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. today:

Free shredding event set for Saturday

Free shredding event set for Saturday

A free “Fight Fraud, Shred Instead” event will be held Saturday morning at Cabela’s in Southridge Centre off Corridor G.

DUI checkpoint: Aug. 23, 2017

DUI checkpoint: Aug. 23, 2017

The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office will conduct a DUI checkpoint from 7 p.m. to midnight today on W.Va. 25 near Nitro.

Casey fuming that Justice blamed wife’s politics for unexpected firing

Casey fuming that Justice blamed wife’s politics for unexpected firing

Ousted gubernatorial chief of staff Nick Casey said he was flabbergasted when Gov. Jim Justice fired him less than two weeks after asking him to stay in the administration despite Justice’s flip to the Republican Party, but said he is furious...

Do your eyes hurt after the solar eclipse? Here’s what you should know

Do your eyes hurt after the solar eclipse? Here’s what you should know

So you looked directly at the sun while trying to watch the solar eclipse. Maybe you didn’t read the warnings or couldn’t get your hands on a pair of eclipse glasses. Or maybe you did have them but couldn’t resist, just for a few...

Charleston dentist pleads guilty to Medicaid fraud in federal court

Charleston dentist pleads guilty to Medicaid fraud in federal court

A Charleston dentist on Monday pleaded guilty to federal charges that he falsely billed Medicaid for more than $700,000 in dental procedures he did not actually perform on his patients.

Trump turns down Murray Energy coal relief proposal

Trump turns down Murray Energy coal relief proposal

The Trump administration has turned down a plea from West Virginia’s largest coal producer to mandate that certain coal-fired power plants remain open, a move by the Department of Energy that also signals trouble for Gov. Jim Justice’s...

Charleston council approves replacing Oakwood fire station

Charleston council approves replacing Oakwood fire station

Charleston City Council approved Monday paying about $1.1 million to replace a fire station that was located just off Corridor G before structural issues forced the relocation of the firefighters there.

Dunbar council taps Bill Cunningham for mayor

Dunbar council taps Bill Cunningham for mayor

Dunbar City Council members narrowly selected Bill Cunningham to be the city’s new mayor on Monday night.