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Morrisey aims to collect $13.8 million from usurious lender

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is seeking to hire a lawyer licensed in California to help collect a $13.8 million judgment against a loan company that charged exorbitant interest rates and harassed borrowers.

Nearly 300 West...

Multifest moves to new venue with nationally known headliners
Multifest moves to new venue with nationally known headliners

Charleston’s annual multicultural festival moves to Haddad Riverfront Park next week with a new venue and local and nationally known talent.

Multifest is now in its 26th year, said event organizer Dallas Staples. “That’s a...

Woman sentenced to life in St. Albans slaying asks to back out of plea

A woman who was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole for the slaying of a St. Albans woman is asking a judge to throw out her guilty plea.

Jessica May Wilson, 28, argues her plea of guilty to a first-degree murder charge for the...

Morrisey aims to collect $13.8 million from usurious lender

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is seeking to hire a lawyer licensed in California to help collect a $13.8 million judgment against a loan company that charged exorbitant interest rates and harassed borrowers.

Nearly 300 West...

Woman gets maximum jail sentence in motel beating

A judge handed down the maximum jail sentence Tuesday for a Charleston woman who admitted to severely beating another woman in a Kanawha City motel earlier this year.

Jessica Lee Shamblin, 36, was sentenced to spend four to 10 years behind bars ...

Appalachian Power to pay $75 for old refrigerators, freezers

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Appalachian Power customers who have an old refrigerator or freezer taking up space can make a quick $75 in the next two months.

The power company is paying that much — $25 more than they have been — for...

Ex-POW Lynch to be featured at veterans benefit concert

WHEELING, W.Va. — Former prisoner of war Jessica Lynch will highlight a holiday country music fundraiser in Wheeling.

Lynch will be the guest of honor at the Honky Tonk Sweethearts’ Dec. 5 benefit ...

Loaded gun found in carry-on bag at Tri-State Airport

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Officials at Tri-State Airport in Huntington confiscated a loaded gun that was discovered in carry-on baggage Monday.

Agents with the Transportation Safety Administration discovered...

Man found dead in burned home was murdered, police say

FAIRMONT, W.Va. — Police say a Mannington man found dead in his burned home was murdered.

Marion County Sheriff’s Detective Kevin Alkire told The Times West Virginian that no arrests have been...

Jury recommends no mercy for murderer of Brooke man

WELLSBURG, W.Va. — A Pennsylvania man convicted of killing a West Virginia man faces life in prison without parole.

A Brooke County Circuit Court jury Monday recommended no mercy for Rocco Zuccaro, 30,...

Bulletin Board: July 29, 2015

School supply drive

St. Albans Curves is partnering with Kanawha County Schools to provide students with needed school supplies now through Aug. 6 at St. Albans Curves, 64 Olde Main Plaza, St. Albans. Supplies needed for donation include the...

Consol reports 2Q loss on sales decline, higher costs

CANONSBURG, Pa. – Consol Energy reported a bigger second-quarter loss as weak coal sales dragged revenue lower and exploration costs increased.

With natural gas prices faltering and demand for coal continuing to erode, the company fell...

More than 90 charged in north-central W.Va. drug probe

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – More than 90 people face charges stemming from a drug investigation in north-central West Virginia.

More than a dozen police agencies began arresting the suspects on Tuesday. Bridgeport police chief John Walker tells...

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Manchin leaning toward supporting Iran deal

Police Blotter

Marple’s attorney apologizes to WV school board lawyers
Woman sentenced to life in St. Albans slaying asks to back out of plea
Woman gets maximum jail sentence in motel beating
Loaded gun found in carry-on bag at Tri-State Airport
Man found dead in burned home was murdered, police say

State News

Police investigating beating death in Parkersburg
Local delegate may run for state auditor
State mortgage interest rates drop to historic lows

Statehouse News

Watchdog

Community-supported agriculture produces satisfied customers
Syphilis cases spike in Berkeley, Cabell, Mon, Wood
Officials: Century closure a disappointment for Ravenswood
Racing Commission: West Virginia to drop horse testing company
Putnam commissioners OK social host ordinance

Columnists

I’m a-telling you, there’s a column here that SO needs read

Education

Kanawha County

Former airport director takes post in South Charleston
Charleston man arrested in weekend stabbing
Residents updated on Fayette oil train cleanup efforts
Future uncertain for Charleston-Huntington bus route
West Side board discusses upcoming plans and events

Health

Putnam County

Winfield sewer plant replacement work stalls
Putnam officials urge residents to update documents
On file: July 26, 2015

Election

State Democrats leading Republicans in campaign contributions

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U.S. and World

Armed citizen accidentally fires shots at recruiting station