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Hospital employee suing CAMC physician

A hospital employee is suing a physician, claiming he created a hostile work environment by falsely accusing her of rape after she asked him to pay child support.

Kathryn O’Neal, represented by Charleston attorney Troy Giatras, filed...

Trial in slaying at Cross Lanes motel moved to September

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The trial for three people charged in a January slaying at a Cross Lanes motel was pushed back Monday until September.

Marcus Dominick Curtis, 25, of Dunbar, and Terrick D. Hogan, 26, and Shayla N. Stephenson, 22, both ...

Woman tries to rob Hurricane business
Woman tries to rob Hurricane business

HURRICANE, W.Va. -- A Hurricane woman is charged with armed robbery after allegedly trying to rob the New Orleans Coffee House in Hurricane.

At about 7:45 a.m. Monday, Alissa Ann Vanpelt allegedly placed a note on the counter that said...

Fire that destroyed West Virginia church ruled arson

FORT GAY, W.Va. – Investigators say a fire that destroyed a Wayne County church has been ruled arson.

The state fire marshal’s office tells WCHS-TV that the May 28 fire at the Bartram Chapel in Fort Gay was intentionally set. No...

Newborn fawn rescued after mother killed by vehicle on I-77

PRINCETON, W.Va. – A West Virginia State Police trooper says he doesn’t know how a newborn fawn survived after its mother was killed on Interstate 77.

Cpl. B.J. Garretson tells the Bluefield Daily Telegraph that the fawn was born...

Huntington police investigate body found in woods

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – The Huntington Police Department is investigating a body found in woods by an officer.

Police Chief Joe Ciccarelli tells media outlets that the officer found the body around 3 a.m. Saturday after receiving a tip....

Police investigating beating death in Parkersburg
Police investigating beating death in Parkersburg

Police are searching for a man accused of beating a man to death in Wood County.

Wood Magistrate Court issued a warrant Sunday for the arrest of James Robert Brandjes, 30, of Parkersburg. Brandjes is wanted for the murder of Mark Weaver, 48, who ...

Charleston man arrested in weekend stabbing

A Charleston man is charged with battery and malicious wounding after police say he stabbed a man near the Kanawha City Cracker Barrel Saturday evening.

Corey Treadwell, 37, allegedly stabbed Joshua Longerbean, 25, of Charleston, in the...

Crime Report: July 26, 2015

The following crimes were reported to the Charleston Police Department between July 16 and 22:

East District:

Quarrier Street 200 block, shoplifting, July 16, 5:08 p.m.

Veazy Street, grand larceny auto, July 16, 5:08 p.m....

On file: July 26, 2015

Marriages

The following people applied for marriage licenses in Kanawha County between July 17 and 24:

Stephen Gregory Jewell, 26, and Tamera Michelle Shank, 29, both of St. Albans.

Adam Ian Richards, 33, of Charleston and Amy...

Attacker killed in WV might be linked to Las Vegas slayings
Attacker killed in WV might be linked to Las Vegas slayings

Authorities in Nevada are investigating whether a man fatally shot last week while trying to strangle a woman in Charleston, West Virginia, is linked to the deaths of several women whose dismembered bodies were found near Las Vegas over the past few...

Princeton man guilty of trying to pay for sex with girl, 5

BECKLEY, W.Va. – A Raleigh County jury found a Princeton man guilty on Thursday of requesting a sexual encounter with a 5-year-old girl during a setup orchestrated by the girl’s mother.

The Register-Herald reports that Johnnie Ray ...

Monongalia deputies cleared in fatal shooting

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Two Monongalia County sheriff’s deputies have been cleared to return to work after an administrative review found no violations of department policy in the fatal shooting of a woman during a pursuit.

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