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Police, communications company grapple with copper thefts

HAMLIN, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia State Police and Frontier Communications say the theft of copper communications cable has been a big problem this month in Lincoln County.

Police say the most recent theft occurred last weekend. The...

Clendenin man dies after truck plunges into Elk River
Clendenin man dies after truck plunges into Elk River

A Kanawha County man died on Friday morning when the pickup truck he was driving plunged until the Elk River in Charleston.

Jason Alexander Leadmon, 41, of Clendenin, veered off Lee Street, traveled through a parking area under Interstate 64,...

DHHR goes to court to shut down Raleigh pain clinic

The state Department of Health and Human Resources has gone to court to shut down a Raleigh County pain-pill clinic after the owner twice defied the state’s orders to close.

DHHR has asked a Raleigh County judge for an injunction to...

Police say dog stabbed to death in Logan County

A Logan County man allegedly stabbed a dog to death earlier this month.

Michael Lloyd Chafin, 63, of Holden, was charged with felony animal cruelty this week, according to a criminal complaint filed in Logan County Magistrate Court. He allegedly ...

Nurse strikes pedestrian with vehicle, tries to save her

After hitting a pedestrian with a vehicle in Raleigh County, a nurse tried to save the woman, but she died of her injuries, according to the Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office.

The woman was walking in the middle of Hinton Road in the area...

Innerviews: Memories flow for inaugural police academy grad
Innerviews: Memories flow for inaugural police academy grad

In 1949, when Bill McMorrow turned 21, he signed on with the West Virginia State Police. Training was largely apprentice-style, learning and studying with veteran officers. Six months later, he walked into a spanking-new facility called the West...

Man accidentally shot at St. Albans pawn shop center

A man was taken to the hospital after an accidental shooting at a St. Albans pawn shop distribution center this morning, according to the owner of the building.

Two people were cleaning a rifle at the K.V. pawn shop distribution center in the...

Court upholds 2009 suspensions of 7 Charles Town jockeys

The West Virginia Racing Commission did not engage in improper rule-making when it suspended the permits of seven jockeys for improper weigh outs before races, the West Virginia Supreme Court said in a ruling upholding the suspensions.

The high...

Former Pennsylvania choral teacher sentenced on sex charge

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — A former Pennsylvania high school choral teacher will spend more than three years in prison for trying to meet a teenage girl for sex.

Forty-five-year-old Daniel S. McGarvey of...

Name released in fatal Sissonville crash

Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the man who died Wednesday night in a crash on Interstate 77 in the Sissonville area.

Cody Lynch, 20, of Charleston, was killed...

Charleston man dies in Davis Creek wreck

A Charleston man died after striking a utility pole with his SUV on Kanawha State Forest Drive near Smith Road in Davis Creek overnight.

Abraham Floyd, 37, was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene, according to a release...

Deputies seek information on ATV stolen near South Charleston

Deputies are investigating after an all-terrain vehicle was reported stolen near South Charleston.

Kanawha sheriff’s Cpl. J.S. Cochran was dispatched Nov. 1, to a home in the 3900 block of Greenview Road near South Charleston to...

One person killed in interstate crash near Sissonville

One dead in crash on I-77 near Sissonville

One person was killed in a crash on the Interstate 77 near Sissonville Wednesday night.

A tractor trailer and a vehicle ...

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