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Police: Man who stole from daycare faces other complaints

An Ohio man who allegedly took money from a South Charleston daycare center and then never performed the work he promised has had 12 consumer complaints filed against his company since 2010, most for a similar reason, according to South Charleston...

Man allegedly sexually abused two girls in Cabell County
Man allegedly sexually abused two girls in Cabell County

Suspect accused of abusing young girls

A Summers County man sexually abused a 9-year-old girl and a 13-year-old girl who were walking near Barboursville Elementary School in Cabell County on Wednesday, according to police.

The man,...

2 men sentenced for roles in multistate drug operation

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – Two men have been sentenced for their roles in a multistate drug trafficking operation.

Juwan Robert Woods, 32, of Philadelphia, was sentenced to seven years and seven months in prison. Terri Shuttlesworth, 25, of...

Fire marshal: Boone fire that killed 2 started in bedroom

DANVILLE, W.Va. (AP) – A state official says a Boone County mobile home fire that killed two people started in the bedroom.

Assistant state fire marshal Shawn Alderman tells WOWK-TV that the cause of...

Cameron woman’s body found in vehicle following chase

CAMERON, W.Va. (AP) – Police are investigating the death of a Cameron woman whose body was found in a vehicle following a chase.

Marshall County Sheriff Kevin Cecil tells The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-...

Ex-jail guard receives probation for having sex with inmate

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – A former correctional officer who pleaded guilty to having sex with an inmate will spend three years on probation.

The Herald-Dispatch reports that Jason M. McComas, 33, of Lesage also must register as a sex offender...

Ex-Berkeley County captain convicted of embezzlement

MARTINSBURG — A former Berkeley County sheriff’s captain has been convicted in a gun embezzlement case.

Media outlets report a jury found Dennis Streets, 54, of Martinsburg, guilty of a felony...

Man wounded in early morning shooting

The Charleston Police Department is investigating a shooting that took place early Saturday.

Anthony Crihfield, 41, of Kenna, was shot in the chest at Littlepage Terrace, on the city’s West Side. The shooting was reported around 6 a.m.,...

Three people allegedly beat up, robbed man in Fayette County
Three people allegedly beat up, robbed man in Fayette County

Three people allegedly beat up and robbed a 74-year-old man in Fayette County earlier this month, police say.

At about 4:30 p.m. on Aug. 8, the man told police two men and one woman had just come to his home on Pack’s Branch Road near...

Judge says jail officials can be deposed

Inmates sitting around a table in the common area of a pod at the Southern Regional Jail fell to the floor when correctional officers stormed in last spring with weapons drawn.

Flashes of fire lit up the room as projectiles were fired at the...

ACLU attorney provides education on dealing with the police

The staff attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union of West Virginia educated a group of teenagers on their rights when dealing with the police on Friday, the first day of a three-day racial justice workshop in Charleston.

The West...

On file: Aug. 30, 2015


The following people applied for marriage licenses in Kanawha County between Aug. 21 and 28:

Timothy Alan Price, 53, and Kimberly Kay Conant, 52, both of Cross Lanes.

Daniel Stephen Drennen, 27, of Charleston and Crystal...

Former WVU tennis coach charged with grand larceny

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- A former assistant tennis coach at West Virginia University has been charged with grand larceny after she allegedly failed to return the school’s property.

Head tennis coach Miha Lisac told Lauren Halzberg on April 30 ...

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