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Police footage reviewed after death of domestic violence suspect

Police footage reviewed after death of domestic violence suspect

In two videos reviewed by the Gazette-Mail on Monday, police and paramedics are seen trying to revive a man who suddenly died during his arrest on Sept. 12.

Teen pleads guilty to voluntary manslaughter in Oakes Field shooting

Teen pleads guilty to voluntary manslaughter in Oakes Field shooting

Eighteen-year-old Robert Ruffin only spoke to answer questions from Kanawha County Circuit Judge Jennifer Bailey as he pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter Monday afternoon.

Parole board seeks report on Lavigne for possible release from prison

Parole board seeks report on Lavigne for possible release from prison

Members of the West Virginia Parole Board deferred their decision of whether a Hurricane man convicted of raping his 5-year-old daughter in 1996 will be released from prison.

Letter: Your vote is our power

Letter: Your vote is our power

Our first president, George Washington, clearly saw the danger of political parties after eight years in office.

Letter: Support Climate Solutions Caucus (Daily Mail)

Letter: Support Climate Solutions Caucus (Daily Mail)

Thank you to the Daily Mail editorial (“Plenty of denial on both sides of global warming...

Safety shutoff disabled prior to June coal-mining death, report says

Safety shutoff disabled prior to June coal-mining death, report says

When Rodney Osborne was crushed to death in a Boone County coal mine in June, a key piece of safety equipment meant to prevent such fatalities had been turned off, according to a state investigative report made public on Monday.

Good weather expected for Kanawha bands at Majorette Festival

Good weather expected for Kanawha bands at Majorette Festival

Tuesday’s Gazette-Mail and Kanawha County Majorette and Band Festival might be one of the last chances to soak in the last bit of summer weather.

Gregory Clay: Mentors don’t have to look like you (Daily Mail)

Gregory Clay: Mentors don’t have to look like you (Daily Mail)

Condoleeza Rice learned from folks regardless of their race and gender

Smiles: Gary Taylor, Katlin Thorsell and others

Smiles: Gary Taylor, Katlin Thorsell and others

Zuckett: Sen Capito, please don’t vote to hurt people

Zuckett: Sen Capito, please don’t vote to hurt people

So far, we the people have dodged every health care repeal bullet Congress has shot at us from Washington, D.C. But now, the Senate has us in their sights again, and they’re aiming to vote away our health care by Sept. 30....

Hoppy Kercheval: WV jails bulging, corrections officers underpaid (Daily Mail)

Hoppy Kercheval: WV jails bulging, corrections officers underpaid (Daily Mail)

High turnover rate, low pay and overcrowded jails plague corrections

Gazette editorial: On the frontier of knowledge

Gazette editorial: On the frontier of knowledge

Imagine that space is like a bed, with a thick, soft quilt on it. Set the earth on this quilt and it sinks into the batting. Now set the moon on the bed nearby, and it creates its own indentation, but wants to slide down the bowl-shaped curve created...

Facebook founder visits Charleston restaurant

Facebook founder visits Charleston restaurant

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg made a visit to Charleston’s Bluegrass Kitchen restaurant Sunday morning, apparently a as a part of his tour of the United States.

State Tourism office releases first fall foliage report

State Tourism office releases first fall foliage report

The West Virginia Tourism Office, in partnership with the West Virginia Division of Forestry, has announced the first fall foliage report and featured #AlmostHeaven fall road trip of the season.

Obama pulled Zuckerberg aside to warn him about fake news on Facebook

Obama pulled Zuckerberg aside to warn him about fake news on Facebook

Nine days after Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg dismissed as “crazy” the idea that fake news on his company’s social network played a key role in the U.S. election, President Barack Obama pulled the youthful tech...

Golden rainbow trout special stockings set in West Virginia

Golden rainbow trout special stockings set in West Virginia

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Some lakes and streams in West Virginia will receive special stockings of golden rainbow trout next year.

Funerals for: September 25, 2017

Halstead, Robert Noon, The Bible Center Church, Charleston.

McIntyre, Phyllis 2 p.m., Hafer Funeral Home, Elkview.

McPhail, Joyce 1 p.m., Stevens & Grass Funeral Home, Malden.

Mills, Sheila ...

Wilma Vance

Wilma Vance

Wilma Vance, 91, of South Charleston, departed this earth in exchange for eternal life with the Lord on Saturday, September 23, 2017.

Wilma was born July 20, 1926, in Liberty, W.Va, to the late Ottmer and Alice Cochran. Wilma has reunited in...

Nina Barker         Robinson

Nina Barker Robinson

Nina Barker Robinson, 83, of Dunbar, beloved mother, grandmother, and great grandmother went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, September 23, 2017. Her loving family was by her bedside as heaven received an angel. She was a godly woman serving her...

Carol Lee Boothe

Carol Lee Ross Boothe, 83, of Ravenswood, died Saturday, September 23, 2017, at Ravenswood Care Center. Arrangements are pending at Roush Funeral Home, Ravenswood.

Joseph Roy Buck

Joseph "Joe" Roy Buck, 31, of Marlinton passed away Saturday, September 23, 2017, at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital. Born June 19, 1986, in Chester, Pa. He was the son of Owen J. and Karen Cain Gragg of Marlinton. Joe never meet a stranger and loved...

Delores Beckner

Delores J. Beckner, age 84, of Point Pleasant, passed away September 22, in the Pleasant Valley Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, at Wilcoxen Funeral Home, in Point Pleasant. Visitation will be Monday, September 25, from 6 to ...

Helen Marie (McCallister) Thornton

Helen Marie Thornton, 67, of Hurricane, passed away September 21, in Hurricane, W.Va, to go home to her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Helen was born November 3rd, 1950 in Boone County. She is preceded by parents, Keenan and Dorothy McCallister and...

Dorothy "Jane" Curry McDowell

Dorothy "Jane" Curry McDowell

Dorothy "Jane" Curry McDowell

Dorothy Jane Curry McDowell, 91, of Charleston, peacefully passed from this life to one of eternal joy, September 22, 2017, surrounded by her family.

Jane was born, March 24, 1926, to the late, Ronald Brown...