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Missing Charleston woman's family not giving up until she's found

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) - It's been half a year, but Breeanna Pugh's family is remaining optimistic.

WOWK - 2018-10-19 21:13:14

Free health clinic in Charleston available to hundreds this weekend

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) --The soaring cost of healthcare is a price many West Virginia families cannot afford.That is why hundreds of people will stand in long lines this weekend, to get into a free health clinic at the Bible Center School in Charleston.The clinic, run by West Virginia Health Right

WSAZ - 2018-10-19 21:06:00

Four people arrested in prostitution sting in Charleston, WV

A news release from the Charleston Police Department says that Larry Lee Donaldson, 67, of North Winfield, Ohio, Arthur William Valentine, 39, Jamestown, Ohio and Johnathan Bowman, 28, Whitesville were all arrested for participating in prostitution.

WVNEWS - 2018-10-19 13:46:00

Woman arrested after stealing $34,000 worth of jewelry in Charleston

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) --On Thursday, Charleston police arrested a woman responsible for stealing $34,000 worth of jewelry from a home on Charleston's West Side.

WSAZ - 2018-10-18 20:49:00

Man arrested for allegedly firing gun into ex's home

Myles Aaron Brown, 44, of Charleston, is charged with wanton endangerment involving a firearm as well as persons prohibited from possessing firearms.

WSAZ - 2018-10-19 17:45:00

Lane closures on I-79 near Clendenin following accident

KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) --An accident has closed Interstate 79 near Clendenin.Both lanes heading south near mile marker 20 are closed. One lane heading north is also closed, according to Metro 911 Dispatchers.The accident was reported just after 11 p.m..Right now dispatchers say that at least t

WSAZ - 2018-10-19 23:35:00

New Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center Opens

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) - And with that snip of the scissors, the $100,000,000 expansion of the Charleston Coliseum and Convention Center is done. A packed house of business, political and community leaders, say this could a cornerstone of rebuilding the city and regional economy.

WOWK - 2018-10-19 21:25:45

Arrest made in shots fired incident near WVU campus

Shaiheed Moore, 21, of Charleston, is charged with felony wanton endangerment. The warrant was issued by the WVU Police Department.

WSAZ - 2018-10-19 12:05:00

Free Medical Clinic in Charleston this Weekend

For the third year in a row, free medical, dental and vision care is available this weekend in Charleston. You can attend the clinic at the Bible Center Church along Oakhurst Drive.

WOWK - 2018-10-19 21:15:16

South Charleston woman sentenced for embezzlement from local union

U.S. District Judge John Copenhaver sentenced Joan Matthews, 70, to 366 days in jail this week after she plead guilty to embezzlement in June.


Forget the leaf blower; be green, use your truck (Daily Mail Opinion)

What’s worse than the noise from your neighbor’s gas-powered leaf blower, particularly on a Saturday morning when you want to sleep in? The air emissions from that leaf blower.

WVGAZETTEMAIL.COM - 2018-10-19 21:34:00

Rock and gem show returning to South Charleston

West Virginia’s largest rock and gem show will rock the South Charleston Community Center, when the South Charleston Lions Club and Kanawha Rock and Gem Club co-host the 45th annual fundraising event on Saturday, Oct. 20, and Sunday, Oct. 21.

WVGAZETTEMAIL.COM - 2018-10-19 13:50:00

Deputies Catch Suspect After Shots Fired Incident

Kanawha County Schools Communications Director, Briana Warner, says that Ruffner Elementary School was on a precautionary lockdown. The lockdown has now been lifted.

WOWK - 2018-10-19 16:59:06

FestivALL Fall takes over Charleston this weekend

Like an early trick-or-treat, Charleston’s FestivALL Fall creeps in this weekend with a range of events, activities and installations to make the spooky season a little more fun.


Get out and play (Daily Mail WV)

With mountains, rivers, forests and four seasons, the state’s many opportunities for outdoor recreation adventures can satisfy the most timid to the most daring; call it mild to wild adventure in West Virginia

WVGAZETTEMAIL.COM - 2018-10-19 01:15:00

Kanawha County, WV, deputies investigate social media threat against George Washington High School students

Detectives with the sheriff's department concluded that the student in question had not made the post, and that a digital trace had led investigators to a residence in South Charleston. Deputies said several teenagers, including some who attend the high school, live in the home.


Ambulance crash leaves medic injured in Charleston

A medic was injured in an ambulance crash Wednesday morning on Warrior Way near Riverside HighSchool. (Courtesy: Kanawha County Emergency Management Authority)CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WCHS/WVAH) —A medic was injured in an ambulance crash Wednesday morning on Charleston’s East End.Kanawha County sheriff's


Interstate accident Wednesday leaves one dead in Kanawha County, WV

Deputies said a single vehicle, a Chevrolet Silverado truck, was traveling south on the highway that afternoon when it veered off the road to the right, striking a guardrail.


Charleston convention center renovations complete after years of construction

But now the facility, formerly known as the Civic Center, has a new state of the art kitchen that is three times larger than the original. Operating out of a tractor trailer was one of the many tactics they used to stay open during the three years of construction.


Replicas of Columbus' ships to dock in Charleston

Members of the public can visit the ships for a walk-aboard, self-guided tour. Admission is $8.50 for adults, $7.50 for seniors, and $6.50 for students ages 5 to 16. Children 4 and under get in free. The ships are open starting Friday, Oct. 26 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.