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Police responding to business robbery in South Charleston

SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) - Dispatchers say police are investigating a business robbery in South Charleston this evening. It happened just before 10 P.M. at Kelly's Hot Spot near the 4900 block of MacCorkle Avenue. Dispatchers say the caller advised that the suspect used a crowbar during the robb

WOWK - 2018-01-18 04:13:19

Racist drawing found at Charleston high school; investigation underway

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A racist drawing is being investigated at a Charleston high school. Police and school system officials are investigating after a drawing was found at George Washington High School. The drawing shows a person hanging from a tree, with a rope around their neck. Next to th

WSAZ - 2018-01-18 22:06:00

Charleston Man Wanted for Shooting at Two Charleston Police Officers

CHARLESTON, SC (WTAT-TV) - Charleston Police need your help locating a man wanted in connection with a shooting involving two police officers. Authorities say Calvin Smith Jr. is wanted on two counts of attempted murder in relation to an incident where his co-defendant fired multiple shots upon two

FOXCHARLESTON.COM - 2018-01-18 00:02:00

Family, South Charleston community grieving death of 8-year-old boy

An 8-year-old South Charleston boy died last week in a possible bathtub drowning. A visitation for Grady Neff, a student at Miami View Elementary School, will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18, at the Clark County Fairgrounds Mercantile Annex Building. "Everybody that kne

SPRINGFIELD NEWS SUN - 2018-01-17 20:47:26

Charleston Police's Transit Mall substation officially in operation

Charleston's Police Chief, Steve Cooper, annnounced Thursday that officers are adding Charleston Town Center patrols to their daily beat. CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) - Charleston's Chief of Police, Steve Cooper, said Thursday, "The Transit is a hub for criminal activity." That was then, he said, but today

WOWK - 2018-01-18 22:51:02

Charleston Police open new substation for hybrid units

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A group of Charleston Police officers are all moved in to their new substation in downtown Charleston. On Thursday, officers and city leaders joined Charleston Police Chief Steve Cooper to officially open up the new building. It's located along Laidley Street near the tra

WSAZ - 2018-01-18 22:04:00

Fayette County man pleads guilty for his role in drug trafficking

A Fayette County man pleaded guilty Thursday in Beckley federal court for his role in a drug trafficking conspiracy. Donald L. Scalise, 60, of Montgomery, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute oxycodone. Scalise is one of 23 defendants indicted in June 201

REGISTER-HERALD - 2018-01-19 00:45:00

Skull, bones identified as missing man

Bones found in the woods of Wayne National Forest have been identified as those of Kitts Hill man who has been missing for two years. Late Tuesday afternoon, forensic investigators from the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation confirmed DNA from the skull matched samples from Billy Harper who was r

IRONTON ONLINE - 2018-01-18 06:07:00

Suspect in teen's fatal stabbing at New Rochelle Dunkin' Donuts appears in court

A teenager accused of fatally stabbing a classmate in Westchester County made her first appearance in court Wednesday. Z'Inah Brown said nothing as she faced a judge on second-degree murder charges. Police say she stabbed 16-year-old Valeree Megan Schwab after a confrontation at a Dunkin' Donuts in

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-01-17 21:12:09

Parents in New Rochelle concerned after third student stabbing

School officials have yet to make a public comment more than two hours after a student was stabbed in New Rochelle High School this morning. An alert was sent to parents around 9:30 a.m. that the school of about 3,300 student was on lockout, about 40 minutes after a high school security guard report

LOHUD.COM - 2018-01-18 16:31:10

New Rochelle HS student ganged up on, assaulted in local pizzeria: Cops

Subscribed, but don't have a login? A 15-year-old New Rochelle High School student was ordering food from a local pizzeria when a group of about seven 16 and 17 year olds attacked him, New Rochelle police said. The victim was "assaulted," according to police, who didn't go into detail about the ass

LOHUD.COM - 2018-01-17 22:45:15

WATCH: Firefighters rescue deer stranded in frozen lake

POCANTICO HILLS, N.Y. - A deer found itself stranded on a frozen lake in Westchester County Tuesday morning. The Sleepy Hollow Fire Department received a call around 9:30 a.m. about a deer trapped on an icy lake in Pocantico Hills for several hours. About 30 first responders were on the scene, lohud

PIX11.COM - 2018-01-18 17:49:35

Bronx livery driver recalls horrific stabbing by knife-wielding passenger who stole his cab

Driver and grandfather Marcos Ramon Rivera-Peralta said a passenger "stabbed me" and then the attacker got behind the wheel of the cab and took off.(Anthony DelMundo/New York Daily News) A freeloading passenger who said he was going to a parole appointment instead stabbed a Bronx livery driver in t

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-19 03:18:51

New Rochelle Teen Arraigned in Shooting Yonkers Police Officer

Frank Valencia WHITE PLAINS - Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. announced on Jan. 16, 2018, that Frank Valencia of New Rochelle, was arraigned on a Grand Jury indictment and charged with Attempted Aggravated Murder in connection with the Sept. 25 incident that resulted in


Fort Lee driver gets prison after knocking woman off Brooklyn-Queens Expressway

NEW YORK - A drunken driver from Fort Lee who caused a woman to fall to her death from an elevated highway in New York City has been sentenced to prison. Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez says Vladimir Menin of Fort Lee got the 5- to 15-year sentence on Wednesday. The victim, Aissatou Diallo

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-01-18 13:44:29

Losing a loved one: Jahsiah's Dad is ripped away

He is right to worry. His 14-year-old son, Jahsiah, has shut down, withdrawing from his French class at Brooklyn Tech - a class he loved. Jahsiah refused to leave home; his sleep is troubled. He checks all night for new signatures on his petition to "help to release my father from detainment before

THEVILLAGER.COM - 2018-01-18 18:48:25

Streator woman gets prison for role in fatal crash

On Thursday in Livingston County, a Streator woman was ordered to prison in connection with a fatal traffic crash. Denise R. Woodring, 55, was sentenced to 12 years in prison, but could parole in several years. She was driving with prescription drugs in her system when her car collided with a car dr

OTTAWA TIMES - 2018-01-18 20:48:15

Marseilles homeless woman, off streets, warm in motel

For months, Marseilles citizens have been concerned about a homeless woman sleeping in doorways and city sidewalks with her belongings in tow. Marseilles Police Chief Jim Hovious is one of those citizens. "We had tried to get her help for a long time in many different ways, but, in the warmer months

OTTAWA TIMES - 2018-01-19 03:30:00

Yorkville Weekend Weather Calls For Sun, Rain, Fog

YORKVILLE, IL - This weekend is a mixed bag of weather for Yorkville. Expect sunny or partly sunny skies Friday and Saturday with a good chance of rain Sunday. Be prepared for fog, too. If you can stand a little extra wind, Saturday's your best bet for outdoor activities.4-day Forecast for Yorkville

PATCH - 2018-01-18 17:30:09

Four police departments look to cooperate

Four Illinois Valley police departments could one day operate under one roof. Mayors from La Salle, Peru, Oglesby and Spring Valley announced Thursday the cities are looking into sharing a police station and the possibility of a shared police services agreement. "I think we all kind of agreed when t

NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-01-18 22:44:00