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Multiple Bomb Threats Reported in Charleston
CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) - Bomb threats have been sent to multiple locations in Charleston, according to the Kanawha County Sheriff's Office. Authorities are investigating several bomb threats that are being reported at government buildings, banks, libraries, and other businesses across the United Stat
Pay-For-Prayer Scam Calls Hitting West Virginia
CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) - Scam calls where someone solicits a donation in exchange for a prayer are circulating in West Virginia. West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is urging people to exercise caution when receiving unsolicited pay-for-prayer calls.
Four arrested after undercover sting on Charleston's West Side
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WCHS/WVAH) — Charleston police arrested four after 22 traffic stops in an undercover sting Monday on the city’s West Side. Brian Mitchell, 32 of Charleston and Demetrious Elder, 45 of South Charleston were charged with simple possession of marijuana, according to a news release fr
Still plenty to do in Charleston and beyond for the holidays
To help you find a few things to do in Charleston (and beyond) during the holidays, here’s a list of some of the seasonal happenings to check out. Christmas Dance Party: 7 p.m. Admission $15. With Dick Newman. Barboursville Community Center, 721 Central Ave., Barboursville. Call 304-736-5380.
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A glimpse into the day of the Charleston Fire Chief (Daily Mail WV)
For Charleston Fire Chief Robert Sutler, Dec. 14 will be just another day on the job. “We don’t thrive on praise,” said the 28-year veteran firefighter. “When people see us coming, it’s usually their worst day.”
Man rescued in coal mine: Four-day ordeal was 'terrible'
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Their faces covered in black soot, three adults safely rescued after several days in an inactive West Virginia coal mine were mobbed by loved ones in a teary reunion, then they thanked the crews that got them out.
3 Open Houses In The Charleston Area
CHARLESTON, WV — If you're searching for a new home, you've likely already combed through all the internet listings for your area. And while you've probably gotten a decent idea of what these homes are like from the images, you just can't beat an in-person encounter with the real thing.
Legal Recreational Pot in West Virginia?
CHARLESTON, W.Va - It was billed as a symposium on legalizing marijuana, and featured various speakers talking about an increase of illegal activity in places with legal pot such as Colorado. Panelists say the news is not good.
Hutchison named to vacancy on Supreme Court
CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals is whole again after the appointment of Raleigh County Circuit Judge John Hutchison to the bench to replace Allen Loughry, who resigned.
Site of 2014 West Virginia chemical spill sold at auction
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The former site of a company that spilled chemicals into a West Virginia river has been sold at auction for $375,000. WOWK-TV reports business owner Jim Shafer bought the Freedom Industries site on Thursday.
Person shot, killed at park and ride in West Virginia
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A person has been killed at a park and ride in West Virginia. The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office tells news outlets that a group of people were meeting to exchange goods at the park and ride Tuesday around 12:30 a.m. A sheriff’s office statement says an altercation during t
Leaders praise Hutchison's Supreme Court appointment
CHARLESTON – Members of the state Supreme Court and others are praising the appointment of John Hutchison as the state’s newest justice. On Dec. 12, Gov. Jim Justice named Hutchison as the newest member of the state Supreme Court. Hutchison, who has been a circuit judge since 1995, is taking the sea
South Charleston church 'inherits' West Side Christmas manger
For decades, a revered Christmas tradition in Charleston entailed a large manger that stood outside the Bartlett-Burdette-Cox Funeral Home on the West Side and a church a few blocks away.
W.Va. task force OKs public employee insurance proposal
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A task force has approved a recommendation from Gov. Jim Justice to use $100 million in state funding to stabilize a health insurance program for West Virginia public employees until long-term funding solutions can be found.
Goodwin recommends Charleston attorney for city clerk
Mayor-elect Amy Goodwin will recommend the appointment of Miles Cary II for city clerk for the next term. Goodwin said she chose Cary, an attorney, veteran and volunteer with various service organizations, because of his involvement in the community.
Former Miss Kentucky charged with sending nude photos to student
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former Miss Kentucky who is a teacher in West Virginia has been charged with sending nude pictures to a 15-year-old former student. News outlets report that 28-year-old Ramsey Bearse was arrested Friday and charged with four felony counts of distributing or displaying obsc
West Virginia PEIA Task Force’s Work Not Done
CHARLESTON — Monday was supposed to mark the final meeting of the task force that has spent the last 10 months looking at ways to stabilize the state’s health insurance program for public employees and retirees, but it appears the panel’s work will continue.
DHHR continues working toward federal child welfare changes
CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources is continuing to work toward implementing new protocols under the Family First Prevention Services Act, which goes into effect in October 2019.
Trump's losing, lonely fight to save coal
WASHINGTON — At a campaign rally in Charleston, West Virginia, on May 5, 2016, Donald Trump donned a hardhat. As the audience cheered, he flashed two thumbs up, then mimicked the motion of digging coal, an activity that has sustained West Virginia for more than a century.