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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.
Man wanted for attempted murder
A warrant for Vincent Roberts, 37, of 1920 Roberts Road, Amesville, was issued on Wednesday for attempted murder and aggravated burglary. The charges stem from a dispute he had with his sister’s son that allegedly ended with Roberts firing a gun at his nephew. Both charges are first-degree felonies
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.
More than 3,100 without power in Jackson County, W.Va.
JACKSON COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) --More than 3,100 people in Jackson County are without power Thursday evening, according to AEP's website.
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.
Car and train involved in accident in Belpre
BELPRE, Ohi (WTAP) -The Belpre Police Department wants to remind you about train safety, after a minor crash involving a train and a car Thursday night.
A tale of two adventures (Daily Mail WV)
To make the big step from an activity to a successful business with impacts on communities and the state’s economy takes time, energy and creativity. Here is how two West Virginia adventures made the leap. One begins on the river; the other in the mountains. Today, both are internationally recognize
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.
Putnam County Schools Employee Arrested on Drug Charges
The Wayne County Sheriff Drug Enforcement Unit performed a traffic stop on Virginia Priestley, 50, of Hurricane, WV on US RT 52 in Crum WV.
Washington County man wanted after shooting at man during fight
AMESVILLE, Ohio (WTAP) -A Washington County man is wanted on attempted murder and aggravated burglary charges after deputies say he shot at a man during an argument at a home in Amesville, Ohio.The Washington County Sheriff's Office says deputies responded Tuesday afternoon to a shots fired call at
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
Three jailed on felony charges
Alvin Antonio Nevels, 39, was jailed at 4 a.m. Wednesday. Authorities in Cabell County charged him with two counts of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance and the single counts of strangulation, domestic battery and possession of a controlled substance. Bond was not set.
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
Prison to be transformed into jail to help treat women with drug addictions
"If you have to be there, we want to treat you like a human being. We want to help you," said Ohio University Executive in Residence Rick Hodges. He is helping lead the charge as part of the Appalachian Recovery Project to come up with a new solution to the drug crisis that has hit the Appalachian r
I-79 northbound lanes shut down at scene of dump truck crash
CLENDENIN, W.Va. (WSAZ) --I-79 North is shut down at the scene of a dump truck crash in Kanawha County.Metro 911 dispatchers say both northbound lanes are closed just before the Clendenin exit. The accident is at the 18.5 mile marker.The dump truck was carrying stone according to dispatchers - stone
Letter: WV needs to create economic diversification incentives (Daily Mail Opinion)
State, county and small-town governments must work with and provide landlords with creative economic incentives that will allow small businesses and entrepreneurs to use their buildings. When local residents shop within their communities, their tax dollars stay within the community, thereby improvin
Student banned from GW High School pending threat investigation
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) --Deputies are investigating an alleged social media threat directed toward George Washington High School.Police say a student made a threat using the Snapchat app. The child is currently banned from going to school until the investigation is complete.The director of Kanawha
Logan County Sheriff Identifies Body Found in Guyandotte River
CHAPMANVILLE, WV (WOWK) - The Logan County Sheriff’s Department has identified the body found in the Guyandotte River at Sawmill Road near Chapmanville on October 8th, 2018.
Deputies say medical episode may have caused fatal crash
BIG CHIMNEY, W.Va.— A man who died in a truck crash Wednesday afternoon on Interstate 79 in Kanawha County may have suffered a medical episode before he lost control of his vehicle, authorities said.
Former teacher sent to jail
Boyd's Commonwealth Attorney Rhonda Copley said Michael Sammons, 53, of South Shore, previously pleaded guilty to one count of prohibited use of an electronic communications system to procure a minor. The sentence was handed out on Friday by Circuit Judge George W. Davis III.