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Before impeachment, gas case reversal caused court controversy
But left unmentioned in the impeachment and the debate around it has been a peculiar vote by Walker that benefited the natural gas industry. In one of her earliest votes, Walker made a highly unusual decision to reopen a case and then reverse a Supreme Court ruling that would have forced drillers to
Nitro man charged in Institute shooting death
JuanChic, 30, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Andre Leonard, according to a criminal complaint filed in Kanawha County Magistrate Court.
Pomeroy man arrested on drug charges - Pomeroy Daily Sentinel
Meigs County Sheriff Keith Wood reported, in a news release, that the Meigs County Sheriff’s Office received a call on Sunday about a male slumped over the steering wheel of a white BMW at the end of Howell Hill Road at the cemetery.
Authorities looking for man missing from Parkersburg Correctional Center
A felony escape warrant has been issued in Wood County Magistrate Court for Clayton Thompson, 39, who was declared an escapee late Friday after authorities noticed him missing about 7:45 p.m.
Teen Now Faces Charges After Pushing Friend Off 60-Foot Washington Bridge
Taylor Smith, 18, has been charged with reckless endangerment after video of her shoving 16-year-old?Jordan Holgerson from the bridge over the Lewis River at Moulton Falls Regional Park near Vancouver on?Aug. 7 went viral.?
Impeachment of West Virginia justices heads to state Senate
The Associated PressThis Aug. 6, 2018 photo made available by the West Virginia Legislature shows members of the West Virginia House Judiciary Committee looking at a $7,500 floor map in the office of West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry in Charleston, WV. The House of Delegates approved
Authorities respond to reported explosion in Parkersburg
Multiple law-enforcement officers, including a bomb technician, are at the scene investigating.
Capital High closed Monday as officials await mold tests
The rooms, which have been cleaned and are together in one academic wing of the school, were added late last week to the list of rooms that are being cleaned and tested, Warner said
Right-of-ways work to begin this fall on Ravenswood power project
RAVENSWOOD, W.Va.— Appalachian Power is set to begin this fall getting right-of-ways for its Ravenswood Area Improvements Project.The $60 million project includes building around 30 miles of transmission lines in Jackson and Mason counties in order to reduce the chance of extended power outages from
Two taken to hospital after 2-vehicle accident in Parkersburg
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) -Two people were taken to the hospital after a two-vehicle accident Sunday morning in Parkersburg.It happened at the intersection of Fifth and Juliana streets just after 11 a.m.Parkersburg Police say a Jeep Cherokee struck a Honda Civic. The driver of the Civic and a passen
Two people hurt after plane crashes in Meigs County
Authorities say an ultralight plane, a smaller aircraft that typically has one or two seats, crashed near Bashan Road just outside of Racine, Ohio.
Game #119 Preview — Power vs. RiverDogs – The Power Line
Game #119 — Home Game #62Charleston RiverDogs (24–29, 57–64) vs. WV Power (24–28, 61–57)Sunday, August 19–2:05 p.m.Appalachian Power Park (Charleston, WV)
Parkersburg Homecoming hosts first ever hot dog and donut eating competitions
PARKERSBURG W.Va. (WTAP)-There are only a handful of things in life that will make someone a legend. Some people go a lifetime without ever having their shot at immortality. But on the final day of the Parkersburg Homecoming celebration, a select few competed for their shot at glory.“We’re having a
Mudslide shuts down road near Charleston
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) --A mudslide on the edge of Charleston Saturday night meant evacuations for families after the road became impassable and the power was shut off.Emergency officials tell WSAZ trees, rocks, dirt and more came crashing down the hillside onto Cooks Hollow Road after multiple st
Gazette editorial: A wish to die as one lives
Polls find that nearly three-fourths of Americans believe that terminal patients, agonized by pain and nausea, should be allowed to choose whether to end their misery by simply “going to sleep.”
West Virginia House votes to impeach all 4 state Supreme Court Justices.
CHARLESTON, WV. (WVNS)-- The West Virginia House of Delegates has impeached all four of the state's Supreme Court justices.The Republican-led House on Monday night impeached Justice Beth Walker and the other justices for abusing their authority. The article says they failed to control office expense
Mold Worries Delay Capital High School's First Day
CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) - Kanawha County School Officials say Capital High School will be closed Monday.This after mold was found in multiple classrooms earlier this month. Officials say the closing is out of an "abundance of caution." The school is waiting on final air quality test results for roughl
Kanawha sheriff's Operation GPA kicks off for another school year
The Kanawha Sheriff's Office's Operation GPA school safety program will resume for the 2018-19 school year, according to a news release from the sheriff's office. The program, which began in 2006 as a way to prevent fatal crashes and other incidents that sometimes followed end of the year high schoo
Detectives: Corrections officer admits to having sexual conduct with inmate
MARIETTA, Ohio (WTAP) -A corrections officer at the Washington County Jail faces sexual battery charges after detectives say she admitted to having sexual conduct with an inmate.Deputies say Michelle Lynn Kiefer-Erb, 42, was placed under arrest on Saturday and faces 4 counts of sexual battery, a thi
New Trump power plant plan would release hundreds of millions of tons of CO2 into the air
Steam rises from cooling towers at the American Electric Power Co. coal-fired power plant in Winfield, W.Va., on July 18, 2018. (Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News)