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2 injured in crash on Route 50 involving wrong-way driver

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - Two drivers are taken to the hospital after a crash involving a wrong-way driver on Route 50 in Parkersburg Thursday morning. It happened about 9 a.m. in the westbound lanes of Route 50 just before the Staunton Avenue exit. The Wood County Sheriff's Office says the drive

THENEWSCENTER.TV - 2018-03-22 18:34:00

Kanawha County Sheriff's Office Asks for Help Identifying Walmart Theft Suspects

QUINCY, WV (WOWK) - The Kanawha County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance in identifying suspects in thefts at a local Walmart. According to the KCSD, in two separate incidents this month, the four people in the photo have stolen about $500 worth of stuff from the Walmart in Quin

WOWK - 2018-03-21 21:49:38

Lights and Sirens: Vandalism and possible break-in

A Sherman Street resident reported vandalism to his vehicle overnight. 10:13 a.m. A disturbance was investigated in the 500 block of S. Sandusky Avenue 10:49 a.m. A disturbance was investigated in the 500 block of S. Spring Street. 11:33 a.m. Officers investigated a report of suspicious persons in t

BUCYRUS TELEGRAPH FORUM - 2018-03-22 19:13:36

UPDATE: Trial begins for suspect in January, 2017 Mineral Wells deaths

MINERAL WELLS, W.Va. - Update: 3/20/2018 5:10 P.M. Trial begins for a Mineral Wells man accused in the January, 2017 deaths of two people at the home of his estranged wife. 47-year old Jeffrey Sampson was in court Tuesday morning as jury selection began in his double murder trial. Jury selection wi


Man accused in CAMC shooting indicted on federal gun charges

A federal grand jury has indicted a Tennessee man on firearm charges less than a month after he disarmed a police officer and used the gun to shoot another officer last month at Charleston Area Medical Center's General Hospital. Bryan Lee Ogle II, 31, was indicted on one count of being a felon in po

WVGAZETTEMAIL.COM - 2018-03-21 23:15:00

Two additional defendants plead guilty in drug trafficking conspiracy

Two additional defendants have pleaded guilty for their roles in a drug trafficking conspiracy. George E. Brockman II, 37, of Montgomery, entered his guilty plea to conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute more than 100 grams of heroin, a quantity of cocaine, and a quantity

REGISTER-HERALD - 2018-03-21 21:48:06

Hurricane woman takes plea deal in heroin overdose death case

WINFIELD - A Putnam County woman, who was originally charged with first-degree murder, pleaded guilty to a lesser charge in a case related to a fatal heroin overdose. Joney Farley, 36, of Hurricane, was originally charged last year after she admitted to injecting a man with heroin that later killed


he West Virginia Poison Center is the State's Experts in Poisons

CHARLESTON, WV - What do you do if your toddler eats something in your yard at 11 a.m.? What if you brush your teeth with antibiotic ointment at 6 a.m.? What do you do if you take the wrong drug at 1 a.m.? The West Virginia Poison Center (WVPC) and their medical experts provide free, confidential ad

HUNTINGTONNEWS.NET - 2018-03-23 08:12:00

West Virginia Adds Highest Percentage of New Construction Jobs

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) - West Virginia Governor Jim Justice has announced some big numbers on construction jobs in West Virginia. "When are we going to awaken to the fact that we really have a movement going on in West Virginia?" asked Governor Justice. Governor Justice lauded the jobs growth at thi

WOWK - 2018-03-23 00:53:23

Two charged with burglary after fleeing from police

PARKERSBURG - Two people are in custody and charges are pending against a third after they allegedly fled from police and attempted to hide in a Parkersburg residence early Sunday morning. Donovan Lyle Suttle, 30, of 10576 Gilespy Run Road, Petroleum, and Curtis Leon Davis Jr., 44, of 1133 Market St


Couple accused of having afternoon sex on Canton-area school playground

CANTON - Maybe it was the pending arrival of spring. Maybe it was the dilly dilly. A couple in their 20s was arrested Sunday afternoon by Stark County sheriff's deputies on public indecency and disorderly conduct charges after deputies say the pair was caught drinking Bud Light and having sexual int


UPDATE: Man takes out power pole during police chase

PUTNAM COUNTY, W. Va. (WSAZ) -- UPDATE 3/20/18 @ 5:51 p.m. A man is facing charges Tuesday evening after a police chase that ended in a crash. The chase started about 4 p.m. Tuesday and ended after the man took out a power pole, a memorial bench and hit two other vehicles along Charleston Road in P


Man claims CAMC nurses committed sexual misconduct against dying wife

A Roane County widower says two male nurses at Charleston Area Medical Center's General Hospital may have committed sexual misconduct against his wife while she was being treated for injuries she suffered in a car wreck last year. When a female nurse reported the misconduct, the widower said the rep


Lovina Eicher | Hour by hour, another busy day unwinds

Lovina's diary offers glimpse of an ordinary day in the life of an Amish woman. 3 a.m. Alarm rings - time to get up and pack husband Joe's lunch, fill his water jug with ice and water, make a pot of coffee, etc. 3:45 a.m. Joe's ride is here to go work in the factory. In January it was 13 years ago t


South Charleston Police respond to report of picketers threatening people

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- South Charleston Police say they responded to a local hotel after a call that a group of picketers was threatening people. Police say once they arrived on scene, they did not witness anyone threatening anyone else in the group of over 30 people. Police say, howeve


Police searching for shooter outside Charleston Town Center

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Charleston Police are searching late Wednesday afternoon for a suspect in a shooting near the Charleston Town Center. Metro 911 dispatchers confirm one person was shot on the Quarrier Street side of the parking garage that is attached to the mall. It was reported after


Overnight Shooting At Night Club In Charleston

CHARLESTON, WV-(WOWK) - At approximately 2:30 AM on March 18, 2018, officers with the Charleston Police Department responded to the 700 block of Lee St E for a disturbance and shooting call in the area of Chuck City Lounge located at 706 Lee St E. Two people were shot and their wounds were non life


Charleston City Council delays needle bill for 60 days

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Following nearly an hour of discussion, Charleston City Council voted Monday to delay a vote on a bill that would recriminalize the use of hypodermic needles for the use of illegal drugs. A task force will instead have 60 days to propose a solution to what city officials - includ


St. Albans man admits to driving drunk in 2016 fatal crash

A St. Albans man on Monday admitted he was driving drunk on Independence Day in 2016 and caused a car crash that ended the life of one of his friends and severely injured another. Benjamin Andrew Harrison, 23, pleaded guilty to one count of felony driving under the influence causing death and one co


Bill Eliminating Needle Exchange Program Delayed Sixty Days

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) - A bill that would eliminate the needle exchange program at the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department has been postponed sixty days. Rather than voting on whether or not to re-criminalize needles in Charleston, city council has decided to push that decision back sixty days to a