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Man pleads guilty in victim’s slaying and burial in shallow grave
Man pleads guilty in victim’s slaying and burial in shallow grave

A Mabscott man pleaded guilty to his role in last year’s death of Kareem Hunter, who was dumped in a shallow grave in a nearby county. Deveron A. Patterson, 26, appeared before Kanawha Circuit Judge Paul Zakaib on Friday, where he entered a...

Man pleads guilty in victim’s slaying and burial in shallow grave
Man pleads guilty in victim’s slaying and burial in shallow grave

A Mabscott man pleaded guilty to his role in last year’s death of Kareem Hunter, who was dumped in a shallow grave in a nearby county. Deveron A. Patterson, 26, appeared before Kanawha Circuit Judge Paul Zakaib on Friday, where he entered a...

Mayor backs off involvement with Gardner case
Mayor backs off involvement with Gardner case

Official says he now supports dropped charge for justice’s son

Trial set for W.Va. man accused of killing wife

ELKINS, W.Va. (AP) — A Randolph County man is scheduled to stand trial early next year on charges of killing his wife.

Media outlets report that a Randolph County judge scheduled 84-year-old Theodore Yeager Newlon’s trial...

Date for Plants’ trial in question
Date for Plants’ trial in question

Official says Kanawha prosecutor may not get trial as soon as wanted

Troopers: Staff stole food, cleaning supplies from Kanawha County high school
Troopers: Staff stole food, cleaning supplies from Kanawha County high school

Three workers at a Kanawha County high school were arrested late Tuesday after allegedly stealing food and supplies from the high school, State Police said.

Debra Kay Stump, 59, of Charleston, Christine Buckley, 53, of Glasgow, and Thomas Alfred ...

Parkersburg murder suspect could be in other WV cities
Parkersburg murder suspect could be in other WV cities

Police say Curtis Richards II has associates in Beckley, St. Marys and Huntington

Ex-W.Va. mail carrier sentenced for drug activity

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — A former mail carrier will spend three years on probation for making drug deals while on the job.

Jack Edwin McCoy also must perform hours of community service and spend four months on home confinement.

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Building issues close courts in Preston County

KINGWOOD, W.Va. (AP) — Water and sewer problems have closed Preston County’s courts and judicial offices.

The West Virginia Supreme Court says Circuit Judge Lawrance S. Miller Jr. ordered the closure of the county’s...

Two women wanted in Foodland armed robbery nabbed in Florida
Two women wanted in Foodland armed robbery nabbed in Florida

Two women accused of driving the getaway vehicle in a violent armed robbery in Kanawha City were arrested in Florida, police said.

Charleston Sgt. Tony Hazelett, assistant chief of detectives, said Telisa McCauley, 22, and Alisyn Proctor, 19,...

Mayor calls for review of justice’s son’s case dismissal

Danny Jones questions dismissal of felony charge for justice’s son

Man gets 5 years in investment fraud scheme

ATHENS, Ga. — A judge on Tuesday sentenced a man accused of running an investment fraud scheme that lost millions in investor dollars to serve five years in federal prison.

U.S. District Judge C. Ashley Royal in Athens also ordered...

Sobriety checkpoints set for Kanawha City

Charleston police will be holding two sobriety and child safety seat checkpoints in Kanawha City tonight.

Officers will run both checkpoints from 5 p.m. until midnight.

One checkpoint will be in the 5200 block of Chesterfield Avenue,...

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