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Execs charged in spill appearing in court Jan. 8

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Executives charged in a January chemical spill in West Virginia are slated for court appearances.

Ex-Freedom Industries officials Gary Southern, William Tis, Dennis Farrell and Charles Herzing will appear Jan. 8...

Execs charged in spill appearing in court Jan. 8

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Executives charged in a January chemical spill in West Virginia are slated for court appearances.

Ex-Freedom Industries officials Gary Southern, William Tis, Dennis Farrell and Charles Herzing will appear Jan. 8...

Prosecutors want Southern on home confinement
Prosecutors want Southern on home confinement

Federal prosecutors are asking a judge to place former Freedom Industries President Gary Southern on home confinement with electronic monitoring.

Last week, Southern, 53, was charged in a criminal complaint with bankruptcy fraud, false oath in a ...

Rand shooting victim dies; suspect charged with murder
Rand shooting victim dies; suspect charged with murder

A Rand man has been charged with murder Thursday after the victim of a Wednesday morning shooting died from the injury.

Leonard Dewayne Thomas, 44, was arraigned by Kanawha magistrate Pete Lopez on charges of second-degree murder in the shooting ...

Charleston man pleads not guilty in police informant murder
Charleston man pleads not guilty in police informant murder

Marlon Dixon, 38, could be eligible for the death penalty if convicted in February trial

Man dies after being shot with arrow in Brooke County

WELLSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Police are investigating the death of man who was shot with an arrow in Brooke County.

Police tell media outlets that the incident occurred Thursday morning. The victim had been shot in the back.

The...

2 arrested in fatal stabbing of Morgantown man

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Police say two people have been charged in the fatal stabbing of a Morgantown man at his apartment.

Morgantown police said in a news release that 41-year-old Leslie Fields was stabbed multiple times and beaten...

Feds indict Freedom executives
Feds indict Freedom executives

Charges include violations of Clean Water Act, negligence, schemes to defraud

Homicide under investigation in Charleston
Homicide under investigation in Charleston

In separate incident, Rand man shot in face

Judge taking up motions in Blankenship case
Judge taking up motions in Blankenship case

Lawyers say they need more time to prepare, ask for new location

Body of missing Summersville man found in Gauley River

CRAIGSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — Police say the body of a missing Summersville man has been found in the Gauley River.

The Nicholas County Sheriff’s Department says the body of 48-year-old Richard Allen Workman was recovered Tuesday near...

3 more face charges in Romney abuse investigation

ROMNEY, W.Va. (AP) — Three additional people face charges stemming from an investigation of abuse allegations at a center for developmentally disabled adults and children in Romney.

Hampshire County Magistrate Ron DiColia said Springfield ...

Ex-Freedom president wants U.S. Attorney off case

Gary Southern’s attorney argues the office can be considered a victim in the fallout from January’s chemical leak

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