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Man killed after firing crossbow at police in Summers County

MEADOW BRIDGE, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia State Police say officers fatally shot a man in Summers County after he fired a crossbow at them.

State police spokesman Lt. Michael Baylous identified the man as 59-year-old Brian...

Man killed after firing crossbow at police in Summers County

MEADOW BRIDGE, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia State Police say officers fatally shot a man in Summers County after he fired a crossbow at them.

State police spokesman Lt. Michael Baylous identified the man as 59-year-old Brian Johnson....

Kanawha veteran killed in head-on motorcycle crash
Kanawha veteran killed in head-on motorcycle crash

A head-on collision on Coal River Road resulted in the death of a Kanawha County man.

Richard “Dick” Smoot, 67, was ejected from his motorcycle near Mountain Breeze Lane after he was struck by pickup truck that crossed the center...

Cross Lanes man arrested in connection to daytime burglary

A Cross Lanes man was arrested in connection with a daytime burglary that occurred June 28.

Homeowners on Frederick Drive in Cross Lanes reported they were missing possessions following a home intrusion that took place while they were out of...

Morrisey announces settlement over Nationwide insurance discounts

Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has reached a settlement in a lawsuit regarding Nationwide Insurance’s offering of a discount on certain insurance products to West Virginia Farm Bureau members.

The settlement was announced Thursday on...

Police use SWAT team to arrest East End crack dealer
Police use SWAT team to arrest East End crack dealer

Charleston police used its SWAT team to arrest an East End man accused of dealing crack cocaine.

According to a statement from police, Archie Carter, 50, was taken into custody about 8 a.m. Thursday uninjured and without incident at his 1528 B...

Former Kanawha teacher pleads guilty to firearms charge
Former Kanawha teacher pleads guilty to firearms charge

A former Kanawha County teacher has pleaded guilty to illegally purchasing a firearm for a person she knew was a convicted felon.

Federal prosecutors said Jennifer Napier, 39, of East Bank, bought the Draco pistol from the Trading Post in...

New judge to take oath in Marshall County

MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — A new judge for West Virginia’s 2nd Circuit will take the oath of office at the Marshall County Courthouse.

Jeff Cramer’s swearing-in ceremony is set for Thursday afternoon. Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin...

One dead, three hospitalized following crash
One dead, three hospitalized following crash

Tragedy again struck a local volunteer fire department, which suffered its second death in just a few weeks.

The latest incident involved a longtime volunteer firefighter who died after a vehicle rolled over a hillside in Glasgow. The incident...

DHHR moves forward with some Medicaid contracts

DHHR moving

forward with some Medicaid documents

Police find stolen car during lunch at Subway

A St. Albans woman is charged with possession of a stolen vehicle after police say they spotted her driving it while having lunch at Subway.

St. Albans police were sitting down to lunch around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Subway when they saw a sliver,...

Police say N.Y. men passed fake $100 bills at Target

Two New York men are charged with forgery after police say they were caught trying to pass fake $100 bills at the Target in South Charleston.

Matt Childers, the loss prevention manager at Target, contacted South Charleston police Wednesday...

Police say suspect fumbled robbery at Capitol Market

A Charleston man is charged with robbery after police say he fumbled a robbery of The Wine Shop in Capitol Market Monday afternoon.

Gregory Dean Miller, 48, entered The Wine Shop in Capitol Market shortly before 6 p.m. and approached employee...

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