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Commissioners to petition for Plants’ removal from office
Commissioners to petition for Plants’ removal from office

Commissioners vote

unanimously to remove county prosecutor

Commissioners to petition for Plants’ removal from office
Commissioners to petition for Plants’ removal from office

Commissioners vote

unanimously to remove county prosecutor

Police nab teens clad only in underpants on break-in call

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A pair of Fayette County teens could be facing charges after deputies found them clad in only their underpants near two Mount Hope businesses that had been broken into.

Fayette sheriff’s deputies were dispatched ...

Former Charleston CVB worker sentenced for embezzling

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A former employee of the Charleston Convention and Visitors Bureau who admitted to embezzling more than $67,000 from her employer to buy groceries, a vacation and electronics will spend the next few months in prison....

Robbery plot case sent to grand jury

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A Kanawha County magistrate found probable cause to send the case of a Harrison County woman accused of plotting to rob a man she met for sex to a grand jury.

Cortney R. Cain, 19, appeared before Magistrate Kim Aaron...

Judge refuses lower bond for suspect in teenager’s slaying

A Kanawha judge refused to lower a $100,000 bond for a man accused of shooting a West Side teenager to death and later placing a hit on a Charleston police officer.

Darrell Emmett Carter Jr., 18, appeared Thursday before Kanawha Circuit Judge...

Man accused of railroad slaying waives preliminary hearing

A Charleston man accused of killing a woman and leaving her body along the railroad tracks on Charleston’s West Side waived his preliminary hearing.

Marlon “Ice” Dixon, 37, of Park Avenue, appeared Thursday before Kanawha...

Trial date set in kidnapping and sexual assault case

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A Charleston man accused of sexually assaulting a woman in her house and threatening to kill her and her children if she didn’t comply with his demands is set for a September trial.

Michael Dale Salisbury, 30,...

Man gets 35 years in robbery and shooting case

A Kanawha judge sentenced a South Charleston man to 35 years for attempting to rob a Southmoor Hills Apartments resident and then shooting at police who responded to the scene.

Tyquan Antonio Livermon, 21, was arrested last August for breaking...

Three accused of Nitro woman’s robbery at gunpoint

Three people were arrested after allegedly robbing a Nitro area woman at gunpoint.

Nitro police began investigating after a woman reported Wednesday that she’d been robbed by three people who put a sawed off shotgun to her head. She said...

‘Buckwild’ star arrested for larceny
‘Buckwild’ star arrested for larceny

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — One of the former stars of MTV reality show “Buckwild” was arrested over the weekend in Wood County after allegedly stealing a trailer and all-terrain vehicle from a hotel.

Ashley Nicole Whitt, 22, of...

Police seek two in East End shooting case
Police seek two in East End shooting case

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Detectives are looking to question two men in connection with a shooting that injured a man on Charleston’s East End.

Charleston Lt. Steve Cooper, chief of detectives, named Andre Hassan Joyner, 39, of South...

Bond reduction denied for Elkview man

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — An Elkview man accused of pointing a loaded rifle at police responding to a domestic incident at his home will not have his bond reduced, a Kanawha judge decided.

Brandon Tyler Weese, 27, of Derby Lane, was arrested...

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