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Weekend ATV crash victims identified

Police have released the identity of a man killed in an all terrain vehicle crash in Putnam County Friday evening.

Media outlets report West Virginia State Police identified the victim as David E. Workman, no age available, of Putnam County. The...

Weekend ATV crash victims identified

Police have released the identity of a man killed in an all terrain vehicle crash in Putnam County Friday evening.

Media outlets report West Virginia State Police identified the victim as David E. Workman, no age available, of Putnam County. The ...

Police say man fatally shot wife
Police say man fatally shot wife

A Mineral County man shot his wife twice in the head and then waited for police, authorities said.

Michael Wayne Myers, 57, was sitting on the front porch of his Cross home in the Elk District area of Mineral County when State Police and Mineral ...

Police investigating break-in at Tudor’s restaurant
Police investigating break-in at Tudor’s restaurant

Police are investigating after a safe was stolen from a restaurant on Charleston’s East End and hauled away in a shopping cart.

Charleston police were dispatched just after 8:30 p.m. Sunday to a breaking and entering in progress at...

Electronics, donated shoes stolen from middle school overnight
Electronics, donated shoes stolen from middle school overnight

A man broke into East Bank Middle School early Monday morning and stole computers, electronics and donated shoes from the school.

Kanawha Cpl. Brian Humphreys said the suspect entered the building through a kitchen vent on the roof and stole...

Va. mother faces kidnapping charges
Va. mother faces kidnapping charges

A Virginia woman wanted by police after allegedly kidnapping her three children was arrested in Kanawha County.

State Police stopped Lisa Ann Cantrell, 50, of Pound, Va., late Saturday on the West Virginia Turnpike in Kanawha County. Cantrell...

Thieves target gas workers at W.Va. campground

MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — Moundsville Police Chief Tom Mitchell says thieves are targeting natural gas industry workers staying at a local campground.

Mitchell says his department received reports last week of multiple thefts and...

Trio indicted for robbery charges

A Kanawha County Grand Jury indicted a woman accused of setting up a scheme with two accomplices to rob a man she met for sex.

Cortney R. Cain, 19, of Anmoore, and her two co-defendants Brandon G. Bandy, 20, of South Park Road, and Zachery...

Police identify victim in fatal ATV crash

ROCK — Police say a woman died after her all-terrain vehicle plunged about 150 feet down the side of a mountain in Mercer County.

Deputy H.L. Walters with the Mercy County Sheriff’s Department said Katherine Greene, 38, of Apex,...

Benwood police chief says radar law needs revision

BENWOOD — Benwood Police Chief Frank Longwell is calling for changes to a state law regarding radar after his city lost state funding for speed enforcement.

The law doesn’t allow police in Class IV municipalities, those with...

South Charleston man sentenced for role in West Side shooting death
South Charleston man sentenced for role in West Side shooting death

Darrell “DJ” Carter pleaded guilty to a first-degree murder charge on Friday

Alleged Kanawha City bank robber arrested
Alleged Kanawha City bank robber arrested

A man wanted in connection with the robbery of the Fifth Third Bank in Kanawha City on Wednesday has been arrested by Charleston police.

Chief of Detectives Lt. Steve Cooper said Jason Compton, of Dawes, was arrested Friday at the Knights Inn in ...

Mingo Judge Thornsbury’s pension called into question after felony conviction
Mingo Judge Thornsbury’s pension called into question after felony conviction

After felony conviction, Michael Thornsbury still receiving money from state benefits

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