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Thornsbury reports to Fla. federal prison

The federal prison where ex-Mingo County judge Michael Thornsbury could spend the next several years has intramural soccer, arts and crafts, Bocce ball and a sunbathing porch.

The minimum security Florida camp does not have...

Thornsbury reports to Fla. federal prison

The federal prison where ex-Mingo County judge Michael Thornsbury could spend the next several years has intramural soccer, arts and crafts, Bocce ball and a sunbathing porch.

The minimum security Florida camp does not have fences....

W.Va. man gets prison for sex abuse, child porn

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — A West Virginia man who pleaded no contest to sexual abuse and possession of child pornography has been sentenced to up to 29 years in prison.

Media outlets report 31-year-old Donald Freedman Graham of Inwood was...

Case still looming for ex-Mingo judge

Man who claims former official framed him to steal wife seeks ruling

Deadline approaches for chemical leak claims
Deadline approaches for chemical leak claims

Although public meetings held to answer questions about filing claims related to the January chemical leak have not been well attended, claims agent James Lane says the number of claims is steadily increasing.

Friday is the last day for people...

Police investigating West Side thefts

Police are investigating after a church and popular restaurant on Charleston’s West Side were robbed.

Mi Cocina de Amor on Bigley Avenue and Bream Memorial Presbyterian Church on Washington Street West reported robberies on Monday, said...

Kanawha indictments: Four indicted for three separate murders

A Kanawha County grand jury has indicted four people accused in connection to three separate murders.

Jessica Lee Woods, 36, of St. Albans, was charged with murder, concealing and attempt to conceal a deceased human body and conspiracy for the...

Dunbar man accused of killing girlfriend pleads not guilty

A Dunbar man accused of suffocating his girlfriend and then dumping her body on a riverbank will go to trial in November.

In his Monday arraignment hearing before Kanawha Circuit Judge Tod Kaufman, Bobby Ray Kanode Jr., 55, pleaded not guilty...

Arrest made in early morning St. Albans stabbing
Arrest made in early morning St. Albans stabbing

A Montgomery man was arrested Tuesday morning after an early morning incident that ended with his roommate stabbed in the chest.

St. Albans police say Pedro Munos, 32, of Montgomery, is charged with malicious wounding in connection with the...

Teacher arrested for hitting student with car
Teacher arrested for hitting student with car

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Authorities say a Raleigh County high school teacher hit a student with his car three times.

The Sophia Police Department arrested Joseph Neil Keller, 51, of Beckley, Friday and charged him with three counts of...

Order blocks penalties for local car dealer

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is temporarily prohibited from enforcing a contraceptive mandate and imposing penalties on a West Virginia car dealer, according to a recent order.

Last June, Charleston-area car dealer Joe...

Three arrested for Clay beating, robbery

Three people were arrested after a Clay County restaurant manager was beaten with a baseball bat and robbed of thousands of dollars.

Brenin Bird, 24, of Clay, and James Starcher, 68, of Belva, were arrested July 23 while Bird’s girlfriend,...

Couple accused of burning home for insurance payout

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A Harrison County couple is facing charges accusing them of hiring a man to burn down their Clarksburg area home for an insurance payout.

George and Rebecca Bonnell, 53 and 40 respectively, were arrested Friday in...

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