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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...

Where to find WV’s brightest fall foliage


Division of Forestry compiles information, maps from staff reports, public tips

Car show to shut down boulevard


Traffic will be diverted

Thursday through Sunday from

Ohio Avenue to Leon Sullivan Way

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 arrest...

Arrest made in Kanawha City bank robbery; additional suspect sought


Woman allegedly drove getaway car; man

accused of robbing bank still on the loose

Interstate 64 reopened after multiple accidents


UPDATE: Putnam County 911 says the accidents have been cleared and traffic is flowing normally as of 12:50 p.m.

ORIGINAL STORY: A series of accidents is snarling traffic on Interstate 64 around Teays Valley.


Gun found on school bus with Kanawha elementary students


Kanawha first-grader was found on school bus with unloaded, ‘inoperable’ pistol

Officials discuss Florida flights, solar panels at airport meeting


A proposed solar panel project and security upgrades were discussed Wednesday during a Yeager Airport board of directors meeting.

The board of directors voted to authorize the refinancing of the existing general av...

Fifth Third Bank robbed in Kanawha City


Charleston police are searching for suspects after a Kanawha City bank was robbed for the third time in three years.

Fifth Third Bank at 4515 MacCorkle Ave. in Kanawha City was reportedly “held up and robbe...

Putnam man charged with child abuse causing injury


A Hurricane man was arrested after being accused of dropping and then shaking his four-month-old daughter earlier this month. Police say he then didn’t seek medical attention for her out of fear of getting in trou...

W.Va. lifelong politician, activist Ken Hechler turns 100 Saturday


Longtime W.Va. politician, activist is oldest living former member of Congress

Calhoun developing plans for “starpark”


Calhoun County is looking to the skies for a plan that could bring a unique kind of tourism into the rural county.

Planning and visioning meetings for a Calhoun County “Starpark” will take place this ...

Two arrests made in Sissonville crime spree


Police have made two arrests in connection with a crime spree early Sunday morning that included the robbery of a convenience store and the torching of a stolen dump truck.

Kanawha Cpl. Brian Humphreys said Justin ...

Baby wipes create ‘fatberg,’ clog Putnam sewer plant


Officials say ‘flushable’ wipes actually not

water-soluble, cause need for costly repairs

Yeager Airport receives $3.6 million federal grant


Sens. Joe Manchin and Jay Rockefeller announced more than $3.6 million in improvement grants for Yeager Airport Monday.

The Federal Aviation Administration grant will help fund infrastructure improvements at the ai...

DEP celebrates anniversary by showcasing headquarters


Public toured building to see energy efficient features such as solar panels

Poca man wins $1 million Powerball prize


Man plans to pay off home, tour W.Va. with his lottery winnings

Chemical operators tout stronger safety through self-policing


Chemical industry executives advocated for industry-driven safety practices during a workshop hosted by the West Virginia Manufacturing Association on Monday.

The American Chemistry Council (ACC), the National Asso...

One dead in second fatal accident in two days


Another driver ejected in interstate crash; police hope campaign spreads awareness

Ohio man charged with murder of Cross Lanes teen


Police say victim, 16, met Ohio man for paid sex, was found in a river


Daily Mail Staff

An Ohio man has been charged in the murder of a Cross Lanes teen whose body was found Saturd...

Police agencies acquire various equipment through 1033 program


Official says most equipment ordered through program

is ‘non-combat’

Parades, fireworks on tap for Labor Day


Staying in town for Labor Day? Several events are scheduled throughout the Kanawha Valley for the holiday.

The United Mine Workers’ 76th annual Labor Day Rally begins at 11:30 a.m. today. A pig roast is sche...

City needs to up recycling to profit


Charleston must see a drastic increase in participation in its recycling program, members of city council’s recycling committee learned at a meeting Thursday night.

The city collected about 84 tons of recycl...

Parkersburg murder suspect could be in other WV cities


Police say Curtis Richards II has associates in Beckley, St. Marys and Huntington

Warrant issued for man suspected in Rand robbery


Police have issued a warrant for a man in connection with a robbery in Rand early Monday morning.

Christopher D. “Snacks&...

Mingo County man dead after officer-involved shooting


State Police shot and killed a Mingo County man Sunday at his home.

Randy A. Matheny, 31, of East Fork Twelve Pole in Dingess, was shot after he raised a handgun toward three troopers, according to a State Police ...

Ripley bank robbed; manhunt underway for suspect


A bank in Ripley was robbed Thursday morning, and police are searching for the suspect on foot and by air.

A dispatcher at Jackson County 911 said the Premier Bank at 606 Church St. was robbed by a man dressed in a...

Grants to help agencies in prevention of violence


Funding to go to schools, task forces

Fourth arrest made in Foodland robbery


Two female suspects still at large

Federal program sends military equipment to WV law enforcement


Equipment includes grenade launchers, backhoes, furniture

Hulking airplanes headquartered in WV are flying final missions


Massive Air Force transport will fly two more missions before retiring

Name of Foodland shooting victim released


Police have released the name of the female clerk shot in the chest during an armed robbery in Kanawha City.

Charleston Chief of Detectives Lt. Steve Cooper said Shawna Sampson, 44, of Winifrede, is “in ICU,...

Charleston software developers release suicide prevention app


CheckUp alerts users when a friend is showing warning signs of suicide

Early back-to-school dates shortening summers for swimming pools


Earlier back-to-school dates affect local pools

Subway on Charleston’s East End robbed


UPDATE: The Charleston Gazette reports Zane McCorkle, 31, was arrested Monday afternoon and charged with petit larceny in connection with the in...

Boone County Fair cut short due to lack of insurance


The Boone County Fair was cut short this year after county commissioners discovered fair organizers forgot to purchase liability insurance for the event.

The fair has been going on for more than 80 years and was sc...

South Charleston man charged after 9 dogs found in storage unit


A South Charleston man has been arrested after police found nine dogs had been locked in a storage unit in Milton for a week without food or water.

Tommy Lee, 43, was arrested Sunday and charged with nine counts of...

“Super-supermoon” coming Sunday night


Find out how to photograph this impressive sight

Sketch of sexual assault suspect released


Charleston police have released a composite sketch of a person of interest in a sexual assault that took place Tuesday near Appalachian Power Park.

Charleston Chief of Detectives Lt. Steve Cooper said the suspect i...

Family court judge found not guilty of battery


Official was accused of grabbing nurse’s arm to get help for his friend


Daily Mail Staff

A jury found Kanawha Family Court Judge Mark Snyder not guilty on charges that he ba...

Police investigating alleged sexual assault near Power Park


Woman walking alone allegedly attacked by man asking for change


Daily Mail Staff

Charleston police are investigating after a woman was sexually assaulted after a West Virgin...

“Ice cream man” arrested on child porn charges


A Beckley man better known as “Ice Cream Man” was arrested Wednesday on child pornography charges.

Alvin Lee Jessup, 63, is charged with two counts of possession of child pornography and two counts of...

Mother, son shot when rifle discharges during altercation


A mother and son in Boone County are in serious condition Tuesday after the two suffered serious gunshot wounds when a firearm accidentally discharged.

Police say Phyllis Mooney, 63, and her son Jason Mooney, 37, b...

Wayne County sausage factory burns down


Wayne mayor says loss of Ballard’s building affects city, entire area

Dirt airstrip in Logan tailor made for training Guardsmen for war


Surface mine being repurposed for Guard forces across country