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Two arrests made in Sissonville crime spree

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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

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Officials say ‘flushable’ wipes actually not

water-soluble, cause need for costly repairs

Yeager Airport receives $3.6 million federal grant

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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

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

Poca man wins $1 million Powerball prize

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

Chemical operators tout stronger safety through self-policing

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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

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

Ohio man charged with murder of Cross Lanes teen

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

By MARCUS CONSTANTINO

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

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Official says most equipment ordered through program

is ‘non-combat’

Parades, fireworks on tap for Labor Day

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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

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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

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

Warrant issued for man suspected in Rand robbery

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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

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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

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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

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Funding to go to schools, task forces

Fourth arrest made in Foodland robbery

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Two female suspects still at large

Federal program sends military equipment to WV law enforcement

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Equipment includes grenade launchers, backhoes, furniture

Hulking airplanes headquartered in WV are flying final missions

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Massive Air Force transport will fly two more missions before retiring

Name of Foodland shooting victim released

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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

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

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

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Earlier back-to-school dates affect local pools

Subway on Charleston’s East End robbed

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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

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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

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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

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Find out how to photograph this impressive sight

Sketch of sexual assault suspect released

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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

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

By MARCUS CONSTANTINO

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

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Woman walking alone allegedly attacked by man asking for change

By MARCUS CONSTANTINO

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

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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

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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

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

Dirt airstrip in Logan tailor made for training Guardsmen for war

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Surface mine being repurposed for Guard forces across country

Miners and others continue EPA protests

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More than 6,000 union coal miners and supporters from other industries marched through downtown Pittsburgh Thursday on the first day of public hearings on a controversial proposal by the EPA to cut carbon emissions.

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Arrest made in early morning St. Albans stabbing

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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 wound...

Community rallies around victims of Huntington building fire

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Water rained down steadily onto Fourth Avenue in Huntington Monday morning. But the water wasn’t coming from the sky.

Firefighters sprayed tens of thousands of gallons of water onto the historic Morris Build...

Airport officials talk upgrades, litigation

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Runway extension, terminal improvements, chemical leak lawsuit discussed at meeting

Fans invited to welcome Saints to Lewisburg

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CORRECTION: This story was updated to reflect the location of public parking and shuttle pick-up for guests.

The New Orleans Saints will touch down in Lewisburg today for the second half of the team’s presea...

Man shot during attempted robbery; suspect still at large

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Resident’s hand injured by robber; inspectors condemn his apartment

By MARCUS CONSTANTINO

DAILY MAIL STAFF

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A man was shot in the hand in his living room while defending...

NFL: Justice hopes Saints stay at Greenbrier a while

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WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — When the Saints come marching in to The Greenbrier’s new 55,000 square foot sports performance enhancement facility Thursday, West Virginia will get its first brush with NFL f...