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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 wound...

Community rallies around victims of Huntington building fire


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


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

Fans invited to welcome Saints to Lewisburg


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


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



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


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...

Finishing touches put on Saints training camp


Three-field complex built for New Orleans’ football team

Board approves dual credit courses


Putnam school board members approved an updated book policy along with others that will allow students to take dual credit and embedded credit courses during a special meeting at the Putnam County Board of Education offi...

Company plans to open W.Va. facility


Parkersburg to be location for crude oil, natural gas transportation

Burglary fugitive arrested in Nitro


A Cross Lanes man who was wanted on a capias in connection with a 2013 home burglary was arrested Monday in the area of Goff Mountain Road and Route 25 in Nitro.

Police said Rusty J. Martin, 34, of Cross Lanes was ...

Elkview bank robbed at gunpoint, suspect still at large


An Elkview bank was robbed at gunpoint during the lunch hour Monday, and the suspect is still at large.

Kanawha Metro 911 received a call at 12:45 p.m. Monday of an armed robbery from the Poca Valley Bank in Elkvie...

Fewer West Virginians uninsured


Study says W.Va.’s health coverage among nation’s most expansive

Animal shelter critically over-capacity


Seven dogs euthanized; director says no-kill goal needs public’s help to be successful

WV government transparency website lags behind other changes


New financial transparency site planned to launch in ‘coming months’

Two WV Boy Scout councils merge


Two West Virginia councils of the Boy Scouts of America merged together on July 1, a move scouting officials say will bring greater opportunities to scouts in West Virginia and surrounding states.

Volunteer leaders...

Spencer man accused forcing 4-year-old to perform sex acts


A Spencer man is behind bars after he allegedly forced a 4-year-old girl to perform oral sex on him.

West Virginia State Police arrested James Casto, 27, of Spencer on charges of first-degree sexual assault, sexual...

Opening ceremony kicks off 2014 Greenbrier Classic play


An opening ceremony kicked off the 2014 Greenbrier Classic PGA Tour golf tournament Thursday morning.

Bagpipe player Don Dransfield of Union and the Greenbrier East High School drumline and flag corps led the proce...

Celebrities hit the green at golf tournament


‘Duck Dynasty’ cast, George Lopez among stars at golf tournament

New internet options come to W.Va. counties


Many McDowell County residents have a new option when it comes to high-speed Internet and telephone services.

Shentel, the cable company that serves McDowell and Wyoming counties in southern West Virginia, just fin...

Young golfers learn from pros at Greenbrier


Hundreds of children turn out for Youth Day to talk to athletes

Man runs 77-mile Greenbrier River Trail in under 24 hours


CHARLESTON, W.Va. — When Jim Moore decided he would attempt to run the 77-mile Greenbrier River Trail in under 24 hours, he figured few other people would notice.

But as Moore reached the end of the trail in...

Charleston car dealership comes to royal family’s aid


A Charleston car dealership got an unexpected service call on the morning of June 20.

The clients? Extended members of the British royal family.

Roger Carte, general manager of fixed operations at Smith Compa...

W.Va. American Water president hopes to restore trust


With all remaining traces of MCHM now out of West Virginia American Water’s Charleston treatment plant, President Jeff McIntyre now hopes to restore faith in the water supply.

“We gave our communities...

Wind, lightning from Tuesday’s storms lead to some damage, power outages


Nine cows killed by lightning on Putnam County farm; Cabell County church damaged by strike

Pinch man arrested on drug charges after heroin found


A Pinch man was arrested on drug charges Wednesday after an investigation spurred by anonymous tips.

Jared Brent Casdorph, 32, of Pinch, was charged with possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance ...

Belle man arrested after leaving 4-month-old baby in car while shopping


Man told police it would be “too much of a hassle” to take the child out of the car

Steak Escape manager arrested on robbery charges


A manager at a Kanawha City restaurant was arrested Tuesday on allegations he robbed his employer of more than $400 last week.

Justin Lynn Carruthers, 27, of South Charleston, was arraigned in Kanawha County Magist...

Police say East Bank man brandished sword against ex-wife


CHARLESTON, W.Va. — An East Bank man is under arrest after authorities say he pulled a sword on his ex-wife Tuesday evening and threatened to kill her and himself.

Kanawha Cpl. Brian Humphreys said Dennie Le...

Monument dedicated to fallen Nicholas County fire, EMS personnel


A monument to honor fallen Nicholas County fire and EMS personnel was dedicated at the Nicholas County Courthouse on Sunday.

The Nicholas County Firefighter and EMS Monument was dedicated in remembrance of five fir...

Dunbar police seek suspect in credit card theft


Dunbar police are asking for help from the public in identifying a suspect in a recent credit card theft.

Dunbar Detective J.A. Payne said a vehicle was broken into at Shawnee Park in Dunbar on May 25 and the victi...

Logan teen dies in ATV crash; prayer service slated for Monday night


A Logan County teenager died in an ATV crash Sunday night on Pine Creek Road near Omar.

First Sgt. Andy Perdue with the Logan detachment of the State Police said the crash was reported about 10:30 p.m. Sunday. Tyle...

Raleigh police investigating third armed robbery in three days


Police in Raleigh County are investigating a third armed robbery in as many days in Glen Daniel.

Media outlets reported the Dollar General store in Glen Daniel was robbed at around 10:45 p.m. Sunday night. The same...

Four injured, one critically, in Kanawha River boating crash


One person is in critical condition after a recreational boat with four people on board slammed into a parked barge on the Kanawha River near Chelyan on Sunday night.

Department of Commerce spokesman Hoy Murphy sai...

Power up the fireworks


Charleston like ‘home away from home’ for Pa. man who designs, launches displays

Water company announces filter change project complete


All 16 units have been replaced

155 days after chemical leak

Water company filter replacement project nearly complete


Last of water

company’s tainted filters was taken offline May 23

UPDATE: Suspect nabbed in Spring Street Foodland robbery


UPDATE: Charleston police arrested Yul “Scamp” Carter, 55, on Hannah Drive around 5:15pm Wednesday in connection with the Foodland robbery Monday night.

Carter has been charged with first degree robbe...

Registration opens for above-ground storage tanks


Online registration began today for above-ground storage tanks subject to more stringent regulations following the Jan. 9 chemical leak that left about 300,000 West Virginians without water for days.

The Abovegroun...

Motor Medics mend machines


Technicians follow Power Tour with tools, equipment to fix any problems that arise

Wayne man charged in murder of caretaker


A Wayne County man is charged with first-degree murder after allegedly beating his step-grandmother to death Wednesday.

Kevin Jay Christiansen, 22, of Wayne, is charged in the death of Ruth Adkins. Christiansen had...

Strong storms headed into West Virginia


Derecho possible; flood watch, strong winds, heavy rain likely

Miranda Lambert makes emergency landing in WV


Miranda Lambert’s plane stopped in Bridgeport Tuesday

Man slain in Nicholas County overnight; suspect caught


CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Three people were arrested after a Nicholas County man was killed in an early morning fight.

Nicholas sheriff’s deputies on Tuesday morning arrested Kristopher James Love, 26, of B...

Bridgeport mayor arrested on federal drug charges


CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The mayor of Bridgeport was arrested Tuesday after being indicted on federal drug charges alleging he illegally distributed more than 11,000 prescription painkiller pills in the last three year...

Alum Creek woman dies in golf cart accident


An Alum Creek woman died Sunday after night after the golf cart she was driving on her property apparently rolled over.

Kanawha Cpl. Brian Humphreys said Claudia L. Workman, 77, of Alum Creek, was found dead at app...

Volunteers revitalize Camp Happy Valley


After closing last year, donations allowed facility to be cleaned, repaired for reopening

Resident says she was target of phone scam


Woman was reached via telephone and asked to pay a fine