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59 min ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

Trailer Owner Finds Abandoned Meth Lab Near Backyard

Shrewsbury , Kanawha County , West Virginia Deputies said they spent hours investigating an abandoned meth lab found just outside of a trailer park that is in the process of shutting down.

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5 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

High-Profile Murder Case May Have Federal Implications

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Another high-profile local murder case may have federal implications.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Charleston, WV, Death Penalty

Mon Jul 21, 2014

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Dirty Girl Mud Run Slated For Charleston Canceled

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia The Dirty Girl Mud Run scheduled Saturday in Charleston has been canceled.

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W.Va. Family Fights For 13-Month-Old Daughter To Be An Organ Donor After Tragic Death

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia A West Virginia family's fight to have their daughter's life continue on after her tragic death.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, Marlinton, WV, Core, WV

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Woman Chains Herself To Doghouse At State Capitol

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Imagine being chained to a doghouse for 825 hours.

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Woman Accused Of Stealing During Open Houses Pleads Guilty In Case

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia A woman accused of stealing during open houses pleaded guilty Monday in Kanawha Circuit Court to grand larceny.

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Public Input Sought In WV Preservation Plan

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia The state is seeking public input on a proposed annual historic preservation work program.

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Driver Escapes Injury After Crashing Into Guardrail

Elkview , Kanawha County , West Virginia The driver of a car escapes injury after crashing their car into a guardrail in Elkview.

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Related Topix: Elkview, WV, Pinch, WV

WCHS-TV Charleston

Nitro High Gets Funding For Police Officer

Nitro , Kanawha County , West Virginia For the second year, federal funds will help provide a police officer at Nitro High School.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Businesses Say Ballpark Has Boosted Local Economy

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia The area continues to celebrate the 10th year since the opening of Appalachian Power Park.

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Suspect Goes On Trial Monday For Murder Of Elderly Man

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia A former lawn care worker is scheduled to go on trial Monday for allegedly killing an elderly Kanawha City man.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

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West Virginia State Police Cracking Down On Distracted Driving

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Flying 70 miles an hour down the interstate, with your eyes on your phone, not knowing what's in front of you is, is not a good combination.

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California Fugitive Caught In WV

Nitro , Kanawha County , West Virginia A fugitive from Los Angeles is now back in custody, after being captured in West Virginia.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Teens Rescue Kittens From Creek

Katelyn Sykes Videographer: John Tincher Reported: Jul. 18, 2014 1:22 PM EDT Updated: Jul. 18, 2014 2:08 PM EDT Clendenin , Kanawha County , West Virginia Two Clendenin boys are dubbing a litter of kittens "The Lucky Five" after they rescued them from a creek.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

"Skimmers" Target Kanawha City Bank, Steal Account Information

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Debit card and pin numbers for customers at a Charleston bank landed in the hands of criminals over the weekend.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, Kanawha City, WV, St. Albans, WV

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DEP Halts Mining Near Kanawha State Forest

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia West Virginia environmental officials have ordered a new surface coal mining operation near Kanawha State Forest to halt mining.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

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I-64 Westbound Near Cross Lanes Shut Down Due To Multi-Vehicle Accident; At Least 2 Injured

Cross Lanes , Kanawha County , West Virginia All westbound lanes of Interstate 64 were closed Friday night, due to an accident involving a tractor trailer and multiple passenger cars near the Cross Lanes exit.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

MCHM-Tainted Stormwater Could Be Treated In Charleston

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Stormwater runoff contaminated by MCHM-laced soil on Freedom Industries tank farm may soon be headed to a Charleston sewage treatment plant, instead of North Carolina and Ohio for disposal.

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Divers Search For Gun Used In West Side Murder

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Divers with the Charleston Police Department are searching Magic Island for the gun police said Marlon "Ice" Dixon used to kill Branda Basham.

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Preseason Football Polls Predict Finishes For WVU, Marshall

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Preseason football polls have West Virginia University near the bottom of the ladder in the Big 12 while Marshall University is predicted to be in the hunt for the Conference USA championship.

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