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40 min ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

Names Released Of Man Killed, Woman Injured In Route 60 Crash West Of St. Albans

ST. ALBANS, W.Va. -- Kanawha deputies have released the names of a man who was killed and a woman who was injured in a single-vehicle crash on U.S. 60 near the Putnam County line west of St. Albans.

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Related Topix: St. Albans, WV

6 hrs ago | West Virginia Metro

Will Manchin run for governor again?

U.S. Senator Joe Manchin says he's "leaving all his options open" for 2016. That is when voters will elect West Virginia's next governor and, Manchin has said this week, he's not ruling out a return to the Mountain State for another run.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors, Joe Manchin, Charleston, WV

10 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

Morrisey Seeks Dismissal Of Charleston Challenge To WV Gun Law

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced Thursday that his office is seeking to dismiss a lawsuit by the city of Charleston regarding a gun law passed by the Legislature.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Felon Caught With 80 Guns Pleads Guilty

A convicted felon who was caught with over 80 guns in his Belle home.is pleading guilty.

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Related Topix: Belle, WV

Big News Network.com

West Virginia motor vehicle accidents Wrong way driver arrested

Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Suspicious Backpack Found Near Qdoba At Dudley Farms Plaza Turns Out To Be Harmless

A suspicious backpack found under a bench at bus stop at Dudley Farms Plaza turned out to be harmless.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV

WCHS-TV Charleston

Heated Debate Sparked About Corporal Punishment In Wake Of Plants Investigation

The criminal case against Kanawha County Prosecuting Attorney Mark Plants, accused of striking his son repeatedly with a belt leaving a large bruise, has sparked a heated debate about corporal punishment.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Family, Parenting

The Review

Clandestine lab is first found in more than 10 years

Tuesday's arrest of a suspected methamphetamine maker was the first involving a clandestine laboratory in northern Hancock County in more than 10 years, a drug task force official said.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Hancock County, WV, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Drug Enforcement Administration

West Virginia Metro

Judge sets hearing in dispute between Charleston and Prosecutor Plants

Kanawha Circuit Judge Duke Bloom will hear a dispute next Tuesday between the City of Charleston and the Kanawha County Prosecutor's Office over domestic violence cases.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Parents Of Girl Who Shot Brother To Be Placed On Home Confinement

The parents of a four-year-old girl shot in the arm nearly two weeks ago by her brother will be placed on home confinement.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Changes Coming To Kanawha Co. Pre-K

CHARLESTON, W.Va. In just a few days, some big changes happening in Kanawha County Schools, ahead of an even bigger change set to kick-in this fall.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, Family, Kids, Education Etc.

West Virginia Metro

FEMA reimbursement process begins

Representatives of governmental agencies from across Kanawha County were given applications during a Wednesday meeting that they will use to apply for reimbursement for the money spent in response to the Jan. 9 chemical leak and water emergency that followed.

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Related Topix: FEMA, US News

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Williamson Daily News Online

McCormick resigns as mayor during special meeting

In an unexpected turn of events, Darrin McCormick tendered his resignation as mayor of Williamson, effective April 30, during a special City Council meeting held Monday evening.

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Related Topix: Williamson, WV, Federal Prisons, Prison, Mingo County, WV

WCHS-TV Charleston

Juvenile To Be Charged In Connection With Elkview Elementary Center Bomb Threat

A juvenile petition was signed charging an Elkview Middle School student with placing a terrorist threat after a bomb threat was received at Elk Elementary Center.

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Related Topix: Elkview, WV

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Deputies Investigating Reported Home Invasion In Sissonville Area

Kanawha County deputies are investigating a home invasion in the Sissonville area after a woman said two men forced their way inside her residence and demanded prescription medication.

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Related Topix: Sissonville, WV

West Virginia Metro

Kanawha County prosecutor says he shouldn't be suspended

At times emotional, at others defiant, Kanawha County prosecutor Mark Plants said during a news conference Monday he has done nothing wrong by disciplining his son with a spanking.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Charleston, WV

West Virginia Metro

Plane wreckage removal continues in Kanawha County

A preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board could be released as soon as later this month on the Friday night plane crash in eastern Kanawha County that killed two people.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Weather

Sun Apr 13, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Two Injured In Kanawha Stabbing

Two men were left injured, one seriously, after an early morning fight and stabbing in Kanawha County on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Elkview, WV

Big News Network.com

Plane crash victims identified

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Related Topix: Air Accidents

Sat Apr 12, 2014

West Virginia Metro

Driver charged in wrong way wreck

Kanawha County authorities say Lori Call, 41, of Nitro got on the interstate at the St. Albans exit around 3:30 a.m. and headed east in the west bound lanes.

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Related Topix: Nitro, WV, St. Albans, WV, Cross Lanes, WV, Teays Valley, WV

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