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Tuesday Jan 27 | via WOAY
Police arrest a Raleigh County music teacher after a parent claimed their child had been inappropriately touched. State Police arrested Keith Janney, 51, of Beckley was arrested Tuesday on 1st Degree Sexual Assault and Sexual Assault By a Custodian. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 27 | via West Virginia Metro
State troopers arrested a Beckley man Tuesday and charged him with two felony counts after he allegedly inappropriately touched a five-year-old student. Troopers said they received a complaint Monday from the parent of the young boy who made the allegations against a music teacher at the School of Harmony in Daniels. Comment?
Saturday Jan 3 | via Canadian Content
Bodies found in pickup after shootout with West Virginia cops Kara Van Pelt, REUTERS First posted: Friday, January 02, 2015 11:19 AM EST Updated: Friday, January 02, 2015 02:42 PM EST BECKLEY, W. VA. - A Texas father and son on a multi-state crime spree killed a North Carolina couple, set their home on fire, stole their truck and then shot and wounded two police officers in West Virginia, authorities said on Friday. Comment?
Jan 1, 2015 | via KATC-TV Lafayette
Little Jimmy Dickens, a diminutive singer-songwriter known for his sense of humor and as the oldest cast member of the Grand Ole Opry, has died. He was 94. Dickens died Friday at a Nashville-area hospital of cardiac arrest after suffering a stroke on Christmas Day, Opry spokeswoman Jessie Schmidt said. Comment?
Dec 28, 2014 | via West Virginia Metro
Charles "Chuck" Gaines, 27, of Pittsburgh, Pa., and Talaya T. White, 25, of Clarksburg, were apprehended by the Harrison County Street Crimes and Drug Unit along with their patrol division, in cooperation with the Salem Police Department's K-9 Unit. According to Chief Deputy Jeff McAtee, Saturday evening, an undercover SCAD deputy met Gaines and White at the Maple View apartment complex in Clarksburg where he purchased a "brick" of heroin -which equates to 50 stamps, or doses- for $500 from them. 3 comments
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