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Trial set for W.Va. man accused of killing wife

ELKINS, W.Va. – A Randolph County man is scheduled to stand trial early next year on charges of killing his wife.

Media outlets report that a Randolph County judge scheduled the trial of Theodore Yeager Newlon, 84, during a hearing this...

Trial set for W.Va. man accused of killing wife

ELKINS, W.Va. – A Randolph County man is scheduled to stand trial early next year on charges of killing his wife.

Media outlets report that a Randolph County judge scheduled the trial of Theodore Yeager Newlon, 84, during a hearing this...

Mayor says ‘time to move on’ in case involving justice’s son

Charleston Mayor Danny Jones said Thursday that “it’s time to move on” from a case in which the son of a state Supreme Court justice was accused of beating up his sister and leaving her in a ditch, and then had the charges against ...

Silver alert issued for missing Elkins teen

ELKINS, W.Va. -- A silver alert was issued Wednesday for an Elkins teenager after he disappeared on foot while headed to school.

Joshua Wayne Leary, 15, is white with blonde hair and hazel eyes. He is 5-foot 6-inches tall and weighs 118 pounds,...

Lightning strikes temporarily disables Lincoln 911 calls

HAMLIN, W.Va. -- A lightning strike late Wednesday evening disabled the Lincoln County Emergency Dispatch Center’s direct 911 line for more than an hour, according to dispatchers.

The lightning strike happened at around 11:30 p.m....

Riverside High employees suspended for allegedly stealing from school

A theft ring among Riverside High School employees, which allegedly went on for years, was broken up after one employee’s son told police about the theft while a State Police trooper was serving him a domestic violence petition.

Five...

Homicide suspect kills himself, police say

Police say a Parkersburg man took his own life after finding out he was being investigated as a suspect in a homicide.

Robert Gagliardi, 45, was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound lying on a creek bank in Parkersburg on Tuesday,...

Police shoot man in Berkeley County

FALLING WATERS -- Police shot an armed man in Falling Waters earlier this week after they say he refused to surrender his weapon.

A trooper with the Martinsburg detachment of the West Virginia State Police and a deputy with the Berkeley County...

Mason wreck injures several students

SOUTHSIDE, W.Va. – Several children and a tractor trailer driver were taken to local hospitals following a wreck involving a school bus and two other vehicles in Mason County Tuesday morning.

The Mason County Sheriff’s Department...

Dollar General employee robbed leaving work

A Dollar General employee was robbed while leaving work at the Washington Street West store to make a deposit Tuesday morning, Charleston Police Sgt. Tony Hazelett said.

The man suffered minor injuries from being struck in the head with an...

Warrant issued for armed robbery in Rand

RAND, W.Va. -- Police have obtained a warrant for the arrest of a man who allegedly fired several shots near his victim while attempting an armed robbery, according to a release from the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Department.

Christopher...

Mingo County man killed in police shooting

DINGESS — Troopers fatally shot a Mingo County man after he “raised [a] handgun in a threatening manner toward them,” according to a release from West Virginia State Police spokesman Lt. Michael...

Second person hit by train in McDowell County dies

RODERFIELD, W.Va. – West Virginia State Police say a second person hit by a train in McDowell County has died.

State police tell media outlets that Ruth Mullins, 24, of Raysal died Sunday morning at a Charleston hospital.

State...

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