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Boone volunteer firefighters charged in alleged scam

WHARTON — The State Fire Marshal’s Office has filed felony criminal complaints against the fire chief and fire officer of a Boone County volunteer fire department.

Ira Rash, of the Wharton-Barrett...

Boone volunteer firefighters charged in alleged scam

WHARTON — The State Fire Marshal’s Office has filed felony criminal complaints against the fire chief and fire officer of a Boone County volunteer fire department.

Ira Rash, of the Wharton-Barrett...

Thieves pose as antique dealers in St. Albans

The woman was robbed after letting the two men inside her home on Virginia Avenue North on the west side of St. Albans, Kanawha Sheriff’s Spokesman Brian Humphreys said.

One man distracted her, while the other stole a small amount of cash ...

Former Shinnston officer sentenced on drug charges

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – A former Shinnston police officer has been sentenced on drug charges.

Media outlets report that a Harrison County Circuit Court judge sentenced Charles Roscoe Henning III on Monday to four to 16 years in prison....

One killed in car fire in Tyler County

SISTERSVILLE, W.Va. – Authorities are investigating a car fire that killed one person in Tyler County.

The Tyler County Sheriff’s Department tells media outlets that a passer-by saw a car on fire near Sistersville around 4 p.m....

Informant’s name was released before her slaying
Informant’s name was released before her slaying

A confidential police informant killed in Charleston last week had her name disclosed in court filings about a week before she was killed, although that is not how her alleged killer found out she was an informant, police said.

Police say Marlon ...

Police release names from fatal Logan crash

CHAPMANVILLE, W.Va. — Police have released the names of the three people killed in a three-vehicle crash in Logan County Thursday.

Chapmanville...

Elkins teacher arrested for soliciting student

ELKINS, W.Va. -- An Elkins High School teacher has been arrested for solicitation of a teenage student.

Donald Johnson Jr., 33, allegedly sent sexually explicit text messages to a 16-year-old female student, according to the criminal complaint....

On file: July 20, 2014

Marriages

The following people applied for marriage licenses in Kanawha County between July 11 and 18:

Trevor Keith Floyd, 20, and VicktoriaLeigh Harrison, 19, both of Charleston.

Babatu Nantambu Osayaba, 29, and Sharonnia Monique...

Crime Report: July 20, 2014

The following crimes were reported to the Charleston Police Department between July 10 and 16:

East District:

MacCorkle Avenue Southeast 5700 block, shoplifting, July 10, 10:40 p.m.

Clendenin Street 400 block, breaking and entering,...

Charleston man arrested in weekend slaying
Charleston man arrested in weekend slaying

Marlon Dewayne “Ice” Dixon shot to death Branda “MiMi” Basham because she was working with law enforcement as a confidential informant on drug investigations, police said Thursday.

Basham’s assistance led to...

Woman arrested on robbery charges

Cortney Cain, 19, is charged with armed robbery and is being held at North Central Regional Jail on $25,000 bail.

She allegedly set up the June 16 attack at a home on Elm Street through online messages, South Charleston Detective Aaron Cook said....

71-year-old man beaten with baseball bat, robbed

MAYSEL, W.Va. — A 71-year-old man was beaten with a baseball bat during a robbery in Maysel Thursday, state police said.

William B. Vineyard was leaving Jesse Sez Restaurant/Bar at 1:15 a.m. when a male...

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