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KRT adopts flat fare for bus service
F. BRIAN FERGUSON | Gazette file photo
KRT adopts flat fare for bus service

It’s about to get a lot easier for passengers and drivers to figure out how much it costs to ride a bus in Kanawha County.

Starting in July, it will cost riders $1.50 one way to take the bus anywhere the Kanawha Valley Regional...

KRT adopts flat fare for bus service
KRT adopts flat fare for bus service

It’s about to get a lot easier for passengers and drivers to figure out how much it costs to ride a bus in Kanawha County.

Starting in July, it will cost riders $1.50 one way to take the bus anywhere the Kanawha Valley Regional...

Kanawha man pleads guilty in family shootings
Kanawha man pleads guilty in family shootings

A Kanawha County man pleaded guilty Thursday to second-degree murder in the 2013 death of his adopted teenage daughter, and attempted second-degree murder in the shooting of his adopted teenage son.

Roy Roger Pittman, 70, will face between 10...

Charleston committee passes groundwater restriction bill

City Council’s Environment and Recycling Committee approved a restriction on groundwater extraction at a site in Kanawha City.

A bill establishing a restricted use area at 3718 MacCorckle Ave. passed unanimously on Tuesday evening,...

Boil-water advisories

West Virginia American Water has expanded a boil-water advisory for four streets in the St. Albans area to include all customers in the community of Jefferson as well as customers in the Kanawha Terrace and Green Valley Drive areas of St. Albans,...

Economic development panel gets Procter & Gamble details

Members of the West Virginia Economic Development Authority got some more details about Procter & Gamble’s proposed manufacturing facility in Berkeley County at Thursday’s monthly meeting.

State Commerce Secretary Keith Burdette...

Longtime broadcaster Jule “Mr. Cartoon” Huffman dies
Longtime broadcaster Jule “Mr. Cartoon” Huffman dies

Longtime television broadcaster and weatherman Jule Huffman, known to generations of children as “Mr. Cartoon,” died Thursday at an assisted living facility in Huntington. He was 91.

Huffman worked as a weather reporter for 38...

Elkview man pleads guilty to child porn charge

An Elkview man pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court in Charleston to possession of child pornography.

Ronnie Eugene Naylor, 58, admitted he possessed more than 600 images and videos of minors engaged in sexual acts, according to a news...

Federal court skeptical of challenge to Obama’s climate change plan

WASHINGTON – Two out of three judges on a federal appeals court panel expressed doubts Thursday about a legal challenge to the Obama administration’s far-reaching plan to address climate change.

The comments came during nearly two...

McKinley raises $154k in campaign cash, gov question looms

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – While considering a bid for governor, Republican U.S. Rep. David McKinley started the year by adding almost $154,000 to his federal campaign account.

On Wednesday, McKinley and West Virginia’s freshman...

Mom charged with contaminating ill son’s IV misses hearing

CINCINNATI – A woman accused of deliberately making her 9-year-old son sick by contaminating his IV with fecal matter at a Cincinnati hospital is being sought on an arrest warrant after she missed a court hearing.

A Hamilton County court ...

Huntington police ID homeless man struck and killed by train

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Huntington police have identified a homeless man who was struck and killed by a train.

Police Chief Joe Ciccarelli tells The Herald-Dispatch that police notified the family of Kevin Wayne Childers, 46, this week after...

Don’t panic, college seniors: Jobs for grads likely to grow

WASHINGTON (AP) – The consulting and accounting firm EY is aggressively recruiting on college campuses this spring. The company formerly known as Ernst & Young plans to hire 9,000 graduates from U.S. universities this year, up from 7,500 in...

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