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Murder warrant issued for Charleston man in weekend slaying
Charleston police issued a warrant for Marlon “Ice” Dixon on a charge of murder. Police believe
Murder warrant issued for Charleston man in weekend slaying

Charleston police have begun a full-scale manhunt for Marlon “Ice” Dixon, the chief suspect in the weekend shooting death of Branda Basham on the city’s West Side.

Lt. Steve Cooper, chief of detectives for the police...

It was a system designed to help law enforcement officers nab criminals who buy cold pills that fuel methamphetamine labs.

But the use of the meth-ingredient tracker has dropped significantly over the past year in West Virginia....

Tomblin announces panel to review juvenile justice system

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin announced Thursday the members of a task force to review the state’s juvenile justice system.

Last month, the governor announced a comprehensive review of the juvenile system would be undertaken by the Pew Charitable ...

WVU picked to finish eighth in Big 12

West Virginia University’s football team has been picked to finish eighth this coming season, according to the Big 12 media poll released this morning by the league.

Picked ahead of the Mountaineers are No. 1 Oklahoma (with 47 of the...

Supreme Court justice’s son arrested on DUI, pot charges

The son of West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Margaret Workman was arrested last week and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and possession of marijuana.

According to a criminal complaint on file in Kanawha County Magistrate...

Editorial: Congressional gridlock disgusts voters

Three U.S. billionaires of opposing viewpoints have written a blistering attack on hateful obstruction that prevents Republicans and Democrats in Congress from acting to benefit the United States.

“America deserves better than this,...

World cornhole tournament being held in Charleston

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Hundreds of cornhole players from across the country are in Charleston for a world championship tournament.

Champions in singles and doubles categories will be crowned on Saturday night at the Charleston Civic Center....

Trial of man charged with killing 4 delayed

Trial of man charged with killing 4 delayed

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – The trial of a man charged with killing four people in Clarksburg has been delayed.

The Exponent Telegram reports a Harrison County circuit judge Tuesday granted a...

Committee to seek new WVU Parkersburg president

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. – A search committee will be created to seek a new president for West Virginia University at Parkersburg.

The Parkersburg News and Sentinel reports that the school’s Board of Governors announced Wednesday evening ...

Man shot by Parkersburg police identified

Authorities have released the name of a man shot by Parkersburg police on Tuesday after he allegedly pulled a gun on officers.

Paul Christopher Johnson, 42, of Parkersburg, was shot about 1:30 p.m. by officers of the Parkersburg Police...

‘A serious corrosion problem’ found: As Freedom tanks come down, CSB says MCHM started leaking before Jan. 9 discovery
‘A serious corrosion problem’ found: As Freedom tanks come down, CSB says MCHM started leaking before Jan. 9 discovery

Citing “extensive corrosion,” federal investigators said an MCHM chemical storage tank at the Freedom Industries site along the Elk River likely was leaking prior to the Jan. 9 spill that contaminated the drinking water for 300,000...

Funerals for: July 17, 2014

Basham, Branda 2 p.m., Rowland H. Bailey Funeral Chapel of Bailey

Blair, Ruth 2 p.m., Ford Funeral Home, DeGarmo Chapel, Rivesville.

Clark, Juanita L. 4 p.m., 64 Willowood Circle, Hurricane.

Duke,...

Allan O. Wasonga

Allan O. Wasonga, 21, of Point Pleasant, died July 14, 2014. Service will be 1:30 p.m. Friday, July 18, at Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with visitation beginning at 11 a.m.

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