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Charleston, Morgantown and Fayette police to get body cameras

Citing events in Ferguson, Missouri, where the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man triggered weeks of protests, Capt. Ted Malone of the Charleston Police Department said the agency is in the planning stages of purchasing body...

Charleston, Morgantown and Fayette police to get body cameras

Citing events in Ferguson, Missouri, where the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man triggered weeks of protests, Capt. Ted Malone of the Charleston Police Department said the agency is in the planning stages of purchasing body...

Logan school bus, coal truck collide; no one hurt

LOGAN, W.Va. — No students were injured when a Logan County school bus and a coal truck crashed on Friday morning.

About 10 students from Logan High School were on the bus, according to a release from...

Sexual assault suspect one of several arrests in Fayette County

A Smithers man charged with sexual assault was one of several people arrested Thursday by Fayette County sheriff’s deputies.

Sheriff Steve Kessler said a woman told deputies on Wednesday that she had been sexually assaulted in the...

WVU expels students for involvement in riots

Three West Virginia University students were expelled Thursday for their involvement in riots across campus following WVU’s football win against Baylor on Saturday.

The three are among 14 WVU students charged earlier this week for taking...

Settlement approved in huge nursing home case

A judge approved a $38 million settlement this week in a lawsuit against a Charleston nursing home after the state Supreme Court reduced the original verdict in the case.

In 2011, after a trial that lasted nearly two weeks in front of Kanawha...

Chambers must rule on same-sex marriage, plaintiffs say
Chambers must rule on same-sex marriage, plaintiffs say

A federal judge still needs to rule on the lawsuit challenging the state’s ban on same-sex marriage, the couples who filed the lawsuit say, even though same-sex couples are now being married in West Virginia and the state attorney general...

Ex-W.Va. sheriff’s deputy charged with embezzling

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. – A former Berkeley County sheriff’s deputy has been indicted on charges of embezzling guns.

A Berkeley County grand jury charged Dennis E. Streets with felony embezzlement and felony fraudulent scheme Wednesday. ...

Kanawha County man allegedly has sex with dog

A Kanawha County man had sex with his dog, police said.

Johnnie Boggess, 47, of Miami in Cabin Creek, faces a charge of cruelty to animals, according to West Virginia State Police.

Sgt. Larry O’Bryan said Boggess admitted to sex...

Man robs Pizza Hut; steals employee’s car

A man robbed the Pizza Hut on Maccorkle Avenue in South Charleston at knife-point late Tuesday, then stole an employee’s vehicle, police say.

Police are still looking for the white male who brandished a knife and stole money from the cash ...

Suspect in ex-NFL player robbery faces new charge

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — A West Virginia man accused of robbing a former NFL player is facing a new charge.

The Herald-Mail reported a Berkeley County grand jury indicted Roger C. Doleman, 28, of Martinsburg,...

Student carried gun at George Washington High School

A 16-year-old sophomore at George Washington High School in Charleston had an unloaded handgun at school on Monday, police say.

Another student saw the .380 caliber handgun in the pocket of the student’s jacket then alerted the school...

WVU player among those cited during post-game riot

A WVU football player was among several cited in connection to Saturday night’s riot, according to a release from the Morgantown Police Department.

Elijah Wellman, 20, was charged with disorderly conduct.

Wellman, a Huntington...

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