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Police shoot man in Elkins

Three police officers responding to a call in Elkins shot an armed man early Sunday morning, according to a statement from the West Virginia State Police.

According to the police statement, a call came in around 3:30 a.m. of a man banging on a...

Police shoot man in Elkins

Three police officers responding to a call in Elkins shot an armed man early Sunday morning, according to a statement from the West Virginia State Police.

According to the police statement, a call came in around 3:30 a.m. of a man banging on a...

WV license plate readers raise privacy concerns
WV license plate readers raise privacy concerns

When the white Chevrolet Suburban crossed the West Virginia state line traveling west on Interstate 64, the camera mounted above the highway quickly captured images of the vehicle’s North Carolina license plate as it zipped ...

Crimes Report: May 24, 2015

The following crimes were reported to the Charleston Police Department between May 14-20:

East District:

Washington Street East 1300 block, shoplifting, May 14, 9:30 p.m.

Kenton Drive 10 block, grand larceny auto, May 15, 11:05 a.m....

Marriages

The following people applied for marriage licenses between May 15-22:

Todd Wayne Fry, 29, and Amanda Pauline Marling, 33, both of Charleston.

Kevin Wayne Young II, 23, of Cedar Grove and Ashley Lynn McClure, 23, of...

On file: May 17, 2015

Marriages

The following people applied for marriage licenses in Kanawha County between May 1 and 15:

David-George Haikal, 39, of Poca and Michele Lee Workman, 33, of Charleston.

Timothy Don Craddock, 53, and Jaunita Louise Conaway,...

W.Va. man shot by police sentenced for weapons violation

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A Parkersburg man who was shot by police during a standoff last year has been sentenced to seven years in federal prison for a weapons violation.

Forty-three-year-old Paul Christopher Johnson was sentenced Thursday in...

W.Va. man shot by police sentenced for weapons violation

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A Parkersburg man who was shot by police during a standoff last year has been sentenced to seven years in federal prison for a weapons violation.

Forty-three-year-old Paul Christopher Johnson was sentenced Thursday in...

Man charged in Tennessee with killing wife arrested in WV

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. — West Virginia authorities have arrested a Tennessee man charged with running over and killing his wife with a pickup

News outlets reported that West Virginia State Police troopers...

Suspects sought in Elkview car theft
Suspects sought in Elkview car theft

ELKVIEW, W.Va. -- Kanawha County sheriff’s deputies are looking for a man and a woman suspected of stealing a car from an Elkview convenience store last week.

Sgt. Brian Humphreys of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Department said a...

Baby goat shot to death in Monongalia County

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Police are searching for a suspect after a Monongalia County family says their baby goat was fatally shot nearly 400 feet away from their property.

WDTV-TV reports the Nelson family noticed that one of their 6-week-...

Man kills himself during Pocahontas traffic stop

HILLSBORO, W.Va. — A 56-year-old man killed himself during a traffic stop on U.S. 219 in Pocahontas County on Friday, according to State Police.

Scott Howard Ragsdale, of Hillsboro, was riding in a vehicle driven by Jessie Allen Ragsdale, ...

Heroin provider charged with murder 3 months after overdose
Heroin provider charged with murder 3 months after overdose

Three months ago, on Feb. 13, Steven Craig Coleman gave his father some heroin, according to a criminal complaint.

His father, Steve Slater, took the heroin, on a red plate, to a bedroom at the back of his house on Seventh Avenue on the West...

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