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2 charged after girl found in vermin-infested home

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Police in Charleston have charged a mother and a nanny after a 6-year-old girl was found in a boarded-up home infested with roaches and bed bugs.

A criminal complaint in Kanawha County Magistrate Court says officers...

2 charged after girl found in vermin-infested home

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Police in Charleston have charged a mother and a nanny after a 6-year-old girl was found in a boarded-up home infested with roaches and bed bugs.

A criminal complaint in Kanawha County Magistrate Court says officers...

Dunbar man accused of breaking into house, sexual assault

ST. ALBANS, W.Va. -- A 26-year-old Dunbar man was arrested Wednesday after allegedly breaking into a St. Albans house to have sex with an underage girl.

Jonathan M. Wilson faces charges of burglary and third-degree sexual assault, both felonies....

Police: Plants involved in child custody incident

Police were called to John Adams Middle School early Wednesday evening in response to a child custody issue involving Kanawha County Prosecuting Attorney Mark Plants, officers said.

Charleston police responded to multiple 911 calls, then made...

Two dead in fire in St. Albans
Two dead in fire in St. Albans

ST. ALBANS, W.Va. -- The state fire marshal’s office has determined that “careless smoking” was the cause of a fire that left two people dead in St. Albans on Wednesday.

A male and female were found dead in the house at 2069 ...

Teen reportedly robbed downtown

A teenager was mugged in downtown Charleston on Tuesday by three men who allegedly beat him before taking off with his cell phone and other items, according to a court document.

The 15-year-old victim was walking through Brawley Walkway between...

Police seek West Side robbery suspect

Charleston police are searching for a man who allegedly held up a West Side grocery store just before noon Wednesday.

Lt. Shawn Williams of the Charleston Police Department said a man walked into the Fas-Chek supermarket on West Washington...

Four accused of arson scheme in Harrison

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Four West Virginia residents have been accused of burning a Harrison County home to collect more than $171,000 in insurance money.

The state Fire Marshal’s Office said warrants filed in Harrison County Court...

Man arrested in St. Albans stabbing

ST. ALBANS, W.Va. — St. Albans police have made an arrest in connection with an early-morning stabbing that sent one person to the hospital.

According to a Kanawha County Metro 911 dispatcher, the stabbing was reported at 602 Washington...

Recaptured fugitive, others accused in arson-for-insurance scheme

BECKLEY — Four West Virginia residents face charges after allegedly setting fire to a home to collect insurance money, according to the State Fire Marshal’s Office.

George and Rebecca Bonnell, Samuel...

Two killed in crash in southern West Virginia

MADISON, W.Va. – Police in southern West Virginia say two men have died when their vehicle overturned outside Madison.

Media outlets report the accident occurred early Saturday on state Route 17 in Boone County.

Sheriff’s...

State man arrested after child found in hot car

WHEELING, W.Va. – A Wheeling man faces charges that he left his 18-month-old daughter in a hot car while he was asleep on a couch.

Media outlets report 33-year-old Cory Rockhold was arrested Thursday night after police found his daughter...

Man fatally shot by police in Huntington bar

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Huntington police have fatally shot an armed man during an argument at a city bar.

Huntington police Capt. John Ellis identified the gunman as 37-year-old Robert Henderson. Ellis says Henderson was a native of the...

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