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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...

Elkview couple charged with child neglect

ELKVIEW, W.Va. -- An Elkview couple was arrested this morning after they were discovered passed out in their van with two children inside.

Cpl. Brian Humphreys of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Department said deputies went to Rossville...

Two stabbed on Charleston’s West Side

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Charleston police are investigating a morning stabbing incident that sent two people to the hospital.

Sgt. Tyke Hunt of the Charleston Police Department said officers went to a house on Frame Street a little before 6 a.m. to ...

State Police capture alleged police vehicle thief
State Police capture alleged police vehicle thief

West Virginia State Police searched for a Berkeley Springs man for hours Tuesday after he was allegedly able to steal a State Police SUV while wearing handcuffs.

Dustin W. Hinckle, 29, was apprehended Tuesday afternoon on Spohrs Road near...

Summersville clothing store robbed at gunpoint

SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. -- Three men from New York were arrested Monday night after allegedly holding up a Summersville clothing store.

Summersville Police Chief Jay Nowak said a man allegedly walked into the rue21 clothing store in Merchants Walk...

Overturned logging truck crushes, kills motorcyclist

BELVA, W.Va. – A logging truck overturned and crushed a man to death on his motorcycle outside of a Fayette County gas station.

The Charleston Daily Mail reports 62-year-old Philip Jenkins was killed Monday morning in Belva. Fayette...

Police ID man found dead in Charleston

Police say the man has been identified as Gary Gillespie, 63, of Charleston.

The body was located in the 1600 block on Seventh Avenue, Chief of Detectives Lt. Steve Cooper said.

No physical injury was found, so the death is not considered...

Kanawha SWAT team trains at former recycling center
Kanawha SWAT team trains at former recycling center

Members of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Department SWAT team try to train as often as they can. So when the 14-member team got a chance last week to conduct drills in the old Slack Street recycling center building, they jumped at the...

Nicholas County man allegedly flees police after domestic incident

A Nicholas County man faces charges of domestic battery and fleeing on foot, according to a news release from the Nicholas County Sheriff’s Department.

Danny Barnette, 60, of Birch River, allegedly fled the scene after police responded to ...

Montgomery apartment building fire rekindles (photo)
Montgomery apartment building fire rekindles (photo)

Man accused of killing another man by striking with vehicle

BESOCO, W.Va. -- A Raleigh County man is accused of killing another man by intentionally striking the man with his vehicle.

Willis Wilson, 28, of Princewick, was arrested on Monday by deputies with the Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office and...

Man charged after child left in hot car in Charleston

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A man has been arrested on charges that he left a child in a hot car in Charleston.

Charleston police say 23-year-old Anthony Dallas Scaggs was arrested Friday.

South Central Regional Jail records show...

Charleston man stabbed, won’t ID perpetrator

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A man was stabbed in Charleston late Friday afternoon, but wouldn’t tell police who stabbed him.

James Clendenin, of Charleston, was stabbed in the stomach around the 200 block of 26th Street West in Charleston...

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