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Robbery suspect arrested with gun, drugs
Robbery suspect arrested with gun, drugs

POCA — An early morning trailer park robbery on Christmas Day in Poca ended with one man facing decades in prison. Police say they are also looking for another unnamed man from Poca who may be involved in the...

Ravenswood woman killed in accident

GALLIPOLIS FERRY, W.Va. -- A Ravenswood woman died in a two-vehicle accident in Mason County Monday evening, according to the Mason County Sheriff’s Department.

Shawna R. Flesher, 25, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident on W....

Two injured, bar license suspended after shooting

Police were looking Thursday afternoon for whoever shot dozens of rounds into a bar on Charleston’s West Side early Tuesday, injuring two people and prompting state officials to suspend the bar’s license.

About 46 rounds were fired ...

State troopers give motorists $100 bills instead of tickets

PRINCETON, W.Va. – Several motorists in the Princeton area got a surprise when they were pulled over by West Virginia State Police troopers.

Instead of a ticket, the troopers gave each motorist a $100 bill.

First Sgt. M.R. Crowder...

Girlfriend of alleged West Side shooter faces drug charges

The girlfriend of a man accused of killing a man last week now faces charges for her alleged role in the drug deal the parties were involved in that day, police said.

Tommissina Brooks was charged with conspiracy to possess drugs with intent to...

Woman injured, vehicles damaged by thrown rocks

Debbie Summerhill and her sister were returning from Christmas shopping Sunday night when she heard a loud boom and the sound of the passenger side window breaking.

“We thought I got shot,” she said.

While the sisters...

Grand Prix thief breaks glass with vehicle, steals ATM
Grand Prix thief breaks glass with vehicle, steals ATM

Someone broke into Southridge Grand Prix by smashing through the glass front windows with an off-road vehicle on Monday morning, then made off with an ATM, according to police.

Sgt. Tony Hazelett of the Charleston Police Department said police...

Mingo man found dead in suspected murder

TAYLORVILLE, W.Va. -- State Police were searching Monday for a red Ford Ranger pickup truck after an elderly Mingo County man was found dead in his home.

Police were investigating the death of Roland Stafford as a murder, according to a Logan...

Bouncer wounded in Putnam bar fight

ROCK BRANCH, W.Va. – A bouncer at a Rock Branch bar was wounded on Saturday after attempting to take a knife away from a bar patron, according to police.

State Police arrested Robert Eugene Simmons, 39, of Dunbar after an alleged...

St. Albans man sentenced for stabbing twin brother
St. Albans man sentenced for stabbing twin brother

A St. Albans man Monday who stabbed his twin brother earlier this year will go to jail if he so much as gets a traffic violation, a judge said Monday.

Kanawha Circuit Judge Duke Bloom sentenced Christopher Michael Lake, 23, to a year in jail,...

Elkins auto dealership evacuated after pipe bomb found

The Associated Press

ELKINS, W.Va. – Police are investigating a pipe bomb that prompted the evacuation of an Elkins auto dealership.

Performance Motors marketing director Stephanie Murphy tells The Inter-Mountain that a mechanic...

Heroin rises in Northern W.Va. after illegal pill crackdown

WHEELING, W.Va. – A crackdown by the Ohio Valley Drug Task Force has reduced illegal prescription painkiller operations in Northern West Virginia.

Now authorities are dealing with a new drug problem – heroin.

U.S. Attorney...

Police search for suspects in South Hills home invasion
Police search for suspects in South Hills home invasion

Charleston Police are looking for four men in connection with an armed home invasion that happened in South Hills Sunday morning, emergency officials said.

At around 9 a.m., three men broke into a home on Gordon Drive, according to a criminal...

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