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Juvenile charged with sexual assault at Capital High

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Police have made an arrest in connection with an alleged sexual assault at Capital High School.

Sgt. Tony Hazelett of the Charleston Police Department confirmed this morning that a juvenile had been arrested in connection...

Police: three men broke into house, stole cars

Three Sissonville men are being charged with burglary and grand larceny in connection with several crimes in Kanawha County discovered this week, according to a release from the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office.

Allen Michael Burgess, 24;...

St. Albans woman arrested for robbery at dry cleaner

Police arrested a woman who allegedly robbed a St. Albans business earlier this week, according to a news release from St. Albans Police Department.

Pamela Payton, 48, of St. Albans, allegedly robbed St. Albans Cleaners on...

Homeless man settles with city in police, backpack incident

The homeless man who had his backpack thrown off a bridge by a Charleston policeman last year, was given $1,500 and agreed not to sue the city over the incident, a settlement agreement released last week shows.

Andrew Joel Hunt’s...

On file: Jan. 18, 2015

Marriages

The following people applied for marriage licenses in Kanawha County between Jan. 9 and 16:

AlaaTakla, 28, and Amanda Lou Cogar, 36, both of Dunbar

Marvin Roy Welch, 63, and Faith Yvonne Reed, 49, both of Dunbar....

Police say Braxton teacher failed to report sexual assault

A Braxton County teacher was arrested this week for failing to report a sexual assault as a mandated reporter, according to a news release from West Virginia State Police.

A student told Allen Parker Heath, 31, of Sutton, about a sexual assault...

Man arrested following high speed chase

A Kanawha County man is in jail after leading police on a high speed chase.

West Virginia State Police spokesman Lt. Michael Baylous said Trooper C.A. Boner of the Quincy detachment spotted a red Mitsubishi pickup truck cross three lanes of...

Police make arrests in Oak Hill home invasion

Police say four people found in South Carolina were allegedly involved in a home invasion in Oak Hill last week, and they are still looking for a fifth suspect, according to a news release.

Officers arrested Kentrell Goodman, originally from Oak ...

Man shot dead in Clay County

ELKHURST, W.Va. — A man was shot to death early Thursday morning, according to a Clay County dispatcher.

The shooting happened at about 8:30 a.m. in the Elkhurst area outside of Clay.

Initial...

Man to be extradited from W.Va. to N.C. to face murder charges

LEWISBURG, W.Va. — A suspect in a multistate crime spree will be transferred from West Virginia to North Carolina to face murder charges.

Media outlets report that Edward Watson Campbell, 54, of Alvin,...

Morgantown police buy 30 body cameras for officers

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Police officers in Morgantown now have video cameras attached to their uniforms to document daily activities.

The Dominion Post reported the department bought about 30 body cameras at ...

Man to be extradited from W.Va. to N.C. to face murder charges

LEWISBURG, W.Va. – A suspect in a multistate crime spree will be transferred from West Virginia to North Carolina to face murder charges.

Media outlets report that 54-year-old Edward Watson Campbell of Alvin, Texas, waived extradition on...

Dunbar woman found safe

A Dunbar woman who was reported missing on Monday was interviewed in person and is safe, according to police.

Members of the family of Darla Lattea, 35, reported her missing on Monday.

Lattea had been staying with family on Washington...

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