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St. Albans woman reported missing
St. Albans woman reported missing

Deputies are searching for a St. Albans woman who’s reportedly been missing more than a week.

Francis Ann Wartenburg, 33, was last seen Feb. 21, according to a release from the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office.

Those with...

Police release name of man shot and killed by pharmacist

Police have released the name of the man who allegedly tried to rob a Kanawha County pharmacy on Wednesday morning before being shot and killed by the pharmacist.


Big Chimney man charged with murder
Big Chimney man charged with murder

A Big Chimney man has been arrested and charged with murder for allegedly stabbing a man to death Wednesday night, police say.

Thomas Elton Fluty Jr., 59, was in South Central Regional Jail on Thursday with no bail set after allegedly killing...

W.Va. Coast Guard member charged with faking death to desert

WHEELING, W.Va. – A West Virginia man has been charged with faking his death to desert from the U.S. Coast Guard.

U.S. Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld II says Larry C. Shelby, 33, of Martinsburg abandoned his vehicle and wrote suicide notes ...

Pharmacist who shot robber: “Why did you make me do this?”
Pharmacist who shot robber: “Why did you make me do this?”

PINCH, W.Va. — A Kanawha County pharmacist shot and killed a masked, would-be robber who walked into his business Wednesday morning and pulled out a gun.

Good Family Pharmacy employee Chris Monk said pharmacist Don Radcliff first...

Skeletal remains found in Raleigh County

ECCLES, W.Va. — West Virginia State Police are asking for help with an investigation into skeletal remains found in a remote area of Raleigh County.

According to a press release authorized by Capt. B.L. Mankins of the West Virginia State...

Five face drug charges in Boone County

MADISON, W.Va — Five people are facing drug charges in Boone County following a heroin bust on Tuesday.

Boone County Sheriff’s Department Chief Deputy Chad Barker said deputies and West Virginia State Police went to a home along...

Youths break into Kmart, make off with jewelry

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Charleston police are looking for two juveniles who smashed their way into the Patrick Street Kmart early this morning and made off with jewelry.

Sgt. Tony Hazelett of the Charleston Police Department said the youths used a...

Missing Fayette County man found dead, police investigating

JODIE, W.Va. — Police are investigating the death of a Fayette County man whose body was near a coal mine entrance.

Fayette County Sheriff Steve Kessler says the death of Ira Albert Truman, 51, could be weather-related, but investigators...

Prostitution sting hooks Wetzel schools chief

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Wetzel County schools superintendent was among several men arrested Thursday in a prostitution sting in Charleston, according to a news release.

Dennis Albright, 57, of New Martinsville, is charged with engaging in ...

Propane truck rollover blocks I-64 in Cabell

BARBOURSVILLE, W.Va. — It took about 12 hours for traffic to get moving after a tractor-trailer carrying propane tanks overturned in the median of Interstate 64 near Barboursville early Friday.


Car break-ins raise concerns of ID-theft gang

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — After a man smashed Kanawha County assistant prosecutor Maryclaire Akers’ car window and took her wallet last month outside the Charleston Tennis Club, she immediately canceled her credit cards and called her bank....

On file: Feb. 15, 2015


The following people applied for marriage licenses in Kanawha County between Feb. 6 and 13:

David Paul Bojaski, 38, and Amy Dawn Greenlee, 38, both of Charleston.

James Freddie Taylor, 39, of Shrewsbury and Lori S. Max, 40,...

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