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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...

Easter egg with firecrackers, BBs closes Huntington High

Students were evacuated from Huntington High School Thursday after a student brought a hollow Easter egg with firecrackers and BB balls inside to school, according to a press release from Cabell County Schools.

The release said another student...

Teen who was shot on Tuesday is arrested for home invasion

A Dunbar teenager who went to a clinic with a gunshot wound to the leg on Tuesday was arrested on Thursday for an alleged attempted armed home invasion last week, according to Dunbar police.

The 15-year-old male was arrested on charges of...

Vehicle crashes into Cross Lanes post office

A vehicle crashed into a post office in Cross Lanes after its brakes went out Thursday, police said.

Kanawha County Sheriff’s Cpl. Brian Humphreys said the driver turned into the parking lot at the post office at 5306 Big Tyler Road to...

Morgantown man hit by 3 vehicles on Pittsburgh’s I-376 ID’d

PITTSBURGH – State police are trying to figure out if a West Virginia man was intoxicated before he walked on Interstate 376 in downtown Pittsburgh, where he was struck and killed by three vehicles whose drivers didn’t stop.

The...

Retired longtime Putnam judge Spaulding found dead
Retired longtime Putnam judge Spaulding found dead

Retired longtime Putnam County Circuit Court Judge O.C. “Hobby” Spaulding was found dead Wednesday night with a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to State Police.

Spaulding, 69, was diagnosed with ALS, or amyotrophic lateral ...

Beckley woman shot trying to break up boyfriend’s fight
Beckley woman shot trying to break up boyfriend’s fight

A Beckley woman was shot in the back Tuesday night while attempting to intervene in a fight between four men, including her boyfriend and one man who stole her boyfriend’s wallet, according to Beckley Police.

Officers have obtained a...

Putnam woman tries to bring loaded gun onto Yeager flight
Putnam woman tries to bring loaded gun onto Yeager flight

A Putnam County woman was stopped, but not arrested, early Wednesday morning at Yeager Airport after she tried to bring a loaded handgun onto an airplane, according to the federal Transportation Security Administration.

Patricia Stewart, of...

Dunbar teen shot in leg, but would not give statement, police say

A 15-year-old Dunbar boy said he believed he had been shot in the leg Tuesday night, then wouldn’t give a statement to police about what happened, according to Dunbar Police Chief Jess Bailes.

The boy initially said he was walking in the...

Monongalia shooting victim’s sister forgives shooter

The sister of a victim in last week’s shooting that left five people dead has asked Monongalia County residents to forgive the shooter.

Rachel Coll, 40, of Seguin, Texas, said she hopes the people of Morgantown and Westover will absolve...

Monongalia County shooter got gun on Facebook

A convicted felon who killed four people in a shooting rampage in Monongalia County on Monday bought the gun from another West Virginian who posted it for sale on Facebook, a federal official said Friday.

Dewayne Haddix, resident agent in charge ...

3 killed in wrong-way accident on I-64 in Barboursville

BARBOURSVILLE — Police in Barboursville say three people have died after a wrong-way driver on Interstate 64 struck another vehicle.

Police Chief Mike Coffey says the head-on crash occurred about 1 a.m. Friday ...

3 arrested in St. Albans gambling parlor robbery

ST. ALBANS, W.Va. — Three people are in jail following an armed robbery at a St. Albans gambling parlor.

A man and a woman walked into The Hot Spot along U.S. Route 60 around 2:15 a.m. Friday and robbed it at gunpoint, said Capt. James...

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