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Two men no longer persons of interest in shooting near Capitol

Both men Charleston police wanted to talk to about a shooting that injured a man near the state Capitol are no longer of interest to the investigation, police say.

Charleston Police Chief of...

On file: July 20, 2014


The following people applied for marriage licenses in Kanawha County between July 11 and 18:

Trevor Keith Floyd, 20, and VicktoriaLeigh Harrison, 19, both of Charleston.

Babatu Nantambu Osayaba, 29, and Sharonnia Monique...

Crime Report: July 20, 2014

The following crimes were reported to the Charleston Police Department between July 10 and 16:

East District:

MacCorkle Avenue Southeast 5700 block, shoplifting, July 10, 10:40 p.m.

Clendenin Street 400 block, breaking and entering,...

Charleston man arrested in weekend slaying
Charleston man arrested in weekend slaying

Marlon Dewayne “Ice” Dixon shot to death Branda “MiMi” Basham because she was working with law enforcement as a confidential informant on drug investigations, police said Thursday.

Basham’s assistance led to...

Woman arrested on robbery charges

Cortney Cain, 19, is charged with armed robbery and is being held at North Central Regional Jail on $25,000 bail.

She allegedly set up the June 16 attack at a home on Elm Street through online messages, South Charleston Detective Aaron Cook said....

71-year-old man beaten with baseball bat, robbed

MAYSEL, W.Va. — A 71-year-old man was beaten with a baseball bat during a robbery in Maysel Thursday, state police said.

William B. Vineyard was leaving Jesse Sez Restaurant/Bar at 1:15 a.m. when a male...

Three killed in Logan County crash

BIG CREEK, W.Va.--Three people were killed Thursday after a car accident on W.Va. 10 in Logan County, police said.

The names of the victims are being withheld pending notification of family, according to a news release from the county...

Supreme Court justice’s son arrested on DUI, pot charges

The son of West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Margaret Workman was arrested last week and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and possession of marijuana.

According to a criminal complaint on file in Kanawha County Magistrate...

Man shot by Parkersburg police identified

Authorities have released the name of a man shot by Parkersburg police on Tuesday after he allegedly pulled a gun on officers.

Paul Christopher Johnson, 42, of Parkersburg, was shot about 1:30 p.m. by officers of the Parkersburg Police...

Snodgrass case to be presented to grand jury

Anthony Harriman, 19, and John Michael Thurmond, 27, both pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder charges during a preliminary hearing Tuesday on the slaying of Martin Allen Snodgrass, 51, Charleston Police Chief of Detectives Steve Cooper said....

Point Pleasant man found dead in apartment

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — A Point Pleasant man was found dead inside his apartment Monday morning, police said.

Point Pleasant Police Department officers found Allan O. Wasonga, 21, dead in his Mount...

Fugitive Cross Lanes man arrested near Nitro

NITRO, W.Va. — St. Albans police arrested a fugitive Monday near Nitro.

Capt. James Agee of the St. Albans Police Department said detectives with the city's Special Enforcement Unit were asked to intercept a suspected fugitive spotted in...

Two sentenced in Martinsburg casket tampering case

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. – Two men have been sentenced on charges of tampering with caskets at a Martinsburg cemetery.

Media outlets report that 25-year-old David P. Bowers III of Hedgesville and 30-year-old Richard R. Ruffner of Martinsburg...

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