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Riverside High employees suspended for allegedly stealing from school

A theft ring among Riverside High School employees, which allegedly went on for years, was broken up after one employee’s son told police about the theft while a State Police trooper was serving him a domestic violence petition.


Kanawha man allegedly sexually assaulted 14-year-old

A Kanawha County man allegedly had sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl more than 100 times over the past two years, according to State Police.

John W. Jarvis, 26, of Cabin Creek, faces third-degree sexual assault charges, according to State...

State police investigate fatal fire in Sophia fire

SOPHIA, W.Va. (AP) – State police are investigating a fire in Sophia that killed a resident and injured three firefighters.

Media outlets report that the fire occurred late Sunday at a mobile home. An adult male living in the mobile home...

Man with gunshot wound walks to Charleston hospital

Police say a man who walked into a Charleston hospital Monday with a gunshot wound to the hand may have shot himself.

Demtrius Glover, 24, walked into Saint Francis Hospital Monday afternoon, according to police.

Lt. Steve Cooper of the...

Pizza delivery driver assaulted and robbed

A Domino’s Pizza delivery driver was beaten and robbed late Sunday in Charleston, police said.

The man was delivering a pizza on Stadium Place on Charleston’s East End around 10 p.m., according to Sgt. Tony Hazelett of the...

Driver of bullet-riddled car ID’d, says he was lured

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Police have identified a man they pulled over Sunday night in South Charleston driving a car riddled with bullets.

George L. McColgan III, 30, of South Charleston, told police he was lured to an address on Oliver...

Huntington apartment building fire ruled arson

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Huntington Fire Chief Carl Eastham says a fire at an apartment building was deliberately set.

Eastham tells The Herald-Dispatch that authorities have detained two people for questioning.

The fire at the three-...

Deputies release name of woman killed in Hurricane crash

HURRICANE, W.Va. -- Deputies have released the name of a Hurricane woman killed in a single-vehicle accident Sunday.

Delphine Geter, 71, was apparently traveling north on Hurricane Creek Road, about a half mile from the Hurricane Wal-Mart,...

One dead in Putnam accident

One person died Sunday after a car struck a tree in Putnam County, a dispatcher said.

The accident happened around 5 p.m. on Hurricane Creek Road, about a half mile from the Hurricane Walmart, according to the dispatcher. Hurricane Mayor Scott...

Police still looking for 2 robbery suspects

Police said Sunday they still haven’t arrested two Charleston women wanted for allegedly driving a getaway car after a robbery that left another woman wounded.

Authorities are still looking for Telisa McCauley and Alisyn Lee Proctor,...

Police still searching for two suspects in Foodland robbery

Charleston police are still looking for two female suspects wanted for their roles in the armed robbery of a Kanawha City Foodland, in which a store clerk was shot and seriously wounded.

Warrants were issued Friday night for Telisa McCauley and ...

One arrested after East End shooting
One arrested after East End shooting

Charleston police had one man in custody after gunshots were fired at a convenience store on Charleston’s East End Saturday afternoon.

No victims were reported. One car in the Shop ‘n’ Go Food Mart store’s parking...

Man charged with stealing W.Va. lottery tickets

FAIRLEA, W.Va. – A Greenbrier County man has been charged with stealing $35,000 worth of lottery tickets at the State Fair of West Virginia.

State Police said the scratch-off tickets were stolen from the West Virginia Lottery’s...

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