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Missing Rand teenager found

RAND, W.Va. -- A 16-year-old girl from Rand reported missing on Wednesday has returned home safely, Kanawha County sheriff’s deputies said.

Willene “Nee Nee” Miller had last been seen in Charleston on Tuesday afternoon and...

Missing Rand teenager found

RAND, W.Va. -- A 16-year-old girl from Rand reported missing on Wednesday has returned home safely, Kanawha County sheriff’s deputies said.

Willene “Nee Nee” Miller had last been seen in Charleston on Tuesday afternoon and...

Man convicted of involuntary manslaughter in baby’s death

PRINCETON, W.Va. – A Bluefield man has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the death of his infant son.

Media outlets report that a Mercer County Circuit Court jury also found Cassidy Byrd, 24, guilty of a child abuse charge. He ...

WVU Extension Service surveying agritourism operators

The Associated Press

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia University Extension Service is surveying agritourism operators to getter a better sense of how a growing segment of the nation’s farm economy is doing in the state....

Authorities seize 40 dogs, 5 cats from Parkersburg home

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. – Authorities have seized 40 dogs and five cats from a Parkersburg residence.

Police Chief Joe Martin says his department helped the Humane Society of Parkersburg remove 26 dogs and four cats from a garage on the...

Eastern Panhandle shows population growth in 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – U.S. Census figures show counties in West Virginia’s Eastern Panhandle continue to bulk up on population gains.

Berkeley and Jefferson counties posted the greatest population increases from 2013 to 2014. Their...

Coal company seeks OK to expand W.Va. slurry impoundment

LUMBERPORT, W.Va. – A Murray Energy company wants to expand a coal slurry impoundment in Harrison County to increase its capacity.

The former Consolidation Coal Co., now called Murray American Energy Inc., is seeking state approval to...

Boil-water advisory

West Virginia American Water company has issued a boil-water advisory for about 100 customers in South Charleston, after a water main break. The advisory includes D, E and F streets, Oakes Avenue from 6th Avenue to MacCorkle Avenue, and 6th and 7th...

Alleged killer who escaped from psychiatric hospital recaptured

McWHORTER, W.Va. -- An accused killer who escaped from a psychiatric hospital in Weston was recaptured late Wednesday in Harrison County.

State Police troopers from the Elkins detachment discovered Rocco Jesse Zuccaro, 30, of Burgettstown,...

French prosecutor: Co-pilot wanted to ‘destroy’ the plane
French prosecutor: Co-pilot wanted to ‘destroy’ the plane

THE ASSOCIATED RESS

PARIS (AP) – As a frantic pilot pounded on the cockpit door and passengers screamed in panic, the Germanwings co-pilot “intentionally” sent Flight 9525 straight into the side of a mountain in the French...

Police capture of slaying suspect reported

A suspect in a shooting death, who escaped Monday from a mental hospital in Weston, was captured late Wednesday near Jane Lew, according to multiple media outlets.

According to a news release Wednesday night from the West Virginia State Police,...

Cleanup scheduled Saturday in Elkview

The Kanawha County Commission will host its first of three spring cleanups from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday at Elkview Middle School in Elkview.

All items will be accepted with the exception of gas and propane tanks, paint, chemicals, motor oil ...

Early vaccine clinics to start next week

The Kanawha-Charleston Health Department and the Putnam County Health Department plan to offer walk-in vaccination clinics over the next two weeks for rising seventh and 12th graders who will attend school in the fall.

Students entering seventh...

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