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Argument over bills led to Bancroft fatal shooting, witness said

Two Bancroft roommates were arguing over bills Tuesday before one pulled out a gun, leading the other to ask “What are you gonna do, shoot me?”

He did, according to a witness statement included in a criminal complaint on file in...

Argument over bills led to Bancroft fatal shooting, witness said

Two Bancroft roommates were arguing over bills Tuesday before one pulled out a gun, leading the other to ask “What are you gonna do, shoot me?”

He did, according to a witness statement included in a criminal complaint on file in...

Putnam man killed; roommate charged with murder

BANCROFT — A Putnam County man is charged with first degree murder after allegedly killing his roommate, police said.

Jacob Smailes allegedly shot to death Troy Cobb, 20, at their trailer at the Old...

South Charleston man robbed at gunpoint

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- South Charleston police are looking for one of two men allegedly involved in an armed robbery on Tuesday.

Police were called to Springhill Avenue about 7:30 p.m. after getting a report about a robbery.

According ...

Two companies sue Morgantown, state over truck ban

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Two trucking companies are challenging the legality of Morgantown’s ban on heavy trucks in the downtown business district.

Media outlets report that Nuzum Trucking Company of Shinnston and Preston Contractors...

Ohio man convicted on state drug charges

WHEELING, W.Va. – A 28-year-old Ohio man has been convicted in West Virginia for distributing heroin near a playground on Wheeling Island.

Jewan Kyle of Cleveland pleaded guilty in federal court on Tuesday in Wheeling.

Kyle will...

W.Va. park superintendent honored

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The superintendent of Greenbrier State Forest and Moncove Lake State Park has been honored as the 2014 Park Ranger of the Year.

ServeWear Apparel presented the award to Jesse Anderson on Tuesday during a ceremony in...

MLK commission opens awards nominations

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The Martin Luther King, Jr. State Holiday Commission has opened nominations for the 2015 Living the Dream Awards.

Award winners will be recognized as part of an ecumenical service celebrating King’s legacy on...

Woman pleads guilty to tax fraud conspiracy

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. – A Martinsburg woman faces up to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to a tax fraud charge.

U.S. Attorney William J. Ihelnheld II says 52-year-old Debra Myers pleaded guilty on Tuesday to conspiring to defraud the ...

Funerals for: October 29, 2014

Anderson, Mildred F. 1 p.m., Cunningham

Beall, Wendell D. 3 p.m., Lynch Cemetery, Cedarville.

Cox, Nathan W. 2 p.m., Simons

Cunningham, Harry A. 11 a.m., Good Shepherd Catholic Church,...

Betty Marie Riley
Betty Marie Riley

Betty Marie Evans Riley, 75, of Sissonville, went Home to the Lord on Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014 during a brief stay at Hubbard Hospice House. It was a beautiful autumn morning full of sunshine and fall colors. There were reports of dancing and singing....

Carol S. McConnell

Carol Sue McConnell, 72, of Spencer, died Oct. 27, 2014. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, at John H. Taylor Funeral Home, Spencer. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, at the funeral home.

Jessie Anderson
Jessie Anderson

Jessie Johnson Anderson, 94, of White Stone, Va., and Rappahannock --Westminster Canterbury, Irvington, Va., died peacefully on Oct. 26, 2014. Born in Baltimore, Md., at age 17 she caught the devoted attention of her future husband, T.B.H. Anderson...

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