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Nicholas County man shot after aiming gun at state trooper

West Virginia State Police troopers serving a search warrant at a home in Muddlety shot a man Wednesday after he aimed the gun he was holding at an officer.

Sgt. Michael Baylous said troopers from the Richwood detachment, along with members of...

Nicholas man shot during drug bust

MUDDLETY, W.Va. -- A Summers County man was shot during a drug bust late Wednesday in Muddlety.

West Virginia State Police spokesman Lt. Michael Baylous said troopers from the Richwood State Police detachment and...

Suspect sought in Charleston stabbing

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Charleston police are looking for a man who allegedly stabbed his brother late Wednesday.

Sgt. Tyke Hunt of the Charleston Police Department said Christopher Cranfield, 30, and Corey Cranfield, 26, got into an argument at an ...

Records show Moore refused to extradite fugitive in 1975
Records show Moore refused to extradite fugitive in 1975

COLUMBUS, Ohio – In 55 years as a fugitive, Frank Freshwaters got caught twice.

The first time, in 1975, the escaped Ohio inmate’s good behavior helped him avoid a trip back to prison when then-West Virginia Gov. Arch A. Moore Jr....

Man detained at Ruthlawn Elementary School

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Local police have detained a man who allegedly tried to crawl into a window at Ruthlawn Elementary School this morning.

A Kanawha County Metro 911 dispatcher said a man tried to crawl into a kitchen window at the...

CAMC sees revenue loss from Medicaid, Medicare patients

Charleston Area Medical Center Health System has seen less than half of its anticipated operational revenue for the year to date, caused primarily by a higher than expected proportion of Medicaid and Medicare patients versus those who are privately...

Fayette County to require permits for injection wells, ponds

FAYETTEVILLE, W.Va. – Operators of future underground injection wells in Fayette County will have to obtain a permit from the county.

Media outlets report that the County Commission on Wednesday amended the county’s development...

Trial set for Harrison magistrate on sex abuse charges

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – A Harrison County magistrate is scheduled to stand trial in the fall on charges of sexually abusing a girl under the age of 12.

The Exponent Telegram reports that a Harrison County circuit judge set a Nov. 9 trial date ...

Jim Felsen: Is vicarious liability cost-effective in improving health status?

Over the last half-century there has been a shift in major responsibility for health status from individuals to health practitioners and institutions. Health status is viewed primarily as the result of how well government and private entities...

William V. DePaulo: Bring Snowden home

The verdict is now unmistakable: Snowden discovered in secret and exposed to the world a vast criminal conspiracy to subvert the Constitution by the highest ranking officials of the United States. After a hiatus of barely 24 months,...

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University of Charleston signs agreement with National Guard

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The University of Charleston in West Virginia has entered into an agreement with The Lavern E. Weber Professional Education Center at Camp Robinson in North Little Rock, Arkansas.

A memorandum of understanding was...

State officials to celebrate Corridor H highway opening

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia officials are celebrating the opening of the newest section of highway that runs from Bismarck to the Tucker County Line.

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin and Transportation Secretary Paul Mattox will appear at a...

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