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Memorial service for Marshall’s Kopp planned for Jan. 13
Memorial service for Marshall’s Kopp planned for Jan. 13

A public memorial service for Marshall President Stephen Kopp, who died Wednesday, will be held when students return to campus next month, university officials said...

Church activities: Dec. 20, 2014

Canaan United Methodist Church, 401 Roane St., is extending an invitation to the community for their annual Christmas variety show, “Friends and Family Christmas,” at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20. Favorite vocal and instrumental Christmas...

Protective order granted in police video investigation

At the request of Charleston officials, a Kanawha County judge has issued an order saying that the city shouldn’t release a videotape that got a city police officer suspended.

City Attorney Paul Ellis proposed the protective order, which...

Boil-water advisory

West Virginia American Water has issued a boil-water advisory for about 1,000 customers in Charleston. The streets included are: Beech Avenue from Mathews Avenue east to Chester Road, Mathews Avenue, Grace Avenue, Clinton Avenue, Bauer Avenue, Chester ...

Police make arrest in fatal West Side shooting

Police arrested a Charleston man on murder charges after interviewing two men who were with him the morning he allegedly shot a man to death, according to a criminal complaint.

Ricky Steve “Gypsy” John, 40, allegedly killed Winston ...

Bulletin Board: Dec. 20, 2014

Free films

The West Virginia Culture Center will show two free movies during the holidays. “Frozen” will be shown at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Dec. 29. “Maleficent” will be shown at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Dec. 30. For...

No Mountain State announcement from WVU; deadline Monday

With a deadline looming on Monday, West Virginia University’s Board of Governors took no action Friday on the possibility of buying the defunct Mountain State University’s campus in Beckley.

The board discussed the potential...

Police: Woman drove while intoxicated with kids in vehicle

FAYETTEVILLE — A Mount Hope woman faces child neglect charges after driving while intoxicated with her two young children in the vehicle, according to a news release from the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department.

Amanda Lynn...

Frank Jezioro, state Natural Resources director, to retire

West Virginia’s longest-serving Division of Natural Resources director is retiring.

Frank Jezioro, appointed to head the DNR in January 2005, will leave the post on Dec. 31. His 10-year stint as director spanned the administrations of Joe ...

Things to do Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014


BLUE YONDER: 8 p.m. Free. Black Sheep Burrito, 702 Quarrier St. Call 304-343-2739.

ALASHA AL QUDWAH: 7 p.m. Free. Gypsyesque amalgamy. Bluegrass Kitchen, 1600 Washington St. E. Call 304-346-2871.


State inmate pleads guilty to threatening president

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – A West Virginia inmate faces an additional five years behind bars after pleading guilty to threatening President Barack Obama.

U.S. Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld II says Robert Dale Tasker, 44, entered his plea...

Cool Ridge woman who killed burglar won’t be charged

COOL RIDGE, W.Va. – Police say an elderly Cool Ridge woman who fatally shot a burglar won’t face any charges.

Raleigh County sheriff’s Lt. Jim Canady tells media outlets that the woman acted in self-defense when she shot...

ACLU brief backs media challenge of WV gag order

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The ACLU is supporting news organizations challenging a gag order in an ex-coal executive’s criminal case.

In a brief supporting the motion, the American Civil Liberties Union of West Virginia Foundation says...

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