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Informant’s name was released before her slaying
CHRIS DORST | Saturday Gazette-Mail
Informant’s name was released before her slaying

A confidential police informant killed in Charleston last week had her name disclosed in court filings about a week before she was killed, although that is not how her alleged killer found out she was an informant, police said.

Police say Marlon...

Informant’s name was released before her slaying
Informant’s name was released before her slaying

A confidential police informant killed in Charleston last week had her name disclosed in court filings about a week before she was killed, although that is not how her alleged killer found out she was an informant, police said.

Police say Marlon ...

W.Va. corrections officer facing sex charges

WHEELING — An officer at the Northern Regional Detention Center in Wheeling has been charged with having sexual contact with a female juvenile inmate.

The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register reports that...

Huntington Bank’s 2Q better than expected

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — During its second quarter, regionally-based Huntington Bank’s earnings were better than Wall Street expectations, bank officials told reporters Friday during a conference call.

The Columbus, Ohio-based bank...

Kanawha prosecutor takes deal, will attend batterer’s program

Kanawha County Prosecuting Attorney Mark Plants signed an agreement Friday to attend a program in Putnam County in the hope the charges against him will be dropped after he completes it.

On Thursday, Plants’ hadn’t decided if he...

Boil-water advisories lifted

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Beckley Water Co. has lifted a boil-water advisory for Stanaford Road from Pinelodge Drive to Deepwood Avenue, including Woodcrest Subdivision, Woodrow Wilson High School complex and all adjacent streets.

Beckley Water ...

Police release names from fatal Logan crash

CHAPMANVILLE, W.Va. — Police have released the names of the three people killed in a three-vehicle crash in Logan County Thursday.

Chapmanville...

Proposed Freedom spill settlement could fund health studies, water testing

More than $2.9 million in insurance money, and potentially funds from other assets of Freedom Industries, could be spent for health studies, water testing or other projects to benefit Kanawha Valley residents and businesses affected by the...

Cornhole champs being decided at Civic Center
Cornhole champs being decided at Civic Center

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Cornhole, the strange-sounding game made popular in backyards and at football tailgate parties, is taking on a serious side this week.

The American Cornhole Organization will crown its world champions at the Charleston ...

Church activities: July 19, 2014

Homecoming services will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday, July 20, at Garrison Avenue Freewill Baptist Church, 597 Garrison Ave. Preacher will be Mike Shamblin, and Ronnie Kinser will sing. Bring a covered dish or dessert.

Aldersgate United Methodist...

Teens with unique names, spellings say positives outweigh negatives
Teens with unique names, spellings say positives outweigh negatives

“Taylor Green, Mary Jones, Helen Parks, John Smith.” The teacher reads the attendance list before pausing, unsure of how to continue. She makes a face, struggling to decide which way to attempt to pronounce the strange name typed on her...

REVIEW: ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’
REVIEW: ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’

“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” is a dark tale of apes conquering the planet that’s told more realistically than the original “Planet of the Apes” movies. It’s in spectacular 3-D, and its color is better than ...

Bulletin Board: July 19, 2014

Speak Easy Singles

Speak Easy Singles will sponsor a Singles Independence Dance from 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday in the Wilson Student Union, West Virginia State University. DJ is Randy Justice, along with Sheila. Admission is $10. For...

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