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Longtime fugitive could have Ohio parole hearing in months
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Longtime fugitive could have Ohio parole hearing in months

COLUMBUS, Ohio — An Ohio inmate who escaped in 1959 and recently was found in Florida could have his first parole board hearing after just a few months back behind bars.

Frank Freshwaters’...

Longtime fugitive could have Ohio parole hearing in months
Longtime fugitive could have Ohio parole hearing in months

COLUMBUS, Ohio — An Ohio inmate who escaped in 1959 and recently was found in Florida could have his first parole board hearing after just a few months back behind bars.

Frank Freshwaters’...

Man shot in Town Center Mall parking garage

Police were looking for three men after a man was shot for the second time in four months Wednesday.

Witnesses saw the men flee the scene after Tevon Spencer, 22, was shot at multiple times in the parking garage of the Charleston Town Center...

Man stabbed, possibly with screwdriver

A Charleston man allegedly stabbed another man, “possibly with a screwdriver,” on Tuesday, according to a criminal complaint filed in Kanawha County Magistrate Court.

Ivan Clark Coleman, 47, is charged with malicious assault, a...

Lawsuit: Justice companies never paid $2M due in coal deal

BECKLEY, W.Va. – A lawsuit says two of billionaire Jim Justice’s affiliated companies owe $2 million from a 2013 coal deal.

In Tuesday’s complaint in Beckley federal court, Pennsylvania resident Thomas K. Lampert sued Tams...

CAMC sees revenue loss from Medicaid, Medicare patients

Charleston Area Medical Center Health System has seen less than half if 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...

Engineer for Yeager Airport slope failure fix to be hired by Friday

A plan on how to begin removing and remediating the still unstable slip zone at Yeager Airport’s main runway safety overrun area should be in hand within three weeks.

That’s after airport officials interview representatives of four ...

Boil-water advisory

The Raleigh County Public Service District has issued a boil-water advisory for customers on Mitchells Ridge and Pixley Road.

Customers in those areas should boil their water for at least one full minute prior to use until further notice.

Drilling cutbacks drag down job growth in oil patch

WASHINGTON – Hammered by cheaper oil, drilling firms have laid off workers and dragged job growth lower in states from Texas to North Dakota.

In Oklahoma, mining and logging jobs, which mostly include oil and gas drilling, fell for the...

Two companies low bidders on Capitol Complex renovation

A nearly eight-year saga for plans to renovate a building at the state Capitol Complex reached a new milestone Wednesday, with bid openings for a scaled-back design to renovate the historic office building ended in a tie for low bid.

Both...

Vandalia Gathering winners announced

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia’s champion old-time musicians, liars and cupcake, pound cake, and maple cookie bakers competed for top honors during...

Nonprofit Christian organization plans to open youth camp

OAK HILL, W.Va. – A nonprofit Christian youth organization is planning to open a state camp in Nicholas County.

Scott Berg, the state director of Young Life West Virginia, tells The Charleston Daily Mail the camp is in the final phase of...

Residents asked to limit water use later this week

West Virginia American Water is asking residents to limit their “non-essential water usage” from noon Thursday to noon Friday while repairs continue on a 36-inch water transmission main at an intersection on Charleston’s West Side ...

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