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Company at center of spill in bankruptcy court today

The Associated Press

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The company at the center of a chemical spill into West Virginia’s largest water supply is back in bankruptcy court today.

Freedom Industries has a Tuesday morning hearing scheduled in U.S.

Company at center of spill in bankruptcy court today

The Associated Press

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The company at the center of a chemical spill into West Virginia’s largest water supply is back in bankruptcy court today.

Freedom Industries has a Tuesday morning hearing scheduled in U.S....

Man shot in hand near state Capitol

A man was shot in the hand on Washington Street East this morning not far from the Capitol.

Marvin Smith, 53, was shot in the hand, Charleston Police Lt. Steve Cooper said at the scene.

The shooting occurred at about 10:15 a.m. during an...

Six apply for Kanawha family judge position

Six attorneys applied to be appointed Kanawha County Family Court judge when Mike Kelly retires Aug. 31.

James Wilson Douglas, Erica N. Lord, Laura J. Straley, Lera K. VanMeter, Darlene Ratliff Washington and R. Joseph Zak filled out...

Meningitis diagnosis prompted W.Va. clinic probe

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A West Virginia health official says an investigation that found syringes were being reused at a pain management clinic was triggered after a patient developed bacterial meningitis.

Health officials in Ohio and West...

UPDATED: Fate of this weekend’s Dirty Girl Mud Run unclear
UPDATED: Fate of this weekend’s Dirty Girl Mud Run unclear

This weekend’s Dirty Girl 5k Mud Run is in jeopardy. City officials and the Charleston Convention and Visitors Bureau said Monday the noncompetitive obstacle course race was canceled because of “financial issues” between the Dirty ...

Silver Airways chosen for new Williamstown flights

WILLIAMSTOWN, W.Va. – Silver Airways will begin offering nonstop flights from Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport to Washington Dulles International Airport in October.

Mid-Ohio Valley manager Jeff McDougle tells media outlets that the U.S....

Charleston to consider raising fees

A bill introduced at Monday night’s Charleston City Council meeting would increase fire and refuse fees, bringing in an additional $3.1 million in annual revenue.

Fire protection fees would double, while the city’s refuse fee would ...

Applications available for state bear gun season

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The state Division of Natural Resources says permit applications are now available for the limited bear firearms season this fall in West Virginia.

A bear season without dogs will occur Nov. 24 through Dec. 6 on public ...

Casey, Mooney to attend U.S. House candidate forum

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Democrat Nick Casey and Republican Alex Mooney will participate in a Charleston candidate forum this week as they battle for an open congressional seat.

The West Virginia Business & Industry Council event Thursday morning...

State AG warns job seekers of fake job ad scams

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is warning West Virginians about fake job postings and other employment scams online.

Morrisey says scammers see places where people are looking for work as fertile ground to snag new...

Ex-Mercer teacher pleads guilty to sex charges

PRINCETON, W.Va. -- A former Mercer County teacher has pleaded guilty to sex charges involving students.

Media outlets report that 36-year-old Jonathan Edward Kirk of Walton pleaded guilty Monday to first-degree sexual abuse and distributing...

State inmate who escaped in May captured in Va.

BECKLEY, W.Va. -- A West Virginia inmate who escaped in May is back in custody following his capture in Virginia.

The Beckley Correctional Center tells media outlets that 40-year-old Chad Edward Cook was captured in Roanoke on Sunday....

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