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Justices dismiss ethics charges against Charleston attorney

In a 3-2 decision, ethics charges against a former managing partner of the law firm Dinsmore & Shohl were dismissed Tuesday by the West Virginia Supreme Court.

Charleston attorney John Hussell did not have an attorney-client relationship...

County agrees to help with Slack Street cleanup

Kanawha County commissioners voted Tuesday to provide $15,000 to help with cleanup at Charleston’s Slack Street Recycling Center.

James Young, director of the Kanawha County Solid Waste Authority, told Commissioners Kent Carper and Hoppy...

Drumstick Dash continues to grow, feed needy
Drumstick Dash continues to grow, feed needy

Kim Foster and her family like to stay active. On Thanksgiving Day, 21 members of the family will be in Charleston to celebrate, but before their traditional Thanksgiving lunch meal they’ll put their feet on the pavement and put in a few miles. ...

Boil-water advisory

West Virginia American Water has issued a boil-water advisory for approximately 250 customers in Scarbro and Wingrove along Jasper Road, Wingrove Hill Road, Scarbro Road, Plum Orchard Lake Road, Stover hollow Road and Cafego Road. The advisory follows ...

And the band plays on
And the band plays on

As a kid growing up, Laura Wilson danced to the sounds of The Esquires, and developed a love for rhythm and blues music from the 1960s. She’s been a lead singer in the band since 2005 and loves every minute of it.

“I jumped at the...

Charleston man found dead in car in Huntington

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. -- A Charleston man was found dead in a car in Huntington this weekend, and a second man found in the car was in critical condition Tuesday.

Thomas Horn III, 52, was found dead in a Mercedes that belongs to Jon Velasquez, also...

FBI seizes nearly $28,000 from W.Va. gambling club

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Federal authorities have seized nearly $28,000 from an allegedly illegal gambling operation in Martinsburg.

A complaint filed Monday says the FBI seized the funds as part of an investigation into illegal gambling....

Judge OKs exam for W.Va. doctor facing charges

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – A doctor charged with distributing prescription pain pills has been granted the right to spend court funds on a neurological evaluation.

Dr. Edita Milan requested a court-funded examination in July to determine whether ...

McCormick files election complaint against Tennant

Kanawha County Clerk Vera McCormick has filed a complaint against Secretary of State Natalie Tennant, alleging that Tennant broke election laws she’s supposed to uphold.

McCormick filed the election complaint after Tennant led a march of...

W.Va. Turnpike prepares for holiday travel surge

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Turnpike is preparing for its busiest travel period.

The turnpike’s governing agency, the West Virginia Parkways Authority, plans to fully staff all three toll plazas along the 88-mile highway...

W.Va. woman pleads no contest to embezzlement

WINCHESTER, Va. – A West Virginia woman has agreed to pay $91,000 in restitution after pleading no contest to embezzling from a Winchester company.

Georgia Perry-Ray, also known as Georgia Jenkins, entered the plea Monday in Winchester...

NJ man dies while hunting in W.Va.

SISTERSVILLE, W.Va. – The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is investigating the death of a New Jersey hunter on the opening day of the buck firearms season.

Agency spokesman Hoy Murphy says Fran Joseph Esposito, 62, of...

United Mine Workers responds to strike complaint

The Associated Press

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – A court filing offers new details into a labor dispute between the United Mine Workers of America and a Patriot Coal subsidiary.

UMW Local No. 1570 filed a response Monday to a lawsuit...

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