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Demolition begins at Slack Street recycling center
CHRIS DORST | Gazette
Demolition begins at Slack Street recycling center

About 20 people watched a Rodney Loftis & Son employee inch closer to the plagued Slack Street recycling building Tuesday morning. A machine, known as a hammer, was extended to the east wall and began punching away at the brick, sending it...

Demolition begins at Slack Street recycling center
Demolition begins at Slack Street recycling center

About 20 people watched a Rodney Loftis & Son employee inch closer to the plagued Slack Street recycling building Tuesday morning. A machine, known as a hammer, was extended to the east wall and began punching away at the brick, sending it crashing to ...

Marchers protest 2013 fatal police shooting in Martinsburg

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. – Several dozen people marched in Martinsburg on Tuesday to protest the fatal shooting of a Virginia man by police in 2013.

The Journal reports that the protesters called for accountability for the officers’...

Boil-water advisories

The Danese Public Water System has issued a boil-water advisory for all customers except those in Layland and Layland Heights. The advisory follows a main line break; the water system says a logging company broke the line. Residents are advised to...

Police say no danger from threat at Weberwood Elementary

Police are investigating a “telephone threat” made against Weberwood Elementary School in Charleston, but don’t believe students are in any danger, according to Kanawha County school officials.

The threat, which happened...

Substance sickens inmates at regional jail

BARBOURSVILLE, W.Va. – Authorities are investigating the sickening of two inmates at the Western Regional Jail.

Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety spokesman Lawrence Messina said the inmates had an adverse reaction to an...

Wyoming County man charged with second murder

PINEVILLE, W.Va. – A Wyoming County man convicted of killing another man has been charged with another slaying.

Media outlets report that a Wyoming County grand jury charged Oscar Combs Sr. with murder in the death of Teresa Lynn Ford, 38,...

WVU approves 10 percent increase for in-state students

West Virginia University’s Board of Governors approved Friday a nearly 10 percent increase in tuition and fees for in-state students on its Morgantown campus and a nearly 5 percent increase for out-of-state students, though the school’s...

Marshall presidential search continues following interviews

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Marshall University’s presidential search committee will continue looking for candidates following an initial round of interviews.

Marshall Board of Governors Chairman Michael G. Sellards says the committee...

Flags lowered in memory of longtime politician Rutledge

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin ordered all flags at the state Capitol Complex and all state-owned facilities in Kanawha County lowered today in memory of Phyllis Rutledge, longtime public official, who died over the weekend.

“Phyllis was a...

Fairmont man allegedly threatened police, others

FAIRMONT, W.Va. – A West Virginia man has been arrested after police say he wrote threatening messages on his porch and threatened to kill officers at his home.

WDTV-TV reports police say they found Robert Shaver painting threatening...

Officials announcing plan to complete Corridor H by 2020

KERENS, W.Va. – Officials and business leaders are announcing a plan to complete the long-awaited Corridor H project by 2020.

According to a news release, Randolph County Development Director Robbie Morris will join with other leaders...

Moundsville woman pleads guilty to drug trafficking conspiracy

WHEELING, W.Va. – A Moundsville woman has been convicted in federal court of drug trafficking.

Miranda Calissie, 29, was convicted of conspiracy to distribute heroin and cocaine that had come from Cleveland. Prosecutors say she...

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