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St. Albans woman sentenced for role in stealing from murdered woman

A St. Albans woman will serve the maximum sentence after admitting to stealing valuables from the home of a 66 year-old woman who had just been stabbed.

Megan Marie Hughes pleaded guilty last month to daytime burglary by breaking and entering...

Gazette files lawsuit against Morrisey over Cardinal Health documents

The Charleston Gazette filed a lawsuit against West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey today, seeking documents about Morrisey’s role in his office’s ongoing case against a drug company that his wife lobbies for in Washington, D....

Pa. man pleads guilty in W.Va. to sex charge

WHEELING, W.Va. – A Pennsylvania man faces up to 30 years in prison after pleading guilty to a federal charge of traveling across state lines to have sex with a minor.

U.S. Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld II said today that 28-year-old...

California man faces drug charges in West Virginia

WHEELING, W.Va. – A California man has been charged in federal court in West Virginia as part of a painkiller distribution ring.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office says 41-year-old Mario Garcia of Van Nuys, California was arrested in Los...

Five delegates named to juvenile justice task force

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – House Speaker Tim Miley has appointed five delegates to serve on the West Virginia Intergovernmental Task Force on Juvenile Justice.

Miley made the announcement today.

He says that between 1997 and 2011, West...

Mountaineer Food Bank to distribute light bulbs

GASSAWAY, W.Va. – A West Virginia food bank is giving away some light.

Mountaineer Food Bank in Gassaway says it will receive 40,000 energy-efficient fluorescent light bulbs for distribution through multiple food pantries.

The...

Putnam County boy dies after being found in family’s pool

WINFIELD, W.Va. – Police are investigating the apparent drowning of a 3-year-old Putnam County boy in his family’s swimming pool.

The Putnam County Sheriff’s Department tells WSAZ-TV that Landon Field’s mother found...

Authorities seize dogs from puppy mill in Mercer

PRINCETON, W.Va. – Authorities have seized more than two dozen dogs from a puppy mill in Mercer County.

Mercer County sheriff’s Lt. Joe Parks tells the Bluefield Daily Telegraph that 29 dogs were found living in a double-wide...

Putnam fills school posts in time for start of school

WINFIELD — The Putnam County Board of Education voted Wednesday to appoint the new assistant principal of Mountain View Elementary School — the last administrative position the district needed filled before...

West Virginia State Fair schedule: Thursday, Aug. 14

The West Virginia State Fair takes place at the West Virginia State Fairgrounds in Fairlea. Gate admission is $10 for adults, $8 for children ages 6-12 and free for children 5 and younger.

8 a.m. — Gates open

8 a.m. — Junior....

Readers Voice: Aug. 14, 2014

Wasn’t Doug Skaff the legislator who ridiculed a food-labeling bill a while back by bringing donuts and Tudors biscuit sandwiches onto the House floor? I saw a recent campaign photo of him. Maybe it’s time to lay off the biscuits and...

Boil-water advisory: August 14, 2014

The Raleigh County Public Service District has lifted the boil-water advisory issued for customers of the Arnett water system.

Beckley Water Company has lifted a boil-water advisory issued for customers on Fitzpatrick Road, from the intersection ...

WVU arts and sciences dean leaves for Clemson

The dean of West Virginia University’s largest college — the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences — will be joining former WVU president Jim Clements at Clemson University.

Robert Jones, dean of the Eberly College since 2010,...

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