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Scarbro man charged with Grand Larceny

PAGE, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A Scarbro man faces felony charges related to a stolen vehicle complaint in Fayette County. According to reports from the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department, a June 14, 2022 stolen vehicle complaint saw deputies dispatched to the town of Page. Upon speaking with the owner...
SCARBRO, WV
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Rick Springfield headlines Charleston Sternwheel Regatta Day Four

KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WCHS) — Day four of the Charleston Sternwheel Regatta continued the momentum of the weekend, and brought a big name to the capitol city on the music stage. Kanawha Boulevard was rocking Sunday night, with performances by Matt Mullins and the Bring Downs, '80s cover band...
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Woody Williams to lie in state at U.S. Capitol

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) – America’s last WWII Medal of Honor recipient Hershel ‘Woody’ Williams will lie in state at the U.S. Capitol, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) announced Sunday,. During a memorial service for Williams at the West Virginia Culture Center in Charleston, Sen. Manchin said...
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1 taken to hospital in Charleston crash

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – One person has been injured in a vehicle crash in Charleston. According to Kanawha County Metro 911 dispatchers, the crash happened around 2:10 p.m. Saturday, July 2 at the intersection of Lee Street East and Leon Sullivan Way near the Clay Center. Dispatchers say one of the vehicles is currently on […]
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Michigan Man Sentenced to Prison for Federal Drug Crime

BECKLEY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A Michigan man was sentenced to three years and one month in prison, to be followed by three years of supervised release, for distribution of heroin. According to court documents, on February 13, 2020, William Pope, also known as “Shorty,” 47, of Detroit, sold a...
BECKLEY, WV
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Fayette County man charged for allegedly stealing car

FAYETTEVILLE, WV (WVNS)–A Fayette County man is in police custody after he was arrested for Grand Larceny. Fayette County Sheriff Mike Fridley reported that Nicholas Plum of Scarbro was taken into custody Saturday, July 2, 2022, as the result of a 3-week long investigation for a stolen car. The car was first reported stolen in […]
FAYETTE COUNTY, WV
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Memorial service held Sunday to honor Hershel "Woody" Williams

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WCHS) — A memorial service scheduled for Sunday at the West Virginia Culture Center in Charleston honored the life and legacy of Hershel “Woody” Williams. The last living Congressional Medal of Honor recipient from World War II died last week at age 98. Williams, a...
CHARLESTON, WV

Beckley Man Sentenced to Prison for Fentanyl Crime

BECKLEY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Eric Dale Mills, 45, of Beckley, was sentenced to five years in prison, to be followed by four years of supervised release, for possession with intent to distribute 40 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing fentanyl. According to court documents and statements...
BECKLEY, WV
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WWII Medal of Honor recipient to lie in honor at US Capitol

WASHINGTON (AP) - The last remaining Medal of Honor recipient from World War II, Hershel W. “Woody” Williams, will lie in honor at the U.S. Capitol. The native West Virginian will receive that tribute at a later date. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced the honor on Sunday.
CHARLESTON, WV
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New program maps out scenic drives for tourists in W.Va.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WCHS) — Start your engine and cue “Country Roads." Motorists looking for a scenic drive to explore West Virginia now have maps to follow. Capitol Circle is the newest addition to the West Virginia Mountain Rides program, a partnership between the state’s tourism and transportation departments to showcase the natural beauty of the Mountain State.
CHARLESTON, WV

Arkansas Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug Crime

CHARLESTON, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Larry Arthur King, 39, of Arkansas, pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. According to court documents and statements made in court, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and the West Virginia State Police conducted a traffic stop on U.S. Route 119 in South Charleston on May 19, 2022. King was in the front passenger seat of the stopped vehicle. King later admitted to possessing approximately 690 grams of methamphetamine found in a backpack located in the vehicle, and further admitted that he intended to distribute that methamphetamine to other people. On the same date, officers executed a search warrant of a Charleston hotel room rented by King and found over 400 additional grams of methamphetamine, over 150 grams of fentanyl, a quantity of cocaine, and two pistols.

Boone County traffic stop leads to arrests

UNEEDA, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A Sunday traffic stop conducted during road patrols of the Uneeda area of Boone County resulted in the arrest of two individuals on a number of charges. Reports from the Boone County Sheriff’s Department indicated that a vehicle was stopped Sunday, June 26, 2022 for...
BOONE COUNTY, WV

WVa man accused of threats to posh resort, retirement home

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia man has been arrested for allegedly making bomb threats that forced the evacuation of a posh resort, state police said on Friday, July 1, 2022. Joseph Toler, 62, of Danville, was arrested Thursday, June 30, 2022 on three counts each of terroristic threats and false reporting of an […] The post WVa man accused of threats to posh resort, retirement home appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
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Man arrested after making bomb threats at The Greenbrier Resort

GREENBRIER COUNTY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – On Saturday, June 25, 2022, at approximately 12:30 pm, the Summers County 911 center received a call from an unknown male subject who reported, bombs had been placed at the Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs, WV, and at the Edgewood Summit Retirement Home in Charleston, WV. The caller advised the bombs would detonate at 4:00 pm. Members of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Department, West Virginia State Police, K9 units and members of the WVSP Explosive Ordinance Team responded to both locations to assisted with evacuations and searches. No explosive devices were located.
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