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Man shot near middle school

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - A man was shot Wednesday night in the area of West Side Middle School in Charleston, according to the Charleston Police Department. Officers say the victim walked into CAMC Women and Children’s Hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg. Police say the man is...
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Man shot in leg in Charleston

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) — A man was shot in the leg in Charleston Wednesday night. Metro 911 officials say the call came in around 9:45 p.m. According to the Charleston Police Department, the man went to the hospital with a gunshot wound to his leg. Police say he was shot near West Side Middle School. […]
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Drivers talk about getting stuck trying to drive through high water

CROSS LANES, W.Va. (WSAZ) - A driver on her way to deliver food and a man off to pick up a friend for work found themselves in similar scary situations Wednesday evening. The reasons why they were driving down Doc Bailey Road in Cross Lanes may have been different, but both ended up stuck in high water.
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Man sought in connection to Charleston shots fired

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) — The Charleston Police Department is looking for a man allegedly involved in a shooting on Leon Sullivan Way on Thursday, June 30. Charleston Police have obtained a warrant for wanton endangerment for Jamon Woodson, 39, of Charleston, in connection to the shooting incident. Around 4:52 p.m. on June 30, officers responded […]
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Traffic checkpoint to be held in Dunbar

DUNBAR, WV (LOOTPRESS) – It was announced by the Dunbar Police Department that a traffic checkpoint will be held next week. The scheduled traffic stop will be held at Dunbar Avenue, specifically the 3900 block, on the evening of Friday, July 15. The stop, which will be conducted as...
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Man wanted by police after shots fired

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) – The Charleston Police Department is searching for a man wanted in connection with an incident where shots were fired. Investigators say officers responded to the 200 block of Leon Sullivan Way Thursday, June 30 just before 5 p.m. According to the Charleston Police Department, investigators...
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No injuries reported in South Charleston house fire

SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) — Fire crews battled an early morning house fire in South Charleston on Wednesday. It happened at a home on MacCorkle Avenue just before 5:00 A.M. According to South Charleston police, the home was not occupied and no injuries were reported.
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'No Hazardous Wastes' At Landfill, Union Carbide Witness Testifies

Union Carbide’s remediation expert, Jerome Cibrik, testified Wednesday in U.S. District Court that “there are no hazardous wastes” present at the Filmont Landfill in South Charleston. That’s in spite of the company’s own reports that show high levels of toxic chemicals in groundwater samples taken from the...
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Major upgrades planned at the Capitol Market

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WCHS) — Visitors to Charleston's Capitol Market will see some major renovation work get underway over the next several months. The former train depot received $600,000 from the city's American Rescue Plan funds to add improvements that it otherwise couldn't accomplish. Executive director, Evan Osborn, said he's...
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Warrant issued for man in connection with shots fired investigation in Charleston

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WCHS) — A warrant has been issued for a third person in connection with a shots fired incident along Leon Sullivan Way in Charleston last week. Jamon Woodson, 39, of Charleston is wanted for wanton endangerment after a shooting was reported about 5 p.m. in the 200 block of Leon Sullivan Way on Thursday, according to a news release from the Charleston Police Department.
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Renovated downtown Charleston library carrying momentum into summer

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Kanawha County Public Library System’s main library in downtown Charleston has remained busy since its reopening following a multi-million dollar renovation. Jai Ravine, the Marketing Coordinator for Kanawha County Public Library (KCPL) told 580-WCHS that over 13,000 visitors came through the renovated spot throughout...
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Four Mountaineers earn Preseason All-Big 12 nod

The Big 12 Conference unveiled its Preseason All-Big 12 teams on Wednesday, and West Virginia has multiple representatives for the first time in four seasons. Center Zach Frazier, kicker Casey Legg, defensive tackle Dante Stills and cornerback Charles Woods all earned spots on the preseason all-conference teams. This year’s list marks the first time that three West Virginia natives were named to the Preseason All-Big 12 teams.
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UC Launches EMS Leadership Certificate Program

The University of Charleston (UC) has launched a leadership certificate program for Emergency Management Service (EMS) professionals throughout West Virginia. The program is designed to enhance the leadership skills of first responders. It is part of West Virginia Governor Jim Justice’s Emergency Management Services Initiative. 300 EMS professionals are...
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Lawsuits Involving Carbide And The Hope Scholarship This West Virginia Morning

On this West Virginia Morning, a trial begins Wednesday in the U.S. District Court in Charleston with Union Carbide as the defendant. The company was sued by a property owner in South Charleston alleging contamination from an industrial landfill Union Carbide owns. The lawsuit argues the company violated state and federal law and needs to pay civil penalties.
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Gov. Justice debuts Capitol Circle as newest route of West Virginia’s Mountain Rides program

CHARLESTON, WV (WVDN) – Gov. Jim Justice held a ceremony to announce the newest scenic route of the Mountain Rides program – Capitol Circle – a scenic loop that will take travelers along Route 60 East through the southern portion of the state. Capitol Circle marks the second route of the West Virginia Mountain Rides […] The post Gov. Justice debuts Capitol Circle as newest route of West Virginia’s Mountain Rides program appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
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West Virginia Senior Sports Classic returns to Kanawha Valley on Friday

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Senior Sports Classic is back as its 28th year kicks off Friday. The West Virginia Senior Sports Classic is a member of the National Senior Games Association, which holds similar events around the country. The top 3 finishers in each sport qualify for the National Senior Games which will be held in Pittsburgh in 2023.
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How to safely get rid of unused, used fireworks

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) — With the Fourth of July, comes fireworks. But now that you have unused or used fireworks, you may wonder how to safely dispose of them. Officials with the Huntington Fire Department say for both used and unused fireworks, you should soak them in a bucket of water and then double bag […]
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