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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...
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Fayette County man steals car, demands ransom

FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (WOWK) — A man from Scarbro was arrested on Saturday for allegedly stealing a woman’s car and attempting to hold it for ransom according to Fayette County deputies. On June 14, deputies received a complaint about a stolen vehicle. The owner informed deputies that she had paid two individuals to clean it, […]
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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...

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...

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 […]

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...

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 […]

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.

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.
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PHOTO GALLERY: West Virginians remember a hero

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Thousands of people, including state and local leaders, paid their respects to Medal of Honor recipient Hershel “Woody” Williams” as he lied in state at the West Virginia Capitol in Charleston. Williams died June 29 at the age of 98. A public viewing...

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.

Michigan man sentenced to prison for drug crime

BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) — A Michigan man was sentenced to three years and one month in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for distribution of heroin today, July 1, 2022. According to court documents, on February 13, 2020, William ‘Shorty’ Pope, 47, Detroit, sold an undercover cop heroin at a trailer where Pope […]

Man walking up the road with only a bra and panties on arrested for obstructing and battery

FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A Fayette County man is facing more charges after refusing to comply with the police. According to deputies, on June 22, 2022, they responded to Cannelton in regards to a 911 hang-up call. An officer with the Montogomery Police Department was on duty and went to the area. A neighbor called 911 to tell them that their neighbor’s address had been broken into and the person had blood on them. The officer then observed Tyler Schoolcraft walking up the road with only a bra and panties on. Schoolcraft starts fighting with the officer and wouldn’t obey the officer’s commands. Schoolcraft was resisting arrest.