ContributorsPublishersAdvertisers

Leet, WV

Metro News

Man admits to killing Capital student KJ Taylor

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The man who shot and killed Capital High School student “KJ” Taylor last year pleaded guilty Wednesday less than a week before he was scheduled to go on trial. Dekotis Thomas, 20, of St. Albans, entered a Kennedy Plea to first-degree murder. A second...
CHARLESTON, WV
LOCAL CHANNELS

West Virginia man arrested after foreign exchange student finds hidden camera in her bathroom

HUNTINGTON, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A man is facing charges after a foreign exchange student finds a hidden camera in her bathroom; another camera was in her bedroom. On Monday, April 4, 2022, Troopers from the Huntington Detachment responded to a complaint from the victim, a 17-year-old foreign exchange student, who discovered a hidden camera in her bathroom at the residence of her “Host Family.”
HUNTINGTON, WV
wchsnetwork.com

Thomas pleads guilty in KJ Taylor murder

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The man who shot and killed Capital High School student “KJ” Taylor last year pleaded guilty Wednesday less than a week before he was scheduled to go on trial. Dekotis Thomas, 20, of St. Albans, entered a Kennedy Plea to first-degree murder. A second...
CHARLESTON, WV
RELATED LOCATIONS

Man accused of secretly recording 17-year-old foreign exchange student

BARBOURSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia man accused of secretly recording a foreign exchange student has been charged with possessing child porn, police said Tuesday.State troopers received a complaint in April from the 17-year-old student, who reported finding a hidden camera in the bathroom of her host home. A search warrant led to the discovery of another camera in the student's bedroom, officials said.Darrel Wells, of Barboursville, was arrested Monday after a digital forensics investigation was concluded, police said. He was charged with possession of child pornography and criminal invasion of privacy.Wells, 55, is lodged at the Western Regional Jail and Correctional Facility. Online records don't indicate whether he has an attorney who could comment.
BARBOURSVILLE, WV
NEARBY CITIES
YOU MAY ALSO LIKE
WSAZ

Man accused of stabbing brother with shovel

KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) - A man faces charges in connection with an assault Tuesday night that sent his brother to the hospital with a head injury, Kanawha County court records show. The incident was reported around 7:15 p.m. along the 1100 block of Sand Plant Road in the South...
KANAWHA COUNTY, WV
Metro News

City of Hurricane crew reflects on flood recovery work in Kentucky

HURRICANE, W.Va. — A team of employees from the city of Hurricane are back in West Virginia after spending a week helping folks in Letcher County, Kentucky begin the long road to recovery. Ronnie Woodall lead Hurricane’s Mobile Infrastructure Response Unit into the city of Whitesburg, Kentucky back on...
HURRICANE, WV

14-year-old kills adult in West Virginia after domestic violence

West Virginia State Police say a 14-year-old child is accused of fatally shooting an adult following an ongoing domestic incident. Police said in a statement that the shooting was reported Sunday afternoon at a residence near Fort Gay and the adult was dead when officers arrived. Police told news outlets an investigation found the juvenile […]
FORT GAY, WV
woay.com

Alum Creek Lions Club to host car show on Saturday

Alum Creek, WV (WOAY) – The Alum Creek Lions will host a car show on Saturday, August 13. The event will start at 8:30 AM at the Alum Creek Lions Park. The Lions Club is a global volunteer network working to make a difference in their surrounding communities. Contact...
ALUM CREEK, WV
wchstv.com

Deputies arrest man accused of stabbing his brother with shovel

ALUM CREEK. W.Va. (WCHS) — UPDATED: 10:11 p.m., 8/9/22. A man is behind bars accused of stabbing his brother with a shovel in Alum Creek Tuesday evening. It happened on Sand Plant Road about 7:30 p.m.. Court documents said Chase Lilly admitted to stabbing Justin Lilly with the shovel.
ALUM CREEK, WV

UPDATE: Vista View Apartments shooting suspect arrested

UPDATE: (Aug. 10, 2022) – A man wanted in connection to a shooting at the Vista View Apartments has been arrested on separate charges. According to the Charleston Police Department, Timothy Robert Holmes, 29, of Waupun, Wisconsin was taken into custody by the South Charleston Police Department on charges of Obstructing and Fugitive from Justice. […]
CHARLESTON, WV
thelevisalazer.com

LOUISA’S NEWEST BUSINESS 123 CAFE HAS GRAND OPENING

123 CAFE HAS GRAND OPENING TODAY (August 9, 2022)…. On Tuesday August 9, 2022 at 11AM The 123 Cafe had their Grand Opening and Ribbon cutting ceremony. Among the five owners of Louisa 123 CAFE are Andy Lin and Paul D Pelphrey. Locals have been awaiting the opening for months...
LOUISA, KY

West Virginia 14-year-old fatally shoots domestic abuser

A 14-year-old is accused of fatally shooting an adult following an ongoing domestic incident, West Virginia State Police said. The shooting was reported Sunday afternoon at a residence near Fort Gay, police said in a statement. Officers arrived to find the adult dead on the porch of the home, police said.
FORT GAY, WV
ARCHIVES