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One dead following motor vehicle crash in Raleigh County

Fairdale, WV (WOAY) – One person is dead following a motor vehicle crash in Raleigh County. The Raleigh County Sherriff’s Office reported the collision took place on Tuesday at the 1200 block of WV Route 99-Bolt Road in Fairdale. Authorities say their preliminary findings show a 2006 Honda...
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Teen suspect in Charleston deadly shooting

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – The Charleston Police Department Criminal Investigation Division has obtained a juvenile petition for 1st Degree Murder for a 17-year-old juvenile. This petition stems from the shooting death of 42-year-old James Hambrick who was shot last week at the intersection of 6th Street and Hunt Avenue. On Friday, Aug. 5, Charleston PD […]
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Residents concerned after another shooting on Charleston’s West Side

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK)—An early morning shooting on Charleston’s West Side on Wednesday sent a teenager to the hospital with gunshot wounds. The incident happened at the intersection of Glenwood and Central Avenue. Several neighbors in the area are now expressing their concerns about violence in the area. Kanawha Metro says that the juvenile was shot […]

Woman charged with embezzling from Kanawha County Clerk’s office

Charleston, WV (AP) – Kanawha County authorities have charged Elizabeth Marie Sampson, 44, of Elkview, with embezzlement. A filed criminal complaint accuses Sampson of stealing over $20,000 paid to the Kanawha County Clerk’s office for back taxes for her personal use. It is unknown if Sampson has an...

Juvenile shot twice on Charleston’s west side

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - A juvenile was taken to the hospital Tuesday morning following a shooting on Charleston’s west side, according to Charleston Police. The shooting was reported at the corner of Glenwood Avenue and Central Avenue. According to the police, the juvenile was shot twice, once in the...
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Charges filed in Charleston murder case

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Police have charged a 17-year-old with first degree murder following a Charleston shooting death. Charleston police said a juvenile petition has been obtained for who they believe was the shooter in the Friday afternoon shooting of James Hambrick. Hambrick, 42, of Charleston, was shot in the...

Jalesea Bass sentenced in murder of Azareyiah Mitchell

OAK HILL, WV (WVNS) – Jalesea Bass, one of the suspects in the murder of Azareyiah Mitchell, was sentenced to prison for several charges in relation to the murder. Jalesea Bass entered a guilty plea for her charges in May, and was sentenced Friday, August 5, 2022. Bass was accused of Second Degree Murder, Concealment […]

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.

Pair of auto dealerships sold in liquidation move

LMP Automotive Holdings, a Fort Lauderdale-based auto dealer, has sold two of its dealerships in Southwest Florida. LMP announced it has entered into agreements to sell its Kia dealerships in Port Charlotte and Cape Coral, in addition to Kia and Subaru dealerships in Beckley, West Virginia. The sales include the dealership and real estate assets, according to a statement. Financial terms of the deal — in addition to the name of the buyer — weren’t disclosed.

Juvenile shot on Charleston’s West Side Wednesday morning, police say

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A male juvenile was taken to the hospital following a shooting Wednesday morning on Charleston’s West Side. Charleston Police Department (CPD) responded to a reported shooting around 8:45 a.m. near the 800 block of Central Avenue on the corner of Glenwood Avenue. CPD investigators said...

Fatal UTV crash on Bolt Rd. sends driver flying

FAIRDALE, WV (WVNS) – An accident involving a UTV on Bolt Road earlier yesterday, August 8, 2022, sent the victim flying out of the vehicle. He later died from injuries sustained during the accident. On Monday, August 8, 2022, Randall Z. Bower, of Bolt, was reportedly driving a UTV travelingsouth on Fairview School Road at […]

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...

Bed bugs take over public housing complex in Charleston

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) — We have all heard the nursery rhyme, “Don’t let the bed bugs bite,” but what happens when that becomes your reality? For Charleston-Kanawha Housing residents like Chad Robinson, it so happens that bed bugs are real, and they have taken over his own home. “They jump on you, and they stay […]

W.Va. Native Looks At Depression, Treatment In New Novel

Debut novelist William Brewer currently teaches creative writing at Stanford University, but his Morgantown roots have deeply influenced his writing, and even the main character of his new book — "The Red Arrow" — is also a West Virginia native. Brewer also wrote a highly acclaimed book of...

Oak Hill McDonalds reopens with ‘new experience’

OAK HILL, WV (WVNS) – The Oak Hill McDonalds is reopening this week with a ‘transformed dining experience’. It opens 10 A.M. on Thursday August 11, 2022. The Oak Hill McDonalds invites guests to experience McDonald’s in a new and unexpected way, with a new level of choice, engagement and service. According to McDonalds corporate, […]