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West Virginia woman pleads guilty to trafficking teen to police chief

A 28-year-old West Virginia woman has pleaded guilty to child sex-trafficking conspiracy charges after admitting that she provided an underage relative to a former police chief in exchange for $100. Kristen Naylor-Legg offered up the 17-year-old girl twice in 2020 to then-Gauley Bridge Police Chief Larry Allen Clay Jr., who...
GAULEY BRIDGE, WV
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Deputy stops burglary in progress

BLOOMINGROSE — A Boone County Sheriff’s Deputy stopped a burglary on Sept. 5 in Comfort. Richard Bowman, 29, of Comfort, was arrested and charged with burglary in relation to the incident. Deputy E.C. Gibson wrote in the criminal complaint that he arrived at the scene after being dispatched to Stewart...
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Person wanted in connection with copper theft incident

KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) – Troopers need your help finding a person wanted in connection with a copper theft incident that left hundreds of Frontier customers without service last week in the Sissonville area of Kanawha County. West Virginia State Police troopers say the person was driving a white pickup...
KANAWHA COUNTY, WV

Trial date set for three accused in child's death

Three defendants who were arrested in 2018 for the death of an 8-year-old Oak Hill girl will go to trial Oct. 22 before Fayette County Circuit Court Judge Paul Blake. Marty Browning Jr. and Julie Titchenell Browning of Hilltop and Sherie Titchenell were arrested in December 2019, all on one charge each of death of a child by a parent, guardian or custodian. Each was also charged with abuse and neglect of a child resulting in death. Both are felonies.
OAK HILL, WV
WSAZ

Charleston City Council proposes bill to cut down on homeless camps

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - A bill proposed by Charleston City Council would create criminal penalties for camping on public property in the city. Councilman Adam Knauff said he wants to change the amount of people who sleep on public property. “If you take a drive through Charleston, people can be...
CHARLESTON, WV
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Police identify bodies recovered in Morgantown, Charleston

Police in Morgantown and Charleston made positive identifications Monday of bodies located in separate incidents over the last few days. Morgantown police said the body of Jeffrey Uphold, 23, of Bruceton Mills, was pulled from the Monongahela River last Friday. He had been reported missing by family members last Tuesday.
CHARLESTON, WV

Where to find the COVID-19 vaccine in Beckley

Here are several locations where you can find the vaccine in Beckley: 1. 133 Beckley Crossing Shopping Center (304) 252-3480; 2. 1734 Harper Rd (304) 254-0523; 3. 1220 N Eisenhower Dr 304-252-6508; 4. 2933 Robert C Byrd Dr 304-252-0531; 5. 1330 N Eisenhower Dr 304-255-7800; 6. 1881 Robert C Byrd
BECKLEY, WV
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WSAZ

Man taken to hospital after stabbing in Charleston

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - A man was taken to the hospital after a stabbing Monday afternoon on the east end of Charleston. It happened after 1 p.m. along Washington Street East. Charleston Police say one man was stabbed under his arm. He was taken to the hospital for treatment. At...
CHARLESTON, WV

19-year-old given probation after stealing items from a church

BECKLEY, W.V. (LOOTPRESS) – On Monday, September 20, 2021, a 19-year-old pleaded guilty to breaking and entering after he and another stole items from a church in October of 2019. Judge Andrew G. Dimlich presided over the morning’s hearing. On October 12, 2019, Joshua Daniel Syner of Mankin Avene in...
BECKLEY, WV
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Active cases drop, hospitalizations rise in Wednesday COVID report from DHHR

CHARLESTON, W.Va. –Active coronavirus cases in West Virginia dropped significantly for another day on Wednesday, more than 2,000 from Tuesday’s report from the state Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR). The DHHR confirmed 15,280 active COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, down from 17,435 on Tuesday. This total is down more...
CHARLESTON, WV
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Appalachian Power Defends New Surcharge Request

CHARLESTON — As the West Virginia Public Service Commission prepares to hear public comments and new evidence this Friday in a new Appalachian Power/Wheeling Power surcharge request to keep three power plants operating past 2028, two industry groups butted heads. Appalachian Power and Wheeling Power are seeking a 3.3% increase...
WHEELING, WV
WSAZ

Homeless issue up for debate in Charleston again

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - An age-old problem in the city of Charleston is back up for debate. The proposal, which is now in committee, would ban camping in public places and create criminal penalties for those who do. As the proposal is written now, a person must have permission from...
CHARLESTON, WV
WOWK

Man sent to hospital following Charleston stabbing

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK)—A stabbing was reported on Charleston’s East End on Monday. The call came in from the McDonald’s on Washington Street East. Police say a man was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries and is in stable condition. There is no suspect in this crime at this...
CHARLESTON, WV
Wayne County News

Timberwolves defense stymies St. Albans

ST. ALBANS, W.Va. — Spring Valley (3-1) held St. Albans to minus-3 yards and no first downs in a 54-0 victory Friday night at Crawford Field. The Timberwolves scored on all six first half possessions to lead 48-0. Dalton Fouch passed for 150 yards and four touchdowns and ran for a TD. Ben Turner returned a punt 59 yards for a score.
SAINT ALBANS, WV
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Longtime Raleigh County Fire Chief passes away

BRADLEY, WV (WVNS) — A longtime Fire Chief for the Bradley-Prosperity Volunteer Fire Department passed away yesterday. Bruce James served as Fire Chief for more than 40 years. He was the longest serving Fire Chief since the department opened its doors more than 40 years ago. Former Chief Bobby Palmer...
BRADLEY, WV
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‘Bowls and Spoons’ cereal bar coming to Charleston

CHALRESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - Crunchy, sweet cold and fast describes the new kind of bar that’s taking up space in Charleston’s Elk City. Andrew Palmer and his wife Heather are opening a cereal bar there. They said this is something they’ve been thinking about for a year. “Most people are...
CHARLESTON, WV
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