‘I’m crushed, I’m destroyed,’ Kanawha County woman remembered after her death in Youngstown, OhioWSAZ14 HOURS AGO
‘I’m crushed, I’m destroyed,’ Kanawha County woman remembered after her death in Youngstown, Ohio
KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) - Bobby Mitchell said his aunt DeeAnna Summers was someone he could turn to for guidance throughout his life. “I feel like if I needed to talk to someone about literally anything I could talk to her and she wouldn’t tell anyone and she would tell me the truth and keep it real with me,” Mitchell said. “We just talked about things we did in our past with our friends, stuff she did growing up, things I did now similar school stuff we would talk about differences between then and now, the family then and the family now.”
City of South Charleston being sued after fatal fire truck accident
The estate of the man who died in a fatal accident involving a fire truck in 2023 is now suing the City of South Charleston.
Man enters plea in 2023 Kanawha County shooting
KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WCHS) — A man accused in a 2023 shooting in Kanawha County appeared in court Monday. Eric White, 48, of Charleston entered a Kennedy plea to malicious wounding in connection with the shooting of another man in August. Police said White fired multiple shots at another...
One dead in house fire
A person died Monday morning in a house fire in the Malden area of Kanawha County, West Virginia.
Kanawha County BOE discussion continues over potential bond
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - A potential bond was further discussed in executive session at a Kanawha County School Board meeting Monday evening. The potential bond would be for new and used facilities. Superintendent Tom Williams said consolidating eastern Kanawha County schools, building new schools, and topics countywide were discussed in...
Kanawha City community gathers for Budget Records vigil
The community gathered Monday night for a vigil to honor the legacy of a business that has been a Kanawha City staple for more than 50 years.
City, fire department remember deadly Woolworth building fire on 75th anniversary
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WCHS) — Firefighters and city officials gathered Monday to remember a somber day in Charleston’s history – the Woolworth building fire. A moment of silence, bell ringing and wreath laying ceremony were scheduled Monday morning to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the blaze. Woolworth’s, which...
Charleston woman dies following dispute with accused boyfriend in Ohio
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — A man is in custody after reporting to police that his girlfriend from Charleston, W.Va. was not breathing following a fight at a home in Ohio. Lamarie Smith, 24, is expected to be arraigned Friday. He was arrested after he called police to tell them his girlfriend, Deeanna Summers, 29, of Charleston, was unconscious. Summers later died at St. Elizabeth Health Center.
Rain returns to WV, KY & OH several times this week
(WOWK) — Rain returns to the WOWK-TV area starting Tuesday. Showers will be seen on and off from a larger area of low pressure to the south as well as an approaching cold front. See the slideshow below for an idea of potential timing and placement of rain over Tuesday and Wednesday. Rainfall over Tuesday […]
Beloved record store closes after 52 years in business, sign designated historically significant
CHARLESTON, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Record and gift shop, Budget Tapes & Records closed down operations on Sunday after over half a century serving the Charleston area. The Kanawha County business first opened its doors in the 1970s and has since been a go-to source for physical media and music merchandise throughout Southern West Virginia. Owners […]
Journey Through Parenthood | Eating disorders and teens
WSAZ's Martina Bills talks to Jessica Luzier, PhD, with the WVU Disordered Eating Center of Charleston, about eating disorders and adolescents.
One injured in Charleston fire
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — One person was injured in a fire that occurred early Saturday morning in Charleston. The blaze was reported in a one-story residence in the 1500 block of Bridge Road. Crews with the Charleston Fire Department said the house was engulfed in flames when they arrived on...
'Budget Tapes & Records' closing
It's the end of an era for a beloved record store in Kanawha City. Last week, "Budget Tapes and Records" announced they were closing after more than 50 years, but on Sunday they officially flipped the record over, closing their doors for good.
City of St. Albans proposes ideas for old St. Albans Junior High property
ST. ALBANS, W.Va. (WCHS) — St. Albans has been cleaning up the city one dilapidated structure at a time for the last couple of years, including the former St. Albans Junior High building last year. "If people are coming here and thinking about moving to St. Albans and they...
How to buy CAA men's baskeball conference tournament tickets
The Coastal Athletic Association men’s basketball championship tournament will take place in Washington D.C. starting on March 8th and completed on March 12th, sending one team to the NCAA Tournament. The Charleston Golden Eagles are set to be the number-one seed in the tournament. With a 15-3 record in...
High Points of the Valley
* Though it is narrower than it should have been, and those who forced its weakening with their opposition have some hard soul-searching to do about who they’re really in Charleston to protect, the West Virginia House of Delegates is to be commended for passing an amendment to a bill that will protect children from being taken out of public school by parents under investigation for suspected child abuse. “If this amendment, as narrow as it is, protects one child, then it’s worth it,” said Del. Jonathan Pinson, R-Mason.