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Kanawha County couple charged after home found in deplorable condition, court records say
KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WCHS) — A Kanawha County couple has been charged after deputies found multiple piles of animal feces and deplorable conditions at their home earlier this week, court records said. Justin Burdette, 40, and Caitlin Loveless, 32, both of St. Albans are charged with child neglect creating...
Woman killed after being struck by train in Kanawha County
KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WCHS) — A woman was killed Friday morning after she was struck by a train in Kanawha County. The incident was reported by dispatchers just before 9 a.m. near Douglas Court and MacCorkle Avenue Southeast in the Chelyan area. West Virginia State Police said a woman...
Kanawha City Hooters candlelight vigil doubles as good cause
UPDATE: (7:30 P.M. Friday, Feb. 23) – What started out as a fun “joke” to say goodbye to the old Hooters set to be demolished next week in Kanawha City ended up growing into a fundraiser to help a family in need. The event organizers tell WOWK...
Chandler Academy responds to termination notices sent to staff
KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) - School districts in West Virginia are continuing their evaluation of their staffing numbers amid “staffing season”-- all to prepare for next academic year. Earlier this month, WSAZ reported Kanawha County Schools lost more than 530 students since last school year. A spokesperson for...
Charleston man accused of fleeing from deputies on stolen motorcycle
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WCHS) — UPDATED - 6:15 p.m. 2/23/24. A Kanawha County man is facing charges after leading deputies on a pursuit while operating a stolen motorcycle. Jonathan Wayne Cossin, 31, of Charleston, has been charged with receiving or transferring a stolen vehicle and fleeing from an officer, according to a criminal complaint filed in Kanawha County Magistrate Court.
Man pleads guilty in Kanawha County dog attack
KANAWHA COUNTY, WV (WOWK) – A man charged after a woman was allegedly beaten and attacked by dogs during an altercation has changed his plea to guilty. Zachary Atkinson, 21, of Cabin Creek, appeared in Kanawha County Circuit Court on Friday and pleaded guilty to a charge of unlawful wounding, a lesser included offense in […]
First case of avian flu confirmed in West Virginia since 2006
After a surge in cases across the country in the past few months, West Virginia has confirmed its first case of avian influenza.
Answers still sought days after West Virginia DOT Secretary Wriston’s traffic stop
West Virginia Transportation Secretary Jimmy Wriston late Tuesday night was pulled over in I-77’s southbound lanes for what a witness described as “erratic” driving through Charleston’s East End.
WVSSAC Volleyball, Cheerleading Championships Returning to Charleston
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - The West Virginia Secondary Schools Activities Commission announced on Friday that Charleston has won the bids to host volleyball and cheerleading championships from 2024 through 2026. This follows yesterday’s announcement that Charleston will host the WVSSAC High School Football Championships for the first time in 30...
Authorities seek public's help in identifying Charleston copper theft suspect
CHARLESTON, W.Va (WCHS) — Police in Charleston are asking for the public’s help finding a man wanted in connection with a copper theft investigation. Charleston police said they were dispatched to Appalachian Mini Storage in the 1100 block of Main Street on Thursday for a report of copper theft and destruction of an HVAC unit, according to the police department’s post on social media.
Chemours Seeks DEP Permission For Tenant To Discharge Chemicals
A chemical company in eastern Kanawha County wants to discharge toxic chemicals into the Kanawha River, and an environmental group is pushing back. Chemours is seeking a consent order from the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection for its tenant, Optima Belle, to discharge ethylbenzene and cyclohexane into the river.
Multiple Kanawha County schools closing due to water main break
Multiple schools in the Kanawha City and Malden area are closing early due to a water main break.
Savor the Flavors: Top 3 Mexican Restaurants in Charleston
This article presents three outstanding Mexican restaurants located in Charleston. Have you had the opportunity to dine at any of these establishments? If yes, we would love to hear your experiences and thoughts in the comments section below:
Fire, rain and snow in WV, KY & WV over 7 days
(WOWK) — James Taylor sang about seeing fire and seeing rain and sunny days he thought would never end. The WOWK-TV area is basically living that song with snow thrown in for good measure over the next seven days. Dry weather Tuesday contributed to the development of several fires in the region. Photos below come […]
Overturned tractor trailer stalls traffic along I-64 East in Charleston
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WCHS) — Emergency dispatchers said portions of Interstate 64 were shut down Thursday evening in Charleston after a tractor trailer overturned. The crash was reported near CAMC Women and Children's Hospital about 8:40 p.m. by Kanawha County dispatchers. Dispatchers said eastbound lanes will temporarily close to allow...
Residents call for change after vehicle hits parked cars in Charleston
CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – Charleston City Council members and residents are calling for drivers to slow down after a multi-vehicle crash involving five parked cars on Lee Street Wednesday night. Charleston police say a driver was allegedly speeding through Lee Street when it crashed into five other vehicles, two of which were totaled. One car […]
Marmet leaders asking some residents to stop disposing human waste in trash
MARMET, W.Va. (WCHS) — Leaders in Marmet are asking some residents to quit disposing human feces and urine alongside their trash. The town said in a statement on Facebook that it has discovered one or more residents have been placing human waste for collection. “Article 931.06 of the Codified...
Operation Smoke and Mirrors: Woman sentenced for role in organization
CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) — A woman was sentenced for her role in a drug trafficking organization busted through Operation Smoke and Mirrors, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Alexandria Estep, 22, of Charleston, was sentenced to four years and two months in prison. Her time in prison will be followed by three years of […]
Mammoth Mountain Weekly Snow Report
February won’t let off the gas pedal as another series of storms delivered nearly 3 feet of new snow bringing us to a total of 11 FEET and counting just this month. The results: best powder turns of the season and a base depth that just keeps on growing. The sun is shining with a beautiful forecast for the weekend ahead. The trees are still holding powder stashes and the groomers are soft and smooth mountain-wide.
Forestry workers battling brush fire in Shrewsbury
SHREWSBURY, W.Va. (WCHS) — West Virginia Division of Forestry workers are working to put out a brush fire in Kanawha County. Kanawha County dispatchers said the fire on East Dupont Avenue in Shrewsbury started around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday. Dispatchers said 10-15 acres are possibly on fire. They said there...