'It was a massive loss': Vigil held for St. Albans murder victims
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WCHS) — It has been almost a month since Kanawha County deputies found 39-year-old Brooke Carnefix and her son 14-year-old Koda Jarrett dead with gunshot wounds inside of their St. Albans home. "It was a massive loss," Brooke's nephew and Koda's cousin Cameron Blankenship said. "Both of...
One injured in Bridge Road blaze
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...
One person hospitalized with burns following Charleston house fire
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WCHS) — One person was hospitalized early Saturday following in a Kanawha County house fire, according to first responders. Emergency dispatchers reported the blaze about 12:15 a.m. in the 1500 block of Bridge Road in Charleston. Firefighters said one person was taken to the hospital to receive...
Man held on felony charge in connection to woman’s death in Youngstown
A man who police said called 911 Thursday morning to report his girlfriend was not breathing after they got in a fight Thursday morning at a home on the East Side is currently in the Mahoning County jail.
Man arrested in connection with death of woman from Charleston
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WSAZ) - A man is behind bars after calling police to report that his girlfriend was unconscious and not breathing following a fight at a home in the 1500 block of Victor Avenue in Youngstown. Lamarie Smith, 24, who was taken to the Mahoning County jail, is expected...
One person taken to hospital following house fire
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - One person was taken to the hospital after crews responded to a house fire early Saturday morning. Metro 911 dispatchers said this happened along the 1500 block of Bridge Road in Charleston just after midnight. Dispatch said the home was fully engulfed when crews arrived on...
West Virginia Governor issues statement on negotiations with federal Department of Education
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Gov. Jim Justice issued the following statement on Saturday regarding ongoing negotiations between his office and the federal Department of Education concerning COVID-19 funding sent directly from the federal government to county school boards and higher education institutions. “Let me be very clear on this issue: there is no $465 million ‘clawback’ […]
WVSU MBB & WBB sweeps UC
INSTITUTE, W.Va. (WCHS) — The Mountain East Conference men's and women's basketball regular season came to a close on Saturday and it was senior day in Institute. The women's game tipped off first and it wasn't close. The Yellowjackets led by as many as 50 points and would go on to knock off the University of Charleston 84-37. UC struggled from the floor, connecting on just 14 field goals for the entire game on 25 percent shooting. Destiny Fields had a game high 20 points for WVSU.
Former Columbia Gas, TC Energy building in Charleston sold
KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WCHS) — The former Columbia Gas building in the Kanawha Valley has been sold. It was announced on Thursday that the building at 1700 MacCorkle Avenue SW, which had been leased to TC Enery, has been sold to an unknown buyer. The building has been the...
Persistent sinkholes trouble Nitro homeowner, points towards West Virginia American Water
NITRO, W.Va. (WCHS) — Last year, a first-time homer buyer was excited to move into Nitro. A year later, sinkholes continue to be a problem and is one the homeowner says isn't being addressed. "This is our first sinkhole that occurred," concerned homeowner Jonathan Lynch told Eyewitness News. Sinkholes...
UC Works: University of Charleston's New Initiative Helps Local Students Work, Study, and Reduce Loan Debt
The University of Charleston has launched UC Works, a scholarship and work program. This program, in collaboration with WorkForce WV and other businesses, allows students to work part-time in their study field while attending school. The aim is to decrease student loan debt and motivate more high school students to pursue college education.
$50,000 Powerball Prizes Awarded in Three West Virginia Towns
CHARLESTON, W.VA. – While the $563 million Mega Millions jackpot remains unclaimed, three lucky Powerball players in West Virginia are celebrating $50,000 wins from the latest drawing. The winning tickets…
LHU Baseball drops twinbill at Charleston
CHARLESTON, W.V. – The Lock Haven baseball team (3-5 overall) kicked off its weekend in West Virginia with a non-conference doubleheader at Charleston University (6-3 overall) on Saturday (March 2). The Bald Eagles dropped the doubleheader, 6-3, 8-2. Lock Haven falls to 3-5 during the early spring and will...
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.
Fayette County animal shelter at code red status – ‘Our capacity is streteched to its limits’
FAYETTEVILLE, WV (LOOTPRESS) – The Fayette County Humane Society is asking the public for help after announcing on Friday that the shelter has reached “code red” status. The FCHS has indicated that every available shelter space is occupied after “a whirlwind of canine arrivals” in which the shelter received over twenty dogs in under a […]
Today the gas price is close to $2.95 in Alum Creek as of 2024-03-02. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Saturday is $3.338, a week ago the price is $3.264 , according to AAA.
UPDATE: Kroger and union to resume bargaining after strike authorized
UDPATE: Charleston, W. Va. (WTAP) - Talks are set to resume between United Food & Commercial Workers Local 400 and Kroger after 85% of union members rejected the latest contract offer and authorized a strike. In an email Friday afternoon, Union communications director Jonathon Williams said talks will resume with...