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Woman dead after being hit by passenger train in eastern Kanawha County
A woman is dead after being hit by an Amtrak train carrying around nine passengers, according to West Virginia State Police Troopers on the scene.
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...
Kanawha City Hooters candlelight vigil doubles as good cause
Friends and family will be coming together Friday evening to bid farewell to a beloved restaurant in the Kanawha City area: Hooters.
Kanawha County man accused of attacking woman with dogs pleads guilty
KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WCHS) — A Kanawha County man pleaded guilty Friday morning in a case where he is accused of attacking a woman with two dogs. Zachary Atkinson, 21, of Cabin Creek, who was originally charged with malicious wounding, pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of unlawful wounding on Friday. The charge carries a maximum sentence of one to five years in prison.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
Home a ‘total loss’ in Clendenin house fire
UPDATE: (2:42 P.M. Feb. 20) – Crews on the scene of a fire in Clendenin tell WOWK 13 News two people were inside the home when the fire began. Officials say they were able to get out safely. Kanawha County dispatchers say the fire broke out around 1:13 p.m. Tuesday at a home on Shafer […]
Weekend starts with a brief return to winter
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WCHS) — FRIDAY EVENING UPDATE:. Friday proved to be an interesting day for weather. From clouds to sun and brief showers to thunder, lightning and small hail back to sun, Friday felt much like April with temperatures reaching the 50s and even 60. The showers ahead of...
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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:
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...
Five children escape house fire in Kanawha County
KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WCHS) — Dispatchers said five children are safe after a fire tore through a Kanawha County home. The fire happened on Bridgeview Drive, near Lincoln Drive, just before 5 p.m. Tuesday. Dispatchers said flames could be seen coming from the home when firefighters got there. The...
City Council resolution makes it easier to become a vendor in Charleston
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - With event season right around the corner, Charleston City Council passed a resolution aimed to make it easier to become a vendor in the city and participate in all that it has to offer. Whether you are walking down the boulevard for live on the levee,...
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...
Stroke survivor shares story of perseverance ahead of Charleston Heart Ball
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WCHS) — On Jan. 6, 2023, Elizabeth Ferrell was supposed to go to her daughter's swim meet, but wasn't feeling well so she stayed home. Everything that happened afterward has changed her life. "I laid back down to go to sleep - and when I woke up...