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Basketball great “Hot” Rod Hundley dies

The Charleston native and former hoops star was 80 years old

Gunshots prompt lockdown of Dunbar day care

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A Dunbar day-care center was briefly put on lockdown Friday afternoon, after gunshots were reported in the area. The lockdown was lifted a short time later after the area was cleared, according to a Kanawha County...

Tomblin signs bill that rolls back chemical tank safety law

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin on Friday signed into law a bill that significantly reduces the scope and strength of a chemical tank safety bill passed a year ago in the wake of the Freedom Industries leak and the resulting regionwide water crisis.

The...

Capito, Manchin differ in views of Senate-passed budget

At 3:30 a.m. Friday, the U.S. Senate passed a budget that was either “responsible” or “reckless.”

It either “focused on creating a stronger and more prosperous nation” or it “achieved imaginary...

Parkersburg woman arrested on animal cruelty charge
Parkersburg woman arrested on animal cruelty charge

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. – A Parkersburg woman was arrested on a misdemeanor charge of cruelty to animals Friday morning after authorities seized nearly 50 dogs and cats from her residence on Wednesday.

Ellen Miller, 67, was released on $4,000...

End of Plants case may be in sight
End of Plants case may be in sight

A magistrate Friday morning told former Kanawha County prosecutor Mark Plants, who faces two misdemeanor domestic violence-related charges, that he and the prosecuting attorney who charged him should plan how the case will come to an end.

Plants ...

Group receives Benedum grant to shape healthy W.Va. day-care centers
Group receives Benedum grant to shape healthy W.Va. day-care centers

HURRICANE, W.Va. — As 3- ,4- and 5-year-olds at My Family Daycare and Preschool watched, Mandy Curry packed a blender full of fruits and vegetables, starting with some familiar ones — bananas,...

Mac-and-cheese cook-off is Saturday

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Childhood Language Center will hold its second annual Mac and Cheese Cook-Off at the Capitol Market on Saturday, where nearly 40 teams and individuals will compete for the chance to travel to the World Food Championship....

Eight indicted on murder charges in Kanawha County

A Kanawha County grand jury indicted eight people Friday on murder charges. The charges involve five different slayings.

| Three people are facing a murder charge after the January shooting death of Kalvon Casdorph in a Cross Lanes motel....

Boil-water advisory

West Virginia American Water has lifted the boil-water advisory for approximately 100 customers in South Charleston on D, E and F Streets, Oakes Avenue from 6th Avenue to MacCorkle Avenue, and 6th and 7th Avenue from D Street to F Street.

Easter egg hunt set for next weekend on Magic Island

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Charleston Parks and Recreation will sponsor the “It’s Magic” Easter egg hunt April 4 on Magic Island. Activities start at 11 a.m. and the egg hunt starts at 1 p.m. Children ages 3-10 may participate in...

Retiring chancellor gets new role in W.Va. community college system
Retiring chancellor gets new role in W.Va. community college system

The 11-year leader of the West Virginia Community and Technical College System will receive a $152,500 annual salary to stay with the organization past his June 30 retirement.

After little...

Iconic South Charleston paint can comes down
Iconic South Charleston paint can comes down

More than a dozen people turned out Friday to watch the removal of the old tin paint can mounted on top of the former Evans Lumber Company building in South Charleston.

Ferguson Waterworks bought the former paint, hardware and lumber store....

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