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Police have warrant for man accused of vehicle break-in
Police have warrant for man accused of vehicle break-in

Charleston Police got a warrant Friday morning for an Ohio man they say stole a credit card from a car in Charleston last week and may be involved in other recent vehicle break-ins in the area.

Curtis Eugene Ratcliff, 39, of South Point, Ohio,...

Police have warrant for man accused of vehicle break-in
Police have warrant for man accused of vehicle break-in

Charleston Police got a warrant Friday morning for an Ohio man they say stole a credit card from a car in Charleston last week and may be involved in other recent vehicle break-ins in the area.

Curtis Eugene Ratcliff, 39, of South Point, Ohio,...

Ripley High School put in lock-down after threat

Ripley High School was in lock-down for about 30 minutes Friday morning, the principal said.

William Hosaflook said students were kept in the classrooms from about 11:15 to 11:45 because of a “perceived threat.”

A student...

Parts of state to see first snowfall of season

West Virginia will flirt with its first real snowfall of the season this weekend, but forecasters think most of the snow will be south of Charleston.

“I can’t rule out the outside chance of a flurry [in the Charleston area],...

Sheriff’s department won’t release blood test results for Skaff

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- Monongalia County sheriff’s deputies refused Friday to release results of a blood test for state Senate candidate Doug Skaff, who was arrested for DUI in October.

Skaff was pulled over by Monongalia deputies on a...

Things to do Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014

Music

21 FUNK STREET: 7 p.m. Free. Jazz. Bluegrass Kitchen, 1600 Washington St. E. Call 304-346-2871.

DR. HENNING VAUTH: 7 p.m. Donations accepted. Professor of piano and coordinator of keyboard studies at Marshall University performs...

Three judges appointed to replace suspended Randolph judge

The judge whom suspended Randolph Circuit Judge Jaymie Godwin Wilfong defeated in 2008 is one of three judges the state Supreme Court appointed Friday to temporarily replace Wilfong.

Chief Justice Robin Davis wrote in an order Friday that Judge...

Review: ‘Sunset Overdrive’ is outrageously entertaining
Review: ‘Sunset Overdrive’ is outrageously entertaining

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — I’m not sure of the exact moment when I fell in love with “Sunset Overdrive.” It may have been the first time I fired the TNTeddy, a gun that shoots cuddly teddy bears strapped with explosives. Or...

E. Gordon Gee: At 100 years old, WVU Extension still puts knowledge in practice

In 1914, Charlie Chaplin made his film debut. Babe Ruth entered the major leagues. Archduke Franz Ferdinand’s assassination plunged the world into war. And, on May 8, the United States Congress passed the Smith-Lever Act.

U.S. Senators...

Attorney general files suit against Dirty Girl Mud Run run owner

State Attorney General Patrick Morissey filed a lawsuit on Friday against Human Movement Management, the Colorado-based company charged with implementing...

Boone man in custody following standoff with deputies

UNEEDA, W.Va. -- Boone County sheriff’s deputies safely ended a standoff early this morning with a man whom they said was suicidal.

Boone County Chief Sheriff’s Deputy Chad Barker said deputies went to a home near Uneeda just...

‘The Elkview Blind Side’: Through kindness and conviction, W.Va. athlete rises above turbulent past
‘The Elkview Blind Side’: Through kindness and conviction, W.Va. athlete rises above turbulent past

A fresh pumpkin sat outside the trailer where Shaun Dotson once lived.

“My father,” Dotson said as he pointed,...

Elkview man charged with attempted murder

ELKVIEW, W.Va. -- An Elkview man was arrested on Thursday after allegedly trying to strangle his girlfriend with a power cord.

Cpl. Brian Humphreys of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Department said deputies went to a house on Jordan Creek...

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