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Petition to oust Parkersburg mayor gains signatures at meeting
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Petition to oust Parkersburg mayor gains signatures at meeting

Document aims to oust Parkersburg mayor embroiled in scandal

Slaying suspect escapes from Weston hospital
Slaying suspect escapes from Weston hospital

WESTON — A suspect in a shooting death, whose trial was moved six days ago so he could undergo a psychological evaluation, escaped Monday afternoon from a mental hospital in Weston, according to the West Virginia...

SC library gets $16,000 unclaimed property check
SC library gets $16,000 unclaimed property check

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Used to collecting overdue library fines, South Charleston Public Library officials got a much bigger payout on Monday, when a representative of the state Treasurer’s Office presented the library with a...

Marmet budget meeting going down to the wire

Members of Marmet Town Council are holding an 11th hour meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday to approve the town’s 2015-16 budget.

Mayor Bill Pauley expects the budget to come in at about $1 million.

“It might be a little less this year,...

Freedom pleads guilty to criminal pollution

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Freedom Industries on Monday pleaded guilty to three water pollution crimes that prosecutors said caused the January 2014 chemical leak that contaminated the drinking water supply for hundreds of thousands of residents in...

School building agency prepared to cap funding

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The head of the West Virginia School Building Authority said the agency may not dole out certain funding in the coming months after state legislators cut $8 million for school improvements from the state budget.

SBA...

Tomblin lines out funding for park lodges

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin called a bluff from legislators, eliminating a directive that would have provided more than $50 million for improvements at two state parks, among several line-item vetoes he issued Monday.

On the ...

Woman stabbed in Charleston

A female was transported to the hospital after being stabbed on Charleston’s West Side, said a dispatcher with Kanawha County Metro 911.

The incident occurred on Patrick Street, near Washington Street West, shortly before 5 p.m. It was...

Point Pleasant man sentenced for investment fraud scheme

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — A Point Pleasant man was sentenced to 37 months in federal prison for an investment fraud scheme.

Mark Anthony, 40, who pleaded guilty last November to one count of mail fraud in...

Chamber of Commerce kicks off ResourceU in Charleston Wednesday

The West Virginia Chamber of Commerce hopes to provide a one-stop shop for small businesses across the state with its new ResourceU program.

The program, which is free, will cover business topics such as basic accounting, marketing, human...

Man’s collection of stolen lawn ornaments going back to owners
Man’s collection of stolen lawn ornaments going back to owners

A lawn ornament disappeared from Dina Mohler’s lawn five years ago. She thought it was long gone, but police returned it to her on Monday.

Christopher Derricks, 39, of Sissonville, pleaded guilty earlier this month to grand larceny in...

Several boil-water advisories lifted

West Virginia American Water has lifted the boil-water advisory for approximately 40 customers in the following area of Glade Springs: Lake Drive from Teaberry Court to Royal Oaks, including Teaberry Court, Royal Oaks, Deer Path Lane and Flint Ridge....

D.C. man admits illegally having gun

A convicted felon from the Washington, D.C., area pleaded guilty in federal court in Charleston on Monday to unlawfully possessing a firearm.

Sean Anthony Nalle, 30, admitted that he pawned a semiautomatic pistol at Carl’s Pawn Shop on...

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