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One in custody after hostage situation in Mingo County

A person is in custody after a hostage situation in Mingo County, West Virginia State Police spokesman Lt. Michael Baylous said.

The suspect held the victim at gunpoint, Baylous said.

He said it took place in the Right Fork of Laurel Creek...

One in custody after hostage situation in Mingo County

A person is in custody after a hostage situation in Mingo County, West Virginia State Police spokesman Lt. Michael Baylous said.

The suspect held the victim at gunpoint, Baylous said.

He said it took place in the Right Fork of Laurel Creek ...

Charleston Gazette general election endorsements
Charleston Gazette general election endorsements

Va. troupe brings intimate version of ‘Hamlet’ to Charleston

This Friday, Charleston will host a performance of “Hamlet” presented the way Shakespeare himself would have wanted it to be seen, play organizers said.

Virginia’s American Shakespeare Center will present...

W.Va. gas prices fall, expected to drop further
W.Va. gas prices fall, expected to drop further

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Gas prices dipped below $3 a gallon in the Kanawha Valley this week, mirroring a national trend.

However, West Virginia’s average gas price still hovered well above the $3 mark, at $3.21 a gallon, according to...

Fewer people buying meth-making cold product in W.Va.
Fewer people buying meth-making cold product in W.Va.

Sales of a cold medication that’s used to make illegal methamphetamine have dropped by more than 30 percent in West Virginia this year, according to a report released Tuesday.

That’s the sharpest decline, by far, of any of the 25...

St. George volunteers work on Sunday’s feast
St. George volunteers work on Sunday’s feast

The kitchen of St. George Orthodox Cathedral in Charleston was busy on Tuesday as church members worked to prepare the baklawa (also known as baklava) for Sunday’s annual fundraising dinner, which will be held from noon to 6 p.m. at the corner...

New W.Va. tourism commissioner found state lacking in social media

Amy Shuler Goodwin said she got a rude awakening shortly after taking her new job as state Tourism commissioner in June.

Contacted by Stonewall Jackson Resort management about a golfing promotion at the state park, Goodwin said her first thought ...

MU sports budget is 28 percent subsidized

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia has two nationally ranked Division I college football teams — but only one is heavily subsidized by the state, a legislative post audit report released Tuesday shows.

Using data obtained from the...

Boil-water advisories

The boil-water advisory issued for customers of the Birch River Public Service District has been lifted.

The Cool Ridge-Flat Top Public Service District has issued a boil-water advisory for customers on Boyd Crawford Road following a water main...

$2 million Winfield lock repairs may slow commerce

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Huntington District is spending $2 million to repair the main lock at the Winfield Locks and Dam -- work that will likely slow Kanawha River commerce.

Public Affairs Officer Brian Maka didn’t have...

Murder victim’s mother: $2,000 award won’t take care of my granddaughter

The mother of a slain Charleston teenager says you can’t put a price tag on the loss of life, but the $2,493 she’ll receive for her son’s death won’t help her build a life for the daughter he left behind.

Deanna...

SC Chamber of Commerce announces education grants

The South Charleston Chamber of Commerce Educational Foundation has awarded almost $5,000 in funds to various school projects during the final quarter of 2014. The grant recipients include:

• Dunbar Intermediate School received funding...

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