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Two suspects sought in Foodland robbery, shooting
Two suspects sought in Foodland robbery, shooting

Two additional suspects are being sought in connection with the robbery of a Foodland last week.

Police are looking for Alisyn Lee Proctor, 19, and Telisa Renee McCauley, 22, both of Charleston. Police think the women drove the getaway vehicle...

Statehouse Beat: Home is where the candidate is ... or isn’t
Statehouse Beat: Home is where the candidate is ... or isn’t

Besides providing a moment of bizarreness at the State Election Commission by shouting “Robin Williams” when the commissioners failed to act on the Kanawha Republican Executive Committee’s request to replace Delegate Suzette...

Agency completes Shepherdstown Battlefield study

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. – The National Park Service has completed a study of the Shepherdstown Battlefield and related resources.

Congress ordered the study to determine whether the Civil War battlefield should be added to the national park...

Commission rejects Mountaineer horse race proposal

NEWELL, W.Va. – The West Virginia Racing Commission has rejected Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort’s proposal to end December horse racing.

The commission says Mountaineer should instead reduce the number of daily races...

Bethany church to celebrate 200th anniversary

BETHANY, W.Va. – A church in Bethany is planning a three-day celebration of its 200th anniversary.

United Methodist Church’s celebration begins Friday and runs through Sunday. Events include re-enactors, a picnic supper on the lawn,...

State bird hunting seasons begin Sept. 1

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia’s hunting seasons for Canada goose and other birds will open Sept. 1.

The Division of Natural Resources says the early Canada goose season will run through Sept. 13.

Hunting seasons for sora...

Huntington apartment building fire ruled arson

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Huntington Fire Chief Carl Eastham says a fire at an apartment building was deliberately set.

Eastham tells The Herald-Dispatch that authorities have detained two people for questioning.

The fire at the three-...

Lakeside Elementary in Putnam County closing early

Lakeside Elementary School in Putnam County is closing at 1:30 p.m. because the school has no water, according to Putnam school officials.

Monday was the first day of school in Putnam County.

Trial begins for man accused of timbering Coonskin Park

Kanawha County prosecutors called their first two witnesses this morning in the trial of a man accused of stealing timber from Coonskin Park.

David Russell Bowen is charged with willful damage to timber, destruction of property and obtaining...

Putnam schools have new leaders, expanded programs
Putnam schools have new leaders, expanded programs

WINFIELD — As Putnam County students begin the 2014-2015 school year today, the entire school district, and particularly its leaders, may be in for a larger learning experience than usual.

Two new central...

Charleston Police to conduct sobriety/child safety seat checkpoint today

Charleston Police will conducting a sobriety/child safety seat checkpoint from 5 p.m. to around midnight today in the 3900 block of 7th Avenue.

Deputies release name of woman killed in Hurricane crash

HURRICANE, W.Va. -- Deputies have released the name of a Hurricane woman killed in a single-vehicle accident Sunday.

Delphine Geter, 71, was apparently traveling north on Hurricane Creek Road, about a half mile from the Hurricane Wal-Mart,...

South Charleston man lured to St. Albans, beaten

Police have identified a man they pulled over Sunday night in South Charleston driving a car riddled with bullets.

George L. McColgan III, 30, of South Charleston, told police he was lured to an address on Oliver Street in St. Albans and beaten...

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