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Person shot on Charleston’s west side; local school on lockdown

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A person has been shot on the west side of Charleston, WV.

Portsmouth, OH man arrested on theft and forgery charges

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A man from Portsmouth, OH is facing theft and forgery charges.

Full confession letter released in death of Gallia County, Ohio hunter Video included

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The Gallia County Sheriff's Office has released the full text of an alleged confession letter, in the case of the death of Larry Bradley in December. Investigators hope someone will come forward about the letter. 

Judge orders Kanawha County prosecutor's office to create list of potential conflicts Video included

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A Kanawha County Circuit Judge heard arguments on whether Plants and his office should be disqualified from handling domestic violence cases involving children.

Jackson County, WV man pleads guilty to gun and drug charges

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A Jackson County, WV man pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute oxycodone and possession of stolen firearms on April 22.

Carter County, KY man behind bars on attempted murder, domestic violence charges

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The Kentucky State Police (KSP) have arrested Robert A. Tackett of Carter County, KY and charged him with attempted murder- domestic violence. According to a press release issued by KSP, on on Saturday April 19, 2014 at approximately 9:44 a.m. The Olive Hill Police Department in KY responded to 1165 Eastland Drive for a domestic dispute. When officers arrived on scene they discovered Lisa Tackett, age 49, of Olive Hill, KY with a gunshot wound to her neck

Man charged with aggravated DUI following crash in Kanawha County, WV

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A drunk man crashed into a telephone pole and shut down a road in Cross Lanes, WV, according to deputies with the Kanawha County Sheriff's Department.

Kanawha Co. Prosecutor Mark Plants responds to petition filed by ODC

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Kanawha County Prosecutor Mark Plants is firing back at the Office of Disciplinary Counsel after they filed a petition recommending that he should not be able to prosecute certain types of cases.

South Point, OH woman pleads guilty to embezzling $150,000 in HUD funds

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According to a news release issued by U. S Attorney Booth Goodwin Connie Lynn Whitley, 52, of South Point, OH admitted to stealing $150,000 from a HUD subsidized apartment complex she managed.


Troopers say man found intoxicated with stolen items from area homes

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A Johnson County man is facing charges after troopers found him drunk and in a vehicle with stolen property.

Kanawha County man pleads guilty to possessing child pornography

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A Kanawha County man pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography in federal court today.

Nurses aide charged with stealing from the elderly

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A New Boston woman is facing charges after investigators say she was stealing from elderly nursing home patients.

Four correctional officers and four other inmates indicted in a plot to kill another inmate

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WV State Regional Jail Authority  Director, Joe DeLong, confirms that four correctional officers and four othe inmates are now charged after they plotted to kill another inmate.

UPDATE: Investigation continues after body is found in woods of Kanawha County, WV Video included

Investigators are trying to determine the identity of a body found in a wooded area of Kanawha County, WV Investigators are trying to determine the identity of a body found in a wooded area of Kanawha County, WV
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Kanawha County Sheriff's Deputies are investigating a body has been found in a wooded area Saturday, April 19, 2014.

Kanawha County Sheriff is investigating early morning robbery in Elkview

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The Kanawha County Sheriff Department were called to the scene of a robbery at the 7-11 along the 5000 block of Elf River Rd N in Elkview around 5:45 am Sunday.According to dispatchers a older white male wearing a black and red bandana and a dark blue shirt entered the store demanding money.Dispatchers also so say the suspect were carrying a box cutter. The suspect was able to to get away with an undetermined amount of cash.Continue to follow wowktv.com for more information as it becomes avai...

Several propane tanks stolen in Gallia County, OH

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Police are investigating two robberies, in which several 20 pound cylinder propane gas tanks were stolen, that occurred overnight in Gallia County, OH.

Man arrested for breaking into woman's home in Huntington, WV; taking his son

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A man is in jail for breaking into a woman's home in Huntington, WV, in which he took their son.

Man arrested for animal abuse in Vinton County, OH

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A man is in jail for animal abuse in Vinton County, OH.

Police investigating shooting in Huntington, WV; victim identified

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Huntington Police are investigating a shooting that occurred Friday, April 18, in the 2700 block of Latulle Avenue around 9:30 p.m.  

Huntington police investigating stabbing

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Huntington police were called to the scene of a stabbing along the 400 block of Fourth Street just after 4 a.m. on Saturday.

Judge: Offenders benefit from drug court incentives

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Adult drug courts also aim to alleviate overcrowding in jails--with an added benefit for taxpayers, according to Thompson.

Dead body found in the Crown Hill area of Kanawha County, WV

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A dead body has been found in the Crown Hill area of Kanawha County, according to 911 dispatchers.

Legal Process Division: The dangers of the job in Kanawha County, WV Video included

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The Legal Process Division of the Kanawha County Sheriff's Department is made up of 12 employees.

Complaint by assisted living center leads to 2 women arrested on drug charges

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After an assisted living center in Teays Valley filed a complaint, two women were arrested on drugs charges.

Neighborhood watch groups urge judges to stop home confinement rulings

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"We want them to stop using full prisons as an excuse to not sentence these guys to something," said Joseph Higginbotham.

UPDATE: Man arrested for breaking into man's home in Huntington, WV

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A man was arrested Thursday, April 17, after a Huntington, WV man told police that he shot the man who was trying to burglarize his home on April 10.

Woman charged with murdering boyfriend in Lesage, WV

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56-year-old Frank Oldaker was killed by his girlfriend, 50-year-old Angela Chapman, who was charged with first degree murder.

Man arrested on child pornography charges in Cabell County, WV

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A Barboursville, WV man is in jail on child pornography charges again in Cabell County, WV.

Man arrested for armed robbery with toy gun Video included

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The fourth time the Little General in Logan has been robbed ends in an arrest.

LATEST: Williamson, WV Mayor Darrin McCormick resigns, charged in federal information Video included

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Williamson Mayor Darrin McCormick submitted his resignation letter April 14, effective at the end of April.

LATEST: Man arrested in Huntington, WV stabbing

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Peter Martin King- Howard was arrested on a murder warrant in a fatal stabbing case in Huntington, WV that occurred on March 26.

Barboursville man charged with holding three people at gunpoint

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Officers with the Huntington Police Department say a man held three people at gunpoint and demanded money.

Man pleads guilty to illegally possessing 81 guns in Belle, WV

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A 63-year-old Belle, WV man pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of firearms on April 17.

Woman indicted for sexual abuse charges in Gallia County, OH

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A woman was indicted on sexual abuse charges in Gallia County, OH.

Federal prosecutors say Barboursville, WV man indicted for threatening to kill U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin.

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Federal prosecutors say a 49-year-old Barboursville man has been indicted on charges he threatened to kill U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin.   U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin says Steven Anthony

Kanawha Co. Prosecutor Mark Plants refuses to step down Video included

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Kanawha County Prosecutor Mark Plants started his news conference talking about he shouldn't be talking.

UPDATE: Mingo County man surrounded by controversy files civil lawsuit

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A Mingo County, WV man at the center of multiple controversies filed a civil lawsuit on March 28.