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LATEST: Parents granted home confinement after young girl shot by brother in Kanawha County, WV

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The parents of a 4-year-old child who was shot by her brother were granted home confinement.

Raid on downtown Charleston Transit Mall nets 4 arrests

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Officers said they're cracking down on crimes like these because neighbors are speaking out

Police standoff in South Charleston neighborhood ends safely

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When police arrived, they surrounded the home at gunpoint.

Man arrested after police pursuit in Roane County, WV

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A man was arrested after leading police on a pursuit in Roane County, WV.

Couple in Marion County, WV pleads guilty to violating trout fishing laws

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A couple in Marion County, WV will have to pay fines after an investigation revealed they had violated state trout fishing laws.

Piketon, OH couple charged with bringing drugs into jail

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Two Ohioans are facing charges after detectives and staff of the Scioto County Jail said they illegal drugs being brought into the jail.

Waste Management responds to pending legal action in MCHM wastewater case

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The Putnam County Commission decided to move forward with legal action against Waste Management over what they claim amounted to dumping hazardous waste water at the Hurricane landfill.

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.

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.

Janitor accused of stealing pills from Logan County, WV doctor's offices

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Kirkendoll works for a company called Mutters Office Cleaning in Logan County.

Burglars demand prescription pills during Sissonville break-in

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"I thought sure they were going to kill me before they left... I really did," said Nancy Haynes.

Middle schooler charged with calling in bomb threat to Kanawha County elementary school

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On Monday, April 14, a juvenile petition was signed charging an Elkview Middle School student with placing the terroristic threat.

UPDATE: Suspect in Huntington, WV shooting now faces murder charges after victim dies

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Huntington Police say Anthony J. Gaston, 22, also of Detroit is now charged with murder after victim in a April 6 shooting incident dies. 

Lucasville, OH woman charged with theft of fire department fundraising money

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A Lucasville, OH woman was charged with the theft of thousands of dollars from an account managed by the Valley Township Fire Dept.

East Bank, WV to adopt Kanawha County's meth lab ordinance Video included

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The past few months have been a nightmare for some people who live next to a condemned meth house in Kanawha County, WV.

Gallia County, OH man charged with multiple sex crimes

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A Gallia County, OH man was arrested and charged with multiple sex crimes after a parent discovered he was talking to her 15-year-old daughter through social media.

Summersville, WV man behind bars for stabbing a Elkview man during a fight

Jason Allen Wright, 33 years old of Summersville, WV is charged with malicious wounding after he stabbed a man during a fight in Charleston Jason Allen Wright, 33 years old of Summersville, WV is charged with malicious wounding after he stabbed a man during a fight in Charleston
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Jason Allen Wright, 33, of Summersville, WV is charged with malicious wounding after Kanawha County Deputies say he stabbed another man during a fight in Charleston on Sunday, April 13.

Dunbar Police investigating animal cruelty case

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A Dunbar Humane Officer was called to a home along the 100 block of Roberts Road after receiving reports of animals running at large.

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.

UPDATE: Victim identified in Putnam County, WV shooting death

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An investigation is underway of a shooting death in Putnam County, WV.

Two arrested for stealing telephone cable lines in Logan County, WV

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Two men were arrested for stealing telephone cable lines in Logan County, WV.

Student charged with making terroristic threats at Point Pleasant High School

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A student from Point Pleasant High School was charged with making terroristic threats on April 10.

New questions surrounding ethics of Kanawha County Prosecutor Mark Plants Video included

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Court papers filed earlier this week, publicly reveal what many insiders have known for years. 

Two people injured in shooting near Ohio school

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Two people were shot near a central Ohio elementary school.

UPDATE: Owner of 4 malnourished horses sentenced

John Cobb was found guilty of animal cruelty in court Thursday, April 10. John Cobb was found guilty of animal cruelty in court Thursday, April 10.
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One of two owners of four horses that Putnam County Animal Control called, "severely malnourished" was sentenced in court Thursday.

UPDATE: Murder suspect denied bond in Charleston, WV

Jessica Wilson, charged with killing Nancy Lynch, was denied bond. Jessica Wilson, charged with killing Nancy Lynch, was denied bond.
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Jessica Wilson, who was charged with murder after deputies say she stabbed and killed 66-year-old Nancy Lynch, was denied bond Thursday, and was ordered to have a mental evaluation next month.

Father and son arrested on drug charges in Kanawha County, WV

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A father and son were arrested on drug charges in Kanawha County, WV.

Shooting near Ohio grade school leads to lockdown

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A school district spokesman says a shooting near a central Ohio elementary school led to a precautionary lockdown of the building, but no children were injured or involved in the shooting.

Charleston Police make record number of arrests following Transit Mall raid

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A total of 15 people were taken into custody with charges ranging from disorderly conduct to transferring and receiving stolen property.

Huntington, WV man shoots intruder during break-in

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

UPDATE: Person of interest in Gallia County, OH murder arrested

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According to Gallia County Sheriff Joe Browning, David Dwayne Brewster was arrested Thursday afternoon by Gallia deputies, as well as Ohio BCI agents.

Detectives looking for man they say burglarized Three Amigos on Rt. 60

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Detectives with the Cabell County Sheriff's Office say they are looking for a man who broke into a local restaurant, taking cash and doing damage to the business.

Police searching for suspect in Dunbar, WV hit and run

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Police are searching for a black SUV, possibly a Jeep Liberty, that they believe was involved in a hit and run in Dunbar, WV.

Ashland woman jailed on heroin trafficking charges

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A 50-year-old Ashland woman is behind bars after deputies say she was trafficking heroin.

Two arrested after traffic stop in Saint Albans, WV

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A man and woman were both arrested in Saint Albans after police acted on information that the two were attempting to sell meth in the parking lot of a restaurant.

Man turns himself in for molesting granddaughter in Kanawha County, WV

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A man turned himself into the South Charleston Police Department for molesting his granddaughter.

UPDATE: Man charged with attempted murder against uncle in Putnam County, WV

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Police have released more information on a shooting that took place on April 9 in Saint Albans, WV.

LATEST: Charleston woman charged with child abuse after causing brain injury to 3-year-old Video included

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According to the criminal complaint, Sorgman was upset with the three year old child for drinking her drink.

Charleston, WV woman sentenced to 6 months for role in drug distribution ring

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A Charleston, WV woman was sentenced to six months in prison for aiding an illegal pill distribution ring.