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Area legislators listened to - and even sympathized with - the financial plight of state teachers and service personnel employees Tuesday night, at a special session sponsored by the American Federation of Teachers and West Virginia School Service Personnel Association.
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A two-story, 12-room estate house built for a Charleston lawyer and newspaper publisher in 1852 will be the classroom for "Glenwood and the History of Charleston," a seminar for students in Marshall's Graduate Humanities Program and interested members of the public.
Prosecutors have dropped charges of attempted murder against a Charleston man in a shooting that injured two people near a West Side restaurant.
Taisha Walker Videographer: Troy Morgan Web Producer: Bethany Simmons Reported: Dec. 3, 2013 1:20 PM EST Updated: Dec. 3, 2013 4:15 PM EST Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Tuesday marks a National Day of Giving.
Jeff Morris Videographer: Stefano DiPietrantonio, Bob Aaron Web Producer: Jeff Morris Also Contributing: Stefano DiPietrantonio Reported: Dec. 3, 2013 2:05 PM EST Updated: Dec. 3, 2013 6:15 PM EST Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia A male suspect who had barricaded himself inside a Charleston housing complex has been taken into custody.
U.S. Marshals, the Kanawha County Sheriff's Department SWAT team and Charleston police are on the scene of a standoff at an apartment complex off of Hillcrest Drive.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A woman who burglarized several East End homes, including those of a circuit judge and a local attorney, pleaded guilty Monday.
Latasha Hughes Web Producer: Jeff Morris Reported: Dec. 3, 2013 9:16 AM EST Updated: Dec. 3, 2013 9:23 AM EST St. Albans , Kanawha County , West Virginia A group of runners at a St. Albans church has been pounding the pavement to prepare for a race this weekend.
Elizabeth Noreika Web Producer: Bethany Simmons Reported: Dec. 3, 2013 9:45 AM EST Updated: Dec. 3, 2013 10:01 AM EST Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Kanawha County prosecutors dropped charges against a man accused of firing dozens of shots at two other people.
The organization says more than 150 consumers from the Kanawha Valley are expected to attend its "Consumer University" this Thursday.
Matthew R. Blake, 32, from Junior, was driving a 1985 AMC Eagle along U.S. 219 in Beverly at about 4:30 p.m. Nov. 27 when he apparently ran off the side of the road and hit a pedestrian who was walking along the roadway, according to West Virginia State Police spokesman Sgt.
Kat Claypool, dressed as the Cat in the Hat, is supported by her fellow classmates in the Master of Business Administration and Leadership program at the University of Charleston.
Dallas Toler, the former chief magistrate in Mingo County, pleaded guilty Monday in U.S. District Court in Charleston to one count of voter-registration fraud.
Sgt. C.A. Crowder of the South Charleston Police Department said an SUV was driving on MacCorkle Avenue a little before 5:30 a.m. when the driver apparently lost control, swerved into the parking lot of a BP gas station and slammed into the station's metal sign post.
Bethany Simmons Web Producer: Bethany Simmons Reported: Dec. 2, 2013 3:01 PM EST Updated: Dec. 2, 2013 3:29 PM EST Dunbar , Kanawha County , West Virginia The West Virginia Division of Highways has planned a meeting about possibly creating a sidewalk extension on the Dunbar Toll Bridge.
Bethany Simmons Web Producer: Bethany Simmons Also Contributing: Mamie Buoy Reported: Dec. 2, 2013 4:29 PM EST Updated: Dec. 2, 2013 4:37 PM EST Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia No injuries were reported after a single-vehicle crash in Charleston Monday afternoon.