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3 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

Persons Of Interests Named In East End Shooting Investigation

Taisha Walker, Kaylin Searles Reported: Jul. 23, 2014 3:28 PM EDT Updated: Jul. 23, 2014 3:44 PM EDT Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Police have named two persons of interest in connection with a shooting investigation on Charleston's East End.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Man Charged After Police Say He Exposed Himself To Two Girls

Nitro , Kanawha County , West Virginia Nitro police arrested a man Wednesday, after police said he exposed himself to two female juveniles in May. .

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Mobile Home Fire Reported On Victoria Road In Cross Lanes Area

Cross Lanes , Kanawha County , West Virginia Two fire departments are battling a double-wide mobile home fire in the Cross Lanes area, Metro 911 said.

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Related Topix: Cross Lanes, WV, Dunbar, WV, South Charleston, WV, Charleston, WV

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Man Charged With Firing Shots Near School Pleads Guilty

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia A New York man, charged with firing shots within a thousand feet of a Charleston school, dropped his plea agreement Wednesday.

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West Virginia Metro

Back to square one for Kanawha County Commission

The state tax commissioner let the Kanawha County Commission know Wednesday that he's not going to get involved in the controversy involving elected Prosecutor Mark Plants.

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West Virginia Metro

State Democratic party chair says all candidates must comply with the law

The chairman of the West Virginia Democratic Party is defending the questions raised about two Republican House candidates in court filings this week.

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Related Topix: US News, Preston County, WV

WCHS-TV Charleston

Metro 911 First Emergency Center In State To Allow Texting For Help

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia The familiar "911, what is your emergency?" is getting a modern day twist.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

WV Man Faces Federal Charges For Selling Turtles Out-Of-State

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia A West Virginia man is facing federal charges of capturing wild Eastern box turtles and selling them to out-of-state buyers.

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Related Topix: Man, WV, Charleston, WV, Thomas, WV, Ravenswood, WV

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Independent Ed Rabel To Seek Congressional Seat

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Independent Ed Rabel will be on the November ballot in a 2nd Congressional District race featuring Democrat Nick Casey and Republican Alex Mooney.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Charleston, WV

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Freedom Bankruptcy Deal On Hold

Bob Aaron Videographer: Bob Aaron, Matt Durrett Also Contributing: AP Reported: Jul. 22, 2014 5:48 PM EDT Updated: Jul. 22, 2014 6:10 PM EDT Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia The company at the center of a chemical spill that polluted West Virginia's largest water supply was back in bankruptcy court today.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Charleston, WV, Healthcare Law, Law

West Virginia Metro

Felony charges dismissed against Charleston attorney

A Charleston attorney has been found "not criminally responsible" for a shooting that happened at his home last year.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, Violent Crime

WCHS-TV Charleston

Meningitis Diagnosis Prompted WV Clinic Probe

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia A West Virginia health official said an investigation that found syringes were being reused at a pain management clinic was triggered after a patient developed bacterial meningitis.

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West Virginia Metro

Multifest to be held in Charleston

This year, Multifest will celebrate 25 years in the Capital City. More than 30,000 people are expected to attend West Virginia's primary celebration of cultural diversity at the State Capitol Complex next month.

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Surveillance Photos Released In South Charleston Robbery

Kaylin Searles Also Contributing: Leslie Rubin Reported: Jul. 22, 2014 12:25 PM EDT Updated: Jul. 22, 2014 12:53 PM EDT South Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia The South Charleston Police Department has released surveillance photos from an ongoing investigation of an armed robbery of a convenience store in South Charleston.

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Trailer Owner Finds Abandoned Meth Lab Near Backyard

Shrewsbury , Kanawha County , West Virginia Deputies said they spent hours investigating an abandoned meth lab found just outside of a trailer park that is in the process of shutting down.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

High-Profile Murder Case May Have Federal Implications

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Another high-profile local murder case may have federal implications.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Charleston, WV, Death Penalty

Mon Jul 21, 2014

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Dirty Girl Mud Run Slated For Charleston Canceled

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia The Dirty Girl Mud Run scheduled Saturday in Charleston has been canceled.

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W.Va. Family Fights For 13-Month-Old Daughter To Be An Organ Donor After Tragic Death

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia A West Virginia family's fight to have their daughter's life continue on after her tragic death.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, Marlinton, WV, Core, WV

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Woman Chains Herself To Doghouse At State Capitol

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Imagine being chained to a doghouse for 825 hours.

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Woman Accused Of Stealing During Open Houses Pleads Guilty In Case

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia A woman accused of stealing during open houses pleaded guilty Monday in Kanawha Circuit Court to grand larceny.

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