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1 hr ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

Man Pleads Guilty To Tax Fraud In Kickback Scheme

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia A 52-year-old Logan County man faces up to three years in prison after admitting to filing false tax returns in connection with a kickback scheme that authorities said involved an Arch Coal official.

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Related Topix: Man, WV, Charleston, WV, Prison, Logan County, WV

6 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

Woman Pleads Guilty In Connection With St. Albans Stabbing Death

St. Albans , Kanawha County , West Virginia One of three people charged in connection with the stabbing death of a woman at her Jefferson Avenue home in St. Albans has pleaded guilty.

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8 hrs ago | Russia Taday

$11k fine for West Virginia company that poisoned water for 300k people

The banks of the Elk River, where Kanawha County emergency services eventually determined the chemical had seeped through a secondary containment barrier, is seen on January 10, 2014 in Charleston, West Virginia.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, Environmental Law, Law, OSHA

10 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

WV State Police In Running For Best Looking Cruiser

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia The blue cruiser with the gold top is a trademark for the West Virginia State Police.

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14 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

IHOP Celebrates 56 Years Of Service

Kaylin Searles, Rachel Tarr Reported: Jul. 8, 2014 1:50 PM EDT Updated: Jul. 8, 2014 2:45 PM EDT Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia A popular restaurant known for its breakfast food is serving up something special Tuesday for its 56th birthday.

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Related Topix: Rachel, WV, Charleston, WV, Breakfast, Life, Food

18 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

Holiday Traffic Up 2 Percent On WV Turnpike

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Toll workers on the West Virginia Turnpike handled more than 1 million transactions during the Fourth of July holiday period.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, White Sulphur Springs, WV, Parkersburg, WV

Tue Jul 08, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Kanawha Shelter Under Fire For Euthanizing Animals

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Kanawha County's Animal Shelter is taking heat on Facebook, after putting 7 dogs down on Monday.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Third Phase Of WV State Government Computer System Launched

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia West Virginia has launched the third phase of a project incorporating state agencies under one computer system.

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

WCHS-TV Charleston

Kanawha Commissioner Dave Hardy Renews Call For Plants' Resignation

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia A Kanawha County commissioner is once again calling for the resignation of County Prosecutor Mark Plants.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse)

West Virginia Metro

Kanawha County Commission agrees to additional 'special prosecutor' funds

The Kanawha County Commission took additional steps Tuesday to pay for special prosecutors appointed because of domestic-related charges that remain against elected Kanawha County Prosecutor Mark Plants.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Freedom Industries Fined $11,000 By Federal Agency

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia A federal agency has fined the company that spilled chemicals into West Virginia's largest water supply $11,000 for a pair of violations.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Former Mingo County Prosecutor Receives 12 Months In Prison

Leslie Rubin, Jeff Morris Reported: Jul. 7, 2014 3:55 PM EDT Updated: Jul. 7, 2014 6:17 PM EDT Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Former Mingo County Prosecutor Michael Sparks on Monday received the maximum sentence.

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Related Topix: Mingo County, WV, Charleston, WV, Thomas, WV

WCHS-TV Charleston

Police Search For Man Involved In Huntington Robbery

Huntington , Kanawha County , West Virginia The Huntington Police Department is investigating an armed robbery of a restaurant Monday afternoon.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Two Men Accused Of Beating, Robbing Man Who Reportedly Met Woman For Sex

South Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Two men face charges after they allegedly beat and stole items from a man who had made arrangements to have sex with a woman.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Charleston Mayor Proposes Hike In Some City Fees

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Charleston Mayor Danny Jones is calling on the city council to raise fees.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Kanawha Co. School Board Elects New President, Swears In New Member

Kera Mashek Videographer: Shelby Spradling Reported: Jul. 7, 2014 9:29 PM EDT Updated: Jul. 7, 2014 10:28 PM EDT Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Kanawha County Schools have a new leader.

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Police Search For Man Involved In Huntington Robbery

Huntington , Kanawha County , West Virginia The Huntington Police Department is investigating an armed robbery of a restaurant Monday afternoon.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Former Mingo County Prosecutor Receives 12 Months In Prison

Leslie Rubin, Jeff Morris Reported: Jul. 7, 2014 3:55 PM EDT Updated: Jul. 7, 2014 6:17 PM EDT Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Former Mingo County Prosecutor Michael Sparks on Monday received the maximum sentence.

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Related Topix: Mingo County, WV, Charleston, WV, Thomas, WV

WCHS-TV Charleston

Police Find Infant Buried In Forest In WV

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia State police are investigating the death of an infant whose body was found in buried in the George Washington National Forest in Hardy County.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Guard Seeks Medal Of Honor For WV Man

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia The National Guard is recommending that the Medal of Honor be awarded to a West Virginia man who saved his platoon during a secret mission in Laos during the Vietnam War.

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Related Topix: Man, WV, Charleston, WV, The National, Entertainment, Television, Martinsburg, WV

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