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2 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

Ex-WV Judge Reports To Florida Prison

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia A former West Virginia judge has reported to a Florida prison to serve his sentence for a corruption conviction.

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Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Federal Prison Camp, Pensacola, Prison, Charleston, WV, Mingo County, WV, Thomas, WV

7 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

Two Plead Not Guilty In Kanawha County Murder Case

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia A St. Albans woman accused of killing her mother and the man accused of helping her both pleaded not guilty Wednesday to new indictments.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Charleston, WV, St. Albans, WV

7 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

Two Confirmed Dead In St. Albans Fire

St. Albans , Kanawha County , West Virginia The state Fire Marshal's Office has confirmed two fatalities in a blaze in St. Albans.

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Related Topix: St. Albans, WV

8 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

Police Say Home Where Neglect Arrests Made In Deplorable Conditions; Mother Disputes Claims

Leslie Rubin, Jeff Morris, Kaylin Searles Reported: Jul. 30, 2014 11:49 AM EDT Updated: Jul. 30, 2014 1:16 PM EDT Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Police said the house on Garvin Avenue where they found a child living in deplorable conditions was roach infested, had bed bugs and the ceiling was falling in at the residence.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV

12 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

Hundreds Of Citations Handed Out In WV For Texting, Cell Phone Use While Driving

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia West Virginia State Police handed out hundreds of texting and cell phone citations -- the most by far out of six state police agencies participating in a distracted driving enforcement project.

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16 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

Freedom Industries Pays $11,000 Fine In Chem Spill

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia A company that spilled chemicals into West Virginia's largest water supply has paid an $11,000 fine for a pair of violations.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, OSHA

20 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

Police Arrest Two In South Charleston Theft Cases

Kaylin Searles, Martin Hicks Reported: Jul. 29, 2014 9:10 AM EDT Updated: Jul. 29, 2014 10:53 AM EDT South Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia South Charleston police have arrested two people they said are behind a couple of major theft cases.

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Related Topix: South Charleston, WV, Charleston, WV, Beverages, Coca-Cola Bottling Co.

Tue Jul 29, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

WV Attorney General Sues Obama Administration Over Health Care Law Fixes

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is suing President Barack Obama's administration over allegations of hand-picking which laws to follow.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Charleston, WV, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives

WCHS-TV Charleston

Bond Doubled For Man Accused Of Shooting Charleston Bouncer

Taisha Walker Videographer: Taisha Walker Reported: Jul. 29, 2014 5:43 PM EDT Updated: Jul. 29, 2014 5:53 PM EDT Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia A Kanawha County Circuit Court judge on Tuesday increased the bond for one of two men accused of shooting down a Charleston bouncer.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Proposal Calls For Backup Drinking Water Source At Coonskin Park

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Two men have submitted a proposal calling for a mountaintop lake in Charleston that would serve as a backup drinking water source.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

One Lane Of I-64 Eastbound Traffic Closed After Vehicle Accident

Kaylin Searles, Katelyn Sykes Reported: Jul. 29, 2014 8:17 AM EDT Updated: Jul. 29, 2014 8:34 AM EDT Nitro , Kanawha County , West Virginia Deputies said one Eastbound lane on Interstate 64 near mile marker 44 is closed due to an accident that happened about 7:30 a.m. Tuesday morning.

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Related Topix: Nitro, WV, St. Albans, WV, Jefferson County, WV

WCHS-TV Charleston

WV UNion PAC Gets $250K Check

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia A union-formed political committee in West Virginia has received $250,000 from a construction labor interest group.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Nick Rahall, Democrat, West Virginia, Charleston, WV

WCHS-TV Charleston

WV Awarded With 23 Litter Control Grants

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia The state Department of Environmental Protection has awarded more than $54,000 in grants for litter control programs to 23 communities, county commissions and solid waste authorities in West Virginia.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, West Virginia, Delbarton, WV, Kenova, WV

Mon Jul 28, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Virginia Court Ruling On Gay Marriage Could Have WV Implications

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia A federal appeals court ruling on same-sex marriage in Virginia, could now have implications here in the Mountain State.

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Related Topix: West Virginia, Gay/Lesbian, Charleston, WV, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

WCHS-TV Charleston

Dem Vows To Fight For Coal, GOP Calls Claims "Hypocritical"

Kennie Bass Videographer: Troy Morgan Reported: Jul. 28, 2014 6:28 PM EDT Updated: Jul. 28, 2014 6:36 PM EDT Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Democrat U.S.Senate candidate Natalie Tennant's latest ad asks if the White House knows where its electricity comes from? Tennant vows to battle the president's policies to protect West Virginia's ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, Charleston, WV, US Governors, Joe Manchin

WCHS-TV Charleston

Man Accused In Robbery Has Bond Terms Modified

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia A man accused in a violent convenience store robbery tried on Monday to get a Kanawha County Circuit judge to reduce his bond.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, Prison, Federal Prisons

WCHS-TV Charleston

Dirty Girl Mud Run Says Its Assets Have Been Acquired By Human Movement

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Human Movement, a Colorado-based event company, has acquired the assets of the Dirty Girl Mud Run, according to a post on Dirty Girl's Facebook page.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Power Outages Reported In Some WV Areas; Possible Tornado In Ritchie County

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Many areas dodged severe weather over the weekend, but several thousand people in West Virginia were without power Monday and there was a possible tornado sighting in Ritchie County.

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Related Topix: Ritchie County, WV, Upper Falls, WV, Charleston, WV, Weather

WCHS-TV Charleston

Power Outages Reported In Some WV Areas; Possible Tornado In Ritchie County

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Many areas dodged severe weather over the weekend, but several thousand people in West Virginia were without power Monday and there was a possible tornado sighting in Ritchie County.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, Ritchie County, WV, Upper Falls, WV, Weather

WCHS-TV Charleston

U.S. House Candidates Secure Prominent Endorsements

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Candidates running for U.S. in West Virginia's 2nd Congressional district have received prominent endorsements recently.

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

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