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3 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

Getaway Driver In West Side Murder Gets Second Chance

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia A teenager who drove the getaway car in a Charleston West Side murder got a second chance Thursday.

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4 hrs ago | West Virginia Metro

Kanawha County teenager still missing

Kanawha County deputies have followed up a number of leads in the case of missing teenager Erica Brown.

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Related Topix: Cross Lanes, WV

7 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

WVAW Issues Boil Water Advisory For 500 Customers In Sissonville

Sissonville , Kanawha County , West Virginia West Virginia American Water has issued a boil water advisory for 500 customers in Sissonville.

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11 hrs ago | Lincoln Journal

Bulk water cost jumps 1,500%; 'No merit' to claim says chair

A customer of the Lincoln Public Service District last week informed the West Virginia Public Service Commission of what he described as "nearly a 1,500 percent increase' in the cost of bulk water at the Alum Creek utility.

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Related Topix: Alum Creek, WV, Lincoln County, WV

15 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

Charleston Police Continue Drive Sober Or Get Pulled Over Campaign

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Police are out in Charleston Wednesday night, taking some extra steps to keep drivers safe.

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19 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

Day Two Of Surface Mine Board Hearing Continues

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Tuesday marks the second day of hearings as the Surface Mine Board tries to determine if a permit should have been issued for the KD No.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Police Looking For Men Accused Of Robbing Pizza Delivery Driver

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Charleston police are investigating after a pizza delivery driver says he was robbed on Charleston's West Side.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Jury Rules In Case Involving Logger Accused Of Illegally Cutting At Coonskin

Kaylin Searles Videographer: John Tenture Reported: Aug. 20, 2014 5:29 PM EDT Updated: Aug. 20, 2014 7:02 PM EDT Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia The verdict is in for the a man accused of stealing timber from Coonskin Park.

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West Virginia Metro

Prosecutors drop felony charge against Justice Workman's son

A malicious wounding charge against the son of state Supreme Court Justice Margaret Workman was dropped by Kanawha County prosecutors Wednesday following further investigation.

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Related Topix: Kanawha City, WV, Charleston, WV

WCHS-TV Charleston

Fourth Arrest Made In Connection To Foodland Robbery And Shooting

Michelle Carroll Also Contributing: Kaylin Searles Reported: Aug. 20, 2014 12:11 PM EDT Updated: Aug. 20, 2014 1:19 PM EDT Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia A fourth arrest was made Wednesday in connection to the shooting and robbery of Foodland in Kanawha City.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Bridge Valley Opens New Training Center For Workforce Development

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Since the recession ended five years ago, manufacturing jobs have grown faster than the rest of the US economy.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, South Charleston, WV, US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin

Government Executive

Feds Point to Key Weak Point in West Virginia's Health Disaster Response

Eight months after West Virginia's Elk River chemical spill, a federal agency has recommended the state set up a new program to assess community-wide chemical exposure, which it currently does not have.

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Related Topix: West Virginia, Medicine, Epidemiology, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

WCHS-TV Charleston

Broadband Conference Underway In Charleston

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia State officials are meeting in Charleston Tuesday to talk about the success of several broadband projects across West Virginia.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Increased Heroin Calls Delay Ambulance Runs

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia The valley's heroin problem is spawning a whole new set of problems for first responders.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, Fire, Kanawha City, WV

WCHS-TV Charleston

Special Counsel Recommends WV Judge Suspension

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia A special counsel is recommending that a Randolph County judge be suspended without pay for four years.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, Randolph County, WV, Death Penalty

West Virginia Metro

Defense ready to present case in derecho-related trial

Bowen allegedly cut down more than 300 trees at Coonskin Park following the derecho-and prosecutors allege he was only hired to cut down 31. They allege he sold the trees and pocketed the cash.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Three-Judge Panel To Hear Kanawha Prosecutor Petition

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia A three-judge panel will hear a petition seeking Kanawha County prosecutor Mark Plants' removal from office.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, Preston County, WV, Berkeley County, WV

WCHS-TV Charleston

Race For WV's Second Congressional Seat Is Wide Open

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia With congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito turning her attention to the United States Senate, the race for West Virginia's second congressional seat is wide open.

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

WCHS-TV Charleston

Kanawha County Man Faces Sexual Abuse Charge

Cabin Creek , Kanawha County , West Virginia A Kanawha County man is facing a sexual abuse charge involving a 14-year-old girl.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Romney Comes To The Mountain State

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Former republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is coming to the Mountain State this week.

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Related Topix: Romney, WV, Charleston, WV, US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Beckley, WV

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