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2 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

Man Sentenced To Life In Prison For St. Albans Murder

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia A man involved in the murder of a St. Albans woman will spend the rest of his life in prison, despite both side's recommendation that he be given mercy.

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

Fri Aug 22, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

WV To Study Fish Life In River After Chemical Spill

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia The state will survey fish life in the Elk River after a massive chemical spill polluted the waterway in January.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, Geology, Science, Leetown, WV

WCHS-TV Charleston

Flash Flood Watch Issued For Multiple Counties In WV, KY And OH

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch through 1 a.m. Saturday for multiple counties in West Virginia, Kentucky and Ohio.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Charleston, WV, Clay, WV

WCHS-TV Charleston

Students Celebrate Harvest Time At The Clay Center

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Even though we are still in the middle of August, it is harvest time at the Clay Center.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, Life, Food, Vegetables, Home Gardening, Home

West Virginia Metro

Attorney for Supreme Court justice's son talks about dismissal of criminal charge

The attorney for the son of state Supreme Court Justice Margaret Workman says Edward "Teddy" Gardner, 27, of Charleston, and his entire family are glad that "the truth has come out" about an Aug. 5 fight between Gardner and his sister, Lindsey.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Charleston, WV

O-R Online

After W.Va. mine guarda s death, firm told to require check-in

The state Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training announced the order Thursday to Allied Barton Security during a meeting before the state Board of Coal Mine Health and Safety.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Neighborhood Planning Kanawha City Meeting To Address Crime

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia A recent spike in violent crime in Kanawha City is putting neighbors on high alert.

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Related Topix: Kanawha City, WV, Charleston, WV

Thu Aug 21, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Flags Lowered In Honor Of Former WV Lawmaker

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia West Virginia and U.S. flags on Capitol grounds in Charleston and all state-owned facilities in Wayne County are at half-staff in honor of former state Sen. Mack Clarkson Jarrell.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, Wayne County, WV, US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin, Ceredo, WV

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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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

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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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

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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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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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

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