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Shooting Suspect Could be Linked to Another Case

The suspect in a homicide case in Pomeroy, OH is also a person of interest in a murder case in Mason County. Wayne Leib has been identified as a person of interest in connection with a deadly shooting Friday in the 500 block of Front Street in Mason. Police are continuing that investigation while the … Continue Reading Shooting Suspect Could be Linked to Another Case

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Man is Arrested After Jumping Over the Subway Counter and Slapping Employee

A man faces several charges after Kanawha County deputies said an employee at a Subway store in Sissonville reported he jumped over the counter, slapped her in the face and damaged the digital credit card reader. 22-year old Luis Diaz-Chinchilla of Charlotte, N.C., was arrested Saturday following an incident inside the Little General convenience store … Continue Reading Man is Arrested After Jumping Over the Subway Counter and Slapping Employee

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Blankenship’s Conviction Won’t Be Reviewed

The Supreme Court said it won’t review the conviction of former coal CEO Don Blankenship, who was convicted of conspiring to violate safety standards at West Virginia’s Upper Big Branch mine before the 2010 explosion that killed 29 men. The justices said Monday they would not take the case of the former CEO of Massey … Continue Reading Blankenship’s Conviction Won’t Be Reviewed

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Grant Money Will Help Clean Up Abandoned and Dilapidated Properties

Grants totaling $9.2 million are going to 21 West Virginia communities to remove abandoned and dilapidated structures. The funds will be given as reimbursement for demolition projects and qualified associated expenses, according to Gov. Jim Justice’s office. The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection’s newly established Reclamation of Abandoned and Dilapidated Properties Program will administer … Continue Reading Grant Money Will Help Clean Up Abandoned and Dilapidated Properties

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Crowdfunding Account Has Been Set Up to Help a First Responder

Dustin Hurley, a lieutenant with Buffalo Creek VFD in Logan County and EMT with the Boone County Emergency Management Authority, was critically hurt in a car crash September 30. According to Buffalo Creek VFD, Hurley is in critical condition at CAMC after the single-car accident. A Go Fund Me page has been created to raise … Continue Reading Crowdfunding Account Has Been Set Up to Help a First Responder

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Hunting Outlook is Positive Based on Vegetation Available to Wildlife

West Virginians preparing for hunting season have access now valuable resources from the Division of Natural Resources. DNR officials have released a hunting outlook and mast survey that details the amount of wild fruits and nuts produced by trees and shrubs in the Mountain State. Natural food sources impact wildlife and ultimately a hunter’s chance … Continue Reading Hunting Outlook is Positive Based on Vegetation Available to Wildlife

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Nitro Woman is Accused of Biting One of Her Children

A Nitro woman was arrested Sunday after police say she bit one of her kids on multiple occasions, and believe she abused her three children under the age 10 in other ways. According to a complaint filed in Kanawha County Magistrate Court, Jennifer Clark is charged with child abuse after officers went to her home … Continue Reading Nitro Woman is Accused of Biting One of Her Children

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Tips Welcome in Attempted ATM Theft Investigation

An investigation is underway after a stolen truck was used in an attempt to steal an ATM in Kanawha County. Deputies said a pickup truck was used to attempt to remove an ATM from the Chase bank in Elkview overnight Sunday into Monday, according to the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office. The unknown suspects left the … Continue Reading Tips Welcome in Attempted ATM Theft Investigation

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Vacant Mobile Home Burns in Putnam County

A structure fire in Putnam County claimed a mobile home Saturday morning. Firefighters responded to a home on Armor Road in Poca about 7 a.m. to find a fully-involved blaze, according to the Nitro Fire Department. First responders reported the home was not occupied at the time and there were no injuries. Officials have yet … Continue Reading Vacant Mobile Home Burns in Putnam County

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New Baseball Stadium is in the Works at Marshall University

Marshall University is getting a $13.8 million funding boost from the state of West Virginia to help finish construction of a baseball stadium. Marshall has never had an on-campus baseball stadium. The new facility will be built across the street from Marshall’s football stadium. The stadium is expected to cost about $23 million. The city … Continue Reading New Baseball Stadium is in the Works at Marshall University