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Additional Counties are Denied FEMA Assistance

Kanawha County isn’t the only county to be denied FEMA funds to help with flood recovery after the August floods.Governor Jim Justice‚Äôs office said Doddridge, Jackson, Mingo and Wyoming Counties were all turned down for the federal help. Kanawha County was denied assistance last week because FEMA officials said the damage was not severe enough … Continue Reading Additional Counties are Denied FEMA Assistance

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WV Ski Resorts Have Opening Dates Through December

Ski resorts across West Virginia have been announcing plans. The Canaan Valley Resort ski area in Tucker County plans to open for the season Saturday, Dec. 17. Canaan has 47 trails with a mix of beginner, intermediate and advanced terrain. The resort made a number of improvements in 2021, expanding the tube park that now … Continue Reading WV Ski Resorts Have Opening Dates Through December

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Gavin Smith’s Former Girlfriend, Rebecca Walker, Took the Stand on Day Two of Smith’s Trial

Day two of testimony in the trial of a teenager accused of murdering four members of his family in Elkview continued on Tuesday. Eyewitness News reporter Leslie Rubin has been covering the trial of Gavin Smith and noted that Rebecca Walker was called as the state’s fourth witness. She was Smith’s girlfriend at the time … Continue Reading Gavin Smith’s Former Girlfriend, Rebecca Walker, Took the Stand on Day Two of Smith’s Trial

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Maryland Woman Faces Charges for a Huntington Knife Incident

A woman was charged Sunday after she was accused of cutting another woman with a knife during an argument in Huntington. 43-year old Kelly Smith of Elkton, Maryland, is charged with malicious assault and attempt to commit a felony, according to the Huntington Police Department. Police said Smith was at a home in the 2100 … Continue Reading Maryland Woman Faces Charges for a Huntington Knife Incident

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Several Crews Battle a Jackson County Fire

Jackson County 911 dispatchers said multiple crews from several counties were responding Monday afternoon after a large fire spread to several structures and a wooded area. The fire was reported about 2 p.m. Monday on Random Road in the Ripley area. Dispatchers said the fire started in one structure, moved to another structure and then … Continue Reading Several Crews Battle a Jackson County Fire

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Trial is Continued for a Woman Accused DUI Causing Death

The trial for a woman accused of killing two people in a car crash on Interstate 77 has been continued. Edriene D. Sutton’s trial is now scheduled for March 27, 2023. Her council said they are waiting on an independent lab test, and the lab is backlogged. Sutton is accused of driving a vehicle while … Continue Reading Trial is Continued for a Woman Accused DUI Causing Death

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Two Arrests Made After Suspects Lead Police on a Chase

A shooting investigation that led Charleston police on a vehicle pursuit has resulted in two arrests. Charles Michael and Faith Osborne, both of Charleston were arrested. Michael faces several charges including reckless indifference, fleeing, and possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, plus being a prohibited person in possession of a firearm. Charleston police … Continue Reading Two Arrests Made After Suspects Lead Police on a Chase

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Murder Trial is Delayed to Give the Attorney More Time To Go Over Evidence

The trial for two men accused of murdering another has been continued in Kanawha County. The trial had a court continuance, because Mikeo Wooton’s new attorney, John Carr, did not have enough time to go over discovery evidence. Eyewitness News reported the trial is now set for March 6, 2023. Wooton and Davone Lee Foote … Continue Reading Murder Trial is Delayed to Give the Attorney More Time To Go Over Evidence

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Thundering Herd to Face UConn in a Bowl Game

Marshall University will take an 8-4 record into a bowl game under second-year head coach Charles Huff. The Thundering Herd won its final four games to secure third place in the Sun Belt Conference’s eastern division. The Herd will head to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina to face off against the Huskies of UConn on Monday, … Continue Reading Thundering Herd to Face UConn in a Bowl Game

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Trial Continues Today for a Man Accused of Killing Four Family Members in Elkview

A jury has been selected in the Kanawha County Circuit Court trial of a man accused of killing four of his family members at their Elkview home. Gavin Smith, now 18, was 16-years-old when he was charged with four counts of first-degree murder for the shooting deaths of his mother, stepfather and two younger brothers … Continue Reading Trial Continues Today for a Man Accused of Killing Four Family Members in Elkview