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Police Release Motorcycle Accident Victim’s Name

Charleston police have released the name of the motorcyclist who was killed in a crash over the weekend on the East End. 46-year old Jeffrey Alan Harris of South Charleston was pronounced dead at the scene of the wreck that occurred about 2 a.m. Saturday in the 1500 block of Washington Street East. Police said … Continue Reading Police Release Motorcycle Accident Victim’s Name

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Plans Move Forward for a Hotel at Charleston Town Center Mall

A developer has been granted a permit to tear down the former Sears building at Charleston Town Center Mall. It’s been a long-running dispute between a hotel developer, the city of Charleston, and the owner of the Charleston Town Center, but a demolition permit was granted recently to Mayur Patel to allow him to tear … Continue Reading Plans Move Forward for a Hotel at Charleston Town Center Mall

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Huntington Airport Holds Emergency Simulation With the Help of Volunteers

Airport staff in Huntington are working to stay up to date while preparing for emergencies. Tri-State Airport held an emergency simulation last weekend, with staff members testing their emergency response plans and services in the event of a major disaster. Airport staff members said they wanted to make it as realistic as possible. Volunteers played … Continue Reading Huntington Airport Holds Emergency Simulation With the Help of Volunteers

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Teays Valley Volunteer Fire Department Rescues Trapped Ducklings

Members of the Teays Valley Volunteer Fire Department came through after an animal rescue call Sunday morning. Crews responded and found 11 ducklings stuck in a storm drain on Great Teays Boulevard, according to a post shared on the department’s Facebook page. The mother duck waited nearby, slightly distraught. All the ducklings were safely removed … Continue Reading Teays Valley Volunteer Fire Department Rescues Trapped Ducklings

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Driver Faces Charges After Crashing Into Scott Depot Dairy Queen

West Virginia State Police said a man faces charges after he intentionally crashed a vehicle into the Dairy Queen in Scott Depot and then physically assaulted staff at the hospital. Casey Oxley faces several charges following a wreck Saturday evening where a car slammed into the front of the restaurant. State Police said the suspect … Continue Reading Driver Faces Charges After Crashing Into Scott Depot Dairy Queen

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COVID Vaccines Are Still Encouraged

The Kanawha County Commission is dealing with a small resurgence of COVID-19. The week of May 16-May 22 three employees tested positive for the virus. The employees worked for the Assessor’s Office and the County Commission Office. Testing is available to anyone at the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 3:30 … Continue Reading COVID Vaccines Are Still Encouraged

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October Book Festival to Draw Established Authors

A New York Times best-selling author will be among the featured writers who will be making presentations at this fall’s West Virginia Book Festival at the Charleston Coliseum and Convention Center. Unlike last year’s virtual festival, this year’s event – scheduled Oct. 21 and Oct. 22 – will be in person. The Kanawha County Public … Continue Reading October Book Festival to Draw Established Authors

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State Police Recruit a Big Class of Potential Troopers

West Virginia State Police wrapped up statewide recruiting efforts last Friday, and recruits had a final chance to try out for the 71st cadet class. Eyewitness News took a look at how a $10,000 pay raise is making a difference, with starting salaries up to $55,000. The bump has made West Virginia State Police competitive … Continue Reading State Police Recruit a Big Class of Potential Troopers

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Marshall Thrift Store to Offer Free Supplies for Flood Victims Today

Marshall University’s sustainability department is looking to help the community rebuild after the floods. The Marshall Thrift Store is open today for flood victims and all items will be free to those in need. The store is at 331 Hal Greer Blvd. in Huntington, will be open from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The store … Continue Reading Marshall Thrift Store to Offer Free Supplies for Flood Victims Today

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A Woman is Convicted in an Accident That Killed a 2-Year Old Boy

A West Virginia woman charged in a hit-and-run crash that killed a 2-year-old boy has been convicted on three counts. Angel Alberta Estep was found guilty of leaving the scene of an accident causing death. Estep was arrested in December 2020, days after the 2-year-old boy was struck on Thanksgiving near Bradshaw in McDowell County. … Continue Reading A Woman is Convicted in an Accident That Killed a 2-Year Old Boy