Herd pep rally in Charleston

The Herd gathered in Charleston last night for 22nd annual Paint the capital city green pep rally. Twenty Marshall Football players were in town to meet the fans. Kickoff is next Saturday.

Brennan installed as new Bishop

The Roman Catholic Diocese Wheeling-Charleston has a new Bishop. Bishop Mark Brenan was installed Thursday during a Mass at the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Wheeling. Brennan will replace former bishop, Michael Bransfield, who resigned last September.

Suspect wanted on drug charges

A Detroit man is under arrest and Huntington police are looking for a second suspect after officers seized more than one-hundred-grams of meth and other drugs from an apartment on Washington Avenue. Twenty-one-year-old Martell is charged with possession of drugs with intent to deliver. Police are looking for 41-year-old Rudolph Jackson. He is considered armed and dangerous.

Air Conditioning issues at Kanawha County schools

John Adams Middle School is closed today because of air conditioning problems. The problems started yesterday. John Adams was closed, and Riverside High School dismissed early when the air went out.

Man arrested for point Airsoft gun at officer

A man is under arrest after pointing an Airsoft gun at an officer. Police responded to Seventh Avenue and Florida Street and found a man standing on a porch with a rifle in his hands, pointing in the direction of the officer. Thirty-one-year-old Charles Miller is charged with threats of terroristic acts.

Braxton County EMS Director arrested

The Braxton County Ambulance EMS Director, Jamie Mathes, is under arrest. An employee walked into her office and saw her injecting something between her toes. An inventory of her office found missing narcotics. Mathes is charged with obtaining a controlled substance by misrepresentation and grand larceny.

Man shot on the West Side

An Akron, Ohio man was shot on Charleston’s West Side. Eighteen-year-old Jaylin Preston was shot Thursday afternoon on Frame Street. He’s hospitalized in stable condition. Two suspects ran from the scene. So far, no arrests have been made.

St. Albans man arrested for firing shots in the air

A St. Albans man is under arrest after firing shots in the air. Police found 52-year-old Joe Sigman reloading his gun after firing seven shots in the air. Officers used a taser to take him into custody. No one was hurt. Sigman suffered minor injuries.

DOT Releases Interactive Map

The West Virginia Department of Transportation unveiled an interactive, web-based map Thursday that shows every road project in the state. The agency said the map also provides real-time statistics on how much road work has been completed. You can search your location by typing an address, and see roadwork that’s completed, underway, or scheduled. Currently, the map displays only projects scheduled for calendar year 2019, but they hope to add projects for 2020 and beyond.

First Mountaineer Game is a Sellout

General public tickets for the Mountaineer’s season opener is sold out. The game will be Saturday, Aug. 31, against James Madison and you’ll have to go to Stubhub or another third party site now to get tickets. Students can request tickets at www.WVUGAME.com/students. General public tickets for the five other home games are still on sale.