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Police shoot man in Berkeley County
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 19:10:37 -0700

By Staff reports FALLING WATERS -- Police shot an armed man in Falling Waters earlier this week after they say he refused to surrender his weapon. A trooper with the Martinsburg detachment of the West Virginia State Police and a deputy with the Berkeley County Sheriff's Department responded to a 911 call on Monday around 8 p.m. alleging that Travis Brant, 32, was intoxicated and involved in a ...

Things to know about the West Virginia elections
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 19:07:24 -0700

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia voters will decide Nov. 4 if they’ll shift their historically Democratic state even further right.

Deaths Summary for Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 21:18:09 -0700

CHAPMAN, Judy Kay Graham, 66, of Charleston, a retired real estate agent and wife of Raymond M. Chapman, died Sunday. Arrangements by Stuhr's West Ashley Chapel.

Clock ticking in W.Va., Va. to seek flood loans
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:44:11 -0700

Time is running out to apply for federal disaster loans in areas of West Virginia and Virginia that were hit by flooding on June 12.

Few police departments turn in survey on witness ID
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 21:11:17 -0700

By Erin Beck Staff writer CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Larry Holdren spent 14 years in prison after a woman mistakenly identified him as the man who pushed her down a hill then raped her while she was jogging along the Kanawha River bank in 1982. The woman had lost her glasses during the fall, and when police showed her a photo lineup, other pictures were of men who did not match her original description ...

3-judge panel to hear Kanawha prosecutor petition
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 04:53:21 -0700

A three-judge panel will hear a petition seeking Kanawha County prosecutor Mark Plants' removal from office.

W.Va. election features races of major interest
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 21:10:53 -0700

By Jonathan Mattise The Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. - West Virginia voters will decide on Nov. 4 if they'll shift their historically Democratic state even further right. The results will show if frustrated voters are willing to lump all Democrats together. Republicans are tying their opponents to President Obama and Democratic leaders in Washington whenever possible. Obama lost all 55 ...

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Deaths Summary for Sunday, August 31, 2014
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 21:18:08 -0700

COLEMAN, Debby Larkin, 71, of Charleston, a homemaker and widow of James W. Coleman III, died Friday. Arrangements by Stuhr's Downtown Chapel.

Real Estate Transactions for August 24, 2014
Sat, 23 Aug 2014 21:30:13 -0700

The transactions listed below include properties sold for $200,000 or more and recorded between July 28-Aug.1. The Ryland Group Inc. sold 3824 Hanoverian Drive, Pepper Plantation to David T. and Holly A. Long for $396,418.