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Marshall football player dies after New Year’s Eve shooting

Marshall football player dies after New Year’s Eve shooting

A Marshall University football player who was shot at a New Year’s Eve party in Maryland has died. Nineteen-year-old Larry Aaron was a freshman defensive tackle on the team. Aaron was shot in the...

Hybrid Unit arrests 14 in undercover sting

Hybrid Unit arrests 14 in undercover sting

The Charleston Police Department’s hybrid unit arrested fourteen more people in an undercover sting on Charleston’s West Side. The sting was a result of frequent complaints about vagrancy, vandalism, theft, and needles in the...

Former school superintendent facing fraud charges

Former school superintendent facing fraud charges

Former Logan County School Superintendent, Phyllis Doty, has been indicted by a federal grand jury. She’s accused of defrauding the Board of Education out of thousands of dollars by stealing electronic devices and selling...

WV House approves measure to stabalize PEIA funding

WV House approves measure to stabalize PEIA funding

The West Virginia House approved a measure that would dedicate twenty percent of the state’s general revenue surpluses to stabilize the Public Employees Insurance Agency. The PEIA board has agreed to freeze insurance rates...

Charleston police on the hunt for a shooting suspect

Charleston police on the hunt for a shooting suspect

Charleston police are looking for a suspect who shot a man in the back during a botched drug deal. Twenty-four-year-old Christopher Bennett is accused of shooting Christopher Slater Wednesday night at the Vandalia Terrace...

Authorities investigating coal mining death

Authorities investigating coal mining death

Authorities are investigating a mining death in a Raleigh County mine. Thirty-eight-year-old James Whitlock was doing electrical work Wednesday night at a Pocahontas Coal Company mine when he was killed. It’s the second West...

Another day of teacher protests at the Capitol

Another day of teacher protests at the Capitol

Teachers are expected to return to the Capitol today for a second day of protests during a statewide walkout. Teachers from across the state are protesting low wages and rising health care costs. Governor...

Case Sent to Grand Jury After Scuffle with Police at a Hospital

Case Sent to Grand Jury After Scuffle with Police at a Hospital

The case of a Tennessee man accused of shooting a West Virginia police officer is being sent to a grand jury. The Gazette-Mail reports Charleston Detective Richard Basford testified at a hearing for Bryan...