Arrests Made in St. Albans Armed Robbery SpreeGary SmithNewsBreak Contributor
Cedar Grove Elementary renovations, virtual job fair, 'Joyful Night' | Kanawha Valley UpdateMichael RamsburgNewsBreak Contributor
Manna Meal moved, restaurants announce closings, city councils meet | Kanawha Valley UpdateMichael RamsburgNewsBreak Contributor
Manchin Says That South Charleston USPS Facility Will Not Have Any LayoffsNews WaveNewsBreak Contributor
11 years in federal prison for Dunbar man in major methamphetamine caseThe Bullet PointNewsBreak Contributor
2 murder victims found at apartment complex
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - A man faces two counts of first-degree murder after two bodies were found Tuesday afternoon at a Charleston apartment complex, including the suspect’s mother and a 10-year-old boy, investigators say. Nicholas David Hanshaw, 38, of Charleston, was arrested. Police said they received a well-being check...
100 days later: Charleston still without permanent police chief
CHARLESTON, W.Va (WCHS) — For more than 100 days, the city of Charleston has been without a permanent police chief after former chief Tyke Hunt's resignation. Since mid-August, the police department has been under the guidance of interim chief Scott Dempsey. "Chief of police isn't something you can just...
Cities In West Virginia 2023: Unsafe Places Of The Mountain State
Here are five unsafe cities in West Virginia in 2023 to look out for when visiting the Mountain State!. SOURCE– Beckley is first on the list of unsafe cities in West Virginia. Beckley has the 4th highest rate of violent crime. Last year, Beckley reported a total of 1,045 crimes, including 2 murders, 116 aggravated assaults, and 8 sexual assaults. The chances of you becoming a victim of any type of crime in Beckley are 1 in 18. 81% of cities in West Virginia are safer than Beckley.
West Virginia man arrested for pepper spraying woman at Taco Bell, stealing her vehicle
CROSS LANES, WV (WOWK) — A West Virginia man is behind bars after allegedly pepper spraying a woman at the Cross Lanes Taco Bell and stealing her vehicle on Saturday. According to the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called to the Taco Bell at around 1:40 a.m. on Saturday. They said the suspect — […]
Jon Carpenter returns to Capital as head football coach
Carpenter tells 13 News he's happy to be back.
Quick-moving weather system could leave behind 6 inches of snow in the West Virginia mountains
CHARLESTON, W.Va. A small clipper system will hit the state late Tuesday afternoon bringing with it a mix of rain and snow that will be all snow in the eastern mountains of West Virginia. “It’s mainly going to produce snow in the mountains,” National Weather Service Meteorologist Tony Edwards said....
West Virginia Public Service Commission: Optimum customer complaints cut in half since 2022
The West Virginia PSC fined Optimum in February 2022 for "[failing] to provide safe, adequate and reliable service to its West Virginia subscribers."
West Side main ‘relatively young,’ had no history of breaks, water company officials say
During a hearing before the state Public Service Commission Tuesday, West Virginia American Water officials testified that the water main that broke on Charleston’s West Side last month, causing a gas outage that affected more than 1,100 residents of Charleston’s West Side, was “relatively young” and had no history of previous breaks. Responding to a […] The post West Side main ‘relatively young,’ had no history of breaks, water company officials say appeared first on West Virginia Watch.
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Dogs Up for Adoption in charleston, WV
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around charleston..
Now at Garnet, Manna Meal looks to buy property or lease long-term
A Charleston soup kitchen has a roof over its head again after serving meals outdoors from a food truck for most of November, but the former Garnet Career Center will likely not be a forever home for Manna Meal, leaders said Monday. Amy Wolfe, Manna Meal’s executive director, said the non-profit’s next step will be […] The post Now at Garnet, Manna Meal looks to buy property or lease long-term appeared first on West Virginia Watch.
Manna Meal moved, restaurants announce closings, city councils meet | Kanawha Valley Update
Good Monday. Today is Dec. 4, 2023. 🎶 He's making a list, he's checking it twice... 🎶 National Santa's List Day is a great occasion for your child to send a letter to Santa. Have no children or just want to help another family this Christmas? Perhaps you'd consider adopting and fulfilling a child's letter.
Failures of CPS in West Virginia on Inside West Virginia Politics
CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) — On this week’s episode of Inside West Virginia Politics, we talk about the failures of Child Protective Services (CPS) in West Virginia, the 2024 election year, the war between Israel and Hamas, and the gift of giving blood and when to join the winter fun. In Segment One, we talk to […]
Crews respond to structure fire in Sissonville, dispatchers say
SISSONVILLE, W.Va. (WCHS) — Crews responded to a structure fire Monday afternoon in the Sissonville area. The fire was reported at a building along Misfit Lane, according to Kanawha County dispatchers. The owner of the building, who said it was being used by an employee, is a total loss.
West Virginia American Water Seeks Rate Increase For Customers
West Virginia’s Public Service Commission Tuesday will hear a request from West Virginia American Water Company to raise water rates. Despite overwhelming public disapproval during a public hearing last month, the utility wants the PSC to approve a rate increase of slightly more than $41 million. That equates to a nearly 22.5 percent increase in monthly bills for customers.
USPS announces no local jobs at stake
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - On Nov. 28, West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice announced he had sent a letter to the U.S. Postmaster General asking for USPS not to move their South Charleston Distribution and Processing Center. “The recent “Notice of Intent: Mail Processing Facility Review Charleston P&DC released by...
Fallen West Virginia police officer remembered three years later
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -The City of Charleston is remembering a fallen police officer. Sunday marked three years since Officer Cassie Johnson was killed in the line of duty while answering a call about a parking complaint. Johnson was 28 years old when she was killed. Since Cassie’s death, Garrison Avenue,...
‘It’s the decision I made’: Dairy Winkle owner explains restaurant sale
"Everything was geared up for me to die right here," Ellison said. "I can't make anyone's decisions for them, they can't make theirs for me. It's the decision I made. Like most decisions I've made in life, I stand behind them."
Mayor Goodwin Fights to Keep USPS Facility Operations Local, Aims to Safeguard Charleston Jobs
Charleston, West Virginia's Mayor, Amy Shuler Goodwin, has expressed concerns about the proposed relocation of the USPS Charleston Processing and Distribution Center's operations to Pennsylvania. She has discussed this with local American Postal Workers Union 133 representatives and written to US Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, asking him to rethink the move. The transfer is currently being reviewed under the Mail Processing Facility review program.
2 transported after Tornado accident
Two people were taken to the hospital due to a vehicle accident in Tornado Monday night.
AP boys basketball preseason poll
The 2023 Associated Press high school boys basketball preseason poll has been released.