Chris Lawrence

Today August 28, 2014

Lightning blamed for fire and other problems in W.Va.

Mother Nature rocked parts of the state overnight with powerful storms.

Yesterday August 27, 2014

Parkersburg police piece together murder-suicide

Investigators say man's initial motive didn't appear to be homicide.

Kanawha BOE member: school thefts a “systematic” plan

Four Riverside High workers alleged took food and supplies.

Tuesday August 26, 2014

Truck driver cited in school bus wreck

9 kids taken to hospital as a precautionary measure.

Search expanded for missing Kanawha Co. teen

Deputies now looking in Parkersburg, Athens, and Columbus, Ohio areas for Ericka Brown

Monday August 25, 2014

Cause of Cold Spot fire may be difficult to determine

Investigators leaning toward bar area instead of kitchen for point of origin.

Marshall Commission president says power plant positives

Good-paying jobs one benefit according to county leader.

Saturday August 23, 2014

Lightning causes extended outage in Putnam and Cabell Counties

Lightening strike wipes out critical substation transformer

Fire destroys popular Kanawha Valley hangout

Dunbar Cold Spot goes up in flames.

Friday August 22, 2014

IEDs, chickens, marijuana among debris in crash

A wild scene on a foggy morning turns into a scary find for State Police and first responders on a lonely stretch of I-79 in Roane County

Fish surveys to gauge if spill had impact on Elk River

State fisheries officials know of no fish kills resulting from January spill, but will check to see if MCHM had any long term impact.

Flood threat remains into weekend

More than half of state's counties under flash flood watch.

Thursday August 21, 2014

Kanawha County teenager still missing

16-year-old last seen Aug. 7.

Wednesday August 20, 2014

DNR director testifies in Kanawha State Forest dispute

Frank Jezioro questioned about surface mine permit.

Fourth suspect arrested in Charleston Foodland robbery

Police reveal one of the suspects is a former employee of Charleston store. Two females wanted in the case remain at large.

High water in Ohio County

Wednesday morning flash flooding along National Road.

Tuesday August 19, 2014

DNR has ‘nothing new’ in search for missing hiker

Man not seen for more than a week.

Monday August 18, 2014

Raleigh County fire leaves 1 dead, 3 firefighters injured

Resident died in blaze, three firefighters also injured while putting out the fire.

Manchin still trying to get the White House to listen

Senator also wants coal companies to do deeper evaluations before layoff decisions.

Appalachian Power’s future still hooked to coal

Utility requested bids last week for 7.4 million tons of coal.

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