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Today April 24, 2019

Former teacher in Ohio County arraigned on sexual abuse charge of former student

The complaint says teacher and student, at the time, had a child together.

Westover man sentenced for illegally exporting scooters to Iran

Darus Zehrbach, 72, pleaded guilty to one count of offering a false statement to a federal agent. He pleaded in January in connection to a July 2016 incident.

Illegal dumping captured on video leads to citations

Tips from social media lead to citations of man captured on video dumping trash illegally in Boone County

UPDATE: Police arrest Morgantown man for April 20 shooting at strip club

Fred L-Deauntae Hudson was arrested Wednesday and charged with three felony offenses.

Raleigh County man killed in motorcycle crash

The victim was identified as Keith Vonscio of Beckley.

Two Maryland residents sentenced for distributing fatal heroin doses in Berkeley County

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Two Maryland residents have been sentenced in Berkeley County to a combined 659 months in prison for heroin distribution resulting in death....

Hanshaw looks toward special agenda timing and agenda

Timing, duration, agenda and consensus remain questions.

Princeton woman accused of child porn distribution, incest

Investigators say the suspect was distributing pornography through Facebook Messenger.

Yesterday April 23, 2019

Justice directs extra attention to Marshall County roads

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Gov. Jim Justice on Tuesday directed West Virginia Division of Highways officials to focus on road maintenance activities in Marshall County after...

Marshall County assessor Kessler dead

Christopher Kessler worked as county assessor for more than 20 years.

Fayette County man charged after threatening residents of home

Hallie Jo Seth Hanshaw, 20, faces multiple charges.

Discussions on possible education approaches held in Jackson County

The Jackson County Board of Education organized the event.

UPDATE: Victim in fatal McDowell County crash identified

Charges are expected, although the crash remains under investigation.

DOJ unit focused on political hot potatoes leads probe of Governor Justice’s properties

Public Integrity Section's "oversees the federal effort to combat corruption.

Mobile IDs a hit at Marshall as new technology is launched

Marshall launched the program with Apple on Tuesday.

Manchin: Evaluating state legislative tribalism part of decision in gubernatorial run

Senator says wants to make sure it's not tribal like Congress.

New-look education funding group looks to get a lot done before special session resumes

Six state lawmakers now part of state School Board committee.

Monongalia delegates think DOH shorted their district by nearly $15 million

Del. Evan Hansen, D-Monongalia, believes the Division of Highways likely shorted DOH District 4 -- which includes six counties -- by failing to follow the current DOH funding formula for road maintenance.

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