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Nitro officer shoots, kills man after being shot at, police say

A Nitro police officer shot and killed a man Saturday night after the man shot at the officer, who was responding to a domestic dispute, according to Nitro Police.

Sometime between 10 and 10:30 p.m., a Nitro police officer was dispatched to a...

Nitro officer shoots, kills man after being shot at, police say

A Nitro police officer shot and killed a man Saturday night after the man shot at the officer, who was responding to a domestic dispute, according to Nitro Police.

Sometime between 10 and 10:30 p.m., a Nitro police officer was dispatched to a...

On file: Aug. 2, 2015

Marriages

The following people applied for marriage licenses in Kanawha County between July 24 and 31:

Curtis Gordon Sigmon Jr., 28, and Jaime Marie Scarbro, 24, both of Gallagher.

Brian Scott Lucas, 44, and Amy Michelle Hudnall, 42,...

Police seek suspects in West Side carjacking

Police are looking for the three black males who pulled a gun and stole a light blue Chevrolet Caprice in Charleston Friday evening, according to a Kanawha County Metro 911 dispatcher.

The carjacking was reported at Vine Street and Grant Street...

1 dead, 1 injured after Fairmont domestic shooting

FAIRMONT, W.Va. — Police in Fairmont say they plan to file a murder charge against a suspect wounded in a fatal domestic disturbance.

The Times West Virginian reports that Jeffrey Hovatter, 56, of...

Man crashes into Hamlin funeral home

HAMLIN, W.Va. — A Lincoln County man was in police custody Friday after crashing his truck into a funeral home in Hamlin.

According to a Lincoln County 911 dispatcher, a man crashed a red pickup truck...

Crime Report: Aug. 2, 2015

The following crimes were reported to the Charleston Police Department between July 23 and 29:

East District:

Laidley Street 200 block, robbery, July 23, 3:25 p.m.

Quarrier Street 1400 block, brandishing, July 23, 5 p.m.

Jacob...

Charleston police seek suspects in overnight shooting

Charleston Police are investigating an overnight shooting that left a New Orleans man with gunshot wounds to his arms.

According to a press release from the Charleston Police Department, officers responded to a call of multiple shots fired at...

New Logan County judge set to be sworn in

LOGAN, W.Va. – A new circuit judge in Logan County is due to start work.

William Douglas Witten is scheduled to be sworn in today at the Logan County Courthouse.

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin appointed Witten in early July to replace the...

One dead, 1 injured after Fairmont domestic shooting

FAIRMONT, W.Va. – A woman has been killed, and a suspect injured in a domestic disturbance in Fairmont.

The Times West Virginian reports that suspect Jeffrey Hovatter was receiving medical treatment this morning after officers were called ...

One dead, 1 injured after Fairmont domestic shooting

FAIRMONT, W.Va. – A woman has been killed, and a suspect injured in a domestic disturbance in Fairmont.

The Times West Virginian reports that suspect Jeffrey Hovatter was receiving medical treatment this morning after officers were called ...

Sex offender faces charges for shooting into West Side dumpster

A convicted sex offender from North Carolina is charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm and wanton endangerment after police say he fired a rifle into a dumpster on Charleston’s West Side.

Charleston police responded...

Man charged with second-degree murder in Weirton slaying

WEIRTON, W.Va. — Weirton police have charged a man with second-degree murder in the death of another man whose body was found in a creek.

Weirton Police Chief Rob Alexander said “good, old-fashioned police work” led to...

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