09, Mar 2014 - Car Accident Lawsuit Against City of Nitro Settledâ€”a Case of Road Debris
If youâ€™re driving down the highway behind a truck and trailer hauling materials, and one of those materials comes loose and hits your car, is the driver liable for damages? This was the question posed by Nichole N. Boggs in a recent car accident lawsuit filed in Kanawha Circuit Court. According to the â€śWest Virginia [...]
09, Mar 2014 - W.Va. coal operator, son acquitted in checks case
ABINGDON, Va. -- A West Virginia coal operator and his son have been acquitted of federal charges stemming from an alleged check cashing scheme. Court documents show that a federal jury in Abingdon found David A. Cline and his son, Joshua Cline, not...
09, Mar 2014 - Russell, VA West Virginia teen gets 30 years in prison for her role in friend's stabbing death
They lived their lives through Twitter -- their social media posts taking center stage for the past 18 months, splattered across the Internet like the pages of a diary suddenly violated, with the minutiae of their lives playing out for all to see.
08, Mar 2014 - Area DOH supervisor indicted
BUCKHANNON - A supervisor at the West Virginia Department of Highways' Equipment Division office in Buckhannon was arrested Thursday after being indicted in federal court on charges that he allegedly made false statements to federal agents.
08, Mar 2014 - Million dollar luxury watch theft bust
High-end jewelry and watch stores were the target of a four-man crime spree that authorities say hit luxury stores in New York, New Jersey and Virginia for more than a million dollars of watches. The FBI and New York City Police built a case against the men after their arrest.
08, Mar 2014 - Lee, VA Pennington Gap woman, children sentenced in attempt to burn own home
JONESVILLE â€” A Southwest Virginia mother, her two children and her daughterâ€™s boyfriend were all sentenced to prison last week in Lee County for their roles in a failed plot to burn down their mobile home and collect the insurance payout.Patricia Ellen Wade, 45, and her son, Ricky Lynn Wade, 22, both of Pennington Gap, were given active sentences of four years and two months in prison after ...
08, Mar 2014 - Lee, VA Birmingham man, once named in Jefferson County judge's bribery, sentenced in $16 million drug t
Tony Lee Scales, 54, was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years and one month in prison by U.S. District Court Judge Virginia Hopkins, according to court records. The hearing, at the Hugo L. Black U.S. Courthouse in Birmingham, was sealed and a reporter with Al.com was not allowed to attend.
08, Mar 2014 - Prince William, VA Trial begins for Virginia teen fatally shot at party
After more than three years, the trial for a suspect in the death of a local teen, killed at a college party, is set to begin. Investigators say Jessica Moore, 19, used to her own body to shield a friend from a gunman in New Jersey. Moore lost her life during that 2010 attack.
08, Mar 2014 - Page, VA Federal inmate adds time for marijuana possession
BLUEFIELD, W.Va. -- A federal prison inmate in Southern West Virginia has been sentenced to an additional six months for marijuana possession. Boris Bynum, 34, was sentenced Monday in federal court in Bluefield. Bynum is an inmate at the Federal Correc...
08, Mar 2014 - Page, VA Drones to make appearance at mock prison exercise
MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. -- For the first time in its 18-year history, the Mock Prison Riot in Moundsville will feature drones flying overhead.The training exercise and corrections trade show is set for May 4-7 at the decommissioned West Virginia Penitentiary....
08, Mar 2014 - Washington, VA 8 inmates injured after Virginia prison van crashes
Virginia State Police are trying to determine what caused a van transporting eight inmates to crash in Caroline county.
08, Mar 2014 - UPDATE: Search for man and daughter in Amber Alert expanded nationwide
(WVVA) - An Amber Alert has been issued by the West Virginia State Police for an 11-year-old girl believed to have been abducted by her father in Maryland. Caitlyn Marie Virts is a white female, approximately
08, Mar 2014 - Page, VA Court halts Huguely appeal
A Virginia Court of Appeals affirmed the second-degree murder conviction of former University student and varsity lacrosse player George Huguely Tuesday. In 2012, Huguely was found guilty in the 2010 murder of fellow University student Yeardley Love.
08, Mar 2014 - Russell, VA Teen sentenced to 30 years in friend's murder
A West Virginia teenager was sentenced Wednesday to 30 years in prison for her role in her friendâ€™s death.
08, Mar 2014 - W.Va. teen sentenced to 30 years in friendâ€™s death
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. â€” A West Virginia teenager was sentenced Wednesday to 30 years in prison for her role in her friendâ€™s death. Rachel Shoaf, 17, ...