23, Apr 2014 - Kanawha, WV New laws protect rights of children
Members of the West Virginia Legislature worked this year to help create laws to stop crimes against children, such as neglect, physical abuse and child pornography.
22, Apr 2014 - Supreme Court sets hearing in prosecutor's case
The West Virginia Supreme Court has set a May 5 hearing on whether to suspend Kanawha County prosecutor Mark Plants' law license.
21, Apr 2014 - Weirton strip club's license revocation stands
The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has upheld a Kanawha County Circuit Court order affirming the state Alcohol Beverage Control Administration's decision to revoke the license of a Weirton strip club.
20, Apr 2014 - Kanawha, WV Evan Osnos: A chemical spill in West Virginia.
On the morning of Thursday, January 9, 2014, the people of Charleston, West Virginia, awoke to a strange tang in the air off the Elk River. It smelled like licorice. The occasional odor is part of life in Charleston, the state capital, which lies in an industrial area that takes . . .
03, Apr 2014 - Special prosecutor appointed in Plants domestic-violence case
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A judge on Friday appointed a former longtime McDowell County prosecuting attorney to handle any criminal case against Kanawha County Prosecuting Attorney Mark Plants. The West Virginia State Police completed an investigation last...
02, Apr 2014 - Charleston, WV Complaint filed against magistrate in Plants investigation
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The West Virginia Supreme Courts administrator filed an ethics complaint against Kanawha County Magistrate Ward Harshbarger on Thursday in connection with an investigation into the countys prosecuting attorney. The adminis...
01, Apr 2014 - State Police may now carry guns in courthouse annex
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- West Virginia State Police troopers will now be allowed to retain their service weapons when entering the Kanawha County Courthouse Annex in Charleston.Chief Circuit Judge Charlie King signed an order allowing troopers to keep their gu...