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Buchanan charged with murder after allegedly hiding dead body in Crab Orchard

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) – A Raleigh County Grand Jury has charged Rayburn Buchanan, Jr. with first degree murder, hiding a dead human body, and helping a Logan County...

Judge throws the book at Beckley man who ran over cop with ATV

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) — Timothy Howard II faces up to 15 years in prison for hitting a Beckley Police officer with an ATV back in July, 2016. The 26-year-old, who is...

Investigators: Beckley man wanted to have sex with 13-year-old

RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WCHS/WVAH) — Raleigh County deputies said a man was arrested after he was accused of soliciting a 13-year-old girl for sex. James Kenneth Fruia...

Police Searching For Wanted Suspect Who Stole Cancer Medication, Firearms and a Car

A husband and wife went out of town on Sunday afternoon and came back home on Monday night to find their home broken into.  “Mahan is a small community in...

Man charged with trying to kill girlfriend by setting her on fire now faces more charges

UPDATE (9/19):  In reference to the previously reported attempted murder on Earle Street, Dwayne Lane has now been charged with the following additional offenses; he...

Suspects wanted in Ohio Carjacking Arrested in West Virginia

WEST MILFORD, W.Va. (AP) – Police say three suspects wanted in an Ohio carjacking have been arrested in West Virginia after an hours-long manhunt. Harrison County...

WV man arrested for having sexually explicit videos of young girls and dogs

CHARLESTON, WV (CHARLESTON GAZETTE-MAIL) – Police arrested a Charleston man on Thursday after they allegedly found videos of sexually explicit encounters between...

Murder charge dismissed in Fayette mine property shooting death

FAYETTEVILLE, WV (BY: JEFF JENKINS, WV METRONEWS) — A security guard who shot and killed a man at a Fayette County idled coal mining site last fall no longer faces a...

Raleigh Co. man nabbed in Oak Hill; Wanted for drug trafficking

FAYETTE CO, WV (WOAY) – Oak Hill Police arrested a Raleigh County man wanted for drug trafficking Tuesday evening, according to Chief Mike Whisman. He said...

Raleigh Co. deputies say drunk man tried to run over them with an ATV

SOPHIA, WV (WOAY) – A drunk Sophia man on an ATV tried to hit two deputies trying to stop and arrest him, according to the Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office....

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