Map. History of West Virginia conflict

17 August 2018
New information as it has been a downright busy weekend for police across the City of Charleston. They report eight violent incidents in less than 36 hours, leaving people with gunshot wounds, stab wounds and bystanders running for cover.
Police in West Virginia say a suspected bank robber was captured after taking a cab to the heist. Media outlets report 25-year-old Ryan Michael Stepanian was arrested in Monday's robbery of a Charles Town bank and another bank heist Friday in nearby Ranson.
South Charleston Police are asking for the public's help to identify a man suspected of using a stolen credit card. Officers say the incident happened at a convenience store in South Charleston.
A rollover crash caused some traffic issues for drivers on I-79 Thursday morning. The accident happened around 6 a.m. in the northbound lanes between Elkview and Clendenin.
Second body was found near the Blue Bend area. Sheriff Bruce Sloan said the body was found in a shallow grave in a wooded, mountainous area of Monongahela National Forest property on January 20, 2018. The body has been identified as Chastity Faye Hamm, 24, of White Sulphur Springs
Officers are on scene where someone shot at a vehicle in St. Albans on Wednesday night. St. Albans Police say one car was hit by a bullet along Pennsylvania Avenue.
A man from Michigan pleaded guilty Monday to a federal gun charge after being stopped on Interstate 64 in Putnam County, U.S. Attorney Mike Stuart says.
Teenager is in critical condition after he was hit by a car while trying to get on a bus to go to school. Nitro Police say the student hit is a 14-year-old boy who goes to Andrew Jackson Middle School
A crash has shut down Tuppers Creek Road in Sissonville, according to dispatchers. It happened just before 7:30 a.m. Monday. Dispatchers say one person was injured in the single vehicle accident.
An electrical fire destroyed part of a home in Nitro Sunday morning. Fire crews rushed to the scene after getting a call from someone passing by that smoke was coming from the house.
One person was taken the hospital Saturday afternoon following a car versus motorcycle crash. Dispatch tells WSAZ the crash occurred in the 3400 block of Route 60 in Cabell County.
Several people have been arrested on drug charges after a three-month investigation involving a social media website used to solicit sex and deal drugs, Kenova Police said Thursday
Two men had to be pulled from the water after they fell through ice at a lake in Nitro. Dispatchers say the men fell Wednesday evening through the ice at Ridenour Lake.
A man is facing several charges after police in Logan County say he escaped from custody and hid out at a little league baseball stadium for hours
An elderly woman was taken to the hospital after a fire in Charleston. The fire started about 4:30 at a home in the 2400 block of Washington St. E. on the east side of Charleston. Firefighters say the fire began in the back of the home on the first floor, before spreading up to the second floor and attic. The elderly woman was on the first floor.
Structure fire in Fayette County Saturday night. Dispatch says it's on Gordon Road in Mossy.
A local woman has been arrested and charged after the shooting of a man in Lumberport. According to Sheriff Robert Matheny, 33-year-old Melissa Anne McAtee is charged with first degree murder in the shooting death of David Cottrill. The two are said to have been in a long-term relationship.
A home was destroyed in an explosion that firefighters say, was caused by a residential sized propane tank. The fire happened in the 100 block of Rosewood Way in the Coopers Creek area of Kanawha County about 1:30 Friday morning. No one was injured.
A 16-year-old girl is recovering after being stabbed early Thursday morning at a home in Rand. The incident happened along Raven Drive. Deputies with the Kanawha County Sheriff's Office tell WSAZ a man ran to his neighbor's home to call 911. He said a man and woman came into his house and tried to rob him.
A 1-year-old girl is safe, in the custody of Child Protective Services, while her mother is in trouble with police for leaving her daughter alone in a parked car Tuesday
Metro 911 says the person who was shot during an apparent home invasion early Tuesday morning was taken to the hospital and is expected to recover. It happened in the 500 block of E Street in South Charleston just after midnight.
Law enforcement in Boone County say a person is in custody after stealing a Madison police cruiser and trying to run Sunday night. The Boone County Sheriff’s Department tells WSAZ it was stolen in West Madison while the officer was on a 911 call. Deputies say a pursuit ensued and ended in the Julian area.
Police have arrested two suspects in connection with a string of robberies in the Huntington area. Justin Albert, 31, of Huntington, and Kenneth Dean Jr., 39, of Kenova, were arrested Friday evening.
The interstate is back open in Nitro after a two-vehicle crash. The wreck happened just after 4:30 a.m. at the Nitro/St. Albans bridge. It caused a standstill in the westbound lanes until around 6:00 a.m. Saturday.
A man from Cross Lanes was arrested and charged with failing to register as a sex offender, Kanawha County court records show.
The West Virginia State Fire Marshal's Office reports there were no working smoke alarms in a home where a fire killed three people and injured two others. The fire broke out about 7:30 a.m. Thursday along Elk River Road in the Sugar Creek area.
A pickup truck ended up over a hillside early Friday morning. The driver was traveling along Greenview Road in Alum Creek when they lost control on the snow covered road and went over a small embankment. The driver was not hurt in the incident.
Putnam County Sheriff's deputies are working to file a warrant against a man who is accused of attacking a coworker as she arrived at work Wednesday afternoon. Putnam County Sheriff Steve Deweese says Demetrius Green attacked the woman as she arrived to work at a restaurant in Teays Valley.
One person has been arrested by Kanawha County Deputies for obstruction in connection to a shooting on Monday evening. The shooting happened along Dalewood Drive in the Cross Lanes area.
West Virginia State Police need your help identifying a person wanted in connection to a breaking and entering. It happened at the Pitstop Service Station on U.S. Route 52 in Fort Gay in the early morning hours on December 20th.
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