Three fire departments responded to the report of a fully engulfed structure fire at 1:55 a.m. Sunday on Pinetta Court in Sophia, the Raleigh County Sheriff’s Department reported.
According to the dispatcher, Sophia City, Sophia Area and Coal City fire departments responded.
No injuries were reported, and the scene was cleared by 3:30 a.m.
State Police looking for registered sex offender
According to a release from West Virginia State Police Cpl. R.A. Daniel, State Police and the West Virginia Parole Services Department are trying to locate Christopher Lee Preston, 35.
2-year-old dies after drug overdose; couple arrested
Two Marion County residents were arrested for the death of a child and charged with child neglect resulting in death.
Man faces 20 years for porn depicting minors
A Mercer County man faces up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty Monday to possession of child pornography, U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin said.
Man claiming to be 'magical warlock' arrested for sex crimes against children
Police say a Bluefield man claiming to be a “warlock” used a promise of magical spells to lure children into committing sexual acts with him.
Escaped W.Va. inmate captured, faces new charges
An inmate who escaped from the Huntington Work Release Center is back in custody and facing new charges.
Arson suspected in Boone County brush fires
The Division of Forestry tells media outlets that one fire occurred Sunday in Bandytown and three occurred Saturday in the Williams Mountain area.
4 ex-W.Va. guards, 4 inmates charged in death plot
Four former Western Regional Jail correctional officers and four inmates face charges of plotting to kill another prisoner.
Beckley officer and K-9 partner Ciro win award from WVPCA
They say every dog has his day, but a local pooch and his handler have had about 365 days of success.
Cpl. Jamie Blume of the Beckley Police Department and his K-9 partner Ciro have won the 2013-2014 Officer and K-9 of the Year award from the WVPCA, according to a press release from the Beckley Police Department.
Shooting at Quality Inn injures one
A shooting took place at the Quality Inn in Beckley on Friday night, according to Raleigh County dispatchers.
Man admits to sexual abuse of juvenile cousin
State police in Webster County have arrested a Princeton man on charges that he allegedly sexually abused his female cousin.
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