CHICAGO (AP) — Hundreds of people descended on downtown Chicago early Monday following a police shooting on the city's South Side, with vandals smashing the windows of dozens of businesses and making off with merchandise, cash machines and anything else they could carry, police said.
Among 31 people indicted the first week of August by a Greenbrier County Grand Jury was a man accused of phoning in a bomb threat earlier this year to Lewisburg City Hall. Read more
CHICAGO (AP) — Hundreds of people descended on downtown Chicago early Monday following a police shooting on the city's South Side, with vandals smashing the windows of dozens of businesses and making off with merchandise, cash machines and anything else they could carry, police said. Read more
The West Virginia State Police will conduct a sobriety checkpoint Friday, Aug. 21, along W.Va. 16 (East Main Street) near the old Division of Highways building in Oak Hill. The checkpoint will be from 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21, to midnight Saturday, Aug. 22. The purpose is to deter impaired dri… Read more
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Chaotic and often violent protests against racial injustice have topped the headlines for days, but lost in the shouting are the voices of many Black Portland residents themselves — and their feelings about the unrest are nuanced and diverse. Read more
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A man caught with stolen hedge clippers decades ago must continue to serve his life sentence, despite a stinging dissent from the chief justice of Louisiana’s Supreme Court, who said the sentence was the result of laws rooted in racism. Read more
Two inmates and four workers at Southern Regional Jail have tested positive for Covid-19, West Virginia Department of Homeland Security Communications Director Lawrence Messina reported Wednesday evening. Read more
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Tormented by mind-scarring memories and questions without answers, Dion Green has dedicated his life after the death of his father and eight other people in a mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio, to memorializing them and trying to bring helpful change. Read more
An incarcerated man at Southern Regional Jail has tested positive for Covid-19, West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety (WVMAPS) officials confirmed Thursday. Read more
Beckley Police Department officers captured a 30-year-old man who allegedly struck a police officer with an all-terrain vehicle on Nebraska Street Tuesday night, BPD Lt. David Allard reported Thursday. Read more
LEWISBURG — Greenbrier County commissioners met behind closed doors Tuesday with members of their building commission and bond counsel to discuss funding options for a proposed courthouse annex. Read more
Bryan Lee Ogle, II, 33, of Sevierville, Tenn., pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm on Monday resulting from a traffic stop in Montgomery in 2018. Read more
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A city dump truck was set on fire as protesters faced off with police in Virginia's capital during a demonstration billed as support for protesters on the other side of the country in Portland, Oregon. College buildings and other property also were damaged. Read more
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco bus driver was assaulted with a wooden bat after asking three passengers to wear a mask in keeping with city health orders to combat the coronavirus. Read more
A Fayette County man, Bobby Mack, Jr., 40, was sentenced Wednesday to 72 months in prison and four years of supervised release for his participation in a drug trafficking operation in Fayette County. Read more
LOS ANGELES — The FBI is investigating whether the slaying of a well-known men's rights attorney in the mountains of San Bernardino County early this month is connected to the shooting of a federal judge's son and husband in New Jersey, according to law enforcement sources familiar with the probe. Read more
Raleigh County Judicial Annex will be closed until July 27, after a Raleigh Circuit Clerk worker tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday and an anticipated cleaning by the West Virginia National Guard was not delivered, Raleigh officials confirmed Monday. Read more
This Week's Circulars
Cameron Martin Taylor, 31, of Shady Spring, WV passed away Monday August 10, 2020. Arrangements by Rose & Quesenberry Funeral Home, Shady Spring, WV.
Harry Dee Williams, 69, entered Heaven's Gates August 11, 2020 at Bowers Hospice House. What a day that will be when my Jesus I will see, when he takes me by the hand and leads me through the promise land, what a glorious day that will be. Services will be 2 pm Friday, August 14, 2020 in the…
Charles Malcolm, 75, of Oceana, died August 7, Boone Memorial Hospital. He will be cremated. A funeral service Thursday, August 13, 6 pm, Oceana First Church of God. Arrangements Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco.