POLICE & COURTS

The following is a list of incidents reported to police agencies on March 5; however, the call may have resulted in something other than what was originally reported.

Jurors in Raleigh County Circuit Court deliberated under two hours Friday before returning with a guilty verdict against a defendant charged with gunning down a man outside of Pet Supplies Plus in May. Read more

The following is a list of incidents reported to police agencies on March 4; however, the call may have resulted in something other than what was originally reported. Read more

WASHINGTON (AP) — Worried about continuing threats, the acting chief of the U.S. Capitol Police appealed to congressional leaders Thursday to use their influence to keep National Guard troops at the Capitol, two months after the law enforcement breakdowns of the deadly Jan. 6 insurrection. Read more

The following is a list of incidents reported to police agencies on March 3; however, the call may have resulted in something other than what was originally reported. Read more

The following is a list of incidents reported to police agencies on March 2; however, the call may have resulted in something other than what was originally reported. Read more

The following is a list of incidents reported to police agencies on March 1; however, the call may have resulted in something other than what was originally reported. Read more

The following is a list of incidents reported to police agencies on Feb. 28; however, the call may have resulted in something other than what was originally reported. Read more

The following is a list of incidents reported to police agencies on Feb. 27; however, the call may have resulted in something other than what was originally reported. Read more

Jerry Stewart, 31, and Elijio Perez, 30, inmates at the Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) at Beckley, both admitted to possessing a handcrafted weapon, commonly known as a “shank,” according to a press release from United States Attorney Mike Stuart’s office. Read more

The following is a list of incidents reported to police agencies on Feb. 26; however, the call may have resulted in something other than what was originally reported. Read more

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal investigators probing the death of a U.S. Capitol Police officer killed in the Jan. 6 riot have zeroed in on a suspect seen on video appearing to spray a chemical substance on the officer before he later collapsed and died, two people familiar with the matter told T… Read more

The following is a list of incidents reported to police agencies on Feb. 25; however, the call may have resulted in something other than what was originally reported. Read more

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers pressed the acting U.S. Capitol Police chief Thursday to explain why the force wasn't prepared to fend off a violent mob of insurrectionists even though officials had compiled specific, compelling intelligence that extremists were likely to attack Congress and try… Read more

The following is a list of incidents reported to police agencies on Feb. 24; however, the call may have resulted in something other than what was originally reported. Read more

PRINCETON — A local man who injured a deputy with his car Feb. 16 and fled the scene became the subject of another chase Saturday after checking out of a hospital he had been sent to for treatment of a pre-existing condition. Read more

The following is a list of incidents reported to police agencies on Feb. 23; however, the call may have resulted in something other than what was originally reported. Read more

The following is a list of incidents reported to police agencies on Feb. 22; however, the call may have resulted in something other than what was originally reported. Read more

WASHINGTON (AP) — Merrick Garland, President Joe Biden's attorney general nominee, vowed Monday to prioritize combating extremist violence with an initial focus on the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol as he sought to assure lawmakers that the Justice Department would remain politically indep… Read more

The following is a list of incidents reported to police agencies on Feb. 21; however, the call may have resulted in something other than what was originally reported. Read more

The following is a list of incidents reported to police agencies on Feb. 20; however, the call may have resulted in something other than what was originally reported. Read more

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s nominee for attorney general says the Justice Department must ensure laws are “fairly and faithfully enforced” and the rights of all Americans are protected, while reaffirming an adherence to policies to protect the department’s political independence. Read more

The following is a list of incidents reported to police agencies on Feb. 19; however, the call may have resulted in something other than what was originally reported. Read more

 Raleigh County Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Brian Parsons on Friday asked Fayette County Circuit Court Judge Paul Blake to order Facebook to hand over account data from two Oak Hill sisters who are among those charged with causing the death of 8-year-old Raylee Browning in December 2018. Read more

The following is a list of incidents reported to police agencies on Feb. 18; however, the call may have resulted in something other than what was originally reported. Read more

The following is a list of incidents reported to police agencies on Feb. 17; however, the call may have resulted in something other than what was originally reported. Read more

The following is a list of incidents reported to police agencies on Feb. 16; however, the call may have resulted in something other than what was originally reported. Read more

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Should Congress pass a law that incrementally raises the minimum wage to $15?

The latest pandemic relief package would gradually raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour by June 2025 and then adjust it to increase at the same rate as median hourly wages. However, that provision is not expected to survive in the final bill.

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