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A Charleston man is facing up to three years in prison after pleading guilty to leaving a loaded firearm within the reach of his 5-year-old son, who picked it up and shot his younger sister in the arm.
More than $1.5 million has been awarded to child advocacy centers in West Virginia.
The West Virginia Municipal League has named the mayor of Wheeling as its mayor of the year.
The Public Service Commission of West Virginia is providing lesson plans for teachers to help students understand where energy comes from.
A Fayette County couple faces assault and endangerment charges for allegedly underfeeding their daughter, now 14, who police say almost starved last summer.
Each year, Youth Service Systems honors one community member for their hard work and dedication.This year, the Good Samaritan award went to Susan Hogan who is well-known for her work in the arts and community.A tribute dinner was held this evening at the Wheeling Park's White Palace to recognize Susan and to raise money for Youth Services.More than 200 people came out to show their love and support.West Virginia Poet Laureate Marc Harshman even wrote a poem in honor of Susan."...
One topic that's expected to come up during tonight's debate is jobs.Earlier today, people from across our area were rallying for jobs in Bridgeport.They want out of state companies to give local workers the jobs they're producing here in the Ohio Valley.State Senators Jack Cera and Lou Gentile were also at the rally.Senator Gentile says this is a problem that affects everyone across the Ohio Valley."We're not saying that they automatically have to be given these j...