GLEN JEAN, W.Va. (AP) - Firefighting crews have contained 90 percent of a fire that's burning in the New River Gorge National River Park ranger Leah Perkowski-Sisk says the fire in the Endless Wall area of the gorge is expected to be fully contained tomorrow. The Endless Wall trail remains closed to public use.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Special prosecutors have been installed to handle child abuse cases in Kanawha County. The action comes after Circuit Judge Duke Bloom disqualified prosecutor Mark Plants and his staff from handling such cases. Plants is charged with domestic battery for allegedly hitting one of his sons more than 10 times with a leather belt.
BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) - A former worker at the Federal Prison Camp in Alderson has pleaded guilty to charges that he touched a female inmate's breasts. U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin says 48-year-old Jeffrey S. Walton of Ronceverte was acting as the inmate's work supervisor when the incident occurred last year.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) - Students will pay 4 percent to 6 percent more to attend Marshall University. The tuition increases are part of a fiscal year 2015 budget that was adopted yesterday by the university's Board of Governors.
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