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WV Officer Builds Fund to Buy Bikes as Christmas Gifts for Kids

"We have so many people who have a goal on here to do stuff for these kids that are not going to have a good Christmas. It's because of these people, all 51 people behind us, watching right now. It's because of them, it really is," Officer Tony Messer said.

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WV Officer Shot Tuesday Taken Off Life Support, Organs to be Donated

“She is still fighting, but her body is unable to sustain life by itself,” Chief James "Tyke" Hunt said in a press conference at 5 p.m. this afternoon.

WV Officer Shot in Face, Suspect in Custody

“This afternoon, a Charleston police officer was shot while in the line of duty,” the city’s statement said. “The officer has been transported to the hospital and is in surgery at this time."

West Virginia Teen Writes Letter of Thanks to Police Department

The letter said, "I'm 18 years old and was raised to believe police officers are here to protect me and I still whole-heartedly believe that no one deserves to endure what the officers of this country are experiencing."

Man Arrested for Attempting to Run Over West Virginia Officer

A man has been arrested for attempting to run over an officer with the Beckley (WV) Police Department with an All-terrain Vehicle (ATV) on Tuesday night.

West Virginia Officer Seen Shooting Possum Was "Putting it Out of Misery"

An officer with the Morgantown (WV) Police Department who was seen on a video posted to social media shooting a possum was "putting it out of its misery," after it had been hit by a car and severely injured.

West Virginia Officer, Trooper Suffer Non-Life-Threatening Gunshot Wounds

Two law enforcement officers attempting to execute a search warrant were wounded by gunfire on Thursday.

WV Police Officer Shot, Flown to Hospital for Treatment

A 25-year-old officer with the Elkins (WV) Police Department was shot with a rifle and wounded while effecting an arrest Thursday night.

Former WV Trooper Acquitted of Federal Charges in Use of Force Case

A federal judge has acquitted a former West Virginia State Police trooper in a case alleging excessive force.

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West Virginia Man Who Made Threats Against Police Denied Bond

A man who is accused of making terroristic threats against the Beckley (WV) Police Department will remain in jail as he awaits trial, as a judge denied bond in a proceeding on Monday afternoon.