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Piketon, OH couple charged with bringing drugs into jail

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Two Ohioans are facing charges after detectives and staff of the Scioto County Jail said they illegal drugs being brought into the jail. More>>

UPDATE: Man facing felony charges after ramming SUV into Charleston, WV home

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Two suspects were seen running from the car.  They were detained shortly afterwards on a nearby road.
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No school recommended for unvaccinated kids

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Central Ohio officials are warning that children without mumps vaccinations might have to miss weeks of school if an outbreak of the illness hits classrooms. More>>

Ky. lawmakers finish work highlighted by budget

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Kentucky lawmakers have completed work in a legislative session highlighted by passage of a new two-year state budget. More>>

Crankier babies may get more TV time

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Fussy and demanding babies are likely to spend slightly more time plopped in front of a TV or computer screen when they're toddlers than are "easier" babies, new research finds. More>>

Prevent tick bites while enjoying the outdoors

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With spring's arrival, many Americans will begin enjoying outdoor activities such as hiking, camping and gardening -- and they need to protect themselves from tick bites, an expert says. More>>

How to protect your safety when you get your computer fixed

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Sometimes getting your computer fixed mean putting your computer in the hands of a stranger. More>>

Teens' indoor tanning may be linked to unhealthy dieting

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Teens who use indoor tanning may also try to control their weight through unhealthy methods, such as taking diet pills and vomiting, researchers say. More>>

WV among states with higher daycare cost than college tuition Video included

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West Virginia is among 31 states in which the average cost for infant daycare is more than the average price of in-state tuition at public universities or colleges. More>>

Waste Management responds to pending legal action in MCHM wastewater case

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The Putnam County Commission decided to move forward with legal action against Waste Management over what they claim amounted to dumping hazardous waste water at the Hurricane landfill. More>>

WV farmers preparing for overnight freeze Video included

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WV farmers and gardeners are preparing for an overnight freeze. Temperatures are expected to drop to the 20s Tuesday night. More>>

LATEST: Williamson, WV Mayor Darrin McCormick resigns, charged in federal information Video included

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Williamson Mayor Darrin McCormick submitted his resignation letter April 14, effective at the end of April. More>>

New online services announced for West Virginia DMV

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The West Virginia DMV Acting Commissioner Steve Dale and Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin announced that West Virginians now have the ability to renew their vehicle registration through a web site. More>>

Ex-superintendent of WV schools, Jorea Marple, files 2nd suit

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The lawsuit seeks relief including for the loss of reputation among her peers, loss of ability to get another job of equal stature, and mental anguish. More>>

Federal prosecutors say Barboursville, WV man indicted for threatening to kill U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin.

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Federal prosecutors say a 49-year-old Barboursville man has been indicted on charges he threatened to kill U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin.   U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin says Steven Anthony More>>

Coach Suspended in Gas-Passing Incident

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ALEXANDRIA, Pa. (AP) - A high school football coach facing criminal charges for allegedly shoving a student who passed gas in the coach's classroom is receiving support from coaches in neighboring districts and others. More>>

LATEST: Divers searching for 'large object' discovered in Ohio River in Mason County, WV

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A barge worker said he saw what he claims was a vehicle floating in the Ohio River. More>>

Huntington's director of administration and finance tenders resignation

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Brandi Jacobs-Jones, director of administration and finance, has tendered her resignation, effective April 30. More>>

Huntington man admits to robbing drug dealer at gunpoint in November

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Kamel Auntae Burris, 31, of Huntington has been described as an enforcer in an alleged drug distribution network, U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin says.
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Detroit man nabbed on felony drug charge following traffic stop in Huntington

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Complaints from neighbors prompted an investigation into alleged drug trafficking from a residence on Rotary Road that culminated in the arrest of  Antonio Shadwick, aka "Eastside," 31. More>>

Former WV representative Mick Staton passes away

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Former U.S. Rep. Mick Staton, R-W.Va., passed away April 15, he was 73 years old.


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Ohio Man Charged for Drone Flight That Hindered Landing of Medical Helicopter

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SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio man is facing charges after deputies say a video camera-equipped drone he was flying over an accident scene hindered the landing of a medical helicopter. But Kele Stanley More>>

UPDATE: US 23 now open following the disposal of old explosives in Greenup, KY

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US 23 is now open following the discovery of old explosives near the road. More>>

Huntington, WV director of administration and finance resigns

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The director of administration and finance for the city of Huntington, Brandi Jacob-Jones, submitted a letter of resignation. More>>

UPDATE: Remains of missing South Shore, KY man found

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Kentucky State Police, say remains found Friday, April 11 have now been positively identified as those of Gerald. L. Boyles. More>>

Proximity detection systems rule approved by WV Board of Coal Mine Health and Safety

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Members of the WV Board of Coal Mine Health and Safety are pleased that a new rule requiring proximity detection systems passed unanimously last week. More>>

Juvenile justice bill clears legislature

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Legislation aimed at revamping Kentucky's juvenile justice system by locking up fewer minors has been sent to Gov. Steve Beshear. More>>

Kanawha Co. Prosecutor Mark Plants refuses to step down Video included

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Kanawha County Prosecutor Mark Plants started his news conference talking about he shouldn't be talking. More>>

Janitor accused of stealing pills from Logan County, WV doctor's offices

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Kirkendoll works for a company called Mutters Office Cleaning in Logan County. More>>

Burglars demand prescription pills during Sissonville break-in

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"I thought sure they were going to kill me before they left... I really did," said Nancy Haynes.
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Middle schooler charged with calling in bomb threat to Kanawha County elementary school

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On Monday, April 14, a juvenile petition was signed charging an Elkview Middle School student with placing the terroristic threat. More>>

Tax Day means "freebies" from some of your favorite restaurants and businesses

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April 15 is the deadline to file your state and federal income taxes. But it is also a great day to take advantage of "freebies" being offered by some of your favorite restaurants and businesses.  More>>

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