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Schools in Greenup County, KY closed while troopers investigate social media threat

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Troopers said security at all schools in the county will be increased throughout the course of this investigation. More>>

West Virginia leads nation in pregnancy smoking rates Video included

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 West Virginia is at the top of of a new list and this time it's for the number of women who smoke while pregnant.
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West Virginia violent crimes are on the rise

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West Virginia's violent crime stats have risen over the last two decades at the second fastest rate in the country.  More>>

Ex-narcotics officers screening pain clinic patients Video included

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West Virginia has been battling prescription drug abuse around the clock. Recently, physicians at Hope pain clinics have joined in the fight as well. The clinics have pairing up with PPPFD Inc, a screening service, to fight painkiller abuse. More>>

Sides are drawn in Russell, Kentucky's wet dry special election

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There's a hot button wet-dry special election Tuesday, September 23 in Russell, Kentucky, where many dry advocates are not using the "morals" argument. More>>

UPDATE: Fight breaks out in North Charleston; three people taken into custody

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UPDATE: According to Charleston Police officers on scene three people were taken into custody after a fight broke out in North Charleston.  

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Federal charges dropped against man accused of murdering a Cross Lanes, West Virginia teen

Ernest Roach, 36, of Racine Ohio is accused of murdering a Cross Lanes teenager. Ernest Roach, 36, of Racine Ohio is accused of murdering a Cross Lanes teenager.
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Federal prosecutors dismissed charges against Ernest Roach, 36, of Racine, Ohio on Tuesday, September 16th. Roach is accused of picking up Ericka Brown 16, from her Cross Lanes home and bringing her to Ohio were he killed about one month ago. More>>

Ex-POW Jessica Lynch starring in Christian film

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Former prisoner of war Jessica Lynch says she's enjoyed playing a lead role in a Christian movie currently in production. More>>

DEP investigates sheen seen on Kanawha River near Charleston, WV

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The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection is investigating a sheen seen on the Kanawha River near Charleston, West Virginia. More>>

Man accused of sexual abuse against a minor in Huntington, WV

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A man has been accused of sexual abuse against a minor in Huntington, West Virginia. More>>

Warrant Issued for Former Youth Worker Accused of Sexual Abuse Video included

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 A warrant has been issued for a former Youth Services System employee who has been accused of sexual abuse. More>>

UPDATE: Man pleads guilty to sexual abuse charges in Kanawha County, WV

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A man turned himself into the South Charleston Police Department for molesting his granddaughter. More>>

West Virginia welcomes 30th State Superintendent

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Newly appointed state Superintendent of West Virginia State Schools Michael Martirano was chosen from among 248 people across 43 states. Monday morning he was sworn in at the West Virginia Culture Center in Charleston. More>>

Ohio woman faces charges in deadly motorcycle crash

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A 7-year-old, was in critical condition Monday at a Columbus hospital. Both were wearing helmets. More>>

UPDATE: Detectives searching for multiple people involved in West Side shots fired call Video included

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Detectives have copies of surveillance video from the gas station, and have told our crews on the scene that they have promising leads in this case. More>>

House catches fire in Charleston, West Virginia

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Kanawha County, West Virginia  Metro 911 dispatchers confirm a fire has broken out at a home located in the 4400 block of Lancaster Avenue in Charleston.  More>>

WVU Sophomore CB Daryl Worley Suspended from Football Program Indefinitely

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WVU Sophomore Cornerback Daryl Worley has been suspended from the football program indefinitely, as announced by the athletic department on Monday night. More>>

Local expert in Huntington, WV warns cell phone users to clear private information before upgrades

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For everyone who stays connected using cell phones, upgrading to a better device, can be pretty exciting. More>>

Meth lab cleanup on the rise in WV Video included

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When Affordable Cleanup, a meth remediation company, pulls up to a job they always attract a crowd. Owner Jennifer McQuerrey said neighbors are always curious how homes with methamphetamine labs are taken care of.   More>>

Yeager Airport gets big financial boost from federal government

Yeager Airport is getting a big financial boost from the federal government. Yeager Airport is getting a big financial boost from the federal government.
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Senator Jay Rockefeller and Senator Joe Manchin today announced more than $3.6 million in federal funding has been awarded to the Central West Virginia Regional Airport Authority.The money will go directly to ongoing infrastructure improvements at Yeager Airport.  More>>

Ohio man enters guilty plea in federal court to stolen firearm charges

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James Herod III of Cleveland, Ohio entered a guilty plea in a Charleston  federal court room to possession of a stolen firearm charge, according to a news release issued by the U.S. Attorney's Office in Charleston,  More>>

UPDATE: Bomb Squad found nothing suspicious inside bag left at Charleston Town Center Mall

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UPDATE:  Kanawha County Sheriff's Office Bomb Squad searched a bag found outside the Sprint store at the Charleston Town Center. They found nothing suspicious inside and have cleared the scene.  More>>

Dump truck used as get-away vehicle after robbery in Sissonville, WV

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Two men wearing masks entered the store just after midnight Monday, and took cigarettes and beer from the store, dispatchers said. More>>

Woman Jumps Out of Car During Police Chase in Steubenville

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Police say a man with a federal warrant allegedly led them on a chase through a city, with a woman jumping out of the car during the pursuit. More>>

Intruder arrested after she is found inside Poca Community Volunteer Fire Department Station

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Nichole Braham. the woman found inside the fire station, was taken into custody and charged.  More>>

2 Injured in Lawrence County, OH shooting

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Lawrence County, Ohio deputies are investigating a shooting incident that left two men injured on Monday, Sept. 15. More>>

Former WV first lady Shelley Riley Moore dies

Former first lady Shelley Riley Moore, center, celebrated her 88th birthday in July with her daughter, Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., and granddaughter Shelley Macleod Former first lady Shelley Riley Moore, center, celebrated her 88th birthday in July with her daughter, Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., and granddaughter Shelley Macleod
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Former first lady Shelley Riley Moore died Sept. 13 at the age of 88. More>>

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