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  • Brush fire burns in Campbells Creek, WV

    Brush fire burns in Campbells Creek, WV

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:00 AM EDT2014-04-23 05:00:02 GMT
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    West Virginia Division of Natural Resource has responded and will be handling the investigation into the cause of the fire.


    West Virginia Division of Natural Resource has responded and will be handling the investigation into the cause of the fire.


Gallup poll says majority of tri-state residents don't feel safe outside at night Video included

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A Gallup poll found only 57% of residents in the Huntington, Ashland, Ironton area of our tri-state feel safe after dark. That's much lower than the 71% of residents who feel safe nationwide.  More>>

Full confession letter released in death of Gallia County, Ohio hunter Video included

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The Gallia County Sheriff's Office has released the full text of an alleged confession letter, in the case of the death of Larry Bradley in December. Investigators hope someone will come forward about the letter.  More>>

Wayne County community optimistic $18 million bond passes, will get new school Video included

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The passing of a $18 million bond proposal is what's holding the Crum community back from new school buildings for both the elementary and middle schools.  More>>

Two pedestrians are hospitalized after being hit by a car in Floyd County, KY

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Kentucky State Police are investigating an accident involving two pedestrians that occurred on Monday, April 21. in the Wayland community of Floyd County, KY.

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80-year-old woman homeless after 8 homes collapse in McDowell County Video included

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Several people are left homeless Tuesday, after their apartment complex crumbled to the ground. More>>

ATV Collides with Dirt Bike; 1 person Flown to Hospital

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One person has been flown to a nearby hospital following a two vehicle accident involving a pick up truck and ATV Tuesday evening in Belmont County.According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, the ATV and pick up truck collided shortly after 5 p.m. on Route 148, just west of Pugh Road.Authorities said one person, an unidentified female, was life-flighted from the scene and taken to a hospital. No word yet on the extent of their injuries. It is unclear if anyone else was injured in the accident... More>>

LATEST: Brushfire in the New River Gorge now estimated at 130 acres

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Brushfire in the New River Gorge National River expands nearly 600-percent overnight.
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Marshall Co. makes plans for natural gas combined cycle power plant

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The project still needs to obtain state and federal approvals to develop and build the plant, but organizers anticipate construction to begin in 2015 and operations to begin by 2018. More>>

Senator Rockefeller and Ted Koppel Host a Fireside Chat at WV Wesleyan Video included

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It was a celebratory day at West Virginia Wesleyan College as Senator Jay Rockefeller returned to campus for the first time in nearly eight years in an event with journalist Ted Koppel.  More>>

Judge orders Kanawha County prosecutor's office to create list of potential conflicts Video included

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A Kanawha County Circuit Judge heard arguments on whether Plants and his office should be disqualified from handling domestic violence cases involving children. More>>

LATEST: Preliminary report released in Kanawha County, WV plane crash that took two lives Video included

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Two people who died after a small plane crashed just before 5 p.m. on April 11, near the Riverside area of Kanawha County, WV, have been identified.
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Mudslide on Riverside Drive in McDowell County still keeps road closed

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Repairs on a McDowell County road continue, following a water line leak and mudslide. More>>

Volunteers needed for Sutton Lake cleanup event

Aerial of Sutton Lake courtesy of Sutton Lake Marina. Aerial of Sutton Lake courtesy of Sutton Lake Marina.
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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Sutton Lake Marina and the WV Dept. of Environmental Protection are looking for volunteers to help clean up the area around Sutton Lake in Sutton, WV. More>>

Quarter of prostate cancer patients may abandon 'watchful waiting' approach

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Doctors often recommend no treatment at all when a man is diagnosed with prostate cancer, opting instead to keep a close eye on the slow-growing tumor and acting only when it becomes aggressive. More>>

Jackson County, WV man pleads guilty to gun and drug charges

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A Jackson County, WV man pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute oxycodone and possession of stolen firearms on April 22. More>>

People fed up with feral and stray cats in Dunbar, WV

Humane Officer Kristen Strickland said there are more than 2,000 cats in Dunbar. Humane Officer Kristen Strickland said there are more than 2,000 cats in Dunbar.
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The city of Dunbar is having a big problem with stray and feral cats. More>>

Number of people showing symptoms during water crisis much higher than previously thought

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Approximately 100,000 people experienced symptoms after the Freedom Industries’ spill into the Elk River, according to Dr. Rahul Gupta, the executive director of the Kanawha Charleston Health Department. More>>

Lincoln County, WV community stuck in the middle of property feud

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A dispute between the state of West Virginia and a private property owner has a community trapped in the middle .People who live along Coal River Road near Alum Creek, WV said they have been spending money and time they don't have to spare. They have been driving miles out of their way to get around a massive slip for several months.

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New numbers on water crisis to be discussed in online forum

DEP officials say at least 10,000 gallons of chemicals leaked from a storage tank at Freedom Industries, contaminating the water supply for nearly 300,000 people. DEP officials say at least 10,000 gallons of chemicals leaked from a storage tank at Freedom Industries, contaminating the water supply for nearly 300,000 people.
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Updated information about the number of people who reported symptoms after the chemical leak will be released Tuesday, according to Dr. Rahul Gupta, the executive director of the Kanawha-Charleston Health Dept.

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Wastewater from Freedom Industries site going to Belpre, OH

DEP officials say at least 10,000 gallons of chemicals leaked from a storage tank at Freedom Industries, contaminating the water supply for nearly 300,000 people. DEP officials say at least 10,000 gallons of chemicals leaked from a storage tank at Freedom Industries, contaminating the water supply for nearly 300,000 people.
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Wastewater or stormwater runoff from the Freedom Industries site is being taken to a facility in Belpre, OH according to officials with the Department of Environmental Protection. More>>

Carter County, KY man behind bars on attempted murder, domestic violence charges

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The Kentucky State Police (KSP) have arrested Robert A. Tackett of Carter County, KY and charged him with attempted murder- domestic violence. According to a press release issued by KSP, on on Saturday April 19, 2014 at approximately 9:44 a.m. The Olive Hill Police Department in KY responded to 1165 Eastland Drive for a domestic dispute. When officers arrived on scene they discovered Lisa Tackett, age 49, of Olive Hill, KY with a gunshot wound to her neck

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Ohio State vaccinates for mumps after outbreak

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Ohio State University has started a campaign to vaccinate more students and employees against mumps as an outbreak continues to spread. More>>

Harsh winter is costly for Kentucky road crews

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The harsh winter was a costly one for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. More>>

Long-awaited US rule on coal dust to be announced

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Top federal labor and mine safety officials are heading to West Virginia to release a long-awaited final rule on coal dust. More>>

Abandoned mobile home catches fire in Boone County, WV

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Firefighters spent part of Tuesday morning fighting an abandoned trailer fire in Boone County, WV. More>>

Man charged with aggravated DUI following crash in Kanawha County, WV

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A drunk man crashed into a telephone pole and shut down a road in Cross Lanes, WV, according to deputies with the Kanawha County Sheriff's Department. More>>

Charleston City Council sends race fee ordinance back to committee

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The success of races held in the capital city are in limbo while city council members re-evaluate exactly how much it should cost to raise money for a good cause. More>>

Kanawha Co. Prosecutor Mark Plants responds to petition filed by ODC

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Kanawha County Prosecutor Mark Plants is firing back at the Office of Disciplinary Counsel after they filed a petition recommending that he should not be able to prosecute certain types of cases. More>>

Road closure along 7th Avenue in Huntington, WV will affect entrance to 1st Street Kroger

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?The City of Huntington, WV says the entrance to the 1st Street Kroger will be blocked off as a result of a closure along 7th Avenue.
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South Point, OH woman pleads guilty to embezzling $150,000 in HUD funds

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According to a news release issued by U. S Attorney Booth Goodwin Connie Lynn Whitley, 52, of South Point, OH admitted to stealing $150,000 from a HUD subsidized apartment complex she managed.


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WV DEP looking into chemical leak at DuPont Belle plant

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The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection is looking into a brief leak of less than a pound of methylamines, known as DMAC, from the DuPont plant in Belle April 21. The DEP said it could not definitively confirm whether or not the leak would was harmful to the public, but the leak had been stopped. More>>

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  • Michigan man among 1st in US to get 'bionic eye'

    Michigan man among 1st in US to get 'bionic eye'

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:15 AM EDT2014-04-23 07:15:17 GMT
    A degenerative eye disease slowly robbed Roger Pontz of his vision.
    A degenerative eye disease slowly robbed Roger Pontz of his vision.
  • Missouri executes inmate for 1993 farm slaying

    Missouri executes inmate for 1993 farm slaying

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:15 AM EDT2014-04-23 07:15:15 GMT
    Missouri has executed an inmate convicted of killing a farming couple in 1993 as part of a plot to steal their cows.
    Missouri executed an inmate early Wednesday only a few miles from the farm where prosecutors say he orchestrated the 1993 killing of a couple whose cows he wanted to steal.
  • Airport security vulnerabilities not uncommon

    Airport security vulnerabilities not uncommon

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 2:44 AM EDT2014-04-23 06:44:38 GMT
    For all the tens of billions of dollars that the nation has spent on screening passengers and their bags, few airports made a comparable investment to secure the airplanes themselves.
    For all the tens of billions of dollars that the nation has spent on screening passengers and their bags, few airports made a comparable investment to secure the airplanes themselves.