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Flames tear through a home in Pinch, WV

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Metro 911 dispatchers from Kanawha County, WV say a home suffered extensive damage after a fire broke out at 613 Hope Acres Road in Pinch, WV.The home was not occupied when the fire broke out at 11:45 p.m. on Saturday, April 19.  More>>

Crews fight house fire in Fayette County for several hours Saturday

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Crews fought a house fire in Fayette County Saturday evening for several hours. 911 Dispatchers said the call came in of a house fire on Paint Creek Road near Pax around 6:30 p.m. Pax Fire Department and Bradley-Prosperity Fire Department responded along with several other crews. We're told no one was inside the home when the fire happened. More>>

Harrison County Couple Charged With Child Neglect Resulting in Death

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Bond was set at $150,000 for each.

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Kanawha County Sheriff is investigating early morning robbery in Elkview

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The Kanawha County Sheriff Department were called to the scene of a robbery at the 7-11 along the 5000 block of Elf River Rd N in Elkview around 5:45 am Sunday.According to dispatchers a older white male wearing a black and red bandana and a dark blue shirt entered the store demanding money.Dispatchers also so say the suspect were carrying a box cutter. The suspect was able to to get away with an undetermined amount of cash.Continue to follow wowktv.com for more information as it becomes avai... More>>

New rules for Ohio's county jails go into effect

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - New rules for Ohio's county jails cover a variety of topics, including revised mental standards and emails.The new standards that took effect Sunday allow jails to serve inmates two meals instead of three on weekends. They also can limit hot showers to every other day. Jail staff will be able to review prisoners' emails for security reasons and monitor and record inmate visits.Several mental health agencies supported revisions they said would improve treatment for mental... More>>

Ohio AG offers tips in wake of Heartbleed bug

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The state's attorney general is offering tips for Ohioans to protect their personal information following a major breakdown in Internet security revealed earlier this month.The so-called "Heartbleed" security problem has put millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other personal information at risk.The extent of the damage caused by the breakdown is unknown. The security hole exists on a vast number of the Internet's Web servers and went undetected for more than t... More>>

Several propane tanks stolen in Gallia County, OH

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Police are investigating two robberies, in which several 20 pound cylinder propane gas tanks were stolen, that occurred overnight in Gallia County, OH. More>>

Brush fires continue throughout region

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Several brush fires have been reported throughout the region, including Boone and Kanawha counties. More>>

Flash mob encourages organ donor sign ups in Barboursville, WV

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The donation of life was theme Saturday, April 19, 2014 at the Huntington Mall. A flash mob broke out in the middle of the mall to encourage shoppers to become organ donors. More>>

Body found in woods in Elkview, WV

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Kanawha County Sheriff's Deputies are investigating a body has been found in a wooded area Saturday, April 19, 2014. More>>

Billy Dunn Field has new feel and look on opening day

Saturday marked opening day at Billy Dunn Field in St. Albans, WV. Saturday marked opening day at Billy Dunn Field in St. Albans, WV.
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Saturday marked opening day at Billy Dunn Field in St. Albans, WV.  More>>

The Greenbrier Resort celebrates The Old White's 100th anniversary Video included

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America's resort is celebrating an important birthday.The Greenbrier Resort's famous golf course, The Old White Tour Player's Course, turned 100 years old Saturday, April 19, 2014. More>>

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Weekend WrapUp of Top Stories 04/19/14 Video included

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13News Producer Amelia Ferrell wraps up this week's top stories.  Williamson, WV Mayor Darrin McCormick resigns According to court documents, Federal Prosecutor Thomas Ryan filed a motion Thursday to More>>

Kanawha County school buses unable to travel area of Dunbar, WV for three days due to road closure

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Due to a road closure of 16th Street and Moore Avenue in Dunbar, WV, Kanawha County school buses will not be able to travel these roads for a period of three days. According to Kanawha County Schools, the days include Monday, April 21, Tuesday, April 22, and Wednesday, April 23. More>>

Man arrested for breaking into woman's home in Huntington, WV; taking his son

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A man is in jail for breaking into a woman's home in Huntington, WV, in which he took their son. More>>

Apartment destroyed by fire in Ravenswood, WV

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Fire crews responded to a fire at a four apartment complex in Ravenswood, WV, in Jackson County Saturday morning. More>>

Man arrested for animal abuse in Vinton County, OH

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A man is in jail for animal abuse in Vinton County, OH. More>>

Police investigating shooting in Huntington, WV; victim identified

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Huntington Police are investigating a shooting that occurred Friday, April 18, in the 2700 block of Latulle Avenue around 9:30 p.m.   More>>

Huntington police investigating stabbing

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Huntington police were called to the scene of a stabbing along the 400 block of Fourth Street just after 4 a.m. on Saturday. More>>

Ohio Sees Record High Heroin Overdose Deaths

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The state says a record number of Ohioans died from heroin-related overdoses in 2012 as it released the newest available figures for a problem that's been called an epidemic and public health crisis. More>>

Judge: Offenders benefit from drug court incentives

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Adult drug courts also aim to alleviate overcrowding in jails--with an added benefit for taxpayers, according to Thompson. More>>

Lack of fire hydrants, steep hills challenge local firefighters

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"The national standard is that they put a fire hydrant on a main, 6 inches or larger every two thousand feet in a populated area." said Chief Clendenin. More>>

After chemical Spill, officials give $1.2 Million to WV tourism

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There's a new push to help West Virginia's tourism industry after the chemical spill that caused a major water crisis in January. More>>

Local high school gets out-of-state complaint for wrestling t-shirts with Bible verse

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An out-of-state group has filed a complaint with Wood County, WV schools in connection to the Parkersburg South wrestling team's shirts. More>>

Dead body found in the Crown Hill area of Kanawha County, WV

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A dead body has been found in the Crown Hill area of Kanawha County, according to 911 dispatchers. More>>

UPDATE: Marion County Sheriff's Department Investigating Suspicious Death of Child

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The Marion County Sheriff's Department is investigating a suspicious death involving a 2-year-old girl from Monongah. Chief Deputy Ralph Wright said the incident happened on Saturday, April 12 and that More>>

Charleston, WV Fire Chief retires after 23-years of service

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The Charleston Fire Department said goodbye to their chief Friday, April 18, 2014. After 23 years of service Charleston Fire Chief Chuck Overstreet is retiring. Overstreet has served with the fire department More>>

Future of Switzerland of Ohio Schools Remains Unknown as Deficit Nears Video included

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Beallsville residents turned out to a local school board meeting on Thursday after rumors persisted about the future of their local high school. More>>

Legal Process Division: The dangers of the job in Kanawha County, WV Video included

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The Legal Process Division of the Kanawha County Sheriff's Department is made up of 12 employees. More>>

Supreme Court rules tape of alleged drug buy is admissible

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An audio recording of an alleged drug buy in Attorney Richard Hardison's Raleigh County law office can be introduced against him at trial, the state Supreme Court says. More>>

Complaint by assisted living center leads to 2 women arrested on drug charges

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After an assisted living center in Teays Valley filed a complaint, two women were arrested on drugs charges. More>>

Ohio unemployment rate drops to 6.1 percent

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The state says Ohio's unemployment rate dropped in March to the lowest level in six years. More>>

Crews respond to early morning fire in Clendenin, WV

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Firefighters in Kanawha County had a busy morning Friday, April 18, after a house fire on Liberty Drive in Clendenin, WV. More>>

Neighborhood watch groups urge judges to stop home confinement rulings

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"We want them to stop using full prisons as an excuse to not sentence these guys to something," said Joseph Higginbotham. More>>

UPDATE: Man arrested for breaking into man's home in Huntington, WV

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A man was arrested Thursday, April 17, after a Huntington, WV man told police that he shot the man who was trying to burglarize his home on April 10. More>>

Woman charged with murdering boyfriend in Lesage, WV

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56-year-old Frank Oldaker was killed by his girlfriend, 50-year-old Angela Chapman, who was charged with first degree murder.
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Man arrested on child pornography charges in Cabell County, WV

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A Barboursville, WV man is in jail on child pornography charges again in Cabell County, WV.
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UPDATE: Victims identified in fatal accident near Putnam County, WV line

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The two victims in the vehicle accident on U.S. Route 60 were identified as a husband and wife from Putnam County, WV.
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Man arrested for armed robbery with toy gun Video included

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The fourth time the Little General in Logan has been robbed ends in an arrest. More>>

Boone County Man Accused of 3rd Armed Robbery in Monongalia County

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The Monongalia County Sheriff's Department charged Timothy Mitchell, 28, of Greenwood, with the armed robbery of the Pilot Travel Center on Smithtown Road in March. More>>

LATEST: Divers locate vehicle discovered in Ohio River in Mason County, WV

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A stolen vehicle was recovered from the Ohio River Thursday, April 17. More>>

Man catches abandoned home on fire; cited for illegal burn

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A man was cited for an illegal burn, causing a fire to an abandoned house, in Kanawha County, WV. More>>

LATEST: Man arrested in Huntington, WV stabbing

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Peter Martin King- Howard was arrested on a murder warrant in a fatal stabbing case in Huntington, WV that occurred on March 26.
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Barboursville man charged with holding three people at gunpoint

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Officers with the Huntington Police Department say a man held three people at gunpoint and demanded money. More>>

Drowning deaths down overall, but still a problem

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Drowning deaths are still a problem in the United States, even though overall deaths from drowning are down. More>>

Man pleads guilty to illegally possessing 81 guns in Belle, WV

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A 63-year-old Belle, WV man pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of firearms on April 17. More>>

Easter lilies toxic for cats, FDA warns

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Easter lilies are popular in homes at this time of year, but they can be deadly for cats, a veterinarian warns. More>>

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    Kanawha County Sheriff is investigating early morning robbery in Elkview

    Sunday, April 20 2014 7:26 AM EDT2014-04-20 11:26:34 GMT
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