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Two vehicle accident in South Charleston, WV injures two people; causes road closures

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A two vehicle accident involving a tractor trailer and motorcycle sent two people to a hospital and caused road closures in South Charleston, West Virginia. More>>

Several people arrested in meth busts in Meigs County, OH

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Several people were arrested in a series of meth busts in Meigs County, Ohio.   More>>

Local Domestic Violence Victim Advocates Applaud New NFL Regulations

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On Thursday, the Commissioner of the NFL announced some changes to the leagues Personal Conduct policy. Local Domestic Violence Victim advocates say the organization is making strides in the right direction. More>>

Locals React to Death of Firearms Instructor Accidentally Killed by 9-Year-Old Video included

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A young girl accidentally kills her firearms instructor in Arizona, as she tries out some dangerous weapons.It's a story that's been making headlines across the nation, when a 9-year-old got her hands on an Uzi and accidentally killed her firearms instructor. More>>

State Troopers Perform Drug Sweep Across the Ohio Valley Video included

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Troopers with the West Virginia State police were out in droves on Thursday in the northern panhandle with the purpose of rounding up drugs in the area. More>>

Man arrested in Fayette County, WV on cultivation of marijuana charges

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On Wednesday, August 27, Sheriff's Deputies in Fayette County, West Virginia  received a tip that an individual was growing marijuana inside a home in the Lavista area.  More>>

Chemical leak reported at the Dupont plant in Belle, WV

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Emergency crews responded to the scene of a reported chemical release at the Dupont plant in Belle, West Virginia.

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Clendenin, WV girl's family finds help after dog eats her hearing aid

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Caitlyn Byrne is a second grader at Clendenin Elementary. She was born with partial hearing loss and uses hearing aids. More>>

Boating accident on Braxton County, WV lake injures five

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It happen just after 1 p.m. Friday. Two boats were involved, crews said.  More>>

National Shooting Competition Comes to Marion County Video included

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Dozens of shooters from across the country came out to Fairview on Friday for the IBS National Championship. More>>

Ritchie County Man Arrested on Child Abuse, Neglect Charges

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West Virginia State Police have arrested a Ritchie County man accused of child abuse.Lewis Matthew Evans, 28, is accused of beating a 9-year-old boy Thursday night.  More>>

University Officials: Student reports sexual assault at Marshall

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Authorities said the assault happened in Twin Towers East, a residence hall on campus. More>>

UPDATE: Body of missing Lenore, West Virginia man found

Roger Urban has been missing since Saturday August 23rd. Roger Urban has been missing since Saturday August 23rd.
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UPDATE: The body of a missing Lenore, West Virginia man has been found on the Kentucky side of the Tug River More>>

Parkersburg man pleads guilty to Kroger robbery in Beckley

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A man who robbed the Kroger on Harper Road in Beckley, WV bank in March, went before a judge on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. Jonathan James Rager pleaded guilty to Second Degree Robbery in front of Judge John Hutchison. More>>

Mountaineer Gameday launches Saturday Aug. 30

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For the next 15 weekends, West Virginia Illustrated will provide an exclusive look at West Virginia University sports. The new show “Mountaineer Gameday” will be broadcast at 10 a.m. on all West Virginia Media Holdings television stations and at 11 a.m. on Root Sports Pittsburgh starting Aug. 30. More>>

MSHA issues 190 citations to mines nationwide, 46 to three West Virginia coal mines in July

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Inspectors with the U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration issued 190 citations and eight orders during special impact inspections conducted in July, the Administration announced Aug. 28.  More>>

Deveron Patterson pleads guilty to 1st Degree Murder

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A case that began almost a year ago lead to a guilty plea in Kanawha County court on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. Deveron Patterson, 26, of Raleigh County pleaded guilty to a First Degree Murder charge in connection with the death of Kareem Hunter in Sept. 2013.
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Wayne County, West Virginia woman admits she tried to buy 5 guns for a convicted felon

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Brittany Amanda Hewlett, 25, admitted she lied when she filled out the federally-required paperwork to buy five guns at a Huntington area pawn shop. Hewlett said she'd agreed to buy the firearms for a convicted felon, prohibited by law from owning or possessing weapons. More>>

UPDATE: New details released after troopers bust alleged pill ring Video included

Ten suspects arrested in connection with alleged pill ring Ten suspects arrested in connection with alleged pill ring
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 According to investigators, it all began when a female suspect found a doctor's prescription pad. More>>

Gifts of love project wraps up at local church in St. Albans, WV

Maranatha Fellowship Church plans to donate nearly 700 gifts of love this year. Maranatha Fellowship Church plans to donate nearly 700 gifts of love this year.
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Members of Maranatha Fellowship Church in St. Albans, West Virginia have been working around the clock for the past few weeks.They have been putting together this years "Gifts of Love", or boxes full of toys, hygiene items, and candy for children in Haiti. More>>

Tri-state residents prepare for Labor Day weekend Video included

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For many years the price of gas has been stopping some people from traveling on Labor Day weekend, but that doesn't seem to be the case this year. Gas prices are at a low point compared to previous years. More>>

Schools in Kanawha County, WV struggle with air conditioning problems

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Some parents are steaming mad because the air conditioners never seem to be working in the buildings where their children attend school. More>>

Man stabbed in Parkersburg, WV; police searching for suspect

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The Parkersburg Police Department is looking for a suspect in a stabbing case in Parkersburg, WV.   More>>

Huntington, WV claims progress is being made to address flooding and drainage issues

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Flooding has hurt the city of Huntington, West Virginia for decades. Yet, the city says there is progress. More>>

September is National Preparedness Month: Are you ready?

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A state health officer is encourages residents to build a personal preparedness kit.

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Probation plea agreement reached in Huntington, WV domestic violence killing case

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After years of legal wrangling, Teresa Baker goes free. More>>

Three correction officers arrested in connection to mistreating prisoner in Lawrence County, OH

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Three correction officers at the Lawrence County, Ohio Jail were arrested in connection to the mistreatment of a prisoner. More>>

Man sentenced for assaulting girlfriend in Wellston, OH

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A man was sentenced for assaulting his girlfriend in Wellston, Ohio, in Jackson County. More>>

Huntington, WV man faces judge after being charged with sexually abusing child

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24-year-old Matthew Browning was in Magistrate McCallister's courtroom Thursday for his preliminary hearing.  He is accused of sexually abusing a child from January to June of this year.

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Police looking for two men involved in break-in in Kenova, WV

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Police are on the lookout for two men involved in a break-in in Kenova, West Virginia, in Wayne County. More>>

Heroin, pills, guns and cash found in Huntington drug bust

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Two more people from Michigan were caught in Huntington with 80 grams of heroin and more than 100 oxycodone pills. More>>

Charleston, WV mayor drops calls for independence review in malicious wounding case

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Charleston Mayor Danny Jones is dropping calls for an independent review after Kanawha County prosecutors opted to drop a malicious wounding charge against Teddy Gardner, the son of West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Margaret Workman. More>>

Lightning disrupts 911 service in Lincoln County, WV Video included

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According to 911 dispatchers, a lightning strike Wednesday night, August 27 shut down the county's 911 service for almost three hours overnight into Thursday morning.   More>>

Students in South Charleston, WV to live stream football games

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Students at South Charleston High School in South Charleston, WV are using technology to change the way people watch football. More>>

Man arrested after stabbing brother in Huntington, WV

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West Virginia State Police said the incident happened in the 1200 block of 28th Street at about 9 p.m. Wednesday, August 27.   More>>

Fire reported at commercial building in Teays Valley, WV

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According to emergency dispatchers, the fire broke out just after midnight at a commercial building in the 3500 block of Teays Valley Road.  More>>

Tip leads Charleston Police to alleged getaway drivers in Florida

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A tip in Florida helped police track two suspects on the run.
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Four high school employees charged with embezzlement in Kanawha County, WV

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All four suspects are charged with fraudulent schemes conspiracy and embezzlement. More>>

UPDATE: Bus will resume service after road repairs in Kanawha County, WV

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Construction began on a road slip only to be delayed another day. More>>

New food bank director pledges to improve service to 'food insecure' children

New food bank director pledges to improve service to 'food insecure' children

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While a past food bank director is about to be sentenced for stealing, its newest boss tells us it will be her mission to give. More>>

Sheriff's office: Military jet crashes in Virginia

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A sheriff's dispatcher says authorities are searching for a military jet that crashed in western Virginia. More>>

Iraqi refugee fleeing ISIS control is 'working toward American dream' in Wood County Video included

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The Yazidis are one group that ISIS is targeting.  They're religion is ancient, dating back more than 6,000 years. More>>

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  • Wind, weather stoke Northern California wildfires

    Wind, weather stoke Northern California wildfires

    Saturday, August 30 2014 5:31 PM EDT2014-08-30 21:31:57 GMT
    The U.S. Forest Service says a pair of wildfires sparked by lightning nearly three weeks ago continues to grow while threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.
    The U.S. Forest Service says a pair of wildfires sparked by lightning nearly three weeks ago continues to grow while threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.
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    People rally at Ohio Wal-Mart where cops shot man

    Saturday, August 30 2014 5:31 PM EDT2014-08-30 21:31:57 GMT
    Some 200 people held signs and chanted Saturday outside a Wal-Mart where a young man with an air rifle was fatally shot by police.
    Some 200 people held signs and chanted Saturday outside a Wal-Mart where a young man with an air rifle was fatally shot by police.
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    Experimental Ebola drug heals all monkeys in study

    Saturday, August 30 2014 5:11 PM EDT2014-08-30 21:11:26 GMT
    By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the...
    By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the outbreak...