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Robbery reported at Boone County pharmacy

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They could not confirm what what was taken from The Medicine Shop, but said that someone broke into the store around 9:45 p.m. Monday.  More>>

Investigators involved in Ericka Brown case warn parents to be vigilant of kid's online activity Video included

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It's a parent's worst nightmare and it's something that isn't so uncommon. Authorities in this case said they're seeing it more and more.  More>>

Detroit man pleads guilty to distributing nearly 700 grams of heroin in Mason Co.

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Bashiri Deon McDaniel, 36, also known as "Chevy", admitted in federal court that he was part of a ring that distributed 400 to 700 grams of heroin brought from Detroit into Mason County and Gallipolis, Ohio. More>>

One lane northbound closed after accident on the West Virginia Turnpike

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West Virginia Parkways Authority confirm that one lane northbound on the West Virginia Turnpike remains closed after a truck jackknifed near Cheylan on Tuesday evening.  More>>

UPDATE: Court document reveals details of Ericka Brown case Video included

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The document was filed on August 9 and 10 in Kanawha County.  It reads that not every detail of the case is included.  Rather, the details inside are those necessary to provide probable cause for a case.  More>>

U.S. Marshals Searching for Two Wanted Fugitives

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The Mountain State Fugitive Task Force is looking for two wanted men. More>>

Ohio Attorney General Announces Scam Prevention Toolkit at Libraries Video included

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A new tool kit, launched locally by the Ohio Attorney General's Office, is aiming to help prevent more people from falling victim to scams. Every year, the Ohio Attorney General's Office receives over 30,000 calls regarding scams, so Attorney General Mike DeWine has comprised a toolkit that he sent to every library in the state to enhance awareness.
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WVU Student Running for WV House of Delegates Video included

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When you think of a college freshman working to achieve their goals, you might expect to see them working hard in the library. One girl is not only doing that, but she's also campaigning for a political career. More>>

NEW DETAILS: Ohio County Authorities Capture Inmate After Work Release Escape

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We have brand new details about an inmate who walked away from his work release group Monday, leading police on a five hour manhunt. More>>

Officials confirm "inappropriate behavior " at Shady Spring football game

Officials confirm "inappropriate behavior " at Shady Spring football game

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Shady Spring High school's season opener versus Princeton High school had what students call a disturbance.Director of People Services, Jeff McClung, did confirm that some students were acting out."Shady Spring High School administration has notified the county office of inappropriate behavior at the game. I'm proud of the diligence they've had at the game enforcing the school policies," McClung Said.Students told me they witnessed over 10 of their fellow students sneaking alcohol into the ga... More>>

Mercer County man sentenced on child porn charges

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A child pornography case out of Mercer County lead to the sentencing of a Bluefield, WV man on Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014. David A. Punturi, 54, will serve nine years in federal prison and 20 years of supervised release, after being sentenced in front of Judge David A. Faber. More>>

West Virginian sentenced to prison on drug and gun charges

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A Vienna, West Virginia man was sentenced to five years in prison on Sept. 2, 2014. More>>

Farmer's Almanac Calling for a Rough Winter Video included

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Summer might be ending on a hot note, but it's the winter forecast that could have many running under the covers.Remember last winter's polar vortex and onslaught of snow? Well, it looks like this winter might be more of the same.The Farmer's Almanac is predicting this winter will be just as terrible. The current edition predicts three quarters of the nation will experience below-normal temperatures.Storm Tracker 7 Meteorologist Brian Davis says the Almanac's prediction is far from exact."Of ... More>>

UPDATE: Ohio County Authorities Capture Inmate After Work Release Escape Video included

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Authorities in Ohio County captured inmate Christopher Michael Walls after he walked away from his work release at Fort Henry Days in Oglebay on Monday morning. More>>

Video purports to show beheading of US journalist

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An Internet video posted online Tuesday purported to show the beheading of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State group, which called it retribution for continued U.S. airstrikes in Iraq. More>>

Vacant home catches fire in Charleston, WV

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A vacant home on Red Oak Street in Charleston, West Virginia caught fire. More>>

One killed in ATV accident in Lincoln County, WV

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One person was killed in an ATV accident and another person was injured in Lincoln County over the weekend. More>>

Huntington's Wild Ramp and Farmers Market offer fresh food and community prosperity Video included

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For your stomach and your wallet, there's a growing business trend in America that's reaching our area. More>>

Death reported in early morning accident on Interstate 77 in Kanawha County, WV

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The southbound lanes of Interstate 77 near mile marker 111 in Kanawha County, West Virginia are back open Tuesday morning, September 2 following an accident. More>>

National Preparedness Month encourages residents to plan response to weather, other emergencies

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The West Virginia Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management is participating in National Preparedness Month, now in its 11th year. National Preparedness Month, celebrated each September, is a nationwide program hosted by the Ready Campaign to encourage households, businesses and communities to prepare and plan for emergencies. 
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UPDATE: Two appointments made to commission tasked with studying chemical spill bill

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Senate Bill 373, a bill drafted in response to the Jan. 9 chemical leak, establishes a commission to do studies and report back to the Legislature. Senate President Jeff Kessler, D-Marshall, made the first appointment to that board on Aug. 29. Kessler appointed Dr. Rahul Gupta, Executive Director of the Kanawha Charleston Health Department. More>>

Water main break closes part of MacCorkle Avenue in South Charleston, WV

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Drivers are being told to take a different route and avoid the area until further notice. More>>

Save the Children releases 2014 disaster report cards

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The report cards are part Save the Children's, "Get Ready, Get Safe" initiative. More>>

Portsmouth, OH man charged with rape

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A Portsmouth, Ohio man is facing charges of rape after police say he sexually assaulted a 13-year-old girl.Thomas Alonzo Slade, 28, will face one count of rape and one count of sexual conduct with a minor. More>>

Treating toxic water may cost New Castle, Delaware $1M

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Officials have focused on the longtime use of fire-fighting foams at the nearby Delaware Air National Guard Base at New Castle Airport. Those foams contain perfluorinated chemicals, or PFCs, which are an emerging health concern for drinking water supplies nationwide. More>>

WV Power team and fans close out 10th season at Appalachian Power Park Video included

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The team finished the second half the season 34-33. They finished the year with an overall record of 54-81. More>>

West Virginia Colleges Cutting Payrolls to Make Up for $42 Million Cut in Funding

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) West Virginia colleges are slashing payrolls and making other adjustments to compensate for losing $42 million in state funding over the past two years.The Charleston Gazette reports that about 13 West Virginia University employees have been fired as part of a reduction in force for this budget year. WVU spokesman John Bolt says more than 100 positions have been left vacant, and departments have been restructured.Marshall University spokeswoman Ginny Painter says about ... More>>

Burglary suspect arrested in Charleston, WV

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Police took Jordan Dickens, 24, of Kanawha City, into custody Monday evening. More>>

New Facebook Messenger app causing a lot of controversy

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If you use Facebook on your smart phone, you probably got a notice telling you to download a new app to direct-message your friends. More>>

Families in Institute, West Virginia are among the many people traveling for Labor Day

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Members of the South Ruffner Presbyterian Church in Charleston, WV had been getting together to celebrate on Labor Day for decades. More>>

UMWA workers celebrate Labor Day in Racine

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Every year miners young and old make their annual pilgrimage to Racine for the United Mine Workers of America Labor Day Celebration.   More>>

Tractor trailer carrying cattle caught fire in Fairplain, West Virginia

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A tractor trailer carrying cattle caught fire just before 5 p.m. on Monday in Fairplain, West Virginia. More>>

UPDATE: Name released of victim found in Kanawha River in Charleston

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UPDATE: A body has been pulled from the Kanawha River, across from the State Capitol building.  According to Metro 911 dispatchers, the body was discovered just before 4 p.m. More>>

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    Former Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland is scheduled to return to federal court almost a decade after pleading guilty to political corruption.
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    Wednesday, September 3 2014 2:11 AM EDT2014-09-03 06:11:54 GMT
    An attorney for Detroit is set to resume his opening statement at the city's historic bankruptcy trial, after saying on the first day that Detroit needs the restructuring to survive.
    An attorney for Detroit is set to resume his opening statement at the city's historic bankruptcy trial, after saying on the first day that Detroit needs the restructuring to survive.
  • Detroit-area man faces prison for death on porch

    Detroit-area man faces prison for death on porch

    Wednesday, September 3 2014 1:53 AM EDT2014-09-03 05:53:08 GMT
    A suburban Detroit man who shot an unarmed woman on his porch could come face-to-face with her parents as he receives his sentence for second-degree murder.
    A suburban Detroit man who shot an unarmed woman on his porch could come face-to-face with her parents as he receives his sentence for second-degree murder.