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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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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>>

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>>

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>>

UPDATE: EPA issues response to requests for information about WV American Water emergency plans

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EPA did not receive the actual ERP (Emergency Response Plan) from American Water Company, but did receive a certification of completion from the utility. WV American Water has completed its Emergency Response Plan and complied with the Bioterrorism Act. More>>

I-64 back open near Huntington, WV after two cars and two semis crash

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All lanes of Interstate 64 opened back up at about 5:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 27. 

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Late-night fire keeps crews busy in Cabell County, WV

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Firefighters on the scene said the house was vacant and no injuries were reported.   More>>

West Virginia firefighters return home after fighting California wildfire

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Firefighters from West Virginia returned home after fighting a wildfire in California's Klamath National Forest. More>>

Timeline for Route 35 repairs leaves residents with concerns

School Bus accident in Mason County, WV leaves neighbors on edge. School Bus accident in Mason County, WV leaves neighbors on edge.
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A Tuesday morning  accident involving a school bus on Route 35 in Mason County, West Virginia has left neighbors who live along the road are fed up. More>>

UPDATE: Route 35 now open following crash that injured 10 Video included

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An accident involving a school bus was reported on Route 35 near the Mason and Putnam county line. More>>

Exclusive: Search continued for Lenore missing man after ATV found in flood waters

Roger Urban has been missing since Saturday August 23rd. Roger Urban has been missing since Saturday August 23rd.
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As the search for a missing Mingo County man continues, his family is doing everything they can to find him. More>>

Teen injured after motorcycle and ATV crash in Gay, West Virginia

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According to firefighters, a Healthnet helicopter could not land near the accident site because of the terrain.  More>>

Police: Southern Illinois plant explosion kills 2

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Police say two people are dead and more are injured after an explosion at a recycling plant in southern Illinois. More>>

One person rescued after car goes over embankment in Ripley, WV

Firefighters from Ripley, WV rescue one person after a car goes over an embankment on Sunday morning. Firefighters from Ripley, WV rescue one person after a car goes over an embankment on Sunday morning.
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Firefighters from Ripley, West Virginia rescued one person after a vehicle went over a embankment on Sunday, August 24 just after midnight.  More>>

Dunbar, WV restaurant ruled total loss after devastating fire Video included

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A restaurant in Dunbar, West Virginia is a total loss after a fire occurred Saturday morning. More>>

Flooding in Huntington problem area only getting worse, residents say

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Flooding has become a part of life on Arlington Boulevard, so much that it has earned the nickname Arlington River from residents here.This weekend's floods caused extra concern, say residents, because it had never been so intense. More>>

Vehicle accident sends three to hospital in Alum Creek, WV

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Three people were taken to a hospital after a vehicle accident occurred in Lincoln County, West Virginia. More>>

Crews respond to house fire in Lawrence County, KY

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The Louisa Fire Department were called to the scene of a house fire along Route 3 South in Louisa, KY around 3:45 a.m. Saturday. More>>

I-79 BACK OPEN: Chickens and ammo to blame for shutdown Video included

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Chickens and guns make a mess of the morning commute. More>>

In Cabell County, mosquito pools test positive for the West Nile and La Crosse viruses

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We are in the peak season for what could be a serious health concern. More>>

House destroyed by fire in Racine, WV

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A house was destroyed by a fire in Racine, West Virginia, in Boone County. More>>

LATEST: Victim's name released in fatal Jackson County, WV fire

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 The State Fire Marshal has released the name of the woman who died in a fire in Jackson County, West Virginia.
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UPDATE: House fire kills three people in Martin County, KY

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Police are investigating a fatal fire in Martin County, KY that took the lives of three people, including a child.
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Fire in Sissonville, WV considered suspicious

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A fire reported in Sissonville, West Virginia is being considered suspicious. More>>

Special needs student says he was left to sit on bus with others for more than an hour after school Video included

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His father, Jamie Jasper, said, "It was a shock to me." More>>

UPDATE: Missing Ashland, KY man found

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Police are searching for a man missing from the Artrips Care Facility in Ashland, Kentucky. More>>

Investigators calling early morning fire in Huntington, WV arson Video included

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According to Cabell County emergency dispatchers, the fire was reported sometime after 6 a.m. Monday, August 18. More>>

Overnight fire damages home in Huntington, WV

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Cabell County, WV 911 dispatchers say crews responded to a fire just before 3 a.m. at a home located at 1403 15th Street in Huntington.   More>>

Firefighters in Huntington, WV battle blaze at home along Wilson Street

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A vacant home was destroyed by a fire on Wilson Street in Huntington, West Virginia. More>>

Man injured in motorcycle accident in Carter County, KY

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One man was flown to the hospital as the result of a motorcycle accident in Carter County, Kentucky. More>>