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Mason County 911 gets major upgrades

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Mason County Emergency Operations Center is now in the 21st century with new technologies and capabilities they have never had.  More>>

Two die in fire in Saint Albans, WV

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Dispatchers have confirmed that two people have died in a fire in Saint Albans, West Virginia. More>>

Firefighters in Charleston, WV concerned about limited number of ladder trucks

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In Charleston, WV there is some debate about whether or not the city has enough ladder trucks to respond to a high rise fire. More>>

Community donating thousands for employees after fire puts them out of work Video included

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There are two restaurants on the first floor on the Morris Building in Huntington, West Virginia.  Their doors are closed for now, after a fire broke out in the building on Sunday.  More>>

UPDATE: Fire at Morris Building in Huntington, WV ruled accidental Video included

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UPDATE: The July 27 fire at the Morris Building in downtown Huntington, WV is now under investigation. Investigators say it started in the elevator, which collapsed onto the 4th floor.  More>>

Two people injured in single vehicle accident in Cross Lanes

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Two people were injured following a single vehicle accident along the 1600 block of Washington St W in cross lanes around 12:30 am Sunday.According to dispatchers a pickup truck hit a pole and rolled over into somebodies yard entrapping one person.Both victims were transported to a local hospital, with unknown injuries.The Kanawha County Sheriff's Office is investigating. More>>

Fire Marshals investigating overnight structure fire in Huntington

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The Huntington Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire along the 2800 block of Marcum Terrace in Huntington around midnight Sunday.According to dispatchers fire was visible when rescue crews arrived, One person was reported pulled from the apartment by Huntington Police Officers.The West Virginia Fire Marshal has been called in to investigate. More>>

Early morning accident claims 2 lives in Boone County, WV; names released

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Two men who were killed in a vehicle accident in Boone County, West Virginia Saturday morning have been identified. More>>

Woman injured in ATV accident in Lincoln County, WV

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A woman was taken to the hospital after being involved in an ATV accident in Lincoln County, West Virginia. More>>

Huntington Police Department motorcycle officer hit by vehicle in Huntington, WV

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A Huntington Police Department motorcycle officer was taken to a hospital after being hit by a vehicle. More>>

Three boys found safe after search in Saint Albans, WV

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Three boys were quickly found after they were reported missing near Saint Albans, West Virginia. More>>

UPDATE: Roadway reopens following vehicle hitting power pole, gas meter in Chesapeake, WV

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A vehicle hit a power pole and gas meter at MacCorkle Avenue Southeast at 123rd Street in Chesapeake, WV, causing the roadway to be shut down for several hours. More>>

House destroyed by fire in Logan County, WV

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

Vehicle accident in Clendenin, WV causes fuel leak, road closures

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A tractor trailer accident in Clendenin, West Virginia shut down two lanes of I-79 southbound between the 15 and 16 mile markers. More>>

Man dies in motorcycle accident in Braxton County, WV

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One man is dead after a motorcycle accident in Braxton County, WV. More>>

Air Algerie plane disappears from radar

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The official Algerian news agency says air navigation services lost track of the plane 50 minutes after takeoff early today. More>>

Home destroyed by fire in Dunbar, WV

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A mobile home was destroyed by a fire in Dunbar, West Virginia. More>>

Man sent to hospital after crash in Jackson County, OH

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A man was taken to a hospital after crashing into a semi tractor trailer in Jackson County, Ohio. More>>

Teen dies in Jackson County, OH crash

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A teenager died in a car crash on State Route 32 in Jackson County, Ohio. More>>

Accident in Pinch, WV sends one person to the hospital and shuts down roadway

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Kanawha County Metro 911 dispatchers confirmed one person was injured Monday evening after an accident at the intersection of Indian Creek Road and Bream Drive in Pinch, WV. More>>

Route 119 in Elkview open after single vehicle accident closes lanes

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The car crashed into a guardrail along the roadway, causing a rip in the fuel tank. More>>

Two dead, two injured in vehicle accident in Mingo County, WV

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The Mingo County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal vehicle accident in Matewan, West Virginia. More>>

UPDATE: All westbound lanes on I-64 near Cross lanes reopen after multi-vehicle crash shut down roadway

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UPDATE: All lanes of I-64 reopen after multi-vehicle crash shut down the westbound lanes near Cross Lanes. The cause of the accident remains under investigation.  More>>

UPDATE: I-77 Northbound reopens following tractor trailer accident

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The West Virginia State police Turnpike closed part I-77 Northbound near the 93 mile marker in Marmet following a tractor trailer hitting a concrete barrier overnight Saturday.  More>>

Accident along I-64 in Cabell County, WV injured one man and caused traffic delays

Accident in the eastbound lanes of I-64 injured one man and caused traffic delays on Friday, July 18. Accident in the eastbound lanes of I-64 injured one man and caused traffic delays on Friday, July 18.
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A man was thrown from a vehicle after an accident on I-64 in Cabell County, WV. More>>

Sheriff investigating motorcycle crash in Lewis County, KY

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Lewis County Sheriff Johnny Bivens is investigating the reasons behind a motorcycle crashing into a pedestrian on KY 10 Thursday night. More>>

UPDATE: Names released in fatal crash on Route 10 near Chapmanville, WV Video included

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Three people died in a crash involving a car and a pick-up truck on Route 10 near Chapmanville, West Virginia.
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Malaysia says jetliner did not make distress call

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The Malaysia Airlines jetliner that went down in war-torn Ukraine did not make any distress call, according to Malaysia's prime minister. More>>

Two people dead in two vehicle crash in Pike County, OH

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A man and woman are dead in a two vehicle crash which occurred in Pike County, Ohio.   More>>