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Business closed following stabbing near front door

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - A gas station and convenience store is closed Sunday evening following a stabbing near the front door of the building. The stabbing happened in front of the Sheetz along 6th Avenue in Huntington, according to the Huntington Police Department. A victim was transported to the hospital...
HUNTINGTON, WV
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One arrested after pursuit in Cross Lanes

CROSS LANES, WV (WOWK) — One person was arrested after a pursuit Saturday night in Cross Lanes. Metro 911 officials say this pursuit started at around 11:30 p.m. on Saturday. They say it started in the area of Ridgecross Drive and Big Tyler Road. They say law enforcement arrested one person. The details of their […]
CROSS LANES, WV
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Single-vehicle crash leaves one dead

MINGO COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) - West Virginia State Police are investigating a deadly crash that happened Saturday afternoon. According to a news release, Sgt. L.D. Hensley was called out to Laurel Creek Road near Lenore for a single vehicle crash just before 2:30 p.m. Medical personnel declared the driver, Mellissa...
MINGO COUNTY, WV
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West Virginia State Police investigating deadly crash

MINGO COUNTY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – One person is dead after a single-vehicle crash in Mingo County. On Saturday, July 2, 2022, at approx. 2:27 pm, Sgt. L. D. Hensley arrived at the scene of a single-vehicle crash along Laurel Creek Rd near Lenore, WV. The driver, Mellissa Copley, 52,...
MINGO COUNTY, WV

One dead after crash in Lenore, WV

LENORE, WV (WOWK) — One person is dead after a crash on Saturday in Lenore in Mingo County. The West Virginia State Police, a single-vehicle crash happened along Laurel Creek Road near Lenore. They say medical officials on the scene pronounced Mellissa Copley, 52 of Delbarton, dead at the scene of the crash. An investigation […]
LENORE, WV

WVa man accused of threats to posh resort, retirement home

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia man has been arrested for allegedly making bomb threats that forced the evacuation of a posh resort, state police said on Friday, July 1, 2022. Joseph Toler, 62, of Danville, was arrested Thursday, June 30, 2022 on three counts each of terroristic threats and false reporting of an […] The post WVa man accused of threats to posh resort, retirement home appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
CHARLESTON, WV
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Milton Police warn public about donation scam

MILTON, WV (WOWK) — The Milton Police Department is warning the community about a donation scam that is allegedly collecting money on their behalf. In a Facebook post on Sunday, Milton PD says they were notified that a group known as Behind the Badge is asking for donations for Milton PD. Milton PD says this […]
MILTON, WV
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FIRST-PERSON: Five years in a flash

Five years ago, at the age of 59, I was considering a job move from a place where my roots run deep. Was I crazy? Could I even consider it? I mean, my plan was to retire from the place that give me a job when I was 17. My life was in that place and everything was on schedule. I had risen through the ranks, writing countless stories, and working long hours before finally taking that corner office where I was calling the shots as the editor of a daily newspaper.
ASHLAND, KY
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Logan not short on motivation during busy summer

INSTITUTE, W.Va. — Three and-a-half months have passed since a successful season ended in heartbreaking fashion for Logan’s boys basketball team when Scott’s Reece Carden beat the buzzer to give the Skyhawks a 65-63 win against the Wildcats in a Class AAA quarterfinal. Considering Logan entered the...
LOGAN, WV
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Dozens honor Medal Honor Recipient Woody Williams

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -Dozens of people turned out to honor Medal of Honor recipient Hershel “Woody” Williams. Williams died early Wednesday morning surrounded by his family at the VA Medical Center which bears his name. ”He was 98. On Saturday at 8 a.m. large crowd gathered at...
HUNTINGTON, WV
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Memorial services honor Woody Williams

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) — Gov. Jim Justice has invited all West Virginians to honor America’s last World War II Medal of Honor recipient, West Virginia native Hershel “Woody” Williams, during memorial services on Saturday and Sunday. This weekend, Saturday, 13 News will begin our live coverage...
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WSAZ Investigates | Sober Living Homes

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- It’s an approach to addiction recovery that has drawn mixed emotions for years, but a WSAZ investigation found it is also an industry that operates with little to no oversight. Take, for instance, a recovery home in East Pea Ridge near Huntington. It may look...
HUNTINGTON, WV
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