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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. Medical personnel declared the driver, Mellissa Copley, 52, of Delbarton...
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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...
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Hurricane woman dies in early morning car accident

HURRICANE, W.Va. (WSAZ) - Around 2 a.m. Friday, a woman lost control of her car while driving east on Virginia Avenue in Hurricane -- an incident that turned deadly. Hurricane Mayor Scott Edwards said the woman’s car ended up on the side of the road near railroad tracks after flipping many times.
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One dead in Putnam County crash

HURRICANE, W.Va. — A driver died in an Friday morning crash in Hurricane. According to authorities, the driver was traveling at a high rate of speed and lost control of their vehicle at around 2:20 a.m. in the area of Virginia Ave. and Emerald Drive. The vehicle rolled and...
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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.
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Ghost Hunting at the Old Hospital on College Hill

WILLIAMSON, WV (WBOY) — Built in 1928, the Old Hospital on College Hill overlooks the town of Williamson, West Virginia. The hospital was built to replace the original hospital downtown that burned down in 1926. Named Williamson Memorial Hospital at the time, the hospital remained in use until 1988 when the current modern hospital was […]
WILLIAMSON, WV
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21-year-old from Huntington reported missing

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - A 21-year-old from Huntington has been reported missing, according to the Huntington Police Department. Police say Jeremiah Beltz was last seen Wednesday, June 29, in the 100 block of 8th Avenue near the railroad tracks. He was wearing a white shirt with black sleeves and black...
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WVa opioid trial verdict still pending nearly a year later

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Last July, a federal judge in West Virginia heard closing argumentsin the first lawsuit to go to trial over the U.S. opioid addiction epidemic. With an avalanche of documents from the three-month trial, Judge David Faber didn’t indicate when he would make a ruling on the multibillion-dollar lawsuit filed by Cabell County and the city of Huntington against three major drug distributors, and his decision wasn’t expected right away.
CABELL COUNTY, WV
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Man sentenced to more than 40 years for infant’s death

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - A man accused in the death of a 4-month-old child was sentenced Thursday to more than 40 years in prison, according to information from Cabell County Circuit Court. Zackary Gene Sparks, of Huntington, who had taken a Kennedy plea, was sentenced to 40 years on a...
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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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One dead in Mingo County crash

LENORE, W.Va. — A woman was killed in a single vehicle crash Saturday in Mingo County. State police said Mellisa Copley,52, of Delbarton, died after losing control of her vehicle at just before 2:30 p.m. on Laurel Creek Road near Lenore. Copley was pronounced dead at the scene. The...
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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
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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...
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Boyd County Animal Shelter to host benefit gala

ASHLAND, Ky. — On Saturday, July 23, the Boyd County Animal Shelter will host a benefit gala, The Fur Ball. The goal of the event is to raise money for the welfare of the animals in Boyd County as well as to provide community assistance for injured animals and spay and neuter services.
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