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Shooting shakes up community in small Kentucky town

FREEBURN, Ky. (WEHT) — Something big happened in a small coal town community in Eastern Kentucky over the weekend. Police say a man from out-of-state shot a woman Saturday, hospitalizing her. According to the Kentucky State Police, the Pikeville Post received a 911 call saying there was a shooting in Freeburn, a community in which […]
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Man arrested in eastern Ky. shooting

PIKE COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) - A man was arrested in a shooting that sent a woman to the hospital during the weekend, Kentucky State Police say. Troopers said the shooting happened Saturday along State 194 E in the Freeburn area. James Lester, 32, who’s from Virginia, was arrested and charged...
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Buchanan County man charged with assault in Pike County

FREEBURN, Ky. — A southwest Virginia man was arrested in Freeburn on Saturday, after police say he shot a woman. James Lester, 32, of Hurley, is now charged with first-degree assault and first-degree wanton endangerment. Police say Cleatus Blankenship and Pamela Owens were giving Lester a ride in the...
PIKE COUNTY, KY
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Suspect accused of shooting a woman in Pike County now charged

PIKE COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- Kentucky State Police say a man is now charged with Assault and Wanton Endangerment in connection to a shooting Saturday, June 25, in the Freeburn community of Pike County. According to KSP, troopers responded to State Highway 194 East and discovered one female had been shot....
PIKE COUNTY, KY
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KSP investigating shooting, assault case in Pike County

PIKE COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - On Saturday, Kentucky State Police were called about a shooting in the Freeburn community of Pike County. Troopers responded to a location near Hwy 194 E where they said they found a woman had been shot. According to a release from KSP, the initial investigation...
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West Virginia helicopter crash victims identified

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Medical examiners in West Virginia have released the names of six people killed in the crash of a Vietnam-era helicopter that gave tour rides. The aircraft crashed Wednesday during its last planned flight at an annual reunion for helicopter enthusiasts in Logan County. All six people aboard were killed. The state’s […] The post West Virginia helicopter crash victims identified appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
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Franklin man among six killed in West Virginia helicopter crash

A Franklin man has been identified as one of six people who were killed in a West Virginia helicopter crash last week. Fifty one-year-old Dr. Kevin Warren, a Research Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering at Vanderbilt University, was killed along with two West Virginia men, a Florida woman, a North Carolina man and a Texas man in the crash. A Vietnam War-era Bell UH-1B helicopter they were flying in crashed on a rural road in Logan, West Virginia, on Wednesday, June 22, according to reporting by the Logan Banner.
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Virginia man arrested in Pike County for shooting

PIKE COUNTY, KY (WOWK) — A Virginia man was arrested after he allegedly shot a woman in the Freeburn community of Pike County on Saturday. The Kentucky State Police say they found a woman, Pamela Owens, who was shot near State Highway 194E. Owens was taken to the hospital. Her condition is unknown at this […]
PIKE COUNTY, KY
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Vanderbilt University professor killed in West Virginia helicopter crash

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) — A professor at Vanderbilt University is among six people killed in the crash of a Vietnam-era helicopter that gave tour rides this week. The aircraft crashed Wednesday during its last planned flight at an annual reunion for helicopter enthusiasts in Logan Count, West Virginia. All six people aboard were killed.
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Holden man arrested for fighting Kroger customers

LOGAN COUNTY, WV (WOWK) — A Holden man was arrested on Sunday, for attempting to fight customers in a Kroger parking lot and public intoxication. Logan County Sheriff’s deputies say they observed Cameron Tomblin taking aggressive stances and trying to fight customers as they left a Kroger store in Holden. Tomblin has been charged with […]
LOGAN COUNTY, WV

Raleigh General combats nursing crisis through collaborative initiative

BECKLEY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Raleigh General Hospital announced Monday plans to combat the ongoing nursing crisis through a collaborative initiative with West Virginia Junior College for the establishment of the WVJC School of Nursing at Raleigh General. The partnership will see the strategic alignment of resources and working knowledge...
RALEIGH, WV

70s, 80s themed Car Show hits Beckley for 4th of July

BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) – The city of Beckley has big plans coming up for this 4th of July weekend. Join Beckley Events on Saturday, July 2nd, 2022 at Word Park on Neville Street, to reminisce about the groovy 70s and the awesome 80s during a special 70s and 80s Evening. The action kicks off Friday […]
BECKLEY, WV

Local fireworks tent helps owner with school expenses

BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) – We’re now just a week away from independence day and fireworks tents are popping up all across the region. Kaleb Mills is getting his first taste of running a business in his first year managing a fireworks tent.He and his co-worker Jasmine decided to open a tent on Harper Road in […]
BECKLEY, WV
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