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MSHA finds previous problems with machine in fatal 2021 mine accident

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A final report from investigators finds a fatal mine accident from 2021 involved a piece of machinery which was known to have safety issues, but was never taken out of service. Brian Wallen, 49, died when the electric mine utility vehicle he was operating crashed at...
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WSAZ Investigates | Tragic Turn

LOGAN COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) - A string of accidents through the years has cut the lives of at least 10 people short. All the crashes have one thing in common: they happened at the same intersection along state Route 119 and Old Logan Road in Logan County. Families have been...
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Former Logan County utility clerk sentenced after taking utility deposits

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A former utility clerk for a Logan County town has been sentenced after previously admitting to stealing utility deposits. Sherry Sansom, 51, of Accoville previously entered a guilty plea related to falsifying accounts. She took thousands of dollars in utility deposits without depositing the funds in the bank account for the town of Man.
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Man arrested for reckless driving, drugs in Logan County

LOGAN COUNTY, WV (WOWK) — A man was arrested on multiple charges that include reckless driving, fleeing, drugs and more. According to Logan County Sheriff’s Office, Dennis Cooper was arrested on May 15. Cooper is being charged with reckless driving, left of center, fleeing in vehicle, driving suspended, possession of marijuana and fentanyl, and possession […]
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Logan Turnpike dedication marker scheduled

LOGAN COUNTY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – An official state highway marker commemorating the Logan, Raleigh and Monroe (LR&M) Turnpike—commonly referred to as the Logan Turnpike—will be dedicated on Tuesday, May 17, at 1 PM. The marker is located beside the Trap Hill Volunteer Fire Department building, at the junction of W, Va. 99 and the access road to Fairdale Elementary School in Fairdale.
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Logan Co. man now charged with murder

LOGAN COUNTY, WV (WOWK) – Charges have been upgraded against a man who was previously charged with malicious assault. Logan County Sheriff Paul Clemens tells 13 News that Steven Duty is now facing a charge of first-degree murder in connection to the death of Kelly Hampton. Deputies say she died at the hospital after he […]
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