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Man found dead at Far East El Paso truck stop

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – El Paso County Sheriff’s Office (EPCSO) officials are investigating the discovery of a man’s body at a Far East El Paso truck stop Monday. According to the EPCSO, on Monday, October 25, at approximately 12:00 p.m. deputies responded toa report on an unattended death at the Flying J truck stop, […]
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Driver fatally shot during traffic stop with Conway police

Authorities say Conway police fatally shot a driver who’d opened fire during a traffic stop, wounding one of the officers. The shooting happened early Sunday during a traffic stop. According to the Arkansas State Police, Nicholas Smith, 35, stepped out of a vehicle, pointed a gun at one of the...
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Man killed after falling of dirt bike in East El Paso drainage canal

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – The El Paso Police Department (EPPD) says a man is dead after an incident in an East El Paso drainage canal. Sunday evening, EPPD officers from the Mission Valley Regional Command Center responded to a call of a crash involving a motorcyclist. A passerby observed 53-year-old David Herrera unconscious in […]
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Sheriff warns of prowlers in Putnam County neighborhood

PUTNAM COUNTY, WV (WOWK)—The Putnam County Sheriff’s Department is warning residents about individuals prowling around a local neighborhood at night. The sheriff’s office posted a video on Facebook Monday morning saying that residents of the Putnam Terrace neighborhood off of Route 60 near Hurricane were having problems with people prowling around their homes and stealing […]

Beshear gives COVID-19 in Kentucky latest update

FRANKFORT, KY (WOWK) – Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear says the state’s COVID-19 numbers are going down, but he is still urging people to take precautions to keep the numbers trending in the right direction. Today, the state reported 544 new COVID-19 cases and 23 deaths brought the state to 736,724 total COVID-19 cases and 9,640 […]

Pedestrian hit by vehicle in Batesville earlier this month dies

A male pedestrian hit by a turning vehicle in Batesville earlier this month has died. The Arkansas State Police Preliminary Fatality Report says Lewis Blue Price, 86, was crossing the roadway at the intersection of Highway 167 (St. Louis Street) and College Street on Oct. 15 when he was struck by a 2018 Chevrolet Colorado truck that was making a turn.

Ysleta ISD names new Hanks High School principal

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – The Ysleta Independent School District announced Ruben Cadena as the new principal of J.M. Hanks High School. Cadena, who most recently served as principal at Alicia R. Chacon International School, has fifteen years of campus principal experience at the middle and elementary level and has previously served as an elementary […]

Boyd County confirms another COVID-19 death, 34 new cases

BOYD COUNTY, KY (WOWK) – The Boyd County Emergency Operations Center says another Boyd County resident has died due to COVID-19 between Oct. 23 and Oct. 25, bringing the county to 105 deaths throughout the pandemic. Health officials confirmed the deaths of a 44-year-old male. The BCEOC says 34 new positive COVID-19 cases were reported […]

Millions of Android users targeted in subscription fraud campaign

A massive fraud campaign utilizing 151 Android apps with 10.5 million downloads was used to subscribe users to premium subscription services without their knowledge. Researchers at Avast discovered the campaign, naming it 'UltimaSMS,' and reported 80 associated apps that they found on the Google Play Store. While Google quickly removed...

Huntington residents embrace local hiring opportunities

HUNTINGTON, WV. (WOWK) – Texas Roadhouses national hiring event took place Monday, and residents in the Huntington area took advantage of the opportunity. The restaurant said they are looking for part-time and full-time employees for all positions and had more than 15 people sign up in addition to walk-ins. “There’s a thousand jobs out here […]

Redistricting West Virginia, lawsuits against opioid, vaping companies

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – On this week’s episode of Inside West Virginia Politics, West Virginia House of Delegates Speaker Roger Hanshaw (R-Clay) stops by in Segment One to talk about the biggest political story happening right now in the state – redistricting. In Segment Two, we continue the redistricting conversation with House Minority Leader Doug […]

Scioto County’s active COVID-19 cases drop below 500

SCIOTO COUNTY, OH (WOWK) – The Ohio Department of Health is reporting 14 new cases for Monday, Oct. 25 in Scioto County bringing the county to 11,497 since the start of the pandemic. Of those cases, 493 are currently active. No additional deaths have been reported today, according to the Scioto County and Portsmouth City Health […]

Someone Hacked Google Play Store Onto Windows 11, And You Can Too (For Now)

When Microsoft confirmed Windows 11 would support Android apps, there was plenty of excitement, but then we learned apps are only available through the Amazon App Store. And while Android apps on Windows 11 made their confusing debut last week, this week, a developer on Twitter managed to get the full Google Play Store working, and here’s how.

Community raises $1.1m for 6th Annual El Paso Giving Day

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – Community members once again stepped up for their favorite non-profits last week, netting the groups a collective $1.1 million in donations. According to organizers, thanks to residents, local businesses, and major corporations, over 200 local nonprofits received gifts from donors to continue their work. “Over the past six years, the […]

Google Play Store is being flooded with SMS scam apps

Criminals flooded the Google Play Store with scam applications that surreptitiously signs users into premium SMS services. Researchers by asecurity vendor Avast discovered a campaign it has named UltimaSMS, which so far has uncovered 150 scammy apps. According to Avast, the apps have been collectively downloaded over 10 million times,...

Ohio reports more deaths than births; experts cite pandemic

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — For the first time in state history, Ohio recorded more deaths than births last year, a development experts say was expedited by COVID-19. The Columbus Dispatch reports Monday that roughly 143,000 Ohioans died last year while about 129,000 were born. That’s according to data from the Ohio Department of Health. So […]