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Watch: Three moose calves newest additions to Columbus Zoo

POWELL, Ohio (WCMH) — Three Alaskan moose calves have a new home in Columbus. The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium welcomed Bert, Violet, and Scarlet, all orphaned moose calves found by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, who are acclimating well to their new home. Bert was found running on a beach near Nikiski, Alaska […]
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Detective testifies at trial of Ohio woman accused of killing husband

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — A Dublin woman facing two counts of murder for allegedly killing her husband by shooting him three times while he was sleeping back in 2018 was in court Tuesday. Detective Jason Murphy of the Dublin police department testified Tuesday during the trial of Holli Osborn. Murphy was questioned by both the […]
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Troopers searching for Kentucky man wanted on child sex abuse charges

WEST LIBERTY, KY (WOWK) – Kentucky State Police are asking for the public’s help locating a man wanted on sexual abuse charges. KSP Post 8 in Morehead says authorities are looking for Danny Bolin, 62, of West Liberty. Troopers say there is an active arrest warrant out for Bolin on charges of Sexual Abuse 1st […]
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Chapmanville firefighters appear in court for embezzlement charges

LOGAN COUNTY, WV (WOWK) – The father and son at the center of a funding misuse scandal appeared in Logan County court on Wednesday, Oct. 5, for their arraignment. Former Chapmanville volunteer fire department chief Thomas Perry and his son Cody Perry posted a $5,000 bond each in Logan County court. Last month, both were […]
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After burning ex-girlfriend’s Ohio house, arsonist gets prison time

ATHENS, Ohio (WCMH) – A convicted arsonist is looking at multiple years in prison after he set a house on fire in Glouster. Raymond Brooks, 42, was sentenced to 8-12 years in prison in Athens County Common Pleas Court on Tuesday. He pleaded guilty to aggravated arson for setting his ex-girlfriend’s house on fire in […]

Man sentenced for running over victim’s foot in Ohio

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) — A man who police said ran over the foot of another man after an argument over a minor traffic accident was sentenced Wednesday in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court to a year in prison. Judge R. Scott Krichbaum handed down the sentence to James Koehn, 40, of Warren, who pleaded guilty […]

WV AG files lawsuit against Ohio wedding planner for dishonoring service contracts

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey filed a lawsuit against an Ohio woman who allegedly advertised as a wedding planner and disc jockey (DJ) and then did not provide those services. Helen Marie Nichole Smith, of Steubenville, Ohio, allegedly failed to provide DJ services at numerous weddings in multiple states. Attorney […]

Deputies search for missing Gallia County teen

GALLIA COUNTY, OH (WOWK) – The Gallia County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help locating a missing, runaway teenager. According to the GCSO, Levi Partlow, 17, was reported missing today, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022. Authorities say the last known contact with Partlow was on the evening of Sept. 25, 2022. Deputies say Partlow […]

New trial date set for West Virginia teen charged in quadruple murder

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – A teen accused of killing four family members asked for a continuance of his trial in Kanawha County Court Wednesday morning. 18-year-old Gavin Smtih’s trial was set for October 11, but his defense asked for a continuance so he can undergo a psychiatric evaluation. Kanawha County Judge Kenneth Ballard granted the […]

Rival calls Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul’s ad ‘dangerous’

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Rand Paul was the victim of a violent attack in 2017 when his neighbor slammed into him from behind outside his Kentucky home. Earlier that year, Paul took cover when a gunman opened fire while GOP members of Congress practiced for a charity baseball game. Paul revived those […]

What is the most popular Halloween costume in West Virginia?

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – Halloween is only weeks away and people around the country are planning their costumes. According to a study by All Home Connections, some Americans are taking to Google to find that perfect costume. The study found that in the Mountain State, most residents searching for zombie costumes. All Home Connections says […]