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Man shot during apparent drive-by shooting taken to hospital

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Metro 911 has confirmed a man was taken to the hospital after being shot in the hip during a drive-by shooting on Friday in Montgomery.The incident happened about 1:30 p.m. in the 100 block of Morris Drive.The victim was taken for treatment to Montgomery General Hospital.West Virginia State Police are handling the investigation. More>>

Parkersburg police arrest man in connection with three burglaries after routine traffic stop

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The Parkersburg Police Department arrested a suspect after investigating three separate burglary cases on July 1. More>>

UPDATE: Chapmanville woman arrested in connection with Infant's death in Logan County, WV

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An autopsy is scheduled for early next week. More>>

Cross Lanes man arrested after breaking into girlfriend's family home

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A Cross Lanes man was arrested after he allegedly broke into his girlfriends house while her family was away on vacation and stole prescription medicine. More>>

Police identify suspect in Town Center purse snatching

Police are searching for Justin Wilson after he allegedly stole a purse at the Charleston Town Center. Police are searching for Justin Wilson after he allegedly stole a purse at the Charleston Town Center.
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Charleston police officers are looking for Justin Wilson after they say he snatched a purse on Tuesday, June 30, 2015.  More>>

Cabell County to unveil WV's first needle exchange program Video included

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West Virginia health leaders are taking a big step in tackling rising hepatitis cases. Cabell County is set to unveil the states first needle exchange program on Thursday. More>>

Parkersburg police arrest man connected with multiple burglaries

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After investigating a series of burglaries dating to June 23, the Parkersburg Police Department announced July 1 that it has arrested a suspect. More>>

Jackson County humane officers seize malnourished animals

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11 horses, one chicken, and multiple bunnies were seized in Jackson County More>>

UPDATE: Former George Washington High School teacher pleads guilty to charges

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George Washington High School teacher Jennifer Napier has been suspended, after illegally purchasing a firearm. More>>

Nitro Police investigating home invasion

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The Nitro Police Department is investigating a reported home invasion Wednesday morning at an apartment complex.It happened about 6 a.m. in the 1100 block of First Avenue. More>>

Four arrested in Huntington, W.Va. after heroin investigation

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Four people were arrested in Huntington, West Virginia at the conclusion of two search warrants for heroin distribution. More>>

Reward offered for information in 2003 assault case in Scioto County, OH

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A $5,000 reward is being offered for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of the persons involved in an assault of an elderly man back in 2003. More>>

'Whites of West Virginia' stars arrested in Martin County, KY Video included

Members of the White Family react to people's comments on Facebook and Twitter following the recent arrest of Sue Bob. Members of the White Family react to people's comments on Facebook and Twitter following the recent arrest of Sue Bob.
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Sue Bob and Virginia White, whose family was the focus of the documentary, The Wild and Wonderful Whites of West Virginia, have landed themselves behind bars in Martin County, KY. More>>

Thief takes off after stealing elderly woman's purse at Charleston Town Center

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The Charleston Police Department is investigating a purse snatching at the Town Center Mall. Surveillance video showed the suspect grab a 61-year-old woman's purse from her hands as she entered the mall.  More>>

Ironton, OH man charged with rape

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Wayne Parsons, 32 of Ironton, is charged with two counts of first degree felony rape, according to Scioto County Sheriff Marty Donini. More>>

Mom accused of contaminating son's IV set for plea hearing

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A West Virginia woman accused of deliberately making her 9-year-old son sick by contaminating his IV at a Cincinnati hospital could change her plea at an Ohio court hearing. More>>

In light of recent events, "Stranger Danger" more important than ever Video included

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In the wake of June 29's arrest of Wayne Parsons, 32, who was trying to lure children into his vehicle, it is important that kids know how to handle stranger danger. More>>

Woman arrested on DUI charges after allegedly driving through Capitol Grounds Video included

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One woman has been arrested after police said she drove her car through the West Virginia State Capitol grounds, causing damage while she had a blood alcohol level close to three times the legal limit. More>>

Nitro Police Investigating Vandalism at Ridenour Lake

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The Nitro Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating those responsible for the vandalism and destruction of the gazebo at Ridenour Lake.  More>>

New York woman arrested in Lewisburg after 10 days on run Video included

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Lewisburg police officers arrested a New York woman who had been on the run for 10 days. More>>

Escaped New York convict caught by law enforcement

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According to CBS News, on Sunday, June 28, escaped convict David Sweat has been caught. More>>

Drag racing crackdown in Logan County,WV

Drag racing in Logan County, WV. Drag racing in Logan County, WV.
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If you are thinking about drag racing, think again. Logan State Police are cracking down on this dangerous and reckless activity that just last week put an underage girl in the hospital. More>>

UPDATE: Name released of man charged in shooting incident in Campbell's Creek Video included

Christopher Johnson, of Malden is charged with malicious wounding Christopher Johnson, of Malden is charged with malicious wounding
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Christopher Steven Johnson, 36, of Malden is charged with malicious wounding following a shooting in Campbell's Creek. More>>

Man arrested for wanton endangerment in St. Albans, WV

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Police respond to a disturbance in St. Albans early this morning, Saturday, June 27. More>>

Police searching for man they say robbed a bank in Wayne County, WV Video included

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Police are searching for the person they say robbed a bank in Wayne County.  More>>

Portsmouth, Ohio PD looking for help identifying man trying to lure children into vehicle

Police are looking for this man after two young girls said he tried to get them to get in this SUV. Police are looking for this man after two young girls said he tried to get them to get in this SUV.
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Portsmouth, Ohio police need your help in locating a man believed to have tried to entice a 12-year-old girl and her friend into his car. More>>

Detroit men arrested in connection with shots fired in Huntington, WV

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Two men were arrested Thursday morning and charged in connection with a shooting that happened Wednesday night in Huntington. More>>

Barboursville Police Need Public's Help Finding Robbery Suspect

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The Barboursville Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a suspect in a robbery Wednesday night. It happened at Smoke Time Sam's on Route 60. More>>

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West Virginia State Police are investigating an incident that a man was shot by police after her pointed a handgun at officers. West Virginia State Police are investigating an incident that a man was shot by police after her pointed a handgun at officers.
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Police say shots were fired near Stadium Spirits on Fifth Avenue and 20th Street in Huntington, West Virginia,.Huntington Police Department alerted Marshall University of the event that happened one block from the campus.Dispatch said there were no injuries and police are looking for bullet casings. The suspects have fled the scene.Officers urge people to avoid the area until further notice. More>>

Parkersburg, WV robber caught in Belpre, OH

Regis Stohl was arrested for robbing a Parkersburg, WV convenience store. Regis Stohl was arrested for robbing a Parkersburg, WV convenience store.
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It took five days but a man has been arrested after robbing a Parkersburg, West Virginia Par Mar convenience store. More>>

UPDATE: Parrell turns self in after being sought for sexually assaulting children

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Parrell is believed to be a threat to small children. More>>

Cyclist stabbed in arm while riding down Kanawha Blvd in Charleston, WV

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According to Kanawha County 911, a cyclist was riding down Kanawha Boulevard in Charleston, West Virginia when he was stabbed in the arm. More>>

Police looking for credit card theft suspect in South Charleston, WV

Police are looking for this man after he used a stolen credit card for $1,800 worth of merchandise. Police are looking for this man after he used a stolen credit card for $1,800 worth of merchandise.
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Police in South Charleston, West Virginia are looking for a man who used a stolen credit card to purchase merchandise from the South Charleston Walmart. More>>

Lawrence County, OH deputies say son beat father, stole car

Ryan Fuller was arrested for assaulting his father and stealing his car before robbing a gas station and leading a police chase. Ryan Fuller was arrested for assaulting his father and stealing his car before robbing a gas station and leading a police chase.
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Deputies arrested an Ohio man after he beat his father and stole his car. More>>

Man accused of fleeing police arraigned in Kanawha County, WV court

Roy Pittman is accused of fleeing from police in a chase on US 119. Roy Pittman is accused of fleeing from police in a chase on US 119.
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Roy Pittman was arraigned on charges after deputies say they tried to stop him for an expired inspection sticker on his SUV.  More>>

One woman charged with two robberies in Cross Lanes, WV

Kimberly Rhodes was arrested on robbery charges from two incidents seven months apart. Kimberly Rhodes was arrested on robbery charges from two incidents seven months apart.
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One woman, two crimes: Kimberly Rhodes was arrested for two separate robberies from November, 2014 to June, 2015. More>>

Employee for the city of Ashland, KY turns himself into police

Joseph A. Burriss a foreman for the city of Ashland, KY turned himself into police on Tuesday, June 23, 2015. Joseph A. Burriss a foreman for the city of Ashland, KY turned himself into police on Tuesday, June 23, 2015.
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A city attorney for Ashland, KY says a garage foreman turned himself into police on Tuesday, June 23, 2015. According to a news release, Joseph A. Burriss, who was employed by the city, has been indicted on charges that include abuse of public trust and theft by deception. 

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WV troopers catch 5 suspected child abductors in Ripley, WV

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Five will spend time behind bars after attempting to kidnap a seven-year-old girl. More>>

Pursuit through Huntington, WV ends in arrest

Lara Beth Lawson led police on an interstate chase Tuesday morning. Lara Beth Lawson led police on an interstate chase Tuesday morning.
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Lara Beth Lawson was at the intersection of Hal Greer Boulevard and Sixth Avenue when police attempted a traffic stop. She refused to stop lead police on a chase that ended near the Huntington Mall.  More>>

Scioto County, OH man arrested after fleeing on train

Mark Faulkner was arrested for sexually assaulting a 12-year -old boy. Mark Faulkner was arrested for sexually assaulting a 12-year -old boy.
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A Scioto County, Ohio man was arrested for sexually assaulting a 12 year old boy. He tried to escape from police by jumping on a moving train. He was later arrested after the locomotive made a stop.  More>>

Charleston police investigating stabbing

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Charleston police are investigating a stabbing that happened around 10 p.m. June 22. More>>

Kanawha deputies arrest Charleston man for child abuse after mother discovers bruises on 6-month-old

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Kanawha County deputies arrested a Charleston man after reports of bruises on a 6-month-old he was watching came to light. More>>

Former Ashland City employee accused of abusing the public's trust Video included

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Joseph Burriss was indicted on charges of abuse of public trust, a Class B felony, the City of Ashland, in partnership with the Kentucky Attorney General's Office announced on Monday. Charges stem from Burriss' former employment with the City of Ashland, where he worked as a Mechanic Supervisor in the City's garage, according to a press release. More>>

Two men arrested in connection to an incident at a Pike County Walmart Video included

Two men arrested after an incident in a Pike County Walmart. Two men arrested after an incident in a Pike County Walmart.
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According to WYMT, Walmart shoppers saw more than they were looking for when a man stripped down and ran through the store in nothing but shoes, socks and a Halloween mask. More>>

Mother accused of making meth around her three children in Boone County, WV

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A woman from Boone County is behind bars after being accused of attempting to make meth around her children. More>>

Man facing felony charges after leading deputies on chase through Kanawha County

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Deputies said it all started when Aaron Desmond, 35, of Elkview, drove his motorcycle through a red light in Sissonville. More>>

Police: Two women facing felony charges following robbery in Dunbar Captain D's parking lot

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On Saturday June 20, Dunbar police were dispatched to fight that was happening near a Captain D's in Dunbar. More>>

Huntington city councilman praises neighbors for tips that led to arrest

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Residents of Huntington's Guyandotte neighborhood were once so upset over a wave of theft that they were ready to shoot, but on Thursday evening, they were celebrating. More>>

Man Arrested for Growing Marijuana Plants in Thelma, KY

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Deputies with the Johnson County Sheriff's Office say they received an anonymous tip about midnight regarding a home at 6789 Main Street.  More>>

Sheriff: Teen Killed During Shooting in Wellston, OH, Suspect in Custody.

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A teenager was killed over the weekend in Wellston during a shooting at the Idle Wheels Mobile Home Park on West 13th Street. More>>

Charleston Police Looking for Shooting Suspect

David Corkhill is wanted by the Charleston Police Department on a charge of wanton endangerment. (Charleston PD). David Corkhill is wanted by the Charleston Police Department on a charge of wanton endangerment. (Charleston PD).
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Police in Charleston are looking for a man believed to have been involved in a shooting earlier this month in the 1800 Block of Chandler Drive. David Corkhill has a warrant out for his arrest on a charge of wanton endangerment. On the night of June 13, Corkhill allegedly fired multiple shots into a vehicle as it was leaving the area. Physical evidence collected at the scene points to Corkhill, police said. Anyone with information on Corkhill's whereabouts is asked to contact the Charleston P... More>>

13 News Exclusive: Charleston Police cracking down on prostitution

Four women were arrested on Thursday night during a prostitution sting in Charleston, WV. Four women were arrested on Thursday night during a prostitution sting in Charleston, WV.
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The Charleston Police Department is known for conducting undercover prostitution sings. Still, one by one, undercover police officers were able to make several arrests and 13 News cameras were rolling.  More>>

Burglary Leads Police to Grow House in Ashland, KY

Officers with the Ashland, KY Police Department discover grow house during burglary investigation. (Ashland PD) Officers with the Ashland, KY Police Department discover grow house during burglary investigation. (Ashland PD)
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A burglary at a hardware store on Thursday led police to a marijuana growing operation in Ashland, KY. More>>

Public steps in to defend trooper from attack

Senior Trooper Tupper with the Princeton Detachment of West Virginia State Police was attacked outside the Wal-Mart in Princeton just after 3 p.m. on Wednesday June 10, 2015. Senior Trooper Tupper with the Princeton Detachment of West Virginia State Police was attacked outside the Wal-Mart in Princeton just after 3 p.m. on Wednesday June 10, 2015.
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Senior Trooper Tupper with the Princeton Detachment of West Virginia State Police was attacked outside the Wal-Mart in Princeton just after 3 p.m. on Wednesday June 10, 2015. Citizens nearby came to Tupper's defense. More>>

Braxton County Man Facing 32 Counts of Sexual Assault and Abuse

Jeffery Agee is facing had allegedly been having an inappropriate sexual relationship with a young girl over the last four years. Jeffery Agee is facing had allegedly been having an inappropriate sexual relationship with a young girl over the last four years.
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Jeffery Agee, 66, had allegedly been having the sexual contact with the girl between June 2010 and June 2014 at his home, according to a criminal complaint. More>>