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A Detroit man has been charged with bringing in over $30,000 worth of pills into Ashland KY area

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John Fowlkes has been charged with trafficking a controlled substance and is being held in the Boyd County Detention Center More>>

Police looking for two armed robbery suspects

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 A witness at the scene recognized both suspects, identifying them as Lance Tyler and Larry “Smurf” Patterson Jr.   More>>

WV State Police shoot, kill man after attempted traffic stop

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The West Virginia State Police say a Keyser area man has died after being shot by a trooper following an attempted traffic stop. More>>

Man arrested by Huntington Police after a hit-and-run

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On Saturday March 28th around 11 a.m. a driver in a white car hit a black SUV near the Hal Greer Blvd exit on Route 10 south. More>>

Search for missing Columbus woman attracting famous attention

John Travolta (left) has offered his help in finding Jayme Bowen, a missing Columbus woman. John Travolta (left) has offered his help in finding Jayme Bowen, a missing Columbus woman.
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The search for a missing Columbus, Ohio woman has gained the attention of a famous actor and a large crowd in the city. More>>

Man flees police by jumping into river in Proctorville, OH.

Howard Mays, Jr. fled Proctorville, Ohio police by jumping into the river behind Kroger. Howard Mays, Jr. fled Proctorville, Ohio police by jumping into the river behind Kroger.
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Police in Proctorville are looking for a Huntington man who fled from a residence and jumped into the Ohio River after making contact with an officer. More>>

Child care center on lock down in Institute, WV after gunshots heard nearby

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Dispatchers say the Harambee Child Development center on Perkins Avenue is under a lockdown. More>>

Man faces child pornography charges in Kentucky

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A man in Kentucky will face child pornography charges after a search warrant was served at his home on March 26. More>>

Young girl found walking alone; parents charged with neglect

Katasha Logsdon faces child neglect charges in Kanawha County. Katasha Logsdon faces child neglect charges in Kanawha County.
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People driving along Coal River Road near Saint Albans, West Virginia found a 5-year-old girl walking alone. More>>

UPDATE-Huntington Police issue arrest warrant for suspect in SIP Wine Bar robbery

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Police are looking for a woman in Huntington who robbed the SIP Wine Bar. More>>

Parkersburg Officer injured during investigation

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A Parkersburg Police officer was injured while investigating a possible meth lab Thursday, March 26. More>>

SHOOTING: Drive-by injures at least one

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A drive-by shooting occurred in Huntington that injured one and possibly injured a second. More>>

Charleston altercation leaves one wounded, one in police custody

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An altercation has left one in Charleston Police custody and one at a local hospital. More>>

Two arrested in Scioto County, OH after meth lab is discovered

Chester P. Howard, arrested in Scioto County, Ohio on drug charges. Chester P. Howard, arrested in Scioto County, Ohio on drug charges.
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Two men were arrested in Scioto County, OH after it was discovered they were running a meth lab. More>>

Three arrested in Huntington, WV following SWAT raids

Donald Buxton was arrested during a raid in Huntington, WV. Donald Buxton was arrested during a raid in Huntington, WV.
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Two raids led by SWAT members led to three arrests in Huntington, West Virginia on March 26. More>>

Thousands in marijuana seized in Jackson County, OH

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Troopers with the Ohio State Police say they seized about $13,600 worth of marijuana after a traffic stop on March 21. More>>

Ohio Attorney General warns of 911 call scam

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After about 20 reports from concerned Ohioans, Attorney General Mike DeWine is warning residents to be on the alert for scam phone calls. More>>

UPDATE: WVSP capture escaped Weston murder suspect

Rocco Zuccaro escaped from William R. Sharpe, Jr. Hospital in Weston and is charge with murder. Rocco Zuccaro escaped from William R. Sharpe, Jr. Hospital in Weston and is charge with murder.
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Search for murder suspect ends in Jane Lew, WV hours after he was spotted near truck stop. More>>

Kanawha County K-9's get bulletproof vests thanks to donation Video included

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 Djambo is a two year old Belgian Malinois.  For Cpl. Lyons, he's so much more than just a dog.

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Two men arrested after breaking into Fayette County, WV home and being held at gunpoint

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Two men were arrested Wednesday, March 25, after breaking into a Fayette County home. The Fayette County Sheriff's Office received a call from a Dothan man Tuesday, March 24, when he reported that his home had been robbed.  More>>

UPDATE-Cabell County Sheriff's Department and Huntington Police apprehend man wanted in Holden, WV shooting

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The Logan County Sheriff's Department is looking for Jason Cyrus in connection with a shooting in the Holden, WV area. More>>

ROBBERY: Police investigating robbery at Wild Ramp

Police said a female suspect robbed the Wild Ramp Wednesday afternoon. Police said a female suspect robbed the Wild Ramp Wednesday afternoon.
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Huntington police are investigating a robbery at the Wild Ramp where a woman entered the building and gave workers a note. More>>

Couple charged with child neglect after children call 911

Amanda Adkins was arrested after her children found her and her husband unresponsive on the floor. Amanda Adkins was arrested after her children found her and her husband unresponsive on the floor.
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A couple in Huntington was arrested Tuesday night after their five children found them unresponsive on the floor of their home. EMS said drugs were involved. More>>

Girl hit by truck on her way to school in Portsmouth, OH

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An elementary school student was hit by a truck on her way to school on March 25. More>>

Kanawha County police dogs get bulletproof vests

K9 units in Kanawha County are getting bulletproof vests to keep them safer while on the job. 13 News' Ariel Rothfield poses with one of the county's dogs. K9 units in Kanawha County are getting bulletproof vests to keep them safer while on the job. 13 News' Ariel Rothfield poses with one of the county's dogs.
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Kanawha County Police dogs are getting a little help in safety equipment for the field. More>>

Mason County man arrested on possession charges

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Mason County deputies arrested a man on possession charges including being in possession of a firearm as a convicted felon. More>>

WANTED: Charleston Police looking for man wanted in burglary

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Charleston Police are looking for Ryan Bernard Priest for burglary in the South Hills area of Charleston, West Virginia. More>>

UPDATE-Stabbing in Charleston leaves one hospitalized

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A stabbing in the 1600 block of Washington Street West has left one hospitalized. Police are on the scene, but do not have any suspect leads at this moment. We will continue to update this story as more information becomes available. More>>

Huntington man thanks police for arresting him

Curtis Wilson Sias thanked Huntington police after they arrested him for DUI (heroin) and fleeing. Curtis Wilson Sias thanked Huntington police after they arrested him for DUI (heroin) and fleeing.
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A Huntington man is behind bars after police say he drove while under the influence of heroin but his response to their handcuffs was an emphatic "Thank you." More>>

Man charged with robbery after victim claims he squatted in house

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An Elkview, West Virginia will face at least one charge of burglary after he was accused of squatting in a home while the family was on vacation. More>>

Jefferson, WV man arrested after knife fight with cousin

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Kanawha County deputies have arrested a Jefferson, WV man after receiving a call about a disturbance. More>>

UPDATE-Man involved in police cruiser hit-and-run in custody

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Deputies are looking for a man who tried to return suspicious items at the Cannonsburg Walmart. The incident happened at about 1 p.m. Saturday, March 21 at the Cannonsburg Walmart.  More>>

South Charleston man charged with second offense on a police officer

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On Sunday March 22, 2015 Saint Albans Police Department were called out to a personal residence in the 600 block of Spring Street. More>>

Michigan man arrested in Ironton on drug charges

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A Michigan man is behind bars in Lawrence County, Ohio after police say they found 171 Oxycodone and packaging materials. More>>

Hitchhiker steals truck in Johnson County, KY

This truck was stolen by a hitchhiker in Johnson County, KY. This truck was stolen by a hitchhiker in Johnson County, KY.
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A Johnson County, KY resident went for a terrifying ride when the hitchhiker he picked up pulled a knife on him.  More>>

UPDATE: Man who boy says took photos of him in bathroom turns self in

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The boy's grandmother asked the boy why he didn't yell. The boy said he saw a gun in the suspect's boot, from inside of the stall.  More>>

Searching for robbery suspects in Kanawha County, WV

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Two men fled from Chelyan, WV One Stop after armed hold up. More>>

Kanawha County Commission plans for next step in Yeager Airport landslide

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It was business as usual at the Kanawha County Commission meeting on Thursday March 19, but one item on the agenda was seen as top priority. The county is working to figure out the next steps following the Yeager Airport landslide that completely demolished a church and damaged the homes of several others. More>>

Charleston Police seize pots, pills and weapon

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As a part of an ongoing investigation, the Charleston Police Department Special Enforcement Unit executed a search warrant and seized large amounts drugs, pills and a weapon. More>>

Bond set for Huntington man arrested for murder

Micah LeMaster's bond was set at $750,000 after the killing of 21-year-old Joshua Martin in Huntington. Micah LeMaster's bond was set at $750,000 after the killing of 21-year-old Joshua Martin in Huntington.
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A man is dead after an encounter on Donald Avenue in Huntington led to a fatal shooting. More>>

Man missing in Fayette County, WV; police asking for public's help

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Deputies in the Mount Hope area of Fayette County, West Virginia are asking for the public's help in searching for a man who went missing on March 18, 2015. More>>

Detroit woman arrested for possession of hundreds of illegal prescription pills

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Police in Ashland, Kentucky arrested a Detroit woman for bringing hundreds of prescription pills into the city. More>>

Two face charges in Rand, WV shooting that left one dead, one injured

William Lyttle (left) faces attempted murder charges.  Todd Hodge (right) faces accessory to murder charges. William Lyttle (left) faces attempted murder charges. Todd Hodge (right) faces accessory to murder charges.
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Two men will face charges in connection to a shooting Rand, WV on Jan. 23, 2014 that left one person dead and another with injuries. More>>

Man accused of firing shotgun at group of people in Scioto County, OH

Earl Richard Evans is accused of firing a shotgun at a group of people in Ohio. Earl Richard Evans is accused of firing a shotgun at a group of people in Ohio.
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Deputies in Scioto County, Ohio arrested a man accused of firing a shotgun at a group of people on Dutch Ridge Road. More>>

Man charged with robbery and possession in Huntington, WV

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A man has been arrested in Huntington, WV after police say the caught him leaving a robbery. More>>

Robbery suspect arrested in Huntington, WV

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A man police suspect committed three robberies in just a few hours was caught at about 4 a.m. on March 19. More>>

Kanawha County parent catches school zone speeder on camera; suspect charged Video included

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Twelve drivers were cited for speeding while school was letting out March 18.  So why such a heavy presence? It all revolved around a video that went viral. More>>

Huntington, WV man behind bars for stealing car

Aaron Porter was arrested in Huntington, WV Wednesday night. Aaron Porter was arrested in Huntington, WV Wednesday night.
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A Huntington man is charged with stealing a car and wrecking it on the west end. More>>

UPDATE: Former high school principal calls prosecution a "witch hunt" Video included

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Former Capital High School principal Clinton Giles' misdemeanor charge was dismissed by a Kanawha County Circuit Judge Wednesday, March 18. More>>

Huntington, WV man charged in early morning shooting that left one dead

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 Police on scene of shooting near Ritter Park in Huntington,WV

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Kentuckian arrested on child pornography charges

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A man in Jefferson County, Kentucky will face charges of distributing matter portraying a sex performance by a minor. More>>

Kentucky State Police seek two suspects in connection with robbery

One of the suspects in the Allen Subway robbery was a 5-foot female with dark brown hair. One of the suspects in the Allen Subway robbery was a 5-foot female with dark brown hair.
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The Kentucky State Police is looking for two suspects in connection with a robbery in Floyd County. More>>

Pike County, KY looks to e-warrants and traffic stops for child support offenders

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Pike County, KY has more than $9 million in unpaid child support payments and county officials are looking to get that money into the hands of the children that need it through the use of e-warrants and arrests made at traffic stops. More>>

Rand, WV man arrested after routine stop goes wrong

William Bowen was arrested Tuesday, March 17, after officers found a gun and some pills. William Bowen was arrested Tuesday, March 17, after officers found a gun and some pills.
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A Rand, WV man was arrested Tuesday March 17, after a St. Albans officer stopped him for not having the correct registration and found drugs and a gun. More>>

Portsmouth, OH man arrested for rape of 5-year-old

Lawrence William Taylor has been charged with rape in Scioto County, OH. Lawrence William Taylor has been charged with rape in Scioto County, OH.
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A man in Portsmouth, Ohio is facing rape charges after police say he sexually assaulted a 5-year-old. More>>

Police search for suspect in attempted armed robbery

Police are looking for this man, wanted for attempted armed robbery at two Huntington convenience stores. Police are looking for this man, wanted for attempted armed robbery at two Huntington convenience stores.
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Police are searching for a suspect who attempted to rob two Huntington convenience stores early Tuesday morning by claiming he had a weapon that he never showed. More>>

Five arrested in Huntington, WV anti-drug operations

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An anti-drug push netted five arrests in Huntington, West Virginia on March 17, 2015. More>>

Boyd County teenager facing drug charges

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A Boyd County teenager is facing drug charges after police say he sold cocaine to an undercover officer. More>>

UPDATE: Teen at the center of Capital High School sexual assault controversy pleads guilty to lesser charge

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The Kanawha County School Board unanimously accepted Clinton Giles resignation Monday, February 9, 2015. More>>