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    Body Found By A Fisherman In Cabell County

    Saturday, September 23 2017 11:26 PM EDT2017-09-24 03:26:25 GMT

    Dispatchers with Cabell County tell us that a body has been found near the Guyandotte boat ramp in Cabell County. Huntington Police Department is on scene and investigating. A fisherman discovered the body Saturday afternoon, just after 2:30 p.m. No further information is being released at this time. We have a crew on scene and will be updating as information gets released.

    Dispatchers with Cabell County tell us that a body has been found near the Guyandotte boat ramp in Cabell County. Huntington Police Department is on scene and investigating. A fisherman discovered the body Saturday afternoon, just after 2:30 p.m. No further information is being released at this time. We have a crew on scene and will be updating as information gets released.

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Woman And Infant Returns Home Safe

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Kanawha County Sheriff's Department released the following statement: Abagail Brooke Rupe, 20 years old from Sissonville, was last seen leaving her residence last night at approximately 11:30 pm with her one month old child. Her parents assumed a ride was waiting outside the residence for her and that she got into a vehicle with the baby.   They have tried to contact her numerous times and cannot reach her.  It is unlike her to leave home. She did not show up ...

Snapchat Filters For Funerals Becoming More Popular

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(CBS) - A somber mood enveloped Stephenie Buchanan's family after her brother Tarrence's funeral. Following the service in May, family and friends gathered in a hall to celebrate the life of the deceased 37-year-old. Buchanan grabbed a microphone, with a surprise for the packed room. 

Police Stage Killing to Snag Suspect in Murder-For-Hire Plot

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NORTH RIDGEVILLE, Ohio (AP) - Police say a makeup artist helped them stage an Ohio crime scene to make the suspect in a murder-for-hire plot believe his requested target was killed by the would-be hitman, who actually was working with investigators.      North Ridgeville police say 39-year-old suspect Seljami Idrizi, of Grafton, was arrested this week after paying the informant, who provided him photos of the faked scene to prove the killing was done. 

Lebron James Calls Trump a "Bum" As Athletes Defend Steph Curry

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LeBron James is defending Stephen Curry after President Trump said he withdrew the Golden State Warriors star's invitation to the White House. In a Saturday morning tweet, the Cleveland Cavaliers star called the president a "bum" and reminded followers that Curry didn't want to go to the White House to meet with Mr. Trump in the first place. "U bum [Curry] already said he ain't going! So therefore ain't no invite.

US Flies Mission North Of DMZ, Sends Message To North Korea

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WASHINGTON (AP) — In a show of American military might to North Korea, U.S. bombers and flight escorts flew on Saturday to the farthest point north of the border between North and South Korea by any such American aircraft this century. 

President Trump Trying To Turn Around GOP Holdouts On Health Bill

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Unwilling to concede defeat on a bedrock GOP promise, President Donald Trump on Saturday tried to sway two Republican holdouts on the party’s last-ditch health care hope while clawing at his nemesis who again has brought the “Obamacare” repeal-and-replace effort to the brink of failure. 

Raccoon Jumps On Moving Colorado Police Van, Takes A Ride

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DENVER (AP) — A Colorado Springs police officer heading to an accident scene in a van got a big surprise when a raccoon jumped onto the front windshield of the vehicle and stayed there until the officer pulled over. 

NFL Commissioner, Players' Union Angrily Denounce Trump

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SOMERSET, N.J. (AP) — The National Football League and its players’ union on Saturday angrily denounced President Donald Trump for suggesting that owners fire players who kneel during the national anthem and that fans consider walking out in protest “when somebody disrespects our flag.” 

5.7 magnitude earthquake strikes off coast of Northern California

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FERNDALE (KRON) — An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.7 off the coast of Northern California Friday afternoon, according to the United States Geological Survey. USGS reports that the quake struck at 12:50 p.m. It was centered about 126 miles off the coast of Ferndale. UGSG originally reported that a second quake with a magnitude of 5.6 struck seconds after much closer to the coast. However, USGS has since said that quake did not happen. A smaller 3.3-magnitude earthquake str...

Fire Crews Battle Charleston Fire

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CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) - Fire crews are wrapping up a fully-engulfed structure fire in Charleston Friday evening. The fire was reported on the 300 block of 21st Street SE in Charleston at just after 6 p.m. Dispatchers did not know whether the residence was abandoned, or whether it was inhabitated. There were no injuries reported as a result of the fire, and the fire has been knocked out. We will provide more information on this story as soon as we receive it.

Woman's Body Found in Kanawha River Idenitified

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KANAWHA COUNTY, WV (WOWK) - A body has been found in the Kanawha River. The body was discovered around 11:10 a.m. near Dow Chemical on Blaine Island near South Charleston according to dispatchers. South Charleston Police are currently investigating the incident. No other details are available at this time. We will provide more information on this story as soon as we receive it.

12-year-old’s death at birthday party ruled a fentanyl overdose

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — An autopsy has revealed that 12 year old Kanye Champelle died in July of an accidental overdose of fentanyl. The report from the Franklin County Coroner’s Office comes as a shock and surprise to family members and to Columbus police. Champelle’s father, Robert Bren Jr says his son attended a sleepover birthday party for one of his cousins at an east side apartment complex. When medics arrived at the scene, they found Kanye unconscious and unrespons...

Paddle Boarding - Destination Adventure Video included

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It’s an activity for all ages that has gained popularity over the last decade. You’ll see them in all out every river and lake in the region. In this week’s Destination Adventure, we’re introducing you to a new option that makes stand-up paddle boarding, even more, user friendly.

CAMC to Eliminate 40 Nurse Practitioner Positions as Part of 300

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Charleston Area Medical Center says that it is eliminating 40 nurse practitioner positions.

Greek Festival Kicks Off in Huntington

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The Greek Festival kicked off today at St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Huntington, WV. 

‘Serial groper’ arrested again after allegedly groping 3 women at 2 campuses in Ohio

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The man officials have dubbed the “serial groper” has been arrested after several women accused him of groping them at two college campuses in Ohio.

Man Arrested After Pursuit, Fight with Deputy in Putnam County Video included

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A man has been arrested after a pursuit became a scuffle with law enforcement in Putnam County this morning.

Man arrested following dumpster explosion in West Virginia

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A West Virginia man is accused of setting off an explosion that shook a nearby police cruiser.

UPDATE: Man Arrested After Standoff

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Deputies with the Raleigh County Sheriff's Office are on the scene of stand off along North Sandbranch Road.

Not home? Walmart wants to walk in and stock your fridge

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Walmart is testing a new service that lets a delivery person walk into your home when you're not there to drop off packages or put groceries in the fridge.

Ohio First Responders On Alert After Heroin Found To Contain Carfentanyl

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A batch of heroin discovered in Ohio during a routine traffic stop has been analyzed and found to contain carfentanyl. The synthetic opioid is 10,000 times more potent than morphine.

Authorities Continue Search for Escaped Inmate from Correctional Center in West Virginia

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An inmate from the Pruntytown Correctional Center has escaped, according to a press release from center officials. 

Mayor of Richwood Placed on Administrative Leave Pending Audit

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The Mayor of Richwood has been placed on administrative leave while he is under investigation by the West Virginia State Auditor.

Mazda 6 recalled; wiring short can knock out power steering

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Mazda is recalling midsize cars in the U.S. because a wiring problem can knock out power-assisted steering and the passenger air bag.

Raleigh County K9 officer makes drug bust worth more than $80,000

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The Raleigh County Sheriff's Office and the Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force arrested two men on drug charges.

Ohio couple: Pet mini pig believed to be stolen found dead

An Ohio couple says their pet miniature pig, which they believe was stolen during a home break-in, has been found dead.

Disease found in dead deer in 8 West Virginia counties

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Deer in eight West Virginia counties have died from a disease that causes extensive bleeding.

Structure Fire Blocking Road in Jefferson, WV

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Emergency crews are on the scene of a structure fire in Kanawha County. The fire was reported in the 6-hundred block of Hampshire Drive in Jefferson. Dispatchers say the road is shut down around the scene. Rail traffic is also being affected. No word on if anyone was home when the fire started around 6:45 a.m. Friday morning. Stay with 13 News for the latest on this developing story.

SWAT Team and Troopers Outside of Charleston Home

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CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) - SWAT Team as well as West Virginia State Troopers are outside of a home in Charleston Thursday night. A shots fired call was reported on the 1600 block of Red Oak Street in Charleston around 9 p.m. A person is at a standoff with officers in that house. Little additional details are available right now. We have a crew at the scene, and will provide more information on this developing story as soon as we receive it. 

‘He can’t hear you!’: Deaf man killed by police as neighbors scream

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City police officers who opened fire on a man in front of his home as he approached them holding a metal pipe didn’t hear witnesses yelling that he was deaf, a department official said Wednesday. Magdiel Sanchez, 35, wasn’t obeying the officers’ commands before one shot him with a gun and the other with a Taser on Tuesday night, police Capt. Bo Mathews said at a news conference. He said witnesses were yelling “he can’t...

Teacher accused of sleeping with 4 teen students, 2 in same night

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JONESBORO, AR (KTAL) – A former high school teacher in northeast Arkansas is accused of having a sexual relationship with four students, including two in one night. KAIT reports Jessie Lorene Goline, 25, is charged with first-degree sexual assault. The reported acts happened between January and April of 2016. Court documents say the relationship began with the teacher sending texts to the students “which became more and more sexual in nature.” One victim said...

Update: Arrest Made in Fayette County Break-In

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FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (WOWK) - Deputies with the Fayette County Sheriff's Department are seeking the public's help in identifying a suspect in a burglary and vehicle theft that occurred in the Mahan area of Fayette County. According to a release from the Fayette County Sheriff's Department, at around 7:40 p.m. Monday, the Fayette County 911 Center received information of a burglary and vehicle theft incident that occurred in the Mahan area of Fayette County. Deputies discovered that wh...

‘End of the world’ on Sept. 23? NASA says don’t count on it

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TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — The end of the world is said to be coming on Saturday, but don’t cancel your plans just yet. According to the Washington Post, David Meade, a Christian numerologist and self-described “researcher,” claims doomsday is coming. Meade said the Bible’s Book of Revelation describes Sept. 23 as the day a series of catastrophic events begin. And as a result of those events, “a major part of the world will not be the same.” ...

Kim Jong Un: ‘Deranged’ Trump will ‘pay dearly’ for threat

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called President Donald Trump “deranged” and said in a statement carried by the state news agency that he will “pay dearly” for his threats. Kim said that Trump is “unfit to hold the prerogative of supreme command of a country.” He also described the president as “a rogue and a gangster fond of playing with fire.” “I will make the man holding the prerogative of the supre...

Girl, 4, shoots self while grabbing candy in grandma’s purse

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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A 4-year-old Florida girl has died after accidentally pulling the trigger of a gun when she reached into her grandmother’s purse for candy. Yanelly “Nelly” Zoller died Sept. 14 at the Tampa home of her grandparents, Michael and Christie Zoller. Her 22-year-old father Shane Zoller told the Tampa Bay Times on Wednesday that she just wanted candy. Tampa police told the newspaper they are investigating the case, but have no reason to doubt Zol...

A Toddler Has Been Found Roaming Alone Near Rt. 61

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Metro Dispatchers confirm that a young child, approximately 3 to 4 years old has been found wandering near a busy roadway in eastern Kanawha County. The child was found alone near the Dollar General in the 15,000 block of Cheylan. Dispatchers say no one was with the child and law enforcement has been notified. We have a crew on the scene and will update with he latest information as it becomes available.

Judge Grants Preliminary Approval of Water Crisis Settlement

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CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) - A class-action settlement from the 2014 water crisis in West Virginia that left almost 300,000 people without water has been granted preliminary approval. According to the court order, the class notice period will begin October 11th and end on November 8th. RELATED STORY: Local Lawyer Releases New West Virginia Water Crisis Information A hearing on the final settlement approval will be held on January 9th, 2018 in Charleston. RELATED STORY: F...

Family Asks for Help in Search for Missing Teenager

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CLAY COUNTY, WV (WVNS) - A teenage girl has been missing since Sunday and troopers need your help finding her. 16-year-old Jaelynn Shae reportedly ran away from her grandmother's home in Clay County.  According to State Troopers she was in state custody and was living with her grandmother. Shae reportedly left with Brianna Keener, who is no longer a juvenile. There is no word on the girls' locations.   Investigators have entered Jaelynn's information into the N...

That’s so rad! Here’s how to trigger Facebook’s latest Easter egg

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Facebook has added another fun little Easter egg. The latest is the word rad. If you type the word in the comments and hit post on Facebook, you’re quickly greeted with several thumb-up emojis rocketing across the screen, leaving pink trails in their wake. The rockets are actived by both the words rad and radness, and its just one of a few fun little animations you can trigger on the social media platform. You can get greeted by balloons and confetti b...

Update: Two People Found Guilty in Death of Child

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Huntington Police tell 13 News there is a child death investigation in the city. Cabell County Dispatchers add the investigation is on the 1800 block of 7th avenue.  HPD tell 13 News the age of the child is 3-years-old. Huntington Police and Cabell County Prosecutors Office are investigating. We will update this story as more information is available

Two Local Middle Schools to "Adopt" Texas School Damaged by Floods Video included

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CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) - Andrew Jackson Middle School and Elkview Middle School have joined together to “adopt” a Texas school to raise money. According to a release from Kanawha County Schools, the two schools have "adopted" Rockport Fulton Middle School in Rockport, Texas. Rockport Middle School sustained heavy damage during Hurricane Harvey and is currently closed to students. As part of the “adoption,” AJMS and EMS have agreed to raise...

Halloween decor prompts 911 call, owner says ‘it’s all in fun’

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REENEVILLE, TN (WJHL) – First responders rushed into what they thought was a heinous crime scene after dispatchers received a chilling 911 call Wednesday morning, but it turned out to be a Halloween joke. The caller said: “There’s a guy laying in his driveway, with two big bloody handprints on side of the house. It looks like he was dead I don’t know I didn’t stop I just came on to work.” Johnny Riddle made that frantic call to 911 after seeing wh...

One Person Killed in Tractor Accident

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LINCOLN COUNTY, WV (WOWK) - One person has been killed after a tractor accident in Lincoln County. According to dispatchers, the fatal tractor accident occurred at Flat Creek near the Alkol area of Lincoln County. No details are available in regards to how the accident occurred, as well as the identity on who was killed.  Several volunteer fire departments from the area, as well as the Lincoln County and Boone County EMS units responded. We will provide more information on th...

Counter-Drug Operations Result in Several Arrests in Huntington

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HUNTINGTON, WV (WOWK) – The Huntington Police Department conducted three counter-drug operations on Wednesday that resulted in several arrests and the seizure of drugs, firearms and cash. The first operation was in connection with the Police Department’s Overdose Initiative. Investigators from the Patrol Bureau obtained a search warrant for a residence in the 700 block of 16th Street West. The search yielded a firearm, drug packaging materials and a substance believed to...

Man Arrested After Leading Police on Multi-County Chase, Ramming Police Cruiser

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MINGO COUNTY, WV (WOWK) - One man has been arrested after a pursuit, in which a man struck a police cruiser.  According to a release, on Wednesday night, the Logan County Sheriff’s Department responded to a request from the Mingo County Sheriff’s Department about needing assistance in a vehicle pursuit crossing into Logan County involving a small white truck. Deputies were advised that the person driving this truck had been involved in a domestic incident with sh...

Crews on scene of structure fire in Kanawha County

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I-64 Westbound Lanes Reopen Following Crash

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Emergency crews are responding to a motorcycle accident on i-64 westbound near mile marker 55. The call came in shortly after 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday evening. Dispatchers tell us that South Charleston Police and Fire Departments, as well as Kanawha County Ambulance Authority are responding to the scene. One lane of i-64 westbound is currently closed down. 

Arson Suspected in Wirt County Fire

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WIRT COUNTY, WV (WOWK) - West Virginia State Fire Marshalls are investigating a suspected arson in Wirt County. According to the The arson took place Tuesday night on Hemlock Street at the Little Kanawha Estates subdivision of Newark. Fire crews responded to a fully-involved abandoned house fire. This same structure had burnt several years ago and had not been lived in since. Eastwood Fire and Elizabeth Fire responded to the scene and found the resident fully-engulfed in flames. ...

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A dangerous section of Route 35 could soon see a major upgrade. Tuesday night state leaders outlined plans to renovate the Buffalo Bridge and a portion of the highway from Putnam County to the Ohio state line. The project will be completed one way or another, but it depends on the state road bond for work to get started- otherwise it could be years. Constant congestion, roll-overs and head-on crashes are taxing emergency responders in the area.

Stolen cat found dead, mutilated in dumpster

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SHORELINE, WA (WCMH) – Police in Washington are investigating after a cat that was stolen from an animal shelter was found dead and mutilated in a dumpster. According to a Facebook post, Quixote the cat’s enclosure at Whisker City Animal Shelter was forced open sometime Tuesday. The shelter originally said they believed he was taken because someone thought he was a valuable Savannah breed. Less than two hours later, a follow-up post was made, describing ho...

Deputies Investigate Unusual Death in Putnam County

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PUTNAM COUNTY, WV (WOWK) - The Putnam County Sheriff's Department is investigating an unusual death in the county. According to Putnam County's Sheriff, deputies responded to a house at Teays Villa in the Scott Depot area late Monday for a domestic call.  When they arrived, a woman was found lying on the ground inside one of the homes. The Sheriff says that emergency dispatchers did not find any noticeable injuries to the woman lying on the ground at the scene. The victi...

Abandoned House Catches Fire in Huntington

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No injuries are reported in an abandoned house fire near downtown Huntington.

28 People Named in Federal Methamphetamine & Firearm Indictments

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Twenty-eight people were named in two indictments handed down by a federal grand jury in West Virginia

West Virginia Uber Driver Arrested on Sexual Assault Charge

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A West Virginia Uber driver was arrested on sexual assault charges.

Nationwide AMBER Alert issued for North Carolina infant, parents sought

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A nationwide Amber Alert has been issued for a 3-month-old North Carolina girl who was taken by her parents, according to deputies.

Children found safe, suspect arrested after Columbus Amber Alert

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Police say they have arrested a man accused of taking three kids along with a SUV from a gas station Wednesday afternoon.

2 former Boone County School Board Members Indicted for Accepting Gifts

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Two former Boone County school board members have been indicted for accepting gifts while being on the school board.

Prosecutor: Mom of child who died in hot car not charged

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A prosecutor in Ohio says the mother of a 15-month-old girl who died after she was left inside a car by her mother as the woman worked in a nearby office will not be charged in the death.

College football player dies after neck injury sustained during game

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He sustained a serious neck injury while going in for a tackle with just over three minutes to go in the game.

Deputies: Dog may have killed infant in Ohio

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Deputies say a dog may have killed a 1-month-old child in Ohio on Wednesday.

Kentucky judge dismisses challenge of medical marijuana ban

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A Kentucky judge has dismissed a lawsuit seeking to overturn the state's ban on marijuana for medical purposes.

Man arrested for allegedly hitting 4-year-old with excessive force

Man arrested for allegedly hitting 4-year-old with excessive force

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West Virginia State Troopers arrested a man after troopers say he hit a 4-year-old in the face with excessive force.

Fiat Chrysler recalling 494,417 Ram trucks for safety issue

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Fiat Chrysler is recalling almost half a million Ram heavy-duty pickups and medium-duty trucks because of the potential for engine fires.

Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office Find Teen Boy

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The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a 16-year-old boy who was last seen on Sunday.

Kroger announces end of grocery waste to fight hunger

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The Kroger Co., which donated nearly 1.3 million meals through food banks last year, says its new national effort is aimed at helping end hunger and eliminating waste across the grocery company by 2025.

Baby’s body found in sealed containers during eviction at apartment

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Authorities are investigating after the remains of a baby were found in an apartment while a deputy was serving eviction papers.

Ohio mom accused of intentionally running over daughter

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Police say an Ohio mother hit her daughter with a car as she intentionally drove onto a sidewalk and then backed over the girl's leg because she was walking to school despite being told to stay home.

Police: Ohio man arrested in slaying of grandson's father

Authorities say a 61-year-old man has been arrested in Ohio after fatally shooting the father of his 3-week-old grandson while the father held the child.

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Trump to use his UN General Assembly address to press for UN members acting in their own self-interest to unite to face global dangers.

One Person Transported to Hospital After Car Flips Over in Accident

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SOUTH POINT, OHIO (WOWK) - One person was transported to the hospital after a serious crash in Lawrence County, OH. The accident occurred on US-52 in Lawrence County at the westbound lanes of mile marker 19 just before Solida Road. One vehicle flipped onto its top. One person was injured in the crash and was transported to the hospital with unknown injuries. We will provide more information on this story as soon as we receive it.

Deputies Seek Public's Help in Armed Robbery

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OMAR, WV (WOWK) - The Logan County Sheriff's Office is requesting the public's help identifying a man involved in an armed robbery at a store in Logan County. On Monday, at just after 2:15 am, Logan County Deputies received a call in reference to an armed robbery that occurred at the Little General Store in the Omar area of Logan County. Upon arrival, deputies spoke to the cashier, who stated that a male approximately 6 feet tall, slender built, wearing a dark colored...

Runways Reopens After Emergency Landing at Yeager Airport Video included

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According to Yeager Airport, after the emergency landing, the runways remained closed for around 55 minutes while the aircraft was cleared, and the runway was swept for debris. Runways have been cleared to open at this time.

One Person Injured in Kanawha County Stabbing

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KANAWHA COUNTY, WV (WOWK) - One person has been injured after a stabbing in Kanawha County. The stabbing was reported on the 5800 block of Raven Drive in the Rand area of Kanawha County around 4 p.m. Tuesday. According to the Kanawha County Sheriff's Office, one person was stabbed in what appears to be a domestic situation. The male subject was transported to the hospital with unknown injuries. No arrests have been made. The Kanawha County Sheriff's Office is investigating the ca...

Jobless rates rise in 49 of 55 West Virginia counties

Unemployment rates increased in 49 of West Virginia's 55 counties in August.

Ohio firefighter suspended after racist Facebook post resigns

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A volunteer firefighter in Ohio suspended after a Facebook post in which he allegedly indicated he would save a dog from a burning building before a black person has resigned.

Powerful earthquake jolts central Mexico, damages buildings

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A powerful earthquake jolted central Mexico on Tuesday, cracking building facades and scattering rubble on streets in the capital on the anniversary of a devastating 1985 quake. The quake caused buildings to sway sickeningly in Mexico City and sent panicked office workers streaming into the streets, but the full extent of the damage was not yet clear. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake had a magnitude of 7.1 and was centered near the Puebla state town of Ra...

Charleston Police & Heroes for Higher Raise Money for Boy with Kidney Cancer Video included

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This weekend dozens are helping raise money for little Kyler. This brave 2 years old, is battling kidney cancer.

Ohio Mom Accused of Punching, Kicking Handicapped Girl

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An Ohio woman was arrested Monday after a bus driver reported seeing a handicapped student being assaulted by her mother.

Group says new health proposal cuts West Virginia Medicaid

A nonprofit West Virginia research group says the latest attempt by U.S. Senate Republicans to repeal the Affordable Care Act would cut the state's Medicaid funding by $2 billion.

Putnam County Board Suspends Former Principal Rehired as Teacher

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The Putnam County Board of Education has voted to suspend a former principal who was rehired as a teacher this year. He was charged last month with driving under the influence.

Kohl’s to start accepting Amazon returns at some stores

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 Kohl’s, which is opening some in-store Amazon shops, will start accepting returns for the online retailer at some of its stores.

Ohio Woman Who Faked Son's Cancer, May Face Jail: I'm 'Good Mom'

The Ohio mother is accused of falsely claiming her young son had terminal cancer, having his head shaved, fraudulently fundraising for him, and pretending to be a doctor.

West Virginia Man Sentenced to Mental Institution for Sex Crimes Involving a Juvenile

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A West Virginia man, charged with sex crimes involving a juvenile, has been sentenced not to prison but to 40 years in a mental institution. 

Police: Father shot 2-year-old girl while unloading gun

Police say an Ohio man has been arrested after he shot his 2-year-old daughter in the head while trying to unload his handgun.

Cereal maker Post buying Bob Evans Farms in $1.53B deal

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Bob Evans Farms is being sold to cereal maker Post in a deal worth about $1.53 billion.

Man stabbed outside Charleston Rite Aid

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A man is recovering after being stabbed outside a Charleston Rite Aid early Tuesday morning, according to Kanawha County dispatchers. Dispatchers say the man has small lacerations on his arm but is alert and talking. The stabbing happened in the 1700 block of Washington Street West outside a west side Rite Aid, according to dispatchers.  At this time, there is no word on suspects. Medics and law enforcement are both on scene, dispatchers say. Stay with 13 News on this develo...

Man shot at Huntington apartment complex

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A man is recovering after being shot at an apartment complex in Huntington early Tuesday morning. Dispatchers say the shooting happened at Marcum Terrace shortly before 4:30 a.m. They say the gunshot wounds are non-life threatening. At this time, there's no word on suspects. The Huntington Police Department is investigating the shooting.  Stay with 13 News on this developing story. 

All Lanes of I-64 Reopen After Propane Truck Accident in Cabell County, WV

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According to Cabell County Dispatchers, all lanes of I-64 are back open after a tanker truck hauling propane crashed this morning.

Emmys red carpet includes Issa Rae in revenge red

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Issa Rae wore red by Vera Wang, Tessa Thompson stunned in multicolored pleats at Emmys.

'Veep' and 'The Handmaid's Tale' win top Emmy Award prizes

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This Sunday's Emmy ceremony is about winners and losers and more, including politics and a cheeky turn by host Stephen Colbert.

Claire Foy tries the scones at BAFTA's pre-Emmy tea party

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"The Crown" star Claire Foy nibbled on a scone with jam and cream while "Transparent" star Jeffrey Tambor eyed the finger sandwiches, including English cucumber and egg and watercress.

Emmy nominee Dolly Parton still gets a kick out of Hollywood

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Dolly Parton says she still gets a kick out of Hollywood.

SLIDESHOW: Photos from the 2017 Solar Eclipse

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Here are some of your photos from the 2017 Solar Eclipse,

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  • Woman And Infant Returns Home Safe

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    Saturday, September 23 2017 11:12 PM EDT2017-09-24 03:12:36 GMT

    Kanawha County Sheriff's Department released the following statement: Abagail Brooke Rupe, 20 years old from Sissonville, was last seen leaving her residence last night at approximately 11:30 pm with her one month old child. Her parents assumed a ride was waiting outside the residence for her and that she got into a vehicle with the baby.   They have tried to contact her numerous times and cannot reach her.  It is unlike her to leave home. She did not show up ...

    Kanawha County Sheriff's Department released the following statement: Abagail Brooke Rupe, 20 years old from Sissonville, was last seen leaving her residence last night at approximately 11:30 pm with her one month old child. Her parents assumed a ride was waiting outside the residence for her and that she got into a vehicle with the baby.   They have tried to contact her numerous times and cannot reach her.  It is unlike her to leave home. She did not show up ...

  • Family Asks for Help in Search for Missing Teenager

    Family Asks for Help in Search for Missing Teenager

    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:44 PM EDT2017-09-21 20:44:39 GMT
    CLAY COUNTY, WV (WVNS) - A teenage girl has been missing since Sunday and troopers need your help finding her. 16-year-old Jaelynn Shae reportedly ran away from her grandmother's home in Clay County.  According to State Troopers she was in state custody and was living with her grandmother. Shae reportedly left with Brianna Keener, who is no longer a juvenile. There is no word on the girls' locations.   Investigators have entered Jaelynn's information into the N...
    CLAY COUNTY, WV (WVNS) - A teenage girl has been missing since Sunday and troopers need your help finding her. 16-year-old Jaelynn Shae reportedly ran away from her grandmother's home in Clay County.  According to State Troopers she was in state custody and was living with her grandmother. Shae reportedly left with Brianna Keener, who is no longer a juvenile. There is no word on the girls' locations.   Investigators have entered Jaelynn's information into the N...
  • Nationwide AMBER Alert issued for North Carolina infant, parents sought

    Nationwide AMBER Alert issued for North Carolina infant, parents sought

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 5:04 PM EDT2017-09-20 21:04:05 GMT

    A nationwide Amber Alert has been issued for a 3-month-old North Carolina girl who was taken by her parents, according to deputies.

    A nationwide Amber Alert has been issued for a 3-month-old North Carolina girl who was taken by her parents, according to deputies.

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  • Greek Festival Kicks Off in Huntington

    Greek Festival Kicks Off in Huntington

    Friday, September 22 2017 5:00 PM EDT2017-09-22 21:00:19 GMT

    The Greek Festival kicked off today at St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Huntington, WV. 

    The Greek Festival kicked off today at St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Huntington, WV. 

  • 10th Person Arrested in Charleston Prostitution Sting

    10th Person Arrested in Charleston Prostitution Sting

    Friday, September 15 2017 10:32 AM EDT2017-09-15 14:32:24 GMT

    The Charleston Police Department made a tenth arrest with their prostitution stings on Charleston’s West Side.

    The Charleston Police Department made a tenth arrest with their prostitution stings on Charleston’s West Side.

  • 13 News Working at Habitat for Humanity ReStore for Nexstar Founder's Day of Caring

    13 News Working at Habitat for Humanity ReStore for Nexstar Founder's Day of Caring

    Friday, August 25 2017 10:42 AM EDT2017-08-25 14:42:28 GMT

    Here at 13 News we're continuing our support of Habitat for Humanity. We've pitched in a couple of times this year, and today, we're heading to ReStore in Charleston, WV.

    Here at 13 News we're continuing our support of Habitat for Humanity. We've pitched in a couple of times this year, and today, we're heading to ReStore in Charleston, WV.

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  • Woman's Body Found in Kanawha River Idenitified

    Woman's Body Found in Kanawha River Idenitified

    Friday, September 22 2017 7:33 PM EDT2017-09-22 23:33:57 GMT
    Photojournalist Randy McKinneyPhotojournalist Randy McKinney

    KANAWHA COUNTY, WV (WOWK) - A body has been found in the Kanawha River. The body was discovered around 11:10 a.m. near Dow Chemical on Blaine Island near South Charleston according to dispatchers. South Charleston Police are currently investigating the incident. No other details are available at this time. We will provide more information on this story as soon as we receive it.

    KANAWHA COUNTY, WV (WOWK) - A body has been found in the Kanawha River. The body was discovered around 11:10 a.m. near Dow Chemical on Blaine Island near South Charleston according to dispatchers. South Charleston Police are currently investigating the incident. No other details are available at this time. We will provide more information on this story as soon as we receive it.

  • Man Arrested After Pursuit, Fight with Deputy in Putnam County

    Man Arrested After Pursuit, Fight with Deputy in Putnam County

    Friday, September 22 2017 4:17 PM EDT2017-09-22 20:17:29 GMT

    A man has been arrested after a pursuit became a scuffle with law enforcement in Putnam County this morning.

    A man has been arrested after a pursuit became a scuffle with law enforcement in Putnam County this morning.

  • Woman And Infant Returns Home Safe

    Woman And Infant Returns Home Safe

    Saturday, September 23 2017 11:12 PM EDT2017-09-24 03:12:36 GMT

    Kanawha County Sheriff's Department released the following statement: Abagail Brooke Rupe, 20 years old from Sissonville, was last seen leaving her residence last night at approximately 11:30 pm with her one month old child. Her parents assumed a ride was waiting outside the residence for her and that she got into a vehicle with the baby.   They have tried to contact her numerous times and cannot reach her.  It is unlike her to leave home. She did not show up ...

    Kanawha County Sheriff's Department released the following statement: Abagail Brooke Rupe, 20 years old from Sissonville, was last seen leaving her residence last night at approximately 11:30 pm with her one month old child. Her parents assumed a ride was waiting outside the residence for her and that she got into a vehicle with the baby.   They have tried to contact her numerous times and cannot reach her.  It is unlike her to leave home. She did not show up ...

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