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  • Prichard Man Arrested on for Sexual Abuse and Assault on Girlfriend's Daughter

    Prichard Man Arrested on for Sexual Abuse and Assault on Girlfriend's Daughter

    Thursday, May 25 2017 9:44 PM EDT2017-05-26 01:44:17 GMT

    BARBOURSVILLE, WV (WOWK) - A Wayne County man has been arrested on several charges of sexual abuse of a guardian and sexual assault. Roy Watts, 42, of Prichard, WV has been arrested on four counts of sexual abuse by a parent or guardian, and four counts of 1st-degree sexual assault.  According to a criminal complaint, law enforcement were dispatched to the 2000 block of Beech Drive in the Barboursville area for a report of a sexual assault. Upon arrival, a woman advised that he...

    BARBOURSVILLE, WV (WOWK) - A Wayne County man has been arrested on several charges of sexual abuse of a guardian and sexual assault. Roy Watts, 42, of Prichard, WV has been arrested on four counts of sexual abuse by a parent or guardian, and four counts of 1st-degree sexual assault.  According to a criminal complaint, law enforcement were dispatched to the 2000 block of Beech Drive in the Barboursville area for a report of a sexual assault. Upon arrival, a woman advised that he...

  • Update: Reward Offered in Barboursville Gun Store Robbery

    Update: Reward Offered in Barboursville Gun Store Robbery

    Thursday, May 25 2017 9:11 PM EDT2017-05-26 01:11:11 GMT
    Chris HoltzapfelChris Holtzapfel

    Law enforcement is investigating a robbery at a gun shop in Barboursville. According to a spokesperson for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), the Sportsmens Gun and Pawn Shop in Barboursville was broken into. At this time, an exact number on how much merchandise was stolen from the business is unknown, but reports indicate that it was a significant quantity. No arrests have been made. The ATF, Barboursville Police, and West Virginia State Poli...

    Law enforcement is investigating a robbery at a gun shop in Barboursville. According to a spokesperson for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), the Sportsmens Gun and Pawn Shop in Barboursville was broken into. At this time, an exact number on how much merchandise was stolen from the business is unknown, but reports indicate that it was a significant quantity. No arrests have been made. The ATF, Barboursville Police, and West Virginia State Poli...

  • Man Arrested for Breaking into Church to Steal Tools

    Man Arrested for Breaking into Church to Steal Tools

    Thursday, May 25 2017 4:07 PM EDT2017-05-25 20:07:51 GMT

    A Huntington man has been arrested after breaking into a church to steal tools. According to a criminal complaint, Christopher Napier, 39, of Huntington broke into Johnson Memorial Church on 10th Street. 

    A Huntington man has been arrested after breaking into a church to steal tools. According to a criminal complaint, Christopher Napier, 39, of Huntington broke into Johnson Memorial Church on 10th Street. 

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  • State Auditor to Continue Administering Volunteer Firefighter's Fund

    State Auditor to Continue Administering Volunteer Firefighter's Fund

    Thursday, May 25 2017 4:42 PM EDT2017-05-25 20:42:28 GMT
    CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) - According to a release, State Auditor John McCuskey announced today that he will continue to administer The Volunteer Fire Department Workers’ Compensation Premium Subsidy Fund, recently reauthorized by the special session of the Legislature through the passage of Senate Bill 1010. “The Auditor’s Office is statutorily charged with administering this fund,” McCuskey said. “And I support the Legislature’s recent pass...
    CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) - According to a release, State Auditor John McCuskey announced today that he will continue to administer The Volunteer Fire Department Workers’ Compensation Premium Subsidy Fund, recently reauthorized by the special session of the Legislature through the passage of Senate Bill 1010. “The Auditor’s Office is statutorily charged with administering this fund,” McCuskey said. “And I support the Legislature’s recent pass...
  • Opioid epidemic draining West Virginia's burial assistance fund

    Opioid epidemic draining West Virginia's burial assistance fund

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 1:12 PM EDT2017-05-23 17:12:29 GMT

    The topic of funeral expenses after the death of a loved one can be an uncomfortable conversation, but a necessary one. West Virginia funeral director Fred Kitchen said there's an alarming trend that makes the topic even more complicated to address. 

    The topic of funeral expenses after the death of a loved one can be an uncomfortable conversation, but a necessary one. West Virginia funeral director Fred Kitchen said there's an alarming trend that makes the topic even more complicated to address. 

  • Manchin warns about Trump administration budget cuts

    Manchin warns about Trump administration budget cuts

    U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin says the Trump administration's proposed federal budget would hurt poorer residents of West Virginia.

    U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin says the Trump administration's proposed federal budget would hurt poorer residents of West Virginia.

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  • States of Addiction: Local Mom Battles Addiction

    States of Addiction: Local Mom Battles Addiction

    Thursday, May 25 2017 11:46 PM EDT2017-05-26 03:46:18 GMT

    Tonight, we continue our in depth reports into the states of addiction. We recently introduced you to Rachael Kinder. Her baby was born with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS), meaning his body was going into drug withdrawal. Tonight, she shares her story of addiction, the drug that almost stole her future and how she plans to take it back.

    Tonight, we continue our in depth reports into the states of addiction. We recently introduced you to Rachael Kinder. Her baby was born with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS), meaning his body was going into drug withdrawal. Tonight, she shares her story of addiction, the drug that almost stole her future and how she plans to take it back.

  • Massive need for welders and other skilled trades

    Massive need for welders and other skilled trades

    Thursday, May 25 2017 6:38 PM EDT2017-05-25 22:38:31 GMT

    There is a desperate need for workers in the skilled trades in the United States. 

    There is a desperate need for workers in the skilled trades in the United States. 

  • Student’s service dog gets own headshot in class yearbook

    Student’s service dog gets own headshot in class yearbook

    Thursday, May 25 2017 5:29 PM EDT2017-05-25 21:29:12 GMT
    FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) — A Virginia high school student who attends school with a service dog found himself side-by-side with his canine in the school’s yearbook photos. Andrew Schalk has Type 1 diabetes and uses his dog, Alpha, to alert him when his blood sugar levels are off. The black Labrador Retriever gives the 16-year-old his paw when his levels are too high or too low. Alpha was there when Schalk had his picture taken for the Stafford High School yearbook and th...
    FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) — A Virginia high school student who attends school with a service dog found himself side-by-side with his canine in the school’s yearbook photos. Andrew Schalk has Type 1 diabetes and uses his dog, Alpha, to alert him when his blood sugar levels are off. The black Labrador Retriever gives the 16-year-old his paw when his levels are too high or too low. Alpha was there when Schalk had his picture taken for the Stafford High School yearbook and th...
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  • Charleston home catches fire overnight

    Charleston home catches fire overnight

    Friday, May 26 2017 3:19 AM EDT2017-05-26 07:19:09 GMT

    Stay with 13 News for the latest information. 

    Stay with 13 News for the latest information. 

  • One hospitalized after motorcycle crash in Barboursville

    One hospitalized after motorcycle crash in Barboursville

    Friday, May 26 2017 2:45 AM EDT2017-05-26 06:45:12 GMT
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    Stay with 13 News for updates to the story.

    Stay with 13 News for updates to the story.

  • Pedestrian Killed in Charleston

    Pedestrian Killed in Charleston

    Thursday, May 25 2017 11:52 PM EDT2017-05-26 03:52:19 GMT
    Eric HalperinEric Halperin

    One pedestrian has been killed in Kanawha County Thursday night. The pedestrian was struck at Leon Sullivan Way and Lee Street just before 11:30 p.m. Thursday.  Leon Sullivan Way is closed right now while crews work the scene. Charleston Fire and Charleston Police are responding to the scene.

    One pedestrian has been killed in Kanawha County Thursday night. The pedestrian was struck at Leon Sullivan Way and Lee Street just before 11:30 p.m. Thursday.  Leon Sullivan Way is closed right now while crews work the scene. Charleston Fire and Charleston Police are responding to the scene.

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