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  • Parents arrested after malnourished infant weighed 5.5 pounds when she died

    Parents arrested after malnourished infant weighed 5.5 pounds when she died

    Thursday, June 22 2017 4:57 PM EDT2017-06-22 20:57:39 GMT

    An infant was severely malnourished and weighed 5.5 pounds when she died of starvation, according to an autopsy report.

    An infant was severely malnourished and weighed 5.5 pounds when she died of starvation, according to an autopsy report.

  • Coal company sues HBO's John Oliver for defamation

    Coal company sues HBO's John Oliver for defamation

    Coal company Murray Energy is suing HBO and its Sunday-night host, John Oliver, for what it says was a "false and malicious broadcast" last Sunday evening.

    Coal company Murray Energy is suing HBO and its Sunday-night host, John Oliver, for what it says was a "false and malicious broadcast" last Sunday evening.

  • Putnam County Man Receives 10 Year Sentence for Child Pornography Crime

    Putnam County Man Receives 10 Year Sentence for Child Pornography Crime

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 2:16 PM EDT2017-06-21 18:16:45 GMT
    WEST VIRGINIA (WOWK) - A Putnam County man was sentenced today to 10 years in federal prison for a child pornography crime. According to a release from US Attorney Carol Casto, Scott Allen Forloine II, 36, of Scott Depot, previously pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography. After Forloine is released from prison, he will be on federal supervised release for 25 years and will also be required to register as a sex offender. Forloine admitted that in April 2015, he ...
    WEST VIRGINIA (WOWK) - A Putnam County man was sentenced today to 10 years in federal prison for a child pornography crime. According to a release from US Attorney Carol Casto, Scott Allen Forloine II, 36, of Scott Depot, previously pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography. After Forloine is released from prison, he will be on federal supervised release for 25 years and will also be required to register as a sex offender. Forloine admitted that in April 2015, he ...
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  • Military Heads Want Transgender Enlistment Hold

    Military Heads Want Transgender Enlistment Hold

    Friday, June 23 2017 2:40 PM EDT2017-06-23 18:40:52 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Military chiefs will seek a six-month delay before letting transgender people enlist in their services, officials said Friday. After meetings this week, the service leaders hammered out an agreement that rejected Army and Air Force requests for a two-year wait and reflected broader concerns that a longer delay would trigger criticism on Capitol Hill, officials familiar with the talks told The Associated Press. The new request for a delay will go to Defense Secreta...
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Military chiefs will seek a six-month delay before letting transgender people enlist in their services, officials said Friday. After meetings this week, the service leaders hammered out an agreement that rejected Army and Air Force requests for a two-year wait and reflected broader concerns that a longer delay would trigger criticism on Capitol Hill, officials familiar with the talks told The Associated Press. The new request for a delay will go to Defense Secreta...
  • Senate GOP unveils 'Obamacare' overhaul, but not all aboard

    Senate GOP unveils 'Obamacare' overhaul, but not all aboard

    Friday, June 23 2017 7:43 AM EDT2017-06-23 11:43:54 GMT
    Congressional aides and lobbyists say Senate Republicans would cut Medicaid, end penalties for people not buying insurance and erase a raft of tax increases as part of their long-awaited health care bill.
    Congressional aides and lobbyists say Senate Republicans would cut Medicaid, end penalties for people not buying insurance and erase a raft of tax increases as part of their long-awaited health care bill.
  • Trump Says He Didn't Tape Conversations With Comey

    Trump Says He Didn't Tape Conversations With Comey

    Thursday, June 22 2017 1:17 PM EDT2017-06-22 17:17:29 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump says he "did not make" and doesn't have any recordings of his private conversations with James Comey - his fired FBI director. Trump also tweets that he has "no idea" whether other "tapes" or recordings exist. Trump has disputed Comey's assertion that Trump asked Comey for a pledge of loyalty during a dinner meeting they had. When news of Comey's account broke, Trump tweeted that Comey "better hope that th...
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump says he "did not make" and doesn't have any recordings of his private conversations with James Comey - his fired FBI director. Trump also tweets that he has "no idea" whether other "tapes" or recordings exist. Trump has disputed Comey's assertion that Trump asked Comey for a pledge of loyalty during a dinner meeting they had. When news of Comey's account broke, Trump tweeted that Comey "better hope that th...
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  • Military Heads Want Transgender Enlistment Hold

    Military Heads Want Transgender Enlistment Hold

    Friday, June 23 2017 2:40 PM EDT2017-06-23 18:40:52 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Military chiefs will seek a six-month delay before letting transgender people enlist in their services, officials said Friday. After meetings this week, the service leaders hammered out an agreement that rejected Army and Air Force requests for a two-year wait and reflected broader concerns that a longer delay would trigger criticism on Capitol Hill, officials familiar with the talks told The Associated Press. The new request for a delay will go to Defense Secreta...
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Military chiefs will seek a six-month delay before letting transgender people enlist in their services, officials said Friday. After meetings this week, the service leaders hammered out an agreement that rejected Army and Air Force requests for a two-year wait and reflected broader concerns that a longer delay would trigger criticism on Capitol Hill, officials familiar with the talks told The Associated Press. The new request for a delay will go to Defense Secreta...
  • World's Ugliest Dog Contest Awards Underdogs' Inner Beauty

    World's Ugliest Dog Contest Awards Underdogs' Inner Beauty

    Friday, June 23 2017 1:52 PM EDT2017-06-23 17:52:03 GMT
    PETALUMA, Calif. (AP) -- The World's Ugliest Dog Contest is celebrating man's best friend's perfect imperfections in California on Friday. The pooches - many of which are adoptable or previously adopted - will face off in a red carpet walk and "Faux Paw Fashion Show," organizers said. The contestants are judged on first impressions, unusual attributes, personality and audience reaction. A blind Chihuahua-Chinese Crested mix named Sweepee Rambo bested 16 other homely hounds...
    PETALUMA, Calif. (AP) -- The World's Ugliest Dog Contest is celebrating man's best friend's perfect imperfections in California on Friday. The pooches - many of which are adoptable or previously adopted - will face off in a red carpet walk and "Faux Paw Fashion Show," organizers said. The contestants are judged on first impressions, unusual attributes, personality and audience reaction. A blind Chihuahua-Chinese Crested mix named Sweepee Rambo bested 16 other homely hounds...
  • Flood warnings loom prior to deadly storm anniversary

    Flood warnings loom prior to deadly storm anniversary

    Friday, June 23 2017 6:12 AM EDT2017-06-23 10:12:45 GMT
    KARA LOFTONKARA LOFTON

    The storm comes on the anniversary of last year's torrential rains and flooding and killed 23 people in West Virginia.

    The storm comes on the anniversary of last year's torrential rains and flooding and killed 23 people in West Virginia.

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  • Pedestrian Involved In A Hit And Run In Charleston

    Pedestrian Involved In A Hit And Run In Charleston

    Friday, June 23 2017 10:25 PM EDT2017-06-24 02:25:40 GMT
    Metro 911 tells WOWK that a person was hit by a vehicle shortly before 10:00 p.m. The incident occurred on Rebecca St. in Charleston. Dispatch also tells us that the vehicle involved fled the scene. Kanawha County Ambulance, Charleston Police and Fire Departments responded to the scene. The patient was transported to CAMC General Hospital for treatment with unknown injuries. We will update with the latest information as it becomes available.
    Metro 911 tells WOWK that a person was hit by a vehicle shortly before 10:00 p.m. The incident occurred on Rebecca St. in Charleston. Dispatch also tells us that the vehicle involved fled the scene. Kanawha County Ambulance, Charleston Police and Fire Departments responded to the scene. The patient was transported to CAMC General Hospital for treatment with unknown injuries. We will update with the latest information as it becomes available.
  • Huntington Viaducts Flood Due To The Extreme Rainfall

    Huntington Viaducts Flood Due To The Extreme Rainfall

    Friday, June 23 2017 10:00 PM EDT2017-06-24 02:00:00 GMT
    Cabell County Dispatch reports multiple viaducts have flooded in downtown Huntington. Reports that the 8th, 10th, and 20th st viaducts have all flooded out. In the 10th street viaduct, there was a stranded car and a water rescue ensued. Huntington Police and Fire Departments successfully rescued the stranded motorist without incident. We will update with the latest information as it becomes available.
    Cabell County Dispatch reports multiple viaducts have flooded in downtown Huntington. Reports that the 8th, 10th, and 20th st viaducts have all flooded out. In the 10th street viaduct, there was a stranded car and a water rescue ensued. Huntington Police and Fire Departments successfully rescued the stranded motorist without incident. We will update with the latest information as it becomes available.
  • Pedestrian Struck in Charleston; Driver Arrested for DUI

    Pedestrian Struck in Charleston; Driver Arrested for DUI

    Friday, June 23 2017 12:05 PM EDT2017-06-23 16:05:17 GMT
    CHARLESTON, WV - One woman has been injured following an accident near the 600 block of Lee Street in Charleston this morning. According to dispatchers, the woman complained of injuries to her head, neck, and back areas. Crews at the scene say the victim may have walked themselves to a nearby hospital, and their condition is unknown at this time. Officials tell 13 News that the driver of the vehicle was arrested for DUI, involving a controlled substance.  The identities of th...
    CHARLESTON, WV - One woman has been injured following an accident near the 600 block of Lee Street in Charleston this morning. According to dispatchers, the woman complained of injuries to her head, neck, and back areas. Crews at the scene say the victim may have walked themselves to a nearby hospital, and their condition is unknown at this time. Officials tell 13 News that the driver of the vehicle was arrested for DUI, involving a controlled substance.  The identities of th...
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