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  • Researchers need volunteers to smoke pot for study

    Researchers need volunteers to smoke pot for study

    Monday, May 22 2017 11:24 AM EDT2017-05-22 15:24:01 GMT

    Researchers are looking for volunteers to smoke marijuana as part of a study. Volunteers must be 21 to participate.

    Researchers are looking for volunteers to smoke marijuana as part of a study. Volunteers must be 21 to participate.

  • Northbound Lanes of Turnpike Reopen After Hours of Battery Acid Cleanup

    Northbound Lanes of Turnpike Reopen After Hours of Battery Acid Cleanup

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 5:24 PM EDT2017-05-23 21:24:12 GMT

    An 18 wheeler has shut down I-77 North.

    An 18 wheeler has shut down I-77 North.

  • New York Amber Alert prompted by armed teens taking 12-year-old in a stolen vehicle

    New York Amber Alert prompted by armed teens taking 12-year-old in a stolen vehicle

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 5:01 PM EDT2017-05-23 21:01:41 GMT

    An Amber Alert was issued after a child was reportedly abducted near Shady Lane in Lyndon, a town in Cattaraugus County. New York state officials say McKenzie Wilson, 12, was abducted occurred around 5 a.m. The Amber Alert covers the following counties: Allegany, Cattaraugus, Cayuga, Chautauqua, Chemung, Cortland, Erie, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Niagara, Ontario, Orleans, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Tioga, Tompkins, Wayne, Wyoming, and Yates counties. W...

    An Amber Alert was issued after a child was reportedly abducted near Shady Lane in Lyndon, a town in Cattaraugus County. New York state officials say McKenzie Wilson, 12, was abducted occurred around 5 a.m. The Amber Alert covers the following counties: Allegany, Cattaraugus, Cayuga, Chautauqua, Chemung, Cortland, Erie, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Niagara, Ontario, Orleans, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Tioga, Tompkins, Wayne, Wyoming, and Yates counties. W...

  • Kanawha County Schools in “Desperate” Need of Bus Drivers

    Kanawha County Schools in “Desperate” Need of Bus Drivers

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 5:00 PM EDT2017-05-23 21:00:17 GMT

    More routes and longer days. That’s the reality for many Kanawha County School bus drivers as the district faces a shortage of drivers.

    More routes and longer days. That’s the reality for many Kanawha County School bus drivers as the district faces a shortage of drivers.

  • Nitro man admits to selling 95% pure meth

    Nitro man admits to selling 95% pure meth

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 12:27 PM EDT2017-05-23 16:27:54 GMT

    KANAWHA COUNTY, WV - A Nitro man has pleaded guilty to the distribution of methamphetamine.  John F. Parrish Jr., 55, pleaded guilty after he admitted to selling meth to a law enforcement officer on August 18th, 2016. A laboratory analysis conducted by The Drug Enforcement Administration found that the meth sold by Parrish was at least 95% pure. The incident occurred at a gas station near Goff Mountain Road in Cross Lanes.  Parrish is facing upwards to 20 years in prison...

    KANAWHA COUNTY, WV - A Nitro man has pleaded guilty to the distribution of methamphetamine.  John F. Parrish Jr., 55, pleaded guilty after he admitted to selling meth to a law enforcement officer on August 18th, 2016. A laboratory analysis conducted by The Drug Enforcement Administration found that the meth sold by Parrish was at least 95% pure. The incident occurred at a gas station near Goff Mountain Road in Cross Lanes.  Parrish is facing upwards to 20 years in prison...

  • Crypto outbreaks in pools on the rise nationwide, CDC says

    Crypto outbreaks in pools on the rise nationwide, CDC says

    Monday, May 22 2017 10:44 PM EDT2017-05-23 02:44:30 GMT
    (WFLA) – As pool season is fast approaching, health experts are warning about the spread of a parasitic infection in public pools and water parks. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, cases of cryptosporidium, also known as “crypto,” have doubled over the past couple of years — there have been at least 32 outbreaks in the United States over the last year, compared to just 16 in 2014. “The parasite can spread when people swallow s...
    (WFLA) – As pool season is fast approaching, health experts are warning about the spread of a parasitic infection in public pools and water parks. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, cases of cryptosporidium, also known as “crypto,” have doubled over the past couple of years — there have been at least 32 outbreaks in the United States over the last year, compared to just 16 in 2014. “The parasite can spread when people swallow s...
  • Man arrested after killing mother's dog in Mason County

    Man arrested after killing mother's dog in Mason County

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 2:26 PM EDT2017-05-23 18:26:40 GMT
    MASON COUNTY, WV - A man is facing animal cruelty charges after he killed his mother's dog following an altercation with his mother. According to a criminal complaint, Michael S. Watson, 45, of Henderson, WV, was arguing with his mother after asking for a phone number yesterday, May 23rd, 2017. Watson had reportedly been drinking, and when his mother told him to, "look for [the number] himself," he became physically violent. Watson allegedly struck a nearby wall with his ...
    MASON COUNTY, WV - A man is facing animal cruelty charges after he killed his mother's dog following an altercation with his mother. According to a criminal complaint, Michael S. Watson, 45, of Henderson, WV, was arguing with his mother after asking for a phone number yesterday, May 23rd, 2017. Watson had reportedly been drinking, and when his mother told him to, "look for [the number] himself," he became physically violent. Watson allegedly struck a nearby wall with his ...
  • 25-Percent Sales Tax Increase Proposed in West Virginia

    25-Percent Sales Tax Increase Proposed in West Virginia

    Monday, May 22 2017 2:15 PM EDT2017-05-22 18:15:23 GMT

    In an effort to create enough revenue to balance the West Virginia state budget there are a variety of options, including an increase in the consumer sales tax.

    In an effort to create enough revenue to balance the West Virginia state budget there are a variety of options, including an increase in the consumer sales tax.

  • Cops Save Child From SUV Teetering on Hill After Driver ODs

    Cops Save Child From SUV Teetering on Hill After Driver ODs

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 2:35 PM EDT2017-05-23 18:35:33 GMT

    Police say an SUV with a child in the backseat nearly flipped over a steep hillside after the driver and passenger overdosed on what investigators believe was heroin.

    Police say an SUV with a child in the backseat nearly flipped over a steep hillside after the driver and passenger overdosed on what investigators believe was heroin.

  • Man dies in botulism outbreak from gas station nacho-cheese

    Man dies in botulism outbreak from gas station nacho-cheese

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 1:51 PM EDT2017-05-23 17:51:28 GMT

    Authorities say one man is dead in an apparent botulism outbreak stemming from nacho-cheese dip sold at a gas station.

    Authorities say one man is dead in an apparent botulism outbreak stemming from nacho-cheese dip sold at a gas station.

  • West Virginia Man Arrested After Allegedly Trying to Catch Wife on Fire

    West Virginia Man Arrested After Allegedly Trying to Catch Wife on Fire

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 11:25 AM EDT2017-05-23 15:25:32 GMT

    Police arrested a West Virginia man Monday evening after receiving a call of a domestic dispute that turned into an alleged attempted murder.

    Police arrested a West Virginia man Monday evening after receiving a call of a domestic dispute that turned into an alleged attempted murder.

  • ISIS claims responsibility for Manchester concert attack

    ISIS claims responsibility for Manchester concert attack

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 8:30 AM EDT2017-05-23 12:30:32 GMT
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    MANCHESTER, England (AP) -- The Latest on the blast at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England (all times local): 12:55 p.m. The Islamic State group says one of its members planted bombs in the middle of crowds in Manchester, England, where 22 people died in an explosion. Police, however, have spoken only of "an improvised device" used in the attack. IS says "a soldier of the caliphate planted bombs in the middle of Crusaders gatherings" then detonated the...

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) -- The Latest on the blast at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England (all times local): 12:55 p.m. The Islamic State group says one of its members planted bombs in the middle of crowds in Manchester, England, where 22 people died in an explosion. Police, however, have spoken only of "an improvised device" used in the attack. IS says "a soldier of the caliphate planted bombs in the middle of Crusaders gatherings" then detonated the...

  • Stray bullet travels through window killing boy eating snack

    Stray bullet travels through window killing boy eating snack

    Police in Kentucky say a stray bullet fired during an outdoor fight traveled through the window of a nearby home, killing a 7-year-old who was eating a bedtime snack at his kitchen table.

    Police in Kentucky say a stray bullet fired during an outdoor fight traveled through the window of a nearby home, killing a 7-year-old who was eating a bedtime snack at his kitchen table.

  • Ohio Police Arrest Man Hauling Large Load of Marijuana, Oxycodone from Colorado

    Ohio Police Arrest Man Hauling Large Load of Marijuana, Oxycodone from Colorado

    Monday, May 22 2017 1:49 PM EDT2017-05-22 17:49:51 GMT

    Police said the man was arrested after they found a large shipment of marijuana and oxycodone from Colorado hidden inside horse bedding.

    Police said the man was arrested after they found a large shipment of marijuana and oxycodone from Colorado hidden inside horse bedding.

  • Huge cuts to food stamps part of Trump's budget proposal

    Huge cuts to food stamps part of Trump's budget proposal

    Monday, May 22 2017 2:59 AM EDT2017-05-22 06:59:12 GMT

    A full budget submission by the administration to Congress is months overdue.

    A full budget submission by the administration to Congress is months overdue.

  • UPDATE: Woman Missing Out of Fairmont Possibly in Hagerstown or Hedgesville areas

    UPDATE: Woman Missing Out of Fairmont Possibly in Hagerstown or Hedgesville areas

    Monday, May 22 2017 5:22 PM EDT2017-05-22 21:22:29 GMT

    A woman has been reported missing from Fairmont and may be in extreme danger, according to West Virginia State Police.

    UPDATE (5/22/17 2:35 PM) (WHAG): The search continues for a girl missing from Fairmont who's believed to possibly be in the Hagerstown or Hedgesville areas. State Police said 21-year-old Kara Jeffrey is believed to be in extreme danger.  Jeffrey was last seen in Huntington on May 1 and is originally from the Huntington area.   Her parents are pleading for her to come home, and troopers said it's possible that she's with a man that goes by the alias "Jeff Cooper...
  • Two Arrested After Knocking Woman to Ground, Taking Money

    Two Arrested After Knocking Woman to Ground, Taking Money

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 4:21 PM EDT2017-05-23 20:21:40 GMT

    A man and woman have been arrested on felony robbery and conspiracy charges after knocking a woman to the ground and taking money from her bra in Huntington. 42-year-old Herbert Tilghman, of Huntington, and Tammy Tiemann were in the area of Charleston Avenue at 16th Street in Huntington around 5:30 p.m. on May 13th when they attacked a woman using their fists and feet. The victim was knocked to the ground, yet both Tilghman and Tiemann continued assaulting the victim after she ...

    A man and woman have been arrested on felony robbery and conspiracy charges after knocking a woman to the ground and taking money from her bra in Huntington. 42-year-old Herbert Tilghman, of Huntington, and Tammy Tiemann were in the area of Charleston Avenue at 16th Street in Huntington around 5:30 p.m. on May 13th when they attacked a woman using their fists and feet. The victim was knocked to the ground, yet both Tilghman and Tiemann continued assaulting the victim after she ...

  • Person transported after accident shuts down road in Sissonville

    Person transported after accident shuts down road in Sissonville

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 2:06 PM EDT2017-05-23 18:06:16 GMT

    SISSONVILLE, WV - Dispatchers confirmed that one person has been transported following a single vehicle accident on Sissonville Drive near Honaker Drive in Sissonville. According to dispatchers, a single vehicle struck a tree. Sissonville Drive is shut down while crews clear debris, and the road is expected to be reopened shortly. The extent of the person's injuries is unknown at this time. The West Virginia State Police, Sissonville Fire Department, and Kanawha County Ambulance re...

    SISSONVILLE, WV - Dispatchers confirmed that one person has been transported following a single vehicle accident on Sissonville Drive near Honaker Drive in Sissonville. According to dispatchers, a single vehicle struck a tree. Sissonville Drive is shut down while crews clear debris, and the road is expected to be reopened shortly. The extent of the person's injuries is unknown at this time. The West Virginia State Police, Sissonville Fire Department, and Kanawha County Ambulance re...

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  • Update: 2 Men Arrested in Connection to Stolen Cars at Car Dealership

    Update: 2 Men Arrested in Connection to Stolen Cars at Car Dealership

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 10:31 PM EDT2017-05-24 02:31:46 GMT
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    SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) - The South Charleston Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying a man in connection to the breaking and entering and larceny of a vehicle from a dealership.

    SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) - The South Charleston Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying a man in connection to the breaking and entering and larceny of a vehicle from a dealership.

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