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  • Officials "warn" people about Lizardmen activity during eclipse

    Officials "warn" people about Lizardmen activity during eclipse

    Thursday, August 17 2017 8:41 AM EDT2017-08-17 12:41:59 GMT
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    The South Carolina Emergency Management Division tweeted a tongue-in-cheek warning August 9.

    The South Carolina Emergency Management Division tweeted a tongue-in-cheek warning August 9.

  • Oncoming Vehicle Causes School Bus Crash in Putnam County

    Oncoming Vehicle Causes School Bus Crash in Putnam County

    Thursday, August 17 2017 9:40 PM EDT2017-08-18 01:40:07 GMT
    Photo courtesy of Connie Sue Dickerson DouglasPhoto courtesy of Connie Sue Dickerson Douglas

    PUTNAM COUNTY, WV (WOWK) - The wreck occurred along Heizer Creek Road outside of Poca near Heizer Creek Community Church Thursday. It is not known what caused the crash at this time, but dispatchers say that no injuries were reported. It is also not known if there were any students on board at the time of the crash. Today was the first day of public school in Putnam County. We will provide more information on th...

    PUTNAM COUNTY, WV (WOWK) - The wreck occurred along Heizer Creek Road outside of Poca near Heizer Creek Community Church Thursday. It is not known what caused the crash at this time, but dispatchers say that no injuries were reported. It is also not known if there were any students on board at the time of the crash. Today was the first day of public school in Putnam County. We will provide more information on th...

  • Woman caught snorting cocaine off iPhone in parent pick-up line at middle school

    Woman caught snorting cocaine off iPhone in parent pick-up line at middle school

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 9:40 PM EDT2017-08-17 01:40:51 GMT
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    LEE COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) — A Florida woman is facing drug charges after police caught her snorting cocaine off her iPhone in a Lee County middle school parent pick-up line. A school resource officer says he was on the second floor of Lexington Middle School in Fort Meyers when he spotted 39-year-old Christina Hester in her car in the parent pick-up line, chopping a white powdery substance on her iPhone screen with a credit card. He says he then saw Hester take a cut straw a...
    LEE COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) — A Florida woman is facing drug charges after police caught her snorting cocaine off her iPhone in a Lee County middle school parent pick-up line. A school resource officer says he was on the second floor of Lexington Middle School in Fort Meyers when he spotted 39-year-old Christina Hester in her car in the parent pick-up line, chopping a white powdery substance on her iPhone screen with a credit card. He says he then saw Hester take a cut straw a...
  • UPDATE: Missing juvenile from Boone County found safely

    UPDATE: Missing juvenile from Boone County found safely

    Thursday, August 17 2017 12:09 PM EDT2017-08-17 16:09:19 GMT

    BOONE COUNTY, WV (WOWK) - The Boone County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in finding a missing teen. Police say that 12-year-old Jada Breann Sloan ran away from home and was last seen  wearing dark jeans and pink tie dye shirt in the Newport area of Boone County. She's described as being 5'3" tall and 105 pounds with brown hair and green eyes. If you have any information, please contact the Boone County Sheriff's Office at 3...

    BOONE COUNTY, WV (WOWK) - The Boone County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in finding a missing teen. Police say that 12-year-old Jada Breann Sloan ran away from home and was last seen  wearing dark jeans and pink tie dye shirt in the Newport area of Boone County. She's described as being 5'3" tall and 105 pounds with brown hair and green eyes. If you have any information, please contact the Boone County Sheriff's Office at 3...

  • Car crashes into Mardi Gras Casino

    Car crashes into Mardi Gras Casino

    Thursday, August 17 2017 12:40 AM EDT2017-08-17 04:40:17 GMT

    Stay with 13 News for the latest on this story.

    Stay with 13 News for the latest on this story.

  • Ric Flair in critical condition with ‘multiple organ problems’

    Ric Flair in critical condition with ‘multiple organ problems’

    Thursday, August 17 2017 8:10 AM EDT2017-08-17 12:10:46 GMT
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    News of Flair’s illness first began circulating on Monday.

    News of Flair’s illness first began circulating on Monday.

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  • Did you receive “free cruise” robocalls? You could get up to $900

    Did you receive “free cruise” robocalls? You could get up to $900

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 8:07 PM EDT2017-08-17 00:07:14 GMT
    Carnival Corporation's Fathom Granted Approval by Cuba to Cruise from U.S. to Cuba (Handout: Carnival Corporation/PR Newswire)Carnival Corporation's Fathom Granted Approval by Cuba to Cruise from U.S. to Cuba (Handout: Carnival Corporation/PR Newswire)
    (WCMH) – If you received robocalls offering a free cruise, you could be eligible for up to $900 as part of a lawsuit settlement. The class action lawsuit claims Resort Marketing Group made illegal robocalls on behalf of Carnival, Royal Caribbean and Norwegian. The lawsuit claims those calls violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. The companies have settled the lawsuit and will pay up to $300 per call you received, to a maximum of $900. RMG has provided a list of phone...
    (WCMH) – If you received robocalls offering a free cruise, you could be eligible for up to $900 as part of a lawsuit settlement. The class action lawsuit claims Resort Marketing Group made illegal robocalls on behalf of Carnival, Royal Caribbean and Norwegian. The lawsuit claims those calls violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. The companies have settled the lawsuit and will pay up to $300 per call you received, to a maximum of $900. RMG has provided a list of phone...
  • Lucky lottery player wins big in Kentucky

    Lucky lottery player wins big in Kentucky

    Friday, August 18 2017 6:19 AM EDT2017-08-18 10:19:12 GMT
    A Kentucky Lottery player has won the top prize from Thursday's Lucky for Life drawing, winning $1000 a day for life, according to Kentucky Lottery officials. The winning numbers on the ticket are: 37 – 36 – 31 – 17 – 12 with a Lucky Ball of 9. No one has claimed the winnings yet.  The name of the retailer where the ticket was purchased has not been announced yet, however, lottery officials say the ticket was sold in Garrison, a small northeastern Kent...
    A Kentucky Lottery player has won the top prize from Thursday's Lucky for Life drawing, winning $1000 a day for life, according to Kentucky Lottery officials. The winning numbers on the ticket are: 37 – 36 – 31 – 17 – 12 with a Lucky Ball of 9. No one has claimed the winnings yet.  The name of the retailer where the ticket was purchased has not been announced yet, however, lottery officials say the ticket was sold in Garrison, a small northeastern Kent...
  • Crews help pigs after tractor-trailer breaks down in Kanawha County

    Crews help pigs after tractor-trailer breaks down in Kanawha County

    Thursday, August 17 2017 4:36 PM EDT2017-08-17 20:36:14 GMT

    KANAWHA COUNTY, WV (WOWK) - Fire departments responded after a tractor-trailer hauling pigs broke down on I-64 near Malden this afternoon. The incident occurred at 3 p.m. According to crews on the scene, the truck was transporting pigs from Mike Reaves Livestock, a North Carolina business, when it broke down. Fire departments assisted by spraying the pigs down with fire hoses in an effort to keep them cool. Nearly 45,000 lbs of human donor pigs were inside. Human donor ...

    KANAWHA COUNTY, WV (WOWK) - Fire departments responded after a tractor-trailer hauling pigs broke down on I-64 near Malden this afternoon. The incident occurred at 3 p.m. According to crews on the scene, the truck was transporting pigs from Mike Reaves Livestock, a North Carolina business, when it broke down. Fire departments assisted by spraying the pigs down with fire hoses in an effort to keep them cool. Nearly 45,000 lbs of human donor pigs were inside. Human donor ...

  • 3 arrested after drone drops phone, drugs in prison

    3 arrested after drone drops phone, drugs in prison

    Thursday, August 17 2017 7:53 PM EDT2017-08-17 23:53:42 GMT
    In this Feb. 13, 2014 file photo, a drone is demonstrated in Brigham City, Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)In this Feb. 13, 2014 file photo, a drone is demonstrated in Brigham City, Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
    IONIA, Mich. (WOOD) — Three people were arrested Thursday for attempting to use a drone to sneak a cell phone and drugs into a prison. According to a Michigan Department of Corrections release, two corrections officers heard the done over the prison yard and began to investigate. While they did, the drone dropped two packages near a housing unit, officials said. Prison staff then contacted local police that responded and detained three people in a vehicle near the Richard A. H...
    IONIA, Mich. (WOOD) — Three people were arrested Thursday for attempting to use a drone to sneak a cell phone and drugs into a prison. According to a Michigan Department of Corrections release, two corrections officers heard the done over the prison yard and began to investigate. While they did, the drone dropped two packages near a housing unit, officials said. Prison staff then contacted local police that responded and detained three people in a vehicle near the Richard A. H...
  • Tree-trimmer fighting for his life after falling into woodchipper

    Tree-trimmer fighting for his life after falling into woodchipper

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 8:46 AM EDT2017-08-16 12:46:18 GMT

    The man is in his early 20s and has young children. 

    The man is in his early 20s and has young children. 

  • New service offers one free movie a day in theaters for $9.95 a month

    New service offers one free movie a day in theaters for $9.95 a month

    Thursday, August 17 2017 10:11 PM EDT2017-08-18 02:11:19 GMT
    LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) – When people first hear about this, they think it’s a scam. However, it’s not. MoviePass was created by Netflix co-founder, Mitch Lowe, and he wants to bring people back to the theaters. When signing up for the service, you’re actually prompted to sign up for a debit card. However,it’s a debit card that is not linked to your bank account. It’s simply a way to pick up your tickets. Watch above to learn more about the service...
    LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) – When people first hear about this, they think it’s a scam. However, it’s not. MoviePass was created by Netflix co-founder, Mitch Lowe, and he wants to bring people back to the theaters. When signing up for the service, you’re actually prompted to sign up for a debit card. However,it’s a debit card that is not linked to your bank account. It’s simply a way to pick up your tickets. Watch above to learn more about the service...
  • Lucky carrot: Woman finds mother-in-law’s lost ring

    Lucky carrot: Woman finds mother-in-law’s lost ring

    Thursday, August 17 2017 8:36 AM EDT2017-08-17 12:36:16 GMT
    Iva Harberg/The Canadian Press via APIva Harberg/The Canadian Press via AP

    “We were giggling and laughing,” she said. “It fit. After that many years it fits.”

    “We were giggling and laughing,” she said. “It fit. After that many years it fits.”

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  • Tennessee congressman to introduce articles of impeachment against President Trump

    Tennessee congressman to introduce articles of impeachment against President Trump

    Thursday, August 17 2017 1:46 PM EDT2017-08-17 17:46:54 GMT

    A release was sent from the office of Congressman Steve Cohen (D-TN).

    A release was sent from the office of Congressman Steve Cohen (D-TN).

  • Safety Concerns Arise with Locally Distributed Eclipses Glasses

    Safety Concerns Arise with Locally Distributed Eclipses Glasses

    Thursday, August 17 2017 5:55 PM EDT2017-08-17 21:55:49 GMT
    WEST VIRGINIA (WOWK) - Some free solar eclipse viewing glasses distributed to the public, and believed to be safe for eclipse viewing, are being cautioned due to safety standards concerns. According to a release, Appalachian Wireless recently distributed a limited number of free solar eclipse viewing glasses in stores throughout the region in an effort to help people enjoy the event. Appalachian Wireless recommends in that release to not use the glasses and to discard them. Th...
    WEST VIRGINIA (WOWK) - Some free solar eclipse viewing glasses distributed to the public, and believed to be safe for eclipse viewing, are being cautioned due to safety standards concerns. According to a release, Appalachian Wireless recently distributed a limited number of free solar eclipse viewing glasses in stores throughout the region in an effort to help people enjoy the event. Appalachian Wireless recommends in that release to not use the glasses and to discard them. Th...
  • More stores open this week at Crossings Mall in Elkview, WV

    More stores open this week at Crossings Mall in Elkview, WV

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 7:34 PM EDT2017-08-16 23:34:59 GMT
    Wednesday more stores opened their doors at the Crossings Mall in Elkview, WV. Each business brings with it hope for a community and opportunities for people looking for work. "They are great people. We missed them," said Roger Farmer. He was the first in line at McDonald's Wednesday morning.  The store sat idle for over a year. But with the bridge to the Crossings Mall back open the restaurant is once again ready to welcome customers.  "You know what has r...
    Wednesday more stores opened their doors at the Crossings Mall in Elkview, WV. Each business brings with it hope for a community and opportunities for people looking for work. "They are great people. We missed them," said Roger Farmer. He was the first in line at McDonald's Wednesday morning.  The store sat idle for over a year. But with the bridge to the Crossings Mall back open the restaurant is once again ready to welcome customers.  "You know what has r...
  • Pelosi calls for removal of Confederate statues from Capitol

    Pelosi calls for removal of Confederate statues from Capitol

    Thursday, August 17 2017 9:00 PM EDT2017-08-18 01:00:46 GMT
    Nancy Pelosi, Courtesy US CongressNancy Pelosi, Courtesy US Congress
    By KEVIN FREKING Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi called Thursday for the removal of Confederate statues from the U.S. Capitol as the contentious debate over the appropriateness of such memorials moved to the halls of Congress. Pelosi asked Speaker Paul Ryan to join Democrats in supporting legislation to remove the Confederate statues. The legislation can't pass without support from Republicans, who control both chambers of Congress. Pelosi said...
    By KEVIN FREKING Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi called Thursday for the removal of Confederate statues from the U.S. Capitol as the contentious debate over the appropriateness of such memorials moved to the halls of Congress. Pelosi asked Speaker Paul Ryan to join Democrats in supporting legislation to remove the Confederate statues. The legislation can't pass without support from Republicans, who control both chambers of Congress. Pelosi said...
  • Juvenile Missing Out of Southeast Ohio

    Juvenile Missing Out of Southeast Ohio

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 3:36 PM EDT2017-08-16 19:36:52 GMT
    Pike County Sheriff's OfficePike County Sheriff's Office

    PIKE COUNTY, OH (WOWK) - Deputies are investigating a report of a missing child in Ohio. 16-year-old Carylon Whitt, of Meadow Run Road in Pike County, Ohio reportedly went missing from her home after 9 p.m. on Monday. She was last seen wearing a white tank top with feathers on it, and blue basketball shorts. She is described as having light brown hair, blue eyes, approximately 5'4" in height, and weighs about 110 pounds. If anyone has information about Carylon or her whereabo...

    PIKE COUNTY, OH (WOWK) - Deputies are investigating a report of a missing child in Ohio. 16-year-old Carylon Whitt, of Meadow Run Road in Pike County, Ohio reportedly went missing from her home after 9 p.m. on Monday. She was last seen wearing a white tank top with feathers on it, and blue basketball shorts. She is described as having light brown hair, blue eyes, approximately 5'4" in height, and weighs about 110 pounds. If anyone has information about Carylon or her whereabo...

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