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Woman arrested on drug charges in Greenup County, Ky.

GREENUP, Ky. (WSAZ) -- A woman was arrested on drug charges after a traffic stop in the 600 block of Perry Street, Greenup Police say. Rolina Mason, 28, of Franklin Furnace, Ohio, was charged with possession of a controlled substance. Police seized suspected heroin, methamphetamines and multiple hyp

WSAZ - 2018-03-19 22:40:00

CREATURE FEATURE: Greenup County, Kentucky, man brings wild animals to public

"We're going to see some special animals today," Dr. Des Covery told children gathered for a birthday party at the Highland Museum in Ashland. "I've been to different continents and seen special places," he said of the hunt for creatures he was about to present to them. Dr. Des Covery is the name us

IRONTON ONLINE - 2018-03-21 15:13:09

One person killed, several others injured in New Boston crash

NEW BOSTON, Ohio (WSAZ) -- One person was killed and several others injured in a crash in New Boston. It happened Friday at the intersection of Gallia Street and Taylor Avenue. Police say a man was driving east on Gallia Street when he ran a red light and crashed into another car. According to p

WSAZ - 2018-03-20 16:34:00

Meth found after traffic stop

Evidence seized from a vehicle after a traffic stop on Saturday. Officers found 38.51 grams of crystal methamphetamine and a syringe loaded with liquid methamphetamine in a suitcase in the back of vehicle. Drugs have street value of $12,000 A call to the police about a possible impaired driver lead

IRONTON ONLINE - 2018-03-21 08:00:00

Auto dealer stripped of right to operate in WV

The Herald-Dispatch CHARLESTON - An area man accused of operating used car lots in Huntington while engaging in illegal practices has been permanently barred from ever operating or working for such a business anywhere in West Virginia. Attorney General Patrick Morrisey won a judgment that will relea

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2018-03-20 04:01:01

Student brings gun to Huntington elementary school, currently in custody

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A student showed up at school Wednesday morning with a handgun, interim Huntington Police Chief Hank Dial says. It happened at Central City Elementary School in West Huntington. The gun was quickly secured, and the student is in custody with detectives. "Everything is und

WSAZ - 2018-03-21 17:33:00

Man pleads not guilty in killing of Huntington youth football coach

HUNTINGTON - A man accused in the 2017 shooting death of KaFrederick "Bae Bae" McEachin, 25, entered a plea of not guilty Tuesday after a grand jury returned an indictment charging him with murder. Antwon Starkey, 30, of Huntington, is accused of shooting McEachin, a 2012 graduate of Huntington High

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2018-03-21 04:01:00

Classes canceled Wednesday at some schools

ASHLANDA number of eastern Kentucky school districts, including several in Northeast Kentucky, are canceling classes Wednesday so teachers can go to Frankfort and press lawmakers to protect their pensions and state education funding. Ashland, Fairview, Carter County and Lawrence County are calling o

DAILY INDEPENDENT - 2018-03-20 10:00:00

Two arrested in South Point traffic stop

SOUTH POINT - Police in the village of South Point said officers found drugs money and a firearm, following a traffic stop in the village on Saturday. According to a post on the departments Facebook page, a male and female suspect were arrested. The male was charged for having weapons under disabili


Dirty needles litter the playground. So these Kentucky students invented a solution.

In Boyd County, where staff at a local elementary school must search the playgrounds every day for dirty heroin needles, a group of middle school students decided to take action. Students at Ashland Middle School invented a device that allows people to pick up dirty needles without getting stuck -

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2018-03-19 19:15:00

Greenup County flood plain property owners to get notice

Greenup County residents living in a flood plain - and who made insurance claims due to property damage from recent flooding - may be getting a notice in the mail soon that might make their hearts skip a beat or two. The letter from the county flood plains inspector warns of a possible "violation of


Detention center asks Kentucky to lift state prisoner limits

A Kentucky detention center has asked the state Department of Corrections to lift its restrictions on the number of state prisoners it can hold. The Daily Independent of Ashland reports the Department of Corrections removed dozens from the Boyd County Detention Center last September after an inmate-


Deputies Search for Missing Cabell County Man

CABELL COUNTY, WV (WOWK) - The Cabell County Sheriff's Office is asking for assistance in locating a missing Ona, West Virginia man. Kevin Wallace, 37, was last seen near St. Mary's Medical Center in Huntington. Wallace is 6 feet tall, weighs 160 pounds, has brown hair, and has brown eyes. If anyone

WOWK - 2018-03-20 18:55:45

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Huntington man arrested on burglary charge

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A man from Huntington was arrested Thursday on a burglary charge, Cabell County court records show. Robert Barner Jr., 22, also faces a domestic violence charge. He was arrested early Thursday in the 800 block of Marcum Terrace. Investigators say Barner tried to kick the


Public records: Common Pleas Court

Allan M. Seymour, of Jackson, aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony - Pleaded guilty; pre-sentence investigation ordered; bond continued; sentencing set for April 20 at 1 p.m. Linda M. Hoskin, of Detroit, Michigan, tampering with evidence, a third-degree felony, two counts of theft,


Pedestrian alleges bolt in Huntington sidewalk caused fall

HUNTINGTON - A pedestrian alleges he was injured while walking on a Huntington sidewalk because of a bolt. Don Handley filed a complaint in Cabell Circuit Court against the city of Huntington alleging negligence. According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on Dec. 13, 2013, he was walking


Woman pleads guilty to role in death of man

IRONTON - A Chesapeake, Ohio, area woman pleaded guilty Wednesday in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court to complicity to the aggravated murder of the man she was living with last December. Brandy N. Miller, 34, of Township Road 1079, Chesapeake, faces a maximum term of life in prison without the pos


High-speed chase ends in crash, arrest

A Portsmouth man is in custody and faces at least five felony charges following a high-speed chase with Portsmouth police Tuesday night that ended when the man drove off a hillside and struck a vacant house. Damar Arnold, 32, who says he is homeless, is charged with trafficking in drugs and cocaine,