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Police: Woman dies in pickup truck vs. mini-van crash
KIMPER, Ky. (WYMT) - Kentucky State Police are investigating a fatal collision in Pike County Saturday. The crash happened on KY Route 194 East in the Kimper area. Police got the call around 12:45 a.m. Police say a pickup truck was traveling west when it entered the eastbound lane and hit a mini-van
Man charged in helping Conn escape to plead guilty
A man who allegedly helped former Social Security attorney Eric C. Conn escape the country during the attorney's flight from justice is to plead guilty to one count of conspiracy in the case. Curtis Lee Wyatt, of Raccoon, is a former employee of Conn's law firm in Floyd County, court documents in th
Police seeking mother after fetus found at wastewater plant
Johnson City Police are investigating after a human fetus was found in an intake pipe at the municipal wastewater treatment facility. According to information released by the police department, workers at the sewer plant found the fetus Saturday in a pipe that flows from the area south of Science Hi
Race car driver dedicates top of his car to Officer Scotty Hamilton
HI HAT, Ky. (WYMT) - Memorials and donations are still pouring in from across Eastern Kentucky in honor of Officer Scotty Hamilton. Brandon Hutchinson in Hihat dedicated the top of his race car to the fallen officer by adding a decal. As you can see in the video above, the decal features an America
Snow continues through the first full day of spring
HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - Our Severe Weather Alert Day continues through Wednesday as snow continues to fall. Today & TonightA Winter Weather Advisory continues for most of the region through this evening. As the low-pressure system continues to pull off to the north and east, it will continue to throw
Crash shuts down westbound Mountain Parkway in Powell Co.
POWELL COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - Investigators are trying to figure out what caused a bad crash that has shut down the westbound lanes of the Mountain Parkway in Powell County. The crash happened late Wednesday morning around mile marker 16, which is near Clay City. So far, police have not released any
These new apartments could help Kentuckians fighting drug, alcohol addiction.
One in four people in Kentucky has a substance abuse problem. It's a statistic that Dr. Allen Brenzel knows well. As the medical director of of the Behavioral Health, Development and Intellectual Disabilities for the state's Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Brenzel is on the front lines of t
More than 130 employers support southern job fair
Coal Valley News BEAVER - More than 130 employers, among them Facebook, will participate in the Job and Resource Fair on Friday, March 23, at the Erma Byrd Higher Education Center, southern West Virginia's collaborative public higher education center. The list of 137 employers representing local, st
UPDATE: Fire department gets insurance money back from stolen equipment
WARFIELD, Ky. (WSAZ/WYMT/AP) -- UPDATE 3/18/18 @ 4:09 p..m. It's been a years long saga that seems to now be coming to an end: the Warfield Volunteer Fire Department has gotten hundreds of thousands of dollars back in insurance money after their fire trucks were taken back by First Government Lease.
Drugs, guns and cash found in Morehead
MOREHEAD, Ky. (WSAZ) -- Police seized nearly $40,000 worth of drugs. It happened on Friday in Morehead. According to Morehead Police Department, they receieed a call from a hotel reporting a man with a handgun threatening a woman. The caller was able to give a description of the car as it was leavi
Railroad Society offers trip to New River Gorge
Courtesy of River Expeditions A whitewater rafting trip on the Lower New River is included in the Collis P. Huntington Railroad Historical Society's upcoming River and Rail Adventures trip, set for Sunday through Wednesday, April 22-25. The four-day all-inclusive trip is presented in partnership wit
Floyd County woman celebrates 104th birthday
PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (WYMT) - Many family and friends sent wishes to Ada Brabant for her 104th birthday on Friday. Though this birthday was unlike most, nothing stopped her from celebrating her birthday like any other day. Barbant spends her mornings with with a cup of coffee and her favorite, the c
Teen arrested on meth-related charges
SALYERSVILLE - A Magoffin County teenager was arrested last week for allegedly trafficking methamphetamine. On Thursday, March 8 Magoffin County Sheriff Department Deputy Cook received a call alleging that the teen, Russell Blaine Craft, 18, of Salyersville, was walking with a flashlight at 3 a.m.
Police seize nearly $40,000 worth of drugs
MOREHEAD, Ky. (WSAZ) -- Police seized nearly $40,000 worth of drugs on Friday in Morehead. According to Morehead Police Department, they received a call from a hotel reporting a man with a handgun threatening a woman. The caller was able to give a description of the car as it was leaving. MPD says
City has good news about construction projects
For The Logan Banner LOGAN - If everything continues to go forward, one major project in the city of Logan could be finished by mid-summer. That was the good news Logan Mayor Serafino Nolletti had for members of the town's council during their meeting Tuesday. For some time the city fathers have wor