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Ashland police arrest five on meth charges

ASHLAND Two arrested in Ashland on drug trafficking charges are accused of being in possession of large amounts of meth and pills. Justin Baise, 26, and Adam Salyers, 30, both of Ashland were arrested near the intersection of Herman and 29th Streets by city police. The two men were allegedly in poss

DAILY INDEPENDENT - 2018-03-23 09:45:00

Bond requested in Huntington dismemberment case

HUNTINGTON - A man accused of murder in the death of Carrie "CJ Wood" Sowards, the woman whose body was found dismembered Sept. 23, 2017, in the Guyandotte River, requested he be granted a bond Thursday, but a Cabell judge was wary of doing so. Argie Lee Jeffers Sr., 74, of Huntington, who was charg

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2018-03-23 04:01:00

UPDATE: Two students arrested after BB gun, marijuana found at Huntington elementary school

HUNTINGTON - Two fifth-grade students were arrested Wednesday at a Huntington elementary school after authorities found a BB gun and marijuana in the students' possession on campus, according to police. Following the incident at Central City Elementary School early Wednesday, Huntington Interim Poli


Man accused in beating death pleads not guilty

The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON - A Huntington man charged with murder in the 2017 death of Lisa Washburn pleaded not guilty Thursday to an indictment recently returned against him by a Cabell County grand jury. Zaire Ashanti Monroe-Shareef, 34, pleaded not guilty to the single charge of murder Thurs

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2018-03-23 04:01:00

Lawsuit filed against Waffle House locations over hepatitis outbreak

ASHLAND - A class-action lawsuit has been filed against two Boyd County restaurants after the health department alerted citizens an employee was working for the business after contracting Hepatitis A. The Ashland-Boyd County Health Department released a health advisory March 6 that stated an employe

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2018-03-22 04:01:00

3 arrested on drug, weapons charges following traffic stop

IRONTON - The following information was compiled from Lawrence County Sheriff's Office reports: DRUG ARRESTS: Following a traffic stop last week, a sheriff's deputy arrested Michael E. Schuann, 31, of Ironton, on charges of improperly handling firearms in a motor vehicle and having weapons under dis

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2018-03-22 04:01:00

River City Ford/Subaru Renovate Media Room at Ronald McDonald House in Huntington

Huntington, W.Va., 03/22/2018- A ribbon cutting ceremony was held this week to unveil the newly renovated media room at the Ronald McDonald House in Huntington. The renovations included new televisions, lighting, book shelves, computers, game systems and furniture. This room allows residents of RMH

HUNTINGTONNEWS.NET - 2018-03-23 07:14:00

Police blotter: Man charged with sexually abusing a minor

HUNTINGTON- The following information was provided by criminal complaints from Cabell County Magistrate Court and reports from the Cabell County Sheriff's Office: SEXUAL ABUSE: A 38-year-old Huntington man has been arrested after being accused of sexually abusing a juvenile relative as they slept. R

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2018-03-22 04:01:00

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


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


I-64 westbound closed for vehicle crashes

The westbound lanes of Interstate 64 between the 5th Street and Hal Greer Boulevard exits are closed following two wrecks reported around noon, according to a Cabell County 911 dispatcher. Delays are expected for motorists traveling west as Huntington police and fire as well as Cabell County EMS res


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


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


Marshall University offices to be closed Friday

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. - Marshall University offices will be closed on Friday, March 23, to allow employees to take two half-day holidays in observance of President's Day and Veteran's Day. Offices will reopen with regular hours on Monday, March 26. Friday was selected for the holiday observances becau


Huntington man arrested for incest, held on $1M bond

HUNTINGTON - A Huntington man is behind bars after he allegedly committed incest and sexual assault against a 4-year-old child. Billy Lee Mount, 41, was incarcerated at 5:55 p.m. Monday. He is charged with two counts of incest, three counts of sexual assault in the first degree, and three counts of


Police blotter: Larcenies and drug charges among incident reports

The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON - The following information was provided by reports from the Huntington Police Department: The Huntington Police Department listed 17 new incident reports in the 24-hour period ending at 3 p.m. Tuesday, according to a report made available at www.HPDWV.com. Huntington


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


Huntington predicted to get 1-3 inches of wet snow into Wednesday

HUNTINGTON - While the calendar may read spring, winter has yet to release the Mountain State from its cold clutches as parts of West Virginia are expected to endure more than a foot of snow in the coming days, according to forecasters. Conditions are expected to be much milder in Huntington, where


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


Neighbors in Huntington's West End fed up by trash

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Neighbors in Huntington's West End are tired of living by litter. "It just lays in people's yards, they don't care. It's everywhere you look," a homeowner told WSAZ. Homeowner say trash is everywhere you turn in the West End from alleys to ditches to front yards. "Some y