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Police roundup: Trespassing listed among HPD daily incident reports

HUNTINGTON - The following information was provided by police reports from the Huntington Police Department:. The Huntington Police Department listed 11 new incident reports in the 24-hour period ending at 3 p.m. Friday, according to the printout released by the department. However, the individual p


Huntington High School to open after threat, arrest

HUNTINGTON – Huntington High School will operate on a regular schedule Friday after an arrest was made Friday morning due to an undisclosed threat being made. According to Cabell County Schools spokesperson Jedd Flowers in a message sent at about 11:30 p.m. Thursday, a threat had been made to “the s


Grand jury indicts 25 in Cabell County

HUNTINGTON - Twenty-five people were indicted by a Cabell County grand jury in January, including one woman who is accused of stabbing her sister in November 2018 and a man who was accused of domestic battery and strangulation in October 2018.


West Virginia House Approves Teacher Pay Hike

In the end, it wasn't even close. On a vote of 89 to 8, the House of Delegates approved a 5% pay raise for teachers, school support staff and.


Suspect arrested after threat made to HHS

HUNTINGTON - The Huntington Police Department arrested a juvenile overnight Thursday in connection with threats being made toward Huntington High School earlier in the evening.


Prep wrestling: state tournament results

Team scores: Parkersburg South 111, Wheeling Park 84, Huntington 82.5, Parkersburg 71.5, John Marshall 63, Cabell Midland 59.5, University 55, St. Albans 53.5, Buckhannon-Upshur 41, Martinsburg 38, Riverside 36, Woodrow Wilson 34, Spring Mills 31, Greenbrier East 29, Hampshire 29, Washington 27, Mus


35 people arrested and booked overnight in West Virginia's Regional Jails

BARBOURSVILLE - There were 35 people arrested and booked overnight in West Virginia's Regional Jails. There were six people booked into the Parkersburg Correctional Center. There were six people booked into the Southern Regional Jail.


Man to plead guilty to DUI

HUNTINGTON - A man accused of killing his father and injuring another person in a 2017 drunken crash along W.Va. 2 in Huntington has agreed to enter a guilty plea. Clinton L. Walker, 37, of Huntington, will enter a guilty plea to DUI resulting in death, his attorney, Kim Carico, said Tuesday after h


West Virginia mother indicted for murder

BERKELEY COUNTY, W.Va. - On Monday, a grand jury in Berkeley County indicted a 46-year-old West Virginia mother on several felony charges. Following allegations of killing her 8-year-old daughter and shooting her 11-year-old daughter, Julie Orellana was indicted for murder, attempted murder, malicio


The Move Movement Beginner Running Class starts its nine-week session Tuesday at Robert's Running Shop

HUNTINGTON - There's one thing about the Move Movement. It will not and can not stand still. Once again, The Move Movement Beginner Running Class is starting a new nine-week session that begins on Tuesday, Feb. 26 over at Robert's Running Shop, 1440 4th Ave., Huntington, at 6:30 p.m.


2 facing drug charges after arrest from 'problem house'

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) – Two people are facing drug charges after they were arrested from what police call a “problem house” in the 2200 block of Johnstown Road. Huntington Police Chief Hank Dial said the home has been condemned and on city officials’ radar for some time. It is located in the Harv


Employees react to viral video of confrontation at West Virginia restaurant

PARKERSBURG W.Va, (WTAP) — A video of a conflict between a customer and employees at Tampico Mexican Restaurant in Parkersburg, West Virginia, is going viral, and employees say the customer's behavior was unacceptable.


Marshall basketball: Pod play begins Saturday in Conference USA

HUNTINGTON — Conference USA begins the process of determining men’s basketball league tournament seedings Saturday with the start of bonus play scheduling. After the first 14 conference games were completed last weekend, all 14 teams were put into pods, or groups, determined by the standings (first


A dozen floodwall pump stations activated as area preps for another round of rain

HUNTINGTON - The Huntington Water Quality Board is closely monitoring river levels today and will continue to do so this weekend. At 5 p.m. Friday, the National Weather Service reported that the Ohio River at Huntington was at a level of 44.39 feet. It is expected to crest at 47.5 feet on Tuesday.


WSAZ Explains | Signs your child should go to the hospital for treatment if they have the flu

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Another young child has died from complications from the flu. Sable Gibson, a fourth-grader in Cincinnati, died Tuesday from complications from strep throat and the flu.


TODAY: Judges hear more grisly details of quadruple murders

IRONTON — More gruesome details have come out in court as a three-judge panel weighs whether Arron Lawson, who pleaded guilty Thursday to murdering four family members in 2017, deserves the death penalty.


Trial reset in 2017 West Huntington beating death

HUNTINGTON - The trial for a man accused in the 2017 Huntington beating death of a woman found on a porch in West Huntington has been reset. Zaire Ashanti Monroe-Shareef, 35, is charged with murder in the beating death of Lisa Washburn, of South Point, Ohio. Washburn had been found June 1, 2017, on


Huntington man admits to heroin distribution

HUNTINGTON - A Huntington man faces up to two decades in prison after admitting to selling heroin to a police informant in 2017. Curtis "Gurt" Traylor, 51, pleaded guilty to distribution of heroin in Huntington federal court Tuesday.


COlUMN: GATOR CHOPPIN Is Huntington really that dangerous?

A Huntington blogger recently wrote a blog entitled Huntington, WV: One of the most dangerous cities in the nation? He presented stats from neighborhoodscout.com that lists Huntington as a 3 out of 100 in safety index with 3 obviously being one of the lowest possible scores.


Two elderly women die in separate house fires 10 days apart

MARTIN COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) -- Over the past couple weeks, two elderly women who lived alone died in separate house fires in our region. Monday morning, neighbors in Huntleyville in Martin County saw smoke coming from an elderly lady's home.