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Waffle House suing man who killed 4 in restaurant, father

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Waffle House is suing the man accused of killing four people in an attack on a Nashville, Tennessee, branch of their restaurant last year. The suit filed Monday in state court seeks damages from Travis Reinking and his father, Jeffrey. It claims the elder Reinking was part of


Raleigh County Man Arrested For Threatening To Shoot-up Beckley Police Department

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) – A Raleigh County man is in jail after making terroristic threats. On April 9, 2019, at around 2:15 pm, an individual identifying himself as Anthony Brown called into the Beckley Police Department records division and inquired about a seized firearm. When Beckley Police records p


Logan-Mingo Area Mental Health case worker alleges she was fired for reporting misconduct

WILLIAMSON – A Kentucky woman alleges a health care facility terminated her for facility reporting illegal activity. Molly Wells filed a complaint in Mingo Circuit Court against Logan-Mingo Area Mental Health Inc. and Donna Cook citing the Patient Safety Act.


Fayette County man charged after threatening residents of home

ANSTEAD, W.Va. — A Fayette County man faces charges after he allegedly threatened to kill everyone at a house Monday evening. Hallie Jo Seth Hanshaw, 20, is accused of brandishing a knife, holding it to his own throat, breaking several items in the home and striking the homeowner in front of two juv


Scioto County man dies in ATV crash

SCIOTO COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) – A man from Lucasville died Tuesday in an ATV crash, the Ohio State Highway Patrol says. Christopher Ward, 51, of Lucasville, was pronounced dead at the scene.


Man killed in collision with train in Lincoln County

RANGER, W.Va. — A collision between a train and an ATV in Lincoln County has left one person dead. WSAZ Television identified the victim as Ralph Baker who died after being flown to the hospital.


Raleigh County man sentenced for drug distribution

A Raleigh County man who admitted to selling oxycodone and heroin was sentenced Tuesday in federal court. Steven Rumbold, 49, of Glen Morgan, was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for distribution.


State Police Search for Missing West Virginia Man

PANTHER, WV (WVNS) - State Police need help finding a missing man from the Mountain State. Troopers say David Ray Cline has been missing since April 3, 2019. Cline was last seen in the Panther area of McDowell County.


Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Buyers Arrested by Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Dealers

Well, this is a new one. A gigantic drug raid mistake led to police officers arresting…well, each other. Turns out undercover cops in Detroit posed as drug dealers to help catch a pair of sellers. However, thanks to a “tiny” mess up, another undercover police group thought they were real drug dealer


Prosecutor asks state police to investigate arrest

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A prosecutor says he has asked West Virginia State Police to investigate the death of a man who slipped into a coma hours after his arrest and never regained consciousness.


McDowell Co. man receives two life sentences in murders of estranged wife, her son

(WVVA) The McDowell County man convicted in the murders of his estranged wife and her 16-year-old son will spend the rest of his life prison. Circuit Court Judge Rudolph Muresky, II sentenced Michael Glenn Kennedy, 34, to two life sentences without mercy plus an additional one to fifteen years for n


Lewisburg man cited for bringing loaded gun to DC airport

(WVVA) TSA officers at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport cited a West Virginia man for bringing a loaded gun into the facility. The unidentified man from Lewisburg, WV was cited after airport security detected the .380 caliber handgun in his carry-on bag. Metropolitan Washington Airport Auth


FEMA: West Virginia doing a better job of monitoring grants

CHARLESTON — West Virginia is doing a better job of observing disaster grant recipients after changes were made to the state agency monitoring those grants, an official with the Federal Emergency Management Administration Tuesday said.


UPDATE | Victim speaks out after man trying to run over people injures two

KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A Kanawha County man faces criminal charges after investigators say he drove off the road and injured multiple people in a heated situation. Deputies arrested Robert Lee Eads, 36, of St. Albans.


Funeral home owner pleads guilty to forging death records

WASHINGTON (AP) — A man who owned a Virginia funeral home has pleaded guilty to forging death certificates. News outlets report 33-year-old Shaun Reid pleaded guilty this month to the charges in Maryland, where he’s been banned from performing funeral service work since 2014. He was sentenced to two


The Food Guy: A Philly frenzy, more hot dogs and a new product from J.Q.

Call it the power of the press. Or the powerful pangs of hunger. Either way, after I praised Hot Diggity Dogs’ phenomenal Philly cheesesteak sandwich in last Wednesday’s column, owner Terry Godbey reported that his North Charleston restaurant had quite a run on that item.


UPDATE: Victim of fatal McDowell County crash identified

IAEGER, W.Va. — The McDowell County Sheriff’s office has released the name of the person who died in a two-vehicle collision Monday in Iaeger. John Ray Justus of Panther died at the scene, after the car he was driving struck a van on US Route 52.


Charles Town joins municipalities suing drug manufacturers, retailers for opioid epidemic

MARTINSBURG — The city of Charles Town is suing drug manufacturers and distributors it claims played a part in the opioid epidemic in the state. "This case arises from the worst man-made epidemic in modern medical history — the misuse, abuse and over-prescription of opioids," the complaint states.


Person of Interest Sought by Troopers in Possible Sexual Assault

BOONE COUNTY, WV (WOWK) - Troopers with West Virginia State Police have released photos of a man considered as a person of interest in a possible sexual assault case. According to troopers, the incident took place during the evening hours of April 3rd at the Madison City Park.


Off-road vehicle passenger killed in WVa crash with train

RANGER, W.Va. (AP) — Police in West Virginia say a passenger on a recreational off-road vehicle has died after it collided with a train. News outlets report the crash occurred at a railroad crossing Tuesday in the Lincoln County community of Ranger.