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Mason County native flees deadly wildfires in Northern California

PARADISE, Calif. (WSAZ) --A man from Mason County, West Virginia, found himself in the middle Friday of deadly wildfires ravaging Northern California.


Protestors take to the streets in Parkersburg

PARKERSBURG, W. Va. (WTAP) -Residents of Wood County took to the streets to protest the latest moves by the trump administration.Members of Wood County Indivisible lined the corners of 4th and market to protest Rod Rosenstein being replaced with acting attorney general Matt Whitaker as special couns


Six people arrested in meth bust in Mason County, WV

Police seized around two ounces of meth with a street value of around $6,000. Officers also seized around $824 in cash, a set of scales and some baggies.


We need the Lord’s encouragement - Pomeroy Daily Sentinel

At 7:30, she took him from my arms. He laid his chin on her shoulder, and looked back at me. His eyes were misty, and his brow was furrowed. I felt my own heart ripping and my nostrils flaring as I choked down the emotion.


UPDATE: Woman pleads guilty to drug, child-neglect charges

Ashley Fulkerson, 24, pleaded guilty to one count of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver and one count of child neglect creating risk of injury. She is scheduled to be sentenced on Jan. 7.


Human Remains Found Beside Cross Lanes Home Identified

The human remains located in Cross Lanes on October 26th, 2018, have been identified as Boyd Bodie Walter Beier, 22, of Huntington, WV.


Wood County grand jury issues indictments

* Robert Lee Brogan, 56, in custody, was indicted on a charge of threatening to commit a terrorist act.


Breaking boards for a cause - Pomeroy Daily Sentinel

The event — which also included a craft show, raffle items and more — raised a total of $18,669.55, all of which will got to the Council on Aging for the renovation of the auditorium in the agency’s future home in Middleport.


Point hosts Miners in AA opener - The Point Pleasant Register

That is the brief history between these two programs, with each game going in favor of the road team. The two schools, however, do have some similar history in regards to the postseason.


Should ODOT allow use of Torch roadside rest by fracking waste trucks?

“We as citizens have a huge problem with our rest area, a public rest area, being used as a staging area for a private business ... Those trucks sit there idling, spewing their diesel fumes into a public space,” said Roxanne Groff, who spoke on behalf of those meeting with the commissioners.


Southeast Ohio Organized Crime Task Force Seizes Nearly $8 Million in Drugs Since 2013

“This task force was created as part of my office’s Ohio Organized Crime Investigations Commission in 2013, and this team of investigators has been aggressively working to rid southeast Ohio of dangerous drugs ever since,” said Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine. “Since its inception, this task force


Ihle, Barr win - Pomeroy Daily Sentinel

Ihle received a total of 4,941 votes. There were a total of 1,922 write-in votes. Moe Hajivandi was the write-in candidate for commissioner, although it is not known as of press time whether all of the write-in votes are valid votes for Hajivandi.


Ohio voters soundly reject Issue 1

CINCINNATI -- Ohio voters rejected the Neighborhood Safety, Drug Treatment and Rehabilitation Amendment, also known as Issue 1, on Tuesday night. The measure sought to make the possession, procurement and use of illegal drugs a misdemeanor rather than a felony.


Athens County man indicted on felony charges for alleged thefts from 5 homes

Ronald Keith Ash 37, of Glouster, Ohio, was indicted by the Athens County Grand Jury on Nov. 5, 2018 on multiple felony counts after police say he stole items from 5 houses and later sold the stolen goods at pawn shops.


Sheriff identifies body found in Gallipolis as missing woman

Sheriff Matt Champlin said Miranda Thompson, who had previously been reported as missing, was found deceased about 12:30 p.m. Sunday in a wooded area. (Bing Maps)


Joe Manchin reelected in West Virginia: the most conservative Senate Democrat survives

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) has won a second full term in the Senate, defeating his Republican opponent, Patrick Morrisey, and defying the trend of increased partisan polarization across the country.West Virginia last voted for a Democratic presidential candidate in 2000. In 2016, Donald Trump won the s


Enough drugs to kill 300,000 seized in West Virginia and Ohio

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) - A major multi-state drug trafficking organization was taken down earlier this morning with the arrests of several drug traffickers operating between Charleston, West Virginia and Akron, Ohio.


Election night: North Dakota, West Virginia, New Jersey

The three states I’ll be keeping a particularly close eye on are in the title. I’ll start with New Jersey since it’s closest to home for me. There are a couple of interesting House races, but the big ticket item is Bob Menendez’s Senate seat. Despite his deadlock corruption trial and persistent rumo


West Virginia Amendment Two passes by a landslilde

Right now, the legislature has final authority over the entire state budget, with the exception of the state judiciary’s finances. The current provisions written into law prevent the legislature from altering the budget.


Ex-prison investigator: Moving Whitey Bulger to violent West Virginia pen a 'death sentence' - WXXV 25

Despite being in his late 80s and confined to a wheelchair, prison staffers saidBulgerhad little to worry about while living among the general population at the Coleman II penitentiary–a mix of informants, gang dropouts, and others with targets on their back.