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Gallia-Meigs Task Force seizes $8 million in illegal drugs in 5 years

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WTAP) -Since 2013, the Major Crimes Task Force of Gallia and Meigs Counties have seized $8 million in illegal drugs, served 250 search warrants, leading to drug charge convictions for 200 people.


Emergency crews battling trailer fire

ByWSAZ News Staff|Posted:Thu 11:38 AM, Nov 01, 2018|Updated: Thu 11:40 AM, Nov 01, 2018JACKSON COUNTY, W.Va. --Firefighters are currently battling a trailer fire.911 dispatchers say flames are showing at the home at 119 Fox Farm Road.No word if anyone is inside.We have a crew headed to the scene.


Police: Man shot dead while holding knife to woman’s throat

CHARLESTON, WV (AP)- West Virginia authorities say police officers shot and killed a man after he threatened to harm a pregnant woman while holding a knife to her throat.Charleston Police Lt. Autumn Davis says 25-year-old Andrew Moore died Friday afternoon.Media outlets report no one else was injure


Mason County elementary students learn science and math while growing trout and catfish

“It's a fish laboratory,” said Shayla Blackshire, the fourth-grade teacher who started the school's involvement with fish six years ago. “The kids really have embraced it. During the day, teachers can bring their classes in here and have their kids work with the fish. It gets the kids really excited


Chamber honors individuals, businesses - Gallipolis Daily Tribune

“He is one who demonstrates hard work and leadership, and truly puts his heart into his Meigs County home. Recognizing that dedication, this award is a recognition of not just all of his work within his community, but for all that he compassionately does, as dedicated Meigs County citizen,” said Com


Person shot in Charleston; CAMC General on lockdown

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) –A person was shot Wednesday night in the 500 block of Leon Sullivan Way, Metro 911 dispatchers say.


Fatal crash under investigation in Meigs County

TUPPERS PLAINS, Ohio — The Gallipolis Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal, two-vehicle crash that occurred in the early morning hours Friday.


West Virginia prison where 'Whitey' Bulger was found dead suspends visitation - WXXV 25

The Boston crime boss, who was a secret informant for the FBI, was choked and beaten to death with a padlock stuffed inside a sock, multiple law enforcement officials toldNBC News. He was then wrapped in a blanket and his body placed in his bed to make it look like he was sleeping.


St. Albans teacher awarded West Virginia High School Physical Education Teacher of the Yea

"It's a very rewarding career path. It's a very rewarding profession,” said Michael Scarbro, PE and Health teacher at St. Albans High School.


Prosecutor: Altar girl in relationship with priest pregnant

Under Ohio law, institutions such as churches, schools have a duty to report allegations of physical or sexual abuse of a minor.