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Woman arrested in death of her 3-month-old child

ATHENS, Ohio (WSAZ) -- A woman faces charges in connection with the death of her 3-month-old child, the Athens County Prosector's Office says. Investigators say it happened March 12. Christina L. Hazlett, 23, of Athens, was arrested and charged with endangering children, a second-degree felony, and

WSAZ - 2018-03-20 23:32:00

Athens prosecutors searching for wanted woman who is witness in homicide case

ATHENS, Ohio (WTAP) - Athens County authorities are looking for a woman with a nationwide arrest warrant who is also a witness in a homicide case. The Athens County Prosecutors Office says Catrina Dawn Tolley has a nationwide arrest warrant and is also a key witness in a homicide investigation in At

THENEWSCENTER.TV - 2018-03-20 18:09:00

Hockingport man charged in meth case

A felony charge of possession of methamphetamine has been filed in Athens County Municipal Court against 35-year-old Jason A. Daugherty of Hockingport. Daugherty was arrested Tuesday afternoon, according to the Athens County Major Crimes Unit, after a joint investigation with the Washington County S

ATHENS MESSENGER - 2018-03-21 19:24:00

UPDATE: Trial begins for suspect in January, 2017 Mineral Wells deaths

MINERAL WELLS, W.Va. - Update: 3/20/2018 5:10 P.M. Trial begins for a Mineral Wells man accused in the January, 2017 deaths of two people at the home of his estranged wife. 47-year old Jeffrey Sampson was in court Tuesday morning as jury selection began in his double murder trial. Jury selection wi

THENEWSCENTER.TV - 2018-03-21 00:10:00

Charleston customer blames Tyler Mountain Water for ceiling damage

CHARLESTON - A Charleston woman is suing a bottled water distributor, alleging negligent hiring and training. Mary Beth Kirby filed a complaint Feb. 21 in Kanawha Circuit Court against Tyler Mountain Water Company Inc. alleging that the bottled water distributor failed to supply a water bottle that

WEST VIRGINIA RECORD - 2018-03-20 14:49:22

UPDATE: Man takes out power pole during police chase

PUTNAM COUNTY, W. Va. (WSAZ) -- UPDATE 3/20/18 @ 5:51 p.m. A man is facing charges Tuesday evening after a police chase that ended in a crash. The chase started about 4 p.m. Tuesday and ended after the man took out a power pole, a memorial bench and hit two other vehicles along Charleston Road in P

WSAZ - 2018-03-21 00:29:00

Man accused in CAMC shooting indicted on federal gun charges

A federal grand jury has indicted a Tennessee man on firearm charges less than a month after he disarmed a police officer and used the gun to shoot another officer last month at Charleston Area Medical Center's General Hospital. Bryan Lee Ogle II, 31, was indicted on one count of being a felon in po

WVGAZETTEMAIL.COM - 2018-03-21 23:15:00

Rutland Chief of Police resigns

RUTLAND - The Rutland Council recently held its regularly scheduled meeting, confirming the Rutland Chief of Police's resignation. Mayor Mike Biggs stated, "Friday, the 16th, at approximately 10:30 a.m., I received an electronic email resignation from Chief Shannon Sheridan, he has resigned his posi

POMEROY DAILY SENTINEL - 2018-03-21 23:06:39

Pursuit Leads To Deputy Administering Narcan

KANAWHA COUNTY, WV-(WOWK) - A pursuit in Kanawha County ended with a Kanawha County Sheriff's Deputy having to administer Narcan to the suspect. The incident began about 11:15 p.m. on Friday night when Sgt. Duff witnessed a white Honda Civic driving erratically and without headlights on I77 near the


2 jailed after traffic stop uncovers drugs

HUNTINGTON - A call about a man waving a large amount of cash in a vehicle led to felony possession charges when a state trooper stopped him in Huntington on Thursday. Antonio Ferrell, 26, of Van Buren Township, Michigan, and Gino Melvin Jones, 26, of Ypsilanti, Michigan, were jailed at 3:55 p.m. Th


Man wanted in Barboursville bank robbery

BARBOURSVILLE, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Barboursville Police are looking for a man they say robbed the First Sentry Bank shortly before noon Saturday. Police say the man, standing 5'10" weighing about 175 pounds, entered the bank on Mud River Road and handed a note to the teller saying "this is a robbery."


Overnight Shooting At Night Club In Charleston

CHARLESTON, WV-(WOWK) - At approximately 2:30 AM on March 18, 2018, officers with the Charleston Police Department responded to the 700 block of Lee St E for a disturbance and shooting call in the area of Chuck City Lounge located at 706 Lee St E. Two people were shot and their wounds were non life


Two people shot outside of Charleston club early Sunday

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Charleston Police say two people were shot early Sunday morning in the area of the Chuck City Lounge on Lee Street East. Police say they responded about 2:30 a.m. to the area, finding two people with non-life threatening gunshot wounds. The victims were 41-year-old Michel


One hurt in shooting in Charleston

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- One person was hurt in a shooting in Charleston, according to dispatch. It happened in the 5000 block of Noyes Avenue SE around 10:00 p.m. Saturday. No word on the condition of the victim or a possible suspect. Charleston Police are investigating. No other information has


Woman arrested after Charleston office space 'ransacked'

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Charleston Police say an office space was ransacked, there were feces on the floor and a woman was arrested with needles and other drug items. Police say about 11:00 a.m. Saturday, officers responded to a breaking and entering call at Geary Plaza, a downtown Charleston of


Charleston Police Investigating Shooting In Kanawha City

KANAWHA CITY, WV-(WOWK) - Charleston Police are investigating a shooting in Kanawha City. Dispatchers received a call that someone had been shot shortly before 10:00 p.m. on Saturday night. The shooting happened in the 5300 Block of Noyes Avenue. Metro Dispatchers confirmed that one patient has been


Fisherman "Reels" In Man From Kanawha River

CHARLESTON, WV-(WOWK) - Emergency crews received a call that a man was "floating" down the Kanawha River on Friday evening. The call came in just before 6:30 p.m. from Haddad Riverfront Park in Downtown Charleston. Two fisherman, an adult and a younger man, were on the bank and they noticed a man fl


Man rescued from Kanawha River in Charleston

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A man was pulled from the Kanahwa River Friday evening in Charleston. The water rescue was reported by Metro 911 just before 6:30. A caller to 911 said the man jumped in the water near Hadad Riverfront Park. He was pulled out by Charleston Fire, EMS and Police. His cond


911 calls in Kanawha County skyrocket by tens of thousands

KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- It is not new news that the drug epidemic in West Virginia is taxing police departments across the region. The extent of that burden, backed by new numbers, may suprise you. WSAZ obtained 911 records from the Kanawha County area for the last three calendar years. T


US 35 Shut Down in Mason County Due to Crash

MASON COUNTY, WV (WOWK) - U.S. 35 is closed in both directions after a crash in Mason County. According to dispatchers, the crash was reported around 8 a.m. on U.S. 35 northbound and involves two vehicles just inside the Mason County border near Black Oak Road. CLICK HERE FOR LIVE TRAFFIC DATA The r