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$100,000 worth of materials stolen from business

An abandoned business in Floyd County was robbed of nearly $100,000 worth of materials. Floyd County Sheriff Deputy Darrin Lawson says on Thursday that Dyno Nobel had sent a corporate member to do surveillance of the property and had discovered a fence near the front entrance was destroyed and they were missing numerous items from […]

Published: November 15, 2019, 7:27 pm
Posted by: Jeremy Justice

WV Student Charged With Making A “Kill List”

Mingo County, WV — A Mingo County student has been charged with making terroristic threats, that according to a criminal complaint filed in Mingo County Magistrate Court. 18-year-old Kenneth Dale Wood of Lenore was arrested November 7th. According to the complaint, Wood allegedly mentioned that students had been put on a “kill list”. Authorities searched Wood’s […]

Published: November 15, 2019, 2:43 pm
Posted by: Gary Slone

Special Session Called In West Virginia

Charleston, WV — The West Virginia legislature has been called into yet another special session. West Virginia Governor Jim Justice signed the proclamation yesterday. This special session will deal with three bills and is scheduled to begin at noon Monday. The legislature was called into special session earlier this year right after the regular session adjourned […]

Published: November 15, 2019, 2:09 pm
Posted by: Gary Slone

Death Investigation Opened

Pike County, KY — Kentucky State Police at the Pikeville Post have opened a death investigation regarding a structure fire. Troopers responded shortly before 4:00 AM this morning to a structure fire in the Stone area of Pike County. According the 911 caller, a person was still inside the residence. Officials located the body inside the […]

Published: November 15, 2019, 1:41 pm
Posted by: Gary Slone

Christmas With A Cop

Martin, KY — The Martin City Police Department is currently raising money for their Christmas with a Cop Program. Last year, they raised enough money to help 32 children in the City of Martin. Those 32 children not only got toys, but winter clothing and Christmas Dinner for their families. If you would like more information, […]

Published: November 15, 2019, 1:32 pm
Posted by: Gary Slone

KY Governor Race Finally Over

Frankfort, KY — BREAKING NOW: At a podium inside his office, Governor Matt Bevin conceded the election nine days after losing to Governor-Elect Andy Beshear. The governor formally requested a recanvass following his loss to Attorney General Andy Beshear. On election night he refused to concede, saying that he believed there had been “voting irregularities.” The […]

Published: November 14, 2019, 7:37 pm
Posted by: Gary Slone

Winterizing your vehicle now can help prevent accidents in the future

With the Winter holidays approaching, many families will be traveling long distances to gather with loved ones. Taking the time to prepare your vehicle for icy roads could prevent an accident as you travel this Winter. Information Officer at Highway District 12, Sara George says that it’s easier to go ahead and prepare your vehicles […]

Published: November 14, 2019, 5:28 pm
Posted by: Jeremy Justice

Man Sentenced To Prison In Stabbing Case

Wise County, VA — Sentencing was held Wednesday for a Norton, Virginia man in a stabbing incident. Jonathan Eric Smith was sentenced in Wise County Circuit Court to 12 years in prison for stabbing a woman multiple times last year. Smith pleaded guilty earlier this year to attempted murder, abduction, assaulting a family or household member […]

Published: November 14, 2019, 4:15 pm
Posted by: Gary Slone

Search Continues Following Shooting

Buchanan County, VA — Authorities are searching for a person of interest following a shooting Wednesday night in Buchanan County, Virginia. According to Buchanan County Sheriff Ray Foster, the shooting occurred around 7:30 PM at a residence in Big Rock, Virginia. Sheriff Foster says the male victim was airlifted to a hospital where he is listed […]

Published: November 14, 2019, 3:35 pm
Posted by: Gary Slone

WW II Submarine Located, Local Man Onboard

Prestonsburg, KY — A missing World War II submarine has been located in the waters off Okinawa, Japan. According to On Eternal Patrol, the wreck of USS Grayback (SS-208) was discovered by an exploration team led by Tim Taylor. Onboard was 27-year-old Lieutenant Commander Carthel Hill Smith, Jr. from Prestonsburg, Kentucky. According to Japanese information, a […]

Published: November 14, 2019, 2:51 pm
Posted by: Gary Slone

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