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Woman arrested for hitting husband with car in Logan County, WV

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A woman is in jail in Logan County, West Virginia for being accused of hitting her husband with a car while having their two daughters with her.

Man robs market in Ashland, KY

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Police are searching for a man who robbed a market in Ashland, Kentucky, in Boyd County.

Prosecutor Mark Plants and ex-wife involved in "incident" at Charleston area middle school Video included

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Because of the pending State Police investigation involving Plants, Charleston police officers handed the incident over to troopers with the West Virginia State Police.  

Logan County, WV fighting crime with Facebook Video included

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The Glorious Church of God in Christ has been standing in the small town of Omar in Logan County, West Virginia for 93 years. The church is a pillar in the community, but now it has fell victim to vandalism.

Several arrests made, over 250 marijuana plants located, in Meigs County, OH

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Several arrests were made, as well as over 250 marijuana plants were located, in Meigs County, Ohio.

Man posing as teen charged with sexual assault and burglary in Saint Albans, WV

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A man is facing two felonies after he and a teenager broke into a home to eat and have sex.

WV State Police looking for suspect in a Mason County ATV theft

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Troopers were able to obtain some good surveillance photos of the suspect. 

Robbery reported at Fas Chek in Charleston, WV

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An employee at Fas Chek told police that he was robbed at knife at about noon on July 30.

Deputies collect more than 450 pot plants in Lawrence County, Ohio

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Lawrence County Sheriff Jeff Lawless says he and his deputies executed their first marijuana eradication of the year resulting in the removal of 454 plants. 

Milton, WV men in jail bars after police find malnourished dog and drugs inside a home

Four Milton, WV men are behind bars after police found a malnourished dog and drugs inside a home. Four Milton, WV men are behind bars after police found a malnourished dog and drugs inside a home.
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Police arrested four men from Milton, WV, after officers found a malnourished dog and several marijuana plants inside a home.

Police in Dunbar, WV looking for suspect in a robbery at Las Agaves restaurant

Police in Dunbar, WV released this photo in hopes of capturing the individual who robbed Las Agvaves restaurant. Police in Dunbar, WV released this photo in hopes of capturing the individual who robbed Las Agvaves restaurant.
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Police in Dunbar, WV is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a man who broke into Las Agaves restaurant on Monday, July 28.

Oak Hill man sentenced for violating drunk driving sentence

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A Jackson County, Ohio, man has been sentenced to prison for drinking a doing drugs while on probation. 

Two arrested following burglaries in Gallia County, OH

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Two men have been arrested following at least two burglaries in Gallia County, Ohio.

One arrested after stabbing in Saint Albans, WV

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A person is under arrest after an early morning stabbing in eastern Kanawha County, West Virginia.

Police search for suspects after one shot in Huntington

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Dispatchers with Cabell County 911 confirm with 13 News that the shooting occurred near the intersection of 9th Avenue and 23rd Street.

Ohio woman sentenced after embezzling funds from Huntington, WV public housing

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Connie Lynn Whitley, 51, of Proctorville, Ohio, has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for embezzling more than $150,000 in federal funds. 

Police searching for missing woman in Logan County, WV Video included

Angela Baisden.  Photo Courtesy:  Facebook. Angela Baisden. Photo Courtesy: Facebook.
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The Logan County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a woman who has been missing for nearly a month.

Heroin trafficking ring busted by Southern Ohio Drug Task Force

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More than 20 men and women are facing felony drug charges after officers busted up a heroin ring following an 18 month investigation in Scioto County. 

UPDATE: FBI now assisting in investigation of Huntington, WV fatal officer-involved shooting

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UPDATE: The FBI has been called in to assist in the investigation of a fatal officer-involved shooting in HuntingtonWV.

Triple shooting in Pike County, KY leaves one person dead

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Kentucky State Police (KSP) troopers from Post 9  are investigating a triple shooting in Pike County, KY that left one person dead.

UPDATE: Escapee from Boyd County, KY work release detail turns himself in

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UPDATE: Escapee from a Boyd County, KY work release detail has turned himself in to authorities. 

Marshall Running Back dismissed from team, arrested

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Marshall running back Kevin Grooms is no longer with the team, and was arrested.

Logan County, WV bakery takes hard hit from crime streak

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The Rock City Cake Company in Logan County, West Virginia serves up a huge selection of sugary treats, but things haven't been so sweet for them in recent weeks. The cake shop has been robbed three times in just a matter of months.The thieves started out by stealing money and computers, but this Thursday they decided to leave their mark behind. 

UPDATE: Two men shot in Gallia County, Ohio, accused shooter arrested

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Two men were taken to a hospital after being shot in Gallia County, Ohio, and the man accused of shooting them is in jail.

2 arrested after explosives are found during marijuana bust

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According to the Meigs County Sheriff's Office, Carolyn Lambert and James Lambert were arrested Wednesday after marijuana plants were found during a marijuana eradication at a home on Pilgram Ridge Road in Langsville, Ohio.

WV board suspends clinic operator's license

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West Virginia Board of Osteopathic Medicine suspended the license of Dr. Roland Chalifoux Jr. at a disciplinary hearing on Friday.

UPDATE: Woman arrested in Charleston, WV after stabbing man in the leg

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According to Kanawha County emergency dispatchers, it happened in the 300 block of Wyoming Street in Charleston, West Virginia.

How confidential are confidential informants? 13 News Investigates Kanawha County, WV system

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A well-known drug dealer arrested. A confidential informant murdered. 13 News investigates if the system is adequately set up to protect those people working with police to keep our communities safe.

Man charged with stealing ATV and fleeing from authorities in Kanawha County, WV

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Michael Lloyd Paxton, 40,  is charged with fleeing, grand larceny, breaking and entering, and receiving or transferring stolen property, all felonies.

Sisters arrested for conspiracy in Huntington, WV

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Two sisters are in jail after a search warrant was executed at their apartment in Huntington, West Virginia.

Huntington to get 10 new police officers to fight drugs at neighborhood level

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The Huntington Police Department will get ten new officers and one civilian employee who will focus on disrupting the drug trade that has spurred violence and staggering property crime.

Task Force will address heroin problems in Kanawha County, WV Video included

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The Kanawha County Commission is using $250,000 in public safety grant money to address the growing problems with heroin.

Kanawha County Commission plans to push Plants out

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Kanawha County Prosecutor Mark Plants attended his first day of a child abuse prevention program in Putnam County, West Virginia.  He's accused of hitting his 11-year-old son with a belt and violating a domestic violence protection order. To keep his job as prosecutor, Plants had to enroll in the program.

Man arrested after police find meth making materials in Marmet, WV

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A man is in jail after police find meth making materials beside him in Marmet, West Virginia.

As break-in's and burglaries continue, victims and neighbors are locking up and setting surveillance. Video included

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As break-in's spike in Gallia County, they're fighting back.

Man turns himself in for indecent exposure in Nitro, WV

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A man turned himself into police after exposing himself to two female juveniles in Nitro, West Virginia.

Undercover buy nets one arrest in Lewis County, KY

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A Scioto County, Ohio, man is facing drug charges after an undercover buy in Lewis County, Ky. 

Three arrested for armed robbery in Nitro, WV

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Two women and a man will face armed robbery charges after, police say, they robbed a woman in Nitro, West Virginia.

Man accused of beating pregnant ex-girlfriend: "She was due the next day anyways."

Jamie Eubanks awaits arraignment on charges of malicious wounding, burglary and battery stemming from a May 30th fight with his ex-girlfriend. Jamie Eubanks awaits arraignment on charges of malicious wounding, burglary and battery stemming from a May 30th fight with his ex-girlfriend.
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As he was escorted into the Cabell County Courthouse to be arraigned on multiple charges, Jamie Eubanks, 28, rationalized his alleged actions.

Detroit man arrested for drug trafficking in Ashland, KY

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A man is in jail on several charges, including drug trafficking, in Ashland, Kentucky.

Two men arrested in connection to Gallia County, OH burglaries

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Two men are in jail in connection to a series of burglaries in Morgan Township, in Gallia County, Ohio.