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Yesterday April 19, 2018

Lumberport dam spillway breached; mayor says ‘no immediate danger’

Lumberport Mayor Rick Scott does not believe a catastrophic failure will occur, but said there are no longer any structures in the flood plain even if it does.

‘It’s very humbling,’ Huntington fire chief says of making Time 100 list

"If every city had a chief like Jan Rader, our country would be a better place," U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) wrote about Rader for Time.

Death of Hedgesville soldier under investigation

Death occurred at Fort Polk, La.

Judge dismisses murder charges in Marion County for convicted 2016 carjacker

Judge Patrick Wilson granted the defendant's motion, filed last week, after Ryan Hubbs' attorneys argued that the charges constituted double jeopardy.

Wednesday April 18, 2018

Two people dead in Logan County wreck

West Virginia State Police identified the deceased as a couple from North Carolina

Wyoming County man found guilty of dumping raw sewage into creek

Mike Blankenship, 54, of Hanover, was convicted of violating the Clean Water Act.

Joint pension committee meets to understand risk of plans collapsing

The Joint Select Committee on the Solvency of Multiemployer Pension Plans was created as part of the February solution ending the government shutdown.

Hepatitis A cases in Kanawha, Putnam counties linked to multistate outbreak

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports California, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan and Utah have been affected by the outbreak.

West Virginia National Guard selected for partnership with Qatar

The national defense department, along with the Department of State and the National Guard Bureau, approved the voluntary partnership, which allows nations to conduct joint operations and training with the National Guard.

FEMA: Damage from February storms could reach $30 million

Disaster declaration declared this week.

Defendants in Huntington drug raid head to court

Mayor Steve Williams expects feds to keep up the pressure.

WVSU hosts annual Career & Employment Expo

Students speak one-on-one with employers at job fair in Kanawha County.

Blankenship, now a Senate candidate, wants his conviction set aside

Blankenship's lawyers contend crucial information was not turned over.

Lunsford’s ex-husband noticed family van dirtied on morning toddler vanished

On Day 3 of the Lena Lunsford murder trial, prosecutors believe new testimony supports their assertion that mother buried 3-year-old Aliayah in a rural area and enlisted her other daughters in the cover-up.

Oak Hill man charged with pointing gun, threatening child

The suspect also allegedly verbally threatened the child.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority members meet in Charleston for annual Great Lakes Regional Conference

Conference runs Wednesday through Sunday at the Charleston Civic Center.

Suspect in fatal Beckley shooting identified

Demorrea Juan Curry, 22, is considered armed and dangerous.

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