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By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
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Huntington Man, Brandon Kidd Pleads Guilty to Distributing Fentanyl and Meth

A Huntington man caught selling fentanyl and methamphetamine last year in Huntington pled guilty today to a federal drug charge, announced United States Attorney Mike Stuart.  Brandon Scott Kidd, 39, entered a More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, February 24th, 2019
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ATF Offer Reward for Suspect, Donquale Gray in Murder of Virginia Police Officer

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has matched the U.S. Marshals Service’s offer of a $5,000 reward for information which leads to the arrest and apprehension of a suspect in the murder of More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 5th, 2019
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Haughton man, Blake Bissell pleads guilty to enticing a minor for illegal sex acts

United States Attorney David C. Joseph announced that a Haughton man pleaded guilty on January 16, 2019 for convincing a minor to travel with him from West Virginia to Louisiana in order to engage in illegal sex More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, February 2nd, 2019
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Huntington Man, Jonathan Johnson Sentenced for Federal Meth and Gun Charges

A Huntington man who previously pled guilty to drug and gun charges was sentenced today to 131 months in federal prison, announced United States Attorney Mike Stuart.  Jonathan Forest Johnson, 31, entered guilty More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, February 1st, 2019
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West Virginia Physician, Dr. Felix Brizuela Convicted of Illegal Opioid Distribution

Following a six-day trial, Dr. Felix Brizuela, Jr., of Harrison City, Pennsylvania, was found guilty on January 14, 2018 of 15 counts of “Distribution of Controlled Substances Outside the Bounds of Professional More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, December 12th, 2018
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Florida Man sentenced for Fraud Charges Involving Gas station skimmers

Yarai Fuentes Quinones, of Hialeah, Florida, was sentenced today to 36 months incarceration for his involvement with a gas station skimming fraud scheme, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced. Quinones, age More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
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Comedian John Crist announces dates for 2019 ‘The Human Being’ tour

Comedian and internet sensation John Crist has announced the second leg of the “Human Being Tour” for Spring 2019.  The tour, in partnership with Premier Productions, is a follow up to Crist’s wildly More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, November 8th, 2018
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Abortion laws: Alabama votes to protect ‘the rights of unborn children’, West Virginia ends ‘right to abortion’

Voters in Alabama and West Virginia approved sweeping amendments to state constitutions that could put major limitations on access to abortions. Alabama’s amendment makes it state policy to protect “the More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, November 5th, 2018
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Atheists claim ‘radical’ Family Policy Council event will get West Virginia churches to violate election laws

The Freedom From Religion Foundation is drawing attention to an upcoming gathering in West Virginia that is aiming to persuade churches to break election rules. This Friday, Nov. 2, the Family Policy Council of More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, October 31st, 2018
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Hancock County addiction center co-owner, Eric Drake admits to illegally selling Suboxone

Eric Drake, of Weirton, West Virginia, has admitted to illegally distributing controlled substances, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced. Drake, age 48, pled guilty to one count of “Distribution of a More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, October 26th, 2018
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Cincinnati CBP Finds Liquid Heroin in Shampoo Bottles

The shipment originated in Morelos, Mexico and was destined to a private residence in Bronx, New York. After opening the package, which was manifested as “massage oil”, officers discovered six shampoo bottles More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, October 25th, 2018
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Elections 2018: Pro-lifers focusing on abortion measures in Oregon, Alabama, West Virginia

In less than two weeks, Oregon, Alabama and West Virginia voters will face separate ballot initiatives aimed at restricting abortion access in those states. These initiatives fit into a larger fight over abortion More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, October 14th, 2018
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FBI’s Project Parkersburg dismantles drug trafficking ring across West Virginia to Pittsburgh, from Tampa to Arizona

United States Attorney Mike Stuart announced the formation of “PROJECT PARKERSBURG” and a major takedown today of drug traffickers resulting in the dismantling of a multi-state Drug Trafficking Organization More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, October 7th, 2018
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Brett Kavanaugh confirmed, McConnell calls for end to ‘dark chapter in the Senate’s history’

On Saturday afternoon, following weeks of sexual assault allegations and political grandstanding, U.S. Supreme Court Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed by the U.S. Senate, 50-48. Brett Kavanaugh Just prior to the vote, More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, October 4th, 2018
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Four sentenced for Florida gas station skimmer fraud: Meylan Gomez, Yosan Sosa, Lazaro Diaz, Naudi Fernandez

Four Florida residents were sentenced today to a combined 297 months incarceration for their involvement with a gas station skimming fraud scheme, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced. Meylan Montalvo Gomez, More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018
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Elder Abuse in Nursing Homes: 8 Shocking Facts You’ve Probably Never Heard Before

The population of nursing homes continue to increase every year because the number of the aged being registered is rapidly increasing. In America alone, over 5 million oder Americans are being nursed in a nursing More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, October 1st, 2018
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West Virginia: City of Wheeling worker, Teresa Hudrlik, confesses to wire fraud, cuts plea deal

Teresa D. Hudrlik, of Valley Grove, West Virginia, has admitted to committing wire fraud while employed by the City of Wheeling, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced. Hudrlik, age 48, pled guilty to one More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 20th, 2018
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Over 80 USGA scientists are in the Carolinas, Virginia to keep vital information available for recovery

At least 80 U.S. Geological Survey scientists are in the field in the Carolinas and Virginia, working to ensure that vital information about river flooding continues to reach emergency managers, forecasters and More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, September 18th, 2018
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Former DNC head Donna Brazile explains Kavanaugh attack: Democrats can win the Senate and block Trump

The former DNC head turned Democratic party operative Donna Brazile said Democrats are “not overconfident,” but “confident” enough that they can “run the tables in the Senate.” Alluding More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, September 18th, 2018
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West Virginia: Ohio doctor, Tod Hagins, sentenced to 5 years for illegally writing prescriptions, medical fraud

Dr. Tod Hagins, of Wintersville, Ohio, was sentenced today to 57 months incarceration for writing fraudulent prescriptions to be sold on the streets from his Weirton, West Virginia practice, United States Attorney More...


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