The Herald-Dispatch Recent News RSS 2015-06-30T08:50:26-04:00 urn:uuid:3cbf3606-3d51-40e0-8e53-449c170d5960 Original content available for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons license (Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported), except where noted. State sets auction of about 50 surplus vehicles The Associated Press urn:uuid:9a840b5e-5745-4ea5-816a-ff018b581a8a 2015-06-30T08:13:22-04:00 <p> West Virginia residents will have an opportunity to buy a car or truck from the state next week.</p> One killed in Lawrence County, Ohio, crash CURTIS JOHNSON urn:uuid:54ef0725-d133-48c7-90c3-d7c9968dff9b 2015-06-30T07:44:26-04:00 <p> LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ohio &#8211; Dispatchers report one person died early Tuesday from a single-vehicle crash Lawrence County, Ohio.</p> Tomblin orders flags lowered in honor of soldier who died The Associated Press urn:uuid:b73927f1-d714-4093-a7aa-b85918357367 2015-06-30T07:37:11-04:00 <p> Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has ordered state flags lowered in honor of a West Virginia soldier who died during training.</p> W.Va. prison dog-training program wins $25K grant The Associated Press urn:uuid:3a96db21-7dad-45f3-a3a5-b3f8409e73ce 2015-06-30T07:12:03-04:00 <p> A program that enlists prison inmates to train dogs in need of rehabilitation has won a $25,000 in a Facebook contest.</p> Warmer with a continued chance of showers and storms The Herald-Dispatch / 2015 urn:uuid:7d1d3771-6158-4c4c-858e-e4942a3c99f5 2015-06-30T06:50:36-04:00 <p> Today will see a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, partly sunny skies and a high near 83 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.</p> Hendricks woman pleads guilty to lying to get benefits The Associated Press urn:uuid:269619c5-c68f-412b-b2f2-1dd0bb926065 2015-06-30T06:38:07-04:00 <p> A Hendricks woman faces up to five years in prison after pleading guilty to lying to the government to collect benefits.</p> Fatal police chase in Ohio topped 113 mph By CURTIS JOHNSON urn:uuid:9707d17a-4969-4099-8da2-38526cfae69c 2015-06-29T23:52:18-04:00 <p> CHESAPEAKE, Ohio &#8212; A Hanging Rock, Ohio, police officer remained on paid leave Monday, one day after his pursuit of an alleged speeder covered nearly 20 miles, exceeded 110 mph and ended with the suspect&#8217;s vehicle going airborne more than a half football field before landing and killing a passenger.</p> Court halts EPA's mercury ruling By SAM HANANEL http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0630_0630_CourtEPA 2015-06-30T08:47:43-04:00 <p> The attempt to limit power plant emissions of mercury was outruled.</p> Huntington man arrested with cash and 39.3 grams of heroin By LACIE PIERSON http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0630_0630_blotter 2015-06-29T23:22:30-04:00 <p> POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE WITH INTENT TO DELIVER: James Lennon Pace of Huntington was charged with felony possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver.</p> No tornadoes confirmed on Monday The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0630_0630_storm 2015-06-29T23:20:26-04:00 <p> HUNTINGTON - The damage from a summer storm that blew across the Tri-State Monday evening appeared to be minimal as meteorologists with the National Weather Services worked to determine whether a tornado touched down in the area.</p> <p> &#160;</p>