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May. 30, 2015 @ 08:16 AM

Egypt frees US-Egyptian national sentenced to life in prison

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian authorities freed a dual U.S.-Egyptian citizen on Saturday who had been on hunger strike for over a year and was sentenced to life in prison on charges of financing an anti-government sit-in and spreading "false news."


May. 29, 2015 @ 11:33 PM

Road work to cause traffic delays in the Summit area

SUMMIT, Ky. - The Kentucky 716 intersection with U.S. 60 will be closed for several weeks starting Monday, according to the Kentucky Department of Highways.


May. 29, 2015 @ 11:30 PM

Boil advisory issued to some Kenova water customers

KENOVA - A precautionary boil water advisory for customers in Kenova along Pine Hill Estates, Swanson Lane and July Drive was issued Friday, according to a news release from the Kenova Municipal Water System. The advisory applies to customers who have experienced low or no water pressure.


May. 29, 2015 @ 11:29 PM

Caserta complaint turned over to state police

HUNTINGTON - City councilman Scott Caserta's complaint questioning the legality of a nearly $34,000 payout authorized by Mayor Steve Williams to a former police chief has been turned over to the West Virginia State Police for investigation.


May. 29, 2015 @ 11:28 PM

Second person arrested in connection to meat market robbery

ARMED ROBBERY: Stephanie Ann Ferris, 34, of Milton, has been charged in connection to a robbery Monday at Nelson's Meat Market in Ona. Ferris is accused of going to the market with Travis Kauffer, a recently fired employee. Kauffer allegedly beat up an employee that lives above the market. According to the criminal complaint, Ferris talked Kauffer out of shooting the employee with a stolen rifle she found in the kill room. The two then fled with four cases of bacon, worth $480, and the rifle. Ferris is charged with felony first degree armed robbery, breaking and entering into a non-dwelling and five counts of misdemeanor petit larceny. Along with what has been previously reported, Kauffer is also charged with first degree armed robbery and unlawful wounding.


May. 29, 2015 @ 10:11 PM

Gallery: 2015 Huntington St. Joseph Graduation

St. Joseph Central Catholic High School conducted its 86th Commencement Exercises on Friday night at Our Lady of Fatima Church in Huntington.

Bishop Nash can be contacted at bnash@heralddispatch.com and on Twitter at @BishopNash.


May. 29, 2015 @ 07:10 PM

Video: Peyton Elementary's last day

Students at Peyton Elementary School celebrated the last day of school with reflection on the past year. The school will be consolidated with Geneva Kent Elementary School at the start of the 2015-16 school year to create the Explorer Academy, West Virginia's first Expeditionary Learning school.

May. 29, 2015 @ 06:20 PM

Kenova Water issues boil notice for some customers

KENOVA — A precautionary boil water advisory for customers in Kenova along Pine Hill Estates, Swanson Lane and July Drive was issued Friday, according to a news release from the Kenova Municipal Water System.


May. 29, 2015 @ 06:03 PM

Butler indicted on felony civil rights violations in beating of gay couple

HUNTINGTON — Former Marshall University running back Steward Butler has been indicted by a Cabell County grand jury on two felony civil rights violations in connection to the April 5 beating of a gay couple in downtown Huntington, according to indictments released Friday afternoon.


May. 29, 2015 @ 05:45 PM

Friday night obituary update

The following obituaries were provided by local funeral homes. Read our complete obituaries in The Herald-Dispatch Saturday and at www.herald-dispatch.com.