Actor Chevy Chase coming to Clay Center

Actor Chevy Chase is coming to the Clay Center this holiday season. An Evening with Chevy Chase will follow a screening of National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. This year marks the film’s 30th anniversary.

Man accused of trying to set bed on fire

A Barboursville man is accused of pouring gasoline on his friend’s bed and then trying to set it on fire. Thirty-one-year-old Corey Turner is charged with attempted arson at a home in Glenwood. The man said he jumped up and stopped Turner from using the lighter. No one was hurt. Police found Turner hiding in a field off Huntington Road.

Burglary suspect in custody

A burglary suspect is in custody after evading police for about an hour, and causing three schools in Putnam County to go on lockdown Friday morning. Forty-year-old Gabriel Thomas is accused of breaking into an office on Teays Valley Road. He smashed several windows, a door, and made off with Boy Scout belt buckles. Thomas is charged with grand larceny and destruction of property.

West Virginia hunter missing in Utah

The search continues in Utah for a West Virginia hunter who’s been missing for five days. Sixty-nine-year-old Carl Crumrine is from Buckhannon, and went missing Monday on a hunting trip near Lyman Lake. Search and Rescue crews say the search area received several inches of snow Friday morning.

Monroe County man sentenced for embezzlement

The former transportation director for the Monroe County school system will spend up to ten years behind bars. Sixty-one-year-old Larry Dunbar pleaded guilty embezzlement and fraudulent schemes. He admitted to making nearly 275 separate ATM withdrawals for cash, writing 20 checks to himself, and submitting fraudulent invoice for reimbursement.

Woman at center of use-of-force invstigation in court

The woman at the center of a Charleston Police Department “use of force” investigation was in court Friday. A video of Freda Gilmore’s arrest was posted on social media and raised questions about the officers’ use of force. Gilmore was arrested Monday night after she got into a fight. Charleston police are investigating and two officers are on paid administrative leave.

Gov. Justice say he didn’t know about farm subsidy

Governor Jim Justice says he wasn’t aware that the Justice family farm in North Carolina received 125-thousand-dollars in federal subsidies. The subsidy was meant to help farmers through the U.S. trade war with China. An analyst says the payments to the richest man in West Virginia are unseemly, given his wealth. Justice has a net worth estimated at $1.5 billion.

Police wearing pink during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Fayette County sheriff’s deputies are wearing pink badges in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Gallia County deputies are also wearing pink badges, and in Boyd County a deputy’s cruiser has a pink ribbon on the hood.

Woman accused of stabbing boyfriend

A couple is under arrest after a domestic incident in Eskdale. Thirty-four-year-old Misty Jo Robertson is accused of stabbing her boyfriend, 45-year-old Roy Martin. Police say the stab wound wasn’t serious, and Martin refused treatment. Both are charged with domestic battery.

Kentucky man shot and killed by estranged wife

The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a deadly shooting in Hagerhill, Kentucky. Joseph Snipes II was shot and killed by his estranged wife at a mobile home park on Bluegrass Drive. She is hospitalized for observation. Charges are pending.