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Locations announced for southern West Virginia drug take back day

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  • Mother loses baby months after being released from prison

    Mother loses baby months after being released from prison

    Mother loses baby months after being released from prison

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 5:17 AM EDT2014-09-16 09:17:47 GMT
    A mother in Mercer County lost her 2 month old infant on September 11th just months after getting out of prison for the death of her 1st child back in 2010. 
    A mother in Mercer County lost her 2 month old infant on September 11th just months after getting out of prison for the death of her 1st child back in 2010. 
  • Accident Sends One to Hospital in Mercer County

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 5:17 AM EDT2014-09-16 09:17:18 GMT
    An accident early Tuesday morning (9/16) sent one to the hospital.
    An accident early Tuesday morning (9/16) sent one to the hospital.
  • One Transported Following House Fire in Falls View

    One Transported Following House Fire in Falls View

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 2:25 AM EDT2014-09-16 06:25:16 GMT
    Emergency dispatchers confirm one has been transported to the hospital following a house fire on Falls View Road in Falls View early Monday morning (9/16).The house was reportedly empty at the time of the fire.Gauley Bridge, Boomer and Smithers Fire Departments have responded. Jan Care and General Ambulances, along with the Fayette County Sheriff's Department, are also on scene.
    Emergency dispatchers confirm one has been transported to the hospital following a house fire on Falls View Road in Falls View early Monday morning (9/16).The house was reportedly empty at the time of the fire.Gauley Bridge, Boomer and Smithers Fire Departments have responded. Jan Care and General Ambulances, along with the Fayette County Sheriff's Department, are also on scene.

Law enforcement agencies are encouraging people across southern West Virginia to turn in their unused or expired prescription medications on Saturday, April 27.  It is part of a national prescription pill take back day sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Administration.  The hours of the take back are from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Here is a list of locations and the agencies that are participating in the initiative by county:

Raleigh County:

Beckley Police Department: Raleigh County Commission on Aging - South Kanawha Street.
West Virginia State Police: Beckley Detachment at the DMV Office

Wyoming County:

Wyoming County Sheriff's Department:

     Magic Mart in Oceana
     Rite Aid in Pineville
     Rite Aid in Mullens

Greenbrier County:

Greenbrier Sheriff's Department:

     Rupert Detachment
     Courthouse in Lewisburg

Summers County:

Hinton Police Department: Kroger in Hinton

Fayette County:

West Virginia State Police: Oak Hill Detachment

Mercer County:

West Virginia State Police:

     Princeton Detachment
     Bluefield Detachment