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Police to probe circumstances of gorilla's death

A prosecutor's office says police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a 4-year-old boy entering a gorilla's exhibit at the Cincinnati Zoo and the animal being shot to death to protect the child.


The Color Me Fun 5K will take place June 4th.


A special ceremony is held at Tracewell Cemetery where locals pay their respects to soldiers who gave their lives.



Hundreds of Marietta citizens gather for the Annual Marietta Memorial Day Parade through the city Monday.


WTAP News at 5-To Your Health-May 30, 2016


Documentary tells of learning about West Virginia soldier


Facebook scam claims you won money


Hemp seeds being distributed to West Virginia growers


Authorities say nearly 800 pigs killed in Ohio barn fire


Central Ohio man faces life for raping children


Urine-soaked baby in car's back seat during drug arrest


Daybreak-To Your Health-May 30, 2016


Wild deer plays fetch with man and dog


Update: Memorial Day tradition in Belpre


City Park Memorial Day celebration


Former WTAP GM, local radio personality Sherman Grimm, passes away


Daybreak: Brown Baggin' Thru History


Events for Memorial Day around the Mid-Ohio Valley


Daybreak: Relay For Life Yard Sale


A new flag pole goes up at a local cemetery just in time for Memorial Day


WATCH NOW: Jim Wharton 40 years of sports and more


UPDATE: Man drowns in the Little Kanawha River, victim identified


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