- Associated Press - Thursday, August 14, 2014

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) - The Huntington Police Department is being awarded $49,000 to help with its anti-drug and crime-fighting efforts.

U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall announced the funding on Thursday.

The new funding was awarded through the Byrne Justice Assistance Grant program. The police department will use the money to pay overtime for increased community patrols and undercover drug investigations, as well as to purchase forensic cell phone equipment.


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