A pair of teens, who were found hiding in the bushes dressed only in their under garments, are facing breaking and entering charges in connection to a break in at Dollar General and Kizer's Corner Restaurant. More>>
The sky turned black and cellphones pinged with emergency messages. Moments later, a tornado ripped through a sprawling, carnival-like campground Thursday, snapping dozens of trees and flipping over RVs. More>>
Police in Fayetteville, WV are asked for help from the public to find a man accused of defrauding the Walmart in Fayetteville. Details on what the man in surveillance pictures did are limited.
An accused murderer of a police informant waived his preliminary hearing Thursday, July 24. More>>
In Bluefield,West Virginia, police say three men were arrested after a hit and run and police chase Wednesday. More>>
A West Virginia man has filed a lawsuit against General Motors Corp., claiming a defective ignition switch in a Chevrolet Cobalt caused a 2006 accident that killed his pregnant wife. The Charleston Daily Mail reports Jason Vest of Princeton filed the lawsuit last week in Mercer County Circuit Court. It also names a parts manufacturer and a Princeton car dealership. The lawsuit says 26-year-old Keisha Vest's car failed to stop at an intersection and collided with a tractor-trailer in Mount Air... More>>
Fayette County Emergency Dispatchers report that multiple incidents are responsible for closing portions of Route 60 Thursday morning. More>>
The City of Beckley is planning to almost double in size. People just outside Beckley city limits are getting a letter from the mayor, addressing the benefits of joining the city. More>>
U.S. Marshal's in Mercer County pick-up a man facing disturbing allegations Wednesday night. 28-year-old Jamie Eubanks of McDowell County was nabbed in Bluefield, Mercer County for allegedly beating his pregnant girlfriend. More>>
State Troopers are investigating an explosion at the Little General in Rock Creek that happened on Tuesday, Jul 22, 2014. According to state police, a makeshift bomb went off at the store at around 6:51 p.m. There are reports that several people were injured.
Police in Greenbrier County went on a criminal round-up Wednesday arresting six people in the western half of the county.These are photos of the people arrested by Rainelle Police along with the West Virginia State Police, Alderson Police and Greenbrier County Sheriff's Deputies.Ronald Koehler was picked up for conspiracy to commit a felony.Don Cruse was arrested for possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver and possession of marijuana.Billy Jo Gwinn was arrested for two cou... More>>
Officers with the Beckley Police Department are asking for help from the community to solve a missing person case. William Nicholas Daniel, 35, has been missing for several days according to officials with Beckley Police.
The Commonwealth Attorney's Office and the Tazewell County Sheriff's Office are holding a news conference in connection with a five-year-old murder case.What is being called a "significant hearing" in the case against Christopher Looney.
The $1.2 million for the project came from the West Virginia Housing Development Fund. More>>
A proposed agreement would settle 24 lawsuits against Freedom. Many businesses sued to recoup profits they lost while shuttered for days. A January tap-water ban affected 300,000 people. More>>
The Fayette County Sheriff's Department is investigating a death that happened in the Maplewood area. Loran Jones, age 66, of Danese was killed in what Deputies said is an apparent accident Tuesday afternoon (7/22). More>>
Arrests are made in a multi-agency drug sweep across Southern West Virginia. Armed with warrants, police officers, deputies and troopers hit the streets on Tuesday, rounding up drug offenders. More>>
A man who was involved in an accident near Jodie, WV spent the night in the woods while trying to get to a telephone. Crews with the Gauley Bridge Fire Department and the Fayette County Sheriff's Office were on the scene of an accident in the area of Hill St and 20 Mile Creek Road on Tuesday, July 22. More>>
A tanker truck flipped on Route 250 in Pocahontas County in front of the Exxon near Bartow and caught fire. Emergency services tell us that diesel fuel from the truck spilled onto the road and into the Greenbrier River. More>>
Tracking down meth labs in southern West Virginia just got a whole lot easier thanks to a new piece of technology.Members of our law enforcement in Mercer County were trained on how to use this tool referred to as the National Precursor Log Exchange or NPLEx Tuesday.The computer software tracks down everyone who buys pseudophedrine, the main ingredient in meth, and sends an alert if someone is buying too much.A detective who focuses mainly on meth labs in Louisiana said this real time trackin... More>>
A retired coal miner who suffers from black lung disease has urged Congress to help clear a backlog of claims of fellow miners who have the disease. More>>
A private foundation says the well-being of West Virginia's children has improved over the past two decades. But there are still problem areas. More>>
Greenbrier County Sheriff's Deputies confirmed that an armed robbery took place at Lewee's in White Sulphur Springs. More>>
Police in Mercer County need your help finding a man impersonating a police officer.The Mercer County Sheriff's Department said in a press release on Saturday that a man conducted a traffic stop on a woman late Friday night, and tried to get her to enter the back of his unmarked car.It happened around 11:15 p.m. On Route 20 toward Athens.Police said the woman told the man that her husband works with the rescue squad, and she was going to contact him first. After he heard that, deputies said t... More>>
The West Virginia Fire Marshal's Office filed criminal complaints against a fire chief and and an officer of the Wharton-Barrett Volunteer Fire Department on Monday, July 21, 2014. More>>
According to Sheriff Brian Hieatt, a person went into Crazy Horse Two in Boissevain at around 8:50 p.m. on Sunday, July 20. The clerk had apparently stepped outside just before the suspect went into the store. More>>
Officials with the Beckley Correctional Center announced on Monday, July 21, 2014 that an inmate who escaped from the facility in May was back in custody. Chad Edward Cook had signed out on a job pass on May, 23 but did not return. More>>
According to Lawrence Messina with the West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety, any children the residents have seen being taken onto the facility near Mount Hope are Boy Scouts or Campers participating in programs at the high adventure camp. The Governor's Office said that they do not anticipate any immigrants being brought into West Virginia. More>>
The Mercer County Sheriff's Department is warning all drivers of a police impersonator in the area. More>>
No injuries were reported, and there has been no word yet on the cause of the fire. More>>
A Veterans Affairs outpatient clinic closed because of air concerns is expected to reopen next month. More>>
The Ronceverte Police Department made three arrests related to drug charges.They received a tip saying a certain home in the Ronceverte area was selling drugs. This then led to a search warrant where they found multiple quantities of narcotic pills and cash. More>>
Crews spent several hours fighting a structure fire overnight Saturday. More>>
On Saturday a McDowell County missing teen girl was found safely by state police.Few details are being released at this time. Emergency dispatchers confirmed 14-year-old Christina Leann Rose was found by troopers Saturday afternoon. More>>
In Fayette county crews responded to a house fire just after 4 a.m. Saturday morning in Minden.Emergency dispatchers said it happened on Thomas Morst Road.Oak Hill, Fayetteville and Mt. Hope Fire Departments were on scene.Jan Care was there on stand by,but no injuries were reported.The cause of the fire is unknown. More>>
A three car accident in Fayette County sends six people to the hospital Saturday afternoon.Emergency dispatchers said it happened just after 2 p.m. in Oak Hill on Route 19 just before Appalachian Drive.Oak Hill Police Department is investigating the accident.Jan Care and General EMS were on scene and transported the six people to Plateau Medical Center.The extent of injuries is unknown. More>>
A woman was sent to the hospital Saturday morning after her mini van was t-boned by a tractor trailer. It happened on the corner of College Avenue and Golf Street in Bluefield, Mercer County around 4 a.m. on Saturday.The mini van pulled out from Golf Street onto College Avenue in front of the tractor trailer. The driver of the mini van was sent to Bluefield Regional Medical Center with non life threatening injuries. The driver of the tractor trailer was not hurt. Bluefield, West Virginia Fire... More>>
Four West Virginia counties are sharing $14.2 million in federal funds for watershed management projects. More>>
An "armed and dangerous" man wanted on strangulation and kidnapping charges is now in police custody. After a manhunt, Thomas Paul Bowman was arrested Friday night by Sgt. Tony Stillwell with the Tazewell County Sheriff's Office. The details behind the charges are limited, but they are connected to a domestic disturbance that happened in Raven on Tuesday, July 15. Bowman is being held in the Southwest Virginia Regional Jail. More>>
Fayette County Deputies have arrested a man after a shooting incident in the Russelville area Friday night (7/18). Sheriff Steve Kessler says neighbors Robert Yeary, Jr. and Christopher Deans were arguing over a debt around 7:00 pm. Deans then fired a shot from a hunting rifle, shooting the driver's side mirror of Yeary's vehicle.Deans, of Rainelle, was then taken into custody and charged with felony wanton endangerment and a misdemeanor offense of being a prohibited person in possession of a... More>>
A story that made national headlines concerning a local reporter who thought she was shot at while following a murder investigation is now being investigated as a truck backfire. During a news conference on Friday, July 18, 2014, Detective Morgan Bragg with the Beckley Police Department addressed a case involving reporter Annie Moore. More>>
Three men were arrested Thursday after a prostitution sting in Princeton.Detective Grimm with the Princeton Police Department said Jerry Isom, Gary Wills and Tommy Lilly were all arrested when they tried to pick up the woman pretending to be a prostitute.The sting took place on Mercer and Thorn Streets.The men were released on $2,000 bail. More>>
Consumers who receive phishing emails purporting to be from E-ZPass should report the email to the Internet Crime Complaint Center, as well as the state Consumer Protection Division, Attorney General Patrick Morrisey advises. More>>
A federal appeals court has dismissed former Upper Big Branch mine superintendent Gary May’s appeal of his 21 month prison sentence.
Route 99 on Bolt Road is closed at this time due to an accident and downed power lines. More>>
Ukraine accused pro-Russian separatists of shooting down a Malaysian jetliner with 298 people aboard, sharply escalating the crisis and threatening to draw both East and West deeper into the conflict. The rebels denied... More>>
An arrest warrant has been issued by the Charleston Police Department for Marlon "Ice" Dixon. Dixon is a suspect in Basham's murder. More>>
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