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Construction on the new Huff Consolidated building projected to finish just in time for the new school year

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The start of the new school year is less than a month away for Wyoming County. Students in the Hanover area will enjoy a brand new building. More>>

UPDATE: Teens taken into custody in connection with break ins near Mount Hope

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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>>

Tornado slams Virginia campground; 2 dead

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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>>

Fayetteville Police search for suspect in Walmart fraud case

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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.
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UPDATE: Accused murderer of police informant waives preliminary hearing Video included

Marlon Dixon was arrested for first degree murder. Marlon Dixon was arrested for first degree murder.
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An accused murderer of a police informant waived his preliminary hearing Thursday, July 24. More>>

3 arrested after police chase in Mercer County

Left to Right: Robert Thayer, Andre Harris, Samuel Malone Left to Right: Robert Thayer, Andre Harris, Samuel Malone
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In Bluefield,West Virginia, police say three men were arrested after a hit and run and police chase Wednesday. More>>

Princeton man files lawsuit against General Motors over wife's death

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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>>

Storms Leave Several Road Closures, Power Outages

Photo Courtesy: Priscilla Hamrick Photo Courtesy: Priscilla Hamrick
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Fayette County Emergency Dispatchers report that multiple incidents are responsible for closing portions of Route 60 Thursday morning. More>>

Beckley plans to Annex areas outside City limits and nearly double in size

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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>>

McDowell County Man Charged With Beating Pregnant Girlfriend

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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>>

UPDATE: Arrest made in makeshift bomb investigation out of Rock Creek, WV

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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.
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Police in Greenbrier County round-up criminals

Don Cruse Don Cruse
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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>>

MISSING: Beckley Police search for William Daniel

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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.
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UPDATE: Christopher Looney to serve life in prison for Pizza Plus murders

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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.
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New CASE homes in Bluefield, WV are almost ready for move-in day

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The $1.2 million for the project came from the West Virginia Housing Development Fund. More>>

UPDATE: No agreement reached in Freedom Industries bankruptcy hearing

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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>>

Man dies after truck falls on him in Fayette County

Man killed in "tragic accident" Man killed in "tragic accident"
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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>>

17 suspects are arrested in Raleigh County during drug roundup

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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>>

Crews respond to fatal accident in Jodie

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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>>

Route 250 closed after Tanker flips in Pocahontas County

Tanker Truck flipped and caught fire. Courtesy Mike Shisler Tanker Truck flipped and caught fire. Courtesy Mike Shisler
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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>>

New technology helps crack down on meth labs in the mountain state

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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>>

Ex-miner asks Congress for help on black lung

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>>

Report: Well-being of W.Va. children improves

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>>

Early Morning Armed Robbery in White Sulphur Springs

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Greenbrier County Sheriff's Deputies confirmed that an armed robbery took place at Lewee's in White Sulphur Springs. More>>

Mercer County Sheriff's Deputies Searching for Man Impersonating a Police Officer

Man Impersonating Police Officer Man Impersonating Police Officer
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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>>

Two Boone County Firefighters charged with forging training certificates

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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>>

SURVEILLANCE PHOTOS: Deputies search for suspect in Boissevain convenience store robbery

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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>>

UPDATE: Chad Cook captured nearly 2 months after reported missing from Beckley Correctional Center

Chad Edward Cook Chad Edward Cook
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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>>

WV Governor's Office: No immigrants at the Summit

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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>>

UPDATE: Mercer County Sheriff's Deputies release description of police impersonator

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The Mercer County Sheriff's Department is warning all drivers of a police impersonator in the area. More>>

Multiple crews fight Glade Springs fire overnight

Fire at Glade Springs Fire at Glade Springs
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No injuries were reported, and there has been no word yet on the cause of the fire. More>>

W.Va. veterans clinic tentatively set to reopen

A Veterans Affairs outpatient clinic closed because of air concerns is expected to reopen next month. More>>

Ronceverte Police Arrest 3 people on drug charges Video included

Three people arrested by Ronceverte Police on drug charges Three people arrested by Ronceverte Police on drug charges
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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 fight fire in Fayette County overnight

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Crews spent several hours fighting a structure fire overnight Saturday. More>>

UPDATE: State Police find missing teen in McDowell County

Christina Leann Rose Christina Leann Rose
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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>>

Early Morning House Fire in Minden

House Fire in Fayette County House Fire in Fayette County
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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>>

Three Car Accident in Fayette County Sends Six to the Hospital

Six People Sent to Hospital After Three Car Pile Up Six People Sent to Hospital After Three Car Pile Up
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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>>

Woman Sent to the Hospital after Tractor Trailer T-Bones her Minivan

Mini Van T-Boned by Tractor Trailer Mini Van T-Boned by Tractor Trailer
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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>>

4 W.Va. counties sharing $14.2m for watersheds

Four West Virginia counties are sharing $14.2 million in federal funds for watershed management projects. More>>

Tazewell County Deputies Arrest Suspected Kidnapper

Thomas Bowman Thomas Bowman
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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>>

Man arrested after shooting in Fayette County

Shooting Investigation in Fayette County Shooting Investigation in Fayette County
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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>>

Alleged gunfire involving local reporter now investigated as backfire

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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 Arrested after Prostitution Sting in Princeton

Three Princeton Men Arrested in Prostitution Sting Three Princeton Men Arrested in Prostitution Sting
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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>>

Customers throughout E-ZPass network in eastern U.S. report phishing emails

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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>>

4th Circuit Court of Appeals dismisses former Upper Big Branch mine superintendent Gary May's appeal

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A federal appeals court has dismissed former Upper Big Branch mine superintendent Gary May’s appeal of his 21 month prison sentence.
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Accident Closes Portion of Route 99

Drivers should find alternative route to Boone and Wyoming Counties Drivers should find alternative route to Boone and Wyoming Counties
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Route 99 on Bolt Road is closed at this time due to an accident and downed power lines. More>>

Ukraine: Pro-Russia rebels downed Malaysian plane Video included

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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>>

UPDATE: Funeral for west side murder victim to be held in Princeton Video included

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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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  • UPDATE: Teens taken into custody in connection with break ins near Mount Hope

    UPDATE: Teens taken into custody in connection with break ins near Mount Hope

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:00 PM EDT2014-07-24 16:00:06 GMT
    A pair of teens are brought into custody in connection with an investigation into a break in at two business in Fayette County. 
    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.
  • Police in Greenbrier County round-up criminals

    Police in Greenbrier County round-up criminals

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:22 PM EDT2014-07-23 22:22:14 GMT
    Don CruseDon Cruse
    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...
    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...
  • McDowell County Man Charged With Beating Pregnant Girlfriend

    McDowell County Man Charged With Beating Pregnant Girlfriend

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 9:44 PM EDT2014-07-24 01:44:05 GMT
    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.
    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.
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