Officials warn drivers to expect heavy delays Tuesday night and Wednesday night as the Northbound lanes of I-77 at the East River Mountain Tunnel close down for repairs. More>>
When lending a helping hand, how far is too far? During the tractor trailer fire on Friday, Colin Dunn and Virginia Prince stole an emergency vehicle and drove it through the tunnel. Dunn is a firefighter in Maryland and Prince is a firefighter in Maine. More>>
Starting on Tuesday, July 29, the northbound lanes of Interstate-77 through the East River Mountain tunnel will be closed. The lanes are being closed to allow crews to repair the tunnel after a fire that happened over the weekend. More>>
Local New Orleans Saints fans continue to watch and enjoy their beloved team as they continue to practice in our area. But as the State Fair of West Virginia grows closer and closer, some are concerned if parking will soon be an issue. More>>
In Summers Countythe Lilly Pad Bar in Hilldale was taken by surprise over the weekend.According to reports, two men allegedly walked into the bar with knives demanding money. Around 1:00AM on Sundaythere were only two people in the entire bar, the bartender and a customer.Two men allegedly came in armed with knives. and tied up the customer and cut his hand.After that, deputies say the robbers took 7-8 thousand dollars from the bar.While this was going on, the bartender says she was cut acros... More>>
Officials with the West Virginia State Police have announced that they will be checking drivers in Wyoming County to see if they are driving under the influence.
An armed robbery that happened at the Little General on Johnstown Road on Sunday, July 27 ends with the suspect sent to the hospital. A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Charles Carrington on First Degree Robbery charges. More>>
Troopers from the Princeton Detachment of the West Virginia State Police say two people are arrested for allegedly stealing an emergency vehicle from the scene of a vehicle fire.
Firefighters in Summers County are reporting severe interference on their radios. They told 59News that's causing trouble when they're being dispatched to calls. More>>
The Summers County Sheriff's Department will soon be purchasing a new police cruiser to support a new K-9 unit. That's possible because of a $12,000 grant to the Summers County Commission for the benefit of the Sheriff's Department. 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.
A robbery at a video lottery parlor in Fairlea is under investigation by the Greenbrier County Sheriff's Office. Now they are asking for anyone with information on the incident to call them with tips. More>>
The Ronceverte Police Department arrested Daniel Judy on Friday, July 25.
A Virginia man arrested on a fugitive from justice warrant earlier this month in West Virginia has been arrested a second time after authorities said he failed to turn himself in on stalking charges in Danville. More>>
Jury selection is on the agenda for opening day in the corruption trial of a former Virginia governor and his wife in Richmond. More>>
In Greenbrier County, a fallen tree blocked Route 60 and parts of a train's tracks for a few hours. "I've never seen storms so angry. They were violent," said Rainelle homeowner Robert Anderson. More>>
We saw great weather on Saturday and some people in Raleigh County chose to enjoy it while giving back. Walgreens and the Beckley Golf Academy partnered together for a "Fight to Cure Cancer" scramble golf tournament to raise awareness and donations for the American Cancer Society and Relay for Life. More>>
All northbound lanes are back open after a tractor trailer that caught fire inside the East River Mountain Tunnel on Friday. It happened in the northbound lanes of the tunnel that divides Mercer and Bland around 2:00 Friday afternoon. More>>
We have an update on a story we first brought to you on Monday. Al Jessup, also known as the The Ice Cream Man in Beckley was forced to close his business. More>>
Ken King Regional Operations Director with VDOT told 59News the right lane on the Northbound side of I-77 at the East River Mountain Tunnel opened at 8:50 Saturday morning.
The Beckley Police Department is investigating an early morning roll over accident that happened along New River Dr around 3:30 am Saturday.According to dispatchers one person was ejected from the vehicle, and was transported to a local hospital.The cause of the accident is not known at this time.Continue to follow wvnstv.comfor more information as it becomes available. More>>
The Beckley City Fire department was called to the scene of a structure fire along Morris Ave in Beckley around 1:40 am Saturday.According to dispatchers there were no reported injuries, The cause of the fire is not yet known.Continue to follow wvnstv.comfor more information as it becomes available. More>>
We are Working for you to get to the bottom of a rumor in Greenbrier County. We heard concerns that the Wound Healing Center in Lewisburg would possibly shut down. More>>
A sentencing was held in Raleigh County Circuit Court on Friday, July 25 in a stabbing case that happened at Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital in May 2013. Dee Dee Johnson pleaded guilty to an Unlawful Wounding charge in May 2014. More>>
Two people are arrested Thursday night after Mullens Police Officers track down a stolen vehicle. More>>
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>>
Fayette County Emergency Dispatchers report that multiple incidents are responsible for closing portions of Route 60 Thursday morning. More>>
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>>
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.
The United States Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration announced July 24 that federal inspectors issued 186 citations, 25 orders and one safeguard during special impact inspections conducted at 11 coal mines, including four West Virginia mines, and two metal and nonmetal mines in June. More>>
On July 24, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin said West Virginia employers will see a projected $32 million in workers' compensation premium reductions in the coming year. 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>>
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>>
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.
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>>
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>>
A Veterans Affairs outpatient clinic closed because of air concerns is expected to reopen next month. More>>
Four West Virginia counties are sharing $14.2 million in federal funds for watershed management projects. 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.
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