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Capt. Paul Blume and Deputy Chief Jeff McPeake are set to retire from the Beckley Police Dept. the first week of October Capt. Paul Blume and Deputy Chief Jeff McPeake are set to retire from the Beckley Police Dept. the first week of October

Two long standing Beckley Police officers to retire

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Officials with the Beckley Police Department announced that they are losing two long standing pillars of their department in October.  

UPDATE: Man Arrested After Standoff

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Deputies with the Raleigh County Sheriff's Office are on the scene of stand off along North Sandbranch Road.

Homer Hickam plans to bring observatory to McDowell County

Homer Hickam plans to bring observatory to McDowell County

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While visiting Southern West Virginia for the 20th annual Rocket Boys Festival, Homer Hickam said he is working on bringing a high-tech observatory to McDowell County.

UPDATE: WV EMS crews headed home after helping hurricane victims in Florida

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UPDATE:  West Virginia EMS crews, including Jan Care in Beckley, LEASA in Logan and the Kanawha County Emergency Ambulance Authority arrived in Florida. 

Greenbrier County Sheriff recognized for supporting military employees

Left to Right, Corrina Boggess ( Army Reserve Ambassador for WV), John Miller (ESGR State Chairman), Sheriff Sloan, Master Sergeant Charles Smith and Major General James Hoyer Left to Right, Corrina Boggess ( Army Reserve Ambassador for WV), John Miller (ESGR State Chairman), Sheriff Sloan, Master Sergeant Charles Smith and Major General James Hoyer
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As one member of the West Virginia National Guard returns from deployment and another heads off to Iraq, the Greenbrier County Sheriff's Department is honored for supporting employees who serve in the Guard and Reserve. As a part of the West Virginia Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) program, Sheriff Bruce Sloan was honored with an Extraordinary Employer Support Award.  

Local youth football team holding fundraiser for child severely burned

Local youth football team holding fundraiser for child severely burned

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RALEIGH COUNTY, W. Va. (WVNS) -- The Shady Spring Youth B Football Teams is holding a spaghetti dinner Friday evening for a child who was severely injured from an accident involving a fire earlier this year.  Organizers of the event tell 59News all of the proceeds from the dinner will go to AJ Sturgill, a 9-year-old from Daniels, and his family.  They say Sturgill was severely burnt after an accident and spent several months recovering in a Cincinnati hospital.  Sturg...

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute Scientists Decode Breast Cancer Protein

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Scientists at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute have successfully determined the full architecture of the breast cancer susceptibility protein (BRCA1) for the first time.  

Cadets Chosen to Highlight the Colors at the Old Dominion Football Game

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Cadets Miles Keane, of Ridgewood, New Jersey; Curt Batchelor, of Merritt Island, Florida; and Shane Schipper, of Frederick, Maryland, will receive the flags at Saturday's football game against Old Dominion University. 

NEW DETAILS: 77 year old woman dies in Greenbrier County house fire

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Investigators with the West Virginia State Fire Marshal's Office tell 59 News at least one person has died in a house fire in Greenbrier County. 

Kathy Fullhart Enhances the Virginia Tech Experience for Cadets and Their Families

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You won't hear her voice on a megaphone or see her face on a big-screen.   But in the sentiments of 1,100 cadets and their families, you'll feel her impact. Kathy Fullhart, wife of Commandant of Cadets Maj. Gen. Randy Fullhart, quietly volunteers her time and talents to support the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets.  

Abu Ghraib civil lawsuit returns to federal courthouse

A civil lawsuit filed by inmates at the notorious Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq is back in front of a federal judge.

Putnam County deputy injured responding to call, multiple agencies respond to help assist

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PUTNAM COUNTY (WOWK)- Shortly after 6:30 this morning, Putnam County Dispatchers received a call of a suspicious vehicle in the Scott Depot area. 

Raleigh County K9 officer makes drug bust worth more than $80,000

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The Raleigh County Sheriff's Office and the Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force arrested two men on drug charges.

West Virginia couple sentenced to life in 3-year-old's death

West Virginia couple sentenced to life in 3-year-old's death

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) - A West Virginia couple has been sentenced to life in prison without parole in the death of the woman's 3-year-old son.      Media outlets report a Cabell County Circuit Court jury found 24-year-old Mariya Ajena Jones and 33-year-old Aaron Brendon Miles guilty Thursday of second-degree murder and murder of a child by a parent. The jury recommended no parole for Jones and Miles, and a judge sentenced them later Thursday.      A medi...

That’s so rad! Here’s how to trigger Facebook’s latest Easter egg

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Facebook has added another fun little Easter egg. The latest is the word rad. If you type the word in the comments and hit post on Facebook, you’re quickly greeted with several thumb-up emojis rocketing across the screen, leaving pink trails in their wake. The rockets are actived by both the words rad and radness, and its just one of a few fun little animations you can trigger on the social media platform. You can get greeted by balloons and confetti b...

Man arrested for DUI with injuries after Lewisburg car crash

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A man is arrested for DUI with injuries, and two people are taken to the hospital after a car crash in Greenbrier County. 

Kim Jong Un: ‘Deranged’ Trump will ‘pay dearly’ for threat

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called President Donald Trump “deranged” and said in a statement carried by the state news agency that he will “pay dearly” for his threats. Kim said that Trump is “unfit to hold the prerogative of supreme command of a country.” He also described the president as “a rogue and a gangster fond of playing with fire.” “I will make the man holding the prerogative of the supre...

Disease found in dead deer in 8 West Virginia counties

Disease found in dead deer in 8 West Virginia counties

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SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Deer in eight West Virginia counties have died from a disease that causes extensive bleeding.      The state Division of Natural Resources says in a news release that Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease was confirmed in the deer found in Boone, Brooke, Hancock, Lincoln, Marshall, Ohio, Tucker and Wayne counties.      The disease has also been confirmed this year in Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia.      The...

USDA Secretary Perdue Visits WV

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USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue visited West Virginia on a rural American listening tour. The secretary spoke with state foresters, hosted a round-table discussion with industry leaders, and visited a reclaimed coal mine-turned-lavender farm. Talks of labor challenges, broadband and watershed restoration were just the beginning of a busy day for Agriculture Secretary Perdue- brainstorming ways the USDA and West Virginia can better collaborate. 

WVU Tech Holds Graduate and Professional School Fair

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WVU Tech held it's graduate and professional school fair Thursday September 21st. This gave students an opportunity to meet with people about different options upon graduation. Candice Stadler, who is the Associate Dean for Student Development says the event is held early to give graduating seniors time to prepare for graduate school. 

Coal Company to Hire Mechanics, Truck Operators

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If you are looking for a job and happen to be in Mercer County today, you may have missed a golden opportunity Earlier today (September 21, 2017), Bluestone-Southern Coal took applications and interviewed candidates at Bluefield State College's student life building. They currently looking to hire 25 employees. So far, around 2-3 openings have been filled, leaving 18 available for offroad truck operation and 5 for the mechanic position.

West Virginia Supreme Court clerk leaving for US job

West Virginia Supreme Court Clerk Rory Perry has accepted a job as a federal court clerk in Charleston.

Princeton Fire to Receive Additional Bulletproof Vests

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Like any fire department, the Princeton Fire Department has had its battles. But there have been times where the mission get too dangerous, prompting them to wear bulletproof vests. "I'd like to hope that we never have to use them," said Princeton firefighter Charlie Croy. "I also would like to hope that we'd never have another fire. But we both know that that's not going to happen." This armor protects firefighters from any foul play that they could encount...

Sessions returns to West Virginia to discuss opioid crisis

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has returned to West Virginia for the second time in four months to discuss efforts to stop the nation's opioid epidemic.

"The Incredible Trail Man" Won The Governor Service Award

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The man better known for being "the Incredible trail man" has won the governors service award. Gary Morefield, is the man responsible for building miles and miles of trails in the Beckley area. He has gotten a lot of people in the community more active by giving them a place to hike, bike and walk. He's incredibly involved in the community, he is in many different clubs and organizations. Piney Creek Watershed, New river Gorge Trail Alliance and Active Southern We...

WVU Tech reveals new program

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WVU Tech held an open house Thursday, September 21st for students and faculty to showcase a new program, LaunchLab. This is a program that has been available to students on WVU's main campus in Morgantown and is now a resource for students here in Beckley. It allows students to bring their ideas to life using a business model, with a little help from Nora Myers, who is the executive director of LaunchLab. Myers says this program is not for any one major. 

Southern WV Communities to Search for Missing Man Video included

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It has been more than a year since a McDowell County man got lost in the mines. Clay Epperly Jr. disappeared in August 2016 at the Burke Mountain #1 mine in Kimball, when he and others illegally entered the mine to steal copper.  West Virginia State Police declared Epperly dead, after the conditions inside were too dangerous for rescue crews one week into the investigation. Now, community members from Welch, Tazewell county and others will be conducting a search on Saturday in ...

UPDATE: Capital High School Cleaning Being Completed, Air Tests to Run Tonight

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CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) - 13 News Reporter Alyssa Meisner confirms that Capital High School will be closed for the remainder of the week after 60 classrooms were found to have mold in them. The Kanawha County Health Department says there may be health concerns for students who have breathing issues already and recommend people to go to their primary care doctor. The school will be closed for the remainder of the school week while crews work to clean the mold from the classrooms.

Latest on the Beckley Z-Way project

Z-Way project is still in the second phase of the project. Z-Way project is still in the second phase of the project.
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The idea for the Beckley Z-Way began during the Manchin administration. The Raleigh County Commission was asked to find a way to help those in the southern part of the county get to Beckley faster.  Chairman of the Beckley-Raleigh County Transportation Authority, Bill Baker, said traffic from the Shady Spring area to Beckley is constantly congested.  "If you live out in the Shady Springs, Glade spring area, and you try to get into town any time in the morning or the e...

Judge Grants Preliminary Approval of Water Crisis Settlement

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CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) - A class-action settlement from the 2014 water crisis in West Virginia that left almost 300,000 people without water has been granted preliminary approval. According to the court order, the class notice period will begin October 11th and end on November 8th. RELATED STORY: Local Lawyer Releases New West Virginia Water Crisis Information A hearing on the final settlement approval will be held on January 9th, 2018 in Charleston. RELATED STORY: F...

Beckley Fire Fighters are Raising Money For Children's Winter Coats

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The Beckley Fire Fighters Association kicked off their Operation Warm Campaign for 2017. The cooler months are ahead of us and the Beckley Fire Fighters started to raise money for winter coats for children in need. The coats will go to students at all the three Head Start locations in Raleigh County. Their goal this year is to have 300 coats to donate.  "Giving something to kids that's very useful you know, and we get to meet the kids, we put the coats on them ourselv...

WVDOH on the hunt for new Beckley Z-Way contractor

WVDOH partially fired the contractor for the Beckley Z-Way. WVDOH partially fired the contractor for the Beckley Z-Way.
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The West Virginia Department of Highways is looking for a new contractor for the Beckley Z-Way project. Due to several delays, the WVDOH partially canceled the contract with its current contractor, MESI.  According to WVDOH Chief Transportation Engineer, Jimmy Wriston, major delays in the project were caused by underground contamination, weather, and performance issues. Wriston said these delays are common for large-scale project, but hiring a new contractor is the best decision...

Sessions Returns to WV to Discuss Opioid Crisis

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U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has returned to West Virginia for the second time in four months to discuss efforts to stop the nation's opioid epidemic.    

West Liberty University Reviving Marching Band

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West Liberty University is reviving its marching band after state budget cuts forced it to be put on hiatus in March 2016.

Two WV Ex-County School Officials Indicted

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A former president and a former member of a West Virginia county school board have been indicted on charges that they accepted gifts while in office from companies doing business with the school system. 

Route 219 reopens following 6 car pile up.

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Emergency responders are on the scene of a major accident near Lewisburg, WV.  

Name Released of Man Fatally Shot by Police in WV

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State Police in West Virginia have released the name of an Ohio carjacking suspect who was fatally shot by officers during a weekend manhunt.

Indiana Woman Convicted of Neglect in Death of 15-Pound Boy

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An Indiana woman has been convicted of nine counts of neglect in the death of a 9-year-old blind boy with cerebral palsy who weighed just 15 pounds. 

Man Sentenced for Running Over Beckley Police Officer with ATV

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A man who ran over a Beckley Police officer returns to court, this time pleading for forgiveness.

UPDATE: Woman's body found in Kanawha River

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A body has been found in the Kanawha River. The body was discovered around 11:10 a.m. near Dow Chemical on Blaine Island near South Charleston.

Family asks for help in search for missing teen

Jaelynn Shea, missing from Wallback, WV in Clay County since Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017 Jaelynn Shea, missing from Wallback, WV in Clay County since Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017
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A teenage girl has been missing since Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017.  Jaelynn Shea reportedly ran away from her grandmother's home in Clay County. 

DUI Checkpoint planned in Raleigh County

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Deputies with the Raleigh County Sheriff's Office will be out on the roads watching for people driving under the influence. 

State park's hiking trails close following bear attack

State park's hiking trails close following bear attack

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MILLBORO, Va. (AP) - A black bear has attacked a woman at a state park in Virginia, prompting officials to close the park's hiking trails.      Virginia State Parks spokesman Jim Meisner says the woman was hiking with two dogs in Douthat State Park in Millboro when she was attacked from behind by the bear Sunday around 1 p.m.      News outlets report the woman's legs were wounded, but she was able to walk to find help. The woman is expected to make a full...

Man buys toddler stuffed dinosaurs in heartbreaking viral Facebook post

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A heartbreaking viral Facebook post describes the interaction between a little boy and a man who lost his grandson days earlier.

Stolen cat found dead, mutilated in dumpster

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SHORELINE, WA (WCMH) – Police in Washington are investigating after a cat that was stolen from an animal shelter was found dead and mutilated in a dumpster. According to a Facebook post, Quixote the cat’s enclosure at Whisker City Animal Shelter was forced open sometime Tuesday. The shelter originally said they believed he was taken because someone thought he was a valuable Savannah breed. Less than two hours later, a follow-up post was made, describing ho...

Low Staff Pay and Overcrowding Trouble West Virginia Jail

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More prisoners were being brought into the South Central Regional Jail Wednesday, but this and other corrections facilities in West Virginia are at the breaking point. Right now the Mountain State has 500 vacant corrections officer positions. And despite a one- dollar an hour pay raise this year, salaries here are way lower than in the surrounding states: Del. Rodney Miller, (D) Boone "We are losing, a high-turnover rate. Once we get correctional officers and jail officials that...

More charges filed against man accused of setting Beckley woman on fire Video included

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After a day long manhunt, the suspect accused of lighting a woman on fire is in custody. 

Safety tips for kids on the bus

Tips for kids that will make the trip to and from school a little safer while on the bus.

Man trapped in ATM slips notes to customers begging for help

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Police say a man who became trapped inside an ATM slipped notes to customers via the receipt slot pleading for them to help him escape.

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  • Coal Company to Hire Mechanics, Truck Operators

    Coal Company to Hire Mechanics, Truck Operators

    Thursday, September 21 2017 10:25 PM EDT2017-09-22 02:25:09 GMT

    If you are looking for a job and happen to be in Mercer County today, you may have missed a golden opportunity Earlier today (September 21, 2017), Bluestone-Southern Coal took applications and interviewed candidates at Bluefield State College's student life building. They currently looking to hire 25 employees. So far, around 2-3 openings have been filled, leaving 18 available for offroad truck operation and 5 for the mechanic position.

    If you are looking for a job and happen to be in Mercer County today, you may have missed a golden opportunity Earlier today (September 21, 2017), Bluestone-Southern Coal took applications and interviewed candidates at Bluefield State College's student life building. They currently looking to hire 25 employees. So far, around 2-3 openings have been filled, leaving 18 available for offroad truck operation and 5 for the mechanic position.

  • Princeton Fire to Receive Additional Bulletproof Vests

    Princeton Fire to Receive Additional Bulletproof Vests

    Thursday, September 21 2017 9:55 PM EDT2017-09-22 01:55:10 GMT
    Like any fire department, the Princeton Fire Department has had its battles. But there have been times where the mission get too dangerous, prompting them to wear bulletproof vests. "I'd like to hope that we never have to use them," said Princeton firefighter Charlie Croy. "I also would like to hope that we'd never have another fire. But we both know that that's not going to happen." This armor protects firefighters from any foul play that they could encount...
    Like any fire department, the Princeton Fire Department has had its battles. But there have been times where the mission get too dangerous, prompting them to wear bulletproof vests. "I'd like to hope that we never have to use them," said Princeton firefighter Charlie Croy. "I also would like to hope that we'd never have another fire. But we both know that that's not going to happen." This armor protects firefighters from any foul play that they could encount...
  • Safety Driving Tips in Lieu of Fatal Accidents

    Safety Driving Tips in Lieu of Fatal Accidents

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 9:54 PM EDT2017-09-14 01:54:05 GMT
    With the cause of the deadly I-77 crash still under investigation, it still leaves chills for some people, who were on their daily commute on the interstate at the time. "I travel this thing every day, 5 days a week. And there's a lot of people that swerve in and out, and they're not conscious at all," said driver David Price. "We aren't very far from the accident, so we may have missed it by a couple minutes," said semi-truck driver John Reynolds. "The main...
    With the cause of the deadly I-77 crash still under investigation, it still leaves chills for some people, who were on their daily commute on the interstate at the time. "I travel this thing every day, 5 days a week. And there's a lot of people that swerve in and out, and they're not conscious at all," said driver David Price. "We aren't very far from the accident, so we may have missed it by a couple minutes," said semi-truck driver John Reynolds. "The main...
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  • Greenbrier County Sheriff recognized for supporting military employees

    Greenbrier County Sheriff recognized for supporting military employees

    Friday, September 22 2017 11:36 AM EDT2017-09-22 15:36:13 GMT
    Left to Right, Corrina Boggess ( Army Reserve Ambassador for WV), John Miller (ESGR State Chairman), Sheriff Sloan, Master Sergeant Charles Smith and Major General James HoyerLeft to Right, Corrina Boggess ( Army Reserve Ambassador for WV), John Miller (ESGR State Chairman), Sheriff Sloan, Master Sergeant Charles Smith and Major General James Hoyer

    As one member of the West Virginia National Guard returns from deployment and another heads off to Iraq, the Greenbrier County Sheriff's Department is honored for supporting employees who serve in the Guard and Reserve. As a part of the West Virginia Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) program, Sheriff Bruce Sloan was honored with an Extraordinary Employer Support Award.  

    As one member of the West Virginia National Guard returns from deployment and another heads off to Iraq, the Greenbrier County Sheriff's Department is honored for supporting employees who serve in the Guard and Reserve. As a part of the West Virginia Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) program, Sheriff Bruce Sloan was honored with an Extraordinary Employer Support Award.  

  • NEW DETAILS: 77 year old woman dies in Greenbrier County house fire

    NEW DETAILS: 77 year old woman dies in Greenbrier County house fire

    Friday, September 22 2017 10:12 AM EDT2017-09-22 14:12:03 GMT

    Investigators with the West Virginia State Fire Marshal's Office tell 59 News at least one person has died in a house fire in Greenbrier County. 

    Investigators with the West Virginia State Fire Marshal's Office tell 59 News at least one person has died in a house fire in Greenbrier County. 

  • Route 219 reopens following 6 car pile up.

    Route 219 reopens following 6 car pile up.

    Thursday, September 21 2017 5:42 PM EDT2017-09-21 21:42:07 GMT

    Emergency responders are on the scene of a major accident near Lewisburg, WV.  

    Emergency responders are on the scene of a major accident near Lewisburg, WV.  

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  • Deputies looking for suspect who stole car, guns and medication from cancer patient

    UPDATE: Police arrest suspect who stole car, guns and medication from cancer patient

    UPDATE: Police arrest suspect who stole car, guns and medication from cancer patient

    Thursday, September 21 2017 8:55 PM EDT2017-09-22 00:55:15 GMT

    FAYETTE COUNTY, W. Va. (WVNS) -- Fayette County Deputies are looking for a suspect after a homeowner says someone broke into their home and stole several items including their car.  The alleged theft happened at a home on Savannah Lane in Maham sometime Sunday or Monday.  The homeowner, Patricia Vandall, tells 59News she went out of town Sunday afternoon and came home Monday evening to her home ransacked.   Vandall said the thief stole guns, jewelry, money and medica...

    FAYETTE COUNTY, W. Va. (WVNS) -- Fayette County Deputies are looking for a suspect after a homeowner says someone broke into their home and stole several items including their car.  The alleged theft happened at a home on Savannah Lane in Maham sometime Sunday or Monday.  The homeowner, Patricia Vandall, tells 59News she went out of town Sunday afternoon and came home Monday evening to her home ransacked.   Vandall said the thief stole guns, jewelry, money and medica...

  • Robert Kovack's Family speak Out

    Robert Kovack's Family speak Out

    Wednesday, March 15 2017 8:21 AM EDT2017-03-15 12:21:29 GMT

    The family of a missing Virginia Tech student is speaking out after remains that were found under the New River Gorge Bridge proved to be those of Robert Kovack. In a telephone interview the father of the victim said they are happy to have closure and can now move on. Kovack was reported missing back in 1998. Rangers at the National Park Service assisted  with the initial search efforts and the recovery of the body that was found in March of last year. spokeswoman...

    The family of a missing Virginia Tech student is speaking out after remains that were found under the New River Gorge Bridge proved to be those of Robert Kovack. In a telephone interview the father of the victim said they are happy to have closure and can now move on. Kovack was reported missing back in 1998. Rangers at the National Park Service assisted  with the initial search efforts and the recovery of the body that was found in March of last year. spokeswoman...

  • UPDATE: CrimeStoppers increases reward for information on cold case

    UPDATE: CrimeStoppers increases reward for information on cold case

    Tuesday, January 10 2017 5:44 PM EST2017-01-10 22:44:04 GMT

    A person searching for arrowhead in the Kanawha Falls area of West Virginia received a surprise when they found a human skull.  The bones were found during the afternoon on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016.  

    A person searching for arrowhead in the Kanawha Falls area of West Virginia received a surprise when they found a human skull.  The bones were found during the afternoon on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016.  

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  • Wear Blue for Bullying Awareness Day

    Wear Blue for Bullying Awareness Day

    Monday, October 3 2016 4:14 PM EDT2016-10-03 20:14:20 GMT
    Oct. 3 is Bullying Awareness Day and people are asked to wear blue to bring attention to the problems which affects communities across the country and around the world.
    Oct. 3 is Bullying Awareness Day and people are asked to wear blue to bring attention to the problems which affects communities across the country and around the world.
  • SLIDESHOW: 2016 State Fair of West Virginia: Traditions You Treasure

    SLIDESHOW: 2016 State Fair of West Virginia: Traditions You Treasure

    Monday, August 15 2016 6:26 PM EDT2016-08-15 22:26:16 GMT
    Check out the pictures of the 2016 State Fair of West Virginia.  These were submitted to us by our viewers.
    Check out the pictures of the 2016 State Fair of West Virginia.  These were submitted to us by our viewers.
  • SLIDESHOW: Thunderstorm in Southern WV on July 8

    SLIDESHOW: Thunderstorm in Southern WV on July 8

    Friday, July 8 2016 5:27 PM EDT2016-07-08 21:27:14 GMT
    Here are pictures sent to us by our viewers of the rain and thunderstorms which left trees downs and thousands without power across southern West Virginia.
    Here are pictures sent to us by our viewers of the rain and thunderstorms which left trees downs and thousands without power across southern West Virginia.

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  • UPDATE: Man Arrested After Standoff

    UPDATE: Man Arrested After Standoff

    Friday, September 22 2017 2:13 PM EDT2017-09-22 18:13:15 GMT

    Deputies with the Raleigh County Sheriff's Office are on the scene of stand off along North Sandbranch Road.

    Deputies with the Raleigh County Sheriff's Office are on the scene of stand off along North Sandbranch Road.

  • Disease found in dead deer in 8 West Virginia counties

    Disease found in dead deer in 8 West Virginia counties

    Disease found in dead deer in 8 West Virginia counties

    Friday, September 22 2017 5:30 AM EDT2017-09-22 09:30:45 GMT
    SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Deer in eight West Virginia counties have died from a disease that causes extensive bleeding.      The state Division of Natural Resources says in a news release that Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease was confirmed in the deer found in Boone, Brooke, Hancock, Lincoln, Marshall, Ohio, Tucker and Wayne counties.      The disease has also been confirmed this year in Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia.      The...
    SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Deer in eight West Virginia counties have died from a disease that causes extensive bleeding.      The state Division of Natural Resources says in a news release that Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease was confirmed in the deer found in Boone, Brooke, Hancock, Lincoln, Marshall, Ohio, Tucker and Wayne counties.      The disease has also been confirmed this year in Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia.      The...
  • NEW DETAILS: 77 year old woman dies in Greenbrier County house fire

    NEW DETAILS: 77 year old woman dies in Greenbrier County house fire

    Friday, September 22 2017 10:12 AM EDT2017-09-22 14:12:03 GMT

    Investigators with the West Virginia State Fire Marshal's Office tell 59 News at least one person has died in a house fire in Greenbrier County. 

    Investigators with the West Virginia State Fire Marshal's Office tell 59 News at least one person has died in a house fire in Greenbrier County. 

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