Home - WVVA TV Bluefield Beckley WV News, Weather and Sports

Right Now

Database aids area fight against meth Video included

BLUEFIELD (WVVA) - Law enforcement officials gathered in Bluefield Tuesday to learn more about a national database used to fight meth crime.They're talking about NPLEx... More>>

Three-judge panel denies request to remove magistrate

Welch, W. Va. (WVVA) - The petition to remove McDowell County Magistrate Steve Cox has been denied... More>>

Search for armed robbery suspect Video included

Greenbrier County, W. Va. (WVVA)-Deputies in Greenbrier County are searching for an armed robbery suspect.It happened Tuesday morning around 12:30 am at Lewee’s on Route 60 near White Sulphur Springs.. More>>

W.Va. AG warns job seekers of fake job ad scams

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is warning West Virginians about fake job postings and other employment scams online.Morrisey says scammers see places where people are looking... More>>

Man crushed to death in accident

Fayette County (WVVA) - A man is killed after being crushed by a truck he was working on... More>>

Seventeen arrested in drug roundup

Raleigh County (WVVA) - A drug round up nets 17 individuals in Raleigh County.Troopers with the West Virginia State Police are still looking for nine suspects... More>>

New criminals added to APB list

(WVVA)- Three new wanted fugitives have been added to our All Points Bulletin list- including a man wanted for first degree murder... More>>

Manchin expresses support for Black Lung benefits

Washington, D.C. (NEWS RELEASE) – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) today submitted a statement at the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee hearing in response... More>>

Rockefeller calls for improvements to Black Lung claims process

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NEWS RELEASE) – Senator Jay Rockefeller today issued the following remarks as prepared for the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee’s Subcommittee on Employment and Workplace Safety’s hearing titled... More>>

UPDATE: Former PIkeView Coach, Teacher Pleads Guilty to Charges Video included

BLUEFIELD (WVVA) - A former teacher and coach at PikeView High School who resigned earlier this year amid a state police investigation has been charged with multiple sex crimes. Jonathan Kirk, 34, turned More>>

Arch Coal Idles Complex in Virginia, Kentucky

Arch Coal Idles Complex in Virginia, Kentucky

More than 200 jobs will be lost when Arch Coal idles its mine complex in Virginia and Kentucky. More>>

McDowell Co. magistrate appears in court Video included

WELCH, W. Va (WVVA)-- A McDowell County magistrate appears in court, charged with altering public documents.Now 3 circuit court judges are deciding whether the charges are valid.A 3-judge panel heard the case Monday after McDowell County Magistrate Steve Cox was indicted last month on 2 misdemeanor charges. A man named Kevin Wade claims that Cox altered his personal safety order requests.Wade is now asking that Cox be removed from office, saying that after the magistrate denied the orders, he... More>>

New Housing in Bluefield WV

BLUEFIELD (WVVA)- The construction on Highland Ave in Bluefield, WV is coming to an end. CASE West Virginia and the West Virginia Housing Development Authority have created new low income homes for families. Seven new homes have been rebuilt on Highland Ave, an area that was once an eye sore.CASE Executive Director, Oraetta Hubbard says, "We took an area of the city that really needed a lot of help and have pretty much redone one whole section of it."The funding came from the state. As of rig... More>>

UPDATE: Another man arrested in connection with Greenbrier Co. drug bust

Morris,  Justin Morris, Justin

RONCEVERTE (WVVA)- Another man is arrested in connection with three people facing felony drug charges out of Ronceverte, WV. However, his charges weren't drug related.Justin Morris, 30, was arrested early Monday morning for felony daytime burglary and petty larceny.Ronceverte Police Chief J.R. Byer Jr. says Morris stole rings and other items from the home of Wanda and Larry Jennings on Friday after the couple was taken to jail.He was found with the rings on him when he was arrested.The Jennin... More>>

Greenbrier Co. veterans' clinic looks to reopen Video included

MAXWELTON (WVVA) - A local veterans clinic may soon be reopening after temporarily closing it's doors because of suspected air pollution.The Greenbrier County Community Based Outpatient Clinic has been closed since June 6th after employees say they became ill while at work. No veterans reported becoming sick.The Greenbrier Valley Economic Development Corporation owns the building. GVEDC Executive Director Stephen Weir says they recently hired an environmental testing company to test the air. ... More>>

Man flown to Raleigh Co. after ATV accident Video included

A man is life-flighted this morning after losing control on his ATV and falling down a mountainside.The 32-year -old victim was flown from Frankford to Raleigh County Memorial where West Virginia Senior State Trooper Brett Simmons says he is being treated for back injuries.Simmons says the victim was trying to pass a car on a one-lane road at about 8 a.m. this morning. He was passing on the side near the edge of the cliff and fell about 60-feet down the mountain. "He actually lost control on ... More>>

Woman injured after driving car into creek Video included

Photo by Kristen Conner Photo by Kristen Conner

WELCH (WVVA) - A woman was transported to a nearby hospital Monday after crashing into Elkhorn Creek in McDowell County.The crash occurred around 2 p.m. in Welch... More>>

Positive drug test delays sentencing for ex-football player

PRINCETON, WV (WVVA) - A former Concord football player's sentencing hearing has been delayed after he tested positive for marijuana. Riyahd Richardson had plead guilty to conspiracy in connection with an alleged drug deal last November. His hearing has been rescheduled for August 25.Another former Concord player, Marrico Sanders, has been sentenced to three years' probation in South Carolina for his part in the alleged drug transaction. He was sentenced with Deferred Adjudication. If he stay... More>>

Tazewell County business robbed Video included

 TAZEWELL (WVVA)- An investigation is underway after a business is robbed in Tazewell County. According to Sheriff Brian Hieatt with the Tazewell County Sheriff's Office, a man robbed the Crazy Horse Two late last night in Boissevain....
More>>

Dollar General robberies suspect in court

Beckley (WVVA) A man accused in a pair of robberies at the Dollar General in Glen Daniel has a preliminary hearing in Beckley.... More>>

Man's body found in New River

RADFORD, Va. (AP) -- Radford police are investigating the death of a Pulaski man whose body was found in the New River.Police identified the victim as 41-year-old Kelly Floyd Marshall.Police tell media outlets that Marshall's body was found Sunday evening west of a train trestle that crosses the river near Bisset Park.Witnesses told police that the man was trying to walk across the river when he went under the water.The body has been sent to the medical examiner's office in Roanoke More>>

  • More Local NewsMore Local NewsMore>>

  • Raleigh Co. Relay for Life Golf Tournament

    Raleigh Co. Relay for Life Golf Tournament

    RALEIGH COUNTY (WVVA)- Raleigh County Relay for Life is looking to raise $110,000 by mid August. As of this past week, Raleigh Relay raised $60,000 dollars. To help them meet their goal Walgreens is hosting the first ever Relay for Life Golf Tournament at Briar Patch next weekend. The event will be held on Saturday, July 26th.More >>
    RALEIGH COUNTY (WVVA)- Raleigh County Relay for Life is looking to raise $110,000 by mid August. As of this past week, Raleigh Relay raised $60,000 dollars. To help them meet their goal Walgreens is hosting the first ever Relay for Life Golf Tournament at Briar Patch next weekend. The event will be held on Saturday, July 26th.More >>
  • Raleigh Co. Brothers Accused of Malicious Attack

    Raleigh Co. Brothers Accused of Malicious Attack

    WHITESVILLE (WVVA)- According to a criminal complaint, Sidney and Manuel Williams are accused of a malicious attack that happened in Whitesville, Raleigh County.West Virginia State Police received a phone call from Raleigh General Hospital stating that a man came into the emergency room with lacerations on his face and the upper part of his body.The man told officers that Sidney and Manuel Williams came into his home and one man hit him in the face while the other kicked him repeatedly. The W...More >>
    WHITESVILLE (WVVA)- According to a criminal complaint, Sidney and Manuel Williams are accused of a malicious attack that happened in Whitesville, Raleigh County.West Virginia State Police received a phone call from Raleigh General Hospital stating that a man came into the emergency room with lacerations on his face and the upper part of his body.The man told officers that Sidney and Manuel Williams came into his home and one man hit him in the face while the other kicked him repeatedly. The W...More >>
  • Three People Arrested on Prescription Drug Charges

    Three People Arrested on Prescription Drug Charges

    RONCEVERTE (WVVA)- Wanda and Larry Jennings of Ronceverte and Donna Harmon of Princeton are all in Southern Regional Jail for felony drug charges.According to a press release sent out by Ronceverte Police they received an anonymous tip stating that drug activity was happening inside the Jennings' Ronceverte home.After doing confirming the information police obtained a search warrant for the residence on Chestnut St. When they entered the home they found prescription pills and cash. While insi...More >>
    RONCEVERTE (WVVA)- Wanda and Larry Jennings of Ronceverte and Donna Harmon of Princeton are all in Southern Regional Jail for felony drug charges.According to a press release sent out by Ronceverte Police they received an anonymous tip stating that drug activity was happening inside the Jennings' Ronceverte home.After doing confirming the information police obtained a search warrant for the residence on Chestnut St. When they entered the home they found prescription pills and cash. While insi...More >>
  • Featured ReportsFeatured ReportsMore>>

  • 2014 Drives of the Week

    2014 Drives of the Week

    WVVA and Ramey Auto Group are once again teaming up with the American Red Cross to promote the need for blood donations in our region with the 'Drive of the Week.'More >>
    WVVA and Ramey Auto Group are once again teaming up with the American Red Cross to promote the need for blood donations in our region with the 'Drive of the Week.'More >>
  • The WVVA News App is here!

    The WVVA News App is here!

    BLUEFIELD (WVVA) - Soon you will be able to access the latest news, weather, video and sports from across the Two Virginias easier than before on your mobile device with the new WVVA News App!More >>
    BLUEFIELD (WVVA) - Soon you will be able to access the latest news, weather, video and sports from across the Two Virginias easier than before on your mobile device with the new WVVA News App!More >>
  • Facebook Fan of the Week

    Facebook Fan of the Week

    Like WVVA News on Facebook and you could be the Fan of the Week! Each Wednesday on WVVA News Today we'll announce a new winner. The Fan of the Week receives a $20 gift certificate from the Cornerstone Gift Shop!More >>
    Like WVVA News on Facebook and you could be the Fan of the Week! Each Wednesday on WVVA News Today we'll announce a new winner. The Fan of the Week receives a $20 gift certificate from the Cornerstone Gift Shop!
    More >>
  • Sign up to receive news updates from WVVA

    Be the first to receive updated news headlines through emails from WVVA.

    * denotes required fields



    Thank you for signing up! You will receive a confirmation email shortly.

Most Viewed Content

Stories
Videos
WHAT'S ON WVVA TONIGHT
WVVA.com's VIP section
VIP
The Two Virginias’ first stop to find the best products and services.
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WVVA.
All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Audrey Sluss at (304) 324-0659. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.