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'The Pride of West Virginia' performs for students in Princeton Video included

PRINCETON (WVVA) The West Virginia University Marching Band performed in front of thousands of schoolchildren in Mercer County.The 400 member band, also known... More>>

Final arguments unfold at ex-governor's trial

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Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife took bribes and used their political muscle to promote a sketchy nutritional supplement because they were in deeply in debt and couldn't refuse the more than $165,000 in... More>>

Firefighter injured in Greenbrier Co. now recovering

A firefighter is recovering at home after being life flighted out on Monday. The Smoot Volunteer Fire Department in Greenbrier County says one of its men went out to fuel up the truck Monday evening. While out, they say he moved off the side of the road where the truck began to sink into wet ground and started to roll. The department says the truck rolled onto the passenger side and ended upside down. A witness called 911 and the injured fireman was flown to Charleston Area Medical Center.The... More>>

WV educational leaders address business summit

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS (WVVA) -Common Core, technology, and dropouts were some of the most controversial topics educators discussed Friday at The Greenbrier Resort.The West Virginia Chamber of Commerce wrapped up its annual summit, but not before those attending heard from the state's educational leaders.The education symposium consisted of a panel of experts in education within the state, from the Board of Education President, Gayle Manchin, to the new superintendent Dr. Michael Martirano and... More>>

Man is arrested for growing pot in his home

FAYETTE COUNTY (WVVA) A man is arrested for growing marijuana in his home.Herbert Wayne Bowyer, 62, of Lavista is charged with one count of Cultivation of Marijuana... More>>

Beckley Police Officer Remembered

Beckley (WVVA) -- Officers in Beckley reflected on the life of a police officer lost in the line of duty. Friday marked the 8th anniversary of the death of Cpl. Chuck Smith. He was killed during an undercover narcotics purchase on South Fayette Street in 2006. During the purchase, one of the suspects opened fire, fatally wounding Smith. "He was someone who was very eager to learn. He was always very interested in drug work. He took a lot of pride in that. He felt he could make a difference in... More>>

Man Accused of Robbing Kroger Enters Plea

Beckley (WVVA) -- A Parkersburg, West Virginia man accused of robbing the Kroger on Harper Road entered a plea in Beckley on Friday. Jonathan James Rager pleaded guilty to 2nd Degree Robbery. Police said he went into the store last March and pulled a gun on the cashier. Authorities were able to track Rager down at a Days Inn in Bradley two days later. He faces up to 18 years in prison when he is sentenced in November. More>>

Man Accused of Murder and Arson Asks For Mental Health Evaluation

Beckley (WVVA) -- A man accused of murder and arson is asking for a mental health evaluation. Carl Cox was scheduled to have a preliminary hearing in Beckley on Friday, but asked for more time for the evaluation. Cox is accused of pouring an accelerant on the front porch of David Davis in Soap Creek on August 18th, and lighting it on fire with a match. Davis died in the blaze. The fire eventually spread to a residence in front of the mobile home owned by James and Melissa Jarrell. Cox is bein... More>>

Stewart says Ward's death will affect him forever Video included

By PAUL NEWBERRYAP Sports WriterHAMPTON, Ga. (AP) - Unshaven and with a quivering voice, NASCAR superstar Tony Stewart said the death... More>>

Beckley man enters plea to first-degree murder

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CHARLESTON, WV (WVVA) A man accused of beating a Kanawha County man to death before dumping the body in Raleigh County has entered a plea... More>>

Military pilot killed in VA crash identified Video included

Westfield, Mass. -- Following the fatal crash of a 104th Fighter Wing F-15C aircraft in the remote mountains near Deerfield Valley, Va. the family has asked that the unit share with the public the name of the pilot who was fatally injured Wednesday. More>>

Persons of Interest Sought in Triple Shooting

Beckley (WVVA) -- Police now say they have persons of interest after a triple shooting in Beckley... More>>

Mercer County Commission to hold public meetings on proposed fire fee increase

MERCER COUNTY (WVVA) The Mercer County Commission plans to hold seven public hearings to discuss a proposal to increase fire fee... More>>

A vehicle fire is being treated as suspicious in Fayette County

FAYETTE (WVVA) – A vehicle fire is being treated as suspicious in the Oak Hill area.   More>>

190 citations issued during MSHA mine inspections

Federal impact inspections at U.S. mine operations in July resulted in 190 citations and eight orders. More>>

Police search for missing man in Virginia

Virginia State Police is looking for your help in locating a missing man. They report that 42-year-old Michael Stacy was last seen on August 23rd of this year.Stacy is from Swords Creek, Virginia in Russell County. If you've seen this man or have information, contact Virginia State Police at 276-964-2322 More>>

Princeton named best up-and-coming town in West Virginia Video included

The city of Princeton has been recognized by West Virginia Living Magazine as the best up-and-coming town in the state of West Virginia for 2014.This comes as the downtown area continues to see improvements thanks to the Princeton Renaissance Project. More>>

Two men accused of assaulting officers in Greenbrier County

GREENBRIER COUNTY (WVVA) Two men are charged with assaulting officers in two separate incidents in Lewisburg. According to Police, David Trent, 30, was confronted by police... More>>

Police need help locating a missing Iaeger woman

BLUEFIELD, WV (WVVA) Police need your help finding a woman who went missing nearly two weeks ago. Darlene Hatfield, 55... More>>

UPDATE: Hatfields & McCoys Feud Over Trademark

Beckley (WVVA) The Hatfields McCoys Feud takes a new twist almost 140 years after it started. On August 18, WVVA aired a story about Mark Hatfield, the great great grandson of Devil Anse Hatfield, and the star of the hit History Channel show 'Hatfields McCoys: White Lightning.' Hatfield claimed that during production, a partner company called the Legendary Hatfields McCoys took several of their secret recipes, including their famous brand of moonshine, Drink of the Devil. He also claimed t... More>>

Lots to do at the Bluefield Lemonade Festival

BLUEFIELD (WVVA) -The Lemonade Festival kicks off Friday night in downtown Bluefield, WV. Click on this story to view a list of events. More>>

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    © View stories that directly impact the coal industry and voice your concerns on the EPA's plan to reduce carbon emissions at coal-fired power plants.© View stories that directly impact the coal industry and voice your concerns on the EPA's plan to reduce carbon emissions at coal-fired power plants.
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    WVVA and Cole Chevy have partnered to shine the spotlight on deserving students and teachers in classrooms across the region. View the latest recipients, and find out how you can submit nominations.More >>
    WVVA and Cole Chevy have partnered to shine the spotlight on deserving students and teachers in classrooms across the region. View the latest recipients, and find out how you can submit nominations.More >>
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    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 >>
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  • Firefighter injured in Greenbrier Co. now recovering

    Firefighter injured in Greenbrier Co. now recovering

    A firefighter is recovering at home after being life flighted out on Monday. The Smoot Volunteer Fire Department in Greenbrier County says one of its men went out to fuel up the truck Monday evening. While out, they say he moved off the side of the road where the truck began to sink into wet ground and started to roll. The department says the truck rolled onto the passenger side and ended upside down. A witness called 911 and the injured fireman was flown to Charleston Area Medical Center.The...More >>
    A firefighter is recovering at home after being life flighted out on Monday. The Smoot Volunteer Fire Department in Greenbrier County says one of its men went out to fuel up the truck Monday evening. While out, they say he moved off the side of the road where the truck began to sink into wet ground and started to roll. The department says the truck rolled onto the passenger side and ended upside down. A witness called 911 and the injured fireman was flown to Charleston Area Medical Center.The...More >>
  • WV educational leaders address business summit

    WV educational leaders address business summit

    WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS (WVVA) -Common Core, technology, and dropouts were some of the most controversial topics educators discussed Friday at The Greenbrier Resort.The West Virginia Chamber of Commerce wrapped up its annual summit, but not before those attending heard from the state's educational leaders.The education symposium consisted of a panel of experts in education within the state, from the Board of Education President, Gayle Manchin, to the new superintendent Dr. Michael Martirano and...More >>
    WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS (WVVA) -Common Core, technology, and dropouts were some of the most controversial topics educators discussed Friday at The Greenbrier Resort.The West Virginia Chamber of Commerce wrapped up its annual summit, but not before those attending heard from the state's educational leaders.The education symposium consisted of a panel of experts in education within the state, from the Board of Education President, Gayle Manchin, to the new superintendent Dr. Michael Martirano and...More >>
  • Man is arrested for growing pot in his home

    Man is arrested for growing pot in his home

    FAYETTE COUNTY (WVVA) A man is arrested for growing marijuana in his home.Herbert Wayne Bowyer, 62, of Lavista is charged with one count of Cultivation of Marijuana...More >>
    FAYETTE COUNTY (WVVA) A man is arrested for growing marijuana in his home.Herbert Wayne Bowyer, 62, of Lavista is charged with one count of Cultivation of Marijuana...More >>
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