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Appeal denied: Greenbrier County man will serve life in prison for torching police vehicles

(WVVA) A Greenbrier County man will spend life in prison for his role in torching eight cars at the West Virginia Police barracks in Rainelle, including two police vehicles. David Clayton White, 50, is now serving time... More>>

Consolidation in Bland County Video included

BLAND COUNTY (WVVA)- September 2, 2014 was the first day of school for students in Bland County.It was also the first year that the four schools were consolidated into two. Students started class at Bland County Elementary School and Bland County High School.Superintendent, Dr. Chris Stacy says, "It was a phenomenal undertaking. I mean it really was. We couldn't have done it without community support. We've had volunteer workers, town workers, and our teachers have come in. It's been long day... More>>

Bradley-Prosperity VFD to add substation

BRADLEY (WVVA) The Bradley-Prosperity Volunteer Fire Department plans to add a substation on North Sand Branch Road. The Raleigh County Commission voted unanimously... More>>

Beheading of second U.S. journalist

(NBC NEWS) According to the Site Intelligence Group, ISIS is planning to release a video purportedly showing Sotloff's beheading... More>>

Wyoming County Councilman Seeks Statewide Drug Paraphernalia Ban

Oceana (WVVA) Last year, the town of Oceana was launched into the national headlines after a documentary film emphasized a high rate of prescription drug abuse. It moved some to take action and town Councilman Jim Cook hopes to put Oceana at the front of the battle, starting a new statewide drug paraphernalia ban. In June, Cook helped pass a new town ordinance that would make it illegal to have any equipment, product, or material used to make or conceal drugs in Oceana. Now, he wants to take ... More>>

Bluefield man gets 9 years in prison for child porn

BLUEFIELD, WV (WVVA) A Bluefield, WV man is sentenced to nine years in federal prison for possession of child pornography. David Punturi, 54... More>>

Deadly accident on Interstate 77 Video included

KANAWHA COUNTY, WV (WVVA) I-77 in Kanawha County is back open after a deadly accident. The interstate was shutdown for nearly four hours Tuesday morning... More>>

Two people are dead following a fatal car crash in McDowell County Video included

MAYBEURY (WVVA)- According to Trooper J.C. Mann with the WV State Police, Welch Detachment two people died in a car accident around 4:00 A.M.on Sunday.It happened in Maybeury, McDowell Co.Trooper Mann says three people were in a 2009 Cadillac CTS driving on Powerhouse Road off of Route 52. The driver, Raheem Bons and one passenger, Lauren Perdue were both found dead on the scene. A second passenger, Markese London sustained minor injuries. He was taken to BRMC and has since been released. Tro... More>>

Nine officers added to Raleigh County Sheriff's Office

BECKLEY, WV (WVVA) Nine new deputies are sworn-in by the Raleigh County Commission. The ceremony took place Tuesday morning... More>>

Pedestrian tunnel planned at WV state fair Video included

FAIRLEA, W.Va. (AP) - The state plans to build a pedestrian tunnel to improve access to the State Fair of West Virginia's fairgrounds... More>>

Shining a Light on Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Beckley (WVVA) The death of a child can shatter a parent's world, especially when it comes out of nowhere. As part of Infant Sleep Safety Awareness Month, WVVA is shining a light on Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. It happens when a healthy baby dies in his or her sleep, suddenly and without medical explanation, but nurses say it is preventable. According to nurse Paula Hickok, co-sleeping is a leading cause of the syndrome and one of the biggest mistakes a new parent can make. "Probably putting... More>>

Jury to begin deliberations in ex-governor trial

A federal jury will hear instructions from a judge before beginning deliberations in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen. More>>

Suicide Prevention Walk Scheduled for This Week Video included

BLUEFIELD (WVVA)- The 5th annual Out of the Darkness Walk is scheduled for September 6, 2014 in Bluefield, WV. Out of the Darkness is an organization that devotes their time to suicide prevention, awareness and education.It is free to register. Registration will be on the day of the event from 5:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. There will be entertainment until the walk begins at 6:30 p.m. More>>

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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 >>
    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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  • Consolidation in Bland County

    Consolidation in Bland County

    BLAND COUNTY (WVVA)- September 2, 2014 was the first day of school for students in Bland County.It was also the first year that the four schools were consolidated into two. Students started class at Bland County Elementary School and Bland County High School.Superintendent, Dr. Chris Stacy says, "It was a phenomenal undertaking. I mean it really was. We couldn't have done it without community support. We've had volunteer workers, town workers, and our teachers have come in. It's been long day...More >>
    BLAND COUNTY (WVVA)- September 2, 2014 was the first day of school for students in Bland County.It was also the first year that the four schools were consolidated into two. Students started class at Bland County Elementary School and Bland County High School.Superintendent, Dr. Chris Stacy says, "It was a phenomenal undertaking. I mean it really was. We couldn't have done it without community support. We've had volunteer workers, town workers, and our teachers have come in. It's been long day...More >>
  • Appeal denied: Greenbrier County man will serve life in prison for torching police vehicles

    Appeal denied: Greenbrier County man will serve life in prison for torching police vehicles

    (WVVA) A Greenbrier County man will spend life in prison for his role in torching eight cars at the West Virginia Police barracks in Rainelle, including two police vehicles. David Clayton White, 50, is now serving time...More >>
    (WVVA) A Greenbrier County man will spend life in prison for his role in torching eight cars at the West Virginia Police barracks in Rainelle, including two police vehicles. David Clayton White, 50, is now serving time...More >>
  • Bradley-Prosperity VFD to add substation

    Bradley-Prosperity VFD to add substation

    BRADLEY (WVVA) The Bradley-Prosperity Volunteer Fire Department plans to add a substation on North Sand Branch Road. The Raleigh County Commission voted unanimously...More >>
    BRADLEY (WVVA) The Bradley-Prosperity Volunteer Fire Department plans to add a substation on North Sand Branch Road. The Raleigh County Commission voted unanimously...More >>
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