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Structure fire is under investigation in Fayette County Video included

PAX (WVVA) -- A Saturday evening fire was visible from miles away on the turnpike.  The blaze started just after 6 p.m. on Paint Creek Road in Pax, Fayette County.  More>>

Bar shooting sends one to hospital, one to jail Video included

BECKLEY (WVVA) -- A man has been released from the hospital after a shooting at a local bar. The shooter is in custody. More>>

Healthy living challenge revives rivalry between Wyoming East and Westside Video included

MULLENS (WVVA) -- The battle of Wyoming County was back in action this week. Students at Westside and Wyoming East high schools competed in a fitness and healthy living challenge... More>>

Old White celebrates 100th anniversary

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS (WVVA) -- The Greenbrier Old White Golf Course is making history this Easter weekend. More>>

One injured in ATV accident

WYOMING COUNTY (WVVA) -- An ATV accident sends one person to the hospital. More>>

Some W.Va. state Dems flip to GOP for midterms

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- As Republicans rally for more control in West Virginia, some Democrats jumped ship and are running as Republicans against former colleagues. More>>

Fire tears through Raleigh County home Video included

COOL RIDGE (WVVA) -- A family is left homeless after their house was destroyed by fire. More>>

Mercer county woman pronounced dead in Florida car accident Video included

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JACKSONVILLE, FL (WVVA) -- A woman from Mercer County died in a car accident early Saturday morning. More>>

Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

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Rescuers were searching through piles of snow and ice on the slopes of Mount Everest on Saturday for four Sherpa guides who were buried by an avalanche that killed 12 other Nepalese guides in the deadliest disaster on the... More>>

Students compete in BSC's Engineering and Technology Olympics Video included

BRUSHFORK, W. Va (WVVA)-- For a group of college students, today was all about robots, slingshots, and hoops. Students at the School of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science at Bluefield State College held Engineering Olympic games at the Brushfork armory. Through events like a bridge build, a robot competition, and field math, they practiced skills that rely their knowledge of physics with a fun and competitive twist. "[We're] teaching them a little bit about the laws of physics and ... More>>

Beckley officer, K9 partner receive honor

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BECKLEY (WVVA) - A Beckley Police officer and his four-legged partner have been named Officer and K-9 of the Year by the West Virginia Police Canine Association.Corporal Jamie Blume and Ciro... More>>

Man wanted in door-to-door scam

TAZEWELL (WVVA) - Authorities are looking for a North Tazewell man they say has gone to door-to-door to multiple homes in the region attempting to scam money from those who answer.Timothy Dillow is currently wanted... More>>

Drug addiction center may soon locate in Mercer Co.

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Bluefield, W.Va. (WVVA)-A long-term drug addiction center could soon be coming to Mercer County .Scott Adkins, Executive Director of The Healing Place in Huntington, tells WVVA they are awaiting approval... More>>

Group brings new shoes to McDowell County children Video included

BRADSHAW (WVVA) - Hundreds of pairs of shoes were delivered to elementary students in McDowell County Thursday.The shoes were delivered by ‘Save The Children’ and were donated by Toms... More>>

UPDATE: Crews respond to tractor-trailer fires on I-77 South

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ATHENS (WVVA) - One southbound lane of Interstate 77 South near the Athens exit was closed Thursday as crews responded to at least one tractor-trailer fire... More>>

Change opens WIC services to more W.Va. families

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources says a program intended to keep mothers and their young children healthy has raised its income eligibility guidelines. More>>

Student Issues Day at James Monroe High School Video included

MONROE COUNTY (WVVA)- For the past two years students at James Monroe High School have participated in Student Issues Day. During the once yearly event multiple speakers come and teach ninth through twelfth graders every day lessons.There are more than a dozen demonstrations.For this year's event local emergency workers put on a mock DUI demonstration. Officials say they want to make sure students get the full experience.There is less than a month until prom or graduation. Officials hope this... More>>

Police use current case to shine a light on marital rape Video included

PRINCETON, W. Va (WVVA)-- You may be aware April is designated as "Sexual Assault Awareness Month," but you may not be familiar with the full definition of "sexual assault" under West Virginia law.Spousal, or marital rape, is a form of sexual assault that police say is under-reported. A recent case making its way through Mercer County court addresses alleged marital sexual assault .Athens police say Ahmed, or "Ed", Salau is charged with first degree sexual assault after allegedly raping his w... More>>

Jake Owen, Kellie Pickler to headline Friends of Coal Auto Fair Video included

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BECKLEY (WVVA) - Country music stars Jake Owen and Kellie Pickler will be the featured performers at this year's Friends of Coal Auto Fair in Beckley.The popular artists will take the stage on July 19 at the YMCA Paul Cline Memorial Sports Complex in Beckley... More>>

Former doctor's office employee sentence for drug fraud

BECKLEY (NEWS RELEASE) – Tina Marie Richmond, age 41, of Beckley, West Virginia was sentenced to 14 months in federal prison for obtaining oxycodone by fraud, announced U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin... More>>

Beckley man gets 2 years for defrauding business

BECKLEY (NEWS RELEASE) – United States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced that Mark Randall Trump, 44, of Beckley, West Virginia was sentenced to serve two years in federal prison for defrauding Walker Machinery... More>>

UPDATE: One lane of Route 20 re-opened near Hinton

HINTON (WVVA) - One lane of Route 20 has been reopened as crews continue to work at the site of a rockslide. Motorists are advised to use caution in the area at the intersection of Routes 20 and 3, near the Veterans Memorial Bridge... More>>

New River Gorge eagle hit by train, vehicle dies

CHARLESTON (AP) -- A female bald eagle that nested in the New River Gorge has died from injuries suffered last month when she was hit by a train and later by a vehicle. Three Rivers Avian Center executive director Wendy Perrone says the eagle, named Streaky, was euthanized Monday after she failed to regain the use of her legs and her liver shut down. Perrone tells the Charleston Gazette that Streaky couldn't eat, drink or respond favorably to injections of fluids in recent days. The eagle col... More>>

UPDATE: Rail line reopens, derailment cleanup continues

ROCK (WVVA) - Crews were at the site of a train derailment in a remote area of Mercer County Wednesday. The derailment occurred Tuesday night in the Rock area -- near Montcalm -- across from Route 71.. More>>

Beckley man facing multiple charges after allegedly soliciting child for sex

BECKLEY (WVVA) - A Raleigh County man is facing multiple sex crimes charges after allegedly soliciting a minor for sex online.William W. Pugh, 28, of Beckley was arrested by State Police on Wednesday. Pugh is charged with soliciting a minor via computer, second-degree sexual assault, five counts of... More>>

Theatre W.Va. to return for 54th season

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) -- Theatre West Virginia is preparing to return for its 54th season following a shutdown caused by financial problems.The Register-Herald reports that Theatre West Virginia has scheduled 17 performances of "Hatfields and McCoys" this season... More>>

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  • UPDATE: Rail line reopens, derailment cleanup continues

    UPDATE: Rail line reopens, derailment cleanup continues

    ROCK (WVVA) - Crews were at the site of a train derailment in a remote area of Mercer County Wednesday. The derailment occurred Tuesday night in the Rock area -- near Montcalm -- across from Route 71..More >>
    ROCK (WVVA) - Crews were at the site of a train derailment in a remote area of Mercer County Wednesday. The derailment occurred Tuesday night in the Rock area -- near Montcalm -- across from Route 71.. More >>
  • Theatre W.Va. to return for 54th season

    Theatre W.Va. to return for 54th season

    BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) -- Theatre West Virginia is preparing to return for its 54th season following a shutdown caused by financial problems.The Register-Herald reports that Theatre West Virginia has scheduled 17 performances of "Hatfields and McCoys" this season...More >>
    BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) -- Theatre West Virginia is preparing to return for its 54th season following a shutdown caused by financial problems.The Register-Herald reports that Theatre West Virginia has scheduled 17 performances of "Hatfields and McCoys" this season...More >>
  • Woman guilty of four charges after running over employee

    Woman guilty of four charges after running over employee

    MERCER CO. (WVVA) - Dustie Beller was on trial for running over a woman with her car all for chainsaw. While she was found not guilty of attempted murder, the jury did find her guilty of petty larceny, conspiracy, failure to stop and render aid, and malicious wounding. The victim had this to say about the verdict. "Um very happy,” Mackenzie Ansley said. “To be expected -- the attempted murder charge. I knew coming into it, it was an iffy charge. And I'll take four out of five. And I'm happy w...More >>
    MERCER CO. (WVVA) - Dustie Beller was on trial for running over a woman with her car all for chainsaw. While she was found not guilty of attempted murder, the jury did find her guilty of petty larceny, conspiracy, failure to stop and render aid, and malicious wounding. The victim had this to say about the verdict. "Um very happy,” Mackenzie Ansley said. “To be expected -- the attempted murder charge. I knew coming into it, it was an iffy charge. And I'll take four out of five. And I'm happy w...More >>
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