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    Kidnapping with Intent to Terrorize in Mercer County

    A 19-year-old sits in jail tonight facing kidnapping, domestic battery among other chargers. According to the Mercer County Sheriffs office, they received a tip from a woman who said she heard a girl screaming for help.  They say Hunter Dillow kidnapped a 16-year-old juvenile this morning after an argument between the two when Dillow was driving her home.  After complying to her requests to pull over his vehicle and let her out, Dillow grabbed the girl by her hair and...More >>
    A 19-year-old sits in jail tonight facing kidnapping, domestic battery among other chargers. According to the Mercer County Sheriffs office, they received a tip from a woman who said she heard a girl screaming for help.  They say Hunter Dillow kidnapped a 16-year-old juvenile this morning after an argument between the two when Dillow was driving her home.  After complying to her requests to pull over his vehicle and let her out, Dillow grabbed the girl by her hair and...More >>

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Father and son kayak the Tug River Video included

Father and son take eight day journey down the Tug River. 

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A Southwest Virginia county first to approve arming teachers Video included

A Southwest Virginia county has become the first public school district in Virginia to approve arming teachers. The school board in Lee County, VA voted unanimously this week to arm some of its educators.  The board said the process has been a year in the making and the decision has been met with support from both teachers and parents. "At least it gives us a chance. If we sat there and do nothing, I can't sleep at night knowing that. But I'm going to feel at least we're ... More>>

Road work in Princeton to begin on Sunday

Sunday morning road work in Princeton.

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Even on their day off, town workers gather to pick up litter

If Bluefield, VA is looking a little extra special this morning, that's because some extra special care was put into it this morning!  For the second year in a row, the folks working for the town of Bluefield gathered at Pinehill Park early in the morning to pick up trash throughout the city. Word spread, and even some community members came out to help the cause.  Grabbers, gloves, safety vests and giant orange trash bags were passed around. Groups were organize... More>>

16th annual Tazewell County Fiddler Convention promises a musicians haven Video included

For 16 years, the Tazewell County Old Time and Bluegrass Fiddlers convention has been serving up a taste of Appalachian culture. 

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John Henry Days in Talcott this weekend

The legend of John Henry has been celebrated in Talcott during John Henry days for the last 23 years and this weekend it will happen again.

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Summer Slide could impact your child's education Video included

Summertime might be fun and games, but too much time out of the classroom 

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Relay for Life raises thousands for cancer research

Relay for Life raised thousands for cancer research and treatment on Friday night. 

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Bluefield EMT calling community to action Video included

William Bohmer, with Bluefield West Virginia Rescue Squad, is calling for the community to come together in remembrance and celebration of life for a fallen Bluefield Police Officer. Lt. Aaron Crook died in the line of duty last year. Bohmer said he empathized with the police department and has been brainstorming ideas to raise money and keep Crook's name in the community's hearts. He said, "I can relate to how those P.D. guys felt the night it happened because I used...

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Domestic dispute ends with child being struck by window

BECKLEY, W.Va. (WVVA) A domestic dispute ends with a child being struck in the chest by a window in Beckley.  

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Elderly woman beaten, robbed at her home

Deputies in Mercer County are investigating a home invasion robbery of an 87-year-old woman near Princeton.

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July 2018: More than 40 indicted in Tazewell County

The Tazewell County Commonwealth's Attorney's Office has released indictments against more than 40 people.

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Beckley Police: Fourth arrest made in murder investigation Video included

Police have made a fourth arrest in the shooting death of a 19 year old girl in Beckley

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Virginia teen recovering from burns after plant encounter

A Virginia teen is recovering from serious burns received after brushing against a plant during a landscaping job and experts hope a plant sample will confirm whether it was a toxic weed first confirmed in the state last...

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Judge rules on rape suspect's motion to ban media from courtroom Video included

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A man accused of raping a 9-year-old girl fights to have media banned from the courtroom. 

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West Virginia mother, boyfriend face charges in death of infant

A West Virginia couple is facing charges in the death of an 8-month-old girl.

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Shawn Benfield performs his original, "Dreams Are Real"

Shawn Benfield performs his original, "Dreams Are Real"

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Community surprises young girl, battling Marfan Syndrome Video included

A young girl received a surprised welcoming this evening, after returning home from a major surgery. 

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Field Fest held in town of Bluefield Video included

On Thursday, it was all about live music, food, drinks and socializing in downtown Bluefield, Virginia. It's all part of the annual Field Fest, held in Jack Asbury Square. 

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Coyotes may be pushing wild game towards neighborhoods Video included

Some residents in the area have noticed an increase in wild game such as rabbits and deer. 

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'Plants Bite," tips to lessen exposure to poison ivy Video included

Bug bites come and go, but plant "bites" can be much worse. We all know that rule, "If it has three leaves, leave it be," but somehow, each year someone ends up with the itchy, red rash from poison ivy.

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Prices lowered at new aqua park in Tazewell

The prices have dropped at Tazewell's new Lincolnshire Aqua Park. 

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Wounded warriors take on new challenges in W.Va. Video included

The battle wounds from war can last long after a soldier returns home. But sometimes it is the psychological scars that leave a lasting impact.

 

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Beckley firefighter guilty of mail fraud

BECKLEY, W.Va. – A Beckley firefighter pled guilty today to committing mail fraud, announced United States Attorney Mike Stuart.  \

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Paving to begin Friday on Route 219

Drivers can expect major delays starting Friday on a section of U.S. Route 219 in Greenbrier and Monroe counties.

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Ohio murder suspect caught in Fayette County

A man wanted for the murder of a transgender woman is caught in a rural section of Fayette County.

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Where will the G-Men call home next football season? Video included

Mitchell Stadium has been the field where many local teams call "home" for years.  

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