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Expect traffic delays as repairs are made in wake of tunnel fire

 (WVVA) – The northbound lanes of I-77 through the East River Mountain tunnel will close two nights for repairs

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Two arrested for making meth while children present

PRINCETON (WVVA) – Two people are busted for making and using meth while children were in the home. Joseph Mahalick, 26, and Lois Wamsley, 24, of Princeton were arrested... More>>

Probable cause found in beating case

Manuel Williams Manuel Williams

RALEIGH COUNTY- (WVVA) One of two man accused of attacking a man inside his own home was in court for his preliminary hearing. Manuel Williams, 39, appeared in magistrate court in Raleigh County... More>>

UPDATE: Couple stops robbery suspect in his tracks

Beckley, W Va (WVVA) - A husband and wife are able to stop a robbery suspect in his tracks... More>>

Weekend tornado confirmed in West Virginia

MAXWELL, W.Va. (AP) -- The National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado touched down in Pleasants and Ritchie counties over the weekend.The weather service says the EF1... More>>

Businesses in Bluefield West Virginia Video included

BLUEFIELD (WVVA)- A couple of fast food chains in Bluefield,West Virginia are no longer on Cumberland Ave. Wendy's closed for financial reasonsand according to Mark Meachum, President of the Bluefield Chamber of Commerce, "Arby's as you're aware, the franchisee claimed bankruptcy in a number of Arbys."Not all businesses in Bluefield are having a hard time.Ahmed Anu the owner of Portobella's says, "Just right now I think to myself, business is good. We did good."His Italian restaurant has been... More>>

Police look for missing man

William "NIck" Daniel William "NIck" Daniel

RALEIGH CO. (WVVA) – Police in Beckley are looking for a man who went missing last week.William “Nick” Daniel, 26, was last seen July 24... More>>

Police search for robbery suspect

Fairlea (WVVA) – Police are on the lookout for a man suspected of robbing a video lottery parlor.The robbery happened Sunday night at Abbies around 11:30 p.m. in Fairlea... More>>

Burglary suspect enters plea

Raleigh County (WVVA) –A man charged with burglarizing a home pleads guilty in court. Jason Pittman faces up to 15 years in prison. More>>

Water company to give educational plant tours

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- A water company whose Charleston treatment plant was contaminated by a coal-cleaning agent in January is holding a public tour next week.West Virginia American Water Co. will conduct the free "WaterFest" event Aug. 9.Spokeswoman Laura Jordan tells the Charleston Daily Mail it's the first time the company will hold such an event in Charleston.It will include plant tours, educational demonstrations and recreational activities for children. The event is designed to info... More>>

First responders tell us what it was like inside tunnel fire

(WVVA) -Two firefighters, injured battling a vehicle fire inside the East River Mountain Tunnel, have been released from the hospital. According the Chief Dave Thompson with the Green Valley-Glenwood VFD, the two men were released last night after being treated for smoke inhalation at BRMC... More>>

Two charged with taking emergency vehicle during tunnel fire

 BLUEFIELD (WVVA)- A pair of  Maryland residents are charged with hindering government process after they allegedly stole an emergency services vehicle on Friday, during the fire at East River Mountain Tunnel... More>>

Dollar Tree buying Family Dollar for $8.5 billion

Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion. More>>

Va. stalking suspect arrested a 2nd time in W.Va.

A Virginia man arrested on a fugitive from justice warrant earlier this month in West Virginia has been arrested a second time after authorities said he failed to turn himself in on stalking charges in Danville. More>>

Former Va. governor's corruption trial begins

Jury selection is on the agenda for opening day in the corruption trial of a former Virginia governor and his wife in Richmond. More>>

Beckley's Ice Cream Man shut down Video included

BECKLEY (WVVA) - A popular ice cream man has been shut down due to unsanitary conditions.New River Park in Beckley is now going to be without Al Jessup, a.k.a. the Ice Cream Man.The West Virginia Department of Health has ordered him to close up shop until he cleans everything up.Part of the reason was for roaches, mold, and mildew.He was also recently evicted from his home due in part to the unsanitary conditions.Investigating Officer James Quesenberry says after Jessup's eviction, there were... More>>

Severe Weather Threatens the Two Virginias Video included

(WVVA)- A low pressure system will be passing us to our north on Sunday, bringing with it the potential for dangerous weather.This weather scenario is very complex, and it looks like we could be... More>>

Fans picnic with Saints Video included

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS (WVVA) - To kick off the saints coming to the Greenbrier Resort, the players held a picnic with some fans -- five-thousand of them.The spectators got to watch them practice, get a look at the training facility and even get some autographs.At the end of the day, the players came right out to hang out with the crowd.Fans and players alike seemed to really enjoy the day."It's one of the reasons I joined the Saints is because their fan base is second to none," said Saints li... More>>

Fire destroys family's home and memory Video included

BECKLEY (WVVA) -- A fire early Saturday puts a family of six out of home and destroys precious memories of a lost loved one. More>>

"Operation Back Pack" hits Bluefield, W. Va. K-Mart

Bluefield W. Va. (WVVA) -- No donation is too small for volunteers collecting school supplies for children in need.Operation Back Pack was camped outside the Bluefield K-Mart Saturday.
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UPDATE: All lanes of I-77 reopened at tunnel, day after fire Video included

UPDATE: Both northbound lanes of I-77 at the East River Mountain Tunnel are now open to traffic, a little more than 24 hours after a truck fire shut the entire tunnel down.

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Bluefield economy benefits from traffic congestion after tunnel fire Video included

Bluefield, W. Va. (WVVA) -- Friday night's I-77 tunnel fire in the East River Mountain proved to be a struggle for both emergency crews and travelers, but many businesses in both Bluefields benefited. More>>

Teacher charged with hitting student with truck

Joseph Keller Joseph Keller

Sophia, W. Va. (WVVA) -A teacher is charged with hitting a student multiple times with his vehicle... More>>

Travel tips for detoured motorists Video included

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Information for motorists detoured off Interstate 77 due to the closure of East River Mountain Tunnel.Southbound motorists:Mandatory detour off I-77 at Exit 9 (Princeton).... More>>

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  • Burglary suspect enters plea

    Burglary suspect enters plea

    Raleigh County (WVVA) –A man charged with burglarizing a home pleads guilty in court. Jason Pittman faces up to 15 years in prison.More >>
    Raleigh County (WVVA) –A man charged with burglarizing a home pleads guilty in court. Jason Pittman faces up to 15 years in prison.More >>
  • Dollar Tree buying Family Dollar for $8.5 billion

    Dollar Tree buying Family Dollar for $8.5 billion

    Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion.More >>
    Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion.More >>
  • Beckley's Ice Cream Man shut down

    Beckley's Ice Cream Man shut down

    BECKLEY (WVVA) - A popular ice cream man has been shut down due to unsanitary conditions.New River Park in Beckley is now going to be without Al Jessup, a.k.a. the Ice Cream Man.The West Virginia Department of Health has ordered him to close up shop until he cleans everything up.Part of the reason was for roaches, mold, and mildew.He was also recently evicted from his home due in part to the unsanitary conditions.Investigating Officer James Quesenberry says after Jessup's eviction, there were...More >>
    BECKLEY (WVVA) - A popular ice cream man has been shut down due to unsanitary conditions.New River Park in Beckley is now going to be without Al Jessup, a.k.a. the Ice Cream Man.The West Virginia Department of Health has ordered him to close up shop until he cleans everything up.Part of the reason was for roaches, mold, and mildew.He was also recently evicted from his home due in part to the unsanitary conditions.Investigating Officer James Quesenberry says after Jessup's eviction, there were...More >>
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