Drone delivers drugs to West Virginia prison, 11 arrestedThe Quick HistorianNewsBreak Contributor
Roy “Glenn” Mahan, 52, Missing Since 1:00 am, February 11, 2020, in West VirginiaAda E.NewsBreak Contributor
The Hidden Gem in West Virginia That Transforms Into a Winter WonderlandJon PNewsBreak Contributor
Delicious Discoveries at Pasquale's: A Culinary Journey Through Beckley's Beloved Italian EaterySarah LazitoNewsBreak Contributor
Savor the Flavors: Top 3 Mexican Restaurants in Beckley
In this article, we explore three exquisite Mexican restaurants in Beckley. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these places yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
Lawsuit claims jail's nurse offered to give inmate insulin overdose to cover up death
BECKLEY, W.Va. (WCHS) — Alarming new allegations have been raised in a lawsuit focused on the death of a Southern Regional Jail inmate who was beaten by guards while restrained and died while in custody. Kiera Cooper, the daughter of Quantez Burks, filed a federal lawsuit against the company...
Man sentenced to 30 years for murder of disabled inmate at Southern Regional Jail
BECKLEY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A Raleigh County man involved in the death of a fellow inmate at Southern Regional Jail pled guilty on Thursday in Raleigh County Circuit Court. According to Raleigh County Prosecuting Attorney, Ben Hatfield, Wagner was convicted of second-degree murder in Raleigh County Circuit Court on Thursday and was sentenced to 30 […]
Arizona man convicted by federal jury of child exploitation crimes in West Virginia
BECKLEY, W.Va. (WVVA) - An Arizona man was convicted by a federal jury on Friday, February 23, of multiple child exploitation crimes following a two-day trial in Beckley, West Virginia. Alan J. Disomma Jr., 60, of Payson, Arizona, faces a mandatory minimum of 10 years and up to life in...
Raleigh County woman charged with child neglect after two-year-old child was in reach of drugs
RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A Raleigh County mother is charged with child neglect after she overdosed and drug needles were in reach of her small child. According to West Virginia State Police, on Friday, February 16, 2024, troopers were dispatched to a home in Beaver regarding an overdose. When troopers arrived, they were met […]
More than 60 grams of fentanyl seized from Raleigh County home
BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) — More than 60 grams of fentanyl was seized from a home on First Avenue in Beckley on Tuesday, February 20, 2024. According to the Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office, members of the Beckley-Raleigh County Drug and Violent Task Force carried out a search warrant at a home on First Avenue in the Beckley area of Raleigh County. During the search members of the Task Force found 62 grams of suspected fentanyl, three guns, and $3,400 in cash.
Woman hit, killed by train
KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) - A woman was hit and killed by a train on Friday morning, according to dispatchers. The incident was reported just before 8:50 a.m. at Douglas Court and MacCorkle Avenue SE in Chelyan. EMS crews along with the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office and West Virginia State...
80-yearold woman dies in fatal Raleigh County house fire
80-yearold woman dies in fatal Raleigh County house fire.
Logan County man charged with terroristic threats after telling student he would kill him
LOGAN COUNTY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A Champanville man is charged with threats of terrorist acts. According to the West Virginia State Police, James Bradley Davis made a phone call to a victim while in school. Davis allegedly told the victim that he would “kill him.” Davis also went on to say he would cut his […]
Rainbow Alert: The Perfect Recipe to See ROYGBIV in The Sky
WOAY-TV (Oak Hill, WV): We were on rainbow alert earlier today, but what is the ideal meteorological setup for rainbows?. February 23rd was the perfect opportunity to see a rainbow. Viewers sent in a plethora of photos, capturing the rainbows. We even had a gorgeous sunset that Goldie from Oak Hill submitted to the weather team.
Scenic trout stream lies hidden along I-77 / I-64 West Virginia Turnpike
PAX, W.Va. — Few motorists traveling the West Virginia Turnpike between Beckley and Charleston may know that one of the state's most beautiful trout streams lies hidden in the mountain forests along the way. But now scenic Paint Creek, named for ancient trees once painted blood-red by Native American...
Kanawha County man accused of attacking woman with dogs pleads guilty
KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WCHS) — A Kanawha County man pleaded guilty Friday morning in a case where he is accused of attacking a woman with two dogs. Zachary Atkinson, 21, of Cabin Creek, who was originally charged with malicious wounding, pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of unlawful wounding on Friday. The charge carries a maximum sentence of one to five years in prison.
Weather Update: Cold Blast Will Be Followed by Record Warmth
WOAY-TV (Oak Hill, WV): Low pressure will bring a swing back to winter early this weekend with a winter wonderland above 2,500 feet. SNOW: Between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m., the trees and grass will get caked with a light accumulation above 2,500 feet. Below is our snowfall forecast. Otherwise, expect spits of rain mixed with snow around midday, but only a shaded spot could see a brief coating before melting before 3 p.m.
Cell phone use banned at Raleigh County polling locations
BECKLEY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Raleigh County voters planning to partake in the upcoming election should make arrangements to leave their cell phones behind or ensure they out of sight following a Tuesday decision from the Raleigh County Commission. Members of the Raleigh County Commission convened on Tuesday, February 20, 2024, for the Regular Session meeting […]
Beckley-Raleigh County Chamber of Commerce announces 103rd Annual Dinner & Community Awards Gala
BECKLEY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – The Beckley Raleigh County Chamber of Commerce has announced the organization’s 103rd Annual Dinner & Community Awards Gala to be held on May 9, 2024 at the Beckley-Raleigh County Convention Center. The event, sponsored by Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital for 30 years, will feature the theme, “Lovely Day” in honor of […]
Beckley’s Cheer Revolution recognized as Senior 4 champions at Cheersport Nationals competition
ATLANTA, GA (LOOTPRESS) – Raleigh County’s own Cheer Revolution traveled to the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta over the weekend to compete alongside 26,782 fellow athletes at the Cheersport Nationals competition, where the Code Red team would earn First Place in their division. 1,452 teams from 36 states and two countries came together for […]
Blogger Christa Ramsey’s death under investigation in Raleigh County
STANAFORD, WV (WVNS) — The death of a West Virginia blogger who had a national following on her website, www.thepennylist.com, is under investigation, Raleigh County Sheriff Jim Canaday confirmed on Tuesday, February 20, 2024. Christa Ramsey, 37, of Stanaford, was known to thousands for her down-to-earth approach to saving money by using coupons, blogging under […]
Boone Memorial Health introduces new mobile recovery clinic
BOONE COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) - When it comes to getting addiction recovery care, transportation can be an obstacle -- especially for those in rural communities. Boone Memorial Health and their team from its Brighter Futures Program are trying to help by taking those services on the road. Starting next week,...
Pineville, West Virginia
Pineville, WV (West Virginia), the county seat of Wyoming County, was platted in 1893, incorporated in 1907, and chartered in 1917. It was named for the location of a pine forest there. The town was once named Castlerock, and its post office was called Rock Castle. Its population was 648 at the 2020 census.
Beckley woman dies in house fire
BECKLEY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – An adult female died earlier this morning in a fire at a home in Beckley. Firefighters from the Beckley Fire Department responded to the fire at around 2:00 a.m. today, Feb. 20th. The home is in the 200 block of Larew Avenue. Firefighters found the body of an 80-year-old female at […]