Black ice leads to crash in Barboursville
BARBOURSVILLE, W.Va. (WSAZ) - A patch of black ice caused an accident along Davis Creek Road on Thursday morning. No injuries were reported following the head-on crash. Further information has not been released. Keep checking the WSAZ app for the latest information.
State Police: Senior trooper under investigation resigns; results of probe to be turned over to prosecutor in Cabell County, West Virginia
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WV News) — West Virginia State Police say criminal and administrative investigations into a senior trooper would have led to his firing if he hadn't resigned first. The results of the criminal investigation into Senior Trooper R.A. Evick will be provided to the Cabell County prosecuting attorney,...
A Culinary Voyage: 4 Huntington Seafood Restaurants You Can't Miss
This article presents four exquisite seafood restaurants in Huntington. Have you had the chance to savor the delicacies at any of these places? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences in the comments section below.
Severe weather brings high winds, flooding to West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky
CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – Residents across the region have seen power outages, school closures and flooding as severe weather sweeps through the area. Water that flooded parts of Nitro is starting to go down, according to the Nitro Fire Department. These photos show several places around Nitro, like 1st Avenue and 21st Street North. The […]
Rainfall, high-speed winds cause flooding, downed trees in Huntington
Heavy rainfall and high-speed winds ripped through Huntington Wednesday morning causing headaches for many residents.
Early morning storm causes wind gusts and heavy rain
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - By about 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, the wind had picked up, hail was flying -- and the rain was pouring -- sending water near the Huntington riverfront shooting down the stairs at Harris Riverfront Park. An umbrella was no use, folding up like a flag in the...
High water seen in Milton
MILTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - High water was seen early Wednesday morning near the construction site where the new Milton elementary is being built along Newmans Branch Road. Water covered the road to the entrance to the construction site. The new Milton Elementary School being built is not in the flood...
‘Rare Disease Day’ celebrated in honor of West Virginia 7-year-old fighting neutropenia
A local seven-year-old is leaving her mark across the country, raising awareness for rare diseases.
Make-A-Wish Foundation granting wish for Tolsia basketball player
WAYNE COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) - A young man who’s dealt with a serious medical issue for years found out Wednesday night his wish is being granted. Tolsia High School basketball senior Bradee Vance was diagnosed with a chronic kidney disease when he was in seventh grade. He went through...
First Alert Weather | Thursday Forecast
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - Now that colder air is back in town, the weather will settle into a normal late-winter pattern for Leap Day. Thursday will start in the frosted 20s then warm into the 40s under a wall-to-wall sunshine. Friday, March will come in like a Paper Tiger…cold and...
Weather Extra | Winter makes a one-day comeback
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - The month of February will go into the books as noteworthy. Wednesday’s squalls with rain, wind and thunder are the last of the inclement weather we will see. High winds topped out near 50 mph as measured by anemometers at both the Charleston and Huntington airports as morning thundersqualls passed in a frenzy.
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Construction underway on new animal shelter
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - The old Cook School in Huntington is being upgraded to house small dogs, puppies and cats. It’s now under construction to make changes and improvements for the animals. Crews inside working and already adding that second coat of paint. Courtney Proctor-Cross, executive director of the...
First Alert weather day ahead
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - A dual risk of heavy weather exists on Wednesday as heavy rains threaten local high water in the morning while strong winds blow all day long, posing the risk of power flickers and scattered power outs. The rains will slacken by afternoon from west to east...
WSAZ Investigates | Coming back from Crisis
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - Chaos unfolded when people in the Kanawha Valley began smelling a licorice odor in the air in January 2014. The smell was the result of a chemical that spilled into the Elk River. The chemical spill happened on Jan. 9, 2014, when a storage tank at...
‘Anger and fear’: School nurse reacts to West Virginia bill allowing religious exemptions for school-mandated vaccines
House Bill 5105 is a bill that allows students enrolled in certain schools to be exempt from state and school-mandated vaccines, as long as their religion forbids it, and one school nurse said they feel "anger and fear" over the bill.
ACOE draws down Dewey Lake to fight invasive hydrilla
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The Huntington District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is drawing down Dewey Lake an additional 2 feet below its normal winter pool of 643 feet to freeze out the invasive water herb hydrilla. The ACOE announced Thursday that the drawdown would begin this week. Terrys, Stratton...
Local Alert: Lane Closure on County Route 1 Near US 52 Starting February 28, 2024
A lane on County Route 1 in Wayne County, WV, will temporarily close. The closure will start at 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 28, 2024. This is due to a piling wall installation. The affected area is 0.5 miles north of US 52 and 1.3 miles south of Kenova.
Route 60 lane closure planned in Barboursville
BARBOUSVILLE, W.Va. (WCHS) — Transportation officials have planned a lane closure along Route 60 in Cabell County to allow for a bridge inspection. Route 60 East will be closed at mile marker 15 near Cyrus Creek Road from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 27 as crews inspect the Glen Holton Memorial Bridge, according to a news release from the West Virginia Division of Highways.
Tractor-trailer rolls over, crashes into Teays Valley Christian School early Wednesday
PUTNAM COUNTY, W.Va. (WCHS) — Two people were injured after a tractor-trailer rollover near Teays Valley Christian School in Putnam County early Wednesday. The incident was reported about 12:45 a.m. near Hedrick Road and Teays Valley Road at Teays Valley Christian School. Putnam County deputies said the tractor-trailer hit...