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
Delicious Discoveries at Pasquale's: A Culinary Journey Through Beckley's Beloved Italian EaterySarah LazitoNewsBreak Contributor
West Virginia State Police looking for people, truck in relation to arson investigation in Wyoming County
West Virginia State Police looking for people, truck in relation to arson investigation in Wyoming County.
New allegations emerge on Quantez Burks’ death at Southern Regional Jail
BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) — Attorneys representing the family of Quantez Burks, who died while incarcerated for a pre-trial offense at Southern Regional Jail in March of 2022, allege that the company contracted to provide medical care to inmates failed to help Burks. Later, while guards were allegedly beating him, one of the nurses is now […]
Echoes of the Past: Mail Delivery, a Geology Study and More
1924– 100 Years Ago Among The Moonshiners After traveling on foot for more than 35 miles in the Flat Top Mouintain that divides Raleigh, Wyoming and Mercer Counties, Sergeant Frank Gibson of company C State Police led a party of troopers, deputy sheriffs, and prohibition officers to one of the largest stills landed in this […] The post Echoes of the Past: Mail Delivery, a Geology Study and More appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
West Virginia coal miner’s death caused by safety failures, federal report says
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Safety failures at a West Virginia underground coal mine caused the death of a miner last year, federal regulators found. The Mine Safety and Health Administration released its report last week in the drowning death of Christopher Finley, 39, at Twin State Mining Inc.’s Mine No. 39 in McDowell County, the […]
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 […]
Beckley man arrested after 62 grams of Fentanyl was seized
RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – During the afternoon of Tuesday, February 20, 2024, the Beckley Raleigh County Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force served a search warrant at a residence on 1st Avenue in Beckley. As a result of this investigation and search warrant, 62 grams of suspected Fentanyl, $3,400.00 in cash, and three firearms […]
80-yearold woman dies in fatal Raleigh County house fire
80-yearold woman dies in fatal Raleigh County house fire.
Police say vapes, cellphones and tobacco among contraband items found in FCI McDowell
WELCH, W.Va. (WVVA) - A preliminary hearing for one of 11 people charged in an alleged crime ring involving drones being used to carry contraband into a federal prison in McDowell County revealed that vapes, cell phones and tobacco were among some of the contraband items found in FCI McDowell.
New therapy dogs being added to 2 north central West Virginia schools
Six more therapy dogs are being added to West Virginia schools, including two in north central West Virginia.
West Virginia authorities bust crime ring delivering drugs by drone into federal prison
West Virginia authorities arrested 11 people last week in connection with a crime ring that was delivering drugs into a federal prison via drones.
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 County school bus involved in crash, no injuries
ASHFORD, WV (WOWK) – No one was injured in a crash involving a school bus this afternoon in Boone County, dispatchers say. According to Boone County 911 dispatchers, the crash happened around 3 p.m. Wednesday on Emmons Road near Ashford Mellis Road in the Ashford area. There is no word on how many, if any, […]
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 […]
WV 10 closed near Logan as WVDOH removes rocks to prevent future rockslides
LOGAN, WV (LOOTPRESS) – WV 10 is closed so West Virginia Division of Highways (WVDOH) heavy equipment crews can remove rock from a cliff above Logan that could result in future rockslides. On Saturday, February 17, 2024, a massive rockslide occurred at mile marker 21.99 in Logan, completely blocking the road. Although WVDOH crews were able […]
Southern West Virginia Fishing Expo draws outdoor enthusiasts to Historic Williamson Fieldhouse
WILLIAMSON, W.Va. — The fourth annual Southern West Virginia Fishing Expo brought a crowd of outdoor enthusiasts to the historic Williamson Fieldhouse on Saturday. Once again, the event was co-sponsored by the Friends of Tug Fork River and the Williamson Parks and Recreation. There were 38 vendors set up...
Troubled Water: 'Forever Chemicals' and Oceana's water quality
Thousands of drinking water samples near more than 60 military bases showed unsafe levels of "forever chemicals," including at Naval Air Station Oceana.
Raleigh County Commission welcomes Highland Industries to Mabscott
Raleigh County Commission welcomes Highland Industries to Mabscott.
Raleigh County Commission approves $20,000 grant to WVU Extension Service
BECKLEY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – The Raleigh County Commission met for its Regular Session meeting on Tuesday at which a grant to the Raleigh County WVU Extension Service was considered as part of the “Budget Revisions” portion of the meeting. The grant, issued in consideration of an annually recurring fee, was approved by commission members in […]
Mobile Disaster Recovery Center Opens in Boone County
CHARLESTON, WV (LOOTPRESS) – “A state-federal Mobile Disaster Recovery Center is now open at 446 John Slack Circle in Racine to help West Virginia residents affected by the severe flooding that occurred Aug. 28-30, 2023. Residents can get help with their disaster assistance applications, upload documents, and get questions answered about federal disaster assistance. Mobile […]