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Vehicle crashes into porch in Kanawha County

KANAWHA COUNTY, WV (WOWK) — A vehicle crashed into a porch at around 10 p.m. on Tuesday in Leewood. Metro 911 officials say this happened in the 11,000 block of Cabin Creek Road. They say there are no injuries. The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office and the Cabin Creek Volunteer Fire Department.
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Are there mountain lions in WV? DNR says no, locals say yes

ELEANOR, WV (WOWK) — Are there mountain lions in the Mountain State? The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (WV DNR) says no, but several residents say they may have recently seen the creature creeping around. Multiple people living in Eleanor, West Virginia, have reported possible mountain lion spottings in the area during late June. […]
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Quincy Walmart starting deliveries to eastern Kanawha County

QUINCY, WV (WOWK) — The Walmart located near Riverside High School will start online delivery services on Wednesday. According to the Quincy Walmart Facebook page, shoppers can place their order online and the products will be taken to you. A picture posted of the area shows they will be delivering to parts of eastern Kanawha […]
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A coal CEO promised a new luxury hotel to revive their town. It’s still not operating

Something is amiss in the small rural town of Milton, West Virginia. As we recently reported for The Real News, taxpayers in Milton, and in the surrounding county of Cabell, have been on the hook for the generous public assistance failed coal baron Jeff Hoops has received to realize his plans to build the luxury Grand Patrician hotel in the small town on the Kentucky border.

Why can’t fire departments fill swimming pools?

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) — You may think that filling a swimming pool with water from a fire hydrant would be the easiest way to do it. But the reason firefighters can’t is that it is considered theft. According to the Clendenin Volunteer Fire Department, they say West Virginia American Water views using a fire hydrant […]

West Virginia is ready for new rollout 988 number July 16th

WHEELING, W.Va. (WTRF) — First Choice Services out of Charleston says it is ahead of the game when it comes to a new national emergency mental health hotline number that is being rolled out across the U.S. July 16th. Many county officials throughout the U.S. say they’re not ready for the new number to take […]

Major nuisance house in Dunbar to be demolished

DUNBAR, WV (WOWK)—A major nuisance in a Dunbar neighborhood will be demolished on Monday. Dunbar Police Chief Brian Oxley says that a house on the 100 block of 7th St. has had more than 50 police calls in the last couple months, and close to 20 arrests for trespassing, drugs, and stolen property have been […]

Cabin Creek Lake - on a bright sunny afternoon

Arriving at the lake mid-afternoon on a blue-bird day, the lighting was not the best. The lake however was absolutely stunning! Crystal clear water, waterfalls surrounding the lake - the setting was incredible. Unfortunately, I did not have much time to spend photographing the area, but captured what I could.

Milton/Ona wins 11-12 All Star Tournament

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -Milton/Ona Little League is celebrating in a big way after beating Ceredo-Kenova in the District 1 11-12 year old All-Star Tournament. C-K took the early lead 2-1, but in the 3rd inning Milton/Ona took the lead when Evan Yeager drove in Logan Shull to tie the game at 2.

Man accused of sexual abuse pleads guilty

KANAWHA COUNTY, WV (WOWK)—A man pleaded guilty to five counts of sexual abuse on Monday. According to Kanawha County Prosecuting Attorney Charles T. Miller, 28-year-old Luke Aaron Cline pleaded guilty to five counts of first-degree sexual abuse. He was accused of sexually abusing the victim in 2019. Cline is being held in the South Central […]
Williamson Daily News

West Virginia Regional bracket unveiled for The Basketball Tournament

CHARLESTON — After weeks of speculation on how the seedings may fall, Best Virginia and Herd That finally have learned their position in the West Virginia Regional of The Basketball Tournament (TBT). Best Virginia, the WVU alumni team, earned the No. 1 seed in the region and will match...

Charleston police and firefighters ready for Charleston Sternwheel Regatta

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - With the Charleston Sternwheel Regatta starting Thursday, Charleston’s Police and Fire Departments say they’ve taken steps to make sure everyone will be safe. There’ll be officers at every corner,” said Tony Hazelett, Investigative Services Bureau Chief for the Charleston Police Department. “If you feel...

Smolder settling in as newest leader of Winfield Generals

WINFIELD, W.Va. — It's a new era for Winfield football, but first-year head coach, Eddie Smolder is trying to make it feel like a throwback. Eyewitness Sports caught up with the veteran coach, who's getting started in his first season leading the Generals.

Shooting reported along West 22nd Street Huntington, W.Va.

Neighbors frustrated after second shooting on same block since last month. Neighbors say a shooting that occurred Monday did not come as a surprise. The Barboursville and Shawnee pitches have been busy this weekend hosting Regional soccer tourneys. Tony stopped by City Park in Barboursville to feature a story on the girls game.

Franklin man among six killed in West Virginia helicopter crash

A Franklin man has been identified as one of six people who were killed in a West Virginia helicopter crash last week. Fifty one-year-old Dr. Kevin Warren, a Research Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering at Vanderbilt University, was killed along with two West Virginia men, a Florida woman, a North Carolina man and a Texas man in the crash. A Vietnam War-era Bell UH-1B helicopter they were flying in crashed on a rural road in Logan, West Virginia, on Wednesday, June 22, according to reporting by the Logan Banner.