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Charleston Police seeking public’s assistance locating missing woman

Charleston, WV (WOAY) – The Charleston Police Department Criminal Investigation Division is seeking community assistance in searching for a missing woman. Macie Miller, 20, has been missing since August 15 and was last spotted walking away from St. Francis Hospital. While Miller is not from the area, she could...
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WV State Fair Edition, The Lincoln County Cloggers!

LEWISBURG, WV (WVNS) — Lights, Camera…Clog! Those are the things that come to mind when seeing the Lincoln County Cloggers Dance Team perform. The U.S. Cellular Stage at the State Fair of West Virginia was packed as crowd-goers filled their seats to see this incredible traditional Appalachian dance team perform. 59News was able to get […]
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Charleston man sentenced to 10 years for 4th of July murder plot

CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS) — A man was sentenced today 10 years in prison, to be followed by three years of supervised release, for participation in a 4th of July 2021 murder scheme. Douglas Johnathan Wesley, 33 was found guilty by a federal jury of being a felon in possession of a firearm, which occurred on […]
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Families win $5M in settlement over classroom abuse suit

CHARLESTON, WV (AP) — The families of four nonverbal special education students have received $5 million in settlement money after they sued the county school system based in West Virginia’s state capitol, alleging abuse in the classroom. The Charleston Gazette–Mail obtained details of the settlement involving Horace Mann...
KANAWHA COUNTY, WV

T-bone crash with entrapment in Cross Lanes

CROSS LANES, WV (WOWK) — Tyler Mountain Volunteer Fire Department says a two-vehicle crash happened on Goff Mountain Road near the Taco Bell in Cross Lanes on Wednesday. The T-bone crash entrapped and injured one person. Emergency responders had to pull the person out of the vehicle. Rescue Engines 231 and 234 with Tyler Mountain […]
CROSS LANES, WV

Kanawha County Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug Crime

CHARLESTON, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Mark Jason Pearson, 32, of Dunbar, pleaded guilty today to possessing with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine. According to court documents and statements made in court, Pearson admitted to possessing approximately 5 pounds of methamphetamine at his First Street residence in Dunbar on July 13, 2022. Pearson further admitted that he intended to distribute the methamphetamine to others, and that he previously obtained at least 3 pounds of methamphetamine and sold smaller quantities of methamphetamine to a confidential informant between June 6, 2022, and July 8, 2022.
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New school year means new building for some Lincoln County students

LINCOLN COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) - Last school year those attending Duval PK-8 in Lincoln County spent time in three different buildings, depending on their grade. This year, they’re all going to be together under one roof after the district’s central office was converted to house more students. “Thursday,...
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“All Aboard” with the Junior League of Charleston

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - Kids in Charleston can climb aboard different machines this weekend. Candace Nelson and Taylor Bailey with the Junior League of Charleston stopped by Studio 3 to talk about their next evet, “All Aboard.”. You can learn more about the Junior League of Charleston on their...
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Backpack Attack returns Thursday

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The annual Backpack Attack is back and offering local students opportunities to receive school supplies for the upcoming school year. WRVZ-FM (“98.7 The Beat”) has held the event for the last 15 years. Thursday’s event will take place at WVRC Media’s office located at 1111 Virginia St. E, Charleston, WV 25301.
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Nitro home demolished after fire

UPDATE (3:52 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 17): According to a spokesperson for the city of Nitro, this home was demolished after the fire was under control. NITRO, WV (WOWK) – Fire crews from Nitro and St. Albans were on 40th street in Nitro battling a house fire Tuesday morning. According to Metro 911 dispatchers, the […]
NITRO, WV
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Funding announced for three West Virginia drug-free coalitions

PUTNAM COUNTY, W. Va. (WCHS) — On Thursday Dr. Rahul Gupta, the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy Director, returned to Putnam County, where he once served as health officer. Gupta announced support for the area's drug free community coalitions, as they work to combat drug use...
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Nighttime construction continues on MacCorkle Avenue in Kanawha City

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) — The West Virginia Department of Transportation is reminding drivers that work is still happening on MacCorkle Avenue in Kanawha City. Every night, crews are rebuilding MacCorkle Avenue from 33rd Street to 40th Street. Most of the work has been done underground to install drainpipes, storm drains and gutters. Crews have been […]
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