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One arrested after pursuit in Cross Lanes

CROSS LANES, WV (WOWK) — One person was arrested after a pursuit Saturday night in Cross Lanes. Metro 911 officials say this pursuit started at around 11:30 p.m. on Saturday. They say it started in the area of Ridgecross Drive and Big Tyler Road. They say law enforcement arrested one person. The details of their […]
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Scarbro man charged with Grand Larceny

PAGE, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A Scarbro man faces felony charges related to a stolen vehicle complaint in Fayette County. According to reports from the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department, a June 14, 2022 stolen vehicle complaint saw deputies dispatched to the town of Page. Upon speaking with the owner...
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Hurricane woman dies in early morning car accident

HURRICANE, W.Va. (WSAZ) - Around 2 a.m. Friday, a woman lost control of her car while driving east on Virginia Avenue in Hurricane -- an incident that turned deadly. Hurricane Mayor Scott Edwards said the woman’s car ended up on the side of the road near railroad tracks after flipping many times.
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1 taken to hospital in Charleston crash

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – One person has been injured in a vehicle crash in Charleston. According to Kanawha County Metro 911 dispatchers, the crash happened around 2:10 p.m. Saturday, July 2 at the intersection of Lee Street East and Leon Sullivan Way near the Clay Center. Dispatchers say one of the vehicles is currently on […]
CHARLESTON, WV

WVa man accused of threats to posh resort, retirement home

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia man has been arrested for allegedly making bomb threats that forced the evacuation of a posh resort, state police said on Friday, July 1, 2022. Joseph Toler, 62, of Danville, was arrested Thursday, June 30, 2022 on three counts each of terroristic threats and false reporting of an […] The post WVa man accused of threats to posh resort, retirement home appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
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Shots fired in Charleston causes mixed reactions from residents

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - Madison Ellis said he is a regular at some of the businesses around the 200 block of Leon Sullivan Way. “The only thing you have here you look, you see is the post office, the Clay Center, the bank and a couple of businesses and they’re not rowdy or anything. They’re pretty peaceful,” he said Friday. “It’s a real quiet area here no heavy traffic, no drugs, no violence none of that.”
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Tractor-trailer crash closes I-79

ROANE COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) - Interstate 79 is closed Friday night in the Amma area of Roane County after a tractor-trailer crash, dispatchers say. No injuries are reported. The accident was reported before 9 p.m. in the northbound lanes near the 29.5-mile marker. Both the northbound and southbound lanes are...
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Storms will slow, not stop, weekend events

(WOWK) — UPDATE: Storms did fire Friday afternoon and subsided just in time for most of the main area events. We anticipate a similar situation on Saturday as seen in the newest forecast video. The main change to the forecast was the much smaller chance of rain on the 4th of July with lots of […]
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I-79 North shut down near Amma after tractor-trailer crash and fire

AMMA, WV (WOWK) — Roane County dispatch says the northbound lanes of Interstate 79 are shut down near Amma, West Virginia, due to a tractor-trailer crash around 8:51 p.m. Dispatch says that about 29.5 miles north of Charleston, a tractor-trailer went across the median, wrecked on the northbound side of the interstate, and caught on […]
AMMA, WV
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Woody Williams to lie in state at U.S. Capitol

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) – America’s last WWII Medal of Honor recipient Hershel ‘Woody’ Williams will lie in state at the U.S. Capitol, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) announced Sunday,. During a memorial service for Williams at the West Virginia Culture Center in Charleston, Sen. Manchin said...
CHARLESTON, WV
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Memorial service held Sunday to honor Hershel "Woody" Williams

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WCHS) — A memorial service scheduled for Sunday at the West Virginia Culture Center in Charleston honored the life and legacy of Hershel “Woody” Williams. The last living Congressional Medal of Honor recipient from World War II died last week at age 98. Williams, a...
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After abortion ruling, clinic staff grapple with trauma

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Danielle Maness has squeezed the hands of hundreds of anxious patients lying on tables in the procedure room, now empty. She's recorded countless vital signs and delivered scores of snacks to the recovery area, now silent. Peering into each darkened room at West Virginia 's...
CHARLESTON, WV

Fayetteville Heritage Festival returns

FAYETTEVILLE, WV (WVNS) — If you are working on your plans for the long holiday weekend, the town of Fayetteville has you covered. The Fayetteville Heritage Festival kicked off Friday, July 1, 2022, with special events scheduled all the way through Monday night including a fireworks show. There’s fun for the whole family, with games, […]
FAYETTEVILLE, WV
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Kanawha-Charleston Board of Health thanks Young for leading health department

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Kanawha-Charleston Board of Health on Friday issued a statement thanking Dr. Sherri Young for her work as health officer and executive director. Young led the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department for three years. She left the agency to focus on a new role as associate chief medical officer to the CAMC Health Network.
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