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Pedestrian hit, killed in Kanawha County

KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) - The 200 block of Lee Street has been reopened Tuesday following a deadly incident that claimed the life of a pedestrian. According to the Charleston Police Department, a woman was hit by a car around 11:15 a.m. in the eastbound lanes of traffic, near the intersection of Clendenin Street and Lee Street.
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Police: Woman struck and killed by vehicle in Charleston; possible charges pending

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WCHS) — UPDATED: 3:30 p.m., 6/28/22. Police said possible charges are pending after a woman was struck and killed by a vehicle Tuesday in Charleston. An adult woman died after she was struck by a car Tuesday about 11:15 a.m. in the 200 block of Lee Street East near the intersection of Clendenin Street, according to the Charleston Police Department.
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Pedestrians cautious after fatal accident near Town Center Mall

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - The Charleston Police and Fire departments had parts of Lee Street East blocked off for hours Tuesday after a woman was fatally struck by a blue 2015 Toyota Camry near the Town Center Mall’s parking garage. Brandi Hill, who works near the mall, said she...
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Further delays in case of man charged in Nicholas deputy death

SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. — Nicholas County prosecutors and defense attorneys for accused murderer Brent Tyler Kelly agreed to postpone Kelly’s preliminary hearing until August in a meeting in Summersville Tuesday afternoon. Kelly, of Birch River, is charged in the June 3 shooting death of Nicholas County Deputy Tom Baker....
SUMMERSVILLE, WV

West Virginia teen pleads not guilty to quadruple murder

KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WOWK)—A teen accused of an Elkview quadruple murder pleaded not guilty on Tuesday morning. Gavin Smith was indicted last week for allegedly killing his mother, stepfather and two brothers in December of 2020. He was 16 at the time. The bodies of four people, two adults, and two children were found inside […]
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WV woman facing prison for Nigerian fraud scheme

HUNTINGTON, WV (WVNS) — Today, a woman was sentenced to three months in prison for a fraud scheme involving Nigerian accounts. Patricia Dudding, 70, an elderly individual herself, was ordered by the court to pay a restitution fine of $1,788,589.24. Dudding admitted in court that she used different aliases to receive and wire fraudulent funds […]
BECKLEY, WV

2 arrested in Beckley after Meth, Fentanyl recovery

BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) – Two people were arrested yesterday in Beckley, after a mass amount drugs were discovered by Raleigh County Sheriff’s Deputies. On June 27, 2022, at 3 AM Cpl. B. J. Adkins noticed suspicious activity in the parking-lot of Microtel on Harper Road. Before investigating, he called for backup, and two deputies arrived […]
BECKLEY, WV

Rescue underway for people floating down stream

FAYETTEVILLE, WV (WVNS) — The Fayetteville Fire Department is rescuing people floating down a stream on Fayette Station Road in the New River Gorge National Park and Preserve. According to dispatch, the call came in around 7:45 a.m. on Monday, June 27, 2022. Dispatchers told 59News while there is an unknown amount of people needing […]
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Mudslide reported at New River Gorge

FAYETTEVILLE, WV (WVNS) — According to the New River Gorge National Park and Preserve, a small mudslide took place on the Kaymoor Trail. According to a post from the New River Gorge National Park and Preserve Facebook page, the mudslide happened .7 miles from the Wolf Creek Trailhead. Hikers are asked to avoid the area while the area dries.
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WWII Medal of Honor recipient hospitalized in West Virginia

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WOWK) — The family of Woody Williams and his namesake foundation are thanking the public for the prayers of healing and comfort while the Marine and Medal of Honor recipient is in the hospital in West Virginia. He received the MOH from President Harry Truman on Oct....
CHARLESTON, WV

Fireworks show at Lake Stephens announced

BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) — Raleigh County Parks and Recreation announced the 2022 July 3rd Fireworks Show will be hosted at Lake Stephens. The spectacular fireworks show will begin at 10 pm at Lake Stephens. Attendees can view the fireworks from the beach, dam area and the water. Parking is free, but regular beach and marina […]
RALEIGH COUNTY, WV

Eye Candy Optical holds ribbon cutting ceromony for grand opening

BECKLEY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A ribbon cutting ceremony was conducted Tuesday to welcome Raleigh County’s newest enterprise, Eye Candy Optical. The eyewear design hub opened the doors to its North Eisenhower Drive location Monday morning, in a ceremony held in conjunction with the Beckley-Raleigh County Chamber of Commerce.
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Lake Stephens hours adjusted for holiday fireworks display

SURVEYOR, WV (LOOTPRESS) – As Independence Day approaches, many businesses, venues, and organizations are opting to celebrate during the weekend leading up to the popular holiday. Lake Stephens is no exception, as this year the popular swimming and activity destination has announced that a celebratory fireworks display will be...
SURVEYOR, WV

Clothing allowance applications being accepted throughout July

CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS) — The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Family Assistance is now accepting School Clothing Allowance applications starting from July 1, 2022 until the end of July on the 31st for children enrolled in West Virginia schools who are eligible for this opportunity. $200 will be awarded to […]
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