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West Virginia’s only abortion clinic stops performing abortions

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- The only abortion clinic in West Virginia is no longer performing abortions as of Friday. Katie Quinonez, executive director of Women’s Health Center of West Virginia, said the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling issued Friday that allows states to ban abortion is making an immediate, hard-felt impact.
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Roe v. Wade overturned: What does it mean for WV?

UPDATE: (6:21 P.M. June 24, 2022): With Roe v. Wade overturned, the question as to where West Virginia’s state-level abortion law stands is still unclear. West Virginia has recent laws, banning abortion past 20 weeks and if the child will be born with a disability. But there is a law on the books that’s even […]
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Crowd in Huntington protests overturning of Roe v. Wade

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - A crowd gathered Friday night in front of the Cabell County Courthouse to speak out against the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling to overturn Roe v. Wade. Those who attended lit candles, held signs, and cheered when they got honks from drivers on 5th Avenue. The...

Cause of Pomeroy fire under investigation

POMEROY, OH (WOWK) – Officials are investigating the cause of a house fire in Pomeroy yesterday afternoon, according to the Pomeroy Fire Department. The PFD says multiple departments responded to the fire that broke out at a home on Wetzgall Street just before 4 p.m. Thursday, June 23, 2022. Officials say heavy smoke was coming […]

Gov. Justice applauds U.S. Supreme Court ruling returning abortion law to the states

CHARLESTON, WV (Hinton News) – Gov. Jim Justice issued the following statement today after the Supreme Court of the United States’ decision in Dobbs returning abortion law to the states: “I applaud the Supreme Court’s courageous decision today. I’ve said many times that I very proudly stand for life and I am rock-solid against abortion, and I believe that every human life is a miracle worth protecting. “I will not hesitate to call a special session after consulting with the Legislature and my legal team if clarification in our laws needs to be made.” The post Gov. Justice applauds U.S. Supreme Court ruling returning abortion law to the states appeared first on The Hinton News.

All lanes of I-77N back open after crash

UPDATE (11:26 a.m. on Friday, June 24): All lanes of I-77N is back open. UPDATE (9:57 a.m. on Friday, June 24): The slow lane of I-77N is back open. Kanawha County, WV (WOWK) – A tractor-trailer rollover has closed all northbound lanes of I-77 just north of the I-77/1-79 split north of Charleston. The crash […]

Man arraigned in deadly Charleston shooting

KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) - A man arrested earlier this month in connection with a deadly shooting in downtown Charleston was arraigned Friday night on a first-degree murder charge, the Charleston Police Department said. Meeko Harris, 23, of Beckley, West Virginia, was arrested in Osceola County, Florida, six days after...

10 places to exercise for free in Charleston, WV

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) — As inflation continues to raise prices for gas, food and other items, many people are looking for ways to save money. One way to do that is by ditching your gym membership and taking advantage of free, local exercise options. 13 News has compiled a list below of free workout resources […]

Marshall University announces site of new baseball stadium

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - The new home of Marshall baseball will be on a plot of land at 2nd Avenue and 22st Street. The Marshall University administration presented a revised baseball stadium project statement Friday, which was unanimously approved by the Board of Governors during a special meeting in Huntington.

Students in Marshall’s M.S. in Forensic Science program achieve highest collective score nationwide on Forensic Science Assessment Test

The graduating class of Marshall University’s Master of Science in Forensic Science program has again earned the highest collective score in the nation on the Forensic Science Assessment Test (FSAT). Since the program was accredited in 2005, Marshall’s M.S. Forensic Science students have ranked No. 1 for 11 of the 13 years that they participated.

Tractor-trailer crash temporarily closes northbound I-77 lanes

SISSONVILLE, W.Va. (WCHS) — A tractor-trailer crash blocked northbound lanes of Interstate 77 near Sissonville Friday morning. The crash was reported about 7 a.m. near the 106 mile marker, according to Metro 911. No injuries were reported. The Sissonville Fire Department said the crash is just south of the...

Weekend events will close some streets in Charleston

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – The City of Charleston has several events planned throughout the weekend that will cause closures on multiple streets throughout the city. To help drivers and event-goers plan ahead for their commutes, city officials have released the following list of events with closures happening from Friday, June 24 through Sunday, June 26. […]
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I-77 north slowed near Charleston after tractor trailer crash

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Authorities say Interstate 77 just north of Charleston is going to be closed for a few hours due to a tractor trailer crash. The wreck occurred around 7 a.m. Friday near the Eden’s Fork exit. Traffic headed toward Ripley and Parkersburg will be diverted north...

Ripley prepares for annual 4th of July events

RIPLEY, WV (WOWK) – Ripley’s 4th of July Celebration returns this year with festivities beginning next week. According to the Ripley Convention & Visitors Bureau events for the town’s annual Independence Day celebration begin Wednesday, June 29, and will run through Friday, July 8. Ripley Mayor Carolyn Rader says the events include free concerts, a […]
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Board of Governors approves revised plan for Marshall’s baseball stadium

Marshall’s long-awaited baseball stadium is coming in the near future, and to a different location than what was originally planned. On Friday morning, the Marshall University Board of Governors unanimously approved the capital program statement, a revised baseball stadium project presented during a special meeting. The new baseball stadium...

Portion of I-64 reopens following semi fire

KANAWHA COUNTY WSAZ) - Westbound lanes of I-64 near Dunbar have reopened after emergency crews knocked out a vehicle fire. KANAWHA COUNTY WSAZ) - A portion of I-64 is blocked by emergency officials Friday morning after the wheels of a tractor trailer caught fire, 911 dispatchers report. Two of three...