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Man walking up the road with only a bra and panties on arrested for obstructing and battery

FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A Fayette County man is facing more charges after refusing to comply with the police. According to deputies, on June 22, 2022, they responded to Cannelton in regards to a 911 hang-up call. An officer with the Montogomery Police Department was on duty and went to the area. A neighbor called 911 to tell them that their neighbor’s address had been broken into and the person had blood on them. The officer then observed Tyler Schoolcraft walking up the road with only a bra and panties on. Schoolcraft starts fighting with the officer and wouldn’t obey the officer’s commands. Schoolcraft was resisting arrest.
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Meet the man behind the fireworks in Charleston

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – There’s one thing most people want to see on the Fourth of July… fireworks. “You can’t think of the Fourth of July without thinking of fireworks,” said David “Pete” Ferrell, professional concert pyrotechnic. While many are watching the Regatta firework show from afar, Ferrell, otherwise known as “Pyro Pete,” has other […]

Drug distributors win landmark opioid case brought by West Virginia local governments

Huntington and Cabell County wanted the giant companies held responsible for the effect of the opioid crisis under the state’s “public nuisance” law. The judge ruled in favor of the companies. Drug distributors win landmark opioid case brought by West Virginia local governments appeared first on Mountain State Spotlight, West Virginia's civic newsroom.

Police: Man faces charges after crash, fleeing scene and fighting with officers

CLENDENIN, W.Va. (WCHS) — Clendenin police said a man faces multiple charges after he crashed a vehicle, fled from the scene and fought with officers. Jeffrey Lee Smith, 50, of Clendenin was arrested Sunday following a single-vehicle wreck near Hokie Lane and Elk River Road North, according to a news release from the Clendenin Police Department.

Sternwheelers gather in Charleston for Regatta

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – You can’t have the Charleston Sternwheel Regatta, without Sternwheelers! Boats from all over lined the Kanawha River to join in on the fun after a 14-year hiatus. 13 News had a chance to meet and talk with some owners of the beautiful boats. Steven Folmar is the owner of the “Lady […]
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PHOTO GALLERY: West Virginians remember a hero

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Thousands of people, including state and local leaders, paid their respects to Medal of Honor recipient Hershel “Woody” Williams” as he lied in state at the West Virginia Capitol in Charleston. Williams died June 29 at the age of 98. A public viewing...

One Tank Trip: West Virginia Adventures

GLEN JEAN, WV (WOAY) – Whether it’s riding the rapids on the New or facing the extreme on the Gauley, West Virginia Adventures allows for an unforgettable experience on both of the Mountain State’s most intense waterways. A family-owned and operated adventure company, there’s no other one...

Fayette County man steals car, demands ransom

FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (WOWK) — A man from Scarbro was arrested on Saturday for allegedly stealing a woman’s car and attempting to hold it for ransom according to Fayette County deputies. On June 14, deputies received a complaint about a stolen vehicle. The owner informed deputies that she had paid two individuals to clean it, […]

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...

Rick Springfield headlines Charleston Sternwheel Regatta Day Four

KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WCHS) — Day four of the Charleston Sternwheel Regatta continued the momentum of the weekend, and brought a big name to the capitol city on the music stage. Kanawha Boulevard was rocking Sunday night, with performances by Matt Mullins and the Bring Downs, '80s cover band...

WWII Medal of Honor recipient to lie in honor at US Capitol

WASHINGTON (AP) — The last remaining Medal of Honor recipient from World War II, Hershel W. “Woody” Williams, will lie in honor at the U.S. Capitol. The native West Virginian will receive that tribute at a later date. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced the honor on Sunday.

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.