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Pedestrian hit by train in Charleston, West Virginia

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – A man has been struck by a train on Charleston’s West Side. According to Kanawha County Metro 911 dispatchers, the incident happened along the 1000 block of Madison Street in Charleston around 5:09 p.m. Thursday, June 30. There is no word on the person’s condition at this time. Medics and the […]
CHARLESTON, WV

Semi blocking traffic along Route 3

GLEN DANIEL. WV (LOOTPRESS) – Highway traffic through the Glen Daniel area along Route 3 is experiencing disruption due to what appears to be a semi truck stretched across both travel lanes. A significant area has been sectioned off by local authorities, and the striking flashes of fire engine...
GLEN DANIEL, WV
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Charleston Sternwheel Regatta Returns

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - Launched more than 50 years ago in West Virginia’s capital city, the Charleston Sternwheel Regatta is set to make a big return this weekend. From June 30 through July 4, Haddad Riverfront Park will turn into a playground for children and adults alike -- with an array of entertainment and events.
CHARLESTON, WV

Storms will slow, not stop, weekend events

(WOWK) — The long 4th of July weekend is upon us and while the weather may not fully cooperate, it’s also not a total washout. Friday should features some spotty storm cells that pop any time from about mid day until early evening. These storm cells should be very scattered so if you’re at the […]
CHARLESTON, WV
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Person hit by a train

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - A person was taken to the hospital early Thursday evening after being hit by a train in Charleston, Metro 911 dispatchers say. The incident was reported just after 5 p.m. near the 1000 block of Madison Street. There’s no word on the extent of the victim’s...
CHARLESTON, WV
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W.Va. Gov. Jim Justice calls for special session on abortion rights

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - Following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice said Thursday he will make good on his promise to call lawmakers back to Charleston for a special session on West Virginia abortion rights. “I believe now that I...
CHARLESTON, WV

Mullens Municipal election results certified following recount

MULLENS, WV (LOOTPRESS) – The City of Mullens has finally named its picks for Certified Mayor-Elect and Certified Council-Elect following a lengthy Wednesday evening recount. The recount, which ran for several hours and was broadcast via livestream, was subject to a number of restrictions regarding public attendance and conduct...
MULLENS, WV

West Virginia Miners boast bigger and better fireworks display

BECKLEY, WV (WVNS)– One local baseball team is getting into the Fourth of July spirit! The West Virginia Miners will be hosting a huge fireworks display on Saturday, July 2, 2022. It is set to happen following the game on Saturday against the Johnstown Mill Rats out of Johnstown, Pennsylvania. Organizers say there is still […]
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New home for family court, workers comp appeals

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - State officials cut the ribbon Thursday on a new home for an appeals court that affects many across West Virginia. The West Virginia Intermediate Court of Appeals will officially open its doors Friday. It will be the place for filing appeals for those dissatisfied with a ruling involving civil court, workers compensation or family court.
CHARLESTON, WV
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Hoyer remembers Woody Williams

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The former Adjutant General of the West Virginia National Guard had moving memories of the late Woody Williams. Retired General James Hoyer recalled taking Williams to the Mountaineer Challenge Academy at Camp Dawson in Preston County. At the time, Williams was about 90 years old. and when he spoke to a group of teenagers, he owned the room.
PRESTON COUNTY, WV

Hotel drug bust leads to two arrests

BECKLEY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Two individuals were arrested early on Monday in a drug bust at a Raleigh County hotel. According to reports from the Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office, at approximately 3:00am Monday morning, Cpl. B.J. Adkins responded to suspicious activity in the parking lot of the Microtel at 2130 Harper Road in Beckley.
BECKLEY, WV

Wyoming County Board of Education to assemble Friday

WYOMING COUNTY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – It was announced last week that a Wyoming County Board of Education meeting will be held on Friday, July 1, 2022. The meeting will be held in the Board Meeting Room of the Wyoming County Board of Education Central Office at 155 Park Street in Pineville at 10:00am.
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