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Deputies investigate shooting in Kanawha County

KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) - Deputies are investigating a shooting late Wednesday night in the Tornado area, Metro 911 dispatchers say. The incident was reported around 10 p.m. from the 3800 block of Smith Creek Road. Deputies on the scene say they don’t believe the shooting happened at that location.
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Pedestrian hit, killed in Charleston identified by police

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - The Charleston Police Department has released the identity of a woman hit and killed Tuesday by a vehicle. Edra Lou Johnson, 67, of Charleston was hit in the 200 block of Lee Street East near the intersection of Clendenin Street. Johnson was pronounced dead at the...
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Man shot in Tornado, deputies investigating

TORNADO, WV (WOWK) — One person was shot in Tornado on Wednesday night. Metro 911 officials say a call about a shooting along Smith Creek Road in Tornado came in around 9:50 p.m. The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office says no arrests have been made yet. They say the victim has non-life-threatening injuries. His name has […]
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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.
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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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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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Are there mountain lions in WV? DNR says no, locals say yes

ELEANOR, WV (WOWK) — Are there mountain lions in the Mountain State? The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (WV DNR) says no, but several residents say they may have recently seen the creature creeping around. Multiple people living in Eleanor, West Virginia, have reported possible mountain lion spottings in the area during late June. […]
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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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10 Years later, derecho still haunts many

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – (Author’s note: parts of this story appeared in 2020 coverage of the 8th anniversary) June 29, 2012 still haunts a lot of people in the area after a derecho plowed through the area knocking down trees, utility poles and anything that wasn’t tied down as winds up to 78 miles per […]
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Hurricane Independence Day celebration

HURRICANE, W.Va. (WSAZ) - Hurricane Mayor Scott Edwards joined WSAZ’s Studio 3 Wednesday to discuss the city’s upcoming Independence Day celebration. The city plans to mark the holiday with a parade, activities for the whole family and of course, fireworks. The parade lineup will be at 1 p.m....
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Memorial services for Woody Williams announced

HUNTINGTON, WV (WOWK)—Funeral services for the late Hershel “Woody” Williams were announced on Wednesday by Beard Mortuary in Huntington. At 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, a procession will leave Beard Mortuary and travel to the Capitol Rotunda in Charleston where Williams will lie in state. Saturday visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Sunday […]
HUNTINGTON, WV
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Marshall’s Aviation Maintenance Technology program receives FAA certification

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Marshall University and Mountwest Community and Technical College’s Aviation Maintenance Technology program received its formal FAA certification Wednesday, the university announced. According to Marshall, this makes the program the newest FAA Part 147 aviation maintenance technician school in the country and the first of its...
HUNTINGTON, WV
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TBT showcases growth with tip-off at Rucker Park

TBT will be played on hallowed grounds, but Best Virginia's New Yorker is happy to be in the Mountain State. The ninth playing of The Basketball Tournament will be its biggest yet, and there’s no bigger symbol of that growth than its smallest venue of the year. TBT 2014,...
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WATCH: South Charleston's Mari Lawton at WVU big man camp

South Charleston (WV) defensive lineman Mari Lawton made his way up to West Virginia's big man camp. That, in and of itself, is not that shocking. However, he did so despite his team not coming up for the 7on7 tournament, electing to come work out for the coaches on his own. EerSports was there to catch some of his work, including watching him go 6-0-1 in one-on-ones while we were there. Check it out in the video above.
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